To find out more about Bryce Lyle’s efforts to improve our local schools check out Curious About Westover Hills Elementary on Facebook.
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Earlier this year Huguenot High was accused of discrimination against Latino students and families. This year the school is hosting a Latino Heritage Celebration.
Across the Commonwealth the high school drop out rate is hitting a record low of 6% so it’s a bit shocking when you look at our local high schools.
The first of four community input sessions regarding the Richmond Public Schools Superintendent search will be held today, 9/23, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. @ George Wythe & Thomas Jefferson High Schools. Two more sessions on Wednesday at Huguenot and Armstrong High Schools from 6-8 pm.
Stephen Schwartz, Grade 4/5 Math and Science Teacher of Patrick Henry School is 1 of 22 teachers that will be serving on the Governor’s Teacher Cabinet. ”The Governor’s Teachers Cabinet will play a pivotal role in advising our administration about new strategies and ideas to enhance teacher quality and professionalism, increase parent and community involvement, reduce […]
Westover Hills Elementary is receiving $23,998 and Elizabeth D. Redd Elementary $31,720 in grant money to introduce students to a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and provide healthier snacking options. It would be awesome if a program like this could be rolled out to every school in RPS.
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According to the RTD Lewis will be paid $92,000 for a term of six months beginning next week, while the board continues its search for a permanent Superintendent. Lewis has stated that he has no plans to seek the permanent position.
Approximately 70 protesters gathered last Thursday at Huguenot High as the students were released. Parents, family and students had joined together to voice what they feel is unfair treatment at the hands of school admistration and RPS.
The Wayside Center for Popular Education are organizing a protest against racial discrimination at Huguenot High School.
Monday was a busy night for the school board but nothing definitive was decided.
Posted on behalf or Woodland Heights resident Samantha. I’m posting to request that you take a few minutes to write to our RPS school board reps. I’ve been attending several city and school board meetings recently and talking to a citizen in the Westover Hills neighborhood about what they’re trying to do to WHES. They’re […]
What this will mean for our local schools only time will tell. RTD has the story. Richmond School Superintendent Yvonne W. Brandon will announce today that she is leaving the job on June 30, according to a source who asked not to be identified. The decision is mutual between the superintendent and the newly constituted […]
I’m hearing that some of the instructions on the RPS website aren’t so helpful. Luckily for you we have Bryce Lyle in our community. Bryce is part of group that is trying to get folks to see our local schools and specifically Westover Hills Elementary School in a new light. As part of that effort […]
Kristen Larson is the the 4th District School Board Member and since being elected has been giving us these summaries of the Monday night school board meetings, posted to her Facebook Page. We had an extremely busy meeting last night. One of the big pieces of information was a proposal from the superintendent to consider […]
Join the fun at the Family Art Night at Westover Hills Elementary School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 28. This annual event, run by art teacher Lauren Leake, is open to everyone — even if your kids do not attend WHES.
From Kristen Larson’s (4th District School Board Member) Facebook page. Last night at the Board work session, we spent a large amount of time discussing rezoning/school closures. We used rezoning committee data, student enrollment, facility reports and academic data during our discussion. I asked the administration to put all of these documents online for folks […]
As any parent with children at J.B. Fishers knows to close the budget gap the school board is looking at closing two schools. From 4th District School Member Kristen Larson we get an update from her Facebook Page on the subject of school closing and also pushing the school administration to complete an audit requested in […]
From RTD The Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts received the five-year commitment it wanted, not the three-year term that school administrators suggested. The school also received a strong indication that it would get the lease terms on its building that will allow it to pursue financing to make capital improvements.
J.B. Fisher Elementary has their annual Flamingo Fest coming up in May. They’re looking for a portable stage to showcase some bands and dancers. Anybody have experience renting or perhaps donating a stage for a local school?
Thursday 2/28/13, our 5th district school board representative Mamie Taylor, will host her first 5th district community meeting. The meeting will be held at George Wythe High School (4314 Crutchfield), starting at 6:30 p.m. Please come out and hear for yourself information about our school system and where we are headed. RPS staff will be available to […]