Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Super Bowl Spirit: This Friday!

Friday, February 3:  Buker School supports our New England Patriots as they take on the 
Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI!!!  

Wear your Patriots' colors or gear in support of our team!

FOB February Fundraiser

Playground Opportunity

New year, new you!  Freshen up, get organized, and feel good about doing good!  The Friends of Buker is excited to announce that an on-line Tupperware sale will be available to our community from February 1st until February 14th.  A certain percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Buker playground project.

Tupperware Sale

February 1 - 14, 2017
Shop from the first link and 40% of the sales proceeds will be donated.  Shop from the second link and 20% of the sales proceeds will be donated.

You can share this opportunity with your friends and family, because this opportunity is also available through the Friends of Buker Facebook page.

Happy Shopping!
40% Donation Catalogue
20% Donation Catalogue

Monday, January 30, 2017

Family Lunch Time Corrections: Gr. 1 / Gr. 3

It has come to our attention that the time for grade one and grade three family lunch was previously incorrectly posted.  Please accept our apologies for the error and any inconvenience.

Grade 1:  Tuesday, January 31 / 12:45pm

Grade 2:  Thursday, February 2 / 11:15am

Grade 3:  Friday, February 3 / 12:25pm

Grade 4:  Monday, February 6 / 11:30am

Grade 5:  Tuesday, February 7 / 1:05pm

Friday, January 27, 2017

School Spirit Supports the Super Bowl!




Friday, February 3:  Buker School supports our New England Patriots as they take on the 
Atlanta Falcons in SuperBowl LI!!!
Wear your Patriots' colors or gear in support of our team!

EarlyAct

EarlyAct is collecting soup for Acord Food Pantry in recognition of 100 days of school. EarlyActers are hoping to collect 100 cans of soup.  The drive will run until Friday, February 17th. The collection area will be organized in the gallery near the cafeteria. 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

K-1 Literacy Event: 2/8

The previously posted literacy event on 2/7, sponsored by Friends of Buker, will be rescheduled for a later date.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Book Bingo Blast!


A good time was had by all who attended the Buker Bingo for Books event!  Many thanks to parent coordinators Jen Caufield and Marisa Bartlett for all their efforts, and to those who donated books and baked goods to make this evening successful.  Thank you to parent Kristen Crockett for organizing the clothing drive for the Epilepsy Foundation.

Last Call for Family Lunch Signup!

Don't miss out on this fun opportunity to have lunch with your child.

Buker Family Lunch Signup


Kindergarten:  Monday, January 30 / 12n

Grade 1:  Tuesday, January 31 / 12:45pm

Grade 2:  Thursday, February 2 / 11:15am

Grade 3:  Friday, February 3 / 12:20pm

Grade 4:  Monday, February 6 / 11:30am

Grade 5:  Tuesday, February 7 / 1:05pm

Friday, January 20, 2017

Safe Arrival

The Buker School maintains a Safe Arrival Program.  

Please call 978-468-8400, if your child is going to be absent or tardy.  

You can also email this information to:  bukersafearrival@hwschools.net.   


Thursday, January 19, 2017

H-W Preschool Information


Moving Car Line: Please Read

Please help us get your children in and out of the car more safely in the moving car line!

  • Please do not jump the line. This is extremely dangerous. 
  • Please do not get out of your car
  • If your child rides in a car seat, please put it on the right side of your vehicle and our staff will put your child in it, or help them get out of it.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Buker Bingo: Monday, January 23rd


Buker Bingo for Books is looking for donations to help everyone be a reading winner!
All books are donated by the parents.  We are looking for new books for grades k-5. They can be anything that you think your kids would like. The books can be dropped off in the container marked Toy Bingo in the school lobby.  We will need approximately 400 books to ensure all children receive at least one book.  Your donations are greatly appreciated.


There are a limited number of tickets for each session, so please be sure to sign up through Buker Bingo for Books Signup Form for the session you want to attend.  


Notes from the Health Office:


The stomach bug has been going around our local community.  Handwashing is the number one thing you can do to reduce the spread of germs and stay healthy.  Here are some tips if the dreaded stomach bug hits your household.  Thankfully it tends to last less than 24 hours.


DATE CHANGE: Buker Open House

In support of our upcoming Read Across America initiative, the date of Buker School's Annual Open House has been changed from March 6th to Monday, March 27th, 5:30p-7p.  

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Family Lunch Technical Issue!

There was a technical issue with Family Lunch Signup.  
If you already signed up, please use this link and do so again.
We apologize for this inconvenience.
New signups:  please use the link below.

Buker Family Lunch Signup

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Friends of Buker Meeting: 1/12, 7:30pm

FOB January Meeting

Thursday, January 12, 7:30 pm
Every other month we have an evening meeting at a local home where we spend time connecting and planning Friends of Buker Events and discussing our mission, ideas and creative ways we can meet that mission in our community and school.  The entire Buker community is welcome to join us.  We will meet at the Sharps in Wenham this month.  Please RSVP to friendsofbuker@gmail.com 


Buker Bingo: January 23rd

 
Monday, January 23rd,
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. or 
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 Buker Multi-Purpose Room
The Friends of Buker invites you to a pizza dinner and fun night of bingo with book prizes. 
Tickets are $8 per person, or you can bring a bag of used clothing, shoes & linens and the price will be only $5 per person.  Each ticket includes one slice of pizza, one drink and two bingo cards.  Additional pizza and drinks will be available for $1 each.  There will also be a bake sale to provide dessert.
Everyone attending must have a ticket, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Siblings are absolutely welcome. 
There are a limited number of tickets for each session, so please be sure to sign up through Buker Bingo for Books Signup Form for the session you want to attend.  The signup link is on the Buker Blog, and the Friends of Buker website.
PRIZES:  All books are donated by the parents.  We are looking for new books for grades k-5. They can be anything that you think your kids would like. The books can be dropped off in the container marked Toy Bingo in the school lobby.  We will need approximately 400 books to ensure all children receive at least one book.  Your donations are greatly appreciated.
VOLUNTEERS:  To help the night of the event.  If you are able to volunteer, please indicate what session on the Google form.  If you have any questions, please contact Jen Caufield @ 978-468-3806 | jen.caufield@comcast.net or Marisa Bartlett @ 978-468-1252 | marisabartlett14@gmail.com. 

As always, for families with financial constraints, please call Kathy Hughes, Adjustment Counselor, at 978-626-0873.  Funds are available to cover entrance fees.  It is important that all Buker families enjoy our school’s activities without restriction.


Sign up for Family Lunch!

You are invited to come for Family Lunch!  Please register using the link below and be sure to make a note of the date and time of the lunches you will attend.

Parent lunch is an opportunity for you to share in the cafeteria experience with your child. 

Thank you for making a meal choice from the selections, rather than bringing your own lunch.

Buker Family Lunch Signup


Cost of adult lunch is $3.75 and sibling lunch is $3.00.  We encourage using your child's account to pay for guests, as this makes the line go much faster.  Please make sure there is enough money on your child's account.  If necessary, however, cash will be accepted.


Kindergarten:  Monday, January 30 / 12n

Grade 1:  Tuesday, January 31 / 12:45pm

Grade 2:  Thursday, February 2 / 11:15am

Grade 3:  Friday, February 3 / 12:20pm

Grade 4:  Monday, February 6 / 11:30am

Grade 5:  Tuesday, February 7 / 1:05pm



Monday, January 9, 2017

Kindergarten 2017-18 Information

Please follow the link below for the timeline and specifics for 2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration.

Kindergarten Registration

K-2 Game Night

Kindergarten, First and Second Grade Families

Join Us For

Buker Game Night

Monday, January 30th
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Buker School Cafeteria

Come and enjoy a variety of child-centered games with family and friends.

RSVP-
Kathy O’Shea k.oshea@hwschools.net
Becky Oliveira r.oliveira@hwschools.net



Games will be provided. If you would like to bring a favorite family game from home to share, that would be great!