News

Albemarle Adds Five Days For Snow Make Up

Albemarle Adds Five Days For Snow Make Up

Photo: WINA

The Albemarle School Board will not change a policy on making up for snow days. The board has accepted a staff recommendation to add five days to the existing calendar, and the new last day of classes will be June 13th. The county has missed ten days this year, and the board is asking teachers to use the extra days doing something of value. Eric Strucko and Pam Moynihan (pictured) have heard complaints about teachers who showed movies in class. The county has not ruled out asking Richmond for a waiver. If the state grants the request, classes might end two days earlier. The school staff received more than 6000 responses to a survey on options for making up the lost time. The lion’s share of the suggestions involved asking the state for a waiver.

 

Latest Stories

4 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

City Files Countersuit Against CPC

Charlottesville Circuit Court (2)

Attorneys who represent the city have filed a countersuit against the Charlottesville Parking Center in an escalating dispute over parking spaces.

16 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

penscaps16120076416963

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

16 hours ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

goffdraft870850982276

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

16 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

kansasweatherAP

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

22-overlay-9

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.