ACPS in the News - June 2022

Students at Agnor-Hurt Elementary collected pet care supplies during Pet Month, and dropped them off at CASPCA at the beginning of June.
» NBC29: "Agnor-Hurt Elementary School students drop off donations at CASPCA"

At the beginning of June, Meriwether Lewis students held a ceremony honoring local first responders.
» CBS19: "Meriwether Lewis hosts first responders concert" 
» ACPS Video: "MLES Students Honor First Responders With Concert"

Lakeside Middle science teacher Emily Anderson won the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council's Educator of the Year award for incorporating technology in her curriculum.
» CBS19: "Albemarle teacher earns 'Educator of Year' for incorporating video games in class"
» NBC29: "ACPS teacher wins award for her innovative teaching methods" 
» ACPS Video: "Lakeside Teacher Winds Charlottesville Business Innovation Council Educator of the Year"

AHS graduate Renae George won a National Merit Scholarship in June. She plans to use it to attend the University of Texas at Dallas.
» NBC29: "AHS graduate earns national merit scholarship"

Monticello High School has created a scholarship for senior athletes in honor of local businessman and supporter of the school's athletics Mark Mincer.
» CBS19: "MHS Athletics Booster Club names scholarship for Mark Mincer"

Ten ACPS teachers have been awarded grants through the Edgar and Eleanor Shannon Foundation for innovation in the classroom.
» CBS19: "Shannon Foundation grants supporting innovative school projects"

Mountain View students used drama in the classroom to practice their public speaking skills during a partnership with the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning.
» ACPS Video: "MVES Students Use Drama in the Classroom"

AHS graduate Meenakshi Ambati's breakthrough in research on macular degeneration could benefit millions of people.
» NBC29: "AHS student finds breakthrough research with UVA" 
» ACPS Video: "AHS Graduates' Research Could Make Big Impact on Macular Degeneration"

At the end of the school year, our teachers and administrators met for a three-day workshop on differentiated instruction to prepare for next school year.
» NBC29: "Albemarle Co. Public Schools hosts curricular workshop"

We had several staff members from ACPS speak with NBC29 reporters for their Community Conversation series.
» NBC29: "Community Conversation with Dr. Beth Costa" 
» NBC29: "Community Conversation with Retired Lt. Colonel Richard Monteiro on JROTC"