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Now through March 2
CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY SCHOOLS PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION
The Charlottesville City Schools Preschool Program is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Your child must be three or four-years-old by September 30, 2015. Certain requirements apply. To find out more about program requirements and get an application, call the Preschool Office at 245-2813 or visit the Charlottesville City Schools web site at www.charlottesvilleschools.org. Applications are due by March 2, 2015. Space is limited so apply today! Contact: Preschool Office.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 245-2813. 
 
March 3 & 5
NORTH BRANCH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
North Branch School.
221 Mickens Rd, Afton, VA.  9-11:30am March 3. 6:30-8pm March 5.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-456-8450. 
 
March 6, Friday
STUART HALL LOWER SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Stuart Hall School.
Prospective families with children in grades PK-5 are invited for tours, information, and a chance to experience a typical Lower School Assembly, where several classes share what they are learning. Experience the Stuart Hall community in action. Please rsvp: admissions@stuart-hall.org 74 Quicks Mill Rd, Verona.  1:30-3:30pm.  $FREE.  Contact: Mia Kivlighan.  Email: mkivlighan@stuart-hall.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-213-7743. 
 
March 18, Wednesday
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR ALBEMARLE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Albemarle County Public Schools.
To be eligible for kindergarten, children must be 5 years old by September 30, 2015. Families should bring an original birth certificate or passport if child is of an international background, a Social Security Card (preferred but not required), and two proofs of county residency displaying the same physical address (please see website for accepted forms of proof of residency). The International & ESOL Office at 296-6517 is available to assist parents who are non-native English speakers. All Area County Elementary Schools.  9am-1pm & 3-6pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-5877. 
 
March 21, Saturday
UVA'S SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCE OPEN HOUSE
UVA's School of Engineering & Applied Science.
Meet faculty and staff, interact with current students, take tours of state-of-the-art facilities, and attend interesting exhibits, presentations and demonstrations. See website for full schedule. UVA's School of Engineering & Applied Science.  $Free.  Email: seas-openhouse@virginia.edu . For details, please click this link. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
February 28, Saturday
ANNUAL RED HILL CHILI COOK-OFF & BINGO NIGHT
Red Hill Elementary School PTO.
*New date*. Play bingo and taste some of the best chili Red Hill has to offer. Red Hill Elementary School Cafeteria.  6-8pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
March 20, Friday
CINDERELLA'S CLOSET
Monticello High School PTSO.
The mission of Cinderella's Closet is to ensure that every young woman in Central Virginia can experience a beautiful, affordable formal experience. Choose from over 300 new & gently-loved brand name and designer dresses priced at $25. Monticello High School, Auditorium.  4-8:30pm.  $25.  Email: CinderellasCloset@hotmail.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
March 20, Friday
STONY POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO AUCTION AND FUNDRAISER
Join the Stony Point community in their 79th annual auction. All funds raised support the PTO. Bid on items from your favorite local stores and restaurants, Disney passes and more. Complimentary childcare and kids activities. Stony Point Elementary School.  6pm.  Contact: Sarah Gran.  Email: sarahgran@gmail.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
March 21, Saturday
CHARLOTTESVILLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL 19TH ANNUAL GALA AUCTION
Charlottesville Catholic School.
A combination of both silent and live auctions, with gourmet dining and live entertainment, this event helps support the school's mission to educate young students with academic excellence, faith enrichment, and character development. The Boar's Head Inn.  6pm-12am.  $100/per ticket.  Contact: Ashley Nelson.  Email: a.nelson@cvillecatholic.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 964-0400. 
 
  School Meetings
 
March 12, Thursday
ALBEMARLE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Albemarle County School District.
Come and find out about current issues and hot topics at the Albemarle County school board meeting. Albemarle County Office Building, Lane Auditorium.  Directions: 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville.  6:30pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 972-4055. 
 
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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