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Hopkins Elementary School recently was named one of six Breakfast Club Award winners in the Commonwealth of Virginia for the 2020-21 school year. By demonstrating excellence in prioritizing the nutritional quality of school breakfast and for directing their efforts on relieving the hunger barrier so that students could focus on learning, Hopkins Elementary demonstrates Breakfast […]

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To apply for prekindergarten services during the 2021-22 school year, visit the Hot Topics section on mychesterfieldschools.com Did you know that 90 percent of a child’s brain has developed by the time they are 5 years old? Early learning has a lasting impact on a child’s ability to grasp concepts and meet with future successes […]

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Due to declining participation numbers, Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services team is updating the meals distribution schedule in order to best serve students and families. Free meals continue to be available to students learning in person and to those participating in the virtual learning environment. Several site locations are being closed due […]

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Growing up is challenging. Being yourself should not be.  Many students and families are challenged by societal stigmas associated with being gay, nonbinary, or transgender. These stigmas include a lack of visibility in school curriculum or culture, respect from peers or adults, and exclusion. Equality means different things to different people, and yet some students […]

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If the worldwide pandemic has taught us anything, it is how to find innovative ways to teach and connect with students. Like other educational opportunities, Chesterfield County Public Schools’ CCPSOnline and Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs have pivoted during these unprecedented times in order to find new ways to support students and make learning […]

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Superintendent Dr. Merv Daugherty presented the Chesterfield County School Board with a proposed $759.4 million operating budget during the Board’s Jan. 26 budget work session. The budget proposal for the 2021-22 school year requires an additional $55.6 million investment in education over current budget levels. Projected funding increases include $9.7 million in new state revenue […]

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with their local schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of […]

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The 2021 Session of the Virginia General Assembly began today. In preparation for the Session, the Chesterfield School Board met last month with the Chesterfield legislative delegation to discuss the School Board’s 2021 Legislative Program. The School Board adopted the legislative program at their December 8, 2020 meeting. The 2021 Legislative Program reflects that Chesterfield […]

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Team Chesterfield families: Chesterfield County Public Schools will offer the PSAT/NMSQT to all high school juniors this school year at no cost to the students. Students will need to register here to participate. If you are interested in taking the PSAT this year, please register using this link even if you have previously responded to […]

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To best serve families during the upcoming Winter Break, Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services tea, has created the below curbside pickup schedule.  Curbside pickup is available on these days: Dec. 21: Distributing two days’ worth of meals Dec. 23: Distributing five days’ worth of meals Dec. 28: Distributing two days’ worth of […]

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