Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education recently honored 11 Chesterfield County schools with 2016 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement. Midlothian Middle was one of just eight schools across the state and the only school in central Virginia to earn the Governor’s... Read more
More than 4,300 Chesterfield students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 9 through June 13 at VCU’s Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. Graduates and their families are invited to share their best graduation photos via Facebook and Twitter with Chesterfield County Public Schools. Just... Read more
Each year, Special Olympics Virginia recognizes one school or school district in the state that has embraced the philosophy of a unified community and the Special Olympics mission and that has demonstrated a superior commitment to inclusion, acceptance, respect and dignity for all. This year’s honoree is Gates Elementary... Read more
MEGA Mentors held their 2016 Excellence Awards and Recognition Celebration Thursday May 26 at the Thomas Fulghum Center. With educational headliners as retiring School Superintendent Dr. Marcus Newsome, School Board Vice Chair Carrie Conyers, and Foundation Executive Director Jean Cauble in supporting roles, the event was quite rewarding for... Read more
The Matoaca High School Performing Arts program will present a series of spring concerts. All concerts will take place in the school auditorium. Admission is $5 and tickets will be available at the door. The Matoaca High choirs under the direction of Brad Berkley will present a concert May... Read more
Virginia State University’s Hospitality Management Department is offering a summer bridge program for high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality management industry, including hotel and restaurant management, travel agencies, cruise lines, event planning, casinos and more. Sponsored by Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a leading... Read more
The theme for 2015-2016 at Ettrick Elementary in Chesterfield this year is “Super Heroes.” Utilizing this theme, third grade teachers Maria MacLaughlin and Lynne Johnson applied for a Community in Schools Cynthia Henshaw Grant. The detailed outline included components for each content area. The grant was awarded and third... Read more
The Curtis Elementary School PTA sponsored 2016 Curtis Carnival was a huge success despite cloudy skies and cool weather. Pieing and soaking a teacher was one of the more popular stops and helped raise extra dollars during the event. Read more
Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club and their family and friends volunteered on Saturday, April 23, at the Virginia Home 5K Fun Walk. This is the seventh year the 5K Fun Walk has taken place and the MHS American Red Cross Club has volunteered each... Read more
Carver Middle School’s seventh grade class, to promote healthy lifestyles and to associate fun with fitness, will offer its first annual “I’d Rather Be Crazy than Lazy Challenge” on May 11. Activities will include “Minute-To-Win-It” events, fitness and local history trivia, and 30 second “Road Block” exercises involving all... Read more