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Monday, July 20
School Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 PM
Monday, August 3
School Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 PM
Monday, August 17
School Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 PM
Friday, August 21
Staff Development - No Students
Monday, August 24
Staff Development - No Students

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Today, 7/4/2015
High: 72 Low: 62
Rain showers
90% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/5/2015
High: 82 Low: 65
Partly sunny
13% chance of precipitation.

A second session of swimming lessons will be offered this summer! Registration for lessons will be on Monday, July 13th from 8:30 to 10:00 AM at the high school pool. Lessons will begin on Tuesday, July 14th and run Tuesday through Friday of that week and Monday through Friday (July 24th) of the following week (nine classes). Classes will be either from 8:30 to 9:10 or 9:15 to 9:55 depending upon the level. A parent/child session will be offered if there is sufficient interest! During registration, please bring any previously earned certifications or achievement cards to indicate in which level your child should be registered. Cost is $35.00/resident or $40.00 for non-resident.

 


Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will take place this summer on July 8th and August 4th in the HS Nurses office starting at 8am.  Cost is free. All student athletes must obtain a physical in order to practice in the 15-16 school year. Attached below is the most up to date PIAA official physical form.

Sect 1-6.pdf
Please see attachment below for information regarding an upcoming event on August 1, 2015. 
YIP Saturday Invite.pdf

Volunteers are needed for our freshman STEM Summit in September.  Please see attachment below for more information.

Parent Flyer Big Spring.pdf

K-5 Summer Reading Challenge

Keep students reading this summer by having them participate in the K-5 Summer Reading Challenge.

Reading Summer Challenge.docx

Check out the summer reading program at the John Graham Library as well as other summer programs they offer.

www.johngrahamlibrary.org

Book Lists

http://www.ala.org/alsc/2015-summer-reading-list

http://readingtokids.org/Books/BooksGrade.php

Ages 6-7 list.pdf

Ages 8-10 book list.pdf

Ages 11-13 book list.pdf 


14-15 Secondary Chromebook Initiative

The Big Spring School District is launching an exciting new learning opportunity for its secondary students this year.  Every student in grades 6 -12 will be issued a Chromebook for his/her exclusive use throughout high school.  The purpose of this initiative is to fully engage students and create a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity.

For more information about the program, protection plan, and the Chromebook agreement, please see the documentation and communications below...

Chromebook Documents
BSSD Chromebook Guidelines
BSSD Chromebook Agreement
Chromebook Brochure
Chromebook Parent Presentation

Parent Letters
Letter to 9th Grade Families (sent 8/4/14)
Letter to 11th & 12th Grade Families (sent 8/14/14)
Letter to 6th Grade Families (sent 8/14/14)
Letter to 7th & 8th Grade Families (sent home with child)




Security Camera Installation on District Buses

In the Big Spring School District, we continually strive to ensure the safety and security of our students.  For that reason, the District is in the process of installing security cameras on all district buses.  If your child rides a district bus (to/from school, activity buses, field trips, etc.), he/she may be subject to video recording.  For more information, please contact the District Transportation Coordinator at 717-776-2408.

2015-2016 School Calendar
2015-2016 School Calendar .pdf