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

November 2019 News and Highlights

  A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins  Dear staff, family, and community: Recently, CHS celebrated “I’m First Day,” a nation-wide initiative to support students who will be the first in their family to graduate from college. The event included hand-written notes of encouragement and a photo wall featuring CHS staff and students who were (or … Continue reading November 2019 News and Highlights

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CHS Fall 2019: Key Dates and Information

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 21, 2019. See below for school counselor assignments, bus routes, supplies list, and other important back-to-school information. School Day Hours:  9:05am to 3:50pm (with a one-hour delayed start on the 2nd Thursday of some months) Open House Information: The CHS open house is Tuesday, August 20, 2019 … Continue reading CHS Fall 2019: Key Dates and Information

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Superintendent’s Message-February 2019

  A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins  Dear community members— As you know, equity has been a priority for many years, and it has received particular attention in the last months. I’m writing with an update on our latest work to support equity, including our FY2020 proposed budget, a school reconfiguration plan, the Quest program, and … Continue reading Superintendent’s Message-February 2019

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Highlights and News November 2018

A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins Dear families – As we look ahead to our second Community Forum on Equity on November 27 at 7:30 p.m. at CHS, I wanted to give you a few updates. Thanks to all of you who came to our first forum in October. With more than 400 community … Continue reading Highlights and News November 2018

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CCS News and Highlights October 3, 2018

A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins Dear families — “Every Learner. Every day. Everyone.” These words embody our mission – that at Charlottesville City Schools, we want to support all of our learners. How are we doing on that? By some measures, we’re doing great. Our graduation rate rose to 92.6%, and for black … Continue reading CCS News and Highlights October 3, 2018