What’s Happening at Buford

What’s Happening at Buford Middle School

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    Superintendent Message January 2016

    January 12, 2016 Dear families— Welcome back to school!  I hope you had a restful break, and that the second half of your school year is smooth and rewarding. We’re looking ahead to the 2016-17 year, particularly its budget.  Our top priorities for next year’s budget include maintaining competitive salaries to retain our strong staff.  We’ll continue to support our also-strong STEM and arts programs.  Although it is grant-funded, we’re also excited about our plans for an extended learning day to support students who need assistance for improved literacy. We are meeting with the School Board regularly and will host a number of forums for ...

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    Buford Family Reading Night

    Join us for the 2nd annual Buford Family Reading Night on Wednesday, February 10 from 6-7:30pm.  There’ll be food, book swaps, author talks, reading games, prizes, and more. Preregister here to receive complimentary food tickets, goody bag etc.

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  • Superintendent Message November 2015

    November 20, 2015 Dear families— For my column this month, I want to invite you to give several types of feedback: We’d like to hear from you about our schedule for the 2016-17 school year. We invite you to customize how you receive weather notifications. And we’re considering the possibility of having a once-a-month, one-hour delay at Charlottesville High School. Read below to learn more about these topics so that we can hear from you. As we head into Thanksgiving and the holiday season, I wish you peace and joy! –Dr. Rosa S. Atkins

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  • Charlottesville Schools Fully Accredited for 2017-18

    The Virginia Department of Education has published its 2017-18 accreditation ratings on its website, and 100 percent of Charlottesville City Schools met the state’s accreditation standards, compared with 86 percent of schools statewide. Out of 132 divisions in Virginia, Charlottesville is one of just 65 divisions that presently have all their schools fully accredited. Accreditation is based primarily on Standards of Learning (SOL) test results. “We’re delighted that our schools have all achieved accreditation for the 2017-18 year based on success on the state’s SOL tests,” said Director of Student Achievement Dr. Kendra King . “We have traditionally excelled on these tests. ...

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  • Superintendent Message October 2015

    October 15, 2015 Dear community members, I hope you’ve all gotten settled into the routines of the new school year. We continue to be pleased with our smooth start and the progress of our students.  Fall conferences have been held at some schools, but for many, they will be held on November 3.  Remember that teachers are available to answer questions and address concerns at any time of year. We want to hear from you and work with you to meet the needs of our students.  

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  • A Day in the Life of Buford

    For a quick glimpse into what Buford is about, consider September 10.  On that day, the students held their Veggie Cook-Off sponsored by City Schoolyard Garden, they Skyped with author Kenneth C. Davis in history class, they completed circuitry in engineering class, they continued registering to vote in the upcoming student elections, and more.

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  • Superintendent Message September 15, 2015

    Superintendent Message September 15, 2015

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  • Information about Fall Athletics at CHS

    Last year was great, filled with post-season success for Charlottesville High School in golf, field hockey, boys & girls basketball, winter & spring track, and boys & girls soccer!  Let’s make this year even better. Don’t forget to get your physical! CHS 2015 Fall Sports Practice and Try-Out Information (pdf) Form for VHSL physicals More information at CHS athletics at:  www.blackknightathletics.org!

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