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Beecher High School

        538 Miller Street, PO Box 338, Beecher, IL 60401 | Phone: (708) 946-2266 x1300 | Fax: (708) 946-3403

        Mr. Nathan S. Schilling, Principal
        Mr. Kenneth H. Akerman, Dean & Athletic Director
        Mr. Stephen D. Sarsany, Guidance Counselor

        Beecher High School Mission State

        Inspiring a small community to pursue the biggest of dreams through a safe, effective learning               environment that develops character and puts students on the path to success.

        Beecher High School Vision Statement                                                                    

        Beecher High School will provide a safe, supportive learning environment in which all students are provided   
        opportunities to accomplish the following activities:

        1. Access, process, and communicate information in a variety of media.
        2. Solve problems using logical, creative, and critical thinking skills.
        3. Work collaboratively with students and faculty to accomplish common goals
        4. Develop into life-long learners.
        5. Participate as responsible and ethical citizens in a changing world.

        Beecher High School Affirmation Statement                                                            
        I make a positive contribution to Beecher High School because:

        I am caring, respectful, creative, and honest.
        I try to give back.
        I am proud of helping strangers, friends, family, and other people in my life.
        I try to be the best person I can be.
        I am involved in school.
        I respect myself and others.
        I am accepting of everyone.
        I take responsibility for my actions and stand up for those who need it.
        I am a good leader and always positive to others.

BHS News

  • BHS Social Work Family Newsletter This quarter's newsletter features articles on keeping your kids safe online, video game ratings, tips to parents from their teens, and a Valentine's Day family activity.   Thanks for ...
    Posted by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • No School - Presidents' Day There will be no school on Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents' Day.
    Posted Feb 9, 2016, 11:54 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BHS Cheerleaders Qualify for State! Congrats to the cheerleading squad on turning in a state qualifying performance on Saturday, Jan. 30, at Joliet West.  The girls turned in a clean performance to earn a 82 ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2016, 7:26 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BHS Cheerleaders earn First Place trophy! Beecher High School Cheerleaders earned a First Place trophy on Sunday, January 17th at Niles West High School.  They are looking forward to Sectionals that will be held at Joliet ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2016, 8:14 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BHS Homecoming - 1/22 The homecoming dance will be Friday, Jan. 22, after the basketball game.  Admission to the dance is $5.00.  If you are planning on bringing someone from outside of BHS ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2016, 7:51 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BHS ACT Testing & Test Prep Beecher High School will be hosting the National ACT on Saturday, April 9th. To register, go to and create an account. The deadline to register is March ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2016, 7:54 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BHS Cheerleaders qualify for State competition! On December 19th, at Andrew High School, the Beecher High School Cheerleading Squad made history by qualifying for the ICCA State Championships being held in Springfield this weekend, January 9th ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2016, 7:20 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BHS Bingo Night The BHS chapter of the National Honor Society will be holding a Bingo Night on Wed., Jan 13 in the BHS Cafeteria from 6-8 PM. Doors open at 5 ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2016, 7:13 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • No School - PM Institute/Martin Luther King Day School will be dismissed at 11:10 on Friday, January 15, for a Teachers' Institute. There will be no school Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Day
    Posted Jan 8, 2016, 7:06 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
  • BHS Fines are due before EQA's Students are reminded that all library fines, lunch debts and any other outstanding fees must be paid before you will be able to take your EQAs. If you have debts ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2015, 8:06 AM by Melissa Ohlendorf
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On August 28, 2014, Beecher High School administrators and faculty answered the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of Beecher Junior High School!  Held on the front lawn after school for an audience of students, parents, and community members, those involved issued challenges of their own before dousing themselves in ice cold water to promote awareness and donations for Lou Gehrig's Disease.

BHS ASL Ice Bucket Challenge - August 28, 2014

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