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Eat Up and Meet Up: Summer Meals for Kids Information

Meet Up and Eat Up is a fun reason to get out of the house and get outside! Activities like: games, sports, water activities, books and crafts provide exercise and fun with friends.
Meals are provided for everyone 18 and under.

Get Holland Township details here!

Get Ottawa County details here!

Students In the News

Brent Rowe and Tim Witvoet's Project Term class is ready for their "Tough American" challenge. Below is a news article from the Holland Sentinal, May 24, 2018 

http://www.hollandsentinel.com/news/20180524/students-to-walk-50-miles-in-15-hours

Email Fraud
If you receive a message claiming to be from Mr. Brunink, please double check the sending address. If it comes from a gmail address, it is a fake and you should disregard.
New Main Office Hours

Project Term Main Office Hours
7:30am-3:30pm
Dismissal is at 2:40pm for K-12

BRPS Summer Camp Registration Information

Camps are open to any Black River Public School student, as well as their friends from other schools! We welcome all students who want to have fun, improve skills, and enjoy a camp with individualized instruction. Invite your friends! Each camp has a minimum participation level of 10 campers. Individual coaches/teachers run camps. Please contact coaches through email if you have any questions about camp. Administration/paperwork questions can be directed to Tim Witvoetwitvoett@brpsk12.org.

Summer Camp Brochure

Summer Camp Registration Form

Senior Class of 2018 Graduation Information

Graduation from Black River Public School is a momentous occasion that marks both the end of our students' preparatory education and the beginning of a path toward their own future. The ceremony is an event that families and students will remember for many years to come and takes place at Christ Memorial Church in Holland on Friday, June 1, 2018. Doors open at 6:30pm. Seating is first come and tickets are not required as there is plenty of seating for all. The ceremony will begin promptly at 7:00pm. The Church address is 595 Graafschap Road, Holland MI 49423. Please contact the main office if you have questions. 

Community Service Recognitions

In appreciation for outstanding and dedicated service to our community, the Black River Class of 2018 completed 1352.85 hours over their high school career! Receiving the STUDENTS LIVE UNITED Award: Logan Kibler – 256.5 hours  and Javier Carpio-Martinez – 146.35 hours. 

Receiving the STUDENTS LIVE UNITED Award as well as the State of Michigan Governor’s Service Award: Madeline Powers – 546 hours and Taylor Gort – 404 hours.

 

Black River Ninth Graders are on the Go

9th grade students had a day trip to University of Michigan and Ann Arbor.  They visited the admissions office, toured the Art Museum and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. 


Ninth Grade Field Trip

Academic Achievement Recognitions at Black River

Please join us in recognizing these Black River students who are excelling in the classroom. Congratulations to all and keep up the great work! Please note that honor certificates are issued by request only. Certificates may be requested begininning Tuesday, May 15 on the sign-up sheet outside of Mr. Donnelly's office. 

Honor Roll 
Middle School, Spring and Fall 2017
High School, Spring and Fall 2017

Dean's List
Middle School, Fall 2017
Middle School, Spring 2017
High School, Spring 2017
High School, Fall 2017

Senior College Decision Day Celebration

Black River is excited to celebrate our seniors along with students across the country who achieved an amazing milestone: getting accepted to college! Watch for them wearing their college gear and hats and congratulate them on their acceptance. Pictured below is Laura and Amanda Halsey. Go Bradley Braves!

Amanda and Laura Halsey

Fine Arts Boosters Needs Your Help!

Please take a few minutes to complete this 10 question survey about Ratfest 2018.  We’d love to know what you think, as it will help us in planning an even better event for next year.  We appreciate your feedback regardless of whether or not you attended this year.  Simply click on the link below and take the survey.  It can be taken by multiple people per household, so please pass it on. Thank you for your help!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M8QRPJQ

Eastern Europe Project Term 2019 Trip Meeting Announced

Attention all Travelers! If you will be a high school student in 2018-2019 and are interested in traveling to Eastern Europe in 2019 come to an informational meeting Monday, March 26th, at 5:30pm in Room 420. Please see more information below.

Attention Sailors! Sailing Club Information

If your daughter or son in 7th grade or above, is interested in sailing for the Black River Sailing Team this spring, here is all the information you need and more!  Sailing is a fun competitive team sport and the team has returning veterans who can teach and coach new sailors.  If you are interested and have some questions feel free to call Blair Nykamp 616-566-4665 or Matt Hemmelgarn 616-994-3001, anytime.  Our first informational meeting will be at the MBJA on Wednesday, March 28th from 6:30-7:00pm. Please read the team letter below.

FYI:  We have four local regattas on the schedule that are open to 7th & 8th graders.

Black River Rat School Spirit Store - Order Online 24/7!

Check-out the new Black River School Spirit Store - Uniting Students, Parents and Fans through School Pride! We are very excited to announce our School Store with 24/7 online ordering and delivery straight to your home. The link can be found on the banner in the right hand corner of the Black River website or here. Watch for a $10 Gift Card, one promotion per household which will be sent home with the youngest child in each family this week. We hope you will consider the School Store when shopping for the holidays and stocking stuffers! Contact the MS/HS Main Office if you have any questions.

Senior Year Information Packet

Senior year is an exciting and busy time! Check-out the Senior Information Packet that was mailed to each senior in September. This packet was designed to assist you in planning for the upcoming year.  

Volunteer for the MS/HS Peer2Peer Program

Middle School and High School Students: Support and encourage a fellow student, while earning community service hours. Volunteer for the Black River school-wide Peer2Peer program. This program is open to ALL middle and high school students.

Get the BR Mobile App

Staying connected is even easier with our new mobile app.  Just access the web site through your mobile device and you'll be offered a link to download the app. If you are not offered a link, download the "Schoolpointe Stay Connected" app in the App Store. News, calendar, directory and more - plus push notifications for important items like weather closings or delays.  Download today!

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