Family support drives artist’s passion
CHESTER – From a young age, Tallie Frost knew she was an artist. It’s how she saw herself. As a child, she dreamed of becoming a cartoonist, but over time, her goals shifted. She joined the military and spent six years serving in the Army National Guard, but her... Read more
Fourth-grader Johri wins county-wide spelling bee
CHESTERFIELD – Alacrity. Tapirs. Vociferous. Generalissimo. Uncoquettish. Mitochondria. Cabochon. These were just a few of the words that participants in the Chesterfield County Public Schools spelling bee were challenged to spell to be crowned champion and advance to the regional spelling bee. Arinan Johri, a fourth-grader at Marguerite Christian... Read more
School Bus Driver Job Fair scheduled
Are you interested in a 10-month work schedule with summers off? Do you want to have a schedule that mirrors the schedule of Chesterfield County Public Schools students? If so, heck out the Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Driver Job Fair on March 9 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at... Read more
The unwavering support of Martina Hall
Va. Tech graduate found her passion for teaching early CHESTER – Martina Hall, a second-grade teacher at Elizabeth Scott Elementary, believes when a student gets a wrong answer, it is a good thing because that student is learning something through that incorrect answer. “I love … looking at their... Read more
Instructional practice that effectively integrates 21st-century technology tools to enhance and strengthen a student’s learning experience Chesterfield County students participated in Digital Learning Day last week as part of the school division’s efforts to create and highlight innovative instructional practices through its Imagine Tomorrow Spotlight Days. Chesterfield County Public... Read more
Recently several members of the Thomas Dale High School and Elizabeth Davis Middle School bands were selected as members of the 2018 District III All-District Band event held on February 2 and 3 at Monacan High School. The selection process requires that students complete a blind audition. Those with... Read more
Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran and former Virginia Secretary of Education Laura Fornash to serve as co-chairs The Chesterfield County School Board is creating a School Safety Task Force to evaluate current protocols and best practices that ensure the school division is providing a... Read more
Chesterfield Federal Credit Union to open student-run branch at MBK High
Chesterfield Federal Credit Union and Chesterfield County Public Schools held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the student-run Monarch credit union branch at Meadowbrook High on Tuesday. It will be managed by students who are instructed and mentored on how to run a bank branch. Student... Read more
The Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation recognized five Chesterfield County Public Schools teachers with 2017 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence during a regional ceremony Monday night. Seven other Chesterfield County teachers were recognized as finalists for the award. Together, these 12 Chesterfield County teachers will receive approximately $38,650... Read more
C.C. Wells Elementary participated in their first Turkey Trot for a Cause, a project-based learning event developed by fifth grade students during their resource classes.  The students were challenged with this problem: they wanted to help kids impacted by a hurricane and develop a school-wide event that would raise funds to help... Read more