Rocket Report

December 11, 2017

B-C-S would like to give a big thank you to all the students and staff across the district who helped to make the Senior Citizens Luncheon a success!

OHHS Choir performs for B-C-S Senior Citizens prior to our annual Christmas Luncheon!

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B-C-S Food Service Department Monthly Meal Madness Q & A

Be sure to check in on social media for a monthly Q&A from our Food Services Department. We also are encouraging your questions or concerns to be answered by our Food Service Director, Tracy Rusch.

1) Did the current administration scale-back the restrictions that were set in place through the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act that was introduced by the Obama administration?

Currently, the guidelines that have already gone into effect have NOT been revoked. However, the HHFKA sought to change restrictions gradually over several years, with the next level of changes set to take effect in the 2018-2019 school year. THE REQUIREMENTS SET TO TAKE EFFECT IN THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR (AND YEARS BEYOND) HAVE BEEN LIFTED. This means that we will still be required to follow the current guidelines, but will not be required to make further changes to sodium, fat, and calorie requirements. USDA is expected to release further instruction regarding regulations in the 2019-2020 school year after conducting more research.


2) Why can’t my child substitute a bottled water for a milk with a school lunch?

Food and drink substitutions may only be made by offering items of the same nutritional value as the component being replaced. Because bottled water does not have the same nutritional value, it may not be offered in place of milk. If a student needs to have a meal component substituted because of medical concern or disability, a licensed medical professional must provide documentation. Contact the Food Service Department at trusch@bcssd.com with any specific questions.


3) Who determines which “extras” or a la carte items may be sold at school?

The HHFKA set into place “smart snack” guidelines, according to grade level, that must be used to determine if a product is allowed to be sold in schools. The guidelines are meant to promote items that are low in sugar, sodium, and fat, and rich in whole grains. Manufacturers have since adjusted the ingredients and serving sizes of many products to comply with these restrictions.


4) How can I monitor the “extras” or a la carte items that my student is purchasing?

Monitoring your students’ meal purchases is easy and free! You can create an account at www.PayForIt.net to view purchases. If you determine that your child needs to have some restrictions placed on their account, you may contact the Food Service department at trusch@bcssd.com with the specific request, and we can place a restriction on the account that will help prevent students from over-purchasing in the lunch room.


5) How can I help prevent waste in the school lunch room?

B-C-S has an “offer vs. serve” policy in the lunchroom that allows students to refuse some meal components that they dislike. According to the policy, the student may choose 3 of the 5 total meal components, as long as 1 of the three chosen includes a fruit or vegetable. The school must charge the board accepted school meal price regardless of the components chosen, and must charge for each component at a la carte pricing if the student does not choose to take a fruit or vegetable along with their meal.

#MakeADifferenceMonday

Tune in every Monday for #MakeADifferenceMonday where we will feature a stakeholder, student, or fellow alumni answering "Five questions for B-C-S"


This week B-C-S is featuring, 8th grade Science teacher, Brad Schlagheck


1. What grade and subject do you teach? How many years have you been teaching?

  • I teach 8th grade Science at the High School.
    This is my eleventh year teaching at B-C-S.

2. How does technology make teaching more simple or difficult?

  • Technology makes it much easier to distribute information and resources/assignments to students. Students who are out sick or at appointments can find the material that they missed even before they return to class. The advantages have far outweighed the negatives.

3. What accomplishment fills you with pride so far this year?

  • Every year I really look forward to our Science Day at the high school. It's a great opportunity to see the maturity of our seniors as they lead the eighth graders through learning stations. It is a great display of the kind of young people our district is blessed with.

4. What is your favorite dish from the cafeteria?

  • I usually spend my lunches trying to get caught up on paperwork and grading, so I don't really make it to the cafeteria often. But, I enjoy most all things food...

5. What are some of your hobbies you enjoy outside of school?

  • I enjoy spending time with my wife and my two daughters. They are always finding interesting ways to keep me busy. We also enjoy raising sheep and spending time outdoors.

What's Going On At RC Waters Elementary?

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Reminder! RC Waters Christmas Music Programs will be Monday, December 11 for grades K & 1 (6pm & 7pm), and Thursday, December 14 for grades 2 & 3 (6pm & 7pm). Hope to see you there!

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Several of our classrooms have transformed and are spreading some holiday spirit!

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What's Going On At Oak Harbor Middle School?

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@OakHarborMS

Check out this STEM bridge project at OHMS!

STEM bridge holds 14.7 lbs. Great Job Hayley B.!

WHATS GOING ON AT OAK HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL?

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@cschell32

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Ties and Tiaras Father-Daughter Dance by Oak Harbor DECA

Friday, Dec. 15th, 6-8:30pm

11661 West State Route 163

Oak Harbor, OH


Bring dad or a special someone to the Ties & Tiaras Daddy-Daughter Dance!

  • Event includes: dancing, desserts, light refreshments, games, raffles, and a lifetime of memories

  • Available for purchase: roses, tiaras, and photos

  • The evening will begin with a red carpet arrival from 6:00-6:30 for photos and registration

  • This event is open to girls in 6th grade or younger


Please visit link below for ticket prices!


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ties-and-tiaras-father-daughter-dance-tickets-40146914502

ROCKET SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS!


  • Congrats to our middle school team. Won the Oak Harbor tournament over some pretty tough competition. Great job wrestlers and coaches.
  • Varsity Boys Basketball: Final Oak Harbor 67 Huron 61 Senior Alex Gezo hits a school record tying 7 three pointers to lead Oak Harbor with 29 points on the night.
  • Boys and girls swimming/diving both defeat Norwalk at home tonight.
  • Thanks to all the Rocket fans able to make it to Eastwood. Solid wins for both JV & Varsity. Both now 4-0.

Good luck at finals Rocket Swimmers at NW Classic!

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The mood the head coach is in after a 2-0 weekend!

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BENTON-CARROLL-SALEM LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

WEEKLY SPORTS AND SCHOOL CALENDAR

WEEK OF 12/11/2017

Monday, December 11

6:00 PM RC ~ Christmas Music Program Grades K - @ HS Auditorium

7:00 PM RC ~ Christmas Music Program Grades 1 - @ HS Auditorium

Tuesday, December 12

4:30 PM G MS ~ Swim & Dive - Margaretta

6:00 PM A HS ~ Girls Basketball - St. Mary

Wednesday, December 13

5:00 PM H MS ~ Wrestling - Bellevue/Sandusky - HS Aux Gym

Thursday, December 14

4:30 PM A MS ~ Boys Basketball - Vermilion

4:30 PM H MS ~ Girls Basketball - Vermilion

5:00 PM A HS ~ Swimming & Diving - Fremont Ross

6:00 PM RC ~ Christmas Music Program Grades 2 @ HS Auditorium

7:00 PM RC ~ Christmas Music Program Grades 3 @ HS Auditorium

Friday, December 15

5:00 PM A MS ~ Swim & Dive - SBC Diving Only - Port Clinton

Saturday, December 16

MS ~ Swim & Dive - SBC Swimming only - @ Port Clinton

10:00 AM A HS ~ JV Wrestling - Clyde JV Invite

10:00 AM A MS ~ Wrestling - Mohawk Invite

1:00 PM A HS ~ Girls Basketball - Vermilion

4:45 PM A HS ~ Boys Basketball - Lake

Sunday, December 17

3:00 PM HS ~ 8th grade & HS Choirs Christmas Concert

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About Us

The school district was founded on July 1, 1967 due to the consolidation of the Benton Township School District, the Carroll Township School District, and the Salem-Oak Harbor School District.Benton-Carroll-Salem Local School District, home of the Oak Harbor Rockets, serves 1700 students on three campuses: R.C. Waters Elementary School (Grades K--3), Oak Harbor Middle School (Grades 4--7), and Oak Harbor High School (Grades 8--12). The district is committed to serving the needs of all students to prepare them for the challenges of citizenship, the workforce, and life long learning.