What’s Happening at Walker

What’s Happening at Walker Upper Elementary School

  • 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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  • Minds in Motion dance troupe performing at The Paramount Theatre of Charlottesville.

    Minds in Motion Team XXL performs at The Paramount Theatre

    The Minds in Motion Team XXL performed a dance at The Paramount Theater of Charlottesville as part of the TEDxCharlottesville event.  Team XXL is comprised of dancers from Walker Upper Elementary School and Buford Middle School who have auditioned to participate in the dance troupe.  Sponsored by the Richmond Ballet Rhythm in partnership with Charlottesville City Schools, Minds in Motion is offered in our elementary schools to all fourth graders and continues as an optional after-school program in the upper elementary and middle school.  Read more about all of our dance and theater options here. The TEDxCharlottesville event, meant to inspire the community with “ideas worth spreading,” ...

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  • Follow Walker School on Social Media

    Stay connected with Walker School by following school happenings on Facebook and Twitter! Facebook.com/WalkerSch Twitter.com/WUESWolverines

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    Fall Conferences at Walker School

    It’s time to sign up for conferences with your child’s teachers.  Conferences will be held Monday, November 13, and Thursday, November 16, from 4-7:30 pm. Click here to sign up for a conference!  

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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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  • Student, parent, and teacher

    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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  • 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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