More local school divisions are beginning classes this week. Culpeper County will welcome its students on Monday. The students at William Monroe High (pictured) and the other Greene County schools will return to their classes on Tuesday. Albemarle and Charlottesville will join the parade on Wednesday. Fluvanna, Nelson, and Louisa began a new academic year last week. Buckingham will start on August 27th, and Orange and Madison will begin classes on the day after Labor Day.
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