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Lysol Healthy Habits Bus visits Curtis Elementary

Curtis Elementary kindergarten and first grade students welcomed the Lysol Healthy Habits Bus to their school recently and had the opportunity to become “Certified Healthy Habits Heroes” after completing a tour of the bus.

Every Chesterfield County school is accredited

Every school within Chesterfield County Public Schools is accredited for the 2014-15 school year, according to information released by the Virginia Department of Education. The school division is one of the largest in Virginia with no schools denied accreditation.

SOL scores remain flat

Chesterfield County Public Schools’ pass rates on mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to exceed or meet state averages in the “all students” category, according to 2013-14 school year testing results released by the Virginia Department of Education.

Mobile app puts Chesterfield school menus at your fingertips

A mobile app makes it easy to find out what is on the menu in the cafeterias of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free app, School Lunch by Nutrislice, can be downloaded for iPhones from Apple’s App Store and for Android phones from Google’s Play store.

Back-To-School: A new school year starts Sept. 2

The Chesterfield County Public Schools website posted updated news last month for the 2014-2015 school year. With the new school year starting in a little more than three weeks the site listed important dates in the 2014-15 calendar for Chesterfield County Public Schools

Vaccinations requirements for school-aged children

As summer comes to an end, many parents are preparing their children for the upcoming school year by getting their back-to-school vaccinations.

Back-To-School: Chesterfield Schools to use 10-point grading scale beginning with 2014-15 school year

Starting with the 2014-15 school year, students in Chesterfield County Public Schools will be evaluated on a 10-point grading scale. The School Board revised its uniform grading standards (Policy 3040-R) on June 24.

Back-To-School: Understanding and managing Attention Deficit Disorder

There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding surrounding the term Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Despite the emphasis on attention disorder, attention problems are only part of the issue. I prefer to view this as a regulation disorder.

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.