Throwing down

The Broadmoor Butterflies won the eight-team women’s throwball tournament, conducted Oct. 22 by the Greater Richmond Telugu Association. The sport is similar to volleyball. Players mostly from South India (and the Indian states of Tamilnadu, Andhrapradesh, Kerala and Karnataka) living in Virginia  participated in the tournament.


Reynolds Community College student Khodr Khalil has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. He is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members nationally to earn the distinguished honor. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs. Scholars […]

Learn how to help teens navigate critical issues, at HCPS workshop

It isn’t always easy to know how to help teenagers. That’s one reason why Henrico County Public Schools will host a workshop later this month designed to help parents, guardians and educators of teens effectively advise teens on a number of critical issues they face. “Critical Teen Issues: Workshops for Educators and Parents” will be held Nov. 30, from 5:30 […]

Nominations sought for Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards

Deadline set for Dec. 22

Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Virginia Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards. The nomination period will end at 5 p.m. on Dec. 22 for the awards, which recognize the efforts of Virginia’s volunteers. “The spirit of community service can be felt in every city, county, and town across the Commonwealth,” said Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. “Each year, Virginia […]

5 Henrico teachers earn REB awards

Five Henrico teachers were among 16 teachers selected as winners of the 2017 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence this week. The awards, presented by The Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation, recognize outstanding public school teachers who demonstrate a passion for teaching while also serving as mentors, coaches and champions for their students. The 16 winners and 14 finalists will […]