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Helping make Bearden

the best it can be

Each semester, the Foundation’s Gift Committee meets to evaluate the variety of requests for financial assistance made by teachers, administrators and other stakeholders at Bearden High School. Factors in committee decisions include the number of students and teachers benefitted by the request, additional sources of possible funding, measurable educational objectives, and financial documentation. 


The deadline for Applications for Fall Gift Requests is the end of August. The deadline for Applications for Spring Gift Requests is the end of January.

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How your money was invested at
Bearden in 2021-22

We want to express our thanks and appreciation for our wonderful and supportive BHS Foundation and PTSO for funding many teacher gift requests that will benefit your children THIS semester:

  • A 25-shelf drying rack for our art department

  • Subscriptions to Delta Math and Brilliant Learning Platform for our math department

  • Supplies for a “winter garden” outside the Bearden High School cafeteria and gym

  • Copies of the National Geographic curriculum for our ELL department

  • (10) eight-foot tables, (25) six-foot tables, and (2) storage carts for various school events

  • (34) student subscriptions to Upfront magazine for English

  • A Guardian G1100 EyeSafe Faucet-Mounted Eyewash Station for our school clinic

  • Large Post-It Super Sticky Easel Pads and a 360-degree Glass HEPA filter for our English department

  • Financial assistance for our CDC department to support low income/fee waiver students by offsetting the costs of their community based instruction in critical life skills

  • (9) strips of LED lights and (8) 4-Gang switches for emergency communication purposes for our CTE department

  • (1) TP-Link 16 Port Smart Managed Switch, (2) StarTech Wall Mount Racks, and (2) Patch Panels for our Cybersecurity department

  • 13’ Dell Latitude 3310 computer

  • (35) copies of the graphic novel of To Kill a Mockingbird for our 9th grade English classrooms

  • (532) PowerPrep licenses from EKnowledge (an ACT preparation program that is individualized for our entire junior class)

  • A Yamaha Mult-Application Xylophone case for our band department

  • (2) Mini Electrophoresis kits and (8) CSI Forensics Minilabs for our biology department

  • Registration fees for the Science Olympiad competition

  • (6) Lingt Software program subscriptions for our World Language department

  • (5) 11.6” 2022 HP Chromebooks and (10) 45W/65 USB Chromebook chargers for our School Counseling department

  • Replacement of broken cases, bows for instruments, and repair for the school basses for our Orchestra program

  • (2) Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR cameras and (1) Xerox VersaLink C400/DN color printer for our Visual Arts department

  • (250) copies of How to Get Money for College for the FAFSA Frenzy events for our College and Career Center

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More than $1 million has been raised for Bearden High School since the Foundation was established in 1998.

Below are just a few of the many gifts the Foundation has given to BHS:

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