Monthly Archives: March 2014

DDoS attack

BISD has been experiencing an intermittent Distributed Denial of Service attack for two days. Bullard and Region 7 technicians found a solution so district users can access the Internet, and users can also access district resources from the outside.

Houston Livestock Show

 Juliann Hill two two top awards, heading a list of 24 BHS students who brought home honors from the Houston Livestock Show March 10-23.

Hill showed the Champion Yorkshire in the Market Barrow Division and had the Reserve Champion Brangus in the Steer Division.

Market Barrow Division


Champion Yorkshire – Juliann Hill
1st Place Dark Crossbred – Mindy Greer
1st Place Crossbred – Zach May
2nd Place Hampshire – Tyler Kelly
2nd Place Dark Crossbred – Sarah Campbell
4th Place Crossbred – Cole Phillips
5th Place Hampshire – Aaron Covey
6th Place Hampshire – Abbey Covey
7th Place Duroc – Tray Johnson
7th Place Hampshire – Mallory Watkins
7th Place Hampshire – Bailey Kurtz
8th Place Duroc – Colton Roberts
10th Place Crossbred – Karlie Lowe
10th Place Crossbred – Anna Taylor
10th Place Crossbred – Ryan Sloan
10th Place Crossbred – Katie Campbell
10th Place Crossbred – Lauren Shanholtz
12th Place Crossbred – Tyler Greer

Steer Division

Reserve Champion Brangus – Juliann Hill
4th Place American – Zach May
4th Place Charolais – Tyler Kelly

Ag Mechanics Division


Blue Ribbon Custom Pipe Trailer – Jake Harris and Chris Barrett
4th Place/Blue Ribbon Small Animal Surgical Table – Abbey Covey, Rylie Hellman and Tray Johnson
Blue Ribbon Portable Crowing Station – Karlie Lowe

BHS wins in UIL

UIL Academic District Results 2014

**Indicates Regional Qualifier; regional competition April 9 at Longview HS

One Act Play

All-Star Cast – Kara Kuczkowski, Jenny DeLaTorre
Honorable Mention All-Star Cast – Hannah Smith
Honor Crew – Samantha Berryhill

One Act Play advances to Area Contest – cast pictures

News Writing

2nd – Kayla McPherson**
3rd — Megan Hutson**

Feature Writing

3rd — Kelsey Green**
4th — Ariel Burris
5th — Falyn LeBlanc

Editorial Writing

3rd — Megan Hutson**

Headline Writing

2nd — Kayla McPherson**
6th — Falyn LeBlanc

Literary Criticism

2nd – Cara Curtis**
3rd – Olivia Johnson**
5th – Dessie McFarland

1st place team:  Curtis, Johnson, McFarland, Staci Langston** (entire team qualifies for regionals)

 Ready Writing

2nd – Stanley Gore**
3rd – Jesse Ives**
4th – Lane Marsh

Calculator Applications

3rd – Dessie McFarland**
5th – Carolanne Anderson

2nd place team – McFarland, Anderson, Clay Pierce, Cameron Sanson


2nd – Dessie McFarland**
2nd place team – McFarland, Cody Hutson, Clay Pierce, Sean Dempsey


6th – Sarah Shupe

Poetry Interpretation

3rd – Jordan Zurn**
5th – Makenzie Starnes

Prose Interpretation

2nd – Kara Kuczkowski**
4th – Samantha Berryhill


4th – Daniel Shumate

 Social Studies

4th – Stanley Gore
6th – Sarah Shupe

2nd place team – Gore, Shupe, Alexis Hood

Phelps state champ

Sophomore Hunter Phelps took the state championship in his class, and Senior Aaron Johnson placed fourth to lead the Panther powerlifting team to a fifth place team trophy at the state meet in Abilene.

Phelps’ state title came in the 220-lb. class with combined lifts of 1,580 lbs. He had a squat of 650 lbs., bench press of 335 lbs and a deadlift of 595 lbs.

Johnson, competing in the 181-lb. class, had combined lifts of 1,430 lbs. He had a squat of 550, bench press of 315 and a deadlift of 565.

Powder Puff game

The guys and gals trade places on the gridiron April 25 in the Bullard Middle School Builder’s Club annual Power Puff football game.

The 5:30 p.m. contest will feature the seventh and eighth grade girls on the field with the MS boys on the sidelines cheering them on.

Proceeds from the annual event go to a charity chosen by the club. This year, the club plans to keep the donation at home by sponsoring Team Russell. The Russell’s daughter, Cassie, is an eighth grader and a Builder’s Club member. For more information on the Russell family, go to: anderson

Admission is $5 for the game, and the NJHS is running the concession stand for the Builder’s Club during the game. Following the game, there will be the Powder Puff Dance from 7:30-10 p.m. for BMS students. Admission to the dance is $5.


Head Start

Head Start

Now taking applications for 2014-2015

When applying, parents or guardians must provide:

  • Proof of income (W-2 forms or tax return)
  • Proof of birth for applying child (birth certificate)
  • Proof of address (electric bill, water bill, etc.)
  • Current immunization record
  • Current well-child exam
  • Current dental exam
  • Copy of child’s Medicaid or insurance card
  • Child Social Security Card
  • Driver’s License/Photo ID

Head Start also serves:

  • Children with disabilities
  • Provides resources for transportation services


For additional information, call:

Susan Taylor – 903-894-6389


Or visit: Bullard Primary School, 318 School House Road

2014-2015 cheerleaders

2014-2015  Varsity Cheerleaders

Dominique Watson
Baylee Taylor
Erin Bell
Maddie Powell
Savannah Nelson
Aubri Murphy
Kinsie Carnes
Kelsey Green
Hannah Koppel
Katie Cole

2014-2015  Mascot

McKenzie Starnes

2014-2015  JV Cheerleaders

Jarrett Whatley
Jacee Callens
Nicole Jones
Haley Pyle
Sadie Spencer
Brooke Blair
Faith Crist
Macy Riley
Abbie Denman
Katy Kuczkowski