Future, present and past came to life at Matoaca Elementary School recently when the school, its students, and the community celebrated the 75-plus-one Anniversary of the elementary school in South Chesterfield.
Judy Kibiloski was selected to represent Curtis Elementary School as their Teacher of the Year for the 2014-2015 school year. Mrs. Kibiloski has been teaching Exceptional Education classes at Curtis for seven years, and has been working in Chesterfield County for the past eleven years.
On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, author, Betty Shepard, visited the fourth and fifth grade students of Ettrick Elementary School. Mrs. Shepard wrote a book called, “Virginia: An Alphabetical Journey Through History.”
More than 1,500 high school students converged on VSU’s Siegel Center for a two-day high-energy and high-tech tournament and the selection of the teams that proceed to the national competition later this year.
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.
Mrs. Stephanie Haines has been selected by her peers as Teacher of the Year for Ettrick Elementary School for the 2013-2014 school year. Mrs. Haines is loved and adored by her students and the staff of Ettrick Elementary School. She gives her heart and soul to her students and according to student, Markayla Evans, “She is the best teacher ever.”
Amanda Simon, a ninth-grade teacher at Lloyd C. Bird HighSchool, was presented $1,000 in school supplies by local CITGO Marketer Petroleum Marketers, Inc.(PMI) and CITGO Petroleum Corporation as part of the CITGO Fueling Education Program.