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What's Happening at BHMS - April 2022 Edition

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2022-23 W.E.B. Leader applications

Students who are interested in applying to be an 8th-grade W.E.B. leader for the 2022-23 school year, should fill out the application linked below. Applications are due by 3 p.m. Friday, April 29. Ask any W.E.B. coordinator (Mr. Anderson, Ms. Beck, Mr. Beckman, Mr. Fritz, Ms. Lee or Ms. Lipinski) for help. More information>

Gym clothes

Physical Education students should be prepared for outdoor classes beginning Monday, April 25. Students should have gym clothes that are weather appropriate (remember to dress in layers). Also, it's a good idea to have extra shoes and socks in case the grass is wet. We're excited to enjoy being outside!

Spring Musical  - Into the Woods, Jr.

Public performances: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29. A select group of friends and family will be invited to our previews at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, and 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 26.

Tickets go on sale in the main office on Monday, April 18. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Volunteers needed

The Black Hawk drama department needs volunteers to run concessions during performances of Into the Woods Jr. on April 27, 28 and 29.

If you can help, please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094fadaf28a2fa7-bhms

Friday ice cream

Beginning May 6, we will offer students an a la carte option of various ice cream treats each Friday during the month of May. During lunch, students can purchase ice cream for $1 to $2. If interested, parents should deposit money into the student lunch account at paypams.com.

Food service will also accept cash. Smaller bills are appreciated.

Students will be reminded they must stay seated and raise their hand to receive permission from the staff supervising the lunch room to go to the ice cream station. 

Snack donations

We are collecting snacks for students with various needs. If you are doing a Costco run and would like to donate packs of Goldfish Crackers, cereal bars, raisins, etc., please email kristen.powell@district196.org or bring your donation by the main office. Your help is appreciated!

MCA testing

MCA testing begins Monday, April 4, on campus at BHMS.

Information will be updated on our Assessments webpage as it becomes available. Dates for testing are available on the Assessments calendar.  

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Yearbook - order today

Our final yearbook numbers are in. Order yours now to secure your copy! Limited copies available.

Order here

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.

Disc Golf Club

Disc Golf Cub begins Wednesday, April 6. More info>

Athletics

Schedules for individual sports can be found on the Athletics webpages under each sport. Specific information for participants is communicated from coaches in Schoology.

The WINTER III sports season - Swimming & Diving - begins February 28. Information on practices and meets can be found on the Swim/Dive webpage.

Registration for SPRING (Track, Boys Tennis) seasons are open in MyPaymentsPlus.

Booster Club news

The first week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week!  BHMS Boosters are asking you fill out this form to honor as many teachers as you have time to thank!  The responses will be assembled and given to teachers.

Want to help with Teacher Appreciation Week? Sign up here.

BHMS Events

Important Dates

  • April 4, MCA testing begins

  • April 6, Disc Golf begins

  • April 11, Booster Club Meeting

  • April 15, Winter III Sport Session ends

  • April 18, Spring Sport Session begins

  • April 20, Incoming Sixth Grade Open House

  • April 21-22, No School for Students

  • April 26-28 - Into the Woods Performances

  • April 27, Cafe Zupas fundraising event

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Cafe Zupas fundraising night

Don't have dinner plans for April 27? We've got you covered!

Black Hawk will have a fundraising event from 4 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at Cafe Zupas, 3340 Central Park Village in Eagan. The school will receive 25% of the proceeds from the event. 

There are several ways to participate:

Dine in or take out: Let the cashier know you are with the fundraiser.

Mobile app or online orders: Enter FUNDRAISER25 at checkout.

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District Information & Events

Depression and youth

The COVID pandemic has brought many challenges - especially with our school-age children. Find out ways you can help your family. Brought to you by the Associated Clinic of Psychology.

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Eagan High School Dance Team tryouts

Join the 2022-23 Eagan High School Dance Team this summer for training, technique, and team bonding. Tryouts are open to all students currently in grades 8 through 11.

Tryouts will be held in the EHS gym from 5:30 to 8 p.m. May 24, 3:30 to 6 p.m. May 25 and during an assigned time on May 26 (from 3 to 9 p.m.). 

For more information and to sign up https://linktr.ee/EDTwildcats

Contact Coach Nicole at edtcoaches@gmail.com with questions.

Free color guard intro classes

The Eastview marching band is holding FREE color guard introductory classes for all 6th-, 7th- and 8th-graders April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2 and 9 from 6-7:30 in the Eastview band room. All students are invited and welcome to try this incredible opportunity. No experience is necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes that you can to move in. 

If you have any questions, please contact Matt Gullickson at matthew.gullickson@district196.org. For more information, please visit the Eastview band website at eastviewbands.com.

Eastview Lightning football

Players and parents interested in Eastview Lightning football are invited to an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Eastview High School in the Performing Arts Center (Theater). There will be information about practice and game schedules, summer conditioning and lifting, Lightning Football Camp, Duluth Team Camp, 7-on-7 opportunities, leadership meetings, fundraising, ELTC information, football communication, and more.

Community Events

EAA Ultimate Frisbee

Eagan Athletic Association is offering middle school Ultimate Frisbee clinics and teams. Practices are Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and begin the week of April 4.

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Kung Fu: Beginner, White, Yellow and Orange Belt (ages 5-adult)

Thu | Apr 14 - May 26 | 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. | 7 sessions | $79 | DHMS

Science Olympiad-MYSO (grades 6-8

Wed | Apr 6 – 27 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. | 4 sessions | $40 | EHS

Adventures in Dungeons and Dragons (grades 5-12, parents welcome)

Fri | Apr 8 - Jun 3 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | 9 sessions | $85 each | FRMS

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

Sat | May 7 & 14 | 10:00 a.m.-noon | 2 sessions | $69 | BHMS

 


 

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