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THIS ISSUE: MY HENRICO ACADEMY | GIFTED ADVISORY COUNCIL | SPECIAL OLYMPICS EVENTS | FAMILY LEARNING SERIES | EARLY LEARNING PRESCHOOL | SPRING PLANT SALE | EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION REPORT | IMPORTANT DATES | KINDERGARTEN

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“My Henrico Academy” program features seminars for immigrant and multicultural communities

The Asian and Latino Solidarity Alliance of Central Virginia has joined with Henrico County to create the My Henrico Academy program. The program enables immigrant and multicultural communities to interact with county leaders and service providers while learning more about the county. The free program consists of seven monthly seminars. Find out more about My Henrico Academy and apply through April 27.

 

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April 30 is deadline to apply to serve on Gifted Education Advisory Council

Henrico Schools is seeking applicants to serve on the school division’s Gifted Education Advisory Council. The group meets five times a year and advises the school division about the educational needs of all gifted students in the division. Find out more and apply through April 30.

 

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Public invited to cheer athletes at Special Olympics Virginia events
Spring events will give Henrico County students with disabilities – and their nondisabled peers – a chance to compete alongside each other. Find out more details about the Special Olympics Virginia events.

  • Little Feet Meet (preschools and elementary schools): April 25, Douglas S. Freeman High School, 8701 Three Chopt Road, Henrico, Va.
  • Meet in the Middle (middle schools): May 1, Collegiate School, 103 North Mooreland Road, Richmond, Va.

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Spring Family Learning Series features workshops for parents, guardians and teachers

The spring edition of HCPS’ Family Learning Series includes topics such as choosing child care; drug use among teens; and strengthening parent-child relationships. Find out more and sign up for workshops.

  • “And the Survey Says…" (workshop on the results of a survey on youth drug use in Henrico County): April 23, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “And the Survey Says…" (workshop on the results of a survey on youth drug use in Henrico County): April 24, noon-1:30 p.m.
  • "Parent’s Voice in the Special Education Process": April 30, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • "Transition and Student IEPs": May 7, noon-1:30 p.m.
  • "Depression and Teenagers": May 7, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • "Medicaid Waivers": May 8, noon-1:30 p.m.
  • "Preparing for Life Beyond High School": May 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

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Early Learning Preschool is now recruiting for 2019-20

Spring plant sale: Green up that thumb, keep more green in your wallet 

The ACE Center at Hermitage wants to put some spring in your step with beautiful plants at great prices. The spring sale features a large selection of flowers, vegetables, herbs and hanging baskets. Students at the school have been hard at work preparing plants for the annual event.

  • ACE Center at Hermitage spring plant sale: April 30 and May 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 8301 Hungary Spring Road, Henrico, Va

 

Update: How is Henrico Schools responding to report on exceptional education? 

In September 2018 the Henrico School Board received a report from an independent committee about HCPS’ exceptional education program. The report found many things that Henrico Schools is doing well, and other things where the school division can improve. Read about the school division’s progress in addressing the committee’s findings.

Important dates

Did you know?

It’s not too late to enroll your child in kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year! To enroll, the child must reside in Henrico County with a parent or court-appointed legal custodian and be 5 years old by Sept. 30. Find out what parents and guardians need to know to register.

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3820 Nine Mile Road
Henrico, Virginia 23223
804-652-3600

 

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