Ribbon-cutting! Photo courtesy CFA Institute.

Don’t-Miss News out of CHS

From fine arts to finance, there have been some amazing announcements and accomplishments at CHS this winter. Scroll down to see them all!

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    Message about Masks, Make-Up Days, & 2021-22 COVID Communications and Data

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  • Updated CHS Bus Route Information

    Thanks for your continued patience as the City’s Student Transportation department continues to adjust route times. Check below for updated information:    

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    Sign up for CHS Fall Conferences 2021

    Sign up now for family-teacher conferences at CHS!  Conferences will be on Monday, November 1 from 12:30-7:30pm.  Use the spreadsheet below to sign up.

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    CHS Orchestra Performs with Black Panther Drummer

    The Charlottesville High School Orchestra performed with master drummers Massamba Diop (from the Black Panther soundtrack) and Tony Vacca on Friday, October 8 at Ting Pavilion. You can find the performance on the Charlottesville City Schools’ YouTube channel.

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  • Charlottesville High School Graduation Rate Hits All-Time High of 96.4% in 2021

    Charlottesville High School’s already-high four-year graduation rate hit an all-time high of 96.4%, surpassing the state rate of 93%. Similarly, the school’s 2021 drop-out rate of 2.2% was well below the state’s (4.3%). For three years, Charlottesville has maintained rates that are among the highest in the state, especially among cities.  “We are so proud of our students, families, and staff members who have worked so hard to stay connected and make progress throughout the pandemic,” noted Acting Superintendent Jim Henderson. The school’s graduation rate tops the state’s averages in every category, as shown below. For instance, the CHS rate for English ...

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  • COVID-19 Vaccinations at School

    Charlottesville City Schools is partnering with the Blue Ridge Health District to offer the FREE first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to staff and students ages 12+. CHS Clinic on Friday, September 3 Open to all CCS students (and staff) on Friday, 9/3 from 9am to 1pm. Register below by Thursday at 9am. After registration is complete, parents do not need to attend the event. Walker students will be escorted on a walk to CHS Bus transportation is available from Buford Additional Information: Vaccination protects your child, your family, and our community! Thanks to the Blue Ridge Health District!  

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  • Immunizations by Grade Effective July 1st, 2021 Pre-K At least 1st dose: DTaP Polio HepA HepB MMR Varicella Hib Pneumococcal Rotavirus K Dtap x 4 (one dose after 4 yo) Polio x 4 (one dose after 4 yo) HepA x 2 HepB x 3 MMR x 2 Varicella x2 7th Tdap booster HPV x 2 (boys and girls) MenACWY 12th Men ACWY

    New Required Immunizations for Kindergarten, 7th, and 12th Grade

    Virginia has put into place several new immunization requirements for students entering kindergarten, 7th grade, and 12th grade this fall. Unless otherwise noted, documentation of these vaccinations needs to be turned into the school nurse for attendance in the fall. For rising 12th graders: Now required: Second dose of meningococcal meningitis vaccination (MenACWY) For rising 7th graders: Now required: First dose of meningococcal meningitis vaccination (MenACWY) Now required: First dose of HPV vaccine Note: After reviewing educational materials approved by the Board of Health, the parent or guardian, at the parent’s or guardian’s sole discretion, may elect for the child not to receive the HPV ...

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    CHS Summer School Programs 2021

    CHS will be offering two concurrent  summer opportunities for students. CHS Virtual Summer School will be available for students wanting to take our standard virtual courses — Econ & Personal Finance, Health 9 & 10, and PE 9 & 10.   CHS Summer Academy CHS Summer Academy will be made available for all CHS students who have not yet achieved a 61 or higher in one ore more classes.  The school will contact students regarding this in-person Summer Academy. CHS Summer Academy will be face-to-face only and run from June 21-July 30 with July 5 as the observed holiday. Class hours are 7:45am-1:15pm, Monday-Friday with breakfast ...

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    CHS Graduation 2021: Videos and Photos

    Thanks to everyone who worked hard to make the 2021 graduation such a special day. We are pleased to offer you the following videos and photos: Video (editing courtesy of David Dillehunt of the City of Charlottesville) Gallery 1: by official photographer Erin Edgerton Gallery 2:  courtesy of  our own amazing photography teacher, Rachel Wilson! Photos in the Daily Progress by the talented Andrew Shurtleff 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 six tickets for family and friends. ...

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    Driver’s Education at CHS

    Driver’s Education has two components: a classroom component taught in Heath 10 (see Health and Physical Education) a behind-the-wheel component. To learn more and sign up for the summer behind-the-wheel program offered by CHS, see the CHS Behind the Wheel Google Doc Sign Up Sheet.  

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