What’s Happening at Greenbrier

What’s Happening at Greenbrier Elementary School

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    Apply for Preschool

    It’s time to apply for preschool! Charlottesville City Schools offers free classes for qualifying three- and four-year-olds. Apply by March 1. Learn more and get the application here! Questions? Call 434-245-2813.  

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    Tours for Potential Greenbrier Students

    Greenbrier will be offering tours to parents on the dates listed below.  All tours take place at 9:15 a.m. and last approximately 30-45 minutes. We limit the number of participants on each tour to ensure that everyone can hear and ask questions.  Please call Ms. Carter in the Greenbrier office to register at 434-245-2415. Upcoming Dates: January 27 February 5 February 19 March 4 March 18 April 15 Parents should plan to arrive in the front office a few minutes early to sign in and receive visitors’ passes. Unfortunately, requests for tours at other dates and times cannot be honored due to the disruption to classes.

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    December 2016 Elementary Highlights

    The first-ever all-elementary tailgate was a success.  Their cuteness and cheers propelled the CHS football team to a big win. Thanks to the Burnley-Moran PTO for organizing the event. Second-graders across the division enjoyed their annual field trip to Monticello, filled with history, beauty, gardens, and even math.  Visiting Monticello’s “edible laboratory,” students guessed the weights of pumpkins, recorded weather, and tasted fennel. Thanks to a partnership with Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, students in the after-school CLASS program have new, fun options for staying on the move and healthy, as profiled by the Newsplex. As part of the new iSTEM program, third-grade engineers ...

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    Elementary Highlights for October 2016

    Friday Knight Lights: Join families from all six elementary schools at the first-ever elementary tailgate party at the CHS Football game on November 4. Festivities include face-painting and visits from the CHS football team, band, and cheerleaders. The fun starts at 6 before kick-off at 7 (see flyer below). The Walker Upper Elementary School Family extends an invitation to all current 4th graders and their families (and any CCS families, for that matter) to attend Bingo Night on Wednesday, November 16 at 5:30pm. City fourth-graders have been on the go, between their annual science field trip to Camp Albemarle and their field ...

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    Elementary Highlights for September 2016

    In response to a suggestion from Burnley-Moran Elementary School, the Charlottesville Police Department is starting a “lunch with a cop” program in our elementary schools.  Police officers visit with students during lunch, answering questions, enjoying conversation, and building positive relationships. City Schoolyard Garden started its “Harvest of the Month” program in September with delicious local peaches. The monthly fresh and local snack is also connected to science- and garden-related lesson plans. Our elementary schools have proven that it’s never too early in the year for some arts and inspiration! Rwandan brothers Patrick and Pacifique Niyosenga visited schools to perform and share their story of overcoming challenges. Pacifique ...

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    Friday Knight Lights: Elementary Tailgate on 11/4/16

    Join families from all six Charlottesville elementary schools for the first-ever Friday Knight Lights City Schools Tailgate! Face-painting, sign-decorating, visits with the band, cheerleaders, and football team! Friday, November 4, 6-7 pm (game starts at 7) Game tickets free for students & younger sibs, $7 for others  

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    Online Back-to-School Forms with InfoSnap

    The online service for doing back-to-school forms for the 2016-17 year has been closed.  If you still need to complete your forms, please ask your school for a paper set. Thanks to all of you who completed the forms online!  

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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:  Thursday, September 15, 5:30pm Clark: Tuesday, September 20, 5:30pm Greenbrier: Tuesday, September 20, 6pm Jackson-Via: Tuesday, September 20, 6pm  (PTO Meeting at 5:30pm) Johnson: Tuesday, September 20, 6pm Venable:  Thursday, September 15, 5:30pm Walker: Tuesday, September 13, 6pm Buford: Harvest Festival, Friday, September 23, 5:30pm-7:30pm CHS: Tuesday, September 27, 5:30-7:30pm

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    Summer Reading at Charlottesville City Schools

    Reading never takes a vacation!  Make this important and fun activity a part of your summer.  Below is information about our summer reading programs. Also, you and your family might enjoy meeting up with Books on Bikes, a group of Charlottesville City Schools teachers, librarians, staff, and even trained doggie pals as they make summertime deliveries of books and popsicles. Summer Reading Information: Preschool Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Buford Middle School

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    Open House Schedules

    Come meet your teachers and see your classrooms! Open houses this year will be on Monday, August 22 (pre-school through 8th grade) and Thursday, August 18 (CHS). School starts on Tuesday, August 23.   Wednesday, August 17 CATEC Open House, Wednesday, August 17, 5-7 pm Thursday, August 18 CHS Open House, 4:30-6:30 pm Friday, August 19 CHS Virtual Education Open House, 1-4 pm Monday, August 22 Elementary Schools: 1–3pm Walker Upper Elementary: 3–5 pm Lugo-McGinness Academy: 4-6 pm Buford Middle School: 5–7 pm Tuesday, August 23 First Day of School  

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