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Thursday, April 2
School is in Session - Snow Make Up Day

Fri, Apr 3 - Mon, Apr 6
Spring Recess

Tuesday, April 7
School Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 PM
Monday, April 20
School Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 PM
Monday, May 4
School Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 PM

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Weather

Today, 3/29/2015
High: 46 Low: 33
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/30/2015
High: 54 Low: 33
Mostly cloudy
13% chance of precipitation.

Snow Make-Up Days for Students

School is now in session on April 2, 2015 due to school closing on March 5, 2015.
School is now in session on June 5, 2015 due to school closing on March 20, 2015
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BSSD Strategic Plan Parent / Community Survey

The Big Spring School District is currently revising the District Strategic Plan.  The strategic plan embodies the goals and vision of the District for the next several years.  As part of the goal revision, the District wishes to include additional input from parents and the community.  To provide your input, please take a few minutes to complete the survey linked below.  Your input is greatly appreciated!

Parent / Community Survey  

Last Preliminary Registration - March 27, 2015

2015 Kindergarten Registration

Each winter the Big Spring School District begins the process of preliminary registration for children in the District who are eligible to attend kindergarten in the upcoming school year.  This year, the District will be changing the process to include a formal preliminary registration process.  The District will hold four more dates in which you can complete the preliminary registration process.  The dates are:  February 4, 2015, February 20, 2015, March 4, 2015, & March 27, 2015. 

Please visit the links below for additional information regarding kindergarten registration, both the preliminary registration and the subsequent registration at your child's school building.
Please note that attendance at the preliminary registration is a prerequisite for attendance at the building specific kindergarten registration.  If you should have any questions, please contact Carol Kuntz at 776-2413 or ckuntz@bigspring.k12.pa.us.

Mini-THON Results!

451 Students attended Mini-THON, which was planned by more than 16 student clubs/organizations.   The results Pep Rally will be on April 1!


Swimming lesson registration for the spring lessons will occur on Monday, April 27th in the BSHS pool hallway from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Lessons will begin Tuesday, April 28th and run through May 8th. Classes will be from 6:30 to 7:10 PM or 7:15 to 7:55 PM. When registering your child, please bring any previously earned swim report cards/certificates so that we can register your child in the correct level. Cost is $35.00 for Big Spring residents and $40.00 for non-residents. Class sizes are limited to 10 students per class. There will be a parent/child class offered.


 WALK FOR HUNGER

You CAN make a difference in our community! The Big Spring Wellness Program is sponsoring a 2 mile walk to benefit the Big Spring Area Food Bank on Saturday, April 11 from 9am-11am. All participants will receive a free t-shirt. Staff, students, families and members of the community are invited to participate. Participants can walk anytime between 9am-11am. Please click on link for sign-up form.

food bank walk.students.pdf

Congratulations to the following Cumberland Perry seniors for their exceptional work in their programs at Vo Tech:

 

-Lydia Hikes for earning the Mechanicsburg Rotary Student of the Month for her hard work in the Nursing program.

 

-David Fetterman earned 3rd place in the District Skills USA competition in Automotive Service Specialization, also earning a $3,000 scholarship.  David is in the Automotive Technology program.

 

-Dalton Barr, also in the Automotive Technology program,  placed 2nd in the Automotive Technology Competition in District Skills USA, also earning a $4,ooo scholarship.

 

-Laurel Deihl earned 4th place in the statewide floral arranging competition thanks to her hard work in her Horticulture program.

 

-Last month, Jaedanne Kutz, from the Culinary Arts program, placed 1st in the District Skills USA completion in Commercial Baking, and will compete in the State Commercial Baking competition next month in Hershey.

 


Please click on the link below for attached information regarding the Big Spring Band Booster Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 9th, 2015.

Big Spring Band Boosters Golf Tournament 2015 Web rev.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.

2014-2015 School Calendar
2014-2015 School Calendar Approved .pdf
2015-2016 School Calendar
2015-2016 School Calendar .pdf