What’s Happening at Walker

What’s Happening at Walker Upper Elementary School

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    Bus Schedules for 2017

    The City of Charlottesville Pupil Transportation is moving to a more accurate way of crafting bus schedules, but this has delayed the release of the bus schedule information. Thanks for your patience. These schedules will likely be modified a bit during the first weeks of the school year. Bus information will also be posted to PowerSchool accounts shortly (and will be removed from this web site). You can also receive schedules at your school’s open house. Schedules: Burnley-Moran Clark Greenbrier Jackson-Via Johnson Venable Walker Buford  CHS CHS early bus

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    Open House Schedules

    Come meet your teachers and see your classrooms! Open houses this year will be on Monday, August 21.  School starts on Wednesday, August 23. Wednesday, August 16 CATEC Open House is Wednesday, August 16, from 5-7pm Monday, August 21 Elementary Schools: 1–3pm CHS Virtual Orientations begin at 1pm. See here for more information. Walker Upper Elementary: 3-5pm Buford Middle School: 4-6pm CHS: 5-7pm Wednesday, August 23 First day of school. See school hours below.  

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    PowerSchool Open for Schedules, Registration, and More

    Learn your schedule, complete back-to-school forms, and more! Starting August 14, you can log in or create your account to see teacher assignments or schedules, complete your back-to-school paperwork online, and more. Bus schedule information will be posted in PowerSchool beginning around August 19. A personalized letter giving you information about your PowerSchool account (and other updates) was mailed the week of 7/31. If the letter does not contain codes, you already have an account and can log back in.  See letter for more information. If you did not receive a letter and you need codes for one or more student, call your school. If ...

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    School Supplies Lists 2017-18

    School starts August 23.  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, contact your school counselor. People who registered for this year’s Back-to-School Bash can pick up their supplies at their school open house on Monday, August 21. (The Sprint Pavilion event on August 19 has been cancelled.) School Supply Lists for the 2017-18 School Year: UPDATED for 4th grade: Burnley-Moran Elementary Clark Elementary Greenbrier Elementary Jackson-Via Johnson Elementary Venable Elementary Walker School  Buford Middle ...

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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 Grade 6 2017 Middle School Reading Recommendations CHS Reading Recommendations Academic Summer Reading Challenge AP Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Honors Option Summer Reading Challenge 2017

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    Online Back-to-School Forms with InfoSnap

    The online service for doing returning students’ back-to-school forms for the 2017-18 year will be available on August 14. To access your forms, please log into PowerSchool and click on InfoSnap or (PowerSchool Registration).  (The buttom will look like this: Need help logging into PowerSchool? Current account users: there is a username and password retrieval tool on the PowerSchool login page. Make sure ALL your students are connected to your account (see the letter you received for codes). New users: you received a letter with the codes and instructions you need to set up your account. Be sure to connect ALL your students to ...

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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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    Register for the Fall CLASS Program

    Registration for the fall CLASS program at the elementary schools and Walker will begin on Wednesday, May 31. Click here for rates and registration forms. Camp ExL Registration  is closed for Camp ExL, the summer program from CLASS.

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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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    Recently at Walker

    2017 is proving to be a great year at Walker Upper Elementary!  Students involved with Stage Left Theatre gave a fabulous final production of the play Beauty and the Beast on January 24, while numerous STEM activities – including experiments with water filtration, simulated boat travel up the James River, and projects using coordinate planes and virtual reality demonstrations – have all been happening throughout the months of January and February.  Meanwhile, in the classrooms, students recreated the setting of the 1998 novel ‘Among the Hidden’ by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Enjoy the photo gallery!

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