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.
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The Wayside Center for Popular Education are organizing a protest against racial discrimination at Huguenot High School.
As part of the new Huguenot High the old water tower had to come down. This picture was taken on Friday. Some more pictures and memories at Richmond Views. For those of us who went to Huguenot High School, the water tower is a significant piece of our high school memories. Every year book included [...]
Mayor Dwight C. Jones, City Council President Kathy C. Graziano, 4th District School Board Member Adria Graham Scott, and Huguenot High Principal Tyrus Lyles are inviting the public to join them Thursday, January 26th at 3 p.m. at Huguenot High to celebrate the start of construction of a new high school. More images of the [...]
There is a population of homeless and displaced students in the area that need our help. Local social worker Alia Butler is working with families from Huguenot High School, George Wythe High School and Armstrong High School. This year they are starting a holiday gift giving program for all the homeless families within these 3 [...]
For those who love the sounds of high school marching bands, Huguenot High School’s 15th Annual Band Day will be the place to be on Oct. 9 beginning at 3 p.m. Some of the state’s best high school marching units representing schools from Henrico, Richmond and the Tidewater region will compete for honors in Falcon [...]
AYP stands for Adequate Yearly Progress and tracks how schools are doing in the No Child Left Behind objectives. RTD has the big picture. In the metro Richmond area, Hanover, Chesterfield, Henrico, Petersburg and Richmond saw declines in their scores. —Hanover: 19 of 23 schools made AYP this year compared to 21 of 23 last [...]
Help raise funds for the Huguenot High School Band on Monday, November 16 by participating in Sprit Night at Chick-fil-A Stratford Hills beginning 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.! The band will receive 20% of all total receipts.
John M. at CHPN has the results of a 3 hour meeting held by the school board yesterday, be sure and go to the link to read more on the details. At a 3-hour meeting today, the School Board tentatively decided to pursue redevelopment for Huguenot High School, Broad Rock Elementary School, Oak Grove Elementary [...]
John M. at Church Hill People’s News attended last nights informational meeting on school construction. In a poll the majority of council members are in favor of the mayor’s plan which includes a new Huguenot High School. This meeting was the first of two and John’s summary is here. Also read the comments as there [...]
The RTD is reporting that on Thursday the school board will be voting on Thursday on setting construction priorities including replacing Huguenot at the cost of over $81 million. Originally Huguenot was in Phase II of the construction plan but Mayor Jones submitted an altered plan that moves Huguenot High construction into Phase I. Because [...]
Emergency crews and utility contractors were summoned to the Stratford Hills area of South Richmond this morning after a natural gas line was accidentally cut. No injuries were reported in the accident, which occurred about 11:30 a.m. while someone was working in the 2700 block of Kenmore Road, a short distance north of Forest Hill [...]
About 1000 volunteers showed up to HandsOn Day, despite the chilly morning and over 100 volunteers headed out to Huguenot High School to give the school some TLC. Some great work took place there. Several students pitched in as well, one student remarked about never feeling so proud of their school, and never before feeling [...]
On October 17th, HandsOn Greater Richmond will rally and organize 1,000 volunteers to tackle community issues through service. 40 projects will take place at local nonprofits, schools, and city parks. Together, we’ll beautify schools, build trails, repair homes, feed the hungry, build birdhouses, plant trees, care for animals – you name it. Come on out [...]
Rough night for neighborhood high school teams, both losing to teams from Chesterfield. Huguenot High School lost a close game to Monacan, 27-20 (NBC12 has video highlights online), bringing their record to 1-5. George Wythe High fared far worse, losing 43-6 to Cosby HS. They remain winless at 0-6.
The latest in a long line of RPS school renovation/closure plans is making the rounds and, perhaps not unexpectedly, our local schools are completely missing from the first 5-year phase. The second phase (circa 2012) would see Swansboro Elementary renovated/expanded and Huguenot High replaced with a new building at its current location. 4th District Representative/Board [...]
Public School accreditation numbers are out and it’s a mixed bag for neighborhood schools. Middle Schools across the state seem to be struggling; locally, none of our neighborhood middle schools are fully accredited (only 2 city-wide received full accreditation). Elementary and High School numbers look much better. SCHOOL NAME ACCREDITATION RATING Blackwell Elementary Accredited with [...]