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
Matoaca High School driver education students participated in “Cinema Drive,” an interactive 3-D safe driving experience Wednesday. Matoaca High is one of eight Virginia high schools to host the program, which is designed to help teen drivers with important highway decisions on the road. Students were provided with an... Read more
What would happen if lower income families with students in school if those families had a chance to choose a school for their child in the Chesterfield system? Currently we know that schools in areas with families of lesser incomes have children with less opportunities and poor grades. It... Read more
Bensley Elementary School has been named a National Title I Distinguished School based on its sustained academic excellence. This is the second time in 14 years that Bensley Elementary has achieved this prestigious recognition, marking only the sixth time that a Virginia school has earned this national honor more... 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
Chesterfield County teachers won seven of this year’s R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence. The annual awards program, which is a partnership between the Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation, recognizes excellence in public education by awarding cash grants to outstanding public school teachers in central Virginia. This year, 102... Read more
Bensley Elementary School has been named a National Title I Distinguished School based on its sustained academic excellence. This is the second time in 14 years that Bensley Elementary has achieved this prestigious recognition, marking only the sixth time that a Virginia school has earned this national honor more... 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

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SchoolsUncategorized November 27, 2016

Bensley Elementary School was named a National Title I Distinguished School based on its sustained academic excellence. This is the second time in 14 years that Bensley Elementary has achieved this prestigious recognition, marking only the sixth time that a Virginia school has earned this national honor more than... Read more
By Jennifer Swartz Justin Farren, a senior at Cosby High School and a member of Troop 2860, designed and constructed a sensory garden for C.E. Curtis Elementary School as part of his Eagle Scout “journey.” The project includes two sensory boards, a tree cookie walking path, and three play... Read more