For the last decade, Ettrick fourth grade teacher, Maria MacLaughlin, has been submitting student work for judging and possible inclusion in a national poetry anthology. A large percentage of her students are chosen for publication annually.
What’s worse than being stuck in a class that you strongly dislike, all year, because it was not what you expected it to be? The electives fair makes this nearly impossible for the students at Meadowbrook. On Jan. 7, Meadowbrook’s seniors gathered in the auxiliary gym to host an electives fair for the underclassmen.
Heather Dawn Edgerton, daughter of Gary and Marsha Edgerton, of Chester, and granddaughter of Clarence and Betty Edgerton, officially received her Ph.D. diploma at the Summer Commencement at the Ohio State University on August 4, 2013 as a graduate of the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology program.
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 spirited performances of the more than 500 students and their teachers at the Holiday Concert of the Matoaca High School made a rainy cold winter night sparkle and shine.
Eleven additional Chesterfield teachers have achieved National Board certification, which is one of the highest credentials in education, and one of Chesterfield’s National Board Certified Teachers has renewed her certification.
The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously approved a new contract for Superintendent Marcus J. Newsome during its meeting last week. The new contract totals $273,996 annually, including deferred and other compensation. It will run through June 30, 2017, and replaces a contract that was to expire June 30, 2015.
Last Friday afternoon, over 200 people braved the chilly, but sunny, afternoon to celebrate the groundbreaking for Virginia State University’s new multipurpose center. The center will be the first of its kind for southeast Virginia.