Throughout the year, teachers at Curtis Elementary School have chosen a Student of the Month from their classroom. The selected students are ones that represent the core values of the Chesterfield County Public Schools – Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Accountability and go above and beyond with helping their classmates, always bringing a smile to school and a positive attitude.
Matoaca High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members attended the regional conference at Meadowbrook High School where they achieved great success in many competitive events. On March 14, the club received awards in 18 competitive events, with 13 of their students qualifying for the state competition.
Chesterfield County Public Schools celebrated business and community partners during a breakfast on March 15 at the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center. More than 200 organizations were recognized for their support of public education.
Matoaca High School Advanced Theater students under the direction of Jana Farrell travelled to Center Stage in Richmond on Friday, March 15 to participate in the Richmond Shakespeare “The Bardathon.” Richmond Shakespeare picked a play, “Comedy of Errors,” and participating schools each chose a scene to perform.
Use science to create a beautiful t-shirt design. Learn how to make your own movie. Be wowed by the skills of some amazing robots. Test your knowledge of the human skeleton. Stretch those muscles with yoga. Get tips on how to navigate the web. Discover the safest way to discard medications and household waste.
A new vision for Community High School would have students dress as if they were at the workplace. This new vision was presented during a Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) school board work session on March 12.
Four hundred middle and high school students descended on Virginia State University for a daylong high energy robotics contest that tested their teamwork and ingenuity. The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) South Central Qualifier was the last of seven regional events across Virginia.
Hats, baby quilts and doggie blankets – oh my. Students in two Matoaca Middle School enrichment classes spent the last ten weeks learning new skills as they were creating donation-bound items; animal blankets and human hats led by Matoaca staff members, Luanne Marsh and Sherry Marshall,