SCHOOL BUS PATRONS INVITED TO MEETING The transportation committee of the Belle Fourche School Board has announced that there will be a bussing meeting in the ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES of the BELLE FOURCHE SCHOOL DISTRICT 2305 13th Avenue (southend of Middle School) ● 6:30 p.m. ● Monday, April 26, 2021 The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the bus routes for the upcoming school year. Those patrons of the Belle Fourche School District who are interested in possible changes in the bus routes are urged to attend. (Note: The time of the meeting has been changed to 6:30 pm from 6:00 pm - the new time will be published in the Beacon and Pioneer on April 21st) Please publish: Black Hills Pioneer April 14, 2021 April 21, 2021 Belle Fourche Beacon April 14, 2021 April 21, 2021
Unofficial School Board Election Results: Tara Knapp 719 Nita Justice 619 Greg Krajewski 377 Lee Capp 350 Lori Tokley 336
Two hour late start in Belle Fourche schools today, Monday, March 15th
Message going out to all Parents all-call on 2/10/21 at 5:15 p.m.: Due to forecasted extreme cold temperatures for the rest of the week, all education in the Belle Fourche School District will be done virtually on Thursday, February 11th. That means your classes will be done at home, virtually, not in the school buildings. Computers were sent home with all students. Your student’s teacher will be in contact with you at the Elementary level. This is considered a day of learning and students will need to complete tasks assigned by their teacher, attendance will be taken and school starts virtually at the regular school times. All activities, practices and after-school programs are cancelled for Thursday. Intersession is cancelled for Friday. There will be no meals served. There will be High School activities' practices on Friday. Coaches will notify their athletes of the time. Also, remember there is no school on Monday, February 15th, for President's Day. Thank you and stay warm.
Remember, if your child will not be in school on these days face to face learning, you must pre-order free breakfast and lunch sack meals to be picked up on Thursday, December 17th and/or Friday, December 18th by Tuesday, December 15th. Go to the school website and click on the Food Service link. Then complete the meal pre order. You will pick up those meals at the Middle School lunch room doors between 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
K-12 Connect provides eligible households with free internet access. K-12 Connect is a program designed to provide internet service, at no cost, to eligible K-12 students in their homes for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Eligibility is based in part on the income eligibility guidelines for the free and reduced school lunch program. Please contact the DOE at (605) 773-3248 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit k12connect.sd.gov for details and eligibility guidelines. Enrollment closes Nov. 20, 2020. The program is a joint effort of the Governor’s Office, Bureau of Information and Telecommunications, and Department of Education.
Did you know the Belle Fourche School District is offering free meals/meals at no cost to all kids 18 and younger? These meals are convenient, safe and nutritious. Support our food service program while saving your family time and money. Remember that the first breakfast and first lunch meal are free, but families are responsible for second meals, ala carte and extra milk purchases. Learn more by visiting our website at https://www.bellefourche.k12.sd.us/page/food-service or calling 605-723-3355 option 4.
Reminder for all Middle and High School students - picture retakes will be held Tuesday, November 10th (NOTE THE DATE CHANGE). Any virtual students who have not had their pictures taken are encouraged to report as well. The picture forms are available in the offices of each perspective building. High School picture time is slated to begin at 8 am with Middle School to follow. Thank you!
UPDATE: The Belle Fourche School District has been approved to serve FREE meals to all children ages 0-18 through May 27, 2021 or when Federal funding has expired. Any students present at each school site are eligible for one free breakfast meal and one free lunch meal any day school is in session. For all other children ages 0-18 to receive the free breakfast and HOT lunch, you must pre-order on the school website www.bellefourche.k12.sd.us by midnight for pickup any day school is in session. Look on the FOOD SERVICE link of the website for the Meal Pre-Order Form and menu. Pick up the meals between 10:30AM-11:00AM at the entrance of the Belle Fourche Middle School lunchroom. Contact the Central Office Food Service secretary at (605) 723-3355 (4) if you have any questions.
Good evening Broncs. This message is to remind you that there will be school on Friday, October 9th but our students will be released early to celebrate homecoming. The dismissal times are as follows: North Park Elementary: 12:15. South Park Elementary: 12:40. Middle School: 1:00. High School 1:10. Busses will run and lunch will be served. There will be no after school TRAK or JAM programs. Parade lineup will be at the Middle School at 2:00. The parade starts at 2:30, and the football game will start at 6:00 pm. Thank you and have a good evening.
The Belle Fourche School District has refunded all breakfast and lunch complete meals that any student ate from September 1, 2020 through September 24, 2020. You will see an adjustment on your child(ren) lunch account dated September 28, 2020. We want to remind you that one free breakfast and one free lunch can be given to every child ages 0-18 until these federal funds run out. You are still responsible for any extra entrée, extra milk or seconds that your child(ren) eat at this time. On the day that we are notified that funds have run out, you will again be responsible for free/reduced/paid status of your family lunch accounts. That being said, please continue to file the Free/Reduced meal applications at Central Office to be processed and ready for this change in status. Contact the food service secretary with any questions at (605) 723-3355 extension 4.
We want to inform you of the vaccination requirements for students entering the 6th grade 2020-2021 school year. All incoming 6th grade students will be REQUIRED to be vaccinated with one dose of Tdap vaccine and one dose meningococcal vaccine. Both of these vaccines should be or should have been received shortly after their 11th birthday. This law DOES include distant learning students as well. If you have not sent an updated copy of these vaccines to the School, please do so by October 2, 2020 for the state deadline. Any questions, please contact the school nurse at 723-3382 extension 3155.
The Belle Fourche School District has been approved to serve FREE meals to all children ages 0-18 through December or when Federal funding has expired. Any students present at each school site are eligible for one free breakfast meal and one free lunch meal any day school is in session. For all other children ages 0-18 to receive the free breakfast and HOT lunch, you must preorder on the school website www.bellefourche.k12.sd.us by midnight for pickup any day school is in session. Look on the FOOD SERVICE link of the website for the preorder form and menu. Pick up the meals between 10:30AM-11:00AM at the entrance of the Belle Fourche Middle School lunchroom. Contact the Central Office Food Service secretary at (605) 723-3355 extension 4 if you have any questions.
Good evening! Due to a change in our homecoming date, we will have intersession this Friday, September 25th and a day of school on Friday, October 9th.
SCHOOL CALENDAR REVISION: Friday, September 25th will be an Intersession Day and Homecoming has been moved to Friday, October 9th.
Reminder - If you have not already done so - please complete the online Returning Student Registration for all returning students. If you have already completed the returning student registration and selected the Virtual Learning option, you must complete the Virtual Application and return to Central Office. The deadline is August 5th.
Revised 2020-21 School Calendar posted under Schools/Belle Fourche School District/Menu/Documents/Parents/20-21 Calendar
ONLINE REGISTRATION for all returning students to our District is available. Deadline to register is August 5th. Click the "Returning Student" link under the District Menu. All new to the District students will need to do a separate registration process.
NEW STUDENTS - Please register by clicking on the NEW STUDENT link under our District Menu
Welcome to Belle Fourche School District's new website and mobile app!