Bottineau Public Schools

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Read for the Record 2014

Posted by alysa-palmer on Oct 22, 2014 in Library | 0 comments

Four classrooms at Central School participated in Read for the Record 2014 on Tuesday, October 21. Read for the Record is a contest sponsored by the website Each year a book is selected. The goal is to break the record from the previous year for the MOST people reading the SAME book on the SAME day. The book selected for this year was Bunny Cakes by: Rosemary Wells. Here are a few pictures from the...

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Jr. High Football Wrap-up

Posted by Kody Backman on Oct 15, 2014 in Football, kody backman | 0 comments

The 2014 Jr. High football season came to an end Monday 10/13 in Rugby.  Unfortunately the results of the game were not what we had hoped for.  We struggled moving the ball, at times our running was really good and others it wasn’t so good.  Also, this game we didn’t catch the ball well.  The ball was delivered well, but our usually sure handed receivers were not able to come up with the catches.  I told the boys after the game, as athletes you’ll have days like that.  It happens, move on from it.  Our line play was...

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Posted by Kody Backman on Oct 15, 2014 in I.T. Notices, kody backman | 0 comments

The fall NDATL conference happened right after our last Jr. High football game.  The timing worked out such that I could hit the game then go straight to Minot for the conference.  In the past, I have voiced some discontent as to the content of the conference.  I don’t feel that it really helps me be a better me at work.  The sessions are really good for a teacher that wants to look for new things to add to their classroom and the large schools usually show up with a presentation or two about some project that they have accomplished....

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Jr. High Music News

Posted by Kody Backman on Oct 14, 2014 in choir, High School, Jaque Marum | 0 comments

Jr. High Music News We have been in school almost a month already.  Your kids are really rockin’ in music class.  I must apologize to all of you for the “Cups” song.  I am sure your kids have been practicing and showing off their mad “cups” skills.  I promise you, I did tell them that lunch in the cafeteria and the dinner table were probably not the best place to practice.  However, I am totally impressed with their passion for perfecting this song. Why are we learning the “Cups” song?  Well, we will be performing it,...

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