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Information Technology Services – Request for Proposal (IMPORTANT UPDATE below)

The Brandywine Heights Area School District (BHASD) invites you to respond to this Request for Proposal (RFP).  The focus of the RFP is to select a single organization to provide IT managed services to BHASD over a three (3) year period, beginning on July 1, 2019, and ending no later than June 30, 2022. Following the initial term, there is an option of two (2), one (1) year extensions of the initial agreement.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE RFP

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IMPORTANT UPDATE Re: Bidders’ Conference

Due to expected weather on Wednesday, we are going to hold the conference virtually (via Google Meet).  Please CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE BRIEF FORM required to gain access to the virtual conference (at the same date/time).

Facilities/Budget Community Survey

The BHASD has recently completed a facility analysis to evaluate current building structures and future needs.  Community presentations have occurred with the goal of providing a summary of the facility information as well as a financial overview of the District. If you were unable to attend these meetings, please CLICK HERE to see a recording.  CLICK HERE for a link to the presentation itself (please know some maps have been removed from the presentation for security reasons).

Please take a few minutes to complete the COMMUNITY SURVEY to provide your input into the future planning of the District (the survey will be available Feb. 15-March 1).  This is a two-part survey aimed to gain feedback on the facilities as well as seek input into the education programs of the District.  This information will be shared with our School Board of Directors to help them make informed decisions regarding our facilities as well as guide our future planning.

Job Fair

SOS Group Inc. is holding a job fair on Thursday, February 21 from 3:30-5:00 at the Intermediate/Middle School.  They are looking to hire additional paraprofessionals, custodians, and food service aides.  Please CLICK HERE to see the flyer!

Snow Make-up Days

To better assist families track changes to the DISTRICT CALENDAR due to school closings, a table has been developed.  Identified below in the “Make-up Date” column are the dates schools will now be open.

School Closure Date

School Make-up Date

November 16, 2018

January 29, 2019

January 30, 2019

January 31, 2019

February 12, 2019

January 21, 2019

February 18, 2019

April 15, 2019

April 16, 2019

April 17, 2019

Kindergarten Registration

The Brandywine Heights Elementary School is beginning Kindergarten Registration for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.  Your child is eligible if he/she will be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2019.  Please call the Elementary School office at 610.682.5171 extension 1 by January 31st to begin the enrollment process.  For more information about specific next steps, please CLICK HERE.  To begin the online Kindergarten Registration process, please CLICK HERE, or the banner below.

Camp Invention (Summer 2019)

Camp Invention® is a nationally acclaimed summer program where STEM concepts come to life.  Led by local teachers, this program has tapped into kids’ natural curiosity since 1990, giving them the opportunity to become innovators through teamwork and immersive, hands-on creative problem-solving.  Please CLICK HERE to learn more about this exciting summer learning opportunity.  To register for the camp, please CLICK HERE.

Congratulations Dr. Rene Reese

…on your selection for the 2018 Diane Place Dissertation Award.  This is truly a well deserved honor and achievement!

The Diane Place Dissertation Award honors Wilkes University doctoral graduates who exemplify the characteristics inspired by Diane Place, a 2014 graduate of the Wilkes Ed.D. program.  These characteristics include:

  • Perseverance in completing the doctoral study
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Resilience in the face of adversity
  • Strength of character to advance in life through education
  • Collegiality with peers
  • Leadership in education
  • Excellence in academic standing

Honorees earned a grade point average of at least 3.75 while presenting a dissertation that substantially contributed to educational leadership and advanced existing research in the field.

2018-19 BHASD Budget Book

We are pleased to present the 2018-19 BHASD Budget Book that contains information on the current fiscal year’s budget, District demographics and data, and other important information on BHASD.

The District has received the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) Meritorious Budget Award for this year’s Budget Book document.

2018-19 BHASD Budget Book

2018-19 BHASD Budget Book Award and Letter

2018-19 Final Budget – PDE 2028

Amazon Associates Program

The Brandywine Heights Area School District is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Community Task Force Update

For up-to-date information regarding the Brandywine Heights Community Task Force, please visit their new web page! www.bhctaskforce.org

School Happenings – to view information about recent and upcoming school/athletic events, please click on the appropriate link:

 

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