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TECH Summer Camp for Girls 5th-8th Grade

Amazing opportunity for girls who want to learn more about technology.

You're invited to the Senior Capstone Showcase - May 24, 2018

This year, seniors at Black River have created 3D models and machines, crafted artistic and culinary masterpieces, and conducted social and scientific research. They have taught themselves languages, composed their own music, and challenged themselves to write and publish work in a variety of ways. Come see it all!

When: Thursday, May 24 from 6:30-8:00pm

Where: Black River Lyceum, Large Ensemble Room, and Auxiliary Gym

Who: You’re invited! The Black River senior class of 2018 will showcase their senior Capstone projects and research for all to see. Family, friends, community members, and students of all ages will find fun and interesting projects to enjoy, and are all invited to this event—that means you!

What: Over the course of their senior year, all seniors complete a Capstone paper and project that is a reflection of their own interests, knowledge, and abilities. Tables will be set up for viewing and activities, and seniors will be available to share their work with you and answer questions. This is a kid-friendly event with lots of opportunities for audience participation and manipulation of materials

You don't want to miss this event! Come learn from our graduating seniors as they complete their culminating learning experience at Black River!

New Main Office Hours

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

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

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. 

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.  

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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If school is to be closed or delayed, Black River Public School will make the announcement via web, voicemail and media outlets (WHTC 1450 AMWOOD TV8) prior to 6:30 a.m.  



NON DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT  Black River Public School admits students of any race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, athletic programs and other school-administered programs. 

491 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055

Fax: 616.355.0057