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BIS Art on Main Mural Installed

Art on Main is a new initiative we’ve created in downtown Batesville to showcase the artistic talents of our BCSC students. The initial mural installed last October featured artwork by several students at Batesville Primary School. In December, that artwork …

Fall 2020 Grants Announced

With a wide variety of grants that focus on students’ varying needs—from the latest technology to back-to-basics paperback books­—the Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) has awarded the Batesville Community School Corporation (BCSC) nearly $5,000 in grants during its fall granting …

Art on Main Project Brings BCSC Student Art to Downtown Batesville

A new mural display of artwork by students of the Batesville Community School Corporation is being installed on Main Street in Batesville through the collaborative effort of the Batesville Community Education Foundation and two of its corporate sponsors. BCEF board …

BPS Music Students Sing at Home

BPS music teacher provided BCEF with this report on the $600 worth of singable/wordless music books we provided:

 

With the year being cut short, I was able to use the books with about 300 kindergarten and second grade students. …

BHS Alumna Ann Vincent Joins BCEF Board

BCEF is pleased to announce that Batesville High School (BHS) alumna Ann Vincent has been elected to the BCEF Board of Directors.

Her expertise as an accountant and her connection to Batesville’s school system as both an alumna and a …

2020 Andy Koors Study Abroad Recipients Named

 

We’re pleased to announce that the 2020 recipients have been selected for our Andy Koors Legacy Fund Study Abroad Program.  BHS juniors Zoe Peters and Kayla Stone were chosen to each receive $2500 toward program fees for the Indiana …

BCEF Increases Flexible Learning Award to $20,000

Our third BCEF annual campaign this summer raised about $15,000 for the Flexible Learning Spaces project. As the BCEF board of directors was reviewing the campaign results and deciding on the amount it could award, BCEF was made aware of …

Fall Grants Awarded

The BCEF Board of Directors recently awarded $5,000 to BCSC teachers during its fall grant cycle. Congratulations to the following award recipients:

A new 12′ by 12′ greenhouse will be coming to Batesville Primary School, thanks to a $2,400 donation …

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