Author's details

Name: Nora K. Gosney
Date registered: June 20, 2017

Latest posts

  2. Family Workshop at SPES — March 1, 2019
  3. Upcoming HCPS Family Engagement Event! — March 1, 2019
  4. Student Information Update Time is Here! — February 26, 2019
  5. Interested in volunteering? — October 25, 2018

Author's posts listings

Mar 21



Kindergarten registration is Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm and 6:00pm until 8:00 pm.  If at all possible, please bring your child with you to registration.  As part of the registration process your child will have a brief Pre-K assessment with a kindergarten teacher.

Please also bring the following documents with you in order to register.

  • An official state-issued birth certificate for your child. A child must be 5 years old by Sept. 30.
  • Proof of residency. You will need:
    • A picture ID: driver’s license, DMV ID, military ID or other picture ID; AND:
    • A current house contract, lease agreement, mortgage statement
      or tax assessment; AND:
    • A current utility bill (dated within the past 30 days).
  • Physical Form (Must be received before the child may start school)
  • Immunizations (Must be received before the child may start school)

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2019/03/21/kindergarten-registration-thursday-4-11-19/

Mar 01

Family Workshop at SPES

We heard you, and as a result, we have tailored our Family Workshop on Tuesday, March 26th from 6-7 pm on the following topics: Screen Time, Testing, and Safety.

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2019/03/01/family-workshop-at-spes/

Mar 01

Upcoming HCPS Family Engagement Event!

Family Learning Night will be held on Tuesday, March 19 from 5:30 – 8:30 at Henrico High School.

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2019/03/01/upcoming-hcps-family-engagement-event/

Feb 26

Student Information Update Time is Here!

Student Information Spring Update: Open now!

Deadline March 3rd


Twice a year we ask families to please check that the student  information we have in our database is correct.  The window to check that what we have on file is correct or to make changes is from 2/25/18-3/3/19 . Please log in and check whether you think you have changes or not.    You will be updating these forms through Rycor. Parents with students in grades 2-12 can access Rycor Online Forms through the PowerSchool Parent Portal.  Those with students in grades ‘PK-1 Only’ must access Rycor Online Forms directly.  Directions are available on the Henrico county website listed below.  If you are unable to update online, a manual form will be sent home the week of March 11th. Thank you for your attention to this matter.


Link for the connection to Rycor:


Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2019/02/26/student-information-update-time-is-here/

Oct 25

Interested in volunteering?

Please watch HCPS’s new volunteer video here.

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2018/10/25/interested-in-volunteering/

Oct 08

Common Sense Media

Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives. Stay informed about how to best incorporate technology into your child’s life: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2018/10/08/common-sense-media/

Sep 06

Volunteers Welcome!

Calling all Volunteers!

If you would like to volunteer at our school, please access the guidelines below to see the requirements for HCPS.  Then, make sure that you fill out an application and send it to the school.  We look forward to seeing you around our school helping out!

Volunteer Guidlines 

Volunteer Application

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2018/09/06/volunteers-welcome/

Aug 17

Child Find Process

Do you have questions or concerns about your child’s development?  Do you believe that your child might benefit from special education?  Click on the flyers below for more information about Henrico County Public School’s Child Find process.

HCPS Child Find Flyer (English)

HCPS Child Find Flyer (Spanish)

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2018/08/17/child-find-process/

Aug 14

Please support our school and donate to the PTA’s 2018-19 Stinger Fund!

Last year, contributions to this fund supported the purchase of new literacy resources, ukuleles for our music program, virtual reality glasses, and instructional materials for teachers’ classrooms.

To give our students the very best, we need your support! Please consider donating to the 2018 Stinger Fund today!

Go to www.spespta.com to find out more information.

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2018/08/14/please-support-our-school-and-donate-to-the-ptas-2018-19-stinger-fund/

Aug 14

Thank you, First Responders!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018: Celebrating Service! The Short Pump Elementary School community express a heart-felt THANK YOU to the men and women who serve as our community’s first responders!

Permanent link to this article: http://shortpumpes.henricoschools.us/2018/08/14/thank-you-first-responders/

Older posts «