Toreador Times

Same Great Content, New Look.


This is our last edition of the Toreador Times for the 2020-2021 school year. Please look for special editions over the summer with back to school updates.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

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Congratulations to the Futures Alternative High School Class of 2021!

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Some Families Eligible for Discounted Broadband Service

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Families whose children participate in the free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast programs at school may qualify for a $50-a-month discount on broadband internet service under a temporary program administered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In addition, Pell Grant recipients may be eligible for the discount, as well.

Households with a child who has received approval for benefits under the under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP), including a child who attends a school participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years are now eligible for the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program). Pell Grant recipients, who are usually undergraduates with exceptional financial need, also qualify for the FCC’s EBB Program to help pursue postsecondary education if they received their grant during the 2020-21 award year.

In addition, each participating household may also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 for one connected device – a laptop, desktop, or tablet computer – where available from a participating broadband provider, as long as the household contributes between $10 and $50 towards the cost of the device.

Eligible families of K-12 students and eligible Pell Grant recipients can apply for the discount online, via mail, or through a participating service provider. Eligible households can find participating internet service providers in their area by entering their zip code into the Companies Near Me tool.

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We are proud to announce that The Toreador Food Pantry has served 1,141 Households, and 3,210 Individuals from September to May during the 2020-2021 School Year.

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Ken Beverlin Memorial Track Meet

On Tuesday May 25th, Boone Middle School 6th grade students participated in the annual Ken Beverlin Memorial Track Meet. The track meet was started in 1989 by Stan Brandmeyer in memoriam of Ken Beverlin. 7 former Boone teachers helped run the meet: Kathy Abrahamson, Elisabeth Boesen, Denny Erb, Dan Gould, Sue Gradoville, and Don Lester. These retired teaching ALL STARS have served the Boone Community School District as teachers and coaches for a combined total over 196 years!!! Huge thank you to them and others for their support of this event.
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It was a great year for Middle School and High School Orchestra

Toreador Power Performance Camp Summer 2021: Incoming 7th-8th Grade

Middle School Parents,

We will be starting a Middle School Strength Program this Summer at Boone High School. Below is the information for the program, as well as a link to the online registration/sign-up. This performance camp is for students serious about improving their athletic development, and will take place in the High School Gym and Weight Room.

The first day of the program will be Thurs. June 10 (10:00-11:00am), and will continue on MTThF through Friday, July 23. This program is strictly for students who will be entering 7th or 8th grade this upcoming Fall. The program is $50 and must be paid online using the link below.

We have capped sign-up to 80 students (first come, first serve at this point). Online Registration will be active until June 4th.

Program Information: document/d/ 1ePdSOQxIz8z7SXgELYPcV6a-z_ s88IZzsth8rPvgU8A/edit?usp= sharing

Online Sign-up: OSD

Sale Ends July 6th

Sign up for 5th Grade music

5th Grade students can join orchestra, choir, or band at BMS! It is important to sign up so you can get your music class on your schedule. Once you are signed up, your new music teacher will contact you about instrument nights and other information before school starts in August. We can't wait to see you in our groups! --Mrs. Wengert (orchestra), Mrs. Cunningham (choir), Mrs. Kundel (band).
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Seniors and Parents

Scholarship Information

Don't forget about THE LAST DOLLAR Scholarship. This is a state-funded program for Iowans who:

  • Are recent high school graduates enrolling in an eligible program full-time OR recent high school graduates who are enrolling in an eligible program part-time and are employed in an approved work-based learning program OR adult learners (20 and older) starting an eligible program at least part-time
  • Have applied for all other available aid
  • Plan to earn a credential for a high-demand job

This program, as the name implies, is intended to cover any remaining gap between federal and state grants/scholarships and tuition and qualified fees. Credentials include postsecondary certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Click this link for more information.

You can still find our scholarship page both on the new app and the new website under Boone high school- "parents and students". You can also follow the link below.

Do you want to get notified on the latest district news? Want to look up your child's lunch menu on your phone or tablet? Sign up for the district app! Easy to use with all the latest news right at your fingertips!

Boone CSD App and New Website Now Available!

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Boone Community School District now has an App as well as a new website! Check out the video here to learn more information about the app, how to download it, what it offers, and how to allow push notifications to be alerted in real time from the district!

The district website and all of the contents are still located at

Boone CSD's App Launch Video

Boone Hope Foundation

A Message from The Boone Hope Foundation Board: Our organization is dedicated to supporting students, staff, and families within our school district community! We provide assistance in emergency type situations relating to shelter, food, clothing, medical, and transportation. If you or someone you know is in need of our assistance, feel free to reach out via our website (, Facebook page, or you can also reach out to any Hope Foundation Board Member personally.

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High School Activities

Breakfast - June 2021

June 1st - 4th: Chef's Choice

Lunch - June 2021

June 1st - 4th: Chef's Choice