Our first and third grade academic nights are being held on Tuesday, May 23 at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, May 24, we are hosting a volunteer brunch to honor those that have volunteered throughout the year. It will be from 10:30-12 p.m.
Our kindergarten promotion programs will be held on Thursday and Friday, May 25 and 26 at 9 a.m.
The following students received a Principal High Five award: Arianna Marroquin, Janel Sanches, Madeline Clifton, Lou Vollaro, Landon Wilson, London Wilson, Nybiat Kingsmore, Erin Mize, Mariposa DeSpain, Avery Cribbs, Trey Boatman, Jameer Turner, Carter Pena, Gabriel DeSpain, Steven Codilla, Haley King, Emily Sanders, Ithzel Lopez, Ashton St. Julien, and Demarcus Kuhn.
Each week students have the opportunity to be nominated as a “Student of the Week” when they demonstrate any of the 7 Keys to Success we teach at Buckalew. Students nominated receive a special certificate to take home. They are then entered into a weekly drawing. The winners are on the announcements and are presented a “Principal’s Medallion”. One student per grade level is drawn weekly. Congratulations to the following students: Justin Borths is proactive in work and in helping others, Megan Wilson puts first things first, Ben Wix is proactive in doing what is right even when no one is looking, Anna Kakadjian is proactive in all things, and Stanley Jaskot who thinks win win and is a good friend to all.
The “Always There Bear” winning classes for April are: Mrs. Smejkal in kindergarten, Mrs. Gann in first grade, Mrs. Manchac in second grade, Mrs. Eagleton in third grade, and Mrs. Lunsford in fourth grade. The mentioned classes had wonderful attendance for the month. It is always important to be in school.
The 8th Annual Paperback Book Exchange is coming soon! Students can bring up to 25 used (but in good condition) paperback books to the library Monday, May 22 – Wednesday, May 24 during their regular library time or before school. We especially need chapter books for our soon to be 5th grade students. Then on Thursday, May 25 students with book bucks will be allowed to shop.
On Thursday, May 25, fourth grade will hold an Open House and Program, beginning at 6 p.m.
On Friday, May 26 first grade will hold Safety Day at the park.
Bobcats will wear purple for “Citizenship” on May 26.
Fourth Grade will have a yearbook signing at 8:10 a.m. on Friday, May 26.
May 22 at 3 p.m., sixth grade Colossal Cobra Awards in the library.
May 23 at 3 p.m., fifth grade Colossal Cobra Awards in the library.
May 24 at 9:30 a.m., the Collins Honor Band will have a concert for the Collins students.
The last Accelerated Reader party for the year will be Monday, May 22. Students who have reached their reading points goal will attend to celebrate. Congratulations to those readers!
Field day is fast approaching and Mrs. Edgar needs your support! You may volunteer the morning of your child’s field day at a station or you may donate needed items to make field day a success. May 23 is Field day for kindergarten, first grade, and Pre-K (AM), PPCD, and Life skills classes. May 24 is Field Day for second, third, and fourth grades. Students will need to bring a sack lunch or get a sack lunch from the cafeteria on their designated Field Day. Thank you for your continued support!
Attendance counts for every child every day. Congratulations to Mrs. Suire’s and Ms. Gregory’s classes for achieving 10 Attendance Rockets for the whole class being on time and staying at school all day!
Friday, May 26 at 9 a.m., kindergarten students will present their end of year music program.
Monday, May 29, all CISD schools will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Students can bring aluminum cans, foil, pans, and aluminum computer parts for recycling every Friday morning for our Cash for Cans program, which helps support our school. Please deliver recyclables to the front porch when arriving at school.
On Monday, May 22, the counselors from Vogel will be visiting our fourth graders.
On Thursday, May 25, fourth graders get to take a field trip to visit Vogel. Intermediate School here we come!
Wednesday, May 24, is the day that Honor Choir gets to take a field trip to the Forum.
Kindergarten graduations will be held on Thursday, May 25 and Friday, May 26 at 9 a.m. On Thursday, the students in Mrs. Millhouse, Mrs. Liden, Mrs. Holland, and Mrs. Chandler’s classes will graduate. Friday’s graduation will be for the students from Mrs. Hadland, Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Littlejohn, and Mrs. McGee’s classes.
Oak Ridge High School
Congratulations to our ORHS AFJROTC who competed against
18 schools in PT, Marching, and Academics at Klein Forest High
School and brought home five awards including third place overall.
On Friday, April 21, in the theatre’s black box, over 30 students
from the Drama and Culinary departments produced Oak
Ridge High School’s first dinner theatre! The show was by
invitation only and included musical numbers, monologues,
and duet scenes. Dinner was provided by our Culinary
department who also provided the food servers and waiters.
The black box was converted into a ‘Cabaret’ style venue with
10 tables holding 60 patrons and resulted in a full house. It was
a great night of entertainment and dining, and a perfect senior
The Paperback Book Exchange will be held in the library Monday, May 22. Students are invited to trade gently used paperbacks for new-to-you paperbacks for summer reading.
First and second grade students will take a Math District Curriculum Checkpoint on Monday, May 22.
Second grade park day is Tuesday, May 23. Kindergarten park day is Wednesday, May 24.
Fourth grade students will take a Social Studies benchmark Wednesday, May 24.
The fourth grade Spring Choir Show is Thursday, May 25 at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Reaves students enjoyed the Titan Book Share Friday, May 12.
The student council at Tough Elementary collected gently used books to share with Reaves.
First Grade did an awesome job with their musical program, Squirm, on Thursday May 11.
Kindergarten graduation is Wednesday, May 31.