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August 01, 2017
A group of Greer Elementary teachers fondly called the “Book Fairies” spent Saturday dressed in purple tutus and glitter driving a school bus around their district and delivering bags of books to their students. By the end of the day, the fairies had delivered almost 650 books to the homes ...
July 04, 2017
This fall, the Social, Emotional and Academic Development program will begin its three-year pilot in Albemarle County’s four urban-ring elementary schools — Agnor-Hurt, Cale, Greer and Woodbrook — as part of the school division’s new Equity and Access Initiative. The goal of the SEAD project is to help students reach ...
September 24, 2015
Next year, Greer Elementary School’s entire fifth grade class might be housed at Jack Jouett Middle School. The potential scenario—to be presented for public feedback Sept. 29 at Albemarle High School—comes after significant lobbying by parents and Jouett principal Kathryn Baylor to hold the largely at-risk population ...
July 12, 2015
As Albemarle grows, and its demographics change, one of the county division’s elementary schools is taking an “all hands on deck” approach to respond to the resulting and ever-fluctuating student needs. Already one of Albemarle’s larger elementary schools, with an enrollment of 607, a significant number of students ...
December 04, 2014
Many departments within Albemarle County have become understaffed and underfunded, county officials said during a work session Wednesday. The conversation was the third the Board of Supervisors has held on the five-year financial plan, which is scheduled to be adopted next week. “What you’re hearing is that the county ...