Both schools are named after former City School leaders who directed the district during the time of segregation.
Students and community members, however, voted to remain named after half of the infamous Lewis and Clark duo.
“When we make essential items in our closets free and accessible, that’s one less thing that a student has to worry about,” said Bianca Johnson.
“I think the name Trailblazers is kind of dumb,” said School Board member Jennifer McKeever.
Venable and Clark elementary schools are among the first City Schools to have their names reconsidered.
Students voted to rename Venable as “Trailblazers” and Clark as “Friendship.”
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“What we’re doing is not sustainable,” said Albemarle routing and planning manager Renee DeVall. “If we were fully staffed, we wouldn’t be doing routes like this.”
After the Sunday night shootings at UVA, educational leaders stress resources for mental health.
Charley Burton didn’t know what “trans” meant until his 50s, and he wants young people to find their voices sooner than he did.