What’s Happening at Buford

What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

  • Woodwind section of the Walker Elementary 5th grade band perform.

    Fabulous Fine Arts @ Cville Schools

    Here are just a few highlights of what has been happening lately in the Fine Arts program at Charlottesville City Schools. The annual CHS Symphony/Chorus/Fine Arts Celebration featured all of the Charlottesville High School fine arts in one evening.  The performance combined the talents of the CHS Symphony, CHS Choir, CHS Jazz Band, CHS Visual Arts, and CHS Theatre. CHS Choir teacher Will Cooke noted that eight CHS Choir alumni were also singing among the choir. CHS orchestra teacher Laura Thomas credits the strong foundational programs in the elementary and middle schools for enabling the successes at the high school. “The Symphony Orchestra ...

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  • Walker and Buford Highlights Winter 2018

    Congratulations to our 2017 Geography Bee school champs: fifth grade Walker student Elias Garcia and Buford seventh grader Aidan Peters (repeat winner)! Our Minds in Motion Team XXL just gave a lively performance at TEDxCharlottesville at The Paramount Theater of Charlottesville. In partnership with the Richmond Ballet, Minds In Motion provides our Walker and Buford  students a weekly opportunity to learn about dance, dedication, and performance. Walker teacher Ms. Cynthia Scheiber was selected as Monticello Media’s Teacher of the Month for October. She won a Papa John’s Pizza party for all of her students and gifts from Cityspa Day Spa and Albemarle ...

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    Minds in Motion Team XXL performs at The Paramount Theatre

    The Minds in Motion Team XXL performed a dance at The Paramount Theater of Charlottesville as part of the TEDxCharlottesville event.  Team XXL is comprised of dancers from Walker Upper Elementary School and Buford Middle School who have auditioned to participate in the dance troupe.  Sponsored by the Richmond Ballet Rhythm in partnership with Charlottesville City Schools, Minds in Motion is offered in our elementary schools to all fourth graders and continues as an optional after-school program in the upper elementary and middle school.  Read more about all of our dance and theater options here. The TEDxCharlottesville event, meant to inspire the community with “ideas worth spreading,” ...

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  • Follow Buford on social media

    Stay connected with Buford Middle School by following school happenings on Facebook and Twitter @BufordGreatness. Facebook.com/BufordGreatness Twitter.com/BufordGreatness      

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    Buford and Walker Fall 2017 Highlights

    Six Buford Middle School engineers traveled to the National Museum of American History in D.C.  At the Smithsonian, they ran a design challenge for CEOs and educational leaders. Brendan Martin and his students also presented their experiences and the tools they use, such as Seesaw and Trello. Read more about how we are “building bridges to engineering” through our innovative iStem program in the October 2017 edition of Bloom Magazine and follow @CCS_iSTEM on Twitter for ongoing updates. As one response to the Charlottesville events of August 11-12, Mr. Cormier prompted his art students to consider a quote about “learning to love” by Nelson Mandela. Their beautiful ...

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  • Holiday Performances

    There are numerous ways to enjoy the arts this season with Charlottesville City Schools. Upcoming performances include: Calendar of Performances Dec 5 All City Band Concert 7 p.m. MLK PAC Dec 12 Greenbrier 4th grade 6 p.m., 1:30 p.m. daytime performance 3rd and 4th grade Dec 12 Johnson Winter concert 6 p.m., 1 p.m. daytime performance K, 2nd and 4th grade Dec 12 Jackson-Via Winter concerts: 2nd Grade at 6 p.m.; 3rd Grade at 6:45 p.m.; 4th Grade at 7:30 p.m. Dec 13 Walker Orchestra 7 p.m. Dec 14 CHS Holiday Pops Choir Concert 7 p.m. MLK PAC Dec 14 Burnley-Moran 6:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. Dec 18 Clark ...

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    Sign Up for Buford Fall Conferences

    Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on Thursday, September 28th and Thursday, October 5th. Register for conferences here.

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  • Chromebook Distribution & Other Fall Info for Buford

    Welcome back — the start of school is almost here! Open house is Monday, August 21 from 4-6pm School starts on Wednesday, August 23. Hours are 8:30am -3:15pm Buford School Supply List 17-18 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 2017-2018 school year. Pick-Up Dates and Times (in Buford Cafeteria) Monday, August 14th: 4 – 6pm Tuesday, August 15th: 1 – 4pm Wednesday, August 16th: 4 – 6pm Thursday, August 17th: 1 – 4pm Friday, August ...

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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 2017 Middle School Reading Recommendations CHS Reading Recommendations Academic Summer Reading Challenge AP Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Honors Option Summer Reading Challenge 2017

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  • School’s Out, But The Engineers Are In

    Has anyone told the Buford engineers that school’s out?! This summer, they’ve already made presentations at U.Va. Curry School of Education, American University, and ISTE ’17 in San Antonio! (That’s the the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.) To learn more about their summer activities, follow @CCS_iSTEM on Twitter.  

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