The Matoaca High School library sponsored a “Hunger Games” Trivia Contest the week of March 19. With many students looking forward to the movie premiere on Friday, March 23, there was lots of interest within the student body.
Taffy Jones-Hayes was the recipient of the 2012 Pat Cullen Award. Ms. Jones-Hayes has served as a Chesterfield County Teacher at Harrowgate Elementary School 19 years as the Parent Liaison Coordinator. In this capacity, Ms. Jones-Hayes has provided enormous resources for parents and students of the Harrowgate community.
After a two-day robotic basketball tournament that tested their engineering, teamwork and alliance-building skills, high school teams, the robotics contest brought together 59 teams from Virginia, The Carolinas, Connecticut and Washington, DC to face off at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Siegel Center.
The Colonial Heights Senior Golf Association is set to begin play for the 2012 season on Tuesday, April 3 at the Prince George Golf Club. Under the leadership of newly elected President Dwight Reagan, the league conducted the spring all-members meeting on March 22 at the Colonial Heights Senior Center on Roanoke Ave.
Matoaca eighth grader, Sadie Sandifer is a running machine. She was bitten by the running bug after completing her first 5K race as a second grader.
The Monarchs have started off this year’s baseball season 2-3, but this coming Saturday they will be taking the field for a different reason in a scrimmage against Atlee. They will be raising money and honoring Captain Shane Adcock, who was killed in Iraq in 2006.
Virginia Thunder 12U Baseball Team’s won last weekend March 10–11 the 2012 Championship of the USSSA Baseball Early Bird Brawl, AA Division. The photo shows the team.
The Chesterfield Classic Equestrians Club competed on Saturday, March 10, S.E. District Dressage State Qualifying Horse Show at Campbell Springs Horse Farm in Chesterfield. Ten riders from the club competed in four events each. This show qualifies them for the Virginia State 4-H show in Sept. 2012.