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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

Vaccinations requirements for school-aged children

As summer comes to an end, many parents are preparing their children for the upcoming school year by getting their back-to-school vaccinations.

Back-To-School: Chesterfield Schools to use 10-point grading scale beginning with 2014-15 school year

Starting with the 2014-15 school year, students in Chesterfield County Public Schools will be evaluated on a 10-point grading scale. The School Board revised its uniform grading standards (Policy 3040-R) on June 24.

Back-To-School: Understanding and managing Attention Deficit Disorder

There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding surrounding the term Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Despite the emphasis on attention disorder, attention problems are only part of the issue. I prefer to view this as a regulation disorder.

Middle and High school students will get Dell Chromebooks this fall

While Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) was working with the Chesterfield County administration on this year’s budget, it became unclear whether some 32,000 Chromebooks would be distributed to middle and high school students. There will be a $50 student technology fee.

CLASS OF 2014: Matoaca High School

Matoaca High School held their 50th Commencement Exercises on Monday, June 9 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center Virginia Commonwealth University. Along with the graduation exercises, the program celebrated the past 50 years with notable graduates

CLASS OF 2014: Meadowbrook High School

“On behalf of over 300,000 Chesterfield County residents, I applaud you,” Board of Supervisor Chairman Jim Holland said to Meadowbrook High School Class of 2014. “In memory of Dr. Maya Angelou I encourage you to use your God given ability to rise.”

TDHS award ceremony

Over $200,000 in scholarships, excluding university and college awards, were awarded to Thomas Dale High School seniors during the Community Scholarship & Awards Assembly held in the school’s auditorium last Thursday. Several members from the community were in attendance to award their scholarships.

Matoaca’s Red Cross Club volunteer at 5k

On Saturday April 26, members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club and their families and friends volunteered at the Virginia Home 5K Fun Walk. This is the fifth year the Fun Walk has taken place, and the MAHS American Red Cross Club has volunteered each time.