What’s Happening in Charlottesville Schools

What’s Happening in the Charlottesville Schools

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  • First Day of School Guide

    This first-days guide will help you get off to a great start this week! Remember, Friday is a half-day of mostly asynchronous (independent) learning. Still, log in for live instruction at Walker and the elementaries.   Step 1: Students, log into your Chromebook or device. You can log in with the first part of your student email address (example: bsmith44) and your password. Don’t have this info? Call your school. You can also log in with a badge (elementary students). Need a badge? Call your school. Step 2: Open up Canvas. Using your own computer? Here’s the login! Click here for a screenshot to show you where to find Canvas!   Step ...

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    Back-to-School Supplies Lists for 2020-21

    School starts September 8.  Now is a great time to get your school supplies! Below are this year’s CCS school supplies lists.  Copies of these lists are available at area stores. If you have any questions, please call your school. For assistance with school supplies, any fees, or other needs, please contact your school principal or counselor. School Supply Lists for the 2020-21 School Year: Grades Kindergarten through 4th Grades 5th through 12th Registration for free supplies from the Back-to-School Bash partnership is now closed. If you registered, you’ll receive information about how to pick up your supplies.

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    Online Learning for the First Quarter of the 2020-21 Year

    Updated: July 31, 2020  This landing page will answer your questions about Charlottesville City Schools’ coronavirus closure  and reopening plans and point you to other school resources. We are continually updating this page to respond to new information. Need translation? See video below. ¿Necesitas traducción? Ver video a continuación. هل تحتاج إلى ترجمة؟ انظر الفيديو أدناه. Related Resources: Food Service for Students (Including this Summer) Charlottesville City Schools Messages to Families       7/31/2020 Update on Fall Learning Plan Dear Staff and Families: Thursday night, the School Board voted to approve the revised calendar and an online learning plan for the first nine weeks of the fall. We — and the ...

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  • Back to School Bash 2020: Registration Closed

    UPDATE: Registration is full and has been closed. Registrants will receive information about how to pick up their supplies. Thanks again to our partners! No matter what school looks like this fall, we want to make sure that all students have the supplies they need for learning. Although we have decided not to hold our annual Back-to-School Bash event at the pavilion, we and our partners still plan to distribute free supplies at individual Charlottesville City and Albemarle County Schools. After you register, your school will be in touch about a pick-up procedure later this summer. Please help share the word — ...

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    Staffing Updates June 2020

    Charlottesville Schools Announces Three Appointments Charlottesville City Schools announced three key administrative hires today: Dr. Katina W. Otey will become Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Keith P. Hubbard will become Director of Human Resources, and Mr. Pat Cuomo will become Director of Technology. “We are so pleased with these hires and the strong pool of candidates that they represent,” noted Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, superintendent. “The people who are leaving these roles have left big shoes to fill, and we are confident that these new hires will build on past good work and take us into a new chapter.” Dr. Katina W. Otey, formerly ...

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    Statement in Response to the Death of George Floyd from the Charlottesville School Board and Superintendent

    May 31, 2020 Dear staff, families, and students — As a School Board and Superintendent, we write today in the midst of national strife as we feel outrage and grief over the senseless loss of George Floyd, the latest Black man to have his life taken by a police officer. Let it be clear, racism and the abuse of power diminish our entire nation and threaten the potential of every Black boy or girl, man and woman. More than reactively condemning these repeated tragedies, we must work to prevent the next one. We are unafraid and prepared to do unprecedented work to push ...

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    May 2020 News & Highlights

      A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins  Dear staff, family, and community: It’s official — Charlottesville High School’s “Victory Lap” was triumphant! The drive-through graduation event featured several CHS-related selfie stations (including a mural painted by CHS teacher Nathan Alexander) and a Black Knights spirit station. And it concluded with the graduates walking across the stage with their name read aloud as families watched from the car and nearby teachers and staff cheered. Cars were decorated. Balloons were filled. Cowbells were rung. And, yes, tears were shed. You can find lovely pictures on our social media channels. You can also see it for yourself when our graduation ...

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    Golden Apple Awards nominations open until April 30

    This year, it’s more important than ever to show our teachers appreciation. Help us honor our teachers by submitting them for a 2020-21 Golden Apple Award! Sponsored by Better Living Building Supplies and Cabinetry, each recipient of a Golden Apple Award will receive a $500 grant to use in the classroom. Nominations are being accepted until Friday, April 30, 2021. Here is the link to the Better Living page with a link to the nomination form and more information about the awards. Previous Golden Apple Award Recipients from Cville Schools 11 teachers from Charlottesville City Schools are among the outstanding recipients of the 2020 Golden ...

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    A Message from the Superintendent

    A Message from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins to Charlottesville Schools Families, May 12, 2020 Dear families: Recently, we had to make some significant adjustments to our budget for 2020-21. Cuts are always challenging and disappointing. You can learn more about the details of these changes by viewing our May 7, 2020 School Board meeting amended budget presentation here. As of today, all 17 staff members affected by these budget cuts have accepted new positions within our school division. We appreciate them and are so glad that they will continue to work with us in new roles. Below is a letter I shared with our ...

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  • April 2020 News and Highlights

    A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins Dear staff, family, and community: When I first thought about a column for this month’s “News and Highlights,” I thought that it would be all news and no highlights. During this pandemic, we are focused on finding solutions and passing the information along to you. So, yes, there is a lot of news in this email. However, I also realized that even in this challenging time, we have a lot of highlights, too! Can we give a virtual round of applause to the custodial staff who kept our students and staff safe prior to the closure? ...

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