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  • Buffalo Elementary School

    Principal: Heidi Gilliland
    1000 Jefferson Street
    Buffalo, Iowa 52728
    (563) 381-2232

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Student Leadership!

    On Election Day, November 4th, Buffalo School selected their Student Leadership Team.  Three students from each fourth and fifth grade class were elected by the entire adult staff!  These students demonstrate the life skills of caring, responsibility, initiative, perseverance, and common sense.  Some of the projects that the students will be involved with include, collecting canned food for our Buffalo School and community food bank, clipping box top Read more

    Bringing out the artist….

    ” You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”-Maya Angelou

    Great things are happening in the art room at Buffalo School with Mrs. White and her many, many artists!

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    Daddy-Daughter Luau November 7th!

      Friday, November 7th will be our annual PTA sponsored Daddy-Daughter Dance from 6-8!  This year’s theme is Hawaiian Luau so put on your fanciest pair of flip flops and don’t forget to wear your shades when you step out onto the dance floor at Buffalo School!  See you there! Read more

    Buffalo Elementary School is… Celebrating Our Community!

     The second grade class at Buffalo Elementary has ventured three times to the Buffalo City Library this year.  First, all families had to acquire library cards for their child…done!  Then, they had to agree to the terms of checking out books:  three week duration and fines for overdue books…done!  Finally, the fun began!

    The adventure includes a leisurely walk down the hill and street, walking and chatting with partners.  We Read more


    photo Look at what’s happening in first grade!! Students are practicing reading a story and writing about what they  read. They look for characters, main idea and details.  What a great example from a Biscuit story today! This  writing shows a student who is not only becoming a good writer, but someone who is learning to read! 

     1. Capital letters begin sentences and periods end each one.

    2. There is great Read more

    Pete the Cat Visits Buffalo!!!

    IMG_0345  <– Click here to see Pete the Cat’s visit to Buffalo Elementary! Read more

    Fall is Upon Us!

    October is here already! There are so many exciting things going on at Buffalo Elementary!  Here are just a few of the things that we experienced in September… 1. Pete the Cat visited our K, 1 and 2 classrooms in September   2.  PTA kicked off the Buffalo Fundraiser     3. PTA hosted our first Skate Night of the year    4. We had our school pictures taken!  What a September!

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    Happy Labor Day!

    imagesCAV9T55BIt’s been a wonderful first 2 weeks of school at Buffalo Elementary! Classrooms are buzzing and the year is off to a great start. The students are doing great with the new (earlier) schedule and are loving their free breakfast and lunch.  Teachers have established classroom procedures and are well on their way into their curriculum in reading, math, science and social studies! Please remember that you are always more Read more

    School Registration, Fees, School Supply List, PreK and 1st Day Info!

      School registration for students NEW to Buffalo School will be Thursday, July 31st from  noon-6pm.  Returning students do not need to attend and will find the information available at Unpack Your Backpack  night held on Thursday, August 14th from 5-6:30.

    Registration fees can be paid in the office or online (amount is specific to Buffalo School students):

    Kindergarten- $ 77.15           1st Grade- $ 82.90                2nd Grade- $ 80.30

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    New School Hours for the 2014-2015 School Year



    Office Hours..7:00am-3:30pm

    Student Day Begins…..7:35am (students will be brought to the gym at 7:30 to begin our daily morning meeting)

    Student Day Ends……..2:25pm (1:25 on early release Wednesdays, 12:25 on 2 hour early out days)


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