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Classroom Spotlight – Ms. Liz Brautigan’s 4th & 5th Grade

February 10, 2022
The 4th and 5th grade students have been busy this winter! To kick off Black History Month, we’ve been discussing influential African Americans and their contributions to our society. Students have been excited to recognize and share what they are…

The Value of Re-enrolling Early This Year

February 7, 2022
We are a tuition-free, public charter school open to all students. That means that every child in our community has the same access to a robust and unique educational experience with us. Due to our enrollment trends and current interest,…
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Board Appreciation Month at Benton Harbor Charter School Academy

January 7, 2022
January not only marks the beginning of a new year, it also signifies a time to recognize and appreciate vital members of our school community! As we celebrate School Board Appreciation Month, now more than ever is a wonderful time…
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Strong Beginnings at Benton Harbor Charter School Academy

January 3, 2022
In the late ‘80s, the Michigan Department of Education set out to develop a program aimed at making tuition-free preschool available to four-year olds. They started 53 projects and served over 600 children in their first year, the new name…

A Bobcat Family Received Gift Card Donation for the Holidays

December 30, 2021
As we prepare to finish this school year strong, we want to look back on a very generous gift from the people at the Detroit Institute for Children.   The Detroit Institute for Children received a $200 gift card donation…
Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

November 30, 2021
Parents, teachers, and students alike all love the holiday season. This time of year is a great way for everyone to reflect and be encouraged by the potential and talent of all our students!  As we commemorate this Giving Tuesday,…
Tips to address your child's pandemic worries

Tips to address your child’s pandemic worries

October 15, 2021
The nature of this pandemic has left some kids with a heightened sense of stress and anxiety while in-person learning at schools. Educators are hearing common concerns in the classroom pertaining to physical and social interactions. Students are facing amplified…
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PACE Donates Backpacks to BHCSA for Upcoming School Year

September 3, 2021
PACE of Southwest Michigan provided over 30 backpacks and school supplies this weekend to our family at Benton Harbor Charter School Academy. The Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is designed for elders who struggle with underlying health…
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Five Back to School Tips for the 2021 School Year

August 20, 2021
It’s that time of year again for back-to-school season! We know this is a busy time for both parents and students alike, so we at BCHSA put together five tips to ensure a seamless transition from summer vacation to the…

Congratulations Graduates

June 11, 2021
Congratulations to our graduating senior class!! We are so proud of these students and can’t wait to see what their future holds. Though it has been quite the year, our seniors persevered and came out as proud BHCSA graduates!