This year's anatomy and physiology students (and future health care professionals) in Mrs. Yvette Rouch's classes at BJSHS have been working on their suturing skills. Nice work, Bruins! #BetterAtBlackford
1 day ago, Beth Jones
2 girls and a boy work on sutures
2 girls work on their suture skills
2 girls give a thumbs-up on their suture skills
Students focus on their suture skills
Latest job openings at BCS: Special Ed Secretary at C.O. (8 hours/day - 220 days) Health Office Assistant/CNA/CMA at BJSHS (7.5 hours - 180 days) To apply for any BCS opening, please submit a letter of intent and resume to the contact listed.
2 days ago, Beth Jones
Ahoy there, Mateys! September 19th is National Talk Like a Pirate Day, so Mrs. Barker's kindergarten class at MES celebrated with student teacher, Miss Hurt, by dressing up as pirates and going on a treasure hunt. What a fun time! #BetterAtBlackford
4 days ago, Beth Jones
Two girls dressed like pirates
girl and boy dressed like pirates
Kindergarten class dresses like pirates
Miss Hurt leads a kindergarten treasure hunt
Our Montpelier Kodiaks had an "egg"citing day! Students in Mr. Josiah Henson's 6th grade science class had to come up with just the right way to keep their eggs from breaking during the Great Egg Drop Experiment. Nice work, Kodiaks! #BetterAtBlackford
4 days ago, Beth Jones
A boy gives his egg to the teacher for the drop
Student holds up his egg plane before the egg drop
Teacher stands atop a ladder to drop egg
1 boy and two girls prepare their eggs for the drop
So what does a computer class do when there is no internet? They get resourceful and creative! In Mrs. Jen Gallatin's 4th grade class at BIS, students put their "paint" skills to use to create amazing graphic art. Nice job, Bears! #BetterAtBlackford
7 days ago, Beth Jones
Girl works on computer art
Paint drawing a 4th grade girl is working on
Close up of computer drawing
Home of the BLACKFORD Bruins is right! Some final touches were added to the Sutton Center entrance at BJSHS. A big thanks to Mullett Design Group for the work. #LookingSharp #BetterAtBlackford
7 days ago, Beth Jones
Sutton Center entrance
Sutton Center entrance - wide view
Phones and internet connections are currently down at all BCS buildings. Work is underway to restore them as soon as possible.
7 days ago, Chad Yencer
Attention! Due to a shortage in driver’s today, students who regularly ride the Bus 109 route will be held approximately 45 minutes after school until another bus is able to pick them up and take them home. Parents who would like to pick-up their student(s) after school are welcome to do so; otherwise, students on the Bus 109 Route will be arriving home approximately 45 minutes late today. Thank you.
8 days ago, Beth Jones
School Bus
Attention Northside and BIS families: It's Food Pantry Night at Northside Elementary beginning at 5 p.m. Please spread the word!
8 days ago, Beth Jones
Food Pantry
Looking for a career change? Join the BCS team! Check out the latest job openings. To apply, send a letter of intent and resume to the job contact. Join us! #BetterAtBlackford
9 days ago, Beth Jones
We have some budding authors who are proudly sharing the books they made for their grandparents! Nice work to Ms. Jodi Bacon and her Pre-Kindergarten class at Northside! Way to go, Cubs! #BetterAtBlackford
12 days ago, Beth Jones
2 preschool boys and 2 preschool girls with grandparent books
Looking for a fun way to support the BJSHS Bowling Team? Well, look no further... and yes, it is an all-ages event!
13 days ago, Beth Jones
Bowling Tournament flyer
What a special day for our Kinders at MES! A Montpelier community member graciously brought in some butterflies for Mrs. Jessica Barker's and Mrs. Katie Barnes' kindergarten classes to release! #BetterAtBlackford
15 days ago, Beth Jones
Kindergarten students gather to hold a butterfly
Butterfly on a leaf
Kindergarten students sit outside learning about butterflies
Everyone wants to hold the butterfly!
Our Kodiaks have the spirit- Bruin Homecoming spirit, that is! Looking good, Kodiaks! Let's go, Bruins! #Homecoming2021
19 days ago, Beth Jones
Boy and girl dressed in Bruin gear
Girl dressed in spirit gear with pompoms
two little girls dressed in spirit gear
Our 4th grade teachers at the BIS are showing their Bruin Spirit by dressing up like their favorite characters- The Golden Girls! These four lovely ladies include: (l-r) Rebecca Taylor, Carrie Clevenger, Emily Stephens, and (seated) Amanda Green. #Homecoming2021
20 days ago, Beth Jones
4th grade teachers dress up like Golden Girls
Our 1st grade teachers at Northside dressed up for Favorite Character Day for Homecoming Week. They dressed up as characters from Arthur books by Marc Brown. From l-r: Brandi Childress as D.W. , Jennifer Fisher as Arthur, and Julia Duncan as Francine. #Homecoming2021
20 days ago, Beth Jones
3 1st grade teachers dressed as book characters
Principal Jim Fox and Cafeteria Manager Tammy Sisler were on the hunt for a bee in the cafeteria today, but ended up providing some fun lunchtime entertainment for our BIS Bears! #BetterAtBlackford
21 days ago, Beth Jones
Jim Fox with a fly swatter and 2 students
Tammy Sisler and Jim Fox with fly swatters
Sisler and Fox fight with fly swatters
Important discussions about internet safety and cyber-bullying have been taking place in Mrs. Jen Gallatin's classes at BIS this week. #BetterAtBlackford
21 days ago, Beth Jones
Students working on computers
2 boys and 2 girls working on computers
Computer students working around the room
cyber bullying program
That's next Monday!
21 days ago, Beth Jones
Closed for Labor Day
Students in Ms. Heidi Palmer's 6th grade ELA/Social Studies class at the BIS really enjoyed their recent partner activity focused on the week's standard of words in context. The students were sorting words based on their connotative meanings. Keep up the good work, Bears!
22 days ago, Beth Jones
4 6th grade girls work on assignments on the floor of their classroom
2 6th grade boys work on their assignment