What’s Happening in Charlottesville Schools

What’s Happening in the Charlottesville Schools

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  • Charlottesville Schools Fully Accredited for 2017-18

    The Virginia Department of Education has published its 2017-18 accreditation ratings on its website, and 100 percent of Charlottesville City Schools met the state’s accreditation standards, compared with 86 percent of schools statewide. Out of 132 divisions in Virginia, Charlottesville is one of just 65 divisions that presently have all their schools fully accredited. Accreditation is based primarily on Standards of Learning (SOL) test results. “We’re delighted that our schools have all achieved accreditation for the 2017-18 year based on success on the state’s SOL tests,” said Director of Student Achievement Dr. Kendra King . “We have traditionally excelled on these tests. ...

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  • Superintendent Message October 2015

    October 15, 2015 Dear community members, I hope you’ve all gotten settled into the routines of the new school year. We continue to be pleased with our smooth start and the progress of our students.  Fall conferences have been held at some schools, but for many, they will be held on November 3.  Remember that teachers are available to answer questions and address concerns at any time of year. We want to hear from you and work with you to meet the needs of our students.  

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  • Naming DeBerry-Bingler Field, a Historic Golf Season, and More

    This fall, there are a number of exciting developments in CHS athletics.  This includes:  naming the CHS athletic field for two legendary coaches, another historic golf season, and positive attention from fans and media for our football and field hockey teams. DeBerry-Bingler Field As of October 23, DeBerry-Bingler Field will be the new name of the athletic field at CHS’s Theodose Stadium. Joseph Bingler was a four-sport athlete in Charlottesville City Schools, and after a football scholarship at the University of Virginia and then serving in the Army, he returned to the area. He first taught at McGuffey Elementary and then taught and coached football at ...

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  • Superintendent Message September 15, 2015

    Superintendent Message September 15, 2015

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  • Charlottesville Teachers Win Shannon Grants

    The Edgar and Eleanor Shannon Foundation for Excellence in Public Education:  Charlottesville/Albemarle has announced its grant award recipients for the 2015-2016 school year. Twenty-one excellent and innovative proposals from Charlottesville and Albemarle public school teachers have been selected for funding this year totaling $20,089. To learn more about the Shannon Foundation and our annual grant awards to teachers, please contact Stephanie Leech at shannonfoundation@fastmail.fm or visit our website at www.shannongrants.org 2015-2016 GRANT WINNERS $20,089 total funding for 21 grants Charlottesville City Public Schools: Kena Brandt, Greenbrier Elementary, $350, “Hop into Reading, Skip into Math” Carmella Johnson, Greenbrier Elementary, $750, “Science in Motion” Carmella Johnson, Greenbrier Elementary, $750, “You Light Up ...

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