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Former Chesterfield student visits Ettrick Elementary

Justin Wootton, Corporate Senior Designer and Visual Creative Director for Forever 21, visited students at Ettrick Elementary School to share his love of art. Mr. Wootton is in charge of 575 stores located all over the world.

With a “let’s do it” culture, Bellwood Elementary is avoiding the summer slide

With two weeks remaining in the school year, students and parents are looking forward to the summer break; teachers are looking forward to the break as well, while also thinking about their students and what is known as the “summer slide.”

Enon Elementary Earns a VIP Award

Enon Elementary was awarded a 2014 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award, which is part of the Virginia Index of Performance program. Enon has earned a VIP Award every year since 2008, when the VIP Awards were first given.

Ettrick installs trees for Arbor Day

On Arbor Day, April 25, Virginia State University donated a tree for the courtyard and a science lesson for second grade students at Ettrick Elementary School.

Students respond, benefit from after-school program

“My favorite day of the week is Wednesday,” said Debbie Bailey, beaming a wide smile. Bailey, an eighth-grade Civics and Economics teacher at G.W. Carver Middle School, spends her Wednesdays hanging out with her students who live in the Broadwater community in an afterschool program in the community’s clubhouse.

Ecoff celebrates completion of playground renewal

The last Friday in April was a very happy and physical day for the students at Ecoff Elementary. Not only was it Field Day, it was also the day they celebrated Playground Renewal and dedicated their playground with a new track and being able to enjoy recess without having to wade through puddles the day after a rain.

Ettrick students win art contest

Communities In Schools of Chesterfield held an art contest for art work to be displayed at the CIS Chesterfield office.

CCPS announces Students of the Year

Who are Chesterfield’s Students of the Year? An inquisitive learner. Hard working, creative, positive and helpful. An exceptional role model. A friend to all. A superstar. Those are descriptions from teachers and principals of students selected as 2014 Students of the Year.

Elizabeth Scott 5k a success, organizers thank supporters

On Saturday, April 26 more than 330 participants came out to support Elizabeth Scott Elementary School’s “Run the Rocks” 5k.