“Wake up Otto, wake up,” said Safety Officer Micky Grodski at the Chester Library on Friday. Otto, a talking miniature car, participated in the bus safety event conducted by Grodski for children entering kindergarten and riding a school bus for the first time. Nearly 30 children attending got a... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Grants for 21st-Century Community Learning Centers are making a difference in the lives of Chesterfield County Public Schools students living in the county’s poorest areas. Since 2004, the school system has received more than $8 million to provide targeted remediation and enrichment at 11 schools. The Virginia... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Reading pass rates on state-mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to increase across Chesterfield County Public Schools, according to 2015-16 school year data released by the Virginia Department of Education. Student pass rates on all reading SOL tests increased another 2 percentage points from the 2014-15 school... Read more
The communities of Enon Elementary and Beulah Elementary are gathering to help decide how their new school buildings will look. Community members will see the school design, review options for how the exterior of their school might look, and vote on the facade they prefer during these meetings: The... Read more
Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a graduation ceremony for students who have completed their high school diploma requirements during summer school. The graduation will take place at 10 a.m. Aug. 6 at Clover Hill High, 13301 Kelly Green Lane. Aug. 8, the school board will... Read more
Schools open Sept. 6; that’s just over a month from now. Is your child registered? Help your child have the best possible start to the new school year by registering now with Chesterfield County Public Schools. Registering now helps kindergarteners and other elementary students by making sure the correct... Read more
Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students, and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools... Read more
Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities in workforce training, GED preparation, enrichment, and English for Speakers of Other Languages. Details are available at ace.mychesterfieldschools.com and in printed catalogs available for pick-up in Chesterfield County libraries. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 8.... Read more
The National School Public Relations Association is honoring Dr. James F. Lane as one of the nation’s Superintendents to Watch. Only 24 school superintendents across  the country were selected, and Dr. Lane is the only Virginia superintendent on the list. The Superintendents to Watch program recognizes educational leaders with... Read more
The Southside Virginia Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America recently awarded 14 high school seniors Roper Memorial Scholarships, worth $1,000 each. The scholarships were made possible through a bequest by the late Mrs. Caroline Roper, who asked that her gift be used in some way to honor... Read more