PIONEER PARENT ACADEMY
The Pioneer Parent Academy was created to reach our families at home during the COVID crisis while school was shut down. The Academy has provided YouTube videos and resources up to this day for our Preschool through 12th Grade students.
Course Planning for 8th-11th Grade
Let the course planning commence! In this edition of Pioneer Parent Academy, we visit with Batesville High School Charter admin and counselors to talk about the course planning process for your 8th-11th grade students.
Drug Awareness Community Meeting
Our Drug Awareness Community Meeting was well attended with over fifty concerned community leaders, parents, stakeholders, and students. Find out how you can help make a difference here.
Telehealth Available in Partnership with White River Health
In an effort to continue our motto of putting Students First we are now in partnership with White River Health to provide on-site Telehealth to all students and staff members in our district.
UACCB Options for High School Students
Check out this session of PPA titled, “UACCB Options for High School Students”. Our guests, Zach Harber, UACCB Director of Career & Technical Education, and Rana Dowdy
BHSC Course Planning
Let the course planning commence! In this edition of Pioneer Parent Academy we visit with Batesville High School Charter admin and counselors to talk about the course planning process for your student.
Parents, do you ever find yourself lost when trying to assist your student with homework? Are you looking for ways to be more involved with their academic success? Mollie Hill and Alisha Cummings are excited to share literacy and math instructional resources with you to make those at home woes a little easier! This video couldn't be more perfectly timed with our AMI Days, take advantage of this content and follow the link below for further details and assistance.
Social Emotional Development
This one will have you all in your feels! In this edition of Pioneer Parent Academy we hear from our school counselors and school based mental health coordinator about age/grade level social emotional development. Our hope is that this content sparks conversations at home and that you will "Choose Love" after hearing from BSD's leading professionals!
College Planning 101
The Pioneer Parent Academy video you've been waiting for is now available .... College Planning 101! Join Laura Howard as she visits with BHSC's academic dean and counselors to give you an overview of everything you need to know before applying to college.
BSD Special Programs
Pioneer Parent Academy is back and we are kicking off this year's series by featuring our Special Programs department!
Campus Transitions at BSD - Part 2
"What can I do to help prepare my child for a successful upcoming school year?" This month's Pioneer Parent Academy (PPA) topic will address campus transitions from 6th through 12th grade! Laura Howard, Community Schools Model Coordinator, sits down with the BJHS and BHSC building principal to tell parents what they can expect!
Laura Howard, Community Schools Model Coordinator for BSD, sat down with University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Director of Financial Aid, Kristin Cross, to learn more about Financial Aid assistance for upcoming 2021 college students! Applications are open now, this video will be a big help to both students and parents. Learn about both Federal and State aid, as well as proper documentation and scholarship opportunities!
Red Ribbon Week Natural High
Pioneer Parent Academy is happy to present a second installment this month that caters to Red Ribbon Week. We are utilizing resources from Natural High to make this PPA. We chose this timely topic in hopes of spreading awareness about the alternate ways to communicate with students and raise awareness about the dangers of substance abuse!
Thank you to naturalhigh.org for this content!
What's Your Natural High?
Red Ribbon Week is all about promoting students to say no to substance abuse and yes to the natural highs in life! Our administrators and staff share their natural highs wit you here!
Concerned about your student's emotional health during these trying times? Community Schools Model Coordinator, Laura Howard, is taking on this subject head first with Licensed Professional Counselor, Dawn Reed, in our first edition of Pioneer Parent Academy!
Our students learn to read, and then they read to learn! Enjoy the second edition of our Pioneer Parent Academy where we hear from our District R.I.S.E Trainer and our Literacy Specialist as they talk you through the science of reading and give you helpful tips for at home learning.