Buffett Bulletin

February 10, 2021

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Due to this unprecedented time, we must limit traditional activities due to COVID-19. Here are some guidelines to follow for school.


Do:

  • send a thoughtful email to a friend or teacher
  • offer to assist in the classroom
  • take a "Give a Compliment" tag from around the school for a friend
  • call a friend or loved one on the phone
  • video chat after school

Don't:

  • bring Valentine's Day cards
  • share candy
  • exchange gifts
  • break social distance guidelines
  • plan on having Valentine's Day activities at school
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Mark Your Calendars! Remote Learning Conferences

Remote Learning Conferences are Feb. 24-25. These conferences will be held via Teams much like they were in the fall. This conference will be with a single teacher. Once you have signed up through the invitation you receive, you can reach out to a specific teacher should you have concerns you want to discuss with a certain content area teacher.


Please be on the lookout for sign-ups links that will be emailed on Feb. 11.

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Progress Reports are Coming Home!

We are halfway through the third quarter already! Progress reports will be mailed home this week. Check your mailboxes. Reach out to the teachers with specific class questions.
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High School Registration!

The 8th to 9th grade transition process is in full speed ahead! Below are the following dates for students and families to be aware of:


February 11th and 12th- High School Orientation: High School Vocabulary Lesson in Social Studies classes


February 17th- Families receive an email of their student's high school assignment ( This will also be mailed home to families)


February 18th and 19th- High School Registration : How to Register for Classes in Infinite Campus

*Families will be receiving this same information in a mailing. It will include a "How to Register" flyer and an AIF form. The AIF form shares the recommended course subjects for the student. (Honors vs. Regular, level of Math class etc) If you have any questions about the recommendations, please have a conversation with your student's teacher in that subject area. The district formulated the AIF recommendation. Teacher input was not part of that process.


February 22 and 23rd- Final Registration appointments- School Counselors will be meeting with students individually to make sure they have the course planner/registration completed.


February 24 and 25th- Remote Final Registration appointments- School Counselors will be meeting with remote students individually via TEAMS to make sure they have the course planner/registration completed.

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8th Grade Picture Request!

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Scholastic Picture Retakes RESCHEDULED

Buffett is offering picture retakes for students that missed the original date or who would like to try again!


The new date for the retake is tomorrow, February 11th, from 7:40-11:00 AM

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iPad Troubleshooting

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Upcoming Events

Picture Retakes

Thursday, Feb. 11th, 7:45-11am

14101 Larimore Avenue

Omaha, NE

Presidents' Day: No School

Monday, Feb. 15th, 7am-4pm

14101 Larimore Avenue

Omaha, NE

Remote Parent/Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, Feb. 24th, 4pm to Thursday, Feb. 25th, 7pm

This is an online event.

Spring Break: No School

Monday, March 8th, 7am to Friday, March 12th, 4pm

14101 Larimore Avenue

Omaha, NE

Professional Development Day: No School

Friday, April 2nd, 7am-4pm

14101 Larimore Avenue

Omaha, NE