CLASS OF 2013: Matoaca

The 49th Commencement Exercises, at the Siegel Center, of the Matoaca High School Class of 2013 had 415 graduates. Following the Pledge of Allegiance led by Senior Class Vice President, Taylor Mason, the National Anthem was belted-out by the Up Front Girls Show Choir.

CLASS OF 2013: Meadowbrook

The 48th Commencement Exercises of the Meadowbrook High School Class of 2013 graduated 354 students at the Siegel Center on Monday morning. The Meadowbrook JROTC Color Guard presented the colors and the National Anthem was performed by the Meadowbrook Choir and Concert Band under the direction of James Neiner, director of band and Maegan Christiano, director of choir.

CLASS OF 2013: Thomas Dale

The 105th Commencement of Thomas Dale High School hailed the graduation of 512 students. The Thomas Dale JROTC presented the colors and the National Anthem was sung by Katie Bayer, Brittny Stowers, Zac Holten and Jeremy Moore.

MEGA Mentors: Mentoring program reaches 180 students, sets higher goal next year

The sunset of school days is upon us and high school graduation is this week. This is also the week that a local organization, MEGA Mentors, winds down for the summer and assesses the successes of its program.

Davis girls honor Boston Marathon victims

Fifteen six-grade girls from Elizabeth Davis Middle School involved in the Girls on Track program committed their community service project with the making of a quilt to honor the Boston Marathon victims.

Graduations begin this week

Graduations begin Friday. If you have a relative graduating a Chesterfield County High School you should make plans to attend now.

Women in Beta Pi Chapter show enthusiasm, passion

Chesterfield County participates in a program called Communities in Schools whose mission is “to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.”

Local High School Students Honored at Scholarship and Leadership Award Event

The Southside Virginia Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America awarded Roper Memorial Scholarships to 16 graduating seniors from local area high schools at a ceremony held for recipients, parents and guests at the Petersburg Regional Arts Center on Friday, May 10.