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Message from the Principal

We would like to welcome you to Thelma Crenshaw Elementary School, home of the Cardinals. Our staff is committed to providing your child with the skills necessary for success in the future and for providing the best instructional program possible. We hope you will enjoy your visit to our web site and will find the pages informative and helpful.

Our enthusiastic teaching team takes pride in being actively involved in staff development, which allows them to meet the diverse needs of students enrolled at each grade level. Our instructional program encompasses classes in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and serves approximately 700 terrific kids.

Our teachers work diligently to develop creative lessons which are designed to challenge students and broaden their knowledge in all academic areas. Integrating technology across curriculum areas has been one of the many successful methods that Crenshaw teachers use consistently to reach the wide range of student needs.

Teamwork is the foundation of an exemplary school. Our school flourishes due to the active involvement of our team members: students, parents, community, and staff.

In our efforts to make the school’s program effective, we understand and support the importance of a working partnership between home and school. This cooperative attitude will enhance your child’s educational experience. Please read and discuss the information contained in our handbook. You will find it to be an excellent resource throughout the school year. Together we can make this a memorable year for our students at Crenshaw Elementary!


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Recent News from #oneCCPS

July 7th, 2020

July Instructional Packets

Chesterfield County Public Schools continues to look for meaningful ways to keep students engaged in learning, even while school is out. As our strategic plan asserts: Learning takes place any time, any place, any path, and at any pace.

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July 7th, 2020

Registration open for incoming Chesterfield kindergarten students

Chesterfield County Public Schools will begin in-person kindergarten registration for the Class of 2033 at students’ home schools beginning this week by appointment. Families of incoming kindergarten students who have already preregistered online or whose child participated in a Chesterfield prekindergarten program during the 2019-20 school year will be contacted by their child’s school to […]

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June 30th, 2020

Meal Distribution Sites Update for July 1 – August 31, 2020

To meet the needs of children during COVID-19 school closures, Chesterfield County Public Schools continue to provide meals for children for pick-up 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.
On Monday, three days of meals will be provided; On Thursday, four days of meals will be provided for each child.
No meal service is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday.

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