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  • Boys varsity soccer team 2019 Class 4 State Champions!

    The Charlottesville High School varsity boys soccer team won the 2019 Class 4 State Championship game with a come from behind 2-1 OT win over Chancellor. Go Black Knights! For complete coverage of the game along with video and a photo gallery, courtesy of Scrimmage Play, click here.

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  • Summer School begins June 17

    CHS SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION CHS will offer both face-to-face and virtual summer classes for current students and rising 9th-graders this summer. Summer School Dates: June 17 – July 26 Closed July 4 and 5 in observance of Independence Day NOTE: many of our popular courses such as Health/PE and Virtual Economics & Personal Finance do have capacity limits. Registration will be accepted in the order in which it is received. To enroll: Register online: Online registration and payment for summer school classes begins April 15. Register in person: On-site registration at CHS will be held April 15 from 9:30am-11:30am. After this date, registration and payment can be ...

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  • Sophomores wearing their "You Can Talk To Me" lanyards after earning their youth Mental Health First Aid certifications.

    Sophomores earn certification for teen Mental Health First Aid pilot program

    UPDATE: In June, students David Green and Lamont Bullard traveled with Mr. Williams to Las Vegas to join other students from schools that piloted the Teen Mental Health First Aid Program. While there, the students met members of the Born This Way Foundation, including a special visit with Lady Gaga and an on-stage appearance at her concert that evening. See them on stage here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nXw1I-F-38 ————————————————————————————————————————- (April, 2019) This spring sophomores at CHS participated in the teen Mental Health First Aid program, a course that trains high school students how to identify and respond to developing mental health or substance abuse problems among their ...

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    Graduation is June 6

    As you make plans to attend commencement exercises for the Class of 2019 in just a few weeks, please keep in mind these important details: When: June 6, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Graduates should arrive by 5:30 p.m. Where: John Paul Jones Arena. Free parking is available at the arena. A live stream of the graduation ceremony will be available at www.facebook.com/cvilleschools. No Facebook account or password is needed to view. Or watch live on Public Channel 14! Security Information: Please read the following UVA JPJ Arena security policies carefully, especially noting the bag policy. Bags must be clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and cannot exceed 12 ...

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  • ArtQuest spring exhibit postcard

    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 Spring Concert, 6pm 5/21 Clark Spring Concert and Fine Arts Night, 5:30pm 5/21 CHS Orchestra Spring Concert, 7:30pm 5/22 Walker Stage Left Theatre Play, 6:30pm 5/30 Minds in Motion Performance, CHS MLK PAC, 7pm ___________________________________________ The 2019 ArtQuest program exhibit will be taking place at CitySpace gallery during the month of May. A special opening reception will be held Friday, May ...

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  • Students pose to show various hairstyles

    Photography students showcase self-expression through hairstyles

    “Self Expression through Hairstyles” is a project by Rachel Wilson’s advanced photography classes at Charlottesville High School featuring CHS students and staff. The video debuted at the Black History Month assembly at CHS, but we thought our families and community would enjoy seeing it, too. Great job to all the students involved in the project!

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  • CHS musicians celebrate win with multiple trophies in Atlanta.

    CHS musicians earn top honors at Atlanta festival

    (ATLANTA, GA) Topping a long list of accolades earned at the WorldStrides 2019 Atlanta Heritage Festival, Charlottesville High School musicians won the Grand Championship Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a high school music program at the event. More than 200 CHS students and chaperones traveled to Atlanta on April 11-14 to participate in the festival. CHS band, orchestra, and choir members performed in the competition which included 18 ensembles from New York, California, Maryland, Kentucky, Alabama, and Virginia. “Taking the CHS Music Department on the road was a tremendous experience,” said CHS Orchestra Director Laura Thomas. “It was truly gratifying to ...

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  • Printer Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. shows CHS students how to make a letterpress print

    Fine arts flourish at Cville Schools

    The fine arts program at Charlottesville City Schools infuses our schools with enrichment and experiences that encourage artistic expression at all grade levels.  Here are just a few of the recent arts-related events and accomplishments we are celebrating. Congratulations to our musicians who represented Charlottesville High School in the 2019 All-Virginia Choir, Bands, and Orchestra at the Richmond Marriott and Convention Center; culminating performances were held at the Carpenter Center. Pictured left to right, top row: Adria Cafferillo, Choir; Reid Dodson, Symphonic Band, Parker Nelson, Choir, Margaret Ann Doran, Choir, and Anna Bon-Harper, Symphonic Band. Seated: Sarah Garretson, Orchestra. TheatreCHS students just ...

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  • ArtConnections postcard

    ArtConnections exhibit features student artwork and community-wide letterpress printmaking project

    Charlottesville City Schools celebrated student artistic achievement with the annual division-wide Jeff Suling Art Exhibit March 4-13 in the Charlottesville High School small gymnasium.  This year, the exhibit also included a special opportunity for City students to work with renowned letterpress artist Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. Known as “ArtConnections,” the exhibit aims to illustrate how art relates to and connects diverse areas of school curriculum and students’ everyday lives. Selected student artwork from preschoolers through 12th graders was featured and the community was invited to three public receptions which included two evening open houses and a Saturday celebration with hands-on art ...

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  • Winter Sports Postseason and Spring Try-out Information

    As we head into the post-season, congratulations to our teams and athletes for another strong season of athleticism and sportsmanship, and best wishes as regional competitions begin! See details, below, and check for Twitter updates at @CHSBlackKnights or @cville_dsa (Director of Student Activities) for future results and competition times. Basketball Congrats to the boys and girls teams for finishing up their last week of regular-season play in an impressive fashion.  The girls finished tied for 2nd in the district and regional standings and will get to host several playoff games. The boys finished the season with a bang by upsetting top-ranked Louisa County ...

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