Patrick Tompkins has a passion for learning. It drives him as a teacher, a student and a leader. In 1993, he brought his love for the classroom to John Tyler Community College, where he is currently an associate professor of English and chair of the College’s Department of English.
All Chesterfield County comprehensive schools are fully accredited for the 2012-13 school year, according to student achievement data released today. The Virginia Department of Education establishes accreditation status each year based on student achievement on Standards of Learning tests taken during the previous school year.
The following Virginia Military Institute cadets are among the 586 cadets who were recently named to the Deans’ List for the second semester of academic year 2011-12. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a cadet must have a term grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and no grade below C.
The following Virginia Tech students were among those honored at the university’s spring commencement ceremony held May 11 in Lane Stadium.
Your student is about to embark on the second half of his or her high school career. It’s an important time – and your teen’s last chance to enhance his or her resume, raise those grades and prepare for the impending college application process.
Getting ready to start the school year is a great opportunity for your child’s annual physical. It is necessary for preschool children because of immunization requirements, but it’s just as important for all ages through high school.
The Department of Career and Technical Education of Chesterfield County Public Schools invites you to explore your options.
Is your child is carrying more than 10 to 20 percent of their body weight in their backpack? Carrying a heavy backpack can cause health problems for your children, especially if they walk to school or carry their pack on one shoulder.