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Fall 2018 Grants Awarded

A total of $5,000 was awarded by the Batesville Community Education Foundation in December of 2018 for these three grants:

BIS will be expanding its music curriculum to include learning the ukulele with a grant from BCEF. Thirty new ukuleles …

New BCEF Bulldog Center to Open at BHS

A new flexible space is coming to BHS, thanks in part to two separate donations from BCEF.  A funding partnership between BCEF and BCSC will convert the old BHS wrestling room into the BCEF Bulldog Center, a multi-purpose space for

New Mandarin Books Expand Reading Opportunities for Students

With $500 in BCEF grant money, parents of students in the Mandarin Dual Language Immersion program purchased materials for the schools to enhance the student’s learning environment.  The BPS Media Center received one new book, the BPS Mandarin Immersion classrooms …

BHS Alum Harry Tepe Steps Up to Help BCEF with Car Raffle

A new event hosted by BCEF will hopefully result in one lucky winner driving away in a 2018 “Bulldog blue” Chevrolet Cruze. For the first time ever, BCEF is holding a car raffle on October 28 at 4 PM at …

BCEF Pledges Additional $30,000 to BCSC for Flexible Learning Spaces

BCEF will be awarding $30,000 to the Batesville Community School Corporation this fall to expand the flexible learning spaces initiative at Batesville Intermediate School and Batesville Primary School. With this grant, our total donation for flexible learning spaces to date …

Study Abroad Experience – Cami Farwick

BHS Senior Cami Farwick shares about her study abroad experience in Austria, made possible in part through the BCEF Andy Koors Legacy Fund sponsorship:

 

To say my trip to Austria was a wonderful, amazing experience would be an understatement. …

Study Abroad Experience – Kate Poltrack

BHS Senior Kate Poltrack shares about her study abroad experience this summer in Chile. Kate was one of two BHS students who received a $2500 sponsorship from BCEF, thanks to the newly created Andy Koors Legacy Fund. This is just …

Spring 2018 Grants Awarded

Football safety caps, dual language immersion media materials, and STEM training for the Batesville High School agriculture teacher were chosen by the board of the Batesville Community Education Foundation  in April as it awarded $5,000 in grants to the Batesville …

Anatomy Students View Kidney Transplant

Through a cooperative grant funded by BCEF, BHS, and the VISION Fund, students in BHS teacher Taira Lynch’s Anatomy and Physiology II class stepped out of their classroom and into the operating room in February using interactive technology. The group …

BIS Sensory Library in Place

Last fall, BCEF awarded the Batesville Intermediate School $2,000 to establish a sensory lending library. This new approach means that all teachers at BIS can check out sensory learning aids such as flexible seating, standing desks, visual timers, and chew …