Spotlight On Education

Monthly newsletter from Brownsburg Schools - September 2021

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BCSC 3rd grade students visit the BEF Log Cabin Homestead this month. Thank you to Adelsperger Orthodontics, Brownsburg Education Foundation, and Brownsburg Kiwanis for supporting this outstanding opportunity for our students - located right here on campus!

Why is School Spirit Such a Big Deal?

If you're new to Brownsburg, you've probably already noticed that we are very passionate about school spirit. In 2009, Brownsburg High School added the title of "Spirit Coordinator" to student leadership. Just two years later, BHS was the back-to-back winner of the Operation Football Spirit Award from a local TV station (2012 winners pictured). Since then, BHS students have grown that tradition and are perennial finalists in multiple TV spirit competitions. From dress-up days to coordinated cheers, the passion for the Bulldogs has expanded through the middle schools down to our youngest students. If you'd like to take part in another spirited tradition, join in the Homecoming Parade next week! (more below).

BCSC Parent-Teacher Conferences, October 6 & 7

This year’s conferences will be offered in-person or virtual, via Zoom. Look for further communication from your student’s school to reserve your time. BCSC teachers will be wearing masks for in-person conferences and masks will be recommended for parents who attend in-person.

BCSC COVID Updates and Reporting Survey

BCSC provides weekly updates on COVID-19 cases and quarantines. CLICK HERE to view this year's updates and responsive measures.


Families must report positive COVID-19 cases to complete the contact tracing directed by the Hendricks County Health Department. If your student has tested positive for COVID-19, we ask that you complete an online survey to start the contact tracing process as quickly as possible. Getting accurate information directly from the family is the most efficient way to start identifying any close contacts to a positive case.

Airport Rd & Hornaday - Open to Traffic Monday

According to Town officials, vehicular traffic will be allowed through this intersection on Monday. Sidewalks will not be complete at that time, but should be open to pedestrians in the coming weeks as the project is finalized.

BHS Homecoming is Coming - Next Week!

The Brownsburg Bulldogs take on the Fishers Tigers in the annual Homecoming game on Friday, September 17th at 7pm at Roark Stadium. In addition to the game, the community is invited to take part in the annual Homecoming Parade before the game at 5pm. CLICK HERE for more details including parade entry registration and the 2021 parade route. This year's theme: Olympics.

BCSC Now Hiring Subs

BCSC is hiring substitute teachers and substitute instructional assistants. We work with various interests and availability. CLICK HERE for more information. Interested candidates can apply online at www.brownsburg.k12.in.us and contact Jeanette Snyder or Jodi Gordon at 317-852-5726 to schedule a time to meet.

Don't Forget Free & Reduced Application for Curricular Materials

The free and reduced-price application for the 2021-22 school year is now available. It is important to note that a new application must be completed every year. Please complete one application per household. While meals are free for all students again this year, it is very important for families who may qualify to complete this process as it could have an impact on the assessment of curricular material fees or other billing items throughout the year.


Please contact Nutrition Services at (317) 852-5726 x2095 or mealapp@brownsburg.k12.in.us ​with any questions.


CLICK HERE to apply.

Curricular Materials Fees Can Be Paid Online

Curricular materials fees for grades PK-12 have been assessed and can be paid online through your PowerSchool Parent account. Click the Balance icon on the left and then "eFunds for Schools" in the upper right hand corner to pay online.
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Subscribe to the Bulldog Bulletin

Need more information about what's happening with BHS Athletics? Subscribe to their email newsletter - The Bulldog Bulletin. CLICK HERE to sign up.

Helpful Health Information from our partners at Hendricks Regional Health

This month, HRH shares information about back to school safety. CLICK HERE for the September newsletter.
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BCSC Flyer Folder

We collect flyers from local non-profits and put them all in one place for you - the Flyer Folder! Check back for frequent updates or click the button and bookmark the page.

BCSC Food and Clothing Pantry

The BCSC Food and Clothing Pantry launched in the summer of 2014 through a partnership with Gleaners Food Bank. Thanks to the hard work of community and staff volunteers and Applied Skills students in the Collaborators for Success program at BHS, the pantry continues to serve many families in Brownsburg. BCSC families have also contributed donations to help make the pantry a great resource for our community.


The pantry will serve families again on 9/16 from 3pm-5:30pm in a drive thru setting and always on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays of the month. Visitors can pull up to door #7 at the ALPHA/Harris Academy building, 725 C South Green Street.


If you have questions about the pantry, please contact Tracy Damone at tdamone@brownsburg.k12.in.us.

From the Brownsburg Education Foundation

ALUMNI HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Nominate a deserving graduate for the BHS Alumni Hall of Fame sponsored by the Brownsburg Education Foundation by clicking HERE. Nominations are due by October 1st each year. Inductees will be honored at the BEF Gala on March 11, 2022.

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BCSC Board of School Trustees

Eric Hylton, President

Dr. Matt Freije, Vice President

Jessica Heffernan, Secretary

Tiffany Dearman, Member

Mike Wells, Member


BCSC Administration

Dr. Jim Snapp, Superintendent

Dr. Kat Jessup, Assistant Superintendent

John Voigt, Chief Operating Officer

Shane Hacker, Chief Financial Officer

Jodi Gordon, Director of Human Resources

Jennifer Dezarn-Lynch, Director of Special Education

Editor: Vicki Murphy, Communications Coordinator

310 Stadium Drive, Brownsburg, IN 46112

317-852-5726

www.brownsburg.k12.in.us