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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


Recycle Your Eclipse Glasses! (Return th . . .

Dear families, staff, and students -- If you enjoyed yesterday's eclipse, pass on the joy by recycling your eclipse glasses (we won't need them for another 20 years). Return glasses in good conditio . . .

Posted Date: 04/09/2024

March 2024 News & Highlights

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 A Word From Dr. Gurley  Dear Cville Schools community – We are almost to Spring Break, a time when we all take a deep breath. Thanks to everyone’s work – staff, fa . . .

Posted Date: 03/27/2024

Dr. Justin Malone Returns to Charlottesv . . .

Charlottesville City Schools is pleased to announce that Dr. Justin Malone will be the new principal of Charlottesville High School, effective July 1. Dr. Malone's selection comes after an extensive . . .

Posted Date: 03/20/2024

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