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House Republicans unveil education reforms

House Republican leaders outlined their K-12 education agenda for the 2015 General Assembly last Thursday, echoing several goals announced by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe a day earlier.

Pink Out Day at Curtis Elementary

The students and staff from Curtis Elementary were encouraged to “Pink Out” on November 12, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Curtis students experience real encounters with stunt riders

Real Encounter Outreach Program visited Curtis Elementary on November 12. The students of Curtis Elementary were entertained by the talented group of BMX Riders, “Real Encounter Outreach” which many of you may have seen on America’s Got Talent.

Curtis students immersed in technology at Math and Science Center

Over 250 third- and fourth-grade students from Curtis Elementary visited the Math Science Innovation Center in Richmond a couple of weeks ago. Two classes, one from each grade level, visited the center over a five-day period.

Lysol Healthy Habits Bus visits Curtis Elementary

Curtis Elementary kindergarten and first grade students welcomed the Lysol Healthy Habits Bus to their school recently and had the opportunity to become “Certified Healthy Habits Heroes” after completing a tour of the bus.

Every Chesterfield County school is accredited

Every school within Chesterfield County Public Schools is accredited for the 2014-15 school year, according to information released by the Virginia Department of Education. The school division is one of the largest in Virginia with no schools denied accreditation.

SOL scores remain flat

Chesterfield County Public Schools’ pass rates on mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to exceed or meet state averages in the “all students” category, according to 2013-14 school year testing results released by the Virginia Department of Education.

Mobile app puts Chesterfield school menus at your fingertips

A mobile app makes it easy to find out what is on the menu in the cafeterias of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The free app, School Lunch by Nutrislice, can be downloaded for iPhones from Apple’s App Store and for Android phones from Google’s Play store.

Back-To-School: A new school year starts Sept. 2

The Chesterfield County Public Schools website posted updated news last month for the 2014-2015 school year. With the new school year starting in a little more than three weeks the site listed important dates in the 2014-15 calendar for Chesterfield County Public Schools