Students head back to school at two Chesterfield schools

Students head back to school at two Chesterfield schools
Students at Bellwood and Falling Creek elementary schools are on a year-round schedule.

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Labor Day is still six weeks away, but for two Chesterfield County Schools, Monday marks the first day of school.

Students at Bellwood and Falling Creek elementary schools are on a year-round schedule, with the first day of classes starting in the middle of summer.

“These two schools embark on a year-round schedule that is designed to help eliminate the summer slide,” Chesterfield County Public Schools posted on Facebook.

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This is the second year for year-round school at Bellwood; Falling Creek is in the first year of the program.

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