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CCS News and Highlights October 3, 2018

A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins Dear families — “Every Learner. Every day. Everyone.” These words embody our mission – that at Charlottesville City Schools, we want to support all of our learners. How are we doing on that? By some measures, we’re doing great. Our graduation rate rose to 92.6%, and for black … Continue reading CCS News and Highlights October 3, 2018

CHS Clear Bag Sign: Language says Clearly, Your Safety is important. ONLY CLEAR BAGS ALLOWED AT CHS TICKETED EVENTS

Clear Bag Policy at CHS Begins October 3

Dear CHS Community, In keeping with other area venues’ safety practices, starting October 3, 2022, Charlottesville High School will pilot a clear bag procedure for spectators and audience members at all school-sponsored ticketed events during the first semester of this year. This impacts events at locations such as Theodose Stadium, the Martin Luther King Performing … Continue reading Clear Bag Policy at CHS Begins October 3

Buford Back-to-School Community Visits, Chromebook Distribution, and more!

The first day of school is almost here, and we can’t wait to welcome back our students! Open house is Monday, August 20, 2017 from 4-6pm School starts on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Hours are 8:30am -3:15pm Buford School Supplies List 2018-19 Letter to parents from Principal Carter, August 6, 2018 Community Visits schedule–Come meet … Continue reading Buford Back-to-School Community Visits, Chromebook Distribution, and more!

Graduates at the CHS Victory Lap

Charlottesville High School 2020 graduation rate again exceeds state at 94.5 percent

Specific Highlights Include Black Students and Students with Disabilities Charlottesville High School’s 2020 on-time graduation rate remained high at 94.5 percent overall, surpassing the state’s rate of 92.3. This comes after a school-high graduation rate of 95.7 in 2019. Charlottesville has one of the state’s highest graduation rates among cities. “We couldn’t be more proud,” … Continue reading Charlottesville High School 2020 graduation rate again exceeds state at 94.5 percent

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Updates and Safety Reminders from Dr. Gurley for Returning to School, 1/9

Dear staff and families– We are looking forward to welcoming students and staff back to school. After reviewing current road conditions and the forecast, we expect to start school on time tomorrow. As always, please have a plan for any unexpected delays or closures announced in the morning by 5:30am. As a reminder, bus-riders will have … Continue reading Updates and Safety Reminders from Dr. Gurley for Returning to School, 1/9

Updates to 21-22 Academic Calendar

Update on February 3, 2022: At their February 3, 2022 meeting, the School Board retained President’s Day as a student/staff holiday but approved the conversion of the March 4 workday into a regular school day to restore in-person learning hours despite unusual weather closures in January. Revised Upcoming Dates: February 21 is a staff/student holiday … Continue reading Updates to 21-22 Academic Calendar