Month: May 2019

5-20-2019 Board of Education Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN MAY 20, 2019                   REGULAR MEETING        BUCHANAN MIDDLE SCHOOL   CALL TO ORDER   PRESIDENT: Dr. Harvey Burnett opened the meeting at 7:11 pm   ROLL CALL   PRESENT: C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, S. Tobler, and H. Burnett ABSENT:   None     OTHERS PRESENT : Timothy Donahue, Daryl Miller, Mark Kurland, Stacey DeMaio, Stacey Denison, Karla Hurlbutt, and Brian Pruett   ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by J. DeVlaminck, SECONDED BY Member R. Writer the agenda for the regular meeting of May 20, 2019 be adopted as written. ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. […]

Accepting Bids

Buchanan Community Schools is selling by sealed bid, the following vehicles: 1996 FORD F150 TRUCK, Manual transmission with SNOW PLOW 2012 INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL BUS (2) 2002 BLUE BIRD SCHOOL BUSES (2) 2003 BLUE BIRD SCHOOL BUSES 2004 CHRYSLER SEBRING -4 DOOR SEALED BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL JUNE 5, 2019 AT 1:00 PM, NO LATE BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED. BIDS SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED WHICH VEHICLE THE BID IS FOR AND MAILED TO: BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, 401 W. CHICAGO ST., BUCHANAN, MI 49107 OR SENT VIA E-MAIL TO ACCOUNTSPAYABLE@BUCHANANSCHOOLS.COM THE VEHICLES MAY BE VIEWED AT 10:00AM ON THURSDAY MAY 30, 2019 AT THE ADDRESS ABOVE. PLEASE RSVP AT 269.695.8400, OPTION […]

May 8 Incident Summary

May 8, 2019   Dear Parents and Students, We have had reports of a student threatening a school shooting and we’ve fully investigated the situation.  We have found these rumors to be unfounded.  The alleged individual has been cleared of any suspicion and there is no threat to our building, our students or our community. Yesterday a student reported a rumor he heard about a student wanting to “shoot up the school.”  After some investigating, this is the situation as we know it: During JV softball practice last week, a player was talking to her teammates about a dream she had about a school shooting.  Another player said she also […]