Golden Book Emmys

The First Annual Golden Book Emmy celebration recently took place at Ettrick Elementary School. The event was created to promote reading and to celebrate beloved characters of popular books. Students were encouraged to wear a costume from their favorite book.

Fashion marketing students get inside look of store management

Matoaca High Fashion Marketing students visited Nordstrom at Short Pump Town Center on October 10, for a store management presentation. The students learned many important facts about Nordstrom; the management function, job opportunities, merchandising and customer service, just to name a few.

ARGS Premieres HAIR!

Straight from the 2009 Broadway Revival and the 2010-11 National Tour, The Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology will be presenting Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot.

Chesterfield Historical Society presents homeschool program

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in partnership with the Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation, will offer a program in support of homeschooling families. This program, designed for all grade levels, is fun and engaging while covering specific learning objectives.

Manny’s cool lessons

When Ettrick Elementary School fourth-grade teachers entered their newly-painted school with beautifully waxed floors in September, they were faced with a dilemma. What would they do to utilize a newly-cleared space on the landing of the fourth-grade hall?

McElroy, O’Conner graduated from Radford

Brooke Yamise McElroy and Patrick Edward O’Conner of Chester graduated from Radford University at the end of the summer session.

Gilani awarded at Hampden-Sydney College opening convocation

At Opening Convocation on Tuesday, September 4, Aaron Salim Gilani, a sophomore at Hampden-Sydney College, received the Omicron Delta Kappa Award. The ODK Award was established in 1974 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Lambda Circle and has been endowed by generous contributions from ODK alumni.

Chester home featured in annual Parade of Homes

The Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR) kicked-off their 61st Annual Parade of Homes last weekend and out of 49 entries covering seven counties and the City of Richmond, Chester has the entry that won the WOW Award; a home that most impressed the judges with its WOW! Appeal because of the high performance features it delivers and the benefits it provides.