Welcome To The Blue Mountain School District

The Blue Mountain School District, in partnership with the community, is committed to providing a safe, caring environment for all students to reach their full potential in the 21st century.

2017-2018 Dress Code Changes

Blue Mountain School District has approved revisions to the dress code guidelines.  There are different changes at the elementary and secondary levels.  A summary of the changes and links for the full listings of the dress code guidelines for each level are provided below.

 

Elementary Dress Code Changes (Kindergarten – Grade 5):

Florescent and neon apparel is permitted.

Tops and bottoms do not need to be solid color (stripes, plaid, patterns, etc. are permitted).

Blue jeans are permitted.

All Blue Mountain apparel may be worn over a regulation shirt.

Hooded sweatshirts are permitted over a regulation shirt (Hoods on tops may not be worn on the head in the building).

Appropriately placed designer names, emblems, or manufacturers’ logos are permitted on all apparel.

Reimbursement for dress code policy clothing will no longer be available.

*Reminder – Leggings may not be worn separately as dress policy bottoms but may be worn under dress code appropriate skirts.

 

Secondary Dress Code Changes (Grade 6-12):

Blue jeans are permitted

Tops do not need to be a solid color (stripes, plaid, and patterns are permitted)

Reimbursement for dress code policy clothing will no longer be available

Additional guidelines were developed for Schuylkill Technical Center (STC) students, see the full information below.

 

Elementary Dress & Grooming

Secondary Dress & Grooming

STC Dress & Grooming

High School New Student / Freshman Orientation

Orientation for the 2017-2018 school year is scheduled for Monday, August 14th beginning at 6:00 PM in the high school auditorium.

Enrollment Information

In addition to the enrollment forms below, proof of birth, proof of residency and an immunization record must be provided.  Missing items will delay the enrollment of your student.  Please see the links below for the documentation that is required. Upon completion of the forms and all required documentation, please call the district office at 570-366-0515 ext 1062 to schedule an appointment.

Enrollment form

Home Language Survey

Earned Income Tax Form

Parental Registration Statement

Child Custody Information Form

School Messenger Program

Required Registration Documentation

 

Summer Reading Lists K-8th Grade

2017 Summer Reading Lists

Budget Update (No tax increase for a fourth consecutive year)

The Blue Mountain Board of School Directors approved a tentative budget for the 2017-18 School Year and placed it for review on May 18, 2017. The budget will be formally adopted at the June Board Meeting scheduled for June 22, 2017. This budget calls for a 0% increase in property taxes (for a fourth consecutive year). The Budget is the result of the collective efforts of the Board and entire staff of the school district. It effectively addresses significant increases in state mandated retirement contributions in the sum of $478,000 and increases in healthcare costs in the sum of $531,000. In addition, it also includes the estimated reduction in state reimbursement for transportation costs of $161,500. The district, while facing increased operating costs and decreases in state and federal subsidies, has been able to:  [Read More…]

Bid Notice – Trash Collection for 2017-2018 School Year

Sealed bids will be received by the Blue Mountain School District until 12:00 o’clock noon on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year trash collection.  Though not required, bidders are also invited to provide alternate three year proposal amounts for 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20.

 

Specifications and instructions to bidders may be obtained from the office of the Director of Facilities, Blue Mountain School District, 685 Red Dale Road, Orwigsburg, PA 17961, on the Blue Mountain website or by email at jfaust@bmsd.org.