Kim Adams
Teacher of the Year


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Buna Elementary School
PO Box 1087
Buna, Texas 77612

Monday - Friday
7:30am - 3:30pm

Phone: 409 994-4840
Fax: 409 994-5728
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Call the school office and leave a message.  Teachers will return your call at their next available conference period.  You can also e-mail teachers (e-mail addresses are located under the staff heading on our home page).  Please include your student's name in the subject box. Teachers are not available for conferences before school starts in the morning.

Buna Elementary


Principal – Julie Motomura

Assistant Principal – Karen Hebert

Counselor – Rachelle Peters

Administrative Assistant to the Principal – Kay Whitehead

PEIMS/Registrar/Attendance Clerk – Staci Terrier

Office Clerk – Dianne Hardy

 Receptionist – Rebecca Baker




Classroom teachers in grades K-5 are currently observing students for possible participation in PLUS (Program of Learning for Unique Students) for the 2018-2019 school year.  Students who are already identified as gifted and talented in 1st, 3rdand 4th grades will not need to be nominated or reassessed. Identified students in grades 2 and 5 will automatically be reassessed this school year.


Parent nominations for Kindergarten students will be accepted through December 15, 2017 and for grades 1-5, through February 9, 2018.  Any nominations received after this date will be screened the following school year. If you would like to have your child assessed for possible placement in our GT pull-out program, please complete the ‘Parent permission/request to screen’ and the ‘Parent Inventory’  form and email to or send a hard copy to BES. If you have any questions, please contact Rachelle Peters, BES Counselor, at 994-4840.

Parent permission/request to screen form

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