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Dear Parents or Guardians,

 Our School District recently had a state audit through the Office of the State Auditor. One of the resulting requirements of this audit is that beginning the 2015-2016 school year all parents or guardians in the Wayne County School District must provide two current proofs of residency at the time of student registration each year regardless of wether or not parents or guardians have lived in the same residence for previous years. Click here for more info


2015 Top Three Announced

Congratulations to Buckatunna's top three graduating 8th graders for 2015. We are very proud of these students' accomplishments!


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Mr. and Miss BJH

Congratulations to our 2015 Mr. and Miss BJH!


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First Graders Release Butterflies

Buckatunna's first graders have been studying the life cycle of a butterfly. The students were able to witness butterflies in the various stages of their life cycle. They have watched as five butterflies grew from caterpillars. On May 12, the students took their butterflies outside and released them. 


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Fourth Graders Go Green

Students in Mrs. Beard's 4th grade science class have been learning all about plants. Students completed their studies by dissecting beans to examine the parts of the seed and then planting their own beans. They will continue to observe as their beans sprout and turn into plants.  


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Creepy, Crawly Science

Students in Mrs. Beard's 4th grade science class have been studying insects and metamorphosis. One of the insects the class studied was the mealworm, which is the larva form of the darkling beetle. The lesson turned hands-on as students conducted experiments to test the preferences of live mealworms. Many students put aside their fears as they got to know these tiny creatures better. 


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Area Schools’ Teacher of the Year Recognized by the WCSD School Board

In a recent meeting of the Wayne County School Board, teachers who were selected as Teacher of the Year from district schools were recognized for their accomplishment.  These teachers were chosen by the faculty and staff of each school to represent them in the selection of the Wayne County School District Teacher of the Year. Each nominee completed an extensive application in which his/her educational history, professional biography, community involvement, and the philosophy of education were detailed.  

 


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Math Team Wins Second Place in District Math Bowl

Congratulations to the Buckatunna Math Team! These students competed in the Wayne County Math Bowl on Tuesday, April 14. The team placed second in the district. We are very proud of their hard work and of their wonderful representation of our school. 


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Beta Students Attend Convention

Several Buckatunna BETA Club students attended the state BETA convention this year. The trip was a successful one, with each student  participating in a competition of his/her own choice. 


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WCSD School Board Recognizes Parent of the Year

Doll Swindle was recognized at a recent school board meeting for being selected as the Wayne County School District Parent of the Year.  She was nominated by the faculty and staff of Waynesboro Middle School.  Mrs. Swindle was then selected as the WCSD Parent of the Year from a group of parents nominated by district schools.  She was chosen on the basis of her support and contributions to her children’s schools.  Mrs. Swindle is married to Christopher Swindle.  They have 3 daughters, Christian (Waynesboro Middle School), Gracie (Waynesboro Elementary School), and Trinity (Bridgeway Preschool).


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WCSD Administrator of the Year Honored by the WCSD School Board

Robert (Bubba) Hathorn was recently honored by the WCSD School Board for being selected as the WCSD Administrator of the Year.  Mr. Hathorn is assistant principal at Wayne County High School.  He was selected from a group of nominees based on his educational philosophy, his ability to inspire teachers, and his contributions to the Wayne County community.  According to one of his colleagues, Mr. Hathorn exemplifies the qualities of an exceptional administrator by treating students and teachers with compassion, dignity, and respect.  He also shows a great commitment to making Wayne County High School successful in educating our youth.  

Mr. Hathorn has 27 years of total educational experience with 12 of those being in administration.  He is married to Cassie Hathorn, and they have one daughter, Taylor.


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Wayne County School Board Recognizes the Teacher of the Year

Stephanie Hodo was recently honored at a Wayne County School Board meeting for being selected as Wayne County’s Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Hodo was chosen on the basis of her ability to inspire students, her leadership capabilities, and her contributions to the school and community.  

Mrs. Hodo has taught English II at Wayne County High School for 10 years. She is married to Alan Hodo, and they have two sons, David and Will.   


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Buckatunna School
11 Mt. Zion Rd
Bucktunna, MS 39322  

Phone: (601) 648-2501 
Fax: (601) 648-2519
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