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Cheraw students earn certifications

Congratulations to the following Cheraw High School students in Tambra Watson's Spring Semester Integrated Business Applications I class for receiving their Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Office Word 2016 Expert.
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Local students participate in Summer Games

Athletes from across the state converged on the Capital City and enjoyed a weekend of competition and fun. Celebrating 50 years of Summer Games at Fort Jackson.

Students from Chesterfield County School District attended the Summer Games as part of the Area 2 delegation. Chesterfield County School District received 19 gold metals, five silver metals, five bronze metals and one fourth place ribbon. The unified team won a gold in the 4X100. Unified Team members –Sandy Melton (Chesterfield High), Tye Price (Chesterfield High), Nathan Gibson (Connections Academy) and Wyatt Litchard (New Heights). Athletes competed in Track and Field events at Blythewood High School May 13.
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Melton named the district teacher of the year

Natalie Melton of Edwards Elementary School was named the Chesterfield County School District Teacher of the Year in the annual ceremonies held May 9.
Melton, a 10-year veteran of the classroom, is also a native of Chesterfield County.
“Since I was a little girl, the only career I ever wanted was to become a teacher,” she says. “I have always wanted to help others in the ways my teachers inspired and encouraged me.”
After pursuing her degree and experiencing what life was like as the teacher inside the classroom, she was hooked, she explained.
“There are truly no words that can accurately describe watching a young child grow and transform right before your very eyes,” she says. “Knowing I get to play a role in that transformation is a privilege that I cherish every day.”
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Area students attend 'Tiger Read'

Fifteen Chesterfield County School District Reading Recovery students traveled to Clemson University to participate in Tigers Read on May 3.
Tigers Read is a yearly event sponsored by Clemson’s Reading Recovery Training Center and Head Football Coach Dabo’s All In Team Foundation. Reading Recovery students were greeted at the entrance of the football practice facility by the Tiger band playing the fight song. Students shook hands with several of the football players, the Tiger, and Clifford. After being seated, the students were welcomed by the founding Dean of Clemson’s College of Education, George Peterson and Kathleen Swinney. The football players shared a read aloud and talked with the students about the importance of reading and doing your best in school. Each student was given a backpack filled with books for summer reading. After the presentation, students were treated to a lunch of hotdogs, chips and tiger pound cake outside on the lawn beside the baseball stadium.
The students were accompanied by CCSD Reading Recovery teachers and district administrators.
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Junior Scholars visit Winthrop

Nine of the 9th grade Junior Scholars from Chesterfield County visited Winthrop University on April 18. They learned about the importance of high school GPA and searching for the right college. They enjoyed a tour by college students and a meal in the cafeteria. This event is sponsored by the Olde English Consortium.
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District names new Petersburg Primary principal

Dr. Shanika David has been named the new principal of Petersburg Primary School. Throughout her 16 year professional career, Dr. David has served as an elementary classroom teacher, a curriculum facilitator, math coach, and currently in her fourth year as an assistant principal. She has served in Richland School District Two, Cumberland County Schools, Marlboro County and in the Chesterfield County School District.
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