Buckingham Brief

November 17, 2019

Looking Ahead...

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November:

11/18-11/22 - Celebrate Education Week

11/19- Buckingham Dine & Donate Fundraiser-Panera Bread, Doylestown, 4:00-8:00pm

11/27-11/29- No School/Thanksgiving Break


December:

12/6 - Golden Spoon Lunches

12/6- Secret Shoppe, 6:00-8:00 pm- Students only

12/7- Secret Shoppe, 10:00 am-12 pm- Open to all

12/11- Holiday Concert, Band and Strings, 7:00 pm

12/12-13 - Early dismissal, PM Parent-student-teacher conferences

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

12/20 - Early dismissal

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

Honoring Our Veterans Day Heroes!

On Monday, November 11th, Buckingham celebrated our annual Veterans Day Ceremony hosting our community's FINEST. Buckingham students invited family members and friends who served in the US Armed Forces to spend their morning at our school. First, our Veterans visited the 5th and 6th grades as they were interviewed about their experiences and service. Then, our Veterans shared time during the ceremony that featured speeches and songs thanking them (and their families) for their sacrifice for our country. Finally, a reception was held for our special guests. Thanks to all of our volunteers, teachers, and students who collectively shared the message, "We will Always be Proud of your Service!"
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Mrs. Wilde's Class

Mrs. Wilde’s 1st grade class had a great day on Pumpkin Day! They made predictions on the weight, circumference, and the number of lines that were on their pumpkins. They also predicted the number of seeds inside their pumpkin and if their pumpkin would sink or float. Finally, they listened to Pumpkin stories on Epic and read non-fiction text in their Scholastic News magazine.


1st grade having fun on Halloween. They had a great time at the Halloween party decorating masks and making mummies.

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Mrs. Fillette's Class

First grade enjoyed a day full of pumpkin investigation. These scientists in action predicted, measured, weighed, counted, checked predictions, and carefully observed and recorded their discoveries. Students utilized many various strategies. Their scientific thinking was amazing!

Kindergarten

Students in kindergarten learn about their speech helpers from Ms. Rothstein. This helps all students learn to produce sounds correctly and improve articulation.

Fourth Grade

4th grade researching their own heritage as part of our first Lead 21 reading unit focusing on heritage and culture.

Gym Class

5th and 6th grade students at Buckingham enjoyed a nice November day outside playing “Capture the Football”!

This was the second lesson in our Football Unit and one the most requested activities by the students at Buckingham!

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First Grade Recess

First grade students show good sportsmanship during a game of “clothespin tag” out on the recess yard!

Roxy Reading Dog- Teddy Bear

Students in Mrs. Farrell’s classroom love reading with Teddy Bear!

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Sixth Grade

Sixth grade students solving fraction division problems and illustrating their process using bar models. What a great way to show their thinking and understanding!

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"One District One Book"

Buckingham students enjoyed reading the “One District One Book” selection RULES, by Cynthia Lord. As a celebration, kids made up “rules” of their own to help students (especially new students) understand what it takes to be a Mighty Knight. AWESOME rules, kids!

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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