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Nov 12

Semester 1 Exams:


Tuesday, December 11, 2018-Periods 1 & 2-DISMISSAL 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018-Periods 3 & 4-DISMISSAL 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 Periods 6 & 7-DISMISSAL 1:00 p.m.

Friday, December 14, 2018 Period 5-DISMISSAL 10:40 a.m.

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Oct 01

Know an amazing principal? Nominate him or her for a 2018-19 REB leadership award

Henrico, Va. Oct. 1, 2018 – The REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership provide a tangible, public way to recognize an outstanding principal at a Henrico County school. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support leadership excellence in the Richmond area. Honorees receive an unrestricted $7,500 cash grant, and $7,500 to be used for school initiatives. Eligible are principals from public schools in Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties and the city of Richmond. Nominees should have served in their current positions for at least three years.

To find out more and download a nomination form, go to Educational-Leadership.

Who: The Community Foundation invites nominations from students, parents, colleagues, school personnel and administrators and the community at large. Nominations should take the form of a completed nomination form, downloaded from the foundation’s website, a one- to two-page typeset letter describing the nominee’s distinguished educational leadership. It can be accompanied by up to three one-page letters of support. Principals may not nominate themselves.

When: Nominations must be mailed or hand-delivered, and must be received by 5 p.m. on Nov. 8. Emailed or faxed nominations are not accepted.

Where: Please mail nominations to:

REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership

The Community Foundation

Attn: Stacey Keeley, Donor Engagement Officer

Boulders View Drive, Suite 110

Richmond, Va. 23225

For questions regarding nominations, please contact Tracie Weston, director of HCPS’ Department of Professional Learning and Leadership, at 804-652-3840. More information is also available at

Award recipients will be announced in March 2019.

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Sep 18


The JR Tucker PTSO would like to announce ROAR, a new art program that is unique to our school.  Similar to Reflections that we have taken part of in the past, this new contest will incorporate the theme ‘Heart of a Tiger’ into different artistic categories such as Music Composition, Photography, Dance, Film and more.  Please visit the JR Tucker website and go to the PTSO link for more information. Also, entry forms will be available at Back-to-School Night, as well as at the Front Office.

Memberships are $8 for individuals; $25 for families (4 or more).  Because we are a PTSO, every dollar will be used at JRT.

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Sep 10

Important Dates

Important Dates

All dates and times can be found at this link.

November 5th – Tucker HS is the site of an election-eve rally for Congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger.

November 6th – Election Day (Student Holiday)

November 12th – Veterans Day Assembly (10:30 a.m.)

November 12th – PTSO Meeting – 6:45 p.m. – Library

November 14th – Discussion about the Rebuilding of Tucker HS – 6:30 p.m. – auditorium – Students are welcomed!!!

November 19th – EVEN day schedule

November 20th – ODD day schedule

November 21st-23rd – Thanksgiving Holiday

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Sep 04

Message from the Nurse

Please send in your child’s health history form to the clinic if you have not already sent one in for this school year.

If your child has a health history that indicates he/she may need emergency medication at school and your child requires medication at school, please provide the school nurse with a health action plan, doctor’s orders, and/or emergency medicine.  Students may carry their own Epi Pen or inhaler, but they must have a health action plan signed by a parent and their doctor on file in the clinic.  Oral medications may not be carried by a student at any time.  If your child does not need emergency medications at school or you have recently supplied the clinic with an action plan and/or emergency medication, please disregard this message.  Blank plans can be found at by clicking on the HEALTH & SAFETY green button. Please call or email the school nurse, Ms. Pitts, with any questions.

Email: or call 804-527-4600/fax 804-527-4634

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Aug 31

Student Parking Information

Students who have PRE-PAID for a parking pass may pick them up in Mr. Burgess’s office on the side of Cafeteria 3 on Thursday 9/6 and Friday 9/7 during all lunches. 

Beginning Monday, 9/10, students who need to either pay or pick up a pass may go to Mr. Burgess’s office during all lunches.

Student parking registration forms are available at the front office. YOU MUST HAVE THE COMPLETED FORM AND APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO BE ISSUED A PASS.

Parking enforcement will begin Monday, 9/24.  Students will receive ONE warning before they are towed. There are no exceptions. Leaving a note on your car saying you are going to “pay today” will not stop your car from getting towed. 

If you choose not to buy a pass, your only option for parking is to park on St. Martin’s Lane behind the school. Parking there is enforced by Henrico Police and not the school, so if you do not follow the signage, your car may be ticketed or towed without warning.

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Jul 17

VIDEO: International Baccalaureate Art Projects

Click image to watch the video.

International Baccalaureate students at Henrico and Tucker High Schools showcased their year-long art projects at Plant Zero in Richmond. These projects took on a deeper meaning to some of the IB students.

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