Student Pantries stock essential personal products and clothing for students, free of charge and are located at John Rogers Elementary School and Bellaire High School (for Middle and High schools). Items available include toiletries, washcloths, towels, pillows, blankets,underwear, casual clothing (such as sweatshirts and t-shirts) flannel shirts and sweaters, dress up clothes for parties and formals (such as dresses and suit jackets), shoes, boots, winter coats, hats, scarves and mittens.
Biking (grades 4 – 12) and Hiking (grades 4 – 12) are offered Fall and Spring, making use of our beautiful Bellaire area and Glacial Hills trails. Mentors Paul, Deb and Ron are running the sessions. Registration and Waiver
This free program is open to non-swimmers only in grades 1-6. Non-swimmers can’t or don’t know how to swim. Each student must attend all six (6) swimming classes and will be swimming at the end of the program. Parents must commit to sending their child to all six lessons or pay a $25 no-show penalty.Registration is open Monday, April 3 through April 12. Limited to the first 20 students. Parent letter, Application and Liability Statement are available in the school office. Questions? Call Grandma Dee at 231-377-7077
Sewing, for grades 5 – 12. Led by Cookie Carrick, students learn the fundamentals of hand and machine sewing to complete their own project over multiple sessions. Classes are held at Bellaire United Methodist Church. 5th Graders ride the bus from the Elementary School to the Middle School. Mentors will meet all students and walk over with them.Parents pick up students at 5 pm at the church. Note: Enrollment limited to six. Registration and Waiver
Grades 5-128 Student Apprentice Openings10am-12pm • $10/hr. • 2-3 hrs./weekStudents must provide their own gloves and drink.Elementary School bathrooms are available.To apply, complete the application and return to the school office by May 30th. On May 31st. the mentor committee with select and notify students. Summer work schedulePlanting Days: Thursday, June 1st • 3-5pm & Saturday, June 3 • 10am-12pm
1– 5 graders, learn and work together designing different, fun experiments and projects. Intended to enrich the school’s science curriculum, Science Club is offered Winter and Spring 2023. Chris Vandergriff, Middle School Science teacher, is the initiative coordinator.
Offered for students in grades 4 –12 takes place at Glacial Hills. BYI provides snowshoes and helmets. Linda Atkins, Paul DeLange, Ron Lynch and Debbie Woodbeck are the initiative coordinators.
(Winter 2023): Students learn a wide range of downhill skiing skills from certified ski instructors. Free instruction, demonstrations and equipment are provided by Shanty Creek Resort at Cedar River Village for students who qualify in grades 5 – 12.
COMING SOON NRA Gun Safety is offered for students in grades 5 –12. Certified NRA instructors lead the two-day class. Day one is focused on classwork; day two is at the NRA indoor shooting range.
September through May, Eagles’ Nest is offered to children, first grade through third grade after school from 3:00 – 5:00. In the 2022-Winter 2023 school year, Eagles’ Nest is being expanded to include a second day on Thursdays.