Category: Board of Education

Stakeholder Input Invitation

Dear Buck Parents, Community Members, and Staff: Buchanan Community Schools has contracted with the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) to facilitate the development of a three-to-five-year strategic plan. The first step in this process is to gather input from parents, community members, staff, students and others. There are different ways for you to let your thoughts be known: Online Survey This survey will be available from November 19 through December 8. The link to the survey is: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Buchanan2019SP The link to the survey will be added to our website on the 19th. Face to Face-The MASB facilitator will be onsite to meet with interested persons to hear their thoughts […]

10-21-2019 Board of Education Meeting Minutes Draft

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                       OCTOBER 21, 2019                        REGULAR MEETING        BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL   CALL TO ORDER PRESIDENT: H. Burnett opened the meeting at 6:07 pm   ROLL CALL PRESENT: C. Lee, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, S. Tobler and H. Burnett ABSENT:   D. Wentworth     OTHERS PRESENT : Timothy Donahue   ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by C. Lee, SECONDED BY Member R. Writer the agenda for the regular meeting of October 21st, 2019 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, S. Tobler and H. Burnett.     NAYS:  None     MOTION  ADOPTED   RECOGNITION OF VISITORS […]

10-15-2019 Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes Draft

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                    OCTOBER 15, 2019         SPECIAL MEETING           BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM   CALL TO ORDER President: Dr. Harvey Burnett opened the meeting at 6:01 pm   ROLL CALL PRESENT: C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, and H. Burnett ABSENT:   S. Tobler     OTHERS PRESENT : Timothy Donahue   ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by D. Wentworth, SECONDED BY Member R. Writer the agenda for the special board meeting of October 15, 2019 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, and H. Burnett NAYS:  None     MOTION ADOPTED RECOGNITION OF VISITORS […]

Notice of Special Board Meeting 10-15-2019

Notice of Special Meeting Meeting The Board of Trustees Buchanan Community Schools A Special Meeting meeting of the Board of Trustees of Buchanan Community Schools will be held October 15, 2019, beginning at 6:00 PM at Buchanan High School. The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice. A. OPENING OF MEETING BY PRESIDENT We welcome you to a meeting of the Buchanan Community Schools Board of Education. All regular meetings have been posted on our district website, in our central office, and in […]

10-1-2019 Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                    OCTOBER 1, 2019            SPECIAL MEETING           BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM   CALL TO ORDER President: H. Burnett opened the meeting at 6:00 pm.   ROLL CALL PRESENT: C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, S. Tobler (had to leave the meeting at 6:45pm) and H. Burnett ABSENT: None.   OTHERS PRESENT : Timothy Donahue   ADOPTION OF AGENDA       MOTION BY Member R. Writer, SECONDED BY Member D. Wentworth the agenda for the special board meeting of October 1st, 2019 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE: C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, […]

9-16-2019 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                       SEPTEMBER 16, 2019                   REGULAR MEETING        BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL   CALL TO ORDER VICE-PRESIDENT: R. Writer opened the meeting at 6:01 pm   ROLL CALL PRESENT: C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, and S. Tobler ABSENT:  H. Burnett     OTHERS PRESENT : Timothy Donahue   ADOPTION OF AGENDA   MOTION by D. Wentworth, SECONDED BY Member C. Lee the agenda for the regular meeting of September 16, 2019 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE:  C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, and S. Tobler   NAYS:  None     MOTION  ADOPTED   RECOGNITION OF VISITORS […]

8-28-2019 Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                                    AUGUST 28, 2019           SPECIAL MEETING           BUCHANAN MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY   CALL TO ORDER President: R. Writer opened the meeting at 5:34 pm.   ROLL CALL PRESENT: D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, and C. Lee. ABSENT: H. Burnett and S. Tolber (both arrived at later times)   OTHERS PRESENT : Timothy Donahue ADOPTION OF AGENDA       MOTION BY Member D. Wentworth, SECONDED BY Member K. Laesch the agenda for the board meeting of August 28th, 2019 be adopted as written.   ROLL CALL VOTE: K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, C. Lee, and D. Wentworth. NAYS:  None     MOTION […]

8-19-2019 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN                                                                                                                                AUGUST 19, 2019         REGULAR MEETING        BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL   CALL TO ORDER PRESIDENT: H. Burnett opened the meeting at 6:01 pm ROLL CALL PRESENT: C. Lee, D. Wentworth, K. Laesch, R. Writer, J. DeVlaminck, S. Tobler and H. Burnett ABSENT:   None   […]