VCU student from Chester awarded Boren scholarship
With support from the Boren Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University student, the Vietnamese, and Chester resident Theresa Dinh will study in Ho Chi Minh City and Danang, Vietnam. The Boren Scholarship, part of the National Security Education Program, supports undergraduate students who wish to study less commonly taught languages. Dinh... Read more
Recycled Rides realized  through Regional Repair  shops, CHESTERFIELD Career  and Technical @ Courthouse
Students at the Chesterfield Career and Technical @ Courthouse and automotive partners from across the region recently presented Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services client Tywanda Auld with a refurbished Pontiac G6 through the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides program. Recycled Rides is a nationwide community service program... Read more
Congratulations Class of 2017
More than 4,000 Chesterfield County Public Schools students received their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 7-12 at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Siegel Center in Richmond and Virginia State University’s Multi-purpose Center in Ettrick. Graduations at VCU and VSU were streamed live online at http://mychesterfieldschools.com/students/graduation/and on Comcast Channel 96.... Read more
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