Several local Virginia Tech students have gained membership to the Marching Virginians at Virginia Tech. Commonly known as The Spirit of Tech, The Marching Virginians celebrate their 38th anniversary season with entertaining performances and lively music to support the Hokies during the 2011-2012 football season.
Ninety years ago, the year of 1921, Ettrick Elementary opened to serve a population and educate children from the surrounding rural and suburban communities. The school has been celebrating its 90th year since the start of the school year in September.
Redemption doesn’t come often in sports, but when it does it seems to gravitate towards the teams or players that fight for and deserve it most. For the L.C. Bird Skyhawks, that chance at redemption will come this Friday at Hermitage,as they attempt win their first regional championship since 2005.
2010 was an anomaly in Central District cross country. For the first time in memory, the name Thomas Dale did not appear at the top of the league standings as Matoaca put together their finest season, edging out the Knights for district superiority.
Randy Hahn has spent the fall carrying on the family tradition of breaking cross country records at Matoaca Middle School. Hahn, an eighth grader, has spent the last two seasons running in the shadow of his brother Collin.
Henricus Historical Park received two female adolescent goats from the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau, initiating a partnership with the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC).
The Chesterfield Public Education Foundation honored its third class of outstanding alumni from Chesterfield County Public Schools during the Bravo!Awards gala dinner at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond held November 10.