Though the Planning Commission found that using Chester Middle School as a ninth grade academy complies with the comprehensive plan, the commissioners made no secret of their frustration with the School Board last week.
The Battle of the Books team from Bensley Elementary School was the victor in a showdown with teams from Beulah and Davis elementary schools on April 27.
On a sunny afternoon at Curtis Elementary School last week, the school’s Girls on the Run group presented a check for $1,010 to a representative of Children’s Hospital of Richmond.
John Tyler Community College’s class of 2010 includes more than 740 students, and their successes were celebrated on Saturday, May 15, during John Tyler Community College’s 42nd annual commencement ceremony, according to a press release from the school.
Two teams of students from the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School recently took third place in national competitions in Washington, D.C., and New York City, according to information from the school.
As soon as Thomas Dale High School JROTC senior Daniel Wayne was told he would be the 8-year-old program’s new battalion commander, his first thoughts were of his father, who is on active duty as a captain in the U.S. Army in Afganistan.
County staffers will recommend next week that the Planning Commission find that using Chester Middle School as a ninth grade academy is substantially in accord with Chesterfield’s comprehensive plan, but a group of concerned citizens is preparing its case for why the finding should not be granted.
When news broke that Chester Middle School would be closed and its students redistricted next year, students and teachers decided to complete the last section of a five-panel mural this year, one year ahead of schedule.