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News From The Creek: 6/11/21

June 14, 2021

Cougars,

Please see the following items highlighting upcoming events:

Laptop Update:

In order for student devices to be serviced over the summer and ready for next school year, HCPS is requiring students and their families to return their student device and charger the last week of school (in-person) or the week after school ends (virtual learners).

The collection process for virtual student device and charger will be a drive-up and drop-off service.  Cars arriving at each middle school’s virtual student devices collection location will be guided to a vehicle line and requested to provide virtual student names and will then hand over each student’s device and charger to HCPS Technology staff members.  Families should not leave their cars and the process is anticipated to move efficiently for each vehicle.

However, students participating in HCPS summer school programs or any other HCPS directed/approved summer learning will keep their devices over the summer and return their devices to the school when their summer work is completed to then be serviced in preparation for the start of the next school year.

Middle School In-Person Student Device and Charger Collection:

Collection of all in-person student devices will occur at each student’s school.  We will begin the collection of these computers on Tuesday, June 15th in their last block.  If a student needs their computer for make-up testing on Wednesday, June 16th, they will keep their computers and leave their devices with their last block teacher on Thursday, June 17th.

 

Middle School Virtual Student Device and Charger Collection:

Collection of all middle school virtual student devices will occur the week after school ends on June 21st through June 24th (Monday – Thursday).  Students and parents/guardians are asked to return their device to their closest middle school during the hours of 7 AM – 6 PM.  Students living closest to Moody Middle School are asked to return their devices to Brookland Middle School — 9200 Lydell Drive, Henrico, Va. 23228

Below are the 11 Middle School locations that will be collecting all virtual student devices Monday-Thursday, June 21st through June 24th.

Brookland Middle School Website

9200 Lydell Drive

Henrico, Va. 23228

Elko Middle School Website

5901 Elko Road

Sandston, Va. 23150

Fairfield Middle School Website

5121 Nine Mile Road

Henrico, Va. 23223

Holman Middle School Website

600 Concourse Blvd.

Glen Allen, Va. 23059

Hungary Creek Middle School Website

4909 Francistown Road

Glen Allen, Va. 23060

Pocahontas Middle School Website

12000 Three Chopt Road

Henrico, Va. 23233

Quioccasin Middle School Website

9400 Quioccasin Road

Henrico, Va. 23238

John Rolfe Middle School Website

6901 Messer Road

Henrico, Va. 23231

Short Pump Middle School Website

4701 Pouncey Tract Road

Glen Allen, Va. 23059

Tuckahoe Middle School Website

9000 Three Chopt Road

Henrico, Va. 23229

L. Douglas Wilder Middle School Website

6900 Wilkinson Road

Henrico, Va. 23227

 

Important Picture / Yearbook Updates:

This year’s yearbooks will not be delivered to HCMS until AUGUST- follow our Instagram page to stay updated!  @hcmsyrbk

Pictures ordered from both picture days are now available to pick up in the office.  If you would like to check that yours is there, please email mmcgee@henrico.k12.va.us

 

Testing Info – Calendar / Wellness Wednesday:

Due to SOL testing for virtual students beginning Wednesday, May 12th, we will no longer host synchronous Wellness Wednesday lessons due to all staff participating in the administration of the SOLs.  However, teachers will be providing asynchronous assignments/make-up activities/remediation/review activities to be completed during this period in time.  Beginning May 12th, students will no longer need to log into Advisory on Wednesday mornings.

 

The link below highlights our testing window/calendar for the remainder of the school year.

HCMS Testing Calendar

 

From the Library:

All HCMS Library books were due back by Friday, May 28, 2021. Please check in backpacks, in closets, under beds, and on bookshelves and get those books back! Many books from the 2019-2020 school year were never returned in addition to overdue books from this school year. Books may be returned to the green cart outside the library, to the blue bins in English and reading classrooms, and to the black and yellow bin outside the HCMS main entrance between 7:45 and 3:45 pm on school days. Additionally, students who are still virtual who are unable to return their books during school hours can schedule a pickup here!

 

Did you know that the number of books we have lost in the last two school years is greater than the number of new books we have been able to purchase in that time? Please bring back your books!

Important Dates for June Calendar:

June 17th – 8th Grade Day + Last Day of School

 

Have a great weekend!!!

 

Schedule changes for HCMS June 10-15

June 9, 2021

Schedule changes for HCMS –

Schedules will be:

Thursday June 10                                    Monday June 14

1st block 8:30-10:30                                 2nd block – 8:30-10:30

Advisory – 10:35-11:55                                     Advisory – 10:35-11:55

3rd block – 12:00-2:00                             4th block – 12:00-2:00

 

Friday June 11                                          Tuesday June 15

5th block – 8:30-10:30                             6th block – 8:30-10:30

Advisory – 10:35-11:55                                     Advisory – 10:35-11:55

7th block – 12:00-2:00                             8th block – 12:00-2:00

Reminder: MEDICATION PICK UP

June 9, 2021

MEDICATION PICK UP

PLEASE REMEMBER TO PICK UP ANY MEDICATION THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THE CLINIC FOR YOUR CHILD NOW and UNTIL  JUNE 17, 2021 by  2pm.  ANY MEDICATION REMAINING IN THE CLINIC AFTER 2pm WILL BE DISCARDED. Henrico County Public School POLICY STATES THAT NO MEDICATIONS WILL BE STORED IN THE CLINIC OVER THE SUMMER AND THAT MEDICATIONS CAN NOT BE SENT HOME WITH YOUR CHILD.

THANK YOU AND HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

JANET BRAMHALL RN

School Nurse

HCMS Designated “No Place For Hate” School

June 3, 2021

Hungary Creek Middle School has, once again, received its “No Place For Hate” designation for this school year. You can watch the virtual recognition ceremony here from ADL. HCMS is a part of a network of 120 schools in the Washignton, DC region who spread a message of respect and inclusion and stand up against bullying, bias and bigotry. At Hungary Creek our message to students everyday is “Be safe, be respectful and be responsible.” #CougarsTogether

All HCMS Library books are due back by Friday, May 28, 2021

May 24, 2021

All HCMS Library books are due back by Friday, May 28, 2021. Please check in backpacks, in closets, under beds, and on bookshelves and get those books back! Many books from the 2019-2020 school year were never returned in addition to overdue books from this school year. Books may be returned to the green cart outside the library, to the blue bins in English and reading classrooms, and to the black and yellow bin outside the HCMS main entrance between 7:45 and 3:45 pm on school days. Additionally, students who are still virtual who are unable to return their books during school hours can schedule a pickup here!

Did you know that the number of books we have lost in the last two school years is greater than the number of new books we have been able to purchase? Please bring back your books!

Mrs. Wright
School Librarian, Hungary Creek Middle School

High School Credit Exam Info

May 7, 2021

Good Afternoon Cougars,

This communication is to inform you about changes to end-of-year final exams for the 2020-2021 school year.  Middle school students taking high school credit courses will use an alternative approach to the end-of-year/final course assessment to improve their grades. Students who opt to use the alternative approach will do so beginning the week of June 6th. Information about the specific alternative approach options will come directly from your child’s teacher in the coming weeks.  In addition, students who have outstanding work are encouraged to continue to work with teachers to submit missing assignments.

The decision to make this change was due to the pandemic taking a significant toll on our students and families, creating increased feelings of stress and anxiety.

Should you have any questions regarding this alternative approach, please feel free to reach out to your child’s teacher.
 

Sincerely,

Robbi Moose

From The Athletic Director: Sporting Events Protocols

May 6, 2021
Cougars,

 

From the Athletic Director:

Please see the link below highlighting our expectations for upcoming Spring Sports events.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hzTqCl6RBNSfCRP1lNZ4s3fYPhQ9Yf5uUI06HxkUKE8/edit

 

Have a great day!!!

Project Thank You! Send A Message To Your Teacher!

May 4, 2021

It has been an unprecedented year for everyone. This year our teachers have been working hard to deliver quality instruction under difficult circumstances.

“Project Thank you!” is an effort to share with our teachers a token of our appreciation for their efforts this year. If there are teachers whom you would like to send a small note of thanks, please fill out this form and we will deliver it to them during Teacher Appreciation Week and throughout the rest of the school year.

#CougarsTogether

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFe43iOvI0koOQ3aLC3FfOGECyPX0YTkKBW_BmfKoi02MBAA/viewform

Attention Parents: Traffic Pattern for Pick Up & Drop Off

February 23, 2021

There is our traffic pattern for drop off and pick up. Click here to down load a copy of the Traffic Pattern map.

Video: Todd Tinsley

January 28, 2021

Music teacher, Todd Tinsley knows how to keep his virtual classes engaging with games and other activities. Students often remark that it is their favorite hour of the day. Watch as Dr. Amy Cashwell presents him with the Yay of the Day award.

HungaryCreekSchool

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
Mike Hasley, Associate Principal
Dale Morris-Bradshaw, Assistant Principal
David R. Jarman, Assistant Principal