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Steve Floyd Receives VAISEF Partlow Insurance Best Practice Award

Charterhouse School – Richmond Social Studies Teacher, Steve Floyd, was awarded the Partlow Insurance Best Practices Award at the VAISEF Fall Conference for his experiential learning project, “Humans of Richmond”.  Based on the wildly popular “Humans of New York” photo series, Mr. Floyd and his students explored the city of Richmond and interviewed people off the street. […]

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Welcome Kay Currie, new Charterhouse School principal!

New Charterhouse School principal Kay Currie has hit the ground running and is excited for the start of the school year.

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Former Charterhouse Student Advocates on Capitol Hill

Remember the UMFS Spring Champion Alex? Earlier this month he visited Washington D.C to speak with U.S. senators and congressmen about the use of seclusion and restraint in public schools and to ensure that schools are equipped to educate children with special needs.

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Charterhouse School Student Earns National Award

Charterhouse School student Alex Campbell earns national award for self-advocacy Alex Campbell, a 5th grader in Ms. Henggeler’s class, earned a national award through the Council of Exceptional Children for his work in self-advocacy. Alex earned this prestigious honor because of his work advocating for regulations regarding seclusion and restraint in our schools. Alex bravely […]

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Pop Smith Scholarship recipient says thanks

Paul Switzer, far right Paul Switzer, a recent recipient of UMFS’ Pop Smith Scholarship, is learning, growing and overcoming the obstacles that face students with autism spectrum disorder in pursuit of higher education. Yesterday, UMFS honored Paul and two other recipients of the scholarship at a reception celebrating the students’ successes and thanking the many […]

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Thank you for helping to feed our kids!

WE ARE OVERWHELMED by your generosity in response to our backpack snacks appeal. We asked, and you responded–in spades. It was that simple. We are truly touched, and our hearts are full. Staff at UMFS Charterhouse’ School work tirelessly to empower Virginia’s at-risk kids. Your support empowers us to continue doing that work as we […]

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Can you help support our aquarium project?

Students Josh Loving’s science class have been working on assembling freshwater and saltwater ecosystems. With the help of donations, student purchases, staff donations, and some school funds, the class has now put together 5 aquariums including a 56 gallon saltwater reef tank The students are using the aquariums to learn multiple SOL learning standards such […]

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Several positions open at Charterhouse School- Edinburg

Do you, or does someone you know, have a passion for relationships, collaboration, strengths-based approaches, and the relentless pursuit of solutions? We’re looking for unwavering champions for children to teach at Charterhouse School – Edinburg. We’re currently looking for teachers who like to teach small classes with no more than eight students per class. Special […]

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Student Artwork — Fall 2014