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What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

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    Summer Awards and Special Recognitions

    School may be out for the summer, but many of our students are busy at work making presentations at conferences and receiving awards and opportunities at the state and national level. CHS student Cole Fairchild and engineering teacher Matt Shields were selected as part of the 2018 cohort of Bezos Scholars and recently attended an all-expenses paid trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival. Each year, the Bezos Family Foundation selects rising public high school seniors who apply with an educator partner to the year-long leadership development program.  After attending the festival, scholars return home to organize their own community change projects, known as ...

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    Back-to-School Information

    We look forward to welcoming our students back on August 22, 2018 for the first day of school. Find important dates such as back-to-school open houses, school supplies lists, and other key information below. For Open House Schedules, click here. For School Supply Lists, click here. For Summer Reading Lists, click here. For Free Vaccination Clinics, click here. For CHS fall dates (including senior portrait information), click here. For Buford Middle School fall information (including Chromebook distribution schedule), click here.   Regular School Hours: Elementary: 8:00am to 2:30pm Buford and Walker: 8:30am to 3:15pm CHS: 9:05am to 3:50pm (with a one-hour delayed start on the 2nd Thursday of some months)

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  • Buford Chromebook Distribution

    Welcome back — the start of school is almost here! Open house is Monday, August 20, 2017 from 4-6pm School starts on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Hours are 8:30am -3:15pm Buford School Supplies List 2018-19 Get Your Chromebooks Buford Middle School students are assigned a Chromebook (computer), charger, and a carrying case for the school year. Buford students, along with their parents/guardians, will have the opportunity to pick up their Chromebook prior to the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Pick-Up Dates and Times (in Buford Cafeteria) Monday, August 13th: 3-6pm Tuesday, August 14th: 3-6pm Wednesday, August 15th: 4-6pm Thursday, August 16th: 3-6pm Friday, August 17th: 3-6pm Tuesday, August 21st: 3-6pm Please take ...

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  • Summer Reading at Charlottesville City Schools

    Reading never takes a vacation!  Make this important and fun activity a part of your summer.  Below is information about our summer reading programs. Also, you and your family might enjoy meeting up with Books on Bikes, a group of Charlottesville City Schools teachers, librarians, staff, and even trained doggie pals as they make summertime deliveries of books and freezy-pops. Summer Reading Recommendations and Information: Preschool Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 2018 Middle School Reading Recommendations-grades 7 and 8 CHS-For a variety of excellent choices for grades 9-12, visit the Young Adult Library Services Association  (YALSA) book lists: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/2018-best-fiction-young-adults http://booklists.yalsa.net/  

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  • School Supplies Lists 2018-19

    School starts August 22.  Now is a great time to get your school supplies! Below are this year’s CCS school supplies lists.  Copies of these lists are available at area stores. If you have any questions, please call your school. And if you need assistance getting school supplies for this year, contact your school counselor. People who registered for this year’s Back-to-School Bash can pick up their supplies at their school open house on Monday, August 20.  For more information about the Back to School Bash, including a link to register, visit www.cvillebacktoschoolbash.com/. School Supply Lists for the 2018-19 School Year: Burnley-Moran Clark Elementary Greenbrier Elementary Jackson-Via Johnson Elementary Venable Elementary Walker ...

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    Buford and CHS Summer School Bus Routes

    Bus transportation will be provided for students enrolled in summer school at Buford Middle School and Charlottesville High School. Buford – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes CHS – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes

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    2018 Walker and Buford Spring Highlights and News

    Walker student Hazel Conklin won the stockpile division at the regional soap box derby in Culpeper! She was assisted in this STEM project by Troy Brown, Elias Garcia, and Oliver Jackson (not pictured). Congrats also to their advisor, iSTEM teacher Chris Chamberlin. Hazel has qualified to compete in the Local Masters Race this June, also in Culpeper. Students Hallie Goode and Allie Floyd have been awarded the Red Cross Youth Heroes Award for our region for their kindness and persistence in helping and befriending Walker’s functional skills students.  Way to model kindness and inclusivity, girls! This spring, Ms. Washburg and Ms. Woods’ 6th grade classes collaborated to host ...

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  • Summer School at CHS

    CHS SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION Online registration for summer school classes will continue until June 14. CHS will offer both virtual and face-to-face summer classes for current students and rising 9th-graders. Summer School Dates: June 18 – July 27 NOTE: many of our popular courses such as Health/PE and Virtual Economics & Personal Finance do have CAPACITY limits. Registration will be accepted in the order in which it is received. CHS – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes Buford – 2018 Summer School Bus Routes Additional Questions? Please contact: Teresa Bryant, CHS Assistant Principal (434) 245-2410  bryantt1@charlottesvilleschools.org CHS Counseling Office, (434) 245-2698

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    Buford Principal Announcements

    Dear Buford families– We have two important announcements about the future of Buford. The first is that at the end of this year, Mr. Eric Johnson will be leaving Buford to become the principal of Charlottesville City Schools’ hospital education program at U.Va. Medical Center. We are tremendously appreciative of Mr. Johnson’s service at Buford and are delighted that he will remain on the Charlottesville Schools staff in this new position. The second announcement is related. Because of the timing of Mr. Johnson’s announcement, we were in the position to move quickly to identify his successor. Starting this summer, Mrs. Stephanie ...

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    Spring Performances and Events at Cville Schools

    Charlottesville City Schools has a full menu of opportunities to enjoy the fine arts for all ages this spring!   5/1 (Tuesday) Johnson Elementary PreK, 1st, 3rd, and 4th grades presents “Celebrating Friendship” Spring Performance, 6pm. 245-2417. 5/2 (Wednesday): Buford Orchestra Spring Concert, 7:30pm, Buford Auditorium. 245-2411. 5/3-5/5 (Thursday-Saturday) CHS Theatre presents Chicago, 7pm, Black Box Theatre at Charlottesville High School. http://bit.ly/CHSTheatreTickets. 245-2410 5/4 ( Friday) Greenbrier Elementary First Grade Spring Performance, 10:30am. 245-2415. 5/4 (Friday) Buford Band Spring Concert, 7pm, Buford Auditorium. 245-2411. 5/6 (Sunday) CHS Band Spring Concert, 7pm, Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center. 245-2410 5/7 (Monday) Venable grades 1 and 2 Spring Performance, 6 ...

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