8th graders: Specialty Center Application Process Workshop!

Nov 11, 2018

Attention 8th graders and Parents:  The Brookland Middle School Counseling Department is hosting a workshop to go over the Specialty Center Application process.   This meeting is to receive additional information about the various centers and how to complete the online application.

The workshop will be held Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Brookland Middle School Library.

Please contact Mrs. Ballard or Ms. Smith at 804-261-5007

Parent Workshop Invite_2018

Governor’s School Applications Due November 30th

Oct 19, 2018

Attention All 8th Graders Applying to the Governor’s School!  This is just a reminder that you need to turn in the Governor’s School Application form to Mrs. Ballard as soon as possible.  Also, be sure to give your teachers the recommendation forms to complete.  Applications are due November 30th!!!

CODERVA Regional HS Open House information

Oct 17, 2018

Homework club starting soon!

Oct 10, 2018

Need some extra help with homework and assignments?

The Homework Club will begin on October 31st from 3:30pm-4:35pm in the library. Details and the Permission form is attached below. Please contact Mrs. Woodfolk with questions.


Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Information

Oct 9, 2018

Attention All 8th Graders


Applications for the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies will be available online beginning October 15, 2018.    Only students who meet the criteria and are eligible to apply will have access to the online application.

See the attached flyer for all the details!

Governor’s School Flyer_Announcement_2018

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

Oct 1, 2018

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 tcfrichmond.org/Grantseekers/Awards/REB-Awards-for-Distinguished 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 tcfrichmond.org.

Award recipients will be announced in March 2019.

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

Sep 28, 2018

HCPS-TV stopped by Mr. Lapres’ history class as they learned a very important lesson through a cool activity.

8th grade Coding Announcement

Sep 27, 2018

Attention 8th Grade Students!!!

Are you interested in computer science and coding?

Are you interested in earning an associate’s degree from a community college, while earning your high school diploma?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions CodeRVA may be for you!

Please plan to attend their Open House scheduled on Wednesday, November 7th and November 14th @ 5:00 and 6:30 pm to learn more about this program.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ballard in school counseling.


VIDEO: First Day 2018

Sep 5, 2018

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Highlights from the first day of school. Click here to watch the video.

Specialty Centers

Aug 24, 2018

Attention ALL 8th Graders:

Applications for the HCPS Specialty Centers will be available on-line starting in November. However, if you would like more information about a particular Specialty Center, please feel free to go to an Information Session. The first session will be held on September 26th at 7:00 p.m. at Varina High School. Additionally, each specialty center will have an Open House beginning in October. Please log on to the Brookland Middle School Counseling webpage or the Henrico County Public Schools website and search Specialty Centers for more information.

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ballard. Thank you.


9200 Lydell Drive, Henrico, VA 23228
Phone (804) 261-5000 | Fax (804) 261-5003
School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Nicholas Barlett, Principal
Gena Jones, Associate
David Gohrband, Assistant
Shemia Porcher, Assistant