Welcome to Bedford Elementary



BES School Supply Lists 2020-2021

Need to find a teacher or staff web page?

Check out the Bedford Elementary School Resources Page to find teacher and staff pages during this time.

There you will also find current information about mental health.  We have an additional site for our school and families: 
BES Mental Health Support Team Website.

Bedford County Public Schools still remains closed to the public, but essential appointments for registration can be made by calling your child's school between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has developed a parent resource on how to talk about COVID-19 with your child. The CDC provides daily updates and health-related guidance in regards to COVID-19 if further information is needed for your family.

If you have any questions please contact Scott Graham, principal at sgraham@bedford.k12.va.us or Leigh Thompson at lthompson@bedford.k12.va.us


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OUR MISSION:  Encouraging students to be engaged, reflective learners and citizens.


Bedford Museum Women’s History Month Essay Winners:

Congratulations to these students from Bedford Elementary who participated and placed in the Women’s History Month essay writing contest.  The year was the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote and the topic this year was women who fought for rights and equality.

Click below on the student's names to see them reading their essays:

Sebastian Sowards – 5th Grade – Grand prize winners - Mother Teresa

Shamiya Johnson – 3rd Grade – First place (2nd/3rd grades) – Rosa Parks

Erin Layne – 5th Grade – Runner up (4th/5th grades) – Helen Keller

Ruthie Bland – 3rd Grade – Runner up (2nd/3rd grades) – Malala Yousafzai

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Congratulations to Mr. Tim!  
Our Bedford Elementary School 2021 Support Employee of the Year!

Tim Overstreet BES Support Employee of the Year

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Read with Bedford County! The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office along with Bedford County Fire and Rescue, and Bedford County Public School System are conducting a reading program aimed at elementary age children. Each day a new video will be posted with a staff member from Bedford County Sheriff's Office, Fire & Rescue or 911 Communications reading to children. This program will continue through May 29, 2020. Click the link above to access the YouTube page with daily videos. Paw print border

Congratulations to Mrs. Shipp!  
Our Bedford Elementary School 2021 Teacher of the Year!

Teacher of the Year - Mrs. Shipp!

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Dear BES Parents:
Please click the link below to see a letter for important information about eating disorder awareness. A copy of this letter is also posted on Nurse Rhonda's web page.

Eating Disorder Awareness Parent information

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Student registration for 2019-2020 is now closed. PowerSchool Enrollment is an online student registration service. Student registration for 2020-2021 will be available soon. Please check back for more information.

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