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  • Buffalo Elementary School
    Principal: Heidi Gilliland
    1000 Jefferson Street
    Buffalo, Iowa 52728
    (563) 723-6300

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    STEAM Lab Ribbon Cutting

    Mr. O, Buffalo's longest ever volunteer found himself thrilled with the excitement amongst the students and families!

    Mr. O, Buffalo’s longest ever volunteer found himself thrilled with the excitement amongst the students and families!

     

    Mr. Johanson enjoyed talking with students about their experiences.

    Mr. Johanson enjoyed talking with students about their experiences.

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    Mrs. Barney talks with students about how WeDo Legos work and what their challenges were.

    Mrs. Barney talks with students about how WeDo Legos work and what their challenges were.

    Steve and Alex of Victory Enterprises get Dr. Tate into Virtual Reality

    Steve and Alex of Victory Enterprises get Dr. Tate into Virtual Reality

    Dr. Tate is loving the experience that Victory Enterprises is creating!

    Dr. Tate is loving the experience that Victory Enterprises is creating!

    Mrs. Tate is very excited about our new 3D printer and loves showing the different things that we have already made!

    Mrs. Tate is very excited

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    Welcome to a brand new school year!

    We are so excited to be back and can’t wait for the students to join us!

    Monday, 8/22 @ 5:00 (5:15 speakers)  STEAM Lab  Ribbon Cutting!

                                       5:30-6:30   Unpack your Backpack & Meet your                                                                                      Teachers!

    Tuesday, 8/23    FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 1st Grade-12th Grade

                                       Kindergarten testing (prescheduled time)

                                        2:25 Dismissal

                                                                      Wednesday, 8/24   WELCOME BACK KINDERGARTEN!

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    Mark your calendar!

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    Registration Information 2016-2017

    Registration information:

    Returning Students – Returning students have a simplified process to register each year. Families can get a jump start on paperwork by registering online using the link in their Parent Portal Inbox. Online registration is now active for the 2016-17 school year. For students registering in person at School Registration, a one-page form will be added to your Student Verification Form when you register, so you can simply Read more

    Buffalo STEAM Lab

    LABInstallation has begun on the new Buffalo STEAM Lab!! Stay tuned to our Twitter Feed @BuffaloDcsd (#buffalosteam) all week for updates and pictures of our progress!! Learning is going to be different here! Read more

    Thank you SCRA!!!

    SCRA

    Buffalo Elementary School and the Davenport Community School District would like to recognize Scott County Regional Authority for their generous support of the Buffalo Elementary S.T.E.A.M Lab. Buffalo Elementary was recently awarded $76,000 to create an amazing learning environment for our students! We will be adding a STEAM Lab to Buffalo as well as many other opportunities to integrate STEAM education into our daily learning experiences! Buffalo students will experience

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    World Music Drumming Program, Special Guests: West High School Drum Line!

    Buffalo Elementary has started to implement the World Music Drumming Program.  The program was funded by the SCRA (Scott County Regional Authority) and the Buffalo PTA.  The program teaches students about other cultures through a hands-on musical approach.  Students have been learning about Africa and West African Musical Traditions.  The students have learned about the layering of complex syncopated Read more

    Field Day 2016

    Another amazing field day!  Check out our slide show at https://youtu.be/3a_5ORIfvQY!!IMG_3550  IMG_3551IMG_3552 IMG_3554 IMG_3555 IMG_3557 IMG_3558 IMG_3559 IMG_3523 IMG_3524 IMG_3525 IMG_3526 IMG_3527 IMG_3528 IMG_3529 IMG_3530 IMG_3531 IMG_3532 IMG_3533 IMG_3534 IMG_3535 IMG_3536 IMG_3537 IMG_3539 IMG_3540 IMG_3541 IMG_3542 IMG_3543 IMG_3544 IMG_3545 IMG_3546 IMG_3547 IMG_3548 IMG_3549 Read more

    We visited the University of Iowa Mobile Museum!

    May 10th, 2016    STEAM Learning in Action!
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    New! Buffalo School will get a SmartLab to enhance STEAM Curriculum!

    We have some very exciting news!  Thanks to the DCSD School Board and district support, Buffalo School will open the doors next year with a brand new SmartLab!  Special thanks also goes out to our very own PTA for sharing the cost of new computers for our SmartLab! We will be embedding STEAM instruction throughout the curriculum and using Engineering is Elementary science program thanks to the IA Governor’s Stem Read more