Nathan Hoback has been named 2016 Matoaca High School Teacher of the Year. Mr. Hoback, a worthy recipient of this recognition is well known to students and faculty at Matoaca High School. Originally from Roanoke, Virginia, Mr. Hoback earned his undergraduate and Masters from William and Mary in Williamsburg,... Read more
An amazing kid with a positive attitude, creative thinker, goes above and beyond in everything, and a smile that brightens everyone’s day. This student is a great team player, hard working, outstanding citizen, tremendous student-athlete, highly involved in school community with great leadership qualities. Those are descriptions of students... Read more
MEGA Mentors will host its annual Excellence Awards and Recognition Celebration on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 6 p.m. at Chesterfield Training Center (CTC), 13900 Hull Street Rd., Midlothian. This year’s theme is “Time, Talents and Tomorrow.” The Excellence Awards and Recognition is held each year to celebrate the... Read more
Thomas Dale High sophomores in Fran Martin’s PE class spent two weeks learning archery this spring. This is the second year Martin has incorporated archery into the curriculum. She is certified through the National Archery in the Schools Program, coordinated locally through the Virginia Department of Game and Inland... Read more
Employment trends are rapidly moving away from established corporations with 30-year retirement plans to boutique businesses of a smaller workforce and employee shifting from job to job to a different type of career – self employment and entrepreneurship. Referred to as MADE (Meadowbrook Academy for Digital Entrepreneurship), the program... Read more
Chesterfield County parents can now get information via Twitter if school buses are delayed. The school system’s five area offices for transportation started tweeting today, the first day after spring break. Each area transportation office plans to tweet as soon as possible if a bus is running late by... Read more
By L.J. McCoy, Jr. Mya Jackson chose to play a contemporary selection of “At the Ivy Gate” by Brian Crain, Kyra Trice sung a classical version of John Legend’s “All of Me.” It all happened at the 2016 Annual Chesterfield NAACP Academic Cultural Technological-Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) Competition on Saturday... Read more
Deborah Floyd, Stephanie Stargardt and Joshua Forbes from G. W. Carver Middle School are the recipients of the 2016 American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Collaborative School Library Award for their collaborative project “Brotherhood, A Novel: Making Connections to Richmond from Reconstruction Through Present Day.” Sponsored by Upstart, the... Read more
They did it! Enon Elementary students read one million minutes and their principals stayed true to their word with a promise to dye their hair blue and gold, the school’s colors, during an assembly. The goal was for students to participate in a nightly reading assignment under the guidance... Read more
It was an evening packed full of fun for the Ecoff students, community family, and teachers during last Friday’s celebration of  25 years in the community.  Principal Dr. Josh Cole said, “We have been really blessed, our teachers and community have worked so well together over 25 years.” Read more