Category Archive: Uncategorized

Nov 06

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT! High School Students Can Learn To Fly

Do you have dreams of one day becoming a commercial airline pilot and traveling the world?  The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC), in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia, Liberty University, Averett University and the Virginia Department of Aviation, is offering flight academies at no cost for high school students statewide. For more information  click  here for the press release and here for more information on the Pilot Program.


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Oct 24

Virginia Tech Applicants: Important Clarification

We have just gotten clarification that their system is not cooperating with the academic self-reporting section on Coalition.  So, they are asking that all students also complete a SRAR (Self-reported Academic Record) on their website.  The direct link to the SRAR is  (please note that an official transcript will not be accepted in place of the SRAR, the SRAR is mandatory or your application is considered incomplete).  There is an instructional YouTube video on how to complete the SRAR if you need more information at If you have questions stop in and see your school counseling in the Wildcat Corner during lunch.

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Oct 17

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

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HCPS-TV stopped by Ms. Chilton’s Geometry class for a cool “Breakout” lesson.

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Oct 15

Math Tutoring Available with Mu Alpha Theta

If you are interested in receiving math help from a peer who is a member of the math national honor society, Mu Alpha Theta, please click here for more information. 

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Oct 15

VCU Dental Scholars

VCU Dental Scholars is a free after school program
offered to high school students from the city of
Richmond, Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico
counties who are interested in exploring a career in
dentistry. Students from outside of these areas may
apply to participate as long as they have reliable
transportation. Click here for more information.

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Oct 01

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

Henrico, Va. Oct. 1, 2018 – 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 from public schools in Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties and the city of Richmond. Nominees should have served in their current positions for at least three years.

To find out more and download a nomination form, go to Educational-Leadership.

Who: The Community Foundation invites nominations from students, parents, colleagues, school personnel and administrators and the community at large. Nominations should take the form of a completed nomination form, downloaded from the foundation’s website, a one- to two-page typeset letter describing the nominee’s distinguished educational leadership. It can be accompanied by up to three one-page letters of support. Principals may not nominate themselves.

When: Nominations must be mailed or hand-delivered, and must be received by 5 p.m. on Nov. 8. Emailed or faxed nominations are not accepted.

Where: Please mail nominations to:

REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership

The Community Foundation

Attn: Stacey Keeley, Donor Engagement Officer

Boulders View Drive, Suite 110

Richmond, Va. 23225

For questions regarding nominations, please contact Tracie Weston, director of HCPS’ Department of Professional Learning and Leadership, at 804-652-3840. More information is also available at

Award recipients will be announced in March 2019.

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