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While Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) was working with the Chesterfield County administration on this year’s budget, it became unclear whether some 32,000 Chromebooks would be distributed to middle and high school students. There will be a $50 student technology fee.
Matoaca High School held their 50th Commencement Exercises on Monday, June 9 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center Virginia Commonwealth University. Along with the graduation exercises, the program celebrated the past 50 years with notable graduates
“On behalf of over 300,000 Chesterfield County residents, I applaud you,” Board of Supervisor Chairman Jim Holland said to Meadowbrook High School Class of 2014. “In memory of Dr. Maya Angelou I encourage you to use your God given ability to rise.”
Over $200,000 in scholarships, excluding university and college awards, were awarded to Thomas Dale High School seniors during the Community Scholarship & Awards Assembly held in the school’s auditorium last Thursday. Several members from the community were in attendance to award their scholarships.
On Saturday April 26, members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club and their families and friends volunteered at the Virginia Home 5K Fun Walk. This is the fifth year the Fun Walk has taken place, and the MAHS American Red Cross Club has volunteered each time.
It is not unusual that we wake up in the morning after a dream or time to contemplate, and make plans to change things in our lives: going more to the gym, eating better, being more tolerant with our family, or changing our life altogether.
Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club volunteer every week throughout the school year at Colonial Heights Elementary schools.
Dogs have often been referred to as man’s best friend, but is man’s best friend Greg’s wife’s worst nightmare? All of these questions were elegantly answered throughout the reenactment of the timeless play “Sylvia,” written by A.R. Gurney.
“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.