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What's Happening at BHMS - June 2022 Edition

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Free weekend food bags

District 196 is continuing its partnership with Every Meal this summer to provide weekend bags of non-perishable food for families. The bags will be available in the secure vestibule at every elementary, middle and high school and the three learning centers beginning June 13. You may pick up food at Black Hawk between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can also visit any location that is most convenient for you.

Free meals are also available to District 196 students through a variety of other summer programs.

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Important! Last day of school!

All grade levels will be participating in fun, off-site activities on Wednesday, June 9, the last day of school. Please make sure your student is here on time that day and refrain from picking them up early.

Grades and report cards

Trimester 3 grades will be posted on Infinite Campus by Friday, June 10. More information can be found on the Black Hawk website at

Summer office hours and back to school

Should you need to reach us at Black Hawk Middle School this summer, our office will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.  We will be closed Friday, June 10, Monday, June 13, and Monday through Wednesday, July 4 through 6.  Our Back-to-School Jamboree will be Thursday, Aug. 25. The first day of school for the 2022-23 school year is Wednesday, Aug. 31. More information on back-to-school events will be coming to you in late July/early August via mail, email, and of course will be posted on our website. 

Students leaving the district

Not coming back to BHMS in the fall? Are you leaving the district? Please return: iPad, brick and cord and Hot Spot on the last day of school. Have a great summer!

Jazz Band and Friends for grades 7 and 8

Interested in band this summer? All students who are registered for band for fall 2022 in grades 7 and 8 are welcome to join! There are five sessions - from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 and Thursdays 7/28, 8/4. It's $39 for all five session.

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Hotspot return

District-issued internet hotspots will be shut down in the coming days/weeks as the cellular carrier is upgrading, and the technology is not compatible with the hotspot. All families should return the current hotspot and power adapter to the Black Hawk front office prior JUNE 6, 2022.

If you need a replacement, please fill out this request form as soon as possible. If you no longer need a hotspot, simply bring the equipment to our front office.


For questions, please email 

Year-end wrap up 2022

Information on all the End of Year happenings and deadlines at BHMS is gathered in one place, including: Important Dates, Last Day Events, Technology Info (hotspots and iPads), Library Due Dates, Yearbooks, Grades, Summer Programs, and What to do if your student is leaving ISD196.

See all the Year-End info here


Students who ordered a yearbook will receive them the last day of school.

Yearbook orders can still be placed through Jostens, through June 1 or while supplies last. 

Unsure whether you ordered a yearbook? Check this list for the latest update.

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Important Dates

  •   June 8, Last day of school

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