Chester Lions gets a history lesson
During a recent Chester Lions Club meeting, Retired Army Maj. Gen. Merdith “Bo” Temple shared his insights into the life and accomplishments of George Washington.  The information Temple shared focused on Washington as a farmer, an innovator, and someone concerned with building the nation through commerce and trade, information... Read more
Bruce Paterson – Construction Tradesman    Terrific Teachers a series part 3
How many washers will six pieces of spaghetti spanning two cups hold? This is a good question, and it’s one Bruce Peterson asks his “Geometry in Construction” class at Carver College and Career Academy, where he has been teaching for the last five years. Until this year, Patterson has... Read more
School Board seeks public input on 2017-18 calendar The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking comments from parents, employees and the community about the proposed calendar for 2017-18, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com. Comments may be e-mailed to calendar@ccpsnet.net or mailed to Proposed Calendar, Chesterfield County Public Schools,... Read more
What would happen if lower income families with students in school if those families had a chance to choose a school for their child in the Chesterfield system? Currently we know that schools in areas with families of lesser incomes have children with less opportunities and poor grades. It... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold four community meetings to engage residents on proposals about changes to school starting times that would align with medically suggested best practices and provide students with optimal learning experiences. All of the following meetings will start at 7 p.m. in the host... Read more
The communities of Enon Elementary and Beulah Elementary are gathering to help decide how their new school buildings will look. Community members will see the school design, review options for how the exterior of their school might look, and vote on the facade they prefer during these meetings: The... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board on July 12 adopted a prototype design for the four elementary schools that will be built in the next 32 months. Using the same design for multiple schools will save money and time as Chesterfield County Public Schools moves forward to build a new... Read more
School start times could change if several pieces fall into place. The Chesterfield School Board could be swapping elementary and high school start times but it may take some time to implement. After some grappling, CCPS has settled on a plan to swap high school and elementary school start... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board announced today its unanimous selection of Goochland County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James F. Lane, a former Chesterfield County school administrator, as the next superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Lane’s appointment, which is scheduled to be voted on tonight by the School Board,... Read more
*********Draft Timeline will  be considered or voted on in January. ********* New Chesterfield County School Board Members will be taking their seat behind the dais in mid-January and were sworn in this week. While two experienced Board members will know how to negotiate the labyrinth of bureaucracy; the three... Read more