The School Board last week unanimously approved using about $6.5 million in projected savings in the current fiscal year to fund one-time payouts to employees equal to 2 percent of their current salaries.
The theme for the dedication of the new Sabra Dipping Company plant last week was sharing: Sharing a conversation, sharing friendships, sharing the environment and sharing a fresh meal.
The Courthouse Relay For Life will begin Saturday, June 5, at 10 a.m. and run until 8 a.m. Sunday at L.C. Bird High School.
Kayla Narron, a seventh grade student at Elizabeth Davis Middle School in Chesterfield County, has won the PTA’s Reflection contest. The contest honors excellence in arts in school; Kayla’s entry was in dance and chorography. She won at the middle school, county, district and state levels. Her piece is now entered at the national level.
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.