Engineering Projects

We have finished our 3rd round of Engineering projects and wanted to share some pictures.  Jacob Watkins and Ben Daniel designed a solar/wind energy system, Collin Modlin built a wind system, Josh Pierce designed a snow board and Tucker Belch designed a skateboard.

Jacob Watkins and Ben Daniel designed a solar/wind energy system. Collin Modlin built a wind system. Josh Pierce designed a snow board and Tucker Belch designed a skateboard.


HS Math Position

There is a HS Math position available, Full Time, for the 2015-16 school year, beginning August 2015.  See here for details and applying.

Part-Time Custodial Position

There is a Part-Time Custodial Position available, beginning immediately.  See here for application details.

NCSSM Summer Accelerator Program

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Summer Accelerator Program extends to a global audience their 30 years of experience offering innovative courses and opportunities to talented students.

The Accelerator program offers unique, high-level courses in an innovative format that incorporates both residential, hands-on learning and online education. Explore aerospace engineering by designing and launching your own rocket. Determine the role of a target gene in affecting cancer. Solve crimes through the use of real-world forensic techniques.

In Accelerator courses, highly skilled faculty focus their talents on building upon the strengths of high-achieving students in advanced science and math topics in the classroom. Student Life Instructors offer a valuable resource and help provide a safe and enjoyable residential experience for students out of the classroom. NCSSM crafts unique high-level academic experiences, as a constituent and flagship high school of the University of North Carolina system, in a setting designed specifically for younger students.

Who can apply?
Talented rising 7th- 12th grade students from anywhere in the world.

What does the cost cover?
Tuition & fees, Room & board, Activities, Shuttle service

What courses can I take?
Residential & day courses such as engineering, genetics, forensics, chemistry & more.

Find out more on their website here.

Enrollment Now Open

Enrollment Period
January 1, 2015 through February 1, 2015

During the period of enrollment, the Bear Grass Charter School, Inc. will enroll all eligible students who submit an application by the enrollment period deadline.  All student must submit an application.

Further details are here in the Enrollment Period flyer and Enrollment Application.

Bear Grass Tumblers For Sale

Bear Grass Charter School Scuba Dive Team is raising money for a dive trailer for equipment and an upcoming educational dive trip to swim with the manatees in February. You can help support the dive team by purchasing a custom 16 oz Bear Grass Tumbler and/or BGCS folding chair. ( Each 16 oz tumbler is dishwasher/microwave/freezer safe, has a drink-through pop-off lid, and is double wall insulated with a full lifetime guarantee! The chairs come in small and large sizes. ) If interested contact Ms. Jackson by phone or email.) If your child is interested in joining the scuba dive team contact me asap. It’s not too late, classes start this month!


Paw Print – Thanksgiving Edition

The Thanksgiving Edition (Vol 1-5) of Paw Print, Bear Grass Charter School’s newspaper, is now available.  Check it out…


New State-Wide Grading Scale

The new state-wide 10-point grading scale is State Board Policy (GCS-L-004) and Freshmen of 2015-2016 will be on this scale but the upperclassmen will continue on the 7-pt scale.  This will be taking place for the 2015-16 school year.

More Scholarship Info

Hey parents and students, check out the College Scholarships page to find links and information for 2014-2015 scholarships.  For some of these, the due date is coming up soon.  Hurry!

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