The Bolivar R-I Board of Education has named Dr. Tony Berry as the next Superintendent of the Bolivar R-I School District. The board approved Dr. Berry’s three-year contract in closed session on Monday, February 13. Dr. Berry’s contract will begin July 1, 2017.
Dr. Berry is currently serving as the Assistant Superintendent at School of the Osage, a position he has held since 2014. Dr. Berry’s primary responsibilities include supervision of human resources, school safety, construction, food services, transportation, activities and athletics and plant operations.
Bolivar Primary School will hold Kindergarten and Sunshine Preschool registration on March 13-15. Kindergarten registration is for parents with a child who will be turning 5 BEFORE August 1, 2017, and resides in the Bolivar School District. For Sunshine Preschool, your child must turn 4 before August 1, 2017.
No appointment is necessary. Registration is being held at the Primary School, and is for parents only. You do not have to have your child with you at registration. You will schedule a time for your child’s developmental screening that will take place in May.
*To enter the building you will need to come to the front door and have ID ready*
Kindergarten Parents - Please bring all of the following with you to the registration:
Sunshine Preschool Parents - There are no items needed to register for Sunshine Preschool. There are 100 spots available for preschool students.
If you have any questions regarding the registration, please call 326-5247.
The Bolivar R-1 Board of Education approved the 2017-18 School Calendar during its January meeting. Classes for the 2017-18 school year will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Christmas Break will run Dec. 20-Jan. 3. The spring semester will begin Thursday, Jan. 4. Spring Break is March 19-March 23. Last day of school is scheduled for Friday, May 18.
Missourians benefit every day from the dedicated energies and countless hours devoted by a group of more than 3,600 men and women in every community across the state including Bolivar. These public servants are elected by local constituents and do not receive compensation for their tireless efforts.
Bolivar R-1 Schools will be in session on Monday, January 16 as a make up day for Friday, January 13. In addition, the district use May 18 and May 19 as the make-up days for Thursday and Friday, January 5 and 6.