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SchoolsUncategorized November 27, 2016

Bensley Elementary School was named a National Title I Distinguished School based on its sustained academic excellence. This is the second time in 14 years that Bensley Elementary has achieved this prestigious recognition, marking only the sixth time that a Virginia school has earned this national honor more than... Read more
By Jennifer Swartz Justin Farren, a senior at Cosby High School and a member of Troop 2860, designed and constructed a sensory garden for C.E. Curtis Elementary School as part of his Eagle Scout “journey.” The project includes two sensory boards, a tree cookie walking path, and three play... Read more
Imagine being a middle-school boy when Gov. McAuliffe gives you a tie to add to your wardrobe, or Attorney General Mark Herring, or police chief Thierry Dupuis, maybe an engineer or a man from one of many other successful professions. The tie is yours to keep and proudly wear,... Read more
ocal HS art student win awards at State Fair Chesterfield County Public Schools students from the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center at Courthouse won numerous awards in the Virginia State Fair Youth Arts and Crafts contest. Nineteen students from Chesterfield County Public Schools entered artwork into the competition. Four... Read more
CHESTER – As first responders, paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) must always be ready to jump into action. They must be knowledgeable, quick-thinking, logical, composed, compassionate, and, when the situation arises, innovative to ensure their patients get the best care possible. With each workday comes the possibility of... Read more
When choosing the fall musical for the current school year, the theater students at Thomas Dale High School’s Specialty Center for the Arts expressed their desire to see more diversity on stage. As a result, the drama instructors went with “The Wiz,” an urban reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s... Read more
Jump Rope for Heart Campaign was completed at Curtis Elementary with a total $4,660 collected by only 99 of the 680 students enrolled taking part.  Gym teacher, Tina Seal is so proud of the students that participated.  The winner,fifth grader Mallory Bishop, is going out to dinner with Seal... Read more
For 71 years, a stone marker with nine names of soldiers from the Matoaca area who died for their country during World War II has rested on the front lawn of Matoaca Elementary School. To honor veterans on Veterans Day, music teacher Leah Kovack organized an outdoor program for... Read more
Enon Elementary School principal Jennifer Hinson asked fifth graders who were interested in being part of the flag corp to write an essay on the importance and their respect of the American flag. The flag corp would be responsible for raising and lowering the flag each day at their... Read more
Rhonda Bailey-Clarke, a fifth grade teacher from Curtis Elementary, has received the Virginia Region I Outstanding Teacher of the Gifted Award. This award highlights and recognizes the accomplishments of talented educators providing gifted services to students. The Virginia Association for the Gifted received many applications from extremely qualified candidates.... Read more