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‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City...

A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that "There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life.

Buford Teacher of the Year

With a dozen different languages represented in her ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes, you would think Buford High School’s Lynda Fouquette would be a walking Rosetta Stone. Well, not quite. “I’m not fluent in anything. I’m fluent in heart,”...

Wowzer! Have you seen this school?

If anyone has a valid reason to hurry through summer and hasten the arrival of the school year, it’s the students, faculty, and administrators of Buford High School. When they return to school this year, they will do so at what has to be considered one of...

2019 Buford Teacher of the Year Candidates Announced

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Buford City School District Teacher of the Year representatives: April Graddick – Buford Elementary School / Interventionist Teacher Betsy Parker – Buford Academy / 5th Grade Teacher Jackie Corley – Buford Middle School / 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Lynda Fouquette – Buford High School ESOL Teacher The system Teacher...

Buford HS Football Looking for Redemption

The new football season is right around the corner, and Buford High School supporters are as excited as ever... but perhaps a little more nervous than usual after last year's successful schedule ended on a sour note. Having won 10 state championships since 2001 and playing in the title game...

10 Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid

Financial aid is money that can help you pay for college. Some aid needs to be paid back or earned, and some aid is a gift. This money is available to all kinds of people. Here are ten important things you should know about financial aid. Financial aid can help...

5 Steps to Creating a College List

How do you figure out which colleges to apply to? Finding colleges that fit you best begins with self-discovery — that means getting to know your interests, your goals and what’s most important to you. The following five steps will get you started on the right path. 1. Ask yourself...

Slideshow: Colleges & Universities

Georgia students benefit from a robust statewide network of colleges and universities, both public and private. In fact, you can earn every degree level – from associate to doctorate – without leaving the county. Which one of these options is perfect for you?

College Choices 101

Knowledge is power. You’ve probably heard that a million times, right? The more you know, the further you go. If you’re a high school student, maybe you always knew that your education wouldn’t end at high school. If you’re a parent, maybe you always assumed your child would go...

Buford City Schools Teacher of the Year. Congrats Bobby...

Unlike many of his peers, Buford City Schools 2018 Teacher of the Year Bobby Dubay didn’t grow up wanting to teach. He did, however, know he wanted to impact the lives of others. Dubay, now approaching his eighth year in the classroom, teaches second grade at Buford Academy and sees...

‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City...

A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that "There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life.

Buford Teacher of the Year

With a dozen different languages represented in her ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes, you would think Buford High School’s Lynda Fouquette would be a walking Rosetta Stone. Well, not quite. “I’m not fluent in anything. I’m fluent in heart,”...

Wowzer! Have you seen this school?

If anyone has a valid reason to hurry through summer and hasten the arrival of the school year, it’s the students, faculty, and administrators of Buford High School. When they return to school this year, they will do so at what has to be considered one of...

2019 Buford Teacher of the Year Candidates Announced

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Buford City School District Teacher of the Year representatives: April Graddick – Buford Elementary School / Interventionist Teacher Betsy Parker – Buford Academy / 5th Grade Teacher Jackie Corley – Buford Middle School / 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Lynda Fouquette – Buford High School ESOL Teacher The system Teacher...

Buford HS Football Looking for Redemption

The new football season is right around the corner, and Buford High School supporters are as excited as ever... but perhaps a little more nervous than usual after last year's successful schedule ended on a sour note. Having won 10 state championships since 2001 and playing in the title game...

10 Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid

Financial aid is money that can help you pay for college. Some aid needs to be paid back or earned, and some aid is a gift. This money is available to all kinds of people. Here are ten important things you should know about financial aid. Financial aid can help...

5 Steps to Creating a College List

How do you figure out which colleges to apply to? Finding colleges that fit you best begins with self-discovery — that means getting to know your interests, your goals and what’s most important to you. The following five steps will get you started on the right path. 1. Ask yourself...

Slideshow: Colleges & Universities

Georgia students benefit from a robust statewide network of colleges and universities, both public and private. In fact, you can earn every degree level – from associate to doctorate – without leaving the county. Which one of these options is perfect for you?

College Choices 101

Knowledge is power. You’ve probably heard that a million times, right? The more you know, the further you go. If you’re a high school student, maybe you always knew that your education wouldn’t end at high school. If you’re a parent, maybe you always assumed your child would go...

Buford City Schools Teacher of the Year. Congrats Bobby...

Unlike many of his peers, Buford City Schools 2018 Teacher of the Year Bobby Dubay didn’t grow up wanting to teach. He did, however, know he wanted to impact the lives of others. Dubay, now approaching his eighth year in the classroom, teaches second grade at Buford Academy and sees...