CLASS OF 2014: Community High School

Chesterfield Community High School presented 154 candidates for graduation during their 15th Annual Commencement Exercises held at the Stuart C. Siegel Center Virginia Commonwealth University on Monday, June 9.

Elizabeth Davis MS Band

The Elizabeth Davis Advanced Band received straight superior ratings this season. Not only did each of the four judges at the 2014 State Assessment at Goochland High School award them the highest rating, but so did all of the college band directors as judges

With a “let’s do it” culture, Bellwood Elementary is avoiding the summer slide

With two weeks remaining in the school year, students and parents are looking forward to the summer break; teachers are looking forward to the break as well, while also thinking about their students and what is known as the “summer slide.”

TDHS award ceremony

Over $200,000 in scholarships, excluding university and college awards, were awarded to Thomas Dale High School seniors during the Community Scholarship & Awards Assembly held in the school’s auditorium last Thursday. Several members from the community were in attendance to award their scholarships.

Matoaca’s Red Cross Club volunteer at 5k

On Saturday April 26, members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club and their families and friends volunteered at the Virginia Home 5K Fun Walk. This is the fifth year the Fun Walk has taken place, and the MAHS American Red Cross Club has volunteered each time.

Matoaca teacher to attend Supreme Court Summer Institute

Jamie Moore, a Matoaca High School teacher and Chesterfield resident, will travel to Washington, D.C. this June to attend the prestigious Supreme Court Summer Institute. After a competitive application process, 60 teachers were selected to participate this year.

Briana Kracke recognized by Sigma Alpha Lambda

Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Briana E. Kracke, of Chester, has been recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization at the Virginia Commonwealth University.

L.C. Bird teenager describes his journey in new book

It is not unusual that we wake up in the morning after a dream or time to contemplate, and make plans to change things in our lives: going more to the gym, eating better, being more tolerant with our family, or changing our life altogether.