Teacher of the Year!
Monday - Friday
7:30am - 3:30pm
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.
Principal - Pete Bond
Assistant Principal - Julie Motomura
Counselor - Rachelle Peters
Administrative Assistant to the Principal - Kay Whitehead
PEIMS/Registrar/Attendance Clerk - Staci Terrier
Receptionist - Dianne Hardy
Office Clerk - Rebecca Baker
There will be no school for students on Monday, February 20th. Staff Development Day
School will resume on Tuesday, February 21st!
Classroom teachers in grades K-5 are currently observing students for possible participation in PLUS (Program of Learning for Unique Students) for the 2017-2018 school year. Students who are already identified as gifted and talented in 1st, 2nd, 3rdand 4th grades will not need to be nominated or reassessed. Identified students in grade 5 will automatically be reassessed this school year for their 6th grade year.
Parent nominations for Kindergarten students will be accepted through January 31, 2017 and for grades 1-5, email@example.com or send a hard copy to BES. If you have any questions, please contact Rachelle Peters, BES Counselor, at 994-4840.. 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
February 6th is the 100th Day of School!!
Friday, February 10th, our 1st and 2nd grade students will go on a field trip to the Lutcher Theatre in Orange. More information will be sent home with students from their classroom teacer.
Buna Elementary will celebrate Generation Texas Week on campus February 6-10th. The morning announcements that week will be geared toward goals and education. Students are encouraged to participate by wearing the following:
Tuesday – “Dress for Success” – Students can dress as their desired career choice.
Wednesday – Group and Spring Picture Day
Thursday – “College Shirt Day” – Wear your favorite college shirt or jersey.
Friday – “Buna Cougar Blue” – Wear blue to show pride in the education provided at Buna ISD.
February 10-17, our students will once again participate in the Great American Fundraider which helps us earn money for technology. Booklets containing address cards will be sent home with students. Simply completing and returning the booklet will earn students a special prize! Thanks for your help!
February 13 – February 23, we will participate in the Jump Rope for Heart. Buna Elementary students will raise money for the American Heart Association while learning heart healthy information. Students may also jump in honor or memory of a loved one. More information will be sent home soon!
The Buna Elementary Used Book Fair will be held February 21-24. Students will be allowed to attend during the school day. We collect gently used books and sell them for $1.00 or less. The money goes to our Perfect Attendance gift card drawing each six weeks. Donations can be dropped off at the Elementary or Junior High office.