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Surveys, Enrollments, Special Observances, Summer Learning

School Climate Surveys Open Monday, March 6, 2023.

The 2022-2023 BCS School Climate Survey window for parents and staff will open on Monday, March 6th and close on Friday, March 17th. Links to the parent and staff surveys will be provided by each school. Watch for more information from your school.

NOTE: Student climate surveys will open on a future date.

Wrapping Up Public Schools Week - Nominate a GEM!

Do you know a Berkeley County Schools (BCS) employee who makes the extra effort to go above and beyond? Every day brings a new opportunity for our employees to demonstrate civic responsibility, community participation, and to give back while creating a positive impact for our students and the broader community.

Recognize a BCS employee for going the extra mile (GEM), for making the additional effort, for doing more than expected. Let us honor and celebrate the dedicated work performed each and every day throughout Berkeley County Schools.

Read Across America Week, March 2-6.

The act of reading has been around for thousands of years, since the invention of the written word. Read Across America Week celebrates and recognizes the importance that reading plays in our daily lives. This recognized week serves to educate our students and community on the values of reading and the shape it provides to our life and future success.

Please enjoy the pictures shared in the link below captured in our schools and classrooms.

Read Across American Celebrated Across BCS

Take a look at some of the pictures we received!

Pre-K Enrollment is Open.

Students who have reached 4 years of age on or before June 30, 2023, may enroll in the Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2023-2024 school year! Click on the link below to learn more and to begin enrollment.

Kindergarten Enrollment Opens March 13.

Students who have reached 5 years of age on or before June 30, 2023 may enroll in the Kindergarten program for the 2023-2024 school year starting on March 13, 2023. (Visit our website to access the FamilyID enrollment portal).

In-person enrollment appointments will be held on April 3-6 by school location. (See attachment below for school appointment schedule.) Please call your child's school to make an appointment on the date shown on the schedule.

Learn More About Kindergarten Enrollment

Enrollment portal will not open until March 13.

Looking Ahead to Summer Learning? SOLE Returns June 12th-July 12th.

Start thinking about how student opportunities for learning and engagement (SOLE) opportunity might fit into your student's summer schedule. Registration opens mid-April.

  • 4 days per week (Monday-Thursday), June 12th to July 12th
  • SOLE hours are 8am-2pm.
  • Academic focus with social/emotional learning activities.

Want a Different Educational Pathway for Your Student? Consider Virtual Learning.

The Berkeley County Virtual School is:

  • A quality education in a modern, virtual format.

  • Available for Kindergarten through 12th Grade that are counted as a member of their district home school so they can attend and participate in extracurricular activities.

  • Best suited for independent, self-motivated learners.

  • Needs a highly-engaged caregiver.

  • Teaches WV standards using WV approved materials.

  • Provides coaching and support from Berkeley County teachers.

Learn More About Virtual School Enrollment

Enrollment now open. Closes Apr. 21, 2023. Limited Space Available.

Berkeley County Schools

Berkeley County Schools, WV's second largest and fastest growing school district, boasts a diverse student population recognized statewide for great success in academics, the arts and athletics.

This newsletter is a publication of the Berkeley County Schools' Communications Office on Friday, March 3, 2023.