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  • Board to Hold June Regular Board Meeting

    The Bladen County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on June 14th, 2021. The meeting will be open

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  • NCDHHS Extends P-EBT Benefits for the Summer

    P-EBT has been extended to provide benefits for summer 2021. Eligible students and children under 6 will receive a one-time payment of $375 that will cover June through August 2021. Eligibility will be determined

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  • Board Approves Design Consultant for New Tar Heel School

    The Basic Services of the design contract shall include architectural, landscape architectural, civil engineering, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, roofing engineering, and

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  • Board to Meet in Special Called Session

    The Bladen County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting on Monday, June 7, 2021, at 6:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and take action on the architectural services contract for the new Tar Heel School, and to go into

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  • West Bladen Names New Football Coach

    West Bladen High school is happy to announce that Stanley Williams will be taking over as the head football coach at West Bladen High School. Coach Sherman will be stepping down to take

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  • Superintendent Atkinson Receives Sam Houston Award

    The North Carolina School Superintendents' Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD) have announced the selection of Dr. Jason Atkinson, Superintendent of Bladen

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  • DPI Releases Implementation Timeline for Social Studies Standards

    North Carolina's Standard Course of Study (NCSCOS) defines the appropriate content standards for each grade level to provide a uniform set of learning standards for every public school in North Carolina.

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  • May Board of Education Regular Meeting

    The Bladen County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on May 17th, 2021. Due to the ongoing Covid 19 Pandemic and to encourage social distancing the meeting will be a remote

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  • DHHS Identifies BC School Cluster

    COVID-19 case and cluster investigations are conducted by local health departments. Time is required to determine whether a given COVID-19 case is associated with a child care or school setting

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  • Substitute Teacher Training Refresher Course

    Substitutes, who will be employees, will need to know the district and/or organizational policies. They need to know expectations for dress, how to report attendance, and what the teacher responsibilities are as well as their responsibilities. Successful classroom management plans may be included

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  • High Schools Announce Graduation Ceremony Plans

    We are pleased to offer our 2021 graduates and their families an in-person experience. We do want it to be as normal as possible this year and preserve important rites of passage like graduation ceremonies

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  • BCS Supports Children's Mental Health Awareness

    CMHA Day is a special opportunity to reflect on the unique challenges of the past year and the ways that systems could better meet the needs of children, youth and young adults, and families in future years. It is a chance to reconnect children, youth, and families to the community supports and providers that serve them.

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  • Family Tech Talk Zoom Webinar

    Texting, livestreaming, TikTok, Fortnite. Technology is changing fast, and many of us are struggling to stay one step ahead of our kids and learn everything we can about being online. (Not an easy task when most of them know more about it than we do!)

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  • Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

    This has been a year that educators, support staff, and students will never forget. Students especially will never forget all the check-ins and how you never stopped caring, how educators never stop teaching, and school teams collectively worked to provide some normalcy. The tenacity of students and resilience of educators literally changed the world this year!

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  • IDEA-Part B Open for Comments

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that Bladen County Schools proposes

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  • NCHSAA Provides Updates

    As the pandemic conditions continue to improve, the NCHSAA is easing some of its safety protocols. The NCHSAA will follow new guidance from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and end the mask mandate for all outdoor sports at 5 p.m. Friday. Athletes who wish

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  • NC DPI Seeking Stakeholder Input for EC Performance Plan

    The EC Division is entering into a several-month process of data analysis and assessing our current ability to improve outcomes for students with disabilities (SWD). The main way we measure progress for SWD at the state and local level is through

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  • Board Approves 2021-2022 Budget Projection to Commissioners

    At their April meeting, the Bladen County Schools Board of Education approved the 2021-2022 projected budget proposal which will now head to the Bladen County Commissioners for their approval. NC General Statute requires that the recommended proposed budget must be given to the county commissioners

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  • State Approved Social Studies Standards

    On February 4, 2021, the North Carolina State Board of Education approved new social studies standards for all students in kindergarten through 12th grades. However, the process to approve the new standards began in April 2019 when the state Board elected to begin the standards revision for social studies coupled with

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  • NC Textbook Commission Meets April 23

    The NC Textbook Commission will meet on Friday, April 23, to discuss content standards for mathematics, grades 9-12, and Career and

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