Can you believe it is the 100th day of school already? On Feb. 24, kindergartners at Wells Elementary marked the day by wearing shirts that featured 100 items of some sort and working on hands-on STEM projects involving 100 items. STEM = science, technology, engineering and math. Read more
Red and white hats? Check. Whiskers and kitty-cat nose​s​? Check. Fondness for books? Check. At Wells Elementary, Karri Pennington’s kindergarten class is ready for a week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss. Read Across America Week is Feb. 29 through March 4. Read more
The Matoaca High School Show choirs under the direction of Brad Berkley competed in the Mid Atlantic Show Choir Spectacular hosted by Clover Hill High School Saturday February 20. The choirs both produced stellar performances and placed in their respective categories. The girls choir, Up Front, received first runner-up... Read more
The Matoaca Fine and Performing Arts department hosted a Faculty and Alumni talent show on Feb. 18.  Faculty acts included Mrs. Lasmith and Mrs. Hudson who sang the duet “Count on Me” and Mr. John White who presented a great ventriloquist act. Mr. Britt played an amazing gospel piano... Read more
Elizabeth Davis Middle students donated items and created care packages for homeless people. Socks, food and toiletries are included in the 27 packages that were given to a local church to distribute. Read more
Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards honor the creative abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. This year in regional competition, Chesterfield County student achieved a total of 110 Gold Keys, 196 Silver Keys and 298 honorable mentions. Because there is not a central... Read more
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