Happening This Week at BCS
Transfer requests are due soon. Out-of-county transfer requests are due to the district office by Thursday, June 30 and in-county transfer requests are due no later than Thursday, July 14. The Request for Student Reassignment form is available on the district’s website.
The Bladen County Board of Education will hold a special called virtual meeting on Tuesday, June 28, at 5:30 PM, for the purpose of discussing and taking action on 2021-22 year-end budget items; to go into closed session for the purpose of discussing personnel, as per NCGS 143.318.11 (a) (1), and to consult with an attorney, if needed, as per NCGS 143.318.11 (a) (3); and to take action on personnel items, if needed. A hyperlink will be activated prior to the meeting to allow the public to listen to the meeting virtually.
The link to view the meeting is listed below:
Link to Livestream: Bladen Livestream - YouTube
In collaboration with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) the district is seeking feedback from families with students in the Exceptional Children (EC) program. There are two surveys—one for families with students in PreK and a second for families with students in grades K-12.
The district’s Summer Feeding Program is underway. This program provides breakfast and lunch at no cost to any Bladen County youth from one to 18-years-old. From June 13-June 30, meals are available at East Bladen High School, West Bladen High School, Elizabethtown Primary School and Dublin Primary School. Breakfast is served from 8-8:30 a.m. and lunch is served from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Meals are available Monday-Thursday and must be eaten on-site.
July 5-July 28, the district is planning to serve breakfast and lunch at the following sites: West Bladen High School, Clarkton School of Discovery, Bladenboro Middle School and Elizabethtown Middle School. Breakfast will be available from 8-8:30 a.m. and lunch is available from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Meals are available Monday-Thursday and must be eaten on-site. Depending on participation, these locations may change and the public can stay tuned to the district’s Facebook page and website for any updates.