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Tue, Dec 23 - Fri, Dec 26
Holiday Recess
Mon, Dec 29 - Fri, Jan 2
Holiday Recess
Monday, January 12
School Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 PM
Monday, January 19
Staff Development - No School for Students
Tuesday, January 27
Two Hour Delay for Students - Staff Development

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Weather

Today, 12/21/2014
High: 40 Low: 25
Partly sunny
2% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/22/2014
High: 40 Low: 34
Mostly cloudy
18% chance of precipitation.

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 during the week of January 19, 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 during the week of January 19th 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.

Big Spring Boys and Girls Basketball Teams to Support Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital

Starting Wednesday, December 10th the Boys and Girls Basketball Teams will be selling Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital bracelets during lunch in preparation for their 8th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Basketball Tournament that will be held at Big Spring December 29th and 30th.  All proceeds will benefit the Penn State Hershey Children’s hospital and will be hand delivered by the Girls Basketball team on December 20th.  The cost is $2 for a bracelet.  Show your participation for a great cause! 


BSHS Mini-Thon!

Big Spring High School will be holding their Mini-Thon on March 13th and 14th, 2015 to support the Four Diamonds Fund.  The event will run from 7 pm on Friday night to 7 am on Saturday morning.  The student body is looking forward to not only all the fun that is sure to take place over those 12 hours, but also knowing that what they are doing will be helping so many children, because it’s all for For The Kids!  Follow our social media accounts for more info and updates as the day comes closer: 

Twitter- @bshsminithon15

Instagram- @bshsminithon15

Facebook- BSHS Mini-Thon 2015 


Big Spring Students Make State and County Honors Ensembles

BSSD would like to congratulate the following students for being invited to participate in various state and local ensembles:

PMEA Upper District 7 Band – Chambersburg HS – Jan 8-10

Adam Baldoni
Gina Baldoni
Madeleine Flory
Isabelle Macioce
Skylar Diehl

PMEA District 7 Orchestra – Lebanon HS – February 6-7

Phillip Barrick
Isabelle Macioce

Cumberland County Honors Band – East Pennsboro HS - January 29-31

Adam Baldoni
Gina Baldoni
Madeleine Flory
TC Magee
Summer Motter
Bernadette Nippert



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.

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