Jackson-Via Elementary School Receives Panasonic National School Change Award
A Charlottesville elementary school is now nationally known for its improvement in education. Thursday students and faculty at Jackson-Via Elementary School accepted the Panasonic National School Change Award. It recognizes schools across the country that have shown drastic improvement. 3rd grade teacher Nikki Franklin said, “One of the things that has changed the most is…
The OLLI at U.Va. Fall 2009 Catalog is here!
We are thrilled to be offering 54 courses, 30 of which are new! We know you will find many courses that interest you and we suggest that you register early, since several courses typically fill during the first week of registration. Our Catalog and Editorial Committees constantly strive to improve our catalog. For example, in…
Volunteer Opportunities at OLLI at U.Va.
From the OLLI at U.Va. Email Newsletter, May 26, 2009: OLLI at U.Va. is indeed fortunate to have many of its original leaders still volunteering for OLLI. They have worked long and hard the past eight years establishing a lifelong-learning institute in Charlottesville. Their efforts have met with much success and present day OLLI members are benefiting greatly from their dedication. Although these individuals intend to continue working for…
How Should Our City Schools Be Configured?
Dave Norris writes: Tonight Tues., May 26, the Charlottesville City School system is hosting a Community Engagement Workshop to get feedback from the public on what changes, if any, should be made to the way our City schools are configured. For more info.: http://www.ccs.k12.va.us/community/CommunityEngagementPage.html The workshop will be held at Charlottesville High School from 6-9pm.…
The weather is great – time to get outdoors!
Check out all the possibilities at Charlottesville Parks & Recreation and Albemarle County Parks & Recreation. There are lots of opportunities for walking, swimming, classes, and many other activities to fill up your summer leisure time.
New School Blogs
As a result of our spring after-school Computer Club at Jackson-Via Elementary School, we now have two new blogs! The first is the JV Jam Weblog, the blog produced by the JV Jam News Studio. Jump for the Stars! presents an ePortfolio of Jackson-Via’s BEST. All Jackrabbits now have a chance to participate in weaving…