Chesterfield County has unveiled a new way for the public to receive emergency information. Chesterfield Alert is a mass-notification system enabling emergency messages to be sent by email, text message and phone. People choose if and how they want to receive the notifications.
At a recent dinner meeting of the Chester Civitan Club at Pietro’s Pizza; Bill Collie, current President of the Club presented Jesse Garman with a certificate of appreciation for being number one in sales of Civitan’s Claxton fruitcakes in the Chester area.
As part of a school-wide project, Matoaca High School collected over 3,750 pounds of food to benefit the St. Ann’s Catholic Church Food Pantry. This project was managed by the school’s American Red Cross Club in collaboration with Assistant Principal Gail Ledbetter, the Special Education department, and the school library.
Before Thanksgiving, Meadowbrook students had the opportunity to give back to their community when 24 Success Program students visited one of its Title I feeder schools, Falling Creek Elementary, to mentor two classes of Kindergartners, continuing their “Bridging the Gap” mission with Falling Creek Elementary.
Fifty years ago last month, Randy Campbell became part of history when he was a part of the most historic funeral of the 20th century. L.C. Bird students and faculty experienced a first-person, eyewitness account of the burial of President John F. Kennedy, an event that left an indelible mark on our country.
Nine Thomas Dale music students were selected and attended the Senior Regional Orchestra event on November 9 in Lynchburg, Va. The Orchestra was under the direction of Marine Corps Chamber Orchestra violinist Peter Wilson.
Wells Warriors sent all three levels to the CQL Football Southern Division Championships this year. The minor level lost to Marguerite Christian. Both the juniors and seniors defeated the Scott Scorpions to move onto the Super Bowl.