Sarah Tucker, 6th grader at BMS, won second place in the Saline County Spelling Bee. Congratulations Sarah!
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:
The Benton School District's guidance departments are hosting the 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off on January 26 at the Benton Event Center with doors opening at 5:00. The cost is $5 at the door for all you can eat. All proceeds will be donated to each school's guidance department for student services programs.
Jamie Stearns is the recipient of the 2018 California Casualty Award for teaching excellence. She was nominated by her peers and was chosen out of all the educators nominated in Arkansas. She will attend a national event in February. Congratulations and good luck to Ms. Stearns!