We Notice 2024: Nominate a Colleague by Feb. 20!

We Notice

Our annual We Notice recognition program is accepting nominations through Tuesday, February 20! We Notice provides an opportunity for you to recognize a colleague whose work you would like to celebrate. This recognition can be given to any ACPS employee, such as teachers, teaching assistants, office staff, Building Services team members, cafeteria workers, school nurses, and bus drivers.

Nominations will be accepted from students, employees, parents/guardians, and community members through Tuesday, February 20:

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Announcement & Invitation: Join Us on January 26!

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Dear Colleagues,

I am excited to announce the startup of quarterly All-Welcome Meetings, an important initiative aimed at fostering continuous learning, transparency, and collaboration within our school system. These gatherings will provide a unique platform for all employees to engage directly with the superintendent and executive staff, gaining insights into the latest developments, initiatives, and future plans of the school system.

You are invited to join our first All-Welcome Meeting on Friday, January 26, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the Western Albemarle High School Library. Continue reading

CANCELED: 10th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Walk

***Due to the potential for winter weather, this event has been canceled.***

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You’re invited! Woodbrook Elementary School will host their 10th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Walk on Monday, January 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students, families, and community members are welcome to come to the Woodbrook track and walk for a cause of their choosing. (Location is wheelchair accessible.) The event will also feature a poster making contest, hot cocoa, and tasty treats! For more details, please contact Jamela Jasper. Continue reading

You’re Invited: 2024 Retirement Planning Webinar – Jan. 9

Retirement Planning

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 | 4 to 5:15 p.m. | Zoom

Are you considering retirement? Have you thought about your retirement date? No matter your retirement date, you likely have questions, such as: How much money will I need in retirement? Where will it come from? What are my options for saving? How does health insurance work?

Please join us for a Retirement Planning Webinar on Tuesday, January 9, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Anyone, including significant others, is welcome to attend; no registration required. On January 9, click below to join us on Zoom:

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CATEC’s Annual Thanksgiving Catering Event Is Accepting Orders Through Nov. 16!

CATEC’s fresh Thanksgiving menu features traditional recipes crafted by our Culinary Arts students and chefs to make your holiday meal special! Preorder your menu items by Thursday, November 16, and be prepared to pick up your order between 12 and 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21.

Thanksgiving Menu

  • Whole Turkey Breast
  • Sides: Baked Four Cheese Mac & Cheese, Traditional Green Beans, Sweet Potato Casserole, Housemade Turkey Gravy, and Traditional Stuffing
  • Desserts: Fall Spice Cake, Lemon Sheet Cake, and Chocolate Sheet Cake
  • Meal: Turkey Breast with Choice of 2 Sides

Making Connections Reminders: See You on Nov. 6!

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Attention all ACPS employees: We are looking forward to our day of learning together on Monday, November 6! In preparation, please see below for logistical details and session highlights. As a reminder, we are offering Making Connections sessions at two locations and all sessions will be in person. All session details, including room assignments, are available on our Making Connections website! Continue reading