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Oct 19

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

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HCPS-TV stopped by Erin Franklin’s music class as she worked with Ms. Zabel’s first graders on making some cool music.

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Oct 01

Know an amazing principal? Nominate him or her for a 2018-19 REB leadership award

Henrico, Va. Oct. 1, 2018 – The REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership provide a tangible, public way to recognize an outstanding principal at a Henrico County school. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support leadership excellence in the Richmond area. Honorees receive an unrestricted $7,500 cash grant, and $7,500 to be used for school initiatives. Eligible are principals from public schools in Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties and the city of Richmond. Nominees should have served in their current positions for at least three years.

To find out more and download a nomination form, go to Educational-Leadership.

Who: The Community Foundation invites nominations from students, parents, colleagues, school personnel and administrators and the community at large. Nominations should take the form of a completed nomination form, downloaded from the foundation’s website, a one- to two-page typeset letter describing the nominee’s distinguished educational leadership. It can be accompanied by up to three one-page letters of support. Principals may not nominate themselves.

When: Nominations must be mailed or hand-delivered, and must be received by 5 p.m. on Nov. 8. Emailed or faxed nominations are not accepted.

Where: Please mail nominations to:

REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership

The Community Foundation

Attn: Stacey Keeley, Donor Engagement Officer

Boulders View Drive, Suite 110

Richmond, Va. 23225

For questions regarding nominations, please contact Tracie Weston, director of HCPS’ Department of Professional Learning and Leadership, at 804-652-3840. More information is also available at

Award recipients will be announced in March 2019.

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Sep 28

5th Grade Field Trip!

Our 5th graders had a wonderful time studying Plant Life at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens recently.  They tested clean water, fed fish, and learned about habitats and pollination.  Climbing trees and being chased by butterflies was an added bonus!

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Sep 28

PTA Reflections Contest

Reflections is an art and literature contest that is done at the school level. Students can advance to the county, district, state, and national level. This year’s theme is “Heroes Around Me.” All grade levels are encouraged to participate! Prizes are available for all participants. Contact with questions.

VA PTA Reflections Rules and Submission Forms

Submissions can be in the form of:

  • visual arts (2d and 3d)
  • literature
  • music composition
  • film
  • photography
  • dance.

Submissions are due back to school with completed submission forms no later than Friday, October 12, 2018.

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Sep 28

Book Fair!

The bbgb Book Fair will take place October 1-3.October 1-2 the book fair hours will be 3 pm – 4 pm and on October 3 the hours will be 3 pm – 7 pm. Credit cards, cash and checks will be accepted. bbgb is a local children’s bookstore that is located in Carytown. You will be shopping “local” to benefit Echo Lake. Please come out and support Echo Lake with your book purchases

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Sep 13

Online Payment for School Fee and Activities

Online Payment for School Fees and Activities

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