The Tools for School program, administered by the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services, served 1,194 children this year due to donations and support from the community. The number is an increase over the 2010 program, which served 902 children.
John Tyler Community College (JTCC) last Tuesday announced the expansion of its precision machining program to expand the advanced manufacturing workforce in the region, a growing economic force in the Commonwealth.
Chesterfield County achieved national recognition once again last Wednesday as one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING for its initiatives to help young people.
Evelyn Boyd White, guidance coordinator at Thomas Dale High School in Chester, Va., assumed the presidency of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) following the associations 67th National Conference in New Orleans, Sept. 22-24.
Matoaca Elementary School joined 2 million people across the country Thursday in Read for the Record, an annual event promoting the importance of reading aloud to young children.
Chesterfield County Public Schools honored Teachers of the Year from 63 schools last Thursday at the Holiday Inn Koger South Conference Center. The annual celebration is sponsored by the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation.
With a gray sky overhead, the Thomas Dale High School Marching Band brought fireworks to the students of Marguerite Christian Elementary the morning of Thursday, Sept. 22, converting the school’s bus loop into a musical arena for the massive crowd of children.