Parents of Matoaca Elementary and Matoaca Middle students got their first look this week at a new construction plan that would unite the currently split Matoaca Middle campuses and provide a construction site for a replacement Matoaca Elementary. “I’m excited to share with the community this new plan, which... Read more
Barbuda is just a little island of approximately 1,600 villagers in the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma touched down in Barbuda on Sept. 5, ravaging the area with winds of 185 miles per hour. Barbuda is just a little island of approximately 1,600 villagers in the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma touched down in... Read more
Following in your parents’ footsteps in Chesterfield these days looks a lot different compared to a generation ago. For Matoaca High School graduate Nick Skoff, it means pursuing a career in electrical engineering, a field in which both his parents work. Skoff always knew he was mechanically-inclined. As a... Read more
School Board choose prototype design for middle schools
The Chesterfield County School Board recently adopted a prototype design for middle schools that will be built in the future. The new replacement of Manchester Middle construction project is part of the bond referendum overwhelmingly approved by Chesterfield County voters in 2013. Six companies submitted design proposals. RRMM Architects... Read more
There’s no fighting back for Enon Elementary
  Enon Elementary School has been on the chopping block since the most recent bond referendum allowed the funding for the schools replacement. While the jaws of the excavator crunch on the sides of the old gymnasium it is a metaphor for the future and the opening of a... Read more
Three out of every four Chesterfield County schools are being designated as fully accredited for at least the next two school years based on sustained levels of high academic achievement. In all, 46 Chesterfield County schools will benefit from state legislation passed in 2016 that says public schools in... Read more
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 on Comcast Channel 96.... Read more