Welcome to Buckman SUN!

Welcome to Buckman SUN! Our SUN Community School (Schools Uniting Neighborhoods) program enriches the Buckman community by offering educationally enriching after-school classes; community gatherings; winter craft classes and family dances; life skills classes for caregivers; and social support coordination for students and families. Buckman's SUN program is a collaboration of Multnomah County Department of County Human Services, Portland Parks and Recreation, Impact Northwest and Portland Public Schools.


  • Loteria night, Jan 10, 6pm - join us for a night of loteria, or Mexican bingo! We will have food provided by Buckman families and Xico, and prizes for loteria winners!

  • Art Make night, Jan 19, 6pm - join us for a night of craft and art making in advance of Art Show & Sell. Students will be able to make art to be sold at the event with supplies provided by Buckman SUN.

  • Family Dance, Feb 10, 5:30pm - join us for a night of movement and fun for kiddos and their grownups!

SUN Registration Info

General registration for Winter term '23 will open online on December 12th at 7am. The course catalog is now available on our "After-School Schedule" tab on this website. The term will run from January 23rd-March 17th. If you are in need of special accommodations for your child to be safe and successful at SUN, or if you need scholarship assistance, contact Katie.