The stress and changes in this new school year can be especially hard for some students who may need extra help to get through this difficult time. If you are concerned that someone may hurt themselves or others, speak up. OK2SAY is a student safety program available 24/7 to help. How to Submit a Tip Call: 8-555-OK2SAY (855-565-2729) Text: 652729 (OK2SAY) Email: OK2SAY@mi.gov Web: ok2say.com OK2SAY Mobile App: Available for download in app stores for iPhone and Android.
Please read our communication regarding our JGHS graduation ceremony scheduled for August. https://5il.co/imo5
Check out the latest edition of our Report Card. Our focus is on the Class of 2020. https://5il.co/g5r5
Do you know anyone that wants to become part of Bobcat Nation, but doesn't live in Bangor Township? If you do, please have them consider submitting a school of choice application for the 2020-2021 school year. We encourage those interested to submit an application in the new digital format via the link below. The page also contains a link to a printable copy that you can mail to the Edison Administration Building at 3359 E. Midland Rd. or fax to 684-6000. https://www.bangorschools.org/article/241217?org=district
A great opportunity for our families during these tough times. Click on the link to apply: https://www.lunchapp.com/
For our current 8th graders - the Class of 2024 - check out our new path to graduation brochure that details high school offerings at John Glenn. https://go.aws/2wVhsQY
The Census begins in March. It is critical you fill it out as it can cost our state and local area $1,800 per person if you don't. Multiply that over 10 years, and that is $18,000 that will be lost that could go to meeting the needs of our region and state. https://bit.ly/2uNsw1j
To see all the wonderful and exciting things happening in Bangor Township Schools, check out the latest edition of our Report Card publication. https://5il.co/cd0a
There are just 2,000 days between birth and the kindergarten. We partner with Bay Arenac Great Start to help provide resources and support to ensure that children begin kindergarten ready and eager to learn. Check out their site: https://www.bayarenacgreatstart.org/
Don't forget that Thursday, November 7th is a half day for elementary students as we have parent teacher conferences at our elementary buildings.
Great ribbon cutting ceremony tonight for our new Bangor Township Virtual School location. We are so excited to offer new opportunities to our students, and we are committed to innovating and meeting the needs of our students. Come check out our new retail location sometime - we would love to share all the exciting things we offer with you. #bobcatnation
Please help keep our students riding buses safe this year. Check out the important video link. https://bit.ly/2UaViBa
Hoping everyone has an awesome and memorable opening day of the 2019-20 school year. #bobcatnation
Here is our August 2019 issue of The Report Card. Look inside for bus routes, open house dates, and much more. This will be arriving in homes over the next couple of weeks. https://5il.co/92t0
There is nothing better than hearing positive stories about our bobcats who have graduated. Check out this one about a very special bobcat - Michaela. https://bit.ly/2YorKRc #bobcatnation
We are so proud of our Grace for her selflessness and kindness toward others. She is a great example of how awesome our youth can be. #bobcatnation https://bit.ly/2y0R9FS
Do you know a high school girl who is curious about technology? Camp Infinity at SVSU is a one-week summer technology camp for girls entering grades 9th-12th in Fall 2019. Check out the link for more information. sforce.co/2YWYjH6
Bangor Township Schools is proud to announce two new scholarships for current 8th-11th grade students who would like to attend the upcoming Michigan Student Leadership Camp this summer (https://mascmahs.org/camp). This is an excellent opportunity for our student leaders to attend camp for free. Just simply fill out the application by the 4:00pm on Friday, June 7th. The two winners will be announced on Monday, June 10th. Good luck. https://forms.gle/is2E8LJUkpKbef4y5
Come join a GREAT school district with great students, wonderful families, and a very caring and innovative staff. We are now accepting schools of choice applications. https://5il.co/7id5. Also, if you would like a tour or for your child to shadow a current student at anyone of our buildings, click on the link: https://bit.ly/2JiFl9G
Check out the latest edition of our video spotlight - featuring students doing amazing things! https://youtu.be/tDRZ_DfQlc0
Congrats to our 19 freshmen who competed in the National History State Finals today at Bay City Central The results were as follows: -Adam Reno and Thomas Auger-National Alternates for Group Documentary (3rd place overall) -Autumn McKeoun and Kyleigh Morley -National Alternates for Group Performance (3rd place overall) -Anna Reinhardt-National Alternate for Individual Exhibit (3rd place overall) and Special Award for Best Use of Family History -Mrs. Veitengruber was awarded the 2019 MacGregor Teacher of the Year Award, Senior Division for Michigan, and a finalist for the National Award, presented by the Michigan Historical Society.
There should be a final decision on additional snow day forgiveness in Lansing over the next couple of weeks. As soon as we know something definite we will have a final decision on our last day of school. As of now, please pencil in Friday, June 14th as our final day. Graduation will still take place on Friday, June 7th. Stay tuned....
Interested in becoming an Eagle Scout? All girls in grades 6 through 8th - in case you haven't heard the Boy Scouts has opened their program to girls. Troop 158 meets on Sunday nights from 6 till 7:30 at St Jude Thaddeus. You do not have to attend every meeting. If you like being outdoors, learning new skills, honing and leadership skills then contact Mrs. Dutkiewicz in Room 14 at CMMS for details.
Important communication from the superintendent regarding making up snow days. https://bit.ly/2tjnFRh
Have you checked out our January video spotlight yet? There are great things going on in our district, and our latest spotlight video highlights some of these. https://youtu.be/tZZ3x9e3Z1g
One of our very own doing great things. We are so proud of you Abbie Schmidt! #bobcatnation https://bit.ly/2STU63C
Varsity Choir sang with Three Men and a Tenor in early December. Three Men and a Tenor just released a free download of "Do You Hear What I Hear?" in concert, which features Varsity Choir as the background choir. Click on the link, enter your email, and the song is yours! https://threemenandatenor.com/
Expanding access to AP® courses and improving performance earned us a spot on @CollegeBoard’s AP District Honor Roll. Congrats to our staff and students. https://bit.ly/2AVMJRB
CMMS has just wrapped up their Shoe Drive fundraiser. A total of 1,950 pairs of shoes were collected and are now on their way to impoverished or underdeveloped countries such as Ghana, Chile, Haiti and Peru. CMMS would like to thank Hopevale Church and New Life Missionary Church for their help in collecting shoes. We appreciate their willingness to help. For their efforts, CMMS will be receiving about $800 from funds2orgs for their hard work. Way to go Bobcats!
Today is National Education Support Professionals Day. Take some time today to thank all of these people who are so critical to our success, and who care so deeply about our students. Thanks for all you do on a daily basis in serving students.
October is National Principals Month. If you haven't done so already, take a few minutes to thank a principal for the incredible work he/she is doing on behalf of students. https://bit.ly/2vYy2Mn
The 2018 Homecoming Parade is tomorrow at 5:00pm! Lineup begins at 4:30 - with the parade beginning around 5:00 p.m. (or after lineup is complete). We are looking forward to seeing everyone there! Go Bobcats! #bobcatnation
October is Michigan College Month! Visit the website to get tons of useful information. https://bit.ly/2im7fFb
Read how Teens Use Social Media in 2018 Vs. 2012 - a must read for parents. Make sure you watch the video as well as look at the infographics. Click on this link: https://bit.ly/2Oc7Nsg
Not following us on instagram? Shame on you! For pictures of all the great things happening follow us at bangortwpschools
A HUGE thank you to the Bangor Township Board and Twp Supervisor Glenn Rowley for voting to help support our new school resource officer - keeping our township and schools safe.
Get published! Our own Mackenzie Jean-Marcoux, a Chief Science Officer at JGHS, had her essay highlighted on the National CSO website. Way to go Mackenzie! #stemrocks #bobcatnation https://chiefscienceofficers.org/2018/08/08/a-cso-reflection-2/
Please don't forget that Skyward will be down overnight, and we will notify you when it is back online on Friday. We will also notify you of the new web address you will need to access the site, and you will need to bookmark the new site.
Hoping that all our Taylor Swift fans that attended her concert last night can power through the day today 😀 #bobcatnation
Wishing all students and staff a great first day of school and a memorable 2018-19 school year. Go Bobcats! #bobcatnation
First Varsity football game of the year tonight at home at 7:00pm against Saginaw High. Come join us early for the spirit tunnel, and remember all kids get in for free. Go Bobcats! #bobcatnation
A HUGE congrats to our cheerleaders for their performances at cheer camp. This week at camp they got top banana (most spirited at camp), and they received superior/ gold ribbon for their rally routine. Ellie Reinhardt and Aralyn Hantla received pins for showing compassion/ leadership within the team, Taylor Kekel and Ellie Norton earned All- American cheerleader (which allows them to cheer in London’s New Years Parade or our team can perform at the Citrus Bowl in Florida). On the last day of camp John Glenn was given a plaque and a Gatorade Cooler for showing Great leadership on and off the field! They truly bonded as a team and left with a lot of confidence! Way to go ladies! #bobcatnation
Happy to announce that ALL Bangor Township students will be able to attend ALL games in ALL sports this year for free - so come out often to support our athletes, band, and coaches!
Congrats to our own Scott Miller who won the championship flight and Greg Light who won the first flight at the bay county golf tournament. Pretty impressive! #bobcatnation
Best of luck to all our student athletes as they begin practice this week. Make this season and year a memorable one.
UPDATE: Meet The Bobcats date has been changed to Tuesday, August 14 at 7:00 at our football stadium.
Congratulations to Ms. Gradowski for being nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award by the Historical Society of Michigan. Click to see the press release. http://5il.co/3geh
Committed to safety, the Bangor Township Schools Board of Education unanimously approves the addition of a school resource officer for the the district beginning in the 18-19 school year. Leadership matters.
Board of Education passes a resolution calling on state leaders to adequately fund public schools. http://5il.co/328e
The month of April is National Volunteer Month. To find volunteer opportunities in Bay City click on the link https://bit.ly/2GgBxjK