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​​​​Thank you for visiting our Newsroom. The most recent news and events are posted here. Simply click on one of the links below to read about what is going on in our schools.

For more information about items posted to our Newsroom, contact the Office of Strategic Communications at 434-972-4049.

Recent News​

7/30/2020Most Students Will Begin the New School Year on September 8 Through a Virtual Learning Model
7/20/2020School Board to Host Three Virtual Town Halls for Parents, Students, Employees on COVID-19 and Back to School Plans
7/10/2020Most Students This Fall Can Expect Their Learning to Combine In-Person and Virtual Instruction
7/9/2020Albemarle County School Board Cancels July 16 Meeting
7/8/2020Charter School Advisory Committee Asks to Put its Name Recommendation on Hold
7/7/2020Community Volunteer Committee Makes It Official; Recommends Lakeside As the New Name for Sutherland Middle School
7/1/2020Charter School Community Advisory Committee Will Meet Next Week to Discuss Its Recommendation of a New School Name
6/29/2020Community Advisory Committee Recommends Name for New Charter School
6/26/20202020-21 School Year for Albemarle County Public Schools Will Start on Tuesday, September 8
6/18/2020Most Community Members Favor Beginning School After Labor Day, Plus Return to School Task Force Presents Report
6/17/2020Jim Asher Announces Retirement; Calls His Time at Burley Middle School the “Highlight of My Professional Career”
6/15/2020Sutherland Community Advisory Committee Votes to Change School’s Name; New Survey Seeks Input on Three Names
6/15/2020Charter School Community Advisory Committee Narrows List of School Names Under Consideration to Ten
6/12/2020Albemarle County School Board Issues Statement on the School Division’s SRO Program
6/11/2020School Board Chair, Superintendent Issue Joint Statement on Presence of School Resource Officers in Schools
6/8/2020Sutherland Advisory Committee Will Hear From Public Tomorrow Evening
6/2/2020School Board Chair, Superintendent Issue Community Statement on Racial Justice & Equality
5/29/2020More Than 100 Names Suggested for New Charter School; Zoom Public Meeting to Review Names on June 8
5/20/2020Expert Panel to Join High School Students in a Zoom Town Hall This Saturday to Examine COVID-19 From an Anti-Racist Lens
5/18/2020Albemarle, Charlottesville Communities Honor 40 Teachers for Classroom Excellence in 19th Annual Golden Apple Awards
5/15/2020Community Asked for Their Views on the Selection of a New Name for the Division’s Charter School
5/15/2020Learning Resources for History and Social Science Available for Public Review
5/15/2020Community Advisory Committee Reviewing the Name of Sutherland Middle School Narrows List of Names Under Consideration to 10
5/13/2020New School in Albemarle County Will Be Named as Charter School Advisory Committee Begins Its Community Outreach
5/6/2020Virtual Public Meeting This Monday Will Provide Sutherland Community With Opportunity to Comment on School Name
5/5/2020Community Will Be Able to Offer Views on Next Year’s Reduced School Budget at Virtual Public Hearing This Thursday
4/27/2020School Naming Reviews Moving Forward with Virtual Meetings
4/10/2020School Board Adds Public Comment Opportunity to Its Agenda for Next Thursday Evening’s Virtual Board Meeting
4/9/2020ACPS Students Earn 46 Science Awards, Including Both “Grand Award” Honors, One with Applications for COVID-19
4/7/2020In Another Move to Protect Public Health, School Division Locks All High School Tracks & Stadiums to Public Access
4/3/2020Two More Neighborhood Locations Added to School Division’s Student Meal Service Program, Now at 20 Locations
3/30/2020School Board Adds Virtual Meetings on COVID-19 at 2 p.m. on April 2, May 7, June 18 & July 16
3/30/2020Sutherland Advisory Committee Suspends Review of Names for the Middle School in Support of COVID-19 Safety Measures
3/26/2020Jason Lee Will Succeed Dr. Patrick McLaughlin as Western Albemarle High School’s New Principal
3/24/2020ACPS Expanding Student Meal Distribution to 11 New Sites Throughout the County
3/23/2020This Week’s School Board Meeting Will Be Virtual; Public Can Access via Live Stream
3/17/2020ACPS Now Will be Closed at Least Through Friday, April 10
3/16/2020ACPS to Offer Breakfast, Lunch for Students and Siblings at Six School Locations Throughout the County
3/16/2020Sutherland Advisory Committee Postpones March 25 Public Meeting
3/13/2020Schools Now-Closed-March-16-27---This-message-was-sent-to-all-families-today
3/12/2020Protecting Against COVID-19 - Tonight’s School Board Meeting Is Canceled; Schools Will Close to Students on Monday
3/11/2020ACPS Moves to Phase Two of COVID-19 Management Plan
3/10/2020First Community Meeting of Sutherland Name Review Committee on Wednesday, March 25, Will Seek Opinions on Proposed Names
3/9/2020ACPS Management Plan for COVID-19 Emphasizes Wide Range of Infection Control Measures
3/6/2020Adaptation of Award-Winning Musical “The Addams Family” Comes to Western Albemarle March 12-14
3/5/2020ACPS Will Host Kindergarten Registration on Wednesday, March 18
2/27/2020Sixth Annual WinterSongs Concert, This Saturday at 5 p.m., Raising Funds to Support Victims of Domestic Violence
2/25/2020Sutherland Community Advisory Committee Appointed
2/25/2020Third Annual Call for Nominees to Western Albemarle’s Visual and Performing Arts Hall of Fame
2/14/2020Proposed Merger of CPCS and Murray High
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