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  • February Student Spotlight - Congratulations to our January Student Spotlight, Emma M.!! Please click to read all about Emma!!.

    If your child is interested in being the March Student Spotlight, please click Student Spotlight, complete the form and submit it by Friday, February 26, 2016.

  • Parent Placement Input Letter - As we frequently remind our BCS community, once the second half of the year begins, our minds are in two places; supporting our learning efforts for this school year and beginning the planning for next school year.  We are about to begin the BCS scheduling process for the 2016-2017 school year. Please read the Parent Placement Input Letter very carefully, as it is filled with important information.  The letter includes details about the format of our 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 schedules as well as how you can provide input into your child’s placement for the 2016-17 school year. Hard copies are available in the BCS office.

  • 7/8 Field Trip Permission Form -The 7/8 students will be traveling to the Jewish Ensemble Theater on Friday, March 4 to see the play “Diary of Anne Frank”.  Permission slips are being given to the students on Monday, 2/22, but you may also find it here.  Permission slips and payment (cash or checks written to Birmingham Covington School) are due Monday, 2/29.  Due to payment requirements, LATE PERMISSION SLIPS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

  • BCS PTSA Wellness team launches first of three upcoming forums!  - Save the date for the launching of our first BCS PTSA Parent Forum, Creating Great Relationships, Monday, February 29 from 6:30-8:00 PM in the media center. What a great way to get together with other BCS parents to learn and practice simple tools, tactics, and a mindset to actively engage in conversation with your child while strengthening your relationship and supporting them to be successful. Coach Bob Shenefelt, author, success coach, and entrepreneur will share and facilitate the tried and true process of iMatter and iMatter for Kids. Leave this opportunity with an established foundation to communicate effectively and create positive relationships.  Click here for the flyer and to RSVP or simply RSVP HERE!

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  • Like us on Facebook! - Click here to visit our new Facebook page.

  • BCS 20 Year Celebration, was Nov. 28 - #BCSTURNS20 - The BCS 20 YEAR CELEBRATION WAS A HUGE SUCCESS! Like BCS 20 Year Celebration on Facebook and check out some amazing pictures through the years! Spread the word and share this information and the flyer with others. Twitter: @BCS_Turns_20 Instagram: bcs_turns_20 Facebook: BCS 20 Year Celebration

  • The Ripple Effect -- A new BCS newsletter subtitled Sharing the Stories of BCS Students Making a Difference in the Lives of Others is a wonderful snapshot of some of the great work and learning that is ongoing at BCS. View all of the issues on our Students Home page.

  • Salmon in the Classroom -- Thanks to the generosity of the BCS PTSA and Premier Pet Supply in Beverly Hills, we are able to help the Great Lakes by raising salmon. To view the blog click here: BCS Salmon Blog. Last years salmon were released on May 5, 2015 into the Clinton River in Auburn Hill's Riverside Park. Of the 220 eggs, 180 live salmon were released. View the salmon on the SalmonCam.

  • Did you know? Every student in our school has to have their parent or guardian read the first two pages of the "Concussion Awareness Educational Material," complete the third page with the student's name and parent/guardian signature, and return the signed form back to the BCS office where it will be placed in the student's file per direction from the state. Click here to download, read, print page 3, complete and return signed form to the BCS office. Thank you!

  • BCS Bond 2015 Impact -- On May 5, 2015, voters in the Birmingham Public School District approved a bond proposal to improve school facilities, enhance building security for the safety of the students and staff, and provide up-to-date technology for students to remain globally competitive. For detailed descriptions for the District, click here.

  • Birmingham Covington School Virtual Tour. Click here to take a virtual tour of BCS (launches a new YouTube window).

 

 

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  • BCS Wins National Recognition - Birmingham Covington School was just recognized as one of The 50 Best Middle Schools in the U.S. by TheBestSchools.org. They are the only school from Michigan to be designated with this honor by The Best Schools. TheBestSchools.org selected BCS based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, NAEP scores, state assessment scores, received awards and rankings, geographical diversity, and reputation. Congratulations to BCS staff, students and families for this outstanding recognition.

  • BCS has been selected by Microsoft as one of 80 outstanding Mentor Schools from around the world! Our application, video and other documents clearly showed our school’s passion for and efforts toward innovative teaching and learning. Please click here for the full list of Mentor Schools winners from around the world.

  • Our Joberts 56 students' Doing Business in Birmingham Project placed first in the Collaboration category at the Microsoft Global Forum in Prague. Microsoft recognized BCS as being one of the top innovative schools in the world. See full article here.

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... NAN’S KIDS - No student is ever excluded from an activity at BCS for financial reasons. We have a fund at BCS called Nan’s Kids to assist families. Please let administration know if you have a student who needs this assistance. All information is kept confidential.

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