Buckeye Elementary School
Buckeye Blast for MARCH 2023
BUCKEYE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
BUCKEYE ELEMENTARY STAR STUDENTS
Congratulations to this month's Star Students! These students have been selected by their teachers because they have excelled in showing COLLABORATION within their classrooms. Being a Collaborator is an important element in our Buckeye Schools' "Portrait of a Buck"! These Bucks are good listeners, include others and compromise, and demonstrate good teamwork skills.
Congratulations to the Primary Star Students: (pictured left to right; top to bottom) Colin Volcansek, Morgan Kochtanek, Juliette Toal, Jacob Clark, Ella Salutric, Tysean Gaston, Grace Pauley, Haven Hollo, Korbin Kupiec, Jacob Elrod, Billie Donegan, Macy Shepherd, Ethan Dubber, Gavin Seese, Christopher Mulcahy, Trentje Kirchhevel, Brinley Lough, Giovanni Lambert, Brooklynn Metzger, Evan Posatiere, Morgan Bowman, Ava Waldecker, Naomi Lempner, Anna Lantz, Faye Fowler, Nolan Nikel, Makynzie Easton and Abigail Centner.
Congratulations to the Intermediate Star students (pictured left to right and top to bottom): Giana Snow, Logan Chapman, Cayedon Dobbins, Vincent Joy, Lila Hoover, Kersten Kochtanek, Declan Bohan, Alena Thomas, Adrienn Schneider, Brody Sexton, Gavin Pretzloff, Ella Roach, Liliana Hernandez, Nathan Sidor, and Evan Hoover. Not pictured : Limarie Lugo, Jackson Onesky, Landon Piovarchy.
Congratulations to the Little Bucks Preschool Star Students: Theo Urbas, Milaina Iorfida, and Aria Beeman.
Ava Perkins Finishes 7th in Regional Spelling Bee
On Saturday, March 11th, Buckeye Intermediate 6th grader, Ava Perkins competed in the Akron Regional Spelling Bee in Akron, Ohio. Ava finished in the top 7 out of 53 contestants. Congratulations Ava! You represented Buckeye very well!
Kids Heart Challenge Kick Off
The Kids Heart Challenge kicked off in March to support the American Heart Association and to learn how to keep our hearts healthy! This year, our school learned about staying strong in heart, body and mind while helping others with special hearts. 1 in 3 are affected by heart disease and we wanted to help!
Buckeye Elementary raised $7,122.86 for AHA and earned free PE and recess equipment for Buckeye Elementary. Thank you to our PE staff, Ms. Bryk and Ms. Strang and to our Buckeye community for your HEART WORK on this fantastic community service project!
Run with the Bucks Program Kick Off
The Run with the Bucks program kicked off Thursday, March 23rd and runs through Tuesday, May 9th. It is an after school running program for 4th, 5th and 6th grade students. The program involves games and fitness activities including walking and running outside on the Buckeye Campus. Participation in the program included registration for the Craig Bailey Memorial 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run on May 13th and an end of season celebration. More information is available at this link.
Congratulations to Mrs. Korinne Caniglia
Mrs. Caniglia was the recipient of the Buckeye Elementary classified staff's You Made Your Mark Award. She is a classroom paraprofessional with the 5th Grade's Intervention Specialist.
Real World Ratios Lesson
Students in Mrs. Abraham’s math classes became Paint Engineers for the day. They mixed primary colors and green with white to create new paint colors using ratios. The results included fantastic colors like Shrek Green, Dill Pickle, and Sunrise Surprise.
Classroom / Teacher Requests for 2023-24 School Year
Friendly reminder to Buckeye parents and guardians: we will not be taking any classroom and/or teacher requests for the 2023-24 school year.
Please Report Dismissal Changes by 2 PM
We recently have had a large increase in parents changing their students' transportation very late in the day. This causes bus delays as we remove students from the bus, as well as confusion for students and teachers about where students are going. Per the Elementary Handbook Section 4 letter J "All pick up calls to the office should be made by prior to 2:00 pm, please". This is for any change in transportation. Communication that comes in after 2:00 pm will need to be considered on a case by case basis. Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Morning Car Rider Drop Off
With the slick roads, and construction, sometimes the 8:45 am cut off for the car rider drop off line cannot be met. We do understand that once in a while life happens. If the playground fence is closed during car rider drop off, students are to be brought to the main office by their parents. Even if you see staff walking in, please go to the main office to drop your child off. Do not let them out of the car and open the fence gate. If you have any questions, please call the office for assistance.
Please look for a formal letter coming to parents via email containing more in depth testing information.
- April 11 - 3rd Grade - Reading
- April 12 - 4th - 6th grade ELA Part 1
- April 13 - 3rd Grade - Reading
- April 14 - 4th - 6th Grade - ELA Part 2
- April 18 - 4th - 6th Grade - Math Part 1
- April 19 - 4th - 6th Grade - Math Part 2
- April 20 - 3rd Grade - Math
- April 24 - 5th Grade - Science Part 1
- April 25 - 3rd Grade - Math
- April 27 - 5th Grade - Science Part 2
- March 10-25 - PTO Spring Flower Sale
- March 22 - Kindergarten Registration
- March 27-31 - NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
- April 5 - Kindergarten Registration
- April 7 - NO SCHOOL - Good Friday
- April 13 - Kindergarten Registration
- April 20 - PTO Meeting
- April 20 - 6th Grade Panoramic Photo Day
- April 26 - Buckeye Day from 5:00 - 9:00 pm at Buckeye Elementary
Buckeye PTO News
There is no March PTO meeting. The next PTO meeting is Thursday, April 20th at 6:30 pm in the Buckeye elementary cafeteria. The meeting will be combined with Volunteer Recognition Night and guest speakers, Superintendent, Mr. Jeff Harrison and Buckeye Board of Education member, Mr. Seth Kujat to discuss the Facilities Master Plan.
The PTO Spring Flower Sales began March 10th and will end March 25th. To order flowers, go to this link! Orders will be available for pick up on Sunday, May 7th at 9:00 am in the elementary parking lot. More information to come!
Please check out the updated PTO Web page!
Early Release Schedule
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO EARLY RELEASE IN MAY. Early Release days give our teachers an opportunity to focus on activities and expectations that are aligned to district goals and our Strategic Plan. School will release on these days at 1:25 pm. The final Early Release day is Wednesday, April 26, 2023. There is no early release date in May.
Absences can be reported 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling 330-722-8257 ext. 9203. When calling the attendance line, please remember to report the reason your student will be absent. If your child is sick or has an appointment, we ask that you call to report this by 9:30 AM.
2022-23 Student Fees
Student fees are $80 for students Kindergarten through 6th Grade. Fees may be paid by cash or check in the Primary or Intermediate offices. Please make checks payable to Buckeye Local Schools.
Fees may also be paid online via PayForIt.net. Parents will need the student(s) ID number to create an account. This six digit number is your student's lunch ID number and is also found on your student's report card. If you are unable to find the student ID number, or if you have any concerns regarding student fees, please contact the Primary offices at x 4137 or the Intermediate offices at x 4339.
School Lunch Information
Lunch with milk - $3.00/day. Milk only - $.50 cents/day.
School meals are no longer free this school year. Please check your student's account to ensure it is not in the negative. If you have any questions about your student's lunch account or a Free and Reduced Meals application, please contact Mrs. Carrie Beegle.
Free lunches or lunches at a reduced cost of $.40 cents are available to students who qualify. Free and reduced applications are available and must be returned to the school to determine eligibility. To request an application, please contact Mrs. Bartko at the Primary or Mrs. Fike at the Intermediate.