Bolivar Schools

Learning for Life

Here is the updated calendar for the 2017-2018 school year and the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

2017-2018 Calendar

2018-2019 Calendar

District News

Food Services Accepting Bids

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 1:40pm

The Bolivar Schools food service department is now accepting bids for milk, chemicals and food.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to offer a bid.

Summer School

Monday, May 14, 2018 3:58pm

 You can still sign up for summer school! See details below for classes offered and start/finish times for each school.   Each building provides free lunch and breakfast for summer school students.

Summer School - June 4-29

Class Information:

BPS Summer School 

BIS Summer School - Page 1Page 2.

BMS Summer School

BHS Summer School - Session One June 4-15, Session Two June 18-29.



7:45-2:15 p.m. BMS

8-2:30 p.m. BPS

8-2:30 p.m. BIS

8:15-2:45 p.m. BHS



New Principal at BPS

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 2:47pm

Bolivar R-1 Schools is proud to announce Dr. Rachel Tennison as the new Bolivar Primary School Principal. Dr. Tennison has been committed to serving the students of Bolivar for 13 of her 16-year career in education. She has served as a fourth-grade teacher at Bolivar Intermediate School, assistant principal at Bolivar Primary School, and childcare supervisor at Little Liberator Childcare Center. She has also served as an instructional coach at Willard Public Schools and presently serve3s as school administration adjunct professor and dissertation committee content reader at Southwest Baptist University. Dr. Tennison says, "I'm honored and humbled to continue the tradition of great learning at BPS." The district is excited to see the impact Dr. Tennison will continue to make in the lives of our students.

We would also like to wish Dr. Tracy Daniels well in her new position as principal at Sunshine Elementary at Springfield Public Schools. Dr. Daniels has faithfully served Bolivar R-1 Schools for the past 12 years as assistant principal at Bolivar Intermediate School and principal of Bolivar Primary School. Thank you, Dr. Daniels, for your years of dedication to Bolivar Schools. We know the future is bright for you.


Bolivar Dancing with the Stars 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:12am

Bolivar Dancing With The Stars is an "all-class" prom and project graduation community and school fundraiser that benefits BHS student's grades 9-12.  This year, the competition had 12 fantastic dance teams, each consisting of one community member and one BHS junior or senior.  The dancers did an outstanding job, and there were about 1,500 people who attended the event.  A huge thank you to the 125+ sponsors and special thanks to the Bolivar Herald-Free Press and Stephens Photography for their generosity in doing team pictures and running ads.  Altogether this year's event raised $60,000 total revenue!  After deducting the expenses, this money will be divided evenly to all four classes of BHS.  Thank you to everyone who made this event possible and congratulations to our winners!

Champions: Erin & Zach Howard

2nd Place: Nathan Duncan & Mailey Kuntz

3rd Place: Krysten Clardy & Luke Moffett

Top Fundraiser: Matt & Audrey Henenberg

Best Costume: Matt & Audrey Henenberg

Most Original: Nathan Duncan & Mailey Kuntz

Most Difficult: Krysten Clardy & Luke Moffett

Best Music: Erin & Zach Howard

Judges: Mark Stephens, Vicki Newcomb, Linda Bunch & David Guerin

K-4 and 5-7 Boys Basketball Camp 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018 2:59pm

Its that time of year!  Basketball camps are coming up soon. 

Grades K-4: May 8-10 from 3:15-5:00 pm.

Grades 5-7:  May 21-24 from 3:30-6:00 pm.

Click here to sign up for camps!

Upcoming Events

May 23, 2018 12:00am – 11:59pm

May 23, 2018 12:00am – 11:59pm

May 23, 2018 12:00am – 11:59pm

May 23, 2018 12:00am – 11:59pm

May 24, 2018 12:00am – 11:59pm

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Last Updated: May 23, 2018 at 9:52:00pm CDT