The mission of Haralson County Schools is to produce high-achieving
students who will graduate and become productive and responsible
citizens. Buchanan Elementary (BES) will accomplish this mission by
setting goals in our school improvement plan and monitoring student
progress throughout the school year while encouraging student social
development. During the 2017-2018 school year, Buchanan Elementary plans
to strive for continued improvement, celebrate our many successes and
reinvigorate Rebel traditions as we embrace the ever-changing future.
have accomplished many goals such as improved test scores, students
reading on grade level, and a lower number of discipline referrals. We
will continue to raise the bar. We are very proud of our faculty, staff
and students for their hard work and consistent pursuit to achieve our
We are very excited to introduce our
one-to-one technology initiative this school-year for our 5th graders.
BES along with the support of the district office understands the need
to promote technology in order to prepare the students for the 21st
century. Each of our 5th grade students have been issued a Chromebook
and will be given the opportunity to utilize technology in the classroom
on a daily basis. This will also support 100% of students testing
online for Georgia Milestone. Our staff is participating in professional
learning throughout the school year to provide more technologically
advanced instruction. As a leader of this continued growth and principal
of Buchanan Elementary School, I am proud to serve the students,
faculty, and community. I am dedicated and determined to reach our
goals, and value the input of our stakeholders. Contact the school for
assistance or to learn more about our initiatives for this school year.
Please know we have a TEAM of individuals who are vested in your student
and are ready to assist you.
I encourage you to join us on our path to greater success. BES is making this the best year yet!!
Ethelyn Johnson, Principal of BES