THIS ISSUE: COLLEGE AND CAREER NIGHT | NOMINATE A PRINCIPAL | SPECIALTY CENTER OPEN HOUSES | LAY ADVISORY MEETINGS | AMY’S PASSPORT | HEART OF HENRICO | IMPORTANT DATES | HCPS STATE TITLES

The Binder October 23, 2018 Volume 2 Issue 5

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See into your future Monday night at College and Career Night

You could get a glimpse of the future Oct. 29 at Hermitage High School. Students of all ages are invited to HCPS’ College and Career Night. The annual countywide event offers a chance to talk with representatives of more than 100 universities, colleges and professional programs, as well as about representatives of career options such as businesses and branches of the military.
The event recently saw the introduction of a timesaving feature: pre-registration barcodes that let students quickly share their contact information with colleges.

  • Oct. 29 from 6-8 p.m. at Hermitage High School (8301 Hungary Spring Road, Henrico, Va.)

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Know an amazing principal? Nominate him or her for a 2018-19 REB leadership award

  • 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. The deadline is Nov. 8, so hurry to recognize that great principal!

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Interested in education and the school division? Come to a meeting of the HCPS Lay Advisory Committee

Did you know that Henrico Schools has a Lay Advisory Committee – and you’re invited to its meetings? The committee advises the School Board on important educational matters. It acts as a liaison among the School Board, parents and guardians, the Board of Supervisors, community members and teachers – and brings together members of these groups to discuss various issues. Anyone interested in education and the school system is welcome to attend meetings. The remaining meetings for 2018-19 are below. All meetings are at 7 p.m. and are held at Moody Middle School, 7800 Woodman Road, Henrico, Va.

  • Nov. 12
  • Jan. 14
  • March 12
  • May 13

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From town hall meetings to school visits, Dr. Amy Cashwell is hitting all of Henrico County

From one end of Henrico County to the other, Dr. Amy Cashwell is getting to know the people and places that make up her new school division. Check out the new superintendent's travels at “Amy’s Passport,” a name we chose because Henrico County is so diverse and interesting that you don’t have to go far to see the world.

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High school specialty centers: Open houses are in full swing

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Who is the Heart of Henrico?

Know an unsung hero? There’s a way to recognize the employees who help to make Henrico Schools so special. Tell us about an HCPS staff member who embodies commitment, strength and caring and deserves a shout-out as the Heart of Henrico. We welcome suggestions from students, families, co-workers or community members!


Important dates


Did you know? ...

  • Five athletic teams at HCPS high schools won Virginia state titles in 2017-18: Deep Run HS won championships in golf, boys’ volleyball and girls’ tennis; Varina took home the trophy in boys’ basketball; and Highland Springs’ football team won its third-straight state title.
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