Curtis Elementary was the first school in Chesterfield County to have the Watch DOGS (Dads Of Great Students) program. Watch DOGS is a nationwide program where dads or other positive male role models volunteer one or more school days in the school. “We are very proud of our awesome... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board (CCPS) is seeking comments from parents, students, employees and the community about the proposed calendar for 2016-17, which is available online at Also available online is a form to use to submit comments about the proposed calendar. Here are direct links to the proposed... Read more
If your kids are not already a Tim Green fan, the author and NFL alumnus, they may have become one if she or he was lucky enough to see his presentation at Elizabeth Davis Middle School last Wednesday. Green spoke to Davis’ sixth grade classes and seventh grade English... Read more
Carver Middle eighth-graders in the Fit for Life class took on the Chesterfield Challenge Course recently. This course presents physical, psychological and social challenges that help students build confidence and work together to solve problems. It’s also a blast! Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools is one of six school districts nationwide to be selected as Ambassador Districts for the #GoOpen campaign of the U.S. Department of Education. The initiative, which encourages states, school districts and educators to replace traditional textbooks with openly licensed educational materials, was announced Oct. 29... Read more
The grounds at C.E. Curtis Elementary School were beautified recently when the student body planted one thousand spring bulbs and 508 pansies. The beautification project was started by senior office manager, Brenda Bush in the mid 90s.  PTA member, Jenny Smith, picked up the project this year and organized... Read more
The Bird High School marching band performed for third-graders and fifth-graders at Salem Church Elementary. Band members explained the different instruments and how much hard work goes into putting their field show together. Read more
Carver, Clover Hill, Crenshaw, A.M. Davis, Hopkins and Meadowbrook regain full accreditation All 61 schools within Chesterfield County is accredited once again, according to 2015-16 school year information released by the Virginia Department of Education. The school division is one of the largest in the state with no schools... Read more
Chesterfield County celebrates outstanding educators
What do Teachers of the Year say about their jobs? Chesterfield County Public Schools asked its Teachers of the Year, “What do you enjoy most about your job?” Here are a few of their responses: Melanie Brown of Hening Elementary: “I believe I am doing what I was born... Read more
What’s Next
Area seniors are approaching the end of the first nine weeks of their final year in high school. While sophomore and junior classes were taking PSAT exams last Wednesday at Matoaca High School, the senior class had Senior Empowerment Day; attending forums and a social to discover opportunities for... Read more