Search: Michelle Karpovich
July 13, 2017
Work is underway to design new science labs and modernized classrooms for Western Albemarle High School and its Environmental Studies Academy. A 10,000 square-foot addition to the school will include three new labs, an office and prep rooms with storage. Seven existing science classrooms and six more classrooms throughout ...
November 15, 2014
When Jack Marcus sat down to browse the website Reddit almost two years ago, he never thought an article he read that day would land him on stage speaking to a packed house at Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater. But as Marcus learned about the prevalence of date rape in society ...
August 29, 2014
The Albemarle County School Board has endorsed a facilities budget that, if fully funded, would see about $104 million disbursed over the next five years. The spending plan—which represents the school division’s projected infrastructure needs—will now be considered against local government needs to form the Capital Improvement ...
May 10, 2014
Michelle Karpobich, Chemistry Teacher, Western Albemarle High School What is the most challenging aspect of your job? I consider myself an innovative teacher, trying to create authentic 21st century lessons and environments for my students, but not everyone is ready for educational change. This can lead to confrontations with individuals ...
March 11, 2014
Third in a series exploring local education budget initiatives Both Charlottesville and Albemarle schools want to support their teachers. Their budgets for the next school year include pay raises, and both school boards want to keep class sizes small. Another area where the two divisions agree is on the importance ...