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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.
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
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.