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    Midlo Cross Country racks up podium finishes

    October 17, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Midlo Cross Country racks up podium finishes Midlothian High School The Midlothian Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams finished third and fourth, respectively, at the Milestat Invitational Meet, both competing in the varsity A Divisions. The Midlothian Girls Cross Country Team was especially busy, winning the Red Invitational at Great […]

     
  • Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 14, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now that the school year is in full swing, are you finding time to have family meals together? Work schedules, sports practices, and after-school lessons leave little time for meal planning and preparation. Try to block out at least a […]

     
  • CCPS ranked 1st for funds raised for American Heart Association

    CCPS ranked 1st for funds raised for American Heart Association

    October 12, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    CCPS ranked first in Central Virginia, second in state for funds raised to support American Heart Association Chesterfield County Public Schools Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States yet is 80 percent preventable? To support the prevention of heart disease, 29 […]

     
  • Carver recognized as the VTEEA’s 2017 Program of the Year

    Carver recognized as the VTEEA’s 2017 Program of the Year

    October 10, 2017 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

      brought to you by Family Guidance Centers. Carver recognized as the VTEEA’s 2017 Program of the Year Chesterfield County Public Schools           The Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association recently announced Carver College and Career Academy received its 2017 Program of the Year Award for having the state’s best high […]

     
  • Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 7, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Do you feel that eating out is slowing down your fitness goals? It’s definitely more challenging when you are in social situations to be mindful of what you’re eating. Sharing an entrée can help with portion control, but sitting next […]

     
  • Fruit and Veggie Week happening Oct. 9-12 at CCPS elementary schools

    Fruit and Veggie Week happening Oct. 9-12 at CCPS elementary schools

    October 6, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Fruit and Veggie Week happening Oct. 9-12 at CCPS elementary schools Chesterfield County Public Schools “Orange you going to eat your fruits and veggies today?” Students at 16 different elementary schools throughout Chesterfield County Public Schools will be tasting different fruits and veggies throughout the week of Oct. 9-12 during […]

     
  • Open Houses offer information about high school choices

    Open Houses offer information about high school choices

    September 26, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Specialty Center fairs, open houses offer information about high school choices Chesterfield County Public Schools To help students and their parents learn about the variety of high school options, Chesterfield County Public Schools will hold two information fairs, as well as open houses at every specialty center and governor’s school. […]

     
  • 2018 CCPS graduation schedule announced

    2018 CCPS graduation schedule announced

    September 25, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    2018 graduation schedule announced Chesterfield County Public Schools Nearly 4,500 Chesterfield County students will walk across the stages of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Virginia State University (VSU) to receive their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies scheduled for June 2018. The 11 high school graduations will take place the […]

     
  • Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Football season is here and it’s natural to think about great tailgate food as part of the fun. Here are a few ideas to keep the fat and calories in check while you cheer on your favorite team. I like to […]

     
  • Gabriel Romito’s ’18 internship at the VA General Assembly

    Gabriel Romito’s ’18 internship at the VA General Assembly

    September 19, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    A Virginia State of Mind: Gabriel Romito’s ’18 internship at the VA General Assembly Benedictine College Preparatory   Many Cadets at Benedictine have the opportunity to take part in an internship during the school year or over the summer; for example, through the Corporate Internship Program. Not too many Cadets, […]

     
  • From a Robious Reader. . .Rules For Sons

    From a Robious Reader. . .Rules For Sons

    September 17, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Rules For Sons. . . from a Robious Corridor Reader Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs aren’t one. The man at the grill is the closest thing we have to a king. In a negotiation, never make the […]

     
  • Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 16, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian September is national honey month. It’s one of nature’s favorite sweets that has been used for over 2,000 years. Even the Bible says that “Kind words are like honey, sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” Honey has natural […]

     
  • Ready to Learn: Transitioning Into the School Year

    Ready to Learn: Transitioning Into the School Year

    September 15, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    CPS kicks off Engage Chesterfield series on Sept. 28 with Ready to Learn: Transitioning Into the School Year Chesterfield County Public Schools Looking for resources to help you navigate through the world of parenting school-aged kids?  Because many parents have reached out, you may want to check out Engage Chesterfield.  […]

     
  • 98.4 percent of Chesterfield schools fully accredited

    98.4 percent of Chesterfield schools fully accredited

    September 13, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    98.4 percent of Chesterfield schools fully accredited Virginia Department of Education Ettrick Elementary, Carver Middle and Salem Church Middle regained full accreditation status and were among the 98.4 percent of Chesterfield County schools to be fully accredited today by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). These 60 schools were fully […]

     
  • Construction plan for Matoaca Middle and Elementary

    Construction plan for Matoaca Middle and Elementary

    September 11, 2017 at 11:46 am 0 comments

    Proposed construction plan creates consolidated Matoaca Middle, site for replacement Matoaca Elementary Matoaca Elementary and Matoaca Middle Schools   Parents of Matoaca Elementary and Matoaca Middle students got their first look this week at a new construction plan that would unite the currently split Matoaca Middle campuses and provide a […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    September 9, 2017 at 11:37 am 1 comment

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration acac Midlothian A healthy diet can have a positive impact on reducing vision loss, especially cataracts and macular degeneration. With over 13 million Americans suffering from macular degeneration and about 50% of Americans over 80 with cataracts, we should do all we can […]

     
  • 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, […]