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  • James River phenom wins National Challenge

    James River phenom wins National Challenge

    September 8, 2017 at 2:32 pm 1 comment

    Chesterfield County student Sam Raymond wins 2017 National STEM Video Game Challenge James River High School A Robious Middle student when the video game was designed, Sam is one of only 23 middle and high school winners of the 2017 National STEM Video Game Challenge. More than 3,000 entries – […]

     
  • Innovative Chesterfield teachers awarded MCD Grants

    Innovative Chesterfield teachers awarded MCD Grants

    September 7, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

    Innovative programs proposed by Chesterfield County teachers receive more than $25,000 in MCD foundation grants Chesterfield County Public Schools Programs focused on enhancing recycling efforts, inspiring students with special needs and creating a new video game league that promotes teamwork were several of the innovative programs chosen to receive funding […]

     
  • Her first day of school is also her last

    Her first day of school is also her last

    September 5, 2017 at 10:14 am 0 comments

    Her first day of school is also her last Chesterfield County Police It’s so fitting that on the first day of the new school year, we say “thank you” and “best wishes” to Mary Garber upon her retirement. For more than 30 years, Mary has served the children, families, schools […]

     
  • Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 2, 2017 at 8:24 am 0 comments

    Snack – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now is a good time to get the family more focused on healthy habits for the school year. A snack basket without chips and fruit roll ups is a good place to start. Low sugar granola bars, dehydrated or fresh fruit, […]

     
  • 3 locals vie for Presidential Awards

    3 locals vie for Presidential Awards

    August 31, 2017 at 7:15 am 0 comments

    Three Team Chesterfield members finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Chesterfield County Public Schools Three Chesterfield County Public Schools educators recently were named state-level finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The Presidential recognition is the highest honor a […]

     
  • Corporal caps off Chesterfield Police career

    Corporal caps off Chesterfield Police career

    August 30, 2017 at 7:46 am 0 comments

    Corporal caps off Chesterfield Police career Chesterfield County Police Corporal Rodney Pretko has spent his last day in a green uniform recently. Pretko officially retired from the Chesterfield County Police Department after nearly 27 years of service. During his career, he has served as Detective, Field Training Officer, Patrol Rifle […]

     
  • Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 25, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian We can all use a good laugh! Laughter has been shown to improve our sense of well-being by increasing the release of endorphins and dopamine. It also increases blood flow and oxygenation to cells and organs, boosts memory, creativity, and even intelligence. Eating […]

     
  • Middle School student finishes in top half of National Spanish Spelling Bee

    Middle School student finishes in top half of National Spanish Spelling Bee

    August 24, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

    Salem Middle student represents Virginia, finishes in top half of National Spanish Spelling Bee Salem Church Middle School Salem Church Middle eighth-grader Jayln Jimenez Garcia represented Virginia last month in the National Spanish Spelling Bee in San Antonio, Texas, where she beat out more than 15 of the 30 national […]

     
  • Falling Creek Middle Big Book Bash

    Falling Creek Middle Big Book Bash

    August 23, 2017 at 10:23 am 0 comments

    Falling Creek Middle Big Book Bash Falling Creek Middle School Falling Creek Middle hosted the Big Book Bash event today to bring feeder pattern schools together to share in the joy of reading. Families were able to select books to take home.  They also made crafts with the Science Museum […]

     
  • Meet Michael McManus, LPC

    Meet Michael McManus, LPC

    August 22, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

    Meet Michael McManus, LPC Licensed Professional Counselor at Family Guidance Centers’ Chesterfield Office Mike McManus is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Florida, as well as all requisites for a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology (ABD). Mike utilizes […]

     
  • Chesterfield County Fire and EMS Reaches out to LEOs

    Chesterfield County Fire and EMS Reaches out to LEOs

    August 18, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Chesterfield County Fire and EMS Reaches out to LEOs Law Enforcement reaches out Chesterfield Fire and EMS are extending an open invitation to any law enforcement officer that will be coming in town for the funerals of Lt H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates. Knowing that there are […]

     
  • Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    August 17, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian One of the best ways to control mindless eating is to keep an accurate food log. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that “The more food records people kept, the more weight they lost.” Simply keeping track with […]

     
  • Join the Midlothian Athletic Boosters Association

    Join the Midlothian Athletic Boosters Association

    August 16, 2017 at 9:15 am 0 comments

    Now is the time to join the Midlothian Athletic Boosters Association Midlothian High School Now is the time to join the Midlothian Athletic Boosters Association. It’s easy to join and has an huge impact on the success of the program. Your membership and optional additional donation helps the Boosters support […]

     
  • Public schools student pass rates exceed state averages

    Public schools student pass rates exceed state averages

    August 15, 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

    Chesterfield County Public Schools student pass rates exceed state averages in all SOL content areas Chesterfield County Public Schools Chesterfield County Public Schools student pass rates on state-mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to exceed state averages, according to the latest data released by the Virginia Department of Education. Chesterfield […]

     
  • Nutrislice mobile app serves up school menus

    Nutrislice mobile app serves up school menus

    August 14, 2017 at 11:33 am 0 comments

    Nutrislice mobile app serves up Chesterfield County school menus Chesterfield County Public Schools Looking for today’s breakfast or lunch school menu? There’s an app for that, from Nutrislice. The School Lunch app makes it easy to find out what is being served in Chesterfield County Public Schools’ cafeterias. The app […]

     
  • Therapy – The Information You Want

    Therapy – The Information You Want

    August 12, 2017 at 8:10 am 0 comments

    Therapy…The Information You Want Family Guidance Centers Why do people enter therapy? People seek therapy because they need assistance with problems in daily living. These problems can be persistent and frequently interfere with routine functioning. Some important signs are excessive anxiety, depression, loneliness, guilt, and low self-confidence. Anyone can be […]

     
  • Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 10, 2017 at 7:03 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Most of us realize that exercising and eating a variety of healthy foods is important for our health.  But, sometimes one can lose focus and feel out of control. Continual yo-yo dieting can lead to other unrealistic goals and unhealthy outcomes. We all […]

     
  • McAuliffe recognizes Robious Corridor Award Winners

    McAuliffe recognizes Robious Corridor Award Winners

    August 9, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

    McAuliffe recognizes Robious Corridor Winners of Virginia Index of Performance awards Governor McAuliffe Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education today honored 18 Chesterfield County schools with 2017 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement. The state awards recognize schools that exceed minimum state accountability […]

     
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Schedules Released

    Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Schedules Released

    August 8, 2017 at 7:45 pm 0 comments

    Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Schedules Released Chesterfield County Public Schools The following information is provided to assist parents in locating the closest stop to their home. Please choose the stop most convenient for your child. Parents please read Transportation Procedures for Kindergarten, Prekindergarten and Head Start Students Including Students […]

     
  • Eggs, acac NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Eggs, acac NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 3, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK – How many eggs should we be eating? acac Midlothian The concern with high cholesterol kept many people from consuming eggs.  But, according to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, “Cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern for over consumption.”  Our liver naturally produces cholesterol.  […]