What’s Happening at Walker

What’s Happening at Walker Upper Elementary School

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    Buford and Walker Fall 2017 Highlights

    Six Buford Middle School engineers traveled to the National Museum of American History in D.C.  At the Smithsonian, they ran a design challenge for CEOs and educational leaders. Brendan Martin and his students also presented their experiences and the tools they use, such as Seesaw and Trello. Read more about how we are “building bridges to engineering” through our innovative iStem program in the October 2017 edition of Bloom Magazine and follow @CCS_iSTEM on Twitter for ongoing updates. As one response to the Charlottesville events of August 11-12, Mr. Cormier prompted his art students to consider a quote about “learning to love” by Nelson Mandela. Their beautiful ...

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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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    Back-to-School Nights

    After a great start to the school year, attend a Back-to-School Night to check in with teachers and get a better sense of what’s coming up! Burnley-Moran:  Tuesday, September 19, 5:30-7:30pm Clark: Tuesday, September 19, 5:30-7pm Greenbrier: Tuesday, September 19, 6-7pm Jackson-Via: Tuesday, September 19, 6-7pm Johnson: Tuesday, September 19, 6-7:30pm Venable:  Thursday, September 14, 5:30-7:30pm (Welcome Back Pot Luck to follow) Walker: Tuesday, September 12, 6-8pm Buford:  Friday, September 15,  Fall Harvest Festival 5:30-7:30pm CHS: Monday, September 18, 5:30-7:30pm LMA:  Thursday, September 14, 4:30-6pm

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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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  • 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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