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.
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 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.
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.
Earlier this school year, cadets from Thomas Dale High School assisted Wounded Warriors from the Walter Reed Army Medical Center at the 60th Annual Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Convention in Washington, D.C.
The Chester Community Association(CCA) presents a $500 community award to the Thomas Dale JROTC, in part, for their “outstanding participation” in last year’s ChesterFest.
More than 4,200 Chesterfield County students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 8-11 at VCU’s Siegel Center.