Matoaca Middle School PTA is conducting a shoe collection drive now through November 15, 2014 to raise funds for student activities, necessities, etc. while benefiting microenterprise ventures in developing nations and keeping old shoes out of local landfills.
Over 250 third- and fourth-grade students from Curtis Elementary visited the Math Science Innovation Center in Richmond a couple of weeks ago. Two classes, one from each grade level, visited the center over a five-day period.
The 63 schools of Chesterfield County Public Schools will help the district’s 58,000-plus students envision and plan for their futures after high school during College and Career Readiness Week, which will take place Oct. 27 through Nov. 3.
Holly Love, a senior at Thomas Dale High School, said her life has been changed forever by participating in a culture immersion program called High School Diplomats (HSD) this past summer and through her experiences she said, “My view of the world has changed and has opened my mind and heart to what other cultures can give.”
“Annie The Musical” is coming to Thomas Dale. See the hard work the Specialty Center and Thomas Dale music, dance, art and theatre departments have put into its fall show. “Annie” will play November 20-22 at 7 p.m. in the Thomas Dale main auditorium.
Appomattox Regional Governor’s School performed Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” this past weekend in the JL Ruffa Performing Arts Center. The students will also be performing excerpts from the show at the Virginia Theatre Association annual conference in Norfolk, Va.
The Matoaca Middle School PTA is asking families, friends and neighbors for shoes they are no longer wearing. The collection will help raise much needed funds for the schools PTA. Collections will continue through October 25.
B/Active is a fitness program at L.C. Bird High School. The “B” in the name, naturally, stands for Bird. This is a physical activity program dedicated to the students and staff in the mornings from 6:30-7:10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.