Pearl Harbor Survivor Charles Haessig, 90, visited with the 5th grade students of Mrs. Swartz and Mrs. Rogers at Curtis Elementery School on January 9, 2012 as part of a living history lesson.
Matoaca High theater students Kaila Calhoun, Jordan Collier and Lauren Swinson lent their acting talents to the festivities during the recent Investiture of Elected Chesterfield County Officials that took place December 19th.
Zach Orlando made the Dean’s list at Bridgewater College for fall semester. Zach is from Enon and is majoring in history and political science.
Chesterfield County Public Schools is launching a community newsletter to share information about the county’s 62 schools. The first newsletter will be emailed tomorrow to families, school partners and community members.
Virginia today honored 17 Chesterfield schools with Virginia Index of Performance awards, with three of those schools winning the highest honor, the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence.
The Southside Virginia Chapter of Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will make available Roper Memorial Scholarships for selected high school seniors. These scholarships have been awarded annually since 1997 to applicants from high schools in the Fort Lee and surrounding Southside Virginia areas.
On February 2, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will launch the CHSV Heirloom Seed Exchange, a seed lending program to preserve and promote open pollinated plant varieties with heritage and flavor that have stood the test of time.
The Commonwealth Book Club began its sixth year last Saturday, when eight members gathered at the Meadowdale Library to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court. The book club, which began with a 2005 op-ed column in the Village News, has consistently devoted itself to the discussion of serious non-fiction, including books, current events, science, politics, social issues, the environment, and history.