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Dress Code at BPSAt the October 18th school board meeting, the board approved a change to the dress code policy in the Bedford Junior High School Handbook. Previously, the handbook included "No leggings or pajama pants."
The board approved new language about leggings rather than prohibiting the wearing of leggings altogether. The new wording will read, "Leggings and yoga pants may be worn with appropriately modest coverings."
Many people attended the board meeting and spoke about dress code issues in our district. The board would like to thank them for taking the time to mention the variety of concerns that they had during the public commentary period. Most of the people gathered left after that commentary period and did not stay for the board discussion when they reached that item on the agenda. We would like them to know that their concerns were heard and discussed for some time.
Immediately following the wording change approval, the board directed the superintendent to convene a committee to revamp the entire dress code K-12. Input will be gathered from parents and students. A survey form will be available shortly so that opinions from all can be taken into consideration as the dress code is reevaluated. Look for more information about that by the end of the week.
Update: Committee being formed and survey being drafted. Stay tuned!
Spring 2016 Assessment Results Released
In the second year of the M-STEP online assessments at Bedford, we have exceeded the state averages in 15 of the 16 categories...we were just shy of the state average in 5th grade math.
Last Spring, the juniors took the SAT for the first time. (Previously, the juniors took the ACT test.) Our juniors averaged 1010.4 while the rest of the state was at 1001.
As with any summative standardized test, this is one snapshot of how our students perform. We use data generated by these tests, in conjunction with other student assessment data gathered throughout the year, to look for ways to improve. Bedford's Balanced Assessment Team and school improvement efforts continuously focus on ways to improve the education for each of our students.
We are now using the online payment service, MySchoolBucks®, to accept payments for Chromebook insurance, the optional purchase of messenger bags for use with the Chromebooks, and payments for Student Parking Passes at the high school. There are no additional fees to use this service.
Now Accepting Online Payments
Some of the MySchoolBucks advantages:
• Convenience - Available 24/7 on the web or mobile app
• Efficiency - Make payments for all your students, even if they attend different schools within the district. Eliminates the need for your students to take money to school.
• Flexibility - Make payments using credit/debit cards and electronic checks.
Enrollment is easy!
1. Go to www.MySchoolBucks.com and register for a free account.
2. Add your students using their school name and student ID.
3. Make a payment to your students' accounts with your credit/ debit card or electronic check.
If you have any questions, contact MySchoolBucks directly:
• Visit myschoolbucks.com and click on Help. How-to videos are also available here to help walk you through the process.
ONLINE PAYMENTS FOR ATHLETICS
FinalForms will be used to complete all of the required online
athletic forms and as the online payment system for all levels of
Bedford Public Schools athletics at https://bedford-mi.finalforms.com/
A step-by-step Parent Playbook on how to use FinalForms is available to download.
Calendar Set for 2016-2017 School Year
FAQs about Free & Reduced Price School Meal
FREE & REDUCED LUNCHES AVAILABLE FOR 2016-17
Information on How to Apply for Free and Reduced Price School Meals
2016-2017 Application for Free & Reduced Price School Meals
October 18 ................Board of Education Financial Audit Presentation, 7:00 pm,
November 23 .............1/2 Day for all students for Parent-Teacher Conferences;
Girls JV Softball coach, spring season 2016-2017... click here
hEalth Van OFfice clerk...click hereTo apply for any of the positions listed above, please follow the instructions included within the job posting link.
BPS AccreditationBPS has three Elementary Schools,one Junior High School, and one High School. Our enrollment is about 4,600 students.
All of our schools have been accredited by AdvancED and must meet stringent standards to remain accredited. Our AdvancED accreditation is valid until June 30, 2020.
|Bedford Public Schools has two Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools and has earned the Coalition for Community Schools National Award of Excellence!|
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Our Mission: Educating for Life!
Our Vision for Student Success:
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