538 Miller Street, PO Box 338, Beecher, IL 60401 | Phone: (708) 946-2266 x1300 | Fax: (708) 946-3403
        Mr. Jack Gaham, Principal | jgaham@beecher200u.org
        Mr. Robert E. Ogdon, Dean & Athletic Director | rogdon@beecher200u.org
        Mr. Stephen D. Sarsany, Guidance Counselor | ssarsany@beecher200u.org


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.


  • College Board 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll (2014-2015 school year)
  • Illinois ASCD Whole Child Overall School (2017-2018 school year)



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.

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

Superintendent’s Blog – Anticipated School Tax Rate Drop!

At the December meeting, the Board of Education approved the latest local property tax levy. This impacts the property taxes that we (as taxpayers) will be paying on our next tax bill. As you know, the local public school district is the largest item on your tax bill, so what happens at levy time impacts each of our household budgets. Last year, Beecher 200U had a tax rate of $6.81; it is anticipated that next year’s rate will drop to $6.57, which is a 3.5% decrease! If you would like to access specific information from the presentation to the Board, …

Beecher 200U Looking for Part-Time Bus Drivers

Beecher School District 200U is looking for part-time bus drivers. Part-time employment could lead to full-time. If interested, please visit this link to apply today! Contact the District Office with any questions.

200u News Archive


Illinois Dental Requirement

On January 14, 2020

Please check your email for a letter from Nurse Pittman about the Illinois dental exam requirements.


On January 13, 2020

Please find the attached letter regarding before and after school drop-off for Beecher High School pertaining to Miller Street. Have a great day.

exam week

On December 13, 2019

Next week are semester exams. They will be on Wednesday and Thursday. Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest and eats a good breakfast to be ready for the days. Friday will be used as a marking day. This means it will be used for make-up exams. If your HIGH SCHOOLER does not need to make-up an exam, their absence from school is excused and we wish them a wonderful break. If your student needs to make-up an exam, please have them report to school at the normal time 8:05. Normal bus ser

BHS Daily Announcements

1/22 announcements

On January 22, 2020

Announcements Wednesday, January 22 Miscellaneous Mathletes bus leaves at 4:30 TRead more

1/21 announcements

On January 21, 2020

Announcements Tuesday, January 21 Sports The girls bowling team had a good run aRead more

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