Educators Honored at Buford City Teacher of the Year Banquet

Educators Honored at Buford City Teacher of the Year Banquet

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

Gwinnett K9 unit demonstration at Buford Academy

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

Buford Academy Welcomes Derek Rackley to All-Pro Dads

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 Elementary Students Learn with Koalas, Kangaroos and Magic

Buford Elementary Students Learn with Koalas, Kangaroos and Magic

Magician David Ginn dazzled the students of Buford Elementary School Dec. 9 with illusions, sleight of hand, and live animals. Returning from Australia and New Zealand, Ginn brought back a few furry celebrities to visit the children from the land down under. During the program, he performed his comedy magic, but also taught students about… READ MORE

Folklore: A Key to Cultural Understanding

Folklore: A Key to Cultural Understanding

Folktales have enchanted people for centuries. History books are filled with the names, dates and events that have shaped our world. It is folklore, however, which remembers the hopes, fears, dreams and details of everyday lives. On Friday, September 16, Buford Elementary School hosted its annual Folktale Hero celebration. These well-known stories tell us how… READ MORE

The Books are Back at Buford Elementary

The Books are Back at Buford Elementary

Carts featuring a large selection of award-winning literature and current bestsellers rolled into Buford Elementary last week for the fall book fair. Students enjoyed searching through the books, which were supplied by the Crane Book Fair Company, and picked out a few soon-to-be-favorites to take home. Profits made from the book sales will help support… READ MORE

Buford Elementary School’s First Grade Walk

Buford Elementary School’s First Grade Walk

On Thursday, May 26, 2016, Buford Elementary School hosted their annual first grade promotion walk. The day began with parents visiting the school. At 8:45 a.m. the first graders walked the halls signifying their graduation onto Buford Academy. Events following the walk included jumping on bouncy houses and having a pizza party. “I loved the… READ MORE

Buford Elementary School Celebrates End of School Year with Field Day

Buford Elementary School Celebrates End of School Year with Field Day

Buford Elementary School celebrated the end of the school year with a fun­filled Field Day on May 23rd, 2016. Coach JJ Chatmon and Coach Jillian Lewis planned the event which included seventeen stations. Some of favorite events were water relay, bouncy houses, capture the flag, and tug of war. Students have enjoyed playing capture the… READ MORE