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 Also available online is a form to use to submit comments about the proposed calendar. Here are direct links to the proposed... Read more
If your kids are not already a Tim Green fan, the author and NFL alumnus, they may have become one if she or he was lucky enough to see his presentation at Elizabeth Davis Middle School last Wednesday. Green spoke to Davis’ sixth grade classes and seventh grade English... Read more
Carver Middle eighth-graders in the Fit for Life class took on the Chesterfield Challenge Course recently. This course presents physical, psychological and social challenges that help students build confidence and work together to solve problems. It’s also a blast! Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools is one of six school districts nationwide to be selected as Ambassador Districts for the #GoOpen campaign of the U.S. Department of Education. The initiative, which encourages states, school districts and educators to replace traditional textbooks with openly licensed educational materials, was announced Oct. 29... Read more
The grounds at C.E. Curtis Elementary School were beautified recently when the student body planted one thousand spring bulbs and 508 pansies. The beautification project was started by senior office manager, Brenda Bush in the mid 90s.  PTA member, Jenny Smith, picked up the project this year and organized... Read more