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Fourth Grade Performance

Fourth grade students will be performing the musical "At the Hop!" on Tuesday, April 15.  Get out your poodle skirt and bobby socks and come join the fun!!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Teachers and students are preparing to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.  The event will be held on Tues., March 6 at BES.  Activities include: "Tambourine - a - things", "Green Eggs and Ham" and Oobleck.  Sound interesting, you say?  Well, you'll just have to come and see what Seuss-ur-iffic things we have planned!!

Black History Program

BES will hold its annual Black History Program on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at 1:15 in the cafeteria.  Students in all grades will be participating in the program.  "A Musical Journey through African American History" will follow the evolution of African American history and its influential impacts it had on modern day music.  Thanks to the committee members, teachers, and staff that have helped in planning for this momentous event!!

Jump Rope For Heart

Way to go BES!!!  Tonight's Family Fitness Night was a HUGE success!!!  We also learned that our school has raised almost $6,000 for the American Heart Association and Jump Rope for Heart!!!  Thanks, Coach McGee, Mrs. Wicker, Mrs. Cunningham, and Ms. Justice for all of your hard work!!

Jump Rope for Heart

Please turn in all money for Jump Rope for Heart.  Tomorrow is the last basketball game.  Everyone wear red on Friday. 
Thanks to all that have contributed time and money in this fundraiser.  Special thanks to Coach Mike McGee for all of his hard work! 

PTA Meeting and Program

Come out and see our 5K students perform "Be My Valentine!" on Tues., Feb. 11 at 6:00.  Class science fair projects will be on display in the gym from  5 - 6 pm. 


It's not too late to reserve your 2013 - 2014 BES yearbook!!  You can make a deposit of $15.00 to get the reduced price of $30.00.  After March 1st, the cost of the yearbook will be $37.00

Candy Grams and Bears

Candy grams and stuffed animals are on sale for Valentines' Day.  Animals are $2.50 and can be purchased in the morning during breakfast in the cafeteria.  Candy grams and animals will be delivered to your child on Valentines' day during parties.

Family Fit Night

Come out and join us on Feb. 13 for Family Fit Night.

Valentines' Dance

Grades 3 -5 will have their Valentines' Dance on Feb. 6 after school. Cost is $40 BB.

SLED Check Deadline

ATTENTION ALL PARENTS!!  If you would like to be a school volunteer and/or help chaperone a field trip, you MUST complete a SLED background check before January 31 of this year.  Cost is $25.  Please see your child's teacher or office personnel for more information and forms. 

Special Olympics

Students from Buffalo Elementary participated in the Special Olympics today.  Pictures are coming soon.  Congratulations to all participants.  You made BES proud!!!!

Black History Program

February is Black History Month.  We will have a special program on Feb. 27 to highlight important events in history.  More information to come soon.

"Be My Valentine"

Our 5K students are busy working on their PTA program for Valentines' Day.  "Be My Valentine" will be presented on Tues., Feb. 11 at 6:00. 

Jump Rope for Heart

Get your "Ducks" in a row!!  Jump Rope for Heart is in full swing and students are so excited about earning their rubber ducks.  Please go online and register at www.heart.org/jump. 


Parents, Please help us enforce the rule that no child should open any outside door for ANY adult.  We are telling students that if they see an adult at an outside door to tell another teacher or adult inside the school building and let them be the ones to open the door for the adult.  Thank you for helping us keep your children safe!

No Smoking

As we strive to set a good example for all children, we ask that you please not smoke on school property or in your car while waiting to pick up or drop off your child.  Thank you!

Upcoming events

Students at Work and at Play

Ms. Austin's class loves their teachers!

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Mrs. Abee's Class making habitat murals

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W E L C O M E   

Welcome to Buffalo Elementary School!  Please visit our website often to view upcoming events, fundraiser projects, and much more.  

Contact Us

Buffalo Elementary School
733 Main Street
Buffalo, SC  29321  USA
(864) 429 - 1730
(864) 429 - 2100 (fax)



Useful websites

Donors' Choose Grant Site
Union County School District
School Nutrition
See lunch and breakfast menus for all of Union County Schools
Powerschool Parent Portal
Click for the Powerschool Parent Portal
Power School Teacher Portal

Bell Schedule

7:00am - 7:45 Breakfast from

Please have your child at school by 7:30 if they are to eat breakfast.


7:45 am First bell 

7:50 am Late bell /instruction begins

2:40 Dismissal bell


*No sign outs will be permitted after 2:00 pm.  If you have an appointment, please be prepared to present your appointment card.



Upstate Weather Conditions

Spartanburg, SC


Links to other pages

About us
Principal's Page
Teachers and Staff
Reading with the Jackets
In the News
100 Book Challenge
OLWEUS Anti-bullying program
Recycling Project

All graphics by Thistle Girl Designs

Thistle Girl design graphics

Congratulations to Mr. Paul Wells
BES Teacher of the Year
2013 - 2014!!


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