District Open Forum - April 6, 2015

Superintendent, Jeff McCartney is hosting another "Open Forum". The forum is open to all K-12 parents and community members and held on Monday, April 6, at 6:00 pm in the Beecher Junior High School Library. See you there!! 

Penny Wars at BJHS

posted by Joseph Duncan   [ updated ]

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7th grade parent meeting for the graduation dance on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Junior High library.

posted Mar 20, 2015, 5:20 AM by Joseph Duncan

There will be a 7th grade parent meeting for the graduation dance on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Junior High library. 


Spring Break

posted Mar 13, 2015, 11:03 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Spring Break begins at 2:10 on Friday, March 27. There will be no school on Monday, March 30 - Monday, April 6. School resumes on Tuesday, April 7.

BHS Candidate Forum

posted Mar 9, 2015, 6:30 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

On Wednesday, March 11, Beecher High School's Student Advisory Committee (SAC) - a group of class presidents and vice presidents from each grade level - will be hosting a candidate forum for Beecher citizens running for Board of Education (BOE).  This event, which will take place at 7:00 PM in the Library, provides an opportunity for prospective BOE members to speak on behalf of their candidacy and relevant educational issues.  BOE elections will take place on Tuesday, April 7.

PARCC Testing

posted Mar 6, 2015, 1:02 PM by Melissa Ohlendorf   [ updated Mar 6, 2015, 1:03 PM ]

PARCC testing begins at BJHS on Monday, March 9, and at BES on Tuesday, March 10. Students need to arrive at school on-time...and well-rested with a good breakfast! 

You can help your child do his or her best on the test:

  1. Have your child attend school every day.
  2. Help your child get a good night’s sleep the night before testing.
  3. Provide breakfast on the mornings of testing.
  4. Remind your child to ask questions if they don’t understand the test directions.
  5. Let your child know that you have confidence in his or her ability to do their best.
  6. Tell your child not to worry about the test—just do the best he or she can do.

PTO - "Dine to Donate"

posted Mar 5, 2015, 8:01 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf   [ updated Mar 6, 2015, 12:04 PM ]

Thank you to all who came out and participated in the Beecher PTO's “Dining to Donate” at Fireside Grill from 5-10 p.m on Thursday, March 5. The PTO will receive 10% of all proceeds.
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March 2 - Pulaski Day

posted Feb 20, 2015, 6:08 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

On Monday, March 2, there will be no school, in honor of Casimir Pulaski Day.


Open Forum

posted Feb 18, 2015, 11:25 AM by Marla Heldt   [ updated Feb 18, 2015, 11:56 AM by Joseph Duncan ]

The next "Open Forum" will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd at 6 pm in the Beecher High School Library.


Education Foundation Dinner & Silent Auction Feb. 28th

posted Feb 6, 2015, 10:34 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Annual Dinner & Silent Auction! ... Join the Beecher Education Foundation for this 18th annual event on Saturday, February 28th at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster. The evening's event, La Festa Italiana, includes dinner, a silent auction, and raffle. Tickets are only $55 per person (order at 708-372-9824 or skoehn@mac.com). All proceeds from this event directly benefit the students of Beecher School District 200U.

Early Dismissal & Presidents' Day

posted Feb 6, 2015, 6:10 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

There will be an early dismissal on Friday, February 13, at 11:00 for a Teachers' Institute. On Monday, February 16, there will be no school, in honor of Presidents' Day.


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