Jan. 9 is the start of registration for workforce training and other classes offered for residents 18 and older by Adult Continuing Education. Details are included in the winter/spring program guide, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com and in county libraries.
Heidi Martin, a sophomore majoring in biology, from Chesterfield, made the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Bridgewater College. Dr. Carol A. Scheppard, vice president and dean for academic affairs, last week announced the list of those who excelled academically.
Chesterfield Technical Centers’ Dental Occupations 1 and 2 classes held their third annual Dental Clinic for Victoria Elementary and Kenbridge Elementary Schools in November.
Four additional Chesterfield teachers have achieved National Board certification, which is one of the highest credentials in education, and two National Board Certified Teachers have renewed their certification. They will be honored during a regional pinning ceremony at 5 p.m. Jan. 12 at Virginia Commonwealth University in the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave.
Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus officially launched the holiday season for Defense Logistics Agency employees performing four holiday songs during the annual tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7.
In response to the large amount of research supporting the importance of reading at home, Elizabeth Scott Elementary School launched the Million Minute Reading Challenge, an at-home reading incentive program this year. The school’s goal is to read one million minutes at home each semester.
A retirement party is always bittersweet. School Board member Marshall Trammell’s send off was no different. A couple of hundred friends, teachers, school staff members and students stopped by the open house offering best wishes.
Last Monday, Ettrick Elementary students used the timeline and travelled back in time and celebrated the 60th day of school. “How appropriate that this day should fall in the season of Christmas as we promote Peace on Earth and Goodwill to man,” said Jackie Coffey, first grade teacher at Ettrick.