What’s Happening in Charlottesville Schools

What’s Happening in the Charlottesville Schools

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    CHS Choirs present winter concert and fundraiser

    The Choirs of Charlottesville High School held their winter concert and fundraiser on Wednesday, January 6 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Led by director Will Cooke, the performance included student singers from the Concert Choir, the Knightengales, the Charlottesville Singers, and the Morning Choir. The concert was also a fundraiser that raised over $2000 in donations that will go directly to The Haven, a Charlottesville area homeless shelter.  

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    2020 November News and Highlights

    A Message from the Superintendent Dear Staff and Families: As we look ahead to Thanksgiving, I want to wish you a happy holiday and restful break. I am truly grateful for our students, staff, and community members who have helped us find success in online learning. Amid the challenges, we have much to celebrate and are in a good position with tech, internet access, meal delivery, talented and adaptable teachers, innovative mental health professionals, and so much more. I’m also thankful for so many committee members who have been working diligently to help our schools find solutions and make plans. Our Covid Committee has ...

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    Day of Play for staff, students, and families promotes fun, fitness, and play

    Charlottesville City Schools held its first ever division-wide Day of Play for city schools staff, students, and their families on December 5. To encourage families and friends getting together for fun, fitness, and play, participants could choose from a variety of options including dance classes, arts and crafts, fitness, cooking, skateboarding, yoga and mindfulness, and more. Thanks to the generous support of the Public Education Fund of Charlottesville-Albemarle (PEFCA), participants who submitted photos and videos of themselves participating in Day of Play activities were eligible for raffle prizes valued at $2500! Those who participated in the PB&J Fund cooking activity were also eligible for ...

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  • Covid-19 Advisory Committee Updates

    October 28, 2020 Update about the Decision-Making Process Dear families and staff– This is an update about the decision-making process for an in-person learning option in Charlottesville City Schools. Briefly, the model under consideration would give families a choice for their children to either continue learning online-only or return to in-person instruction for either four days (PK-grade 6) or two days (Buford, CHS, LMA) each week, with independent or virtual learning on the other days each week. The earliest this model is recommended for implementation is mid-January through February. On Thursday, the School Board held a meeting to discuss this model, including updates ...

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    October 2020 News and Highlights

    Superintendent’s Message Dear families and staff — Thanks for your continued partnership in online learning. As I mentioned earlier, I’m so proud of our teachers for rising to this occasion, and I’m so proud of our students for engaging so meaningfully. We know it’s not perfect, but we are continuing to modify how we offer special education services and more in response to your feedback. And of course, we’re also looking ahead, to see how and when we can offer an option for in-person instruction. As you know, I have formed a committee to explore these topics, and at this point, we do ...

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    Charlottesville High School graduation rate again exceeds state at 94.5 percent

    Specific Highlights Include Black Students and Students with Disabilities Charlottesville High School’s 2020 on-time graduation rate remained high at 94.5 percent overall, surpassing the state’s rate of 92.3. This comes after a school-high graduation rate of 95.7 in 2019. Charlottesville has one of the state’s highest graduation rates among cities. “We couldn’t be more proud,” notes Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins. “Among other things, it indicates that we were able to stay connected with our high school seniors this spring to help them finish their K-12 journey.” The school’s rate tops the state’s averages in several categories, including for black students and students with ...

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    CHS SAT scores continue to surpass state, national scores

    Charlottesville High School ranked #7 among Virginia school divisions for average SAT score, continuing its history of surpassing state and national averages.  “We’re delighted to see that our students continue to excel on this exam even during a season when the testing process and more have been disrupted,” noted Dr. Kendra King, Director of Student Services and Achievement. For the combined score, CHS students’ average rose from 2019 to 1156, which surpassed the state by 40 points and the nation by 105 points. In reading/writing, CHS’s average of 595 surpassed the state by 28 and the nation by 67. In math, CHS’s ...

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    Return to Learn plan provides details for back-to-school virtual learning

    Return to Learn plan provides details for back-to-school virtual learning

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  • Time To Re-Register Your Student

    Please help us by completing your back-to-school forms now! While school will start online, we still need you to re-register your child to give us up-to-date contact information, permissions, and more. Back-to-School Forms: Back-to-school forms have been posted to PowerSchool (select the child you want to update first, then click “Re-Registration” at left to start the re-registration form for your child). Please fill out one re-registration per child as soon as possible. A few tips: Note that the PowerSchool web address has changed! https://ccssis.powerschool.com/public PowerSchool may ask you to reset your password. Need login help? Call your school. Los formularios se pueden cambiar al español. ¿Necesitas ayuda en español? Llame ...

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