Buford science teacher Sarah Edwards talks to a student during a lesson about temperature. Photo courtesy of Charlottesville Tomorrow

Buford opens new science labs, and other school news

Students at Buford Middle School are now learning about science, technology, engineering, and math in four state-of-the-art labs that feature 3D printing capabilities. The ribbon-cutting ceremony last week kicked off the Buford Engineering Design Academy, a $1.4 million, 9,600-square-foot renovation at Buford. It also tagged Buford as the first public school in Virginia to become […]

Second graders at Meriwether Lewis Elementary doing “morning mover” dances. Photo courtesy Charlottesville Tomorrow

Officials brief families on historically black schools

Nearly 100 parents and students came together at Albemarle High School last week for a discussion about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). University of Virginia Associate Dean of Admissions Valerie Gregory stressed that college preparation should start in middle school, when students should begin taking advanced classes to prepare them for more challenging high […]