https://www.smore.com/dcmpu Mrs. Garris' December is out! Check out what's happening to wrap up 2019!
FOOD DRIVE TOMORROW!!! We are holding a district-wide food drive to support our backpack programs. We will be at "big" Hays tomorrow from 8-4 taking donations. Come, help us feed our children! #HeyBlytheville #communityiseverything #ChickasawPride
Mrs. Garris' updated newsletter is out and packed full of information! Check it out! https://www.smore.com/vzx7k
BPS family, let's all come out Friday night to support our PREP Squad as they perform at the Chicks game. They are scheduled to start at 7. #BPSRocks #ChickasawPride
Don't let the rain keep you in the bed! Hop up and come on in for our Homecoming Pep Rally!!!!
Many have been asking and we now have the information! FALL PICTURE DAY is Friday, October 18th!
Please remember that we will not have school tomorrow! Enjoy fall break and be ready for Homecoming festivities this week. Tuesday is Teama Up Against the Eagles. Wear your favorite team's gear!
Come see us at the Chili Cook-off today! If you can recite our vision statement you will earn a blue chick ticket!!!!
When thunder roars, come in our doors! We're here with a smile, high five, or a hug every day no matter the weather. #ChickasawPride #BPSRocks #IfYouBringThemTheyWillLearn
We're loving the attendance rate today! We're at 96.63%, so close to our daily goal of 97% attendance. Thank you, parents for working hard to get our kids here on time! Let's keep it up!!! #ChickasawPride #BPSRocks #IfYouBringThemTheyWillLearn
Head over to our @BlyPrimary on Facebook for pics of Goodies and Games with Grands and Guardians as well as our Staff Spotlight! #ChickasawPride #BPSRocks #IfYouBringThemTheyWillLearn
We're doing everything BIG this year at BPS! You have made our Book Fair a HUGE success! Mrs.Bullard is keeping it open a few more days. The last day for this sale will be Tuesday! #ChickasawPride #BPSRocks #IfYouBringThemTheyWillLearn #BooksCheckThemOut
We're celebrating our awesome grandparents today! We'll be in the gym with doughnuts, board games, and fun from 715-745. If your child doesn't have a grandparent available an adult guardian may attend. #BPSRocks #ChickasawPride
It's a great day when you get to give PARENTS another SHOUT OUT!!!! Parent Teacher Conferences had an AMAZING turnout tonight. Thank all of you who were able to make it! #ChickasawPride #BPSRocks #BPSParentsRock
Parents! You are on fire!!! Shout out to all of your for getting our kids to school or on the bus on time! Our attendance rates this year have been the best we have seen in YEARS!!! Let's keep it going! #IfYouBringThemTheyWillLearn #ChickasawPride #BPSRocks
Mrs. Garris' newsletter is full of great information. Follow the link to check it out! https://www.smore.com/phk2g
It's BOOK FAIR time!!! Follow the link to our online book fair and find out more information!!! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=blythevillekncenter1
Our first PTO meeting of the year will be held at 4pm this Thursday with our Title I meeting to the public held afterward at 430. We hope to have a huge turn out. #PTO #WeAreChickasaws #TitleIMeetingtothePublic #letsdogreatthings
Our first quarter community service project is our very own backpack program. We are sending a list of needed items home with the children today. Items like poptarts, breakfast bars, can soup, tuna/chicken in cans or pouches, easy mac, pudding, etc are on the list. We will gladly accept community donations as well!
Parents, please remember that houseshoes and fuzzy slides that resemble houseshoes do not meet our dress code standards. They are considered a safety hazard, especially on the playground. #safetyfirst #protectthefeet #upholdthedresscode #WeAreChickasaws #BPSrocks
We just received word that we are the recipient of the Walmart Community Grant! The funds provided by the grant will be used to buy food for our backpack program! #WeAreChickasaws #WalMartCommunityGrant #ThankYou
https://mbullard29.wixsite.com/aug-sept-newsletter Check out this link to find out what is going on in our library!
Thank you to everyone who came out and made our Back to School Bash a HUGE success! It's going to be a great year! #HeyBlytheville #TeamBPS
Just a reminder to all who attend the Tenaris Afterschool Program: today will be the last day for the year. Keep an eye out for updates on the summer program.
Tonight's parent teacher conferences are being cut short due to weather. The buildings are now closed.
Cap and Gown picture money is due no later than April 11!
Group pictures for grades 1 and 2 as well as Kindergarten Cap and Gown pictures will be taken on Wednesday! Order forms were sent home last week. Bring your best smile!
Just a heads up for all of those planning ahead: Kindergarten Graduation will take place Friday, May 31st!
Awards assemblies will be held the week after spring break. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, March 26 8:00-8:30 Foster, Newsom, Aldridge, Thomas 8:45-9:15 E. Rogers, Dunavant, Sawyer, Redman 9:30-10:00 Lampe, Hartgen, Orr, Galbraith Wednesday, March 27 8:00-8:30 Jones, Jacques, Hood, Gardner 8:45-9:15 Pugh, Sims, Hopkins, McDowell 9:30-10:00 Daniels, M. Rogers, Poole, Watson 10:15-10:45 Jackson, Bennett, Murphy, Fulling, Clay
It is chili and cinnamon roll day at the Blytheville Public Schools!!!!
Every day is a good day to be a Chickasaw, but today is even better! The Basketball Chickasaws just defeated Forrest City in the first round of Regional tournament play!
Congratulations goes out to our BHS Chickasaw Basketball team! They defeated Westside to become District Champions!!! Also, please remember that school will NOT be in session tomorrow in observance of President's Day.
Shout out to Abby McDonald for your generosity. We appreciate your donation to our backpack program!
The Skills Off the Field After School Program is cancelled today due to rain and flooding.
Tenaris will NOT be in session TODAY due to the torrential rainfall. It will also be out of session tomorrow due to Parent Teacher Conferences. Please spread the word.
Parent Teacher Conference is TONIGHT! We'll be here from 330-630, come see us!
Dates for Early PreK and K registration have been released. PreK will take place March 4-8 from 8am-2pm. Kindergarten will take place April 1-5 from 8am-2pm.
Reminder: Blytheville Public Schools will be closed tomorrow in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
First and Second Grade Awards assemblies will be held on Thursday, Jan 10th. If your child is receiving an award a not has been sent home to notify you. The schedule is as follows: 8am Jones, Jaques, Hood, Gardner 845am Pugh, Sims, Hopkins, McDowell 930am Daniels, M. Rogers, Poole, Watson 1045am Jackson, Bennett, Murphy, Fulling, Clay
Kindergarten Awards Assemblies are tomorrow! 8am is Foster, Newsom, Sawyer, and Redman 845am is E Rogers, Dunavant, Sawyer, Redman 930am is Lampe, Hartgen, Orr, and Galbraith
We hope you all have had a wonderful break! Tomorrow is the last day of break for the kids as school starts back on Tuesday!
Thank you, Blytheville, for showing up for us again! We received a great amount of food and monetary donations! Thank you for helping us feed our children over the break! #HeyBlytheville #ChickasawPride #BPSRocks
We're not letting the weather stop us! Come see us at Hays on 6th for our food drive!
Creative (Crafty) Christmas is about to begin! Come out to the Multipurpose Building and join in the fun!
Picture Retake Day will be Tuesday, December 4th at Blytheville Primary.
We hope that everyone has had a restful Thanksgiving Break! We'll be back at the school flow again tomorrow. This week bring us an early out at 12 on Wednesday with no Tenaris. Make-up Parent teacher Conferences are Thursday from 3:30-6:30pm. 1st grade musical Friday at 1.
We are closing early, but the Blytheville Library will be open with a new, fun reading challenge for students K-12. From now until Dec 2, any student who checks out a book (online or in-person) and completes a simple review form will be entered to win a Lego Pop-up Book Kit!
So, if you haven't heard, Parent Teacher Conferences are on now!!!!
Reminder: there will be no Tenaris After school Program today or Thursday due to Parent Teacher Conferences. Have we mentioned that parent teacher conferences are today and Thursday from 330-630?😁
It's Book Fair time again!!! Mrs. Bullard will have our book fair open in the Primary Library this week and will extend hours during parent teacher conference tonight and Thursday!
Many of you have asked if we are having school tomorrow. We WILL be in session! Mark your calendars for Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday and Thursday night from 330-630! Have a great rest of the weekend!
The Athletic Department has requested that we all observe AAA guidelines at tonight's playoff game and refrain from going live or sharing videos of the game. In addition, AAA requires a $6 entry fee for all in attendance.
Parent Teacher Conferences will be Tuesday the 13 and Thursday the 15 from 330-630pm. We hope to see you all at BPS!
We are proud of our Chickasaw football team! They overcame adversity and not only beat Forrest City 41-0, but also ended the regular season on top of their conference! #ChickasawPride
Today is October Birthday Lunch and chili and cinnamon roll day!!! Adult trays are $3.75. Come on in for our signature meal!
For our second quarter community service project, we are adopting The Haven. A list of needs has been sent home with each student and will be posted here soon! #BPSrocks #CommunityOriented #BPSFamily
You are invited to the 1st grade Fall musical presented by : Jones, Hood, Jaques, Gardner, Redman, and Galbraith's classes on October 26 at 1pm! It's a Halloween Spooktacular!
Lifetouch was in the house for fall pictures today. You may order online for the next 48hrs.
Come find us at Chili Cook-off tomorrow! If you are a Kindergarten or Primary student and you recite our VISION you will receive and blue Chick Ticket! Our vision is SHAPING THE FUTURE ONE CHILD AT A TIME!
Chili Cook-off is Saturday! Be sure to come out and see Primary's Chicks on Fire while we are Stirring Up Chickasaw Pride! We'll be just across the tracks by Pocket Park!
School will NOT be in session tomorrow or Monday. Enjoy your 4 day weekend!
Our Title 1 report to the public will be held October 11 at 4pm in the Primary Library. PTO will immediately follow the public report.
Don't miss Parent Teacher Conferences tonight from 330-630. Each parent will receive a goodie bag for their K-2 BPS student(s)! We're excited to see you all!
Our first PTO meeting will be tomorrow at 4 in the Primary Library! Come, let your voice be heard, and help make this year the best!
The Tenaris after school program will start on Tuesday. A letter was sent home with those accepted. Contact the Primary office for info!
Blytheville Schools will not be I'm session Monday in observance of Labor Day! Enjoy the long weekend!
Blytheville Public Schools are closed today due to power outages and flooding! Stay safe!
The Tenaris Feild Trip that was cancelled last week will NOT be rescheduled. Sorry for the disappointment/inconvenience.
The Tenaris End of Year Field Trip has been canceled by Administration due to possible weather events.
Fine Arts Night is tonight from 5-7 in the MPB. There will be music, slideshows, and refreshments!
We are still collecting aluminum pull tabs from beverages and other canned goods to benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Memphis. We are just 7lbs away from beating last year's total of 168lbs. Keep those tabs coming in!
Head over to our Facebook page to see pictures of our 1st grade field trip to the Bootheel Youth Museum!
Wishing strong structures, spontaneous genius, and amazing performances for all of the Blytheville OM teams at State competition today!
Step-up night is TONIGHT from 530-630 in the Multipurpose Building for returning students. You will meet teachers for the next grade level and fill out save a seat forms. In addition, children coming into kindergarten can be registered at this time.
Kindergarten registration is April 2-6 for children who will be 5 by August 1st. Visit our Facebook page for the list of items needed.
We are all ready to see every one of our kids back at school tomorrow morning! Don't forget awards this week. Schedule on Facebook.
PreK registration will take place March 12-16th. The children must by 4 by August 1. Please bring birth certificate, 2 proof of address, up-to-date shot record, doctor's physical, social security card, and proof of income. Registration will take place in the Kindergarten office.
They Mayor is on campus today for day 3 of community helpers. Stay tuned to pictures!
The link for the Valentine's Dance pictures is ready to view! https://photos.app.goo.gl/wl15Nmb0AEDFOWzf1
PTO meeting at 4 TODAY!
Check out Primary Library Newsletter! https://www.smore.com/zk6m4-blytheville-primary-school-library?ref=email-content#w-9859358599
We've had a great response to our stuffed animal drive! Keep them coming! Let's help the Health Department show the kids of our community some love!
Let's all take a moment to celebrate finishing our first FULL week of school this year!!! #nomoresnow
Primary does have power this morning! 😁
Awards assemblies for 1 and 2 grades will be tomorrow! Check our Facebook for times!
Set those alarm clocks! We WILL have school tomorrow! We have missed our kids and are excited to see them in the morning!
We will NOT be in session tomorrow (Thursday) due to hazardous road conditions.
School will not be in session tomorrow! The roads are freezing over and driving will not be safe!
School will NOT be in session tomorrow due to inclement weather! Be safe and enjoy the snow!
Our 1st and 2nd grade awards assemblies have been moved to this Tuesday. Check out our Facebook page for times!
We hope everyone is keeping warm! Please remember that we will also be out of school on Monday for MLK Day! Enjoy the long weekend!
School is closed today due to winter weather and hazardous driving conditions. Stay safe and warm!
Here's a quick note from Mrs. Garris about what's on the plate for January: https://www.smore.com/938ew
We hope that you have had a happy holiday season. Enjoy counting down the minutes until the New Year. Can't wait to see our kids on 1/3/18!
We hope all of our kids have a safe, happy holiday! We will miss you all! Thank you to our Santa, his camera elf, and the wrapping elves!
Tenaris family night is happening NOW at BPS for students in the Tenaris After school Excellence Program!
We hope you are good boys and girls tonight because Santa Claus will be on campus tomorrow morning handing out a small gift to each student!
Crafty Christmas is tonight! See you all there, starting at 530 and ending at 7! Don't miss this fun!
Here's our Primary Library newsletter! Check out the awesomeness! https://www.smore.com/z03y2-blytheville-primary-school-library
We hope you all had a great Fall break! We are excited to see our students in the morning and get back to the fun!
We hope that you are making plans to attend Math and Science night tomorrow from 530-7.We have planned a night of educational fun for you!
As we approach Thanksgiving and begin thinking about Christmas, we must also consider the children who do not have the means to celebrate. Our Angel Tree program is in place to help! If you would like to adopt an angel and make this Christmas special for them, please pick up a form in either office or contact your child's teacher to have a form sent home.
It may be cold and dreary outside, but inside BPS it's warm and cheerful! Come see us tonight for Parent Teacher Conferences from 330-630!
We can't wait to see you at Parent Teacher Conference Tuesday and Thursday from 330-630! The Book Fair will be open during these times!
Our Primary Library November Newsletter is out! https://www.smore.com/n461m-blytheville-primary-school-library?ref=email
Look for us at Trunk or Treat on Main St. from 4-6 tonight!
Our preschool program just had a position become available. Come on in and see if your preschooler meets the criteria!
Head over to our Facebook or Twitter to see our Red Ribbon Week festivities!
We would love to see you all at PTO tomorrow at 4 in the Primary Library!
Family Literacy Night is here! We hope to see you all at 530!!!
Family Literacy Night is tomorrow from 5:30-7 in the Multipurpose Building! We can't wait to see you there and share literacy resources!
To say that our students and staff had a blast at the pep assembly on Friday would be an understatement! The Chickasaw marching band filled the Multipurpose Building with our fight songs while our cheerleaders and Chief brought a contagious spirit that was shared with all in the house. Our football players were poised, respectful, and so kind to our kids! Primary LOVES our Chickasaws! We appreciate all who made this event possible! Great win lastnight, Chicks! Head to our facebook page to see pictures from Hoco Week and our pep assembly!
The Kindergarten library newsletter is out! https://www.smore.com/p3zvf-blytheville-kindergarten-library
The Primary library newsletter is ready! Go check it out! https://www.smore.com/ae4jp-blytheville-primary-school-library
Our 2nd graders had a great time at Pumpkin Hollow on Friday! Head on over to the BPS Facebook page for pictures!!!
Follow the link to see Mrs. Garris' Newsletter and find out what is happening at BPS! https://www.smore.com/vzgtd
PTO is today and YOU are invited! The Primary Library is the place to be at 4pm! Officials will be elected!
Parents, here's your chance to be more involved in your student's education! PTO will be meeting at 4 pm in the Primary Library. Officers will be elected at this meeting. We hope to see you all there!
It's a beautiful day for parent teacher conferences! Come see us tonight from 330-630.
Special thanks to our student ambassadors who stayed late to help during parent teacher conferences tonight. Pictures are up on Facebook!
Don't let the rain and cold temps keep you at home tonight! Parent teacher conferences will be warm and inviting from 330-630!!!
Please remember Parent Teacher Conferences are this week from 330-630pm on both Tuesday and Thursday! We hope to see you here!
Our students have some amazing grandparents! Thanks to all who came out to Goodies with Grandparents! We had record breaking attendance!
Goodies with Grandparents is here! Come see us in the library from 715-745am!
Grandparents! Don't forget to come eat breakfast with your student in the Library on Monday from 715-745am! Can't wait to see you all there!
Our Assistant Principal wants you to stay up to date with current events at school. Check out her newsletter: https://www.smore.com/vzgtd
Our Primary Library is pretty awesome, but to quote Lavar Burton, "You don't have to take my word for it," go read our newsletter: https://www.smore.com/ae4jp-blytheville-primary-school-library
We have some upcoming events next week! Goodies for Grandparents is 9/11 from 7:15-7:45am in the library. Parent Teacher Conferences are Tuesday (9/12) and Thursday (9/14) from 3:30-6:30pm. We hope to see everyone there!
Just a reminder: school will NOT be in session on Monday in observance of Labor Day! Have a safe, long weekend!
Congratulations to our Chickasaw football team for their win against Osceola! #ChickasawPride
In order to preserve the optical safety of our students during the eclipse, we will be keeping everyone inside and showing ASU's livefeed.
Check out the link below to see pictures from our wonderful first week of school: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.948564348633297.1073741868.223940797762326&type=1&l=fb23ed0aad
We have had an AMAZING first week of school! Stay tuned for pictures from our exciting week!
Our Tenaris Afterschool Program is registering students in Kindergarten-5th grade.The program starts Tuesday, September 5th. It is housed at Blytheville Primary School and runs Monday-Thursday until 5:30pm. The students are provided a snack and time to complete homework. They work on literacy, math, and science as well. Transportation is provided if needed. If you are interested you may pick up an application at your child's school.
Tenaris Academic Excellence Summer Program is now registering students for the June 19-July 27 session. The program will run Monday thru Thursday from 8am-11:30am. Free transportation! Register before Wednesday, May 17th to guarantee a spot!
*****REMINDER**** PreK Registration April 24-28 from 8-3 Kindergarten Registration May 1-5 from 8-3
Check out our Facebook page for pictures of our awesome 2nd grade AR Field trip to the Children's Museum of Memphis! https://www.facebook.com/Blytheville-Primary-School-223940797762326/
Announcements from Kindergarten: Kindergarten Graduation Pictures: April 12 PreK Registration: April 24-28 Kindergarten Registration: May 1-5
It's BOOK FAIR time again! Where: Blytheville Primary Library When: March 30- April 7 Times: 8am-3:30pm* *The book fair will be closed during ITBS Testing times.
It is Dr. Seuss Week at Primary! Here is a list of the daily themes: Monday: Green Eggs and Ham - Wear as much green as possible Tuesday: Fox in Socks- Wear crazy socks Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday- Wacky Tacky Day Thursday: Can in the Hat- Wear a hat or dress up at your favourite Dr. Seuss Character Friday: I'm Not Going to Get Up Day- Pajama Day!!!
Come on out to parent teacher conference tonight from 3:30-6:30; we have the best greeters in town! Pictured are some of our student ambassadors. From left to right: Paicyn Pankey, Essence Brimlett, Honee Wells, Kimberly Olvera-Sanchez, Makalya Thompson, Alyssia Hopkins, Cherish Tyler, and Michael Ecton are ready to greet you and help you find your child's teacher!
Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tonight from 3:30-6:30 and TOMORROW from 8-11. Hope to see each of you there! Also, school will not be in session tomorrow.
Mr. Joe Johnson, former Blytheville High School teacher and Air Force veteran, visited Ms. Newsom's class this week. He told the students what it was like to be a pilot and fly around the world. He also discussed different celebrations from around the world. Ms. Newsom said that when her students see an airplane in the sky, they all think it is Mr. Joe! Thank you, Mr. Johnson for sharing your experiences.
Blytheville Primary is taking part in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics this year. Visit our page to see who will be plunging, the competition between Wilson and Garris, and DONATE to this great cause. http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/heather-ward-4/blytheville-polar-plunge-2017
Blytheville Primary School will be participating in the POLAR PLUNGE to benefit the Special Olympics. Who will plunge? Your donations will decide! Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Garris are in competition. The one who raises the least amount of money will be jumping in the ICY COLD waters with a team of teachers. Help us raise money for this great cause! A link is included for more information. http://www.specialolympicsarkansas.org/polar-plunge.html
School WILL be in session Monday, January 16th in order to make up our snow day. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Classes will be in session tomorrow morning. We are excited to see our children and hear all of their stories about break!
Attention Parents: The Tenaris program is needing egg cartons (preferably white) for a holiday craft. There will be drop-off boxes at both Elementary and Primary.
Tenaris will be closed today due to Parent Teacher Conferences.
Parent Teacher Conference is TONIGHT!!! The book fair will also be open during this time. Can't wait to see you!!
Parent Teacher Conference is TONIGHT!!! The book fair will also be open during this time. Can't wait to see you!!
The Tenaris after school program will be closed tonight and Thursday night due to Parent Teacher Conference.
The Book Fair will be in the Primary library next week. Mrs. Mattingly is extending the hours on conference nights also! Come check it out!
Thanks to everyone who came out to our first PTO meeting. Great things are happening at BPS! Hope to see you on Oct 13 at 4:30 in the Primary Library for our next meeting. CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED!
Our first Parent Teacher Organization meeting for the year is TODAY at 4 in the Primary Library. We hope to see everyone there!
Parents: Don't forget OPEN HOUSE is TONIGHT from 3:30-6:30!
Parent Teacher Conferences are TONIGHT and Thursday night from 3:30-6:30!
Check out this link to the Kindergarten Coloring for College Contest. Winners receive a GIFT College Savings Plan! http://cdn.unite529.com/jcdn/files/ARD/pdfs/ColoringForCollege_Flyer.pdf
Blytheville Schools will be CLOSED Monday September 5 in observance of Labor Day!
Check out the pictures from our Birthday Book Project presentations this morning! https://www.facebook.com/Blytheville-School-District-202411792588/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10155181744272589
The Tenaris After-School Program is needing plastic bottles, CDs, bottle caps, and empty tape rolls for a project. Please send in a bag to Mrs. Quearry.
Don't forget there is no school for students on Friday!! Parent-Teacher Conferences from 8:00-11:00!!
We had a great turnout for Parent-Teacher Conferences last night!!