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Badger Update December 9, 2019

Happening This Week

McTeacher Night to Support K - 4th Grades!

Cardiovascular Screenings to Be Offered to 7th-12th Grade Students

See the letter below from CAPPO Health explaining the cardiovascular screenings they will be offering to our student athletes (and any student interested) on December 11th & 12th!

Beebe High School is taking an extra step to protect your child by providing cardiovascular testing for students aged 12-25 on school grounds on December 11th and 12th, 2019.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is caused by an abnormality in the heart's electrical system or structure that abruptly stops the heartbeat. It is the leading cause of death on school campuses. According to the American Heart Association, every 3 days a young athlete dies from Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the US. In 80% of the cases, there are no warning signs or symptoms leading up to a cardiac arrest.

CAPPO Health will perform EKGs and echocardiograms to detect heart conditions that can put your child at risk and vascular ultrasounds to identify vascular conditions common to athletes (such as blood clots). All tests are non-invasive, and the privacy of your child is maintained.

To learn more and register for the testing, please visit: http://go.cappohealth.com/fmi/webd/Beebe%20High%20School

Once have chosen your appointment time, please visit: www.cappohealth.com and click on "HS Registration" at the top of the page to complete your registration paperwork.

There are no upfront costs for this testing. CAPPO Health will bill your health insurance, accepting what your carrier deems usual and customary. As required by law, CAPPO will bill for any deductible or coinsurance owed, if applicable. There are a number of circumstances that would waive any balance due for this testing (including saving for college). Please be aware that if you have an HSA, FSA, or HRA account, funds may automatically be deducted if a balance is due. We encourage you to call us at (833) 244-5700 to verify your benefits or to answer any questions you have about the billing process.

Together with Beebe High School, we look forward to contributing to the health and safety of your athlete! Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Thank you,

Jamie Chahalis

561-931-3525

jchahalis@cappohealth.com

BHS Theatre Presentation

LSL Food Drive

The BHS Leadership and Service Learning class is having a food drive for the Badger Food Pantry. They are asking that you bring canned chili and other soups that would directly benefit our community. The drive will last until December 13th. If you would like to participate in the drive, please send your donations with your student to their advisory class!

Events & Announcements

Angel Tree Program

2nd Annual BHS Innovation Fair

The 2nd Annual BHS Innovation Fair is set for March 19 & 20, 2020! Applications are available on the BHS Website or at the link below, and paper copies are available in the Information Station (Outside the High School Main Office). The Innovation Fair is open to students in Grades 9-12. The deadline for teams to submit their application is December 20th. If you would like to sign up for the Innovation Fair or learn more about it, click the link below!

District Highlights

National Honor Society Induction

Beebe High School held its annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Thursday, December 5. Congratulations to all inductees and job well done to those who performed the ceremony!

2019 NHS Inductees -

Ethan Abernathy

Erika Aguilon

Yaelin Basilio-Martinez

Courtney Berner

Katie Berner

Alexandra Davis

Alyssia Davis

Lyanna Davis

Zekariah Davis

Halle Hardin

Shayde Harris

Karlie Holland

Gillian Howard

Mia Johnston

Julianna Joyner

Steve Kim

Savannah Lee

Christian Martindill

Taylor McIntyre

Ashton Payne

Jonmarc Pinkerton

Kara Price

Will Rudd

Makenzie Sikes

Holly Smith

Tristan Smith

Emily Strayhorn

Noelia Torres

McKenna Waldrop

Autumn Weeks

Winter Band Concert

Our 6th - 12th Grade Bands held their Winter Concert on Sunday, December 8. The bands did an excellent job showcasing all of their hard work!

First Grade Musical

Beebe Early Childhood First Grade students held their musical program "Our Night Before Christmas" on Thursday, December 5. Great job to Mrs. Wisdom and the First Grade students for putting on a fantastic show!

Elementary Guest Readers

3rd graders Cannon Barnes and Gracie Edwards read to Mrs. Jodie's Balogh's class on Friday, December 6. The students loved having guest readers in their room! Cannon and Gracie did a wonderful job!

Middle School Spelling Bee

Beebe Middle School held its annual Spelling Bee on Friday, December 6. 5th Grade winners were:

First - Sophia Bunting

Second - RJ Johnson

Third - Patrick Moore

6th Grade will finish their competition on Tuesday, December 10. Great job to all students who participated!

Badger Engineering Continues to Shine

Beebe Jr. High Engineering students are staying busy solving the world's problems! Last week, the Medical Detectives class worked to discover the source of a mysterious outbreak, and Flight and Space students worked on designing and building Mars rovers. Also, Allison and Alissa received Honorable Mention in the 2019 Congressional App Challenge. They are part of the new App Creator class. And just released today, our Badger Engineering program is one of only six Arkansas schools to be selected as a national finalist in the 10th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest! Click the link below to read more about the contest. Way to go!

Elementary Students of the Month

Congratulations to Beebe Elementary's November Students of the Month!

Early Childhood Star Students

Congratulations to last week's Early Childhood Star students!

Sports

Volleyball Signing

Congratulations go out to Mikayla Lawrence as she signed to play collegiate volleyball for CBC on Thursday, December 5!

Basketball Wins on the Road

Our Varsity Badgers and Lady Badgers earned two road wins vs. Clarksville on Friday, December 6. The Lady Badgers defeated the Lady Panthers 39-34. Then the Badgers defeated the Panthers 75-64 in the boys game.

Cabot Pre-Holiday Tournament

Our Varsity Basketball Badgers and Lady Badgers will be playing in the Cabot Pre-Holiday Tournament this week. The Girls will play Cabot tonight, Monday December 9, at 7 p.m. Their second game will be on Tuesday. Game time and opponent will depend on the outcome of tonight's game. The Boys will play Mountain Home on Thursday at 5:30. Their second game will be on Friday. Game time and opponent will depend on the outcome of Thursday's game.

Jr. High Basketball Season Underway

Our Jr. High Badgers and Lady Badger basketball teams took on LRCA at home (8th / 9th Grade), Greenbrier on the road (7th Grade), Russellville on the road (8th / 9th Grade), and Vilonia at home (7th Grade) last week. Great job to our players as well as the cheer and dance teams for all of their hard work - keep it up!

Updated Wrestling Schedule

Badger Pride Runs Deep!