Coming up are two ways to rally around Communities In Schools of Chesterfield, which helps students from struggling homes achieve academic success.
Chesterfield County Public Schools provides nutritious breakfasts and lunches, offering milk, fruits, vegetables, proteins and grains and meeting strict limits on saturated fat and portion size. The nutritional integrity of school meals has always been a priority, and the school system is meeting the challenges set forth in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Their program seeks to help young people create a better future for themselves, and is considered so unique that it won a Governor’s Award for Volunteerism and Service in May.
Teachers have always tried to bring the outdoors inside when possible and everyone most likely agrees that for a child, there is nothing better than hands-on learning, especially when it comes to science.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help investigators identify a suspect who robbed a local grocery store.
Three people were injured in a head-on motor vehicle crash at Second Branch and River roads on Aug. 9 around 8:30 p.m., said Captain Keith Chambers of Chesterfield Fire and EMS. Two people were trapped in the wreckage and a special technical rescue team from Clover Hill Fire Station uses hydraulic tools to free the victims.