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.
Our Cougars brought home several awards from the 44th annual Forensics Competition held at Moody’s Middle School. Forensics is a contest in Public Speaking and Communication. Kids from various HCPS middle Schools participated in Various Categories like Prose and Poetry.
Some of the awards for Hungary Creek were
Boys Prose – 2nd Place Lou C.
Boys Poetry – 1st place Abdullah M.
Boys Prose – 1st place Armaan A.
Boys Prose – 2nd place Christopher C.
Boys Poetry – 3rd place Nate S.
Thanks to Mrs. Eshmont for her effort and motivation!
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.
HCPS-TV stopped by Carrie Howe’s 7th Grade Foundations of Spanish A class for a quick game of “Responde Rapido.”
8th grade World History students curated a museum with exhibits about early river valley civilizations.
At Hungary Creek Middle School, the staff think Cindy Richardson is the Heart of Henrico. See why.
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.
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