Glen Lea Elementary Telehealth Clinic

Glen Lea Telehealth Clinic

A ribbon-cutting ceremony in December 2021 at Glen Lea Elementary School celebrated an innovative new clinic that will help students get better access to health care and reduce missed instructional time. The Glen Lea Telehealth Clinic uses an internet webcam and other tools to enable students at the school in eastern Henrico County to consult…

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Funding Pre-K Education

Henrico Education Foundation leads a series of Early Childhood Education support initiatives. These initiatives open spaces in private childcare centers and family day homes to preschool students ages 3 and 4 on the waitlist for public Pre-K or for those that need a full day, full year program. Knowing that 85% of brain development happens…

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Students Help Build a Race Car

Racecar build

Students from Wilder Middle School had the opportunity to help build a race car at Richmond International Raceway with Rajeev Brown from the Flying Classroom. With funding from a 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) special projects grant, students from Henrico’s Wilder Middle School and Richmond’s Armstrong High School built a race car from scratch!!

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Immersive Portal at Freeman High School

portal interior

For two weeks in 2020, Douglas Freeman students were able to enter an immersive audio-visual chamber and interact with residents of Afghanistan, Uganda and other places far from Henrico County. The portal is constructed from a repurposed steel shipping container, painted gold. It and similar portals are dimly lit and include a floor-to-ceiling screen, giving…

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