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October 20, 2017
The five candidates for Albemarle County School Board on the 2017 general election ballot appeared at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters on Thursday. The event took place at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library’s Central Branch in downtown Charlottesville. Three county School Board seats are up for ...
October 11, 2017
The six candidates in the three contested races for local office in Albemarle County appeared at the Senior Center on Wednesday at a campaign forum sponsored by the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. “We’re bringing the election down to the local level where it is significant and important for all ...
May 25, 2017
The Albemarle County School Board has voted to consolidate B. F. Yancey Elementary School into Red Hill and Scottsville elementary schools in June. Yancey was denied accreditation by the state last year after failing to meet performance benchmarks for Standards of Learning assessments in three consecutive years. The School Board ...
May 06, 2017
A Charlottesville preschool recently invited the public to build “brains” in a game designed to raise awareness of mental development in early childhood. Our Neighborhood Child Development Center on Ivy Road hosted 10 rounds of the Brain Architecture Game during the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s ...
April 28, 2017
The Albemarle County School Board on Thursday discussed closing B. F. Yancey Elementary School after learning that the school could lose some major funding, and that enrollment at the Esmont school is declining. At a work session on Thursday, division staff told the School Board that Yancey is in danger ...
April 19, 2017
Katrina Callsen, a former Teach for America corps member and a 2014 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, on Wednesday announced her candidacy for the Rio District seat on the Albemarle County School Board. Callsen, 31, will face Agnor-Hurt Elementary literacy instructor Mary McIntyre in the November ...
March 08, 2017
Mary McIntyre, a literacy specialist at Agnor-Hurt Elementary, has submitted the paperwork declaring her candidacy for the Rio District seat on the Albemarle County School Board. If elected, McIntyre said she would resign from her position at Agnor-Hurt before joining the board, as required by Virginia law. “I feel like ...
February 16, 2017
Albemarle County School Board candidate Julian Waters has a front-row seat to local education issues. He attends Western Albemarle High School. As a minor— Waters turns 18 in September — he also has to rely on friends and family to legally collect the 125 petition signatures that will put him on ...
September 04, 2016
Albemarle County schools recently announced plans to lower a planned expansion to Woodbrook Elementary School from two stories to one, reduce the number of students redistricted to it from 300 to 200 and increase the buffer between new parts of the building and the adjacent neighborhood. The project will add ...
November 04, 2015
Two incumbents and three newcomers were elected Tuesday to the Albemarle County School Board. Five of seven seats on the board were on the ballot. Jonno Alcaro won a three-way race for the open at-large seat, defeating Catherine Lochner and Dolly Joseph. Alcaro took 50 percent of the vote while ...
October 28, 2015
In advance of Election Day on Nov. 3, Charlottesville Tomorrow will once again mail out in-depth nonpartisan voter guides, featuring exclusive one-on-one interviews with all 25 candidates for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Charlottesville City Council and both local school boards. In the days before the election, we will also ...
October 18, 2015
Five of the seven seats on the Albemarle County School Board are up for election Nov. 3, and while two of those races are uncontested, almost half of the board next year will be composed of new faces. Both Jason Buyaki and Steve Koleszar, who represent the Rivanna and Scottsville ...
October 12, 2015
Graham Paige is a candidate for the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County School Board. Five of the seven seats on board will be determined in the Nov. 3 election. Other candidates in this race include: Michael Basile & Brian Vanyo. Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and ...
October 07, 2015
The three candidates hoping to fill the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County School Board squared off Tuesday at Murray Elementary School to debate numerous issues central to Albemarle’s public schools. The seat — vacated by Eric Strucko, and filled in the interim by former board member Jon ...
October 06, 2015
Charlottesville Tomorrow and The Daily Progress will co-host a candidate forum for the Albemarle County School Board's Samuel Miller Magisterial District special election. Doors will open at Virginia L. Murray Elementary School at 6:00 PM. The forum will begin promptly at 6:30 PM and last until 8 ...
September 02, 2015
The field for the special election for the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County School Board is now one candidate smaller. According to the county registrar’s office, Patrick Barnett, 48, withdrew from the race Monday. Barnett, a retired U.S. Army colonel, told Charlottesville Tomorrow in an ...
August 21, 2015
Michael J. Basile, 49, former president of the Jefferson Area Tea Party, has announced his candidacy for the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County School Board. Basile’s entry into the race makes him one of four candidates vying for the post to be decided in a special ...
July 26, 2015
In less than a month, the ballot for local elections will be finalized. While 10 people already have declared that they are running for one of five seats on the Albemarle County School Board, one race still has candidates filing their paperwork. Currently, three candidates have declared for the Samuel ...
June 11, 2015
The fields for the Albemarle and Charlottesville school board races are set, and the final days and hours preceding Tuesday’s filing deadline saw six new candidates submit paperwork. Five candidates are running for four open seats on the Charlottesville School Board. Adam Hastings, 34, dean of business, mathematics and ...
June 09, 2015
Six people who applied to fill the now-vacant Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County School Board until Nov. 3 each made their case Monday before the School Board and members of the community. The vacancy is the result of the resignation of Eric Strucko, who accepted a position ...
May 29, 2015
The Albemarle County School Board has received seven applications from individuals seeking to represent the Samuel Miller Magisterial District until the Nov. 3 election. The seat is the result of the resignation of Eric Strucko, a two-term School Board member who stepped down last month after accepting a position at ...
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