News Releases, Media Advisories, and Public Service Announcements

Challenger Day will get students with disabilities onto the field

Students from 22 Henrico County elementary schools will take to the baseball field Oct. 18 and learn how to field, hit and run the bases. The students will take part in Challenger Day, an annual event that introduces students with significant disabilities to the fundamentals of baseball. The students will also enjoy games, an art […]

2017-18 REB Awards: Nominate an outstanding principal

The REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership provide a tangible, public way to recognize an outstanding principal at a Henrico County school. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support leadership excellence in the Richmond area. Honorees receive an unrestricted $7,500 cash grant, and $7,500 to be used for school initiatives. Eligible are principals […]

School Board Meeting Thursday, Oct. 12

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, according to the following schedule: School Board Work Session 2:30 p.m. 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 […]

HCPS Band Showcase: One cool night, nine cool marching bands

HCPS Band Showcase: One cool night, nine cool marching bands

All nine of Henrico County’s high school marching bands will be in action at the HCPS Band Showcase Oct. 16 at Glen Allen High School’s stadium. The performance is free, but donations are being accepted to benefit the Henrico Christmas Mother. In addition to cash donations, the holiday campaign is seeking canned food; jars of […]

Thousands of Henrico County students will walk the walk Oct. 4

Henrico County students will walk the walk in October. Students at some schools will take part in International Walk to School Day Oct. 4 by walking to school, walking at school and participating in associated events during October. The day is a celebration of the benefits of walking and biking to school. Henrico Police will […]

School Board Meetings Thursday, September 28

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meetings on Thursday, September 28, 2017, according to the following schedule: School Board Work Session 3:30 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 […]

6 more Henrico schools gain full state accreditation; Total number of fully accredited schools at five-year high

Accreditation information has been updated since this news release was issued. For the latest information about 2017-18 state accreditation ratings, along with frequently asked questions, visit our accreditation page. Six more Henrico County schools regained full state accreditation, according to information the Virginia Department of Education released today. Adams, Donahoe, Holladay, Lakeside, Longdale and Sandston elementary schools are […]

Highland Springs High School English teacher chosen as teacher of the year for Central Virginia

Highland Springs High School English teacher chosen as teacher of the year for Central Virginia

Greenlee Naughton’s accolades keep growing. The Highland Springs High School English teacher was named Monday as one of Virginia’s eight 2018 regional teachers of the year. Gov. Terry McAuliffe surprised Naughton Monday morning with an announcement at a school assembly that had been billed as a celebration of Highland Springs’ second straight year of full […]

School Board Meeting Thursday, September 14

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meeting on Thursday, September 14, 2017, according to the following schedule: School Board Work Session 2:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the auditorium of the New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Virginia.  Closed sessions will be held during […]

School Board Meeting Thursday, August 24

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meetings on Thursday, August 24, 2017, 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 […]

24 Henrico County schools earn Virginia Index of Performance awards for academic achievement

Twenty-four Henrico County schools have earned 2017 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement, and Short Pump Middle School was one of only nine schools in the commonwealth to earn the highest designation. Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education announced that 386 schools statewide had earned the designation, along […]

School Board Meeting Thursday, August 10

The County School Board of Henrico County, Virginia, will hold the following meeting on Thursday, August 10, 2017, according to the following schedule: School Board Work Session 1:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the auditorium of the New Bridge Learning Center, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Virginia.  Closed sessions will be held during […]

Henrico County Public Schools educators will attend retreat on developing inclusive classrooms, closing gaps

A group of educators from Henrico County Public Schools will participate in a workshop that helps participants develop more inclusive learning communities. The retreat gives educational leaders the chance to focus on eliminating disparities based on race and socioeconomic status in all areas of school life and academic achievement. Called the Henrico Educational Equity Initiative, […]