School Board work sessions often assume the tone of a rather tedious grad school seminar. The five elected members, guided by the superintendent or one of his staff, worked through stacks of material, occasionally posing questions, but generally focused on mastering the substance of some challenge facing the Chesterfield schools in difficult financial times.
As a whole, L.C. Bird basketball may be at it’s strongest overall point in some time. The boys, under first year Coach Troy Manns defeated Clover Hill last Friday night 68-52.
Thomas Dale high school golfer Michaela Conway has committed to Lincoln-Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. The senior chose Lincoln-Memorial over West Virginia Wesleyan University.
Local students attending Hampden-Sydney College were named to the Dean’s List for the Fall semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. To earn this distinction, students must achieve at least a 3.3 semester grade point average out of a possible 4.0.
Ashley Edmiston of Chester, has been inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta at Mary Baldwin College.
Registration has begun for online classes being offered this summer by Chesterfield County Public Schools:
Local middle and high school students are invited to compete in either the vocal or instrumental category in the Annual Bland Music Scholarship Competition sponsored by the Chester Lions Club.
The clowns carried the show during Swift Creek Mill’s latest production of “The 39-Steps.” Adapted by Patrick Barlow from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film of Alfred Hitchcock, the four cast members give a superb performance for a small theater with a small budget.