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Bullying is topic of Coffee + Conversation on Nov. 9

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Parents and caregivers are invited for Coffee + Conversation, free virtual sessions offering helpful information. The 1-2 p.m. Nov. 9 gathering will focus on bullying. Register for the topics that most interest you at tinyurl.com/CCPSCandC. Coffee + Conversation is hosted by #oneCCPS Family and Community Engagement Office and Chesterfield County Prevention Services.

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National School Psychology Week

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Nov. 7-11 is National School Psychology Week. This year’s national theme is “Together We Shine,” which recognizes the  important contributions of school psychologists.

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Bond referendum

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Chesterfield residents will vote this fall on the Community Facilities Bond Plan, which would authorize the issuance of $540 million in general obligation bonds. If approved, the Community Facilities Bond Plan will, over the next eight to 10 years, fund 26 capital improvement projects split among four categories: schools, public safety, libraries and parks. Some […]

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Learn more about the career switcher path to teaching

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Chesterfield County Public Schools and EducateVA will provide information about the career switcher pathway to teaching. Information sessions will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the CCPS Central Office located at 9900 Krause Rd. Register at bit.ly/careerswitcher. For more information, email [email protected]

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Gifted education referrals

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Gifted learners are students who show the potential for advanced thinking and reasoning, creativity and high achievement. So that schools can support, challenge, enrich and engage gifted students, Chesterfield County Public Schools conducts an annual referral process to identify gifted students. Students are evaluated during the current school year for services that will formally begin […]

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This is National School Lunch Week

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Team Chesterfield is ready to celebrate National School Lunch Week Oct. 10-14. Check out these awesome and informative posters designed by students in the Mass Communications Specialty Center at Manchester High School. This year’s national theme of “Peace, Love & School Lunch” highlights the importance of a healthy school lunch to students’ success both in and out of the classroom.

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Fall Pictures

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A photographer from Strawbridge Studios will be at Jacobs Road Elementary on 10/20/2022 to photograph Fall pictures. Use this link to sign up to receive updates via email regarding your child’s school portraits. These updates include promotions, additional deals and the ability to order more pictures at a later time. When entering student information, you […]

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Free event on Oct. 10 will feature every Chesterfield County high school marching band

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Don’t miss this fall’s marching band exhibition featuring every high school in Chesterfield County Public Schools! Starting at 6:25 p.m. Oct. 10 on the Monacan High football field (11501 Smoketree Drive), everyone is invited to experience the bold sounds and precision moves of drumlines, brass and woodwinds alongside the beautiful choreography of color guards as […]

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CCPS is hiring!

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Every job available within Chesterfield County Public Schools is posted on our website, including positions for teachers, cafeteria staff, substitute teachers, administrators, instructional assistants, facilities employees, bus drivers and more. More Information

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Camp Jacobs

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See how Jacobs Road Elementary kindergarten classes started the school year strong.

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Join us for Coffee + Conversation

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Parents and caregivers are invited for Coffee + Conversation, free virtual sessions 1-2 p.m. offering helpful information. Register for the sessions that most interest you. Coffee + Conversation is hosted by CCPS Family and Community Engagement Office and Chesterfield County Prevention Services.

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Orientation and Back to School events

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Minutes with Merv: Promote Respect

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Minutes With Merv videos provide fast facts to help Chesterfield County Public Schools parents. This video focuses on preventing bullying, specifically the proactive Promote Respect program.

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Make sure your child’s Chromebook is ready

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Prepare now for a great start to the new school year by making sure your child’s Chromebook is working. Here’s what to do: Locate your child’s Chromebook and charger. Plug in the Chromebook, and charge it up. Check for major damage. If your Chromebook is damaged or not working, then the technology team has scheduled […]

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Minutes with Merv – Registration

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Minutes With Merv videos provide fast facts to help Chesterfield County Public Schools parents. This video focuses on registering students who have not previously attended Chesterfield County Public Schools. After watching the video, go to https://bit.ly/CCPSreg for helpful links.

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STEPP Fact Sheet

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Summer meals update

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With the passage of the federal Keep Kids Fed Act, #oneCCPS schools are expanding summer meal options for children 1-18 years old: An updated list of summer breakfast and lunch sites is available here: https://bit.ly/3chqhJb. Children no longer have to eat breakfasts and lunches on site. Parents or guardians can pick up meals on behalf […]

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Minutes with Merv – Transportation

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Minutes With Merv videos provide fast facts to help Chesterfield County Public Schools parents. This video focuses on buses, transportation plans and ParentVUE. All families are asked to update student transportation info: https://bit.ly/3AEtY5w.

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Make a video! Thank a teacher!

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Hey, students! How about making a video to thank your teacher? Chesterfield County Public Schools is collecting short videos (about 20 seconds long) of PK-12 students telling teachers about the difference they make. The videos will be part of a back-to-school event for teachers and may be used on social media too. Follow this link […]

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New students register for school

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Children entering kindergarten this fall or older students who are new to Chesterfield County should register as soon as possible with Chesterfield County Public Schools. School registration details are easy to find at bit.ly/CCPSreg. That site includes lots of helpful links, including a find-my-school widget, school supply lists and transportation details. It’s summer break now, but […]

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School physicals and immunizations

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Families are encouraged to act now to take advantage of opportunities to prepare for the next school year: Details in English about school/sports physicals Details in Spanish about school/sports physicals Details in English about June 25 clinic for state-required immunizations Details in Spanish about June 25 clinic for state-required immunizations

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Free summer meals for Chesterfield children

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Chesterfield County schools are among the places offering free summer meals for children 1-18 years old. Breakfast and lunch will be available Monday through Thursday from June 27 through July 21 at summer school sites. Texting “food” or “comida” to 304-304 provides information about nearby meal sites. Get more information at mychesterfieldschools.com.

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CCPS: Safety is our top priority

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School safety is our top priority in Chesterfield County Public Schools School safety is our top priority Staff are trained to evaluate and respond to potential disturbances CCPS works in many ways to maintain a safe learning environment We are all partners in safety Dear colleagues, parents and guardians, When tragic and senseless events occur […]

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Apply now for prekindergarten

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Chesterfield County Public Schools is accepting prekindergarten applications for the 2022-23 school year. Prekindergarten serves 4-year-olds with the greatest need, helping them build skills and prepare for kindergarten. Free, full-day prekindergarten with transportation is offered at: Chester Early Childhood Learning Academy for children zoned to attend Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah, Marguerite Christian, Curtis, Ecoff, Enon, Gates, […]

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Time to register for kindergarten for 2022-23

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Now is the time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year. This video gives an overview in English and in Spanish, and the first step is to preregister at bit.ly/CCPSkinder. Bonus: Check out this free, in-person opportunity for any child who will be in kindergarten this fall. We’re offering a school readiness program this summer for […]

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