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BES/BJHS Winter Concert - 12/15

posted by Melissa Ohlendorf   [ updated ]

The Winter Band and Chorus Concert for Grades 5-8 will be held on Thursday, December 15, in the Beecher High School Gym, at 7:00 p.m. Doors open to the public at 6:40 p.m.


Winter Break - 12/26 - 1/6

posted Nov 29, 2016, 11:22 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf   [ updated ]

Winter Break will begin on Monday, Dec. 26, and continue through Jan. 6, 2017. School will resume on Monday, Jan. 9.


Thank you to our School Board!

posted Nov 15, 2016, 9:02 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

School Board Member Appreciation Day is today!  Thank you board members for the hard work and dedicated time you put forth each and every day for the students of Beecher School District 200U!  Beecher School District 200U school board members include: Paul Goldrick (President), Larry Hermen (Vice President), Karen Scrementi (Secretary), Ronald S. Mazurek, Janet Paulmeier, Edward Palmisano, and Dean Jacobson.  The school district is very fortunate to have you serving and improving every facet of the school system.



Thanksgiving Break

posted Nov 15, 2016, 8:30 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Schools will not be in session on Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Friday, Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving Break. Have a safe and happy holiday.


BHS Fall Athletic Awards - 11/9

posted Nov 9, 2016, 8:08 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

The Fall Athletic Awards Night will be on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.  The night will begin in the main gym at 6:30 PM.  Following opening remarks each program will branch off into their respective locations for a more intimate presentations of team awards and accomplishments.  For additional information please click on the "Fall Awards Night - HS & JH" link under resources on our home athletic page.



No School - 11/11 Veterans Day

posted Nov 7, 2016, 12:02 PM by Melissa Ohlendorf

There will be no school on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.


BHS Blood Drive - 11/8

posted Nov 3, 2016, 8:27 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

The BHS Student Council is sponsoring a blood drive next Tuesday, November 8, from 8:00am-1:45pm.  It will be held in the BHS Library. Anyone from the community is welcome to stop by and donate or call Wilma Segert for an appointment time at: 708-946-2266 ext 1302. 



BES hosts SOWIC Preschool Screening - 11/15

posted Nov 1, 2016, 1:19 PM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Southern Will County Cooperative for Special Education (SOWIC) will be conducting preschool screenings on November 15. The screenings are open to any 3-5 year old child, not yet eligible for kindergarten, residing within Beecher District 200U. The purpose of the preschool screening is to assess development in the areas of vision, hearing, motor, speech, language, cognition and social functioning.  The preschool screening is designed to assess a child’s development and assist in identifying children who may require further evaluation to determine eligibility for special education services or those who may be eligible for a state-funded preschool program.  The screening is provided at no cost to families. 

For more information or to schedule a screening appointment, please call the SOWIC office at 815-741-7777.


BHS Drama Club presents "Arsenic and Old Lace"

posted Nov 1, 2016, 7:57 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

The Beecher High School Drama Club presents "Arsenic and Old Lace" at the Beecher Community Hall, 673 Penfield Street, Beecher:


Friday, November 11th @ 7pm

Saturday, November 12th @ 2p & 7p

Sunday, November 13th @ 2pm


Ticket Prices:

$5/Adult

$3/Student, Senior or Child


Tickets can be purchased through Drama Club, at the door, and at various pop-up Box Office events. Watch Beecher pages on Facebook for up to the minute details.


Light refreshments will be available during intermission.



BHS Cross Country teams earn State spots

posted Oct 31, 2016, 8:03 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

On Saturday, Oct. 29,  the Girls' Cross Country team placed fourth at sectionals and earned a place at state.  Hailey Janssen placed 6th overall and medaled.  The Girls' team will compete on Saturday in Peoria for the state title at Detweiller Park.  The Boys' Cross Country team had individual runners and Adam Swanson earned a spot to run at the State meet.  Wish the cross country team well on their success this Saturday, Nov. 5.



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