Student Announcements

Senior Cap and Gowns

Seniors, order your cap, gown and/or announcements at  Prices will increase second semester.

Teen Volunteer Orientation at Bentonville Public Library

Teen Volunteer Orientation at BPL meets every Thursday at 6:00 p.m.  If you are in grades 7 - 12, you can start the teen volunteer process by filling out the volunteer application on the Volunteer tab of

Once your application is submitted, register for and attend a teen volunteer orientation at Bentonville Public Library. During your orientation, you will receive a tour of the Youth Services Department, highlighting safety procedures as well as introducing volunteer tasks. Attendance to a volunteer orientation is mandatory for volunteer service. If you are unable to attend on a Thursday, please contact Sarah Herford via email ( to discuss further options.

Teen Volunteer Orientation will not meet Thursday, November 28.

Teen Writing Workshop at Bentonville Public Library

7th – 12th grade students are invited to a writing workshop on Tuesday, November 12th at 5:00 p.m. in the Teen Zone at Bentonville Public Library.   November is National Novel Writing Month. This week, students will be encouraged to persevere in the middle of writing their projects and learn tips on how to continue writing until the end of the month.

Registration for this free program is not required.

Lil' Miss Coder

Lil’ Miss Coder will meet on Saturday, November 16th at 1:00 p.m. in Bentonville Public Library’s Walmart Community Room. Lil’ Miss Coder is a locally founded organization with a mission to ‘teach girls to code.’

Lil’ Miss Coder invites all tech-interested teens and tweens to find their place in technology.

A limited number of library laptops are available for check-out. Please arrive 30 minutes early to check-out a laptop, or feel free to bring your own.Registration for this free program is not required.

Beyond the Book: A Book Club for Teens at Bentonville Public Library

Beyond the Book will meet Tuesday, November 19th at 5:00 p.m.  Book of the month: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth. 

Each month, the Friends of the Bentonville Library will provide eight selected copies to those who attend Beyond the Book. Once you attend the book club meeting, you can keep a copy forever! You MUST ATTEND the club meetings to keep the book.  Pick up a copy today at the Youth Services reference desk at BPL. Titles are selected based on the interest & maturity levels of students in grades 7 – 12. 

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. The BHS Library has received a generous donation of titles from the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville, and we are happy to share these with our patrons. Many of these titles are works by noted writer and storyteller Joseph Bruchac.  Please visit our display and join us in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. 

NWACC Online Spring Information Sessions

Are you interested in earning college credit while in high school? Join us for one of the sessions below to learn more. Sessions are under Mr. Lewis titled "NWACC Online Spring Info"

11/19 4.1 Flex

11/21 4.4 Flex

12/3  4.2 Flex

If you are currently taking NWACC Online courses, you are encouraged to attend. You can begin turning in applications to the North Counseling office on November 19th. Applications will be available at the sessions or you can pick one up in North Counselling. 

I hope to see you there!

Engineering Guest Speaker

Students, if you are interested in the field of engineering and would like to learn more please join our guest speaker from Henderson Engineering on Thursday, November 14, 2019 during 4.3 and 4.4 FLEX. Please reach out to Ms. Sandoval at if you would like to attend. All current Engineering students are required to attend. 

Young Democrats

Young Democrats will meet in room 327 on November 12 during 4.1 flex.

Tiger Athletics - Week of Nov 11

Tiger Athletics - Week of Nov 11


5:00 Black & Gold - Tiger Arena


11:00 V Cheer @ Hot Springs

11:30 VGB Cross Country @ AR v OK All Stars (Rogers)

License to Howl Arkansas State Scholarship

Headed to Arkansas State and have an ACT of 23 or higher?  Earn $5000 a year in scholarships (renewable).  CLICK HERE for details.

Free SAT vs. ACT Practice Test

Join Kaplan's Free SAT vs. ACT Practice Test Weekend on November 16th and 17th. Try both tests to see which is right for you. Plus join our experts to review your results and learn key strategies. Save your seat.

Girls in Construction Tour

The bus will pick up for the Girls in Construction Tour at 8:00 am in front of the North Building on Thursday, November 14.  The bus will return by 2:30 pm.

Girls there are only a few spots left to attend.  If you are interested to see how construction can transform old spaces and would like to hear from Jenny Marrs, HGTV's Fixer to Fabulous, then they need to sign up asap.  We will be touring the Momentary, 8th Street Market and North Gate Plaza.  Permission forms are located in the South Office.

Click here for the signup form 

Library Volunteer Event

On Thursday, November 21st during Flex, the library will host our monthly library volunteer work session. Please join us for more training, fun, and help us get ready for the winter season! We will set up new displays, decorations, activities, and more!

This is not our usual library enrichment flex. Please only sign up if you are interested in working/helping. 

Look for Thicksten-Library VOLUNTEER Session , 4.3 and 4.4. You may sign up for one or both.