Follow along as City and Schools discuss Walker/Buford Redesign

Brief Summary Charlottesville City Council and the School Board have unanimously approved moving forward with the design process for a $75 reconfiguration plan that would renovate Buford Middle School to serve the City’s 6th- through 8th-graders and would also complete an light, initial renovation of Walker Upper Elementary School  as the first steps toward creating … Continue reading Follow along as City and Schools discuss Walker/Buford Redesign

Updates to 21-22 Academic Calendar

On November 4, the School Board approved the following modifications to this year’s academic calendar. These changes are in keeping with school divisions across the country. Approved Changes to the SY 21-22 Calendar 1/21/2022 Will become a full day in school for students. 2/21/2022 All schools and offices will be closed. (President’s Day) 3/18/2022  Will … Continue reading Updates to 21-22 Academic Calendar

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October 2021 News and Highlights

A Word from Dr. Gurley Dear staff and families, I’ll keep my first note short and sweet. It’s been a pleasure to be here, and I’ve enjoyed getting to know students, staff, families, and community partners. This message primarily focuses on COVID updates from vaccines to testing. But let’s start with a celebration of how well our students … Continue reading October 2021 News and Highlights

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School Safety Plan Archive

Superintendent Committee on School Safety/Security Resources In the fall of 2020, then-superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins appointed a number of superintendent committees to provide recommendations in three areas (COVID-19, school names, and school safety).  The committee for school safety/security resources was prompted in part by the schools and the Charlottesville Police Department jointly ending our 2016 … Continue reading School Safety Plan Archive

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Return to Learn Plan for 2020-21 Archive

Revised July 28, 2021 THIS PAGE IS PRIMARILY AN ARCHIVE OF INFORMATION FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR. SEE charlottesvilleschools.org/returntolearn FOR CURRENT INFORMATION. Thanks to so many our of our families for completing this spring’s virtual learning interest survey. The vast majority of families indicated that they prefer 5 days/week in-person learning, an option required by … Continue reading Return to Learn Plan for 2020-21 Archive

December 2020 News and Highlights

A Message from the Superintendent Dear Staff and Families: At Thursday night’s Board meeting, during the discussion of plans for offering in-person instruction, several revised plans and timelines were discussed. These new plans address both the rising COVID numbers in our area and feedback from the Board and community that they would like to maintain … Continue reading December 2020 News and Highlights