The grass is mowed, the bushes are cut and the ballfields maintained; not by the schools but by Chesterfield’s Parks and Recreation department. But Parks and Recs does not mow for free. Chesterfield County Public Schools transfers about $1.8 million to Parks and Recs to recover their costs.
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Thomas Dale High School student Christopher Sharpe from Chester, Virginia, was selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.
Adam White, a Thomas Dale High School graduate, has completed his junior year at Christopher Newport University on the Dean’s List with a 3.68 GPA.
Steven Ebeling from Richmond, Va. has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester.
The following local residents have been named to the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2014
Kathleen Nuckols, majoring in health and exercise science, from Chester, graduated from Bridgewater College in May. Of the graduates, 95 earned bachelor of arts degrees and 258 earned bachelor of science degrees.
A rising senior at Hampden Sydney College in Farmville, Aaron Gilani, a resident of Chester, was home schooled, and then graduated from Cosby High School in Chesterfield, he received honors at Hampton Sydney. He is also a volunteer at Chesterfield Rescue Squad.
While Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) was working with the Chesterfield County administration on this year’s budget, it became unclear whether some 32,000 Chromebooks would be distributed to middle and high school students. There will be a $50 student technology fee.