by Virginia Frisch
The 2016-17 school year is upon us, and I am excited for my third year as the After-School Program Director. Why an After-School Program? Our program supports the students’ academic achievements, promotes positive behavior, and we know where our children are. B-R Superintendent Dr. Jon Cerny received the Nebraska 21 st Century Community Learning Centers grant. The after-school staff . . .
Congratulations to the following "GRR" Students of the Week: Brynli Cooper, Nathan Robinson, Emilyn Hilsinger, Adalee Short, Ella Carpenter, Tanner Tuma, Kaiden Peterson, Kendra Beaudette, Joseph Lopez and Daltyn Hansen for P-3; Landon Bonneau, Sage White, Matthew Polenske, Heather Marr, McKenzie Murphy, Xander Spears, Jocie Pagels and Carrington Peters for 4-7, and Kinlee Bacon, Aubrey Berg, Isaiah Snyder and Mariah Petersen . . .
B-R has an early dismissal one Wednesday every month, so that staff can meet to review student data and plan for coming PBIS trainings. Recently on such a day, a kindergartener's parents were not aware of the early out, and, consequently, the child was dropped off at the Rosalie bus stop without a ride. Immediately when the school was notified, staff started calling other parents and students who live in Rosalie. Those parents . . .