BHS teacher, Darcy Stoll, has received the FIRST IN ARKANSAS: Lead Professional Educator licensure designation. The Career professional license is awarded to teacher applicants who not only have three years of experience, but also can show that they are effective, as defined by Arkansas' plan for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, and have a strong commitment to the teaching profession. Well done, Ms. Stoll!
Sarah Tucker, 6th grader at BMS, won second place in the Saline County Spelling Bee. Congratulations Sarah!
Kindergarten registration will be held February 28 and March 1 at the Professional Development Center, 211 N. Border, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Preschool registration will be held on February 28 and March 1 at Ringgold Elementary, 536 River Street, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The 2018 BHS Football team made it to the 6A State Championship game. They finished the Season with a 10-3 record. Their only losses were to the 6A State Champions and the 7A State Champions. The BHS Football program is a great source of pride for our community.
BJHS Jazz Band students auditioned for the All Region Jazz Band and 17 of 22 students who auditioned were selected for the band. The following students will represent BJH at the All Region Jazz clinic in this month. Michael Hoover is the band director.
Several BJH Band students were selected, by blind audition, to perform in the All Region Concert Band. They prepared exercises that tested technical ability on their instruments, and performed for a panel of judges. The following students were among the best junior high school musicians in the region, and represented BJH well at the region clinic band in December. Congratulations to the following Benton Jr. High Concert Band All Region students and Director Michael Hoover: