C.C. Wells Elementary participated in their first Turkey Trot for a Cause, a project-based learning event developed by fifth grade students during their resource classes.  The students were challenged with this problem: they wanted to help kids impacted by a hurricane and develop a school-wide event that would raise funds to help... Read more
     Chesterfield Career & Technical Center students of the Cisco Networking Academy, working alongside industry professionals, hosted the inaugural Hack4Troops cyber-security fundraiser event on Veterans Day and helped to raise over $14,000 to support veterans through the Tech For Troops Project. High school students, college students, and professionals... Read more
MARGUARITE CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COLLECTED 798 POUNDS OF FOOD, MOST OF WHICH THE FOURTH GRADE CLASS BROUGHT IN. FOR THE CHESTERFIELD FOOD BANK’S “BE A GIVER” INITIATIVE. PICTURED IS MS. DE LUNG’S FOURTH GRADE CLASS WITH FOOD BANK DONATIONS. Read more
Curtis’s Pansy Day special this year
Pansy Day at Curtis Elementary, a day when every student plants a pansy or bulb, is a day of beautifying the school grounds for the winter and early spring. Last Wednesday was a cool but sunny morning. Each grade filed out of the classroom either with their pansy or... Read more
Meet the movers and shakers in theater
Families search areas for the “best” schools. One sign is a thriving arts program. Students who are well-rounded in arts, sports, and good academics make for great schools. Two drama and theater teachers in the Chester area make parents happy every year as they move and shake their students... 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
Carver Middle’s crazy challenge re-scheduled Carver Middle School’s seventh grade has rescheduled their “2nd Annual I’d Rather be Crazy Than Lazy Challenge” to Thursday, June 1 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event is free for everyone and is for all ages. The event will consist of various... Read more
Carver Middle’s “crazy” challenge scheduled Carver Middle School’s seventh grade is hosting their “2nd Annual I’d Rather Be Crazy Than Lazy Challenge” on Thursday, June 1 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event is free to everyone and is for all ages. The event will consist of various “Minute-To-Win-It”... Read more
Shining bright at tech center
While politicians debate over what’s best for the country in terms of “going green,” Chesterfield County Techn ical Center students are simply finding solutions. With a $4,300 grant from Dominion Power, applied for by teacher Holly-Faye Jenkins, three students — David Maloy, Jaydon Matz and Randy San Pedro —... Read more
The Thomas Dale Theater department will present two productions next week. “Eleemosynary” will be performed Thursday, May 4 at 3 p.m., Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 6 at 3 p.m. The “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed Thursday, May 4 at 7... Read more