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April 27, 2017
How can technology make Charlottesville residents healthier, better informed and more involved in local government? Nine Albemarle High School students were given 90 minutes to answer that question at HackCville’s inaugural civic engagement design challenge. HackCville, a student-run entrepreneurship accelerator and technology skills school at the University of Virginia ...
October 28, 2016
As the 2016 election cycle has produced historic levels of partisan animosity between voters, intense focus on individual candidates and an at-times deeply personal struggle between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, some Albemarle County and Charlottesville government teachers have had to change how they teach the election. At ...
August 26, 2016
The Albemarle County School Board wrestled Thursday night with how its high schools will embrace student-directed and experiential learning while adequately assessing knowledge and producing credits that colleges will accept. The discussion comes as school officials are looking to increase high school capacity, either with an addition to Albemarle High ...
June 30, 2016
Autum Woodson has always had trouble staying focused in the plastic seat of a one-piece classroom desk. Woodson, a rising 10th-grader at Monticello High School, said the desks are uncomfortable, and she constantly finds herself fidgeting and getting distracted. This summer, through a grant-funded entrepreneurship program at Albemarle High School ...
May 22, 2016
When English teacher Joe Frankfurth gets to his classroom at Albemarle High School each morning, more often than not, there is a line of students waiting for him to unlock the door. The students are part of Team 19, a pilot program in project-based learning for ninth-graders who previously struggled ...
April 21, 2016
Rheisen Dennis has had an enterprising streak since he was little boy. As a 5-year-old, Dennis drew a picture on a paper restaurant placemat, then drew a dollar sign next to it, his father, Jameel, said. The boy told his parents he intended to sell the piece. The elder Dennis ...
June 01, 2013
Bill Daly, Albemarle High School Where were you born (and raised, if different)? I was born on Long Island and grew up in Smithtown, NY. When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area? I initially came to Charlottesville to study engineering at UVA. I left UVA after ...