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As we close out the 2019-20 school year, I congratulate each of you for successfully navigating what easily was the most unusual time of my 30-plus years in education. Had you asked me after Winter Break how many school days we would miss this year, I might have guessed two or three snow days. Never would I have imagined we would have missed three months due to a disease few knew about.

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To meet the needs of children during COVID-19 school closures, Chesterfield County Public Schools continue to provide meals for children for pickup without charge and regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability and without discrimination.  Meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the sites and times listed below.

Please note these important updates to the distribution of meals:

Children do not have to be present to pick up meals. To pick up meals without a child present, please tell the staff member your child’s first and last names and age.
Meals will be served on Mondays and Thursdays only. Three days’ worth of meals will be provided for each child on Mondays. Four days’ worth of meals will be provided for each child on Thursdays.
No meal service is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members can connect with their local schools. Such advisory committees can provide guidance and recommendations regarding issues critical to the successful operation and academic performance of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Chesterfield County School Board has created a new Environmental Stewardship […]

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We are excited to share updated information about summer learning opportunities for Chesterfield County elementary school students. Participation in these opportunities is optional. Recovery of Learning summer registration for all current CCPS elementary students (pre-k through fifth grade) opens Monday, May 25. You can access all program information using this link or by selecting “Recovery […]

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Team Chesterfield families, As the 2019-20 school year wraps up, my leadership team and I remain focused on preparing for the 2020-21 school year. What that eventually will look like remains largely unknown at this time. Two things are known for sure and have been for a long time: We miss our students, and we […]

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CTC@Courthouse’s Jurewicz lauded for cross-curricular collaboration The perfect recipe for classroom and student success? How about: A fun and engaging teacher, an innovative lab-like setting that encourages students to try different ingredients to solve challenges they are given, and a tasty hands-on learning environment. Those descriptions (and mouth-watering smells) can be found daily in the […]

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Team Chesterfield families, Several important messages about Chromebooks: Chesterfield County Public Schools will collect student Chromebooks from high school seniors May 19-29. Students may return their Chromebooks to the high school that they attended this year or to the closest high school near their house. (A family member can turn in the Chromebook on behalf […]

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Parents and Guardians of Middle and High School Students, Chesterfield County Public Schools is pleased to provide information about our 2020 summer program offerings.  Please note that this replaces our traditional summer offerings, including camps and the behind the wheel course. We are offering two distinct programs dependent on the reason a student needs coursework. Program 1: […]

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Two school nurses were recognized this week for their heroic efforts to serve, educate and create safe, supportive and nurturing learning environments for Chesterfield County Public Schools’ students and staff members. Cosby High’s Lindsey Poore was named Virginia Association of School Nurses’ School Nurse of the Year on Wednesday, as school divisions across the Commonwealth […]

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During a time when families are counting on Food and Nutrition Services heroes to deliver meals to thousands of students while schools are closed, we are excited to celebrate the accomplishments and recent honor given to a Chesterfield County Public Schools cafeteria manager.

The School Nutrition Association (SNA) recently named Heather Blades, the cafeteria manager at Spring Run Elementary, the National Manager of the Year. This award is the highest honor a school cafeteria manager can receive and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a dedication to improve their school meal program. The nomination process began before widespread COVID-19 school closures, but SNA recognizes the innovative efforts of school nutrition managers on the frontlines of emergency meal programs, ensuring students in need continue to access healthy meals.

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