Cihak to attend West Point

Andrew Cihak, son of Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Cihak, USA, Retired and Kris Cihak, of Chester, has received and accepted an appointment to the Class of 2017 at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Ecoff awarded $1,000 Fuel Up to Play 60 grant

After tallying more than 80,000 votes for more than 11,400 schools across the country, the winners of the Breakfast Blitz program have been announced. Ecoff Elementary School has received a $1,000 grant from America’s Milk Processors (MilkPEP) for having a top Fuel Up to Play 60 Breakfast Blitz program.

Bellwood achieves National School Change Award

Bellwood Elementary School is one of just three schools in the country to earn a National School Change Award this year.

Chesterfield teacher receives “Super Teacher” award

There are some amazing teachers out there. Super teachers and many of them are right here in Chesterfield. Amber Kuper is one of those teachers and that’s why she was selected to receive the “2013 Virginia Lottery Super Teacher” award.

Lunches healthier at CCPS

Obese or overweight children have been a concern of both parents and the National Institutes of Health for quite a while. It has been such an issue that in some cases vending machines were removed from schools to keep sugary drinks from being consumed by students.

VSU announces anti-hazing initiatives

Virginia State University has announced new anti-hazing initiatives that President Keith T. Miller said “will lead the effort to deter this abhorrent practice.”

Outstanding youth award winners announced

The winners of the Outstanding Youth Awards were announced recently at a ceremony at Thomas Dale High School. The adult winners were Tom Leahy and Roy Reynolds for providing a seamless transition to Cub Scout Troop 922 after their scout master left without notice.

Carver Middle Band honors saxophonist Dexter Moses

Jazz alto and tenor saxophonist, Dexter Moses, 14, is taking big steps . He was awarded Superior Jazz Musicianship at A Celebration In Music Competition in Williamsburg’s Busch Gardens, May 3, 2013.