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Free Summer Meal Program

Free breakfast and lunch for children 1-18 years old!

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Accepting Applications for 4-Year-Old Preschool

We are now accepting applications for 2019-2020 4-Year-Old Preschool.

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If you see something. Say something.

Public safety is everyone's responsibility. If you see suspicious activity, report it.

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Looking for Guest Teachers & Paraeducators

Do you know someone who is looking for a part-time position supporting student learning?

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Administration Center Hours
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm | Friday: 7:30 am - 4 pm

Summer Hours - June 10 - August 2
Monday - Thursday: 7 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 -11:30 am

Student Day
Preschool: MT & NA 8:30 am - 1:30 pm | GW 8:45 am - 1:45 pm (Wed. Release 1:20 pm)
Elementary: 8:30 am - 3:20 pm (Wed. Early Release - 2:30 pm)
Middle School: 7:55 am - 2:56 pm (Wed. Early Release - 2 pm)
High School: 8:10 am - 3:20 pm (Wed. Early Release - 2:10 pm)

2019-2020 School Year

Link to registration information | 2019-2020 School Year Calendar

  • Monday, July 8 - Online Registration Begins
  • Thursday, July 25 - Complete Registration for Placements
  • Friday, August 23 - School Year Begins for Students

School Board Election - Nov. 5

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Four positions in the seven-member Bettendorf Board of Education will be up for election this November. Learn more

  • Aug. 26 - First day to file nomination papers with board secretary
  • Sept. 19 - Last day to file nomination papers
  • Sept. 24 - Last day candidates may withdraw; last day to file objections
  • Oct. TBD - Board Candidate Forum
  • Nov. 5 - Election Day - 7 am - 8 pm

Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 4-Year-Old Preschool Program

Category: Board Minutes

July 8 - School Board Meeting - Minutes & Audio

Link to the minutes and audio for the July 8 board meeting.

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Category: District News

Looking for School Improvement Advisory Committee Members

Consider joining the district's 2019-2020 School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC)!

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Category: District News

BHS Students Awarded Seal of Biliteracy

Congratulations to our 17 BHS students awarded the Iowa Seal of Biliteracy!

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Mark Twain Elementary Moving Sale - June 13

Don't miss the Mark Twain Elementary moving sale - 12 - 3 pm on Thursday, June 13

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Honoring Our 2019 Retirees

Please join us in honoring our 2019 retires for their dedication and years of service.

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Category: District News

Congratulations to the BCSD Employees of the 4th Quarter

Congratulations to the BCSD Employees of the 4th Quarter!

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BHS StuCo Earns 2019 National Gold Council of Excellence Award

Congratulations to the BHS Student Council for earning the 2019 National Gold Council of Excellence Award!

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Iowa School Performance Profiles Updated

The IA Department of Education announced new features have been added to school accountability reporting system.

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Lindsey Burken Named BCSD Employee of the 4th Quarter

Congratulations to BCSD Medicaid Nurse Lindsey Burken for being named one of the BCSD Employees of the 4th Quarter.

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Summer Meals for 1-18-year-olds @ Neil Armstrong

BCSD will have a summer meal site for 1-18 year-olds at Neil Armstrong Elementary. Check out the dates and times!

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BHS CTE Red Carpet Night

Congratulations to the students honored at the BHS CTE Red Carpet Night!

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2019 District Satisfaction Survey - Results

Thank you to all who participated in the 2019 District Satisfaction Survey!

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Iowa DE Seeking Input for Career and Technical Education Standards

The Iowa Department of Education is seeking the public’s input on proposed standards for career and technical education (CTE).

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Grit! 5th Grade Track Meet

May 9 BCSD 5th-grade students came together for the annual 5th Grade Track Meet!

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Looking for Volunteers to Help Move - June 10-12

June 10th - 12th we will be moving classrooms and the offices out of Mark Twain and we need your help!

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Category: District News

Mississippi River Flood Donation Center Opening May 10

The Flood Donation Center will be a location for individuals to donate items, and to receive items.

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Category: District News

Mobile Food Pantry - April & May 2019

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2019 School Board Election - November 5

Information about the 2019 School Board Election - Tuesday, November 5.

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School Nurse Day - May 8

Join us in recognizing the contributions our school nurses make every day to improve the health and success of our students!

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Teacher Appreciation Week - May 6-10

Join us for honoring our teachers for changing the lives of students every day!

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May is School Board Recognition Month

​Thank you to our school board “Superheroes for Public Education” for the incredible work they do!

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Principals Day - May 1

Please join us in taking time to thank our principals for all they do on School Principals' Day!

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BCSD Students Place in State National History Day Contest

Congratulations to our TJ, BMS & BHS students who participated in the State National History Day competition!

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Retirement Celebration - Barb Jordan - May 16

Please join us for a retirement celebration for Barb Jordan on Thursday, May 16!

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District Plans to Sell TJ Property to Applestone Homes, Inc.

At the May 6 board meeting, directors will vote on the approval of the sale of the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School property f…

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MT Open House - Celebration of 1956 Building - May 9

Join us for a public open house for the original Mark Twain Elementary building.

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Thomas Jefferson Jubilee Weekend - May 3-4

Please join us for the Thomas Jefferson Jubilee Weekend - May 3 & 4

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Portrait of a Graduate Update - April 2019

The committee is currently in Phase 3 working to gather input from stakeholders to create our plan.

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Joyce Jackson Retirement Celebration - May 30

Please join us in honoring Joyce Jackson for her 59 years of service!

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Administrative Professionals' Day - April 24

Thank you all our administrative assistant for all they do to support our district!

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Category: District News

Public Schools Volunteer Week - April 22-26

Please join us in thanking our volunteers for all they do!

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5th & 6th Grade Students Selected for Coe College Honor Band

Fourteen BCSD 5th & 6th-grade students were selected to take part in the Coe College Honor Band.

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PN Young Writers Conference

On Friday, April 12, PN hosted their annual Young Writers Conference.

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Collier Named BCSD Director of Finance & Business Services

Please join us in welcoming Brietta Collier to the position of BCSD Director of Finance & Business Services. She begins on June …

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Category: District News

BCSD Invites Community to Participate in District Satisfaction Survey

We would like to know how we are doing and where we can improve.

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BCSD Employees of the 3rd Quarter

Congratulations to our Employees of the 3rd Quarter: Perry Bentsen, Kitty Clingingsmith, and Jackie Leathers

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Associate Principals Week - April 8-12

Please join us in thanking our associate principals for all they do!

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Looking for Your Support in Fighting Childhood Diabetes

Join the BCSD nurses in the fight against diabetes in supporting the JDRF One Walk

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MT & TJ Come Together to Sign Beam for New School

Mark Twain and Thomas Jefferson came together to put their stamp on the new school by signing one of the steel beams.

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District Wellness Meeting - April 23

​The district wellness meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 23 at 3:00 PM at the district administration office.

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BCSD Sets Property Tax at $13.06

Board approves the 2019-2020 levy rate of $13.06 per $1,000 taxable valuation, a $0.90 decrease.

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​New School on MT Campus to Remain Mark Twain Elementary

​The new school being built on the Mark Twain campus will remain named Mark Twain Elementary.

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Little Bulldog Show Choir Camp - June 1

Inviting 4th - 6th grade students to see what show choir is all about.

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BHS Theatre Presents "The Wizard of Oz" - April 11-14

Don't miss the Bettendorf High School production of "The Wizard of Oz" - April 11-14

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BHS Dance Marathon - March 28

Dance Marathon to benefit Children's Miracle Network - more than just dancing!

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NA PTA Trivia Night – March 22

Join the Neil Armstrong PTA for Trivia Night on Friday, March 22.

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BCSD Battle of the Books 2019

Congratulations to all our students who took part in the 2019 Battle of the Books competition!

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BMS Honors Program Information

Learn more about the Bettendorf Middle School honors program

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BCSD Students Qualify for State National History Day Competition

Congratulations to all our National History Day Competition participants!

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BCSD Students Perform in Honor Band

BCSD 5th & 6th grade band students performed with the State Young Musician’s Honor Band on February 16.

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Category: Board Minutes

Board Minutes & Audio - Feb. 19

Link to the minutes and audio for the Feb. 19 board meeting.

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BCSD Employees of the 2nd Quarter

Congratulations to the BCSD Employees of the 2nd Quarter!

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BMS Introduces Read & Ride

The BMS library media center has introduced a “Read & Ride” option in the library.

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Category: District Notice

Accepting RFPs for the Sale of Thomas Jefferson

The district is now accepting requests for proposals for the sale of Thomas Jefferson Elementary

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Category: District News

School Counselors Week - Feb 4-8

Join us in honoring our counselors during National School Counselors Week - Feb. 4-8

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Category: District Notice

No School - Monday, Jan. 21

No School on Monday, Jan. 21 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Category: District News

The Moxie Strings with Special Guests Bettendorf Orchestras – Jan. 24

The Bettendorf Community School District proudly presents The Moxie Strings with special guests Bettendorf Orchestras!

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State Release of ESSA School Performance Profiles

The state has released new information on school performance.

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