News HeadlinesHighland Springs High News

Highland Springs High School News Submitted by Alumni

Death of HSHS alumni

March 3, 2016 by Linda Maroney (Register to contact)

Julie Ann Jackson Blantz, and her husband died in the tragic fire at the marina in Urbanna last week.

Highland Springs High School News From Around The Web

Alexandria Student Wins Leaders And Achievers Scholarship

Alexandria Student Wins Leaders And Achievers - West End Alexandria, VA - Jasmine Vargas was recognized at the Virginia State Capitol along with other ...

Henrico School Board approves conceptual designs for new Tucker and Highland Springs high schools

With construction of the new J.R. Tucker and Highland Springs high schools expected to begin in September, the Henrico County School Board on Thursday ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $82,500 In Scholarships To 30 Virginia High School Seniors  Yahoo Finance

Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Achievements Both In and Out of the Classroom RICHMOND, Va. , May 16, 2019 ...

Mom: Fights are out of hand at Highland Springs High School  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - The mother of a sophomore at Highland Springs High School says repeated fighting at the school is getting out of hand after her ...

Undrafted players from UVA, Virginia Tech and ODU find their way to the NFL

Tim Harris was sitting on a patio bench at his family's Richmond-area home Saturday when he got the phone call. San Francisco 49ers general manager John ...

School Board gets first look at plans for new Tucker, Highland Springs high schools  Henrico Citizen

Henrico School Board members got a look into the not-so-distant future Feb. 28, when school system officials presented them with architectural renderings of ...

Highland Springs football team will play on the road for two seasons

As the Highland Springs football team pursues its fifth consecutive state championship in 2019, it'll do so with an added challenge: playing all of its games on the ...

2 teens dead after Highland Springs shooting, suspect ‘most likely knew them’  WTVR CBS 6 News

Police are investigating a double shooting near a Highland Springs apartment complex.

Henrico to build two new high schools in the county  WTVR CBS 6 News

Highland Springs High School, in Henrico's East End, and Tucker High School, in Henrico's West End, will be replaced with brand new schools, Henrico County ...

Small plane crash lands at Highland Springs High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – No one was hurt when a small plane crash landed on the Highland Springs High School baseball field at about 1:22 p.m. Wednesday ...

Death investigation puts nearby Highland Springs H.S. on lockdown  8News

Highland Springs High School is on lockdown due to a death investigation that is taking place near the school's campus. . News, weather, sports, headlines for ...

Teachers sickened inside Highland Springs, cause unknown  WTVR CBS 6 News

Four Highland Springs High School teachers were medically evaluated after they had an adverse reaction to something inside the Henrico County school.

Highland Springs wins state football title again  Richmond Free Press

The Highland Springs High School football team members are running out of fingers to display their bling. The Springers captured their fourth consecutive Class ...

Neighbors: 2 girls hit during drive-by shooting near Highland Springs H.S.  8News

Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon after police responded to a reported shooting nearby. Neighbors told 8News that ...

Washington Redskins Name Highland Springs Coach Loren Johnson Coach of the Year  8News

The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation announced today that Highland Springs High School (Henrico, Va.) head football coach, Loren Johnson, has ...

Police identify suspect in deadly Henrico double-shooting  WWBT NBC12 News

Records from the Virginia State Police show one of the teens shot and killed in Highland Springs Thursday afternoon had been missing for several years.

Henrico's decision to rebuild Tucker, Highland Springs came unexpectedly  Henrico Citizen

With student cheerleaders from – and adult "cheerleaders" for – both schools looking on, Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas Sept. 20 stepped to a ...

VA’s Highland Springs HS comes up big for HBCUs on national signing day  HBCU Gameday

A total of seven players from Richmond area Highland Springs HS signed with HBCUs, and two more signed with another CIAA team.

Henrico plane crash recording: ‘I just crashed. I think it’s a school yard’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – The Federal Aviation Administration released a partial transcript and audio recording of the September 5, 2018, small plane crash at ...

Man suspected of killing family members in Henrico captured in New York  WWBT NBC12 News

The man accused of shooting and killing two teenagers in Henrico has been apprehended.

Henrico police identify teenagers who died following Highland Springs shooting

Henrico County police have identified two 18-year-old women who died following a shooting Thursday in Highland Springs.

Budget proposal includes 2 new high schools in Henrico  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - The 2019-2020 budget for Henrico County includes a plans for a new J.R. Tucker High School and a new Highland Springs High ...

Former Highland Springs star Andre Ingram gets second stint with the Lakers  WTVR CBS 6 News

Former Highland Springs High School standout Andre Ingram is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers with a 10-day contract, according to multiple reports.

In change of course, Henrico plans two new $80M schools  RichmondBizSense

With a land deal in place and additional funds committed, Henrico County is moving forward with a plan to replace two of its oldest high schools on both ends of ...

Plane was cleared for landing at RIC when engine failed and pilot landed on baseball field at Highland Springs High

Five friends were jumping on a trampoline in a backyard across the street from Highland Springs High School on Wednesday afternoon when a small plane tore ...

Player of the week: Highland Springs’ D’Vonte Waller

Star performance: Waller, a senior quarterback, completed 18 of 24 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns as No.1 Highland Springs handled then-No.

Former E&H football coach Lou Wacker, a Highland Springs High and UR grad, dies at 84

Lou Wacker never overestimated his role as a football tactician.

Henrico Board of Supervisors to hold public hearing on proposed budget  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - The Henrico Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday, April 9 on the county's proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20.

Highland Springs High student drowns in pool: ‘He was underwater for 6 minutes’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police are investigating after a Highland Springs High School student drowned in a pool at an East End apartment complex Friday ...

RTD Presents: Stomp, a documentary film | Community Calendar

Please join us for a screening of an original short documentary by Richmond Times-Dispatch staff photographer Shelby Lum. The film follows the journey of the ...

Meet the angel who landed at Highland Springs High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Kathryn Costley doesn't punch a clock, her profession is her calling. She is a special education teacher at Highland Springs High ...

16-year-old charged with bringing loaded gun inside Highland Springs HS  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a loaded gun was discovered inside the backpack of a ...

Henrico student struck by car near Highland Springs High School  WRIC

A Henrico County student was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car off of Nine Mile Road and Oak Avenue near Highland Springs High School.. News ...

National Signing Day: Central Virginia athletes pick their colleges  WWBT NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Wednesday is National Signing Day where athletes from high schools are choosing what colleges to take their talents.

Henrico teenager receives 35 years in fatal shooting of Chesterfield man

A teenager has received 35 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Chesterfield County man in eastern Henrico County.

Man suspected of killing daughter and another woman in Henrico arrested in New York

Authorities on Tuesday captured a man in New York City suspected of killing his teenage daughter and a second woman last week in Henrico County.

Highland Springs product Mike’L Simms nabbed first career start for VCU Friday

Junior guard/forward Mike'L Simms was inserted into the starting lineup for the first time in his VCU career on Friday against Hampton.

VHSL football state semifinal pairings for local teams  WTKR News 3

Four local teams are one win away from playing for a state title.

Lilly resigns as Handley's activities director | High School  The Winchester Star

Rick Lilly's arrival at Handley High School will always be associated with an important time in his family's history.

Mom: Stranger pulled my daughter out of class, berated her

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Tiffany Singh is demanding answers from school leaders and Henrico police after an incident involving her daughter a few weeks ...

Henrico woman sentenced to serve nearly 11 years for crash that killed Highland Springs High School freshman

A car crash in April took the life of Lytarsha White's only daughter, a 14-year-old Highland Springs High School freshman whom White described as “my best ...

After 10 years in development, former Highland Springs star signs with Lakers  WTVR CBS 6 News

After a decade in the NBA's development league, former Highland Springs High School standout Andre Ingram, has landed an NBA contract with the Los ...

Henrico Schools to live stream graduation ceremonies  WWBT NBC12 News

The stream will be available on desktop computers as well as mobile devices and tablets, and will be replayed on HCPS-TV.

Police: 58-year-old man was one of two homicide victims found Sunday at Henrico apartment complex

Henrico County police on Tuesday identified the second homicide victim discovered Sunday at the 11 North at White Oak apartments.

High schooler named MVP  Richmond Free Press

Jada Walker's first basketball season playing away from home couldn't have gone more smoothly. The sophomore was named MVP after leading New Hope ...

Highland Springs hoping for 3-peat at Saturday's state championship  Richmond Free Press

Highland Springs High School is on the cusp of achieving something seldom done in state football history. Football Coach Loren Johnson's Springers are one ...

J.R. Tucker High family gathers to celebrate school's past and its future

Decades before J.R. Tucker High would become a model of diversity, Donald Coles was among the first 10 black students to desegregate the Henrico County ...

Huguenot basketball team loses height, but not heart  Richmond Free Press

A year ago, Huguenot High School had a mountain-sized basketball team, with a towering front line with players measuring 7-foot, 6-foot-6 and 6-foot-4.

UVA's Kemp making plays this spring  CBS19 News

Listed at 5-8, Olamide Zaccheaus has left behind some big shoes to fill with the Virginia football program.

Highland Springs High School student killed in Darbytown Road crash  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Police have confirmed that the person who died in a single-vehicle crash on Darbytown Road on Thursday was a 14-year-old freshman ...

Richmond Public Schools has the worst high school graduation rate in Virginia

Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia this year, new state data show.

Personality: Kevin Watson  Richmond Free Press

A lot of high school and college athletes see themselves as the next LeBron James-level professional athlete. But many falling short of that dream have to learn ...

Gun found at Highland Springs High School  WWBT

Two students have been detained following the discovery of a gun on the Highland Springs High School campus.

Henrico student seeking stability after foster care; Highland Springs senior is first tenant of new program

Jasmine Howard graduated from the state's foster care system within weeks of her toddler daughter entering it, a fact that keeps the 18-year-old up at night but ...

Police outside Highland Springs High due to threat posted on social media

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- An added police presence was visible outside Highland Springs High School Thursday morning. The police were posted outside the ...

Manhunt for Florida dad in shooting deaths of daughter, niece ends  WTOP

The Florida man accused of shooting and killing his teen daughter and teen niece in Virginia has been arrested in New York City.

That Small-Town Feel | Real Estate Guide 2018  Richmond magazine

10 locales around the Richmond region with a unique identity.

Patrick Henry High School names new principal  8News

Patrick Henry High School has selected its current assistant principal to be the school's new principal. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

Highland Springs students mourn classmate who died over spring break  WWBT NBC12 News

Students at Highland Springs High School in Henrico are returning to class from spring break and are mourning the loss of a classmate.

Highland Springs native serves aboard one of the US Navy's first 'stealth ships'  Henrico Citizen

A 2004 Highland Springs High School graduate and Henrico native is serving as part of the Pre-Commissioning Unit for the future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer,

Highland Springs High School football team celebrates state championship  WRIC

A parade fit for champions, that's what took place Tuesday afternoon in Henrico County. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.

Highland Springs HS lockdown lifted after gun recovered  WWBT

Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown around 2:15 this afternoon today following a report of a student with a gun on school property. After a ...

Person struck by vehicle near Highland Springs HS  WWBT NBC12 News

A person was hit by a vehicle near Highland Springs High School on Monday.

Highland Springs teacher arrested for ‘inappropriate relationship’ with student

A Henrico County teacher was arrested and charged with taking indecent liberties with someone less than 18 years old after an incident at Highland Springs ...

Richmonders hoping to take Clemson to victory in College Football Playoff  Richmond Free Press

It may be up to two Richmonders to achieve something no one else has been able to do — stop the University of Alabama. Keep your eyes on orange jerseys No ...

It's a 3-peat!  Richmond Free Press

Highland Springs High School's talented and determined football Springers have done it again. The Eastern Henrico County squad, aka the “Beast of the East,” ...

From the Archives: More than 150 photos from the Richmond area in the 1960s

This gallery is a collection of our archive photos from the 1960s.

Burger King worker escorts customer to his car: ‘Always go out of your way to help others’  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- Alexis Easter has a message she would like others to hear and then heed. "Always go out of your way to help others," the 19-year-old ...

Former Highland Springs star K'Von Wallace prepping for another title run at Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C.. K'Von Wallace has a national-championship ring. He played 109 snaps — and made six tackles — for the 2016 Clemson football team that ...

Henrico County paid $212,000 in legal appeal against private school placement for student with severe autism

Henrico County could have paid $23000 a year to send Gregory Matthews Jr. to a school that specializes in autism. Instead, the school district has paid outside ...

Woman found guilty of helping her mother murder Henrico teen  WTVR CBS 6 News

For the second time in over a month, a Henrico jury has found someone guilty in the 2017 murder of 19-year-old Martre Lamonte Coles.

VSU and NSU ready to roll at annual Labor Day Classic  Richmond Free Press

On the NCAA football pecking order, Norfolk State University is Division I and Virginia State University is Division II. But as far as state bragging rights go, VSU is ...

Highland Springs' Jada Walker inherits mom, dad's basketball genes  Richmond Free Press

If anyone was ever born to shoot, dribble and pass a basketball, it might be Jada Walker. Her family tree likely has hoops on each branch and perhaps a 3-point ...

Henrico high school students receive college diploma  WRIC

A group of Henrico high school students getting a college diploma before graduating high school is Positively Richmond. . News, weather, sports, headlines for ...

She Finally Met the Dad She Never Knew. Then, Police Say, He Killed Her.  The Daily Beast

Vanessa Zaman moved to Virginia to finally meet her biological father. Instead, she and her cousin ended up dead.

Edward Curtis pushes through grief to deliver for Armstrong  Richmond Free Press

Armstrong High School's Edward Curtis Jr. plays his rugged brand of football with more than just flesh and bone. The senior is also fueled by a brimming tank of ...

Historic day at Highland Springs shows real meaning of National Signing Day  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Richmond, Virginia is not the football recruiting hotbed that places like South Florida, East Texas, and Southern California have ...

Mother and daughter sentenced for roles in killing of teen found in storage container  WTVR CBS 6 News

A Henrico County mother and daughter have been sentenced for their roles in the 2017 murder of 19-year-old Martre Lamonte Coles.

VCU has looked to prep schools to find overlooked hoops talent

Coming out of high school, De'Riante Jenkins knew he had to go either the junior college route or the prep school route.

Henrico investigating 2 school threats; teen arrested  WWBT NBC12 News

Henrico Police and Henrico County Public Schools say a threat made to three school on Thursday night are not credible.

Highland Springs holds off Norview in 5A state semis

Springers win a nailbiter, 28-25, and will face Stone Bridge in the 5A final for a second straight year.

Hanover's Patrick Henry High School gets new principal

Hanover County has tapped a familiar face to lead Patrick Henry High School.

The graduation will be livestreamed: Watch Henrico County ceremonies online

HENRICO, Va. – Henrico County Public Schools will provide live streaming video again this year of all HCPS graduations taking place at VCU's Siegel Center.

WOODY: Loren Johnson winning more than games at Highland Springs

"I saw a lot of kids who looked like me and had the same desire I did growing up."

Former players, peers honor local high school football coaching legend Al Rinaldi  WRIC

More than 100 former players gather to remember the former Highland Springs and J.R. Tucker high schools football coach.. News, weather, sports, headlines ...

National tragedy guided Henrico's Teacher of the Year into teaching

Nearly two decades ago, Greenlee Naughton was on maternity leave from her corporate job when, in the aftermath of the Columbine High School shooting, ...

Seven questions as high school football summer practice begins

Can Highland Springs repeat? Can Hanover County be as good as it was in 2015?

Highland Springs survives Nansemond River 28-18 to reach 3rd consecutive state championship game

The Springers trail by 10 points in the first quarter, but get the offense going in the second half and win 28-18.

Roderyck I. Bullock, former high school coach, community worker and advocate for disabled, dies at 44  Richmond Free Press

Update: A Richmond memorial *service* for Roderyck I. "Big Shot" Bullock will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Thirty-first Street Baptist Church, 823 N. 31st ...

Henrico teen beaten at school, charged with assault  WWBT

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A Highland Springs High School student is now officially facing assault charges after being brutally attacked at school. Eric spent nine ...

NFL Announces Nominees For 2018 Don Shula NFL High School Coach Of The Year

The Washington Redskins selected Highland Springs High School Head Coach Loren Johnson as its nominee for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the ...

Highland Springs earns football three-peat  Henrico Citizen

Thrice is nice. Highland Springs High School's football team knows. The Springers won their third consecutive state Class 5 football championship Sunday, ...

Highland Springs security guard dedicates life to helping others

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- John Cox lives for helping people. The 52-year-old Henrico man works as a school security guard at Highland Springs High School ...

Son killed trying to protect his mom  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Grief counselors were on hand Monday at Highland Springs High School after the weekend shooting death of Jaishaun Williams.

Coach Lancaster starts new chapter  Richmond Free Press

George Lancaster says he has retired. Officially he has after 37 seasons and two Virginia championships at Highland Springs High School in Henrico County.

Family desperate to make holiday bright for loved ones hospitalized after crash  WTVR CBS 6 News

One Virginia family is thankful to still have three loved ones after a serious car crash. Now they are trying to do their best to brighten the holidays for them.

News to know for Dec. 19: RPS groundbreaking; double-shooting suspect apprehended; border wall demand weakens  WWBT NBC12 News

This Hump Day inches us closer the holiday season, which hopefully means enjoying an extended weekend.

These 10 Richmond-area schools are accredited. Scores say they shouldn't be.

White students at Richmond's Linwood Holton Elementary School fared far better on state math tests this year than black students. The same achievement gap ...

WOODY: Getting to Final Four is hard, staying is even harder

MINNEAPOLIS. Now that the gang's all here — Tony, Tom, Bruce and Chris — the coaches in the Final Four can stop thinking about how they arrived and begin ...

Teen brutally beaten at Henrico school found guilty of assault

Former Highland Springs High School student Eric Martin was found guilty on one count of simple assault. “Nobody should be bullied the way I was bullied," ...

News headlines by Google News for Highland Springs High School Highland Springs VA

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Highland Springs High . This site has been created to offer a place for HSHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Highland Springs High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.