Virginia State University’s Walter M. Johnson Math & Computer Science (WJMCS) Club has been awarded the NCWIT-Symantec Student Seed Fund grant. The funds will be used for Computer Science Saturday programs for 20 high school girls attending local schools.
Stephany Dominguez represented L.C. Bird High School’s FCCLA chapter at the State FCCLA Leadership and Recognition Conference April 12-14, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Along with 1300 FCCLA members from across the state of Virginia, she participated in STAR Events (Students Taking Action for Recognition).
On Friday, April 26, Ettrick Elementary School recognized the Students of the Year. Lt. Bryan Rogomentick, with Ft. Lee was the Master of Ceremonies and Dr. Marcus Newsome was the Keynote Speaker. The Ettrick Elementary School Honor’s Choir performed a special song in honor of the occasion led by Mrs. Davis, Ettrick Elementary’s music teacher.
If the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Enon Elementary School were to get a grade, it would definitely be an A+. Not just for the two productions held last Friday, but the preparation by the nearly 500 students, teachers, volunteers and administration leading up to the anniversary day celebration.
Thomas Dale High School proudly presents the musical Carousel on May 16-18 at 7 p.m. Thomas Dale High School is home to Chesterfield County’s Specialty Center for the Visual and Performing Arts and is located at 3626 W. Hundred Road in Chester. Thomas Dale’s full blown production is a collaboration between the theatre, music and dance departments.
Meadowbrook’s Success Program 9th graders who achieved over a 3.0 GPA for the third nine weeks were recently awarded breakfast. The breakfast was provided by retired Dominion Power Supervisor, William Stehle. Mr. Stehle wanted to reward the 52 students for their academic accomplishments, as well as their many community service projects.
The second annual “Bard @ Bird” was held on April 23, during all lunches in the L. C. Bird High School Library. The cross-curricular event is a collaboration between the English department and the library staff.
The Falling Creek Middle School PRIDE Honors Academy in partnership with the James River Association, Meadowbrook Estates Civic Association, Virginia Wastes Services, and the Falling Creek community, had a perfectly clear day last Saturday to pursue their efforts with a clean-up campaign along the Falling Creek Reservoir and its watershed.