March is the state's official Disabilities Awareness Month. We are trying to bring awareness to disabilities around our schools and communities. To help bring awareness during the month of March and beyond, we hope that you will purchase a t-shirt. Here is a link to the order form from BCHS student services teacher, Barb Kelp. https://goo.gl/forms/ae2bm6NOkVX5fAWI2 Thanks to all that support this terrific cause!
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For more information visit BC Health and Wellness or our direct page at http://www.bcsc.healthcare-redefined.com
Community EventsMonday, January 29th - Direct Primary Care introduction Tuesday, February 6th - Open House
Monday, January 29th
Any community members who might like to join the BC Health and Wellness Center as a Direct Primary Care member, please come to the Community Event on Monday, January 29 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. This meeting will take place in The Goldberg Room at BCHS and is an opportunity to learn more about the facility and its services. Employers wishing to provide a benefit to employees are also welcome to learn more about the Direct Primary Care model.
Tuesday, February 6th
Members, please join us for our Open House at the BC Health and Wellness Center on Tuesday, February 6 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The providers who work in the clinic will be on hand for tours and to answer any questions that you might have. You can also see the beautiful new space!!
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Van Buren Elementary School welcomed the 2017 graduates today.
Congratulations to Phoebe Schultz for winning first place in the Regional History Day Competition on Saturday. Phoebe will compete in the State History Day Competition on May 6th. Way to go Phoebe!
Congratulations to Phoebe Schultz and Sophie Mathis. These two 4th grade scientists placed first in their respective divisions at the Regional Science Fair Saturday, March 4th. Phoebe Schultz- 1st place Plant Science, Rising Star Award, & Purdue Agriculture Award Sophie Mathis- 1st place Biochemistry
Congratulations to Mrs. Neptune's 2nd grade classroom. They won our "Can Man" challenge. Students donated $221 dollars to Mother's Cupboard. Mrs. Gaither's 2nd grade classroom won 2nd place with $164. That's a total of $385 donated by our 2nd grade. WOW! All 2nd graders will enjoy some new board games for their classroom and a board games party as a reward for their efforts.
Van Buren Elementary School celebrates Read Across America with Dr. Seuss!
Please join us for the 4th grade Science Fair on December 13th. Projects can be viewed by families at 1:00. The awards program will begin at 2:00. Thank you in advance to all of our judges! VBE welcomes three new staff member! Karen Kirby- 3rd & 4th grade Social Studies/Word Study teacher Judy Hamilton- 2nd grade teacher Melinda Case- K-4th grade Science teacher
It's Santa Shop time again! All of our VBE students will be choosing gifts for their families on December 15th. Thank you to our PTO & volunteers! This week our 12 day countdown to break continues with just 9 more days of holiday cheer at VBE remaining! Monday- Grinch Day (dress up like your favorite Grinch Who Stole Christmas characters or just wear GREEN) Tuesday- Holiday Hats Day (wear your favorite hat) Wednesday- Holiday Music (share your favorite tunes) Thursday-Christmas Cookie Day (bring your favorite cookie to share) Friday- Santa Shop Day
The 2016 Elementary Cross Country All County Meet was held Wednesday, October 5th at Eagle Park. A special thanks to all elementary schools, runners, and coaches for participating in this great event. Congratulations to our 2016 All County Cross Country Champions - Van Buren Elementary School! The Van Buren Elementary Cross-Country Team picked up their 2nd championship title for both the boys' and girls' teams. Van Buren Principal, Christy Wrightsman is very proud of all these students and their amazing coaches. A big thank you to Coaches: Chasity and Dan Smith, Angel Deckard, and Amanda Eddins. We also thank the BCHS Athletic Department and BCHS Coach, Kirk Wrightsman for planning and hosting this wonderful event. The individual first place winners were Case Smith and Addison Young.