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Hanover Preschool Initiative now accepting applications

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:35 pm

The Hanover County Public Schools Hanover Preschool Initiative (HPI) is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. HPI is a free, full-day preschool program with an experienced teaching staff that enables students to engage in an exciting curriculum and a stimulating learning environment. HPI has 159 available spots to children who will be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 30, 2015. In order to qualify, families must reside in

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  • SWCD Scholarships available to Hanover seniors

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Two scholarship opportunities offered through Hanover-Caroline SWCD. Two 2015 scholarship opportunities are available to Hanover and Caroline County high school seniors through the Hanover-Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District and the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (VASWCD). The Hanover-Caroline SWCD announces two $5,000 scholarships to be awarded to outstanding high school seniors in each of Hanover and Caroline counties, respectively. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in conservation

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  • Students’ art leaves school confines

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    Students’ artwork lines the walls of the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education.

    Western Hanover students are getting the chance to share their artwork with the community at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education this month. Roughly 100 pieces by students from both Liberty Middle School and Patrick Henry High School currently line the walls of the center.

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  • Hanover’s volunteer coaches could undergo fingerprinting

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 12:55 pm


    Tuesday night, Hanover School Board members grappled over whether they should require individuals helping out with sports teams to receive a fingerprint check in addition to the division’s current background check procedure for volunteer coaches.

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  • HYSC collects 4,550 items from school supply drive

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Thanks to the generosity of the Hanover community, local students started school with new backpacks, markers, notebooks and much more. The Hanover Youth Service Council’s (HYSC) 17th annual school supply drive collected over 4,550 school supplies. An additional 43 zipper binders were donated thanks to a grant provided by the Youth Philanthropy Project. The collected school supplies were sorted and distributed to all of Hanover’s public schools. Supplies were also

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  • Supporting roles that keep Hanover schools going

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Top left, going clockwise: Janitor Ava Tunstall, bus driver Michelle Woods, cafeteria manager Tonda Pasowicz and crossing guard Denise Franklin all play supporting roles for the Hanover school system.

    Usually, top school administrators and officials are the ones in the limelight, but not all of the individuals that help keep the schools running make it there. With the new school year starting Sept. 2, the Herald-Progress spoke with four of the division’s key people; without people like them jobs such as keeping the buildings clean, preparing and serving food and transporting children to and from school could not be accomplished.

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  • Patrick Henry High School & Liberty Middle School

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    Run 1 – Bus 88 Start run on Breedens Road (7:20 a.m.); Right on Breedens Road to Route 1 (Washington Highway, North); Right on Washington Highway; Left on Mount Hope Church Road (p/u’s); Cross over Doswell Road and continue on Mt. Hope Church Road (turn around location); Continue back down Mt. Hope Church Road; Right on Doswell Road (p/u’s) (cross over bridge); Continue on Doswell Road; Right on Old Ridge

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