CHESTER. – The community is invited to join John Tyler Community College’s faculty, staff, and students as they honor past and present members of the armed services during the College’s annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11. The ceremony will begin at 11a.m. in Bird Hall, room B124,... Read more
The students at Curtis Elementary kicked off the school year with a Jump Rope for Heart Event during PE classes. All classes were involved in the Jump Rope for Heart Kickoff in the gym in September. Brayden Walker in Mrs. Hudson’s kindergarten; Dalton Britt, a fourth-grader in Mrs. Ward’s... Read more
On a crisp Saturday morning, the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club, FBLA and TSA joined forces to beautify the school’s courtyards. These three clubs have been doing this for the last five years. Twenty-five students, one parent, four teachers, and one alumnus worked hard at weeding Oct. 15,... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Chester resident and Cosby High teacher Anne Canipe has been named the 2016 American Geographical Society Teacher Fellow of the American Geographical Society (AGS). Canipe is one of 50 teachers selected from across the United States to participate in this first-year program. Ms. Canipe teaches Advanced Placement... Read more
CHESTER – Innovative, creative, hands-on, and in-demand – these are just a few of the words describing the wide range of careers found in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and healthcare (STEM-H). Many of these positions provide good pay and benefits, as well as professional growth, but... Read more
Meadowbrook High School’s Academy for Digital Entrepreneurship (MADE) sent two teams of five sophomores to compete in the Virginia Entrepreneurial Challenge Oct. 15-16 at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Business. The challenge was a weekend-long entrepreneurship boot camp for high school juniors and seniors. “The students at the... Read more
With new leadership at the school division level, the Chesterfield County School Board and Superintendent have refocused attention on academic performance at Falling Creek Middle School and Ettrick Elementary School this school year. In an effort to sustain and improve on current three-year trends that show student achievement growth,... Read more
CHESTER – To develop the skills and knowledge needed for careers in electrical engineering technology, hands-on training using industry-standard controls is vital. Now, thanks to a $40,000 gift from Dominion Resources, John Tyler Community College (JTCC) is able to offer its students even more opportunities to learn on state-of-the-art... Read more
Wyatt Scott, at right, representing Vulcan Materials Company, which is a PTA community partner, presents to Ecoff Elementary School principal Joshua Cole a $600 check for the Ecoff Empowerment Zone, Family/Community Resource Center. Financial support will be focused on Social Emotional Learning objectives for students, teachers, families, and community... Read more
Families from the Enon Elementary School found out last month in order for their strong desire to have the elementary school prototype design to be implemented on the current school footprint. The existing school will need to be torn down. That demolition work will begin this summer. To accommodate... Read more