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Notice of public meeting on amendment to Superintendent’s contract
09/11/2020
South Bend Community School Corporation’s Board of School Trustees will hold a public meeting on September 21 to discuss and hear objections to and support for a proposed amendment to the Superintendent’s contract.
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Superintendent Dr. Todd Cummings and Mayor James Mueller announce plans for GEER Grant
09/09/2020
Totaling more than $1.6M, the funding will provide home internet or cellular internet for two full years to the city’s most at-risk families.
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Four John Adams High School seniors named National Merit Scholar semifinalists
09/09/2020
John Adams High School seniors Michael A. Bellina, Heather S. Byers, Elise F. Dawson, and Jonah G. Gezelter have been named semifinalists in the 66th National Merit Scholarship Program
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Backpacks
Drive-through backpack giveaway for SBCSC students at Brown Center this year
09/04/2020
The annual backpack giveaway for SBCSC students will take place Saturday, September 12, 9 a.m. - noon at Brown Community Learning Center.
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Strategic Plan Community Visits
08/27/2020
The purpose is to encourage parents, students, and other community members to take the strategic plan survey.
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5 “Superintendents to Watch” nationally by the National Schools Public Relations Association
08/26/2020
Cummings was recognized for his innovative and effective use of communication technology to engage and inform the school community and for expanding two-way communication outreach efforts.
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South Bend Schools release protocols for fall sports
08/14/2020
After receiving approval from the county’s Deputy Health Officer Dr. Mark Fox, South Bend Community School Corporation has released the new protocols for their fall sports season.
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South Bend Schools seeking community input on district strategic plan
08/10/2020
Public meetings to be held every Tuesday/Thursday throughout the city during month of August.
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South Bend Schools reopening plan starts with eight weeks of online learning
08/04/2020
Just as it did last spring, the corporation will provide 35 Wi-Fi-equipped buses parked in areas that lack internet service, so all students will be able to successfully engage in eLearning.
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“Drive-through” enrollment gives parents last chance to register students for school
08/03/2020
On Wednesday, August 5 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and Thursday, August 6, from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., all elementary schools in the district will offer drive through registration in school parking lots.
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Town Hall
Virtual town hall meetings to address strategic planning and schools reopening
07/07/2020
These virtual meetings will allow teachers, parents, and community members to ask questions about the district’s plans for reopening schools, as well as strategic planning following the success of the recent referendum.
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Two South Bend School Board members recognized by ISBA
06/19/2020
South Bend Community School Corporation Board of Trustees Vice President Ms. Leslie Wesley (representing District 2) and Board Secretary Mr. Rudy Monterrosa (At-Large) were named individual winners.
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Talks with Todd to continue online through December
06/15/2020
Dr. C. Todd Cummings plans to continue the events online through the end of the calendar year, beginning Tuesday, June 30 at 9:00 a.m.
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Student personal item retrieval schedule
06/12/2020
Students may enter buildings on the following dates in July to retrieve their belongings.
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Wi-Fi bus schedule updated for summer school
06/04/2020
The South Bend Community School Corporation will provide its students with free Wi-Fi service for both the first and second summer school sessions, beginning Monday, June 8.
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Washington High School graduate wins scholarship from Home Builders Association
06/03/2020
The Home Builders Association of St. Joseph Valley recently awarded Washington High School graduating senior, Joally Figuerora, the Skilled Trade Leadership Award.
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South Bend voters say “yes” to both referendum questions
06/03/2020
The citizens of South Bend showed their support of the city’s public schools by voting “yes” to both referendum questions on the ballot, agreeing to pay increased property taxes to fund, among other enhancements, salary increases for teachers, academic specialists for students, expanded pre-kindergarten, security upgrades, and other supports that will improve student outcomes.
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Early graduation ceremony planned for seniors enlisted in military
06/01/2020
A special graduation ceremony for some 30 South Bend high school graduates who enlisted in the military will be held on Sunday, June 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the Vietnam War Memorial at Howard Park in South Bend.
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Four South Bend Community School Corporation students will graduate high school with associate degrees
05/27/2020
For the first time in South Bend Community Schools’ history, four students are graduating from high school and already have associate college degrees from Ivy Tech.
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Graduation announcement
South Bend Community School Corporation to hold outdoor graduation ceremonies for high schools
05/21/2020
South Bend Community School Corporation Superintendent Dr. Todd Cummings announced today that the district will hold in-person, outdoor graduation ceremonies at Four Winds Field for the five SBCSC high schools on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25. Rain date is Sunday, July 26 for all schools.
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Summer Meal Program
New SBCSC summer food locations and hours start May 27
05/21/2020
Six school sites will provide grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches for children under the age of 18 throughout the city.
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Susan Davis named South Bend Community School Corporation 2020 Teacher of the Year
05/20/2020
In a virtual ceremony live streamed on Tuesday, May 19, Superintendent Dr. Todd Cummings and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Susan Devetski honored 30 nominees from across the district.
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First Lady Janet Holcomb hosts Zoom conference with SBCSC elementary students
05/18/2020
First Lady Janet Holcomb spoke with a group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students from the South Bend Community School Corporation during a Zoom video conference on Thursday, May 14.
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Riley High School recognized by Project Lead the Way as “Distinguished School”
05/12/2020
South Bend’s Riley High School was recently designated as a “Distinguished School” by Project Lead the Way (PLTW), an Indianapolis based non-profit that offers students the opportunity to develop skills for “problem solving, critical and creative thinking, collaboration, and communication“ through a STEM based curriculum.
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Four Wi-Fi bus location changes start May 5, 2020
05/04/2020
To reach more students and for better visibility, there will be four South Bend Community School Corporation Wi-Fi bus changes beginning Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Two of those Wi-Fi bus locations are also meal distribution sites.
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Talks with Todd
"Talks with Todd" live events to continue online
05/01/2020
Superintendent C. Todd Cummings will share updates and plans and take live questions and comments from viewers via FaceBook Live.
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Meal distribution
Bulk meals provided four days per week with additional meals for the weekend
04/16/2020
South Bend Community School Corporation and our partners provide bulk grab-and-go meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday with additional meals for the weekend. Kennedy Academy distributes meals 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. only.
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South Bend Education Foundation program to help high school students
04/15/2020
The South Bend Education Foundation is raising funds to help high school student workers who are dealing with financial difficulties due to reduced hours and layoffs in recent weeks.
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Referendum Informational Forum to be held April 16 via Facebook Live
04/15/2020
Superintendent Dr. C. Todd Cummings will answer your questions about the referendum on a Facebook live event at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 16.
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Thought Leadership Conference
03/30/2020
The one-day Thought Leadership Conference, originally scheduled for Thursday, May 21 at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, has been postponed. Rescheduling has not yet been confirmed, but will be announced soon.
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Meal and Wi-Fi changes begin this week for families
03/25/2020
The South Bend Community School Corporation is now extending their grab-and-go breakfast and lunch program to include ten of their Wi-Fi bus sites on Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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South Bend Community School Corporation announces public schools closure
03/13/2020
Schools will close for at least two weeks, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, as state and local health officials work to limit the spread of Coronavirus.
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South Bend City Council, School Board announce historic joint meeting
02/18/2020
South Bend City Council and South Bend Community School Board will hold their first-ever joint meeting on Tuesday, February 25 at 6 p.m. at Nuner Fine Arts Academy. The meeting is open to the public and attendees will be able to ask questions or comment on the content of the meeting.
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Meal pickup
Winter break meal pick-up
12/19/2019
Students will receive uninterrupted food services this holiday season.
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Talks with Todd
Superintendent’s “Talks with Todd” schedule for 2020 confirmed
12/17/2019
Based on increased engagement with parents, students, and community members, Superintendent Dr. Todd Cummings plans to continue "Talks with Todd" through next semester.
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South Bend School Corp receives $5.5 million grant for teacher education
11/06/2019
The South Bend Community School Corporation has received a $5.5 million grant that will help educate, recruit and retain teachers. The grant was announced at the SBCSC board meeting on November 4. Indiana University South Bend was named as partner and subcontractor in the grant.
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South Bend Community School Corporation to hold annual 2019 Showcase of Schools
10/23/2019
The Showcase of Schools will be held Wednesday, October 30 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Century Center, 120 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in South Bend.
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Listening Tours
South Bend Schools to hold Community Listening Tours
10/08/2019
Community members invited to join district leadership and bring ideas to help shape future of SBCSC
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SBCSC Superintendent directs personnel changes to solve corporation’s transportation, food woes
09/24/2019
In the wake of the student lunch issues, coupled with ongoing school bussing troubles, Superintendent Dr. Todd Cummings announced personnel shifts designed to help solve these problems.
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Superintendent enacts “no fines” school library lending for students.
09/17/2019
Cummings also reiterated his policy on book fees for students: No one will be denied graduation if their book fees are not paid at graduation time.
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One Hour Delay Teacher Professional Development Days
09/03/2019
The monthly one-hour delayed start will provide an opportunity for principals and teachers to meet for professional development.
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eLearning Internet Survey
08/21/2019
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School Board Vacancy
School Board Vacancy
08/20/2019
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to School Board President John Anella, before 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2019.
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Buses
Program provides free rides for high school students
08/12/2019
Students attending John Adams High School, Riley High School, Washington High School and Rise Up Academy will be able to ride any Transpo fixed route bus for free during the first semester.
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New leader named for South Bend “Empowerment Zone Schools”
07/17/2019
Dr. Cheryl N. Camacho has been named Chief of the South Bend Empowerment Zone. Camacho’s appointment was approved this morning at the South Bend Empowerment Zone (SBEZ) Board meeting.
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Talks with Todd
Superintendent to hold monthly gatherings
07/09/2019
In an ongoing effort to foster open communication with parents, students and other community members, Superintendent Dr. C. Todd Cummings will hold monthly talks throughout the city on the first Wednesday of each month.
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South Bend School Corporation announces new cabinet
06/03/2019
Seven positions will comprise the superintendent’s administrative cabinet.
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Notice of Public Meeting Regarding Superintendent Contract
The South Bend Community School Corporation’s Board of School Trustees will hold a public meeting on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Administration Building, 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., South Bend, Indiana 46601 to discuss and to hear objections to and support for a proposed Superintendent’s contract as required by Ind. Code 20-26-5-4.3.
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