Back to School Bash on Aug. 19 – Volunteers Needed!

Back to School Bash 2022

Each year, Albemarle County Public Schools and Charlottesville City Schools join forces with several community organizations to offer free school supplies and backpacks to families in need. This year’s Back to School Bash will be held on Saturday, August 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Ting Pavilion in Downtown Charlottesville. In addition to free school supplies, the event will feature free sports physicals, music, games, local vendors, and more!

In order to make this special event a success for our families, we need volunteers! Continue reading

EDEP Is Hiring!

Now Hiring on blue circle with purple megaphone

As part of their efforts to recruit and hire for positions in Extended Day Enrichment Programs (EDEP) across the division, EDEP Leadership has developed a recruitment flyer, which we welcome you to share with friends, family and community members who might be interested!

Interested candidates can review openings and apply through our Job Listings site at k12albemarle.org/apply! (Tip: Enter “EDEP” in the Search box.) Continue reading

Reminder: Donate to Our Employee Fundraiser by Tomorrow!

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry logo

As of yesterday afternoon, ACPS employees have donated $1,200 in support of Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, a local nonprofit that exists to provide food assistance to families and individuals in need in Charlottesville and surrounding communities. We will continue collecting donations through tomorrow, Friday, May 19. We hope you will show your ACPS spirit and donate $1 or more to our 2023 fundraiser! Continue reading

Join Us: Friday Is ACPS Spirit & Jeans Day!

Full-length photo of man going to work wearing jeans

This Friday, May 12, you’re invited to show your ACPS spirit by wearing jeans to work and donating $1 or more to our 2023 employee fundraiser!

All monies raised through Friday, May 19, will benefit Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, a local nonprofit that exists to provide food assistance to families and individuals in need in Charlottesville and surrounding communities. Watch our video to learn more about our 2023 beneficiary: Continue reading

Employee Fundraiser: You Can Now Donate Through May 19!

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry logo

ACPS has extended the donation deadline for our 2023 Employee Fundraiser to Friday, May 19! As was shared in the April 28 Superintendent’s Weekly Check-in and a May 5 Compass post, the beneficiary of this year’s employee fundraiser is Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry.

Check out this video on the many ways that Loaves & Fishes serves our Albemarle community:

How to Donate

You can donate using a debit or credit card, or with PayPal, by clicking on the link below: (After you enter your gift amount, please also provide the name of your school or department.)

2023 ACPS Employee Fundraiser: Loaves & Fishes Selected as Beneficiary; Donate by May 12

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry logo

In case you missed it in last week’s Superintendent’s Weekly Check-in, the beneficiary of the 2023 ACPS Employee Fundraiser is Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry! Our fundraiser is open now and will run through Friday, May 12. We invite you to show your ACPS spirit and donate $1 or more to our fundraiser! Continue reading

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