An area church sent out more than 600 volunteers to local schools on Saturday, Aug. 21, to complete projects that this year’s school budgets won’t cover.
A listing of Chesterfield school orientation nights.
Of Chesterfield County’s 61 public schools, 36, including nine Title I elementary schools, made adequate yearly progress as defined by federal law, according to information from Chesterfield County Public Schools.
On a rain-soaked day last week, volunteers checked in and sorted hundreds of backpacks filled with back-to-school essentials that will soon pass to the hands of young students in need.
All Chesterfield County schools are fully accredited for the 2010-11 school year, making Chesterfield the largest division in Virginia to have all schools fully accredited three years in a row, according to preliminary data from the Virginia Department of Education.
Back-to-school struggles still surprise many parents. After all, kids go back to school every year -- why don’t they know what to expect? Well, consider this: The growth rate of kids is so fast that going back to the previous year’s routine can seem pretty stale.
Thomas Dale High School’s freshmen will have a new home this school year and administrators are excited about the educational opportunities that will come with the new location.
It’s school time again! You’re probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that summer is over. Some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: New teachers, new friends and maybe even a new school. Luckily, these “new” worries only stick around for a little while. Let’s find out more about going back to school.