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The Chesterfield County School Board last night unanimously adopted its FY 2015 budget of $564,986,400. The budget provides for reducing class sizes in targeted schools, opening a second technical center, accommodating increased student enrollment and increasing remedial education.
MEGA Mentors, now in its fourth year, provides mentoring and tutoring in three Chesterfield high schools and one middle school. They are growing faster than the group can keep tutors and mentors vounteering.
Encouraging young art students to show their talents and potential early in their lives is a prime objective for the teachers of the arts programs at Chesterfield’s L.C. Bird High School. Five of the 26 art pieces submitted by Bird were awarded by “Scholastic Art Magazine’s national Art and Writing” competition.
Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards honor the creative abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. This year, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions.
The recent record breaking snow in local Virginia has been a major setback in people’s everyday schedules, but it sure didn’t stop Matoaca Show Choir, High Impact, from reaching their goals.
The Matoaca Academic Team has become a force to be recognized this school year, posting the best finish in school history and therefore advancing to the Final Four of CBS 6 Battle of the Brains Competition.
Chesterfield Federal Credit Union (CFCU) has announced that for the thirteenth year in a row, they will offer the Charles R. Quaiff, Sr. Memorial Youth Scholarship to three local high school students. Each scholarship is worth $1000.
Chesterfield County Public Schools were closed due to inclement weather on Jan. 29 and 30, and were delayed two hours on Jan. 31. Snowy and icy roads prevented buses from being able to pick up students in the morning and gave students snow days in two consecutive weeks.