What’s Happening at Venable

What’s Happening at Venable Elementary School

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    Back to School 2022

    We’re ready to welcome you back on Wednesday, August 24! This page is designed to help you have a great start to the year: Free Back-to-School COVID Testing Teacher Assignments/Student Schedules Re-Registration (Back-to-School Forms) School Supply Lists Free Back to School Bash Information from Your School Open Houses COVID Safety Transportation/Walk to School Updates Calendar (School Holidays, etc.) Scroll down to learn more. Need information about something else? Call your school or let us know at goodnews@charlottesvilleschools.org.   Back-to-School COVID Testing (August 17, 21, and 22) Join us for FREE COVID testing for Cville Schools staff and students: Wednesday, August 17, CHS MLKPAC (come inside), 1–2pm Sunday, August 21, CHS (drive-thru), 2–4pm Monday, August 22, Buford (drive-thru), 4–6pm Also ...

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  • Time To Re-Register Your Student

    It’s time to complete your online re-registration forms. Update your bus requests, phone numbers, and more to get ready for next year. (This process does not guarantee a spot on the bus next year, but it will help the City make plans for next year’s school bus routes since the bus driver shortage continues.) Help us help you! To give our partners in Pupil Transportation the best chance to serve as many students as possible, we ask you to complete the forms by June 29! Back-to-School Forms: Back-to-school forms have been posted to PowerSchool (select the child you want to update first, then click ...

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  • Important Updates to School Transportation

    On the afternoon of August 14, we sent out personalized updates about each student’s transportation status (for example, “in walk zone”, “assigned to bus”, “assigned to waitlist”, etc.) If you did not receive an update for one of your students, please call the school. Have questions? Read on. On August 2, 2022, we sent individualized notifications to students alerting them as to whether they are in the walk zone or the bus zone for their school. Due to the bus driver shortage, not all students in the bus zone will receive bus assignments. Bus assignments will be released in August. Please make a ...

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    Back-to-School Supplies Lists for 2022-23

    We’re looking forward to welcoming students back to school on Wednesday, August 24! 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. School Supply Lists for the 2022-23 School Year: 22-23 CHS School Supplies List 22-23 Buford School Supplies List 22-23 Walker School Supplies List 22-23 Burnley-Moran School Supplies List 22-23 Clark School Supplies List 22-23 Greenbrier School Supplies List 22-23 Jackson-Via School Supply List 22-23 Johnson School Supplies List 22-23 Venable School Supplies List Our community makes sure that all students have the supplies they need for learning! Free supplies are available at the annual Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, August 20! For assistance with school supplies, ...

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    Sign up for YMCA After School

    Dear Charlottesville City Schools families, Registration is now open for the YMCA After School Program in Charlottesville City Schools (formerly the CLASS program) for the 2022-23 school year! For more information about the program and to make a reservation for your child(ren), please visit: https://piedmontymca.org/ymca-after-school-ccs. The program serves students in kindergarten through grade 6 on our school campuses, beginning at school dismissal and ending at 6pm. Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to reserve a spot online as soon as possible to guarantee placement in the program. In early summer, the YMCA will contact participants who have reservations ...

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  • Ms. Chantel Beverly Named New Venable Principal

    June 15, 2022 The new principal of Venable Elementary will be Ms. Chantel Beverly. Ms. Beverly has been the assistant principal of Greenbrier Elementary since 2019. Previously, she taught at A.P. Hill Elementary in Petersburg and Broad Rock Elementary in Richmond, where, in 2017, she was named teacher of the year. She has earned a bachelor’s and master’s in teaching from VCU and a master’s degree in administration and supervision from Averett University. At Greenbrier, Ms. Beverly is known for her unwavering dedication to students and community. She is a relationship builder and an instructional leader who creates learning environments where all ...

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  • 2022 Summer Opportunities

    Charlottesville City Schools is introducing our new 2022 Summer Opportunities online hub. This page is full of academic and enrichment opportunities for your children which are run by our division, the City of Charlottesville, or program partners in our schools. These offerings are either free, financially accessible, or offer scholarships. While not a complete list of all the happenings in Cville this summer, this resource is meant to give families a starting point for enriching their children’s time off from school. We will update this list as additional information is available.

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    Update on Venable Principal Search 2022

    A NOTE FROM DR. GURLEY May 31, 2022 Dear Venable staff and families – This is an update on the principal search process. We are committed to finding the right candidate for the school, even if the process takes longer than we might wish. After the first round of interviews, we have decided to slow down the process to make sure we are seeing a deep pool of applicants. After this review, we will resume the interview process. Thanks for your patience. We’ll keep you posted! Dr. Royal A. Gurley, Jr. Superintendent   May 5, 2022 Dear Venable staff and families – I’m writing with an update about the hiring ...

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    Elementary Families Year-End Survey

    Charlottesville City Schools would appreciate your feedback on the following short survey in an effort to improve our elementary  parental involvement programs, especially during this challenging year. Please know that participants remain anonymous so feel free to share. Translate/ Traducir/ ترجمه کردن ./ يترجم/ ژباړه / Tafsiri We appreciate you sharing your perspective with us!

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  • Celebrate Cville Schools Student Art!

    Presenting Art Connections, the Charlottesville City Schools 2022 Jeff Suling Annual Student Art Exhibition! This virtual exhibit includes an introductory video featuring art teachers and student artists, and you can peruse amazing and important student artwork from every school and every grade. The exhibit is organized into six categories reflecting the ways artists connect in the many aspects of our lives: Art Foundations; Communities; History of Art & Culture; Natural World; Storytelling; and Visual Math. Click here or on the image below to begin exploring Art Connections!

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