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Thanksgiving Break 11/22-24

posted Nov 13, 2017, 12:55 PM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Happy Thanksgiving! All schools will be closed for Thanksgiving Break Wed., Nov. 22 - Fri., Nov. 24. School will resume on Mon., Nov. 27.



BHS Cross Country advances to State

posted Nov 3, 2017, 10:09 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf   [ updated Nov 3, 2017, 10:11 AM ]

Girls Cross Country earned 4th place at the Sectional Meet this weekend, advancing them to the IHSA State Finals! An accomplishment like this is only possible with a great performance by the entire team. The seven runners that competed this weekend were: Hailey Janssen, Kasey Swanson, Tori Fasano, Allie Burchett, Regina Gianotti, Christina Wang, and Isabella Olson. Congratulations to the Ladycats!  

As a team, the boys fell short, earning a 12th place finish. However, Adam Swanson finished in 17th place, earning him a spot in the State Finals for the 7th straight year! The State Meet will be held in Peoria on Saturday, Nov. 4.




No School - Friday, Nov. 10

posted Nov 3, 2017, 10:04 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

All schools will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day.


BHS named Whole Child School

posted Oct 24, 2017, 9:07 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Beecher High School has been named the 2017-2018 Illinois Association of Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD) Whole Child Overall School!  Please see attached for a press release with information about this significant accomplishment, which indicates that we are graduating students who are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, challenged, and well prepared for life after high school.  Illinois ASCD will be formally recognizing Beecher High School at their annual conference in March 2018 and nominating us for the national Vision in Action Award!  Thanks to all faculty, staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders who together have helped Beecher High School realize a vision for educating the whole child.


Please see the attached press release for more information.



Mental Health Night @ BJHS 11/2

posted Oct 24, 2017, 7:58 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Please join us for an evening presentation covering a variety of mental health topics.  The presentation will be given by a mental health professional from Sertoma Center at Beecher Junior HIgh School on Thur., Nov 2, from 6:00-7:30 PM.  Child care will be provided for school aged children.  Hope to see you there!


Please see the attached flyer for more details.



Bus Safety Week 10/23-27

posted Oct 23, 2017, 8:36 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Beecher School District 200U is celebrating “Bus Safety Week” this week. It is important to always follow bus

safety rules. By doing so, students can get to school and back home without any harm. Bus safety starts with you

so make bus safety a priority each and every day! Today’s bus safety rule is: Bus route schedules must stay on

time! Arrive or be at the bus pick up location at least five minutes prior to pick up time.



BHS Alumni...was your photo on the Athletic Wall?

posted Oct 23, 2017, 6:43 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf   [ updated Oct 23, 2017, 7:10 AM ]

Dear Community Partners:

Beecher High School is seeking community input on how to best display historical athletic pictures that were previously on the wall by the main gym. These pictures have been taken down to make room for the new Athletic Wall of Fame and are safely stored. We are interested in displaying them in a different way that still recognizes these important historical achievements. Please take a minute to complete a survey using the link below to provide your input. Your feedback is much appreciated and will be used to determine what to do with the historic athletic wall photos.


Thank you.


BHS Pop and Paint Night

posted Oct 23, 2017, 6:33 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Beecher High School's Art Club hosted its' first Pop and Paint Night Fundraiser! Thank you to all who came out and made it possible!



The "BE..." Bench

posted Oct 16, 2017, 12:49 PM by Melissa Ohlendorf

The Be...Bench project was created to spread a message of encouragement and inspiration.  The bench will stay at the high school, but t-shirts and sweatshirts are now available to help spread the message outside the school building! 


 Why BE…?  There will be times in life when we will face different circumstances and challenges, these situations have the potential to affect us in a positive or negative way.   It is how we respond to those circumstances that can make all the difference in our mental health and overall well being.   

 

The purpose of the BE...Bench is to encourage and inspire others to think about who they are, and how they display their personal character.   The BE...Bench is a visual reminder for all who view it to BE… 


How will you finish your BE...statement?


T-shirts and sweatshirts with the BE...message may be purchased through an online store until October 27, 2017. Orders may be shipped directly to the purchaser. For local orders only, shirts may be shipped to Beecher High School. A pick up date will be announced at a later time. A portion of all sales will be donated to the school to support social/emotional and mental health initiatives.


There are many different colors and styles to choose from!  Follow this link to order:  

https://beproject.itemorder.com/sale



Early Dismissal 10/23

posted Oct 10, 2017, 7:44 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

All schools will dismiss at 11:10 on Monday, October 23, for a Teachers' Institute. 


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