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Something’s fishy with this school field trip

December 4, 2019

HEF is collaborating with Dominion Energy, Chesapeake Bay Trust and HCPS Elementary Instruction to offer a James River environmental trip for 10 high need schools.  The video depicts Glen Lea Elementary 5th graders’ experience.

Glen Lea extended day students

Extended Day students from Glen Lea Elementary participated in Lego League competition

November 19, 2019

Eight Extended Day students at Glen Lea Elementary School participated in the First Lego League competition on Sunday at Maggie Walker High School. Students from across Virginia came together to innovate and solve problems. They were inspired, and demonstrated their creativity, and hope for a stronger, more sustainable future. Glen Lea parents showed their support…

HIghland Springs ES at Presquile Wildlife Refuge

James River excursion teaches students about their environment

October 24, 2019

“Thank you, HEF, for providing 5th grade Highland Springs Elementary students with the amazing experience at Presquile Wildlife Refuge.  Not only did my students engage in learning about the James River, they partook of the peace that nature brings. The experience rejuvenated my class and built us closer as a team and that is invaluable.”…

25 years of HEF giving

October 23, 2019

Click to watch the video…

Excellence in Education Sponsors

Excellence in Education – 25th Anniversary Dinner

October 21, 2019

On behalf of HEF’s Excellence in Education 25th Anniversary Dinner Committee, Board of Directors and staff, we wish to thank all of our amazing and generous sponsors for their support of public schools through this event!! What a fantastic evening on October 10th with nearly 400 people in attendance celebrating HEF’s 25th Anniversary and honoring…

Welcome back to school

Welcome Back students, teachers, and staff!

September 2, 2019

Get ready, get set, for the best school year yet!