Girl Scout Troop 3709, led by Lynn Alvarez, Jane Harrington and Giovanka Obermuller, collected 115 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this year to be donated to Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Hospital.
The Chesterfield County Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration and SAFE, Chesterfield’s substance abuse prevention coalition, helped residents safely dispose of several hundred pounds of expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter drugs last Saturday.
The Chesterfield County Police Department is seeking volunteers to serve as Auxiliary Police Officers and Motorist Assistants.
Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., or SAFE, Chesterfield County’s community coalition to prevent drug and alcohol abuse, seeks to partner with public schools, other nonprofit organizations and the faith-based community in Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights to host Café Conversations.
Matoaca Elementary third grade students got a chance to find out a little more about banking and saving with a visit to Bank of McKenney, their local bank branch. After a short walk from their school to the bank, the students were welcomed by Bank of McKenney’s President and CEO Richard Liles, Branch Manager Debbie Schrum and the bank’s staff.
The kindergarteners at Elizabeth Scott were honored on Friday, April 27 for recognizing and understanding all 31 of their “word wall” words. Word Wall words are the high frequency words the children learn to recognize when beginning to read, as well as learning to use them in their writing.
The Exemplary Reading Program chair of each state, and their appointed committees, recently announced International Reading Associations (IRA) 2012 Exemplary Reading Program honorees. Among the 13 schools given the award was Elizabeth Scott Elementary School, Chester, Virginia, Joan Temple, Principal.
Virginia State University’s women’s outdoor track and field team won their first ever CIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, April 21st with 139.50 total points.