Do you know a principal who goes above and beyond in their school to provide a positive learning setting for students and staff? Nominate an outstanding principal for the R.E.B.Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership. These awards recognize principals who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create... Read more
Thirty-six Chesterfield County Public Schools Economics and Personal Finance teachers recently received the W!SE Gold Star Teacher Award. That total represents nearly 7 percent of the teachers across the country who received this national recognition. “Financial literacy and education has become an important component to educating our students to... Read more
MARGUARITE CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COLLECTED 798 POUNDS OF FOOD, MOST OF WHICH THE FOURTH GRADE CLASS BROUGHT IN. FOR THE CHESTERFIELD FOOD BANK’S “BE A GIVER” INITIATIVE. PICTURED IS MS. DE LUNG’S FOURTH GRADE CLASS WITH FOOD BANK DONATIONS. Read more
Curtis’s Pansy Day special this year
Pansy Day at Curtis Elementary, a day when every student plants a pansy or bulb, is a day of beautifying the school grounds for the winter and early spring. Last Wednesday was a cool but sunny morning. Each grade filed out of the classroom either with their pansy or... Read more
Each year, theater and drama teachers bring new experiences to their students and audiences alike, sharing thrill and adventure through the arts. They showcase plays, develop love for the arts in students and many other life skills. Meet two Chesterfield County teachers that bring their talents to two neighborhood... Read more
Meet the movers and shakers in theater
Families search areas for the “best” schools. One sign is a thriving arts program. Students who are well-rounded in arts, sports, and good academics make for great schools. Two drama and theater teachers in the Chester area make parents happy every year as they move and shake their students... Read more
     Temporarily housed at Marguerite Christian Elementary School, Becky Liggitt’s fifth-grade class returned to the site of their former school Friday to participate in a groundbreaking ceremony on the future replacement for Enon Elementary School. They performed their school song before attending members of the Chesterfield County School... Read more
Parents of Matoaca Elementary and Matoaca Middle students got their first look this week at a new construction plan that would unite the currently split Matoaca Middle campuses and provide a construction site for a replacement Matoaca Elementary. “I’m excited to share with the community this new plan, which... Read more
Barbuda is just a little island of approximately 1,600 villagers in the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma touched down in Barbuda on Sept. 5, ravaging the area with winds of 185 miles per hour. Barbuda is just a little island of approximately 1,600 villagers in the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma touched down in... Read more
Following in your parents’ footsteps in Chesterfield these days looks a lot different compared to a generation ago. For Matoaca High School graduate Nick Skoff, it means pursuing a career in electrical engineering, a field in which both his parents work. Skoff always knew he was mechanically-inclined. As a... Read more