School Board completes a plan for the future  

The Chesterfield County School Board (CCPS) last week voted to accept recommended changes to its facilities plan. The new plan, which will become part of Chesterfield’s countywide comprehensive plan, indicates which schools will be revitalized, replaced and where new schools could be located.

Company gives back to local high school

The Thomas Dale Knights football team, 2009 State Champions, needed help with their field in August 2011. Head football coach Kevin Tucker asked Doug Robbins, a proud Thomas Dale alum and owner of Robbins Landscaping, for help with the field’s condition.

Youth Services Citizen Board seeks applicants

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of Chesterfield County youths? The Chesterfield County Youth Planning and Development Department is seeking youths and adults to serve on the Youth Services Citizen Board.

Chesterfield County Named One of the 100 Best Communities for Young People

Chesterfield County, this month, was named one of America’s Promise Alliance’s “100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING.” The national award was given to Chesterfield County to recognize its outstanding and innovative work in promoting high school graduation and for its programs and services that make it an outstanding place for youths to live, learn and grow.

Anti-bullying events are open to the community

Rachel’s Challenge is coming to several schools this month. Named for Rachel Scott, the first student killed at Columbine High School in 1999, Rachel’s Challenge encourages people to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and compassion.

Chesterfield educator named regional Teacher of the Year

With stealth and pie, Meadowbrook High and Chesterfield County Public Schools celebrated math teacher Paul Daszkiewicz’s selection as regional Teacher of the Year.

U.S. Army officers, football team piece L. C. Bird’s library back together

Thanks to a generous group of young U. S. Army officers and members of the school’s varsity and junior varsity football teams, the Library Media Center at L. C. Bird High School will be up and running when school opened Tuesday, Sept. 4.

What’s new for the 2012-13 school year?

School has started and here’s what’s new in Chesterfield County Public Schools for the 2012-13 school year.