Buena High School (Arizona)
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|Buena High School|
|5225 East Buena School Blvd
Sierra Vista, United States
|School district||Sierra Vista Unified School District|
|Enrollment||2,223 (October 1, 2012)|
|Color(s)||Blue and White|
|Accreditation||North Central Association|
|Website||Buena High School|
The current school building was built in the early 1990s to accommodate an ever-expanding student enrollment and opened in the spring of the 1991-92 school year. The school was built to handle an enrollment of up to 2,500 students; it was over-capacity from its opening and filled to capacity through the late 2000s.
Buena was built with a large theater for use by both the high school and the community. The Buena Performing Arts Center (BPAC) main auditorium can seat from 907 to as many as 1319 by opening the two 'pods'. The Little Theater Pod seats 206 and features a small stage with self-contained computer lighting and sound. The Lecture Pod seats 213 and is ideal for group meetings. Several school, community, and commercial events are held in the various BPAC facilities each year. Buena's performing arts program was also ranked among the top in the nation.
Clubs and organizations
Buena High School has over 60 student clubs and organizations. A list can be found on the "Clubs and Organizations" portion of the school's website.
- Don Frye, wrestler; professional mixed martial artist
- Laurence Gibson (2009), National Football League player
- Stan Short (1991) national,football League player
- John Rade (1978), National Football League player
- Rick Renzi (1976), former Republican Congressman, and convicted criminal
- Donnie Veal (2002), Major League Baseball player
- Kimberly (Zeiler) Lattimore (1984), Ms. California America 2013 
- AIA 2012 enrollment figures Archived October 21, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- Buena Performing Arts Center (BPAC)
- Clubs and Organizations
- Finley, Patrick (28 December 2006). "Sierra Vista fighter trains team in Tucson". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
- "Don Frye MMA Bio". Retrieved 2014-01-01.
- Hess, Bill (6 March 2004). "Renzi: Border help on the way this year". Sierra Vista Herald. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
- Kelly, David (13 September 2012). "Veal Revival". WWBT. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
- Lattimore, Kimberly (3 May 2013). "Trabuco Canyon Woman Wins State Pageant Contest". Orange County Register. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
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