Buffett Bulletin

November 5, 2019

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Cautious Driving

At Buffett, we want all students, staff, and families to be safe. When dropping of students, please be cautious near crosswalks and the bus circle. Vehicles may be dropping off students and staff. Crossing guards may be facilitating students crossing the street. Watch for slowed vehicles near these areas. Thanks for keeping Buffett safe!
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NEW!!! STEAM CLUB Opportunity for 5-6th Grade Students!

Build It! Do It!

Join this interactive, hands-on club if you love to build and create. Students will work with KNEX engineering sets to build an amusement park, design a marble maze, and/or design a building structure using only pine planks.


This club is sponsored by Ms. Hinde and will meet on Wednesdays- Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, and Dec. 11.
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Phenomenal STEM Girl Event

To further encourage girls to get more involved in STEM and STEM careers, Omaha North High Magnet School is offering an event for 6th and 7th grade girls.


The Phenomenal STEM Girl event is scheduled for Thursday, November 14 @ Omaha North (4410 North 36th Street) from 5:30 - 8:00pm. We would love to have Buffett students participate. Please see the attached flyer for more information and the registration link.


If you have questions, please contact Kelly Means (kelly.means@ops.org) or Amanda Gutierrez (amanda.gutierrez@ops.org)

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8th Grade Yearbook Ads

Send your student off to high school with a heartfelt message! Purchase an 8th Grade Ad in the 2019-2020 yearbook for your student today. Ads include a picture of your choice and personal message. Digital photos only-please.


To Place An Ad:

Design and create your own ad online by visiting the following website and following the prompts. Pay with your debit or credit card. https://wpcgo.yearbookforever.com/m70LI

Creating your own ad is quick and easy and gives you more control over how the finished product looks! There is a 3.5% service charge for online orders that will be added at checkout OR Email your message and picture to Jaime Christensen at Jaime.christensen@ops.org.


Drop your cash or check payment off in the Buffett main office.

Pricing: 1/8 Page - $30 ; 1/4 Page - $60; 1/2 Page - $110 ; Full Page - $200.


Email questions and submissions to Jaime Christensen at jaime.christensen@ops.org

Checks can be dropped off in the front office, attention Jaime Christensen.

Checks, photos, and messages are due to Ms. Christensen by November 29, 2019

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CHI Health and Omaha Public Schools partner to honor teachers across the OPS district

CHI Health wants nominations of Omaha Public Schools teachers changing the lives of students. Each month, they’ll surprise a Top Teacher nominee with a treat basket for the teacher's lounge and a personal gift card. CHI will draw winners on the last Friday of the month. CHI Health will select winners from three different grade levels across the district.


Anyone can nominate a Top Teacher at CHIhealth.com/TopTeachers.

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Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award

The Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award recognizes the achievements of skilled and dedicated educators in the Omaha Public Schools (OPS). Given to 15 teachers annually, the Award has recognized and rewarded nearly 300 teachers over the past two decades. Any Omaha Public Schools teacher or counselor (Pre-K through 12), with a minimum of two years experience, is eligible for nomination.

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Follow Us!

Follow us on Instagram at buffettmagnet_ops to stay up-to-date on classroom activities and school events. Photos are posted regularly to give you a glimpse of what is going on inside and out here in Bobcat Nation.
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Parent Teachers Organization Meeting Dates

Join us the the next PTO meeting, November 18th in the Library!


  • November 18, 2019
  • UPDATE - There will be no December meeting!
  • January 13, 2020
  • February 10, 2020
  • March 16, 2020
  • April 20, 2020
  • May 18, 2020
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Students of Distinction

Congratulations to our October Students of Distinction!


5th Grade: John D., Alicia A., Aaron L., Mackenzie S., Sam A. (ACP)


6th Grade: Nasir G., Paige B., Mat M., Camille P.


7th Grade: Tucker I., Rhionna M., Zion B., Lauren L.,


8th Grade: Isaiah S., Brianna W., Anna E., Braden C.

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Important Links

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Upcoming Events

Girls Swimming @ Nathan Hale

Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 3:30pm

6143 Whitmore Street

Omaha, NE

Boys JV/V Basketball @ Norris

Thursday, Nov. 7th, 3:30pm

2235 South 46th Street

Omaha, NE

Girls Swimming @ Monroe

Friday, Nov. 8th, 3:30pm

5105 Bedford Avenue

Omaha, NE

Boys JV/V Basketball @ Buffett

Tuesday, Nov. 12th, 3:30pm

14101 Larimore Avenue

Omaha, NE

Girls Swimming @ Monroe

Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 3:30pm

5105 Bedford Avenue

Omaha, NE