Coronavirus Archived Page

This page contains the original coronavirus content focused on information that families needed to know when schools were open (prior to March 16). Visit charlottesvilleschoolsorg.coronavirus for more recent information related to school closures. Updated: March 13, 2020 Charlottesville City Schools is working with the regional and state health department to monitor and make plans for … Continue reading Coronavirus Archived Page

Community Conversations on Equity — Still Time to Speak Up!

In February, we held a round of community-wide meetings about our shared commitment to serve all of our students well. We will share this feedback with the School Board in March, and we will update this web page with these findings, as well. Have Ideas to Share? We want to hear from you! The slides … Continue reading Community Conversations on Equity — Still Time to Speak Up!

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Secretary Qarni visits CHS to talk mental wellness

Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni visited Charlottesville High School for a round table discussion with students and staff to learn more about the variety of mental wellness initiatives at CHS. Recognized as a leader in using a multi-strand approach to mental wellness, social-emotional learning, and intentional community building, Charlottesville City Schools has implemented a wide range … Continue reading Secretary Qarni visits CHS to talk mental wellness

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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

CHS students holding The Hate U Give

Cville OneBook: The Hate U Give

Charlottesville High Schools earned a shout-out in USAToday on December 10 for its direct discussions about race in its English 9 honors-option classes. After in-class discussions and activities relating to the award-winning novel The Hate U Give (plus a field trip to see the movie), there was also an evening panel discussion featuring students and author Angie Thomas via … Continue reading Cville OneBook: The Hate U Give

Staff Forum

Thanks for your participation today. We value your input! Resources: Overview of our equity initiatives Link to “Response to NYT” page Results from parent/guardian pre-survey Comments from first community forum What We’ve Heard So Far: Online survey for establishing priorities and documenting missing themes Discussion Questions/Note-Taking Google Doc Click here for the link to make … Continue reading Staff Forum

CHS students holding The Hate U Give

Response to White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville in August 2017

The events of August 11 and 12, 2017, certainly provided challenges to the Charlottesville community, and in response to those challenges, our teachers provided incredible learning and reflection opportunities for our staff and students.   Our response to the rallies began with our teachers, who returned to work just days after the rallies. We held … Continue reading Response to White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville in August 2017