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Reading Olympians Competition
03/02/2020
Hanover County Public Schools had its annual countywide Reading Olympians competition on February 27 at Liberty Middle School.
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Hanover Preschool Initiative Applications
02/21/2020
Hanover County Public Schools is accepting applications for the Hanover Preschool Initiative (HPI) for the 2020–2021 school year.
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Hanover Theatre Festival
02/17/2020
The annual Hanover Theatre Festival will take place on Thursday, February 20. Each of our middle and high schools will be giving a performance.
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Apply for Reverse Inclusion Pre-K
02/07/2020
The reverse inclusion pre-k program (RIPK) is now accepting applications for 2020–2021 school year.
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Teacher Job Fair
01/31/2020
Hanover County Public Schools will hold a teacher job fair on Saturday, February 22 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hanover High School in Mechanicsville.
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Teachers Achieve National Board Certification
01/30/2020
Seven Hanover County Public Schools (HCPS) educators recently achieved national board certification meeting the highest standards established for the profession.
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Superintendent's Proposed FY21 Budget
01/27/2020
On Tuesday, January 21, I presented my proposed FY2021 budget to the school board.
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Seventh Grader Named Hanover Spelling Bee Champion
01/23/2020
After nine rounds, Dalton Skinner, a seventh grade student at Chickahominy Middle School, won the Hanover County Public Schools 2019–2020 division spelling bee.
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Nominate a Teacher for an R.E.B. Award
01/16/2020
The Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond is now accepting nominations for the R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence.
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New Employee Incentive
01/15/2020
We will give a $500 incentive to any Hanover County Public Schools employee who recruits a friend to be a school bus driver between now and February 28, 2020.
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2020–2021 School Calendar
01/06/2020
The 2020–2021 adopted school calendar is available on our Calendar page.
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School Board Chairman Resigns
12/13/2019
Earlier today, School Board Chair Roger Bourassa submitted his resignation from the Hanover County School Board to Board of Supervisors Chair W. Canova Peterson citing personal reasons.
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Dollar General Surprises Schools with $10,000
12/02/2019
Dollar General Corporation recently surprised teachers and students of the Hanover County Public Schools with a $10,000 total donation to benefit literacy and education initiatives.
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2019 R.E.B. Award recipients
Educators Receive Awards for Teaching Excellence
11/19/2019
The Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation recognized three Hanover County Public Schools teachers at the 2019 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence.
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Proposed 2020–2021 Calendar
11/14/2019
The proposed calendar for the 2020–2021 school year is currently open for public comment.
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School Board Responds to NAACP Lawsuit
11/13/2019
The Hanover County School Board will hold a special closed session meeting on November 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss a possible resolution to the pending lawsuit filed by the Hanover County unit of the NAACP.
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Applications for Specialty Programs
11/01/2019
Attention, parents and students! Applications for our specialty programs are now live.
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Virginia Distinguished Purple Star School For Supporting Military Connected Students
PHHS Earns Purple Star Award
10/30/2019
The Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on the Educational Opportunity of Military Children has named Patrick Henry High School (PHHS) as a 2019 Purple Star Award recipient.
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Hanover Schools Achieve Full State Accreditation
10/02/2019
Hanover County Public Schools is pleased to announce that all schools have achieved full accreditation by the Virginia Department of Education based upon results during the 2018–2019 school year.
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Nominations for R.E.B. Awards
09/24/2019
The Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond is now accepting nominations for the R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership.
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National PTA Schools of Excellence
09/05/2019
Chickahominy Middle School and Pole Green Elementary School have been named as 2019–2021 National PTA Schools of Excellence.
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Blackboard Connect Text Messaging
09/01/2019
Hanover County Public Schools is pleased to announce that parents, guardians, and students can now subscribe through Blackboard Connect to receive text messages.
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Five Hanover Schools Earn Recognition
07/01/2019
The Virginia Board of Education recently named five Hanover schools as recipients of the 2019 Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award as part of its new Exemplar Performance School Awards program.
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Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award
06/05/2019
Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Board of Education named four Hanover schools as recipients of the 2019 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award.
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South Anna Named a 2019–2020 RAMP School
04/18/2019
South Anna Elementary School has been named a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).
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Board to Consider MathScience Innovation Center
03/28/2019
At the March school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Michael Gill shared his recommendation to the school board that Hanover County withdraw from the regional MathScience Innovation Center.
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Stand Up, Speak Out. Stop Bullying Now.
Digital Bullying Reporting
02/07/2019
Hanover County Public Schools is pleased to announce the launch of the “Stand Up, Speak Out - Stop Bullying Now” anonymous digital reporting tool on all school websites.
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Superintendent's Proposed Budget for FY2020
01/19/2019
The superintendent’s proposed budget for FY2020 is now available.
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Gmail Accounts for High School Students
01/07/2019
We are excited to offer our high school students the ability to use Gmail as part of their HCPS-managed Google account.
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Digital Resources
01/07/2019
Hanover County Public Schools offers a variety of digital resources for you and your student. These tools will help you stay up to date on important news, announcements, events, assignments, and grades. Please follow us on social media, and you can sign up for email, phone calls, and other resources.
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New System for Visitors
08/21/2018
Hanover County Public Schools (HCPS) is pleased to announce that we will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of our buildings this year as part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing the safety of our students, faculty, and staff.
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