Annual Employee Fundraiser: Please Vote for a Beneficiary by Noon on Monday!

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There’s still time to help us select a beneficiary for the 2021 ACPS employee fundraiser! You may recall that we supported the ACPS Families in Crisis Program in 2020 and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in 2019. This year, we are choosing a beneficiary from seven programs submitted by employees. Please review the fundraising pitches and cast your vote by noon on Monday, April 26! Continue reading

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority: Household Hazardous Waste & Bulky Waste Days

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Rivanna Solid Waste Authority will host the following special waste collection days this spring at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center (MUC), located at 4576 Dick Woods Road in Charlottesville: Residential Household Hazardous Waste Days on April 30 and May 1 and Bulky Waste Amnesty Days on May 8, 15 and 22. Continue reading

Annual Purple Up Day for Military Kids – April 21

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April is Month of the Military Child, and tomorrow, April 21, is “Purple Up! For Military Kids” Day!

Purple Up! For Military Kids is a day set aside for everyone around the nation to show their support for military connected students. The Virginia Department of Education encourages school communities across the state, including teachers, principals, students, parents, bus drivers, etc., to wear purple on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, to show support for our military students and appreciation for their strength and sacrifices. Continue reading

Support a Good Cause & Grab Lunch on April 1 from Technical Eats!

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Thursday, April 1, 2021 | 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | CATEC Parking Lot

Hungry? You can eat AND support CATEC’s Culinary Arts program! Swing by CATEC this Thursday, April 1, at lunchtime to purchase a tasty student-made meal from CATEC’s food bus, Technical Eats! Proceeds will go toward purchasing a quiet generator for the food bus. Check out menu options and pricing below: Continue reading

Attention All Employees: Please Register for Our March 26 Staff Gathering by This Wednesday

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On March 19, all employees should have received an invitation from Superintendent Haas to participate in a division-wide professional development session with Glenn Singleton, author of Courageous Conversations About Race, this Friday, March 26, at 1:15 p.m. via Zoom. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for us to gather together and hear a common message that will help us advance our equity mission. Continue reading

School Board Will Hold Public Hearing on 2021-22 Budget on March 4; Division Proposes Increase in Teacher Raises

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The School Board will hold a public hearing next Thursday, March 4, on the school division’s proposed funding request for next school year. The hearing will be accessible to the public via live stream beginning at 6:30 p.m. Those wishing to speak at the hearing can register online from 9 a.m. on Monday until 12 noon on the day of the hearing. Continue reading

ACPS Digital Learning Summit: Feb. 15-26

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Join members of the ACPS Learning Technology team for the first annual Digital Learning Summit, going on now through February 26. Each day, participants will receive short “minute-to-master-it” videos and longer prerecorded sessions that cover a range of themes, such as media literacy; online engagement; effective screencasting; Minecraft for virtual/blended learning spaces; and SEL resources for teachers and students from ACPS counselors. Continue reading