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Senior Awards Night

Join us at 7 p.m. on 6/5/2020 for Senior Awards Night HERE


Baugo Closure Resource Database

Please click HERE for all releases communicated from Baugo Schools to the public.


Head Start Open Enrollment

Please click on the link below for more information on open enrollment for next year's Head Start Program hosted at Jimtown North

Head Start Open Enrollment




-Transfer for out of district students is currently closed-

For additional information, please contact Michele Mathewson at or call 574-293-8583, ext. 1012.


Baugo Promise Enrollment

We believe that every child deserves encouragement that his or her life matters. We also believe that it is our role to support the hopes and dreams our students hold for their future.

Through the Baugo Promise 529 plan, all students in grades K-2, will begin to build identity through classroom lessons about college and career discovery. They’ll cement that identity by becoming academically ready and establishing educational savings. Our community recently gathered to celebrate their aspirations when our students visited the campus of Bethel College for the “Walk Into My Future” event. Each of the activities that are part of the Promise will inspire hope for the future in the lives of our students.

The benefits of instilling hope are too numerous to count; hope is the greatest predictor of future success. Yet hope cannot be nurtured without a strong support system. We hope you will become active participants and champions for all youth in our county.

We are proud to present the Baugo Promise, because we strongly support efforts that make Jimtown a better place to work, play and live. To us, this means encouraging and supporting the hopes and dreams of the youngest members in our community. We are enthusiastic supporters of the Promise and hope you will be too.

A very special thanks to our Teachers and Staff! Their belief and dedication to your child led to their contributions of over $10,000 to the Baugo Promise. We believe in your child’s future!


Wellness Policy Committee

As part of USDA compliance, each district must do an annual review of its wellness policy. Using the data and information gathered at the September meeting, the committee decided the district focus needed to be on goals  to promote student and staff awareness of practices that contribute to better health and wellness in school. 


Jimtown Shines in ISTEP scores

Jimtown students showed their smarts on the state standardized testing!  Here is a quote from the Elkhart Truth!

"Notably, Baugo Community Schools was the only district to see improvement across the board. About 54.1 percent of students in grades 3-8 passed both sections this year compared to 50.9 percent last year.""


Jimtown Athletics Events

Go to for the dates of all Jr and Senior High athletic events!


Parent's Guide to Social Media

 It can be overwhelming for parents to try and understand the dozens of social media networks teens are using today to talk to each other and this is why Liahona Academy created this Social Media Guide for Parents. To see a copy of the complete guide click on the folowing link:




Sign Up for Web Alerts for Athletics

Spring Sports at Jimtown will soon be taking off.  Once we get going, the spring season is full of games almost every night of the week for the month of April and May.  In addition, spring storms and other weather makes it a challenge with cancellations, postponements and rescheduling of events.  Communication with student-athletes and parents is key.
If you have not seen it yet, our new athletic department website will be a HUGE tool for us to use in this regard.  There will be articles, live schedules, photo galleries and other things that will be updated all season long in all sports.  The articles also get published to our associated Jimtown Athletics Facebook and Twitter accounts.  It is a great way to stay in touch with what is going on in the world of Jimtown Athletics. 
There is also a brilliant,  built in tool called "Web Alerts" that you as a parent can sign up for.  Web Alerts allows you to subscribe by putting in an email address or cell phone that you would like to be alerted with in the event that a schedule changes, there is a rain-out, or any other information that you need to know about quickly with regards to your son or daughter's teams.  The great thing is that you can subscribe to ONLY the team or level that affects your kids.  In other words, there will be no information to sort though to see if the cancellation applies to your son or daughter's team.  If your son or daughter is in (for example) JV Baseball, you would only see information coming to you regarding changes in the JV Baseball Schedule.
Check it out and get signed up by going to and click on the text that says "Sign up to Receive Team Alerts via email or Text"...which is about 1/3rd of the way down the page.  It's easy, quick and you will always be in the "know" this spring should there be schedule changes or anything like that.


What Does It Mean To Be A “Jimmie?”

Baugo Community Schools welcomes new branding and a new logo this school year. The question is: What does it mean to be a “Jimmie?” 

Like every hardworking railroad worker:

  • a Jimmie is dependable;
  • a Jimmie confronts life's challenges courageously;
  • a Jimmie understands the power of working together and does not let the team down;
  • a Jimmie plans for the future and knows that what is done today affects what happens tomorrow;
  • a Jimmie applies the virtues of truth, trust, respect, and integrity to actions in life;
  • a Jimmie treats others as they would wish to be treated;
  • a Jimmie takes responsibility for their actions and does the right thing;
  • a Jimmie becomes stronger and smarter through trying, failing, learning, and winning;
  • a Jimmie is a leader; and
  • a Jimmie is dedicated to making the world a better place by compassionately serving others.


Onward Jimmies, toward the best school year yet. Go Big J!


Head Start

Head start will be at Jimtown North Elementary next school year.

Click the links below for more information!


Required Notifications

Federal Level

As part of USDA compliance, each district must do an annual review of its wellness policy.  Using the data and information gathered, this year's focus will be increasing student and staff awareness of practices that contribute to better health and wellness.

State Level

Under Indiana Code 357-IAC 1-16 all Indiana Schools are required to only use licensed applicators apply pesticides to areas where students can come in contact.  Pesticides can only be applied during non-school hours, when children are not present, unless special circumstances allow.  You may read details of the entire law by clicking this link:

To be compliant with the requirements of this law, Baugo Community Schools will list all of the pesticides that are being applied to areas that students come in contact with in a master file.  We will notify the public on our school webpage at least 48 hours prior to application unless one of the special circumstances apply.

Regional Turf will be at Jimtown High School on 4/3/2019 to apply crab grass control. 

Here is a link to the documentation of the most recent application.


Staff E-Mail Access On Website

Staff: You may now access your Baugo E-Mail Account by clicking on "Contact Us" at the top of the Home Page and then immediately clicking on "Staff E-Mail Access."  This will take you to the Baugo E-Mail Site and you may then access your e-mail there.


Mail-In Voter Registration Form Available

The Indiana Election Commission recently approved a new mail-in voter registration form. IC 3-7-24-7 provides that each public secondary school is a designated distribution site for these forms. Click on the Register to Vote Icon at the left for a copy of the form.


Affordable Internet

If your child is eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program, you may qualify for affordable internet  from Comcast.  Click on the Comcast icon for complete details.


Affordable Telephone

Lifeline is a federally funded program that helps income-eligible consumers afford local telephone service. The program is administered by local telephone companies and provides a monthly discount on basic telephone services for eligible customers.  Click on the telephone link at the left to find out more information.


BudgetNotices.IN.Gov Launches to Assist Taxpayers

Dear Baugo Community Schools Taxpayer,

I would like to inform you of a new online tool that will allow you to attend and stay involved with the budgets of your county, city, towns, townships, libraries, special districts, and schools. This past spring, the Indiana General Assembly passed House Enrolled Act 1266. This allowed for the development of a new central website, BudgetNotices.IN.Gov, where taxpayers can search to find their local government’s budget notices. Previously, the only way to find this information was to review the notices in your local newspaper.

Taxpayers will be able to view all local government units in Elkhart County, search by your address, or use an interactive map tool.

Why is this important to you?

As a taxpayer in Elkhart County, you have the ability to view budget notices in one central online location. This allows you to have advance notification and increase the transparency of your local unit’s budget process. These notices can be viewed any time, day or night. Additionally, if you want to look at the budget notices for multiple areas, you can do so using this one website.

Taxpayers that do not have Internet access or have difficulties with the website may contact the Department of Local Government Finance at (888) 739-9826 and request a paper copy of the notices for their local government units.

For specific questions related to a budget item, please contact Mr. Bruce Perry at 574-293-8583.

BudgetNotices.IN.Gov is available on the Indiana Gateway for Government Units. It is also available on our website on the “About” page under “Department of Finance Gateway.” The Gateway is the primary collection and publishing tool for local government units submitting their required reports to the State of Indiana. It has the benefits of digital collection into a robust data warehouse and immediate accessibility by taxpayers.  Please take advantage of this extremely useful tool.


Jim DuBois, Superintendent

Baugo Community Schools



Baugo Community Schools is having a fertilizer application on the grounds.  This application is being put down on September 30th.

Extended Closure