2009 fall semester Dean’s List honors

Local students were recently recognized for their academic achievements at the college level.

CMS students continue work on hallway mural

Though Chester Middle School will be a memory next year, its place in the community will live on in a mural painted by its students.

CCPS superintendent proposed $26 million in cuts

Chesterfield County Public School Superintendent Marcus Newsome’s proposed budget, which includes the elimination of 225 instructional positions, drew reactions from throughout the community last week.

Extracurricular Running: Fitness and fun go hand-in-hand at Chester Middle

“The only thing better than running club meeting once a week would be if we met twice a week,” exclaimed seventh grader Emily Johnson. Johnson is one of a gym-full of Chester Middle School students who meet each Wednesday during the winter months.

Meadowbrook Wall of Fame inducts seven in 2010 Class

Meadowbrook High School’s Wall of Fame gained seven members during a ceremony held Saturday night at Meadowbrook Country Club. The 2010 Class included Jamie Accashian, T. J. Armstrong, Shelley Gilliam Jump, Denise Snader Manuel, Paul Nicklis, Eric Richardson and William Sindlinger.

County schools face budget cuts of up to $42.7 million in fiscal 2011

Thanks to falling state and local tax revenues and funding levels, Chesterfield County Public Schools could be forced to cut as much as $42.7 million from next year’s budget.

Chester Middle School will house Thomas Dale’s freshmen next year

The School Board last week unanimously approved the school system’s five-year, roughly $183 million capital improvement program, which includes plans to use Chester Middle School to house Thomas Dale High School’s ninth graders starting next year.

L.C. Bird grad earns degree

Allie Stough, a 2007 graduate of Lloyd C. Bird High School, has completed her associate’s degree with an emphasis in visual arts at Richard Bland College.