Buist Academy for Advanced Studies

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  • Inspirational speaker, Chris Singleton visits Buist

    The students at Buist Academy for Advanced Studies were treated to a special guest speaker this week. Motivational speaker Chris Singleton read his latest book Different: A Story About Loving Your Neighbor.

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  • CCSD bus routes finalized

    The mission of the CCSD Transportation Department is to safely provide efficient, cost-effective, and reliable transportation service to the students and parents of the Charleston County School District. To safely provide efficient, cost-effective, and reliable transportation service to the students and parents in a manner that supports the education and extracurricular objectives to the district. Please visit the Transportation Department home page, linked here, to view your child’s bus route.

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  • Nutrition Services gearing up to serve students

    It’s back to school September 8, 2020 and CCSD’s Nutrition services team will be in place and ready to serve students returning to face-to-face instruction. Nutrition Services will also continue grab-and-go meal distribution for students enrolled in virtual instruction. Learn more by following this link.

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  • District Academic Calendar finalized

    The Charleston County School District Board of Trustees, during their meeting on August 10, 2020, approved a revised Academic Calendar. The new school year will begin for students on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, and will end for students on Friday, June 18, 2021. Click to learn more.

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    Shawntay White, Principal

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About Buist Academy

  • 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.

    All students begin French or Spanish in Kindergarten, and continue to study this language until graduation.

    In 2007, Buist became an authorized International Baccalaureate World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP). In September 2010, Buist was fully authorized as a Middle Years Programme
    (MYP).

    Buist’s curriculum content is developed into concept-based units of inquiry. The PYP organizes content under six themes that transcend the traditional subject disciplines to create “big ideas” that are universally relevant. The the MYP explores 8 individual subject areas through MYP Global Contexts that assist in developing interdisciplinary Units of Inquiry.

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