Molly McFadden, a special education teacher from Curtis Elementary was awarded a MCD Grant of $5,000 for the 2015-2016 school year.  Ms. McFadden will purchase stand-up desks for a variety of classrooms at Curtis. The purpose of the desks is to accommodate students with different learning styles, allowing them... Read more
English 10 students from Caroline Brown, Gina Hackett, and Beth Lucas’s classes hosted an event on May 29 certain to affect the hearts and minds of the L.C. Bird community while trying to effect real and lasting change in our world. Bird’s “Change the World Extravaganza” was held in the L.C.... Read more
Austin Leighton, a 10th grader at Thomas Dale High School has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston from June 28 to- June 30. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or... Read more
Members of the Matoaca High School (MHS) American Red Cross Club and their families and friends recently volunteered at the Virginia Home 3 Mile  Fun Walk. This is the sixth year that the Fun Walk has taken place, and the MHS American Red Cross Club has volunteered each time. The Virginia Home is a... Read more
Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club volunteer every week throughout the school year at Colonial Heights Elementary schools. This is a group of students who, in addition to their academic and other extra-curricular responsibilities, are very much committed to serving the community.  This year, as... Read more
Tracy Katherine Cole of Chester graduated summa cum laude from Christopher Newport University and was recognized by President Paul Trible for her 3.98 GPA during commencement exercises, ranking her No. 3 in the class. The 89th Commencement, where CNU graduated its largest class of more than 1,200 undergraduate and... Read more
G.W. Carver Middle School’s library program was awarded the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Library Program of the Year.  This is a state award that recognizes a School Library Program which is fully integrated into the school’s curriculum and as such is central to the learning process. Librarians... Read more
Chesterfield Community High School is changing and in a major way. College and Career Academies combine the best of traditional academic instruction and vocational education in preparing students for both college and careers. Community High School has been a school, which helps students who have fallen behind or are at... Read more