For many years the Kiwanis Club of Chester has awarded scholarships to a deserving student at Thomas Dale and Community high schools. This year, the Kiwanians would like to honor the memory of long time Chester resident and friend, Charles N. Sibley when we award the Thomas Dale Scholarship.
Dee Castelvecchi, of Elizabeth Davis Middle School, is the nation’s top health teacher. On April 26 in Charlotte, N.C., she will receive the Health Education Professional of the Year School K-12 Award from the American Association for Health Education.
The following Virginia Tech students were among those honored at the university’s fall commencement ceremony held Dec. 21, 2012, in Cassell Coliseum.
Music students at the Specialty Center for the Arts at Thomas Dale High School have garnered top honors by being selected for All-State music ensembles. Top musicians in each of Virginia’s 16 music districts compete by audition for seats in the All-Virginia Band, All-Virginia Chorus and All-Virginia Orchestra.
Young people who are struggling to complete high school or who have dropped out can find support within Chesterfield County Public Schools. Teens can explore alternative ways to finish high school during two resource fairs at the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Rd.
Because students have lost five instructional days as a result of bad weather, the April 24 early-release day has been eliminated. April 24 will be a full school day for students.
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.
Matoaca High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members attended the regional conference at Meadowbrook High School where they achieved great success in many competitive events. On March 14, the club received awards in 18 competitive events, with 13 of their students qualifying for the state competition.