Buckingham Brief

December 13, 2019

Looking Ahead...

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12/12-17 - NO KINDERGARTEN, Parent-student-teacher conferences

12/20 - Early dismissal

12/23-1/1/20 - School closed, Holiday Break


1/2- Students return to school from Winter Holiday Break

1/20- No School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/24- Sweetheart Dance, 6:00 pm

1/24 & 1/25-VHI Concert in CB

1/29- Science Fair, 6:30 pm

Holiday Concert

Buckingham Holiday concert for the school was a success! Kids and staff enjoyed Holiday music that students in both the orchestra and concert band/wind ensemble played for them. A stage full of musicians adds to the festive holiday season!…

Turkey Toss

This season’s Turkey Toss “FUNdraiser” was anoher huge success!!

We want to take a minute to Thank all the wonderful familes at Buckingham who help make this possible each eyar and give families in our community the opportunity to enjoy a nice meal this Holiday Season!

Congrats to Mr. Smith and Mr.McComsey’s classes who both won the Turkey Toss for their age levels!

Thank you again and We hope you have a Happy, Healty, and Safe Holiday Season!

Mr.Durie and Mrs. Pecoraio

Third Grade

3rd graders value the time they get to peer edit their writing. This provides young authors a sense of how their readers really “experience” their writing.

Thankful Thoughts

Mrs. Wilde’s and Miss Outland’s classes enjoyed spending time together writing Thankful Thoughts for people we are very thankful to have helping us learn and grow here at Buckingham

First Grade Pajama Collection

The First Grade Pajama collection has ended. First graders donated 50 pajamas to Pajama Program. Scholastic will include a new book along with each pair of pajamas to help those in need! Way to go, first grade!

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Fourth Grade Heritage Day

4th grade celebrated the culture and heritage of each individual in the grade level by sharing different and unique traditions of their family such as different dances, food, music, games, and family history. Each student had an opportunity to share with their classmates, and their work will soon be displayed in the 4th grade
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Sixth Grade

Students in Rad-6 read "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." The book tells the story of a girl affected by war. Sadako goes on a mission to fold 1,000 paper cranes so that she can get a special wish. After reading the book, students in Rad-6 tried their hand at origami as they folded their own paper cranes.

PEN Class

5th and 6th grade PEN students explore the field of robotics through the use of Lego Mindstorms NXT and EV3 robots. They have been learning how to expand on their knowledge of basic Lego bricks by using the Lego technic pieces and robot parts to create and program autonomous robots!

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Science Alive

Science Alive was a great success at Buckingham! Our primary learners let their inquiry soar as they jumped into great hands-on learning. With help from parents and older Buckingham students, kids experienced properties of the natural world around them, in a variety of ways...

Quest Class

5th graders collaborating on completing a circuit in QUEST.

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First Grade Guest Reader

We love when older students read to our class! Thank you, Mrs. Rosztoczy for supporting this by sending your students to read to us! Alex Hannon was our guest reader today!

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Reading Fun!

Mrs. Zielinski's second graders read about animal homes and put the steps needed to build an eagle's nest in the correct sequence.

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Buddy Activity

Mrs. Story and Mrs. Hayden’s buddy classes enjoyed some Thanksgiving activities together. The children designed a zip line as a way for their turkeys to escape the farm. Buddies researched the holiday on EPIC, designed symmetrical turkeys, and origami bookmarks too.

Author Visit

We are excited to share that author Amy McCullouch will be visiting Buckingham on January 27th at 2:30. Her visit is part of her tour arranged by the Newtown Bookshop. The assembly will be for grades 4-6 and last about 45 minutes. An order form for her book will be going home in this week’s Thursday Folders for students in grades 4-6.
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Central Bucks School District

Superintendent: John J. Kopicki, Ed.D.

Assistant Superintendent- Elementary: Nadine Garvin, Ed.D.

Assistant Superintendent-Secondary: Abram Lucabaugh, Ed.D.

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services: Alexis McGloin, Ed.D.

Buckingham Elementary School

Principal: Mr. Daniel P. Estep

Principal's Secretary: Mrs. Janice Petrie