News Releases, Media Advisories, and Public Service Announcements

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Board Meetings

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meetings: Thursday, June 21, 2018 2:00 p.m.        Work Session 6:30 p.m.        Monthly Meeting All meetings will take place in the auditorium of the New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Virginia.  Closed sessions will be held during the work session as […]

Fall into a rewarding job as a bus driver, school nutrition worker

Henrico, Va. June 11, 2018 – We’re preparing for the best school year ever and we’d love to talk with you about joining our team. Henrico County Public Schools will hold a job fair on Wednesday to talk with candidates for positions as bus drivers and school nutrition workers. Full-time and substitute positions are available. Representatives […]

Henrico County Public Schools selects Amy Cashwell as new superintendent

Dr. Amy Cashwell new superintendent of Henrico County Public Schools. Henrico, Va., June 5, 2018 – Henrico County Public Schools has selected Dr. Amy E. Cashwell, a longtime educator and administrator with Virginia Beach City Public Schools, as its new superintendent. The School Board made the announcement and introduced Cashwell to Henrico Schools staff members […]

Family Learning Series – Summer Sessions

To Register: Parents/Teachers, please email tktalbott@henrico.k12.va.us or call (804) 652-3787 to sign up to attend one (or more) of the summer workshops. Recertification points will be awarded to teachers who attend. Dyslexia SimulationKristin Kane, Family Resource Coordinator –Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center(PEATC) Tuesday, July 10, 2018 • 12:00 -1:30 p.m.Glen Allen Public Library – 10501 […]

Public Service Announcement – HCPS School Board Special Work Session

The County School Board of Henrico County, Va., will hold a special work session on June 5, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Va. The purpose of the special work session will be to discuss personnel matters, including the superintendent position for Henrico […]

Henrico Schools’ spelling champ headed to national championship

Henrico Schools’ spelling champ headed to national championship Henrico, Va., May 25, 2018 – Spelling champion Joseph Chambers is headed to the big dance. The Quioccasin Middle School eighth-grader bested the champions of 56 other schools in January to become Henrico County’s winner. He then captured the Richmond Times-Dispatch regional spelling trophy in March, defeating […]

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Board Meeting

The County School Board of Henrico County, Va. will hold a special work session on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the Main Office Conference Room at Deep Run High School, 4801 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, Va. The sole purpose of the special work session will be for the Board to enter […]

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Board Meeting – May 24, 2018

The County School Board of Henrico County, Va. will hold the following meetings: Thursday, May 24, 2018 1:30 p.m.        Work Session 6:30 p.m.        Monthly Meeting All meetings will take place in the auditorium of the New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Va. Closed sessions will be held during the work session as […]

Check out, comment on Henrico Schools’ proposed plan for 2018-25

Check out, comment on Henrico Schools’ proposed plan for 2018-25 Henrico, Va., May 15, 2018 – What should Henrico County Public Schools look like in 2025? The school division wants to know your views on a draft version of a new guiding document. A draft of Henrico Schools’ 2018-25 Strategic Plan, along with a brief […]

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Special Meeting

The County School Board of Henrico County, Va. will hold a special meeting on: Monday, May 14, 2018 3 p.m.        Work Session The special meeting will take place at the Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center, Fairfax Room, 1000 Virginia Center Parkway, Glen Allen, Va. A closed session will be held during the work session […]

From bus drivers to nurses – come join the Henrico Schools team

Henrico, Va. May 10, 2018 – Love your job and make a difference: come talk to us about joining the dedicated team of Virginia’s sixth-largest school division. Henrico County Public Schools will hold a job fair May 16 to talk with candidates for a host of positions. Full-time and substitute positions are available. Openings include […]

Henrico Schools crowns top teachers, leaders for 2018

Henrico, Va., May 9, 2018 – Henrico Schools employs about 3,900 teachers, but only one is honored each year with the division’s Gilman Teacher of the Year Award. Nichole Gross, an eighth-grade teacher at Fairfield Middle School, was awarded that honor Tuesday at a ceremony at Glen Allen High School. Amber Hornbarger, a fourth-grade teacher […]

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Board Meeting

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meeting: Thursday, May 10, 2018        1:30 p.m. Work Session The meeting will take place in the auditorium of the New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Va. Closed sessions will be held during the work session as deemed necessary. The meeting […]

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Board Meeting

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia will hold a special work session on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., in the Main Office Conference Room at Hermitage High School, 8301 Hungary Spring Road, Henrico, Virginia.  The sole purpose of this special work session will be to announce that the School Board will […]

Apply by May 13 to be part of new Henrico County Public Schools Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee

Henrico, Va., May 1, 2018 – Applications are now being accepted for Henrico County Public Schools’ new Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee. Formation of the 26-person committee is the school division’s next step in its efforts to increase equity and diversity. The deadline to apply is May 13. To apply go to http://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/b581g5a814 or go to henricoschools.us and look under […]

Spring Family Learning Series offers workshops for parents, teachers

HCPS Family Learning Series Presented by Henrico Schools’ Family and Educator Resource Center and Department of Family and Community Engagement To Register: Parents, guardians and teachers: please email tktalbott@henrico.k12.va.us or call 804-652-3787 to sign up to attend one (or more) of the spring workshops. Recertification points will be awarded to teachers who attend. SOLs and […]

Henrico County students with disabilities prepare to compete

Henrico, Va., April 24, 2018 – Two spring events will give Henrico students with disabilities a chance to compete alongside their nondisabled peers. The two competitions – one each for elementary and middle school students – feature track and field events and other outdoor activities. High school students will serve as volunteers for the competitions.  […]

33,000 likes? Henrico Schools’ “signing day” for students entering the workforce strikes chord on social media

Henrico, Va., April 16, 2018 – Recognizing students entering the workforce is a compelling idea, if the online response to Henrico Schools’ first-ever “Career and Technical Letter-of-Intent Signing Day” is any indication. A school division Facebook post about the event drew a huge response after it was reposted by actor Mike Rowe, well-known for hosting […]

Listening sessions: Henrico Schools seeks community input on equity

Henrico, Va., April 13, 2018 – Henrico Schools’ new Office of Equity and Diversity wants to hear from members of the community. Monica Manns, the office’s new director, will hold listening sessions at five Henrico County Public Library locations in late April and early May to hear residents’ ideas about equity and diversity in the […]

Forecast: April showers, chance of extreme job satisfaction

Henrico, Va. April 12, 2018 – Grab your resume as you head out in April, because it’s raining career opportunities at Henrico County Public Schools. Advance your career by joining the dedicated team of Virginia’s sixth-largest school division. Henrico Schools will hold a job fair April 19 to talk with candidates for bus drivers, bus […]

Family Learning Series Summit will feature workshops, food, activities

Click here to download printable flyer Henrico, Va., April 10, 2018 – Henrico Schools’ first-ever Family Learning Series Summit aims to engage and empower parents and guardians through workshops, information, activities and food. The April 28 event will feature sessions geared toward parents and guardians, covering more than 30 topics. Included will be workshops on: […]

All Henrico Reads: Author Reyna Grande to address students, public

Henrico, Va., April 4, 2018 – The Los Angeles Review of Books called this year’s All Henrico Reads selection “a deeply personal coming-of-age story that extols the power of self-reliance and the love of books.” Author Reyna Grande will discuss “The Distance Between Us” April 11 in two appearances at Glen Allen High School. At […]

Great plants, prices: Check out spring sales at Henrico schools

Henrico, Va. April 3, 2018 – Two Henrico schools want to put some spring in your step with beautiful plants at great prices. Stop by spring plant sales at the Advanced Career Education Center at Hermitage and the Academy at Virginia Randolph. The sales feature a large selection of flowers, vegetables, herbs and hanging baskets […]

April 19 is the day to register your child for kindergarten

Henrico, Va. March 30, 2018 – Entering kindergarten is a big step for children and their families. It all starts Thursday, April 19 when Henrico County Public Schools will join with 12 other central Virginia school divisions to register new students for the 2018-19 school year. To enroll a child in Henrico County Public Schools, […]

Henrico County Public Schools hires director to oversee equity and diversity efforts

Henrico, Va., March 26, 2018 – Monica Manns will be the first director of Henrico Schools’ new Office of Equity and Diversity. Manns was introduced Thursday evening at the monthly meeting of the Henrico School Board. The new position is part of the school division’s core leadership team and reports directly to the superintendent. Manns […]

Laburnum Elementary School principal receives REB Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership

Henrico, Va. March 20, 2018 – Nicole Henderson, principal of Henrico County’s Laburnum Elementary School, has been awarded the 2017-18 REB Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership. The Community Foundation presents the award to four principals annually – one each from the school systems of Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties and one from the city of […]

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Board Meetings

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meetings on Thursday, March 22, 2018, according to the following schedule: School Board Work Session 2:30 p.m. School Board Monthly Meeting 6:30 p.m. These meetings will take place in the auditorium of New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Virginia. Closed […]

Henrico Schools will hold community safety forum

Henrico, Va. March 14, 2018 – Henrico County Public Schools will hold a community safety forum March 28 to discuss safety at the school division’s 72 schools and program centers. The forum will start with an explanation of the forum agenda, followed by a short safety video and remarks from representatives of Henrico Police, Henrico […]

March 14 “Walkout” – An update for Henrico County students and families

Dear Henrico families,   This message is primarily for those with students in high school and middle school. Many students across the nation – including large numbers of students in Henrico County – are planning to walk out of classes for 17 minutes on Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m. in response to the tragedy […]

Marzo 14, 2018 “Demostración” – Un mensaje para los estudiantes y familias de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Henrico

Estimadas familias de Henrico, Este mensaje está dirigido principalmente para estudiantes de escuelas medias y secundarias. Muchos estudiantes de todo el país, incluyendo gran cantidad de estudiantes en el Condado de Henrico, planean hacer una demostración saliendo de las clases durante 17 minutos el miércoles 14 de marzo a las 10 a.m. en respuesta a […]

30 Henrico schools earn Sports Backers’ “Active RVA” designation

Henrico, Va. March 6, 2018 – Thirty Henrico County schools have been named 2018 Active RVA Fit Schools, recognizing their success at incorporating physical activity into their curricula. The certification is given by Richmond nonprofit Sports Backers as part of its Active RVA initiative to promote fitness in the Richmond area. To qualify, a school […]

It’s March: Skip the brackets and fill out an application

Henrico, Va. March 1, 2018 – Most people will find their tournament brackets in shambles this month. But there is one way to make a smart pick: apply for a job with Henrico County Public Schools. Advance your career by joining the dedicated team of Virginia’s sixth-largest school division. Henrico Schools will hold a job […]

Superintendent search: Input meeting set for March 1

Henrico, Va., Feb. 23, 2018 – A March 1 meeting will give citizens a chance to interact with Henrico School Board members to discuss what they’d like to see in the school division’s next superintendent. The 6:30 p.m. community input meeting at L. Douglas Wilder Middle School will start with a brief introduction, after which […]

An important message about school safety

  Henrico County Public Schools families, In the week since the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., we have received numerous requests for information about school safety. We are most appreciative of our community’s concerns, and we would like to address the following questions: Where can I find detailed information about […]

Un mensaje importante sobre la seguridad escolar

Familias de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Henrico, Después de una semana desde la tragedia en la Escuela Secundaria Marjory Stoneman Douglas en Parkland, Florida, hemos recibido numerosas solicitudes de información sobre la seguridad escolar. Agradecemos las inquietudes de nuestra comunidad y nos gustaría responder las siguientes preguntas: ¿Dónde puedo encontrar información detallada sobre […]

Public Service Announcement – Henrico County School Board Meetings

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meetings on Thursday, February 22, 2018, according to the following schedule: School Board Work Session            2:00 p.m. School Board Monthly Meeting        6:30 p.m. These meetings will take place in the auditorium of New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Virginia. […]

Board sets timeline, seeks input in superintendent search

The Henrico School Board has begun the process of hiring a new superintendent for the school division, and the public will be a big part of the search! What qualities should the Board seek in a new school leader? What areas of expertise should the person have? We need your thoughts. Take the five-minute survey: […]

Henrico Schools seeking children for 2018-19 preschool program

Henrico, Va., Feb. 14, 2018 – Henrico County Public Schools is now recruiting for 2018-19 Federal Programs Preschool. The Federal Programs Preschool is designed to provide a high-quality preschool environment for children who live in Henrico County and who will be 4 years old by Sept. 30, 2018. The program is fully funded by Head […]

School Board will hold special meeting Feb. 13 regarding superintendent search

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, according to the following schedule:   Special Meeting                       5 p.m.   The special meeting will take place in the auditorium of the New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Va.  The Board will be […]