Members of Matoaca High School Future Business Leaders of America recently volunteered their time and service at the Chesterfield Food Bank, located on Iron Bridge Road in Chester. This event was organized by Austin Sutherland, chapter secretary and was a huge success. The representatives at the food bank were... Read more
The students worked since November practicing day after day to be ready for their big show. “The kids put in a lot of hours to give a quality show,” Martha Holland Stanley, head of Theatre Department, and director of the play, at Beth Davis Middle School said. Stanley said... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in partnership with the Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring programs for home-schooled students aged six and older in April. Johnny Reb and Billy Yank This program addresses life of the Civil War soldier, causes of the war, hardships soldiers faced,... Read more
Several Matoaca High School students were recently selected to participate in Capital One’s Future Leaders Forum for Young Women. These young women had an exciting opportunity to network with young women from across the area, work with mentors to build leadership skills, and participate in interactive activities throughout the... Read more
Throughout central Virginia, April 14 is the date to register children for kindergarten. Kindergarten is a full-day program offered in every Chesterfield County elementary school. A child must be five years old on or before Sept. 30 to attend kindergarten. Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners... Read more
Curtis Elementary PTA is inviting the community to its 2016 Curtis Carvival. Students and former students will enjoy carnival games, face painting, arcade games, an obstacle course, moon bounce and an chance to throw a pie at your favorite or former teacher or if a pie is too messy... Read more
Ecoff Elementary is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary with a free community carnival. Join Ecoff Elementary School for a night of fun as they celebrate with the community on Friday, April 8, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. An open house will take place from 5 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. followed by a carnival from 5:30... Read more
Tickets for the free Chesterfield County Schools event always disappear quickly. Online registration for the wildly popular Food Fair begin at 7 p.m. on April 4. Tickets have been snapped up rapidly in previous years, so families should be ready to reserve their free tickets promptly. Online registration is... Read more
CHESTER, VA – Mellow sounds resonated throughout the L. C. Bird auditorium last Saturday. Bridges of critical thinking and teamwork were being built through music for over 20 elementary and middle schools students during a steel drum workshop. Following the two-hour workshop, the young pannists performed in the evening... Read more
The winners of the 33rd annual Outstanding Youth Awards were honored recently at a ceremony at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull. The awards recognize young people and adults who have had a positive impact on their schools, communities or in the lives of other individuals. Youths... Read more