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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.
In an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics for Carver Middle School students, a Penny War was held at lunchtime for the week of February 24 – 28. The seventh grade raised the most money, and the entire school raised over $300.
Yum? Yuck? You decide at the Food Fair! Chesterfield County Public Schools invites students and parents to taste food being considered for school lunches and breakfasts. Feedback will help shape the 2014-15 menus.
The Chesterfield County School Board last night unanimously adopted its FY 2015 budget of $564,986,400. The budget provides for reducing class sizes in targeted schools, opening a second technical center, accommodating increased student enrollment and increasing remedial education.
MEGA Mentors, now in its fourth year, provides mentoring and tutoring in three Chesterfield high schools and one middle school. They are growing faster than the group can keep tutors and mentors vounteering.
Chesterfield County Public Schools were closed due to inclement weather on Jan. 29 and 30, and were delayed two hours on Jan. 31. Snowy and icy roads prevented buses from being able to pick up students in the morning and gave students snow days in two consecutive weeks.
The Chesterfield County School Board recently approved the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. The calendar accompanies this news release and is also available online at mychesterfieldschools.com/schools/calendars/.
The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking comments from parents, employees and the community about the proposed calendar for 2014-2015, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com.
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.