The Buford City School Board of Education and Administration would like to proudly give all credit of being ranked the number one school system in Georgia to the 500 educators within the district. The instructors who not only teach the children on a level to equip them to score the highest on state achievement test… READ MORE
Congratulations to the 2017 Buford City School System Teacher of the Year, Ed McQuade. Mr. McQuade is the music teacher at Buford Middle School. Other Buford Teacher of the Year representatives include: Deana Anderson – Buford Elementary School, Leslie Sheppard – Buford Academy, and Cheryl Whigham – Buford High School.
Hayden Gower, a fifth grader at Buford Academy, became a true model of Buford’s system of “excellence” on February 1 when he saved his classmate from choking on a corn dog. Bryce Greeson was eating his lunch in the cafeteria with his friends when things took a turn for the worse: he began to choke.… READ MORE
Buford Elementary kinder-gartners learned all about the letter D. To culminate their learning, they celebrated with their DAD’s. They played Dodgeball and ate doughnuts to show how special they are. Some were lucky enough to even have GRANDDADS present for the event.
Buford Academy presented its 2017 Science Fair this week with almost 100 experiments and projects! Local citizens in a variety of careers toured and judged the Science Fair Thursday morning. Our student scientists who were chosen as finalists were interviewed by the judges, and winners in each grade level were selected Thursday evening at Buford… READ MORE
Remy and Elsa wowed the kids at Buford Academy with their visit Friday, January 20. Their handlers Officer Carlyle and Officer Larsen weren’t bad either. The K9 unit from the Gwinnett County Police department performed a demonstration to a special group of students at the Academy. The Unit showcased how police dogs on the force… READ MORE
On January 8 Buford Academy’s Drama Club, the Wolf Pup Players, attended Buford High School’s production of Into the Woods. Following the show, the Wolf Pack Players’ student director and BHS senior, Leila Bowman, conducted a question and answer session with the Drama Club. The students then joined Leila on a tour and learned about… READ MORE
Derek Rackley grew up in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. After graduating from high school, he furthered his education at the University of Minnesota. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with an emphasis on Marketing. Derek competed for the Golden Gophers during his time there, initially playing quarterback before switching to tight… READ MORE
Buford Academy held their annual 4th Grade and 5th Grade Spelling Bees December 14. After conducting classroom competitions three representatives from each classroom were sent to the bee to find the top five spellers in fourth and fifth grades. After lots of words, requests for sentences and definitions, and nervous moments, 10 students will represent… READ MORE
On Friday, December 9, Buford Academy held a “Grinch Day” for its first grade students to celebrate the winter season. The beloved holiday film that taught children the true meaning of Christmas came to life with the fun activities students completed together. Students succeeded in getting the Grinch’s heart to “grow three sizes” with their… READ MORE