What’s Happening in Charlottesville Schools

What’s Happening in the Charlottesville Schools

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  • Sigma Lab at CHS

    Community Facilities Meetings

    Charlottesville City Schools is growing! Since our enrollment has been increasing about 3 percent annually, we need to consider the future of our school facilities. Together, let’s consider how we can best meet our students’ needs, particularly for our classes serving preschool through grade 8. Our school division’s growth also presents an opportunity to modernize our schools for 21st-century learning. Come to a meeting, or follow along live from home using Facebook at Facebook.com/cvilleschools (no account needed). See below for ways for you to email or call in with questions during the meetings. Most Recent Information/Survey: Slide Presentation given 11/13 at Venable (or 11/28 ...

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  • Draft Calendar for 2018-19

    Thanks for your strong response to our request for feedback about the draft 2018-19 academic calendar! Your feedback primarily raised two questions centered around half-days and winter break. Half-days are under discussion among the committee. As for winter break, please take another brief survey about two options for the holidays. 2018-19 calendar, draft 2 Link to 2-question survey about winter break The calendar will be presented to the School Board for review in December with an expected vote in January. Comments about this year’s calendar: Winter break: Based on community feedback, we are conducting a follow-up survey to see what break scenario is preferred. Two ...

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  • Concert for Charlottesville features CHS music video

     A music video collaboration produced by Charlottesville High School and Metro Nashville Public Schools  was featured among the long line-up of musical performers at the Dave Matthew’s Band Concert for Charlottesville in September . “To see all of us up on the jumbotron at the Dave Matthews concert was truly a thrill,” said CHS Orchestra Teacher Laura Mulligan Thomas. “I get goose bumps every time I think about it.  It was our students singing and playing and trying to promote a positive message.” The music video features 50 CHS orchestra students and 30 members of the CHS choir, along with Nashville’s Fab ...

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  • Elementary kids cheer on the Black Knights.

    Friday Knight Lights 2017

    Students from all six CCS elementary schools gathered for the annual all-elementary school tailgate to cheer on the Black Knights at the CHS v. Western Albemarle football game.  The Black Knights were victorious with the final score, 35-26! The Burnley-Moran PTO organized the event which included tailgate games, food, and pre-game visits from the CHS cheerleaders, football players, and marching band.

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  • PowerSchool Open for Schedules, Registration, and More

    Learn your schedule, complete back-to-school forms, and more! Starting August 14, you can log in or create your account to see teacher assignments or schedules, complete your back-to-school paperwork online, and more. Bus schedule information will be posted in PowerSchool beginning around August 19. A personalized letter giving you information about your PowerSchool account (and other updates) was mailed the week of 7/31. If the letter does not contain codes, you already have an account and can log back in.  See letter for more information. If you did not receive a letter and you need codes for one or more student, call your school. If ...

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  • Student, parent, and teacher

    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:  Tuesday, September 19, 5:30-7:30pm Clark: Tuesday, September 19, 5:30-7pm Greenbrier: Tuesday, September 19, 6-7pm Jackson-Via: Tuesday, September 19, 6-7pm Johnson: Tuesday, September 19, 6-7:30pm Venable:  Thursday, September 14, 5:30-7:30pm (Welcome Back Pot Luck to follow) Walker: Tuesday, September 12, 6-8pm Buford:  Friday, September 15,  Fall Harvest Festival 5:30-7:30pm CHS: Monday, September 18, 5:30-7:30pm LMA:  Thursday, September 14, 4:30-6pm

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  • We Welcome Nashville Students and Staff!

    Charlottesville City Schools will host a special group of visitors from the Metro Nashville Public Schools later this week to collaborate on a joint musical recording of entertainer BeBe Winan’s song “Right Now (We Need One Another).” The Fabulous 5, an ensemble of five Nashville area high school students, recorded a touching music video in response to the recent events in Charlottesville and sent it to the CCS staff. Produced under the direction of Cedric Caldwell, the head of Pearl Cohn Magnet High School’s Relentless Entertainment group, the video features scenes from the Unite the Right march and related events in ...

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  • Resources for Parents and Educators Following Charlottesville Rally on August 12, 2017

    The joint superintendents and School Boards of Charlottesville and Albemarle County have created a message for our community:  A Glimpse into How Our Staff is Moving Forward This week has been hard, but as our teachers and staff have returned to school this week, we have tried to create space for processing. We want to support our teachers so that they can continue their amazing work of supporting our students. To see videos and pictures from our inspirational all-staff convocation, see @CvilleSchools on Facebook and Twitter. Resources for Parents and Educators A number of local agencies and national groups have created resources for family ...

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  • School’s Out, But The Engineers Are In

    Has anyone told the Buford engineers that school’s out?! This summer, they’ve already made presentations at U.Va. Curry School of Education, American University, and ISTE ’17 in San Antonio! (That’s the the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.) To learn more about their summer activities, follow @CCS_iSTEM on Twitter.  

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    Online Back-to-School Forms with InfoSnap

    The online service for doing returning students’ back-to-school forms for the 2017-18 year will be available on August 14. To access your forms, please log into PowerSchool and click on InfoSnap or (PowerSchool Registration).  (The buttom will look like this: Need help logging into PowerSchool? Current account users: there is a username and password retrieval tool on the PowerSchool login page. Make sure ALL your students are connected to your account (see the letter you received for codes). New users: you received a letter with the codes and instructions you need to set up your account. Be sure to connect ALL your students to ...

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