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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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  • Hanover County offers Adult Education/ESL classes

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Adult Basic Education Adult Basic Education classes are designed to help adults improve their skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Classes are also designed to assist adults with basic computer literacy skills needed to pass the GED. Classes are for adults 18 and over and no longer enrolled in public education. Career counseling services are also provided to students. First semester courses are scheduled for Sept. 8 through Jan. 22,

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  • School supply drive runs to Aug. 15

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:45 am

    With six weeks left of summer vacation, the Hanover Youth Service Council (HYSC) is already preparing to go back to school. The group’s main concern: ensuring that students have the tools needed to succeed academically. HYSC is comprised of 35 middle and high school students from throughout Hanover who perform volunteer work. The group have coordinated a county-wide school supply drive for 16 years. All supplies benefit Hanover’s elementary, middle,

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  • Hanover Preschool Initiative now accepting applications

    Posted on March 10, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    The Hanover County Public Schools Hanover Preschool Initiative (HPI) is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 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. School bus transportation is available in most areas. The program provides meals and supplies with guidelines. HPI is available to children who will be three or four

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  • PH student finalist in commercial contest

    Posted on January 9, 2014 at 10:37 am


    Jake Harris, a Patrick Henry High School student, has been selected as a finalist in the CBS 6 NOT4Me Commercial Contest. Regional students were asked to submit a 20 second video explaining why underage drinking is simply, not for them as part of the NOT4Me video challenge sponsored by Loveland Distributing and CBS 6. The winning video will premier Live during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards Jan. 26. The grand

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  • Hanover Hawks Marching Invitational Set For October 12, 2013

    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 10:53 am

    The Hanover Hawks Marching Invitational, or HHMI, welcomes high school marching bands from across Virginia each fall to compete and receive evaluations from adjudicators in areas such as marching, auxiliary, percussion, drum major and general effect. The feedback received from the judges allows the participating bands to hone their performances in preparation for state-level competitions. Proceeds from the event benefit the Hanover High band programs, which include marching and concert

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  • Hanover AARP Celebrates Black History Month

    Posted on January 28, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    The Hanover AARP Chapter is hosting Dr.Alphine Jefferson, professor of history at Randolph Macon College, Feb. 5 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Hanover Arts & Activities Center in Ashland. Dr. Jefferson will be presenting an in-depth account of the challenges faced by African American during America’s early history. The public is cordially invited. Lunch will be served after the program. For further information, please call Nancy Boyer at 752-2205

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