What’s Happening at Jackson-Via

What’s Happening at Jackson-Via Elementary School

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    Open House Schedules

    Come meet your teachers and see your classrooms! Open houses this year will be on Monday, August 20, 2018. School starts on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Wednesday, August 15 CATEC Open House is Wednesday, August 15, from 5-7pm Monday, August 20 CHS Virtual Orientation for online classes: 1pm. See here for more information. Elementary Schools: 1–3pm Walker Upper Elementary: 3-5pm Buford Middle School: 4-6pm CHS 5-7pm Wednesday, August 22 First day of school. See school hours below. Elementary: 8:00am to 2:30pm Buford and Walker: 8:30am to 3:15pm CHS: 9:05am to 3:50pm (with a one-hour delayed start on the 2nd Thursday of some months)

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  • Graphic for Jackson-Via Kindergarten Camp Registration

    Jackson-Via Kindergarten Camp Registration Now Open

    Do you have a future Jackson-Via School kindergartener? Please join us at Jackson-Via for a 3-hour kindergarten orientation this summer.  While children participate in classroom activities, tour the school and take a bus ride, parents are invited to stay for an orientation and Q&A with Dr. Malone. Register here  

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  • Summer Reading at Charlottesville City Schools

    Reading never takes a vacation!  Make this important and fun activity a part of your summer.  Below is information about our summer reading programs. Also, you and your family might enjoy meeting up with Books on Bikes, a group of Charlottesville City Schools teachers, librarians, staff, and even trained doggie pals as they make summertime deliveries of books and freezy-pops. Summer Reading Recommendations and Information: Preschool Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 2018 Middle School Reading Recommendations-grades 7 and 8 CHS-For a variety of excellent choices for grades 9-12, visit the Young Adult Library Services Association  (YALSA) book lists: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/2018-best-fiction-young-adults http://booklists.yalsa.net/  

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  • School Supplies Lists 2018-19

    School starts August 22.  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. And if you need assistance getting school supplies for this year, contact your school counselor. People who registered for this year’s Back-to-School Bash can pick up their supplies at their school open house on Monday, August 20.  For more information about the Back to School Bash, including a link to register, visit www.cvillebacktoschoolbash.com/. School Supply Lists for the 2018-19 School Year: Burnley-Moran Clark Elementary Greenbrier Elementary Jackson-Via Johnson Elementary Venable Elementary Walker ...

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  • Kids in Jackson-Via garden

    Garden Volunteers Needed!

    We need your help in the Jackson-Via garden this summer. A typical week in the garden will include one or two days of weeding, watering, and harvesting fresh produce! If you would like to volunteer, please follow this link to learn more and sign up. Thanks in advance for your hard work!

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    Register for CLASS Camp ExL by June 1

    The CLASS program of Charlottesville City Schools in partnership with Charlottesville Parks and Recreation offers Camp ExL 2018 to provide affordable, safe, enriching, and fun activities for our students in the summer.  It is going to be summer full of fun as we follow the antics of our favorite storybook characters. Enjoy swimming, crafts, music, cooking, games, field trips, and more! Who: Students in pre-K*—3 rd grade during the 2017-2018 school year (*pre-K students must have birth date prior to Oct. 1, 2013) When: June 18th—July 27nd (closed July 4th) Where: Burnley-Moran, Jackson-Via, and Venable Elementary Schools Hours:  9am-4pm are the standard hours; extended hours can ...

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    Fabulous Fine Arts @ Cville Schools

    Here are just a few highlights of what has been happening lately in the Fine Arts program at Charlottesville City Schools. The annual CHS Symphony/Chorus/Fine Arts Celebration featured all of the Charlottesville High School fine arts in one evening.  The performance combined the talents of the CHS Symphony, CHS Choir, CHS Jazz Band, CHS Visual Arts, and CHS Theatre. CHS Choir teacher Will Cooke noted that eight CHS Choir alumni were also singing among the choir. CHS orchestra teacher Laura Thomas credits the strong foundational programs in the elementary and middle schools for enabling the successes at the high school. “The Symphony Orchestra ...

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  • Ms. Velvet Coleman and friends have lunch at Jackson-Via.

    Family engagement facilitator making connections

    Family engagement facilitator Ms. Velvet Coleman provides support to families of students grades pre-K – 2nd who attend our six elementary schools. Recently featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow, Ms. Coleman can be seen throughout the city in schools, homes, community centers, and even bus stops connecting with students and their families. At the January school board meeting, she shared an impressive overview of her efforts during her first six months on the job. “I’m so thrilled that we have you.” said school board vice-chair Sherry Kraft, commending Coleman for her work to build connections between school and home. For more information about family engagement services ...

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    Elementary Highlights Winter 2018

    December was a time for holiday performances and seasonal fun at Charlottesville City Schools. Here is a festive look back on some of the best moments. We loved seeing so many moms, dads, grandparents, uncles, and family friends participating in elementary family engagement events like Muffins for Moms, and Doughnuts for Dads. Student and family engagement facilitator Velvet Coleman was featured in The Daily Progress for her efforts to help all our students be more successful in school. Elementary students across the division visited the Paramount Theater twice so far this year to view live performances of My Father’s Dragon and Guess How Much I ...

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  • Follow us on Social Media

    Stay connected with Jackson-Via Elementary by following school happenings on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook.com/JacksonViaElem Twitter.com/jvjackrabbit

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