If the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Enon Elementary School were to get a grade, it would definitely be an A+. Not just for the two productions held last Friday, but the preparation by the nearly 500 students, teachers, volunteers and administration leading up to the anniversary day celebration.
The Falling Creek Middle School PRIDE Honors Academy in partnership with the James River Association, Meadowbrook Estates Civic Association, Virginia Wastes Services, and the Falling Creek community, had a perfectly clear day last Saturday to pursue their efforts with a clean-up campaign along the Falling Creek Reservoir and its watershed.
The Senior Advocate’s office sponsored an essay contest for fourth and fifth grade Chesterfield County students to acknowledge positive older adult role models, to celebrate intergenerational relationships and to demonstrate good writing skills.
For weeks Ettrick Elementary School students were hearing Vroom Vrooooom, Vrooom VROOOOM over the loud speaker during morning and afternoon announcements, and they heard those sounds in the hallways as they went for their breaks and lunches.
Visiting Presquile National Wildlife Refuge last Saturday could have been identified as an early Earth Day celebration (April 22). For the 300-plus visitors who waited their turn to climb aboard a pontoon to cross the James River and embark on the island, it was a day for the young and young at heart to search for critters, discover wetlands, study plankton
The Bridge Faith Community, better known as Ironbridge Baptist Church, is one of several churches that make a difference in our community; serving their congregation and reaching out to serve the poor and frail in many different ways. Under the leadership of its new executive pastor, Dennis Green, the Bridge’s membership is making final preparations for an IMPACT week.
Throughout the year, teachers at Curtis Elementary School have chosen a Student of the Month from their classroom. The selected students are ones that represent the core values of the Chesterfield County Public Schools – Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Accountability and go above and beyond with helping their classmates, always bringing a smile to school and a positive attitude.
Work has finally been set into motion to develop a park for the Falling Creek Ironworks with a formal ground breaking ceremony last Saturday held at the entrance of the site during the annual Falling Creek Ironworks Foundation annual celebration. The $823,000 project is about to get underway.
Parents have probably been asked many times why the Easter Bunny brings eggs and jelly beans to all kids at Easter time. Well, just in time for the Easter holiday and the arrival of the Easter Bunny, children and adults can read all about that white, furry animal with pink skin...