Are you looking for a way to make a difference in the life of a child? Join us at Blackford County Schools! Check out the latest job openings. Come work with us. It's #BetterAtBlackford
about 2 hours ago, Beth Jones
School kids sitting on books
Reminder: In-Person Registration is underway today until 7 p.m. at MES and NS. July 28 - Back to School Carnival - Montpelier - 10 a.m. - noon July 29 - In-Person Registration - BJSHS/BIS - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Devices may be picked up at BJSHS) #BetterAtBlackford
about 6 hours ago, Beth Jones
Back to School
Have you signed up your student for classes? Please take a moment to review this important 2021-2022 Back to School Registration information.
5 days ago, Beth Jones
Back to School Registration Info.
Thank you to our students and awesome MES staff for making Popsicles with Principals so much fun last night! Reminder- if your student attends BIS, don't forget about Popsicles with Principals scheduled to begin tonight at 5 p.m. We can't wait to see you! #BetterAtBlackford
6 days ago, Beth Jones
Montpelier staff posing for Popsicles for Principals
Montpelier staff members pose at Popsicles for Principals
BCS Latchkey services are available for students in grades K-6 after school at Northside. Your child will participate in activities such as outdoor play, learning life skills, homework assistance, and fun learning centers. Fees: After school dismissal until 4:30 p.m. $3/day. After 4:30 until 6 p.m. will be $6/day. Interested in this service for your student(s)? Fill out this questionnaire:
6 days ago, Beth Jones
Did you know?
BIS families: Don't forget about "Popsicles with the Principals" tomorrow, July 21, from 5-6 pm in the BIS gymnasium. Enter through the gym doors. We can't wait to see you and find out how your summer has been. We will also have class rosters posted for you to find out who your homeroom teacher is going to be!! #BetterAtBlackford
7 days ago, Beth Jones
We're excited to share info about this year's Back to School Carnival! What a great way to combine free school supplies and a whole lot of fun! Mark your calendars!
7 days ago, Beth Jones
Back to School Carnival
Who says teachers get the summer off? BCS teachers Rachael Shadiow, Katie Barnes, Title I Interventionist Tawnya McVicker, and Instructional Coach Monica Myers recently spent a week in Orton-Gillingham comprehensive literacy training. They are making Blackford better!
8 days ago, Beth Jones
Orton-Gillingham training materials
Orton-Gillingham reading materials
Considering a new job? Check out the employment opportunities BCS currently has to offer:
8 days ago, Beth Jones
Join us spelled out
Blackford County Schools has a wide variety of unused tables, chairs, file cabinets, TVs, teacher’s desks, and SO much more currently available for sale! Here’s the important part, we need this stuff gone and in a hurry! 👇
15 days ago, Beth Jones
Get cheap stuff flyer
tables and stuff in halls
Inventory stuff for sale
Kids desks for sale
Check out the jobs currently available at BCS!
19 days ago, Beth Jones
Help Wanted sign
School is just #BetterAtBlackford
21 days ago, Beth Jones
Young boy working at a school desk
It's #BetterAtBlackford
22 days ago, Beth Jones
BCS seeks Instructional Assistants
Why is it #BetterAtBlackford? Our teachers! Elementary staff members Rachael Banter, Monica Myers, Carrie Clevenger and Kari Crouse recently spent time learning, planning, and rejuvenating at CampCon, a comprehension conference for educators at French Lick. #BruinProud
25 days ago, Beth Jones
Monica Myers and Carrie Clevenger
Rachael Banter, Monica Myers, Carrie Clevenger, Kari Crouse
Smekens Professional development info,
Check out the jobs currently available with Blackford County Schools!
26 days ago, Beth Jones
Help Wanted sign
We're looking for our future Bruins! Have you registered your incoming Kindergarten student for the 2021-2022 school year? Please take a moment to review the registration information.
26 days ago, Beth Jones
Kindergarten Registration Info.
A big thank you to Dr. Kevin Biddle upon his retirement as principal of Blackford Intermediate School. Members of Dr. Biddle's family, as well as friends and colleagues, were on hand today to celebrate his dedicated service to Blackford County Schools! Enjoy your summer, Dr. B!
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Dr. Kevin Biddle with retirement award
Dr. Kevin Biddle and long-time secretary Jill Lebo
Chad Yencer presents a retirement award to Dr. Kevin Biddle
Dr. Kevin Biddle with his family
Superintendent Chad Yencer announces that as of July 1, masks will be OPTIONAL in all Blackford County Schools facilities. Look for more information to follow before the first day of school on August 11.
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Bus with a mask
Looking for a job? BCS has a number of openings. Check it out!
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
We are hiring
Tuesday evening, the Blackford School Board named Mr. Jim Fox the Principal of Blackford Intermediate School, in addition to his role as Principal of Montpelier Elementary School. Mr. Fox has served as the Principal of Montpelier Elementary School for the past seven years, providing excellent leadership and guidance, while establishing positive relationships with students and parents. He is very active in our community, and enjoys coaching youth sports. Mr. Fox resides in Blackford County with his wife Michelle, and his children Bayla, Maisy and Jase. BCS will be hiring an Elementary Assistant Principal to serve under the direction of Mr. Fox to assist in the leadership of the two buildings. We are excited to welcome Mr. Fox to his new role, and look forward to the upcoming school year. Pictured are Mr. Fox and (from left) Bayla, Jase, and Maisy. Thanks to Mr. Fox's wife, Michelle, for providing the photo.
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Principal Jim Fox with two of his daughters and a son