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

February 11, 2019

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.

Next Two Weeks @ The Creek

February 8, 2019


Please see the following items highlighting upcoming events:

Monday, February 11  

Report Card Distribution

Jr. Beta 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 13  

Skywatch – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The Hungary Creek community is invited to join members of the Richmond Astronomical Society (see www.richastro.org) for an evening of Skywatch starting at 5:30 p.m. on 2/13. We will meet in the auditorium before setting up telescopes on the athletic fields.

Monday, February 18

NAEP Testing – Select 8th Graders who have already been notified

Thursday, February 21

Student vs. Staff Basketball Game 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Skywatch Astronomy Night 2/13 Community Invited

February 6, 2019

The Hungary Creek community is invited to join members of the  Richmond Astronomical Society (see www.richastro.org) for an evening of Skywatch starting at 5:30 on 2/13. We will meet in the auditorium before setting up telescopes on the athletic fields.

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

January 9, 2019

HCPS-TV stopped by Carrie Howe’s 7th Grade Foundations of Spanish A class for a quick game of “Responde Rapido.”

Video: Museum Night

November 13, 2018

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8th grade World History students curated a museum with exhibits about early river valley civilizations.

Thank You Veterans!

November 12, 2018

On Monday, November 12, 2018, Hungary Creek Middle School held a Veterans Day breakfast and assembly to honor those in our HCMS community who have and are currently serving in our nation’s armed forces.

One of our students’ created this video to help his fellow Cougars honor their family members.

See our Instagram post to see video and pictures from today’s events! https://www.instagram.com/p/BqFd0qwFDD2/

This Week @ The Creek:

November 12, 2018

Thanks to all of our Cougar parents who support HCMS in so many ways! We are a better school because of your time, talent & treasures!


Monday, Nov. 12

Veteran’s Day Celebration

Boy’s Basketball/Wrestling Tryouts Begin

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Football End of Year Celebration 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Harvest Dance 6-8:00 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 16

Fall Make-up Pictures 8:30 a.m.

Video: Cindy Richardson, Heart of Henrico

October 26, 2018

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At Hungary Creek Middle School, the staff think Cindy Richardson is the Heart of Henrico. See why.

Mr. Vest Wins National Teaching Award!

October 24, 2018

Our very own Jason Vest was awarded the iNACOL Teacher of the Year Award, Tuesday at their national convention in Nashville, Tennessee!

“The iNACOL Teacher of the Year Award is given to a K-12 educator whose efforts as a personalized learning teacher exemplify to the highest degree their commitment to student success, knowledge and skill as a professional educator, and dedication to his or her students.”

Mr. Vest teaches his students entrepreneurial and design thinking skills in his classes, helping them to “think like an entrepreneur” while on their journey to become #Life Ready!

You can watch Mr. Vest receive his award and his acceptance speech here.

VIDEO: Walk to School Day

October 10, 2018

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The Cougars were on the prowl doing laps around the track this morning to celebrate National Walk to School Day. Over 900 students participated in the event.


4909 Francistown Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Phone (804) 527-2640 | Fax (804) 527-2642
School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Robert Moose, Principal
K. Dale King, Associate Principal
Dale Morris-Bradshaw, Assistant Principal
Carmen Waterford, Assistant Principal