NASHVILLE, TN – The following students achieved the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the Fall 2016 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Angela Allen of North Chesterfield, VA... Read more
Student artists learn many skills through their classes. They study form and perspective; colors; light and shadow; and more as they work in various mediums. Art, however, is about more than a set of techniques. It’s about making connections. That’s why class assignments like the Memory Project are so... Read more
SPORTS: December 6 the CQL football little league went helmet to helmet in the World Series. It was the big game for little league football players last Saturday. Eight teams played beginning at 10 a.m. with the Minors in the Chesterfield Quarterback League Superbowl. The league is celebrating 60... Read more
To celebrate Inclusive Schools Week Dec. 5 through Dec. 9, the faculty at C.C. Wells wore shirts to celebrate being “Unique as a Snowflake.”  Students learned about the accomplishments of talented individuals who overcame the negative aspects of disabilities.  All the students helped decorate the school with snowflakes and... Read more
Chester artists are invited to join John Tyler Community College for its twelfth annual “Fool for Art Festival” April 22, 2017. The festival, held at the college’s Midlothian campus, features a variety of art and craft vendors from around the state. If you are an artist who is interested... Read more
Matoaca High School driver education students participated in “Cinema Drive,” an interactive 3-D safe driving experience Wednesday. Matoaca High is one of eight Virginia high schools to host the program, which is designed to help teen drivers with important highway decisions on the road. Students were provided with an... Read more
What would happen if lower income families with students in school if those families had a chance to choose a school for their child in the Chesterfield system? Currently we know that schools in areas with families of lesser incomes have children with less opportunities and poor grades. It... Read more
Bensley Elementary School has been named a National Title I Distinguished School based on its sustained academic excellence. This is the second time in 14 years that Bensley Elementary has achieved this prestigious recognition, marking only the sixth time that a Virginia school has earned this national honor more... Read more
Two Chesterfield County Public Schools students won the Virginia War Memorial 2016 Veterans Day Essay Contest, and the students both read their winning essays at the Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11 at the Virginia War Memorial. The winner for the middle school category is Jordan Bowe, an eighth-grade student... Read more
Chesterfield County teachers won seven of this year’s R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence. The annual awards program, which is a partnership between the Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation, recognizes excellence in public education by awarding cash grants to outstanding public school teachers in central Virginia. This year, 102... Read more