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What's Happening at BHMS 1.6.23
What's Happening at BHMS 1.6.23

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Snow days, moving forward

We’ve had an interesting start to the 2023 school year, digging out from all this snow! Please note, school has now been canceled twice for inclement weather. Those first two days were considered snow days, and students were not required to participate in learning. Should the district determine that school be canceled a third through seventh time, students will participate in an E-Learning Day from home (click here for District 196 weather-related schedule changes).

Students should bring their learning devices home from school each day to be prepared for this possibility.

On the morning of an E-Learning Day:

  • Students will complete lessons for the classes they would normally attend (either Green Day or White Day).
  • If students do not know what cycle day it is, that information can be found on the BHMS website.
  • Students should check Schoology for instructions from teachers after 9:30 a.m. for that day’s assignment.
  • Students should plan to spend approximately 25 minutes for each of their classes to complete all assigned work.
  • Students can contact their teachers through Schoology Messenger if they have questions or need assistance.

Ski/Snowboard Club

This year, the Downhill Ski/Snowboard Club is offering four trips to Hyland Hills Ski Area in Bloomington. The address is 8800 Chalet Road, Bloomington. 

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Boys Basketball registration closes

Seventh- and 8th-grade boys basketball registration will close at midnight tonight (Friday, Jan. 6). To register your child before it closes, visit My Payments Plus

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2023-24 school calendar

The 2023-24 academic calendar, approved by the District 196 School Board on Nov. 14, is very similar to this year's calendar, with students at all levels starting before Labor Day.

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Important dates

  • Parent School Alliance (PSA) meeting - 6 p.m. Black Hawk Middle School

  • Jan. 16 - No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

  • Jan. 17 - Eagan High School Parent Night for incoming freshmen

  • Jan. 19 - Band concerts

  • Jan. 20 - No School (Staff Data Analysis Day)

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Co-curricular Activities

ARTS & ACTIVITIES

Information on all our current Clubs and, Teams and Activities can be found at https://bhms.district196.org/arts  Specific information for participants is communicated in Schoology.

Conservation Crew

Conservation Crew, an after-school club working to learn and teach others about conservation practices at BHMS, is building a greenhouse and is in need of donations:

  • Wood to build shelves (preferably plywood or 1x6x6 boards)
  • Grow lights
  • Soil
  • Stakes
  • Planting pots
  • Vegetable and flower seeds
  • Vines
  • Plastic tablecloths

Donations will be accepted in the Main Office.

District Information & Events

The impact of social media

District 196 will present a screening of the documentary "Like" at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at Rosemount High School. The film will be followed by a panel/community discussion.  

The documentary explores the impact of social media on our lives and the effects of technology on the brain. The goal of the film is to inspire people to self-regulate when it comes to social media and to empower all to create a healthy balance.

The film will be presented with Spanish subtitles and there will be interpreters at the event.  "Like" is appropriate for ages 10 years old and up.

The event is free and registration is encouraged.

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Community Education Events

Horse Camp (ages 4-18)

Mon | Jan 16 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | $150 | Cornerstone on the Vermillion Horse Complex

Fewer than 5 spots left!

Glow Art (adult and child 18 mos-6 yrs)

Sat | Jan 7 - Jan 28 | 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. | 4 sessions | $75 | SHMS

Fewer than 5 spots left!

Rainbow Candy Scene (ages 4-9)

Sat | Feb 4 | 9:00 a.m. - noon | $45 | FRMS

Hot Chocolate is the BOMB! (ages 6-16)

Tue | Jan 31 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. | $30 | FRMS

Fewer than 5 spots left!

Drama Lab (grades 1-5)

Wed | Feb 1 - Mar 8 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | 5 sessions | $105 | skip Feb 8 | FRMS

Improv: Acting Without a Script (grades 6-9)

Thu | Feb 2 - Mar 2 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. | 4 sessions | $85 | skip Feb 9 | BHMS

 

Do you need fee assistance? 

Fee assistance is available for District 196 residents. Apply online or call 651-423-7920.

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