New year, new club at BHS – FCCLA

FCCLA stands for Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. It is a student organization that emphasizes student school involvement and community service. Club members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues since 1945.
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Movitz is back in ‘Magic Kingdom’

Nine years ago, Alison Movitz was one of BHS’s most unique teachers. Recently retiring from 25 years of teaching English, she is briefly returning to the “Magic Kingdom” in her old classroom at BHS.
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Roads in county still too dangerous for school buses; no school on Thursday

Calhoun County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, January 18 due to the aftermath of winter weather. After riding the area roads, some are still impassable and might place our students and buses in dangerous situations.

Bennett earns Bruce Rotary honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for January is  Brooke Bennett, daughter of Gayla and Jeremy Bennett.

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Casey named interim superintendent; Moore presides over his final meeting

Jean Ann Casey, of Vardaman, will serve Calhoun County as interim superintendent from January through June.
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Caradine named district’s Teacher of the Year

Briana Caradine, a fourth grade teacher at Bruce Upper Elementary, was honored as the school district’s Teacher of the Year at the county school board meeting in Pittsboro Monday night.
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Academy alumn practicing law in Nashville area

Demeka Barefield Church is a 1999 graduate of Calhoun Academy. While at CA, she was involved in Beta Club, FCA, and on the paper and annual staff. She also served as senior class president. Demeka’s favorite memory from high school is “making stews during Halloween season. The kids would get to play on the playground or in the gym for hours on end.”
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Trojan band members attend Honor Camp in Natchez

BHS band members Kasey Camp, Caitlin McCormick, and Connor Bland recently went to Natchez for an honor band.
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Casey appointed assistant superintendent

The Calhoun County School Board held a special meeting Friday morning during which they appointed Jean Ann Casey as assistant superintendent for the district.

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Geography students design amusement parks for final

Students in Coach Robert Allen’s advanced world geography class were given a unique assignment for their final project of the semester.
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