AUGUST 6 - BIS Offices are re-opened. Summer hours are 8 AM - 2 PM.
AUGUST 16 - Class Lists Available after 3 PM
AUGUST 16 - Bus Assignments Available (Letters to be mailed to parents/guardians)
AUGUST 19 - Open House
AUGUST 21 - First Day of School
Class lists will be available FRIDAY, AUGUST 16 after 3:00 PM for students who have completed the annual information update on REGISTRATION GATEWAY. Classroom assignments will not be provided to students who have not completed the annual information update on Registration Gateway. PLEASE NOTE: Parents/guardians will be notified when it is time to complete the annual update. At Open House, BIS staff will be available to assist parents who were unable to complete the annual information update on Registration Gateway.
Your username is your student’s 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).
This year’s Open House will be on MONDAY, AUGUST 19. Students whose LAST names begin A-L attend from 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM. Students whose LAST names begin M-Z attend from 6:45 PM - 7:30 PM. Students may bring their school supplies with them to their classroom, but this is OPTIONAL. Supply Lists are found below:
Classroom assignments will not be provided to students who have not completed the annual update on Registration Gateway. Parents/guardians will be notified when it is time to complete the annual update. At Open House, BIS staff will be available to assist parents who have NOT completed the annual update on Registration Gateway.
FIRST DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR
The 2019-20 school year will begin on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21. The school day begins at 8:45 AM and ends at 3:15 PM. On the first day of school, your child will receive a student planner. The Buckeye Student Handbook will be contained within the planner.
All OTC and prescription medications must be brought, with completed and signed medical forms and action plans, to Open House on MONDAY, AUGUST 19. BIS nursing staff will check in student medications during Open House. Please see the links below for the required medical forms.
VIEWING AND PRINTING STUDENT REPORT CARDS ONLINE
Parents will be able to access 4th Quarter report cards online and print them directly from Progress Book starting JUNE 3 after 3 PM. If a student owes school, lunch, or library fees, parents will be able to view the report card online, but the printing capability will be disabled.
Parents must have a Progress Book account in order to view and print student report cards. If you don't already have a Progress Book account, you must create one for your student. In order to create an account, parents must have a registration key for their student. A registration key can be requested using the link below.
If you need a hard copy of the report card, for proof of age for sports or for legal documentation, and you do not own a printer, please contact your student’s teacher or the BIS offices at to obtain a hard copy.
IMPORTANT TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FOR THE 2019-20 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 2019 -2020 school year:
The 2019 - 2020 Transportation Request Form is available on the Buckeye website under transportation. A paper form can be provided upon request.
ALL TRANSPORTATION FORMS ARE DUE BACK TO TRANSPORTATION BY JULY 19, 2019 TO GUARANTEE TRANSPORTATION AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 2019-2020 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 2019 - 2020 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 Support Services Office, Mrs. Judy Eblen 330-722-8257, x 1020. August 21 will be here soon, prepare NOW for next year's transportation needs.
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, conference nights, and late arrival days.
SUMMER READING 2019-20
Please see below the links for our 2019-20 Summer Reading Program. Please note there is separate a link for each grade and reading for 5th and 6th grade has two parts that must be completed.
2019-20 - 6TH GRADE CAMP
We are excited to announce that next year’s Sixth Grade Camp will be held at Camp Nuhop in Perrysville, from Monday, October 7, 2019 to Wednesday, October 9, 2019 and we hope that all students can attend. We will leave school on buses around 10:00 AM on Monday morning and return around 1:00 PM on Wednesday afternoon. All sixth grade classes will be attending the same camp together.
The cost for students to attend camp will be $147.50. This includes meals, classes, activities and lodging. You will receive more information and a request for camp payment in the first few weeks of 6th grade. Payment will be due Monday, September 16, 2019.
If you are interested in chaperoning Sixth Grade Camp next year, please note Camp Nuhop has changed the guidelines for volunteers. They are now required to stay overnight both nights at the camp and be willing to stay in cabins with students. The cost for chaperones is $50.00 and space is limited to a maximum of fourteen.
If you are interested, please complete THIS FORM and send a check for $50.00, made payable to Buckeye Intermediate School. This will reserve your spot. Chaperones will be accepted on a first come first serve basis and will be subject to a background check. The background check is an additional cost of $56.00. Sixth Grade Camp is a great adventure and we look forward to seeing you there!
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!
LATE ARRIVAL INFORMATION
School will start two hours later on late arrival 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.
ONLINE STUDENT REGISTRATION INFORMATION
PLEASE NOTE: Parents/guardians will be notified when it is time to complete the annual update.
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 be unable to view student report cards online
- 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.
SUMMER READING 2019-20