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

Winter 2021: Pick an action! Do an Action!

Charlottesville City Schools and the City’s Energy and Water Management Team are working together to reduce the energy and water footprint of all City schools. In 2019,the School Board approved an Energy and Water Performance resolution, showing a commitment to achieving and maintaining high performing school facilities. Continuing on past efforts, the City’s maintenance and development … Continue reading Winter 2021: Pick an action! Do an Action!

Slides for Community Conversations on Equity February 2020

February 2020 Charlottesville City Schools Community Conversations on Equity Content of Slides Available for Google Translate Welcome & Agenda Greetings Overview of equity goals & work Discussion guidelines Small-group discussion Brief reports/wrap-up 2019-2020 Charlottesville City Schools Equity Priorities Process Public/Staff Input Equity Committee Research of Best Practices Four Key Areas Supported/Supportive Staff. This includes diversifying … Continue reading Slides for Community Conversations on Equity February 2020

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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