Holiday Care Package for the Troops

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Two of our very own BV students have a father who is stationed overseas. 

Mrs. Long’s 3rd Grade class would like to send his troop a care package to enjoy while overseas. Here are some items that are needed for Sgt. Davis and his friends. Anything non-perishable, candies, popcorn, jerky, seeds, cakes, cheese crackers, peanuts, etc. They also need chapstick, hand sanitizer, little lotions, toothbrushes, floss, toiletries, and wipes. Please send in any items to Mrs. Long by Friday, November 30th.

Bobcat Bash is STILL ON for Friday, November 9!

We’re not letting the threat of bad weather dampen our school spirit again! The Bobcat Bash is on tomorrow…rain or shine!

 Carnival is a Buena Vista family favorite, and it’s also one of the biggest fundraisers for the PTA. Many of the cool things we do for the school every year are possible because people like you support the Bobcat Bash.

 Organizers and the administration have put their heads together, and if the rain comes, there’s a backup plan. And a backup plan to the backup plan!

 No matter what…there will be rides! There will be games! There will be 200 cartons of confetti eggs and 500 cans of silly string! We will set up bounce houses in the gym, concessions and the silent auction in the cafeteria, and unless there is lightning, ZoomBall will still be outside under an inflatable tent.

 The bottom line is the kids will not be disappointed and neither will you. We might have to pull together to make some last-minute adjustments, but we know with our school family, anything is possible.

 We hope to see you tomorrow from 3:30 to 7:30 for the Bobcat Bash!


Student Council's "Bobcat's Bundles of Blessings"

The BV Student Council has teamed up with local Girl Scout Troop 1792 to collect items for Greer Community Ministries -- and we need your help!  Will you consider donating any of the items below by FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH?

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  • Men's clothing and shoes (new or gently used, all sizes)

  • Underwear (new, any size -- children through adult)

  • Socks (new, any size -- children through adult)

  • Towels (new or gently used)

  • Sheets (new or gently used, any size)

  • Toothbrushes

  • Toothpaste

  • Deodorant

  • Bar Soap

All items can be placed in the marked bin in the Atrium.  Thank you in advance for your help!  

~ Maddie Bache, Student Body President

Bobcat Bash Carnival Art Contest Winner!


CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of the Bobcat Bash 2018 Art Contest!

Brooke in Mrs. Rahn's fifth grade class created this masterpiece. Carnival organizers will have Brooke's artwork turned into a giant banner that will hang at the Bobcat Bash on October 26th. 

Brooke will get to keep the banner as a prize. She will also get a t-shirt and 20 Carnival tickets!

Thank you to all of the students who participated in this year's contest.

Winter After School Enrichment Programs

We will begin taking applications for Winter Enrichments on Wednesday, October 24th at 7:30 am. There are 8 enrichments being offered during the winter cycle of enrichments:

  • Mondays:  Solve It! (gr 3-5), Kindness Club (K-5)

  • Tuesdays:  LegoWedo (2-3), Basketball (K-2), Upcycling (K-5)

  • Thursdays: Basketball (3-5), Art Clay Sculpting (K-2), Cooking (2-3)

Please visit the BVES Enrichments Website for all the details, copies of applications and more information.  If you are unable to print applications, there are copies in the front office. Note that there are a few changes for the 2018-2019 enrichment programs.

  1. Students may only apply for 2 enrichment opportunities per student at this time.  We will update the website as enrichments are full.  Please check back for updates.

  2. You must send payment with applications.  Checks can be made payable to: Buena Vista Elementary.  If possible, please make a separate check for each application.

  3. Enrichment programs are offered on a first-come first-served basis and have a limited number of participants per course. We will only accept applications at the front entrance of the school  If you normally arrive on the back path, please make plans to arrive at the front entrance with applications.

10/1-5 Grandparents' Week and Book Fair

Buena Vista is celebrating Grandparents’ Week October 1st thru 5th. For this special week, the Bobcats have planned a special lunch for our students and their loved ones!  Lunch is $3.80 per person and PLEASE BRING EXACT CHANGE. RSVP to your child’s teacher and please arrive 20 minutes prior to your child's lunch time. 

Click HERE for the Lunch Schedule

Our fall Book Fair will be held in the Media Center during Grandparents’ Week. Students (requires teacher permission), Parents, and Grandparents may visit the fair together throughout the week.


9/21 - Outdoor Movie Night

The 5th Grade is doing a series of different fundraisers this year with profits being used towards 5th grade trips, activities and events.  Don't miss their first sponsored event "Outdoor Movie Night" on Friday, September 21st behind the school. Doors open at 7:00pm and the movie (voted on by the student body) begins at 7:30pm.  Entrance to the movie is free, but concessions are available for sale.

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