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Students showcase talents at Fine Arts Festival

The Matoaca High School hosted the family-friendly Annual Fine Arts Festival of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Festival showcased the counties public elementary, middle and high school students’ visual and performing arts talent.

Chesterfield students win national awards

Creative works by five students in the Village News readership area, and a total of 11 Chesterfield County students, won national recognition in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Earlier this year in regional competition, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions.

Local Student Brianna Monroe Receives National Honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced Thomas Dale High School student Brianna N. Monroe, Senior from Chester, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

Summer internships available with Chesterfield government

Chesterfield County invites interested college juniors, seniors or graduate students to apply for a 2014 summer internship that will provide students with a unique opportunity to learn and expand their knowledge in how local government departments and agencies operate.

Ayanna Tweedy named National Student Athlete Advisory Committee Representative for the CIAA

On the morning of February 3, Ayanna Tweedy signed her acceptance papers as the new National Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Representative for the CIAA for the next three years.

Matoaca High Impact wins Grand Champion in overall division

The recent record breaking snow in local Virginia has been a major setback in people’s everyday schedules, but it sure didn’t stop Matoaca Show Choir, High Impact, from reaching their goals.

Elizabeth Scott Elementary wins National Title I honor

Elizabeth Scott Elementary has been named a National Title I Distinguished School. The school is the sixth Chesterfield County elementary school to achieve this national recognition: Bellwood won in 2011, Beulah in 2010, Harrowgate in 2006, Chalkley in 2005 and Bensley in 2002.

Heather Edgerton earns Ph.D. in molecular biology

Heather Dawn Edgerton, daughter of Gary and Marsha Edgerton, of Chester, and granddaughter of Clarence and Betty Edgerton, officially received her Ph.D. diploma at the Summer Commencement at the Ohio State University on August 4, 2013 as a graduate of the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology program.

Chesterfield has 106 National Board Certified Teachers

Eleven additional Chesterfield teachers have achieved National Board certification, which is one of the highest credentials in education, and one of Chesterfield’s National Board Certified Teachers has renewed her certification.