Students will Build a Racecar

Racecar build

Nine Wilder Middle School families recently attended a Racecar Build Orientation at Richmond International Raceway with Rajeev Brown from the Flying Classroom. The orientation included an introduction to the program and a presentation of the car parts and build space at RIR. With funding from a 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) special projects grant, students…

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HCPS crowns Teacher of the Year, First-Year Teacher of the Year

Eric Byers-Teacher of the Year

Henrico County Public Schools employs more than 4,000 teachers, but only one is honored each year with the school division’s Teacher of the Year Award. Eric Byers, an earth science teacher at Highland Springs High School, was awarded that honor Tuesday during a livestream event and surprise announcement at the school, along with a $1,000…

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March Matching Challenge…Game On!

Thanks to your generous gifts, we have already met the March Matching goal of $10,000! With matching funds from our big-hearted donor Strawbridge Studios, that means $20,000 towards empowering students and teachers in Henrico County Public Schools! Thank you all for your amazing support!

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Supporting Teachers, Students & Families in HCPS’ 2020-21 Mission Forward

Since the COVID school closures last March, HEF has provided funding for HCPS teachers, students and their families. This has included food and basic necessities for Henrico’s most vulnerable students, and WiFi hotspots for students and teachers without internet access. This support expanded to include virtual summer camps for nearly 100 disadvantaged students with packets…

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Support HEF on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

The Henrico Education Foundation (HEF) is asking for your financial support on Giving Tuesday. As you know, this has been a challenging year for Henrico families and our students need your help now more than ever! During this time of uncertainty with COVID-19, HEF has played a vital role in supporting our students. Your gift…

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