Two teams of students from the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School recently took third place in national competitions in Washington, D.C., and New York City, according to information from the school.
As soon as Thomas Dale High School JROTC senior Daniel Wayne was told he would be the 8-year-old program’s new battalion commander, his first thoughts were of his father, who is on active duty as a captain in the U.S. Army in Afganistan.
County staffers will recommend next week that the Planning Commission find that using Chester Middle School as a ninth grade academy is substantially in accord with Chesterfield’s comprehensive plan, but a group of concerned citizens is preparing its case for why the finding should not be granted.
When news broke that Chester Middle School would be closed and its students redistricted next year, students and teachers decided to complete the last section of a five-panel mural this year, one year ahead of schedule.
At the Chesterfield County Public Schools science fair, Thomas Dale High School and Midlotian Middle School won school-wide best-in-show recognition, according to a press release from Chesterfield County Public Schools. Students from Manchester Middle School and Clover Hill High School won the middle and high school best-in-show awards.
Chester native LaChelle Waller, a graduate student at Virginia Tech, successfully defended her dissertation on April 8 and has earned a doctorate in genetics bioinformatics and computational biology.
Meadowbrook High School’s Future Business Leaders of America Chapter recently, for the first time in its history, had a student place first in the state competition.