If you want to register your students for the 2020-2021 school year and you want to do it in-person, today is the day! Montpelier Elementary is hosting in-person registration until 7 p.m. tonight. Remember, you can register for all our schools at one location. #BackInBlackford
Looking for Back to School Registration? https://www.blackfordschools.org/o/bcs/page/registration-and-immunizations--2 Looking for School Supply Lists? https://www.blackfordschools.org/o/bcs/page/back-to-school-2020-2021 #BackInBlackford
The BCS Skyward Student Information System is currently down for routine maintenance today. You will be able to register your student(s) for classes again starting tomorrow. Register online here: https://www.blackfordschools.org/o/bcs/page/registration-and-immunizations--2
Just a reminder: If you plan for your child to participate in the virtual option for the 2020-2021 school year, please indicate that in online registration by the end of the day. We are trying to determine the number of students who will be participating in the virtual option for planning purposes. If you have already completed online registration, thanks! If you haven't, you can find the form here: https://www.blackfordschools.org/o/bcs/page/registration-and-immunizations--2 #BackInBlackford
Exciting news! Today, Blackford County Schools received notification that we are approved for the CEP (Community Eligibility Provision) program. What does that mean for our students? It means that every BCS student will be able to obtain free breakfast and lunch throughout the 2020-2021 school year! Look for more information in the coming weeks about this program. #BackInBlackford
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Online registration is currently underway at BCS! We thank everyone who has registered their students for the 2020-2021 school year. If you haven't registered your student online yet You can find it here: https://www.blackfordschools.org/o/bcs/page/registration-and-immunizations--2 For those who wish to register in person, keep in mind you will only need to visit one school. You may register at the following schools from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 21 - Northside - 765.348.7584 July 22 - Montpelier - 765.728.2402 July 23 - BIS (Blackford Intermediate School) - 765.348.7595 (Due to social distancing requirements, we ask that only the parent/caregiver visit the school to register the student.) BJSHS will conduct in-person registration by appointment only. Please call 765.348.7560. #BackInBlackford
Have you read the latest Covid-19 FAQs? You can find those here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1USFU8CCpBZixHuueGLfIfA9J3-cDWJai3DxhHIlPGl4/edit
Check out the latest updates to the BCS Covid-19 FAQ page. You can find that here: Covid-19 FAQ Have you enrolled your student yet? You can find that here: BCS Registration #BruinPride
When is the first day of school? Aug. 5 Where can you find the school supply list? https://www.blackfordschools.org/o/bcs/page/back-to-school-2020-2021 Thinking about the virtual option this school year? Please let us know by July 17. #BackInBlackford
School Board approves #BackInBlackford Reopening Plan. The Covid-19 Information begins here: https://www.blackfordschools.org/…/covid-19-information--136
BCS needs bus drivers for the 2020-2021 school year! Join Us!
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Just a reminder that June 22 will be the last day for BCS lunch distribution. Moving forward, the Good Seed Initiative has kindly offered to provide lunches for families who remain in need. If this is your family, please complete this form: https://forms.gle/mQCqMhYYNVW9twv37
Due to Covid-19, BCS will be making transportation changes. We seek our parents' feedback as it pertains to their student(s) transportation. Please take a moment to complete the following Transportation Survey. We really appreciate your input. https://forms.gle/e3LBvdckvW3198wN9
As BCS continues planning for the first day of school on August 5, we want to know what our parents are thinking. Please take just a moment to complete the Parent (Planning for Reopening) questionnaire below. We value your input! https://forms.gle/sxF7JApXmWyy3nwB8
Work continues at BCS in preparation of our return to school. Topics addressed by the Reopening Committee include: operations, health protocols, social distancing, and transportation. There is much work to do, but we are up for the challenge! The first day of school is August 5!
Attention, Northside and Blackford Intermediate School neighbors: Due to recent theft and vandalism at roofing projects currently underway at both Northside Elementary and BIS (former junior high school), the Hartford City Police Department will be increasing night-time patrols. If you see any suspicious activity on the school property or have any information regarding these incidents of theft and vandalism, we ask that you contact HCPD at 765.348.4819. (Thanks!)
Today, the Indiana Department of Education released a guidance document for schools to utilize in planning for the fall. The Blackford County Schools Reopening Committee will review the guidance and develop a reopening plan. We anticipate the guidance will be updated throughout the summer, so we ask our parents and community to be patient as we determine the best path for the safe reopening of BCS. Please stay tuned to BCS Skyward email and social media for further updates. -Superintendent Chad Yencer
Just a reminder that if you signed up for the BCS Summer Lunch program, please pick up your meals from 11 a.m. to noon at Blackford Jr.-Sr. High School and Montpelier Elementary.