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BC STEM Welcomes Principal TaShaune Harden and New Teachers
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BC STEM Welcomes Principal TaShaune Harden and New Teachers

Jun 30, 2020

At BC STEM these past few months, we have witnessed our school spirit and Bearcat pride continuing to grow stronger. We are truly proud to see the ways that families and students supported one another and engaged with their teachers and peers to keep learning and connected during these uncertain times. What the BC STEM community has been able to build together in this past year is truly amazing. As we look forward to the 2020-21 school year, we are very excited to introduce Tashaune Harden as the new lead principal at Battle Creek STEM Innovation Center!

Back to School Planning Update
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Back to School Planning Update

Jun 25, 2020

Last week, Governor Whitmer announced that schools will reopen this fall for in-person learning, but has not yet announced what the requirements and expectations are for students to return to their classrooms. More information will be released on June 30, and we will use this information to guide the finalization of the plans laid out below within the next couple of weeks. We know there are many questions around what school will look like in a post-COVID-19 world, and wanted to provide an update to our community on the plans we are putting in place to ensure learning and success for all students.

Battle Creek Public Schools to Invest $1.5 Million to Upgrade Technology for Students
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Battle Creek Public Schools to Invest $1.5 Million to Upgrade Technology for Students

Jun 24, 2020

This week, the Battle Creek Public Schools Board of Education approved a $1.5 million investment in the district’s technology program. A key focus of the investment is on ensuring that every student in the district will have access to a device.

Legacy Scholars Summer Update
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Legacy Scholars Summer Update

Jun 18, 2020

The Legacy Scholars program supports students attending Battle Creek Public Schools by providing college and career opportunities — and we have several exciting updates!

Resources on Race and Racism for BCPS Families
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Resources on Race and Racism for BCPS Families

Jun 17, 2020

BCPS stands together with our students, staff and families to move the conversation on racism, social injustices and police brutality forward — and we’ve compiled a list of resources for families interested in joining us in this ongoing journey to educate ourselves to create a more just world.

2020 SEED Awards Information Girl smiling with believe in me sign
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2020 SEED Awards Information

Jun 10, 2020

Thank you to everyone who applied for the 2020 SEED Awards back in January. We appreciate your patience and understanding for the delay in announcing our winners. This year’s SEED Award recipients will be announced this year in August and will be honored at a special awards ceremony in September.

See You in the Fall! Kids smiling at classroom table
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See You in the Fall!

Jun 9, 2020

We know that the decision of where to send your child to school is an important one and we are honored to have the opportunity to help your child succeed. We are looking forward to a strong start in the fall, with more opportunities than ever at BCPS! To help us plan ahead, we ask that you let us know of your plans for next school year by July 1 by completing and returning the postcard that was mailed home this week, or by responding online.

Battle Creek Public Schools Statement on Racial Equity
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Battle Creek Public Schools Statement on Racial Equity

Jun 2, 2020

As a school district, we can’t end racism and injustice, but what we can do is learn about patterns and root causes of injustice and commit to do things differently. The transformation of BCPS is at its heart, an effort to increase equity. At Battle Creek Public Schools, our equity imperative is rooted in our belief that all students, regardless of race, income, zip code, identities or abilities, should have the opportunity to reach their potential.