March 8: There was an incident in front of Edwards Elementary School earlier today. Two family members had a domestic dispute, and one was shot by the other. At no time were the parents inside the school. The school went on immediate lockdown and police were present. All staff and students are safe.
As we posted earlier, we will begin transitioning to five days of face to face instruction for all grades next month. Please also know that virtual students will remain virtual even after the transition.
As we continue to monitor Covid conditions within the county, we are preparing to make our final step in returning our middle and high school face-to-face students to a 5 day a week schedule. Our operations and maintenance departments have been preparing with the needed plexiglass materials, as well as, any sanitizing supplies that may be required as we make the transition.
The nomination period for the ALPHA Arts program has begun. Nomination forms are available at your child’s school or by clicking here [insert link to Art and Music Page]. Nominations are due to art or music teachers no later than Friday, February 12, 2021.
As the parent/guardian of a child attending a Title I school, you are an important part of the Title I team. Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the parent and family engagement program and activities in our school. The focus of all Title I programs is to help eligible students meet the same high academic achievement standards expected of all children, regardless of their socioeconomic status and background.
This week Chesterfield County schools have been experiencing an increased number of COVID-19 positive cases and quarantines for staff and students. As we continue to monitor these cases, we would like to remind you that decisions made regarding the opening or closing of schools or classes are made as a result of consultation with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and the South Carolina Department of Education. Be assured that positive cases and isolations of quarantines for staff and students are being monitored daily.
Chesterfield County School District is pleased to recognize the following students for being newly identified as South Carolina Junior Scholars. This program was developed by the South Carolina Department of Education in 1986 to identify eighth grade students with exceptional academic talent and to develop strategies for inclusion into special programs.