Education 

St Anne's-Belfield helps world hunger on day of service
St Anne's-Belfield helps world hunger on day of service

St. Anne’s-Belfield students came together to learn about food insecurity and world hunger, and how they can make an impact for those in their community by packing meals for the Rise Against Hunger.

FAFSA issues cause UVA, other schools to extend admittance reply deadlines

FAFSA issues cause UVA, other schools to extend admittance reply deadlines

The decision to extend the affirmative reply deadline by two weeks follows a late January statement from the U.S. Department of Education regarding FAFSA.

French students visit Charlottesville High School

French students visit Charlottesville High School

A group of students from Charlottesville’s sister school in France are getting the chance to see what American high school is like.

Louisa County adaptive curriculum students shine on the basketball court

Louisa County adaptive curriculum students shine on the basketball court

This tradition gives the adaptive curriculum students the chance to shine in front of their peers, and show off their skills they have been working on this past basketball season.

Black History Month: A look into the history of Charlottesville 12

Black History Month: A look into the history of Charlottesville 12

For Black History Month, CBS19 shares the story of a man who goes by the moniker Alex-Zan. He shares the journey of the Charlottesville 12 and how that’s impacted the community.

Feel Good Friday: A Lesson about Kindness

Feel Good Friday: A Lesson about Kindness

Students are learning an important lesson that is not taught in the textbooks: kindness and what it means to be a good friend.

Pilot program aims to help tutors reach students in need in Albemarle

Pilot program aims to help tutors reach students in need in Albemarle

The initiative will work to overcome transportation obstacles many UVA students face when volunteering in large geographical areas such as Albemarle County.

ACSB redistricting committee asks for feedback

ACSB redistricting committee asks for feedback

The Redistricting Advisory Committee of the Albemarle County School Board is asking residents to complete a survey that will help it make decisions regarding several area elementary schools.

William Monroe High School robotics team wins regional qualifier

William Monroe High School robotics team wins regional qualifier

William Monroe High School took home first place, among many other special awards at this year's Charlottesville FTQ Qualifier.

Local students launch television newscast

Local students launch television newscast

Jouett Elementary School students have dived into the world of broadcast journalism, with the creation of their original newscast, called “Trailblazing News”.

Dunn appointed as ACPS communications officer

Dunn appointed as ACPS communications officer

Albemarle County Public Schools has appointed Dr. Helen Dunn as its new Public Affairs and Strategic Communications Officer.

Grants available for programs teaching students about gardening

Grants available for programs teaching students about gardening

The Piedmont Master Gardeners Association announced a new round of grants on Tuesday.

City of Promise partners with CCS, UVA School of Education in pilot program

City of Promise partners with CCS, UVA School of Education in pilot program

City of Promise works with school-aged children and families through what it calls pathway coaching.

CPD, Commonwealth's Attorney on alleged assault at city school and division response

CPD, Commonwealth's Attorney on alleged assault at city school and division response

Charlottesville Police Chief Michael Kochis and Commonwealth’s Attorney Joe Platania met with Charlottesville City Schools Superintendent Royal Gurley and other school leaders on Tuesday.

The gap is filled for Charlottesville City Schools bus drivers

The gap is filled for Charlottesville City Schools bus drivers

After a long bus driver shortage, one local school division says it finally has enough drivers to support the needs of families. 

Local schools make the decision to close due to forecast

Local schools make the decision to close due to forecast

On Tuesday, schools in Central Virginia decided to close for the day because of the inclement weather that had been forecast.

CCS eliminates waitlist for bus service

CCS eliminates waitlist for bus service

Charlottesville, which operates Pupil Transportation for the school division, expanded its team of drivers and did a full system reroute that went into effect on Jan. 2.

CHS alums install mural at their alma mater

CHS alums install mural at their alma mater

After learning about violent fights at their alma mater, some Charlottesville High School graduates made a mural as a reminder of positive experiences at the school.

ACPS students get extra tutoring over break from state-funded program

ACPS students get extra tutoring over break from state-funded program

It might be winter break, but 150 Albemarle County students are back in the classrooms this week. They're doing extra work to improve their skills.

Health officials push to get schoolchildren vaccinated as more U.S. parents opt out

Health officials push to get schoolchildren vaccinated as more U.S. parents opt out

Parents are opting out of school vaccinations at the highest rate ever.

These kids want to go to school. The main obstacle? Paperwork

These kids want to go to school. The main obstacle? Paperwork

Thousands of kids went missing from schools during the pandemic. For some who have tried to return, school paperwork has proved a daunting obstacle.

School board appoints replacement for Callsen

School board appoints replacement for Callsen

On Thursday evening, the Albemarle County School Board selected Charles Pace to represent the Rio Magisterial District.

Fifth graders make personalized gifts for kids in foster care

Fifth graders make personalized gifts for kids in foster care

Fifth graders at Walker Upper Elementary worked on a project close to their teacher's heart Thursday: making personalized play blocks for six children in foster care.

Broadway actress holds workshop at Charlottesville High School

Broadway actress holds workshop at Charlottesville High School

Award-winning Broadway actress Judine Somerville held a workshop for theater students at Charlottesville High School on Wednesday.

Kids Lift works with local elementary school to make reading interactive

Kids Lift works with local elementary school to make reading interactive

Reading lessons looked a little different on Monday at Stone-Robinson Elementary School. 

CATEC students battle blazes in hands-on training

CATEC students battle blazes in hands-on training

The students put on full gear and went through multiple scenarios putting out a real fire and doing search and rescue in a training house.