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Meet the Principal

I’m excited and honored to serve as Principal of Venable Elementary School! Together we will create MAGIC and ensure that we are meeting the individual social, emotional, academic and physical needs of our All Stars daily. We look forward to partnering with parents and community members to offer our All Stars a world-class education! — Chantel Beverly, Principal



Chantel Beverly


Charlottesville City Schools is an interconnected, equity-focused school community committed to providing the skills and knowledge needed for lifelong learning, engaged citizenship, and personal fulfillment


Take a Survey about Possible Updates to . . .

Dear Charlottesville City Schools staff, families, and CHS students– The School Board has requested feedback about three possible updates to our current safety model. If approved, any of the chan . . .

Posted Date: 02/21/2024

February 2024 News & Highlights

Thursday, February 15, 2024 A Word From Dr. Gurley  Hello and welcome to our February newsletter!  In light of Valentine’s Day yesterday, I wanted to reflect on love and connection and how I’v . . .

Posted Date: 02/15/2024

Come See "SpongeBob: The Musical" at CHS . . .

TheatreCHS Presents Family-Friendly "SpongeBob: The Musical" More than 70 students at Charlottesville High School will present “SpongeBob: The Musical” this Thursday, February 15 through Su . . .

Posted Date: 02/13/2024

Time to apply for free fall preschool an . . .

TIME TO APPLY FOR FREE FALL PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE It's time to apply for free preschool and childcare for this fall! Programs in our schools and in our area serve qualifying children who will sti . . .

Posted Date: 02/06/2024