Friday, March 27, 2015

CHMS Students Participate in the "You Be The Chemist Challenge" at the MSiC

On Saturday, March 21, six CHMS students participated in the You Be The Chemist Challenge at the Math Science Innovation Center.  This local competition is part of a national academic contest that encourages students in grades 5-8 to explore important chemistry and STEM concepts and their real-world applications.  Raymond Drewry, Krystal Rubio, Lyndsay Corrigan, Tess Synowski, Julia Spaine, and Jenna Beville represented the school well, all advancing to the second round of competition.  Lyndsay Corrigan will compete at the State Challenge in Suffolk on April 25.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Crime Scene Investigation Summer Camp

Step into the shoes of a Crime Scene Investigator at the Crime Museum’s CSI Camps in DC! Campers will learn to process a crime scene by working hands-on to gather evidence in the murder of Fred Lawe. Working together as a Crime Scene Unit, they’ll take crime scene photographs and search for evidence. They’ll also start a case file to keep track of the evidence throughout the week.  Detailed information is available at the following link:

Monday, March 9, 2015

William & Mary Summer Enrichment Program

The Summer Enrichment Program in Williamsburg, VA, is now accepting registrations.  The Center for Gifted Education (CFGE) provides unique opportunities for high-ability students to attend Saturday and Summer enrichment courses at The College of William & Mary and at various locations in Richmond. The target audience for spring SEP is students currently enrolled in grades K–11. This enrichment program enables students to explore specialized topics not typically studied in the regular classroom.  Detailed information is available at:

Monday, March 2, 2015

MSiC Camp Innovation

In addition to offering classes on its Richmond campus, the MSiC will hold classes at John Tyler Community College (Chester and Midlothian campuses) this summer. This might cut down on transportation time and expenses for families, while exposing students to a college campus.

The MSiC is also excited to offer several new classes which takes will advantage of the tremendous resources found on the John Tyler community college campus.  Families will be able to register for the classes in early March.  Please see the following ling for detailed course and registration information: