Fool for Art:  A day of art, learning and fun
Get creative, experiment, analyze, discover, and dance. You can do all this and more at John Tyler Community College’s 12th Annual Fool for Art Festival on Saturday, April 22. Fool for Art is a family-friendly event where people of all ages can explore their inner scientist use their imagination,... Read more
C.C. Wells Elementary School participated in the first Jump Rope for Heart fund raiser benefiting the American Heart Association. The school raised $3,744.87 as of press time. First year P.E. teacher at Wells, Tracey McDorman, A First year P.E. teacher at Wells, organized the event. This program is a... Read more
This year’s top speller in Chesterfield County Public Schools is Mary Grace Walsh, an eighth-grade student at Robious Middle. She won the countywide spelling bee Feb. 8, topping a field of 18 Chesterfield students. The spelling bee runner-up is Kamryn Plowden, a seventh-grade student at Midlothian Middle. The spelling... Read more
There is a little-known gem in Chesterfield County Public School’s education system and it comes in the form of its Adult Continuing Education program. After working as a GED teacher for three years, Dawn Wells, the Adult Education Program Manager, came into this role five years ago. She said... Read more
Student artists learn many skills through their classes. They study form and perspective; colors; light and shadow; and more as they work in various mediums. Art, however, is about more than a set of techniques. It’s about making connections. That’s why class assignments like the Memory Project are so... Read more
SPORTS: December 6 the CQL football little league went helmet to helmet in the World Series. It was the big game for little league football players last Saturday. Eight teams played beginning at 10 a.m. with the Minors in the Chesterfield Quarterback League Superbowl. The league is celebrating 60... Read more
To celebrate Inclusive Schools Week Dec. 5 through Dec. 9, the faculty at C.C. Wells wore shirts to celebrate being “Unique as a Snowflake.”  Students learned about the accomplishments of talented individuals who overcame the negative aspects of disabilities.  All the students helped decorate the school with snowflakes and... Read more
Chester artists are invited to join John Tyler Community College for its twelfth annual “Fool for Art Festival” April 22, 2017. The festival, held at the college’s Midlothian campus, features a variety of art and craft vendors from around the state. If you are an artist who is interested... Read more
Two Chesterfield County Public Schools students won the Virginia War Memorial 2016 Veterans Day Essay Contest, and the students both read their winning essays at the Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11 at the Virginia War Memorial. The winner for the middle school category is Jordan Bowe, an eighth-grade student... Read more
Two Chesterfield County Public Schools students won the Virginia War Memorial 2016 Veterans Day Essay Contest, and the students both read their winning essays at the Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11 at the Virginia War Memorial. The winner for the middle school category is Jordan Bowe, an eighth-grade student... Read more