Nov 4th - BPS at 10:10 and BMS at 1:00
Nov 5th - BIS at 9:00 and BHS at 10:45 (both at BHS Audtiorium)
A community event is to be held on Nov 5th at 7:00PM at the BHS Auditorium.
We would like to thank our many sponsors: Woods Supermarket, Kiwanis Club, Polk Co. Health Department, Citizens Memorial Hospital, First Nazarene Church of Bolivar, Sacred Heart Church and Sonic
The picture above is the BHS Friends Against Bullies Club thanking Woods for their generous donation.†
Rachel's Challenge includes a series of student empowering, educator motivating programs and strategies called the Awaken the Learner Five-step School Improvement Process that equips students and adults to create and sustain safe, caring and supportive learning environments essential for academic achievement. The programs are based on the writings and life of 17 year-old Rachel Scott who was the first student killed at Columbine High School in 1999. Rachel left a legacy of reaching out to those who were different, who were picked on by others, or who were new at her school. Shortly before her death she wrote,
"I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go."
The elements of the school improvement process are designed to create a culture of kindness and compassion and to equip students and adults with resources to insure that their schools are safe, caring and supportive learning environments essential for academic achievement.