Planning for Bigheart Day to begin next week

Misty Farber Barnsdall Correspondent

Week of January 8

The Barnsdall students have returned to school this week from their Christmas Break, as they have started their second semester. The students will have a few Fridays this semester that they will have to attend per the school calendar, in addition to a week off in March for spring break. Students will also be out of school on Monday, Jan. 20, as the teachers participate in professional development.

The high school athletic teams have had a long two-week vacation from games only to come back to a full calendar of games, duals and tournaments. The high school basketball team will be playing in the Regent Tournament in Tulsa this week starting Thursday, Jan. 9. The boys team will play their first game on Thursday at 1:45 p.m. followed by the girls team playing at 3 p.m. A tournament bracket will be posted on the Basketball Facebook page. The basketball teams will also play on Monday, Jan. 13, at Woodland and will host Copan at home on Tuesday, Jan. 14. All basketball action begins at 6:30 p.m. with girls games.

The junior high basketball team will also be playing this week, as they will travel a short distance to Avant on Thursday, Jan. 9 and will host Hominy at home on Monday, Jan. 13. All junior high games start at 5:30 p.m.

The junior high and high school wrestling teams are scheduled for the District Quad Tournament in Inola on Thursday, Jan. 9. The high school wrestling team will then travel back to Inola for a weekend tournament starting Friday, Jan. 10. Please check the Facebook page for a bracket to determine specific times.

The first Bigheart Day planning meeting is next Monday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Barnsdall Community Center. Please plan to attend if you are interested in helping plan Bigheart Day in May.

The Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce will also meet Tuesday, Jan. 14 at noon. The meeting will be at the Barnsdall Community Center. Lunch will be served and an agenda will be emailed on Friday.

Community & School Events

Jan. 9

JH Basketball away at Avant, 5:30 p.m.

HS Basketball (Regent Tournament-Tulsa) 1:45 p.m.

HS/JH Wrestling at Inola TBD

Jan. 10-11

HS Wrestling Tournament at Inola TBD

Jan. 13

Bigheart Day Planning Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

HS Basketball at Woodland, 6:30 p.m.

JH Basketball at Home, 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 14

Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce Meeting, 12 p.m. (Noon)

HS Basketball, at Home, 6:30 p.m. *no JV

HS/JH Wrestling away at Tonkawa, 6 p.m.