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 …

BIS Third Grade Students Thank BCEF

BCEF received a packet of hand-written thank you notes from BIS third grade teacher Peggy Lyness and her students, telling us how much they appreciated the flexible learning space items purchased with our recent $30,000 donation to BPS and BIS.…

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 …

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 …