Correction: JTCC proposed Chester campus renovation yet to receive funding

Last week the Village News ran a story titled “John Tyler Community College Chester campus to expand,” which contained incorrect information. The report was interpreted from two separate documents found on the College web site - one document being a handout about current proposals involving the Nicholas Center and Bird Hall

Jobs on the chopping block to makeup $3 million in school budget

While the Chesterfield County School Board passed its budget during a meeting on March 4, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marcus Newsome, said during a budget and audit meeting last week, that the budget “still needs to be vetted.”

Kindergarten registration day is Thursday, April 10

Throughout central Virginia, April 10 is the date to register children for kindergarten.

Social Studies Night at Ettrick Elementary

Ettrick Elementary School recently celebrated social studies with an evening of activities designed to reinforce classroom learning. The social studies committee members, Susan Banchero, Tracy Branch, Crystal Richardson, Eugenia Scales, Jennifer Regan, Mary Cintron, Sean Smith, and Stacy Hamilton originated several events to peak student interest.

Chesterfield Schools asks families to help select food for lunch and breakfast menus

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.

School Board adopts FY2015 budget

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.

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.