Ettick Elementary dedicates new playground equipment

On Friday, October 11, 2013, Ettrick Elementary School Faculty and students celebrated the dedication of the new playground equipment. Even the dreary rain could not dampen the spirits of the Ettrick Community as they came to celebrate and recognize community partner, The Ettrick Neighborhood Foundation.

A cappella concert to take place at Matoaca

Matoaca High School will host a modern A cappella concert in the school auditorium on November 15 at 7 p.m.The concert will feature modern A cappella groups from Matoaca, Clover Hill, and Monacan high schools.

Matoaca yields win at Homecoming

Matoaca High School celebrated their annual homecoming football game and the 50th Anniversary of the school on Friday, October 4. The celebration kicked off with an outdoor pep rally for the student body that featured a joint performance of the Woo Woos of Virginia State University and the Matoaca High cheerleaders.

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.