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
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 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.