What’s Happening at Venable

What’s Happening at Venable Elementary School

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    Back-to-School Supply Lists for 2020-21

    School starts September 8.  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, please register for a Back to School Bash supply kit being provided free to area students.  You must register your child using this Back to School Bash link to reserve a kit.  For assistance with other school supplies, any fees, or other needs, please contact your school principal or counselor. School Supply Lists for the ...

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    May 2020 News & Highlights

      A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins  Dear staff, family, and community: It’s official — Charlottesville High School’s “Victory Lap” was triumphant! The drive-through graduation event featured several CHS-related selfie stations (including a mural painted by CHS teacher Nathan Alexander) and a Black Knights spirit station. And it concluded with the graduates walking across the stage with their name read aloud as families watched from the car and nearby teachers and staff cheered. Cars were decorated. Balloons were filled. Cowbells were rung. And, yes, tears were shed. You can find lovely pictures on our social media channels. You can also see it for yourself when our graduation ...

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    Kindergarten Registration Information

    We’re excited to meet our new kindergarten students and their families! If you have a child that will be 5-years-old by September 30, it is time to register for kindergarten.  Not sure which elementary school your child will attend?  Find out here. To Register Complete the online forms (click on links, below). If your child is a current Cville Schools preschooler, look below for information about current preschoolers. Later, someone from your child’s school will be be in touch about how you can bring us proof of residency and other documents (see list here). School Registrar Contact List and FAX NUMBERS Burnley-Moran: Vi Parrish Fax: 434-245-2613 Clark: Aisha Anderson Fax: 434-245-2614 Greenbrier: ...

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    City and Schools promote energy and water conservation-Summer Update

    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 teams are specifying high efficiency building equipment, such as high-efficiency chillers and LED lighting, and are enhancing operational control through advanced building automation systems. Charlottesville Schools and the City’s Energy and Water Management Team continue to investigate ways to accelerate the installation of high performance ...

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  • Two students work together during Hour of Code at Venable Elementary.

    Student-led conferences coming this month

    For the fifth year in row, we are pleased to host student-led conferences at the end of the month. This is a chance for you to hear your child’s perspective about the work and learning that’s taken place so far this year. A flyer will be coming home in next week’s Thursday folders with a link to an electronic sign-up for a 20-minute time slot for your child’s conference. Prek-1st grade conferences will be on Wednesday, March 25 from 3:30pm-6:00pm  2nd-4th grade conferences will be on Thursday, March 26 from 3:30pm-6pm. Following your child’s conference, you are invited to a milk and cookies ...

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    Summer camp options at Venable–Registration now open

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will be operating Camp Shenandoah for rising grades 1-4 at Venable this summer. Students may sign up for full-day camp and/or wrap-around camp for students participating in summer school. Summer school invitations will be finalized in April. In order to reserve a spot for your child in camp, it is advised that you go ahead and register for the full day of camp. Financial assistance is available for camps and applications are available at any Parks & Recreation center in the city.   Rising 5th graders should register for Camp Blue Ridge at Carver Recreation Center. Flyers will be sent ...

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    Latest edition of Dr. Kershner’s newsletter is published!

    To find out what’s happening at Venable School in March, read the latest principal’s newsletter here. See highlights from our February activities including our Soul Fest 2020,  Gee’s Bend Quilts, and Singing with Calvin Earl.  Also learn about upcoming student-led conferences and summer camp opportunities at Venable.  

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    Walker school counselors to visit current fourth graders in coming weeks

    The Walker Upper Elementary School school counselors are busy planning their annual visits to all city elementary schools to provide information and guidance to rising fifth graders. For a full calendar of related-events, see important dates below. “We want to make the transition to a new school as seamless as possible for our current city fourth graders,” said Walker School Counselor John Kronstain. “By visiting these students in the coming weeks, we hope to make connections and put them at ease by providing useful information and answering questions they may have.” After visiting each of the six elementary schools, Walker Upper Elementary ...

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    Surveys

    Fall Learning Plans: Please visit our main coronavirus page to learn about our possible fall learning plans and offer your perspective. VDOE Survey for Families s of Students with Disabilities Served in Private Schools for Students with Disabilities As part of new monitoring requirements, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has created a survey for families of  parents of students with disabilities served in private schools for students with disabilities. The online surveys are currently opened and will be available for completion at the following links until October 30, 2020: Parent Survey —– Private School Survey for Parent Student Survey —- Private School Perspective Survey for Student (link ...

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    4th graders present annual Minds in Motion performance at MLK PAC

    Our fourth graders amazed us this week with their Minds in Motion performances at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center! Through a unique partnership with Richmond Ballet, each year city fourth graders are introduced to creative expression and live performance through movement and dance at their schools. This year, Minds in Motion teaching artists from Richmond Ballet visited each elementary school for two-week residencies which culminated in two live performances of “Journey of the Monarch.” More photos from the performances can be found on our Facebook page. In addition, a video of the performance will be broadcast on Charlottesville’s public acess ...

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