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!! 

BHS Drama Club presents: Grease - School Version

posted Apr 15, 2015, 12:10 PM by Melissa Ohlendorf

This Spring, Beecher Drama Club Presents:
Grease: School Version by Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs
Beecher Community Hall
673 Penfield St
Beecher, IL 60401

Thursday, May 14 @7pm
Friday, May 15 @ 7pm
Saturday, May 16 @ 7pm

Tickets $5

Tickets can be purchased from any cast member or Mrs. Zirkle. They can also be purchased online for $6.17 (includes service fee) http://bhsgrease.brownpapertickets.com/  Tickets are limitied and sold on a first come, first serve basis.

Parent Newsletter for Beecher Junior High

posted Apr 14, 2015, 9:01 AM by Joseph Duncan   [ updated Apr 14, 2015, 9:02 AM ]

A Bridge to Safety

Adolescence can be a challenging time – for some more than others. How do you know whether your
child has the “adolescent blues” or if it’s something more serious? The SOS program can help.
The goal of SOS is to help students identify signs of depression, self-injury, and suicide in themselves
and others and to respond effectively. The main message of the program is ACT®.

Please see both attachments at the bottom of this page. 

Read more....


Purple and Red Bus Routes

posted Apr 13, 2015, 10:16 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Purple and Red PM routes will be doubled up occasionally for the rest of the school year. Announcements will be made each day this is required. Please inform your parents so they know that you will be arriving home 10-15 minutes later than usual. If there are any questions, please contact the school office.

SOWIC Pre-School Screening

posted Apr 9, 2015, 12:02 PM by Melissa Ohlendorf

The Southern Will County Cooperative for Special Education in cooperation with Beecher Community School District 200U will be screening children ages 2 1/2 through 5 years of age on Tuesday, April 14 at Beecher Elementary School. During the screening, children are asked to perform various tasks in a game-like format. The screening members will ask children to participate in several activities in the areas of gross and fine motor, general concepts and communication skills. Vision and hearing screenings will also be conducted. Results will be shared with parents following the screening. Parents will also receive suggestion regarding activities to implement at home.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Southern Will County Cooperative for Special Education at 815-741-7777.

Kindergarten Pre-registration 4/14

posted Apr 9, 2015, 10:30 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf

Will your child be five years old on or before September 1, 2015?

Kindergarten Pre-registration will be held on Tuesday, April 14, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the BES Office. Please bring a certified copy of your child's birth certificate. Parents please bring a drivers' license for photo identification. An informational kit will be provided to help you prepare your child for kindergarten. Proof of residency will be required during registration this summer.

Athletic fields closed April 4th weekend due to fertilizer application

posted Mar 30, 2015, 7:17 AM by Joseph Duncan

This is an important message from Beecher School District:

Please be aware that all athletic fields will be sprayed for weed control and fertilizer this Saturday, April 4th. We ask that the athletic fields remain closed for the weekend.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Penny Wars at BJHS

posted Mar 26, 2015, 9:50 AM by Joseph Duncan   [ updated Mar 26, 2015, 9:52 AM ]

See the attached info below:

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   [ updated Mar 27, 2015, 6:26 AM ]

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.

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