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Summer Lunch Program
The Afterschool Programs of Lancaster are again hosting free summer lunches for children 2 to 18. They will be serving lunch Monday - Friday from 11:30 to 12:30 at the following locations:
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Keep Kids Reading Book Fair
Come explore the "Keep Kids Reading" Book Fair for grades 5-12 taking place May 3-11 from 7am to 3:30pm in the High School Media Center. We will also hold a special extended hours session from 7am to 7pm on May 11. Every student, grade 5-12, will receive 1 FREE book from the Book Fair! See you there!
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2021 Commencement Ceremony Update
Click to watch a video update on the 2021 commencement ceremony.
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3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll 2021
Join us in congratulating the students whom have achieved honor roll for the 3rd nine weeks!
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High School State Testing Announcement
Rocket Families, Beginning on April 13, our students will be taking Ohio’s AIR and End of Course State Tests. All tests will be administered online using the state’s secure browser on our Chromebooks. The testing schedule for our students is as follows:
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Elementary Spring Testing Update
Dear Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth-Grade Families, Beginning on April 19, 2021, our third, fourth, fifth, and sixth-grade students will be taking Ohio’s AIR State Tests. Third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grades will be taking the English Language Arts and Math State Tests. Fifth-graders will also be taking the Science State Test. All tests will be administered online using the state’s secure browser on our Chromebooks. The testing schedule for our students is as follows:
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Important ACT Updates
Two important updates regarding the ACT for Berne Union students...
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College Credit Plus Info Night - January 26
Next Tuesday, January 26th, Berne Union will be hosting a College Credit Plus (CCP) information session. The presentation will start at 6pm in the Auditorium.
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Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten & Preschool Registration March 8-12, 2021
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Spring Testing Dates Announced
Spring Testing Dates have been announced for the ACT and High School and Elementary AIR tests, as well as the High School AP Physics test.
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2nd 9 weeks honor roll 2020-21
Congratulations to all of the students who achieved the honor roll for the 2nd nine weeks!
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School Pictures Are In
Elementary families can pick up pictures from Mrs. Clark in the elementary office Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri until 12/18 from 9:30 to 3:30. High school families or students can pick theirs up from Ms. McIlwain in the High School Office Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. If they are not picked up before holiday break, they will be sent home with students when they return to school in January. Thank you!
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1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Congratulations to those students that earned the honor roll the first nine weeks! Keep it up!
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Time Machine-"A Book Can Take You Anywhere"
Elementary Book Fair Time Machine-"A Book Can Take You Anywhere" is now virtually in progress with the live event to start November 9th-November 12th in the elementary library from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Your input needed
ATTENTION PARENTS & FAMILIES: The Ohio Department of Education would like to invite you to participate in a short, 25 question survey about your involvement in your student’s education. You may be eligible to participate if your child has an IEP and receives special education services.
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2020 Yearbook
2020 Yearbooks
The 2020 yearbooks are here! If you wish to pick up a purchased yearbook, call the high school office before noon (740-746-9956), provide a name, and pick it up by the end of the day. If you call later than noon, you will have to pick up the yearbook during the next school day.
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FAFSA meeting information
FAFSA night
ATTENTION SENIORS! The United Way will be hosting a night to help seniors and their parents complete the FAFSA for financial aid consideration in college. Please plan to attend the Berne Union virtual meeting at 5pm on October 20th. Ms. Harrison will be in attendance to help answer any questions you might have! See you there! Register to receive the Zoom link by emailing: aspires@uwayfairfieldco.org
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Important Announcement
No Afternoon Classes October 2
We will NOT be having afternoon classes on Friday, October 2. Students should report to morning classes as usually, but classes will not resume in the afternoon to allow teachers time to reset their classrooms in preparation for resuming in-person learning on Monday, October 5. We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Monday!
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ORIENTATIONS 9/30 - High School Gym
High School Orientation will take place on September 30 in the High School Gym. Check the full post for times by grades.
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Green Plan Starting October 5
After careful consideration of the evolving information related to COVID-19 cases and safety measures, we have determined we are able to return to in-person, in-classroom learning five days a week beginning October 5, 2020.
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Great News!
The USDA & Ohio Department of Education have approved FREE meals for all students regardless of income through December 31st, 2020. This means ALL BU STUDENTS are eligible to receive breakfasts and lunches delivered by BU’s transportation staff...
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Board Meeting Date Change
The BU School Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 8th at 7pm has been moved to Wednesday, September 9th at 6pm in the media center.
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We have started a 2x per month e-newsletter! You can sign up for the BU News Blast by visiting the link below and completing the form. You can also unsubscribe at any time.
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Drive By Information
Open House Drive By
Join us on Thursday, August 27th for a drive-by open house! Even though we are starting the year remote, we wanted students to have an opportunity to at least see their teacher in person and wave hello!
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High School Orientation
Jr. High and High School students and families: This year, orientation will be done virtually and will be released on Wednesday, August 19 at 6:00 p.m. The orientation links will be provided on the school Facebook page and our website at 6:00 p.m. on 8/19. You do not need special technology to view the orientation.
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August 17 Message
After careful consideration of the options available to enable our students to learn while keeping our students and staff, their families and our community safe during this uncertain time, Berne Union Local Schools will start the 2020-21 school year with our RED INSTRUCTION MODEL
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Community Message
I’m sure, like me, many of you have been following the ever-changing information being shared by public health experts in our local community, at the state level, nationally and across the globe.
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There is ONE week left to order your high school yearbook! Order by Tuesday, June 30, 2020! Click for the link.
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