Month: August 2020

District Weed Spraying

Our District contractor will be weed spraying at the Middle School Grounds, High School Grounds, High School Athletic Complex, and Middle School Athletic Complex beginning on 8/22/2020.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Operations Department at 695-8400 ext. 20134.

Plexiglass dividers for Moccasin and Ottawa

Great News! Buchanan Community Schools has partnered with Gateway Foundation and the Buchanan Floor Hockey Association to purchase Plexiglass dividers for Moccasin and Ottawa Elementary schools. Thank you Gateway and the Floor Hockey Association for all of your help.  Coming Soon! Gateway will collect monetary donations to help with additional items on our list. More information will be added to our website and Facebook soon. 

District Pest Spraying

This afternoon 8/19/2020 we are having a emergency Bee Spray and removal done at Buchanan High School. Our district-approved Pest Control Service will be preforming this treatment.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Operations Department at 695-8400 ext. 20134.

K-12 Immunization Information for Parents

Vaccine Requirements from the Berrien County Health Department for the 2020-21 school year are still in place and apply for those learning virtually as well. Please see their following document regarding immunizations:  Do you need to read these in a different language? Translate

Kindergarten Hearing & Vision Screenings

The Berrien County Health Department has another opportunity for kindergarten students to receive hearing and vision screenings as most did not receive them in preschool due to school closures.   The next opportunity is on Tuesday, August 25th at the Berrien County Health Department Office in Benton Harbor – 2149 E. Napier from 9:00am-1:00pm and 2:00-6:00pm.   Please click here to visit the Berrien County Health Department website for more information!  

Board Meeting 8-17-2020

Board Meeting August 17, 2020 @ 6:00pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-160, which refers to limiting indoor gatherings to under 10 people, this meeting will be taking place virtually. To join by phone, please call 1-346-702-3831, PIN 537 113 760#. View the livestream here: https://youtu.be/pRIMXKL3Ar8 Any members of the public who wish to address the board during the public input session of the meeting, we ask you sign up through our Google form to make sure we can address you. BCS Board Meeting Public Participation Form 8-17-2020 

Special Board Meeting 8-13-2020

Special Board Meeting August 13, 2020 @ 6:00pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-160, which refers to limiting indoor gatherings to under 10 people, this meeting will be taking place virtually. To join by phone, please call 1-650-980-4704, PIN 337 333 153#. (Meetings going forward will not be live streamed.) Any members of the public who wish to address the board during the public input session of the meeting, we ask you sign up through our Google form to make sure we can address you. BCS Special Board Meeting Public Participation Form 8-13-2020 

Buchanan Community Schools (BCS) Resource Page (Links)

Buchanan Families, Linked is a resource page that gives you access to all of our resources connected to our reopening plan. All of the links are included in our released documents however this is a more simple way to access the documents. https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTMtH3AyGnwwIcsu-I98EndUraDhWksW2J21I94sTS3rXcWPpos5mZ3Ir5nsBxNzN0nmil9i6qs_gFd/pub