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FALL PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES, Oct 26 & 27

Online sign up is now available.  Click HERE to sign up. 

Sign up ends at 11:59pm on Monday, October 23.

Thursday, October 26 - 1:00 to 8:00pm (1/2 Day for K-12)
Friday, October 27 - 8:00 to 3:30pm (No School for K-12

**New Scheduling Website - Read more for an informative video and instructions**

Open Enrollment for 2018-2019 Open Enrollment

Enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year is now open!

Click here for admissions information and here for important enrollment dates to be aware of.

For questions regarding enrollment, please contact Nicole Klunder at klundern@brpsk12.org or 355-0055, ext. 116.

MILLAGE $$ FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS

BR FAMILIES!  Here is an amazing opportunity for you to help the Michigan legislature make a decision that will mean significant $$ in our classrooms for your children. 

BR Student News for Fun Walk Week

Happy Friday! Check out the BR Student News for this week! It covers the Fun Walk tonight, and includes some playground fun with the elementary students. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BOT8P6xcts

 

Fun Walk Friday Grand Finale is Here! FUN WALK

https://goo.gl/3Ko1TK

Families, please turn in your donations by Thursday, October 19 at 4pm to count for the prizes! Don't worry though - money can still be turned in after Thursday. A big THANK YOU to everyone who has already sent in their donations!

Please join us Friday, October 20 from 5:30-7:00pm at the Hope College Track behind the DeWitt Tennis Center at 301 Fairbanks Avenue, Holland.  

Come See the BRTC Fall Play: "The Crucible" Theatre Company Logo

Tickets are now on sale for the Black River Theatre Company production of The Crucible. Performances will be held in the Holland Christian Middle School Auditorium on Friday, November 10 at 7:00pm and Saturday, November 11 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Tickets are $6 for Students/BR Staff/Seniors and $8 for Adults. Tickets can be purchased online at https://blackrivertheatreco.ludus.com/

Yearbook Needs YOU!

Yearbook staff is looking for quality pictures of all age students to include in the 2017-2018 yearbook. Pictures must be submitted ina high-resolution jpg format. Submissions can be emailed to Alex Koch at kocha@brpsk12.org or Ms. Joy Shirk at shirkj@brpsk12.org. High School students can still join the Yearbook Club. Meetings are during CAP and Tuesday after school in the Computer Lab. Email Joy Shirk with questions.

River Rat Robotics Competition Kick-off and More

Join the River Rat Robotics FTC Team in kicking off the 2017-2018 Competition season on Saturday, November 11 in Mason, MI. The team has designed, built and programmed a robot to perform a variety of tasks in the Relic Recovery game.  Check out https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc/game-and-season for more information.

 

 

Odyssey of the Mind Info Meeting Odyssey of the Mind

FOR ALL K-5 STUDENTS!!!

If you are interested in learning more about Odyssey of the Mind, how your child can get involved, and how YOU CAN HELP, please join us for this informational meeting October 26th at 6:30pm in the Elementary Music Room.

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. 

Upcoming BRPS Fine Arts Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming Black River Fine Arts events:

The Big Read - Holland Area Information

Black River Families! Have you seen the Big Read Poster around town? The Big Read Holland Area: An Entire Community Reading One Book is having many events and activities around Holland. For descriptions of each event, directions to locations, and a list of our sponsors, please go to the website: http://hope.edu/bigread

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.

Box Tops...New App!!!

Earn more cash for school with the new Box Tops App!

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!

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Holland, MI 49423
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