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Education

  • Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

    By Foster Garrett
    Intern Writer
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        On Thursday, Feb. 15, the Roanoke Times and Scripps hosted the district spelling bee at Liberty High School.
        The contest consisted of 15 contestants from all middle and elementary schools in Bedford County, ranging from grades three through eight.

  • STEAM-ing ahead

    By Foster Garrett

  • Grant provides after school activities

        A federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant is providing a safe place for Moneta Elementary School students to productively spend time after school while waiting for parents to get off from work.

        The program, which has had an average of 60 children each day, is a Monday through Thursday  program that runs from 2:30-5 p.m.
        “This is an educational place for them to be while their parents are working,” Kathy Smith, the site coordinator for the school said.

  • School projects moving along on time

        Work on Liberty Middle School and the new Liberty High School gym is going well, according to Eddie Brown, of M. B. Kahn, the company overseeing the project.
        “The schedule on both projects is in good shape,” Brown told the school board, Thursday night.

  • Student produced film explores consequences of sexting

    Just how much trouble can a teen get into with sexting?

        Sexting is a practice made possible by the Internet and digital cameras in which someone sends out nude images of themselves, or of someone else, through social media.

  • MS ag programs doing well

        Last year students from Liberty High School appeared repeatedly before the Bedford County School Board, asking that the agricultural program be offered at Bedford Middle School.

  • Nurses, teachers seek higher pay

        Nurses working in Bedford County Public Schools want to be paid at the same rate as teachers, while teachers in the school system are asking to be paid more in line with surrounding jurisdictions.
        Several school nurses spoke during the public comment time of last week’s Bedford County School Board meeting.

  • LHS students begin ‘Minutemen News’

    By Foster Garrett

    Intern Writer

        In a world brimming with ever-increasing technology, traditional journalism is slowly dying. Limitless information is literally at your finger-tips with smartphones, computers, iPads and countless other devices—what need is there for the 7 o’clock news or the paperboy?
        Although print media appears to survive on life support, a small cast of students from Liberty High School is striving to bring journalism back into the mainstream fold through technological means.

  • Exploring Mars

        Student teams from Forest Middle School, all eighth graders, presented their ideas on a Mars rover to Randolph College professors.

        The students are all in Caitlin Unterman’s Science Exploration class. Each team planned a Mars rover mission in detail. They had to figure out all the details of their rover, including instrumentation.
         The have to figure out how they will get to Mars and how they will land their rover without it burning up in Mars’ atmosphere or going splat when it lands.

  • 7th graders receive intro to tech careers

        The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored an event this fall to help acquaint seventh graders with technical career possibilities.