About Buckman

About Buckman

Discover what makes Buckman so special and what it means to be an arts-focused elementary school. Learn about our school's dynamite PTA and rockstar Foundation.

Buckman Art Show and Sell

Buckman Art Show and Sell

The 27th edition of Buckman's Art Show and Sell took place March 11-12, 2017. This festival of arts and crafts featured over 100 artists and proceeds benefitted the Buckman PTA.

Buckman Auction

Buckman Auction

The Buckman Auction was held May 13, 2017. By all accounts, it was an epic event that exceeded all expectations! Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Wentworth SubaruCity.

Buckman Dines Out at Dick’s Kitchen Nov 28

mouth watering burger with tomato and lettuce

Buckman Dines Out at Dick’s Kitchen
Tuesday, November 28, 4–9pm

Stop by Dick’s Kitchen for our next Dines Out to try their mouth-watering burgers or their famous tempeh reuben! Dick’s Kitchen is generously donating 15% of sales to the Buckman Foundation. Check out their awesome kids’ menu! Good eatin’ for a good cause!

15% of proceeds benefit Buckman!
Dick’s Kitchen, 3312 SE Belmont Street

Call for Artists – Buckman Art Show & Sell

Call for ArtistsThe 28th Buckman Art Show & Sell is currently accepting artist applications for the March 10-11, 2018 show. 140 juried local artists turn the school into a gallery over the weekend to benefit arts-integrated education. Buckman PTA volunteers run a central checkout station and there is no booth fee, artist donate 30% of sales to the Buckman PTA. For more details, including a list of past vendors please visit the show website at http://buckmanartshow.weebly.com. You can also find us on Facebook.

There is a $25 non refundable application fee. Applications close Nov 20th, 2017. Artists are notified of acceptance status mid-December. Questions can be sent to artshowandsell@gmail.com

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Corn Maze Tickets for Buckman!

Damian Lillard corn maze at Bella Organics

It’s Lillard Time at Bella Organic Farms Corn Maze!

Support Buckman by taking your family and friends to the Bella Organic Farms Corn Maze. Our school keeps 50% of all the ticket sales!

Tickets are limited!
Kids: $6 | Adults: $8
Buy tickets on Tuesday mornings at the SCRIP table or leave a check in the Foundation Mailbox in the office. We’ll fulfill ticket orders within a couple of days! Make checks payable to the Buckman Foundation and please note how many child & adult tickets you’d like

Bella Organic Farm Pumpkin Patch & Maze Hours
Open daily Sept 30 – Oct 31
Sunday through Thursday 9am – 6pm (Maze closes at 5pm)
Friday & Saturday 9am – 10pm
Bella Organic Farms, Sauvie Island
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Bowl for a Cause: Bowl-A-Ween at Grand Central Oct 29

Bowl-A-Ween at Grand Central Bowl
Sunday, October 29, 11am–1pm

Come show off your costume and help us raise some money for the Buckman Foundation! All lanes will be reserved for Buckman at this annual costume-friendly fundraiser. There will also be a raffle with fun prizes to win!

100% of Profits Benefit the Buckman Foundation!
Grand Central Bowl, 808 SE Morrison St.
Parents: $10–$15 | Students $5–$10 | Sliding Scale
Admission includes shoe rentals

A Perfect Pairing: Dines Out + Movie Night Oct. 3

Buckman Dines Out at Nostrana
Tuesday, October 3, 5–10pm

Thank you to everyone who made it out for our first Dines Out of the year at Chipotle, which raised nearly $500 for Buckman!

Our next Dines Out will take place next week on October 3 at Nostrana, happening in tandem with Movie Night! Drop your kid(s) off at Buckman ($10 recommended donation, nobody will be turned away) at 5:45pm, and enjoy an evening out kid-free. Snacks available and cheese pizza available for $1 per slice.

10% of Dines Out proceeds Benefit Buckman
Reservations strongly recommended.
Nostrana, 1401 SE Morrison, 503-234-2427

We’re also always in need of volunteers on Movie Night, so, if you’d like to lend a hand, please sign up!

Happy Start of the School Year!

All Buckman students have now officially started classes, and we hope everyone is having a great kickoff to the school year.

While you are likely busy filling out forms and establishing routines, we wanted to be sure everyone was aware of a few upcoming events at school. Remember to check out updates to our online calendar throughout the school year. We regularly updated the calendar, as some dates may change over the course of the school year (for example, Picture Day has a new date). You may subscribe to the calendar using the “subscribe” link at the bottom on the right.

September 8, 6pm – Back to School Picnic at the lower playground – bring a dinner and have some fun!
September 11 – SUN programs begin
September 18 – Picture Day (NEW DATE); Author Visit for Grades 1-3; get your book order forms in if you haven’t already!
September 20 – LATE OPENING
September 21 – Buckman Dines Out at Chipotle – bring this flyer to donate 50% of your purchase to the Buckman Foundation!

Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

We are less than one week away from the start of school for Buckman students (except kindergartners) and activity is ramping up! We are delighted to welcome back families and are excited to meet those new to the school. As our kickoff to 2017-2018, we hope to see you on Community Care Day this Saturday, August 26, 9-12am, when we prep the grounds and get Buckman ready for the school year. Bring your gardening supplies or use some of those provided! Kids welcome!

You will be receiving tons of information at the start of school regarding upcoming events and happenings at Buckman in your parent packets. Please review the documents you receive thoroughly; you’ll find good information about ways to get involved and various happenings planned for the year. For those interested in keeping tabs on school events, you can subscribe to our school calendar which will be updated throughout the year. Head to the events page and hit the subscribe button below the calendar. Easy!

Now that school is (almost!) back in session, stay tuned to this website for regular updates and current information about PTA, Foundation, and Buckman community news!