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The Chesterfield County School Board selected Dr. James Schroeder as an interim appointee to represent the Midlothian District. Schroeder previously represented the Midlothian District on the School Board for 13 years, serving as chair four times and successfully leading the school division through a period of tremendous growth in student enrollment.
Governor Bob McDonnell announced that the Virginia Board of Education unanimously approved an A-F grading system that will assign letter grades to schools based on the percentages of students demonstrating proficiency, academic growth and college and career readiness.
The Carver Cougars Cross-Country team made history twice this 2013 season. First, the girls’ Cougars Cross-Country team went undefeated this season, marking the third year in a row of completing the season undefeated and winning the Southern Division.
The Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Australia has informed Chestesterfield representative, Gretchen Simard, that Chesterfield will be one of the 80 cities from around the world invited to the 2014 International Children’s Games.
Buford Road Pharmacy in conjunction with Elizabeth B. Davis Middle School will be on-site to administer flu vaccines as a fundraiser for Elizabeth B. Davis Middle School PTA on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Chesterfield County Public Schools invites families to pull up a seat and enjoy dinner and fulfilling conversation at Table Talk: Meals With Meaning. After all, children don’t come with instruction manuals.
For the 2013-14 school year, 56 of the 61 schools within Chesterfield County Public Schools are fully accredited. The Virginia Department of Education establishes accreditation status each year based on student achievement on Standards of Learning tests taken during the previous school year.
Advisory committees for Chesterfield County Public Schools focus on specific topics and hold meetings that are open to the public. Here are the areas they focus on and their schedules for the 2013-2014 school year:
Chester Clergy is hosting a special prayer service for Chester area residents titled “Praying for Our Schools” on Sunday, Sept.15, at 6 p.m. at Thomas Dale High School Auditorium. This event will bring together churches and Christians in the area to ask God’s blessing on Chester’s schools, staff and students this upcoming year.