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Meet the Principal

Principal Rodney Jordan came to Buford in 2021 after serving as an assistant principal of Dranesville Elementary in Fairfax County since 2017. Prior to that, he taught in positions ranging from STEM to Language Arts and Mathematics in Northern Virginia and New York schools, primarily in middle-school grades. He has received a number of recognitions for teaching excellence in Fairfax and Manassas. Mr. Jordan has earned certifications and degrees from James Madison University (School Administration and Supervision K-12 certificate), George Mason University (M. Ed.), and Norfolk State University (B.S.).


Rodney Jordan


Charlottesville City Schools is an interconnected, equity-focused school community committed to providing the skills and knowledge needed for lifelong learning, engaged citizenship, and personal fulfillment


Take a Survey about Possible Updates to . . .

Dear Charlottesville City Schools staff, families, and CHS students– The School Board has requested feedback about three possible updates to our current safety model. If approved, any of the chan . . .

Posted Date: 02/21/2024

Share your Input about UVA Computer Scie . . .

Last spring, UVA and Charlottesville City Schools received a state grant to plan a computer science lab school at the middle school, called the "UVA Innovation Hub at Charlottesville Middle School." . . .

Posted Date: 02/21/2024

February 2024 News & Highlights

Thursday, February 15, 2024 A Word From Dr. Gurley  Hello and welcome to our February newsletter!  In light of Valentine’s Day yesterday, I wanted to reflect on love and connection and how I’v . . .

Posted Date: 02/15/2024

Come See "SpongeBob: The Musical" at CHS . . .

TheatreCHS Presents Family-Friendly "SpongeBob: The Musical" More than 70 students at Charlottesville High School will present “SpongeBob: The Musical” this Thursday, February 15 through Su . . .

Posted Date: 02/13/2024