In October, first-time GED test takers who register will pay nothing to take the test, according to a press release from Chesterfield County Public Schools. The usual cost is $45; CCPS is able to offer free tests this month because the Adult Continuing Education Office received a grant from the Virginia Department of Education, the release says.
The cafeteria at Beulah Elementary School was packed Friday morning with students and their parents, grandparents or other caring adults who braved the autumn morning to enjoy books and breakfast together.
Middle school parents and students can learn more about Chesterfield County Public Schools’ high school options at information fairs and open houses in October and November.
During a Friday morning talk, Matoaca High School graduate and author Stephanie Perry Moore told students at her alma mater that life isn’t always easy, but that’s no excuse to give up.
L.C. Bird High School’s PTA collected $1,000 last week for winning this year’s Denim Drive at Chesterfield Towne Center. The Bird PTA collected 504 pieces of denim, nine more pieces than second-place finisher Alberta Smith Elementary School collected. More than 200 pieces of denim separated the second and third place finishers.
At its Oct. 12 meeting, the School Board will vote on whether to name the L.C. Bird High School Auditorium after a teacher who died suddenly in March.
As parents walked excited or nervous children to bus stops last Tuesday morning, teachers prepared their classrooms, arranging desks and supplies in anticipation of their newest class’ arrival.