There are some amazing teachers out there. Super teachers and many of them are right here in Chesterfield. Amber Kuper is one of those teachers and that’s why she was selected to receive the “2013 Virginia Lottery Super Teacher” award.
Obese or overweight children have been a concern of both parents and the National Institutes of Health for quite a while. It has been such an issue that in some cases vending machines were removed from schools to keep sugary drinks from being consumed by students.
Two schools in Chesterfield ranked in the top 1,000 schools in the country according to a recent U.S. News magazine report. Cosby High School off Hull Street Road west of Woodlake ranked number 23 in Virginia and 565 in the country.
He grew up on a citrus farm in Punjab, India. The earth stuck to his boots much like the soil runs through his veins today. Harbans Bhardwaj PhD is an agronomist who spends his time developing new crops at Virginia State University’s (VSU) Randoph Farm.
The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors last week approved a resolution authorizing the county to request the Circuit Court to order a special election to consider adopting a meals tax in order to address the public education and public safety capital needs of Chesterfield County.
The committee appointed to offer a recommendation on cash proffers were sitting side-by-side at the staff desk during last week’s Chesterfield Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Each of the committee members were questioned, in Senate hearing style, about how they voted to handle cash proffers going forward.
The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors (BOS) last Wednesday asked County Administrator James J.L. Stegmaier to bring forward a resolution (plan) for a referendum, which would include $266 million provided for school building improvements and new a new school as well as a meals tax of up to 4 percent.
What does it mean to be a successful and endeared teacher? For the parents of Thomas Dale High School (TDHS) Band Director David Holley’s students, it means 1,068 signatures on a petition, it means heartfelt comments and tears from former and current band members, and it means calls and meetings with school board members.
A five-member citizens committee last week met for their fourth and final meeting concerning the fate of cash proffers. After a committee dustup the recommendation was settled. On a 3-2 vote the committee has recommended a reduction in the cash proffer of about 40 percent to $11,873. The current cash proffer is $18,966.