The Woman’s Club of Chester invites all youth, 12 through 14 years of age, to submit an original 250-word essay on the subject “What It Means To Me To Be An American Citizen.” The essay should include the feelings and beliefs of the writer. Essays will be judged on... Read more
Thomas Dale High School students pictured were selected to participate in the Chesterfield All- County Symphonic Band. Students were selected from Chesterfield High Schools. They gave an outstanding performance on Friday, January 8 at Midlothian High School. Pictured: Andre Aboite, Josh Anderson, Alicia Barnett, Faith Bruinas, Claire Christian, Matthew... Read more
MEGA Mentors’, a group that teaches life skills, provides meaningful learning experiences and builds leadership skills through mentoring and tutoring in underrepresented Chesterfield County Public School students will host an arts benefit this Friday. “MEGA Mentors is a vital partnership between caring adults and Chesterfield County students,” said Bermuda... Read more
Twelve-year-old Gabriella Watson was energized and inspired to make a difference this holiday season. Recruiting her book club at Matoaca Middle School, the 14-member group held a food drive at both the East and West campus. The collected food was delivered this week to HandsOn Greater Richmond for their... Read more
During the week of November 16 through 20, Matoaca’s FBLA sponsored their annual “Feather the Turkey” event to raise money for the Virginia FBLA State Service Project, ProjectASK. For the past five years, Matoaca’s FBLA has sponsored this event to support ASK, a non-profit organization started by parents of... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board has hired BWP & Associates to conduct a national search for the next superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. BWP & Associates representatives Dr. Kevin Castner and Dr. Wayne Harris attended a recent School Board meeting to discuss the search and selection process. BWP... Read more
Bird High students in the National Art Honor Society and eighth-grade advanced students at Salem Church Middle collaborated on a project-based learning art project. Bird High teachers involved are Mary Jo Gearles and Kimberly Gianopoulos and Salem Church Middle teacher Amber Kuper. Read more
High school cafeterias in Chesterfield County Public Schools are changing. For the first time in 20 years, they are returning to the federal breakfast and lunch program. What does this mean for families? The biggest change is that families with high school students will now be able to apply... Read more
English students and French students at Bird ​High School ​have been demonstrating their solidarity, empathy and compassion for France and its people through reflection and related assignments. Read more
The Bank of Southside Virginia’s, Shelley Hill, presents Enon Elementary student, Tyliyah Williams, with her framed winning art work. She received over 1,000 votes on Facebook to win the contest. Also pictured are Christopher Butt, Enon’s Art Teacher and Ericka Berry, Tyliyah’s fourth-grade teacher. Tyliyah was given a savings... Read more