Study shows economic impact JTCC has on the localities it serves

John Tyler Community College (JTCC) is a major economic engine for its service region, positively impacting taxpayers, businesses and students. That’s the finding of the study Demonstrating the Value of John Tyler Community College: Analysis of the Economic Impact and Return on Investment of Education.

CCPS School Bus Road-e-o: Taming the cheese wagon

School bus drivers from across Chesterfield County showed off their driving skills in the annual “School Bus Road-e-o” competition. In this regional competition the participating drivers of students maneuver their yellow bus “rides” through a challenging obstacle course.

Enon Elementary Earns a VIP Award

Enon Elementary was awarded a 2014 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award, which is part of the Virginia Index of Performance program. Enon has earned a VIP Award every year since 2008, when the VIP Awards were first given.

572 hours of tutoring

Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club volunteer every week throughout the school year at Colonial Heights Elementary schools.

Ettrick installs trees for Arbor Day

On Arbor Day, April 25, Virginia State University donated a tree for the courtyard and a science lesson for second grade students at Ettrick Elementary School.

“Sylvia” – Meadowbrook brings to life Gurney’s timeless classic

Dogs have often been referred to as man’s best friend, but is man’s best friend Greg’s wife’s worst nightmare? All of these questions were elegantly answered throughout the reenactment of the timeless play “Sylvia,” written by A.R. Gurney.

Students respond, benefit from after-school program

“My favorite day of the week is Wednesday,” said Debbie Bailey, beaming a wide smile. Bailey, an eighth-grade Civics and Economics teacher at G.W. Carver Middle School, spends her Wednesdays hanging out with her students who live in the Broadwater community in an afterschool program in the community’s clubhouse.

Seniors strive to change the world

With the mission to share practical ideas how to make a difference, treat others well, give back, love yourself, and contribute to a better world, the students of two senior L.C. Bird High School English classes, several school clubs, and two choir classes invited the student body and faculty of their school library to a “Change the World Week Extravaganza.”