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Schools on delay for Oct 12

Chesterfield County School District will operate on a two-hour delay for students Friday October 12, 2018 in order to give drivers better visibility. All staff who are more than 190 contract status should report at regular time. Please know that buses will not operate on closed roads. Because of this inconvenience, if you have an issue, please contact your child’s principal to discuss your individual concern.
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District announces three make up days

Chesterfield County School District has announced three dates to help make up for school days missed by Hurricane Florence. Feb. 18, March 22, and May 27 will now be regular school days. All three of these dates were listed on the school calendar as potential make up days when the 2018-19 school calendar was released. No decision has been made at this time on make up days beyond these three. The school board will be considering those at a later time. Adjustments to the first semester calendar are in the attached graphic.

Nomination window for the ALPHA Arts program opens

The Chesterfield County Schools ALPHA Arts Program is designed to offer advance instruction to gifted and talented students in music and visual art. The nomination window for the ALPHA Arts program is open until October 26, 2018. Anyone can nominate any student in grades 3 through 12 to be screened for the program. Nomination forms are available online under the Arts and Music tab on the district website or in the office of your child’s school. Students who are nominated will be pre-screened sometime between October 26 and November 10. You can receive additional information from your child’s art, music or band teacher or by contacting Dr. Candace Hoffman at (843) 623-5507.
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Area teacher chosen for specialized training

Chesterfield County School District teacher Katherine Herring is attending Clemson University for a year of study focusing on how best to help first graders who are struggling with beginning reading and writing. The study is part of a training program that will qualify Katherine to be a Reading Recovery teacher leader. The scholarship was generously funded by the James P. Verhalen Family Foundation.
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Duke TIP Scholars recognized

Chesterfield County School District would like to congratulate Samara Cruz (Long Middle), Juliana Palmera Vargas (Long Middle) and Carson Adams for being identified by the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s 7th Grade Talent Search (aka Duke TIP).