Fire Prevention Week

October 10th-14th was Fire Prevention week at BHS for the elementary kids. During that week, the students learned about how to stay safe around a fire and how to not play with matches to start a fire. The fire department handed out stickers, pencils, and suckers to kids in 1st-3rd grade.

On Friday October 14th, the fire department put on an assembly for 1st-3rd graders to teach  them about fire safety. They showed the kids what a smoke detector sounds like, and what it means if it’s going off. Devin Benson modeled their bunker gear to show the kids what they look like, and to not be afraid of them.

“I hope they learn the hazards a fire can cause and when to take safety precautions,” says EMT Jessica Evans. “We want them to yell for help so it can help us locate them if they were ever in a structure fire.”

by Brooke Peterson

Blood Drive Update

Bertrand-area potential blood donors, due to cancellations and changes in our donor schedule, we have a few openings for our student-led scholarship blood drive at the Bertrand Community Building tomorrow (Tues., Oct. 11).  Please call Kim Johnson at the BCS office at 308-472-3427 or email her at kim.johnson@bertrandvikings.org if you’re available at one of the following times for blood donation:
12:45pm
1:45pm
2:15pm
2:30pm
3:15pm
4:45pm
5:30pm
5:45pm
6pm
Thanks to all who support all of the Bertrand blood drives and help save lives!

Concessions Sign-up

We have appreciated all the support we have gotten from our parents and supporters of Bertrand athletics and activities in the past. Once again, we are giving you the opportunity to volunteer for concession duties.  If your daughter or son participates in extra-curricular activities, we hope that you will be a willing volunteer. We strongly encourage participation by all parents that have student athletes, regardless of the sports season, as ALL activities benefit from the profits that are generated. We have greatly appreciated your generous commitment of time in the past.

This year we are using Sign-up Genius to schedule our concession workers.  We ask that you go online at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0545ada629a0fd0-viking1 to sign up.  If you do not have online access, you can contact Lisa Mason or Mark Dethlefs at school for assistance. A link to instructions that may help you is also posted below.

Thanks for your help!!

Concessions Sign up Instructions

 

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