More than 4,100 Chesterfield County students will receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 9-12 at VCU’s Siegel Center.
When the Academic Success Program students at Meadowbrook High School heard of the death of Alexander Lebenstein, a Holocaust survivor who shared his story with them earlier this school year, they wanted to do something in his honor.
Having his team follow up its Central District championship with a Central Region title was almost beyond the imagination of Thomas Dale coach Dick Anthony.
L.C. Bird’s André McLean is headed back to the state track meet hoping to improve on last year’s 13th place finish in the 3,200 meter. Last week, he overcame oppressive heat, finishing fifth in the 1,600 meter and sixth in the 3,200 meter. He will represent the Central Region in both of those races next week at Sports Backers.
Chester native Michael Covert returned home from his first international swimming experience in Ireland ready to teach Quest swim team the power of team work, according to information from head coach Dudley Duncan.
Being ranked No. 1 carries a lot of pressure in sports. You’ve got a constant target on your back; you’re exposed to more pressure and, most of the time, more scrutiny. More eyes watch you because, well, you’re the best.
Wednesday, June 2
Board of Supervisors/School Board Liaison Committee. 8:30 a.m. School Board Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Julia Child’s My Life in France will be discussed. Details: 748-6314.
Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.
Chester was a rural village for much of the 20th century. A two-lane road meandered from the Courthouse to Enon and on to Hopewell, with timber and small farm plots abutting what was almost a country lane, and it wasn’t until 1990 that the final section, through the Chester village itself, was widened to its current five lanes.