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  Events for Educators
 
September 27, Wednesday
HOME EDUCATORS' DAY AT MONTICELLO
Monticello.
Monticello welcomes the homeschool community. Students can explore a variety of Jeffersonian topics at indoor and outdoor hands-on activity stations, take a special guided tour of Monticello, roll hoops and play games on the West Lawn, hike our trails, and more. Reservations are strongly recommended. Monticello.  10am-4pm.  $15 adults advance, $20 adults, $6 students 5 and up, Free for children 4 and under.  Email: info@monticello.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-9880. 
 
  Open Houses
 
October 18, Wednesday
PEABODY SCHOOL FALL OPEN HOUSE
Peabody School.
During Open House, prospective parents of students may tour the campus including, meet students and teachers and observe classes. Reservations are required. Adults only. Peabody School.  9am-2pm.  $Free.  Contact: Katie Murrah.  Email: kmurrah@peabodyschool.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-6901. 
 
October 18, Wednesday
TANDEM FRIENDS SCHOOL COME SEE US IN ACTION ADMISSIONS EVENT
Tandem Friends School.
Interested parents can take a tour, visit classes in session and participate in a faculty/student panel discussion to learn more about the school. RSVP. Tandem Friends School.  9-10:30am.  $Free.  Contact: Emily Morrison.  Email: contact@tandemfs.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-1303. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
October 7, Saturday
2ND ANNUAL 'STANG STAMPEDE 5K RUN/WALK
Monticello High School.
Come run or walk in the 5k and participate in a raffle to raise money for the Monticello field hockey team. All proceeds go to practice equipment, uniforms, travel expenses, clinics, camps and much more. Monticello High School.  9-11am, 10:45am raffle drawings.  For details, please click this link. 
 
October 8, Sunday
FALL FUN FAIR & SILENT AUCTION
University Montessori School.
Families are invited for great food, music, games and prizes, face-painting and a silent auction with items sure to please. All proceeds will benefit the school's scholarship fund. University Montessori School.  Directions: 1034 Reservoir Road, off Fontaine Avenue Extended.  3-6pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: ums@universitymontessori.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-0583. 
 
October 8, Sunday
UNIVERSITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL 17TH ANNUAL FALL FUN FAIR
University Montessori School.
Enjoy games, activities, crafts with friends while supporting the UMS Financial Aid Fund. There will be face painting, a cider press, a trail mix bar and more. This annual event offers games, nature walks and a chili dinner. Parking is located at the upper lot of Trinity Presbyterian Church (3101 Fontaine Avenue Extended). Open to the public. University Montessori School.  Directions: Parking at Trinity Presbyterian Church.  3-6pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: director@universitymontessori.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-0583. 
 
October 20, Friday
10TH ANNUAL "SWING FOR THE SCHOOL" GOLF TOURNAMENT
Grymes Memorial School.
A day of fun supporting the The Fund for Grymes with a continental breakfast followed by a shotgun start, lunch on the course, a 3:30pm cocktail and light hors d’oeuvres reception, awards and raffle drawing on the patio. Win awards for Beat the Pro, Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Top Three Foursomes and more. Fawn Lake Country Club, Spotsylvania.  9am registration, 3:30 cocktail reception.  Email: info@grymesschool.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-1010. 
 
October 21, Saturay
JACKSON-VIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'S ROCKTOBERFEST
Jackson-Via Elementary PTO.
Games, food, a cake walk, face painting, prizes, raffles, and a silent auction. Funds raised from Rocktoberfest have been used to support quality activities for Jackson-Via, such as literacy nights, community performances, multicultural events, as well as teacher appreciation and additional school supplies. Jackson-Via Elementary School.  6:30pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
October 21, Saturday
RED HILL ELEMENTARY FALL CARNIVAL
Red Hill Elementary PTO.
Enjoy a raffle, food for purchase, a boo house and a gym full of traditional carnival games. Red Hill Elementary.  5-8pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: redhillespto@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-5332. 
 
  School Meetings
 
October 5, Thursday
CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY SCHOOL 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.  5pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 245-2400. 
 
October 12, Thursday
ALBEMARLE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Albemarle County School District.
Get involved in your local school and learn more about what the School Board is working on. Albemarle County Office Building.  6:30pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: schoolboard@k12albemarle.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-5820. 
 
Second Wednesdays
BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO MEETING
6pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
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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