August, 2017

Capital project update: Perth parking lot to reopen for start of school year

Capital project update: Perth parking lot to reopen for start of school year

New traffic patterns and designated parking lots will go into effect at the Perth campus when students return to school Thursday, Sept. 7.

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BPHS prepares to implement block schedule

BPHS prepares to implement block schedule

After easing students into the new school year the first two days of school, Sept. 7-8, the block schedule will go into effect Sept. 11.

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Tour of BPIS for families of incoming third-graders

Normally, this is the time of year when families of incoming third grade students would be invited to the Intermediate School for a tour and information session. But crews are still finishing our brand new parking lot, so we opted for a video tour instead. Follow Mr. Casey around the school while getting some tips […]

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An organized student is a successful student

An organized student is a successful student

Parent Today: Find out why an organized backpack translates into an organized brain.

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Parents can help ease the transition to kindergarten

Parents can help ease the transition to kindergarten

I quickly learned that little fingers have a tough time manipulating buttons – after I bought several pairs of jeans for my son who was entering kindergarten. Every day that he wore jeans to school, he came home with unbuttoned pants. His teacher sometimes buttoned them for him, but most days he didn’t ask for […]

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The college supply list ain’t what it used to be

August is our last month to enjoy warm summer evenings and extended family time before the school year begins. August also shifts our attention to back-to-school shopping, especially for college students whose classes typically begin before the end of the month (if not before). The college back-to-school list has changed drastically since I went to […]

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Board members tour capital construction areas

Board members tour capital construction areas

Members of the Board of Education examined work being completed as part of Phase 1 of B-P’s $39.7 million capital project on Monday, Aug. 21.

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How to watch the total solar eclipse with your kids

How to watch the total solar eclipse with your kids

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible from coast to coast in the United States for the first time in almost 40 years. The event is being referred to as “The Great American Total Solar Eclipse,” and will start in Salem, Oregon and stretch all the way to […]

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PTO offers sign-up incentives during back-to-school membership drive

Parents and teachers who join the PTO early in the school year will be entered into drawings to win gift cards.

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Summer drama program to present ‘Jungle Book Kids’ on Friday

Summer drama program to present ‘Jungle Book Kids’ on Friday

The Summer Drama Program’s production of “Jungle Book Kids” promises a whirlwind of sight and sound when it hits the stage on Friday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Margaret Robin Blowers High School Auditorium.

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