REMINDER: Health Heroes will be at BCS schools Wed., Nov 3rd to administer Flu Shots to students and staff. Permission slips will be available to pick up at the front office or the health office, and must be turned into Mrs. Sargent in the health office by TODAY.
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
sick kids image
Here is actual photo documentation that the 1st grade team at Northside is chock full of colorful characters! 😀 (We sure appreciate how much they brighten the lives of our younger students! ❤️) #BetterAtBlackford
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
the first grade team at Northside dressed as crayons
Who are those masked first graders??? Students in Mrs. Jennifer Fisher's class at Northside were excited to dress up in their costumes today! Looking good, Cubs! #BetterAtBlackford
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Mrs. Fisher's first grade class decked out for Halloween
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about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Ad seeking nursing assistants
Mmmm... Lunch smells good today at BJSHS! Staff is conducting a Chili Cook Off. Entries were $5 per pot.the winner will donate the winnings to the BJSHS group or organization of their choice. We appreciate our staff members' good taste... and kindness! #BetterAtBlackford
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
chili cook off scene at BJSHS
We'd like to reassure our Montpelier parents (and students) that the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers are on the job today! Rangers include (from left) Mrs. Erin Roush, Mrs. Tiffany Spaulding, Mrs. Nikki Lightle, and Ms. Erika Rogers. #BetterAtBlackford
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Montpelier staff members dress as Power Rangers
Check out the lovely holiday items handmade and available for sale by the BJSHS Bruin Specialties crew: Nativity - $12 a set. Ornaments - $4, Signs - $5. Reminder: The funds raised from the sale go to fund the life skills cooking activities. Order via email by contacting Linda Wallace at lwallace@blackfordschools.org Want to see the items in person? Visit Bruin Specialties at Santa's Depot, November 20 at BJSHS.
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Holiday ornaments
Holiday blocks
Are you looking for a way to make a difference in the life of a Blackford County child? Check out the current jobs available at BCS! Perhaps there is something just right for you! https://bit.ly/3Be651m
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Adult working with 2 students
We've been doing some house cleaning this week and found some awesome photos of our Montpelier Kodiaks celebrating National 4-H Week! #BetterAtBlackford
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
two smiling boys
A boy and two girls pose for a photo
3 smiling kids posing for photos
3 boys standing with their legs crossed
While it may not look like much right at the moment, according to Northside Principal Craig Campbell, this puzzle of stuff will be the school's new playground equipment! Our Cubs are going to have some fun when they get back to school! #BetterAtBlackford
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
Playground equipment
Our 5th grade team at Blackford Intermediate School got into the fun of National 4-H Week by participating in Crazy Hair Day! Check out the lovely locks on Ms. Sheri Hangbers, Mrs. Kira Shoup, Mrs. Lynn Glentzer and Ms. Joshlyn Crouch! Looking good, ladies! #BetterAtBlackford
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
4 Teachers dress up for Crazy Hair Day!
BCS has enjoyed participating in National 4-H Week with all kinds of activities, dress up days, and coloring contest. A big thank you to Kyli Penrod and all our 4-H friends for making this week so much fun for our students and staff. Check out our Kodiaks celebrating 4-H Week!
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
2 girls and 3 boys coloring contests
3 boys and 1 girl coloring contest
4 girls and 3 boys stand before their coloring papers
5 boys and 1 girl pose before their coloring sheets
Mrs. Jodi Bacon's pre-k class at Northside learned important safety lessons today thanks to the Hartford City Fire Department. Students learned to not be fearful of firemen in their protective gear. They even had the opportunity to spray the fire hose! What a fun day!
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
Pre-school student and fireman
Pre-school student holds fire hose
Fireman demonstrates protective gear for students
Pre school class with fireman
There's nothing like a little friendly competition, and today's JROTC Challenge Ed in the BJSHS pool provided just that- along with a whole lot of fun! #BetterAtBlackford
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
2 students  rowing a raft in the pool
Students watch as 2 girls row a raft in the pool
2 girls row a raft in the BJSHS pool
Kids rowing rafts in the BJSHS pool
Don't forget- October 11 through October 16 is Fall Break, which means no school for students and staff. See you back in class on October 18! Have a great break, Bruins!
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
 2 Kids playing in leaves
BCS phones are down across the district, tied to internet outage impacting many AT&T customers. This is also impacting internet in our elementary schools. We appreciate your patience as we work through this issue.
about 2 months ago, Chad Yencer
BCS is currently experiencing an outside internet outage that has affected the phones at BIS, Northside, Montpelier, and Central Office. As soon as they are back up, we will let everyone know. Thank you for your understanding.
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
Our Montpelier Kodiaks stepped back in history today during a field trip to the Mississinewa 1812 Living History Day. What a gorgeous fall day to spend along the Mississinewa River learning about what was life was like in 1812. #BetterAtBlackford #Warof1812
2 months ago, Beth Jones
Boy and girl look at animal skins for sale
3 boys check out a booth at the 1812 living history
Group of students pose for a group photo at 1812
2 girls enjoy a beautiful day at 1812
Update your calendars: The Choral Concert set for October 4 has been moved to Thursday, October 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the BJSHS Cafeteria. Please come out and enjoy the vocal stylings of our outstanding BJSHS Choir! #BetterAtBlackford
2 months ago, Beth Jones
graphic of choir students
Congratulations to BIS 3rd grade teacher Carma Reidy, who was honored last night as the 2020-2021 Hartford City Chamber of Commerce Henderson Award winner. She is joined by Dr. Kevin Biddle and Supt. Chad Yencer. We could not be prouder of Mrs. Reidy! #BetterAtBlackford #HCCC
2 months ago, Beth Jones
Kevin Biddle, Carma Reidy and Chad Yencer