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Chesterfield honors 63 Teachers of the Year

Chesterfield County Public Schools honored Teachers of the Year from 63 schools last Thursday at the Holiday Inn Koger South Conference Center. The annual celebration is sponsored by the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation.

TDHS Marching Band thunders for elementary students

With a gray sky overhead, the Thomas Dale High School Marching Band brought fireworks to the students of Marguerite Christian Elementary the morning of Thursday, Sept. 22, converting the school’s bus loop into a musical arena for the massive crowd of children.

Chesterfield ‘Goes to College Week’

Chesterfield County Public Schools and the county’s Board of Supervisors have entered into a partnership to identify Chesterfield as one of the first few communities nationwide to join the “America Goes to College” movement.

Body found in woods off Point of Rocks Road

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a case involving the suspicious death of a Hopewell man. On Saturday, July 30, 2011, at about 5:46 p.m., a report of a suspicious package in the wood line in the 2100 block of Point of Rocks Road was called in to police.

Police blotter

Birdbrook Dr. 9/29 Forest View. Unknown suspect/s used a cinder block to shatter the exterior glass on the double-paned rear door. Suspect/s then attempted to kick in a rear door to gain entry to the residence. Entry was not gained and at this time nothing was reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, October 12
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.

Computer Class:  Excel.  Central Library.  10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Register at or call 751-CCPL.

Computer Class:  Internet Basics.  Enon Library.  11 a.m. – Noon.  Register at or call 751-CCPL.

Meadowbrook surprises Dinwiddie with onslaught

Central Region, meet the Meadowbrook Monarchs. Coming into this week’s showdown with the Dinwiddie Generals, Meadowbrook was 4-0 and 1-0 in the district with an impressive win over Manchester in week one, 49-7.

Fairs and open houses focus on high school options

Chesterfield County offers several high school options. Students may apply to attend specialty centers or governor’s schools that target specific interests. Middle school students and parents interested in learning more are invited to attend information fairs and open houses.