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Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Round-Up
2014-2015 School Year


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

 

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the Elementary Library.  Eligible Pre-Kindergarten children must be 4 years old by September 1, 2014, and Kindergarten children must be 5 years old by September 1, 2014.  Pre-K students that are currently enrolled at BES do not have to register. The following items are required for registration:

1.  Immunization Record

2.  Official Birth Certificate

3.  Social Security Card

4.  Copy of Parent’s Drivers License

5.  Proof of Income for the Month of March – Pre-K Only

We must have all of the documents before your child can be assigned to a classroom. 

Immunizations must be up to date before your child can be assigned to a classroom.

Pre-Kindergarten eligibility is based on income, a parent being active in the military, or if a child is or ever has been in foster care. Proof of income for the entire month of March, such as check stubs, or if you are self-employed a 2013 W-2 Form, etc, military identification, or legal paperwork from the foster care system will be required. Proof of income for the entire month of July must also be verified again in August.

Test Preparation

In the Spring of 2012, the former student assessment standardized test, TAKS, was replaced with the more rigorous, STAAR.  "STAAR will represent a more unified, comprehensive assessment program that wil incorporate more rigorous college and career readiness standards," a report from the Texas Education states.  In just a few weeks, students across the state of Texas will once again be taking the STAAR test.

How can you as a parent help your student prepare for the STAAR test?

1)  Attendance - Make sure your student is on time and in school EVERYDAY

2)  Good Health - Make sure your students gets good:  Breakfast, Sleep, and Exercise

3)  Practice - The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has STAAR released questions on their website you can use for understanding or reinforce material.

You can visit their website at:  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/

You may also visit the following sites for extra practice:  TAKS Resources ; Think Through Math ; Istation

 

Mailing:
PO Box 1087
Buna, Texas 77612

 

Administration
409-994-5101
   High School
409-994-4811
   Junior High
409-994-4860
   Elementary
409-994-4840
   SJC Special Ed Coop
409-994-4895

 

Weather Makeup Days

IMPORTANT CALENDAR CHANGE

Due to inclement weather days, Buna ISD will makup classes on the following days:

April 18, 2014
May 26, 2014

All Schools and District Offices will be Open.

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Bad Weather Make up Day
It is on the calendar as a holiday, but is a makeup day due to the weather day we missed in January.
Bad Weather Make up Day
This will be our first bad weather make up day. All students and staff will report for school at regular school hours.
JH Spring Reward Trip Claiborne Park
(will reschedule to May 2nd, if it is bad weather)
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EL Easter Parties
See Elementary webpage for party times.
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