March 16, 2018

Buckley Class D Boys Basketball Information:

Tuesday, March 20, the boys Varsity basketball quarterfinals will be held in Garylord! The game begins at 7:00 p.m. and doors will NOT open until 6:00 p.m.! Admission is $6 per person.  No passes accepted. We hope to see you all there!

Please remember there is no live streaming allowed and we will ask that children be seated with parents.  No noise makers. No balls or other items that could be thrown into court area. Thank you for your cooperation!

The quarter finals will now be held in Gaylord for the teams that advance:)

PTO is selling Buckley t-shirts on their FaceBook page for only $7.00. Go on and get some Buckley shirts to show your school spirit!


There is a special Board of Education meeting this Saturday, March 17, to interview five candidates for the school superintendent. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. You can find more information on the Buckley Schools website.



With your child’s safety a priority at Buckley Community Schools, we are pleased to share our new visitor management system.

The new system requires all visitors to be “buzzed” into the building.  Although this may be viewed as a minor inconvenience, it is intended to help keep students and staff in a secure environment.


How does this affect  you and your student?

1.           All school doors will be locked around the building.  Staff have fobs to enter during the day.

2.           The front doors will be unlocked to the vestibule at all times for you to enter and “buzz in”.  During normal arrival and dismissal times, the front doors will be unlocked briefly to avoid crowding students, staff and parents in this area.

3.           Once the school day begins, the doors will be locked and all visitors required to press the call button to enter the school.

4.           Upon entering the school, you must report to the office and follow visitor procedures.

5.           If your child has after school activities, please make arrangements to pick them up at the door closest to the activity.  Doors will all be locked and no staff available after 4:15 to let you in the front doors.

Thank you for your support as this new procedure begins at Buckley.  Working together we can keep our children and community in a safer place.



Sports Physicals for 2018-19

Reminder for students who will be in grades 6th-12th next year and wish to play sports.  You must have a physical dated after April 15, 2018 before you will be able to practice or play.  There is a specific form that needs to be filled out during the physical from the MHSAA.  This form can be picked up in the office and returned there once done. There are two sides that need to be filled out completely.



Boys & Girls Ages 11-13

Cost is $40 per player.

Deadline is March 9th 

Season runs from mid-April to early June. Games are on Saturdays at TBAYS fields.

For sign up and information contact Kevin Walters at (231)342-7421.


Follow the Buckley Community School PTO on Facebook @BuckleyBearsPTO for more PTO news throughout the school year and thank you for helping us to support the students and faculty here at Buckley Community School!

Blood Drive!

The National Honor Society and Michigan Blood say thank you to the Buckley Community for coming March 15th  and giving blood.  Please put the date of Thursday May 24th on your calendar for the next Michigan Blood and National Honor Society blood drive.  Thank you.


Spring Craft Show and Used book sale!

We are seeking vendors for our spring craft show on Saturday April 21st.  Contact Jennifer Warren at 231-313-4483 for more information or find it on Facebook under Buckley Community Library page!


We have spirit wear for sale in the school office for anyone that is interested. WE JUST GOT A NEW SHIPMENT IN TODAY, however these too are selling faster than we planned on. This is what we have to sell:

Short sleeve T-shirts for $15.00

Long sleeve T-shirts for $ 20.00

Kids short sleeve shirts for $10.00

Hoodies are only $28.00

Any sizes 2XXl - 4XXXXL add $3.00

below is an example of the logo. Shirts come in Blue shirts w/ a Gold logo, Gray shirts w/ a Blue logo, and Yellow shirts w/ a blue logo.



The NMCAA Hannah Head Start & Buckley GSRP Programs

are now taking applications for the 2018-19 school year.

These are FREE quality preschool programs in your area promoting school readiness.


Children who will be 3 and 4 years-old

on or before 12/01/18 are eligible to apply.


Call now for an appointment:

For Hannah Head Start: 231-346-2116

For Buckley GSRP : 231-269-3325

Apply Now!


We are at the end of the first semester. Please check your student’s Powerschool!!!! ELO has begun for those missing assignments, so get them in on time. 



Please pay your overdue lunch balances ASAP if you haven’t from last school year! We would love to be able to start the school year with all of our students with a positive lunch account. We really appreciate your cooperation. Alternative lunches have begun!



Please take note that if you need ANY medication left here at the school office to be distributed, you need to have a medication form filled out FIRST.


*Please take note that you may not drop your child off before 7:45 a.m.

*Please do NOT park in the roundabout where other cars are trying to drop off.

*Starting this Monday parents are no longer allowed to walk your child down the  hallway! Please say your goodbyes at the office door.

* Pick-up for grades K-6th is in the small gym. This is where you will sign out your younger students.

*When picking up your child, please do not park in the road! And drive SLOWLY!

*Please be on time! Being late or rushed only starts the day off badly for the students.

*Public library hours are Monday - Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Students are not to wait after school for the library to open. Thank you:)


Please remember that when your student is taking an alternate way home, or they have to leave early, YOU MUST WRITE A NOTE AND SEND IT IN THE MORNING WITH EACH OF YOUR CHILDREN! YOU MUST PLEASE place the child’s first and last name(We have lots of kids with the same names), the homeroom teacher, date needed, the address to where they will be going (many students have grandparents that we don’t know who they are or where they live:), and your phone number. Taking these steps will help ensure your child will get to the correct place. Thank you for your cooperation. We will no longer be taking bus notes by phone unless it is an emergency. We are just trying to get everyone including staff on the same page, so it is easier understood. Thank you:)