Monday, January 29, 2018

Super Bowl Spirit Day

This Friday, February 2nd, Buker students and staff can show their support for the hometown New England Patriots, with gear and colors, as they head to Minnesota for the Super Bowl! 

Friday, January 26, 2018

Flu Information

It is not too late to get a flu shot, but I would recommend getting one as soon as possible as it takes 2 weeks to build immunity and there is widespread flu activity across Massachusetts.   You may have heard that this year’s flu vaccine is not as effective as we would like it to be, however it still decreases the severity of the flu, and reduces the risk of hospitalization and death from the flu.

Remember to keep your children home from school if they are displaying possible signs of the flu.  They may return to school once they are fever-free for 24 hours WITHOUT taking fever reducing medicines such as Tylenol and Motrin.
-Lisa Druskat, Buker School Nurse

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

TWO Buker Student Publications!

We have budding journalists under our cupola!  Fifth grader Cam Jason is on the beat, scouting the latest for his publication, The Buker Beast

Check out the latest edition: 

Wait! There is a fourth grade team who have founded Buker News!
Claire Adler, Avery Ring, Lyla Ashwood and Greta Baird are the editors.  Check it out, and enter the Poetry Contest if you're in Grades 3-5:

Friday, January 19, 2018

Buker in Bloom: 2018 Auction Information

Dear Buker Parents,

We are excited to officially kick off the 2018 Auction - Buker in Bloom, which will be on Saturday, May 12th at The Hamilton-Wenham Community House.

When your child gets home this afternoon make sure to check their backpack!  We sent home a packet explaining the Buker Auction, ways to get involved, who to contact, as well as a wish list of donations we are hoping to receive to make Buker in Bloom a fun and successful fundraiser!

1. Sign Up Genius - please follow the link to volunteer for Buker in Bloom. There are so many different ways to get involved. If you are interested in being part of a planning committee please sign up as soon as possible.

2. Donations Form - if you have an item, service, gift certificate, tickets to a show, box seats, summer camp, vacation home etc. that you would like to donate or know someone who would be interested in donating, please follow the Google form link to document the donation. It is super easy to use and allows the acquisition committee a way to track all of our fabulous donations.

If you have any additional questions about the auction please feel free to contact us or the Auctions Co-Chairs Jessica Roy and Kristin Sleeper

Thank you, Buker Parents!

Natalie Blue
Marisa Bartlett

Cailin DeBiase

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday Logistics

Students may not use the gym to enter the building on Wednesday mornings.  The doors are open only for ski equipment drop off.

In inclement weather the red flag will be hanging in the back of the school, and students may enter at 8:15am through the CAFETERIA DOOR.  A staff member is outside during this time. 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Kindergarten 2018-2019 Timeline

Kindergarten Report Cards

This is a reminder that Kindergarten report cards for students will be available for parents to view, using the Aspen Family Portal, on February 2, 2018, at the end of the school day.

Letters were mailed home to new families with instruction for log in information, setting up a password, etc.   If you have questions about this process, please email

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Winter Programs at the Library

Check out what the Hamilton-Wenham Library has to offer children this winter!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

MCAS Schedule

Please make a note of these dates, when setting up appointments.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Programs for Preschoolers

Check out the upcoming programs for keeping our preschoolers engaged this winter!

Ski Bradford

Equipment should be dropped off in the gym lobby between 7:00am and 10:00am, using the back gym doors.  After 10am, please use the front door to enter the building.  

School Spirit Friday, 1/12

Our New England Patriots are getting ready to defend their championship in the upcoming Super Bowl LII.  Let's show our support and Buker School spirit by wearing Patriots' gear or the red, white and blue of our hometown team this Friday.  Go Pats!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

MRMS Presents: James and the Giant Peach!

Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach is now a musical for the whole family to enjoy! Featuring a wickedly tuneful score by the Tony Award-nominated team of Pasek and Paul (Dogfight and A Christmas Story the Musical) and a curiously quirky book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley), critics rave: James and the Giant Peach is a "masterpeach!"

  • Thursday, January 11th 7 pm
  • Friday, January 12th 7 pm
  • Saturday, January 13th 2 pm

Tickets are available at the door or you can purchase them online:

Tickets for students are $10 and adults are $12