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Our amazing Kindergarten teachers surprised some of their students at their baseball game this evening! ⚾️ 💜💛

Published: 11-4-19

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The winners for the Drug Free poster contest are...

Pre-K - Adelynn
Kindergarten - Jesse
1st grade - Alonso
2nd grade - Adler and Landon
3rd grade - Noah and Belen
4th grade - Bella and Ethan
5th grade - Kyton, Zane (not pictured), and Aryan

Published 11-1-19

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Our Kiss the Pig winner this year was Mrs. Pendergrass, with Mrs. O coming in a very close second! We’d like to thank all those that donated to Bland PTO, as well as Throwaway Ponies for the use of Mr. Waffles! 💋 🐖

Published: 10-31-19

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Pictures from the costume parade this morning! 👻 🎃

Published 10-31-19

3rd graders were challenged to come up with their own times 6 song to help them memorize their multiples of 6! We may have some future mathematicians on our hands!

Published: 10-31-19

Pre-K read “The Wonkey Donkey” with Mr. Hammack, our Middle School Principal, this morning and students made a donkey craft! 📖

Published: 10-30-19

3rd through 5th grade awards assembly! Great job, Tigers!

Published: 10-29-19

We had an amazing Kindergarten through 2nd grade awards assembly! So many awards!!!

Published: 10-29-19

Pre-K enjoyed listening to “How I Met My Monster” read by Mrs. Janis Hodo this morning. They made some silly monsters! 📖

Published: 10-28-19

Mrs. Rodgers' Kindergarten class did experiments with pumpkins today. They predicted whether they would sink or swim, and estimated how many seeds were in their pumpkins! 🎃 👩🏻‍🔬 👨🏽‍🔬

Published: 10-25-19

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Kindergarten had their popcorn party today for knowing all 27 of their popcorn “sight” words! Way to go, Kinder! 🍿🎥

Published: 10-25-19

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How do you see the number 53? Math art by Payton Corn. 🖼 #mathart

Published: 10-25-19

5th Grade AR Party! 🎉

Published: 10-25-19

Bland Tigers are Drug Free!!! #blandpride #drugfree

Published 10-25-19

We saved the day from drugs! #blandpride #drugfree

Published: 10-24-19

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2nd grade students had their Principal’s Lunch with Mrs. Owen today! These students were nominated by their classroom teachers. Way to go! Thank you to Sonic in Greenville for donating lunches! 😋

Published: 10-24-19

A few pictures from our future careers day!

Published: 10-23-19

Mrs. Pendergrass’ 3rd graders used cookies to show division as sharing today! Mmm 🍪

Published: 10-23-19

We’re teaming up against drugs! #blandpride #drugfree

Published: 10-22-19

4th grade explored kinetic and potential energy!

Published 10-21-19

Mrs. Jenkins 4th grade class practiced modeling division with remainders today!

Published: 10-21-19

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5th grade students had their Principal’s Lunch with Mrs. Owen today! These students were nominated by their classroom teachers. Way to go! Thank you to Sonic in Greenville for donating lunches! 😋

Published: 10-18-19

Mrs. Wilson’s 1st Grade class painted while learning about imagery this morning! 🌈 🌊 🌅

Published: 10-18-19

Collin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jarrod Jeffcoat came to speak to Pre-K today for their Community Helper week! They learned about stranger danger, looked at officer tools, and got some junior deputy stickers, pencils, and coloring books. Thank you for visiting our littlest tiger cubs, Deputy Jeffcoat! 👮🏻 ⭐️ 🚔

Published: 10-17-19

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Kindergarten left this morning for their field trip to Kadee Farm to see the pumpkin patch! We can’t wait to see and hear about their adventure!

Published: 10-9-19

It’s Wednesday, and that means Pre-K Storytime! Dana Flowers shared, “The Cow Loves Cookies” today and students made a fun cow craft! Moo-licious! 🐄 ❤️ 🍪

Published: 10-9-19

Pre-K visited the Blase Family Farm Pumpkin Patch on Monday! They enjoyed hearing, “Spookley the Square Pumpkin” on the story trail, feeding and petting some farm animals, trying to find their way out of the hay maze, and hayride through the farm!

Published: 10-9-19

The Merit Volunteer Fire Department came to speak with Kindergarten and First Grade students about Fire Safety this morning!

Students learned about fire alarms, what to do during a fire, designating a meeting place, stop, drop, and roll, and seeing and hearing what a fireman would look like during a fire. Students also enjoyed exploring the rigs and safety equipment used!

Thank you, Merit VFD for helping teach our Tiger Cubs about fire safety and prevention! 🚒 👨🏻‍🚒👩🏼‍🚒🧯

Published: 10-7-19

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Happy Custodian’s Appreciation Day! Thank you to Alesha, Radny, Ken, and Sharkey for all you do for our students, staff, and school! 💙💛💙💛💙

Published: 10-2-19

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Miss Warren’s 3rd graders played Area Wars today!

Published: 10-1-19

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Some of our students had a special lunch with Mrs. Owen today! They were nominated by their classroom teachers for outstanding character! #BlandPride

Published: 9-27-19

Mrs. Soto’s 5th graders have been busy building circuits, and working with mixtures and solutions! 👩🏻‍🔬👨🏻‍🔬💡🔋

Published: 9-25-19


Pre-K read, “The Popcorn Book” this morning with Mrs. Owen and enjoyed a yummy snack while creating their popcorn headbands! 🍿 😋

Published: 9-25-19

Janis Hodo shared, “There’s A Spider In This Book” with Mrs. Estrada’s and Mrs. Lormand’s Pre-K classes during storytime this morning! They all made a spider afterward. EEEK! 🕷 Thank you, Mrs. Hodo, for reading with our littlest tiger cubs!

Published: 9-23-19

Pre-K enjoyed, “The Golden Acorn” read by Tammy Leathers this morning! They loved visiting with her squirrel friend and learning about teamwork! 🐿

Published: 9-18-19

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Adult ESL students met Monday afternoon with Mrs. Bouknight and Mrs. Wilson to work on English language skills and later were joined by Mr. Salazar leading the language technology portion.

Bland High School and Middle School Beta Club students volunteered their time to watch children while parents were learning.

If you know anyone in the community interested in attending Adult English as a Second Language classes, please contact Mrs. Bouknight (inglés), Mr. Salazar (español), or Mrs. Wilson (español) at the elementary school for more information.

Published: 9-17-19

Ahoy, Matey’s! 🏴‍☠️ Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. Wilson’s First grade classes partook in a Treasure Hunt last week! They previously learned about equal shares, and got to apply this when distributing their pirate booty! 💎💰

Published: 9-16-19

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GT kicked off their first meeting this year with Mrs. McQueen and Mrs. McCoy to discuss the first edition of the new elementary newspaper, “The Eye of the Tiger”. Be on the look out! 📰

Published: 9-13-19

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Ms. Orme’s Kindergarten class earned all of their compliment marbles for their jar, so they enjoyed super star sugar cookies at their first marble party!!! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Published: 9-10-19

Nicole McLemore came to read, “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” to Mrs. Estrada’s Pre-K class this morning! He just keeps on singing his song—after all, what could be groovier than three groovy buttons? They also participated in a fun art activity! 💛💙💚❤️

Published: 9-9-19

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Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories, and love. We enjoyed having our special guests come to make memories with us today! 💙

Published: 9-6-19

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Pre-K enjoyed their first storytime today with some of our very own Bland High School baseball players! 📚 Thanks, guys!

Published: 9-4-19

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A couple of our Jr. FFA members are excited to show this weekend! Good luck girls! 🐄 🐐

Published: 8-30-19

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Thanks to our Bland High School baseball players for greeting our elementary students this morning! 💙💛💙💛

Published: 8-30-19

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We’re riding the flavor wave! 🌊 
We ❤️ KONA ICE! 🍧

Published: 8-29-19

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Mrs. Jenkins’ students are wearing their pencils out in 3rd Grade English Language Arts! ✏️+📓=📝

Published: 8-29-19

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The DeLeon family brought a sweet treat to Mrs. McCann and Mrs. Striplin for braving the rain Tuesday morning to greet our students and get them out of their vehicles safely! A big thank you to the DeLeon family for recognizing our teachers! 


Published: 8-29-19