By building two high schools simultaneously, acquiring 1,200 acres on the James River and pursuing an indoor sports complex, Henrico County shows it’s willing to make bold moves to ensure the community’s success, County Manager John A. Vithoulkas said during his State of the County address for 2019.
Speaking Wednesday to about 300 business and community leaders at the Short Pump Hilton, Vithoulkas highlighted a series of “moon shots” — projects, initiatives and other accomplishments — from the past year.Continue reading State of the County address reflects on ‘moon shots’
Construction has begun on a new J.R. Tucker High School and a new Highland Springs High School, a pair of ambitious projects that will deliver modern, state-of-the-art facilities to replace two of Henrico County’s oldest high schools.
County government and school officials commemorated the start of work at twin ground-breaking ceremonies held Nov. 1 with students, staff and other guests.Continue reading Work starts on new Tucker, Highland Springs
In August, four high school freshmen earned a big opportunity. The Cristo Rey Richmond students became paid Henrico County interns.
“I like learning to work because this will help me so much in the future,” said student Celiana Gutierrez Ayala.Continue reading Henrico gives students work experience