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School calendar available – Bowling Green R-I (2014-15)

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:27 pm

2014-15 SCHOOL CALENDAR Aug.  11, 12 Teacher workdays Aug. 14 School starts Sept. 1 Labor Day – No school Sept. 26 No school – Teacher In-Service Day Oct. 22-23 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences Oct. 24 No School Oct. 31 No School – Teacher-In Service Nov. 5 Dismiss at 12:30 p.m. – Teacher-In Service Nov. 26 Dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 27-28 Thanksgiving Break Dec. 3 Dismiss at 12:30 p.m. – Teacher-In

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  • Work on weight room progresses, HVAC project on track – School board reviews budget

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    The Bowling Green R-I School District school board gathered for a regular monthly meeting Monday night and reviewed the budget for the upcoming school year. President Scott Smith called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 21. All members were present but Allen Chandler. After an amendment, the consent agenda was unanimously approved. In changes of personnel, it was noted that Kelly Hakenwerth and Bonnie Perkins both gave

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  • Area native awarded for prosthetic denistry research

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Maj. Nicole Smith (Vazquez), United States Air Force, Dental Corps, daughter of Dan and Rose Ann Spegal of Bowling Green, is a 2014 graduate of the Maxillofacial Prosthodontics Fellowship, 59th Dental Training Squadron, Lackland AFB, Texas. She received her dental degree (DMD) from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (2008), certificate in Prosthodontics from Wilford Hall Medical Center (2013), and Masters of Science degree in Prosthodontics from the

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  • Kids in Motion awards ceremony

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    Douglass Community Services invites area residents and participant to the Bowling Green “Kids In Motion”  end-of-summer celebration and awards ceremony. The event will be held Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m. in the Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 319 West Church, Bowling Green. The guest speaker for the event is Heather Buchanan of the Pull A Hammi Foundation. Administrators hope that local KIM participants and their families will join them

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  • St. Charles CC considers BG classes

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    The St. Charles Community College is exploring the possibility of offering college courses at a satellite facility in Bowling Green. To assist the College in deciding what course offerings to provide, your help is being sought. A brief survey is available on the City of Bowling Green website Please go to the City’s website and express your interest in attending class at a facility in Bowling Green, and the

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  • PLTC construction begins

    Posted on June 3, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    Reconstruction of the Pike-Lincoln Technical Center’s (PLTC) main building in Eolia started recently, to the relief of many area residents and PLTC students. Tech center students have been using the old middle school building on the Clopton High School campus ever since the main center building burned to the ground on Dec. 2, 2011.  They will continue to do so until the new building is complete, hopefully by March 2015,

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  • FFA awarded NRA grant – $16k in equipment for trap

    Posted on May 27, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    The Bowling Green chapter of the FFA was awarded a grant from the National Rifle Association (NRA) this spring. The grant was for approximately $16,000 in equipment for the Trap Shooting team. Matt Graves, FFA advisor and BGHS agriculture and science teacher, wrote the grant with the help of Stacie Smith, business teacher. The NRA provided funds to purchase ten shotguns with cases, a trap thrower, a gun safe, and

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