What’s Happening at Buford

What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

  • Buford NJHS presents check to SARA Executive Director.

    NJHS donates money to local non-profit

    Buford members of the National Junior Honor Society are living the five tenets of the NJHS: Everyday Scholarship, Service, Leadership, Character, and Citizenship! Recently, they presented SARA Executive Director Becky Weybright with more than $300 from funds raised in their holiday candygram sale. Weybright says the fund “We want to make sure everything we do contributes to something bigger even if it something small,” said Meredith Hendricks, Buford Middle School NJHS secretary. Advisor Susan Muse says these community service activities help students understand “the power of one” and the positive impact they can have in our world by doing things to make our ...

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  • Energy and Water Management Winter Quarter poster

    City and Schools promote energy and water conservation-Winter Quarter Update

    Charlottesville City Schools and the City’s Energy and Water Management Team are working together to reduce the energy and water footprint of all City schools. On April 11th, 2019 the School Board approved an Energy and Water Performance resolution, showing a commitment to achieving and maintaining high performing school facilities.  Continuing on past efforts, the City’s maintenance and development teams are specifying high efficiency building equipment, such as high-efficiency chillers and LED lighting, and are enhancing operational control through advanced building automation systems. Charlottesville Schools and the City’s Energy and Water Management Team continue to investigate ways to accelerate the installation ...

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  • Draft calendar for 2019-20 school year. PDF is attached on this page. For details, call 245-2962.

    Draft Calendar for 2020-21

    UPDATE: The Charlottesville School Board voted to approve this draft in January 2020. The Albemarle County School Board will vote on the calendar (with a possible slight change) later in January. The Charlottesville-Albemarle School Calendar Committee has created a draft calendar for the 2020-21 school year.  The proposed calendar is nearly identical to this year’s. Please take a minute to review the draft and share your thoughts with us. Draft 2020-21 calendar (pdf) Link to Google form to provide feedback A joint committee from Charlottesville Schools and Albemarle County Public Schools will review the feedback and then present a recommendation to the School Boards in ...

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  • Buford volleyball team 2019

    Trojan volleyball sets all-time season record

    Buford girls volleyball finished the season with a win over Collegiate School, ending 16-2, the best season record in school history.  Some of the team’s triumphs included Collegiate School in Richmond, local private schools Covenant School and Tandem Friends, and area public schools WIlliam Monroe and Prospect Heights. Way to go, girls! During the historic season, players were inspired when they attended a women’s volleyball game at UVA and then had the opportunity to talk with UVA Head Coach Aaron Smith about college volleyball.

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  • logo for Walker Buford United PTO

    Walker Buford United BTO needs volunteers

    The Walker Buford United PTO is looking for volunteers for several upcoming events at each school. Please visit their new website and join their Facebook Group to learn more! The Walker Fall Book Fair will be held during parent conferences on the evenings of November 6 – 7 and during the school day from November 7 – 13. Volunteers are needed to help ring up purchases and supervise sales. Think about recruiting a friend or fellow parent to make it an extra fun volunteer shift. Thanks for whatever you can do! Other upcoming events include Walker iSTEM Night and Walker International Night. ...

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  • photo of kids in Buford garden holding a chicken

    CSYG and Buford Middle hold annual Fall Harvest Festival

    Buford Middle School and City Schoolyard Garden recently hosted the 10th anniversary of the annual Fall Harvest Festival to celebrate the school garden’s bountiful harvest and the people that make it happen. “The Harvest Festival brings our community together to appreciate everything the garden brings—teamwork, leadership, exploration, discovery and, of course, the wonderful vegetables, herbs, and flowers that the students grow,” said CSYG Executive Director Jeanette Abi-Nader. Open to all City of Charlottesville families, the Harvest Festival offered garden tours, face painting, scavenger hunts, a petting zoo, and a local artisan marketplace selling wares such as jewelry and homemade jam. Additionally, food ...

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  • Graphic for Walker Buford United PTO community forum

    Walker Buford United sponsors community forum

    The Walker-Buford United PTO hosted a community forum on September 11 in the Walker School auditorium for Charlottesville City Schools families. Watch recorded Facebook livestream here: Part 1 Part 2 The forum was an opportunity to engage in dialogue about planning and implementation of recent adopted changes across the district.  A panel of school representatives included school principals Dr. Adam Hastings (Walker), Dr. Jesse Taylor (Buford), and Dr. Eric Irizarry (CHS).  Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions about division-wide changes such as unleveling and differentiation, as well as other topics such as the gifted education program and how to become more involved with ...

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  • logo for Walker Buford United PTO

    New PTO merger unites Walker and Buford

    We are excited to announce a new and combined parent teacher organization that includes Walker Upper Elementary School and Buford Middle School. Walker Buford United will support both schools today and lay the groundwork for a strong PTO during and after our future school reconfiguration. For more, please read the following announcement that was published in the first Walker Buford United PTO newsletter: Dear Parents and Community of Walker and Buford: With August 21 right around the corner, we are getting excited for the return of our amazing students! We have been hard at work this summer preparing for a successful fall in both ...

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  • Buford Trojans Athletics graphic

    Buford Middle School Athletics

    For more information about our fall, winter, and spring sports seasons at Buford Middle School, please visit our new Buford Middle School Athletics web page. Find our sports calendar, VHSL athlete physical forms, parent/athlete concussion education, and more. Also follow us on Twitter at @BufordTrojans for up-to-date details about our program and teams throughout the season. Go Trojans!

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  • School Supplies Lists 2019-20

    School starts August 21.  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, plan to attend the Back to School Bash at the Sprint Pavilion on August 17 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. For more information about the Back to School Bash, including a link to register, visit www.cvillebacktoschoolbash.com/. For assistance with other school supplies, any fees, or other needs, please contact your school principal or counselor. School ...

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