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Divisionwide Announcements
Shop for School Tax-Free before School Begins; Virginia Sales Tax Holiday is August 1–3
July 21, 2014

School supplies selling for $20 or less per item and articles of clothing, including footwear, selling for $100 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax during the Virginia Sales Tax Holiday scheduled for Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3.

Families with children in Prince William County Public Schools are encouraged to take advantage of these savings to prepare their students for the upcoming school year. Check your school’s Web site or call your school for a copy of the 2014–15 supply list. For a directory of schools, go to pwcs.edu and click on “Schools,” then select the directory by grade level.

Go to the
Virginia Department of Taxation Web site for additional details and links to other resources and information.

Beginning July 28, SPARK, the Education Foundation for PWCS, will collect school supplies at the Kelly Leadership Center to help ensure that all student have the back-to-school basics they need to return to school ready to learn. The Kelly Leadership Center is located at 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas, VA 20112
Most-needed items include backpacks, 3-ring binders, tabbed dividers, folders with pockets, spiral notebooks, loose-leaf paper, colored pencils, pencil boxes/bags, tissues, hand sanitizer, marble composition books, ink pens (blue or black), No. 2 pencils, washable markers, crayons, highlighters, glue/glue sticks, rounded scissors, index cards, and graph paper.
Welcome to Buckland Mills Elementary - Home of the Wildcats!
Learning Garden Summer Help Needed
 If you would like to help keep our garden looking beautiful over the summer, click the link or copy into your browser, and sign up for a time to weed and pick any of the vegetables. The time slots are every Monday from 10-3pm. You may come any time during that time period. BMES appreciates your support! :)

 

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0A4BA8AF2AA46-summer




Click Here to go to our Learning Garden webpage.

Moving this Summer?
If your family is moving homes prior to the start  of the 2014-2015 school year (prior to September 2, 2014), please complete a form and return it to the office as soon as possible. This information will enable us to prepare transcript information so that it is available when requested by your child’s new school.  Please do not fill out the form if you are going to Buckland Mills or Haymarket Elementary this fall.  Click here to print the form. 


Principal's Page
Check out the updates on Principal Balkcom's page. Look for her new blog as a replacement to the Buckland Mills Monthly. Go green with us!
Summer Reading
Click here to go to our library page where there are summer reading lists for each grade level.  We are going green, so printed copies will not be sent home.  Enjoy!



Summer Math
Prince William County has suggested math activities for you to do each day over the summer.  Look for the grade level you will be entering in the fall when you click here.

Parents interested in having students practice math online for free this summer should read the privacy policy on the following flyer before signing up.  Students are encouraged to use only initials on the internet.  Click here for details.



Have a Great Summer
Students, in addition to the above reading and math suggestions, you can practice reviewing the information and skills you learned this past year by going to www.portaportal.com and typing in the guest name for the grade you just finished.  We recommend the movies box on portaportal listed for the grade you are going into next year.  Just type your initials twice, with a space in between.  Here are the guest names for each grade:

Kindergarten: pwcsk1
1st grade: pwcsk1
2nd grade: pwcs2
3rd grade: pwcs3
4th grade: pwcs4
5th grade: 5thgradebmes

We look forward to seeing you when school begins Sept. 2, 2014.

School Supply Lists

Please click here for the school supply lists for each grade for students attending Buckland Mills for the 2015-2015 school year.


School of Excellence
We are very proud of our knowledgeable staff and students for receiving the recognition as School of Excellence for 2012-2013.  We would like to thank all of our caring families who supported us in learning and preparing to do our best on homework, classwork, and SOLs. 

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