Blanchard Public Schools
The first day of classes for Blanchard Public Schools is Thursday, August 15, 2019, with the first bell ringing at 8:00 a.m. for High School, Middle School and Intermediate students, and 8:10 a.m. for Elementary students. The following information may be helpful to you in preparing for the up-coming school year.
ENROLLMENT FOR NEW STUDENTS
Enrollment for students NEW to the Blanchard School District will be Tuesday, August 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Elementary Office for Pre-K-2nd grade, Intermediate Office for 3rd -5th grade, Middle School Counselor’s Office for 6th-8th grade, and the High School Counselor’s Office for 9th -12th grade.
Each student will need to provide an official birth certificate, an up-to-date immunization record, and a proof of residence. Acceptable proof of residence would be a current (within the past 30 days) utility bill such as gas or electric and/or legal description of property. The residence officer for the district is Superintendent, Dr. Jim Beckham. He will make residence determinations as necessary.
If your student has documentation of membership in an Indian Tribe, please provide proof of membership during enrollment.
This enrollment date is only for those students who did not attend Blanchard Public Schools last year.
MEET YOUR TEACHER
Blanchard Public Schools would like to invite all students and their parents to “Meet Your Teacher(s)” on Tuesday, August 13th , 2019. The open house will take place from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for all Intermediate and Middle School students and from 6:00-7:30
p.m. for the Elementary and High School.
BLANCHARD STUDENTS PICKING UP CLASS SCHEDULES
All Elementary, Intermediate, Middle School and High School, students may pick up schedules and/or class assignments during “Open House” on August 13th.
Blanchard Public Schools encourages each parent to fill out a Free & Reduced Lunch Application. This will be available at each site during “Open House.” These applications are kept confidential and only reviewed by the child nutrition director and
administration. The school districts federal funding is calculated by the number of students who receive free and reduced lunches.
Suggested school supply lists for the Elementary and Intermediate Schools are listed in the Blanchard Newspaper and on the school web-site.
All Middle School and High School students will need a pencil and paper for the first day of school. Individual Middle School and High School teachers will give their students a list of specific supplies needed for each class.