High school cafeterias in Chesterfield County Public Schools are changing. For the first time in 20 years, they are returning to the federal breakfast and lunch program. What does this mean for families? The biggest change is that families with high school students will now be able to apply... Read more
English students and French students at Bird ​High School ​have been demonstrating their solidarity, empathy and compassion for France and its people through reflection and related assignments. Read more
The Bank of Southside Virginia’s, Shelley Hill, presents Enon Elementary student, Tyliyah Williams, with her framed winning art work. She received over 1,000 votes on Facebook to win the contest. Also pictured are Christopher Butt, Enon’s Art Teacher and Ericka Berry, Tyliyah’s fourth-grade teacher. Tyliyah was given a savings... Read more
Among the many ways that Harrowgate Elementary explored careers during College and Career Readiness Month was the Rigger Road Show presented by Fort Lee Aerial Delivery. Students got hands-on experience with paratrooper parachutes. Read more
Chesterfield County teachers won seven of this year’s R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence. The annual awards program, which is a partnership between the Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation, recognizes excellence in public education by awarding cash grants to outstanding public school teachers in central Virginia. This year, 102... Read more
SHREK THE MUSICAL Shrek The Musical performed by the Thomas Dale High School Theatre company was enjoyed by parents and a packed auditorium last weekend. THANKSGIVING AT ELIZABETH SCOTT Mrs. Gwaltney’s kindergarten class students celebrating Thanksgiving with “Stone Soup” at Elizabeth Scott Elementary School. POWWOW AT MARGUERITE Marguarite Christian... Read more
Ecoff Elementary School has been preparing for weeks to have a real Pow Wow led by five Native American guests to honor Ecoff’s Tribe Pride. On November 17, Ecoff will be hosting Native American guests for a school Pow Wow! Students will be participating with their grade level during... Read more
Thomas Dale High will present “Shrek the Musical” at 7 p.m. Nov. 19-21. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. Read more
Curtis Elementary was the first school in Chesterfield County to have the Watch DOGS (Dads Of Great Students) program. Watch DOGS is a nationwide program where dads or other positive male role models volunteer one or more school days in the school. “We are very proud of our awesome... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board (CCPS) is seeking comments from parents, students, employees and the community about the proposed calendar for 2016-17, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com. Also available online is a form to use to submit comments about the proposed calendar. Here are direct links to the proposed... Read more