At BJHS the school day begins at 8:05 a.m. and ends at 3:05 p.m.  Students arriving after 8:05 a.m. are considered tardy.

The school office is open 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Hello Everyone

We will not be having classes here at BJHS during our summer break.  All summer school classes for secondary students will be held at the High School.  If you have any questions please feel free to call us with any questions. 

We will have 3 days of registration in July.  The days will be Wednesday, July 23rd from 8:00 am -3:00 pm, Thursday, July 24th   from 8:00 am -7:00 pm and Friday, July 25th from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Our first student day will be on Tuesday, August 5th so please let your student know.  Please take the summer to relax and re-energize.  You have worked very hard this year so I encourage you to play just as hard this summer.  Be safe and we will see you in August!!!!!!

Scott Shimer, Principal

Blackford Junior High School


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Mission Statement 

Educating Students, Changing the World

Vision Statement

The vision of BCS is to become the preeminent school system in the state by empowering students to take ownership of their limitless potential, through rigorous innovative programs and experiences.  Quality instruction and collaboration between teachers, students, and parents, assures that students will possess the essential skills to engage their futures.  BCS will accomplish this, in part, by providing a challenging environment that:

*Nurtures Unique Talents

*Prepares students to take initiative, think critically, and act responsibly

*Encourages the pursuit of goals that enriches the quality of life

for themselves and others

*Celebrates by recognizing achievements

2014-15 School Year Registration Dates/Times


July 28             7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

July 29             Noon – 8:00 PM

July 30             8:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

BJHS, Montpelier, Northside, Southside: 

July 23             8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

July 24             8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

July 25             8:00 AM – Noon


820 W. Van Cleve
Hartford City, In 47348
(765) 348-7590 
fax# (765) 348-7593

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