Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students, and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools... Read more
Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities in workforce training, GED preparation, enrichment, and English for Speakers of Other Languages. Details are available at and in printed catalogs available for pick-up in Chesterfield County libraries. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 8.... Read more
The National School Public Relations Association is honoring Dr. James F. Lane as one of the nation’s Superintendents to Watch. Only 24 school superintendents across  the country were selected, and Dr. Lane is the only Virginia superintendent on the list. The Superintendents to Watch program recognizes educational leaders with... Read more
The Southside Virginia Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America recently awarded 14 high school seniors Roper Memorial Scholarships, worth $1,000 each. The scholarships were made possible through a bequest by the late Mrs. Caroline Roper, who asked that her gift be used in some way to honor... Read more
By LJ McCoy The one-time Carver Middle School assistant principal, Dr. James Lane, recently gave his first public address since being sworn in as the new Chesterfield County School Superintendent to church members attending a men’s fellowship event at the Chester Methodist Church. “I want to learn from the... Read more
The Chesterfield County Police Department announced today that this year’s Craig Rath Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to a Grange Hall Elementary School student. Chesterfield County Police Maj. K.C. Carr and Child Safety Officer Diane Pongallo surprised Ashley Henderson with the award in front of her parents and peers... Read more
Alice Robinson was nominated as an Outstanding Volunteer. She accumulated 1,194 hours after age 60, and she taught for 39 years. Ms. Robinson volunteers her time and talents with Chesterfield County Public Schools, where she helps struggling readers feel successful. At Curtis Elementary, she tutored individual first graders reading... Read more
Elizabeth Davis Middle School (EDMS) is pretty excited about its summer reading program. “Let Me Take a Shelfie,” which includes taking pictures of the reader while doing what? Well, reading of course. Susan Worsham-Moore and Emily McDaniel, librarians at EDMS, are pretty hyped about the new program. “This is... Read more
Students from Salem Church Middle School participated in their first annual “bridging the gap” event this year, where volunteer students refurbished computers and donated them to families in need. Virginia STAR (Student Training and Refurbishment Program) receives impaired computers each year from state government agencies, in hopes of having... Read more
Chesterfield County principals presented some 4,300 high school diplomas at VCU’s Siegel Center during graduation week, June 9 through June 13. The series of convocations is the last for Superintendent Marcus Newsome, who will be taking a new leadership role at Petersburg City Public Schools as superintendent on July... Read more