Monday, September 26 Bus 7 ONLY: will be delayed up to 30 minutes leaving LeVasseur and Shepherd Schools due to transportation conflict with a neighboring district. We apologize for any confusion.
Do you know any adolescents between the ages of 11-21 who need a physical for school or a sport? The Kankakee County Health Department is hosting an Adolescent Wellness Visit Clinic on Saturday, October 1st, 2022, for Kankakee County adolescents (ages 11-21). This will be a comprehensive appointment to complete your adolescent’s school physical, immunizations, point-of-care testing, and/or additional screenings. There are still many appointments available! Please Sign Up Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/kchdadolescentwellnessvisitclinic
BESD#53 is hosting walk-in interviews for Bus Drivers and Bus Aides on Wednesday, September 21st. No need to schedule an interview, just come to the District Office at 281 W. John Casey Road between the times of 11:00 am and 1:00 pm for an interview. Thanks
Mrs. Suryk's 1st grade class at LeVasseur enjoyed their reading time with Dr. Ehrman this afternoon.
Friday, September 16th Due to a shortage of bus drivers this afternoon the Transportation Dept. will be making minor adjustments to a few of our routes. Some students may be on a different bus than their normal route and drop-off times may be affected approx. 10 minutes.
The Kankakee Health Department is hosting an Adolescent Wellness Visit Clinic on Saturday, October 1st, 2022. This comprehensive Wellness Visit will provide adolescents (ages 11-21) what is needed to meet their school physical requirements prior to the October 15th cut off. Here is the link to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/kchdadolescentwellnessvisitclinic There is only 40 appointments and it is first come first served.
Good Evening, BESD#53 is hosting walk-in interviews for open custodian positions on Tuesday, September 13th. No need to schedule an interview, just come to the District Office at 281 W. John Casey Road between the times of 11:00 am and 2:00 pm for an interview. Thanks
Our educators spent the day increasing their knowledge on the Professional Learning Community process. PLC is a type of school change that emphasizes the importance of trust, collaboration , and job embedded learning by educators in order to advance achievement of students. We are so excited to put this professional development into action!
Good evening, this is a reminder from Bourbonnais Elementary School District 53 that Monday and Tuesday are non attendance days for all students. School resumes for students on Wednesday, September 7th. Thank you and have a great weekend!
Good Afternoon! An important reminder that all families need to complete the Free and Reduced Lunch Form. We need this in order to determine your eligibility for a free or reduced price lunch. All students will be charged full price for lunch until your completed form is submitted and approved. You can access the form at https://www.besd53.org/ Thank You!
Dear BESD Families, It is very important that you take a few minutes to complete the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Application. You can select/print the letter and application in either English or Spanish. Please bring the completed form to your school Open House or send with your child on the first day. This form is your pathway to qualify for a free lunch. This is no longer automatic like it has been the last two years. English Link: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/270/District/788489/Free_and_Reduced_Lunch_Letter_2022.2023_1_.pdf Spanish Link: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/788500/Spanish_Free___Reduced_Lunch_Letter_2022.2023_1_.pdf
Back to School Bash!! This is a great chance to get much needed school supplies and have a great time doing it. St. Rose Chapel Parking Lot on Merchant St. in Kankakee. Saturday, August 13th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. See the attached flyers for all the other activities planned.
ARAMARK FOOD SERVICE Is Hiring Part-Time Positions, No Nights, No Weekends work while the kids are at school. Food Service Worker - Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 Position Summary: The Food Service Worker is responsible for preparing and/or building food items while providing customer service and adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs. Search following links below to apply. Aramark Careers - Search https://careers.aramark.com/job/?req_id=82920 https://aramarkcareers.com/UnitedStates/job/Bourbonnais-Food-Service-Worker-Bourbonnais-Elementary-School-District-53-IL-60914/866921400/
Come join our TEAM and drive for us!! Bus Driver pay $23.50 an hour All training and expenses paid Please contact Karen Renehan in Human Resources 1-815-929-5182
In Person Registration Reminder: Wednesday, July 27th is the last opportunity to register in the evening. We will be at Liberty Intermediate School from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. This is for students at all of our schools. Families of all new students need to register in person because you need to prove residency. If you are a family with returning students and you did not receive a letter in the mail (mailed on June 10th) with a code to register, you also must come to the in person registration to prove residency. Any student that is not registered will not be able to see room assignments or schedules in Skyward when they become available. You also run the risk of being shifted to another school due to class size challenges. Thanks!
Don't Forget, it is Early Childhood Day at the Kankakee Farmer's Market tomorrow. You can learn from Success by 6, Head Start, Easterseals Jumpstart, K111 First Taste, Aunt Martha's Healthy Families, Community Health Partnership of Illinois, ONU, KCC and WIC. You can also get a safety check on your child's car seat from the Kankakee Health Department. The market is 8 am to 12 pm.
BESD53 Families, If you have not received a letter from the district confirming your residency with a new skyward login, please attend our last in-person registration date, July 27th at Liberty Intermediate School between the hours of 11:00am and 7:00pm. We look forward to helping get your student registered for the 2022-23 School Year! Thank you!
A big thanks to former BUGC student Chris Longtin for the free hand artwork on the dugouts! It looks greaaaaaaaat!
DÍA DE LA NIÑEZ TEMPRANA EN EL MERCADO AGRÍCOLA
Registration for new students update: There is no registration from July 7th to July 11th. Registration will resume on Tuesday, July 12th at Shepard. (9:00 am to 1:00 pm).