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 …

2018 Andy Koors Legacy Fund Winners Announced

BCEF is pleased to announce that the first recipients in a new foundation program to assist BHS students who want to study abroad during high school have been chosen.

Camille Farwick and Katherine Poltrack were chosen to each receive $2500 …

BCEF Announces 2018 Scholarships

Through the generous support of donors and sponsors, BCEF will select recipients for three different scholarships for BHS graduating students in 2018. Some scholarships will have multiple recipients. All scholarships use the same common application. The deadline for applications is …

Foreign Language Sponsorships Available

In 2018, the Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) will partially fund the program fees of up to two Batesville High School (BHS) students who are chosen by Indiana University to participate in its honors program in foreign language. This BCEF …

A Different Kind of Library for BIS

Because one day is not like the next — not to mention one student is not like the rest — BCEF recently awarded a $2,000 grant to BIS to develop a sensory lending library, enabling teachers to give students what …

Accessible Seating Promotes Active Learning at BHS

With grant money provided by BCEF in the spring, BHS special education students now have more seating choices. Teacher Randi Stirn was able to purchase two active learning stools, two HOVR desk mounts (which provide students the ability to keep …