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
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
TERRIFIC TEACHERS-Leadership & Students
Thomas Dale High School’s Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year has been announced and this year’s recipient is Dave Duncan. Duncan has been in education for 25 years, and he has been a teacher at Thomas Dale for 21. Duncan, who is a Social Studies teacher... Read more
On Saturday April 29, members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club and their sponsor volunteered at the Virginia Home Annual 5K Fun Walk. The Virginia Home is a private non profit providing nursing, therapeutic and residential care to adult Virginians with irreversible disabilities. This is the... Read more