Instapots Cooking Up New Experiences at BMS

BMS Family and Consumer Science teacher Megan Spreckelson was awarded a BCEF grant last fall to purchase eight instant pots/air fryers. With these type of appliances becoming more popular, Spreckelson wanted her students to be able to learn how to …

Bobbie Brandes Legacy Fund Established

Along with our BCSC family, BCEF mourns the loss of long-time BHS administrative assistant Bobbie Brandes, Class of 1948.  A legacy fund is being established at our foundation in her memory.  If you would like to donate to this fund …

2021 Scholarship Recipients Announced

BCEF is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 scholarships to Batesville High School (BHS) graduates. These scholarship awards total $18,000.

The Mary C. Horstman Scholarship was established from money donated to BCEF by Horstman, who wished for the …

Spring Grants Equal Nearly $5,000

The BCEF board is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 spring grants.

  • Fully funded was BMS seventh grade teacher Travis Smith’s request for a two-year subscription to IXL for social studies. According to the IXL website, it is

BMS Art on Main Mural Installed

 

The outside temperature warmed up enough recently for the next mural in our Art on Main series to be installed. Illustrated by seventh grader Addi Froehling, the mural brightens the corner of Batesville’s downtown at Main and George Streets

Giving Tuesday = STEM Activities at BPS

Thanks to generous BCEF donors on Giving Tuesday (with matching funds from our foundation), and in collaboration with the BPS PTO and digital learning grants money, Batesville Primary School students are enjoying a variety of new STEM-related materials for use …

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. …