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Badger Update January 21, 2020

Happening This Week

Elementary Book Fair!

Elementary Book Fair begins this Tuesday, January 21 and runs through Friday, January 31. Be sure to come out and participate in all of the fun activities! See the flyer below for more details. Online purchases can be made at https://www.scholastic.com/bf/beebeelementaryschool.

Early Childhood Picture Day This Week!

Badger Pride Week at BHS

It's Badger Pride Week at BHS! High School students will dress up to the "Rockin' the Tees" Theme all week. High School students - If you participate, you will be entered in a drawing for door prizes! Get entered during lunch by dressing up and taking a picture in front of the backdrop provided by student council (in front of either library) with AT LEAST 4 people (1 entry) and by posting on social media with #BballHoco2020 #BHSBeTheChange (1 entry). See each day below:

  • Monday: NO SCHOOL
  • Tuesday: Favorite Team Day (Wear your favorite team's jersey/t-shirt)
  • Wednesday: Favorite Movie/Music Day (Wear your favorite t-shirt with your favorite show/movie/artist)
  • Thursday: Affirmation T-Shirt Day (Wear a plain t-shirt and you will sign your name on t-shirts that you have given affirmations to) [NOTE: Consequences will be given if you write on a shirt WITHOUT permission. We do not want to ruin anyone's shirt!]
  • Friday: Red and White Day

Information & Announcements

Beebe Parks & Recreation will be having Recreational Baseball/Softball Registration on January 25, February 1, and February 15 from 9 am to 2 pm at Beebe City Hall.

National Youth Science Camp Coming Up! (See Below)

Pre-K Applications Available Now

Applications for enrollment in Badger Pre-Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year can be picked up at Beebe Elementary Office or Beebe Schools Central Office. Applications are also available online at https://www.beebebadgers.org/o/pre-k under the "Quick Links" section. Little Badger Pre-K has a "first come-first served" policy regarding completed applications. Each application will be time stamped when returned. Completed applications with copies of additional documents can be turned in to Central Office or the Elementary Building. Once an application is received and documents are reviewed, you will receive a phone call regarding the status of your child's application and spot in our program. *Please Note: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 will be the FIRST day that completed applications will be accepted.

Please join us in thanking our school board members this month and every month for their service. They selflessly dedicate their time and effort to ensure Beebe Schools are the best they can be!

Kindness Week

Kindness Week will be celebrate district-wide the week of January 27 - 31. Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, and Junior High students will wear a different color each day to remember how important it is to be kind to one another!

Father Daughter Dance

Beebe High School HOSA, FCCLA, and Culinary Arts are hosting a Father / Daughter Dance on February 8 from 5-8 p.m. in the BHS Main Cafeteria. High School students can pick up a form at the Information Station outside the Main Office and return to Ms. Parnell in the CT Building. Junior High students can pick up a registration form from the Badger Box and return them by January 31st.

Beebe High School will host an ACT Test Prep Session on Saturday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m in the BHS North Cafeteria. The Test Prep company Cantrell and Waller will be leading the session. The cost is $50 for the day, and students can sign up at The Counseling Center window to reserve your spot.

District Highlights

Badger Pride Sweethearts Announced

Congratulations to this year's Badger Pride Sweethearts! -

Students Recognized at School Board Meeting

At the January School Board meeting, held on Monday, January 13, Beebe Jr. High Student Leaders Allison Elkins, Evan Howard, Emerson Ray, Kamauryi Smith, and Ethan Waters led the pledge and recited the Beebe School District Vision and Mission Statement. Then, Jr. High Engineering Students presented their VEX robotics, app building, and medical detectives projects. The teams include -

  • VEX Robotics: Aiden Hoffman, Stori Majors, Austin Mingues, Emma Turner
  • Congressional App Challenge: Allison Elkins, Alissa Lloyd
  • Medical Detectives Class: Jordyn Lefford, Kallie Vandiver

Next, we had a special presentation from Beebe High School AP students Isabella Davis (Alice Paul) and Jon Marc Pinkerton (George Washington). They presented board members with a proclamation in recognition of School Board Appreciation Month.

Unified Sports Team Off to Strong Start

On Thursday, January 16, Beebe Schools' Unified Sports team competed in their first basketball event and won second place! Unified Sports is an inclusive sports program that combines an approximately equal number of Special Olympics athletes (individuals with intellectual disabilities) and partners (individuals without intellectual disabilities) on teams for training and competition. We look forward to seeing the great things our Unified Sports teams will accomplish in the future!

Beebe Early Childhood and Elementary students are realizing just how fun reading can be!
On Friday, January 17, Mrs. Woechan's class enjoyed buddy reading!
On Wednesday, January 15, Ms. Jeffery's class enjoyed selecting books in the library!
Beebe Elementary students settled in with a good book on Thursday, January 16!

Junior High Students Hear from Special Visitors

On Tuesday, January 14, the Warriors visited Beebe Junior High to present on speaking up against abuse and bullying. They recognized BJHS students Ati Bell and William Castleberry for going above and beyond to help fellow students.

Middle School Engineering Students Building Bridges & Robots

At Beebe Middle School, 5th Grade Engineering students have been working hard to build bridges that can withstand weight. After building their bridges out of craft sticks, they tested their strength using the Vernier structure and materials tester. Last week, the record was set for the strongest bridge ever built in the Beebe Middle School Engineering class!

Quiz Bowl Winners

A big congratulations goes out to the Beebe Junior High Quiz Bowl Team for placing 4th at the Regional Tournament on Friday, January 17! This earns them a trip to to the State Finals! Awesome job!

Early Childhood Star Students

Congratulations to Beebe Early Childhood's most recent Star students!

Sports

Badger Bowling

The Girls' and Boys' Bowling Badger teams are both 4-0 after a great match on Thursday, January 16. The boys were led by Caleb Cornell’s 223 game and Wyatt Cronk’s 199 game. The girls were led by Abby Burch’s 162 game. Great job!

Wrestling Wins

Badger Wrestling continues to dominate their competition each week. On Tuesday, January 14, the Lady Badgers defeated Sylvan Hills, and the boys won against both Southside and Cedar Ridge.

Badger Basketball at MLK Classic

On Monday, January 20, the Varsity Boys' Basketball team had the opportunity to once again compete in the "MLK Basketball Classic" at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN, home of the Memphis Grizzlies! It was a hard fought, close game between the Badgers and the Pulaski Academy Bruins and was a great experience for all involved!