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Back to School Information August 2014
Office Hours
BHS offices will be open from 8 am-noon and 1-3 pm daily, beginning Wednesday, July 30. Beginning with the first day of school on Thursday, August 14, the BHS offices will open 7:30 am-4:00 pm daily.

Countdown Clock

New Student Enrollment
BHS enrollment for students new to the district will be August 4-5. New students will need to complete an enrollment packet and provide proof of residency (e.g. electric or water bill), a birth certificate, social security card, and immunization records.

Incoming 9th Graders
--Tuesday, August 12 Orientation--
Incoming 9th graders will join us for Freshmen Ignite from 1:00-5:00 p.m. We have a variety of activities planned to help incoming freshmen feel great about starting high school. There will be games, prizes, fun, and food during this action-packed afternoon. During this time, students will also reconnect with classmates, meet all their teachers, and meet the junior or senior who will serve as the student's mentor.
A Freshmen Parent Open House will be held the same day beginning at 5:00 p.m. come and go. Parents will pick up their student from Freshman Success Day and visit classrooms and meet with BHS teachers in an informal open house. Hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be provided. Important parent information will be shared in short meetings beginning at 5:00, 5:20, and 5:40 p.m. in the BHS commons.
Registration Day/School Pictures
All students†must complete registration day on Thursday, August 7 in the BHS Commons between the hours of 7:00 am-3:00 pm come and go (expect to be here about 30-60 minutes). Each student will complete paperwork (some requiring parent signature), have school pictures, and receive locker assignments.†Students must complete the registration process before receiving a printed schedule of classes.

BHS will send a mailing that includes the required paperwork on Friday, August 1. Please watch your mailbox for this important information.

If a student is unable to attend registration day, he or she will need to bring the completed paperwork to the BHS attendance office prior to the start of school on August 14. In order to receive a printed schedule of classes, all paperwork must be completed.

Required Forms Registration Day
Completing the following forms in advance to bring with you to Registration Day will save you time!

Registration Day/Handbook Form
Health Information Form

Drug Testing Consent Form (if not previously submitted in high school)
Parking Form (if applicable)

Parking Passes
Student parking registration will also be completed during registration day. The fee to receive a parking permit is $20.00. Eligible students must have their driverís license, proof of insurance, and completed drug testing consent form in order to apply for a parking permit. Choice of parking spots will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Unless a student has pre-registered in June, the actual parking pass will be available at a later date.
Athletic Practices
Monday, August 4 is the first day of fall sports practices. All student athletes must complete the following prior to the first practice: physical, proof of insurance, drug testing consent form, athletic handbook form signed, activity fee paid, and attend mandatory athlete/parent meeting. After completing these requirements, each athlete will obtain a practice pass from the AD's office that will allow participation in practices.

The mandatory meeting for athletes and parents will be held Sunday, August 3 at 5:00 pm in the BHS auditorium.

Athletic Forms
Middle school activity fees can be paid at the middle school office and high school activity fees need to be paid to Mr. Schrader, Bolivar R-1 Activities Director. Middle school activity fees are $30.00 per year and the high school activity fee is $50.00 per year. ALL ACTIVITY FEES MUST BE PAID before the first practice. Checks are payable to Bolivar Schools.

School Start
First day of school is Thursday, August 14. BHS classes start at 8:10 am and end at 3:00 pm.

Thursday, August 14 classes 1, 3, 5, and 7 will meet.
Friday, August 15 classes 2, 4, 6, and 8 will meet.

Student Planners
The official student planner and handbook is available during registration for students who would like to purchase one for $3.00. The student handbook is also available for viewing online.

School Supplies
Students will need a notebook and pencil/pen for the first day of classes. Teachers will disclose other needed supplies in their class syllabus.

Random Student Drug Testing
All students in grades 7-12 who participate in any co-curricular or extra-curricular activity are required to consent to random drug testing. In addition, students applying for a parking permit are required to consent to random drug testing, and possess a driverís license and proof of insurance. All students who have participated in the program previously at Bolivar High School will not be required to submit another form. All incoming 9th graders who will participate need to submit a consent form.

The Bolivar R-1 Random Drug Testing documents are available for download:
Student Drug Testing Policy
Student Drug Testing Procedures

MSHSAA Summertime Dead Periods

Bolivar School District has set its MSHSAA required summertime dead periods for 2014 for the following dates:

Activities MSHSAA Dead Period will be Saturday June 14th - Sunday June 22nd.


Athletics MSHSAA Dead Period will be Saturday July 26th-Sunday August 3rd.

The dead period is a “no school activities time”; no open gyms, competitions, practices, conditioning, weight training; no activity-related functions or fundraisers, camps or clinics at school facilities or sponsored elsewhere by the school; no coaches/directors or students may have planned contact other than casual, normal community, non-activity contact. While there may be sports activities during this time, they must not involve the school coach, the school or school facilities.