PRETZEL TWIST FUNDRAISER WINNER ANNOUNCED!
CONGRATULATIONS to our Pretzel Twist Fundraiser TOP SELLER, Nathaniel Wickersham! He won unicorn slime, an emoji draw-string cinch-sack, silly string to use on the principal at the next rewards assembly, a giant tootsie roll pop, a remote control drone and a family 4 pass for an overnight stay at the Kalahari Indoor Water Park and Resort.
Congratulations to the rest of our top student sellers: Noah Czyrba, Robert Garcia, London Carson, and Aiden Booth. These students sold 5 or more kits, and also won unicorn slime, an emoji draw-string cinch-sack, silly string to use on the principal at the next rewards assembly, a giant tootsie roll pop, and a remote control drone.
Thank you to all of our Buckeye families for your support of this new fundraiser. We were able to raise over $7,000 for Buckeye Intermediate School which doubled the amount we raised last year for both the Fall and Spring Fundraiser combined! Wow! THANK YOU BUCKEYE!
CALAMITY DAY MAKE UP SCHEDULE
The second set of 10 extended school days (April 23 - May 4th) has been cancelled. Regular school hours will resume Monday, April 23rd.
THIRD QUARTER PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST
Congratulations to our Third Quarter Principal Leadership Recipients: Landric Balliet-Turner, Christian Berger, Emma Bostic, Carter Burgess, Brianna Cash, Jimmy Cervenak, Brooke Cutlip, Trevor Cutlip, Adriana D'Amico, Casey Hist, Jayden Jones, Aubrey Keenan, Julie King, Claire Miller, Grace Miller, Helen Miller, Eva Robinette, Ryan Rupanovic, Allison Salazar, Addison Shelton, Nathan Sidor, Owen Szucs, Cyrus Tanski, Allison Zerr.
Students who have shown exemplary leadership qualities inside the classroom, as well as, within our school, were recognized and celebrated with a breakfast this morning.
Nominated students and their parents attended the breakfast, along with Ms. Knapp, Buckeye Intermediate School Principal, and Mrs. Barb Gunkelman, President of the Buckeye Local Schools Board of Education.
Twenty five Intermediate students showed off their creative talents in the Invention Convention! Students were asked to design, develop and market a solution to a real world problem they had researched. Students had their work on display all day and all classes were invited to come down to see what they created as well as vote on their favorite!
Four inventors will be moving on to the state competition at the Ohio State Fair in July:
1st: Solar Ball-anket (Wyatt Kunz)
2nd: The Super Suitcase (Nola Nowotniak)
3rd: Brightenbach Generator (AJ Barinelli/Eddie Neitenbach)
4th: Carbon Cleaner 1.0 (Alexa Matyac/Alexa Rundle)
Congratulations also to Keegan Lockard who won the People's Choice Award. He received the most votes from students who voted for their favorite invention.
UPCOMING *REVISED* TESTING DATES
Monday, April 23rd-6th Grade Math
Tuesday, April 24th-5th Grade Science
TRANSPORTATION REQUESTS FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR
If your student rides a bus to or from school and any of the following changes apply to your student, you will need to complete a new Transportation Request Form for the 2018 -2019 school year:
- Your Student is rolling up from Kindergarten or 6th Grade
- You have moved to a new residence. You must first contact your student’s school or Jill Besida at the Board Office Ext 1001 and provide a new proof of residency.
- You have made changes to your babysitter or daycare location. Requests must be for five days per week to the same address.
ALL TRANSPORTATION FORMS ARE DUE BACK TO TRANSPORTATION BY JULY 16, 2018 TO GUARANTEE TRANSPORTATION AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.
Information regarding bus routes for the upcoming school year will not be available until the 2nd week of August. At that time transportation information letters will be mailed to all registered bus students for the 2018-2019 school year.
Any changes requested after the letters go out will not be made until the 2nd week of the school year. Parents will be responsible for transportation until then.
Please direct all questions to the Transportation office, Mrs. Judy Eblen 330-722-8257 Ext 1020.
There has been no decision regarding High School student transportation for the 2018 -2019 school year at this time.
GOODYEAR STEM CAREER DAY
Goodyear STEM Career Day is Saturday, April 21st at Firestone High School in Akron, OH. It is an opportunity to experience hands on activities that involve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! Buses will load at 7:15 AM and will leave no later than 7:30 AM. We will return to school at approximately 3:30 PM.
All 6th grade students are invited, but registration must be completed online by a parent or guardian by March 31, 2018. Students in the Rube Goldberg Club are strongly encouraged to participate.
To register go to https://www.goodyear.com/careerday/index.html
Click on REGISTER at the top of the page
Click on MIDDLE SCHOOL STEM CAREER DAY 2018 - REGISTER NOW
Follow the steps and complete the information
You will need to enter our group name, Buckeye Intermediate School - 6th grade, and our group code, which is BUCKS.
If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Abraham or call 330-722-8257 x 4306 or Mrs. King at , x4303.
UPCOMING SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS
The following school field trips have been added to the Intermediate School Schedule:
4th Grade - Thursday, May 10 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, 2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113. The cost of the field trip is $9.00. Any student with any outstanding school fees is not eligible to attend the field trip.
5th Grade - Friday, May 11 from 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114. The cost of the field trip is $8.50. Any student with outstanding school feels is not eligible to attend the field trip.
6th Grade - Monday, May 7 from 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106. The cost of the field trip is $5.00. Any student with outstanding school fees is not eligible to attend the field trip.
Permission slips have been sent home with all 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade students. Any student with any outstanding school fees is not eligible to attend school field trips. If you have any specific questions regarding your student's field trip, please directly contact the classroom teacher.
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.
To update your information in Registration Gateway login to the secure online portal Registration Gateway at: https://update.buckeyeschools.org/. Your Username is your student's ID number (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) please be sure to use 8 digits and include the two backslashes.
If your child will be a consistent car rider please call the office at ext 4337 for the required yellow student placard.
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.
BUCKEYE LOCAL SCHOOLS TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
In an attempt to improve communications with parents, students and staff we are utilizing the REMIND notification system. Remind is a free, safe and easy to use communication tool that is intended to assist our Transportation Department to instantly alert parents, students and staff with oneway text messaging.
The Remind notification system will not take the place of School Messenger. Remind will be an additional communication tool and will hopefully communicate when our buses are running late for pick up and/or drop off.
It is easy to sign up! Using the directions below, sign up using one or more telephones. We will not share your information. You should receive a confirmation upon successfully texting the code below.
To receive messages via text, text @g28e7 to 81010. You can opt out of messages at any time by replying ‘unsubscribe@g28e7’.
If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Eblen at 330-722-8257. Extension 1020. Thank you.