District In-service Day will be held on Monday, Aug. 28 & Thursday, Aug. 31
Professional Development/Building Days are Tuesday & Wednesday, Aug. 29, Aug. 30.
The first day of school for students is Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017.
BCSD#101 has a 4 day school week. Monday - Thursday. There will be no school on Fridays.
If Monday is a no school holiday, school will be in session 3 days that week from Tuesday - Thursday.
Secretaries and principals are in their buildings full time as of Monday, Aug. 21st.
Students may register at any time during regular school office hours:
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Bonners Ferry High School Principal: Kevin Dinning 208-267-3149
Bonners Ferry High School AD/Dean of Students: Conrad Garner 208-267-3149
Boundary County Middle School Principal: David Miles 208-267-5852
Valley View Elem. Principal: Nathan Williams 208-267-5519
Mt. Hall Elem. Principal/Title I/Migrant Coordinator: Lisa Iverson 208-267-5276
Naples Elem. Principal/Title II Director: Robin Merrifield 208-267-2956
Curriculum/Instruction/Assessment Director: Robin Merrifield 208-267-2956
Special Education Director: Sara Yoder 208-267-5519
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Busing Information regarding bus routes and pick-up/drop-off points can be obtained from Transportation Supervisor Bill Irwin at 208-267-2425. Buses will be in full operation and on their regular schedules on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Those families who qualify for in- lieu of transportation reimbursement can pick up an application at the district office or contact Bill Irwin.
Handbooks and free/reduced meal forms will be sent home with students during the first week of school. School calendars are online and are also included as part of the student handbooks for year round referral. Extra copies of the handbooks are kept at each school office. Information concerning food service can be obtained from Food Service Director, Tammy Schneider at 208-267-5519. The first day of meals for students is Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Student insurance forms are available at each of the school offices. It is imperative that a child participating in sports have insurance coverage.
School entry age is explicit in Idaho Code. For entry into Kindergarten, a child must be five (5) years of age on or before Sept. 1 of the school year in which the child is to enroll. For a child enrolling in first grade, the age of six (6) years must be reached on or before the first day of Sept. of the year in which the child is to enroll. If a child has completed a kindergarten program but is not six on or before Sept. 1 of the year of enrollment, that child shall be able to enter first grade. The Idaho Legislature has not allowed for any flexibility in the law.
Pre-registration is NOT required for any student who is currently enrolled in Boundary County School District No. 101 schools. A copy of the child’s birth certificate and immunization is required for incoming students of all ages.
Emergency school closure information is accessible via telephone line: 208-267-8934. This number is a recording and provides information for emergency school closure and an update of selective district activity. You may also access the district’s website at www.bcsd101.com. The district also utilizes an auto-call information software when there is an emergency school closure. Please check with your school office to be certain your emergency contact phone number is correct. If you wish to contact the superintendent, Gary Pflueger, he can be reached at the district office, 208-267-3146.
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Please note the following dates for the 2017-18 school year:
Labor Day, No school- Sept. 4
First Day of School- Sept. 5
District In-Service, No school- October 5-6
Thanksgiving Vacation, No school- November 20-23
Christmas Vacation, No school- December 26-January 4
Return to School- January 8
Human Rights Day, School is in Session- January 15
President’s Day, School is in Session- February 19
Spring Break, No school- April 2-5
Memorial Day, No school- May 28
Last Day for Seniors- May 31
Last Day of School K-11- June 7