What’s Happening in the CCS School Division

What’s Happening in the CCS School Division

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    Register for Kindergarten and PreK!

    We’re always excited to meet our youngest students and their families! Registration and application forms have been posted below for Kindergarten and PreK.  Not sure which elementary school your child will attend?  Find out here. Kindergarten To Register Kindergarten Students who are NEW to Charlottesville City Schools If your child will be NEW to Charlottesville City Schools, complete this form. If your child is a returning Cville Schools PreK student, it will be easiest for you to wait a few weeks and complete a form for RETURNING students. See information for current preschoolers, below. Later, someone from your child’s school will be be in touch about how you ...

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    Notice of Electronic School Board Meeting

    Updated Notice of Meeting The Charlottesville City School Board will hold a Closed Session meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., as authorized by Va. Code § 2.2-3711(A)(29) to discuss the award of a public contract involving the expenditure of public funds for a Superintendent search firm and where the discussion in open session would adversely affect the School Board’s negotiating strategy.  This meeting will be held in the CATEC Auditorium and via Zoom for public access.  The Board will also review and take action on a request from Dominion Energy for Right of Way Underground Utilities at Greenbrier Elementary.  This item was presented and tabled ...

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    Meal Delivery Routes and More

    We are offering free meal delivery or in-person meals for all students. This page gives information about what you need to know. Four important notes! We need meal delivery volunteers — Openings have been updated for Mondays-Fridays. Sign  up here! Thank you! Meal Routes will change on Monday, April 12.  Following spring break, we will make some changes to our meal delivery routes, Monday- Friday. (As before, we will still have expanded routes on Fridays, but all routes M-F will have some changes). Current information is presented below, followed by the new information. Updated Pandemic-EBT Information is below, including a DELAY for some cards. The ...

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    Spring 2021: Energy & Water Conservation: Your New Normal

    Charlottesville City Schools and the City’s Energy and Water Management Team are working together to reduce the energy and water footprint of all City schools. In 2019, the School Board approved an Energy and Water Performance resolution, showing a commitment to achieving and maintaining high performing school facilities. Continuing on past efforts, the City’s maintenance and development teams are specifying high efficiency building equipment, such as high-efficiency chillers and LED lighting, and are enhancing operational control through advanced building automation systems. Charlottesville Schools and the City’s Energy and Water Management Team continue to investigate ways to accelerate the installation of high performance equipment throughout ...

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    April 2021 News & Highlights

    A Message from the Superintendent Dear staff and families — Spring is here, and what a difference a year makes! Last year at this time, we were in the first stages of the COVID-shutdown. Now we are celebrating expanding access to the vaccine and the hope of restoring some of the routines and pleasures we have been denied. We have been so excited to welcome students back to school this month, and we are looking forward to bringing even more students back at Buford and CHS in April. But let’s keep in mind that we are not hoping for a return to “the ...

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    This page will keep you posted on the latest for Charlottesville City Schools’ search for a superintendent to succeed Dr . Rosa Atkins, whose retirement is official on May 31, 2021. Update as of April 1, 2021: Earlier this month,  Superintendent Dr. Atkins announced that she would be retiring  from Charlottesville City Schools and accepting a top-level position with the Virginia Department of Education. Last week, the School Board voted to hire our former Associate Superintendent Jim Henderson as our Acting Superintendent, beginning on June 1. The Board also posted a request for proposals for a firm to help find our next Superintendent. Updates about ...

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    CCS offers virtual job fair on April 14 and 15

    Are you interested in a career with Charlottesville City Schools? We invite you to attend our virtual job fair on April 14  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and April 15 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. We are looking for talents in all positions including teachers, school psychologists, custodians, counselors, nutrition & technology staff, and more! Please register in advance here. Learn more about Charlottesville City Schools!

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    School Board Appoints Jim Henderson as Acting Superintendent

    The Charlottesville City School Board announced that they have appointed James M. Henderson as Acting Superintendent to succeed Superintendent Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, whose retirement is effective May 31. Mr. Henderson will begin work June 1. Mr. Henderson is a June 2020 retiree of Charlottesville City Schools following a career at the school division that spanned more than four decades, starting in 1975 at Clark Elementary, where he began teaching after his graduation from Virginia Tech. He also taught at Jackson-Via Elementary, and he was later instructional coordinator at both Jackson-Via and Johnson Elementary. He served as acting principal or principal ...

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    Return to Learn Plan — Approved Option for In-Person Learning

    Revised April 2, 2021 This page is designed to help you know our current thinking and preparations for  returning to in-person learning for some students at Charlottesville City Schools. Top Tools for Families Returning to In-Person Instruction:   Enlaces para información en español: Formulario de acuerdo y normas de seguridad  |  Evaluador de Salud Diaro  |  Qué hacer en situaciones de Covid

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    Apply for PreK! Priority Deadline March 15

    At Charlottesville City Schools, we offer a free preschool program for qualifying three- and four-year-olds. Those who live within the Charlottesville City limits and have a child who will be three or four years old by September 30 may be eligible to enroll in the Charlottesville City Preschool Program and/or the MACAA Head Start Program. Preschool applications are now open for the 2021-22 school year— and there’s a new, simpler way to do it called Go2Grow. Go2Grow works with local public schools, Head Start programs, and private providers in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, and Greene. Families can review and sign up for ...

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