Belding Area Schools Mascot Design

By |March 23rd, 2017|District, Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on Belding Area Schools Mascot Design

Thank you for your interest in participating in the design of the artwork for the new mascot for Belding Area Schools, the Black Knights.  Attached is a document outlining the art specifications and the deadline for initial submissions.  We will be accepting artwork until April 10.  At that time, we will review the artwork […]

Belding community, students select new mascot

By |March 3rd, 2017|District, Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on Belding community, students select new mascot

Belding community, students select new mascot
Belding Black Knights to begin reign in 2017-2018
In medieval times, knights lived by a code of chivalry, honor, loyalty, and courage. Casting their own desires aside, these brave warriors formed a brotherhood to defend the weak and vulnerable members of society. Often held to a higher standard, the knights […]

We have narrowed down new mascot to three options

By |February 10th, 2017|District, Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on We have narrowed down new mascot to three options

We are getting closer and closer to a new mascot and identity for Belding Area Schools!  Yesterday, I met with our student mascot committee, community representatives, and invited members of the media as well.  Our meeting was thoughtful, productive, and refreshing.  As I have said before, you should be very proud of the students […]

Top 10 Mascot List

By |January 31st, 2017|District, Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on Top 10 Mascot List

Following the Board’s decision at the December board meeting to retire the use of our current mascot at the end of the year, we have been working to develop a process and timeline to select our new mascot for the 2017-2018 school year and beyond.  I want to give you an update on the […]

Mascot Survey

By |January 6th, 2017|District, Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on Mascot Survey

Attention community members, friends, alumni, parents, students…all of you! We are looking for your ideas as we begin the process of choosing a new mascot and identify for our students. If you have any ideas, please submit them using the link below. Feel free to share the link as well!

We will be taking submissions […]

BAS changing the school mascot

By |December 20th, 2016|District, Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on BAS changing the school mascot

At the December 19, 2016 meeting, the Board of Education voted unanimously to change the school mascot with the start of the 2017-2018 school year.  The Board will begin the transition process in January and will seek community, staff and student input throughout the process.

Resolutions Passed

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Resolutions Passed Regarding Use of Indian mascots, logos, and nicknames

Resolutions Passed PDF

October 11, 2016 Special Board Meeting

By |October 12th, 2016|Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on October 11, 2016 Special Board Meeting

On Monday, October 11, 2016, the Board of Education held a special meeting for community discussion on the Redskin Mascot.  Erik Rodriguez of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council and Colleen Green, Director of the Student Transition Enrichment Program and Office of Native American Programs at Central Michigan University, gave a special presentation on the […]

Board Meeting Location Change

By |October 5th, 2016|District, Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on Board Meeting Location Change

The Board of Education Meetings scheduled for the following dates have been moved from the Orchard Hills Building to the Belding High School Commons at 850 Hall Street:

Tuesday, October 11, 6:00 p.m.
Monday, October 17, 5:30 p.m.
Monday, October 17, 7:00 p.m.

Attached is the Resolution passed by the State Board of Education.

By |September 28th, 2016|Mascot Community Forums|Comments Off on Attached is the Resolution passed by the State Board of Education.

Attached is the Resolution passed by the State Board of Education.

Resolutions Passed

State Board of Education Resolution