Friday, May 5th, 2017

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Trustworthiness is being able to be trusted and keep your promises.

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  Friday (5th)Sausage Breakfast Pizza, Diced PearsHam & Turkey Deli Sub, Baked Chips, Dessert 
** WG=whole grain, FF=fat-free, WW=whole wheat

There will be an FBLA Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament held on May 20th starting at 9 a.m. Please contact Megan Bond to enter a team!

Anyone interested in working at Twin Rivers Landing this summer, please see Mrs. Bond for an application!

The counselor has opportunities for Cat's Plus hours. Please see or email Mrs. Gerullis.

The May 8th game with East Carter has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts at their school.

Congratulations to the following students who were Caught Being Good during 3rd & 4th quarter: James Gammons, Jacob Smith, Clara Brandel, Kaitlyn Bullis, and Olivia Sieve



High School Baseball: BRL @ South Iron May 6th vs. Ellington




5: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, Early dismissal at 12:00 pm

5: Class of 2017 High School Graduation @ 7 pm (New Gym)

6: BRL Art Show @ Viburnum (1-4 pm)

12-18: BSB Districts

17: School Board Meeting @ 6 pm

20: FBLA Coed Volleyball Tournament

25: Free Sports Physicals, 8 am - 1 pm for 2017-18 School Year (Cafeteria)


Congratulations to the following girls for receiving All Conference Honors:

Maggie Vert - All Conference
Mya Middleton - All Conference
Bailey Myers - All Conference
Jadyn Fitzgerald - All Conference
Elly Ratliff - Honorable Mention
Abby Robbs - Honorable Mention

Black River Player of the Year - Mya Middleton

So proud of you girls!  That is the most players that we have ever had on the all conference team.
Coach Middleton and Coach Freeman

Volleyball All District 1st Team - Maggie Vert and Mya Middleton
Volleyball All District 2nd Team - Elly Ratliff, Bailey Myers and Jadyn Fitzgerald

Volleyball All Region 1st Team - Mya Middleton
Volleyball All Region 2nd Team - Maggie Vert and Bailey Myers

Volleyball All Region Honorable Mention - Jadyn Fitzgerald

Maggie Vert - Volleyball All State Honorable Mention
Mya Middleton - Volleyball All State 1st Team

Congratulations to Jadyn Fitzgerald for receiving First Team All District for Basketball!

Congratulations to Timmy Dunn!  He placed 3rd in Woodworking at Senior BETA State Convention.  He is eligible to compete in Nationals at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.   Well done, Timmy! 

Congratulations to Riley Mathes and Jadyn Fitzgerald! They received BRL All-Conference Basketball honors.


  • Heather Wilcox has been accepted at Missouri State.
    • She has also received the Trustee Scholarship worth $10,000 per year for a total of 40,000 to attend Iowa Wesleyan University.
    • She has also been accepted to Oakland University in Michigan.  She has also received a scholarship to pay in state tuition there.
  • Makayla McNeil has been accepted to Jefferson College and SEMO.
    • She has also received a 1,000 Residence LIfe Leadership Scholarship from SEMO
    • Makayla has also been accepted at MAC.
  • Trevor Maize has enlisted with the Army. He leaves May 31, 2017 for Fort Jackson, S.C.
  • Owen Freeman has been accepted to Missouri Baptist University. He received a $10,500 President's Freshman Scholarship. He has also been accepted to Fontbonne University and has received an 11,500 per academic year scholarship that is renewable every year!
    • Owen has been accepted to SEMO.
  • Ryan Hawkins has been accepted at MAC.
  • Katie Brooks has been accepted to Mineral Area College.
  • Maggie Vert has been accepted at Hannibal-LaGrange University. She has received an Athletic Scholarship in the amount of 9,000 to play Volleyball.
  • Shawn Reed has been accepted to Missouri Welding Institute.
  • B.J. Mathes has been accepted to Missouri Welding Institute.
  • Congratulations to Timmy Dunn for advancing in the Elks National Foundation Scholarship. He will now advance to District level.
  • Timmy Dunn has been accepted into the Electrical Distribution Systems program at State Technical College of Missouri.
  • Maggie Vert has been accepted to Mineral Area College.
  • Ryan Hawkins has been accepted and will be attending The Art Institute of Phoenix.