Our school counselors play an important role in helping BIS students look at their talents, strengths, abilities and interests. They work in a professional partnership with teachers and parents to provide and educational system where students can realize their true potential.  Our counselors continually focus their efforts on improving academic achievement for all students by reducing barriers to learning and providing support necessary so that they may achieve at the highest level.


We are pleased to announce the addition of our new 5th grade BIS Peer Mediators, that were selected by their peers as being positive leaders in our school. The students completed training with Mrs. Bankert, in the area of conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation. The BIS student population self-refers themselves to the peer Mediators to help resolve conflicts that they may be having with other students. All referrals are confidential and the goal of the mediation is to reach a resolution that both students can agree to. A special thank you to our fabulous group of 6th grade Peer Mediators that will be transition-ing to SDMS– thank you for keeping the Peace at BIS the last two years.
Our 2016-2017 Peer Mediators

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Peer Mediator Program

"It's All about Attitude" Students

"It's all about attitude December Student of the Month is Ashleigh Noonan!"
(Mrs. Coates, 5th Grade Homeroom)
When Ashleigh forgot her math homework at school, she went to a friend's house and copied the problems so she was still able to complete the assignment. Way to be be responsible. Given By: Mrs. Coates
December Students of the Month
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4th Grade
Mara Minkey, Sanwoo Han, & Brooke Berquest
5th Grade
Kareem Snell, Makenna Nichols, & Delaney McDaniel
6th Grade
 Clarie Suttka-Leggour, Sophie Burbage, Jaden Criner & Leslie Hernandez
Michelle Bankert
Aaron Call

4th and 6th grade counselor
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Ella Beard
Jessica Beck
Collin Bunting
Natalie Canham
Gus Croll
Connor Herr
Candence Hughes
Brooks Kendall
Oscar Li
Savannah McCabe
Willa Novelli
Leah Seitz
Brant Skipper
Claire Suttka-Leggour

4th and 5th grade counselor
Click on the picture below to submit a form to Mrs. Bankert