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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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Virtual Education

Virtual Education The Charlottesville City School Division offers a high-quality, rigorous, and engaging virtual education program to students in grades 9 – 12. Students may choose to take an online course as part of their regular course load or in addition to a traditional seven-period day as well as during summer school. Courses are available … Continue reading Virtual Education

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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

April 2020 News and Highlights

A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins Dear staff, family, and community: When I first thought about a column for this month’s “News and Highlights,” I thought that it would be all news and no highlights. During this pandemic, we are focused on finding solutions and passing the information along to you. So, yes, there … Continue reading April 2020 News and Highlights

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TheatreCHS to present “The Music Man” with 100+ cast and crew

The Charlottesville High School Theater Department will present the Broadway musical hit “The Music Man” on Thursday, March 26 through Sunday, March 29 at CHS in the Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center. A golden age musical from 1958 and recipient of the Tony Award for Best Musical that year, “The Music Man” is about … Continue reading TheatreCHS to present “The Music Man” with 100+ cast and crew

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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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May 2020 News & Highlights

  A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins  Dear staff, family, and community: It’s official — Charlottesville High School’s “Victory Lap” was triumphant! The drive-through graduation event featured several CHS-related selfie stations (including a mural painted by CHS teacher Nathan Alexander) and a Black Knights spirit station. And it concluded with the graduates walking across the stage … Continue reading May 2020 News & Highlights

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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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CHS Graduation 2021 Scheduled for June 5

We are excited to announce that Charlottesville High School will hold graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 5th at 10:00 am on DeBerry-Bingler Field at Theodose Stadium (CHS Athletic Field Complex). Each student will be given four tickets for family and friends. Since the attendees will be grouped together to allow for CDC social distancing guidelines, tickets … Continue reading CHS Graduation 2021 Scheduled for June 5