Giving Hearts & Mental Health Programming

Giving Hearts & Mental Health Programming

Thanks to everyone who donated toward matching $15,000 that was raised through the Pumpkin UnParade this fall. These funds are dedicated to helping kids in Bismarck Public Schools with mental health.  Last Spring the Bismarck Public Schools Foundation learned that 17.2% of Bismarck High School students surveyed seriously considered attempting

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Prove them wrong; #ijoinedtheteam

Prove them wrong; #ijoinedtheteam

By Tamara Uselman, Superintendent Steven Claunch has some good advice: “Prove them wrong.” Steven reports he was born with no fingers on his right hand and a right leg that is several inches shorter than the left, involving surgery, spikes, wires, and daily painful stretching. Steven says,

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BPSF Newsletter for January

BPSF Newsletter for January

To dreams coming true… By Tamara Uselman, Superintendent This article is in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Talent comes in many forms and from many backgrounds. Meet Neil, a member of the BHS Concert Choir and New Generation Jazz Choir. Neil came to Bismarck with

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BPS Foundation gives $61,000 in Grants

BPS Foundation gives $61,000 in Grants

The BPS Foundation has approved more than $61,000 in Innovation and Watts grants. The following schools and educators will receive grants: Innovation Grants: Horizon Middle School Jeremy Overbeck United Sound: Inclusion of Special Ed. In Orchestra Wachter Middle School Kacie Schlecht MTSS-B Rewards & Recognition Projects Bismarck

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What’s Happening in December

What's Happening in December

The gift of getting unstuck By Tamara Uselman, Superintendent At a recent meeting of several BPS employees the question was raised, “What is the best of the best about Bismarck Public Schools?” Replies ranged from “the staff” to “the facilities” to “the kids” – and then a

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What’s Happening in August

Apple Dash Obstacle Course Come join families and kids of all ages for the 2017 Apple Dash at Papa's Pumpkin Patch and Papa's Polar Patch on Sunday, September 10th at 2pm. The bigger than life obstacle course will be back filled with great new challenges like suspended tubes, zipRead more