Buckeye Intermediate 


 

SUMMER HOURS FOR THE INTERMEDIATE OFFICE 

The office hours for the summer are as follows: Thursday, May 27 from 7:30 am - 12:00 pm. Friday, May 28 - Friday, June 4 from 7:30 am - 2:00 pm. We are CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY, Monday, May 31. The offices will be closed June 7 - August 2. The offices will reopen Tuesday, August 3. Office hours will be 7:30 am - 2:00 pm until the first day of school, Wednesday, August 18. On the first day of school, we will resume normal office hours of 7:30 am - 4:00 pm.

Email will be checked intermittently, so if you have a question, please contact kmoore(at)buckeyeschools.org.

For immediate assistance: Mrs. Vicki Calvin x 1001 or vcalvin(at)buckeyeschools.org.

Enroll a new student(s): Mrs. Jill Besida x 1002 or jbesida(at)buckeyeschools.org

Transportation: Mrs. Karen Galdun x 1020 or kgaldun(at)buckeyeschools.org

 


 

RIGHT AT SCHOOL REGISTRATION 

 

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SIXTH GRADE MUSIC STUDENTS "GETTIN' THRU" MUSIC VIDEO

After 6 months of creativity, collaboration and perseverance; my 6th grade general music students and I are beyond excited to present our 2021 semester songwriting and music video production project, "Gettin' Thru." Lyrics are located in the description portion of the video. (The kids wrote all of these!!) I am so proud of them. Miss Leska

 


 

SIXTH GRADE MEMORY BOOKS 

 

Mrs. Abraham Sixth Grade Class of 2027 Memory Book - Abraham


 

Mrs. Nunn Sixth Grade Class of 2027 Memory Book - Nunn


 

Mrs. Dieter Sixth Grade Class of 2027 Memory Book - Dieter


 

Mr. Piehl Sixth Grade Class of 2027 Memory Book -Piehl


 

Mr. Adams Sixth Grade Class of 2027 Memory Book - Adams


 

Mrs. Johnston Sixth Grade Class of 2027 Memory Book - Johnston


 

Mrs. King Sixth Grade Class of 2027 Memory Book - King

 


 

6TH GRADE PRESIDENTIAL AWARD WINNERS 

All sixth grade students are eligible to win the President's Award for Educational Excellence. This award recognizes academic success in the classroom. To be eligible, students must meet requirements, including grade point average or, school-set criteria and choice of state tests or teacher recommendations. Congratulations to our Presidential Award Winners!

GOLD AWARD WINNERS: Olivia Calarco, Isabella Cirone, Jacob Dolamore, Jesse Hamman, Alyssa Hinners, Nolan Klingbeil, Cody LaRiche, Abbye Lightle, Shane Metter, Dimitry Pshonyak, Emmalin Samosky, Katerina Shearer, Grace Thomas, Amelia Waibel, Gavin Waibel and Mackenzie Walti.

SILVER AWARD WINNERS: Paul Abbott, Phillip Baumann, Cole Burtzlaff, Molly Danilovic, Zachary Forinash, Mya Galdun, Annalyse Green and Olivia Justice, Andrew Kost, Isabelle Krakowski, Mckenna Lichty, Avery Mason, Brooke Maynard, Owen McDonald, Elliana Newman, William Phillips, Faith Shaw, Mark Shevchenko, Brayden Sopko, Kellen Taylor, Alyssa Traylinek, and Rory Walter.

 


 

STUDENT MEDICATION PICK UP 

A parent/guardian must pick up student medications. Any medications/supplies remaining in the clinic will be disposed of 2 weeks after the last day of school. Office hours: Thurs, May 27 - 7:30 am - 12 pm. Fri, May 28 - Fri, June 4 - 7:30 am - 2 pm. CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY, May 31.

 


 

VIEWING AND PRINTING STUDENT REPORT CARDS ONLINE 

Parents will be able to access report cards online and print them directly from Progress Book on JUNE 4 after 4:00 PM.

If a student owes school, lunch, fundraiser, or library fees, parents will be able to view the report card online, but the printing capability will be disabled. 

Parents need a Progress Book account in order to view and print student report cards. If you don't have a Parent Progress Book account, you will need to create one for your student. To create an account, parents need a registration key for their student. Registration keys can be requested by emailing kmoore(at)buckeyeschools.org

Students may log in to their student progressbook account using the "sign in with Google" button.

Create an account on Progress Book 

Parent login page for Progress Book 

Viewing and printing report cards

Adding additional student(s) to Progress Book Account

We provide hard copies of report cards for legal purposes ONLY. Email kmoore(at)buckeyeschools.org to obtain a hard copy. Hard copies of report cards are mailed home. They will NOT be sent with students

 


 

STUDENT SUMMER DEVICE TAKE HOME PROGRAM  

This year we are revising our Chromebook policy for student devices. First, we recognize that many students continue learning throughout the summer and would benefit from having a Chromebook and access to school online programs. This year, students currently in grades K-11 will be able to take their Chromebook and power cord home for the summer. To use the Chromebook at home, families will need wifi access.

If you would leave the Buckeye district over the summer, please return the device and power cord to the Buckeye School Board Office. All of the normal rules for computer use apply.

 

Usage notes

Please keep the device charged, do not let it drop below 10%. This will help preserve the battery.

If you have an issue with the device during the summer, we will have limited repair services available. Please use the following Google Form to report an issue. https://bit.ly/33mH8lS

Summer repairs will count as part of the 2020-2021 school year technology fee. The fee covers one major and two minor repairs each year. Repairs beyond one major and two minors or repairs caused by animals, liquids, foods, neglect, or vandalism are not covered under the school fee and are the responsibility of the family. If the family is required to pay for a repair, the repair cost will be added to the student's school fees.

If you are not going to use your device for a long period of time (several days or a week) you can prepare it for long term storage using the following instructions:

 

Prepare Chromebook for long-term storage

  1. Charge your Chromebook so that the battery is at least 80% full. This ensures that even when the battery discharges while unplugged over the summer, it won’t fully run out of power.

  2. To slow the discharge rate during storage, do not physically remove the battery from the Chromebook for storage. Instead, take the following steps:

  3. Connect the device to a charger and turn it on.

  4. Note: If the device charges via a USB-C connector, the charger must be plugged into a USB-C port on the same side as the charging light. You can verify this by confirming that there is an orange charging light on the same side as the charger after you've plugged it in.

  5. Hold Refresh and Power at the same time.

  6. While holding these keys, remove the power cable from device and then release the keys. The device should shut down and remain off.

  7. Confirm the battery disconnect worked by pressing the power button. The device should not power on, despite having a battery charge. The Chromebook won’t power on by touching the power button or opening the lid, until you plug the device back to a power source.

  8. This is the ideal way to store devices. It reduces battery discharge to a minimum, prevents constant charge and discharge from reducing the battery life, and keeps the Chromebook in a stable, powered-off state

  9. Note: If you can’t put your model of Chromebook into the battery disconnect state described above, charge the battery to at least 80%. Then, turn off the Chromebook, unplug it from a power source, and store it in a cool, dry place.

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  11. Get your Chromebook ready for school

  12. A week before classes resume, connect the Chromebook to a charger and a power source. This will get them out of the battery disconnect state. Power up your devices.

  13. Connect your Chromebook to Wi-Fi and update them to the latest Chrome OS release. This can take time, as multiple Chrome OS versions might have been released since the last time the device was updated.

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  17. SUMMER 2021 READING PROGRAM - JUNE 1- AUGUST 31, 2021 

  18. Here is the link to the Children's Summer Reading promo video at the Buckeye Library. This is geared towards preschool and 4th grade students.

  19. Here is the link to the Teen Summer Reading promo video at the Buckeye Library. This is geared towards 5th and 6th grade students.

  20. MCDL's Summer Reading Game begins June 1! See game information on the posters shared below!

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TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR 

IF YOU HAVE NO TRANSPORTATION CHANGES YOU DO NOT NEED TO DO ANYTHING. YOUR STUDENT WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE ENROLLED FOR TRANSPORTATION FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR.

ALL ONLINE TRANSPORTATION REQUEST FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JULY 21, 2021 TO GUARANTEE TRANSPORTATION AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR. A PAPER FORM CAN BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.

IF YOU HAVE MOVED TO A NEW RESIDENCE, A PROOF OF RESIDENCY MUST BE PROVIDED TO JILL BESIDA (JBESIDA(at)BUCKEYESCHOOLS.ORG OR 330-722-7257 X 1001) BEFORE YOU CAN SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE TRANSPORTATION REQUEST FORM.

Please complete an ONLINE TRANSPORTATION REQUEST FORM for the 2021-22 school year IF:

● Your student is returning to in person school instruction from Virtual Learning.

● Your student is advancing from Preschool to Kindergarten.

● Your babysitter or daycare has changed location.

● If you had transportation for the 2020-2021 school year, but do not want it for the 2021-2022 school year.

Information regarding bus routes for the upcoming school year will be sent via email on August 16, 2021 to all registered bus students for the 2021-2022 school year.

Any changes requested after the emails go out will not be made until the 1st week of the school year. Parents will be responsible for transportation until then.

Please direct all questions to the Support Services Office, Mrs. Karen Galdun kgaldun(at)buckeyeschools.org or 330-722-8257, Ext 1019 or Mrs. Judy Eblen jeblen(at)buckeyeschools.org or 330-722-8257, Ext 1020.

 


 

MEDINA COUNTY VIRTUAL LEARNING ACADEMY 

Parents of K-8 Students:

We have collaborated with the other Medina County Schools and the Educational Service Center of Medina County to offer a remote learning option for the 2021-22 school year. If you have a student in grades K-8 and you are interested in an online learning option that allows your child to remain a Buckeye Local Schools student, this will be the only option for next school year.  

The ESC of Medina County Virtual Learning Academy will provide remote instruction from Medina County teachers with daily asynchronous sessions and a robust curriculum that includes high quality digital resources and print materials to be used at home. 

The ESC of Medina County will need a sufficient level of interest from local parents and students to proceed with planning for next year.  A confirmed enrollment of at least 20 students per grade level from across the county is needed by May 26. Early registration will ensure your student’s enrollment in the program. Later registration will be available as space permits.   If you have decided that your child will learn remotely in 2021-22, please consider registering early with the ESC of Medina County for next year.

Virtual Academy Flyer

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KsaXMsHHfmNw7eCFN25LzS_zmpMiGqdJzSWCPD5BAtM/edit?usp=sharing

Parent Agreement and Student Contract

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TBXsCJ-4mitPjsMSo9DivhMeT5ek6iHPHzjPRmwUH5Y/edit?usp=sharing

 


 

ORDER PICTURES FROM LIFETOUCH 

To order school pictures after picture day, find your Portrait ID and Access Code, which is unique to each student, on your proofs or order sheet. Go to http://mylifetouch.com. For up to 9 months after your Picture Day you can use your Portrait ID and Access Code for a first-time order or to reorder additional pictures and photo gifts.

If you have any issues with your pictures, including ordering pictures, you must contact LifeTouch directly online or call their toll free number 1-866-511-3510, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., EST. 


 

NO VISITORS PERMITTED INSIDE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL BUILDING AT ANY TIME 

No parents or outside visitors will be permitted to enter the Buckeye Intermediate School building, BEFORE, DURING, or AFTER school hours until further notice. If you need to drop something off for your student at the school, there will be an area outside the office doors, in the entranceway, where you may leave your student's items. Upon entering the school, please utilize the bell system (button) located to the right of the office doors to notify the office staff what you are leaving for your student. Office hours are from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. 

 


 

CAR RIDER INFORMATION AND DROP OFF AND PICK UP PROCEDURE  

If you are planning on your child being a CAR RIDER, the drop off begins at 8:20 AM and runs to 8:45 AM. Intermediate students get dropped off at the Intermediate playground and Primary students get dropped off at the Primary Playground. This will be the same for pick up in the afternoon. We also ask that you do not pass other cars in the line, please stay in the flow of traffic.  

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. 

 


 

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION 

There is a virtual orientation with a link that parents/guardians may use to take a tour of our facilities. Please use this link to see our virtual orientation and tour. If you have any questions, please email BIS School Counselor, Ms. Zablotny czablotny(at)buckeyeschools.org

 


 

BUCKEYE INTERMEDIATE BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM 

Right at School is our before and after school (latchkey) program. For registration information, please use THIS LINK. Any inquiries must be directed to the program's area manager, Amanda Frawley, phone 330-592-1016, or email amanda.frawley(at)rightatschool.com. Discounts are available. Please use THIS LINK for discount information. For additional registration and billing support, please use THIS LINK. See below for additional contact information: 

909 Davis  Street, Suite 500
Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: 855-AT-SCHOOL
Customer Service Fax: 855-287-4444
HR/Payroll Fax: 224-365-0011

 



STUDENT FEES

School fees for students Grade 4-6 are $80. $40 per grade level for workbooks and materials and a $40 tech fee for the maintenance of BIS-issued electronic devices.

If a VLA student does not use a BIS-issued electronic device, they will not be required to pay the $40 tech fee.

Students must pay all past and current year's school fees.

Students with unpaid school fees: 

- will be unable to print student report cards or receive a printed copy of 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

A student must qualify for the free lunch program to have fees waived. If your student normally qualifies for the free lunch program, please:

1) complete a Free and Reduced Lunch application. Applications are available by emailing kmoore(at)buckeyeschools.org.

2) sign and return the Direct Certification notice sent directly to parents/guardians by Buckeye Food Service. For questions regarding Free and Reduced Applications or Direct Certification notices, please contact cafeteria(at)buckeyeschools.org.



BUCKEYE LOCAL SCHOOLS CALENDARS

The Buckeye Local Schools District Calendar is now available online on the home page of the Buckeye Local Schools website (scroll to the bottom, left hand side of the page.) The district calendar shows when there is no school for students, first and last days of school, grading periods, conference nights, and late arrival days.

The Buckeye Intermediate School Google calendar is available online on the BIS page of the Buckeye Local Schools website. The Google calendar shows upcoming BIS student events (field trips, band and choir concerts, field days, extra curricular club meeting dates and times, etc). It also includes dates there are no school for students, first and last days of school, and conference nights.  

 


 

STUDENT ABSENCES

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.

 


 

REVISED GUIDELINES FOR BUCKEYE LIBRARY FACILITY AND SERVICES 

The Medina County District Library is also working hard to remain safe and open to the public while also following our established safety recommendations from the Medina County Health Department and the Ohio Department of Health.
Included is a general outline of expectations for our student library visitors this coming fall. We have also included an overview of what resources and services will be available in our buildings, in addition to our remote and digital resources. The library is still here, even if we look a little different! 

Laura Kettering
Buckeye Manager
Buckeye Library, Medina County District Library

6625 Wolff Rd, Medina, 44256 330-725-4415 x2501 ketter(at)mcdl.info

STUDENT BEHAVIOR GUIDELINES: PANDEMIC FALL 2020

Current Library Hours at All MCDL Locations:  Mon., Wed., Fri., & Sat.: 10 am - 3 pm and Tues. & Thurs.: 3 pm - 8 pm

All MCDL locations are limited to 50% capacity now.  Buckeye Library’s 50% capacity is 48 people (including staff).

In-person Services:

 Socially distant computer access. At Buckeye, 2 computers are available to students.

 Individual study tables in the library on a first-come-first served basis

 Browsing or study table use is permitted, but no groups will be allowed.

 Curbside Service and Anytime Lockers are available for contact free pick-up.

Available Remote and Electronic Resources:

 WiFi is available in the parking lot and throughout the building.

 eMedia is available through the Libby, Hoopla, and Kanopy apps -- mcdl.info/emedia

 Phone Reference is available during open hours by calling Buckeye Library 330.725.4415

 Online Chat Reference is available Mon.-Fri. 10-3 at mcdl.info/chat

General Behavior Guidelines:

 No groups of students will be permitted.

 Students in the library must practice 6-foot social distancing, unless in the same household.

 Designated sitting and study areas are set up, and students may not move chairs or furniture in the library.

 Computer use will be limited to 1 person per computer.

 Masks must be worn at all times by any student who is at least 10 years old while in the library. (The library is unable to provide masks for the public.)

Services Unavailable at This Time:

 No study rooms or meeting rooms

 No after school, in-person programs, and no afterschool snacks provided If library behavior is not in accordance with these guidelines, students will be asked to leave for the day or possibly receive suspensions for multiple infractions.

 


 

Name E-Mail Title Extension
Kelli Davisson kdavisson(at)buckeyeschools.org Principal 4342
Candice Zablotny czablotny(at)buckeyeschools.org School Counselor 4344
Kelly Lockhart klockhart(at)buckeyeschools.org School Psychologist 4345
Shannon Kissinger shannon(at)buckeyeschools.org School Psychologist 4124
Kelly Moore kmoore(at)buckeyeschools.org Office 4339

Donna Comuzie

 

dcomuzie(at)buckeyeschools.org

 

Office 4337
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