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Charlottesville High School 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 graduation rate again exceeds state at 94.5 percent

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Spring fine arts performances and exhibits …and reasons to celebrate!

  Upcoming spring fine arts performances include: 4/24 CHS Chorus Spring Concert, 7pm 4/29 Johnson Spring Concert, 6pm 4/30 Walker Orchestra Spring Concert, 7pm 5/1 Buford Orchestra Spring Concert, 7:30pm 5/6 CHS Band Spring Concert, 7pm 5/8 Walker/Buford Chorus Spring Concert, 7pm 5/9 Buford Band Spring Concert, 7pm 5/16 Burnley-Moran Spring Concert, 6pm 5/20 Venable … Continue reading Spring fine arts performances and exhibits …and reasons to celebrate!

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$5,000 college scholarship opportunity available for seniors who join Gear Up

Attention Seniors: Need money for college? If so, you could be eligible for up to $5,000. Don’t miss this first-come, first-served opportunity! Details: All CHS Seniors who were not part of our initial Gear Up cohort now have the opportunity to join! The Virginia Gear Up grant has opened up a limited number of additional spaces … Continue reading $5,000 college scholarship opportunity available for seniors who join Gear Up

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Day of Play for staff, students, and families promotes fun, fitness, and play

Charlottesville City Schools held its first ever division-wide Day of Play for city schools staff, students, and their families on December 5. To encourage families and friends getting together for fun, fitness, and play, participants could choose from a variety of options including dance classes, arts and crafts, fitness, cooking, skateboarding, yoga and mindfulness, and more. Thanks … Continue reading Day of Play for staff, students, and families promotes fun, fitness, and play

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Back-to-School Nights

After a great start to the school year, attend a Back-to-School Night to check in with teachers and get a better sense of what’s coming up! Burnley-Moran: Tuesday, September 17, 5:30-7pm (includes picnic) Clark: Tuesday, September 17, 5:30-7pm Greenbrier: Tuesday, September 17, 6-7:30pm Jackson-Via: Tuesday, September 17, 6-7:30pm Johnson: Tuesday, September 17, 6-7:30pm Venable:  Thursday, September 19, 5:30-7:30pm (Welcome … Continue reading Back-to-School Nights

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Virtual Virginia Learning Options for Spring Semester 2021

The Virginia Department of Education is offering two exciting free opportunities for online education beginning in January. The state’s acclaimed Virtual Virginia program will pilot two programs for full-time K-5 education, with limited free spots. We anticipate that these spots will fill quickly, so if you are interested, please learn more and act soon. The … Continue reading Virtual Virginia Learning Options for Spring Semester 2021

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Charlottesville High School on-time graduation rate hits all-time high of 95.7 percent

Charlottesville High School’s on-time graduation rate rose again to 95.7 percent, continuing a rising trend that exceeds the state rate, yields one of the highest rates among Virginia cities, and sets a new school standard. “We are so proud of our students and staff,” notes Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins. “This is no small accomplishment. It … Continue reading Charlottesville High School on-time graduation rate hits all-time high of 95.7 percent

Budget Development Process underway for FY2021-22

It’s time to develop the 2021-22 budget for Charlottesville City Schools! We’d like to hear from you. FY2021-22 Budget Development Calendar FY2021-22 Budget Development Presentation for PTOs  Upcoming opportunities for the community to learn more and share your thoughts are: Thursday, January 7 at 5 pm, School Board Meeting via Zoom Monday, January 11 at 5:30 … Continue reading Budget Development Process underway for FY2021-22

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CHS Fall 2019: Key Dates and Information

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 21, 2019. See below for school counselor assignments, bus routes, supplies list, and other important back-to-school information. School Day Hours:  9:05am to 3:50pm (with a one-hour delayed start on the 2nd Thursday of some months) Open House Information: The CHS open house is Tuesday, August 20, 2019 … Continue reading CHS Fall 2019: Key Dates and Information