March 2015  
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   Spring Break (Schools & Offices Closed)
   Mar 30 2015
   Report Cards
   Apr 08 2015
   Third Quarter Awards Ceremony
   Apr 10 2015 at 02:43 PM
   ACT Aspire Testing (Grades 3-8)
   Apr 28 2015

Welcome to Buist Academy For Advanced Studies

Buist Academy for Advanced Studies is an academic magnet school established in 1985. The school provides a rigorous curriculum emphasizing language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and foreign languages.

Check us out on Facebook and be sure to "like" the official Buist Academy for Advanced Studies Facebook page

Weather Make-Up Day
Due to the district-wide school weather closure on February 24th, students are required to make up this missed classroom day. That make-up day will be Friday, March 27th. This date has been set aside on the academic calendar for such instances. If your student will not be in class that day, please follow normal procedures for alerting your school.

CCSD Parent Satisfaction Survey

Please take a minute to complete the 2015 Parent Satisfaction Survey. The survey can be accessed by clicking here. Thank you.

Please join us at Sky Zone for Buist Academy Spirit Night on Thursday, March 26th (no school on Friday)!

***In order to be assured a spot you must sign up online in advance***

Get with your friend and classmates and sign up for a time so you can all jump together. Encourage your teachers to come so we can have a friendly game of Dodge Ball  -- Teachers vs Students. Below is a link to sign up so please do so early to ensure a spot!!! 20% of the proceeds go back to our school!!!

***Make sure you indicate your class and teacher when you arrive at Sky Zone***

The class with the highest percentage of participation will receive a free 30 min jump pass!

Spring Musical

Join us on March 12th and 13th @ 5:30 pm for
"Annie the Musical"

Quarter 3 Awards Day
Students in Grades 4-8 will be recognized on April 10th for their academic achievement during the 3rd quarter. 
 Grades 4-5 8:30 am in the gym
Grades 6-8 9:10 am in the gym

Principal for a Day
Buist Academy would like to thank Ashley Caldwell from the Modern Connection for serving as Principal for a Day.

Buist Academy Green Team

Teacher of the Year


Congratulations to Tracie Howe for being named Buist Academy Teacher of the Year!

Attention Parents/Guardians of 4th through 8th Grade Students: 

If you would like to access your student’s academic information and you do not currently have a Parent Portal account, please send an email directly to  

You will need to provide the following in the email: 

(1)   Your child's or your children's full legal names – as they appear on their birth certificates

(2)   Your full legal name

(3)   Your current address

(4)   Your best day-time contact phone number

(5)   The last four digits of each child's social security number

(6)   The last four digits of a parent/guardian/backup phone number that we have on-file.

(7)   If you already have a Parent Portal guardian account for a student at another school, please provide that information. Your existing account can access multiple students.


What's Happening
Check out the latest edition of the Buist Banner and Knightly News. 

The deadline for 2015-2016 school year application has passed. Applications for the 2016-2017 school year will be posted in the fall of 2015. 

Buist Academy Admissions Procedure

For lottery results or waiting list(s) numbers please contact JoAnne Daquigan at 937-6430.