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  Open Houses
 
October 18, Wednesday
PEABODY SCHOOL FALL OPEN HOUSE
Peabody School.
During Open House, prospective parents of students may tour the campus including, meet students and teachers and observe classes. Reservations are required. Adults only. Peabody School.  9am-2pm.  $Free.  Contact: Katie Murrah.  Email: kmurrah@peabodyschool.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-6901. 
 
October 18, Wednesday
TANDEM FRIENDS SCHOOL COME SEE US IN ACTION ADMISSIONS EVENT
Tandem Friends School.
Interested parents can take a tour, visit classes in session and participate in a faculty/student panel discussion to learn more about the school. RSVP. Tandem Friends School.  9-10:30am.  $Free.  Contact: Emily Morrison.  Email: contact@tandemfs.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-1303. 
 
October 28, Saturday
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR & OPEN HOUSE
Piedmont Family YMCA.
Halloween fun and an open house. Jefferson School City Center.  12-2pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: rvinson@piedmontymca.org.
 
October 28, Saturday
VILLAGE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Village School.
10am-2pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-4404. 
 
October 28, Saturday
VILLAGE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Village School.
10am-2pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-4404. 
 
November 6, Monday
RENAISSANCE SCHOOL FALL OPEN HOUSE
The college preparatory high school for high-ability students in the arts, sciences, and humanities, will host an annual fall open house for parents and interested students who are invited to tour the school, speak with current students and faculty, as well as attend classes and experience the interdisciplinary learning culture of Renaissance School. 418 E. Jefferson St.  9am-4pm.  Contact: Richelle Claiborne.  Email: rclaiborne@renaissanceschool.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-984-1952. 
 
November 7, Tuesday
COVENANT SCHOOL ALL-DAY STUDENT VISITATION
Covenant School.
Prospective students are invited to spend the day attending classes and meeting teachers and peers. RSVP please. Covenant School .  All Day.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 220-7330. 
 
November 7, Tuesday
FIELD SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Field School.
Prospective students are welcome at this parent open house. Parents can tour the school, ask questions and look in on a class. 9-11am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-4353. 
 
November 7, Tuesday
THE COVENANT SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
The Covenant School.
Prospective parents are invited to an open house of both upper and lower schools. RSVP required. The Covenant School.  8:30-11am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 220-7330. 
 
November 8, Wednesday
MESA OPEN HOUSE
Math, Engineering and Science Academy.
MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Academy) at Albemarle High School will host an Open House. Teachers and current students will be available to answer questions, showcase projects and talk about the curriculum. Albemarle High School.  5-7pm.  Email: twayne@k12albemarle.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 975-9300. 
 
November 14, Tuesday
REGENTS SCHOOL OF CHARLOTTESVILLE OPEN HOUSE
Regents School.
Learn more about a Classical Christian education. Small class sizes, biblical world view and challenging academics for kindergarten-12th grade. Regents School of Charlottesville .  Directions: Ivy Road.  7pm.  $Free.  Recommended for ages 5 to 18.  Contact: Courtney Palumbo.  Email: cpalumbo@regents-school.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-0633. 
 
November 14, Tuesday
TANDEM FRIENDS SCHOOL COME SEE US IN ACTION ADMISSIONS EVENT
Tandem Friends School.
Interested parents can take a tour, visit classes in session and participate in a faculty/student panel discussion to learn more about the school. RSVP. Tandem Friends School.  9-10:30am.  $Free.  Email: contact@tandemfs.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-1303. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
October 20, Friday
10TH ANNUAL "SWING FOR THE SCHOOL" GOLF TOURNAMENT
Grymes Memorial School.
A day of fun supporting the The Fund for Grymes with a continental breakfast followed by a shotgun start, lunch on the course, a 3:30pm cocktail and light hors d’oeuvres reception, awards and raffle drawing on the patio. Win awards for Beat the Pro, Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Top Three Foursomes and more. Fawn Lake Country Club, Spotsylvania.  9am registration, 3:30 cocktail reception.  Email: info@grymesschool.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-1010. 
 
October 21, Saturay
JACKSON-VIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'S ROCKTOBERFEST
Jackson-Via Elementary PTO.
Games, food, a cake walk, face painting, prizes, raffles, and a silent auction. Funds raised from Rocktoberfest have been used to support quality activities for Jackson-Via, such as literacy nights, community performances, multicultural events, as well as teacher appreciation and additional school supplies. Jackson-Via Elementary School.  6:30pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
October 21, Saturday
RED HILL ELEMENTARY FALL CARNIVAL
Red Hill Elementary PTO.
Enjoy a raffle, food for purchase, a boo house and a gym full of traditional carnival games. Red Hill Elementary.  5-8pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: redhillespto@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-5332. 
 
  School Meetings
 
October 11, 18, 19, 24 & 25
HIGH SCHOOL 2022
Albemarle County School District.
Learn more about High School 2022, an Albemarle County Public Schools initiative to rethink high school. Beginning with incoming freshman in fall 2018, the high school experience will be different. Come and learn how. At Various Area Middle Schools (see website for list).  6:30pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
November 2, Thursday
CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY SCHOOLS BOARD MEETING
Charlottesville School District.
Come listen to the discussions, debates and decisions of the city school board. Charlottesville High School.  Directions: Booker T. Reaves Media Center .  5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 245-2400. 
 
November 9, Thursday
ALBEMARLE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD MEETING
Albemarle County School District.
Come listen to the discussions, debates and decisions of the city school board. Lane Auditorium, Albemarle County Office Building.  6:30pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-972-4055. 
 
Second Wednesdays
BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO MEETING
6pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
monthly, see schedule for details
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Albemarle County School District.
Provides advice concerning unmet needs in the education of children with disabilities and assists in the formulation and development of long-range plans for these children. Any parent may attend committee meetings. Albemarle County Office Building.  Directions: Room 320, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville.  7-9pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: albemarleseac@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 974-6442. 
 
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