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Feb 11

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

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.

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Jan 27

Adams Elementary Teacher Honorees

Left to right, Ms. Reardon, Mrs. Lowery, Ms. Harris, and Ms. Ramp

Jacob L. Adams Elementary is excited to recognize our teachers who are being honored for their wonderful service and skills in the school environment.  From left to right, Ms. Jackie Reardon, Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Lowery, our fantastic principal, Ms. Keonya Harris, Christie Award nominee, and Ms. Hilary Ramp, first year Teacher of the Year.

Join us in congratulating these talented and wonderful educators.

 

Permanent link to this article: http://adams.henricoschools.us/2019/01/27/1632/

Nov 26

Saturday Enrichment Program

The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is offering Saturday programming to engage gifted and high-ability students in high quality learning experiences designed to expose them to topics and ideas that are beyond those they might get in their typical classroom environment.  The program serves students currently enrolled in grades K-5.

The online application and additional information may be accessed at www.curry.virginia.edu/sep

 

Permanent link to this article: http://adams.henricoschools.us/2018/11/26/saturday-enrichment-program/

Sep 18

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom


Click image to watch the video.

 

HCPS-TV stopped by Mrs. Arkwright’s 5th grade class and learned a little about the Earth’s layers

Permanent link to this article: http://adams.henricoschools.us/2018/09/18/vide-todays-classroom/

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