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Freshman Rat Camp

Freshman Parents! Important information and a permission form for your student's Rat Camp event were sent via Infinite Campus last week. Be sure to check your email and notifications to return the permission form by the deadline of August 12th. If you can't find it, feel free to click on the link below! Reach out to Miss Cessie Wright, our College Advisor, with any questions at wrightc@brpsk12.org 



Back to School Vision Checks

Ms. Fran wants to remind parents that children's vision problems are often undetected which can have a great impact on their educational development. Please schedule a back to school vision screening with your doctor or the health department as soon as possible!

Here is an article Ms. Fran recommends reading for more information.


Back to School 2022-2023 Newsletter

The Back to School newsletter for the upcoming school year is now available here.

Summer Construction

Summer office hours are 9am-1pm, Monday through Thursday in the Middle/High School Main Office. Due to the construction Door E will be closed for campus upgrades. For deliveries and a fully accessible entrance please call the main office at 616-355-0055 x102 during office hours and we would be happy to help. If you would rather have an appointment or for additional information about your visit you may also email Christie Phillips at phillipsch@brpsk12.org.

If you encounter any problems during this process, you may also contact our Section 504 Coordinator, Suellen Martinez at martinezs@brpsk12.org.

MS/HS Ice Cream Social

MS/HS students and families are invited to Tunnel Park for a relaxed meet and greet event on August 11th. Play some games, win door prizes, meet other BR families, and enjoy some yummy ice cream!


Exciting News for 6th Grade Athletes!

Get your sports physical done soon!

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Outdoor Upgrades!

Dear BR Community, 

Outdoor Campus Renovations Are Happening!

This summer, with the help of some grant funds, our campus will be upgraded!  Beginning shortly after school is out, we will begin a project to upgrade our campus in a number of ways that will make it more usable for outdoor learning and also accessible for all.

The biggest change you will notice is a removal of the drive that we call the “Gulch” between our Main Building and our Lyceum Building. The removal of the existing concrete and asphalt from the North end of that drive all the way to the back parking lot has been approved by the Fire Marshal to allow for us to replace that with a concrete walking path surrounded by vegetation. It will give our property much more of a “campus feel” as well as provide some spaces including a “seat wall” near the Science Building that will have many uses for outdoor learning. This new path will also connect to a new concrete slab, providing a better space for activities and connecting to our sidewalk and crosswalk to our Main Building parking lot. This will create a mid-campus “hub” that appropriately connects all of our buildings in the best way possible.

Another part of the plan is to add handicap accessible parking on the North End of this new walking path which will lead to a new accessible entrance closest to our elevator. This will take place at Door D, and include an indoor ramp for those who need that accommodation. 

Click here to see the plan.

Bus Drivers Needed for Sporting Events and Field Trips

Summer is the perfect time to take a bus driver training course with BRPS! Would you consider becoming a bus driver to help with our field trips or serve our student athletes?  Black River Public School will partner with you and prepare you for this important role. Maybe you, your parent or someone you know is recently retired or has a job with flexible afternoons and evenings.  Anyone interested in getting started with driving certification should contact Kelli Heneghan (heneghank@brpsk12.org) for more information. 


Parents & Students: Meet your Infinite Campus Apps

Infinite Campus has released two new and improved mobile apps: Campus Student (for students) and Campus Parent (for parents). Download your free app for real-time access to grades, assignments, schedules, announcements and more. 

School Code: 231963
District ID: PWHTPS

meet your new infinite campus apps


Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play


Amazing Guest Teachers Needed!

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School News Updates at a Glance - Download our Stay Connected Mobile App

Stay up-to-date on BRPS current events and news by adding the Stay Connected App to your phone! Features include:

  • Headline News and Information
  • Calendar of Events
  • School and Staff Directory
  • School Notifications for Closings and Delays
  • Push Notifications for Important Updates 

Please click on the preferred link below to download the website application:
Click Here for Apple SchoolPointe Stay Connected App
Click Here for Android SchoolPointe Stay Connected App

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491 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055

Fax: 616.355.0057