What’s Happening at Burnley-Moran

What’s Happening at Burnley-Moran Elementary 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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    Apply for Preschool

    It’s time to apply for preschool! Charlottesville City Schools offers free classes for qualifying three- and four-year-olds. Apply by March 1. Learn more and get the application here! Questions? Call 434-245-2813.  

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  • Ms. Velvet Coleman and friends have lunch at Jackson-Via.

    Family engagement facilitator making connections

    Family engagement facilitator Ms. Velvet Coleman provides support to families of students grades pre-K – 2nd who attend our six elementary schools. Recently featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow, Ms. Coleman can be seen throughout the city in schools, homes, community centers, and even bus stops connecting with students and their families. At the January school board meeting, she shared an impressive overview of her efforts during her first six months on the job. “I’m so thrilled that we have you.” said school board vice-chair Sherry Kraft, commending Coleman for her work to build connections between school and home. For more information about family engagement services ...

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  • Dancing scene from the Jackson-Via Bully Knots program.

    Elementary Highlights Winter 2018

    December was a time for holiday performances and seasonal fun at Charlottesville City Schools. Here is a festive look back on some of the best moments. We loved seeing so many moms, dads, grandparents, uncles, and family friends participating in elementary family engagement events like Muffins for Moms, and Doughnuts for Dads. Student and family engagement facilitator Velvet Coleman was featured in The Daily Progress for her efforts to help all our students be more successful in school. Elementary students across the division visited the Paramount Theater twice so far this year to view live performances of My Father’s Dragon and Guess How Much I ...

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  • Kindergarten students at Charlottesville City Schools

    Kindergarten Open House Coming April 20

    Charlottesville City’s elementary schools will hold kindergarten open houses on Thursday, April 18 at 3:30 – 6:00 PM. Students should visit the open house for the school they will attend. (Not sure which elementary school your child will attend?  Find out here.) Steps Online forms will be posted here in April (in English and español) — forms are also available at open house Visit the open house with proof of residency and other documents (see list here). Find answers to other questions (including non-resident applications) on our registration page. We’re excited to meet our new kindergarten students and their families! More Information: Información acerca de kindergarten en español Para leer esta página ...

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  • Follow us on Social Media!

    Stay connected with Burnley-Moran Elementary by following school happenings on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook.com/BurnleyMoranElem Twitter.com/BurnleyMoran

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  • Students and adults walking to school at Venable.

    Elementary Fall 2017 Highlights

    Our schools recently celebrated “Walk to School Day.” At Venable, students walked by grade and were greeted by CHS cheerleaders.  Venable also celebrated the new track at the start of their annual Walk-A-Thon. This track was paid for by the Venable PTO and built by the city Parks & Rec department last summer. It is a great addition for Venable and the the neighboring community, including Lugo-McGinness Academy (Charlottesville’s high school alternative program). The 2nd annual All-Elementary “Friday Knight Lights” Tailgate will be Friday, October 20 at 6 p.m. at CHS. Get to meet cheerleaders and band members before chearing on the ...

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  • Burnley Moran Mural painting project

    BME Mural Project

    Mr. Ryan Trott’s fourth-grade art students have been busy painting a beautiful hallway mural designed by kids from the Blue Ridge Academic Program. The mural focuses on positive messages of perseverance, effort, and accepting challenge and can be seen on the Burnley-Moran hallway walls leading to the basement level. The project is going so well that we hope to add other murals around our school with messages of diversity, kindness, and strength of character!  

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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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  • Elementary kids cheer on the Black Knights.

    Friday Knight Lights 2017

    Students from all six CCS elementary schools gathered for the annual all-elementary school tailgate to cheer on the Black Knights at the CHS v. Western Albemarle football game.  The Black Knights were victorious with the final score, 35-26! The Burnley-Moran PTO organized the event which included tailgate games, food, and pre-game visits from the CHS cheerleaders, football players, and marching band.

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