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NOW HIRING: BCPS Substitute Teachers
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NOW HIRING: BCPS Substitute Teachers

Jan 11, 2022

Battle Creek Public Schools is actively recruiting substitute teachers to support our students across the district. Learn more and apply today!

All Pre-K–12 Students to Move to Remote Learning Jan. 10-14
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All Pre-K–12 Students to Move to Remote Learning Jan. 10-14

Jan 6, 2022

In response to the continued community spread of COVID-19 in Calhoun County, we have made the difficult decision to move all grade levels to remote instruction starting on Monday, January 10. Our current plan is for students to return to in-person instruction on Tuesday, January 18, following MLK Day.

Superintendent Update 12/17
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Superintendent Update 12/17

Dec 17, 2021

At this week’s board meeting, some members of our staff shared about challenges they have been facing with student behavior. I want you to know that we heard our teachers and that we are moving forward together as a BCPS team.

Board of Education Update 12/17
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Board of Education Update 12/17

Dec 17, 2021

Earlier this week, we heard a few of our teachers share their concerns about student behavior at a few of our schools. Leaders at BCPS have spent this week diving in deep on these comments and meeting with teachers. We are pleased to report that we have heard excellent results from these collaborative sessions. The BCPS leadership team is already moving forward productively in partnership with teachers and staff.

COVID Vaccines Now Available for Children Ages 5-11
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COVID Vaccines Now Available for Children Ages 5-11

Nov 3, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are now approved and available for children ages 5-11 and CCPHD has an upcoming clinic on Nov. 8.

BCPS’ $44.8 Million Middle School Transformation Bond Passes!
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BCPS’ $44.8 Million Middle School Transformation Bond Passes!

Nov 2, 2021

Battle Creek Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to announce that the $44.8 million bond measure to support the transformation of our middle schools passed yesterday! Thank you so much to the Vote Yes committee, teachers and staff, supportive parents, volunteers, and everyone else who made this bond proposal a success!

We Appreciate Our Principals!
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We Appreciate Our Principals!

Oct 31, 2021

Each October is National Principals Appreciation Month. Learn a little more about some of our principals from around the district.

No School Friday, October 22
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No School Friday, October 22

Oct 15, 2021

Responding to the urgent needs of our staff, we have scheduled a non-instructional day next Friday, October 22. This means that there will be no school for students and staff next Friday, October 22.

Can We Count You In on Wednesday, October 6?
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Can We Count You In on Wednesday, October 6?

Oct 1, 2021

Count Day is Wednesday, October 6! This is the day the state uses to “count” the BCPS students in each of our schools. All public schools in Michigan receive state funding based on the number of students attending on this day — so it’s important that all of our Bearcats attend school all day on October 6. Make a plan to attend school on Wednesday, October 6!

Food Service Update
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Food Service Update

Sep 17, 2021

As a result of nationwide supply chain disruptions, BCPS families may begin to see changes to the lunch and breakfast menus more often this year, click to read more.

BCPS Education Foundation Establishes the Bernadette Gordier Scholarship Fund
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BCPS Education Foundation Establishes the Bernadette Gordier Scholarship Fund

Sep 16, 2021

The Battle Creek Public Schools Educational Foundation (BCPSEF) is pleased to announce a joint venture to establish the Bernadette Gordier Scholarship Fund.