Julie Richardson of Oakley will be acknowledged as a teacher volunteer at the Idaho Brightest Stars award ceremony. Julie is a science teacher at Oakley JR/Sr High School with nearly 30 years of teaching experience. The ceremony will be held on January 17th at BSU. This award and others will be handed out at the public ceremony by Serve Idaho, the governor's commission on service and volunteerism.
The BHS Music Departent recently sponsored a Joy Of Giving event at Parkview Rehab center. The musicians gathered gifts for the residents to be able to gift to their families. They then spent four hours at the center helping the residents wrap the gifts, singing carols, and generally spreading good cheer to all. Well done Bobcats!
Four students from Raft River & Declo High Schools received scholarships while at the recent Hispanic Youth Summit at Boise State. They are:
The Idaho State Department of Education is now accepting Holiday Card Contest submissions from Idaho students in grades K-6.
Winning entries from each grade level will be published on the State Department of Education website, and one drawing will be selected for use as the department’s official holiday card. The young artist who submits the winning design will receive cards for personal use. For a look at past winners and contest guidelines, go to https://www.sde.idaho.gov/events/card-contest/.
The deadline for submitting artwork is Monday, Nov. 13. Entries should be mailed to Idaho State Department of Education, Holiday Card Contest, attn.: Jo Ann Bujarski, P.O. Box 83720 Boise 83720-0027.
Drawings should be on 8.5 x 11-inch paper in a landscape format and must be labeled on the back with the student’s name, grade, district, school, school district and teacher’s name. Students are encouraged to completely fill the page but keep the design simple, using as many colors as they want. Students may use watercolors, colored paper, magic markers, crayons or a combination of those items.