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.
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.
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.
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.
Young people who are struggling to complete high school or who have dropped out can find support within Chesterfield County Public Schools.
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.
“This is the best night of my life ever!” exclaimed 7-year-old Cheyenne Tingen as she exited Harrowgate Elementary School loaded with books, candy, and other treasures she had amassed during the evening.
Art students at the Specialty Center for Visual & Performing Arts at Thomas Dale High School received awards at the Bon Air Art Show in October. The show was sponsored by the Bon Air Artists Association and was judged by professional artists.