Monthly Archives: August 2015

Friday Night’s Game Rescheduled

The Varsity Football game for this Friday, August 28th at home against Cleveland Lincoln West will start at 6:00 PM instead of 7:00 PM. This is a recent change, so please make note so you don’t miss any of the action. See you there!

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2015 BU Football Schedule




Below is the 2015 Berne Union Football sThe 2015 Berne Union Football schedule is out. Mark your calendars and be sure to come out and join us for all of the excitement also be sure to checkout our website at for all the latest information. We can’t wait to see you there!chedule. Mark your calendars and be sure to come out and join us for all of the excitement also be sure to checkout our website at for all the latest information. We can’t wait to see you there!

Game Schedule

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For the past several years, Berne Union has utilized an emergency calling system called OneCallNow to keep parents, students and staff up-to-date on the latest happenings at Berne Union. Primarily, this system is used to inform interested parties of school delays, dismissals, and closings. In addition, the system can be utilized to keep people up-to-date on sports/band scheduling conflicts, transportation and other issues. With that in mind, it is important to understand that we can’t contact you unless we have your number on file.

If you would like to receive these phone calls, please make sure that your child’s school office has the correct phone number for you on file. Without it, we can’t add you to the system. If at any time your number changes, please keep us up to date so we can make sure you get the calls when you need them. Thank you!

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Elementary Book Fair is Coming

Book Fair

The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair.

Monster Book Fair
Monday, Aug. 31st through Friday, Sept. 4th
Family Night:  Thursday, Sept. 3rd 6-8 PM
At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents.
Mark your calendar for our Family Event where the whole family can join in the fun. And, you can contribute books to your child’s classroom library.

The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading.
Here’s a brief video that highlights the big dreams that can be realized through family reading:


For more information check out our website at:

See you at the Book Fair!
Dawn F McNeal
Elementary Librarian

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District Events Calendar


The District Events calendar on the right hand side of the Berne Union homepage has been updated. You can check it out to see upcoming events in our district. We are constantly updating this calendar, so it is a good way to stay informed.

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Preschool Announcement


Welcome to Berne Union’s Little Learners Preschool! We are looking forward to working with you and your child this school year! Our dedicated staff is determined to fill this year with wonderful learning experiences for your child.


REQUIRED FORMS – There are numerous required forms that were provided at preschool orientation (new students) or sent home in backpacks (returning students). Please bring ALL required forms with you on Preschool Orientation Night (see below). Students will not be permitted to start preschool until all forms are turned  in completed.


PRESCHOOL ORIENTATION – Preschool Orientation will be Thursday, August 20 at 6:00 pm. Please go to your child’s classroom upon arrival.  Preschool Orientation gives both parents and children a chance to meet the teacher, see the classroom, and ask any questions.  The staff will also be doing a presentation on the preschool curriculum.  Please bring with you on Preschool Orientation night your child’s school supplies (unlabeled, as they will be placed in community supply bins), nap supplies, two full changes of clothing in a marked bag (include 2 tops, 2 bottoms, 2 pairs of underwear, and 2 pairs of socks), and toileting supplies (1 pack each of wipes and pull-ups) in a marked bag, if toileting supplies are needed.


FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL/STAGGERED START We will be doing a staggered school entrance again this year, which provides the students and teacher the opportunity the build rapport, allows students the opportunity to learn about classroom guidelines and routines, and gives students the chance to become familiar with their classroom and school building in a smaller environment prior to meeting all of their classmates. Half of the students will attend on Monday and Tuesday only, August 24 and 25, and the other half of the students will attend on Wednesday and Thursday only, August 26 and 27. Please remember that there is no preschool on Fridays, so all preschoolers will attend together  on Monday, August  31 for the first time.  You should have received a packet with a half sheet of paper that tells you whether your child will attend Monday/Tuesday, or Wednesday/Thursday.


There will be NO preschool on Thursday, August 20 (the first day of school for grades K-12). The preschool staff will be involved in curriculum planning/training on this  day.


TUITION -Just a reminder that two tuition payments are due prior to the start of school.  Payment #1 was due on May 1, 2015.  Payment #2 is due on August 3, 2015.  Each payment is $308.00.  Students will not be permitted to start school until both payments are made.  Payments #3-10 are due on the first school day of each month from September-April.


We are looking forward to getting to know your child and family this upcoming school year!


If you have any questions, please call the district office at (740) 746-8341 between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm.

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Special Announcement

This year, Berne Union has sent home Free/Reduced Lunch applications to everyone for the upcoming school year. We are asking everyone to fill out the form even if you don’t qualify. You only need to fill out 1 application per family. Berne Union Local Schools could/will receive extra special programs and/or money for our cafeteria if we have 100% participation.

We THANK YOU in advance for being willing to help us out. If you have any questions or need help with this form please feel free to call Jodi Poling at (740) 746-8341.

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Bu Season Pass


This year, Berne Union will be offering a chance to buy a season pass to Berne Union games. It is our hope that District residents will take advantage of the discounted rates provided by having a season pass and that the order form below will save time rather than purchasing tickets at the gate for each contest. All passes/tickets are for general admission seating only. We do not have reserve seating.  Individual Tickets purchased at the door for High School events are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students. JH events $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students.

On the order form, please indicate the number and type of tickets you wish to purchase as well as the total cost. Please include your mailing address if you wish to have the tickets mailed, otherwise you can pick them up in the High School office.

Season Pass Order Form 2015-16

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August Lunch Menus Posted

Scrambled eggs

The August breakfast and lunch menus have been posted. You can find out what we will be serving by heading to your child’s schools tab and clicking the corresponding link.

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School Lunch Info and Pricing

School Lunch Pricing

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