As you know, Buckley Community Schools follows a school improvement plan that is developed by staff, shared with the Board of Education, and has results that are annually shared with the State of Michigan’s Department of Education.
The school improvement planning process takes into account a great amount of data, including but not limited to what is called “perception data.” Perception data informs the school district what people believe about the school. In an effort to improve our day–to–day practices at Buckley Community Schools, the District is conducting a community survey.
We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete the survey. We are asking that parents and community members alike please take a few minutes to complete the short questionnaire.
In order to complete the survey, please click here.
Or on the word survey.
The institution you will select is Buckley Community School District.
Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. The survey data will be shared with the Board of Education to better inform future decisions at the District level.
Buckley Community Schools is excited to announce that starting this Friday, you will be able to register at the website https://www.sendmoneytoschool.com to pay for your child’s lunch charges. The process to sign up is very simple.
- Go to https://www.sendmoneytoschool.com. You can click this link, or type it into your web browser.
- Click on create account.
- Type in an email address and password. A confirmation email will be sent to this address. When the email shows up, click the link in the email to continue.
- Create your security questions.
- Find our school by searching for it. Remember, it will be found under Buckley Community Schools regardless if you have an elementary or high school student.
- To add your first student, enter their ID number. This number can be found on their lunch card or by calling the office.
- After you add your first student, you can add additional students.
The site can also be used to track lunch transaction history. You can view every breakfast and lunch charge to the account.
In December, Mrs. Carrie Schichtel and her class hosted mini society which is usually held right before Christmas Break.
Every year, the students choose a new society with a new name, flag, and currency. Mini society gives her students a chance to experience being a small business owner and teaches them what is needed to be successful in managing their money wisely.
Mini society is meant to build the children’s knowledge on entrepreneurship and key economic ideas. The lesson discusses the differences in demand, market, and traditional economic systems. The whole point of this lesson is to allow students to experience a market economy system first–hand and to know what it’s like to own a business.
“This is something that has been happening before I became a sixth grade teacher. This is personally my seventh year,” said Schichtel.
n By Stephanie Kinere, Junior