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.
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.
With stealth and pie, Meadowbrook High and Chesterfield County Public Schools celebrated math teacher Paul Daszkiewicz’s selection as regional Teacher of the Year.
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.
School has started and here’s what’s new in Chesterfield County Public Schools for the 2012-13 school year.
Brittany Lauren Barfield, a resident of Chesterfield, has been recognized among over 200 students from Valdosta State University who made the Summer 2012 Dean’s List.
Ellen Ross of Chesterfield, recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Ross earned a BFA degree in Fibers.
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced, that Appomattox Regional Governor Arts & Tech student Kaleb Alexander Holmes from Chester, has been selected for membership; The Society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence.