Weekly Parent News

Parent News

June 8, 2017

Upcoming Dates

June 9 –  Last Day of School
June 12 – June Segment 1 Driver Education begins
June 19 – Summer School begins
July 3 – 8 – Athletic Dead Week
July 10 – July Segment 1 Driver Education begins

Important Dates for 2017-2018

July 31st - Band Camp Begins
August 7 - Football Begins
August 9 - All other fall sports begin
August 21st - KISD Programming begins (First 2 Fridays & Labor Day are off)
August 23rd - Senior Registration (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 23rd - North Star Academy Grades 10-12 (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 24th - Junior Registration (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 25th - Sophomore Registration (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 28th - SMART START for Freshman (including North Star Academy)
Last names A-K  8:45AM - 11:30AM
Last names L - Z  10:45AM - 1:30PM
September 5th - First Day of School at 7:55AM
September 20th - High School Open House for all parents 6PM - 8PM
October 9 - 14 - Homecoming Week

Have a Great Summer

The last day of school is Friday, June 9. Parent News will resume again in August. Look for Student packets in the mail the week of August 21. The packets will include important student registration information that will need to be turned in prior to school starting.

Bulldog Power Summer Training

BULLDOG POWER
WHO: ALL ​2017-2018​, Grades 7-12, Boys and Girls
The program will be run and monitored by the athletic director, athletic trainer, strength coaches and high school coaches who donate their time to help train and improve our athletes.  

WHAT: The program will consist of the development of the following key athletic components: strength, power, explosion, agility, flexibility and conditioning.

WHERE: Byron Center High School Athletic Wing
Depending on construction you may need to enter through the main entrance

WHEN: June 12th through July 27th. EXCLUDING THE WEEK OF JULY 2nd THROUGH 8th (Summer “Dead” Period)

HIGH SCHOOL: 8:00 am – 10:00 am (GRADES 9-12)
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

78’ERS: 10 am - 11 am (GRADES 7-8)
Monday and Wednesday

WHY: BULLDOG POWER is a program that is designed to improve the athletic ability of all BC Athletes 

NEEDS: Bring a small towel and water bottle

COST: FREE
No open gyms, weightlifting, or other activities will take place after August 1st, the beginning of preseason down time for fall sports. 

Summer School

Physical Education
Lifetime Sports and Wellness class will begin June 19 and run until July 13. Class will not be in session during the week of July. All 12 days of summer school are mandatory. Class will begin at 8:00 am and end at 12:00 pm at West Middle School.

EDGENUITY
Summer School will also be available for credit recovery. Students must be a current Byron Center High School student to enroll. Credit Recovery (EDGENUITY) is an online program that provides students an opportunity to get back on track and improve their educational standing. Students taking EDGENUITY will be paying for seat time, not per class. Students may take additional credit recovery courses as long as they are completed by July 20, 2017.

Summer school will run Monday – Thursday, June 19–July 20. Class will not be in session the week of July 3–July 7. The cost to enroll is $150.00. Registration forms and contract can be picked up in the guidance office.

Code Red Robotics

Code Red is a community based FIRST Robotics Competition team.  We design and build a robot to play a game and compete against other FRC teams in Michigan and surrounding states. Students from all area schools are invited to be part of the team.  Currently we have students from 6 different high schools and are a close knit welcoming group for students with all types of interests and talents.  Code Red Robotics

Fall 2017

IMPORTANT DATES:  Here are some important dates to keep in mind for now, but check out the calendar for more information:

July 31st - Band Camp Begins
August 7 - Football Begins
August 9 - All other fall sports begin
August 21st - KISD Programming begins (First 2 Fridays & Labor Day are off)
August 23rd - Senior Registration (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 23rd - North Star Academy Grades 10-12 (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 24th - Junior Registration (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 25th - Sophomore Registration (8:30AM - 10:30AM or 1PM - 3PM)
August 28th - SMART START for Freshman (including North Star Academy)
Last names A-K                8:45AM - 11:30AM
Last names L - Z               10:45AM - 1:30PM
September 5th - First Day of School at 7:55AM
September 20th - High School Open House for all parents 6PM - 8PM
October 9 - 14 - Homecoming Week

Please note that the 2018-2019 start dates have not been set yet, but may align with the KISD calendar starting as early as August 20th, 2018.  This will not be finalized until later in the year but we will communicate as soon as we know.  

KISD PROGRAMS START ON AUGUST 21ST
If your son/daughter is involved in KCTC (Kent Career Technical Center) or KIH (Kent Innovation High), please notice that those programs start on August 21st (BCPS starts on September 5th) The first 2 weeks are mandatory for all students.

BCPS will be transporting students from BCHS to the KISD, but BCPS transportation will not be available to and from a student’s home on non BCPS school day. These days are also noted on the BCHS calendar.  There are 8 days total.

BCPS APP IS COMING
A new BCPS App coming that will have this information at your fingertips!  Stay tuned for the roll out of this new app!

ONLINE ATHLETIC REGISTRATION:  You can now register for athletics online!  The due dates to register is prior to the first day of practice.  To register, go to https://byroncenter-mi.finalforms.com

Please note that physicals must be done after April 15th, 2017 to allow for athletic participation for the 2017-2018 school year.