Hornet Blast Newsletter
December 12, 2019 - Celebrating and Informing our Hornets!
Josh Fryar Receives All-American Jersey
BGHS SeniorJosh Fryar joined an elite group of football athletes, as he was selected to play in the 2020 US Army All-American Bowl. On Monday, December 9, he received his All-American Bowl jersey in a special presentation and press conference.
At BGHS playing offensive and defensive line, Josh was a relentless force. At 6’5″ and 305 lbs, he was an unmistakable presence on the field. This caught the attention of many top level universities and this past year he committed to Ohio State University as an offensive lineman. This past season he recorded over 60+ pancake blocks and 8 sacks. As a more quirky stat, Fryar was also the team’s punter. Josh has earned recognition as an All-Conference and All-County athlete. In the bowl game Josh will be positioned at center.
The US Army All-American Bowl features the top 100 high school football seniors in the country. The game will be played on January 4th in San Antonio, Texas. This will be the 20th All-American Bowl game and it has quite a history of highlighting top level football athletes. According to NBC Sports, 410 NFL draft picks have played in this all-star event; 57 Super Bowl champions; 144 Pro Bowl selections; and 16 Heisman finalists. The East vs. West matchup will be nationally televised, live on NBC at 1:00 PM ET. Congratulations, Josh! We're Hornet Proud!
Neasia Lee Signs with Ohio Christian University
Fifth Grade Families
Holiday Concert . . .
BGHS vs. North Central
Winter Choirs Concert
In the Mike McMorrow Auditorium . . .
Gingerbread Project at Hornet Park Elementary
From Mrs. Osborne . . .
Anna's Celebration of Life
From Mrs. Speziale. . .
Kacy Kestner, Brad Haberman, and Lois Speziale
Matt English Bronze
BGMS Runners Participate in Jingle Bell Run
From Coach Kestner, Coach Keeley, and Coach Webster . . .
A Wonderful Holiday Band Concert!
Thank you to Mr. Wynn, Mr. Barton, and Mr. Goodman and all of our wonderful student musicians for a great holiday concert!
The concert included the 6th, 7th, 8th and high school concert bands, middle and high school percussion groups, trombone quintet, and middle and high school jazz bands!
From Mrs. Trudi Wolfe, Counselor at Central Elementary
We can all use a little more kindness!
Three Sweet Elves at Central Elementary
From Ms. Hackman. . .
Mary Story Presented with IASP President's Award
Each year, the President of IASP has the privilege of giving the President's Award to an outstanding leader in the field of education who has made a positive impact on the lives of students in Indiana. Some of the previous winners are Dr. Suellen Reed, Jerry Funkhouser, Dave Emmert, Bill Duke, Ryan Snoddy, Wood Barwick, and Gerald Mohr. This annual award is presented with distinction and honor for the many creative and innovative ideas and services provided for the students in Indiana schools.
This year's award was presented to our own Mary Story, BGCS' Director of Secondary Education. Congratulations, Mary!
"Shop with a Cop" for our Beech Grove Students
And, a very special thank you to our Beech Grove Police Department officers and their spouses and families who volunteered their time to treat our Beech Grove students to a very special Holiday! Colleen Treat "Police Wife Extraordinaire" and Mike Treat, BGPD, continue to coordinate this annual event. We're thankful for all of your efforts, kindness and commitment to our BGCS students.
If you would like to make a donation to the "Shop with a Cop" program, please send your donation to: Beech Police Department, "Shop with a Cop" program, 340 E. Churchman Avenue, Beech Grove, IN 46107.
Happy Holidays, everyone!
Mike and Colleen Treat
One of Hornet Park's Favorite Subs!
We see you, Ms. King!
BGHS Art Students Teach our Teachers!
From Mrs. Weller. . .
Middle School Students Attend "We the People" Competition
The "Nutcracker" at Beech Grove High School
Save the Date!
A suspense thriller from the BGHS Drama Department. . .
"The quiet town of Bentonsport is struck with tragedy when two high school cheerleaders mysteriously disappear and a local teacher is accused of their murders. Seven years later, a group of friends connected to the tragedy is still trying to heal and move on with their lives. They quickly discover that their thorny past cannot be so easily forgotten as a sinister figure returns to haunt them..."
This is a new play that has never been performed; our students are excited to be working on a completely original production.
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