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Free Breakfast & Lunch

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Covid-19 | 0 comments

Parents/Guardians, Bottineau Public School would like to announce that we will be providing free breakfast and lunch to students that are enrolled K-12 beginning immediately under USDA guidance. Free meals will be offered through December 31st, 2020 or until USDA funding runs out, whichever comes first. If funding ends unexpectedly before December 31st, we will let you know through our normal parent communication methods. All lunch balances will remain at their current level until the USDA funding runs out, at which time normal breakfast and...

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Bus Letter to Patrons

Posted by on Aug 26, 2020 in Covid-19 | 0 comments

Regarding School Transportation and Bus Requirements Due to the current situation that all schools are dealing with, I want to relay information on how our buses will run this year as well as some changes that will be taking place regarding bus routes. With COVID requirements the District does not feel that reasonable social distancing can be achieved on our buses.  With this determination comes the mandate that all students riding the buses will be required to wear masks while on the bus. Temp checking of all students will be occurring this...

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PK-12th Grade Students and Families

Posted by on May 7, 2020 in Administration, Central School, Covid-19, High School, Middle School | 0 comments

As we find ourselves a week into the month of May, our thoughts turn towards the end of the school year. Without question, this school year has brought most unique challenges to all of us, including a unique conclusion to our 2019-2020 school year. Next Friday, May 15th, will be the last day of lessons/assignments in our distance learning model. The week of May 18th, will be utilized by our teachers and staff to assist students with make-up work that needs to be completed. The week of May 25th will consist of a schedule of times for families...

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Prom & Jr./Sr. Banquet

Posted by on Apr 27, 2020 in Administration, Covid-19, High School | 0 comments

Below is a letter from Superintendent Pat Brenden addressing the Prom and Jr./Sr. Banquet.   Letter

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Locker room Locker contents

Posted by on Apr 24, 2020 in Covid-19 | 0 comments

As Mr. Bickford mentioned in his weekly announcements, we are working through getting students the contents of their lockers from the locker rooms.  We have taken pictures of a few distinguishable items from the lockers.  We will be posting some pictures from the boys and girls locker rooms so the students can identify their lockers.  Each picture has a white board with a number on it, we will use that number to identify the contents.  We are not posting the contents of all of the lockers at once.  We are doing this in small batches so...

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Bottineau School Board Election Notice

Posted by on Apr 21, 2020 in Covid-19, School Board | 0 comments

As per Governor Burgum’s Executive Order 2020-19 issued on April 2, 2020 relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic, he has waived our statutory requirement to designate one or more physical polling locations and will permit school districts to conduct their 2020 annual school board election via absentee ballot. At the Bottineau School Board Meeting the Bottineau Board voted to hold our June 2, 2020 election by absentee ballot only and will not have a polling place for voters to come and cast their vote. How do you vote: 1. The ND Secretary of State...

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K-12 Personal Student Material Distribution

Posted by on Apr 20, 2020 in Covid-19 | 0 comments

Students’ personal belongs will be distributed via the following procedures: RURAL BUS STUDENTS Students assigned to a rural bus route, will have their materials dropped at their door step on Tuesday, April 21st. This will be a non-contact delivery, please do not come to the bus. (This does not cover students riding in-town bus routes.) *If you have school library books, please place them on your step in a plastic bag for return. NON-BUS STUDENTS Students will be able to pick up their personal materials on Wednesday, April 22nd and Thursday,...

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A letter to staff and patrons

Posted by on Mar 14, 2020 in Covid-19 | 0 comments

Below you will find a letter from Superintendent Pat Brenden regarding BPS’s current response to the COVID-19 issue. Letter to Staff and Patrons

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School Closure on Monday, March 16, 2020

Posted by on Mar 14, 2020 in Covid-19 | 0 comments

From:    Pat Brenden, Superintendent Date:     March 14, 2020 RE:          School Closure on Monday, March 16, 2020   The Bottineau Public School has made the decision to continue to operate school at this time.  This decision was made with guidance from the ND Department of Health, and the Governor’s Office, we utilized the same information provided to all schools in ND. With that being said, Bottineau PSD will be implementing a variety of measure that have been recommended and can best be described as precautionary. ...

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Corona Virus, COVID-19

Posted by on Mar 14, 2020 in Covid-19 | 0 comments

In acknowledgement of the Corona Virus, COVID-19, if your child or someone in your house has a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, the District is asking that you please keep your child home. For the remainder of the school year 2020 attendance will be more flexible. We understanding the seriousness of this new situation and want to assure you that your child will not be penalized for absences pertaining to illness. Please continue to call and let us know if your child won’t be at school. We will make every effort to get school work home...

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