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Archive for May, 2009

2009 Yearbooks: An Unscripted Version

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

 

Yearbooks were handed out Friday, May 1 during lunch.

“I love this yearbook,” commented sophomore Mason Magouyrk.

Books remain on sale for $40. See Mrs. Gillmore for your copy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Individual in History: National History Day

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

Lily Allder
Student’s all over Arkansas competed in this year’s National History Day. The theme this year was the Individual in History: Actions and Legacies.

“This combination of the right person at the right time in history has powerful outcomes which can be both inspiring and catastrophic,” wrote Cathy Gorn, the Executive Director for National History Day on the NHD website. Read the rest of this entry »

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Key Club Hosts Spring Events at BHS

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

By Adele Owen
On Monday February 2, Batesville High School’s Key Club hosted a blood drive with the American Red Cross.

Forty-nine students successfully gave blood, with 60 students attempting to give blood.

“Normally I hate getting the life force sucked out of me, but this time the nurses made it amusing,” Heather Norman stated, after giving blood. Read the rest of this entry »

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BHS’s Makeover to Continue with Technology

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

Halli Raye Taylor
Batesville High School has gone a while without any major renovations, but that change began with the dawn of the 08-09 school year.

Some of the first changes included new bleachers in the gym.

“The old bleachers were in poor repair,” replied Mr. Campbell.

 

Changes continue as planning has already begun for the 2009-10 school year. Due in part to BSD support and stimulus funding, six teachers will have a class set of mini laptops when students return in the fall. Those teachers include Ann Ballard, Tammy Gillmore, Lisa Huff, Jeanne Roepcke, Peggy Wells, and Lindley Weygandt. Read the rest of this entry »

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BHS Faculty Select 2008-09 Mr. and Miss Pioneer

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

Krystal Pham
Every year the teaching staff selects two seniors who have outstanding qualities. This high honor was awarded to Jon-Michael Poff and Summer George.

 “This is one of the biggest honors I have ever received. It affirms my character,” commented Jon- Michael. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who Does Batesville High Appreciate?

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

Linh Tran
Here at BHS, students sometimes moan about old computers, viruses, and much more. What is not heard is the diligent technicians that try to help keep technology running smoothly.

Recently, a virus outbreak popped up in all of the school district’s computers. Stressful as it was, technicians Clint Lucy, Kathy Carter, and Michael Beaumont gave their all as they tried to rid the computers of this disaster. Read the rest of this entry »

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Students Show Their Skill in Art Class

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

By Linh Tran
Art class at BHS has always been a favorite for many students. As shown, these students show serious dedication in their work.

Part of art is to be creative.

“Without creativity, life would be boring,” commented Colton Gregory, a junior in Art I class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Drama Department Brings Music To BHS

Posted by bhspioneerspirit on May 7, 2009

“O-K, L-A, H-O, M-A, OKLAHOMA! YEOW!”

Scheduled performances include Friday and Saturday, May 8-9 at 7 PM and Sunday, at 2 PM in the former middle school auditorium. Read the rest of this entry »

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