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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Regarding Use of Indian mascots, logos, and nicknames
Resolutions Passed PDF
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 […]
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.
State Board of Education Resolution
The Redskin Mascot Committees will meet on the following dates:
Monday, October 17, 2016, 5:30 p.m., Orchard Hills Building
On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the Board of Education held a special meeting for community discussion on the Redskin Mascot. Erik Rodriquez of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council and Colleen Green, Director of the Student Transition […]