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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Fabulous fashions showcased at woman’s club yearly spring event

It was all about spring fashion on Saturday with the presentation of the Woman’s Club of Chester’s yearly event “A Fashionable Spring.”

Local author publishes children’s adoption book

On Feb. 22 Chester resident Susan B. Keophila published her first book “But, Mama! She’s My Sister”, a full-color, illustrated children’s book designed to benefit the entire adoption triad – the adoptee, the birth parents and their children, and the adoptive parents.

Spring dance showcase presented by TD specialty center

Progression, the annual spring dance showcase at Thomas Dale High School, promises to be an evening of entertaining and enlightening art. An impressive display of technical prowess and artistry, the event exhibits powerful choreography by faculty, students and guest artists at Chesterfield’s Specialty Center for the Arts.

Apply for prekindergarten

Chesterfield County offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots in 12 schools to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need. There are no exceptions to age and residency requirements.

D’Angelo Burns Recognized by scholar society

Lloyd C. Bird High School student, D’Angelo Chevonne Burns, of Chesterfield, was recognized for superior academic achievement by the National Society of High School Scholars.

Adams and Frith emerge as national leaders among anti-drug coalitions

Sharyl Adams, substance abuse prevention specialist for the Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development, and Wayne Frith, executive director of Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., better known as SAFE, a coalition working toward the prevention and reduction of substance abuse.

Young students learn letter writing through “Scorpion Mail”

Students at Elizabeth Scott Elementary School know that the scorpions crawling on the school mailbox won’t sting; in a similar way, some trust that writing may not be one of the worst things to experience in the world – like getting stung by a poisonous creature.

Tweedy signs with Bowie State

Ayanna Tweedy, L.C. Bird High School senior, signed her letter of intent to accept a four-year athletic scholarship to Bowie State located in Bowie, MD. Tweedy was surround by family and friends during the official signing on Wednesday, March 2. She will be on the school’s track and field team with a focus on the shot put.