Thanks to all who served for your sacrifice and bravery. Happy Veterans Day!
We welcome Almeta Jackson as our new Child Nutrition Director!
Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 6, 2022. Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour.
“The Civil Rights Legacy” On October 28, 2022 in Blytheville, Arkansas at the Nonviolence Youth Summit, the Arkansas MLK Commission will honor “living witnesses to history” and descendants of civil rights champions who are sharing their rich legacies with the next generation of leaders at an awards ceremony. The recipients will also interact with students in breakout sessions prior to the ceremony. Donaleigh Abernathy-Daughter of Reverend Ralph Abernathy, close friend and mentor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Author of the book, “Partners in History” Sara Collins Rudolph- “The Fifth Girl, Survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham, Alabama that killed her sister, Addie Mae Collins and four other girls in September of 1963 Dr. Angela Shuttlesworth- Grand daughter of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, co-founder of the South Christian Leadership Conference Mother Annie Abrams, Educator, Mentor to the Little Rock Nine, the first African American students to integrate Little Rock Central High School Dr. Bernice A. King, along with her co-author, Dr. Kimberly P. Johnson will sign their new book, "It Starts With Me!" Reigning Miss Arkansas, Ebony Mitchell (www.arkingdream.org) For more information, contact DuShun Scarbrough at 888-290-KING.
Until further notice, the track on the campus of Blytheville Elementary School will be closed to the community due to construction. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The track on the campus of Blytheville Elementary School will be closed to the community due to construction starting soon. Signs will be posted once construction starts and we will make an announcement once a timeline for construction has been established.
Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place on today, September 13th from 3:30-5:30 PM and Friday, September 16th from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. September 16th is a non-school day for students. Please make plans to check on the progress of your child during one of these times. We hope to see you there.
School will not be in session for students on Friday, September 2nd due to professional development for teachers and Monday, September 5th for Labor Day. Students will return to school on September 6th.
The first day of school for students in Blytheville School district is Monday, August 8th. We look forward to kicking off a great 2022-23 school year!
Please join us for the Blytheville School District Back to School Bash on August 4th from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM. The event will take place at the Chickasaw Arena. There will be food, blow ups, and informational booths. We hope to see you there!
Registration for Blytheville Elementary School will take place June 21 - 23 and July 18 - 21! The new journey to BES 2022-2023 School Year starts HERE! All students MUST BE registered before classes begin! THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL in order to ensure that your child gets the best educational placement possible! Parents please help us by making sure: Your child is registered! Your contact information is updated! Transportation information is correct! #theBESway
Updated survey link: As we close out the 2021-22 school year, we would like input from parents on your involvement in your child’s school. Please respond to this survey by Wednesday, June 1st. https://www.google.com/url?q=https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDXioL5MV8aRM2-QJ34zAf0VDlw9VkCNwI6NFW3Wiij3ke4Q/viewform?usp%3Dsf_link&source=gmail-imap&ust=1654021173000000&usg=AOvVaw1EwAbFV8xB2bdKvFmHIHjr
Blytheville Odyssey of the Mind teams are headed to OM World Finals in Ames, IA. Thanks to all of our supporters who helped to make this possible.
Looking for creative, energetic, elementary certified teachers who want to join the BES’T’ school community ever! If you are not certified, we will help you get there. 🍎 📚 ✏️
Blytheville School District is currently taking applications for Special Education Teacher. Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. For more information, contact Jean Cole, Special Services Director (870) 762-2053.
On Thursday, April 28th, the Blytheville Board of Education approved the 2022 - 2023 calendar. Students will start school on August 8, 2022. This calendar can also be found on the district website under the events tab.
The Tenaris Summer Program will take place June 6th - June 30th, Monday-Thursday, 8:30-11:30 a.m on the campus of Blytheville Primary School. It is open to students entering Kindergarten through 6th grade. Students must be registered in the Blytheville School District. Interest forms were sent home with students on April 29th. When students return them, they will receive an application. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Bus transportation to and from the summer program will be provided to students entering grades 1-6. Those students entering Kindergarten will have to be car riders. Students will receive breakfast and lunch.
BHS Principal, Jennifer Blankenship received the Mississippi County Regional Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award at the Annual Chamber Banquet. We salute you for your dedication and service to the Blytheville School District!
The community is invited to meet the new Superintendent of Blytheville Public Schools, Dr. Veronica Perkins. This drop-in event will be held at Arkansas Northeastern College in the Nucor Community Room located in the Center for Allied Technologies on April 20th from 5:00-7:00 PM.
March is National Reading Month, and this month’s RISE Arkansas newsletter is to motivate everyone of all ages to read every day. Reading is fun and has many benefits, regardless of your age, such as increased cognitive function, memory, vocabulary, empathy, and decreased levels of stress. This month, we will celebrate reading and provide lots of ways you can enjoy reading with your family. Included is a Monthly Family Fun Calendar. You can print page 4 and take the RISE Reading Challenge at the end of March by scanning the QR code. There is another fun printable on page 3. Click on the list of fiction and nonfiction books from the newsletter and take it to the library the next time you visit. Use this link below to share with others on digital formats. https://sites.google.com/dawsonesc.com/risearkansas/rise-newsletter