RS Alumna Rachel Needham ('13) has reported on an urgent issue: the impact of the pandemic on K-12 students in Virginia. She is a reporter for the Rappahannock News and this article was published in USA Today.
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RS Alum Reports on COVID's Impact on Students in VA
RS Alumni Parent Speaks on Charlottesville and the Inauguration
RS Alumni Parent and UVA Professor Dr. Jalane Schmidt was one of several Charlottesville voices included in a New York Times article this week on the connections between the summer of 2017 in Charlottesville, the 2020 Presidential election, and the events leading up to the inauguration this week. You may read the full article here with a New York Times subscription.
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Mr. McClellan Helps At Local Event
A big THANK YOU to Mr. McClellan, featured on CBS News for his participation in the Charlottesville City Schools Family Engagement Essential Needs Drive Thru.
SPRING SHOW, SCHOOL FUNDRAISER, CLUBS, AND EVEN OPEN HOUSE AND FIELD DAY MOVE ONLINE
Renaissance School is taking measures to ensure academic continuity and a strong sense of community are present online in the fourth quarter of 2020. Independent and public school buildings alike are closed until June 10 at the time of this press release, as per Virginia Governor Northam’s order on March 23.
RS Grad Published in RVA Mag
Congratulations to Theo T ('15), published in RVA Mag with his piece, Images of American Emptiness: Edward Hopper's Hotels.
COLLEGE PREP SCHOOL CONFRONTS SYSTEMIC RACISM WITH EXPERIENTIAL CURRICULUM
The Renaissance School mission is to have an ongoing conversation that encourages thoughtful consideration of the past, present, and future. Ms. Johnson says, “We aim to educate students in a way that exposes them to facts and ideas that, in the end, inform important decisions they will ultimately make as adults. We want to encourage thoughtful citizenship. This can’t be achieved with lectures alone. This requires art, travel, literature, discussion, debate, and every kind of experiential learning.”
Student Geneticists Publish on Organic Antifreeze
Congratulations to Lola M ('19), Eva P ('19) and Samiksha R ('19) on the publication of their research article in BioTreks Journal!
Student Geneticists Publish on Red Tide Neutralization
Congratulations to Artemis B ('19), Rosalee K ('19), and Ella S ('21) on on the publication of their research article in BioTreks Journal!
Student Geneticists Publish on Poplar Soil Filtration
Congratulations to Mercedes G ('20), Ioannis R ('20), Isabella R ('19), and Alex Z ('20) on the publication of their research article in BioTreks Journal!
HEAD OF SCHOOL RECEIVES FELLOWSHIP TO KLINGENSTEIN COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Head of Renaissance School, Sara Johnson, has been awarded a fellowship to the 2020 Klingenstein Heads of Schools Program at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York.
Renaissance School Music Ensemble Opens Freedom & Liberation Concert at the Jefferson
Liberation and Freedom days, events put on by the Jefferson School to celebrate the emancipation of the enslaved in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, started with a community concert.
Renaissance School Junior Named One of 45 World Science Scholars
Ionnis “Yanni” Raymond, a junior, is one of 45 high school students in the world selected for the honor, which is bestowed by the World Science Festival to recognize students with extraordinary talent in mathematics.
Renaissance School Senior and YMCA 22x20 Intern Featured in New York Times
Eva Pfefferkorn sheepishly knocked on her first door. No answer. Then another. Same result. And another. And another. But the fifth house she visited finally saw someone answer.
Renaissance School Sophomore Wins Adrenaline Audience Award, Progeny Best Film & Director Awards
Scroll down to see OUT.OF.STOCK in both 2017, 2018 awards.
Renaissance School Student’s Documentary Film Featured on NPR
Renaissance School student Nicholas Keen can tell you everything you need to know about the Local Food Hub.