Administration

Principal: Jeremiah Oliphant

Mr. Oliphant is in his 15th year in education and 7th as a campus administrator. He graduated from North Texas University in 2005 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and earned his Master's of Administration in 2011 from Lamar University. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and pushing students in the direction of their interests. 

Asst. Principal: William Knuckles- 6th grade

Mr. Knuckles is in his 28th year of education with 7 of those years in Garland ISD. He graduated from the Georgia State University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. He also attended Grand Canyon University where he received his Master's in Educational Leadership. He is excited to join Bussey Nation and looks forward to a great school year.

Dawn Warnsely

Asst. Principal:Dawn Warnsley - 7th grade

Ms. Warnsley is in her 10th year of education with five of those years in Garland ISD. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and a Minor in Spanish. She also attended Southern Methodist University where she received her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership. She is excited to join Bussey Nation and looks forward to a great school year.

Asst. Principal: Tim Parr - 8th grade

Mr. Parr is excited to join Bussey Middle School as an assistant principal. He has worked in Garland ISD for the last 24 years, starting as a science teacher at Hudson Middle School and eventually leading to 20 years in administration serving as an Assistant Principal at Austin Academy for Excellence and Sellers Middle School. He is looking forward to a great year!

Guidance Department

Counselor for students in 6th grade: Sharron Bland 

Counselor for students in 7th grade: Katrina Woods

Counselor for students in 8th grade: Marcus Gaines 

Counselor's Secretary: Maria Beltran Lule

Support Staff

Secretary: Cyndi Underwood

Data Clerk/Registration: Cristina Hernandez

Attendance Clerk: Irma Baeza

School Resource Officer: Officer Allen

School Nurse: Sharon Clausing