Second grader recognized as hero

Remaining calm and collected and remembering his lessons from a Child Fire Safety Education program taught by the Chesterfield Fire & EMS, seven-year-old, Kenneth “Tripp” Harris III, saved his mother from a fire in their home.

Flu shots offered to the public at Elizbeth Davis Middle School

Buford Road Pharmacy in conjunction with Elizabeth B. Davis Middle School will be on-site to administer flu vaccines as a fundraiser for Elizabeth B. Davis Middle School PTA on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Register now for Oct. 10 kickoff of Table Talk

Chesterfield County Public Schools invites families to pull up a seat and enjoy dinner and fulfilling conversation at Table Talk: Meals With Meaning. After all, children don’t come with instruction manuals.

VSU joins HBCU/Brazil scholarship program

Virginia State University (VSU) is one of 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) included in a new scholarship program that supports Brazilian students who wish to attend American HBCUs.

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