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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  • 2019-2020 Quarter II Choice Hour  - Due October 15th
    Link: Choice Hour Information

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  • Optional 5/6 Spring Trip to Williamsburg/Virginia Beach

    Students will have the opportunity to go to Williamsburg and Virginia Beach March 28-31, 2020.  Please click Williamsburg for information regarding this trip. There will be an information meeting on Thursday, October 10, 5:30pm in the BCS Media Center. Registration will be online and will open at the information meeting.  Space is limited so if you think your child might be interested in attending this trip, we encourage you to attend the meeting.  We expect the trip to fill up quickly.

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  • 2019-20 PTA REFLECTIONS ART AWARD PROGRAM - Reflect, Create Art, Be Recognized

    Reflect on the theme, LOOK WITHIN, and create original art in the categories of dance, film production, literature, music, photography and visual arts. Enter to win recognition, prizes, and scholarships.  The top 2 BCS entries from each category will go on to the BPS District Program and possibly State and/or National recognition. Participants will be recognized/awarded at the BCS Reflections Pizza Lunch. Click for Rules and Entry Form.  Submit entries through Friday, November 8th in the Media Center.  To volunteer or for questions, contact Diana Patterson at

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  • Fall Pictures - Picture Day was September 19. Go to, use code BCS2019. Pictures will arrive in 3-4 weeks. Picture Retake day is October 24 for students who were absent on Picture Day or who wish to have their picture retaken.

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  • BCS Half Day - Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 11:30am dismissal

    BCS will have a half day on Thursday, October 31. Dismissal is 11:30am. There is no Choice Hour that day, and the buses will run.

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  • Outdoor Recess in the Wet Weather

    Now that the Fall weather is settling in, please remember to send boots and maybe extra socks to school with your children. We will go outside for recess every day, weather permitting.

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  • Are you interested in being a Volunteer?

    Welcome back! We invite you to join in the fun by taking just a few minutes to indicate the areas in which you’d like to volunteer. We kindly ask you to follow this link and submit your response: There are opportunities for everyone, regardless of your schedule or time availability. ~ BCS PTA

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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 from October to May. All K-12 BPS student and parents are welcome to join. For more information and the dates, see their website @:
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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:

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