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Resident accuses CCPS of breaking ADA laws

After visiting nearly every high school in Chesterfield County, one Chesterfield resident claims there are numerous instances where Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) fail to uphold ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations even as county officials say otherwise.

Bridging the gap

Without putting too much emphasis on scientific research, we all respond to music in different ways, regardless of our individual abilities, interpretations, and characteristics. But rarely do we respond negatively to the steady, comforting vibrations of wavelengths traveling through the air. It does something many of us cannot even begin to comprehend, so we just sit back, relax and experience one of life’s greatest pleasures.

Matoaca’s seniors “a history making class”

Matoaca High School’s 46th commencement exercises confirmed 393 graduates during its ceremonies last Thursday.

Thomas Dale, the 103rd class to graduate

Five hundred thirty graduates participated in the 103rd Commencement exercises of the Thomas Dale High School Class of 2011.

Meadowbrook seniors start new journey

The 2011 graduating class from Meadowbrook High School ended their high schools years with inspiring and motivating messages from the speakers during their commencement exercises last Friday. But after all the speeches, well-wishes and honors, it was the recognition of the very first graduate to receive his diploma that set the stage for the remainder of the candidates as they crossed the stage.

L.C. Bird: Team work, memories, gains and losses speaker’s theme

The L.C. Bird Class of 2011 took part in the 32nd Commencement exercises for L.C. Bird High School and the Governor’s Academy for Engineering Studies. Four hundred twenty-four graduates received their diplomas during the Friday afternoon ceremonies.

Chesterfield Community High School: SOARing with love, luck and oppurtunity

Chesterfield Community High School held their 12th annual Commencement exercises last Saturday afternoon in the Verizon Wireless Stuart C. Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University. One hundred sixty-seven graduates received their diplomas.

School Board updated on standards-based grading

During a work session last week, Chesterfield County Schools Superintendent Dr. Marcus J. Newsome said that the school system discovered that an “A” at one school in biology was a “C” at another; that within a school an “A” in biology was in fact a “D” in its English department.