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Information about Baldwyn Schools for K-12 can be found in many locations weekly. Please visit these sites often to find announcements about events, sports, grading, updates, etc.
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3. Active Parent News Page - app and website
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5. School Status - text messages from teachers (make sure your cell phone number is up-to-date with your child's office)
6. DragonFly Max - app for MHSAA sports
7. AIMS Phone Calls - phone calls from your child's school office (make sure your cell phone number is up-to-date with your child's office)
8. Titan App/Website - lunchroom accounts and payments
If you have questions or need helping learning about any of these apps or accounts, please contact your child's school office at the following numbers:
BHS 662-365-1020
BSD recognizes 2020-21 State Test Perfect Score Students

BSD recognizes students with perfect state test scores

Baldwyn Schools would like to recognize the 2020-21 students who achieved perfect scores on their state test performance. 

“We are extremely proud of these students. Not only did they do their best on their academic assessments, but they achieved a perfect score under the many challenges of the last school year,” Superintendent Raymond Craven said. 

“We want to recognize them for their hard work and dedication to their academics and for proudly representing our Bearcat school district.” 

2020-21 Mississippi State Tests include ELA and Math for grades third through eighth, Science for fifth through eighth, and English II, Algebra I, US History, and Biology I for grades ninth through twelfth. 

The following students scored the highest possible score on the 2020-21 state tests:

 

Karlyn Courtney

Karlyn Courtney is a ninth grader at BHS. She is the daughter of Karl and kara Courtney. Karlyn scored perfect in ELA state testing.

Who is your favorite teacher so far and why?

“Mrs. Spearman is my favorite teacher because instead of giving us yes or no or that’s wrong responses, she gives us chances to learn from our mistakes, learn from the material, and try again.” 

What is your favorite subject and why? 

“I enjoy taking life sciences because while I like understanding how things function, I also like the challenge understanding science provides.”

What is your favorite food?

“I don’t have one particular favorite food I am fond of, but Asian inspired meals.”

What is your favorite color?

“Yellow because it reminds me of the sun.”

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“My ultimate goal is to become a trauma surgeon through military training. That is the main reason why I am interested in life sciences.”

What do you like to do in your free time? 

“I like taking care of house plants, and I probably own more plants than it is healthy for one human to have. I also take great delight in making collages out of paper cuttings and creating coherent pictures of chaos.”

 

Malachi Mabry

Malachi Mabry is a fifth grader at BMS. He is the son of Melissa Hawks and Cory Mabry. Malachi scored perfect on ELA state testing.

Who is your favorite teacher so far and why?

“Mrs. Kirk is my favorite teacher because I have had her the longest, and she is really nice.” 

What is your favorite subject and why? 

“My favorite subject is social studies because I like to learn about history.”

What is your favorite food?

“I really like omelets, any kind.”

What is your favorite color?

“Green.”

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“I want to be an entrepreneur when I grow up.”

What do you like to do in your free time? 

“I like hanging out with my mom and watching television.”

 

Rowan Skelton

Rowan Skelton is a fifth grader at BMS. He is the son of Richard and Paige Skelton. Rowan scored perfect on ELA state testing.

Who is your favorite teacher so far and why?

“I have several favorite teachers including Mrs. Craven, Mrs. Williams, and Mrs. Richardson.” 

What is your favorite subject and why? 

“My favorite subject is science because it is the most fun.”

What is your favorite food?

“My favorite food is spaghetti.”

What is your favorite color?

“Turquoise.”

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“I want to be an architect or interior designer.”

What do you like to do in your free time? 

“I like to create, sing, and play the flute.”

Emerson Griffin

Emerson Griffin is a fifth grader at BMS. She is the daughter of Gaston and Kelly Griffin. Emerson scored perfect on ELA state testing.

Who is your favorite teacher so far and why?

“My favorite teacher is Mrs. Anglin because she was sweet but had discipline too.” 

What is your favorite subject and why? 

“My favorite subject is reading because when I read I get to picture it in my mind.”

What is your favorite food?

“My favorite food is chicken and dumplings.”

What is your favorite color?

“Turquoise.”

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“I want to be a pediatrician.”

What do you like to do in your free time? 

“I like to bake, read, craft, and go outside.”

 

Joshua Self

Joshua Self is a fifth grader at BMS. He is the son of Nikki Akers. Joshua scored perfect on ELA state testing.

Who is your favorite teacher so far and why?

“I don’t know who my favorite teacher is because I have liked them all.” 

What is your favorite subject and why? 

“My favorite subject is math because it is easy for me.”

What is your favorite food?

“My favorite food is cheese pizza.”

What is your favorite color?

“I like red, green, and purple.”

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“I want to be a chef because I like to learn how to cook and learn new ways to cook. I like helping mom cook too.”

What do you like to do in your free time? 

“I like to watch and make YouTube videos.”

 

Wesley Beene

Wesley Beene is a fifth grader at BMS. He is the son of Williams and Debbie Beene. Wesley scored perfect on ELA state testing.

Who is your favorite teacher so far and why?

“My favorite teacher is Mr. Frassetto because he is nice and never yells.” 

What is your favorite subject and why? 

“My favorite subject is science because we get to have fun while learning.”

What is your favorite food?

“My favorite food is white chicken chili.”

What is your favorite color?

“Cyan”

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“I want to be a police officer.”

What do you like to do in your free time? 

“I like to read and play video games.”

 

Townes Hughes

Townes Hughes is a fourth grader at BES. She is the daughter of Hayden and Maria Hughes. Townes scored perfect on ELA state testing.

Who is your favorite teacher so far and why?

“My favorite teacher is Mrs. Williams because she is easy to talk to.”

What is your favorite subject and why? 

“Reading and ELA are my favorite subjects because they are easy for me.”

What is your favorite food?

“My favorite food is my Mom’s Chicken Las Vegas.”

What is your favorite color?

“Yellow.”

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“When I grow up I want to be a chef or an artist because my mom and grandmother are artists, but my mom and dad both also cook really good.” 

What do you like to do in your free time? 

“In my free time I like to draw.”

 

 
2020-21 BHS Academic Awards
2020-21 BHS Academic Awards

BHS ACADEMIC AWARDS

9th Grade 

Madee Kate Dugger - Highest Sociology Award; Kaydee Estes - Honor Roll, Highest General Music, Psychology, and Foundations of Biology Award; Lilly Floyd - Highest Journalism Award; Kayleigh Gates - Honor Roll; Gentry Griffin - Principal’s List and Highest Algebra I Award; Gage McCarver - Honor Roll; Hayley Moss - Principal’s List, Highest Algebra I, Foundations of Algebra, Art I, Biology I, Health, English I, Spanish I Awards; Andrew Patterson - Highest Nutrition & Wellness Award; Miracle Scales - Highest Child Development Award; Decorian Warren - Honor Roll; Colyn West - Honor Roll

10th Grade

Shannon Agnew - Honor Roll, Kinya Anderson - Honor Roll, Adam Floyd - Principal’s List, Bell Floyd - Honor Roll, Meg Gamble - Honor Roll, Nathan George - Principal’s List, Highest Algebra II, Physics, English II, Health, Geometry Awards, and ACT 30+ Club, Jonny Harper - Highest Art II Award, Jamaury Marshall - Honor Roll, Mady Murphy - Honor Roll, Highest Earth & Science Award; Tanner Palmer - Honor Roll; Kaitlyn Shelley - Honor Roll; Jada Shinault - Honor Roll; Joseph Stewart - Honor Roll and Highest Physical Science Award, Z’Khiara Stewart - Honor Roll, Braxton Tigner - Honor Roll; Luke Turner - Honor Roll; McKinzie Tyes - Principal’s List, Highest US History, World History Awards; Sommer Tyes - Principal’s List; Jy’Quon Wallace - Honor Roll; Trey Wylie - Honor Roll

11th Grade

John Allen- Principal's List, Highest Chemistry, English III, and Algebra II Awards and ACT 30+ Club , Madison Burks - Honor Roll, Keylee Harris - Honor Roll, Janiyah Johnson, Xander Stone - ACT 30+ Club; Andy Trollinger - Honor Roll, Highest Resource Management, Family Dynamics Awards; Carla Underwood - Honor Roll, Highest College & Career Readiness Award; Cara Whatley - Honor Roll; Ayunna Witherspoon - Honor Roll

 

 
2020-21 New BETA Inductee Members
2020-21 New BETA Inductee Members


2020-21 New Beta Inductee Members

Grady Allen, Lamiyia Bonds, Will Chase, Madee Kate Dugger, Kaydee Estes, Jenna Duvall, Bell Floyd, Lilly Floyd, Kayleigh Gates, Gentry Griffin, Janiyah Johnson, Sania Liner, Jamaury Marshall, Gage McCarver, Camden Moss, Hayley Moss, Logan Pratt, Hastin Nelson, Miracle Scales, Decorian Warren, Colyn West, Aalayja wicks, Cara Whatley

 
2019-20 New BETA Inductee Members
2019-20 New BETA Inductee Members

2019-20 New Beta Inductee Members

Shannon Agnew, Kinya Anderson, Zykerria Crump, Elsa Beene, Adam Floyd, Madison Burks, Meg Gamble, Nathan George, Jonathan Harper, Wesley McDonald, Tavian Miller, Madelyn Murphy, Matthew Oaks, Sidney Scales, Tanner Palmer, Braylon Pippin, Kaitlyn Shelley, Jada Shinault, Joseph Stewart, Z’Khiria Stewart, Braxton Tigner, Luke Turner, McKinzie Tyes, Sommer Tyes, Jy’Quon Wallace

 
2020-21 BHS Archery Tryouts
Archery tryouts this year will be December 7th-11th at the Baldwyn Elementary School gym after school (2:30 p.m.) for grades 7-12th.
 
Please complete the following form to express your interest in tryouts for this upcoming archery season.
 
**NOTE: Archery equipment needed for participation is provided. You are not required to purchase bows or arrows unless you want your own personal equipment. (Please speak with Coach Moore or Coach Wilson before purchasing.)
 
2020-21 1st 9 Weeks Academic Awards

Baldwyn Schools 1st 9 Weeks Academic Awards 2020-21

 

Principal’s List


9th Grade

Hayley Moss

 

10th Grade

Shannon Agnew, Adam Floyd, Nathan George, Jonathan Harper, Joseph Stewart, Z’Khaira Stewart, McKinzie Tyes, Sommer Tyes, Jy’Quon Wallace

 

11th Grade

Jackson Allen, Andy Trollinger, Carla Underwood

 

12th Grade 

Jaiden Bell, Amil Billips, Alisia Billups, Addison Floyd, Pete Gouine, Joseph Harper, Emilee Hill, Jamecia Walker, MesMariah Welch

 

Honor Roll 

9th Grade

Jack Buse, Kaydee Estes, Madee Dugger, Lillian Floyd, Kayleigh Gates, Gentry Griffin, Ethan Hoard, Janiyah Johnson, Gage McCarver, Mollie McKay, Miracle Scales, Decorian Warren, Colyn West, Gracie Williams

 

10th Grade

Kinya Anderson, Jenna Duvall, Bell Floyd, Meg Gamble, Anna Clair Hendrix, Kristian Hill, Jamaury Marshall, Tavian Miller, Veronica Minton, Madelyn Murphy, Matthew Oaks, Tanner Palmer, Braylon Pippin, Kaitlyn Shelley, Jada Shinault, Rodney Stewart, Braxton Tigner, Luke Turner, Latroyias Wylie

 

11th Grade

Taitiana Beene, Madison Burks, Emma Buse, Tarvis Davis, Kazmen Grizzard, Keylee Harris, Saniyah Richardson, Summer Rodgers, Xander Stone, Kelsey Wade, Preston Ward, Cara Whately, Ayunna Witherspoon 

 

12th Grade 

Presious Chapman, Nylah Herman, Luke Jarchow, Madelyn Palmer, Maddux Richey, Steven Smith, Karson Webster, Bronson Wheeler



 
BHS Seniors 2021 Announcements

Seniors 2021:

Please keep up with announcements and information on the senior page of this website and on the BHS Counselor 12th Grade Canvas Page and Module Announcements.

Upcoming events:

Tuesday, October 27 at 8 a.m. at BHS Practice Gym - Senior Portraits with Ramsey Photography - $45 sitting fee.

Click this link for more information on senior portraits. http://www.baldwynschools.com/media/43758/2021-senior-portraits.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 28 by appointment only in BHS Library - Senior Cap & Gown and Supply Order with Herff Jones - $80 deposit. 

 

 
BHS 3rd 9 Weeks Academic Awards

BHS 3rd 9 Week Academic Awards

Principal’s List

9th Grade: Annika Been, Micaela Harper, Abigail Magill, Abby Pennington, Elane Robbins, Shailon Roberson, Sarah Wilson

10th Grade: Haley Cotton, Jordan Eldrigde, Cheyene Etheridge, Garrett Gray, Allie Grissom, Joshua Hester, Clay Hoover, Brooke Morris, Chloe Nanney

11th Grade: Shamaur Agnew, Hannah Anglin, Allie Belew, Taylor Blackwell, Jade Cagle, Holly Chase, Jacob Eldridge, Connor Hendrix, Brett Horner, Paige Huddleston, Lilly Kleinert, Savanna Martin, Meridith Morris, Braxton Nabors, Emma Pearson, Westin Phillips, Allison Roberts, Hannah Sandlin, Jeni Kate Scott, Bryan Vickers

12th Grade: Alexis Barnett, Alexis Cooper, Kody Hollin, Mahalle Howell, Dawn Jackson, Starr Jackson, Emily Jenkins, Tyrani Key, Carleen King, Mckala King, Payton Magill, Shelby Maynor, CJ Hurd, Tyler Raines, Ingrid Osmundson, Page Stacy, Russ Trollinger

Honor Roll

9th Grade: Emari Cox, Maylee Dugger, Nikko Gusman, Kezia Hayes, Jonathan Hooper, Luke Horner, Tyler Miller, Lena Pratt, Carson Raines, Tracy Reno, Autumn Richardson, Harleigh Roberts, Shanti Shinault, SeNyiah Turnage

10th Grade: Ethan Carmichael, Rebecca Crawford, Lawson Gamble, Sydney Griffin, Olivia Holland, Katelyn Murphy, Cayliana Newman, Mattie Pettigo, Cameron Stewart, Keeley Wade, Makhia Ward

11th Grade: Jaleel Agnew, Marquavious Cunningham, Emerald Dilworth, Jerrius Dye, Gabe Edmondson, Paityn Johnson, Jake Maynor, Brendrick McMillian, Breana Pounds, Latrell Shelley, John Swinney, Isaiah Terry, Devon Phifer

12th Grade: Desi Bennett, Hannah Bridges, Kison Cole, Hannah Durham, Ovurton Gates, Noah Hancock, Corley Hogue, Diamond Irons, Matthew Laws, Ashton Martin, Micah McKinney, Samantha Moad, Hunter Ray, Will Roberts, Keely Roberts, S. Austin Roberts, LaJayla Turnage, Kirkland Welch

 

 

 
FBLA advances to state competition
FBLA advances to state competition

Congratulations to the following Future Business Leaders of America members who participated at the District competition at NEMCC today: Shailon Roberson, 1st place, Introduction to Business Procedures; Shelby Mayner and Ashton Martin, 2nd place, Entrepreneurship; Page Stacy, 4th place, Job Interview; Matthew Laws, 4th place, Economics; and Chris Hill, 6th place, Journalism. Also pictured are Sarah Wilson, MacKenzie Hughes, and Cayliana Newman. Those who placed will advance to the state level FBLA competition. The FBLA members are led by BHS teacher Susan Winstead and Kelvin Hill.

 
DECA advances to internationals
DECA advances to internationals

Congratulations to Westin Phillips and Ingrid Osmundson who are advancing to DECA Internationals in Anaheim, California as a Financial Services Team after placing 2nd at the DECA State Conference.

 
FFA welding teams places 3rd at district
FFA welding teams places 3rd at district

Congratulations to the BHS FFA students Matthew Laws, Alex Curnutt, and Logan Hutcheson for placing 3rd place of 9 teams at the Northeast Federation Welding competition at NEMCC.

 
BHS Choir rated superior, advances to state
BHS Choir rated superior, advances to state

Congratulations to the BHS Choir for making superior in performance and in sight singing at the District Festival! The choir will now advance to the state level competition!

 
BHS Vo-tech construction process begins

BHS vo-tech construction process begins

Baldwyn Schools has begun advertising for bids for the upcoming vocational education building construction.

In January a bond issued passed at over 85 percent approval for the funding of constructing a vo-tech building on the Baldwyn High School campus. The facility and vo-tech education will entail three different costs including personnel, equipment and supplies, and building construction. The personnel salaries will be funded through the Mississippi Department of Education; most of the equipment and supplies have been donated by area industries, and grants will be sought for remaining equipment and supplies; and the building construction will be funded through the bond issue.

Bids for construction will be opened on March 23 by Baldwyn Schools’ board members and administration. A bid will then be accepted, and the board and administration will move forward with a work session on March 24. With this anticipated schedule, construction is expected to begin by April. The construction company will be under a 180-day contract. The construction is expected to be completed during the fall of the 2017-18 school year.

The vo-tech facility will be 11,900 square feet including four classrooms, two large workshops, one conference room, four offices, two bathrooms, a lobby, expandable entrances, and a dock lift outside the workshops.

Currently Baldwyn Schools offers Teacher Academy, Business classes, STEM, Agri-Science, Career Pathways Exploration, and Family and Consumer Science vocational classes. With the addition of the vo-tech building, BHS will also be able to offer Furniture Manufacturing and Manufacturing Technician classes. The Teacher Academy and Business classes will be relocated to the new facility also.

“We are excited to begin this stage of construction and want to make sure we take every step in preparing our students with the tools and skills they need for their future education, career, and opportunities to be successful,” Superintendent Jason McKay said.

 
BHS 2nd 9 Weeks Awards

Baldwyn Schools 2nd 9 Weeks Academic Awards

Principal’s List

9th Grade – Anfernee Agnew, Annika Beene, Joseph Gusman, Abigail Magill, Tyler Miller, Abby Pennington, Bailey Raines, Shailon Roberson, SeNyiah Turnage, Sarah Wilson

10th Grade – Ethan Carmichael, Haley Cotton, Rebecca Crawford, Jordan Eldridge, Cheyene Etheridge, Garrett Gray, Sydney Griffin, Josh Hester, Clay Hoover, Danielle Jones, Corey Large, Chloe Nanney

11th Grade – Jaleel Agnew, Hannah Anglin, Gracie Barber, Allie Belew, Taylor Blackwell, Jade Cagle, Holly Chase, Jake Eldridge, Paige Huddleston, Savanna Martin, Westin Phillips, Allison Roberts, Hannah Sandlin, Jeni Kate Scott, John Swinney, Isaiah Terry, Bryan Vickers

12th Grade – Hannah Bridges, Alexis Cooper, Noah Hancock, Corley Hogue, Kody Hollin, Dawn Jackson, Starr Jackson, Carleena King, Mickala King, Matthew Laws, Micah McKinney, Ingrid Osmundson, Tyler Raines, Russ Trollinger

 

Honor Roll

9th Grade – Alaysha Billups, Lanadia Clay, Kensleigh Gann, Qwantavious Gates, Micaela Harper, Kezia Hayes, Christopher Hill, Luke Horner, Summer Hudson, Cash King, Kishondra Marion, Taylor Miller, Shanti Shinault, Payton Wood

10th Grade – Lawson Gamble, Allie Grissom, Mackenzie Hughes, Katelyn Murphy, Cayliana Newman, Mattie Pettigo, Ryder Osmundson, Wadlon Ragin, Savannah Roberts, Zach Roberts, Cameron Stewart, Keeley Wade

11th Grade - Shamaur Agnew, Terin Beene, Michael Crump, Alex Curnutt, Emerald Dilworth, Jerrius Dye, Nicolas Garcia, Connor Hendrix, Brett Horner, Paityn Johnson, Meridith Morris, Emma Pearson, Breana Pounds, Latrell Shelley, Keontae Starks, Dequantrae Welch

12th Grade – Alexis Barnett, Sahara Beene, Tamiya Beene, Destiny Bennett, Jalon Clark, Hannah Durham, Molly Fincher, Ovurton Gates, Diamond Irons, Emily Jenkins, Tyrani Key, Payton Magill, Shelby Maynor, Alise McCreary, CJ McGaha, Samantha Moad, Hunter Ray, Austin Roberts, Keely Roberts, Page Stacy, Chance Stewart, LaJayla Turnage, Jimmy Tyes

 
BHS DECA revels in a blue blaze
BHS DECA revels in a blue blaze

Baldwyn High School DECA students have made Bearcat history by all members receiving first place titles in their respective district competition divisions.

Eleven BHS DECA students traveled to the 2017 DECA District Conference in Tupelo last week on Wednesday. Each of the members had completed an online test for their competition division prior to attending the conference. At the conference, each member participated in his/her role playing competition event.

The following DECA members placed first place in each of their competition divisions: Ryder Osmundson and Zach Roberts – Business Law and Ethics Team Management Team Decision Making; Ingrid Osmundson and Westin Phillips – Financial Analysis Management Team Decision Making Event; Ashton Martin – Human Resources Management Series; Hannah Anglin and Ethan Carmichael – Marketing Management Team Decision Making; Shelby Maynor and Micah McKinney – Sports & Entertainment Marketing Management Team Decision Making; and Lexie Cooper and Noah Hancock – Travel & Tourism Marketing Management Team Decision Making.

“We are extremely proud of our DECA team members. This type of achievement by all members placing first shows what type of commitment and hard work our students really demonstrate and are capable of,” BHS DECA sponsor Joe Blassingame said.

All eleven of the DECA members will advance to that state level competition at the 2017 DECA State Conference in Jackson February 16-17.

 
BHS 1st 9 Weeks Academic Awards

BHS 1st 9 weeks Academic Awards

Principal’s List

9th grade – Anferee Agnew, Annika Beene, Alaysha Billips, Lanadia Clay, Nikko Gusman, Micaela Harper, Abigail Magill, Abby Pennington, Shailon Roberson, Sarah Wilson, Payton Wood

10th grade – Rebecca Crawford, Jordan Eldridge, Sydney Griffin, Allie Grissom, Josh Hester, Clay Hoover, Brooke Morris

11th grade – Hannah Anglin, Gracy Barber, Allie Belew, Jade Cagle, Holly Chase, Jake Eldridge, Connor Hendrix, Paige Huddleston, Savanna Martin, Meridith Morris, Westin Phillips, Allison Roberts, Hannah Sandlin, Jeni Kate Scott, John Swinney, Cameron Terry, Bryan Vickers

12th grade – Alexis Barnett, Tice Bowdry, Hannah Bridges, Lexi Cooper, Corley Hogue, Kody Hollin, Mahalle Howell, Dawn Johnson, Starr Johnson, Carleena King, Kala King, Matthew Laws, Payton McGill, Ashton Martin, CJ McGaha, Micah McKinney, Ingrid Osmundson, Cheyenne Pilkington, Austin Roberts, Page Stacy, Russ Trollinger

Honor Roll

9th grade – Amarie Anderson, Montavious Barnett, Matthew Bragg, Emari Cox, Maylee Dugger, Kansleigh Gann, Kezia Hayes, Luke Horner, Summer Hudson, Cash King, Jakob Martin, Taylor Miller, Logan Potts, I’yana Ragin, Bailey Raines, Harleigh Roberts, Rainie Rodgers, Markevius Rowan, Shanti Shinault, Breanna Starling, SeNyiah Turnage

10th grade - Deonte Betts, Ethan Carmichael, Haley Cotton, Lawson Gamble, Garrett Gray, Mackenzie Hughes, Corey Large, Chloe Nanney, Cayliana Newman, Osmundson, Mattie Pettigo, Wadlon Ragin, Zachary Roberts, Leteaga Shinault, Marrecuse Shinault, Keeley Wade

11th grade – Jaleel Agnew, Shamaur Agnew, Terin Beene, Taylor Blackwell, Michael Crump, Alex Curnutt, Emerald Dilworth, Nicolas Garcia, Brett Horner, Paityn Johnson, Alexandria Leslie, John Lovell, Jake Maynor, Braxton Nabors, Cody Owens, Emma Pearson, Devon Phifer, Breana Pounds, Caleb Pounds, Zach Richardson, Keontae Starks, Dequantrae Welch

12th grade – Sahara Beene, Tamiya Beene, Destiny Bennett, Jalon Clark, Kison Cole, Hannah Durham, Molly Fincher, Noah Hancock, Diamond Irons, Tyrani Key, Alise McCreary, Samantha Moad, Tyler Raines, Hunter Ray, Austin Roberts, Will Roberts, Keely Roberts, Tyler Smith, Nehemiah Starks, Chance Stewart, LaJayla Turnage

 
2016 Red Ribbon Week
2016 Red Ribbon Week

Baldwyn Schools promotes being drug free

Baldwyn Schools educated its students on a drug-free lifestyle last week during National Red Ribbon Week.

Each day of the week students and teachers were encouraged to dress in theme attire including “Team Up Against Drugs” – wear jersey Monday, “Fight Against Drugs” – wear camo Tuesday, “You Are Too Fabulous for Drugs” – dress up Wednesday, “Be a Hero Against Drugs” – wear hero costume Thursday, and “Love Conquers All” – wear red/pink Friday.

Each school participated in a drug-free poster contest competition. A first, second, and third place winner at each school was named. Winners at BES were 1st place Jeremiah Gill, 2nd place Jana-Claire Collins, and third place Beth Hughes and Ethan King. Winners at BMS were first place Alex Wilson, second place Emily Floyd, and third place Kyndal Jacobs and Bryston Howell. Winners at BHS were first place Alex Wilson, 2nd place Emily Floyd, and third place Kyndal Jacobs and Bryston Howell.

BMS and BHS students had a special guest speaker Adrian Branch, former NBA player. Branch currently works with World Sports to share drug-free lifestyle and Christian influences with students. He also works as a college sports analysis with ESPN. He is a former basketball player with the University of Maryland and won a NBA Championship with the L.A. Lakers.

BHS students held a red balloon release in honor and memory of drug abuse victims and those who have lost their lives to drug abuse.

Teachers at each school also took time to educate students about the effects of drugs and their future career options.

“Red Ribbon Week is just one way we can encourage and lead our students to having a successful career and life,” Superintendent Jason McKay said.

*More photos can be viewed in the BHS Photo Gallery.

 
BHS October 2016 Students of the Month

9th Grade - Abby Magill

10th Grade - Keeley Wade

11th Grade - Westin Phillips

12th Grade - Nehemiah Starks

 
BHS Students Represent Bearcats in State Legislature
BHS Students Represent Bearcats in State Legislature

Baldwyn High School juniors, Ingrid Osmundson and Hunter Ray, Baldywn High School freshman, Ryder Osmundson, served as pages in the Senate for Senator Chad McMahan. BHS is proud of these students for serving our state as well representing Bearcats in the state legislature!​

 
BHS Golf - Region 1-2A Division Champs
BHS Golf - Region 1-2A Division Champs

The Baldwyn High School Bearcat golf team achieved its eighth consecutive Region 1-2A Division Championship on Wednesday. Members of the Bearcat golf team are (l-r) Maddux Richey, Westin Phillips, Garrett Gray, Lawson Gamble, Ethan Carmichael, and Coach Michael Gray. Not pictured is Payton Wood. The golf team will advance to the MHSAA state golf playoffs on May 3-4. Garrett Gray won the title of individual medalist with the lowest score of the tournament and will advance to the individual state playoffs also.

 
Bearcat Band
Bearcat Band

BHS senior claims NEMCC drum major title

Demi Roberts

Staff Writer

 

Baldwyn High School senior Cassie Hester will serve as one of three Northeast Mississippi Community College Tiger Band drum majors for the 2016-2017 season. Hester is the first Baldwyn graduate that will serve in the position of NEMCC drum major.

 

“Cassie is a great addition to the band program here at NEMCC. She had a very successful marching season this past fall which I know made the Baldwyn band proud. And this past Saturday, she came in and had a great audition for the Tiger Band. I am very excited about our upcoming marching season and hope to have a great year,” NEMCC band director Bryan Mitchell said.

 

Hester has been a member of the Bearcat Band for eight years. She was a trumpet player for six of those years, and then led the band as drum major for the last two years. Hester served under the direction of former band director Billy Morton and current band director Marshall Dear during her time as a Bearcat band member.

 

“Mr. Morton pushed me to work harder, and Mr. Dear pushed me out of my comfort zone and taught me to never give up. I know they are part of my success, and I will carry these ideas with me throughout my band career and life,” Hester noted.

 

In 2014 she led the Bearcat band to place second at the state level competition. Within her two years as Bearcat band drum major, she received multiple superior ratings at area competitions such as Phil Campbell, AL; Tupelo, Olive Branch, Northeast MS, Corinth, and more.

 

Hester will leave Baldwyn after directing some 40 plus students to joining the NEMCC Tiger Band and assist two other drum majors in directing a 250 plus members.

 

“I have loved being a part of the BHS band. It has really taught me that even though things may seem impossible, all it takes is a little hard work and dedication and focus to make it possible,” Hester said.

 

“I also learned that you can achieve anything if you set your mind to it. I have made lifelong friends who have encouraged me every step of the way. They BHS band has played a very important role in my years as a drum major, with that being said I am beyond excited to experience the upcoming year as NEMCC drum major.”

 
Mississippi Assessment Program


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All-State Honor Choir
All-State Honor Choir

Congratulations Allie Grissom and Meridith Morris!  They have been accepted into the Mississippi High School All-State Honor Choir and will perform on April 2nd at the University of Southern Mississippi. Thank you for your support of the music department.

 

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