Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | 7 p.m. | Burley Middle School
Mark your calendar! You’re invited to attend a free concert of the Albemarle County Concert Band on Tuesday, December 3, at 7 p.m. Please join us at Burley Middle School for our winter concert! Continue reading
Beginning today, all schools and departments will be going through the weekly time and attendance approval process. Every Monday, all employees will need to log in to their Kronos account to approve last week’s timecard. To do that: Continue reading
On Wednesday, November 27, Albemarle County 12-month employees have been granted a half-day holiday, and that holiday has been added to Kronos. Please see below for information on how employees using Kronos should request leave for that day. Continue reading
Computer coding is everywhere! A stoplight changes color… you click a link to visit a website… your students customize a world in Minecraft… all of these are examples of coding in real life. Hour of Code, held the week of December 9-13, is an opportunity for students and teachers to connect coding to their own experiences and to learn more about coding. Continue reading
Albemarle County Payroll is in the process of updating our payroll system (Great Plains) to ensure that all email addresses in the system are work email addresses. This update also will cause all personal email addresses in Greenshades (our online portal for employee paystubs, HR documents, and more) to revert to work email addresses. We expect to complete this process by November 23. This update will only impact users who linked a personal email address to their Greenshades account and will not affect Greenshades user names and passwords. Continue reading
Once again, Better Living Building Supply and Cabinetry is sponsoring the Golden Apple Awards for outstanding teachers in our community’s school systems!
Who is eligible? Eligible candidates are current public or private school teachers in Albemarle County or Charlottesville City, preschool through grade 12, who have not received a Golden Apple Award in the past three years. Continue reading
In concert with declarations by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, the School Board has approved providing a four-hour holiday for employees scheduled to work on Wednesday, November 27. As such, the County Office Building and all school facilities will close four hours early on November 27. This day was already scheduled as a non-student day as part of the Thanksgiving break.
We wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving, and extend our thanks and gratitude for what you do each day for our students.
The 2020-21 calendar development process is underway! Each year, the Calendar Committee works to produce a school calendar that supports our goals to engage students, improve opportunities and achievement, and get the most productivity out of our resources. Your feedback is an essential part of the calendar development process!
Please review the Calendar Committee’s first draft of the 2020-21 calendar and provide your feedback by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26:
Welcome to Quarter 2! We hope you have had a productive beginning of the school year. The Department of Technology has some updates for you:
Google Domain Updates
Chrome extensions and Google add-ons are powerful tools that unlock the functionality of G Suite applications. To help ensure safe behaviors online, the Department of Technology has vetted a list of extensions for students that support a wide range of learning needs. Continue reading
Albemarle County Public Schools’ Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Christine Diggs, has published an article in CIO Review, Supporting K-12 Digital Transformation: The Changing Role of the Technology Department. Check it out!
Thank you, Christine, for representing ACPS so well!