How can I Help my child to be Life Ready?

Common Sense Media is a great resource designed to help families keep their kids safe online. Common Sense has ratings, advice, and informational videos to assist parents.

Supporting Your Henrico Learner

Henrico offers live as well as online training for Henrico Families. All families are invited to participate, but families of incoming sixth grade students are asked to complete the training in order to have a better understanding of how the laptop is used for to support learning.

Schoology

Schoology is our Learning Management System. Be sure to sign up for a parent account today in order to stay abreast of the latest announcements, assignments, and formative assessments happening at your child’s school. This learning platform helps support anytime, anywhere learning.

Henrico 21

The rapidly changing world has expanded our understanding of what it means to provide every child with an education that prepares them to be life ready. Students today must have experiences where they creatively solve complex problems, think critically, collaborate, communicate and demonstrate responsible citizenship. Henrico 21 is an overarching concept that embodies Henrico Schools’ commitment to ensuring all students are “life ready”. Henrico Schools celebrates examples of this Innovative Teaching and Learning from 72 schools and program centers with an annual community showcase.

Frequently asked questions

Teachers use Schoology to post their classroom materials online; provide a safe forum for students to discuss their ideas and collaborate on projects; and to assign and collect homework electronically. It helps students stay organized and it keeps the class connected.

A Schoology Parent Account gives you access to:
  • The classes your child is enrolled in.
  • Your child’s upcoming assignments.
  • School and class announcements.
Schoology makes it easy for parents to stay involved in their children’s education.
 

PowerSchool: (grades 2-12)

PowerSchool gives families of students in grades 2-12 easy access to class grades, attendance information and student schedules. The online tool comes in two versions: one for students, and one for parents and guardians called PowerSchool Parent Portal.

Directions for setting up a PowerSchool parent account can be downloaded here.

If you download and install the PowerSchool App for a mobile device please use this mobile code when signing into your account: Power School iphone/Android App County Code – MXZM

New in 2018! There’s a brand new way to complete online back-to-school forms (all grades).

RYCOR Online Forms lets you avoid the long back-to-school paperwork lines. Submit your children’s school forms through a secure website, accessed in most instances through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. RYCOR Online Forms will open on Thursday, Aug. 16. For more information about this new service, visit our website: http://henricoschools.us/back-to-school-forms/

Henrico County Public Schools

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