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District Open Forum - Dec. 1st
On December 4, 2014, two District 200U students - BJHS sixth grader Alex Utermark and BHS freshman Kate Landis - were awarded free, upgraded, refurbished PC desktop computers complete with flatscreen monitors, peripherals, Microsoft Office Suite, and 8-10 educational software programs as part of the Regional Office of Education's Computers 2 Kids In Need program. Computers are awarded in partnership with Vista Learning and the Professional Development Alliance based on academic potential and parental support with the goal of closing the digital divide. Alex and Kate were presented with certificates from Regional Superintendent Shawn Walsh.
Cheer Buddies Practice times are as follows:
Monday, Dec. 15 - 3:30-4:45 @ BHS Main Gym
Tuesday, Dec. 16 - 3:30-4:45 @ BHS Main Gym
Thursday, Dec. 18 - 3:30-4:45 @ BHS Bobcat Den
Transportation to BHS is not provided. Practices are closed to parents. Please make sure that your child wears gym shoes.
Performances: Friday, Dec. 19 @ BHS Main Gym
K-2: Report to Bobcat Den at 5:15
3-5: Report to Bobcat Den at 7:15
A presentation geared toward 4th - 12th graders and their parents on protection from Cyber Bullying will be held at Beecher Junior High School on Monday, Dec. 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Registration/Refreshments will take place from 6:00-6:30 p.m. Free babysitting will be provided for children who are potty trained - 3rd grade age.
Register at: http://beecher-cyber-guide.eventbrite.com
On Saturday, November 22, District 200U administrators, board members, and community stakeholders presented a panel at the 2014 Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) Joint Annual Conference titled Creating a Digital District-Wide Plan for Crisis Management. Sharing thoughts and strategies on how to create current, consistent, research-based plans for addressing emergencies in District 200U and the Beecher community, this session was led by Mr. Nathan Schilling (High School Principal) with the assistance of Mr. Mike Meyer (Junior High Principal), Mr. Larry Hermen (Board Member), and Det. Andrew LeRoy (Police Officer). Former Superintendent Dr. Tami Roskamp served as moderator. This is the second consecutive year District 200U has presented at the IASB Joint Annual Conference, which is held downtown at the Hyatt Regency.
pursuant to the Beecher School District Integrated Pest Management Policy, please be advised that monthly monitoring for mice and crawling insects shall occur on the first Tuesday of every month. More information on the Integrated Pest Management Policy may be found at the Beecher School District website at: wwww.beecher200u.org.
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District 200U and Beecher High School have been named to the 2014 Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll! This award is given to schools that increase enrollment in AP programs by 11% over a three-year period while maintaining the percentage of students earning a 3 of higher on AP Exams. Thanks to the hard work of our AP teachers - Mr. Depew, Mr. DuBois, Ms. Kimmel, Mr. Ogdon, Ms. Shoven, and Mrs. Stone - and students in the AP program for contributing to this achievement! A complete list of 2014 AP Honor Roll Districts can be found on the College Board's website. Only 547 school districts across the United States and Canada were selected this year.
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