Chesterfield County School District

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Summer ALPHA Art/ Music/ Band Program dates announced

The Summer ALPHA Art/ Music/ Band Program will be held again this year at the Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School. The dates for the program are Monday, June 12 through Thursday, June 22, 2017 for all students. Instruction begins each day (Monday through Thursday, no Fridays) at 8:00 a.m. and concludes at 12:45 p.m. Drop-off in the morning will start at 7:30 in the rear of the building. Pick-up will begin at 12:45. Students must be picked up by 1:00 each afternoon. Please note that there will be no transportation to and from the program. Breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge.

Central High students attend military honor cord ceremony

Three Central High School students recently attended the Second Annual Military Honor Cord Ceremony.
The seniors attending were Kayla Helms Jones, Jamel Rushing, and Mahailey Ednie, and they were accompanied by Dr. Judd Starling, principal of Central High.

Camp Create open for registration

CAMP CREATE is a 4-Day technology camp sponsored by the Career and Technical Education Department of Chesterfield County School District. All rising 6th - 8th grade students for the 2017-2018 school year are eligible to attend. Students will use a variety of technology including Apple iMac computers and iLife software, as well as digital cameras and Apple iPads.

Students will get an opportunity to learn about the Mac computer and some of the cool applications included to capture digital images and media. We will spend time exploring the campus with digital cameras on a Photo Scavenger Hunt.

Students will get an opportunity to make some NOISE! We will explore iTunes and learn how to organize our digital library of music, podcasts, and videos. We will also create some original music and voice recordings in Apple’s GarageBand.

Students will get an opportunity to create the next big blockbuster movie! We will spend time shooting some video footage and then editing the footage into a short video with iMovie. We will take our movies and share them over the web. Cameras ready...ACTION!

Students will get an opportunity to use an iPad. We will explore a variety of educational and production well as have a little fun playing multi-touch games. Be careful because Temple Run can be ADDICTIVE!!

Dates / Location / Cost / Personal Devices
CAMP CREATE will be offered at Cheraw High School from July 10 - 13, 2017 (Monday - Thursday). Each day of camp will run from 8:30AM until 3:00PM. Breakfast and lunch, as well as snacks will be provided to each student, however students are also welcomed to bring their own lunch. Cost of the 4-Day technology camp is $75. Students are welcome to bring personal technology devices. To transfer digital media (photos, videos, etc.) to the school computers, you may wish to bring compatible cables and cords.

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District names new teacher of the year

Charles Redfearn from Long Middle School was named the 2017 Chesterfield County Teacher of the Year at the recently held banquet.
Redfearn was chosen from among the 16 finalists.
He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Master of Arts in Counseling, and Master of Education in Instructional Accommodations. He has 16 years experience as a teacher.

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