A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins Dear staff and families– Thank you for the support you have shown the schools during the past week when we closed our schools for two days following a racist online threat made by a student from a different school division. Allow me to reflect on this experience, … Continue reading News and Highlights March 2019
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
Facilities: A Brief Update (November 2020) The schools continue progress on the school reconfiguration plan approved in 2019 (see February 11, 2019 update, below). In December 2019, the city posted a Request for Proposal (RFP_ for design and planning services for Buford (which will house grades 6-8) and Walker (which will be the site of … Continue reading Facilities planning for the future
Jackson-Via’s fall family festival is a great way to connect with classmates, teachers, and friends! We will have carnival games with great prizes, a bouncy slide, delicious food, and a silent auction. Save the date for Friday, October 18, 2019 at 5-7 p.m.
A Message from the Superintendent Dear Staff and Families: In our December newsletter, I presented some key elements of a new plan for returning to in-person instruction. In this column, I am pleased to say that come March 8, this plan will become a reality. As a reminder, this plan offers the option of 4 … Continue reading February 2021 News and Highlights
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!
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
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
Dear members of the Black Student Union at Charlottesville High School: Thanks so much for taking the time to outline your thoughtful ideas for ways to promote equity in Charlottesville City Schools. As you know, during the last months, our school communities have been vigorously discussing and taking steps to make sure that our schools … Continue reading Letter to Black Student Union
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