What’s Happening at Venable

What’s Happening at Venable Elementary School

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    8 Ways Every Parent Can Support their Children in School

    “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents,” says Velvet Coleman, Family Engagement Coordinator for Charlottesville City Schools. Coleman’s latest list of tips for families includes eight ways parents can support their children in school.    

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    Back-to-School Nights

    After a great start to the school year, attend a Back-to-School Night to check in with teachers and get a better sense of what’s coming up! As Yom Kippur approaches, we note that we accidentally scheduled some back-to-school nights on 9/18. We apologize & will develop better systems to prevent a recurrence. If you can’t attend but want to meet with your teacher or get school updates, please contact your school. Burnley-Moran:  Tuesday, September 18, 5:30-7pm Clark: Tuesday, September 18, 5:30-7pm Greenbrier: Tuesday, September 18, 6-7:30pm Jackson-Via: Tuesday, September 18, 6-7:30pm Johnson: Tuesday, September 18, 6-7:30pm Venable:  Thursday, September 20, 5:30-7:30pm (Welcome Back Pot Luck to follow) Walker: Tuesday, September 11, 6-8pm CHS: Monday, ...

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    Charlottesville Schools Ranked #6 in Virginia

    The 2019 Niche.com K-12 rankings are out, and Charlottesville City Schools earned an A+ , placing #6 overall among Virginia school districts and landing in the top 3% in the nation. Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents. Additional recognition for CCS from a variety of Niche categories include: #2 of 133 – Most Diverse School Divisions #3 of 132 – Best Places to Teach in Virginia #6 of 132 – Districts with the Best Teachers in Virginia.  A+ ranking in College Prep and Diversity categories and A in Academics and Teachers. We’re proud of the good ...

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    Help Nights for Back-to-School Forms

    Having trouble creating your PowerSchool account? Need to add a child to the account? Want a hand finishing up your back-to-school forms? Working on your free/reduced lunch application? Call or stop by during our Help Nights on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 4-5.  All Charlottesville families are welcome to attend either event. iSe habla español! On Tuesday, 9/4, from 5-7pm, we’ll be at Clark School (1000 Belmont Avenue). On Wednesday, 9/5, from 5-7pm, we’ll be at CHS (1400 Melbourne Rd). Just need a student ID or a password reset? For student IDs, you can call your school. For password resets or other questions, call either 245-2943 ...

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    Welcome Back, Students and Staff!

    We are so glad school is back in session at Charlottesville City Schools! Here are some scenes from the first few days!

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  • Summer Reading at Charlottesville City Schools

    Reading never takes a vacation!  Make this important and fun activity a part of your summer.  Below is information about our summer reading programs. Also, you and your family might enjoy meeting up with Books on Bikes, a group of Charlottesville City Schools teachers, librarians, staff, and even trained doggie pals as they make summertime deliveries of books and freezy-pops. Summer Reading Recommendations and Information: Preschool Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 2018 Middle School Reading Recommendations-grades 7 and 8 CHS-For a variety of excellent choices for grades 9-12, visit the Young Adult Library Services Association  (YALSA) book lists: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/2018-best-fiction-young-adults http://booklists.yalsa.net/  

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  • School Supplies Lists 2018-19

    School starts August 22.  Now is a great time to get your school supplies! Below are this year’s CCS school supplies lists.  Copies of these lists are available at area stores. If you have any questions, please call your school. And if you need assistance getting school supplies for this year, contact your school counselor. People who registered for this year’s Back-to-School Bash can pick up their supplies at their school open house on Monday, August 20.  For more information about the Back to School Bash, including a link to register, visit www.cvillebacktoschoolbash.com/. School Supply Lists for the 2018-19 School Year: Burnley-Moran Clark Elementary Greenbrier Elementary Jackson-Via Johnson Elementary Venable Elementary Walker ...

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    Surveys

     If your student receives Special Education services while at school, please share your feedback with us. Link to survey: Special Education Family Survey 2018 Thank you for partnering with us by providing your valuable feedback.

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    2018 Spring Elementary Highlights and News

      Our preschool students were treated to a fun and free day that included carnival rides, games, and a pizza picnic lunch thanks to the generosity of the Charlottesville Dogwood Festival and other sponsors. Find more (adorable) photos here. Elementary schools — including Walker School — have wrapped up their season of iSTEM family nights, which invite families to an evening of hands-on experiments and building activities. At Clark, 3rd-graders even created their own flyer about the event as part of their unit on “functional texts.” A movement is underway to honor a beloved Johnson student with an accessible community playground! To learn more ...

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    Venable K Camp Registration Now Open

    Do you have a future Venable School kindergartner? Join us for a two-hour kindergarten orientation this summer. While children participate in classroom activities, tour the school and take a bus ride, parents are invited to stay for an orientation and Q&A with Mrs. Kershner. Register here  

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