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  Events for Educators
 
Now-February 4, 2018
18TH ANNUAL GOLDEN APPLE AWARD NOMINATIONS
Better Living Building Supply & Better Living Furniture.
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. Deadline February 4. Schools in Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-5820. 
 
  Open Houses
 
November 13, Tuesday
REGENTS SCHOOL OF CHARLOTTESVILLE OPEN HOUSE
Regents School of Charlottesville.
Learn more about the Classical Christian education Regents offers. Take an up-close look at the school system and receive an overview of its small class sizes, biblical focus and challenging kindergarten-12th grade academic programs. Regents School of Charlottesville .  Directions: 200 Bob Finley Way.  7pm.  $Free.  Recommended for ages 5 to 18.  Email: cpalumbo@regents-school.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-0633. 
 
December 6, Thursday
MESA OPEN HOUSE
Math, Engineering and Science Academy.
MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Academy) at Albemarle High School will host an Open House. Teachers and current students will be available to answer questions, offer up showcase projects and talk with prospective students and families about the curriculum. Albemarle High School.  Directions: 275 Hydraulic Rd.  5-7pm.  Email: twayne@k12albemarle.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-975-9300. 
 
September 25-December 14
VISIT UNITED CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
United Christian Academy.
United Christian Academy offers a Christ-centered environment in which students excel academically and participate in VACA sports. Most classes range between 15-20 students, allowing one-on-one time with teachers, hands-on learning and engaging activities to encourage the learning process. Come and visit to see if UCA would be the right choice for your family. United Christian Academy.  8am-3pm.  $Free.  Recommended for ages 3 to 18.  Email: principal@ucacrusaders.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-985-2947. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
November 17, Saturday
CRAFT FAIR AT ALBEMARLE HIGH SCHOOL
Albemarle High School.
The Albemarle High School Band Boosters is hosting a craft fair with crafters offering photography, jewelry, baskets, knit and crochet items, jams and relishes, soaps and candles, handbags and more. Albemarle High School.  Directions: Cafeteria.  9am-3pm.  Email: ahsbandcraftfair@gmail.com. For more info call: 434-975-9300. 
 
November 30, Friday
HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIR
North Branch School.
Forget mall crowds this holiday season. Knock out your seasonal shopping early at the Crafts Fair and select from gorgeous artisan gifts in a serene setting. A portion of the proceeds will benefit North Branch School. North Branch School, Afton.  Directions: 221 Mickens Rd.  8:30am-4pm.  $No cover.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@north-branch-school.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-456-8450. 
 
December 1, Saturday
34TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR
Charlottesville Waldorf School.
Local artisans, handmade gifts, a raffle and gift making for adults and children that includes jump-rope making, leather stamping, and candle-dipping. For the kids, there will be a puppet show and children's secret garden. Food from Rudolf's Diner. A Sneak Preview Shopping Event will take place November 30 from 6-9pm. Charlottesville Waldorf School.  Directions: 120 Waldorf School Road.  10am-4pm.  $Free.  Email: enrollment@cwaldorf.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-4946. 
 
December 1-2, Saturday-Sunday
FREE UNION ARTISANS' OPEN HOUSE
Free Union Country School.
Enjoy indoor holiday shopping, purchase professional artisans' products and munch on treats galore. Free Union Country School, Free Union.  Directions: 4220 Free Union Rd.  10am both days.  $Free admission and shuttle transportation.  All ages welcome.  Email: janrussell@embarqmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 971-3901. 
 
  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. 
 
November 6, Tuesday
PARENT BOOK CLUB
Redhill Elementary Parent-Teacher Association.
Red Hill Elementary School's first Parent Book Club meeting is on the horizon. Nancy McCullen and the PTO will host an open discussion about the first two chapters of Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children. The library will offer a limited amount of book copies. Redhill Elementary Library, North Garden.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-5332. 
 
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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