STATE TESTING 2019
April is state testing month for BIS students! Please see our testing dates below. Testing dates are also available on the BIS Google calendar. We encourage students to get a good night’s rest the night before the test and to eat a nutritious and filling breakfast the morning of the test.
Please make sure students are on time to school on testing days. Late students are not permitted to take the test if they arrive after testing has begun. Late students will have to take the test on testing make up days, which are April 24 - 26.
April 10 - 4th and 6th Grade Math Testing
April 11 - 5th Grade Math Testing
April 12 - 5th Grade Science Testing
April 15 - 5th Grade ELA Testing
April 16 & 17 - 4th Grade ELA Testing
April 18 - 5th Grade ELA Testing
April 22 & 23 - 6th Grade ELA Testing
April 24 - 26 - Testing Make Up Days
FIELD TRIPS 2019
The following field trips have been scheduled:
In order for your student to be eligible to attend their class field trip, they must pay any outstanding student fees in full prior to the day of the field trip. This includes workbook and tech fees, past due fundraiser, library, and lunch fees.
Food services direct mailed outstanding lunch fee notices to students. If you have any questions concerning outstanding lunch fees, please contact Director of Food Services, Mrs. Gale Luther ator x 1018.
All other student fee invoices will be sent home with students. If you have any questions concerning your student's outstanding fees, including arranging a payment plan, please contact the BIS offices via email .
If you have any questions relative to the individual field trips, please contact your student's teacher.
VIEWING AND PRINTING STUDENT REPORT CARDS ONLINE - AVAILABLE FRIDAY, MARCH 15 AFTER 3:00 PM
Beginning third quarter, BIS will no longer print student report cards. Parents will access student report cards online and print them directly from Progress Book. If a student owes any school 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.
GOODYEAR STEM CAREER DAY
This event is for 6th Grade Students Only.
6th Grade students have a wonderful opportunity to go on a grand adventure on Saturday, May 4, 2019. This adventure will take them to Firestone High School in Akron, Ohio, where they will learn all about a variety of engineering jobs and have the opportunity to experience hands on activities that involve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! We are SUPER EXCITED about this opportunity and look forward to spending our day learning, along with your students.
The day will begin at Buckeye at 7:15 AM where we will load the buses and begin our trip NO LATER than 7:30 AM. We will return to school at approximately 3:30 PM. All sixth grade students are invited, but registration must be completed online by a parent or guardian by Friday, April 12, 2019. Students in the Rube Goldberg Club are strongly encouraged to participate. To register for the event, follow these steps:
2019 SPRING PRETZEL TWIST FUNDRAISER
The 2019 Spring Pretzel Twist Fundraiser ended March 15th. All payment is now due. Any opened or partial boxes may not be returned to the school. NO change please -- either return bills, or a check made payable to Buckeye Intermediate School.
If you receive a fee letter, but have paid for your pretzel twists, please contact the BIS offices via email at HERE.. For more information about the fundraiser, please go
RUN WITH THE BUCKS FITNESS TEAM
Run with the Bucks Fitness team is an after-school program that will motivate students to be fit and have fun! The program is designed to help students set and achieve a fitness goal with friends and peers. The program is free and available to any 4th - 6th Grade Buckeye Elementary student that registers for the 2019 Craig Bailey Memorial 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk. The team meets directly after school in the cafeteria and will be involved in games and fitness activities including walking and running on the Buckeye Campus.
The program beings March 12th and runs through May 2. We will meet from 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Parents must sign out and pick up their students in the BIS School Lobby at 4:15 PM. May 4 at 9:00 AM is RACE DAY! Bring the whole family!
In order for students to participate, they must register and pay for the Craig Bailey Memorial 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk and complete the Run with the Bucks Parent Permission Form. The sign up deadline is MARCH 7th.
Students must wear or bring athletic-type clothing and tennis shoes to school in order to be comfortable participating in the activities. Please keep the weather in mind as we will be outside unless the weather is extreme. Students may change clothing after school, if needed. Sign out and pick up will be promptly at 4:15 PM in the BIS School Lobby.
Parent communication during the season will be via the REMIND app or text @buckrun to the number 81010. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Timura or Mrs. Kirlough .
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!
THIRD QUARTER STUDENT LEADERSHIP RECIPIENTS
Congratulations to our 3nd Quarter Student Leadership Recipients. Preschool, 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade 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. Our 3rd Quarter Breakfast was on March 8. The breakfast was hosted by Ms. Knapp and featured guest student speaker from Buckeye High School, Anthony Watkins. Congratulations to our BIS Student Leaders!
LATE ARRIVAL INFORMATION
Our next late (and final) arrival day is May 8.
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/YEARBOOK INFORMATION
If you have questions regarding school pictures, please contact LifeTouch directly at 1-800-736-4753 or email YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM and use Yearbook ID Code 11603319.. If ordering yearbooks online, please go to
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 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.