Today's Learners... Tomorrow's Leaders!
The Board approved changes to the 2013-14 School Calendar at the February Meeting to make up the days lost to the recent winter storm. The updated calendars are linked below.
Last Day for students is May 28. There is no school on May 26, Memorial Day.
Students across the district celebrated Read Across America Day 2014 by dressing up as favorite book characters and enjoying Suess-themed treats like "Green Eggs & Ham"! Volunteers from the district and community stopped by classrooms to read to students and help foster a love for reading! Thanks to all who participated and volunteered!
The National Forensics League has awarded Ms. Rachel Clapper the distinction of Distinguished Achievement as a coach of speech and debate as recognized by the National Speech and Debate Society. Ms.Clapper is the Director of NR Burger Forensics at NR Burger Middle School.
The National Forensics League is the largest interscholastic speech and debate organization serving middle school, high school, and collegiate students and coaches in the United States. The National Speech and Debate Society is the nation's oldest forensic honor society and is widely regarded as the highest standard of excellence in secondary school speech and debate.
Coaches are awarded distinctions based on the achievements of the students they coach at competitions and in the classroom. Ms. Clapper has been coaching the NR Burger Forensics Team since 2011.
The Family and Consumer Sciences, and Early Childhood Education FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) students attended the State Leadership Conference in Jackson, and brought home medals! These outstanding students place 2nd in the following STAR Event Competition categories:
Life Event Planning
National Program in Action
Joshua Waters sang to National Anthem at the opening session. They will be attending the National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX this summer!