Mrs. Price and Susan Klusman
Bucklin Elementary began November 26th in an assembly to celebrate preschool through fifth grade student reading accomplishments for the month.
A large percentage of elementary students achieved at least one or more levels during the month; with a few students earning their way to the end of the year mystery trip! We are SO proud of the way the students have been working to become better readers! AWESOME job kids!
We ended our celebration with Mrs. Price recognizing Susan Klusman. She has been a preschool para-educator for the past ten years. Even though Susan will be leaving the preschool, she will continue to work at Bucklin . . .
The Bucklin Lady Deuces basketball team traveled to Minneola, Tuesday, November 26th for their first divisional league game. Playing again with only 7 varsity players the Bucklin team managed to outlast a very physical, competitive Wildcat team. Down 5-10 after the first quarter the Lady Deuces outscored Minneola 7-3 in the 2nd to close the gap to 12-13 at the half. Picking up their intensity on the defensive end the Lady Deuces finally took the lead at the end of the 3rd, 19-17. Hitting key free throws down the stretch gave the Bucklin . . .
The Bucklin SADD chapter is sponsoring an Angel Tree project this Christmas season for children in need in the USD 459 district. If anyone in the community would like to help sponsor a child, please pick an Angel Tree tag off the tree at Mainstreet Market. The tag lists the age of the child and includes a “wish list.” Anyone choosing to participate is asked to return the Angel Tree tag with the gift in a gift bag to Mainstreet Market no later than Wednesday, December 11, 2013.