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Summer Registration for Fall 2016

Don't Delay! Register Today!
First Day of School: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016
The last day to register a NEW student to begin on the 1st day of school is Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 3 pm.
If you register your child from Wed., Aug. 31, - Fri., Sept. 2, 2016 they will begin on Wed., Sept. 7, 2016.

Registration for new students (up to grade 5) for any of our elementary schools: Douglas Road Elementary, Jackman Road Elementary and Monroe Road Elementary, are being accepted at the Office of Instruction and Student Services located at 1623 W. Sterns Road, Temperance, MI 48182. The office will be open from 7:30 am until 3:00 pm to register students. Please call 734-850-6028 for more information.

All elementary school offices are currently closed for the summer until Wednesday, August 24th.
After that date, new elementary student registrations will be accepted in the school offices.

New students in grades 6-8 can register at Bedford Junior High School, 8405 Jackman Rd
Temperance, MI 48182. Please call 734-850-6200 for more information.
Summer Hours for the office at Bedford Junior High School are 7:00 am - 3:00 pm.

New high school students (grades 9-12) can register at Bedford high School, 8285 Jackman Rd., Temperance, MI 48182. Please call 734-850-6100 for more information.
Summer Hours for the office at Bedford High School are 7:30 am - 2:00 pm until July 29th.
Beginning August 1st, office hours will be extended from 6:30 am - 3:00 pm.

You will need to complete the registration packet. Registration packets are available in the school offices or the Administration Building's Office of Instructional and Student Services at 1623 W. Sterns Road. Click here to download the forms. They include a checklist page of all materials needed for complete registration. 

The student's state certified birth certificate (photocopies are not accepted) and parent driver's license must be presented in person at the school office, or Office of Instruction and Student Services, along with the completed packet. 

Click here to find out what you need to register!

Have questions? Call 734-850-6028.

Kindergarten T-Shirt Graphic    New Kindergarten students get a free t-shirt! While supplies last!

HAC Closed Until August 26th

Home Access Center (HAC) is closed while we prepare for classes for September. HAC will reopen on Friday, August 26th at 4:00 pm.


Calendar Set for 2016-2017 School Year

Thumbnail graphic of 2016-17 BPS District calendar The district has released the calendar for next school year.
You can view the document by clicking here!




"Supplying Our Future" Backpacks for Kids

graphic for backpack for kids"Supplying Our Future" Backpacks for Kids in Monroe County is a program that works to make sure every child, K-12, has the school supplies necessary to start school. An application is available here. Once completed, it can be turned at your school office (after Bedford's elementary school offices close for the summer, please drop off at the Office of Instruction and Student Services), the Office of Instruction and Student Services at 1623 W. Sterns Road, Temperance, MI, or The Salvation Army at 815 E. First St., Monroe, MI 48161 or scanned and emailed to:, or faxed to: 734-241-7181.

Deadline to apply is August 1, 2016.

Backpack pickup in Bedford is August 12th from 4-6 pm at the Francis Family YMCA, 2000 West Dean Road, Temperance, MI 48182. Swimming is also available at this time! Bring your swimsuits! Parents MUST swim with children.

YOU can help provide the supplies that will be needed to fill those backpacks that will be distributed to make sure every child is prepared to learn once school starts. The Back Pack Coalition expects to pass out 1,200 back packs to Monroe County kids. Any school supplies donations will be accepted, including back packs, pencils, paper, rulers, scissors, crayons...whatever you might be picking up for your own children!

A bus will be parked in front of the Kroger store at Sterns & Secor in Lambertville on July 30th from 8 am - 4 pm. (The Kroger in Monroe is also doing the same thing, same day and time.)

NashIcon 98.3 Radio Monroe is a co-sponsor of the drives. Bedford and Monroe Public Schools are providing the school buses.


Opportunities to Make a Difference--Fundraisers Scheduled

The Monroe County Learning Bank Network presents "Art for Education"
     Saturday, July 23, 2016
     Monroe Bank & Trust Headquarters, 10 Washington St. Downtown, Monroe, MI.
     Registration and Preview: 6:00 pm
     Live Auction: 7:15 pm

Custom framed art (including popular artists such as Kincade, Boulanger, Neiman, Chagall, Dail, Patricia, Alvar, Buckels, Disney and more!), memorabilia (from past sports legends to present day leaders), and collectibles from the movie and enertainment world will all be on display and available for auction at this gala event. There is something for every taste and budget. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Admission includes savory hors d'oeuvers, dessert, complimentary drink and cash bar. This is an adult event. Business casual dress.

Proceeds benefit the Learning Bank Network Scholarship Fund.Tickets are $25.00 each or 2 for $40.00. Tickets can be purchased at the Bedford Public Schools' Administration Building at 1623 W. Sterns Road, Temperance, MI 48182 from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm.

For more information, or additional ticket sale locations, please call Miranda at 734-265-4200.

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Jonathan Scout
Boy Scout Troop 743, Bedford High School Football, and St. Anthony Church are sponsoring a
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Jonathan Scout.

Sunday, July 31st from 4:00-7:00 pm
Lambertville United Methodist Church, 8165 Douglas Road, Lambertville, MI 48144

Jonathan ScoutJonathan will be a senior at Bedford High School this year, is a part of the Kicking Mules football team and just earned his Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America. In March 2016, he was diagnosed with brain cancer. Since then he has had several surgical procedures, radiation, and chemotherapy treatments at the U of M Motts Childrens Hospital. This spaghetti dinner will help the family cover the resulting medical expenses associated with his treatments.

Dinner includes: spaghettie, salad, dinner roll, dessert, and a drink.

Suggested donation is $8.00.

Raffle and Bake Sale will also raise funds to assist with medical expenses.

Bedford Community Foundation Heart of Hope & Heart Hope Too present
A weekend of fun and remembrance to celebrate the lives of those we lost too soon.
Friday, August 19-Sunday August 21, 2016

Register for events at
Check out their Facebook page: Compassion, Food & Fun for updates and restaurant participation.

Proceeds benefit the Heart of Hope & Heart of Hope Too. They help with medical expenses for children and young adults with catastrophic illnesses in Bedford Township.

Events include:

Friday, August 19
5-8PM; Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 8330 Lewis Avenue, Temperance; $10.00 per person, $8.00 children ages 3-10, children under 3 & active military members eat free. Live and silent auction, entertainment, 50/50 raffle, kids activities (5:00 PM-6:30 PM) including face painting, , fitness circuit, etc. Free babysitting during live auction. Contact Mary Zahabi for details: (734) 568-0580 or

Saturday, August 20
9AM; Sandy Courts/Forest View Lanes. $20.00 per person – Contact Rich Kenny for details (734) 847-4915 or Prizes for place.

BEDFORD TRIATHLON: 9AM; Sandy Courts/Forest View Lanes includes volleyball, bowling and corn hole
event. $20.00 per person – contact Rich Kenny for details details (734) 847-4915 or Prizes for place.ZUMBA: 10AM ; Bedford Jr. High School Lunchroom - $10.00 per person Contact Cindy Ramirez for details (419) 351-7285 or cyn0508@gmail.com3 ON 3

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: 10AM; Bedford Jr. High School Gym - $60.00 per team. (16+) Contact Robbie Johnson for details (734) 678-5977 or

VIGIL: 8:30PM; Bedford Community Stadium (Free Event) For parents/families who have lost a child (whatever age/whatever cause) who passed and want their child's name read contact Kathy Comstock (734) 854-7001 or Guests are invited to bring a picture of your loved one and flashlight.

Sunday, August 21
9AM – Indian Creek Pavilion 8486 Douglas Road, Temperance, MI 48182, $25.00 per person: kids 10 and under are free. Register before August 4th you will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Contact Michael Hinkle at or Amy Hinkle at

Meet Up and Eat Up

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Summer meals are being served in Monroe County for kids and teens. This is open to all children 18 and younger. There is no enrollment and no cost. Click here for a list of locations and times.



Health Fair Scheduled for August 20th

The Monroe County Health Department has scheduled their annual summer Health Fair for Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at the Monroe County Health Department, 2353 S. Custer Rd. Monroe, MI 48161

Free Services for Children ages 5-19 will include:Graphic of Health Fair flyer
 Family Fun & Games
 Sports Physicals
 Back to School Immunizations
 Dental Services
 Hearing & Vision Screenings
 Recycling Education
 Nutrition Education
 Car Seat Checks (Appointment Preferred)*
 Medicaid Applications (Appointment Preferred)

For more information, please call 734-240-7800

Upcoming Dates

July 28 ........................Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting, 6:30 pm,
                                                Bedford High School Media Center
August 4 .....................Board of Education Regular Meeting, 6:30 pm,
                                                Monroe Road Elementary School Cafeteria
August 10 ...................Board of Education Retreat, 5:00 pm,
                                                Bedford High School Media Center
August 25 ...................Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting, 6:30 pm,
                                                Bedford High School Media Center
September 6 .............FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!

Please check the webpages for each of the schools for additional activities or the District eSITE Calendar



Job Postings at Bedford Public Schools

2016-2017...BPS Job Posting...ACCOUNTING Secretary to THE CFO CLICK HERE
2016-2017...BPS Job Posting...Network SUPPORT Technician/Tier 2 Technician Click Here
2016-2017...BPS Job Posting...SCIENCE TEACHER--8th grade--1.0 F.T.E.--junior high school
                       click here
2016-2017...BPS Job Posting...hEalth Van Driver click here
2016-2017...BPS Job Posting...senior center lead cook (chartwells) click here
2016-2017...BPS Job Posting...SUB Positions
                          - SECRETARIES NEEDED - $9.00 / hour
                          - CUSTODIANS NEEDED - $9.00 / hour
                          - Food Service Substitute opening. click here
                          - SUBSTITUTE BUS DRIVERS NEEDED - call (734) 850-6071
Email resumes to or fill out the classified application
(under Human Resources) and mail or drop off at 1623 W. Sterns Rd.,
Temperance, MI 48182.

BPS Accreditation

BPS has three Elementary Schools,one Junior High School, and one High School. Our enrollment is about 4,600 students.

AdvancED seal

All of our schools have been accreditation by AdvancED and must meet stringent standards to remain accredited.
Our AdvancED accrediation is valid until June 30, 2020.



Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary School Bedford Public Schools has two Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools and has earned the Coalition for Community Schools National Award of Excellence!



Our Mission & Vision Statements

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Our Mission: Educating for Life!


Our Vision for Student Success:

Academic Excellence

Diverse Opportunities

World Class Environment

Community Engagement




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