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VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

March 22, 2018

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HCPS-TV dropped by Mr. Kasselberg’s 8th Grade English class as they prepared for their upcoming SOLs

Video: Battle Across Broad

March 15, 2018

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Highlights from the Battle Across Broad.

Attention Eighth Graders: Longwood University Informational Meeting

February 20, 2018

Longwood University will be hosting an informational interest meeting for a dual enrollment personal finance and economics course on Tuesday, March 27, from 6:30-7:30 pm. If you are interested in earning college credit in a condensed summer course, this course will meet those needs. To get more information on the dual enrollment personal finance and economics course, please, attend the interest meeting on March 27th at Deep Run HS or Henrico HS in the school’s auditorium.

Video: Principal Appreciation

January 26, 2018

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In honor of Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week, here’s a quick video shout-out to some of the principals that are making a difference in students’ lives!

Course Registration for Current Middle School Students

January 24, 2018


  • Parent access window: February 5-16, 2018.
  • Parents log on to PowerSchool to view courses for next year. PowerSchool can be accessed at: https://sis.henrico.k12.va.us/public/home.html
  • Once successfully logged into PowerSchool, parents will be expected to review and accept the recommended academic courses and select elective courses through the parent portal.
  • After reviewing and accepting the teachers’ academic recommendations, please select two electives and one back-up alternate. Please contact your child’s teacher for questions regarding recommendations and your child’s grade level counselor with any questions regarding electives or the sign-up process.

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) Focus Groups

November 30, 2017

Puma Families,
As Short Pump Middle School and Henrico County Public Schools look for solutions and strategies towards becoming a leader in creating an inclusive and welcoming learning environment for all, we want input from students, families, and teachers to help guide our next steps.
Short Pump Middle School has partnered with the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) to facilitate focus groups (**more information regarding the VCIC is found below). These focus groups will provide an opportunity for participants to share concerns and solution based strategies.  Once VCIC has listened to each focus group and shared their findings with us, we are confident SPMS and HCPS will have the necessary information to make informed, student-based decisions for inclusivity and acceptance throughout all of our programming. This will include the role of the new director of equity and diversity.
Due to the need for small focus groups (12-15 persons meeting for one hour), the VCIC will host multiple sessions to meet with as many interested parties as possible. The VCIC will be facilitating these focus listening groups on the following dates:

Student only focus group:
November 29th
2:15pm – 3:15pm

Parent only Focus group:
Please note: Mrs. Ogburn, Three Chopt representative to the School Board, will be in attendance at many of the parent sessions.
**December 4
December 8
December 12
December 14
The parent focus groups will convene at the following times:
9:30am – 10:30am
10:45am – 11:45am
1:00pm – 2:00pm
2:15pm – 3:15pm
3:30pm – 4:30pm
** December 4th  5:30-6:30pm   6:45-7:45pm

If you have an interest in attending one of the focus group sessions, please access the online sign-up form found below (Please note: sessions close once the maximum participant size has been reached.)
Parent sign-up form: https://goo.gl/forms/af3wWQsye5RFpEps2
Student sign-up form: https://goo.gl/forms/4tVKEzHNVOb9x7CB3

** Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities**
“The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (www.inclusiveVA.org) is an 82-year-old nonprofit organization based in Richmond that specializes in working with schools, business, and communities on issues of diversity and inclusion.  VCIC has supported many schools and districts across Virginia, and the organization’s work has been recognized locally and nationally for its effectiveness.  The organization will help us to ensure that a broad cross-section of SPMS stakeholders are able to share ideas and input for how our school community can learn, heal, and move forward together.”

VIDEO: Battle Across Broad

March 30, 2017

2Battle Across Broad
Five Henrico Middle Schools battled it out on the hardwood recently at Glen Allen H.S. Not just for a trophy but to help raise money to defeat a disease that affects almost everyone. Click here to watch the video.


4701 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059
Phone (804) 360-0800 | Fax (804) 360-0808
School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Thomas McAuley, Principal
Dr. Meagan Tenia, Associate Principal
Lindsay Ingram, Assistant Principal