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Apple Crunch Challenge

October 24th, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. we are celebrating National Food Day, by participating in The Apple Crunch Challenge, to establish a record of how many people bite into a Michigan apple on this day, with a locally grown Michigan apple provided by Hearty Harvest and The Aggie Café.  We are going to meet in the gym for a count down so the whole student body and staff will take a bite of an apple at the same time!

This year Beal City’s Aggie Café partnered with Hearty Harvest out of Remus Michigan to participate in the farm to School program. Students have been enjoying their fresh vegetables and fruits all year in the lunch room: peaches, apples, watermelon, cantaloupe, pears, onions, peppers and tomatoes!  This has been so exciting to be able to offer these fresh items to our students.

Some Apple fun facts:

  • Apples are a member of the rose family
  • It takes energy from 50 leaves to produce one apple
  • The largest apple ever plucked from a tree weighed 3 pounds, 2 ounces, and was picked in Caro, Michigan
  • There are 900 family-operated apple farms throughout Michigan’s Lower peninsula
  • Michigan is the 3rd largest apple producing state in the country
  • Apples are Michigan’s largest and most valuable crop, with a value of about $100 million annually
  • On average, Michigan harvests about 20 million bushels (840 million pounds) of apples per year
  • Apples are a great source of fiber pectin. One apple has 5 grams of fiber
  • The science of apple growing is called pomology

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Halloween Spooktacular

Sponsored by the Beal City High School National Honor Society

Octobert 26 - 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the High School Gym Click here to download the flyer! Come join us for candy, fun and more! Beal City National Honor Society is hosting our first annual Halloween Fair! Come join us for endless fun! We will be providing face painting, a haunted house, trick-or-treating, and many . . . read more

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Custodian and Bus Driver Subs Needed

Beal City Public Schools is looking for custodial subs.  All custodial subs will be paid by a third party management company but will be called by our staff to cover custodians when they need time off.  Hours of work will be from 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.  We are also looking for subs for our bus drivers.  Anyone . . . read more

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