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The BHS Freshman Class will be holding a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 23, from 8 - 11 AM at the Beecher Amvet Hall. Advanced tickets can be purchased from any BHS Freshmen for $7 for an adult and $5 for a child/student. Tickets will also be sold at the door: Adult tickets - $8, Child/Student - $6. Make plans to have a delicious breakfast and support the Freshman class!
To help in the Beecher PTO's continuing efforts to raise funds for the BES Playground Improvement Fund, the Beecher PTO has enrolled in the ShopWithScrip and Amazon Smiles programs. Items can be purchased with Scrip Gift Cards and eCards for everyday items through www.ShopWithScrip.com. Beecher PTO Family Enrollment Code: B65A91AF49758 or by completing an order form located the BES and BJHS offices. The Beecher PTO receives a rebate on every gift card purchased.
If you shop on Amazon, set Beecher PTO as your charity to support when you make purchases through smile.amazon.com. The Beecher PTO will receive 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases. Select the Beecher PTO as your organization today by clicking on the following link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-0663752.
Please feel free to contact Kacy Malecha at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding these fundraisers. Thank you in advance for supporting the Beecher PTO!
There will be no school due to Spring Break on April 10 - 14. School will be in session on Monday, April 17, as this was used as an emergency day on December 19, 2016. KACC students will have sessions during Spring Break and will be expected to attend April 10 - 13. Disciplinary consequences and/or fines may be administered for those who do not. KACC will not be in session on April 14 or 17.
Southern Will County Cooperative for Special Education (SOWIC) will be conducting preschool screenings on May 9. 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. The screening is provided at no cost to families. For more information see the attached document b
For more information or to schedule a screening appointment, please call the SOWIC office at 815-741-7777.
BHS Counselor Steve Sarsany and students from BHS and BJHS attended the Girls Leadership Conference through the Will County Regional Office of Education on Thursday, February 23. The students were joined by Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant. The Senator spoke to the girls about leadership and career choices. Author Jodee Blanco was the guest speaker. Blanco shared her personal story and how she overcame the abuse of bullying in high school. Blanco has written 3 books and has traveled extensively for years speaking to young men and women about overcoming bullying. Colette Tracy with Junior Achievement hosted an interactive workshop for the girls on self-esteem. Of course our conference wouldn’t be complete without a session on health and fitness with a session of Zumba!
Thirty-seven mathletes competed at Regionals on Saturday, Feb. 25. Seventeen mathletes qualified to move on to State competition. Notably, Josie Hurling and Kayla Pagani earned first in coordinate geometry. Brandon Cleary earned the highest individual score in algebra II. The whole algebra II team along with the junior/senior 8-person team qualified for State.
Congratulations to our Mathlete team!