Birmingham Covington School (BCS)

BCS inspires students to lead in the global community through a passion for learning, innovating, and inquiry and design.

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  • Fall Picture Day - Picture day was September 17th.

    - Online ordering is available now through September 21.  Please go to the website: and click “Order Pictures”.  The BCS school code is BCS2018.  You can choose from 15 different and colorful backgrounds.  Online orders are easy – no form has to be returned to the school!! Picture retake day is October 30th.

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  • BCS Student Ambassador Program

    BCS Ambassadors play an important role in welcoming visitors to our school and introducing them to all BCS has to offer.  If your child (grade 4-8) would like to be a student ambassador for the 2018-2019 school year, please complete the application and return it to the BCS office by Friday, October 5.

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  • 7/8 Curriculum Night - Thursday, September 20

    - 6:00 PM PTSA Reception in the main hallway
    - 6:30 PM Welcome from Mark/Jason, Co-Curricular teachers and PTSA
    Classroom Schedule as follows (be sure to have your student let you know which class they have each hour, so you’ll know where to go): Parent Letter

    • 7:05 – 7:15 PM:  Academic Lab/ILD (Goal Setting Sign-ups)
    • 7:20 – 7:30 PM:  C-1 class
    • 7:35 – 7:45 PM:  C-2 class
    • 7:50 – 8:00 PM:  C-3 class
    • 8:05 – 8:15 PM:  C-4 class
    • 8:20 – 8:30 PM:  C-5 class
    • 8:35 – 8:45 PM:  C-6 class
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  • District Half Day - Tuesday 9/25/18

    On Tuesday, Sept. 25th, school will end at 11:30am.  Because staff will be participating in professional development that afternoon, the building will not be open after 12:30pm. For those of you who need child care after 11:30am, the student will need to be registered for Kids Club. Busses do run, and there is no Choice Hour. Link: Tentative District Calendar

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  • 2018-2019 Optional Trips for 7/8 Students

    We are excited to be offering next year’s 7th and 8th grade students three optional trips for the 2018-2019 school year:

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  • Yearbooks Are On Sale

    Purchase your 2018-19 BCS Yearbook Now! More information on ordering your yearbook may be found on the Walsforth Yearbook Flyer. Purchase your yearbook online by following this link to Questions? Contact Michelle D'Orazio at

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  • Are you interested in being a Volunteer?

    Welcome back! I invite you to join in the fun by taking just a few minutes to indicate the areas in which you’d like to volunteer. Please note, this form is only available online this year and we kindly ask you to follow this link and submit your response: There are opportunities for everyone, regardless of your schedule or time availability. ~ Mrs. Miller

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  • 1st Annual BPS 5th Grade Run - Oct. 13

    All BPS 5th graders are invited to participate in the 1st Annual 5th Grade Run! The run will be held on Saturday, October 13th at 9:00am at Groves High School. The cost is $5 and includes a t-shirt. Click on the 5th Grade Run flyer for more information.

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  • Will Your Child be in the BCS Directory?

    If you have not yet entered/updated your BCS directory information, please do so ASAP with the following link (you will also have the opportunity to support the PTA):

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  • BCS currently has two openings in 8th grade! 

    Please feel free to share with neighbors and friends in the Birmingham Public Schools attendance area who may be interested in an amazing educational experience in the 8th grade at BCS this year.  Interested 8th grade parents/guardians can contact Kathy Barnas at for details on how to register. 

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  • Kids Feeding Kids - September 22

    Kids Feeding Kids- An awesome volunteer opportunity for kids!  On Saturday, September 22, BPS is hosting a district wide community service event at BCS from 9am-11:15 AM– a Kids Against Hunger event.  Kids and parents will have the opportunity to pour, weigh, and package a minimum of 20,000 meals and more depending on funds raised that will go to feed starving children around the world.  Participants can choose from one of two presentations to learn about the problem and solutions of hunger locally and globally. Click on the flyer for all the details and to register!  Kids Coalition Against Hunger, is a Michigan based 501(c)(3), that coordinates packaging events throughout the eastern half of the United States, feeding starving children around the world and in local communities.  BPS has received two grants from Eagles for Children and The Muslim Unity to package 20,000 meals.  Check out the flyer with all the details!

    Teens can get service hours also by helping to set-up, tear down, and be table leaders. Teens can sign up at

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  • Saturday School @ Berkshire

    In partnership with the Birmingham African American Family Network, Birmingham Public Schools provides tutoring for students who need help in any grade level, and in any academic area. It is hosted in the media center at Berkshire Middle School from 9am - 11am. All K-12 BPS student and parents are welcome to join. For more information see their website @:
    Saturday School sessions for the 2018-19 school year:
    October: 6,13,20,27
    November: 3,10,17
    December: 1,8,15
    January: 5,12,26
    February: 2,9
    March: 2,9,16,23
    April: 13,20,27
    May: 4,11,18
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  • Welcome to Birmingham Covington School

    The Birmingham Covington Districtwide 3-8 School (BCS) is a 3-8 districtwide school of choice for families residing in the Birmingham Public School District. It is designed to offer a clear choice in educational structure and philosophy to parents/guardians and children seeking a rigorous academic challenge. BCS has a special emphasis on comprehensive science and technology instruction based on the Association for the Advancement of Science report, Project 2061, and enGauge: 21st Century Skills.

    To better understand BCS, please review:

    Birmingham Covington School Virtual Tour:


    Learn More About BCS from the Acey Family!



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