RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS WEEK
Help turn the world and BIS kind by celebrating RAK Day on February 17 and RAK Week, February 18 - 22. It’s our chance to have fun being a little extra kind!
Monday 18 - Warm and Fuzzy Day
Since we have the day off, you can wear your pajamas all day. Make someone feel warm and fuzzy inside by doing something kind. Write down the kind gesture(s) that you did on your day off and turn it into the Intermediate office to be entered into our Kindness Raffle.
Tuesday 19th - Helping Hand Day
Be a hero today and help someone else that needs a little extra hand today! Powered by Kindness! Be a hero to others! What are some things that superheroes do to help the world? Stand up to bad guys! Go out of your way to help others! Dress like your favorite superhero!
Wednesday 20th - Smile Day
Try to smile at three new people today. Have a Heart! Get inspiRED to be kind to others by wearing red, pink, or purple hearts.
Thursday 21st - Appreciation Day
Show a staff member that you care by writing them a notecard and dropping it into our appreciation station during lunch periods. Notecards can be written to teachers, office staff, custodians, lunch ladies, recess ladies, bus drivers, cafeteria helpers, teacher aides, etc. Make Kindness a Pattern! Wear any clothes with patterns, polka dots, stripes, plaid, etc.
Friday 22nd - Compliment Day
Give someone a compliment and make someone’s day! Wear mismatched shoes! What might it feel like to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? Think before you act! How might someone else feel about what you are saying and doing? Pledge to Choose Kind! Make a difference in 2019. Students can sign the pledge banner during lunch to make a difference by pledging to choose kindness!
BUCKEYE INTERMEDIATE RECEIVES "OVERALL A" AWARD
Buckeye Intermediate has been recognized as an “Overall A” Award winner based on its state report card scores. By demonstrating high academic performance and building bright futures for students of every background and ability level, they have achieved this impressive achievement!
Yesterday, the State Board of Education identified 28 districts and 310 schools that have earned an overall A grade on their report cards. We are proud of the Intermediate staff's accomplishments.
We are looking forward to receiving the official "Overall A" banner and proudly displaying it in their building. Great job Intermediate building!
SECOND QUARTER STUDENT LEADERSHIP RECIPIENTS
Congratulations to our 2nd Quarter Student Leadership Recipients! Students who have shown exemplary leadership qualities inside the classroom, as well as, within our school, are recognized and celebrated with a quarterly Leadership Breakfast.
Parents of the recipients are invited to attend the Leadership Breakfast with their student on December 18th at 8 AM. The breakfast is hosted by Ms. Knapp and will feature a guest speaker from the Buckeye Community. If you have not yet RSVPd for the Leadership Breakfast, please contact the BIS officesor x 4339. Thank you!
4TH GRADE RECIPIENTS
5TH GRADE RECIPIENTS
6TH GRADE RECIPIENTS
LATE ARRIVAL INFORMATION
Our next late arrival day is Wednesday, March 13. Our final late arrival day is May 8.
In our ongoing effort to reduce the amount of teacher professional development during the school day as well as reducing the amount of time substitutes are in our classrooms, we are again implementing seven late arrivals to the school year.
School will start two hours later on these dates. If your child rides a Buckeye School bus they will be picked up two hours later than their regular time. School drop off will be 10:20 am for Primary and Intermediate students. School dismissal times will not be affected.
Buckeye Elementary car riders will begin to unload at 10:20 am. The start of school for the Primary, Intermediate and Preschool is 10:35 am.
AM Preschool hours will be 10:35 am arrival and 12:20 pm dismissal. PM Preschool arrival will be 1:40 pm and 3:25 pm dismissal on Late Arrival Days.
All students (except AM Preschool) will be dismissed at the regular dismissal time. If you have any questions please contact your child’s building.
SCHOOL PICTURE INFORMATION
If you have questions regarding school pictures, please contact LifeTouch directly at 1-800-736-4753 or email.
ONLINE STUDENT REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Your username is your student ID (this is the same number as your child’s lunch code, and it is available on report cards, in Progress Book, and in PayForIt) & your password is your student's birthday (MM/DD/YYYY) make sure to include 8 digits in the birthday and the two backslashes.
Because of the important nature of information contained in Registration Gateway, students of parents who have not completed verification will not have access to the following:
Students will not have access to the District Computer Network or Internet for class activities.
School fees for students Grade 4-6 is $50. Students must pay all past and current year's school fees. Students with unpaid school fees:
- will not receive report cards
- will be ineligible to participate in school-sponsored fundraisers
- will be ineligible to attend school field trips, including 6th Grade camp
Payment can be made with cash or a check made payable to Buckeye Intermediate School. Parents may also pay online using the online payment system, PayForIt.net.
If your child will be a car rider, please send a written note to the school. Please do not email the teacher or other staff members. If the regular staff member is absent, substitute staff do not have access to email.
If your student will be a regular car rider, please send a written note to the school and call the office at ext 4337 for the required yellow student placard to be placed on the dashboard of the vehicle picking up your student from the car rider line.
If you are notifiying the office to make your child a car rider for the day, please call the Intermediate offices before 2:00 PM.
Please remember to call the school absence line at ext 9204 to report when your child is absent from school due to an appointment or an illness. Please help us make sure your children are safe by calling the absence line.
Please do not call the Buckeye Intermediate office or use email to report a student absence. If the regular staff member is absent, substitute staff do not have access to email.
BUCKEYE LOCAL SCHOOLS TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
Buckeye Local Schools utilizes the REMIND notification app to instantly alert parents, students, and staff with up to the minute bus changes using one way text messaging.
The REMIND notification system will not take the place of School Messenger. REMIND will be an additional communication tool and will communicate when our buses are running late for pick up and/or drop off.
It is very easy to sign up using the link HERE.
If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Eblen at 330-722-8257 x1020.