ACPS In the News - April 2022

Earlier this month, Niche, a ranking site that evaluates school districts, ranked ACPS eighth in the state.
» NBC29: "Albemarle School District ranks top 10 in Virginia"

Every Wednesday, officers with the University Police Department help Greer students with their reading skills.
»NBC29: "UPD tutoring program making strides at Greer Elementary School"

Community Lab School student Sarvasika Singh has been working with international filmmakers to preserve her Nepali grandfather's musical legacy.
» NBC29: "ACPS student helping track Nepali music history"

Lisa Bittner, the school nurse at Meriwether Lewis, spoke with The Daily Progress about how our school nurses' jobs have changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.
» The Daily Progress: "Meriwether Lewis school nurse reflects on pandemic job changes"

March was Youth Art Month, so we celebrated by speaking to two middle school students accepted into Reflections, a Summer Regional Governor’s School Program.
» ACPS: "March is Youth In Art Month!" 

With the start of spring, we caught up with our landscaping crew as they ramp up to start taking care of the outside of our facilities to say THANK YOU for keeping our schools so beautiful!
» ACPS: "Thank You To Our Building Service Professionals!"

This year's School Food Drive with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank was the program's most successful year ever!
» CBS19: "School Food Drive collects thousands of pounds of food for the hungry"

Earlier this month, the Community Climate Collaborative partnered with the Virginia Discovery Museum to send home Climate Action Kits with ACPS elementary school students.
» CBS19: "Albemarle fourth-graders to take home Climate Action Activity Kits"
» ACPS: "Fourth-Graders Receive Climate Action Kits"

A Henley Middle School student will be heading to the national spelling bee stage after winning the Scripps Howard Regional Spelling Bee.
» Crozet Gazette: "Spell It Out: Eighth Grader Competes for National Title"

Students from our Western Feeder pattern competed in a math tournament last week. We caught up with some Meriwether Lewis students to see how they did.
» NBC29: "Meriwether Lewis Elementary School hosts math tournament for students"

Families Helping Families, a local nonprofit, is working to make sure that every educator will be appreciated during Teacher Appreciation Week in May.
» NBC29: "Nonprofit making sure every ACPS teacher is appreciated"

April 4 through April 8 was National Assistant Principals' Week. To celebrate our amazing assistant principals, we spoke with with ACPS APs to find out their stories.
» ACPS: "National Assistant Principals Week — Rosaura González-Muñiz, MVES"
» ACPS: "National Assistant Principals Week — Becky Fisher, HMS"
» ACPS: "National Assistant Principals Week — Will Schaffer, AHS"

Last weekend, a new historical marker was unveiled at Burley Middle School honoring the alumni of Burley High School.
» Daily Progress: A landmark moment: Burley alumni celebrate school's legacy with new plaque
» Daily Progress: Walk of fame eyed for Burley field