The heatwave which has been plaguing lower Michigan for the past few days is forcing Battle Creek Public Schools to transition to a half-day schedule beginning Thursday, August 26th and Friday the 27th.
Battle Creek Public Schools is warning parents that there is a major problem in getting their kids to school, beginning Wednesday.
The district’s transportation partner, Dean Transportation, alerted school authorities of a driver shortage that will impact transportation on the first day of school and beyond.
Children in the Battle Creek area will have access to free meals this summer. Meat Up and Eat Up is free program being offered through the Michigan Department of Education, Battle Creek Public Schools and Lakeview School District.