Archived News and Announcements


Past News:

Spring 2017 Play:  Macbeth!!
Upcoming Friday Service Days in December
    December 2 - Clothing and Food Drive
    Dec. 7 - Making lunches for Richmond Friends of the Homeless
    Dec. 14 Sole Hope Shoe Cutting for Making Shoes for Uganda

            Our first MUN Conference, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 

My First MUN Conference is on 

Woman's Rights, Saturday, October 1, 

at George Marshall High School, Falls Church, VA

Spanish Summer Camp!
Now Enrolling

Congratulations to 
Talia on her acceptance into the music program at Appomattox Governor's School and to 
Daniel for his acceptance into the Spanish Immersion program at J.R. Tucker High School's Center for World Languages.  Daniel is studying French at Heartwood Grove School.

Congratulations to all Heartwood Grove students who participated in the 2016 National French Exam
Gold Medal Winners are: 
Talia(2B level), Lauren (1B level), Jack and Amelie (3B FLES level), Ingrid (3A FLES)
Silver Medal Winners are:
Daniel (1A level) and Simone (3A FLES)
Bronze Medal Winner is: 
Eliana (3B FLES level)

Heartwood Grove wins the second place K-3 team trophy in the Maggie Walker Chess Tournament.
Maggie Walker Chess Tourny 2015

Speaker Event: American Safety in the Middle East 

Saturday, January 16 noon:
Open to National Security Language Initiative Alumni, Model United Nation students and to the public. Due to content material, the event is open to middle/high school students or adults only.
for more info and to RSVP go to

Spring 2016 Advanced Shakespeare: 
Julius Caesar for middle and high school,
offered by Cynde Liffick of Bard Unbound. Bard Unbound will offer classes in our location, but also open to outside students and homeschool families.  For more information or to register contact Cynde at

Shakespeare Junior class beginning Friday, October 23.  For Class Info.

Congratulations to the 
2015 National French Contest Participants:
Talia - 2nd and gold medal winner 1B level
Ingrid - 2nd and gold medal winner 3A level
Jack - 2nd and gold medal winner 3B level
Amelie - 3rd and gold medal winner 3B level
Eliana - 5th and silver medal winner 3B level
Harrison- 10th, Laureat national certificat 

Help the "Little French Books" Haitian Project:

The importance of teaching penmanship:

posted Aug 12, 2014, 6:59 AM by Laura Bice   [ updated Aug 12, 2014, 7:08 AM ]

At Heartwood Grove School we begin writing in cursive in the second grade.
  A New York Times Neuroscience Article.

2014 National French Contest

posted Apr 26, 2014, 11:25 AM by Laura Bice   [ updated Jun 20, 2014, 6:19 PM ]

Heartwood Grove students scored at the top of the 2014 National French Contest!

Heartwood Grove students participated in the 2014 National French Contest, also known as “Le Grand Concours” administered by the American Association of Teachers of French. Five of our students ranked in the top seven nationally in their respective testing levels, including one first place gold medalist.

We are privileged as a school to have such a group of talented teachers and engaged students working together to achieve foreign language excellence.

Heartwood Grove on NBC 12

posted Feb 20, 2013, 4:22 PM by Laura Bice

Our school in the news!

Click here to view the video.

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