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HCPS high school families: Talk with college reps at virtual college fairs, panel discussions

October 6, 2020

Participation is free! Events happening now through November 4th!

This year, HCPS will be hosting our annual College Fair virtually in partnership with the Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Counselors (VACRAO).

Students are encouraged to participate live so they can ask questions and interact with the college admissions counselors. Visit https://www.strivescan.com/virginia/ to see participating colleges, event dates, register and learn more!

New Bell Schedule

September 29, 2020

Click here for an updated bell schedule that will start today, September 29th.


Yearbook Pick-Up (7th and 8th Graders)

September 20, 2020


Attention 7th and 8th graders, if you missed yearbook distribution in August, your yearbook is still waiting for you at school. Please call the front office to make an appointment to pick up your yearbook. Yearbooks WILL NOT be mailed to students. For questions, please reach out to Mrs. Shimko.

Need Troubleshooting Help This Morning? Click Here

September 8, 2020

pictureAre you having trouble getting your Griffin into their class this morning?

Fill out this form and someone will contact you as soon as possible.

This form is for IMMEDIATE problems getting your Griffin onto their first class.

Q & A Virtual Session Presentation

September 1, 2020

pictureHello Griffin Families! Below is the presentation that was shared today at our Virtual Q&A Session! You can also watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.

Q&A Virtual Session Presentation | Q & A Virtual Session Recording

Laptop Update Needed for Virtual Learning

August 27, 2020


QMS Students and Families,

The majority of our student laptops have been off the HCPS network for almost 6 months.   This has prevented the student laptops from receiving updates from the HCPS network that are necessary.  While many student laptops have had the camera activated in the last month or so, the updates the laptops needed to receive did not apply due to the length of time needed to complete (~20 minutes).

HCPS is asking secondary students to bring their laptops with them when they come back to the school for any ‘opening of school’ drive-up type of event, etc…  In addition, if a student cannot perform this update (CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS) this week or next, we ask them to do it at their earliest convenience after the start of school.

FYI — This update does not require you to get out of your vehicle.

Students will just need to:

  • Get in close proximity to the school building (anytime between 8AM and 7PM)

  • Log into their laptop

  • Connect to WIFI at the school (2  out of 4 bars is sufficient signal strength; 3 to 4 bars is best if possible)

  • Follow the attached instructions  (~20 minutes)

While it is understandable that this is very inconvenient to families and students, HCPS would not be requesting families/students to do this unless it was necessary.  This only applies to secondary students with Dell laptops.

For any issues or concerns, please email helpdesk@henrico.k12.va.us

2020 Virtual Q-Camp Information

August 26, 2020

pictureAn email was sent to our 6th-grade families in regards to the 2020 Virtual Q-Camp that will take place tomorrow (August 27th) from 9:00 – 9:30.  The subject of the email and information in the email indicated your child’s advisory teacher. If you did not receive the email, please contact Ms. Cole (tacole@henrico.k12.va.us)

Click on the link below to access the Microsoft Team links for each advisory teacher.  These links will not be live until 9:00 when Q-Camp begins.

Q Camp Advisory Teams Links | Q Camp Flyer | Q Camp Website

Staying Connected with Comcast During Covid-19

August 20, 2020

As part of a response to the spread of coronavirus, telecommunications company Comcast recently announced that it was offering two free months of home internet service to low-income families who qualify for the company’s “Internet Essentials” service.

The website for the promotion is internetessentials.com/covid19. To change the language, click on the tab on the top of the website. Click here to check out their flyer.

6th Grade & New Student Laptop Distribution

August 10, 2020

7th and 8th Grade Virtual Open Houses

August 9, 2020

7th and 8th Grade Virtual Open Houses: We want to make sure that ALL our families stay informed this school year. Our team is in the process of scheduling a virtual Open House for our 7th and 8th-grade students, which will include a series of videos and presentations. Examples of various topics that will be included are:

  • Introduction to our faculty and staff
  • Important information about the virtual learning schedule
  • Expectations for virtual learning, including classroom rules and procedures and information on completing and submitting work
  • Resources available to your student
  • How to complete and return important student forms
  • Information on Schoology (Learning Management System) and PowerSchool Parent Portal (Access to your child’s grades and attendance)
  • Introduction to Microsoft Teams (HCPS virtual conferencing method we will be using this year to conduct virtual classes, meetings, etc.

Stay tuned for more details as they begin to unfold in the next few weeks!

Quioccasin School1

9400 Quioccasin Road, Henrico, VA 23238
Phone (804) 750-2630 | Fax (804) 750-2629

School Hours: 8:35 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SUMMER HOURS: 7:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Melanie Phipps - Principal
Paul Jordan - Associate Principal
Tanika Lawson - Assistant Principal -
(COVID Administrator for Safety)
Teresa Cole - Assistant Principal