What’s Happening at Buford

What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

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    Back to School 2022

    We’re ready to welcome you back on Wednesday, August 24! This page is designed to help you have a great start to the year: Free Back-to-School COVID Testing Teacher Assignments/Student Schedules Re-Registration (Back-to-School Forms) School Supply Lists Free Back to School Bash Information from Your School Open Houses COVID Safety Transportation/Walk to School Updates Calendar (School Holidays, etc.) Scroll down to learn more. Need information about something else? Call your school or let us know at goodnews@charlottesvilleschools.org.   Back-to-School COVID Testing (August 17, 21, and 22) Join us for FREE COVID testing for Cville Schools staff and students: Wednesday, August 17, CHS MLKPAC (come inside), 1–2pm Sunday, August 21, CHS (drive-thru), 2–4pm Monday, August 22, Buford (drive-thru), 4–6pm Also ...

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  • Important Updates to School Transportation

    On the afternoon of August 14, we sent out personalized updates about each student’s transportation status (for example, “in walk zone”, “assigned to bus”, “assigned to waitlist”, etc.) If you did not receive an update for one of your students, please call the school. Have questions? Read on. On August 2, 2022, we sent individualized notifications to students alerting them as to whether they are in the walk zone or the bus zone for their school. Due to the bus driver shortage, not all students in the bus zone will receive bus assignments. Bus assignments will be released in August. Please make a ...

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    Back-to-School Supplies Lists for 2022-23

    We’re looking forward to welcoming students back to school on Wednesday, August 24! 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. School Supply Lists for the 2022-23 School Year: 22-23 CHS School Supplies List 22-23 Buford School Supplies List 22-23 Walker School Supplies List 22-23 Burnley-Moran School Supplies List 22-23 Clark School Supplies List 22-23 Greenbrier School Supplies List 22-23 Jackson-Via School Supply List 22-23 Johnson School Supplies List 22-23 Venable School Supplies List Our community makes sure that all students have the supplies they need for learning! Free supplies are available at the annual Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, August 20! For assistance with school supplies, ...

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  • 2022 Summer Opportunities

    Charlottesville City Schools is introducing our new 2022 Summer Opportunities online hub. This page is full of academic and enrichment opportunities for your children which are run by our division, the City of Charlottesville, or program partners in our schools. These offerings are either free, financially accessible, or offer scholarships. While not a complete list of all the happenings in Cville this summer, this resource is meant to give families a starting point for enriching their children’s time off from school. We will update this list as additional information is available.

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  • Celebrate Cville Schools Student Art!

    Presenting Art Connections, the Charlottesville City Schools 2022 Jeff Suling Annual Student Art Exhibition! This virtual exhibit includes an introductory video featuring art teachers and student artists, and you can peruse amazing and important student artwork from every school and every grade. The exhibit is organized into six categories reflecting the ways artists connect in the many aspects of our lives: Art Foundations; Communities; History of Art & Culture; Natural World; Storytelling; and Visual Math. Click here or on the image below to begin exploring Art Connections!

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    Buford’s New Running and Walking Club Delivers Shoes to Charity

    Buford’s new Running and Walking Club is on the move and helping the community! Here is the group after they walked to Ragged Mountain Running Shop to donate ten pairs of athletic shoes to charity in May. 

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  • Congratulations Golden Apple Award Winners

    2022 Winners Congratulations to the 9 Golden Apple Award Winners in our division! The Golden Apple Awards honor outstanding educators in Charlottesville and Albemarle who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and involvement in the community outside the school. CHS Andrew Josselyn, English Teacher His nominator writes: “Andy is an imaginative classroom instructor who is constantly looking for ways to make school relevant to teenagers’ lives. Andy’s creativity and commitment to improving our school community make him a huge asset to CHS.” Buford Matthew Resnick, History Teacher His nominator writes: “Mr. Resnick has made his civics and economics classroom a safe, supportive space for all of his students. His classroom is ...

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  • Paying for College Workshop

    Hello, Buford and Walker Parents/Guardians! This year, our College Funding Coach Team is partnering with the Buford Middle School counselors and administrative team to teach our free workshop called “Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College”.  This workshop gives parents information on different ways to save for college, deciding which colleges might be the most affordable, etc. Parents who have attended our workshops in the past have expressed how useful and invaluable the information we share is, so we are very excited to share this information with the Buford and Walker community. On Wednesday, April 20th at 6:30pm we will be presenting our workshop in person ...

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  • Buford Gifted Newsletter

    Charlottesville City Schools views giftedness through a lens of talent development. We believe that all students are talented and we cultivate their potential through collaborative, high-quality, differentiated instruction. We recognize that the need for students to think and perform at high levels is important for cultivating their potential for advanced learning. To see some ways that learning is differentiated at Buford, check out the Buford’s March Gifted  Newsletter  

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  • 8th-Grade Promotion Ceremony

    Buford’s 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony Tuesday, June 7 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Doors will open at 10:30 for families) MLK Performing Arts Center More details to come.

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