Ecoff parents hopped on the E-Train

Around 600 parents and students were eager to hop on the E-Train – Ecoff, Edmodo and Engineering – for a pizza dinner and a 21st Century Skills Open House at Ecoff Elementary.

Chesterfield residents named member of Virginia Tech’s Marching Virginians

Nathan Malone, a senior from South Chesterfield majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, who plays the trombone, was selected to be a member of the Marching Virginians at Virginia Tech.

Harrowgate Elementary celebrates with First Book

On the Thursday before Thanksgiving, National First Book presented its one hundred millionth book to children at Martha’s Table, a community center near Washington, D.C. with national television coverage by ABC World News with Diane Sawyer.

Dreams, goals, vision

Recently honored by the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation as one of the recipients of the 2012 Bravo! Awards, Terrell Brown said being home and visiting with former teachers was better than any Emmy nod. Brown, 25, has been a correspondent for CBS News, based in New York, since 2009. He was hired as its youngest correspondent in its New Development Program.

Jump rope for heart campaign

All classes at Curtis Elementary School participated in the American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart event during PE class. The students have learned heart disease and stroke affect almost every family.

Marching Knights earn Superior Rating at state competition

The Marching Knights of Thomas Dale have completed another outstanding marching season. One of the largest marching bands in the Metro-Richmond area, Thomas Dale competed against other bands across Virginia and North Carolina to win multiple awards.

Alternatives routes to receiving a dimploma

Young people who are struggling to complete high school or who have dropped out can find support within Chesterfield County Public Schools.

SAT guru schedules three sessions in Chesterfield

SAT guru John Swann will visit Chesterfield County Public Schools three times this school year to help students achieve higher scores on the SAT reasoning test. Students are welcome to register for any of these free and popular sessions, which run 9 a.m.-1 p.m.