Batesville, IN, January 5, 2016 – A student and community collaboration that resulted in the renovation of the Batesville High School Media Center was the showcase of a small reception held for the Board of the Rural Alliance for the Arts (RAA) Tuesday, January 5th. The RAA’s Arts In Education Fund (AIE) provided money towards a portion of the project that produced a large scale, 5 foot x 22 foot, mural that hangs behind the reception area, as well as two other smaller murals
Ben Franklin visited with BPS 2nd grade on December 9 to share information about his life, inventions, and involvement with the Revolutionary War. The 2nd graders have been learning about Ben Franklin in their social studies curriculum and this visit brought to life what they have been learning. They were highly engaged by his humor and this entertaining presentation will be sure to have a lasting impact on how they remember Ben Franklin.