Yesterday Governor Mike DeWine announced that he is extending the school closure to the public until at least May 1, 2020. We will continue operating via distance learning through the end of next month.
We will continue to serve meals to all community members under the age of 18 at the sites and times found on this map https://5il.co/e9br
Please see below or this link https://5il.co/e78h for additional guidance on what e-learning will look like in our district starting next Monday.
We have a few reminders to put out this evening. First, students who will need access to a computer during e-learning can pick up a computer tomorrow, March 24, 2020 at Belpre Elementary School from 11:00 - 1:00 or at Belpre High School on Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 11:00 - 1:00. Chromebooks will be signed out in the main office through the security entrance. Please see below for a letter with more information as well as a usage agreement families will need to sign to check out a computer. In order to stagger arrivals and keep groups of people below 10, families with the last name of A-G should report at 11, H-N at 11:30, L-S at 12:00 and T-Z at 12:30. Paper blizzard bag packets are also available for pickup in the security office entrance at BES from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm.
Just a reminder that we are serving lunches today from 11:00 - 11:30 at both buildings and at remote sites listed on our webpage.
BELPRE ELEM families! https://www.tsphotos1.com/f397801227 I have the Spring Individual Pictures uploaded now and if you are wanting to purchase you will still be able to do so online! There is a shipping fee and the photos will be delivered directly to you, NOT the school. There will be NO paper proofs sent home this year so please spread the word/share this post so families are aware. To access your child's photo please use their Student ID number. (If your code isn't working please reach out and we can help to see why!)
We just received word that the Career Center will be closed tomorrow. We will therefore not be running a bus to the campus.
The regular monthly meeting of the Belpre City School District board of education will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020, beginning at 5:00 p.m.at the Stone Administration/Early Learning Center. This meeting is a meeting of the Belpre City School District Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the School District's business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in the agenda. The public is invited to attend this meeting and all meetings held by the Belpre City Schools Board of Education
REMINDER: Thursday, March 12th is an Early Release Day at 1:00 p.m. and Parent/Teacher Conferences. Friday, March 13th is Records Day - NO SCHOOL.
Please visit the news section of our website or app to learn about our district plan to keep our buildings safe and clean and how your family can support us in following CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of any illness in our buildings. https://www.belpre.k12.oh.us/article/204091?org=belpre-city-schools
On Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m., Marietta Community Foundation and Peoples Bank Theatre will be hosting a one-night-only showing of “The Library That Dolly Built,” a new documentary film about the beloved country music star and her efforts to increase literacy around the world through the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program [DPIL]. DPIL is a book gifting program for children ages birth to five years old. Registered children receive one free, high-quality book in the mail each month aimed to increase their literary capacity. On the night of the event, for just $12.50 per ticket, Dolly fans will not only experience a night of entertainment, but they will also help support early childhood development for local Washington County children who wish to become registered. For more information please visit www.peoplesbanktheatre.com/events.
There will be a parent/student informational meeting for any student interested in participating in marching band for the upcoming school year on Monday, March 9th at 6:00 pm in the high school music room. There are some exciting changes for the upcoming season that we need to share with you. We will also be revealing the competition show for the upcoming season. We are looking forward to seeing you Monday evening!
Reminder: the PTO Meeting for tonight is cancelled, the next PTO Meeting will be April 2nd at 6pm in the PTO room.
Thank you the the Belpre Civitans for hosting our admin team to talk about the Portrait of a Graduate. We learned about #collaboration and how Important it is for our students to learn how to work together and solve problems. Groups like the Civitans keep our community strong and we are grateful for their support. You can join the Civitans for a meeting on the 1st and Third Tuesday of each month at Civitan Park.
Don’t forget to join us tomorrow at Skate Country for Skate Night from 6:30 - 8:30 sponsored by the Belpre PTO. Admission is free and only $1.00 for skates!
Due to icy road conditions, Belpre City School District will be operating under a two-hour delay today, Friday February 28, 2020.
Please join us tonight at 6:15 at Jackson High School to see our Lady Eagles take on the #1 seed Notre Dame for the District Championship. You make us proud everyday ladies! It is the program’s first trip to the championship since 1997.
Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Basketball Team on their 44-30 win over Green in the District Semi-final! The Lady Eagles will play in the District Championship game vs Notre Dame on Thursday, February 27 at 6:15pm at Jackson High School. Get your pre-sale tickets at https://ohsaa.org/tickets
Belpre Jr. High Baseball and Softball will hold sign ups at Belpre Elementary tonight February 19 and next Wednesday, February 26 from 6 - 8 in the cafeteria. If your child is interested in playing baseball, softball or t-ball please come and register your child or you can visit www.belprejrbaseballsoftball.org to register.
The Belpre Board of Education passed its Portrait of A Graduate after a year of conversation with our community. We will be sharing more information about what this will look like in the near future but you can read more about it here: https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2020/02/belpre-boe-approves-portrait-of-a-graduate/
Lady Golden Eagles are SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS! 53-29 win over Eastern High School!
Jr. High Softball Tryouts for 6th grade female students are this Saturday, February 8 from 12pm - 3pm at the Lawton Gymnasium. For any questions please contact Coach Jeff Carmichael at (740) 516-3194.
We have had a large number of staff members ill today including bus drivers. Parents some of our students may arrive home a little later this afternoon as we work to adjust routes and drivers to get our students home safely. Because of the volume of illness in our buildings we will be closed tomorrow, February 7, 2020.
It's playoff time! Get ready to support our state-ranked Lady Golden Eagles basketball team soon! Pre-sale tickets will be available on February 11 at ohsaa.org/tickets for our Girls Basketball Sectional Championship game. Simply select the sport & scroll to to our game under division 4. Pre-sale tickets are $4 each and we will receive a percentage of our pre-sale tickets sales. You can print, save on your phone, or buy and transfer to a different person
We would like to welcome everyone to join us for Skate Night at Skate Country tomorrow night (Monday, February 4) from 6:30 - 8:30 sponsored by the PTO. Admission is free, skates are just $1.00 and pizza will be available for purchase. Hope to see you there!
Please join us tonight and cheer on our competitors in Belpre City School's Spelling Bee at 6:00 at our elementary school.
Belpre City School's Paint Party at the Elementary School has been postponed. We hope to reschedule at a later time.
Please join us this Friday, January 24, 2019 for "Spring Tulips" a grown-ups only evening of socializing and painting. The event is a fundraiser for the 6th grade field trip. Cost is $40 per artist which includes all materials, snacks and drinks as well as guided instruction with art teacher Sherry Bender. Tickets are sold in advance, contact BES today!
Our team had a chance to brief the Belpre City Council last night on the Portrait of A Graduate and direction of the district. We focused on communication and learned more about how students can develop their ability to communicate their ideas orally, non verbally, in writing. We appreciate our partnership with Belpre City and for all the work that Council does to make our city great! For coverage of the meeting please visit: https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2020/01/belpre-council-holds-first-meeting-of-2020/
We met with several area businesses to learn more about our Portrait of A Graduate this morning. We focused on creativity and “built” something you might see in a school in 2032. Teaching creativity and feeling wonder in school is critical for the 21st century. Thank you to the the Belpre Chamber for your support!
Don't forget to join us tonight (December 16) at the Board of Education meeting in the Stone Building at 5:00.
Welcome to Belpre City Schools!