Southwest Baptist University’s 26th president, Richard J. Melson, began his duties on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and hit the ground running.
This year’s travel-themed Bolivar R-1 school district homecoming will see a parade, Friday, Sept. 24, after last year’s cancellation, as well as a coronation and other festivities to celebrate the Liberators’ game against Camdenton.
Facing a crowd of more than 70 community members, the Bolivar R-1 school board listened to public commenters speak on their opinions regarding the districtwide masking requirement at the Thursday, Sept. 16, school board meeting.
At the Thursday, Sept. 16, Bolivar R-1 school board meeting, the board unanimously approved the continuation of the district mask requirement and the Safe Return to In-Person Learning plan, as it currently stands.
THE FAIR PLAY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1961 celebrated its 60th class reunion on Sunday, June 27. Those able to attend were Gary Rice, Ted Barker, Glenda Carlyle Miller, Marquita Payne Gravely, Joyce Curry Davolt, Violetta Wright Patterson and Roddie Hughs.
Following a special session late last month, Southwest Baptist University’s board of trustees voted to dismiss its civil petition to seek approval for its amended articles of incorporation.
Bolivar schools recently welcomed new teachers and staff to Liberator Nation for the 2021-22 school year. The district provided the following photos and identification.
Sunshine and smiles were on hand Monday, Aug. 23, as Bolivar schools opened for the upcoming school year. Students filtered out of buses and cars, and staff greeted them with grins, words of encouragement and fist bumps.
As the Bolivar R-1 School District is through its first week of the new school year, all the work the staff and employees did over the summer to prepare for incoming students is finally being used.