Important Update: There has been a change in the calendar. There will be NO SCHOOL for Haggerty Preschoolers on Thursday, January 24th and Friday January 25th.
Be sure to watch Channel 20 at 10:00 p.m. or Channel 7 at 11:00 p.m. to see footage of the Do It For Daniel presentation at Belleville High School.
The next Board of Education Regular Meeting will be held Monday, January 14, 2019 in the Belleville High School Commons at 7:00pm.
Support organizations will be providing resources before and after the "Do It For Daniel" film viewing event and conversation. Please join us. https://www.apptegy.net/s/news-belleville-high/articles/do-it-for-daniel-a-suicide-awareness-conversation-belleville-high
The "Do It For Daniel" event information has been updated with new sponsors: https://www.apptegy.net/s/news-belleville-high/articles/do-it-for-daniel-a-suicide-awareness-conversation-belleville-high
BHS Student Council is excited to host a holiday craft and vendor show, Saturday, December 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the BHS Commons. Admission to shop nearly 80 vendors is free! Proceeds benefit the Class of 2019. Crafters & vendors: https://tinyurl.com/bhscraftshow
We value feedback from our community. Please click the link or use the QR code below to take the parent survey. Your input helps the district and our schools improve! http://bit.ly/2Na5JAI
No Shave November keeps growing and growing... check out our follicle superstars here: http://tinyurl.com/vbpsnsn
Updated link for the VBPS Education Foundation Jingle Bell Run on Saturday, December 1st: https://hub.enmotive.com/events/2018-belleville-jingle-bell-5k-run-walk.
Click the link below to read an article showcasing Owen Intermediate and breakout rooms. https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/education/2018/11/10/k-12-educational-escape-rooms-rise/1669209002/
Hello from your Van Buren Transportation Department, This is a friendly reminder that there is no school for Van Buren students on Tuesday, November 6th. Also, please note that Wednesday November 7th, Thursday November 8th and Friday November 9th are half days for students. Please plan accordingly for students to arrive home on these half days. Students must ride home on their assigned bus route. All kindergarten students require an authorized adult to meet the bus with picture ID or a signed emergency sheet to exit on their own. Thank you and have a great evening!
Check out this great article profiling our district and our use e-Spark, a software program to support our K - 2 students! https://www.esparklearning.com/partner-stories/supporting-diverse-academic-needs-at-a-michigan-district
BHS Marching Tigers is one of this week's 4Frenzy Best Marching Band Top 10! Vote them into number one! https://tinyurl.com/votebhsbands
Hello Van Buren Public School Parents and Guardians, We wanted to make you aware that Van Buren bus drivers and aides rebid on bus routes after last week’s Count Day. Due to this rebid, your child’s bus driver and/or aide may have changed today. Please be prepared that routes may be delayed due to this change. Please contact Transportation at (734)699-5100 with any questions. Thank you.
Due to the water main break in the city of Belleville, Edgemont, Owen, and Belleville High School will not have drinking fountain access tomorrow. There is a 24 hour boil advisory in effect.
Outrun the zombies in the Belleville New Tech annual Zombie 5k run on October 27. Details and registration information for this frightfully fun event can be found in the flyer: http://5il.co/52s5
Good Morning Van Buren Public School Parents. This morning at Parkwood Manor Apartments, an African American male wearing red plaid pajama pants approached students at the bus stop. Van Buren Police Department has been notified and they are looking into the situation.
BHS Student Council presents an evening of fun for elementary students on Friday, September 28. The flyer has more details about this annual fun event: http://5il.co/4x70
All home events including practices have been cancelled at McBride Middle School this afternoon and evening due to the loss of power. 8th Grade McBride Volleyball will still be played at Romulus as scheduled. Release time for McBride students will be at the regular time of 2:30
We are looking for a full time position for a mechanic/ courier. Apply at https://www.applitrack.com/resa/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?district=1771&category=Maintenance%2FCustodial
Congratulations to the Varsity Lacrosse team as they defeated Arbor Prep 19-1 in the last game of the season Friday night.
Happy Days Latchkey will be providing a summer camp filled with fun activities and adventures at Savage Elementary School starting June 18th. For more information, call 734-461-1299.
There will be no school at Savage Elementary due to a power outage.
Edgemont Elementary School is Closed today due to no power.
Want to know more about what kids say about being in Owen's Band program? https://youtu.be/u3UQI-Wqclc
Check out the livestream from the BHS FIRST Robotics competition http://www.firstinmichigan.org/stream.php?id=1
Watch the BHS Robotics Team in action today! http://www.firstinmichigan.org/stream.php Our robot will be competing at 11:49, 12:10 and 12:38 and 2:53. It will be in one of the 4 screens.
There will be no school for Van Buren Public Schools today, March 2, due to loss of power in some buildings and road conditions.
Van Buren Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 12, 2018 due to poor road conditions.
Don't forget the Community Forum Monday night at 6 pm (2.12.18) to discuss the potential of a pre-Labor Day start of school. It will be at the BHS Commons just prior to the Regular Board Meeting.
Van Buren Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, February 9, 2018 due to the forecasted snow fall.
Van Buren Public Schools are CLOSED due to inclement weather.
Van Buren Public Schools STEAM Showcase, featuring all things Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math! Saturday, February 3rd, 10 am-noon @ the BHS Media Center. Come check out all the cool stuff we're using across the district!
HAGGERTY SCHOOL will be closed Tuesday, January 9, 2018 due to building problems. All programs do not report.
Haggerty School will be closed Monday, January 8, 2018 due to building problems. No programs will report.
The Van Buren Public Schools Administration Building will be closed for the entire Winter Break (12/25 - 1/5)
Van Buren Public Schools will be closed Thursday, December 14 due to the heavy snow conditions
All Van Buren Public Schools after school activites have been cancelled, which includes all sports, practices, and the BHS College Night. The College Night will be rescheduled.
McBride Middle School and Belleville High School students will be released at 2:00 pm today. This is being done to ensure that the elementary bus runs start on time this afternoon.
Power has been restored to all buildings and school will resume on Monday, Nov. 13.
All schools are closed today due to power outage - 11/10/2017
The Parent Survey is now available. We value your feedback and use it to improve our schools. To take the survey, please follow the following link or use the QR Code. http://bit.ly/2vMfPOT
Belleville football up at half, 10 - 0. Go Tigers!
Van Buren Public Schools was notified by the Washtenaw Sheriff's Office that the unmarked bus this morning was a new transportation provider for another school. The authorities noted that this was not an abduction scenario.
An unmarked school bus has been reportedly seen stopping in the West Willow neighborhood trying to pick up students. Do Not Allow your students to approach any bus not clearly marked with Van Buren Public Schools on it. Police have been contacted.
Power has been restored to Belleville High School and the Administration Building. School will resume tomorrow (10/17)at normal times.
Belleville High School Students and Staff will not report today, Monday, October 16, due to a power outage.
Our Internet and phones appear to be back up and working. Thanks for your patience.
VBPS is experiencing phone issues due to an AT &T fiber optic cable issue. You may not be able to call into your child’s school. We will notify Parents when it is fixed.
BHS Homecoming Game - Friday 10/6 at 7 p.m. Join us for the tailgate before the game (5:00-7:00 p.m.) to reminisce, eat good food, purchase spirit wear and enjoy our VBPS community!
Reminder: There is a meeting at 6p tonight in the Mcbride Cafeteria for all interested parents regarding the spring Washington DC trip. No need to come if you’re already signed up. Feel free to come if you have questions, though!
Many thanks to our wonderful bus drivers and aides for their hard work and dedication to the students of Van Buren Public Schools! Also thank you to our parents and students for your patience while we work through all of the new stops and students on the routes!
School starts this Tuesday, September 5th. Half-day only! We are looking forward to seeing you!
Having a great training with our amazing secretaries!!!
Thank you District PTO for all of your hard work for our students!
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