Community Connection

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS


 
High School Mentor Program: Seniors mentor fifth graders.

D.A.R.E. –  Drug Abuse Resistance Education training for fifth graders sponsored by the Brownwood Police Department

CHOICES – High School students serving as role models for sixth grade students.

Family Book Club – Verizon Grant providing an opportunity for families to read together.

HPU Lady Jackets – read and discuss character traits with BIS students.

BHS Lady Lions – serve as mentors for BIS girl’s basketball teams.

BIS serves as the host for the Brown County Spelling Bee.

Extreme Interest Days – guest speakers and presenters form the District and community present information on a variety of interests and hobbies.

Community Guest Speakers – visit classes on a regular basis.

BIS Patriotic Day – students host community veterans and active service men and women with a patriotic assembly and reception near Memorial Day.

Service Projects – “Letters from Home”; “Pennies for Patients”; “Pennies for Paws”, “Good Samaritan food drives”; recycling ink and toner cartridges for Reading Counts prizes, Campbell Soup labels for PE, Box Tops for Education for PTO; and pop tops for the Ronald McDonald House in Fort Worth.

St. Jude’s Math-A-Thon – BIS students have received three Top Awards for their efforts to raise funds for St. Jude’s Hospital for Children.
 
BIS participated in a toy drive this holiday season. Students, Teachers, and staff donated an amazing 260 new, unwrapped toys to help stock the “Toys4Kids” warehouse!
 
BIS sponsored a fundraiser called "Hope for Haiti," to raise money for the earthquake victims in Haiti.

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