Chesterfield has 100 National Board Certified Teachers

Six additional Chesterfield teachers have achieved National Board certification, which is one of the highest credentials in education, and three of Chesterfield’s National Board Certified Teachers have renewed their certification.

First step toward earning a GED® is registering for a class

Adults who do not have a high school diploma can take their first step toward earning a GED by registering for a class offered through the Adult Continuing Education Office:

School Board revises calendar, seeks additional input

After seeking and receiving input about the proposed calendar for 2013-2014, the Chesterfield County School Board has revised the proposal and is seeking additional comments from parents, employees and the community.

Author shares her story with students

Kathryn Williams, author of young adult novels, visited seventh-grade students at Elizabeth Davis Middle School shortly before the holiday break. While also visiting students from Thomas Dale High School and Carver Middle School, Williams shared stories of her “long and twisting path” of becoming a published author and the process of writing, editing and publishing.

Sean Court receives MBA

Sean Court, a 2003 graduate from Thomas Dale High School, has attained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from South University. Court graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College with a degree in business in 2010.

Local students make Dean’s List

The following local residents made the Dean’s List for Fall 2012 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology:

VSU student awarded Benjamin A. Gilman international Scholarship for study abroad

Akira Crawford, a junior psychology major at Virginia State University, has been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to participate in a study abroad program during the spring 2013 academic term.

Ettrick Elementary receives grant

On Monday, December 3, Ettrick Elementary School received a generous grant from The Ettrick Neighborhood and Business Foundation (ENBF). The grant, presented by ENBF President Sterling L. Hawkins, and ENBF Vice-President Nancy Ross, totaled $10,000, which is earmarked to replace outdated playground equipment.