What’s Happening at Buford

What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 and 6 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/2019-best-fiction-young-adults http://booklists.yalsa.net/ JMRL summer reading challenge (for all ages)  

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  • Summer School begins June 17

    CHS SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION CHS will offer both face-to-face and virtual summer classes for current students and rising 9th-graders this summer. Summer School Dates: June 17 – July 26 Closed July 4 and 5 in observance of Independence Day 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. To enroll: Register online: Online registration and payment for summer school classes begins April 15. Register in person: On-site registration at CHS will be held April 15 from 9:30am-11:30am. After this date, registration and payment can be ...

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    Buford students sweep Rumi Forum art contest

    Our Buford School artists swept the 2019 Peace & Dialogue Art Contest hosted by Rumi Forum Charlottesville (RFC). Congratulations Ella Brown (1st place), Ezhar Zahid (2nd place), and Amare Anderson (3rd place)! Using the theme, “E Pluribus Unum-From Many, One,” students were asked to explore their understanding of diversity and community, and how, in our country, we are many and yet, also one. These students and their families will attend the RFC awards dinner where they will be recognized for their outstanding work.

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    Civics and Econ students take field trip to local court

    Buford Middle School 8th grade Civics and Economics classes visited Charlottesville District Court where they got to see what they are learning about in the classroom in real-time action. Thanks to Judge Downer, the court clerks, members of the Sheriff’s department, and the Commonwealth’s Attorneys for giving our students this valuable educational opportunity.

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