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Notes from the Superintendent

Dear Patrons, Where does the time go? February has now come to an end. The month of March brings the start of our spring activity practices. Hopefully, spring weather will now follow and we can put winter in our rearview mirror. The school district will be having an early out on Wednesday, March 15th. The school district will be offering a half day of professional development for our staff. Central School students will be...

TWO OPENINGS ON BOTTINEAU SCHOOL BOARD

Deborah Nelson, Business Manager of the Bottineau School Board, has announced that there will be two positions open on the Board. Two positions will be for three year terms. All candidates shall reside in the Bottineau School District and will be voted upon by the district at large. Anyone wishing to run for election must file intent with the School District Business Manager 64 days prior to the election. This year the...

Storm Make Up Days

I am writing this letter in regards to the storm make up days.  Currently, the district has missed four days of school.  These days will need to be made up and will not be forgiven or waived by Governor Burgum.  I received correspondence from the state last Friday, February 17.  The correspondence I received stated Governor Burgum’s position at this time is not to support waiving any storm days. The district does have a...

Kindergarten Registration March 6th – 10th

Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year is scheduled for March 6th – March 10th at the Middle School Office from 8:00-4:00 daily. Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by August 1, 2017.  The County Health Nurse can provide the ND Certificate of Immunization and Kindergarten inoculations, please call 228-3101 to make an appointment. 1) Student MUST have their Kindergarten immunizations BEFORE...

Notes from the Superintendent

Dear Patrons, The month of January is now in the books. The weather turned from very cold in the beginning of the month to a much nicer and bearable temperature, with already missing four days of school, I am hoping the remainder of the winter keeps the snow and ice away. The district will have an early out on Friday, February 17th. This will be used as a professional development activity for our staff. Buses will leave...

Search for new superintendent underway

Following the resignation of Bottineau Public School (BPS) superintendent, Jason Kersten, in November 2016, the BPS Board appointed a Superintendent Search Taskforce (Taskforce) to begin the process of hiring a replacement. The Taskforce was given the responsibility of 1) researching search options, 2) establishing a timeline for the search process, and 3) recommending the composition of the search committee. During the...