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
The Bird High School marching band performed for third-graders and fifth-graders at Salem Church Elementary. Band members explained the different instruments and how much hard work goes into putting their field show together. Read more
Carver, Clover Hill, Crenshaw, A.M. Davis, Hopkins and Meadowbrook regain full accreditation All 61 schools within Chesterfield County is accredited once again, according to 2015-16 school year information released by the Virginia Department of Education. The school division is one of the largest in the state with no schools... Read more
Chesterfield County celebrates outstanding educators
What do Teachers of the Year say about their jobs? Chesterfield County Public Schools asked its Teachers of the Year, “What do you enjoy most about your job?” Here are a few of their responses: Melanie Brown of Hening Elementary: “I believe I am doing what I was born... Read more
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Area seniors are approaching the end of the first nine weeks of their final year in high school. While sophomore and junior classes were taking PSAT exams last Wednesday at Matoaca High School, the senior class had Senior Empowerment Day; attending forums and a social to discover opportunities for... Read more
Matoaca crowns homecoming king and queen
Matoaca High celebrated recently the school’s 52nd anniversary with homecoming festivities including crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen. The senior class selected as their king and queen Justin Dyke and Taylor Thomas-Harris, two outstanding Matoaca student leaders. Justin is a varsity football and soccer player and senior class... Read more
Whether you’re a senior in high school, weighing your options, or an adult learner, thinking about going back to school, there is much to consider when deciding where you will get your college education. What do you want to major in? How much will tuition cost? Are classes offered... Read more
Pirates Pillage and Plunder the Halls of Curtis
Ahoy Mateys! “Shiver me timbers!” Second graders at Curtis Elementary celebrated “Pirate Day” as they completed their map skill unit by creating their own treasure maps and searched for the hidden treasure! Yo-ho-ho….it surely was a great day! Aaarrrgh! Read more
This winter, students have an exciting opportunity to earn gift cards and win a $2,500 college scholarship from the American Red Cross – all while helping to save lives. Just host a Leaders Save Lives blood drive between December 15 and January 15 and you can be entered to win while gaining valuable... Read more