Mix 91 FM is a 3000 watt FM radio station run by the students of Henrico CountyPublic Schools. Founded in 1980, Mix 91 has gone through a long evolution to get where it is today. Students of Radio Broadcasting & Journalism program the station 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Radio Broadcasting & Journalism is just one class at Highland Springs Technical Center.
HSTC has a student population of approximately 700 and is served by 35 faculty and staff, which includes 22 teachers. Students from all nine Henrico County high schools are provided technical opportunities with emphasis on core academics in a variety of programs.
Classes are organized into three-hour blocks, and students earn three credits per year for course completion. Students enrolled at Highland Springs Technical Center are preparing for employment and further education, including apprenticeship. The programs are offered to Henrico County students for one half of a day, either AM or PM. Depending on the specific tech center program and the job market, senior students are given the opportunity to work, during the second semester, in a job related to the classroom.