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FLUVANNA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SELECTED AS ONE OF 31 VIRGINIA SCHOOL DIVISIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN VIRGINIA IS FOR LEARNERS INNOVATION NETWORK
PRESS RELEASE – April 8, 2019
RICHMOND, Va. — Teams of educators from 31 school divisions gathered last week (March 11-12) at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center to share ideas on how to accelerate innovation and promote deeper learning in the commonwealth’s public schools. The educators make up the first cohort of the Virginia is for Learners Innovation Network, an initiative of the Virginia Department of Education, James Madison University and the Virginia School Consortium for Learning.
The innovation network’s goals are to promote deeper learning at all grade levels and to align instruction and assessment across the state with the expectations of the Profile of a Virginia Graduate. The profile — which was adopted by the state Board of Education in November 2016 — describes the knowledge, skills, attributes and experiences identified by the board, higher education and employers as critical for future success.
FLUVANNA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS HOST SCREENING OF SUNDANCE-SELECTED DOCUMENTARY, MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED
PRESS RELEASE – April 8, 2019
Fluvanna County Public Schools is one of more than 3,500 communities working to re-imagine the purpose of education
The week of April 15, 2019, Fluvanna County Public Schools will take part in Most Likely to Succeed’s worldwide campaign to re-imagine education. The acclaimed film, Most Likely to Succeed, offers an inspiring look at what students and teachers are capable of—if we have the vision and courage to transform our schools. Directed by acclaimed documentarian Greg Whiteley, the film has been an official selection of two dozen of the world’s top film festivals, including Sundance, Tribeca, and AFI DOCS. It’s been featured at leading conferences on education, including ASU/GSV, SxSWedu, Harvard/ GoldmanSachs, and NewSchools Venture Fund. Audience members call it the most compelling film ever done on the topic of school. In the past year, more than 3,500 communities have booked a screening of Most Likely to Succeed.
PRESS RELEASE – March 18, 2019
On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the Fluvanna County School Board adopted a school calendar for the 2019-20 school year. The school calendar was developed with input from parents and school staff.
PRESS RELEASE – March 14, 2019
At its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 10, the Fluvanna County School Board will consider adoption of the textbook committee’s recommendation for textbooks for social studies.
The recommended textbooks and instructional materials will be on public display at the School Board Office weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from March 14, 2019 through April 9, 2019. Questions about the evaluation and adoption process should be directed to Brenda Gilliam at firstname.lastname@example.org or (434) 589-8208.
The public is invited to make public comment to the School Board about the adoption at its April 10 meeting.
PRESS RELEASE – February 28, 2019
At a scheduled Fluvanna County School Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019, the Fluvanna County School Board unanimously approved the appointment of Ms. Valarie Marsh as the new FCPS Transportation Supervisor. The division organized a school-based panel of team leaders, received multiple applications and conducted several interviews before selecting Ms. Marsh.