When students arrived at school last Wednesday at Curtis Elementary, they noticed their teachers were wearing mouse ears and some even had painted whiskers on their face. When they were questioned, their teachers said it was a special day and they were all in for a big surprise at... Read more
Will Zerull, Sales Manager for Haley Ford, and Beverly Hamme, Office Manager for Haley Ford, walked into Thomas Dale High School 9th Grade Campus with a big check Monday night. They delivered a $6,000 check to the TDHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) for their participation and success in... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools, the largest school division in central Virginia, is searching for educators with a strong academic background and a passion for preparing students for success. For the 2016-17 school year, Chesterfield County Public Schools anticipates several openings in critical needs areas. Highly qualified candidates seeking employment... Read more
At Virginia Commonwealth University during a Jan. 7 pinning ceremony for National Board Certified Teachers, two additional Chesterfield County educators were honored: Elizabeth Lucas, who teaches English at Bird High School, received the 2016 Dr. Judy Flythe Teacher Leader Award. Given by the Center for Teacher Leadership in VCU’s... Read more
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