What’s Happening in the CCS School Division

What’s Happening in the CCS School Division

  • Covid-19 Advisory Committee Updates

    October 14, 2020 Update from Dr. Atkins Dear Charlottesville families and staff– The Covid-19 Advisory Committee met earlier today after discussing the pros and cons of returning to in-person instruction in November. The committee recommended continuing predominantly online instruction for at least the first part of the second nine weeks, which begins on November 9. Specifically, the committee recommends:  For PreK-grade 6: students would have the option of in-person instruction 4 days/week phasing in on January 11 and January 19. If possible, the committee would like to offer some “trial” in-person instructional days during the week prior to winter break. The committee notes that ...

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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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  • Graduates at the CHS Victory Lap

    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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    Meal Delivery Updates, Daily Bus Routes, and Free/Reduced Lunch Application

    We are providing free meal delivery for all students. This page gives information about what you need to know.  Daily Lunchtime Deliveries We’ll have weekday deliveries, Monday through Friday, with routes running from 11:30-12:30. Each delivery contains a free hot lunch or sandwich and a breakfast bag for the next morning.  Meals are available to all children up to age 18/CHS. Please see the below routes and delivery locations. If you live near Buford, Walker, or CHS, you can contact your school office to arrange outdoor pick-up. These routes are subject to change. Also, see information below about Virginia’s Pandemic EBT card ...

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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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    Response to Essential Needs (R.E.N.) Drive-Through Event October 2020

    CCS Student & Family Engagement, in partnership with United Way of Greater Charlottesville, invites you to our first-ever REN (Response to Essential Needs) Drive-Through Event on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 11 am – 2pm at CHS. Let us assist you with free and essential needs. Drive through anytime between 11am-2pm to receive free clothing, hygiene products, activity kits, and more! Rain date is 11/7.

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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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  • 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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