What’s Happening in Charlottesville Schools

What’s Happening in the Charlottesville Schools

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    October 2020 News and Highlights

    Superintendent’s Message Dear families and staff — Thanks for your continued partnership in online learning. As I mentioned earlier, I’m so proud of our teachers for rising to this occasion, and I’m so proud of our students for engaging so meaningfully. We know it’s not perfect, but we are continuing to modify how we offer special education services and more in response to your feedback. And of course, we’re also looking ahead, to see how and when we can offer an option for in-person instruction. As you know, I have formed a committee to explore these topics, and at this point, we do ...

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  • Graduates at the CHS Victory Lap

    Charlottesville High School graduation rate again exceeds state at 94.5 percent

    Specific Highlights Include Black Students and Students with Disabilities Charlottesville High School’s 2020 on-time graduation rate remained high at 94.5 percent overall, surpassing the state’s rate of 92.3. This comes after a school-high graduation rate of 95.7 in 2019. Charlottesville has one of the state’s highest graduation rates among cities. “We couldn’t be more proud,” notes Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins. “Among other things, it indicates that we were able to stay connected with our high school seniors this spring to help them finish their K-12 journey.” The school’s rate tops the state’s averages in several categories, including for black students and students with ...

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    CHS SAT scores continue to surpass state, national scores

    Charlottesville High School ranked #7 among Virginia school divisions for average SAT score, continuing its history of surpassing state and national averages.  “We’re delighted to see that our students continue to excel on this exam even during a season when the testing process and more have been disrupted,” noted Dr. Kendra King, Director of Student Services and Achievement. For the combined score, CHS students’ average rose from 2019 to 1156, which surpassed the state by 40 points and the nation by 105 points. In reading/writing, CHS’s average of 595 surpassed the state by 28 and the nation by 67. In math, CHS’s ...

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  • graphic "Return to Learn" first quarter plan 2020-21

    Return to Learn plan provides details for back-to-school virtual learning

    Return to Learn plan provides details for back-to-school virtual learning

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  • Time To Re-Register Your Student

    Please help us by completing your back-to-school forms now! While school will start online, we still need you to re-register your child to give us up-to-date contact information, permissions, and more. 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. A few tips: Note that the PowerSchool web address has changed! https://ccssis.powerschool.com/public PowerSchool may ask you to reset your password. Need login help? Call your school. Los formularios se pueden cambiar al español. ¿Necesitas ayuda en español? Llame ...

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  • First Day of School Guide

    This first-days guide will help you get off to a great start this week! Remember, Friday is a half-day of mostly asynchronous (independent) learning. Still, log in for live instruction at Walker and the elementaries.   Step 1: Students, log into your Chromebook or device. You can log in with the first part of your student email address (example: bsmith44) and your password. Don’t have this info? Call your school. You can also log in with a badge (elementary students). Need a badge? Call your school. Step 2: Open up Canvas. Using your own computer? Here’s the login! Click here for a screenshot to show you where to find Canvas!   Step ...

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    Back-to-School Supplies 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. For assistance with school supplies, any fees, or other needs, please contact your school principal or counselor. School Supply Lists for the 2020-21 School Year: Grades Kindergarten through 4th Grades 5th through 12th Registration for free supplies from the Back-to-School Bash partnership is now closed. If you registered, you’ll receive information about how to pick up your supplies.

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    Online Learning for the First Quarter of the 2020-21 Year

    Updated: July 31, 2020  This landing page will answer your questions about Charlottesville City Schools’ coronavirus closure  and reopening plans and point you to other school resources. We are continually updating this page to respond to new information. Need translation? See video below. ¿Necesitas traducción? Ver video a continuación. هل تحتاج إلى ترجمة؟ انظر الفيديو أدناه. Related Resources: Food Service for Students (Including this Summer) Charlottesville City Schools Messages to Families       7/31/2020 Update on Fall Learning Plan Dear Staff and Families: Thursday night, the School Board voted to approve the revised calendar and an online learning plan for the first nine weeks of the fall. We — and the ...

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  • Back to School Bash 2020: Registration Closed

    UPDATE: Registration is full and has been closed. Registrants will receive information about how to pick up their supplies. Thanks again to our partners! No matter what school looks like this fall, we want to make sure that all students have the supplies they need for learning. Although we have decided not to hold our annual Back-to-School Bash event at the pavilion, we and our partners still plan to distribute free supplies at individual Charlottesville City and Albemarle County Schools. After you register, your school will be in touch about a pick-up procedure later this summer. Please help share the word — ...

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    Staffing Updates June 2020

    Charlottesville Schools Announces Three Appointments Charlottesville City Schools announced three key administrative hires today: Dr. Katina W. Otey will become Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Keith P. Hubbard will become Director of Human Resources, and Mr. Pat Cuomo will become Director of Technology. “We are so pleased with these hires and the strong pool of candidates that they represent,” noted Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, superintendent. “The people who are leaving these roles have left big shoes to fill, and we are confident that these new hires will build on past good work and take us into a new chapter.” Dr. Katina W. Otey, formerly ...

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