BES Blog

April 23, 2017

Ms. Elizabeth Hartman, Fifth Grade Teacher, to BES Students as Testing Approaches: “You are loved.”

Dear students, This week is CTP4 testing. You have worked extremely hard this year, and there is something important you must know. The CTP4 test is an academic assessment to […]
March 14, 2017

The Importance of Persistence

Along with providing a solid academic program, one of our primary goals as educators should be teaching students to work through challenges, deal with disappointment and hardship, and help them […]
February 27, 2017

The Compelling Relationship Between Mistakes and Kindness

Kindness. Collaboratively, my fourth grade class defined kindness as “a person who is nice, polite, respectful, trustworthy, and dependable. They are emotionally supportive of others even when they’re mad or […]
January 11, 2017

Giftedness: Find the Joy and Uniqueness in Every Child

Giftedness: Find the Joy and Uniqueness in Every Child This past fall, I started the gifted endorsement program through the Schultz Center. My goal in taking these courses is to […]