Mountain Home 7th grade meet: Boys 4x800 (Dustin Boatright, Ethan Cotter, Conner Jones, Mason Bean) 3rd Place!!
We will leave the school at 2pm for the 6-7th grade track meet. The meet begins at 3:30. This meet is at Mountain Home.
To all parents/guardians of Spanish students who will be going to the World Languages Showcase on March 27th, I am attaching a Likeness Release form that the university just sent to me. Please print and sign the form if you are okay with your student's picture possibly being used. I will also send home forms on Tuesday, but I thought it might be a good idea to get it to you now if possible.
Just a quick message for those students competing in the Spanish Spelling Bee. Please check your school email. I've sent you a copy of the rules. I'm also creating studystacks to help you prepare.
FBLA is hosting a lock-in for the elementary this Friday night in the high school gym! What kind of fun is in store you might wonder? We will be hosting a magic show, scavenger hunt, and playing minute it to win games. Pizza, subway, and dirt cake are on the menu too!
Youth Basketball @ Jerry Taylor Gymnasium on Tuesday, March 12th. Schedule: 4:30 Bakersfield B Girls vs Dora, 5:00 Bakersfield B Boys vs Dora, 5:30 Bakersfield A Girls vs Dora, 6:00 Bakersfield A Boys vs Dora, 7:30 Bakersfield Girls vs Lutie, 8:00 Bakersfield Boys vs Lutie. Go Lions!!
The April test date is going to come up quick! Here's a free, full-length practice test to help you prepare: https://bit.ly/2ERSUcy
FCCLA Bingo tonight in the cafeteria!
PeeWee Basketball tonight at Couch! 4:00 Girls vs. Couch, 4:45 Boys vs. Couch, 5:30 Girls vs. Kosh, 6:15 Boys vs. Kosh---ALL AT COUCH Tonight! Good Luck!
4th grade has been studying about what happens to our trash after we throw it away. They learned some of it finds its way to the ocean, where it can have a serious effect on the wildlife. Ask a 4th grader what they have learned. Below are 4th grade students using what they have learned about biomedical engineering to design prosthetics for injured marine wildlife.
Thank you to Mr. Gary Richardson for coming and speaking to the 4th grade about what happens to our trash after we throw it away. He shared many interesting facts, discussed the importance of recycling, and even gave us valuable information to help us get started on a recycling project of our own.
Girls B team defeat Norwood 16 to 15!
Update on Elementary Basketball games tonight. Norwood has a conflict on using both gyms. All the games will be held in one gym. B Girls, A Girls, B Boys, A Boys will be the order games start at 5.
Announced in the Middle School and High School this morning: Students check the lost and found for your items! If not picked up, they will be donated this Friday, March 8, 2019 !
Seniors: There are scholarship deadlines approaching. This Friday March 8, the Matthew England Scholarship is due. On March 15, the MFA, Robb Laxton, and Honor Society are due. Please do not wait until last minute to turn them in, especially if I have to complete information on the application such as comments or letters of recommendations. I know The Matthew England and MFA are examples of this. 😊
Good News! U.S. Based Program Is Giving Students Up To $6,095 For College (It Never Has To Be Paid Back). But This Opportunity Might Not Last - So Applicants Must Hurry Up And Take Advantage Before Time Runs Out! There are thousands of grants just waiting on applicants looking to start school and everyone who qualifies for one of more of them. Take our 30 second quiz to see if you may qualify! Apply Now: https://www.grantsforamerica.com/main
Just a reminder Friday, March 8, 2019 is the deadline to register for the April ACT. If your student need help registering, please have them visit with Mrs. Summers, School Counselor.
There will be no track practice today Wednesday March 6th.
FCCLA and MSFFCLA are hosting a Bingo and Chili Night on Friday, March 8, at 6:00 in the school cafeteria. Admission is $7.00, which will include chili, drink, and dessert, plus three Bingo cards or $20 for a family of three or more. Extra cards are 50 cents each. There will be 10-15 games, with prizes in each game and a grand prize for Blackout Bingo. Free babysitting will be offered.
Today is the first meeting of the Sheriff's Academy and Girls' Self-Defense! Thank you Deputy Winston Collins for providing this for our students!
Good luck to the High School Quiz Bowl team tomorrow in the White River Conference tournament!
Updated March Calendar is available on the Bakersfield App!
Lion Nation News March 4-8 Sign up for FCA lock in on the 29th with Coach Sewell/Mrs. Burns Prom date request forms due back by March 15! Get one from your class sponsor if you have an out of school date. Monday: Sherriff’s explorer program 1-3 Self defense for ladies-3:15-4:30 Tuesday: pee wee basketball vs. Norwood 5:00 Conference scholar bowl at BHS 9-2 Thursday: pee wee basketball at Norwood in both gyms-5:00 Friday: Hat day for Williams family FCCLA bingo night in cafeteria Pee wee basketball at Couch TBA Last day of quarter!
You still have time! If you are interested in getting your mammogram, BRMC will be here at the school next Friday, March 8. Feel free to call Erin at 417-284-7333 to schedule an appointment.
Rock-A-Thon tonight from after school until midnight!
PeeWee League games tonight at DORA. 5:30 Couch A Girls vs. Bakersfield A Girls 6:00 Couch A Boys vs. Bkfld A Boys 6:30 Dora B Girls vs. Bkfld B Girls 7:00 Dora A Girls vs. Bkfld A Girls 7:30 Dora B-Boys vs. Bkfld B Boys 8:00 Dora A Boys vs. Bkfld A Boys
The Ozark County Substance Abuse Task Force in Cooperation with the Bakersfield Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will host a: Facts and Fun Night @ Bakersfield High School Friday, March 29th 6:00 - 12:00 p.m. Facts: Drug and Alcohol abuse is increasing, destroying lives and families Awareness and prevention efforts are declining Our current secular systems do not work well Faith based, community involvement does People will be sharing how it works Fun: Basketball, Wiffle Ball, Arm Wrestling Challenges Food: Famous Chili Featured Speakers: David Stoecker, HOPE Dealer Becky Gann (MOCH) For: Ages 6th through 12th Grades Parents Welcome
Parents, take a date night! Rock-a-Thon is this Friday after school until midnight! Kids need a rocker and $20. If your student is in Honor Society, they have been asked to raise more than the $20 minimum. Money raised goes towards scholarships. Rockers must be taken home Friday night. If your student is playing in the peewee basketball game Friday night, you can drop them off after the games and they will get their 8 service hours! Food and drinks will be provided!
Track practice tomorrow starts tomorrow at Pride Park. The general practice will go from 4:00 to 4:45 and then an emphasis on the relay teams from 4:45 until 5:15. A practice schedule as well as a meet schedule will be handed out at the practice. If a student needs to ride with an upperclassmen to the park then I will need a note giving them permission. Otherwise, the athletes can ride the bus to the park. See ya then!
Lion nation news Feb. 26-Mar. 1 Tuesday- pee wee basketball at Gainesville 5:00 Wednesday-what not to wear day-must meet dress code Scholar Bow during Gap Thursday school picture day-no green! Professional dress day FFA/FBLA/Honor Society/ MS Honor Society club Pictures Friday-rock-a-thon Favorite FBLA/FCCLA shirt or colors day Pee wee at Dora 5:00 Saturday: FCA to MO State, bus leaves at 7:30 am
Reminder student athletes: If you are doing a Spring sport and don’t have an up to date sport’s physical, then you will need to have that done before you can practice.
9th grade don't forget you have a test on Tuesday.
Elementary basketball parents there will be 3 games Tuesday at Gainesville. B Boys, A Girls, A Boys is the order of the games. The bus will leave shortly after school.
Third grade celebrates 💯 day by making fraction brownies and decorated fraction sunglasses.
Bakersfield School will be hosting Baxter Regional Medical Center’s Mobile Mammography Unit on Friday, March 8. Anyone interested in signing up can contact Erin Bonham at (417) 284-7333, ext. 117
Remember Hat Day for the Williams family and 100th day celebration tomorrow
Sociology will have a test tomorrow, February 22, over cultural conformity and adaptation. They do have a study guide to help them prepare for the test.
Sorry for the inconvenience the last minute dismissal caused.I have been watching several radars, temps and talking to other districts south of us.I had hoped it would hold off, but when it materialized, I wanted to get out in time for the buses and HS drivers to get home.
We will be having an early dismissal at 3:00 today. High schools students who drive will be dismissed about 2:45.
Students in 7B made a life-size model of a box-and-whisker plot to practice displaying data, such as their height in inches and age in months! The students on the floor represent the repeated numbers in the set. Students holding the rulers from left to right represent the minimum value, lower quartile (25%), median, upper quartile (75%), and maximum value, respectively. There is a string connecting all the points (students), it's just hard to see!
Boys District Semi-Finals have been rescheduled for Thursday night. Bakersfield plays at 7:30 at Cabool!
A special thanks to all the students and teachers for their excellent demonstration of what it means to be a part of Lion Nation last week during Homecoming! Lots of positive school spirit and team work! Lion Pride!
The Ozark County Sheriffs office is sponsoring a program for 14-18 year old students that are interested in learning about law enforcement. Topics include crime scene investigation, fingerprinting, and other general law enforcement topics. If you child is interested, forms can be picked up at the high school.
FBLA has concession stand tonight. Game time is 5:30.
3rd - Makenzie Lester - Journalism 4th - Nautica Smith - Intro. to Parli Pro. 4th - Tyler Dove - Agribusiness 5th - Nautica Smith - Job Interview
FBLA had a great day at districts! 1st - Tiffany Daugherty - Help Desk 1st - Kaylin Williams - Intro. to FBLA 2nd - Hayden, Makenzie, Maddison, Kayla, and Heavan - Parli. Pro 3rd - Ashton Yeager - Intro. to Business Pres. 3rd - Ransom Killion - Entrepreneurship More to come...
FBLA Districts will be held Friday, February 1st at MSU West Plains, MO. We are leaving school at 7:00 am and will be returning around 4:00 pm. Here is a link to the FBLA Dress Code page for further questions. https://www.fbla-pbl.org/cmh/dress-code/
Understanding waves in Physical Sciences!
Lady lions win 43-26 over Cabool! JV wins 41-19. Great job girls!
The Band will begin selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts tomorrow Jan. 25 for $8 a dozen or 75 cents each.
High school announcements Thursday, Jan. 24 Girls basketball at Cabool 6:00 JV and Varsity Honor Society Meeting During GAP Friday, Jan. 25 all Jr’s will meet with Howell-Oregon electric during GAP to discuss summer opportunity Krispy Kreme donut sales begin. See Mr. Johnson for details. Barn warming 5:30-9:00 in the cafeteria.
Kasandra Watlington makes the all tournament team on her birthday! For the boys Cole Summers and Brady Ingalsbe make all tournament. Congrats to all 3!
Boys fall to Cabool in hard fought game: 48-54.
Girls basketball-56-50 Bakersfield over Cabool for third! Congrats girls! Boys in a battle for 1st down 5 with a minute left in 3rd.
Good luck to the Boys and Girls tonight at Cabool! Both play at 7. Girls in the old gym for 3rd, Boys in the new gym for 1st!
Announcements: Thursday January 17 FCA meeting 7:30 in breakfast area. FBLA meeting during GAP Friday: January 18 Basketball at Cabool, boys vs. Cabool 7:00 in new gym, girls vs Cabool at 7:00 in the old gym. National Honor Society inductions in the gym during GAP. 2:23-2:40 Hat day Friday for Divelbiss family.
Homecoming will be Friday, February 8 in the Jerry Taylor Gymnasium
Senior Night will be Friday, February 1. This is for ALL athletes for ALL sports and their parents! Join us!
Boys play for 1st Friday night at 7 in the New Gym in the Cabool Tournament! Girls play for 3rd at 7 in the Old Gym in the Cabool Tournament! Go Lions!
Good luck tonight to the Lions! Both Girls and Boys play at 7 tonight in the Cabool tournament! Girls in the old gym, Boys in the new gym.
At Halftime-varsity boys trail Norwood 33-18 in the Cabool tournament.
Varsity Boys and Girls play tonight in Cabool Classic Tournament. Boys vs Norwood 4pm in old gym. Girls vs Laquey 5:30 pm in new gym.
Physical Sciences, Biology, and Astronomy will still be having test s tomorrow so don’t forget to study ;)
No school today
Lions play tonight at BHS! Order of games will be Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys, JV Boys. 6 PM start!
Booster Club meeting Tuesday Jan. 8th 5:30pm in business room.
School Resumes for students on Thursday, January 3, 2019! We look forward to seeing you!
Bakersfield Lions and Lady Lions take 2nd in the Bradleyville tournament
Final : Eagles 75 vs Lions 51
Half time varsity boys: Eagles lead Lions 32 to 27.
Have a safe and happy Christmas break! See you in January 3, 2019!
Final score Bradleyville Lady Eagles 58, Lady Lions 26
Half time of Lady Lions vs. Bradleyville Lady Eagles...Eagles 28, Lions 16
Varsity boys and girls both post victories tonight. Both teams play for 1st in Bradleyville Tmnt. On Friday. Girls at 4:30, Boys at 6:00.
Fifth Grade earned $200 in Donorschoose.org gift cards, for completing Google's "Internet Awesome" program. This curriculum teaches about online identity, mindfulness on what to share, internet etiquette, cyberbullying, and password security. We look forward to replenishing a few classroom supplies, but more importantly, our students know how to make smart choices online!
Boys Basketball at Bradleyville tournament lions over Lutie 70-48. Next game is Thursday 3:00 in tournament.
Girls basketball at Bradleyville tournament-lady lions over Lighthouse Christian 62-32. Play again Thursday at 4:30
Varsity Girls win at Chadwick. Boys fall in hard fought game. Good effort from all players. Both Varsity teams play in the Bradleyville Tournament Dec. 18-21. Go Lions!
Half time of girls vs. Gainesville tied at 12, 12
High school announcements Dec. 10-15 Tuesday: half JV boys/ Varsity boys home vs Norwood 6:00–Christmas apparel/ugly sweater night! Wednesday: ASVAB test for all Jr’s 8:30 Thursday: Jostens will be delivering class rings at 7:30 for sophomores Girls basketball at Gainesville, half JV followed by Varsity at 6:00 FCA Christmas breakfast at 7:30 bring breakfast dish or Christmas dessert! Friday:JV Boys/Varsity girls/Varsity boys at Chadwick 5:30
Reminder: FCA Christmas Breakfast is Thursday December 13th! Bring a breakfast dish or a Christmas dessert! 7:30 AM in the breakfast room!
Girls basketball at Thayer Monday. Start at 6 with half JV game followed by V. Boys host Norwood Tuesday with 6pm start. Go Lions!
No games at Mammoth Springs Tournament on Saturday.
Boys and girls games in the Mammoth Springs tournament on Saturday are scheduled for noon and 1:30. If weather becomes an issue we will post in the morning.
Good win Varsity Boys. 55-50 over MHC.
Hey You All: Don't forget the Christmas Program. Third Grade needs to be sitting next to their teachers at 5:45.
As of this time, the Christmas program scheduled for 6:00p.m. tomorrow night in the Taylor gymnasium is still on. We continue to monitor the weather and will make you aware of any changes in plans, so please stay posted.
Varsity girls win 48-42 vs. Salem,AR in Mammoth Spring Tournament.
Area teachers collaborating at a West Plains conference! This activity included a 20 ft. by 20 ft. map of Missouri where the teachers placed different locations and attractions on cards in their spot on the actual map. Great activity for us teachers and it was awesome to hear all the ideas of how it could be used in different subject areas!! What a great way to make connections in our state and have students work with spatial awareness!
High School students---sign up on the counselor's board in the high school office if you want to job shadow!
December 11-14 the Missouri Highway Patrol will be conducting Boating Liscence training for ninth grade students.
Boys fall to Sloan-Hendrix, play again Thursday at 8:30 at Mammoth
Girls fall to Mammoth Springs 46-32. Girls play again Wednesday at 4:00.
Basketball at Mammoth springs:girls at 6:00, boys at 7:15
Update on games tonight: Half a girls JV then half boys JV, V Girls then V Boys at Couch, starting at 5:30
Breakfast with Santa in the cafeteria from 9-11 Saturday and the Parade at noon!!!!
Boys fall to Riverview 65-63 at Forsyth. Friday night at Couch starts at 5:30 with half jv girls and half jv boys followed by varsity girls and varsity boys.
Thanks to PTO, Santa's Shop will be open December 11-14 during school hours. Gifts will be $2 and under. Be sure to make your list and check it twice! Kids will be able to shop for gifts for friends or family.
Tonight’s game is behind the Riverview Baptist Church in Forsyth. Game time is 5:30. The address is 13901 US-160
Announcements for MS/HS 11/26-30 Tuesday-basketball home vs. Kosh 530, JV Boys/Varsity Girls/Varsity Boys Wednesday: FFA Blood Drive Thursday: basketball at Forsyth 530 JV Girls/ Varsity boys Friday: basketball at Couch 530 half jv girls/half jv boys/Varsity girls/Varsity boys Hay day-one dollar or canned food item Saturday: Breakfast with Santa 9-11
Good luck to our JV Boys, Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys tonight against Kosh! Starting at 5:30! (This is the order of the games!)
The dental crew has arrived and are hard at work this week! There is still time to submit permission forms to have your child seen, if you forgot to turn them in before break. Here’s to being cavity free in 2019! 😁
The dental crew has arrived and are hard at work this week! There is still time to submit permission forms to have your child seen, if you forgot to turn them in before break. Here’s to being cavity free in 2019! 😁
Just wanted to remind everyone that NASA lands it’s InSight mission on Mars in about Thirty minutes!
Girls fall to Mansfield 33-32. Mansfield takes the J.V. Game also. Boys at Gainesville tomorrow night at 6:00.
Boys play Tuesday night AT Gainesville---not at home! There is a misprint on the schedule. Boys AT Gainesville Tuesday at 6! Go Lions!
Girls play tonight at home 6 pm! Come out and support the Lady Lions!
B girls over Yellville 36-26
Shout out to our Quiz Bowl Coaches- Mrs. Loreen Tefft and Mrs. Tori Fowler! It is a ton of work to put that together and we appreciate you!
American History, Government and Psychology classes have tests tomorrow. Geography will continue Euroe presentations.
Fourth graders, don't forget to study for your vocabulary and spelling tests tomorrow!
All Spanish 2 kids, do the practice test for extra credit. Mrs. Lovan and I will be trading tomorrow. You will do the test minus the listening portion. Make sure you've done all the practice test. If you have questions, see me before school.
No school today
Kindergarten News: We will be having our Thanksgiving Feast this Friday, November 16th. All parents are welcome to come and party with us. Kindergarten through Second Grade will be having their feast in the lunchroom starting at 2:00 p.m.. If you would like to come early and help out with preparation, we would love to have your help. If you have any questions, please let us know. We can't wait to see everyone!
Happy Veteran's Day! Thank you for your service.
Congrats to our Quiz Bowl Team!! 2nd place in a hard competition!
Congratulations to Bakersfield varsity Scholar Bowl team for winning second place, and the JV team for winning third. Also, way to go Nathan Talley and Alex Kowiti for their sixth place individual wins for varsity and JV respectively. So proud of our kids!x
The Scholar Bowl Fall Tournament is today, November 10th, from 9-2. However, all participants need to be at the school at 8:30.
REMINDER!! Fourth grade students need to remember to be reading every night! We are halfway through the second quarter, and ten book points are due by the end of it.
Blue & white game is going on! Come on down!
Thank you to everyone who came to our Veteran's Day Program!
Don't forget to stay for the Blue and White game at 6:30
Title I Family Night tonight at 5
Bakersfield Elementary is proud to support our veterans!
Blue and White Scrimmage Friday November 9th starting at 6:30.
The Middle School and High School Honor Society clean up scheduled for Tues, Nov 6, has been canceled. We will reschedule at a later date.
Good luck Lions at Cross Country State tomorrow!!
Letters went out yesterday to the parents of students who have immunization records that are not current, so please be watching your mailbox. All students are required by law to have specific immunizations or exemption cards on file to remain in school. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 417-284-7333 extension 117. Thanks for working with me to keep our school healthy!
The Lock In Friday night is sponsored by National Honor Society and proceeds will be used for scholarships!
Trunk or treat has been rescheduled for Friday night due to rain in the forecast.
5th Grade Parents, grades have been put into planners/agendas today. Please be sure to sign! Also students earn 5 bonus points in social studies for parent signature on test.
Last week, third grade practiced their multiplication knowledge through a game of “Roll-A-Dice!”
Kindergarten Pumpkin Patch Fun!
High School Girls and Boys Basketball schedules are available https://www.bakersfield.k12.mo.us/o/bakersfieldsd/browse/38951
Thanks to all the FFA members that helped clean up along the highway north of town.
The Freshman class would like to thank all the teachers and administration for agreeing to participate in the "Kiss The Pig" contest at carnival. A BIG thanks to Mr. Byrd for actually kissing the pig!
A big thank you to all the parents, grandparents, and students who brought in baked goods for the Cakewalk. It was a huge success!
Parents, the cooler weather has forced us to don our jackets quickly this year. Please take the time to write your child's initials & if possible grade on the tag of his or her jacket. This helps us out tremendously. Thanks!!
8th grade American History will have a chapter quiz on Friday (October 12). Please make sure all Bell Ringers and class notes are up to date.
The Freshman class will be selling cotton candy at Carnival. Lets support Lane and Alivia as they represent our class.
Middle school Geography will have a chapter quiz on Friday (October 12). Please make sure all Bell Ringers and class notes are up to date.
These are your medalist for the White River Conference meet held at Dora. Nathan Talley 13th place and Brady Ingalsbe 5th place. He also got all-conference. Girls: Andrea Yount was 15th, Hannah Bean was 14th, Ashton Yeager was 9th, Makenzie Lester was 4th, Alivia Bean was 3rd, and Nautica Smith was 2nd. Makenzie, Alivia, and Nautica were all-conference. The girls team got 1st!!
AR points are due October 12th!
Remember that students are still competing for the Pizza Championship! The class that has the highest amount of points by the end of this quarter gets a free day with pizza! We still have one week left. Make it count!!
Algebra 1 classes will have a test on Friday 10/12.
American History classes will have a test next Wednesday.
ACT class will be practice ACT testing the week of October 9th- 12th.
FBLA had a blast at our district meeting in Mountain Grove. Kc Wolf was present!
the power pint for 10-09-2018 can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/15PnJDdu71A1oHCqwSVa2PmwUtYzPf4tz/view?usp=sharing
All of Mrs. Burns reading class need 15 AR points by October 12. That’s next week!
Eighth grade will test this Friday on weather and climate. Be sure and study!
The power point for 10-04-2018 can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tzt2oaHqaIH44RrY2ZO1-etW9jsBJciJ/view?usp=sharing
Psychology students conducting a taste/smell experiment.
Spanish I, don't forget to study for the test tomorrow! Be prepared to be tested over listening and reading comprehension. Remember to review the 1-3 Notes for the written portion. Also, know the difference between an amigo and a conocido. Extra credit for info about Mexico's Independence Day!
The power point for 10-02-2018 can be found athttps://drive.google.com/file/d/14XqQ4aJoq0J3nyEZ58VBZdpZ_ZxvxGU3/view?usp=sharing
The power point for 10-03-2018 can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11_EREiZdPnKSw1i67Fo4OM3SZjMgn_aI/view?usp=sharing
Nautica, Kaylin, and Hannah won the Catapult Competition today!
Fourth grade, don't forget to study for the math test tonight...test on Wednesday!
School picture retakes will be October 11. Fall sports and senior sports banner pictures will also be taken that day.
Economics will begin working on demand beginning 10-02-2018.
6th and 8th grade starts on chapter 3 in math this week!
1st grade students read the 3 Little Pigs last week and did several hands on activities. We will have a fun culminating activity tomorrow to wrap up the unit!
Third grade is working hard on three digit addition and subtraction, a research report on nocturnal animals, learning about plants/their functions, and the history of our U.S. Symbols.
Congratulations to 5th Grade Carnival Candidates, Saydie Alvarado and Drystan Hutson!
Title I Night will be November 9th at 6:00
Fourth grade is learning about sound and light energy in science.
Reminder Kindergarten will be reviewing and testing for the end of 1st quarter October 8-12th!
PAT Group Meeting Friday @ 5 on playground
Teacher In-Service today
Planning for your summer vacation? Summer athletic calendar is currently online! It includes camps and the summer pride schedule for jr. high and high school.