Bartholomew Consolidated schools say they are ready to accept children whose families were displaced by the recent hurricanes and may have sought refuge here. The school district will accept those students fleeing from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, even if they don’t have all the normally required paperwork.

The district announced on its Facebook page yesterday that if you know of any refugee families, you should urge them to contact the school district or their nearest neighborhood school for enrollment information. District officials say that he community took in several families after Hurricane Katrina and some of those became permanent residents.

You can find more information online at bcsc.k12.in.us