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!
Chesterfield County Public Schools will return to an all-virtual learning environment starting Monday, Nov. 30. Only Cohort No. 1 students (Level 2 special education students) will be allowed to return to school for in-person instruction. This return to an all-virtual learning environment, due to public health data reflecting a worsening pandemic locally, will last at […]...Read Full Article
A year ago during the Chesterfield Education Foundation’s (CEF) largest attended Bravo! Awards Gala, honorees were sharing their personal and inspirational stories of how a Chesterfield County Public Schools education contributed to launching them on their path to success. This year’s celebration on Thursday, Nov. 19, will look a little different due to the COVID-19 […]...Read Full Article
The Chesterfield County School Board approved the creation of a new Early Childhood Academy during its Nov. 10 business meeting. This unified pre-kindergarten center will serve students from 12 elementary schools in the eastern and southern portions of Chesterfield County. The School Board is investing approximately $3.9 million to retrofit the old Harrowgate Elementary School […]...Read Full Article