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  Events for Educators
 
December-January 27, Monday
2019-2020 GOLDEN APPLE AWARD NOMINATIONS
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Nominate your favorite teacher at a public or private school in Albemarle County or the City of Charlottesville. One winner will be selected from each school. In addition to receiving a Golden Apple, and for the first time in the program's history, every Golden Apple recipient also will earn a grant of $500, which can be used for classroom materials or to support the teacher's professional development. Golden Apple Award recipients will be announced in May. Nomination deadline is January 27. Schools in Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-5820. 
 
  Open Houses
 
February 10, Monday
TANDEM FRIENDS ADMISSIONS INFORMATION SESSION
Tandem Friends School.
Learn more about Tandem Friends - take a tour, visit classes, talk to faculty, sit in on a discussion with parents, students and faculty. Tandem Friends School Blue Room.  9-10:30am.  $Free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-951-9314. 
 
February 11, Tuesday
NORTH BRANCH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
North Branch School.
Tour the school, meet teachers and parents, observe in preschool-8th grade classrooms. North Branch School, Afton.  9:30-11:30am or 5:30-7:30pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-456-8450. 
 
February 11, Tuesday
PEABODY SCHOOL WINTER OPEN HOUSE
Peabody School.
Prospective parents can observe classes, speak with current students and teachers, and take a guided tour of the school. Peabody School.  9am-1pm.  $Free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-6901. 
 
February 17, Monday
RENAISSANCE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Renaissance School.
Renaissance School, a college preparatory high school for high-ability students in the arts, sciences, and humanities, invites parents and interested students to tour the school, speak with current students and faculty, as well as attend classes. Renaissance School.  9am-4pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-984-1952. 
 
February 17, Monday
RENAISSANCE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Renaissance School.
Parents and interested students are invited to tour the school, speak with current students and faculty, as well as attend classes and experience a balanced program equally strong in the arts and academics. Renaissance School offers smaller classes and individualized instruction. Renaissance School students explore everything from DNA research to developing and marketing their own business plans, creating a diverse atmosphere in a small school setting. Renaissance School.  9:30am-4pm.  Contact: Richelle Claiborne.  Email: rclaiborne@renaissanceschool.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-984-1952. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
January 31, Friday
FOLK LEGEND BILL STAINES IN CONCERT
North Branch School.
Concert goers are invited to bring a dish and share a potluck supper with Bill. A portion of proceeds benefits North Branch School. North Branch School, Afton.  7pm.  $Advance - $12 Adult, $3 Children/ At the Door - $20 Adult, $5 Children.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-456-8450. 
 
February 8, Saturday
HEARTS FOR THE ARTS
TheatreCHS.
TheatreCHS Boosters fundraiser and cocktail party. 2 free hearts (for beer, wine, Valentine's gift raffle or photo booth). Special student performances and yummy food and drinks. Fry's Spring Beach Club.  5:30-7:30pm.  $25.  Email: cynthiabgsmith@gmail.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
  School Meetings
 
Second Wednesdays
BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO MEETING
6pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
First Thursdays
CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS
Charlottesville School District.
Stay informed and hear about Charlottesville City Schools. Feel free to attend and speak at these events. A public comment period takes place at the beginning and end of each meeting. Charlottesville High School Media Center.  5pm.  Email: schoolboard@charlottesvilleschools.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-245-2400. 
 
monthly, see schedule for details
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Albemarle County School District.
Provides advice concerning unmet needs in the education of children with disabilities and assists in the formulation and development of long-range plans for these children. Any parent may attend committee meetings. Albemarle County Office Building.  Directions: Room 320, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville.  7-9pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: albemarleseac@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 974-6442. 
 
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