Make Up Day 02-20-17

Monday, February 20, 2017 will be a make up instructional day for the inclement weather days that have been missed so far. 

Office of Civil Rights Information

In the fall of 2015, Amherst County Public Schools (ACPS) entered into an agreement with the United States Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to examine how discipline is effected within the school division. This web page will provide you with information on the status of the effort.

School Board to Pilot New Meeting Schedule

The School Board has agreed to pilot a new schedule for holding its monthly meetings.  Beginning immediately, the following schedule will go in effect:
Second Thursday of Each Month will be the scheduled School Board meeting as is held now. These meetings begin at 6:00 pm in the Board Meeting at the Central Office, 153 Washington Street, Amherst.

Influenza Information

Currently influenza is widespread in Virginia, including our region.
What is influenza?
Influenza is commonly referred to as the “flu”. It is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. The flu can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. It’s never too late to get the flu vaccine! 
What are the symptoms of flu?

FY18 Budget Discussion

Interactive Achievement is now PowerSchool Assessment

Interactive Achievement (also known as OnTrac) has been bought by PowerSchool LLC.
InterActive Achievement(IA) and/or OnTrac is now PowerSchool Assessment.
The new Longitudinal Data Systems(LDS) is now PowerSchool Analytics.
PowerSchool has grouped the two together as PowerSchool Assessment and Analytics.

Pleasant View Elementary School

Test Scores Show Improvement Across the Division

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