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Richmond 34 member Elizabeth Johnson Rice (on right) spoke to Swift Creek Middle seventh graders recently. The Richmond 34 were Virginia Union University students who in 1960 marched from campus to Thalhimers downtown department store and staged a sit-in at the lunch counter in efforts to end segregation. Ms. Rice shared her experiences and encouraged […]

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Gates Elementary in Chesterfield County Public Schools is a leader in world language instruction and will host a dual language immersion showcase for the school community 6-7:30 p.m. April 28. Gates Elementary is the first elementary school in the nation to offer American Sign Language as a dual immersion program. This is year 3, with […]

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More than 50 students in the Meadowbrook Academy for Developing Entrepreneurs had 90 seconds each to pitch their products or services during a Shark Tank competition April 13. The top eight students will move on to round 2, which will take place in May at VCU. The top four students will receive $1,000 to turn […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools will provide a $3,000 stipend for the 2022-23 school year for certain contracted positions at selected high-need schools in an effort to attract applicants. A job fair on April 26 will focus on filling these positions; job fair details are here: tinyurl.com/highneedsjobfair. “We have outstanding schools in Chesterfield County, and we […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools will provide a $3,000 stipend for the 2022-23 school year for certain contracted positions at selected high-need schools in an effort to attract applicants. A job fair on April 26 will focus on filling these positions; job fair details are here: tinyurl.com/highneedsjobfair. “We have outstanding schools in Chesterfield County, and we want […]

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is on the go, connecting with students, families and community members where they are. A brand-new Speakers Bureau is part of this outreach. Through in-person presentations to community groups, the Speakers Bureau shares in a lively way the work of the largest school system in central Virginia. Community groups of all […]

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Nominations are open through March 31 for the next inductees into the Hall of Fame for Chesterfield County Public Schools. Nominees should be memorable educators and volunteers who made a significant difference in Chesterfield County schools. Full details and a simple nomination form are available at bit.ly/CCPShall. Chesterfield County Public Schools has been served by […]

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Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way 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 others interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of creating a better […]

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Bermuda District representative Ann Coker was elected chair of the Chesterfield County School Board last night during the board’s annual organizational meeting. Clover Hill District representative Dorothy Heffron was elected vice chair. The other School Board members are Debbie Bailey (Dale District), Ryan Harter (Matoaca District) and Kathryn Haines (Midlothian District). After her selection, Coker […]

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Crestwood Elementary School has been selected as a National ESEA Distinguished School. Each year, only two schools per state receive this prestigious designation. Chesterfield County Public Schools leaders announced the school’s award to students and staff members today during an outdoor assembly.

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