Upcoming Veterans Events: Join Us on Nov. 11 & 13!

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November 11 – Veterans Day Ceremony @ 11 a.m.
November 13 – Veterans Affinity Group Meet and Greet @ 5:30 p.m.
November 13Roll Call Veteran Care Fair @ 6 p.m.

This Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, the local American Legion will sponsor a Veterans Day Ceremony in the auditorium at COB McIntire. Everyone is invited to join the celebration at 11 a.m.; refreshments will follow in the lobby. Continue reading

2019 Making Connections Program & Session Registration

Making Connections 2019

Our annual Making Connections professional learning event is coming up soon on Friday, November 1. The Making Connections 2019 Program is now available! Registration for sessions will open this Thursday, October 24, at 4 p.m. You also can access Making Connections 2019 Enrollment in the left-navigation of the Professional Development web page under the Staff tab on the ACPS website. Continue reading

Reminder: Register for the Connecting Communities 5K Today & Receive a Free T-Shirt & Raffle Entry

Connecting Communities 5K

Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. | Sutherland Middle School

The Connecting Communities 5K is coming up next month! Join us on Saturday, November 16, at 8:30 a.m. at Sutherland Middle School. Registration is FREE for all City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County school and government employees. Guaranteed race t-shirt and raffle entry for participants who sign up by Tuesday, October 15! Event details »

Great Pumpkin Smash 2019 – Nov. 2

Carved Pumpkin

Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. | McIntire Recycling Center

Go green this Halloween and compost your pumpkin! The McIntire Recycling Center will host the 2019 Great Pumpkin Smash on Saturday, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pumpkin disposal is free of charge for Albemarle County and Charlottesville City residents. Open the event flyer »

Connecting Communities 5K – Nov. 16

Connecting Communities 5K

Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. | Sutherland Middle School

Connect with your community and colleagues at the first ever Connecting Communities 5K on Saturday, November 16, at 8:30 a.m. at Sutherland Middle School. Powered by the Public Education Foundation of Charlottesville-Albemarle, walkers and runners will enjoy a great morning winding through the Forest Lakes neighborhood!

Registration is FREE for all City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County school and government employees. Continue reading

Making Connections Will Be Held Nov. 1; Call for Proposals Open Until Oct. 11

Making Connections 2019

Making Connections: Building Relationships, Relevance & Rigor for ALL

Our annual Making Connections professional learning event will be held Friday, November 1. Given the wide range of innovative practices and effective strategies developed by educators here in Albemarle County, our programming this year will be a combination of workshops facilitated by visiting educators and by ACPS teachers and administrators. Continue reading

Transportation Will Host 2nd Annual Cancer Walk on Oct. 5

3K Cancer Walk 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Albemarle High School Track

The ACPS Department of Transportation Services will host their 2nd annual 3K Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 5, at the Albemarle High School track. Registration will open at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 11. All proceeds will benefit the UVA Cancer Center. Register as a walker ($5) or register as a vendor ($25 or a donation from your booth). Check out the event flyer for details!

Join the Fun: Albemarle County Celebrates 275 Years on Sept. 28

Albemarle County 275th Anniversary

Saturday, September 28 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville

This year marks the 275th anniversary of the founding of Albemarle County. What better way to celebrate than with our community? Please join us to learn about our past, embrace our present, and dream about our future. This special event is free and open to all! Continue reading