Category: District News and Information

Special Board Meeting Information 7-13-2020

Special Board Meeting Interviews for position of Superintendent of Schools – Day 1 July 13, 2020 @ 5:00pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order requiring the closure of all Michigan public schools to safeguard against the further spread of COVID-19, this meeting will be taking place virtually. To view the live stream, click: 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. CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE FORM You are welcomed to share your thoughts and concerns regarding specific candidates through MASB Superintendent […]

BCS Superintendent Interviews Press Release

FOR RELEASE AFTER 12 NOON, JULY 2ND FROM:  BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS RE:    SUPERINTENDENT INTERVIEWS DATE:    JULY 1, 2020   The Board of Education of Buchanan Community Schools announces the schedule for first round interviews for the position of Superintendent of Schools:   July 13                  5:00 p.m. Live stream begins at 4:45pm here: Christopher Machiniak, Regional Director of Career & Technical Education, Berrien RESA Brian Brown, Business Manager, River Valley School District Brandon Waggoner, Asst. Superintendent of Online Learning & Innovation, Berrien Springs Public Schools Dorothy Blackwell, Superintendent, Vassar Public Schools   July 14                  5:30 p.m. Live stream begins at 5:20pm here: Patricia Robinson, Assistant Superintendent (former), Benton […]

BCS Notice of a Public Hearing on Proposed 2020-21 Budget

BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2020-2021 BUDGET   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Buchanan Community Schools will hold a Public Hearing on its proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school year on June 29, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. Due to the State’s Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Orders, this meeting will be held virtually, using the following access information: or by phone 224- 901-2555 (PIN: 860551141) The Board may not adopt its proposed 2020-2021 budget until after a public hearing. A copy of the proposed 2020-21 budget, including the proposed property tax millage rate, is available for public inspection on the district web site Physical […]

Superintendent Search Input Meetings – June 10th

Dear Valued Member of the Buchanan Community Schools District, As the Michigan Association of School Boards consultant assisting the Buchanan Board of Education in their search for the next Superintendent of Schools, it is important that I hear from as many residents and staff members in order to craft a candidate profile.  Many of you have already taken the online survey which is deeply appreciated.  I also want to offer you the opportunity to meet face-to-face to give your input. I will be holding three public meetings on Wednesday, June 10 at McCoy Creek Park under the pavilion.  These are drop-in events where you will be able to let your […]

Superintendent Search Survey

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH SURVEY   The Board of Education for Buchanan Community Schools is seeking your input in identifying the skills and attributes desired in the next Superintendent of Schools.  Please follow this link to let your thoughts be known.   This survey will close at 4:00 p.m. on June 11.  If you wish to speak to the consultant who is assisting the Board in this process, please contact Mark Dobias at 269.532.0543 or   Watch this site for updated information on the search process as it unfolds.