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  Events for Educators
 
December 1-February 1, 2018
17TH 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 1. 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
 
January 16, Tuesday
MOLLY MICHIE PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Molly Michie Preschool.
Come visit Charlottesville's premier cooperative preschool. Meet some current families to learn all that Molly Michie has to offer. Snacks and kid-friendly activities are sure to keep the little ones engaged. 1901 Thomson Road.  10am-12pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Erika Pedroso.  Email: mmp.registrar@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-977-7406. 
 
January 19, Friday
MOUNTAINTOP MONTESSORI OPEN HOUSE
Mountaintop Montessori.
Come see what the school is all about at this open house event. Mountaintop Montessori.  9-11am.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@mountaintopmontessori.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-8886. 
 
January 22, Monday
ARCHANGEL FOR A DAY
Charlottesville Catholic School.
Pre-K through 8th grade students are invited to tour the school, meet teachers and administrators, and follow the schedule for their respective grade. Spend the day at Charlottesville Catholic School and experience how awesome it is to be an Archangel. RSVP to admissions@cvillecatholic.org. Charlottesville Catholic School.  1-3pm.  Email: admissions@cvillecatholic.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-964-0400. 
 
January 22, Monday
COVENANT SCHOOL COFFEE WITH HEAD OF UPPER SCHOOL & TOURS
The Covenant School.
Prospective parents have coffee and hear a presentation from the Head of Upper School. Optional tours immediately follow. Covenant School (Upper School).  8:30am.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-220-7330. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
"EVENING INFO SESSION" AT REGENTS
Regents School of Charlottesville.
Come learn more about the classical, Christian school. RSVP by email. Regents School of Charlottesville.  7pm.  $Free.  Email: admin@regents-school.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-0633. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
COVENANT SCHOOL COFFEE WITH HEAD OF LOWER SCHOOL & TOURS
The Covenant School.
Prospective students' parents are invited to have coffee with the Head of Lower School and take campus tours immediately following. The Covenant School.  8:30am coffee, 8:45-11am tours.  Email: admissions@covenantschool.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-220-7330. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
FIELD SCHOOL ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE
Field School.
An open house for parents and prospective students. Tour the school, ask questions and meet faculty, students and parents. 9-11am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-4353. 
 
January 24, Wednesday
VIRGINIA REELERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB OPEN HOUSE
Virginia Reelers.
See for yourself how much fun square dancing is. No experience, partner, dancing ability or special clothing needed. Learn while you dance. Bring a partner or come alone. Greer Elementary School Cafeteria.  7pm.  $Free and open to public.  Email: virginiareelers.com. For more info call: 434-295-2474. 
 
January 28, Sunday
CHARLOTTESVILLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Charlottesville Catholic School.
Come take a tour and meet faculty and staff. Learn how faith-filled community promotes academic achievement while instilling a moral knowledge that will inspire and guide students through a lifetime of success. Charlottesville Catholic School.  1-3pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Katrina Kuhn.  Email: info.ccs@cvillecatholic.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-964-0400. 
 
February 13, Tuesday
PEABODY SCHOOL WINTER OPEN HOUSE
Peabody School.
Prospective parents can observe classes, speak with current students and teachers, and take a guided tour of the school. Peabody School.  9am-2pm.  $Free.  Email: diane.krehmeyer@peabodyschool.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-6901. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
January 27, Saturday
BLUE & SILVER DINNER
The Field School.
A relaxed adult-only dining experience that is open to the public. Renowned Field School Culinary Expert Patrick Critter crafts a delectable meal. Eighth-grade students provide table service. Ticket price includes meal, beverages and dessert along with entertainment. The Field School, Crozet.  7-10pm.  $60.  Email: field@fieldschoolcv.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 923-3435. 
 
  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. 
 
First Thursdays
CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY SCHOOLS BOARD MEETING
Charlottesville School District.
Come listen to the discussions, debates and decisions of the city school board. Charlottesville High School.  Directions: Booker T. Reaves Media Center.  5-9:30pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 245-2400. 
 
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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