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Matoaca brains in Final Four

The Matoaca Academic Team has become a force to be recognized this school year, posting the best finish in school history and therefore advancing to the Final Four of CBS 6 Battle of the Brains Competition.

Chesterfield Federal Credit Union offers three $1000 scholarships to high school seniors

Chesterfield Federal Credit Union (CFCU) has announced that for the thirteenth year in a row, they will offer the Charles R. Quaiff, Sr. Memorial Youth Scholarship to three local high school students. Each scholarship is worth $1000.

FY2015 school budget proposal encourages reinvestment in schools and students

Superintendent Marcus Newsome presented his fiscal year 2015 (begins next school year) budget proposal January 28 during the Chesterfield County School Board meeting. Calling the proposal “a springboard toward reinvesting in education in Chesterfield County”

CCPS is chasing technology

Chromebooks will allow Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) to get closer to high-tech fever, which is crossing the country with a vengeance. In September, students will get their first look at the new education tool.

SMALLER CLASSES

The proposed FY 2015 operating budget includes the restoration of more than 100 teaching positions based on needs identified within schools.

More snow days for Chesterfield students

Chesterfield County Public Schools were closed due to inclement weather on Jan. 29 and 30, and were delayed two hours on Jan. 31. Snowy and icy roads prevented buses from being able to pick up students in the morning and gave students snow days in two consecutive weeks.

School Board adopts 2014-15 calendar

The Chesterfield County School Board recently approved the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. The calendar accompanies this news release and is also available online at mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/calendars/.

Matoaca High School receives Educational Alliance award

Matoaca High School is a recipient of the Educational Alliance award sponsored by Exxon Mobil Corporation. The school was nominated by Matoaca Super Market, Petroleum Marketers, Inc. for the $500 award.