Save the Date: Paramount Teacher Reception – Aug. 17

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Save the date! The Paramount Theater will host their annual Teacher Reception on Thursday, August 17, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This special event will provide an opportunity to meet and greet fellow educators, preview the 2023-24 arts education season, and learn about using The Paramount Theater as a classroom resource. All ACPS employees will be welcome! Stay tuned: Invitation to follow in early August! Continue reading

Bearettes Annual Rock Show – June 1

Bearettes Rock Show Flyer

Thursday, June 1, 2023
6 p.m.
Burley Middle School Auditorium

You’re invited! The Bearettes Advanced Treble Chorus is holding their annual “Rock Show” concert on Thursday, June 1, at 6 p.m. in the Burley Middle School Auditorium. Admission is free, but all non-performing students must be accompanied by an adult.

The event will feature 17 songs in a wide variety of musical genres; 30 vocalists; a chamber orchestra from Albemarle High School; and a professional four-piece rhythm section.

We hope to see you there!

Please Join Us: Middle School Master Plan Community Information Session on April 26

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 6 to 7:30 p.m. | Zoom

ACPS is excited to announce that we have partnered with VMDO Architects, a local architectural firm specializing in K-12 education, to conduct a new Middle School Master Plan. This project includes a comprehensive study of our middle schools with the goal of developing a master plan to address, improve and resolve our capacity challenges and our renovation needs. Throughout the project, which is now underway and will continue through the end of the calendar year, there will be multiple opportunities for staff to engage with and inform our work.

Your first opportunity is coming up on Wednesday, April 26, when the Office of Community Engagement will host a virtual Middle School Master Plan Community Information Session. We hope you can join us from 6 to 7:30 p.m.: Continue reading

Special Offer from UVA Athletics: Free Tickets to Home Baseball Game This Saturday!

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UVA Athletics has a special offer for ACPS students, faculty, staff, administrators, and their families: four free tickets to attend the Virginia Cavaliers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers baseball game this Saturday, April 15, at Davenport Field at Disharoon Park! First pitch is at 6 p.m.!

Complimentary tickets, up to four per household, are available on a first come, first served basis. (Additional tickets may be purchased for $7 each in general admission seating.) Click here to get tickets.

If you experience trouble accessing the complimentary tickets, please contact the UVA Athletics Ticket Office during normal business hours at 434-924-8821.

We Notice 2023: Nominate a Colleague by March 31!

We Notice 2023

We are excited to announce the start of our annual We Notice recognition program! 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, and community members through Friday, March 31:

Mark your calendar! Continue reading

Celebrate Digital Learning Day on March 15!

Digital Learning Day 2023

ACPS Educators: Please join us in celebrating Digital Learning Day on March 15, 2023. The Department of Technology’s Learning Technology Team has developed a series of short videos that are both helpful and applicable to your role as teachers. These Tech Tidbits focus on common tools that are available throughout ACPS. We hope that you spend a few minutes watching whatever is most relevant to you. Follow along on Twitter: @acpslearntech! Continue reading

Join Us on Feb. 25 for the 9th Annual WinterSongs Concert!


Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 5 p.m. | Monticello High School Auditorium & Livestream

Mark your calendar and prepare to join us at 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, for the ninth annual WinterSongs benefit concert! The concert, which raises money for the Shelter for Help in Emergency, will bring together eight women’s choruses from schools in Albemarle and Louisa counties as well as Charlottesville City for a stirring program that culminates with 200 vocalists on stage for the finale. Since its debut in 2015, WinterSongs has raised more than $30,000 to assist local women in crisis. Continue reading

ACPS Equity & Opportunities Fair: Join Us on Feb. 18!

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ACPS Equity & Opportunities Fair

— Spotlight on Education, Careers & Community Partners —

Saturday, February 18, 2023 • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Burley Middle School
Event Website​​​​ • Registration

The ACPS Office of Community Engagement and Human Resources Department will host an Equity & Opportunities Fair on Saturday, February 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Burley Middle School. All ACPS educators and employees are invited to attend the event, including ACPS student teachers, practicum students, substitutes, and support staff. We will also distribute an event flyer and letter with additional information to higher education institutions and community partners. Continue reading