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 … Continue reading April 2020 News and Highlights

A painted violin by Aaron Eichorst featuring a pair of luna moths on a purple background.

Silent auction for CHSO Painted Violin Project begins February 21

The Charlottesville High School Orchestra (CHSO) has officially launched its 2020 Painted Violin Project, a special fundraising effort to support the CHSO String Ensemble’s performance at the Lisbon International Youth Music Festival this June. 10 area artists have generously contributed their time and talent to transform real violins into objects of art. These beautiful, witty … Continue reading Silent auction for CHSO Painted Violin Project begins February 21

Y Street youth volunteers at CHS

“Rev your Bev” campaign encourages better hydration

Y Street, the award winning volunteer group of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, recently sponsored “Rev Your Bev Day” at more than 700 schools across the state, including Charlottesville High School. About 10 CHS Y Street Youth hosted a hydration station during lunches where students could learn more about the benefits of drinking water … Continue reading “Rev your Bev” campaign encourages better hydration

ArtConnections postcard

ArtConnections exhibit features student artwork and community-wide letterpress printmaking project

Charlottesville City Schools celebrated student artistic achievement with the annual division-wide Jeff Suling Art Exhibit March 4-13 in the Charlottesville High School small gymnasium.  This year, the exhibit also included a special opportunity for City students to work with renowned letterpress artist Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. Known as “ArtConnections,” the exhibit aims to illustrate how … Continue reading ArtConnections exhibit features student artwork and community-wide letterpress printmaking project

Poster for "Into the Woods" on February 16-18, 7:30 pm nightly with 1pm matinee on Saturday. Call 245-2410 for information.

TheaterCHS presents “Into the Woods” February 16-18

Charlottesville High School presents Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center from February 16-18, 2017. The Tony Award-winning musical revisits and reimagines several well-known fairy tales. Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, February 16-18, at 7:30pm, with an additional Saturday matinee at 1pm. Tickets, available … Continue reading TheaterCHS presents “Into the Woods” February 16-18