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Horizon students study homelessness, do projects

Posted on 10/24/2014


The Horizon 8th grade Family and Consumer Science (FACS) classes have completed a Project-Based Learning (PBL) project about homelessness in Bismarck. Speakers from the North Dakota Homeless Coalition, Burleigh County Social Services, Salvation Army, Carrie's Kids, Abused Adult Resource Center discussed the issue of homelessness with students. They learned that ...


Calendar DRAFTS for 2015-16

Posted on 10/23/2014


The Bismarck School Board and calendar committee present 6 draft calendars (links below) for review. The Board will wait to adopt a calendar pending the results an initiated measure which proposes a mandated after Labor Day start for all North Dakota schools. BPS does not have a stance on the ...


IMPORTANT safety & reunification protocol for parents!

Posted on 10/23/2014


By Tamara Uselman, Supt.

Your child's safety is Bismarck Public School's #1 priority. If there is an emergency, BPS will follow 1 of these 4 Critical Responses and possibly the reunification procedure, if needed:

CRITICAL RESPONSES
Lockdown: occurs when there's an immediate threat to students/staff safety. All normal ...


UPDATED: Ebola information for schools

Posted on 10/23/2014


The ND Department of Health has produced several fact sheets about the Ebola virus, and two are specific to K-12 schools and day care centers.

  1. For an important message about Ebola from the ND Health Officer, click here.
  2. To view the Ebola section of the NDDoH website, ...


    BPS students score high on national exam

    Posted on 10/22/2014


    Four sophomores from Bismarck Public Schools were high scorers on the national course exam for the High School of Business Leadership program. More than 1,600 students took the exam and the national average was 61.

    Lauren Buchholtz and Mariah Vetter of Century High School tied for 1st place with ...


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