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Back-To-School: Deciding the best after-school activities for your child

“Children’s after school programs are a way for educators and mentors to transform and elevate the quality of education that students are receiving in the classroom. A variety of after school programs are available for students, including religious youth groups, study groups, sports teams and tutoring.

Back-To-School: Understanding and managing Attention Deficit Disorder

There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding surrounding the term Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Despite the emphasis on attention disorder, attention problems are only part of the issue. I prefer to view this as a regulation disorder.

Virginia Tech students achieve Dean’s list

Virginia Tech is one of the most prestigious universities in the Commonwealth. The university congratulates the academic accomplishments of its Dean’s List honorees. The following achieved the Dean’s list for the spring semeste

Area resident awarded Pamplin Leadership Award at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech awarded Lauren Sherrill, of Chester, the Pamplin Leadership Award offered through University Honors for the 2014-15 academic year.

VSU Multipurpose Building going up, minority companies hold over one-third of contract dollars

Construction work is moving fast on the new Convocation/Multipurpose Center at Virginia State University. According to Virginia State University officials, more than one-third of the signed contracts for site work on Virginia State University’s Multipurpose Center have gone to minority-owned companies.

Former Chesterfield student visits Ettrick Elementary

Justin Wootton, Corporate Senior Designer and Visual Creative Director for Forever 21, visited students at Ettrick Elementary School to share his love of art. Mr. Wootton is in charge of 575 stores located all over the world.

Tracy Cole receives awards

Tracy Cole, a rising senior management major in the Luter School of Business at Christopher Newport University, was named a recipient of a GEICO Achievement Award for 2014.

Student Honored at National SkillsUSA Championships

Students from Chesterfield-area high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.