Spirit Week at James C. Hormel School

October 27, 2019 | JCH School

Fall Fest 2019 was a tremendous success! Our students and staff flooded the parking lot at our James C. Hormel School with costumes of all interests and genres. The always-popular Trunk-or-Treat featured popcorn and cotton candy, as well as a train for the kiddos to climb aboard. Big thanks to all who made this special…
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Heroes Among Us

October 15, 2019 | JCH School

For kids with disabilities, and especially those with autism, acceptance and inclusion can often be hard to come by. The University of Virginia (UVA) Football Team has an answer—a program that it calls “Thursday’s Heroes” that gives kids with disabilities and special needs a moment to shine. This fall, three VIA students are being celebrated…
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He’s a Lifesaver

June 22, 2018 | JCH School

Reid Saul, of the Albemarle County Sherriff’s Department, is the perfect picture of the friendly public safety officer.  With a smile as big as his laugh, and a heart to match, Sherriff Reid has been volunteering his time for almost 4 years helping keep VIA students safe. Project Lifesaver is a program that provides first…
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Spring Family Day at JCH School – April 12

April 4, 2018 | JCH School

James C. Hormel School families — please join us for Spring Family Day Thursday, April 12 starting at 9:00.  There will be coffee, juice, and donuts in the lobby to enjoy before or after your classroom’s performance, with fun activities to follow. Click here to view the flyer with the full schedule.
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Ready to Order: A Skills Development Milestone Story

February 21, 2018 | JCH School

For many people on the autism spectrum, even the most basic daily tasks like staying focused and communicating essential needs, cannot be taken for granted. But they can be achieved by patient, compassionate hard work repeated over time. Recently, some of that kind of work paid off when one of the students at the James…
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