What’s Happening at Buford

What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

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    Back-to-School Supply Lists for 2020-21

    School starts September 8.  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, please register for a Back to School Bash supply kit being provided free to area students.  You must register your child using this Back to School Bash link to reserve a kit.  For assistance with other school supplies, any fees, or other needs, please contact your school principal or counselor. School Supply Lists for the ...

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    Eighth-Grade Celebration

    We can’t be face-to-face, but we can still celebrate our eighth-graders as they move on to CHS! Enjoy this terrific video:

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    Hey future Trojans! Check out this school tour and meet the teachers!

    We are excited to welcome our new Buford Trojans when schools re-open. For now, get to know your future school by joining Principal Dr. Jesse Turner, Assistant Principal Kevin Anderson, and School Counselor Joshua Epps for a virtual tour made especially for you! Also, we hope the video below helps you see the many faces of Buford Middle School. We can’t wait to meet you face-to-face. Go Trojans!

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    Meet the Staff at Buford Middle School

    Hello to all of our new and returning students and families! We have missed being together this spring and thought you might like to see some familiar faces! For our new students, we hope this introduces you to the many faces of Buford Middle and can’t wait to meet you! Go Trojans!

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    Students engage with elected officials via virtual forums

    Buford seventh and eighth grade students had the opportunity to meet with a variety of elected officials throughout the spring thanks to the efforts of history teacher Matt Resnick. About 30 students joined the virtual forums to engage online with local leaders such as Del. Sally Hudson, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Charlottesville city councilors to learn about their jobs and ask questions. Related Link “Buford virtual forums connect students with elected officials.” – The Daily Progress

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    Buford Distance Learning Resources

    These resources will answer some of your Buford-specific questions about learning. We have also posted a Frequently Asked Questions page about distance learning at Charlottesville City Schools. To start working on learning activities, students should log into Canvas. For help with learning activities or how to log in, please contact your teacher by email. Office hours are listed below. Buford Staff Office Hours Counseling Newsletter Learning Standards-Week of April 27-May 1 Learning Standards- Week of April 20-24 Learning Standards- Week of April 13-17 Buford COVID-19 Grading Plan

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  • April 2020 News and Highlights

    A Word from Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins Dear staff, family, and community: When I first thought about a column for this month’s “News and Highlights,” I thought that it would be all news and no highlights. During this pandemic, we are focused on finding solutions and passing the information along to you. So, yes, there is a lot of news in this email. However, I also realized that even in this challenging time, we have a lot of highlights, too! Can we give a virtual round of applause to the custodial staff who kept our students and staff safe prior to the closure? ...

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    7th and 8th graders present “When Ancestors Come to Dinner”

    Throughout the month of March, Buford Middle School has observed Black History Month in a variety of ways including a school-wide performance of “When Ancestors Come to Dinner” presented by 7th and 8th grade students. Buford Reading Specialist Edna Harris organized the play auditions and performances. “Once students auditioned, I sent out “Golden Tickets” to announce they were selected for the role they tried out for,” said Harris.  “All students who auditioned received golden tickets via email, and the sounds of joy when they yelled ‘I got a golden ticket!’ were priceless.” “When Ancestors Come to Dinner” tells the story of the Wooling ...

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    Walker Buford United PTO meeting Wednesday

    The Walker Buford United PTO will meet on Wednesday, March 11 at 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Tonsler Park Recreation Center. All families of Walker Upper Elementary School and Buford Middle School are invited to attend. On the Agenda: Family Life parent information session with SARA representative Cell phone use guidelines discussion WBU PTO Non-Profit Bylaws discussion Buford Community Day(s) request and discussion Black History Celebration at Buford report Teacher Appreciation update Treasurer’s Report Fundraising To keep up with the latest PTO efforts, please join our Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/walkerbufordunited/, and visit our web site, http://www.walkerbufordunited.org.

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    City and Schools promote energy and water conservation-Summer 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. In 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 of high performance ...

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