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May 20

Beat the “Summer Slide”

Summer slide isn’t a piece of playground equipment – it’s the tendency for students to lose some of the progress they’ve made during the academic year. But there are ways to keep your students’ skills sharp and have fun all summer long.

For details, resources and lots more ways to foster reading this summer, go to HCPS’ summer reading page.

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Apr 09

VIDEO: Lions Den



Laburnum Elementary has a new club for 3rd Grade boys. It’s called the “Lions Den.” Check out what Family Advocate Rafer Giles and School Counselor Nikita Jones, have visioned for these young men.

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Apr 01

April 11 is the day to register your child for kindergarten

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Entering kindergarten is a big step for children and their families. It all starts Thursday, April 11 when Henrico County Public Schools will join with 14 other central Virginia school divisions to register new students for the 2019-20 school year. To enroll a child in Henrico County Public Schools, the child must reside in Henrico County with a parent or court-appointed legal custodian and be 5 years old by Sept. 30.

 More information is available at the Henrico County Public Schools website at https://henricoschools.us/registration.

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Mar 11

The 2019 Henrico Schools Survey is now open!

2019 Henrico Schools Survey

Tell us about your perspectives and experiences, you can help Henrico Schools improve and make important decisions about the future.

Student Survey | Parent/Guardian Survey

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Feb 11

Community Foundation needs your help to identify region’s outstanding teachers

Henrico, Va. Jan. 17, 2019 – Who is the special teacher in your life? The REB Awards for Teaching Excellence provide a tangible, public way to recognize outstanding teachers in Henrico County Public Schools – and give them the means to continue growing. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support teaching excellence in the Richmond area. Honorees receive professional development grants of $4,000 to $12,000, given to teachers who have distinguished themselves by their inspiring classroom performance.

Through a nomination process, approximately 15 outstanding teachers are selected each year to receive cash grants to support professional development activities.

Nominations are invited from parents, students, educators and the community at large. Award recipients have earned graduate degrees, climbed mountains, traced their ancestors and met peers from around the world – all to reignite their own passion for learning and to pass it on to their students.

Nominations must be made online. A letter in support of the nomination must be written by another individual and submitted online with the nomination.

Who:The Community Foundation invites nominations from students, parents, colleagues, school staff and administrators (except for the school principal), and the community at large.
 

When: Nominations and letters of support must be submitted by Feb. 25 at 5 p.m.
 

How: Nominations must be submitted through the Community Foundation’s website. For detailed instructions, eligibility criteria and a link to the nomination portal, please visit https://www.cfrichmond.org/Grantseekers/REB-Awards-for-Teaching-Excellence#123671-award-amount.

*A link to the Community Foundation’s nomination portal can be found at henricoschools.us, under Hot Topics. For questions regarding nominations, please contact Tracie Weston, director of professional learning and leadership, at 804-652-3769.

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Jan 18

Ms. Burgess’s 5th grade class learns about line plots! Click below to watch this episode of HCPS Today’s Classroom.

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Nov 08

Go Laburnum! We are fully accredited!

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Sep 04

VIDEO: First Day of School

Students are welcomed back to school on the first day by a special guest. Click here to watch the video.

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Sep 04

First Day Back At LES! Look who’s here!

Look who joined Laburnum this morning to welcome our lions back to school! Thank you Gov. Ralph Northam, Delegate Lamont Bagby, and school board member Roscoe Cooper!

 

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