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  • Buffalo Elementary School

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

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    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!

    October will Read more

    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

    3rd Read more

    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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    Welcome summer!

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    Summer has arrived and I hope that you have all had time to relax, spend time with family, enjoy a good book or  two and make many new memories to last a lifetime!  There have been a few changes at Buffalo Elementary for  this coming school year. Throughout the summer I will continue to update the website with new information  regarding these changes so please check back!  I will return Read more

    Kindergarten Round Up

    Kindergarten Round Up is fast approaching.  It is an exciting time in every child’s life.  Parents eagerly await and prepare for this day.  Good health helps children succeed in school.  Each child must have the following:

    * Up-to-date immunization records – find out if your child has the immunizations needed to start school or if he/she needs any follow-up shots.  This must be done before school begins.

    * Confirmation of Read more

    Items Needed

    Accidents are a part of life.  Everyone falls in a puddle, spills their milk at lunch or wets their pants from time to time.  The nurse is in need of clothes to help out little ones stay warm and dry in their time of need, especially brown, black or blue sweatpants.  Please consider donating some gently used clothing to the health office.  Thanks!  Nurse Janice


    Janice Telsrow, RN, BSN Read more