June 7, 1944. June 7, 2014 — just close your eyes and imagine that time span, everything that you’ve seen just in the time you’ve lived. Imagine meeting students of the second class to graduate from the newly formed Thomas Dale High School, which had been named Chester High School before that time.
L.C. Bird High School students have a lot to be proud of in 2014. Their football team won their second state championship; their band receive top honors, they were ranked in the top 10 percent nationally for academics by the Washington Post. But at 2 p.m. on June 7, it was all about the seniors. The Class of 2014 received their diplomas.
Matoaca High School held their 50th Commencement Exercises on Monday, June 9 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center Virginia Commonwealth University. Along with the graduation exercises, the program celebrated the past 50 years with notable graduates
“On behalf of over 300,000 Chesterfield County residents, I applaud you,” Board of Supervisor Chairman Jim Holland said to Meadowbrook High School Class of 2014. “In memory of Dr. Maya Angelou I encourage you to use your God given ability to rise.”
With a pack Siegel Center, Thomas Dale High School Class of 2014 graduated 542 students on Friday, June 6. Chesterfield County Superintendent of Schools said they were a “hope for the nation and this world” before capturing the “Twitter moment” with his cell phone camera.
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.
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 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.”