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What’s Happening at Charlottesville High School

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    Summer Awards and Special Recognitions

    School may be out for the summer, but many of our students are busy at work making presentations at conferences and receiving awards and opportunities at the state and national level. CHS student Cole Fairchild and engineering teacher Matt Shields were selected as part of the 2018 cohort of Bezos Scholars and recently attended an all-expenses paid trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival. Each year, the Bezos Family Foundation selects rising public high school seniors who apply with an educator partner to the year-long leadership development program.  After attending the festival, scholars return home to organize their own community change projects, known as ...

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    Senior Portrait Information

    Senior Portrait Day is August 9, 2018 at Charlottesville HIgh School from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the small gym.  Please use the link below to find your appointment time slot.  There will be a makeup day for senior portraits on September 12, 2018. For questions regarding pricing, packages, or setup, contact Lifetouch for more info at 540-562-3107 or 800-366-0639. Senior Portrait Day: August 9, 2018, 9am-4pm, CHS small gym – View slots at https://tinyurl.com/BlackKnights19 Senior Portrait Make-Up Day: September 12, 2018, 9am-4pm, CHS small gym – View slots at https://tinyurl.com/BlackKnights19 For other important CHS fall information, click here. For CHS Summer Events calendar (pdf download), ...

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    CHS Fall 2018 Information

    The first day of school is Wednesday, August 22. 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 Monday, August 20 from 5-7pm. Virtual education orientation is August 20, beginning at 1pm. CLick here for important information about requirements and session schedule. CATEC orientation is  Wednesday, August 15, from 5-7pm. Save-the-Dates for Rising 9th-Graders: August 20,  9th Grade Orientation (LINK Crew), 8am -1:30pm August 20, Open House, 5-7pm August 22, 1st day of school, 9:05am School Supplies List: 2018-19 CHS School Supplies List for grades 9-12 Summer Reading List: For a variety of excellent choices for grades 9-12, visit the Young ...

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    Open House Schedules

    Come meet your teachers and see your classrooms! Open houses this year will be on Monday, August 20, 2018. School starts on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Wednesday, August 15 CATEC Open House is Wednesday, August 15, from 5-7pm Monday, August 20 CHS Virtual Orientation for online classes: 1pm. See here for more information. Elementary Schools: 1–3pm Walker Upper Elementary: 3-5pm Buford Middle School: 4-6pm CHS 5-7pm Wednesday, August 22 First day of school. See school hours below. Elementary: 8:00am to 2:30pm Buford and Walker: 8:30am to 3:15pm CHS: 9:05am to 3:50pm (with a one-hour delayed start on the 2nd Thursday of some months)

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    Buford and CHS Summer School Bus Routes

    Bus transportation will be provided for students enrolled in summer school at Buford Middle School and Charlottesville High School. Buford – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes CHS – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes

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    Congratulations, Class of 2018!

    Members of the Charlottesville High School Class of 2018 received their diplomas at graduation exercises on June 7, 2018 in John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.  A recording of the live event can be seen at http://bit.ly/2018CHSGraduation. Congratulations, Class of 2018 CHS Black Knights!

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    CHS SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION Online registration for summer school classes will continue until June 14. CHS will offer both virtual and face-to-face summer classes for current students and rising 9th-graders. Summer School Dates: June 18 – July 27 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. CHS – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes Buford – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes Additional Questions? Please contact: Teresa Bryant, CHS Assistant Principal (434) 245-2410  bryantt1@charlottesvilleschools.org CHS Counseling Office, (434) 245-2698

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    Graduation

    As you make plans to attend commencement exercises for the Class of 2018 in just a few weeks, please keep in mind these important details: When: June 7, 2018, 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. 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 inches by 6 inches by 12 ...

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  • 2018 Spring Highlights and News at CHS

    Junior Zyahna Bryant was selected as the winner of the 2018 Princeton Prize in Race Relations (DC Region) and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center’s 2018 Student Stowe Prize! PC: Matt Eich. On February 13, CHS hosted a ribbon-cutting to celebrate a new partnership, the CHS/CFA Institute Finance Academy. The partnership supports financial education and cultivates interest and awareness of the investment profession. The  CHS/CFA Institute Finance Academy will impact three programs at CHS: the Student Investment Group (see next item!), the AVID program (including a business-style renovation of the AVID seniors’ classroom, and the economics and personal finance classes required of all CHS ...

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    End-of-Year & Summer Program Info (Including Seniors’ Year-End Packet)

    We’re in the fourth quarter! Exams, spring concerts, & even graduation will be here soon. (Remember, this year, graduation will be Thursday, June 7 at 7pm at JPJ Arena.) Plus, it’s time to start planning for summer school and next year’s sports! Here’s some helpful information:  Seniors Senior End-of-Year Information–This packet includes these important details:  Senior Events Calendar May-June Cap and Gown Orders Senior Decision Day-May 21, 3-3:50pm Senior Exam Schedule- May 22-24 Senior Clearance–May 30 9am-12pm Senior Picnic-June 6, 12-2pm Graduation Rehearsal-June 6, 9:45-11am, JPJ Arena Graduation-June 7, 7pm, JPJ Arena (arrive by 5:30pm for line-up) JPJ Security Information for Graduates and Guests (NOTE- Clear Bag Policy and Non-Approved Items List) Summer ...

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