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:

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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
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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

You’re Invited: 2022 Retirement Planning Webinar – Dec. 15

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Thursday, December 15, 2022 | 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 Thursday, December 15, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Anyone, including significant others, is welcome to attend; no registration required. On Thursday, click below to join us on Zoom:

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Participate in Hour of Code This December 5-11!

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Celebrate Computer Science Week this December 5-11 by participating in Hour of Code! Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code” to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with one-hour coding activities, but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. The Learning Technology Team encourages all ACPS students to participate in Hour of Code! Continue reading

Public Invited to Visit Rotunda Planetarium on Nov. 25 & 26

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The Rotunda Planetarium at the University of Virginia will be open to the public, free of charge, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26. The Office of the Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer has extended a special invitation to all ACPS staff and their families to come view the night sky Thomas Jefferson envisioned for the Rotunda’s Dome Room and enjoy a hot beverage and holiday treat. Continue reading

It’s Not Too Late to Order Your Thanksgiving Dessert from CATEC Culinary Arts! Update: Now Accepting Orders Through Nov. 18!

2022 CATEC Thanksgiving Dessert Catering Menu: Order by Nov. 18

CATEC Culinary Arts has extended the deadline to order desserts for their Thanksgiving fundraiser to Friday, November 18. We know this is a busy time of year, so let our culinary students take care of one of the items on your Thanksgiving table! We are selling four dessert options this year: chocolate pecan pie, pumpkin pie, Dutch apple pie, and pumpkin bread. Your orders support our culinary arts program, and for that, we are very thankful! Click here to place your order.

Questions? Please contact CATEC Culinary Arts Instructor Josh Davis at 434-973-4461 or jdavis7@k12albemarle.org.