Virginia State University’s Hospitality Management Department is offering a summer bridge program for high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality management industry, including hotel and restaurant management, travel agencies, cruise lines, event planning, casinos and more. Sponsored by Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a leading... Read more
The theme for 2015-2016 at Ettrick Elementary in Chesterfield this year is “Super Heroes.” Utilizing this theme, third grade teachers Maria MacLaughlin and Lynne Johnson applied for a Community in Schools Cynthia Henshaw Grant. The detailed outline included components for each content area. The grant was awarded and third... Read more
The Curtis Elementary School PTA sponsored 2016 Curtis Carnival was a huge success despite cloudy skies and cool weather. Pieing and soaking a teacher was one of the more popular stops and helped raise extra dollars during the event. Read more
Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club and their family and friends volunteered on Saturday, April 23, at the Virginia Home 5K Fun Walk. This is the seventh year the 5K Fun Walk has taken place and the MHS American Red Cross Club has volunteered each... Read more
Carver Middle School’s seventh grade class, to promote healthy lifestyles and to associate fun with fitness, will offer its first annual “I’d Rather Be Crazy than Lazy Challenge” on May 11. Activities will include “Minute-To-Win-It” events, fitness and local history trivia, and 30 second “Road Block” exercises involving all... Read more
If you are a graduate of John Tyler Community College’s Nursing Program, now is your chance to reconnect with classmates and faculty. On May 11, Tyler’s Alumni Association and the College’s leadership are hosting a reception celebrating John Tyler Nursing alumni. The reception will take place from 5 p.m.... Read more
Nathan Hoback has been named 2016 Matoaca High School Teacher of the Year. Mr. Hoback, a worthy recipient of this recognition is well known to students and faculty at Matoaca High School. Originally from Roanoke, Virginia, Mr. Hoback earned his undergraduate and Masters from William and Mary in Williamsburg,... Read more
An amazing kid with a positive attitude, creative thinker, goes above and beyond in everything, and a smile that brightens everyone’s day. This student is a great team player, hard working, outstanding citizen, tremendous student-athlete, highly involved in school community with great leadership qualities. Those are descriptions of students... Read more
MEGA Mentors will host its annual Excellence Awards and Recognition Celebration on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 6 p.m. at Chesterfield Training Center (CTC), 13900 Hull Street Rd., Midlothian. This year’s theme is “Time, Talents and Tomorrow.” The Excellence Awards and Recognition is held each year to celebrate the... Read more
Thomas Dale High sophomores in Fran Martin’s PE class spent two weeks learning archery this spring. This is the second year Martin has incorporated archery into the curriculum. She is certified through the National Archery in the Schools Program, coordinated locally through the Virginia Department of Game and Inland... Read more