Job Posting: Minnesota Reading Corps Tutor

posted Jun 14, 2017, 8:21 AM by Lucy Lloyd


Experience life-changing growth as a Minnesota Reading Corps tutor

-3/4 time opening at Jaguar Kid Connection for 2017-18 school year

Be a hero to PreK grade students who need an extra boost in reading by serving as a Minnesota Reading Corps tutor at Jaguar Kid Connection. Whether you want to explore a career in education, re-enter the workforce, or give back to your community, you can make a difference as a tutor.

Tutors receive extensive training and support from onsite coaches. They are paid a living allowance, given federal student loan forbearance, and are eligible for an education award of up to $4,138 at the end of their service. Tutors 55 or older may gift the award to a child or grandchild.

Learn how you can get involved by visiting MinnesotaReadingCorps.org. You can also help by telling a friend or family member (grandparents make great tutors, too!) about our opening at Jaguar Kid Connection next year! The position starts in August for the 2017-18 school year. Send questions to abby.fragodt@servetogrow.org or call 320-247-5516.

Elementary Science Fair

posted May 30, 2017, 6:46 AM by Lucy Lloyd


Elementary students will be participating in the annual science fair on Wednesday,  May 31st from 2:00-3:15 in the east gym at the elementary school. Please stop by to see some wonderful projects that students have been working very hard on for the past few weeks.

Summer School Registration

posted May 12, 2017, 6:26 AM by Lucy Lloyd


Below you will find the form for Summer School Registration. If you have any questions please contact Kristina Anderson at kanderson@bbejaguars.org


NHS Trip

posted May 3, 2017, 1:08 PM by Lucy Lloyd


BBE NHS Packed 217 boxes of food for kids in Haiti which totaled 46,872 meals! This is enough to serve 129 kids every day for a year.

Congratulations, Math Masters!

posted Apr 28, 2017, 11:25 AM by Lucy Lloyd


Congratulations to the 5th grade Math Masters Team for earning 7th place out of 40 teams! Each of these boys (Evan Fischer, Luke Dingmann, Ryan Jensen, Odin Jensen, and Kaden DeRoo) earned a medal in Facts meaning they were all in the top 8th! Evan and Odin also earned a medal for their Individual Competition and Ryan earned a ribbon for individual. Way to go!

Students of Excellence

posted Apr 27, 2017, 5:02 AM by Lucy Lloyd


The 30th Annual Resource Training and Solutions Students of Excellence Banquet was held in St Cloud on Wednesday, April 26th. This ceremony honors the top students of the senior class of member schools of Resource Training. BBE Schools is pleased to congratulate Isaac Vliem, Molly Tengwall, Hailey Bragelman, and Nick Steinhofer for their achievements. Good luck in your futures!

Senior Banquet RSVP

posted Apr 25, 2017, 10:06 AM by Lucy Lloyd   [ updated Apr 25, 2017, 10:06 AM ]


Seniors, please RSVP for the Senior Banquet on the form below. 



School's Almost Out For Summer: To Have Your Child Keep His/Her iPad/Chromebook Is The Question... the CHOICE IS YOURS!

posted Apr 13, 2017, 7:11 AM by Lucy Lloyd


As you are aware of, families with children in grades 4th-11th were surveyed about their interest in having their child keep his/ her device over the summer.  In addition, parents that have a senior this year were also surveyed about purchasing his/ her Chromebook.  The data came back very close to keep or not, so we are offering a CHOICE.  Last summer we changed our mobile device management system and therefore no longer need to touch every device.  So, this year, we have no reason to collect every device.  After reviewing and discussing all the ways our students could use their devices for learning over the summer (eBooks, reviewing materials and practice skills learned this year, further investigating academic interests, and exploring and creating projects based on personal interests along with some Brain Break time..of course), we have had discussions about allowing students to keep them over the summer.  1:1 iPads will continue to be used in grades 4-8 and 1:1 Chromebooks in 9-12. Please also note that the school devices will be coming home over the summer with apps that were installed while at school. A student survey was given out to students with iPads to determine what other apps would be available in the self-service for them over the summer, so we chose the top apps and those are available now to students.  Thank you so much!


Students will be able to pick up their device on the first day of school. However, if they have completed this form along with making the insurance payment by Friday, May 26th he/ she can take the iPad (this year's 4th-7th Grade Students) over the summer and bring it back the first day of school. Students in grades 8th-11th will be notified when their devices are ready to be picked up over the summer (if forms and insurance payment are complete) if they wish to do so, otherwise it will be ready the first day of school.  If plans change, and we have the 8th-11th grade devices ready earlier, we will make sure to inform you.  Please continue to check the local newspapers and school social networking sites.  Class of 2017 students who are wanting to purchase a Chromebook, will also be notified over the summer (or earlier) through the local newspapers and through school social networking sites when the devices are available.  If you are bringing your own device, please make sure to mark this on the form!  Thank you so much!  


THERE WILL BE FOUR IMPORTANT ITEMS THAT NEED YOUR ATTENTION BEFORE YOUR CHILD WOULD BE ABLE TO TAKE HIS/ HER DEVICE OVER SUMMER:

1.  All iPads/ Chromebooks would be inspected before summer to assess damage.

2.  $40/$350 (refundable) Insurance and paperwork would need to be completed before the device is sent home and insurance would cover through the 2017-2018 school year.  You will find the 1:1 Handbook Form Button and 1:1 Device Insurance Button on the homepage of the school website:  www.bbejaguars.org  

3.  Your child should bring his/ her device ready to go and fully charged to start the new school year.

4.  Continue to visit with your child about digital citizenship and appropriate use of the iPad/Chromebook.

IF A FAMILY IS UNABLE TO AFFORD THE INSURANCE, IT IS THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTACT THE BUILDING ADMINISTRATOR.  Matt Bullard:  320-254-8211  Ext. 2130  Rick Gossen:  320-346-2278  Ext.1219



NHS Drive Safe Committee Rewards Student Drivers

posted Apr 12, 2017, 10:43 AM by Lucy Lloyd


On Wednesday morning, the NHS Drive Safe committee stopped cars as they entered the BBE High School parking lot.  They rewarded drivers and passengers that were wearing seat belts with a blue PRIDE ticket and piece of candy.  Great job BBE students!  Buckle up!

Congratulations, Band and Choir!

posted Apr 10, 2017, 8:58 AM by Lucy Lloyd


Congratulations to the Band and Choir for both earning SUPERIOR ratings at their Large Group Contests!


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