Thursday, May 31, 2018

June Dates: Please make a note!

June is a busy month! Please make a note of these dates.

  • Tuesday, 6/5:    Outdoor Classroom Day
  • Wednesday, 6/6:  Parent Appreciation Breakfast/Assembly
  • Thursday, 6/7:  Grade 3 Stepping Back Day
  • Friday, 6/8:  Grade 3 Field Trip
  • Wednesday, 6/13:  All School Flag Day Assembly 
  • Wednesday, 6/13:  Kindergarten End of Year Celebration
  • Thursday, 6/14:  Final Friends of Buker Meeting (7:30p)
  • Friday, 6/15:  Gr 2 Field Trip / Gr 4 Field Trip
  • Monday, 6/18:  5th Grade Musical Performance (6:30p)
  • Tuesday, 6/19:  Gr 5 Field Trip / Gr 2 Picnic
  • Wednesday, 6/20:  Gr 5 Cookout
  • Thursday, 6/21:  Gr 2 Field Trip / Gr 5 Field Trip / Gr 4 State Fair
  • Friday, 6/22:  Moving Up Assembly (2p)
  • Monday, 6/25:  Field Day
  • Tuesday, 6/26:  Last Day of School / EARLY DISMISSAL / 11:15am

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Butterfly Garden Update

   The garden has been cleaned out from the winter and things are beginning to grow!  Check out our website for this project and see 2 volunteer opportunities below!  Join us to help maintain this outdoor space for our school community! 

Weekly Garden Meet Up
We are looking for volunteers to help with weekly garden tasks.  No experience necessary!  Activities will include weeding, watering and planting new plants.  We will meet every Wednesday after school at 12:45.  
Email for more information or just show up!  

Summer Watering
We need families to water the Buker gardens over the summer.  The butterfly garden and the vegetable garden will need to be watered every 2-3 days.  We are asking families to sign up for one week of watering.  Please see the sign up genius to below!  

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Bike Day Postponed

Buker Bike Day, originally scheduled for 5/30, has been postponed.
We will share information once a new date has been determined.
Thank you!

Friday, May 25, 2018

BoxTops: Last Call

Last call for the BoxTop collection! Sheets need to be turned in by 5/31.  Watch this blog for the pizza party winner!
Thank you for your support!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week

Buker's Teacher Appreciation Week will take place June 4-8, 2018. 
We have many wonderful events planned to make our teachers feel special.

  • Monday: Coffee delivery from Dunkin' Donuts
  • Wednesday: Lunch catered by Grassy Roots
  • Friday: Breakfast buffet

**Each day of the week we will treat our teachers to a surprise in the teacher's room and we will be raffling off (5) gift cards.**

We appreciate your contribution to make this week a success! 
Please sign up to contribute using this link:.   Teacher Appreciation Sign up Genius

We are asking for most of the items by Friday, June 1

You may drop off your contribution at:
  • The Buker front office 
  • McGovern Residence: 2 Howard Street, Wenham (mailbox is on Porter St.) 
  • Sprague Residence: 55 Arbor Street, Wenham (mailbox is on Juniper St.)

Please contact us with any questions:
Megan McGovern: or 
Corrie Sprague:

Thank you for helping show our teachers how much we appreciate all that they do for our children!
Megan & Corrie

Monday, May 21, 2018

Mark your calendar: Parent Appreciation

Parent Appreciation
Breakfast and Assembly

Wednesday, June 6th
Please be our guest at a special breakfast, followed
by an all-school assembly to honor our parents.

Breakfast:  8:00am in the Buker Multi-purpose Room
Assembly:  8:35am in the Buker Auditorium
No RSVP required.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Fabric Drive

We received notification from the Epilepsy Foundation today that the Early Act Fabric Drive raised $664.40 for Buker's Cultural Enrichment fund. Thank you for your support!

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Support H-W Arts Education

Melody Miles is one week away - have you registered yet? 
Don't miss your chance to support arts education in the HW School District all while enjoying a 5k/5mi run or walk on Saturday, May 26th at 10am at the Winthrop School. What better way to start the weekend than by being serenaded by local musicians and singers while getting in your morning exercise?

And don't worry - if a fun run/walk isn't your thing or if you are out of town that weekend - you can still make a difference! New this year is the option to donate $25 and become a Melody Maker and be recognized the day of the race. Visit to register or to donate today!