Welcome to Salem Church Middle School (SMS) and 2020-21 school year! Greetings and salutations on behalf of our entire, talented faculty. I couldn’t be more delighted to serve over 900 of the best and brightest students in Chesterfield, at a school steeped in rich history and a reputation for community pride. This year, we will continue building on all of the practices that bring our community such pride, while enhancing aspects of our instructional program in order to elevate us to the next level. At Salem, we have a penchant for seeing our students thrive both academically and socially. Therefore, we are going on a mission! It is our forever goal to ensure that each and every student becomes a compassionate, mindful, and productive citizen. Furthermore, we take our responsibility to inspire and educate as seriously as we do our obligation to nurture, even in a virtual learning environment. Despite our plans for a non-traditional start, here is to an amazing new school year!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Congress recently extended all Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option waivers through the end of the 2020-21 school year. That means all Chesterfield County youth ages 18 and under, regardless of household income, are eligible to receive free school meals through June 18, 2021. The USDA […]...Read Full Article
In the spring of 2019, the School Board approved the inclusion of a new 360 West corridor elementary school in its already approved Capital Improvements Plan. This new elementary school, being built in the Magnolia Green neighborhood in the Matoaca District and scheduled to open in Fall 2022, will help relieve student enrollment capacity issues […]...Read Full Article
Chesterfield County Public Schools is proposing further expansion of Center-Based Gifted services at the elementary school level. During a presentation to the School Board on Oct. 27, the school division will propose increasing the number of CBG sites to 10 schools from six schools starting as early as the 2021-22 school year. “Gifted education reforms […]...Read Full Article