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Basketball Games and Procedures

Buford High School Basketball Game Procedures

JV games start at 6:30, Varsity girls game at 6:30. Gates open at 5:45

Parking: We ask that our visiting teams park in the Staff parking lot in front of the high school. Home fans please park in the Student parking lot beside the gym.

Tickets: All Tickets for Basketball games will be are presold through Gofan to members of the Basketball team’s family and the visiting team based on approved capacity determined by the Lancaster County School District and our schools. No tickets will be sold at the gate on game night.

Passes: Only SCHSL passes will be accepted at games. District employees and retired LCSD teachers who are family members of players may use their pass for one of their 4 tickets. Senior Citizens Gold passes and Season Passes will not be valid for this year.

Masks: Masks must be worn at all times when on campus and inside the gym. No One will be allowed in the doors or gates without a mask and temperatures will be taken. No one will be allowed in with a temperature of 100.

Gym Seating: Home fans will sit on the home side of the gym. No BHS fans will be allowed on the visitors side of the gym. High School League rules state that we can’t cross communities. The area behind the bench and the scorer’s table will be roped off to insure social distancing for our teams. Fans will access the home stands via the first aisle and can walk down the bleachers to find seats that insure social distancing.

Per DHEC/SCHSL/LCSD guidelines no one is allowed to sit on the first two rows of bleachers on both sides of the gym. We are also required to skip rows between bleachers when choosing a seat in the bleachers. We have dots on the bleachers to help with social distanced seating. Please try to stagger when sitting on the dots so you aren’t sitting directly behind another family. Each group would have a clear view of the court directly in front of them. We will also have rows blocked off behind each teams bench for our varsity and JV teams to sit in to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

Post game: after the game is over all fans are required to leave the gym the same direction in which they entered and proceed back to their vehicles in the student parking lot. Home teams will exit one set of doors and Visiting teams will exit another set of doors. Theses doors will be labeled. Please do not access the playing court or loiter in the gym or lobby after the game.

Visiting team seating and locker rooms: The last section of bleachers on the locker room end of the gym will be reserved for home and visiting teams. We ask that teams come dressed but locker rooms will be available if needed.

Cheerleaders: We ask that visiting teams cheerleaders not attend games. Home team cheerleaders will be seated socially distanced in the section behind the home team bench.

We apologize for any inconvenience due to the Coronavirus, but abiding by these changes allows us to continue attending school and being able to play athletics here at BHS. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation with these protocols, they are intended to keep ourselves and others safe during this pandemic. We appreciate everyone working together and showing the Jacket Pride during this time.


Wrestling Matches and Procedures

Buford High School Wrestling Match Procedures

Middle School matches start at 5:30, Varsity at 6 or 7:00. Gates open at 4:45

Parking: We ask that our home team fans park in the staff parking lot in front of the Multipurpose Building. Visiting team fans please park in the upper end of the student parking lot beside the old Gym.

Tickets: All Tickets for Wrestling matches will be are presold through Gofan to members of the Wrestling team’s family and the visiting team based on approved capacity determined by the Lancaster County School District and our schools. No tickets will be sold at the gate on game night.

Passes: Only SCHSL passes will be accepted at matches. District employees and retired LCSD teachers who are family members of players may use their pass for one of their 4 tickets. Senior Citizens Gold passes and Season Passes will not be valid for this year.

Masks: Masks must be worn at all times when on campus and inside the gym. No One will be allowed in the doors or gates without a mask and temperatures will be taken. No one will be allowed in with a temperature of 100.

Gym Seating: Home fans will sit in the first set of bleachers when you enter the gym. The visiting team’s fans will sit in the bleachers on the opposite side of the sound booth and scorer’s table. No BHS fans will be allowed on the visitor’s end of the gym. High School League rules state that we can’t cross communities in the stands at athletic contest. Only team personnel will be allowed on the stage side of the gym and behind the teams benches.

Per DHEC/SCHSL/LCSD guidelines no one is allowed to sit on the first two rows of bleachers on both end of the gym. We are also required to skip rows between bleachers when choosing a seat in the bleachers. We have dots on the bleachers to help with social distanced seating. Please try to stagger when sitting on the dots so you aren’t sitting directly behind another family. Each group would have a clear view of the court directly in front of them.

Post game: after the match is over all fans are required to leave the gym the same direction in which they entered and proceed back to their vehicles in the student parking lot. Home teams will exit one set of doors and Visiting teams will exit another set of doors. Theses doors will be labeled. Please do not access the mats and team area or loiter in the gym or lobby after the game.

We apologize for any inconvenience due to the Coronavirus, but abiding by these changes allows us to continue attending school and being able to play athletics here at BHS. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation with these protocols, they are intended to keep ourselves and others safe during this pandemic. We appreciate everyone working together and showing the Jacket Pride during this time.


FAQ's about Hybrid Option (Track A,B)

Information concerning the details of hybrid learning process can be located with this link. A video explaining safety protocols can be accessed with this link.

FAQ's about Synchronous Virtual Option(Track C,D)

Information concerning the details of synchronous virtual schooling can be located with this link. Bell schedule, organization help and a video from administration can be found here.

Track E Students Information(Virtual SC Track)

Student Tutorials

Parent Tutorials (setting up an account for SC Virtual)

Please contact your student's guidance counselor is you should experience difficulty in setting up an account. Also, please watch the student tutorials along with your child in order to understand how the system is navigated. This will allow you to provide support for your child.

Request for Class Change 2nd Semester

Schedule changes can be submitted between now and December 13th using this form. Changes that are requested after this date will be considered based on social distance requirements and the amount of students that will be face to face in that class. We are having to look at class sizes now unlike years past and plan accordingly. Be aware that some schedules will change for any student based on these guidelines as well.

View Sporting Event Live

Just in time for the Winter Season, you can view Buford sporting events live with a subscription to NFHS Network . Full package is $69.99 and monthly rate is $10.00. Go Jackets!

Work Based Learning Credit

Do you have a job after school and/or on the weekend? If so, you may qualify for Work-Based Learning credit. Click here to learn about the benefits of Work-Based Learning. Please let me know if you are interested and I will contact the WBL Coordinator for you. My email is paula.stegalllail@lcsd.k12.sc.us.

Request for Hotspot and Wired Internet Service

Please click here to submit the form for requesting a mobile hotspot or wired internet service for at home learning.

Google Classroom Help for Parents

See the links below for help with Google Classroom. These links can also be found under the "Parents" tab.

Google Classroom Features

Google Classroom Handout

Google Classroom Virtual Tour


Yearbook Information

Click here to see details on cost, ordering, and personalization of the BHS Monument.

Jostens Information

Jostens will be providing for ring and graduation needs for the following classes:

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Class of 2021

Class of 2022

Class of 2023

New Physical Form

There is a new physical form for athletes to use and the form can be accessed with this link.

Staff and Faculty Information

Staff and faculty can access information on employee rights and Covid-19 on this page.

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Student Handbook

Parents and students can access information on important changes to the student handbook with this link. To reference the entire student handbook, click on this link.


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TITLE IX Coordinator

Angela Vaughan

Phone: 803-286-6972

Fax: 803-416-8866

angela.vaughan@lcsd.k12.sc.us

300 S. Catawba Street

Lancaster, SC 29720