Fluvanna Middle School
Principal: Meagan Tenia
3717 Central Plains Road
Palmyra, VA 22963
Instructional Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Student Drop-off Starting at 7:25 a.m.
Student Pick-up Starting at 2:45 p.m.
Attendance Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FLUVANNA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS APPOINTS CHRIS MAZELLA AS FLUVANNA COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
PRESS RELEASE – August 2, 2019
At the regularly scheduled Fluvanna County School Board Meeting on Wednesday, July 11th, 2019, Fluvanna County School Board unanimously approved the appointment of Chris Mazella as the new Fluvanna Middle School (FMS) Assistant Principal. The division and FMS organized a school-based panel of team leaders which received 16 applications and conducted 16 interviews before selecting Mr. Mazella.
“I am truly excited about Mr. Mazella’s transition as the Fluvanna Middle School Assistant Principal. Chris brings a solid foundation of both academic and leadership experiences to this position. He will be a wonderful asset to both Fluvanna Middle School, our division, and the community as a whole. I know that Mr. Mazella will continue to help us grow and move forward together for all of our students,” stated Dr. Tenia, FMS Principal.
Mr. Mazella comes to Fluvanna from Richmond City Public Schools with seven years in education; most recently, as a history teacher and special education teacher at Albert Hill Middle School. Prior to working at Albert Hill, he served as a history teacher and special education teacher at Thompson Middle School in the City of Richmond. He grew up near Buffalo, NY, and attended Keuka College for both his undergraduate (2011) and masters (2012) degrees. He completed his graduate certificate in Educational Leadership at the University of Richmond in 2018.
Mr. Mazella has been married to Emily Bowles, for two years. They have a nine month old golden-doodle puppy named Turner. Mr. Mazella is an avid fan of both the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres.
“I am truly honored to serve as the new Assistant Principal at Fluvanna Middle School. I look forward to working with staff, students, and the community to reach every student’s potential and create lasting relationships with them,” stated Mr. Mazella.
Dr. Meagan Tenia
PRESS RELEASE – July 25, 2019
At a regularly scheduled Fluvanna County School Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, Fluvanna County School Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Meagan Tenia as the new Fluvanna Middle School Principal (FMS). The division organized a school-based panel of team leaders, receiving eight applications and conducted eight interviews before selecting Dr. Tenia.
“I am truly excited about Dr. Tenia taking over the helm as the Fluvanna Middle School Principal. Meagan brings a solid foundation of both academic and leadership experiences to this position. She will be a wonderful asset to both Fluvanna Middle School, our division, and the community as a whole. I know that she will continue to help us grow and move forward together for our children,” stated Chuck Winkler, Superintendent.
Dr. Tenia comes to Fluvanna from Henrico County Public Schools with 13 years in education; most recently, as Associate Principal at Short Pump Middle School. Prior to working in Henrico, Meagan worked in Chesterfield County as a middle school Dean and Science teacher. She has also taught in Charlottesville City Schools and Suffolk County Public Schools.
Dr. Tenia has been married to Mark Tenia, for 14 years. They have two children, Gabrielle, who is a 7th grader, and Marley, a 3rd grader.
“I am truly honored to serve as the new Principal at Fluvanna Middle School. I look forward to working with staff, students, and the community to reach every student’s potential,” stated Dr. Tenia.
Fluvanna County Public Schools is pleased to announce the availability of applying for Free and Reduced Price Meals online! The process is SAFE, SECURE, PRIVATE, and AVAILABLE anytime, anywhere!
Safe & Secure
We use the highest level of data encryption available, meaning that your
information is always safe and guarded.
Private & Available
Apply online in the comfort and privacy of your own home. The online service is
available 24/7 anytime, anywhere there is an Internet connection!
Your data is transmitted to the Food Service Office the same day you apply,
allowing for quicker processing so you can receive benefits faster.
No more paper applications to complete and return to the school office! Applying
online is so convenient and good for the environment as well!
• Visit www.MySchoolApps.com
• Select your State (VA) and then choose your School District (Fluvanna County Public Schools)
• Follow the easy to use, step-by-step screens to enter student and household information
• Click “Apply” to submit your application for meal benefits!
It’s That Easy!
For additional information contact Food Services at 434-589-4344 or
The First Day of School is August 8th!
Online Application Entry is now available.
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.
The key elements of the 2019-20 calendar are:
- August 8, 2019 is the first day for students.
- First Semester ends prior to Winter Break.
- Spring Break is April 6 – 10, 2020.
- May 21, 2020 is the last day of school.
- Five early release days for staff to participate in professional development or other related activities.
A copy of the calendar is attached to this press release. The calendar is available on the school division’s website.
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 email@example.com or (434) 589-8208.
The public is invited to make public comment to the School Board about the adoption at its April 10 meeting.