Thursday, April 30, 2015

Dream Big

We all have a bunch of goals, dreams, and desires floating around in our head. They give us hope for our future. They give us something to look forward to. Hopefully they inspire us. The trick is turning them from dreams into action. To do it, we need to follow the points that President Kennedy taught us:
#1 – Find a dream that inspires you
#2 – Locate the obstacles
#3 – Set a deadline
#4 – Get to work
May you have a wonderful journey on the pathway to SUCCESS​!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Success Week

Be an ALL STAR Everyday
April 20-24
Success Week Information
This is a week for everyone to reflect on their successes and gear up for what they still want to accomplish.
Service Project – Fill the Barrel - April 22-29
This year, Fill the Barrel (formerly Fill the Bus) will kick off during Success Week.  This is a district-wide service project to help our community.  We are working with Operation Food Search to help collect 12,500 pounds of food.  Our building goal is to fill 8 barrels, which is 1,400 pounds of food.
Theme Days – Show Your Spirit – Dress Up
Monday, April 20Take me out to the ballgame!   
Students are encouraged to wear St. Louis Cardinal clothes.
Message: Celebrate success! You work hard -- take time to play.   
Tuesday, April 21Step up to the plate today!
Students are encouraged to wear mismatched shoes.
Message: Successful people step up and make things happen.
Wednesday, April 22Knock it out of the park today! (Walk in the Park)
Students are encouraged to wear exercise clothes.
Message: Making healthy choices is important to your future success.
Thursday, April 23Every strike brings me closer to a home run at OB!  
Students are encouraged to wear Old Bonhomme spirit and/or blue and white clothes.
Message: You have to make some mistakes to be successful.
Friday, April 24 – Pitch in and help your community today.
Students are encouraged to bring a can of food to donate to Operation Food Search and wear a baseball cap.
Message: Successful people give their time, talent, and treasures to others.

Friday, April 3, 2015

April Is Financial Literacy Month

How is your child going to pay for their postsecondary options?  There are different ways to start saving a few are 529 and educational savings accounts. You can use this college cost calculator to see how much it will cost and what you need to save before your child enrolls.  It is also important to start talking to your child about life after high school.  Here are a few resources you might find helpful.

It is Never Too Early - A resource to help Missouri students and their families prepare for college.

Helping Your Child With Career Planning  - Because your children's career choices will affect not only them, but you, you have a right and responsibility to help develop their career plans.  Career development is an ongoing process starting at birth and continuing through adulthood.