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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Matoaca High Career Fair

The annual Matoaca High School Career Fair that was held on Wednesday, April 27, and Thursday, April 28, was a great success, according to the school.

At her pace; fifteen-year-old skips high school

Kristia, who does not own driver’s permit, let alone a driver’s license, first heard about the idea of going off to college from her parents on a family vacation last year. “We threw the ball in her court and she ran with it,” said her mother, Kelly Vasiloff, a preschool teacher at Chester Baptist.

Perfect attendance

Tyler Coleman, a graduating senior at Matoaca H.S., was honored with an award for 13 years of perfect attendance.

Former Thomas Dale teacher receives law doctorate

Chester resident and former Thomas Dale High School teacher Tricia Dunlap (formerly Radigan) received her juris doctor degree, Saturday, May 7, from the University of Richmond‘s School of Law, where she graduated cum laude.

Award-winning school bus drivers

In a recent regional competition, Chesterfield school bus drivers won four of the top six awards and brought home the Director’s Cup as the top school division. Chesterfield County Public Schools has won the Director’s Cup 12 times since the competition began in 1981, including six of the past eight years.

VSU to host delegation from Nigerian University

Virginia State University will host a delegation of 20 faculty, administrators and student leaders from the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Nigeria’s top ranked university, from June 20-30.

Resident accuses CCPS of breaking ADA laws

After visiting nearly every high school in Chesterfield County, one Chesterfield resident claims there are numerous instances where Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) fail to uphold ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations even as county officials say otherwise.

Olympic pool comes to Chesterfield for Aquatic Center

The long awaited delivery of the 2008 Olympic Trials Pool from Omaha, Neb., to its new home at the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership Aquatics Center took place on Monday at Ukrop Park, located at the intersection of Chippenham Parkway and Ironbridge Road.