Top Female Vocalists From Eight Area Schools and UVA to Appear in Third Annual Concert to Support Victims of Domestic Abuse
Female vocalists from eight schools in Albemarle County, Orange County, and Charlottesville City, and an ensemble from the University of Virginia will join together on Saturday, February 25, to raise money for the Shelter for Help in Emergency.
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Jack Jouett Eighth Grader Is Albemarle County Public Schools’ 2017 Spelling Bee Champion
What do the words “coercive” and “paraphernalia” have in common? Only that they were the two words that decided the winner, Margaret Paczkowski, of the 2017 Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) Spelling Bee.
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Albemarle County Public Schools Seeking Two New Members for Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee
The Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, Dr. Pamela R. Moran, is seeking applicants for two seats on a citizen advisory committee that has a significant impact on the future quality of public education in the county. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 10. The term of office is two years and will begin upon formal appointment.
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The Proposed 2017-18 School Year Budget
Albemarle County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Pamela Moran recently appeared on WINA's Morning News Show to talk about her funding request and the division's increased focus on equity and access to learning for all students. Next year's school budget is on the agenda for adoption at the School Board's February 9th meeting.
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National Assessment Organization Ranks ACPS in Top Five in VA, Top Five Percent in Nation
Niche, a national education assessment organization, which each year evaluates more than 60 million K-12 school reviews and survey responses to identify the Best Public School Districts in America, has ranked Albemarle County Public Schools among the top five school divisions in Virginia and among the top five percent of all school divisions in the nation.
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Superintendent's Holiday Message
With winter break upon us, I want to express my gratitude to each of you for your contributions to our school division and to all of those we serve. Just as important, I want to wish each of you and your loved ones the very best of enjoyable experiences this holiday season. I hope the break in our schedules will bring you well deserved opportunities to rest, explore, and spend valuable time with family and friends.
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Deb Collins, Lisa "DeeDee" Jones, Receive State Education Awards
Debora Collins, the executive director of student learning, has received the 2016 Curriculum Leader Award from the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD). Lisa “DeeDee” Jones, Cale's principal, is the 2016 recipient of the association's Impact Award for Central Virginia Region 5. The association is comprised of over 1,200 teachers, administrators, and higher education faculty. Its mission is to advance excellence in teaching, learning and leadership through proactive and innovative programming that ensures lifelong learning..
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Stephen Koleszar is Education Advocate of the Year
Albemarle County School Board member Stephen Koleszar was presented with the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Advocate for Education Award. This award recognizes school board members who have demonstrated significant and outstanding leadership, commitment, and contribution to public education that has had an impact on their region and the Commonwealth, and who have shown active involvement in local, state, and federal advocacy on behalf of their division, VSBA, and public education. This is the second year the award has been presented.
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Albemarle County Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Pamela R. Moran, has received the 2016 Administrator of the Year Award from the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA). VMEA selects an administrator of the year based upon “documented evidence that the nominee has been a major factor towards the success of a music program.”
Example of ACPS Musical Excellence:
The AHS Jazz Band performing "Four"
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