Buchanan Elementary Bears

Buchanan Elementary Bears

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Who was the kindergarten teachers back in 2002-2003 For the life of me I can’t remember my teachers name
Who were the kindergarten and pre k teachers in 2002-2003 ?
Buchanan ES Girls on the Run 5k Saturday, May 7th! These girls trained for 9 weeks and ran a 3.2-milemile race! I am very proud of these girls!
Thank you to Buchanan Elementary Bears for nominating us for Community Partner of the Year! It is an honor and a joy to partner with you in support of the education community.
This we are celebrating Lindsay Floyd, a 4th grade ELA teacher at Buchanan Elementary School (Buchanan Elementary Bears) in Oklahoma City Public Schools. This superhero teacher does it all. She coaches basketball for her school-based team through the YMCA, in on the school leadership team, and Earth Day committee! (Swipe to check out photos!) What keeps Ms.Floyd going? HER STUDENTS! Ms.Floyd says she is "so impressed by their resilience and their love for learning. Their willingness to show up each day ready to give their best motivates [her] to do the same for them."

We asked Ms.Floyd what she wanted those outside of the field of education to know about supporting teachers and students this year. She had this to say.

"When you vote, consider how teachers, students, and parents will be impacted. Even if you are not able to give time or money, show your support for education when you interact with others...especially children. Ask what book they are reading. Ask them what they are learning in school. Ask what their favorite subject is, and what they want to be when they grow up. It is important to model lifelong learning, so share something that you recently learned. I think we need a cultural shift towards valuing education more highly, and the easiest and most organic way to do this is through our conversations with others."

Join us in celebrating Ms.Floyd! 🎉
students and staff had “2” much fun today!

Today’s unique date of 2/22/22 falls on Tuesday! We saw plenty of wonderful tutus, perfect pairs, dynamic duos, terrific twin outfits, and more!

Check out how some of our schools celebrated!

📸: Buchanan Elementary Bears, Britton Elementary OKCPS, and Willow Brook Elementary
I lost the paper of what each day is. What are the kids doing tomorrow and Friday?
Emberly and Santino are excited to start school this year!
Bailey, Alex, Elias ft cousin baby Ernie!

Bailey & Elias are excited that Alex is in person this year!
Sebastian Lopez y Hugo Lopez en el open house at Buchanan Elementary..
conociendo a sus maestras.. 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 🖱⌨📒📖📗🖍🖍✏✏🖋🗓📎✂️📐📏📌🖇📎📎✂️✂️📐✌👩‍🏫
We are bears! We can hunker down and hibernate! We are tough and can make it through! Take care of yourselves and each other! See you again when we thaw out!
Who's ready for our Winter Vacation? Today is the last day of our December Dress-Up Challenge! Show your favorite vacation outfit!
My Group B2 Read How to Make a Guitar. Erick made his own out of cardboard. Way to go Erick.
December 9th Challenge Event
Dec. 9th Challenge-Wear shiny clothing! Olivia is letting her light shine in her sparkling outfit today!

Buchanan Elementary School
Oklahoma City Public School

Operating as usual

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 02/06/2023

We had a fantastic Bear Beginnings assembly today! Jimmy the Bear congratulated our Winter Reading Challenge winners and some of our teachers and students dressed up for the 100th day of school.

¡La asamblea de Bear Beginnings fue muy divertida hoy! Jimmy el Oso felicitó a los ganadores de nuestra Desafío Invernal de Lectura, y algunos de nuestros profesores y estudiantes se vistieron especial para el 100o día de escuela.

02/03/2023

Reminder: Today is a regular school day! We're happy to see you back at school today.

¡Las clases continúan hoy! Nos alegramos de verte a la escuela hoy.

02/02/2023

Today is Groundhog Day! This unique celebration started in England with people wishing for a shorter winter. German people used a hedgehog to predict winter's duration, and when immigrants arrived in the United States, they transitioned from a hedgehog to a groundhog! Find out more about the holiday here:
https://www.groundhog.org/legend-and-lore

¡Hoy es el Día de la marmota! Esta única celebración empezó en Ingleterra con los deseos de un invierno más corto. En Alemania, se usaba un erizo para predicar la duración del invierno, y cuando inmigrantes alemánes llegaron en los Estados Unidos, cambiaron a un marmón! Se encuentra más sobre esta tradición aquí: https://www.groundhog.org/legend-and-lore

02/02/2023

El 2 de febrero es un día sin instrucción y los estudiantes no necesitan iniciar sesión ni completar ningún trabajo desde casa.

Todos los edificios escolares y oficinas administrativas de OKCPS estarán cerrados el jueves.

: Due to winter weather, Thursday, February 2 will be a snow day! This means February 2 is a non-instructional day and students do not need to log in or complete any work from home. A decision on activities will be made later today.

All school buildings and administrative offices will be closed on Thursday.

Stay safe and warm, and we hope our students enjoy this snow day!

02/01/2023

Today is ! Reading with your child is so special! And it has so many benefits.

What is your favorite book to read?❤️📚

02/01/2023

Happy February, Bears! This calendar shows some of the important and exciting events coming up this month. As you can see, we have parent teacher conferences and a staff development day (which means no school for students!). We also have Kona Ice coming on the 8th and an author visit for Pre-K through 2nd grade students. Not pictured are lots of different events and activities for Black History Month throughout February.

¡Felíz febrero, Ositos! Este calendario incluye algunos de los eventos importantes que vienen esta mes. Las conferencias padre-profesor y un día de desarrollo para empleados (día sin clases para los alumnos!). Tambien viene Kona Ice el 8 y una visita de autora para los estudiantes de Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1o y 2o grados. No están en este calendario, pero tenemos eventos y actividades para la Mes de Historia Afroamericana también.

02/01/2023

: Due to additional forecasted winter weather, Wednesday, February 1 will be a snow day! This means February 1 is a non-instructional day and students do not need to log in or complete any work from home. All activities have also been canceled.

All OKCPS school buildings and administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday.

We will update families as needed through social media, phone, and text messages, on the district website.

01/31/2023
01/31/2023

Our Bear Beginnings challenge was to work on a puzzle today. Show us what you’re doing!

Nuestro desafío de Bear Beginnings esta mañana fue trabajar en un rompecabezas. ¡Muéstranos lo que estás haciendo!

01/31/2023

: Due to continued winter weather and hazardous road conditions, students will learn from home Tuesday, January 31. Students should work asynchronously by logging in to Canvas or by completing work sent home from school. Please communicate with your child’s teacher if you have any questions.

After-school and evening activities for Tuesday, January 31 have also been canceled.

We will keep families updated as needed through social media, phone, and text messages, on the district website.

01/30/2023
01/30/2023

: Below freezing temperatures could cause some of our bus routes to experience significant delays. To prevent students from being outside for an extended period of time, if you are able, please drop your student(s) off at school versus having them riding the school bus.

The National Weather Service suggests dressing children in layers, including wearing a hat, winter coat and gloves to help protect your student from the extreme cold.

Please be patient if your child’s bus is late picking them up or dropping them off. Your child’s school will be lenient on tardiness related to late buses.

We thank you for your patience and continued support of OKCPS.

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 01/28/2023

Bears and Basketball

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 01/26/2023

"I have the best friend in the whole underwater world!" - Tammi Sauer, Nugget and Fang Go To School

01/19/2023

Elvis lowered his shades.
"C'mon chicks. Let's roll."
-Tammi Sauer, Bawk and Roll

01/17/2023

Congrats to our upper-level Deaf Ed teacher, Ashley Jameson, for her nomination for the OKCPS Special Ed Award of Excellence!! Ashley has been a part of our Buchanan family for three years now, and is always advocating for the needs of her students. We are so proud of her!

¡Felicidades a nuestra profesora de educación sorda, Ashley Jameson, por recibir el Premio OKCPS de Excelencia en Educación Especial! Ashley ha sido parte de nuestra familia Buchanan por tres años, y siempre apoya las necesidades de sus alumnos. ¡Estamos muy orgullosos de su éxito!

01/16/2023

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Bears! More than just a day off from school, this day is one for celebrating and remembering the accomplishments of people who were both peaceful and assertive. They stood up for their belief that equal treatment in all areas of life was a human right for all people. Find out more about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the people and movement that he led, here:
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Martin-Luther-King-Jr-Day

¡Feliz día de MLK Jr., Ositos! Más adelante que un día de vacaciones, este día es para celebrar los logros de algunos que marcharon pacíficamente para los derechos y la igualidad de todos. Se encuentra más sobre el Dr. Martín Luther King, Jr., y la gente y movimiento que inspiró, aquí:
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Martin-Luther-King-Jr-Day

01/13/2023

Don't forget: Tomorrow and every Friday this month is $1 Dress Down Day! Bring one dollar to school for the chance to dress out-of-uniform.

No olviden; Mañana y todos los viernes de esta mes son $1 Vestirse Libre! Por solo un dólar los estudiantes pueden vestirse afuera del uniforme.

01/12/2023
01/11/2023

: Join us in celebrating Buchanan students for working hard to earn the second-lowest absent rate in the district last quarter. School staff and families have worked hard to reach this goal and are excited to celebrate this accomplishment!

Buchanan Elementary Bears

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 01/10/2023

Our Buchanan bears have options! Come learn how they can think big and dream of a brighter future as they get ready for middle school. In-person and virtual meetings in the next couple of weeks will offer valuable information about the application process. Classen SAS Middle School will be visiting our fourth graders this Thursday morning! Find out more about our OKCPS application schools here: https://sites.google.com/okcps.org/okcpsapplicationschools/classen-sas-ms/overview?authuser=0

¡Nuestros Ositos tienen opciones! Viene y aprende cómo pueden pensar grande y soñar con un futuro brillante mientras preparan a asistir a la escuela secundaria. Reuniones cara a caras y virtuales ofrecerán información sobre el proceso de aplicar. ¡La Secundaria Classen SAS visitará con nuestros estudiantes de cuarto grado este jueves por la mañana! Se encuentra más sobre nuestras escuelas de aplicación aquí: https://sites.google.com/okcps.org/okcpsapplicationschools/classen-sas-ms/overview?authuser=0

01/09/2023

Winter weather is here! Check out the graphic below for info on how to keep yourself and your students warm. You can find even more resources on https://www.weather.gov/safety/winter ❄⛄🏂

¡El invierno ya comenzó! El gráfico de abajo tiene información sobre cómo abrigarse a sus niños y Uds. mismos. Hay más recursos disponibles en https://www.weather.gov/safety/winter ❄⛄🏂

01/04/2023

First grade team came prepared today!! 😎🐻👩‍🏫

01/04/2023

Drama Club

Students! Drama club will begin this Thursday Jan 5, 2023 after school from 3:30 to 4:30. Pickup will be in the circle drive at 4:30. You may stay with your teacher during dismissal until 3:30 and then meet in the Cafeteria at 3:30. We look forward to seeing you Thursday. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Butler, Ms. Barkley or Ms. Blekley.

¡A los estudiantes! El club de teatro comenzará este jueves 5 de enero de 2023 después de la escuela de 3:30 a 4:30. Puede quedarse con su maestro durante la salida hasta las 3:30 y luego reunirse en la cafetería a las 3:30. Te esperamos el jueves. Si tiene alguna pregunta, hable con la Sra. Butler, la Sra. Barkley o la Sra. Blekley.

01/04/2023

Welcome back, Buchanan Bears! We're excited to start the new year and the new quarter together.

¡Bienvenidos de regreso, Ositos! Tenemos muchas ganas de empezar este año nuevo y el nuevo trimestre juntos.

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 01/03/2023

We have some exciting news! Ventriloquist and America's Got Talent finalist Todd Oliver will be visiting and giving a free perfomance for students tomorrow afternoon. He will perform for 2-4th grades at 1:15 and Pre-K through 1st at 2:00. Todd will also be performing at Yale Theater this Friday and Saturday evening!

¡Tenemos un anuncio emocionante! El ventrílocuo y finalista de America's Got Talent Todd Oliver va a visitar a nuestra escuela y dar una presentación para los estudiantes mañana. Va a presentarse por los grados 2 a 4 a las 1:15, y por los más jóvenes a las 2:00. Todd va a actuar al Teatro Yale también este viernes y sábado!

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 01/03/2023

Our teachers are collaborating for student success today and doing a fantastic job! We have grade-level teams from Cleveland, Kaiser, and Van Buren elementary schools all working together. We look forward to seeing our students tomorrow!!

¡Nuestros profesores están colaborando para el éxito de los estudiantes y va muy bien! Tenemos equipos de cada grado que vienen de Cleveland, Kaiser, y Van Buren, todos trabajando juntos. ¡Nos alegramos de ver a nuestros estudiantes mañana!

01/01/2023

Happy New Year, Bears!
¡Feliz Año Nuevo, Ositos!

12/26/2022

Today marks the first day of Kwanzaa, a seven-day celebration created to celebrate the values of African and African-American peoples. As we enter our second half of Winter Break, take a moment to find out more about this vibrant celebration here: https://www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org/index.html

Hoy es el primer día de Kwanzaa, una celebración de siete días que celebra los valores de las culturas africanas y africana-americanas. Mientras terminas la segunda parte de nuestras Vacaciones Invernales, descubre más sobre esta celebración vibrante aquí: https://www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org/index.html

12/25/2022

Merry Christmas, Buchanan Bears!
¡Feliz navidad, Ositos de Buchanan!

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 12/21/2022

¡¡Estudiantes de Buchanan, no olviden de leer 20 minutos por día durante las vacaciones! ¡Todos que leen 200 minutos o más ganarán grandes premios!

Students, don't forget to read 20 minutes a day during our break! Everyone who reads at least 200 minutes will win big prizes!

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 12/18/2022

Happy first day of Hanukkah, Bears! Here are a few facts about the holiday celebrated by Jewish people and their families worldwide.

¡Felíz primer día de Janucá, Ositos! Aquí son algunos hechos sobre el festivo que se celebra entre personas judíos y sus parientes cada año.

12/15/2022

Concert Rehearsal

A sneak peek of our students practicing for the Winter Music Concert!

¡Un vistazo en nuestras estudiantes practicando para el Concierto Invernal!

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 12/15/2022

Familias Buchanan,

Muchos de nuestros estudiantes necesitan uniformes. Si ha usado uniformes con cuidado o desea comprar unos nuevos, agradeceríamos sus donaciones. Por favor traiga piezas uniformes al Concierto de Invierno mañana a la 1:30.

Estacione en el lado sur del edificio para el concierto de invierno.

Recuerde que estaremos sorteando varios artículos, incluida una bicicleta, para recaudar fondos para una nueva carpa. Los boletos cuestan un dólar.

Buchanan Families,

Many of our students are in need of school uniforms. If you have gently used items or would like to purchase new uniforms, we would greatly appreciate your donations. Please bring your uniform items to the winter concert tomorrow at 1:30.

Remember, we will be selling $1 raffle tickets for several items, including a bicycle, to raise funds for a new marquee.

Winter Concert Parking - Please park behind the building on the south and enter through the back doors.

12/14/2022

Tomorrow, December 15th in our cafeteria is our Winter Music Concert! Here is a reminder of some important information on what students should wear and the other parts of this festive event ❄🎶🍬

¡El Concierto invernal es mañana, el jueves, 15de diciembre, a las 1:30! Aquí tenemos algunas detallas importantes sobre el evento: estudiantes en Kindergarten, 1o grado y 3o grado llevarán camisas blancas, y los dde Pre-K, 2o grado, y 4o grado llevarán camisas rojas. También tenemos un sorteo disponible para ganar una bicicleta y otros premios ❄🎶🍬

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 12/13/2022

There's still time to buy a raffle ticket! Purchase tickets for $1 and enter to win one of four fabulous prizes! Proceeds will go to help us purchase a new marquee.

¡Tenemos billetas de sorteo a vender! Cómpralos por $1 para la oportunidad de ganar uno de nuestras cuatro premios. Los ingresos del sorteo apoyarán la compra de una marquesa nueva para la escuela.

Photos from Buchanan Elementary Bears's post 12/08/2022

The Winter Concert is coming soon! Here is some important information on what students should wear and the other parts of this festive event ❄🎶🍬

¡Dentro de poco tenemos nuestro Concierto Invernal! Recordatorio de algunas detallas importantes sobre el evento: estudiantes en Kindergarten, 1o grado y 3o grado llevarán camisas blancas, y los dde Pre-K, 2o grado, y 4o grado llevarán camisas rojas. También tenemos un sorteo disponible para ganar una bicicleta y otros premios ❄🎶🍬

12/06/2022

Our staff and students had an elf-tastic time dressing up like Santa's little helpers on Monday! 🎅🎄🎁

¡Nuestros estudiantes y empleados se divertieron mucho en vestirse como los "ayudantes de Santa" el lunes! 🎅🎄🎁

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