Ettrick Elementary to collect extra funds through Tyson Project A+ program

Ettrick Elementary has a chance to raise up to $12,000 in extra school funds this year by participating in the Tyson Project A+ program, sponsored by Tyson Foods.

56 of 61 Chesterfield schools receive full accreditation based on achievement

For the 2013-14 school year, 56 of the 61 schools within Chesterfield County Public Schools are fully accredited. The Virginia Department of Education establishes accreditation status each year based on student achievement on Standards of Learning tests taken during the previous school year.

Aaron Zebley named a 2013 BRAVO!Awards recipient

Aaron M. Zebley was a graduate of Meadowbrook High Schools Class of 1988. He is now Chief of Staff & Senior Counsel to the Director of the FBI.

Successes in Chesterfield County Public Schools

Seven art teachers from Chesterfield County Public Schools won Leadership Awards from Artsonia, which is an online gallery of student art

Carlene Uzel and Amber Colby graduated from Governor’s School of Agriculture

Carlene Uzel and Amber Colby of Chester, graduated from the 2013 Governor’s School of Agriculture held at Virginia Tech on June 30 to July 27.

Thomas Dale High School – Class of 1963

The Thomas Dale High School Class of 1963 held their 50th year reunion in August. On Saturday, August 24, 79 classmates, 69 guests and three teachers gathered at the Meadowbrook Country Club for an evening of reminiscing with old friends.

All 10 of Chesterfield County’s high school marching bands will perform Oct. 7

Experience the drums, horns, dance teams and precision moves of every high school marching band in Chesterfield County. The annual marching band exhibition of Chesterfield County Public Schools will start at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 7 at Thomas Dale High School, 3626 W. Hundred Rd. Admission is free.

Salem Church Middle School needs your vote

Vote for Salem Church Middle for VA Lottery’s $5,000 prize in school supplies.