School representative (personero) elections
According to the Ministry of National Education of Colombia (MEN) the students school representative will be a senior student and he/she will be in charge of promoting student duties and rights consecrated in the Constitution, laws, regulations and the Student Handbook. In accordance with the above this year we have the nomination of three of our 11th grade students ready to take the path of collaborative work and synergy required for this position of high importance within an educational institution. Our candidates for this year are: Sandra Velandia, Veronica Figueredo and Daphne Barquin. The elections will be held next Thursday September 28th, we wish all three of them luck, being certain that we will be very well represented.
Welcome seniors year 2017!
We extend our greetings to all 11th graders. We hope you will remain being an example of effort and Transcendence for our entire community, that you will continue showing a strong leadership and all the qualities that are outstanding in the Buckingham school’s students. Your school welcomes you on this senior year, wishing you well, you know you can always count on each of us on the arduous journey towards Excellence.
Buckingham School, an example of solidarity, warmth and transcendence (PTT program)
Thanks to our community´s contributions we delivered the fourth house from the project “Todos por un Techo” to one of the school’s workers Edna Vargas. This is one of our institution’s most important projects and has allowed us to benefit four families in eight years. We invite the community to continue being an example of solidarity and synergy this year. We want to thank students, parents, directives and everybody who supports and contributes to make this project a reality!
Administrative and teachers training 2016 // 2017
During the month of August, the school offered training for new and old teachers in order to begin the school year with the end in mind, planning, systems, IB, TLIM were some of the things that were emphasized. Communication and strengthening good relations within the Buckingham community through dialogue and understanding first to be understood was awarded. The idea is to provide our young and children with the best educational services with quality, responsibility and innovation.
Quality and Transcendence at the Buckingham school
We are pleased to highlight the positive results of our students in national and foreign universities; in this case the father of Gustavo Avendaño alumnus of our school send us a letter expressing their gratitude to the school and telling us that his son just won a scholarship to study Geophysics at the University of British Columbia in Canada for 2017. In his letter the father highlights the values that our school intends to transmit its students and high academic standards that allows them to obtain great achievements internationally. A special greeting for his family from all of us at the Buckingham community, we wish you lots of success in the path they undertake.
International universities’ visit
At this time Each year we receive a visit from renowned universities around the world, through the school’s vocational guidance program, relevant contacts are made for our 10th and 11th grade students so they can have first-hand access to the possibility of international scholarships, inductions, budgets, accommodation, sponsorships and other issues of the international academic world.
Among the best schools in Colombia
We want to share with you that our school is ranked as the second best private high school in Colombia, according to the ISCE tests conducted by the Ministry of National Education.
The most competitive Colombian school
We are proud to share the news published in the online edition of the Money Magazine “Dinero” where the school was mentioned as well: "Colombia has one of the most competitive schools in the region according to The Franklin Covey Education Organization and its program called - The Leader in Me -"