Here are some pictures from the Dental Health lesson that happened in Mrs. Peterson's Kindergarten class. Miss Kylie Keely and Miss Dayna Fennell did some engaging activities, along with a pre and post test. These young ladies are in college finishing up their dental hygienist degrees. Thanks for your dedication to our students! #GoBeavers
HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS PICTURE SCHEDULE FOR THIS FRIDAY: 2:30 p.m. Girls Basketball 3:00 p.m. Pom Pon 3:30 p.m. Wrestling 4:00 p.m. Boys Basketball Order forms will be handed out tonight and are available outside the office.
⚾️ BYRP SIGN UP INFO 🥎 The sunshine today has spring time and baseball on our minds – what better time to open up our BYRP registrations! If you haven’t already, please make sure to join our Facebook group, “BYRP” - you will find we post a lot of information here each season and it’s the best place to check for most up to date info. This year due to COVID, they have decided to begin an online registration process. We have made this process as simple as possible using a GoogleDocs form. If you are unable to access a computer for sign ups you will still have the option to visit Create It in Beaverton for in person registration. Please continue to be patient. We are awaiting guidance from MDHHS and MHSAA to ensure we are following all of the guidelines for a safe and successful 2021 season. We appreciate your continued patience and support as we work through these unprecedented times and we’re definitely looking forward to seeing all of our players back on the field this spring! Useful Links: BYRP Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/319168895515354/?ref=share Online Registration Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvOsmJHajmnK5oTG5NRmckEviXQuZHlOsWMpeEeB-hbFqJ-A/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2sZjyP6bO0ffY8udD857V8L504YThxuHK7Q6JrH-vnRizfrbXZKC3LRXg
REMINDER: Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 24, 2021, is a FULL day of school. Student dismissal will be 3:02pm at the Elementary and 3:10pm at the Jr./Sr. High School. Please be sure to mark your calendars! PS. (Also, Friday, February 26, 2021, will be a half day of school for students. We will send out another reminder throughout the week) Thank you for your continued patience and understanding! #GoBeavers
REMINDER: This Wednesday, February 24, 2021, is a FULL day of school. Student dismissal will be 3:02pm at the Elementary and 3:10pm at the Jr./Sr. High School. Please be sure to mark your calendars! PS. (Also, Friday, February 26, 2021, will be a half day of school for students. We will send out another reminder throughout the week) Thank you for your continued patience and understanding! #GoBeavers
sorry for the confusion.. Message should have stated that school is closed today, Monday, February 22, 2021. sorry
Good morning Beaverton, Beaverton Schools will be closed on Friday, February 25, 2021 due to poor road conditions. Today will be an instructional day as we convert to a remote learning day. Please check your son/daughter (s) virtual platform after 8:00am to see the day's schedule. Have a great day today! If you have to travel this morning, then please do so safely. We will make an announcement about evening activities no later than 1pm. Go Beavers!
Announcements: February 18, 2021 I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible; with liberty and justice for all. 1. Herff Jones will be accepting Freshman Class ring orders today during lunch and after school from 3:00pm - 4:00pm in the library. Seniors may order Cap & Gown at this time also. 2. Pictures retakes have been rescheduled for February 23 rd . 3. Calendar change: Wednesday, February 24 th , has been switched from a half day to a full day and Friday, February 26 th , will be a half day for students. Counseling: Events: Girls Basketball @ Farwell, bus leaves at 4:45 pm, Drop & Go Events Results: The varsity boys basketball team defeated Meridian last night 50-38. The JV team lost 47-32. Birthdays: Niccolo Gonzalez & Naomi Kingry Today’s Lunch Menu: CREATE: Mashed Potato & Chicken Bowl
Internet is back up and running. Whew! Luckily that was short lived!
All of the Clare Gladwin RESD schools have lost internet connection. Please be patient and understanding as they work to resolve this issue.
Good morning Beaverton, Beaverton Schools will be closed on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 due to poor road conditions. Today will be an instructional day as we convert to a remote learning day. Please check your son/daughter (s) virtual platform after 8:00am to see the day's schedule. Have a great day today! If you have to travel this morning, then please do so safely. We will make an announcement about evening activities no later than 1pm. Go Beavers!
Good things happen when neighbors come together. @StateFarm is lending a hand to 40 Teachers in Michigan for their creative approaches to classroom & virtual learning! Each teacher will receive $2,500 to implement their innovative ideas - a total of $100,000 to Michigan classrooms. Join me in congratulating Kelly Born from Beaverton Elementary. #SFTeacherAssist
Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) updated its current epidemic order to allow contact sports to resume as of Monday, Feb. 8, provided masks are worn during practices and competition. If masks cannot be worn, participants must be regularly tested for COVID-19 consistent with guidelines issued by MDHHS.
Who's ready for Kindergarten? We are now registering students for the 2021-2022 school year. Please see the attached flyer below. If you have any questions please reach out to our Elementary office at (989) 246-3020. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jEoaz1ogf5FkTIeV70jgf5Ozas53gHIN/view?usp=sharing
Good evening Beaverton, We have some great news to share with you! It has been determined by the Michigan Department of Treasury that we are no longer in financial distress. We are extremely excited to have some financial stability moving during these difficult times. We wanted to thank everyone for their dedication to Beaverton Schools. #GoBeavers
Good evening. This is a reminder message that our face to face instruction for the elementary will resume on Monday, February st for students in grades kindergarten through third. Unless your child has been instructed by the health department to quarantine they are expected to attend school in person tomorrow. Thank you and have a great evening.
FUTURE SCHOOL CLOSURES for Beaverton Schools Schools now have the option to continue snow days or skip them this year. Michigan falls into this category. Since Beaverton Schools has already exhausted their 6 allotted snow days, we will try to shift to REMOTE learning on future school closure days. https://5il.co/p3xu https://5il.co/p3vx
"Creativity is intelligence having fun" Albert Einstein. Check out the masterpieces that our elementary students have been creating. Our art teacher, Mrs. Kranz, put together some fabulous slide shows to show off these creative minds! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1hRzxiAFhftOJXW_LnS6FZjdLEgIwi0h3VhYORoQeWBs/edit?usp=sharing
Tomorrow will be our final state allowed non instructional day. Everyone please enjoy the day off and get some rest. Stay safe if you're traveling.
At about 2:30 this morning, a line of fiber was cut somewhere in Rosebush, disabling our primary and secondary Internet connection. We are currently using a backup Internet connection, so Internet access is currently working. Unfortunately this does effect our phone services. Incoming calls are not working in any district at the moment, but outgoing calls seem to be fine. Several businesses in the area are also experiencing phone issues. We are currently working with WInn Telecom to resolve the issue as fast as we can. I will provide an update when service is restored.
Mrs. Kranz' 5th and 6th graders worked on a mural for a local business. Amy Dull from Flower Scents requested to hang some student artwork in her shop. I included some pictures of students working on the mural and where she hung it in the shop. We are hoping to do some more in the future with other grades. #GoBeavers
Good afternoon Beaverton Community, Today, we were notified that an another Beaverton Schools' student has tested positive for COVID-19. Both buildings have been impacted once again. However, this situation has a significant impact to the Elementary school. The ENTIRE north end of the building, Grades PreK through Grade 3 MUST stay home for the whole week of January 25-29. The teachers have laid out plans to continue with instruction virtually. Details for the PreK-3 grades will follow this message. Mrs. Inscho, the school nurse or the health department will contact you with further information if your child was in direct contact with an infected person. For those that need to be home in quarantine, we will be providing information to continue school at home. We continue to work with the health department to respond to this situation and we are taking every step to protect the health of our staff, students and community. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation.
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Good afternoon Beaverton Community, Today, we were notified that an another Beaverton Schools' student has tested positive for COVID-19. This has only impacted the Elementary school. Mrs. Werths' class ENTIRE Kindergarten class MUST stay home beginning tomorrow and stay home throughout all of next week January 25-29. Mrs. Werth has laid out plans to continue with instruction virtually. Details for Mrs. Werth's class will follow this message. Mrs. Inscho, or the school nurse will contact you with further information if your child was in direct contact with an infected person. For those that need to be home in quarantine, we will be providing information to continue school at home. We continue to work with the health department to respond to this situation and we are taking every step to protect the health of our staff, students and community. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation.
Vacancy notification on the Beaverton Schools Board of Education Join our Board of Education team. https://bit.ly/3bOHaIP
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Small Actions x Lots of People = Big Change. If you are able, or willing, we are need of a few items for our elementary students. Our 6th grade science team will be completing various labs starting next week and could use some extra materials. The following document lists what they are gathering: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qMlw8bcalkBq3qcr-ZX7DrbkG64gO9XHiwiVNzmn8h8/edit?usp=sharing Additionally, our student council is gathering donations for their "Caring Tree". This will provide any student the opportunity to grab a pair of gloves, hat, scarves, etc to keep them bundled up and warm when outside! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1t2jWmtF8C9WIaiXSZwKhbOuWkSQBJFCs/view?usp=sharing Any, and all, donations are very appreciated! Thank you!
Beaverton Fans: If you wish to cheer off our volleyball team today, they will be leaving the jr/sr high parking lot at 3:30 today to head to Battle Creek for the MHSAA State Finals Tournament. We will share the new winter sport guidelines upon receipt from the MHSAA, in regards to today's press conference. Hang in there, everyone! GO RED!
The Beaverton Volleyball team will have a rematch with Monroe St. Mary Catholic this Thursday at 2:00 in the MHSAA Semi-Final Game at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek. Per the MHSAA, the game will only be available on MHSAA TV by purchasing a $10 monthly prescription. https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/mhsaa-mi GO RED!
Good afternoon Beaverton Community, Today, we were notified that an another Beaverton Schools' student and staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. Both buildings have been impacted once again. However, this situation has a significant impact to the Elementary school. The ENTIRE 5th grade MUST stay home for the whole week of January 11-15. The teachers have laid out plans to continue with instruction virtually. Details for the 5th grade will follow this message. Mrs. Inscho, the school nurse or the health department will contact you with further information if your child was in direct contact with an infected person. For those that need to be home in quarantine, we will be providing information to continue school at home. We continue to work with the health department to respond to this situation and we are taking every step to protect the health of our staff, students and community. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation.
Here is the link for this week's Beaverton Schools' Superintendent Report from Mr. Passalacqua. https://5il.co/oewo
Today, we were notified that a Beaverton Schools' student and staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. Today's situation has impacted both buildings. The school nurse or the health department will contact you with further information if your child was in direct contact with an infected person. For those that need to be home in quarantine, we will be providing information to continue school at home. We continue to work with the health department to respond to this situation and we are taking every step to protect the health of our staff, students and community. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation.
Tomorrow, January 4, 2021, we welcome back all of our students to the classroom. We are excited to have ALL of our students in school. We hope that everyone had a great winter break. This is a friendly reminder to screen all children before sending them to the bus or school. Thanks again for your continued cooperation. #GoBeavers (FYI--January 22,2021 is the end of the first semester)
As citizens who serve children and represent their communities, individual school board members face complex and demanding challenges. Yet, few people fully understand the scope and far-reaching implications of board members’ responsibilities. All Michiganders should recognize the vital contributions of these men and women and focus attention on the crucial role these elected public officials play in the education of our children. #GoBeavers
Wanted to take a moment to thank a Beaverton legend, Mr. Bob Frei. Bob has served approximately 14 years on the Beaverton Board of Education. Last night was Mr. Frei's last Board meeting as a school board member. However, Mr. Frei continues to be an active member of the community. Please join me in thanking Bob Frei for his service to Beaverton Schools. #GoBeavers
Michigan’s best prep volleyball teams will be crowned when the playoffs resume after the current coronavirus-induced pause in high school sports. We anxiously await the decision from MHSAA & MDHHS. However, the state’s top players were recognized Monday, when the Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association announced its all-state teams for Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4. Congratulations to the following young ladies from Beaverton: Division 3 1st Team All State--Molly Gerow 2nd Team All State--Mady Pahl #GoBeavers
Good afternoon Beaverton. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO COMPLETE THE SURVEY. The Beaverton School District recognizes the challenges in the area for reliable and affordable high speed internet. Beaverton Schools is preparing a grant application to receive funding to build a new network that will provide high speed internet. Please take a moment to complete the attached survey. This survey data is critical to our grant application. So, the more responses we get, the better! Thank you in advance for your support! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BeavertonInternet
Good morning, We have a change for today Today will be a complete snow day. No instruction face-to-face or virtual. Sorry for the confusion and inconvenience. Enjoy the day. See you tomorrow. Food pick up will still happen this afternoon.
Beaverton Schools will be closed for Monday, December 14, 2020. Secondary roads have not been plowed and they are still icy. Staff are not required to report to the buildings. We will attempt to conduct business virtually tomorrow. No live instruction will be mandated. We will attempt to use this day as check in day. We will still offer our food pick up 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
With winter officially approaching us, here is our Beaverton Elementary Winter Family Newsletter. Included are some important dates, helpful reading and math sections, community connections, and a winter bucket list of activities. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1c9sZUWqts5G4ZcDEZcWhVDaLEZaeRidW/view?usp=sharing
The Beaverton School District recognizes the challenges in the area for reliable and affordable high speed internet. Beaverton Schools is preparing a grant application to receive funding to build a new network that will provide high speed internet. Please take a moment to complete the attached survey by December 14th. This survey data is critical to our grant application. So, the more responses we get, the better! Thank you in advance for your support! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BeavertonInternet
Good afternoon Beaverton, We are excited to return to our face to face instruction tomorrow for grades K-8, including our young 5's. We will continue to offer a virtual option for grades 9-12 until they are allowed to return to school on December 9th. We are thankful for everyone's continued understanding and support during these turbulent times. Please be reminded of our food pick up on Mondays from 1:30 to 2:30pm and from 4:00 to 5:30pm behind the Junior Senior High School. #GoBeavers
Topic: Beaverton Schools Board of Education Zoom Meeting Time: Nov 23, 2020 06:00 PM America/Detroit Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71826410806?pwd=U3BuZmlWWXRJclhRQ0F5MXNSV2VnUT09 Meeting ID: 718 2641 0806 Passcode: 0Acnvm We will NOT be meeting in person tonight. If we have any community members who would like to make communications or expressions at the appropriate time, then they MUST have their full name on their Zoom profile with their video on. The chat option will be disabled during the meeting.
Good morning Beaverton, We would really like to hear from as many people as possible. Thank you to those that have already completed the survey. Beaverton Schools is considering a bond proposal to enhance student safety, security and educational opportunities while assuring that the classroom learning environment is up-to-date and that our school facilities are in good condition. The bond proposal is designed to positively impact all of our students and all of our schools. The bond proposal projects fall into three general areas: Improving student safety and school security Upgrading instructional technology and technology infrastructure Upgrading building infrastructure to improve energy efficiency and reduce operating costs. This bond proposal will be structured with multiple series to allow for future sustainability of instructional technology equipment. If you have questions or need more information, please contact me at 989.246.3000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Video presentation can be found @ https://youtu.be/LoHoB9ndmmY Take the Community Prioritization Survey at bit.ly/3nwhpQ8 Access bond documentation at bit.ly/3nsNFUa Thank you. Joseph Passalacqua Superintendent of Schools
Good morning Beaverton, Beaverton Schools is considering a bond proposal to enhance student safety, security and educational opportunities while assuring that the classroom learning environment is up-to-date and that our school facilities are in good condition. The bond proposal is designed to positively impact all of our students and all of our schools. The bond proposal projects fall into three general areas: Improving student safety and school security Upgrading instructional technology and technology infrastructure Upgrading building infrastructure to improve energy efficiency and reduce operating costs This bond proposal will be structured with multiple series to allow for future sustainability of instructional technology equipment. If you have questions or need more information, please contact me at 989.246.3000 or email email@example.com . Video presentation can be found @ https://youtu.be/LoHoB9ndmmY Take the Community Prioritization Survey at bit.ly/3nwhpQ8 Access bond documentation at bit.ly/3nsNFUa Thank you. Joseph Passalacqua Superintendent of Schools
Beaverton Schools is considering a bond proposal to enhance student safety and educational opportunities while assuring that the classroom learning environment is up-to-date and that our school facilities are in good condition. Beaverton Schools Bond Informational presentation for the Community is TONIGHT! November 16, 2020 @ 7pm VIRTUAL presentation ONLY. Due to impending shutdown, we do NOT want to jeopardize anyone's health. Thank you for your understanding. The bond proposal is designed to positively impact all of our students and both of our schools. The bond proposal projects fall into three general areas: 1) Improving student safety and school security 2) Upgrading instructional technology and technology infrastructure 3) Upgrading building infrastructure to improve energy efficiency and reduce operating costs This bond proposal will be structured with multiple series to allow for future sustainability of instructional technology equipment. https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71195077242?pwd=M3NRMHpyeFJQbFBQVXg1aXd5M1c1UT09 Meeting ID: 711 9507 7242 Passcode: jTnr59 We ask that any questions be put in the chat. We will take these questions and pose answers to these questions within 24 hours. #GoBeavers
Good afternoon Beaverton, We have another COVID positive case with more contact tracing situations that will cause us to close school for face to face learning until Monday, November 30, 2020. We will begin virtual learning on Monday, November 16, 2020. We are hoping that this forced isolation will allow us a return to face to face learning on Monday, November 30. We beg everyone to stay safe & healthy through the Thanksgiving holiday. Please be reminded of our food pick up on Mondays from 1:30 to 2:30pm and from 4:00 to 5:30pm behind the Junior Senior High School.
Here is the link for this week's Beaverton Schools' Superintendent Report from Mr. Passalacqua. Please stay safe to our hunters and hopes of everyone remaining healthy. https://5il.co/n1wt
Good evening Beaverton, I am writing today to notify you that we have had a couple more situations that will cause us to close school for face to face learning on Monday and Tuesday, November 16 & 17. Monday & Tuesday will be virtual learning via Zoom, Google meet, etc. Also, the district buildings and offices will be closed for Friday, November 13. We are still holding out hope for a return to face to face learning on Wednesday, November 18. However, we cannot have our numbers rise anymore. We beg everyone to stay safe & healthy.
Good evening Beaverton, Our scheduled half-days on Thursday & Friday will now change to a full district closure. We were informed of two more positive COVID 19 cases in the Elementary. Our cleaning crew has been notified and decontaminating the area. Closing the buildings will allow us to contact trace before any return to school on Monday, November 16th. Staff is asked to report as scheduled. Parent Teacher conferences will be conducted virtually on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 1-4pm and 5-8pm. The teachers will be meeting online with families individually. This will allow us to keep our distance but have private conversations. Please be patient and understanding as we attempt something a bit different from the norm. Volleyball team will still travel to Manton for the Regional Final. #GoBeavers
Good afternoon Beaverton, We understand that the school closure has many individuals concerned and wondering what is happening. Throughout the day, we have been notified of two additional situations that caused us to contact trace more individuals due to exposure to a positive COVID 19 case. We have been in contact with our local health department as it pertains to our situation. After thorough investigation, we have chosen to reopen the schools for Face to Face instruction on Tuesday, November 10, 2020; except for the following classes: Young 5's classroom will be virtual Kindergarten--Mrs. Revis' classroom is virtual 2nd Grade--Mrs. Smith & Mrs. Born classes are virtual All of 7th Grade classes will be offered virtually All classes that are listed as virtual learning are asked to NOT REPORT to school. These classes will have further communication coming from the building principal. If your class is not listed as virtual, then your class will be resuming as normal tomorrow. We understand that this may be an inconvenience for some folks, but we want to continue offering our quality educational programs in a face to face environment as much as possible. Thanks again for your understanding and cooperation.
This afternoon, a Beaverton employee notified us of their positive COVID-19 diagnosis; along with the news that a Beaverton parent tested positive as well and their children were in school. This will cause numerous staff and students to be quarantined for a period of time that is still unknown. We plan to decontaminate the buildings and continue our contact tracing throughout Monday. The schools and/or the Health Department will be notifying which students and staff need to be quarantined. With that being said, Beaverton Schools will be closed on Monday, November 9, 2020. Once again, we plead with the community to keep your children home when they are not feeling well. Parents/guardians are reminded to screen your children daily before sending them to school. We will have more information coming out on Monday with another announcement. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding. Staff are expected to report unless you are notified to quarantine.
Beaverton Schools is considering a bond proposal to enhance student safety and educational opportunities while assuring that the classroom learning environment is up-to-date and that our school facilities are in good condition. The bond proposal is designed to positively impact all of our students and both of our schools. The bond proposal projects fall into three general areas: 1) Improving student safety and school security 2) Upgrading instructional technology and technology infrastructure 3) Upgrading building infrastructure to improve energy efficiency and reduce operating costs This bond proposal will be structured with multiple series to allow for future sustainability of instructional technology equipment. Beaverton Schools Bond Informational meeting for the Community: November 16, 2020 @ 7pm in Jr./Sr. High School Library We will be offering a virtual option for those who cannot attend. https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71195077242?pwd=M3NRMHpyeFJQbFBQVXg1aXd5M1c1UT09 Meeting ID: 711 9507 7242 Passcode: jTnr59 #GoBeavers
NOVEMBER 9, 2020 BEAVERTON BOARD of EDUCATION meeting will be broadcast virtually for those that are not able to attend. physically. We will be moving the meeting back in to the Jr./Sr. High School library beginning at 6pm. If we have any community members who would like to make communications or expressions from the public, then we ask that you do one of two things. One, either physically attend the meeting, or contact the Central Office at 989-246-3000 before Friday, November 6, 2020 at 4pm and request that you would like to be able to make public comments during the board meeting. ALSO anyone who wants to address the board virtually MUST have their full name on their Zoom profile. The chat option will be disabled during the meeting. https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77822340842?pwd=ZTIzMXJHT2dNM3pTTllOSys0bEd3dz09 Meeting ID: 778 2234 0842 Passcode: YwR7ei
Announcements: November 4, 2020 I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible; with liberty and justice for all. • Beaverton Volleyball competes in Districts Semi Finals at Farwell against Pinconning on tonight, Game starts at 6:00 pm, bus leaves at 4:30, drop & go. • Beaverton H.S. Senior Orders for Caps & Gown, Announcements, and Accessories will be Nov. 10th 11:00-12:30. Information packets are available in the office and information is posted to our website. • National Honor Society Blood drive on Nov. 6th. See Rebecca Wirt, Faithann Brubaker, Brayde Keeley, Michael Hartwell, Destiny Page and Allissa Schwerin to make an appointment. Appointments need to be scheduled before WIN on November 5th Counseling News: Dual Enrolled students: It's time to choose your next dual course for the upcoming winter semester. MID mentors will be available virtually, on November 5th. Meet with Mrs. Phillips to schedule now! Event Results: 8th grade Girls Basketball beat Meridian 11-8 on Monday, Bryar Pollard 6pt., Harlie Lamson & Ava Nickle 2 pts each and Audrey Korf 1 pt. Birthday: Today’s Lunch Menu: CREATE: Pizza, Chicken Patty, Burger
Good afternoon Beaverton, We have been cleared to return to school on Monday, November 2, 2020. The recommendation from the Health Department is that we can open back up on Monday and those that were considered a close contact may return as well. Here is the link for this week's Beaverton Schools' Superintendent Friday Report from Mr. Passalacqua. https://5il.co/mnn9
For Friday, October 30, 2020, we will be closing Beaverton Elementary for all students. We have a staff member who is considered a "probable" Covid positive case. Once we conducted our contact tracing, we found that we needed to quarantine several other staff members and several students for close contact to that staff member. Elementary staff is expected to report to the building tomorrow, except for those that have been notified differently. The Junior/Senior High School will remain open for Friday. Please take a few moments to read the attached letter from Mr. Passalacqua, Beaverton Superintendent regarding COVID-19. You can find the letter here: https://tinyurl.com/y3xjottx
Announcements: October 28, 2020 I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible; with liberty and justice for all. • Friday is the end of the marking period. On Thursday, Class periods 1, 3, 6 will have exams and on Friday class periods 2, 5, & 7 will have exams. We will be running a full day schedule. • There will be a meeting for high school boys interested in playing basketball this Thursday during lunch time in the library. Get your lunch first, then report to the library. • There will be a meeting for high school girls interested in playing basketball today during lunch time in the library. Get your lunch first, then report to the library. • Football Playoff Game this Friday in Beaverton vs. Pine River at 7:00 p.m. If there are tickets available for online purchase, they will become available on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. Make sure you're checking Jr/Sr High facebook or the website page for information. • High School students interested in wrestling this season should attend the meeting this Friday during high school lunch in the library. Get your food first, then report to the library. • Color guard practice Thursday 3:15 - 4:15 pm. HS Band and Color Guard will perform at the game on Friday. Report @ 6 pm. • Senior Class of 2021: Joe Fox from Herff Jones will be here Friday. Meeting will be held @ 11:40 am in the Media Center. Virtual students may attend meeting if they wish. Packets will be available Friday afternoon for those who cannot attend. • JV Football Players: Those not still playing turn in all equipment Thursday after school. • Varsity Volleyball vs Pinconning and Harrison. Match starts at 5:00 pm at Beaverton High School Gym. • Halloween Costumes will be allowed on Friday, but no props or gore. Needs to be School appropriate. Counseling News: FASFA application is now available. Confused about your next steps, schedule a 5-minute appointment with Mrs. Phillips to figure them out. October is college application month! Most universities waive application fees during this month. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Event Results: Birthday: Today’s Lunch Menu: CREATE: Sliced Glazed Ham & Soft Baked Pretzel
For tonight's volleyball game vs. Clare in Beaverton and Parent Night, there are 100 tickets to be sold beginning at 5:30 p.m. For Thursday's JV Football Game in Shepherd, they are selling a digital ticket that is available beginning today at noon. Since it's an away game, a pass is good for 1 person only. Link to purchase tickets: https://gofan.co/app/school/MI3606 We will announce on Wednesday how many general public tickets are available at the gate for this Friday's football game and parent night game vs. Shepherd. GO RED!
MDHHS Director Issues Epidemic Public Health Order Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon today issued an Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253 restricting gathering sizes, requiring face coverings in public spaces, and places limitations on bars and other venues. Under MCL 333.2253, if the MDHHS director determines that control of an epidemic is necessary to protect the public health, the director by emergency order may prohibit the gathering of people for any purpose and may establish procedures to be followed during the epidemic to insure continuation of essential public health services and enforcement of health laws. Today’s orders largely reinstate, under the department’s authority, three major aspects of prior emergency orders issued by Gov. Whitmer: Requirements to wear masks at indoor and outdoor gatherings: The order requires individuals to wear masks when in gatherings, defined as any occurrence where persons from multiple households are present in a shared space in a group of two or more and requires businesses and government offices to enforce those requirements for gatherings on their premises. The order also requires the wearing of masks at schools for all grades, except for in Michigan Economic Recovery Council Region 6. Limitations on the size of gatherings: The order reinstates limitations on gathering sizes that mirror the requirements that Governor Whitmer had previously put in place. These include indoor gatherings of more than 10 and up to 500 people occurring at a non-residential venue are permitted within the following limits: In venues with fixed seating, limit attendance to 20% of normal capacity. However, gatherings up to 25% of normal capacity are permitted in Michigan Economic Recovery Council Region 6. In venues without fixed seating, limit attendance to 20 persons per 1,000 square feet in each occupied room. However, gatherings of up to 25 persons per 1,000 square feet are permitted in Michigan Economic Recovery Council Region 6. Non-residential outdoor gatherings of between 100 and 1,000 persons at venues with fixed seating are permitted at up to 30% of normal capacity and at 30 persons per 1,000 square feet at venues without fixed seating. Limitations on certain establishments: Although the order does not close bars, it requires them to close indoor common areas where people can congregate, dance, or otherwise mingle. Indoor gatherings are prohibited anywhere alcoholic beverages are sold except for table services where parties are separated from one another by at least six feet. In addition, athletes training or practicing for or competing in an organized sport must wear a facial covering, except when swimming, or consistently maintain six feet of social distance. The order is effective immediately and valid through October 30, 2020. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/coronavirus/MDHHS_epidemic_order_-_Gatherings_masks_bars_sports_-_FINAL_704287_7.pdf
Good morning Beaverton, As of October 5, 2020, we will not require any changes to our current practices that were in place as of last week. We will continue to cohort our groups in the kindergarten through 5th grade. Those students will not be required to wear a mask in their classrooms. However, once they travel to common areas, our their specials' classes, then they will be asked to mask up. Please be patient as more changes may be coming. Thank you for your understanding. Go Beavers
Good afternoon. This is Renee Inscho, Elementary Principal with Beaverton Schools. I'm calling tonight with important information pertaining to our Virtual Students in grades 4th through 8th and their Interim Assessments. It is a state requirement to assess all students. This assessment will begin the week of October 5. All information needed for testing will be sent our via email from Mrs. Hargrove and Mrs. Inscho. Please be checking your student email regularly. If you have any further questions please contact the main office.
Monday, September 28, 2020 To all Parents/Guardians, Lockdown training This message is to inform you about a safety lockdown that we had this afternoon. Our schools are committed to the safety and education of all our students. We also want to clearly communicate with parents about safety issues when they arise. Today’s lockdown was just a drill. Lockdown procedures were followed and the police were involved. This was a collaborative effort between the schools, the Beaverton City Police Department and Gladwin County Police Department. Sometimes, secure mode and/or lockdown situations can frighten students. Please discuss this situation with your children and let us know if follow-up is needed at school. Thank you for your understanding. Please feel free to call either building if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you.
We had a great evening last night at our supply drive. Thank you to all who donated! Also, a special thank you to Kelly Armbruster & Thrivent for making this all happen. Thank you to all of the workers who came to lend a hand too and Mr. Z for supplying the tasty pulled pork. The parade was awesome! Their is a video posted on our FB page of the parade. We were blessed with a guest appearance from Miss Beaverton. Lastly, the Beavers were victorious over the G's last night. It was a great evening. A sincere thank you to all who came out and donated or assisted in any way. #GoBeavers
Please be reminded of our Supply Drive tomorrow evening. Please help spread the word. Each donation entitles that person to a free meal. Due to the Executive Orders, we have restrictions on spectators for the Volleyball event. Each participant is only allowed 2 spectators and the events are not open to the general public. Sorry for any inconvenience. However, we are still able to have the drop off site for supplies right under the Circus tent by the parking lot of the athletic complex. #GoBeavers
Bus drop off times for tonight, September 9, 2020, may vary due to an unexpected transportation issue. Parents please be aware that students may arrive earlier or later than expected. This will specifically impact that leaf, kite, football, gingerbread, and ice cream bus. We are working on resolving this issue and appreciate your patience and understanding for tonight. Thank you.
Beaverton Virtual Academy: Online Students Only This is the Google Slide that I shared tonight during the zoom. It is basic, but offers some guidance, tips, and resources that may assist you when learning at home. Feel free to contact us with additional questions. Thank you! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1kWR7C2oD7-PK17kCTqMtEHW2gCN7lOLb5fx7fDZQSqw/edit?usp=sharing
Caring for our kids with a special tribute to those caring for and protecting our community. Come on out and join us this Friday, September 11th from 4-7pm. (Flyer attached) We are hosting a school supply drive to assist our students and teachers for the 2020-2021 school year. With proper resources at their disposal, students find the confidence to return to school day in and day out. Teachers, too, are empowered to do their best work when they are supported by the resources they need to maintain effective, equitable learning environments. Please help out if you can. Back to school and Back the Blue! #GoBeavers
An important video for anyone dealing with flood & water well issues. Please see our 211 with FEMA & SBA LIVE on Water Wells Assistance Video link below. 211 Northeast Michigan Facebook Live Link: https://www.facebook.com/211nemichigan/videos/592089318129236/
Thank you to the Gladwin County Record for the article about the Return to Learn plan at Beaverton Schools . https://www.gladwinmi.com/news_advisories/beaverton-schools-adapt-to-a-changing-education-program/article_89ff900a-e721-11ea-9133-4310539b9f56.html
Good evening Beaverton Community, This message is intended for our distance learning families. If you requested a Chromebook device from the district, then you can pick up the Chromebook this Thursday, August 27th from 9am to 3pm behind the Elementary gym at the STEM lab. In addition to getting a device, you will be asked to sign several permission forms. Please contact the Elementary or Jr/Sr High school. Secondly, Beaverton Food Service will be providing take-home breakfasts and lunches for any virtual learning student who is interested. Meals for the entire week must be picked up at the back of Beaverton Jr Sr High School from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, and from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm each Monday. We are asking all parents of virtual learning students, to complete the survey in the link below so we know if you are interested or not in take-home meals and which time you prefer to pick up your meals. It is important to Beaverton Schools to be able to continue to feed our virtual learning students. Beaverton Food Service Department is encouraging all parents/students to take advantage of this opportunity. Link to the take-home meals survey, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOxX1l9uR4GTJi3_c75Uxc4tHRF-5F_XvLJgfrcTaCirrInw/viewform?usp=pp_url PLEASE complete the survey and you will need to complete a separate survey for each Virtual Learning Student you have in your home. Any questions pertaining to the meals can be directed to Lacie Curns, at firstname.lastname@example.org
It's that time again!! Classes will be in full swing within a week and we are excited! Teachers are beginning to contact their student's families to introduce themselves and to answer any questions the families may have. Additionally, our Beaverton Elementary Virtual Open House will be released on this Thursday showcasing who we are and what to expect.
Please join Scott Govitz for the following Fireplace Talk with Superintendent Joseph Passalacqua, this evening at 7:00 p.m.. Facebook Live event. Follow the link on the pic or by clicking: www.fireplacetalks.com
Join us Sunday evening to discuss Beaverton Schools' Return to Learn Plan. Fireside Chat via Zoom (follow the link below) Sunday, August 23, 2020 @ 7pm Join Zoom Meeting https://midmich.zoom.us/j/93484444105 Meeting ID: 934 8444 4105 One tap mobile +19292056099,,93484444105# US (New York) +13017158592,,93484444105# US (Germantown) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
Costco is coming to Midland. Costco Wholesale will be on Beaverton Schools campus on Monday, August 24, 2020 from 10am to 6pm. This is a promotional event with great incentives to sign up. They will have tents set up near the football field. You can compare the different plans by following the link below. https://www.costco.com/join-costco.html
Beaverton Elementary School Classroom Supply Lists. Please use the link below to access. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1orS7gR_bcNiGdxc0oWw5h9kZZ9n6Mfp7rMDLkEgyiV4/edit?usp=drivesdk.
Good evening Beaverton. We are extremely excited to see everyone very soon. We had a great start with our Kindergarten Roundup. The deadline for students to decide between attending traditional Face to Face instruction or enrolling in the Beaverton Virtual Academy instruction is August 14th. THAT IS TOMORROW! You MUST call the office and speak to someone to officially enroll your child. You can find more information in our Return to Learn folder by accessing this link: https://tinyurl.com/yy5rkvry
Good afternoon! Our elementary will be hosting a zoom meeting on Thursday, August 6th at 4:00 pm. As the elementary principal I will be providing additional information that pertains to the face to face daily instruction and operations for our building now that the Return to Learn Plan has been released. You may join the Zoom meeting by accessing www.zoom.us and entering I.D. 486 206 8782 and password: 9Pi0Q6. If you have a specific question that you would like addressed please email me prior to the meeting at email@example.com so I can prepare for it. Thank you and have a great afternoon! ~Renee Inscho
Good afternoon everyone. This is Mike Bassage Beaverton JR/Sr HS principal calling. Now that we have released our return to learn plan, we will be having an informal Zoom meeting to help answer any questions you may have. The BJSHS zoom meeting will take place tomorrow evening @ 5pm. That is Thursday, August 6th @ 5pm. You can access the meeting at www.zoom.us and type in the meeting id of 748 1952 5590. Then you will need to enter the password “Beavers”. That is “Beavers” with a capital B. Thank you and have a great rest of your evening.
Good evening Beaverton Community, It is with great pleasure that we release our Return to Learn plan. We have created a Google folder as a one stop landing spot for our community members. We have included the the most important information as it pertains to our Return to Learn plan. There are many different communications from the Central Michigan Health Department too. Please follow the link below: https://tinyurl.com/yy5rkvry
Photos from graduation are available here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1xy5uEj-ZjA68rfbxRs5OhgUnPRbpP2SY?usp=sharing A huge thank-you to Mr. Randall Claypool for taking all the still photos and filming, Mr. Shad Woodruff for filming, and Mr. Rusty Govitz for filming/editing the video!
Good morning Beaverton, I wanted to make sure and share the news with everyone. Here is the link for the Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony from Thursday, July 16, 2020. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCFY2fb1p7I&t=960s
Promising update from the MHSAA today in regards to fall sports: https://www.mhsaa.com/Portals/0/Documents/AD%20Forms/MHSAA%20Summer%20Guidance%20Update%204.pdf
We were made aware that the live feed dropped. We greatly apologize for that. Please rest assured and know that we have 3 full length videos who captured the event. As soon as we get them edited and uploaded. Once again, we are sorry. Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
During this unprecedented public health emergency, Beaverton Schools district has been following the guidance of the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services and the Central Michigan Health Department. As we continue planning for the 2020-2021 school year, it's important for us to hear from you. We invite you to take a few minutes to complete this parent/guardian survey to help guide our planning to safely reopen schools during this public health emergency. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pneGX326bqZ89g4z81aTgI5U9At4Vs4TAURNu6e3_pw/edit?ts=5f05f903 As part of the MI Safe Schools Return to School Roadmap, Beaverton Schools has developed a committee of stakeholders to assist in the development and revision of our Return To Learn Plan. This committee will be discussing the critical components that will be necessary to ensure success of learning within our district while ensuring the health and safety of our students and staff. We want everyone to be aware that we will have an option for our families if they choose a distance learning option. We have partnered with Founders Academy to offer a distance learning option for our families. More information to follow. We look forward to hearing from you. #GoBeavers
We have some changes to our Class of 2020 Commencement ceremony. Our commencement plans are impacted by the different phases of the governor's reopening plan. Gladwin County is part of Region 4 and our region is currently listed in Phase 4 of the reopening plan. We plead with everyone to please be understanding. We waited as long as possible before finalizing these decisions.
To the Beaverton community, Late Tuesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the MI Safe Schools Return to Schools Roadmap, a 63 page document with comprehensive guidance to help local school districts create plans for in-person learning this fall. Additionally, Governor Whitmer announced the signing of Executive Order 2020-142 which provides guidance on developing “Preparedness Plans”. The MI Safe Schools Return to School Roadmap offers guidelines as to the types of safety protocols that will be required or recommended at each phase. The safety protocols detailed in the Roadmap includes guidance on the use of personal protection equipment (PPE), good hygiene, cleaning/disinfecting, spacing in classrooms, screening for symptoms, athletics, and more. The Roadmap also recognizes the impact COVID-19 has had on students’ and educators’ mental health and offers guidance on how schools can address this issue. At the same time, Dr. Michael Rice, Michigan State Superintendent said, “Congress needs to approve additional federal aid so that children’s education is not harmed in a pandemic. This additional federal aid needs to include not simply funding to make up for lost state aid in the pandemic, but also funding to address personal protection equipment and catch-up learning in the pandemic.” Obviously, there’s a lot of information in the roadmap. The administrative team met yesterday morning to begin working on our three different plans. Also, the local superintendents met yesterday to continue dialogue around the implementation of these plans for all districts within this region. All districts are faced with a difficult challenge, yet we are navigating unchartered waters. At this time, we do not have all of the answers, but we are working tirelessly to finalize our plans for the return in the Fall. Respectfully, Joseph Passalacqua The 63 page document can be found below. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/whitmer/MI_Safe_Schools_Roadmap_FINAL_695392_7.pdf
If you were interested on how COVID 19 has impacted school finance, then please take 3 minutes to watch this informative video. Thank you Kent ISD for creating these informative videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxRxHKoDuIM
"How your taxes support education." If you were interested on how taxes support education, then please take 3 minutes to watch this informative video. Thank you Kent ISD for creating these informative videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S204c7yNe6Y
If you were interested on how schools utilize their funds, then please take 3 minutes to watch this informative video. Thank you Kent ISD for creating these informative videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74CdL5svO4Q&feature=youtu.be
Undoubtedly, many of you probably watched the press conference today, but if you didn’t the high level takeaway is that Gov. Whitmer announced that if your region is in Phase 4 of the MI Safe Start plan, in-person instruction may go forward with strict, with mandatory health and safety protocols which will be defined in the Roadmap for Return to Learn. We expect that roadmap to be released on or around June 30th. The Return to School plan will align closely with the MI Safe Start Plan. The governor will consider the six phases of the MI Safe Start Plan and the Michigan Economic Recover Council’s 8 regions of the state to determine when, where, and how face-to-face instruction can resume. Districts, students, staff, and families must be nimble and be prepared to move backwards if there is evidence of community spread of the virus. The Roadmap will set the minimum health and safety requirements, although districts may choose to enact more aggressive ones in consultation with local public health officials. These minimum requirements will apply to all schools, including traditional public, charter, private, and parochial schools. The governor also acknowledged that her top priority for budget would be to preserve K-12 funding recognizing that the protocols necessary for a safe return to school will require additional expenditures. While this is a welcome sentiment, it’s a monumental task given the shortfalls we face.
If you were interested on how schools are funded, then please take 3 minutes to watch this informative video. Thank you Kent ISD for creating these informative videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kvh-35qtD0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0Ogs7gosHL07F_gtC-XhM3JVhqq2xhgoclyv49Pm0hdkB8VNGPGkI4htc
https://preview.mailerlite.com/e3t8y4/1441432283687950187/f5j4/ Talk to engineers and shoreline erosion experts free of charge about how to remediate your property and stabilize your shoreline. Bring photos of your property and erosion damage with you so they can view them and help you create a plan to slow the erosion taking place on your property. This event is available to residents impacted by the Tittabawassee River flood at no cost to them thanks to a $100,000 grant from The Patricia and David Kepler Foundation. Learn More & RSVP https://click.mlsend.com/link/c/YT0xNDQxNDMyMjgzNjg3OTUwMTg3JmM9ZjVqNCZlPTczMTM1MDI4JmI9MzU3NzM1ODU2JmQ9ZzhhMHA5dA==.tqdNfAKmyc294JIHhmwDRaVb6wrP9wNJTjB4n_Dx55E Four Lakes Task Force
Parents of next school year's 7th graders, Class of 2025, Beaverton Jr/Sr High invites parents and students to 7th Grade Orientation on Wednesday, August 19th from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the Beaverton Jr/Sr High Gymnasium. We hope you are able to attend! We will send out a reminder in August. Have a happy and safe summer and GO RED!
Tell Congress to Support Schools – Sign the Petition Michigan's students and schools need our entire Congressional delegation to speak with a single voice in support of schools and students. Districts are facing a projected huge $700 or more per student loss...a loss that would profoundly hurt students and schools. https://p2a.co/P9f2nOG
Public Service Announcement: Community Mental Health for Central Michigan is offering a variety of services to our communities via telephone and teletherapy options during this challenging time. In addition to existing services, we are now offering short-term brief therapy at no cost to members of our communities.
Update on Gladwin County Flood Distribution Center hours: The flood relief distribution and collection center in downtown Gladwin at Forge Fitness parking lot and Billings Township Hall will be closed this weekend. It will reopen Monday, June 8, from 9 am - 4 pm. The Albright Shores Eagles (1380 Estey Rd) and Tobacco Township Hall (1850 Dale Rd) locations WILL be open from 9 am - 4 pm for donations and distribution of needed supplies. Please let me know if there's anything further I can do to support your communication needs.
Called to duty today! We were asked to help deliver goods from the United Way Distribution Center in Gladwin to the Tobacco Township Hall and the Estey Eagles. Beaverton Schools was ready and willing to help by providing the much needed manpower and the mode of transportation for the delivery! Proud to serve our community! #GoBeavers
Called to duty today! We were asked to help deliver goods from the United Way Distribution Center in Gladwin to the Tobacco Township Hall and the Estey Eagles. Beaverton Schools was ready and willing to help by providing the much needed manpower and the mode of transportation for the delivery! Proud to serve our community! #GoBeavers
To whom it may concern: Our June 8, 2020 Board meeting will be done virtually. Communications and/or expressions from the public MUST be submitted to Karen Carpenter by Friday, June 5, 2020 by 3pm. You can reach Karen at: firstname.lastname@example.org 989.246.3000 Community members can join the meeting but they will not be an active participant. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87902353897?pwd=MnJTN2haWnIyNXc3QituRXp0NkJZUT09 Meeting ID: 879 0235 3897 Password: 165801 One tap mobile +16465588656,,87902353897#,,1#,165801# US (New York) +13017158592,,87902353897#,,1#,165801# US (Germantown) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
GLADWIN COUNTY DEBRIS PICKUP - Volunteers needed! On Saturday, May 30, a group of volunteers will help remove debris in Billings Township. The team has skid steers and front loaders ready to assist but are in need of volunteers with trucks and dump trailers who can help remove the debris to designated staging areas and landfills. Contact Andy Clark at 248-918-9111 to sign up if you have the right equipment to help. Please do not call to inquire about having your debris cleared. The volunteers will work through the neighborhoods.
Distribution and resource sites are opening on Wednesday, May 27 to help Midland & Gladwin County residents who have been impacted by the recent floods. The sites will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are located at the following locations: Bullock Creek High School, 1420 S Badour Road, Midland Coleman High School, 4951 N Lewis Road, Coleman Gladwin– parking lot behind Forge Fitness, 237 W Cedar, Gladwin Midland High School, 1301 Eastlawn Drive, Midland Meridian Elementary School, 3343 N Meridian Road, Sanford North Family Center, 2601 E Shearer Road, Midland Sanford Senior Center, 3243 N. West River Road, Sanford West Midland Family Center, 4011 W Isabella Road, Shepherd The sites are coordinated by Midland County's Emergency Operations Center, the United Way of Midland County, and DOW. If you wish to help with relief efforts, you can donate items at the sites. The sites will be collecting and distributing PPE, food, water, cleaning supplies, non-perishable food, personal care items, and household goods. The sites will not accept donations of clothing.
Good afternoon Beaverton community, We have some great resources coming together to get much needed resources to the community with the help of many partners: Dow Chemical, United Way, Gladwin County Community Foundation and the list goes on. THANK YOU! Finally as it pertains to meal and packet deliveries for tomorrow, Tuesday, May 26. Normal drop off times are from Noon to 2pm. Unfortunately, these are not normal times. Academic packets are not going to be stressed but offered as a welcomed distraction during all of the chaos. Deliveries... All deliveries WEST of M-30 should be in there normal time frame. Deliveries closer to the DNR launch on Dundas and Strykers Marina will be 15-30 minutes earlier. Deliveries in the Rhodes area, Jones Rd, Whitney Beach area will be 30-60 minutes later. Deliveries in the Highwood and Hay roads area will be 20-30 minutes later. The drivers will beep their horn when they get to the stop so families will be aware we are there. Thank you for coming together to support one another during these difficult times. #GoBeavers
Your community foundation provides a simple, powerful and highly personal approach to giving. We offer a variety of giving tools to help people achieve their charitable goals. You can make a gift of cash, stocks, bonds, real estate, or other assets to your community foundation. https://www.gladwinfoundation.org/giving-1 You may choose to give online, knowing that our online donations are handled by a secure server. Or you might choose to give through the mail by sending a check to GCCF at P.O. Box 480 Gladwin, MI 48624. Each donor has a unique giving experience, tailored to suit his or her situation and goals. Here are the basics – you can make a gift to an existing fund, or you can create a fund at the Gladwin County Community Foundation. For further details, contact the Foundation at 989-839-9661 or email@example.com. Please specify your donation to go towards the Gladwin County Flood Relief Fund.
Good morning Beaverton community, This is Superintendent Passalacqua. We are hoping that this message finds everyone safe. Due to the current situations, we have made some adjustments to our scheduled events. All online classes will be cancelled for the remainder of the week. Also, staff meetings scheduled for today have been cancelled as well. School will only be open tomorrow for food distribution from 11am to 2pm. We will have food available at Billings Township hall from 11am to 2pm as well. However, we will not be delivering meals and/or packets to the homes tomorrow. There is no food distribution on Monday, May 25th due to Memorial Holiday. We will resume meal & packet pickups next Tuesday. Packet pickup/student belongings pickup for tomorrow is cancelled, but rescheduled for Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 from 4 to 6pm. Class of 2020 Parents/Awards night video and tomorrow’s student cruise have also been canceled, but will be rescheduled for next week.
Need to make a technology purchase? Students and families are now able to purchase electronic devices at school prices. Check out the flyer here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1r88lDG5qSwRJCw6X-DR6YlAmz5zhaxzf/view?usp=sharing
Beaverton Schools is holding a Community Forum ZOOM meeting on Wednesday, May 13, 2020@ 3:30pm. So much has changed since Gov. Whitmer released her proposed budget for 2020-2021 in February. There have been so many significant changes over the past months and the reality is, the budget we will adopt this year will be vastly different from the one we had planned to adopt pre-pandemic. During this meeting, we will address the current landscape of education. All information will be fluid at this point and subject to change after the May 15th Revenue Consensus. Public comment will be taken in to advisement. Stakeholders that join the meeting may pose questions in the chat for our administration team to take in to consideration as we are adjusting and finalizing next year's budget. Topic: Community Forum Budget Zoom Meeting Time: May 13, 2020 03:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72184870397?pwd=OHJzYkZBYWxJOGpMbHlvS20zdVFMUT09 Meeting ID: 721 8487 0397 Password: 0Ux4uN Hope to see your faces on May 13th.
To whom it may concern: Our May 18, 2020 Board meeting will be done virtually. Communications and/or expressions from the public MUST be submitted to Karen Carpenter by Friday, May 15, 2020 by 3pm. You can reach Karen at: firstname.lastname@example.org 989.246.3000 Community members can join the meeting but they will not be an active participant.
P-EBT Food Assistance Benefits for Families Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program (P-EBT) food assistance benefits will go to Michigan families with students ages 0-26 that are eligible for Free or Reduced-Price School Meals. This includes families currently receiving Food Assistance Program benefits, as well as those not currently enrolled in the program. No application is necessary for eligible families to receive P-EBT benefits. If you have any questions, please contact 1-833-905-0028 If the student was already receiving SNAP benefits, they will automatically receive the P-EBT benefits on their card. Our whole district is eligible based on a Free or Reduced-Price Meal the pre-loaded P-EBT card will come in the mail and will be in the oldest school aged child’s name, not the parents name. Keep the card for ongoing benefits you may receive. MDDHS is processing cards in batches thru mid-May. The combined benefit amount for March/April is $193.80 per child and will be available by the end of April. The combined benefit amount for May/June is $182.40 per child and will be available by the end of May. To activate the card call the phone number on the back of the card. You will need the EBT card number on the front of the card, your zip code, and the date of birth of the oldest child in your household. You will need to set a four-digit pin number.
The Class of 2020 would like to extend a HUGE thank you to our community for the generous contributions towards the Senior banners! Each senior will have a 2020 banner highlighting them. These will be proudly hung on the streetscape lightposts throughout our town in the upcoming week! Thank you again for your support!
A new requirement under the Governor's latest order is for people to cover their nose and mouth with homemade or non-medical grade face coverings when they enter enclosed public spaces, starting Monday. WE ARE IN DESPERATE NEED OF FACE COVERINGS FOR OUR ESSENTIAL STAFF! We have secured some masks but we are need of many more for the remainder of the school year. PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO THE SCHOOLS. We are in this together. #GoBeavers
If you have requested, the buses will make deliveries today between the hours on Noon and 2pm FOOD & PACKET PICKUP Our free drive thru grab-and-go meals will continue at the back of Beaverton Jr./Sr. High School and at Billings Township Hall. ACADEMIC packet pick-ups will be available in the front of the buildings for families to pick up during these times as well. #GoBeavers
As a result of COVID-19 and the closing of school buildings for the 2019-2020 School Year, school districts must submit a Continuity of Learning and COVID-19 Response Plan (“Plan”) in order to continue to receive state aid for operations. Although schools are closed and not providing in-person instruction, teaching and learning must continue. Michigan educators have been called to provide our students with continued learning. The document attached here helps explain a small portion of our learning plan. Also, it indicates where people can find information to help answer any difficult questions that may have come up. Thank you for your continued patience and support through these difficult times. #GoBeavers
Thank you to everyone who helped load the buses for meal and packet deliveries. Today is our first day of delivering meals and packets for those in need. Our drive thru is still open this afternoon from 4-6pm for meal and packet pickups at the buildings and Billings Twp. hall. Please call the schools if you have any questions. Also, we have included a letter in each packet that helps explain our continuity of learning plan.
Big Hearts, Small Town, Fireplace Chats Presented to the community by Scott Govitz Join Scott Govitz and Superintendent Passalacqua tonight @ 7pm for a discussion about our current status in education and the Beaverton Continuity of Learning Plan. https://zoom.us/j/713648635?pwd=LzdNNUMwK0JWYWxTeEhlYnVqL2lrdz09 Meeting ID: 713 648 635 Password: 016252 One tap mobile +16468769923,,713648635# US (New York) +13126266799,,713648635# US (Chicago)
Beaverton Schools and Chartwells will continue providing breakfast and lunch to all children who are 18 years old or under (or under the age of 26 with a disability) in our community for the past three weeks and we plan on continuing serving meals to our community. Monday (April 13) & Thursday (April 16) from 4-6pm Our free drive thru grab-and-go meals will continue at the back of Beaverton Jr./Sr. High School and at Billings Township Hall. ACADEMIC packet pick-ups will be available in the front of the buildings for families to pick up during these times as well. (Another round of packet pickups will be available on Tuesdays from 10am to 1pm)
To whom it may concern: Our April 20, 2020 Board meeting will be done virtually. Communications and/or expressions from the public MUST be submitted to Karen Carpenter by Friday, April 17, 2020 by 3pm. You can reach Karen at: email@example.com 989.246.3000 Community members can join the meeting but they will not be an active participant. Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/398408116?pwd=dGlBOTh2b0xldEFLYXRKaC82TnFPdz09 Meeting ID: 398 408 116 Password: 002924
Beaverton Schools and Chartwells continue providing breakfast and lunch to all children who are 18 years old or under (or under the age of 26 with a disability) in our community. Our free drive thru grab-and-go meals service continues throughout the school closure. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD! #GoBeavers
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MHSAA Cancels Remainder of 2019-20 Winter & Spring Season EAST LANSING, Mich. – April 3 – The Michigan High School Athletic Association has canceled the remainder of the 2019-20 Winter and Spring sports seasons, in compliance with the Thursday (April 2) “state of disaster” directive by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer closing school buildings and moving education online for the remainder of the school year to help decrease the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This will be the first school year to not see MHSAA Finals played in multiple sports since 1942-43, when World War II led to the elimination of Finals in most sports. We are thinking of our student-athletes, parents, coaches and fans. GO RED!
Good morning Beaverton Community. Please make sure that people are aware of this wonderful opportunity. This also gives everyone a LEGITIMATE reason to get out of the house. We are providing a breakfast and lunch for several days. Folks will have access to at least 4-6 meals FOR EACH. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD! #GoBeavers
If you are perplexed, you feel confused and slightly worried by something because you do not understand it. Well, you are NOT alone. We anxiously await the Governor's executive order tomorrow as it pertains to K-12 schooling. I can give you my assurance that Beaverton staff is working hard on learning plans for our students with the potential that we will not return to school for the remainder of the year. We are anticipating that the Governor's announcement tomorrow will provide some answers to the questions that you may have. However, we will still need to adjust on a day to day and week to week basis. These are some unprecedented times. Here are just a few questions: What will “instruction” look like over the next couple of months? What will happen with the senior class? Will there be a graduation? When will it be held? Will I be promoted to the next grade? Will districts receive school funding for the remainder of this year? And the questions go on, and on, and on. Please be patient and plan to be contacted by our staff so that we may try to assist each and every one of our community members. #GoBeavers
Good morning Beaverton Community. Please make sure that people are aware of this wonderful opportunity. This also gives everyone a LEGITIMATE reason to get out of the house. We are providing a breakfast and lunch for several days. Folks will have access to at least 4-6 meals FOR EACH. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD! #GoBeavers
MHSAA Coronavirus Updates March 24: The MHSAA has extended its suspension of activities in all sports for all seasons through Monday, April 13, to fall in line with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s school closure and “stay home, stay safe” orders to deter the spread of COVID-19. All athletic activities to be halted include practices, scrimmages and competitions/games, as well as strength training, conditioning and any other organized sessions and activities in all MHSAA in-season and out-of-season sports. Stay Strong, Beavers!
Good morning Beaverton Community, Just a reminder... Today Chartwells will be serving meals out of the Jr./Sr. High school kitchen from 4-6pm. Folks will be asked to drive around to the back of building and stay in cars when picking up food. Please see the other opportunities that are being offered for lunch between 11am and 1pm by the Beaverton Fire & Police department. Details are attached. Have a great morning and thank you for your patience and understanding.
Good evening Beaverton Community, I am sharing a couple of food distribution schedules for those in need during these unprecedented times. On Monday & Thursday...Chartwells will be serving meals out of the Jr./Sr. High school kitchen from 4-6pm. This will occur each week that we remain closed. Folks will be asked to drive around to the back of building and stay in cars when picking up food. Please see the other opportunities that are being offered by Beaverton Fire & Police department. Details are attached. In case people are concerned...we will have our cleaning crew cleaning the cafeteria right behind them each night. Have a great evening and thank you for your patience and understanding.
To the Beaverton Community, This letter was developed in concert with all Clare Gladwin Regional Education Service District Superintendents, Midland, Bullock Creek, Coleman and Meridian. This is a joint task force that is doing everything in our power to address these uncertain times. We are asking everyone to take the extra time to wash your hands thoroughly and make this a teachable moment. Thank you for your continued support and understanding.
Congratulations to Mr. Ryan Roberts. Mr. Roberts has been recognized by the Michigan Department of Education as a Michigan Breakfast Hero! His support as it pertains to ensuring all students are eating a nutritious breakfast is outstanding. The support he has given at Beaverton Jr./Sr. High School is so important and he truly is a Breakfast Hero!
Announcements: March 5, 2020 • March is Reading Month Quote of the Day: “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” Ray Bradbury • We will be sending off our state qualifying wrestlers and bowlers on Thursday by having the student body form a tunnel down the long hallway. Please start forming at 3:05 and we will start it at 3:07, then kids can just dismiss from there. • Baseball Practice schedules are in the office or see Mr. Wicke. • Juniors and Sophomores: Don't forget to turn in your CTE and scheduling forms! Turn them in sooner to lock in your preferred program! • Juniors that applied for Work-Based Learning for Next Year. Check your school email for a message from Mrs. Ewert. There is a meeting on Friday, March 6 during 1st lunch in Room 155. Get your lunch and bring it with you. The meeting will start at 11:10 a.m. If you have questions, see Mrs. Ewert. • Say Yes to the Prom Dress! Saturday, March 7th @ 9am to 2 pm in the Beaverton Activity Center Gym. • The Mock Rock will be on Friday, April 3rd. Sign-up in the office to enter yourself or group in the competition. • Jr/Sr High School Equestrian Team sign-up sheet and information is in the office. • Attention Spring Sports athletes: Practices start March 9. You must have a physical and a green card from the office before that date. • There is a sign-up sheet for any girls interested in playing high school volleyball next year but missed the meeting. • All girls 9-12 come to a meeting at 11:15 Thursday in Mr Wentworth's room. • Yearbook students will be selling yearbooks at lunch this week. $50 cash or check to Beaverton Schools. Get your book before it's too late! • Attention juniors and seniors: Are you planning to pursue a career in the military, EMT, Police Department, Fire, Justice System, or DNR? If so, see Shawnnah Hannah or Ms. Fitz before spring break to be featured on a spread for the yearbook! Counseling News: Event Results: Events: Boys Basketball @ Shephard, release time 2:45, bus leaves at 3:00, game time 4:30. Birthday: Shawnnah Hannah, Reese Longstreth, Russell Longstreth, & Alexis Render Today’s Lunch Menu: Mashed Potato & Chicken Bowl, Breadstick, & Baked Apple Slices
As communities across the United States prepare for the novel coronavirus, many are wondering how schools plan to respond. Beaverton Schools has been in touch with our local health departments, to get some advice on best practices and next steps as the the outbreak goes on. Sharing out information at this time is what is recommended.
A special thank you to our many varied and great volunteers for organizing a wonderful event in honor of Dar Grove and his new 1,500 mile milestone. The event was very well planned and Dar was relishing his time walking his final laps to obtain his new level of attainment before a really, really big crowd of onlookers that included a well-represented Beaverton Schools contingent of personnel and students. #GoBeavers
Good morning Beaverton Community. This morning, we did have a bus break down during its' run. The bus did not have any students on it when it broke down. We did send a spare bus. All students are safe and sound. However, we did run little late due to the circumstances. Thanks in advance for your understanding.
Friday, February 7, 2020 To all Parents/Guardians, Lockdown training This post is to inform you about a lockdown training that we had this morning. Our schools are committed to the safety and education of all our students. We also want to clearly communicate with parents about safety issues when they arise. Today’s lockdown was just a drill. Lockdown procedures were followed and the police were involved. This was a collaborative effort between the schools, the Beaverton & Gladwin City Police Department and Gladwin County Police Department. Sometimes, secure mode and/or lockdown situations can frighten students. Please discuss this situation with your children and let us know if follow-up is needed at school. Thank you for your understanding. Please feel free to call either building if you have any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Joseph Passalacqua Superintendent
Please join us at the City of Beaverton Town Hall Meeting at the Beaverton Activity Center on tonight at 6:30 pm. This will be an interactive meeting to discuss the Project Rising Tide results, the new proposed Master Plan, the start of the process for reviewing our existing zoning ordinances for amendments, etc. Please bring your smartphones! We need and welcome your participation! Refreshments will be provided.
Wrestling team finishes in 3rd place at the Mio Invite yesterday: Seth Onweller- sixth Hunter Schaefer- fifth Caleb Thomason- fourth Jacob Cassiday- first Jake Fischer- first Aaron Wentworth- first (beat a ranked wrestler Garrett- second Reuben Adams- second WAY TO GO, RED!!
Just keep dreaming.
Beaverton youth boys and girls 3rd - 6th grade basketball has been canceled for tomorrow.
Our new district website is live and can be located at www.beavertonschools.net We are announcing that we have moved our presence on the web to match our new district name. We hope you enjoy the new look as much as we do! #GoBeavers
Want to take a moment to reflect back and thank these 2 fine young ladies for their dedication to Beaverton Schools for over 20 years. Thank you MaryEllen Verellen and Michelle Roe for all that you have done for our community. You will be missed. We want to wish you well on your next life adventures. You ladies have been great role models for our youth. THANK YOU! #GoBeavers Photos by Margaret MacLean and Ms. Fitzpatrick.
We are aware that some folks are still unable to access the app. We are working on this with Apptegy. For those individuals with an Android Phone...please try this link. Here is the link! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apptegy.beavertonmi