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Team Chesterfield families,  Please see the below update regarding 2021-22 School Year Learning Models. ***** Email highlights Planning continues for the 2021-22 school year. In-person instruction is strongly encouraged for academic and social-emotional development. Necessary COVID-19 mitigation strategies will be in place to keep students and staff members healthy. Families who still are not comfortable […]

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Salem Church Middle Principal LaShante’ Knight has been named Chesterfield County Public Schools’ recipient of the 2021 R.E.B. Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership.  This award recognizes central Virginia principals who go beyond day-to-day demands to create an exceptional educational environment for students and staff members. Knight began working for Chesterfield County Public Schools in 2016 […]

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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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Board approves $41 million increase in investment in public education in ChesterfieldPuts more than $20 million toward decompressing salary scales for most educators The Chesterfield County School Board on Thursday night approved an operating budget for the 2021-22 school year that calls for a $41 million increase in spending on public education in Chesterfield County. […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services team has updated the meals distribution schedule for the month of February in order to best serve families as we begin to transition Cohort Nos. 1, 2 and 3 students back to in-person learning five days a week. While free meals will be available to students learning […]

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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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To best serve families while students are away from school in an all-virtual learning environment, Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services has added offsite meals distribution locations and reopened many school locations for curbside pickup. Meals service begins Wednesday, Dec. 2. All Chesterfield County youth ages 18 and under, regardless of household income, […]

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The world as we knew it a year ago has been drastically altered. Our schools and communities have had to pivot and adapt multiple times during the past nine months. Schools have reshaped education, businesses have reinvented themselves and families have made adjustments to their lives. On Wednesday, Dec. 9, nearly 5,000 eighth graders at […]

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In addition to the broad spectrum of programs in each comprehensive high school, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers students the opportunity to participate in optional academic programs related to special academic interests. During their eighth-grade year, students can decide whether or not they wish to apply to a specialty center or Governor’s school. Starting Monday, […]

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School division’s overall on-time graduation rate up to 92 percent On-time graduation rates increased at seven of Chesterfield County’s 10 comprehensive high schools during the 2019-20 school year, according to data released this week by the Virginia Department of Education. Graduation rates jumped by 4.49 percentage points for the Class of 2020 at Monacan High […]

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