Category Archive: Announcements

Mar 30

Help from your school librarians

Any student who needs help with projects, research, documentation, citations, or reading recommendations, please let your school librarians know. We are happy to work with you to best suit your needs.

You may contact us through Schoology or email.

Ms. Hardin’s email is and Mr. Mewborn’s email is .

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Mar 26

Students & Staff: Interested in checking out eBooks & Audiobooks?

Interested in checking out eBooks and Audiobooks?

See this slide presentation to get started. It’s easy, and it works on any web connected device. You will need to be logged into your HCPS Google account.

If you have questions, ask your local school librarian! There’s a button on the right sidebar to do that!


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Mar 22

Schoology Reminder

Students, parents, and guardians are reminded to check Schoology regularly for communication from your teachers.

Schools are closed for 2019-20, but HCPS’  ‘Questions’ page will provide the latest updates

Gov. Northam’s order closing Virginia’s schools for the remainder of the school year raises countless questions for Henrico County Public Schools families and staff members. As decisions are made or change in the wake of the closure, HCPS will post regular updates to its “Commonly Asked Questions” webpage.


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Mar 12

COVID-19: An important announcement

Concern about COVID-19 (coronavirus) has created a rapidly evolving environment where changes are being made quickly in the interest of public health.

Starting Monday, March 16, due to our community’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, HCPS schools and offices are closed to students and teachers.

We realize this creates many questions about how students will continue their learning. We have a thorough plan in place, and detailed information about student learning will be communicated in a separate message.

“Virtual learning” experiences (digital and non-digital) will be available to students of all grade levels starting on Tuesday, March 17. Parents, guardians, and students are reminded to log in to Schoology daily to check on assignments and communications from your student’s teachers.

During this unprecedented experience, we will continue to do everything possible to ensure the health and safety of our community. The HCPS Facilities and Pupil Transportation departments will conduct additional cleaning of school buildings and buses, and continue to assess the best cleaning practices.

Additionally, for many of our students, the meals provided at our schools are a crucial part of their daily nutrition. Additional plans are being made to address this vital need across the Henrico Community.

Please know that this is not a decision that we make lightly. We realize that any change to educational schedules is disruptive and inconvenient. However, our priority must always be the health and safety of our students, staff members and community.

Again, more details about student learning will be forthcoming in separate communications. Visit the “COVID-19” page on our website for full information from HCPS.

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Aug 28

Henrico Schools using “Anonymous Alerts” system to improve communication about safety concerns

What is Anonymous Alerts?

The Anonymous Alerts safety and anti-bullying reporting system helps combat negative activity in schools by empowering students to speak up. Social and peer pressure are some of the hardest obstacles for students to overcome.

The system allows for one-way or two-way anonymous encrypted communication between those submitting reports (students, parents or community members) and school division administration and staff members. System users have the option to remain anonymous or reveal their identity when submitting a report.

How does it work?

To use the new app, students, parents or others simply visit the Henrico County Public Schools website and click on the “Anonymous Alerts” button or the text link to submit a report expressing a concern. Anonymous Alerts apps can be downloaded directly from the Apple, Google Play or Chrome stores.

Users enter Henrico Schools’ Anonymous Alerts activation code – Henrico – and select the school to which the message should go. Informational posters explaining how to use the system will be displayed in HCPS schools and offices.

To send reports from the internet, go to:

To send a report from your phone:

  • Download the free Anonymous Alerts app from the Apple Store, Google Play store or Chrome store.
  • Launch the app and enter the activation code, Henrico.
  • Send important reports to school officials.
  • If desired, add a screenshot, photo or video about the incident.


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