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Another 100 CCPS jobs could be lost

The school system will have to cut an additional $10.5 million from its budget for fiscal 2011, which already includes $26.4 million in cuts and the elimination of nearly 200 jobs, officials said last week.

JTCC summer registration underway

Summer 2010 registration at John Tyler Community College got underway April 5 and runs through May 14, according to information from the school. Students already enrolled at the college are encouraged to register online using the Student Information System found at www.jtcc.edu/myTyler.

Two Ecoff educators earn National Board Cetification

Two members of Ecoff Elementary School’s staff have achieved National Board Certification, teacher Jeanne Hensel said. Shannon Magne, a third grade teacher, and Jennifer Grossnickle, a guidance counselor, successfully completed the voluntary National Board Certification assessment program.

Murals placed at Community High

Last spring, Chesterfield Community High School held a contest for a school slogan, according to information from Library Media Specialist Carol DeMasi. The winning choice was “Eagle Pride, Soar High,” designed by 2009 senior Raymeka White.

School efficiency review presented

Most of the cost-saving recommendations included in a recent efficiency audit of the school system have already been incorporated into next year’s budget, school officials said Friday.

Reading to Rocky: Students practice English by reading to therapy dog

As he sauntered into the classroom, clad in a tie-died shirt, cries of recognition went up from the students: “Rocky!”

Maggie Walker Debate Team brings home 4th straight state title

For the fourth year in a row, the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School debate team took first place in the statewide Virginia Catholic Forensic League tournament, which was held on Saturday, March 6.

Students work on professional show

At Thomas Dale High School, a group of Speciatly Center seniors have added the challenge of working on a professional theatre production to the already impressive list of responsibilities they juggle.