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Interested in ONLINE Health and PE this summer? Act fast! Don’t delay! There are limited slots available. Please check out the following attachment for more info!
SPMS School Counseling is now on TWITTER!
We are SO excited about this new adventure for SPMS School Counseling! We believe this will increase our communication and visibility to students and parents in a relevant way that incorporates technology. Please support and add us! @SPPumaSC Share! Share! Share! In addition to school-based communication (Puma Blast, Rolling Announcements, School Website, Schoology), we will begin posting announcements and happenings in school counseling on Twitter to continue to publicize and build an awesome connection with the community as THE School with Pride and Heart!
Deep Run High School ELECTIVE/CURRICULUM FAIR
Wednesday, January 30, 2018; 5:00-6:30 p.m. ·Find out about exciting high school electives. · Plan your freshman year schedule. · Meet a few Deep Run HS teachers & students. · Find answers to your questions about 9th grade classes, schedules and course planning. Students and their families can visit the Elective Fair to browse the displays on various electives. Join us at 6:00 p.m. for the presentation given by the School Counseling Department, “Creating a Freshman Schedule & Graduation Requirements”. (If you have time, stay for the Advanced Placement (AP) Panel at 6:30 p.m. – DRHS Auditorium. Learn about course expectations, summer work and how NOT to be overloaded with AP courses during your High School experience.) Additionally, please follow this link for an important notice for 8th grade parents regarding High School Scheduling and Transition: https://drive.google.com/a/henrico.k12.va.us/file/d/149gbJ4kJ8K6R-gFXqBURoISkarg0G6gu/view?
Code RVA Regional High School: Are you an 8th grader interested in computer science or a STEM- related field? Consider applying to the CODE RVA Regional high school! For more information, visit the following links:
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 tcfrichmond.org/Grantseekers/Awards/REB-Awards-for-Distinguished 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 tcfrichmond.org.
Award recipients will be announced in March 2019.
Attention Current 6th Grade Students and Parents:
Applications for the Moody International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program will be available in the school counseling department on September 19th. An Open House will be held on October 16th at Moody Middle School from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Applications are due to Mrs. Sharpe by November 16th. The writing prompt will be held on November 30th at Short Pump Middle School during the school day. More information about the program can be viewed here: http://hcpstv.org/2015/09/19/moody-middle-school-ib-program/
Summer reading is REQUIRED for ALL Henrico students. For rising 6th-8th graders: the reading logs AND the summary/reflection assignments are required. These will both be graded. For those students attending Deep Run High School, summer reading is not optional. Please click on the links to see more information. For questions about DRHS summer reading, visit: https://summerreadingdrhsenglish.weebly.com/summer-reading-2018.html. If you will be attending high school elsewhere, please contact that school and visit the school’s website for their summer reading requirements.
The eighth grade Rise Ceremony is Monday, June 11th @ Deep Run High School. The ceremony will begin at 7:00PM, and all students should be present by 6:30PM.
We have over 300 eighth graders so the ceremony will take place in the gymnasium as it offers a larger seating capacity than the auditorium.
Three tickets will be provided to each student. The tickets will be distributed through Puma Den classes on June 6th.
Seating is limited.
IF three tickets will not suffice for your family, you may request additional ticket(s) by clicking here. Please only request additional tickets if it is a necessity for your family.