How do I enroll my child in school?

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To enroll a new student, the parent/guardian needs to contact the school in which the child will attend. An enrollment packet will need to be completed for each child (available online). Parents/Guardians also need to bring proof of residency, the child’s birth certificate, and a copy of the child’s immunization record. If a family […]

Birth certificate, how can I get a copy?

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birth certificate request, print form and follow the directions.

Do I have to have a physical to play in a sport?

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Yes. You need to have an updated physical each school year. Most years BAS offers physicals during the summer. Watch our web site or contact your student’s building for more details.

What information does the school need in order for me to volunteer or chaperone?

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As a first step, contact the building you would like to get involved with. They will take your name and a background check will be completed before you can volunteer at the school or chaperone an event. Once you’re approved, a school representative will contact you to let you know.

How do I get my Skyward Parent Access account?

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If you are a parent of a student at Belding Area Schools then you can access your students records via Skyward’s Parent Access. Call  (616) 794-4551 to set up an account. If you already have an account then click here to go to the login page.

How and why do parents contact the school counselor?

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Concerns over student achievementFamily health problemsNew school registration and orientationDiscussing special needs of their childEarly discussion of potential crisesFamily difficulties or concerns

How does a student see a counselor?

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A student or parent can see a counselor at any time if there is something of concern on their mind and they need someone to talk to. To make an appointment anyone can fill out a self-referral, request form, parent referral, administrative referral, teacher or other staff referral, or be referred by a friend.

What should I know about High School Graduation Requirements?

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Dear Parents,It is never too soon to look ahead to high school graduation requirements. Until recently, the only state requirement was a .5 credit in civics. As you can see by the chart below, the state now requires 16 credits. These credits could be acquired through subject and integrated (mixed subject) classes, as well […]

What are Encore classes?

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Encore classes are a very important part of our program at BMS. In fact, our encore classes help students meet requirements for high school graduation. For example, the state of Michigan requires all students to have an “online experience” while they are in school. This can come in middle school or high school, but […]

What is Guided Independent Reading (G.I.R.)?

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Dear Parents:I am sure you have noticed the Guided Independent Reading (G.I.R.) grade on your child’s report card. Just in case you have not had a chance to learn about this grade earlier in the year when the teachers sent home information, I would like to explain this grade again.Belding Middle School made a […]