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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 […]

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-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!  

Kickstart to Career

Below text added for ADA technologies: Little Bucks are encouraged to keep saving for their future career this summer! Buchanan Community Schools 2020-2021 1st and 2nd graders who deposit $5.00 or more into their Kickstart to Career Account* at Chemical Bank in Buchanan during the month of July  will be entered into a raffle drawing to receive a $50 deposit into their account! Bank Location: 128 Main St. Buchanan. Masks are required to complete a deposit in the bank lobby, drive-through banking is available. *Students MUST have their account number (found on their bank book received in Kindergarten) present to make a deposit. Email if you need your account […]