What’s Happening at Buford

What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

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    Buford Bus Route Changes

    The bus routes for Buford will change beginning Monday, April 17,  continuing through the end of the school year.  Thank you for your patience! Buford stop manifest April 2017

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    Kids College @ CATEC

    STEM & Hands-on Fun for Rising 7-10th Graders, June 19-30 New this summer! Rising 7-10th graders can enjoy a wide range of hands-on, skill-based STEM and technical academies at CATEC. From culinary arts to IT/engineering to firefighting, these academies give a glimpse of CATEC’s offerings and are organized as part of PVCC’s Kids College summer program.  Who?  Rising 7th-10th graders  Dates:  June 19-23 (session 1)  June 26-30 (session 2)  Times:  AM academies: 9am – 12:15pm  PM academies: 1:15pm – 4:30pm  Where:  CATEC, 1000 E. Rio Road  Cost:  $135 (scholarships available)  More info:  Click here  Registration link:  Click here (pick “Kids College”) Offerings Culinary Cooking Breakfast For Mom (or Dad!) Make and Decorate Amazing Cupcakes 101 Ways to Cook Eggs How to Make Delicious Cookies ...

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    UPCOMING at Buford: BOLT dinner

      NEW DATE April 24 BOLT: Being Outstanding Leaders Together Against Drugs and Alcohol Join us for BOLT: Being Outstanding Leaders Together Against Drugs and Alcohol! Parents will hear from UVA’s Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.  Students will hear from David Flood, a national motivational speaker.  This will be a fun, family event promoting healthy lifestyles and leadership through drug and alcohol education! WHEN:  April 24, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. WHERE:  Monticello High School | 1400 Independence Way | Charlottesville, VA 22902 A free Bojangles’ dinner will be served from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED | Register at: www.youchoosecville.com

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    Fine Arts in March & April

    March Performances and Key Dates for Charlottesville City Schools Spring performance and exhibition season for Charlottesville City Schools begins in March. Come join us for one of these community events: Piedmont Council for the Arts Rising Stars Award Ceremony March 3, 7-9pm, The Haven (112 Market St.) CHS seniors Faith Brown (music — cello), Elliot Craft (theater), and Patrick O’Shea (visual arts) are among the honorees! Piedmont Council for the Arts will assemble the area’s most talented high school artists, writers, and performers for the 20th annual Arthur C. Greene Rising Stars Awards Ceremony. For more information, contact the PCA at 971-2787.   Painted Violins Auction to Support CHS ...

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    Highlights and News: January 24, 2017

    January 24, 2017 Dear families, As you know, we are developing the strategic plan that will guide our Charlottesville schools through the year 2023. So far, we have gotten a great response from students, staff, and parents — and we want to hear from you, too. Three opportunities are available for staff and parents: A community-wide listening session will be held this Wednesday (1/25) at CHS at 7pm. Join us! An online survey is another way you can share your feedback and ideas. A schedule of school-based meetings is on the web site, as well. This monthly newsletter will reflect on some of the ideas we’ve heard so ...

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    CHS Curriculum Fair January 2017

    Come to CHS on January 10 from 5-7pm to learn about your options for classes next year!

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  • Cyberybullying and Reputation Workshop, March 6, 6pm at Buford Middle School. Call 245-2411 for details.

    Cyberbullying and Reputation: A Community Workshop

    Cyberbullying and Reputation: A Community Workshop Where: Buford Middle School Auditorium, 1000 Cherry Avenue When: Monday, March 6 at 6pm What: A community-wide presentation for families presentation by Susan Sutton, a nationally known authority on this important issue.

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    December 2016 Buford/Walker Highlights

    Eighth-grader Marco Lopez won the middle-school category of the Charlottesville Public Works’ “Imagine a Day without Water” art contest. Congratulations! Seventh-graders were able to enjoy a performance “Black Angels Over Tuskegee” at the Paramount Theatre, telling the story of the Tuskegee Airmen. The waiting list is long for Buford students who want to spend their lunch going to neighboring Johnson Elementary to help young friends read. The weekly program is so popular that a once-per-quarter limit has been implemented for Buford students. Buford students explored a wide variety of futures on career day, with visits from more than 20 professionals ranging from video game programmer, radio ...

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    Buford/Walker: October 2016 Highlights

    Buford Middle School enjoyed another successful Harvest Festival, celebrating the school’s amazing garden and community. Thanks to City Schoolyard Garden for their leadership! Buford students and their U.Va. mentors collected more than 2,000 pounds of food for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank through their involvement with the Young Women Leaders Program. Buford engineering students recently made a presentation at the Smithsonian’s American History Museum to teach national leaders from education, technology, science, history, & math about the school’s innovative engineering partnership with U.Va, the Smithsonian, and other partners. CHS and Buford students explored how businesses use technology in Charlottesville’s annual CBIC Tech ...

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    Life After High School

    The Special Education Advisory Committee invites families from all our schools for a special evening to discuss “Life After High School,” considering questions about how to prepare your child to live independently after graduation.  Join us on November 18 from 5:30-7:30pm in the CHS A-Commons.

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