Elementary Administrative Assistant: Linda Nell
MS/HS/District Secretary/Receptionist/Infinite Campus Specialist: LaDawn LeGrande
Change in Plans: Any change in bus or pick up routine will need to be communicated to the school in writing the morning of the change or sooner.
Attendance: Please call the school 406-995-4281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com to report a student’s absence or tardiness. Absences for scheduled appointments or vacations may be entered in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for 6-12 students or email@example.com for K-5 students. Students in grades 6-12 who will be absent more than 1 full day for a planned absence, should fill out and turn in an Advanced Absence form before leaving for their planned absence.
Lunch: Lunch is available for students to purchase each day.
K-5th $3.40, 6th-8th $3.85, High School $3.85 & Adults $4.10.
Other a la carte items may be offered throughout the year. Students will be issued a 4 digit lunch pin # at the beginning of the school year. Make deposits to your family lunch account at either office or online at BSSD72.org/Payments. Make checks payable to the Big Sky School District. Parents are welcome to join your student for lunch which can be arranged by calling either the elementary or middle school office by 9:00 am on the day you would like to have lunch.
The Big Sky School District utilizes the National Free/Reduced lunch program. You may fill out an application at any time during the school year, and if you qualify, the free or reduced (40 cents) lunch price will start on the day you turn in the application.
School Newsletter: The school newsletter will be sent home via email each Friday. If you do not have email access, a printed version will be sent home with the youngest child in the family (unless specified otherwise). The Friday Newsletter is also available online at bssd72.org and through the BSSD Facebook Page.
(After School Program): Contact Libby Grabow at 599-6105.
HE Programs: The Big Sky School District has some unique health enhancement programs including downhill skiing, cross country skiing, and swim lessons. Any forms or information regarding these programs will be included with the school newsletter and on the website bssd72.org.
Extreme Cold Weather Conditions: The school buses will not run but school will still be in session when the weather is –20 degrees or colder at the school. School will not be in session if the weather is –40 degrees or colder at the school. Students will go outside for recess if temperature at the school is zero and above. You should receive an email in the mornings when the buses do not run or school is closed. This information will also be posted on this website and the school’s Facebook page when the buses are not running or school is closed.
Title 1: We are a Title 1 school. Parents may request information regarding the professional qualifications of your student’s teacher by contacting Superintendent Dustin Shipman.
YOU WILL RECEIVE A HANDBOOK AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH MORE DETAILED INFORMATION. The handbooks are linked at the top and bottom of this page.
- Bus Routes
- Enrollment Forms
- 19-20 Free-Reduced Lunch Application English (0.3 MiB)
- 19-20 School Supply List (0.2 MiB)
- 2019-2020 Free Reduced Lunch Application Spanish (0.3 MiB)
- 4 - BSSD72TechnologyHandbook (0.1 MiB)
- Big Sky 2019-20 Activities Handbook (1.4 MiB)
- BSSD-Elementary-Handbook-2019-2020 (1.0 MiB)
- Emergency Counseling Resources (52 KiB)
- Federal Free Reduced Lunch Income Eligibilty Guidelines 19-20 (0.4 MiB)
- KG Roundup Forms And Information (3.1 MiB)
- LPHS IB DP Handbook 2020-2021 (0.7 MiB)
- OMS LPHS Student Parent Handbook 8.12.20 2020-2021 (1.0 MiB)
Please follow the grade level links to find information on your student’s transition to a new school year:
Big Sky Holiday Resources
Big Sky Community Food Bank Thanksgiving Food Boxes
Sign up by calling:995-3088 or email Sarah Gaither at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club of Big Sky – Christmas Giving Tree:
Accepting Santa Letters now until December 12, 2019
Blank santa letters are available in both schools or contact either front office secretary or school counselor.
The Giving Tree supports families with Toys, Clothes- including outer layers for the cold weather, and a full Christmas Meal Basket.
Big Sky Faith Community and Big Sky Community Food Bank:
Partnering together to offer Christmas Meal Boxes. Sign up by calling: 995-3088 or email Sarah Gaither at email@example.com.
Big Sky Christain Fellowship and LOVE INC:
Partnering together to offer support to families year round. For more information view their website at bigskychristianfellowship.com.