Secondary Teachers: On Tuesday, March 6, National Geographic photographer, William Albert Allard, will speak at Monticello High School from 9:05 to 10:25 a.m. (1st block) about photography and his 50-year body of work at National Geographic. If you are interested in attending this free event, please RSVP to Rob Garland (email@example.com) by February 15 and include the approximate number of students you plan to bring with you. Continue reading
Jean Flaherty is entering her seventh year teaching music in Albemarle County, and last year, she started a concert band for Albemarle County school and local government employees. The band rehearses during the school year on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Burley Middle School (901 Rose Hill Drive, Charlottesville). Rehearsals this year begin Tuesday, August 29!
The band is open to people of all ability levels and performance experiences who are interested in making music together. Continue reading
The Paramount Theater invites you to attend their annual Teacher Reception on August 16, from 4:30 to 6:30 in the evening. Mingle with fellow educators, preview the 2017-18 arts education season, and learn about using The Paramount as a classroom resource. All ACPS employees welcome! Please RSVP. Open the invitation as a PDF »
You’re invited! On Tuesday, May 2, the Albemarle County Concert Band will perform their first concert. This FREE event will take place at Western Albemarle High School at 7 p.m.
The Albemarle County Concert Band was founded at the beginning of this school year and is comprised primarily of classroom teachers of various subject areas, music teachers, and administrators from Albemarle County Public Schools, with some guests from surrounding areas. The band rehearses on Tuesday evenings during the school year from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Burley Middle School.
Now through March 26, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the ACPS Visual Arts Festival at Fashion Square Mall! Around 1,100 pieces of student artwork are on display, and every school is represented. View a map of exhibits »
Middle and high school drama students from around the county gathered on October 21 for improv and some fabulous performances at Monticello High School, thanks to the organizational skills and hosting of Madeline Michel.
Throughout the day, drama students from Albemarle and Monticello high schools lead improv activities through such games as Freeze, Validate, Party Quirks, and Park Bench. Hilarity ensued as students got acquainted with one another amidst enthusiastic audience participation. Continue reading
If you enjoy making music with others, consider joining the Concert Band for Albemarle County Public Schools and Local Government employees! All ability levels are welcome, with or without performance experience. Join us on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 at Burley Middle School.
Interested? Want more information? Please contact Jean Flaherty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schools are invited to request seats to this one-hour special concert at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center on Wednesday morning, October 5, 2016. Reservations will be filled on a first come, first served basis, so don’t delay. Reservation form »
The Mockingbird Foundation offers competitive grants to schools and nonprofit organizations that effect improvements in music education for children. Grants range in size from $100 to $5,000, are made on a one-time basis, and are non-renewable and non-transferable. Submission of initial inquiries occurs through an online form, which is due by August 1 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Learn about funding guidelines and the application process »