Tag: City Schools

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • You can give the gift of lifelong learning to our children

    Lifelong learning, also known as LLL, is the “lifelong, lifewide, voluntary, and self-motivated”[1] pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. As such, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship and personal development, but also competitiveness and employability.[2] via Lifelong learning – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The best way to learn something is […]

  • Jackson-Via Elementary School earns national award

    “Jackson-Via Elementary is one of six schools in America to receive the Panasonic National School Change Award. Once considered under-performing, the Charlottesville school is now being praised for its achievement. …” Read full story on WVIR NBC29 website.

  • Happy Earth Day from JV Jump!

    Give a little thought to being green today and into the future.

  • JV Computer Club – March 30, 2009 Meeting

    The JV Computer Club final meeting for Spring 2009 was a big success!  The members demonstrated their blog posts on jvjump.net to Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris. Thanks to Mr. Norris, Ms. Nancy Lambert and Ms. Becca Gibson for all their help and to Mr. John Champion for providing us with CommToolz. We are  looking forward […]