Beulah replacement school to open August 2018
Work has started on the new replacement for Beulah Elementary School to be built at a different location from the original school, making the new school more centrally located in the attendance zone. Members of the School Board and other local leaders broke ground on one of several school... Read more
Linda Callery officially retired from Chester Presbyterian Preschool after 31 years of teaching. Mrs Callery’s last day of teaching Pre- Kindergarten was May 26, 2017 and a reception was held in her honor. Pictured is Linda Callery and her assistant Chris Brooks. Read more
Beulah ES getting new building
A groundbreaking ceremony for a replacement of Beulah Elementary School will be held Wednesday, May 31. The Beulah Elementary project was one of 10 school revitalization projects approved by county residents in the 2013 bond referendum, which focused on renovating or replacing older school facilities. Approved projects include the... Read more
Henricus Historical Park receives donation
Howard Nester, President of Chesterfield Farm Bureau, along with Candie Whitus and Lee Thompson, insurance agents, recently presented Henricus Historical Park staff with a donation of $1,000 for the care and feeding of the animals at the living-history museum. The historic site currently cares for chickens, goats, pigs, and... Read more
The Board of Supervisors recognized Sandhya Gentius-Harris, a fifth-grade student at J.B. Watkins Elementary School, as the grand-prize winner of the annual essay contest for Older Americans Month at the board’s meeting April 26. The contest, which gives students in grades 4-5 the opportunity to acknowledge older adults who... Read more
A group of geocachers from the Central Virginia Geocaching Association, took on the task of cleaning up Linear Park in Chester on Earth Day, April 22. Spearheaded by local resident and geocacher Sabrina Sklute, the group walked the trail and removed items including a television, a tire, a traffic... Read more
Teacher Appreciation Week
Three Chesterfield County teachers were lauded and lavished with balloons and flowers as choices for the 2017 – 2018 Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high school and county wide Teacher Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Robious Elementary’s Teacher of the Year; Katherine Byers is... Read more
L.C. Bird RoboHawks compete  on international level
Imagine yourself on a desolate Martian landscape. All you have is your trusty robot that you’ve constructed over the past six weeks. You will use the robot to dispense fuel into a large boiler that will transport you to your airship. Then you’ll have to escape, and you know,... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools is hosting three school bus driver job fairs. The schedule mirrors that of Chesterfield County Public Schools students: ten months with summers off. The starting hourly rate for a Chesterfield County school bus driver is $14.27, and Chesterfield County Public Schools will train and pay... Read more
WASHINGTON – C-SPAN recently announced that Joseph Stoll has been named one of three recipients of C-SPAN’s 2017 Teacher Fellowship Program. Stoll teaches U.S. History and U.S. Government to high school students at L.C. Bird in Chesterfield. He is an AP U.S. exam reader, and he teaches a U.S.... Read more