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BCEF Helps Bring Trio of Talent to BIS

Grant report from Anne Amrhein, BIS Media Specialist

Batesville Intermediate School hosted a 2-day visit from author Susan Stevens Crummel, author/illustrator Janet Stevens, and author/illustrator Dorothy Donohue.  The three women who have collaborated with one another on over a dozen

New Career Pathway Assessment Tool at BHS

A new BCEF-sponsored program at BHS will be piloted this year, coordinated by principal Andy Allen and the two guidance counselors, Arika Burck and Jen Steinkamp.  A number of BHS students will be identified to participate in a career pathway …

BCEF Grants $15,000 to BCSC for BMS Flexible Learning

For the third straight year, the Batesville Community Education Foundation is donating a sizable sum to the Batesville Community School Corporation to expand its flexible learning spaces (FLS) initiative.

Sixth grade classrooms at Batesville Middle School have been chosen by …

2019 Andy Koors Study Abroad Reports

As part of our new Andy Koors Legacy Fund program, two BHS rising seniors who have been selected to study abroad during the summer through the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language are each awarded $2500 toward their program …

Bulldog Center Memorial Installed

 

 

The BCEF Bulldog Center is now complete! On May 15, BCEF held an Open House and formally unveiled our new memorial dedicated to Herr Andy Koors and Mary C. Horstman.

We would like to express our appreciation to …

BCEF Holds First BHS Job Fair and Workforce Roundtable

 

Our first Bulldog Connections day was held on May 2 at BHS.  As a service to the local businesses that sponsor BCEF through an annual donation, we started the day with a breakfast roundtable to discuss workforce needs and …

Spring 2019 Grants Awarded

Our 2019 spring grants have been awarded, with total funds awarded equalling $5,000. Arts, athletics, and academics— plus all four schools involved…there’s something for everyone!

  • $1,300 to Mike Weiler and the Batesville Bulldog Archery Club to purchase four bow cases

BCEF Bulldog Center Update

The new BCEF Bulldog Center, a multi-purpose, flexible space at Batesville High School, will hopefully be complete by early May when a Bulldog memorial, commissioned by BCEF, is installed and dedicated. With signage already in place on the outside wall …

2019 Andy Koors Study Abroad Sponsorship Recipients Named

BCEF is pleased to announce that the 2019 recipients have been selected for a sponsorship program which assists Batesville High School (BHS) students who want to study abroad during high school.BHS students Charles Laymon and Casey Werner were chosen to …