What’s Happening in Charlottesville Schools

What’s Happening in the Charlottesville Schools

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  • Schools Earn State Honors for Healthy Meals During Pandemic

    Charlottesville City Schools received top honors this week in a statewide competition recognizing school divisions that address childhood hunger and provide “healthier, more nutritious school meals.” The 2021 Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) Food for Thought Competition named Charlottesville City Schools the winner of the Healthy School Meals category for divisions of 10,000 pupils or less. The award honored the school division’s recent efforts, which include a commitment to purchasing local and cooking from scratch when possible. A partnership with the nonprofit Cultivate Charlottesville has been key, with outcomes such as the schools’ Harvest of the Month Program, youth-led outreach, and improved ...

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  • Time To Re-Register Your Student

    Please help us by completing your back-to-school forms now! 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 15! Back-to-School Forms: Back-to-school forms have been posted to PowerSchool (select the child you want to update first, then click “Re-Registration” at left to start the re-registration form for your child). Please fill out one re-registration per child as soon as possible. To learn more: Watch this video courtesy of Jackson-Via (but contact your own school!) See below for tips and solutions.   A few tips: Note that the PowerSchool web ...

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    Muggsie Marini and Juanita Eddy Named New Leaders of Clark School

    July 1 Update As you know, Mr. Muggsie Marini will be the new Clark principal, and today we’re happy to announce that the assistant principal will be returning star Juanita Eddy. Ms. Eddy formerly served as assistant principal at Clark before returning for a few years to the classroom. Among many other skills and qualities, her knowledge of Clark as a teacher and administrator will help make her a great partner to Mr. Marini.  Please check your email or the website for some important reminders. Have a great day! Reminders: Popsicles on the Playground, July 14, 3-6pm Register for the Back-to-School Bash here, August ...

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    July 8 Updates for Families: Virtual Learning Applications and More

    This is a reminder about applying for virtual learning in the fall and re-registering each of your returning students to help us prepare for the bus challenges we will face. Virtual Learning Applications As you know, we are offering in-person instruction 5 days/week this fall, which is the option most families prefer and what the state requires. If you are interested in learning more or applying for virtual learning to meet your student’s needs this fall, please visit charlottesvilleschools.org/virtual to complete the application. Complete one application per student. Please apply by this Monday, July 12, for priority consideration. Re-Registration for Returning Students We will ...

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    Virtual Education

    Thanks to so many our of our families for completing this spring’s virtual learning interest survey. The vast majority of families indicated that they prefer 5 days/week in-person learning, an option required by the state. In addition, we are offering a limited fully virtual program for students in grade 3-8.  CHS will continue offering some virtual classes (see below). Based on state guidance, virtual learning will look different this fall — with more screen time (synchronous learning), a “screen on” policy, and more. Translate/ Traducir/ ترجمه کردن ./ يترجم/ ژباړه / Tafsiri Think that Virtual Learning is What Your Student Needs? For priority consideration, apply by July 12, ...

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    Updates for Families 6/14/21: Redesign Meeting, School Board Meeting, and Summer Reminders

    We have two meetings taking place this week. Tomorrow, June 15, we’ll hold our second community meeting to dream and plan for the redesign of middle school and preschool at Buford and Walker. Join us via Zoom at 6pm tomorrow! Learn more at charlottesvilleschools.org/facilities. The second meeting is Thursday 6/17, when the School Board meets at 5pm at the MLKPAC and on Zoom. Among the topics to be voted on is the plan for serving virtual students this fall. We know the vast majority of our families prefer five days/week in person, which is a plan required by the state. But if ...

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    Meal Delivery Routes and More

    We are offering free meal delivery or in-person meals for all students. This page gives information about what you need to know. Important notes! On Monday, June 14, we started our  summer routes. See route information, below. Help us with our summer meal deliveries! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040849a5ab22a6fb6-summer2 USDA has announced that school meals will continue to be free during the 2021-22 school year. (There will be no free/reduced meal application.) Summer Meal Information We have summer weekday deliveries, Monday through Friday Menus and more info can be found on the Charlottesville Schools Nutrition Web Site. Meals are available to all children up to age 18/CHS. Please see the below routes and ...

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    Superintendent Search Updates

    This page will keep you posted on the latest for Charlottesville City Schools’ search for a superintendent to succeed Dr. Rosa Atkins, whose retirement became official on May 31, 2021. To receive  an email when this page is updated, click here. Tentative Calendar for Search Position Advertising: May 2021 until filled Application deadline: Open until filled Leadership Profile presented to Board: June 17, 2021 Board first round of interviews: August 2021 Find full calendar here HYA Presents Leadership Profile (6/17) After gathering community input via a survey and focus groups, our consultants presented a leadership profile to the School Board at their meeting on June 17. To learn more, ...

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    Join Us as we Plan for Walker/Buford Redesign

     We’re Hiring! Help us Hear from the Community! We are trying to get feedback as we plan and dream for the redesign of Buford (middle school) and Walker (preschool). We need your help to get it right!  We are looking to hire Peer Engagers to help get the word out and to gather input from the community in a range of formats. Sign Up for Our Newsletter! Stay tuned as this process unfolds. Sign up for our periodic newsletter. Next Community Design Team Meetings (Open to ALL!) August 3, 6pm: IN PERSON at Buford Cafeteria with tours, activities by Wildrock, and free food. Bring the ...

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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 2021-22 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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