The first members from Harrowgate Elementary School were recently inducted into the National Elementary Honor Society at a ceremony held at the school. To qualify, students must in be in the fourth or fifth grade and have demonstrated both exemplary academic achievement and exemplary behavior.
After finishing third in the VHSL District Forensics competition, Matoaca High Student, Nicholas Rundlett, pulled out all of the stops to take first place in the Impromptu Speaking event at the recent VHSL Regional Championships. The Regional meet is obviously more competitive and Nick faced more competitors on the Regional level.
“When students are allowed to grow, see, touch and prepare the food – they have a vested interest in eating their creations,” Chef Ann Butler said.
Harrowgate Elementary School teachers dressed in historical attire on Feb. 14 in celebration of the 100th Day of School.
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in partnership with the Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring programs for home-schooled students aged six and older in March.
While flowers, balloons and stuffed animals were being delivered all around the community, three local volunteers were delivering book-donations to schools in Chester. Hands of Hope LaSertoma (HOH) and youth chapter Helping Hands of Tomorrow (HHOT), received a $27,000 donation of books from James T. Rumsey Technical School in W.Va.
The Chesterfield County School Board last night approved the calendar for the 2013-14 school year. The adopted version of the calendar reflects feedback received from parents, employees and community members since November, when the first calendar proposal came to the School Board.