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Big Rapids Public Schools Central Office

21034 15 Mile Road
Big Rapids, MI 49307
P: (231) 796-2627     F: (231) 592-0639

Big Rapids High School

21175 15 Mile Road
Big Rapids, MI 49307
P: (231) 796-7651     F: (231) 592-8505

Big Rapids Middle School

500 North Waren Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
P:  (231) 796-9965     F:  (231) 592-3494

Brookside Elementary School

210 Escott
Big Rapids, MI 49307
P:  (231) 796-8323     F:  (231) 592-3496

Riverview Elementary School

509 Willow
Big Rapids, MI 49307
P:  (231) 796-2550     F:  (231) 592-8501

Big Rapids Virtual School

14980 215th Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
P:  (231) 796-3489     F:  (231) 592-0644

District Events

April 26
Community Listening Session
6:00 PM
Big Rapids Middle School, 500 N Warren Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Community Listening Session
Apr 26
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Big Rapids Middle School, 500 N Warren Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
District Calendar
The Big Rapids Public Schools Board of Education is considering the pursuit of a bond proposal this November 2017. Borne out of discussions held during our strategic planning process that involved community members in 2015, it became clear that while we have many areas to be proud of, much work still needs to be done to improve and expand upon the quality and safety of our learning environments throughout the district. Since then, we have worked diligently to address as many of these areas for improvement as possible, utilizing our internal resources and our Building and Site Sinking Fund. However, we still have several major needs that we are unable to address. In March, we held listening sessions with our faculty and staff. The common theme resonating at every level is that the expectations for teaching and learning have changed considerably since our last bond proposal more than 20 years ago. These expectations bring forth new challenges inside the classroom – challenges we can overcome by having the ability to provide opportunities for the best possible outcomes for all of our students. Before moving forward on this bond proposal, or reaching any conclusions on what or what not to include in the proposal, we want to hear from our parents and the community at large. We will hold community listening sessions on the dates and times below. Your feedback is important. We truly welcome everyone who is interested to join us and share your thoughts and opinions. If you are unable to attend, but would like to participate in this process, please visit www.brps.org and select the Community Input link to provide feedback. (https://www.brps.org/community-input/)
Community Listening Session
7:30 PM
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Community Listening Session
Apr 26
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
District Calendar
The Big Rapids Public Schools Board of Education is considering the pursuit of a bond proposal this November 2017. Borne out of discussions held during our strategic planning process that involved community members in 2015, it became clear that while we have many areas to be proud of, much work still needs to be done to improve and expand upon the quality and safety of our learning environments throughout the district. Since then, we have worked diligently to address as many of these areas for improvement as possible, utilizing our internal resources and our Building and Site Sinking Fund. However, we still have several major needs that we are unable to address. In March, we held listening sessions with our faculty and staff. The common theme resonating at every level is that the expectations for teaching and learning have changed considerably since our last bond proposal more than 20 years ago. These expectations bring forth new challenges inside the classroom – challenges we can overcome by having the ability to provide opportunities for the best possible outcomes for all of our students. Before moving forward on this bond proposal, or reaching any conclusions on what or what not to include in the proposal, we want to hear from our parents and the community at large. We will hold community listening sessions on the dates and times below. Your feedback is important. We truly welcome everyone who is interested to join us and share your thoughts and opinions. If you are unable to attend, but would like to participate in this process, please visit www.brps.org and select the Community Input link to provide feedback. (https://www.brps.org/community-input/)
April 27
7th & 8th Grade Band - State Festival
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
7th & 8th Grade Band - State Festival
Apr 27
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
District Calendar
BRHS State Band Festival
8:00 AM
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
BRHS State Band Festival
Apr 27
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Big Rapids High School
Children's Parade
1:00 PM
Downtown Business, 226 N Michigan Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Children's Parade
Apr 27
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Downtown Business, 226 N Michigan Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Brookside Elementary
Kindergarten thru 2nd grade will attend
April 28
7th & 8th Grade Band - State Festival
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
7th & 8th Grade Band - State Festival
Apr 28
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
District Calendar
BRHS State Band Festival
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
BRHS State Band Festival
Apr 28
Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Big Rapids High School
April 29
Prom
8:00 PM
Holiday Inn Big Rapids, 1005 Perry Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Prom
Apr 29
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Holiday Inn Big Rapids, 1005 Perry Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307, USA
Big Rapids High School
May 2
RV 3rd & 4th Gr M-STEP ELA Pt 1
8:30 AM
RV 3rd & 4th Gr M-STEP ELA Pt 1
May 2
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Riverview Elementary
May 4
RV 3rd & 4th Gr M-STEP ELA Pt 2
8:30 AM
RV 3rd & 4th Gr M-STEP ELA Pt 2
May 4
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Riverview Elementary

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