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Registration now open for Liberator Basketball camps

Thursday, 20 April 2017 14:38
Registration is now open for boys' basketball camps. 
The K-4 camp is May 8-10 (M-W) from 3:15 to 5 p.m. at BHS. Students will walk from BPS and BIS to BHS by camp leaders.
The 5-7 camp is May 22-25 (M-TH) from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at BHS.
See registration form and camp letter for additional information. Contact Robby Hoegh for questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 573-590-6110.

Sign up now for Summer School

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 10:17

Enrollment is now open for 2017 Summer School. Summer School will begin on Wednesday, May 31 and end on Tuesday, June 27. Summer school hours are 8 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Breakfast and lunch are provided for all students at no charge.Transportation is NOT provided during summer school.

For more information or to enroll your child, please click on the age appropriate link at right. 

Bolivar Schools 17-18 calendar approved

Thursday, 26 January 2017 09:17

The Bolivar R-1 Board of Education approved the 2017-18 School Calendar during its January meeting. Classes for the 2017-18 school year will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Christmas Break will run Dec. 20-Jan. 3. The spring semester will begin Thursday, Jan. 4. Spring Break is March 19-March 23. Last day of school is scheduled for Friday, May 18. 

Click here for a copy of the Bolivar Schools 2017-18 school calendar. 

Text alerts added to School Messenger

Monday, 10 October 2016 15:51

Bolivar Schools is adding text messaging capability to SchoolMessenger, the system we use now for phone calls and emails. SchoolMessenger purchased SchoolReach last year and over spring break the district moved to SchoolMessenger.

To remain compliant with FCC and TCPA guidelines, School Messenger requires individuals to "opt-in" for text messages alerts from School Messenger.

Parents can easily opt-in by simply sending “Y” (or “Yes”), via text message, to our SchoolMessenger Short Code number (67587). 

The wireless number(s) must be in the SchoolMessenger database associated with a student; these numbers are updated nightly. If a recipient’s number SMS Text number is changed, or a new number added, in our database, the new number will automatically be sent an Opt-In message.

To change your contact number, please contact Katie Duncan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. While texting is now an option, the district will continue to utilize voice messages as well as text alerts.

Bolivar Schools volunteer background process

Friday, 11 March 2016 10:12

 Any Bolivar R-1 School District parent or volunteer in a position where they may be left alone with a single child or small groups of children – such as a Watch Dog Dad, Liberator mentors, classroom volunteer, field trip chaperon, etc. - must have a cleared background check through the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry.

There are three ways to complete the process.

1.       ONLINE: Please go to to register. There is a one-time fee of $13.25 to complete the background check. Print a copy of your receipt along with the Background Check Permission Form, and bring to the school to be reimbursed. 

2.       PAPER/PENCIL: Complete a paper copy of the Background Check Form (WORKER REGISTRATION) with an attached copy of your social security card and submit to Central Office at 524 W. Madison, Bolivar. The district will submit your form to the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry.  Please note: The mailed version will take 4 to 6 weeks to receive results back. 

3.       ALREADY HAVE A CHECK ON FILE? Visit  and click on “Is a Person Registered” tab to check. If you are, complete the Background Check Permission Form.  This will allow the school district to access your results if you have had a prior background check, and to allow us to update our records.


For more information, contact Central Office at 417-326-5291 or your child’s building. 

Upcoming Events

Track COC (A) Logan-Rogersville

27 April 2017 4:00 pm

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BHS Baseball (Away) Stockton

27 April 2017 4:30 pm

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Stockton High School


28 April 2017 2:45 pm

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Bolivar Middle School

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Middle School    |    Bolivar Middle School

BHS Girls Soccer @ Willard Tournament

28 April 2017 4:00 pm

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Willard High School

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High School    |    Willard High School    |    Recurring set

Softball (H) Buffalo

28 April 2017 4:30 pm

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Bolivar High School

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Middle School    |    Bolivar High School

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Last Updated: April 28, 2017 at 10:35:00am CDT