Category: District News and Information

Board Meeting 9-21-2020

Regular Board Meeting September 21, 2020 @ 6:00pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Safe Start Executive Order 2020-176, 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: 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 9-21-2020 

Buchanan School Breakfast/Lunch Announcement!

Good Evening Buchanan Schools’ Parents and Guardians, We are happy to announce that the USDA has extended a program allowing us to offer free breakfast and lunch to all Buchanan Community Schools’ students.  Your student(s) will be able to eat meals at school at no cost to you beginning on Tuesday, September 8th.  This program is scheduled to run until December 31st or until funds run out. While this program allows all student to eat for free, it is important that you still fill out the Free and Reduced lunch application unless you received a letter from us stating that your students qualify for free or reduced meals by direct […]

Buchanan Virtual Academy Applications Currently Being Processed

Dear Buck Families, If you have applied to the Buchanan Virtual Academy and have not received confirmation of acceptance, your application is still being processed. There has been an influx of applications and the Buchanan Virtual Academy is working hard to process all applications as soon as possible. In the meantime, your student may report to in-person school on Tuesday, September 8th or you should call the school office to excuse the absence from the building until they are officially approved into the BVA. This message is for students enrolling in the Buchanan Virtual Academy only. If your student is K-4 remote with a Buchanan teacher or scheduled for in […]

2020-2021 Herd Shirt is Available for Order!!

The 2020-2021 Herd shirt is here! To place an order, you must do so online only this year. To order please go to  The deadline to order a shirt is Monday, September 21, 2020. The date and location for shirt pickup will be announced at a later date.   If you have any questions, please email  

K-4 Remote Learning Update

Please make sure you make your enrollment choice for K-4 Remote Learning or 5 through 12 Virtual by 4PM on Friday, August 21st. We still have openings for K1. As of now, Grades 2,3 and 4 do not have enough signed-up to do remote learning. For those who have signed up, thank you. We will be in touch the week of August 24 with more details. K-4 Remote Learning Info K-4 Remote Learning Flyer (August 21, 2020 Final Sign-up Day)

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. 

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