“What better way to teach history than through the actual characters who lived it?” says Lamar Banister, a teacher at L. C. Bird High School, and a historical interpreter.
Former Thomas Dale High School student and basketball player, Rashida Scott graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina A&T University last Saturday, May 11. She graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA and in top 4 of 1,300 students.
Community is the foundation of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members connect with local schools.
Two schools in Chesterfield ranked in the top 1,000 schools in the country according to a recent U.S. News magazine report. Cosby High School off Hull Street Road west of Woodlake ranked number 23 in Virginia and 565 in the country.
Ettrick Elementary School Kindergarten teacher, Brittany Haas, recently took her students to Pocahontas State Park. She never dreamed that a routine field trip would evolve into an opportunity to be filmed by Science Matters in order to promote “Exploring the Outdoors!”
Surprise and excitement were among the emotions running through Chesterfield County schools last Thursday when teachers learned they are the school division’s top Teachers of the Year. School system and county leaders brought flowers, banners, cakes and balloons as they announced the awards to these terrific teachers.
Matt Denardo from WRIC-TV Channel 8 came out to meet with “Girls on the Run” running group last Friday.
Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club and their families and friends volunteered on Saturday May 11 at the Virginia Home 5K Fun Walk. The Virginia Home is a private, non-profit providing nursing, therapeutic and residential care to adult Virginians with irreversible disabilities.