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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.

Elizabeth Davis MS Band

The Elizabeth Davis Advanced Band received straight superior ratings this season. Not only did each of the four judges at the 2014 State Assessment at Goochland High School award them the highest rating, but so did all of the college band directors as judges

Students respond, benefit from after-school program

“My favorite day of the week is Wednesday,” said Debbie Bailey, beaming a wide smile. Bailey, an eighth-grade Civics and Economics teacher at G.W. Carver Middle School, spends her Wednesdays hanging out with her students who live in the Broadwater community in an afterschool program in the community’s clubhouse.

CCPS announces Students of the Year

Who are Chesterfield’s Students of the Year? An inquisitive learner. Hard working, creative, positive and helpful. An exceptional role model. A friend to all. A superstar. Those are descriptions from teachers and principals of students selected as 2014 Students of the Year.

Students showcase talents at Fine Arts Festival

The Matoaca High School hosted the family-friendly Annual Fine Arts Festival of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Festival showcased the counties public elementary, middle and high school students’ visual and performing arts talent.

Polar Plunge at Carver Middle School

In an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics for Carver Middle School students, a Penny War was held at lunchtime for the week of February 24 – 28. The seventh grade raised the most money, and the entire school raised over $300.

Chesterfield Schools asks families to help select food for lunch and breakfast menus

Yum? Yuck? You decide at the Food Fair! Chesterfield County Public Schools invites students and parents to taste food being considered for school lunches and breakfasts. Feedback will help shape the 2014-15 menus.

School Board adopts FY2015 budget

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 reach out for tutors

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.