Administrator
Message
We have had an amazing start to the school year! It is so good to see the classrooms full again with students learning new and exciting things. I LOVE this time of year; the crispness to the air, ...
Read More
Administrator's message image

Elementary News

2018-2019 New Student Enrollment Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year is currently underway and applications are being accepted for our lottery drawing. The deadline to apply is 4:00pm on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Click here for admissions information and here for important enrollment dates. For questions regarding enrollment, please contact Nicole Klunder at klundern@brpsk12.org or 355-0055, ext. 116.

Lost & Found Clean-out - All Buildings

Lost and Found in all buildings will be cleaned out over the holiday break. Please ask your student to take a moment to look for lost items. Thank you!

Yearbook Information

Yearbook ordering has begun! Early Bird pricing deadline is Wednesday, November 22. Please follow the links below to order:

Elementary Yearbook Order Site and Enter Code 40125

Middle/School/High School Yearbook Order Site and Enter Code 40122

Attention Seniors: Please submit your yearbook picture by Thursday, November 30 to shirkj@brpsk12.org. Pictures must be high-resolution jpg photo and vertical. 

Main Office Hours during the Holidays

The Main Offices will be open from 7:30am-12:00pm during exam week, December 18-20, 2017. Offices will be closed Thursday, December 21 through Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Classes resume on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Have a wonderful break!

Holiday Episode of the Rat Trap

Check-out the holiday episode of the Student News!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfd7a0RSEc0

BR Elementary/ Parent Organization Holiday Community Service Soldier Care Package Drive

BR Elementary/ Parent Organization Holiday Community Service

Soldier Care Package Drive

Kelsie Garrett Picture with daughters   Camp Erbil, Iraq Map

 

Cold Weather and Outdoor Recess Policy

It looks like the cold winter weather will be arriving this week.  Please dress your child for outdoor recess.  Outdoor recess will only be cancelled if the wind chill is below 0°. 

All students are expected to go outside during recess, a doctor's note is required for a student to remain indoors. 

Parent Organization Direct Your Dollars fundraising opportunity

Black River Parent Organization has the opportunity to earn $1,000 from SpartanNash, simply by shopping at any local company-owned store, including Family Fare Supermarkets and D&W Fresh Markets. Through the Direct Your Dollars program, we can turn eligible receipts into cash for our organization!

 

It’s easy to help us “Direct Your Dollars.” Every time you shop at any Family Fare Supermarket or D&W Fresh Market, save your receipts. We’ll be collecting them in our Parent Organization Box, located in each office.

 

For every $150,000 in receipts we collect, we will earn $1,000 donation from SpartanNash.

Congratulations River Rat, First Tech Robotic Team

Please congratulate our Middle School, River Rat Robotics, First Tech Robotics team for placing 5th out of 37 regional teams at the state qualifying event this weekend. They were also earned the Judges Award for their gracious professionalism both on and off the field, as well as the Promote Award for their efforts in FTC's national and global promotion. Check out the video below for a peek at the robotics team in action.


    

Community Events

At Black River we understand that bringing school and community assets together will help our young people succeed. Check out our Community Page for opportunities that are emailed to the school by outside organizations wishing to keep students in the community informed. Please feel free to see if any of these opportunities would be helpful for your student.

Medication in School

All over the counter and prescription medication must be stored in the office and a medication form must be on file for students to take any and all medications during school hours(this includes cough drops, essential oils, cough syrup, ect).  OTC medication forms can be filled out by a parent, but all prescription medications must have the form filled out by your doctor. 

http://www.blackriverpublicschool.org/docs/district/meds.pdf?id=88

New 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.

Save the Date: The 13th Annual Rat Race is on April 13, 2018

Rat Race Fans, mark your calendar! The 13th Annual Rat Race is on Friday, April 13, 2018. Yes, that's the 13th annual race on Friday, the 13th! This should be a FUN run! Stay tuned for more details.

Join the BRPO: Connect with your School and Community!

If you'd like to get more involved at school, we would love to hear from you!  The BR Parent Organization is all about making a difference.

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!

View All News

Events & Calendar



<<Go to previous monthDecember 2017>>Go to next month
SMTWTFS
262728293012
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31123456

More Info

ABSENCE HOTLINE

CLOSINGS & DELAYS

Please call in!
355-0055
MS/HS = x228
Elementary = x328

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. 

513 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055 x302