It all started over a piece of rope, a simple little thing really.
Last Monday, Ettrick Elementary students used the timeline and travelled back in time and celebrated the 60th day of school. “How appropriate that this day should fall in the season of Christmas as we promote Peace on Earth and Goodwill to man,” said Jackie Coffey, first grade teacher at Ettrick.
As part of a schoolwide project, Matoaca High School collected over 1200 pounds of food to benefit the Colonial Heights-Chesterfield Christmas Mother Program.
Chesterfield, Virginia is one of 6 U.S. cities to receive an invitation to attend the International Children’s Games. Sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, the International Children’s Games is the largest international youth sporting event and cultural exchange for athletes ages 12-15 in the world.
The chant “Rock chalk, Jayhawk, KU!” will be a familiar sound to Chester native Andrew White come next fall, as he will be on the campus of Kansas University gearing up for basketball season. The age old chant is nearly as old as the school, which was founded back in 1866.
The L.C. Bird Skyhawks boys and girls basketball teams both faced Dominion rival Cosby on Friday. Both teams came into the double-header undefeated, and both teams left that way too as the girls defeated Cosby in overtime 63-54 and the boys cruised to a 76-46 in a blowout.
Bill Fox has been coming to Chesterfield Community High School once a week for the last couple of years to work with students who have an interest in photography.
Four additional Chesterfield teachers have achieved National Board certification, which is one of the highest credentials in education, and two National Board Certified Teachers have renewed their certification.