We are proud to announce that BJSHS Junior, Riata Rouch, was recognized by the College Board for the "National Rural and Small Town Recognition Award." Riata earned this recognition because of her academic achievements in school and her outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMSQT® Exam. To qualify for this recognition, Riata took the PSAT/NMSQT in the fall of her 11th grade year and scored in the top 10% of the state, and has a 3.5 GPA or higher. Way to go, Riata! We are proud of you! #BetterAtBlackford
about 14 hours ago, Beth Jones
Riata Rouch  stands with her award
It's Spirit Day at BJSHS! To get things rocking and rolling, the band and it's guest drummer (Principal Terry Roe) joined Band Director Holden Berlin (seen playing trumpet) to start the day off right! Let's go, Bruins!
4 days ago, Beth Jones
Principal Roe plays drums in band
Band director Holden Berlin plays trumpet with the band
Band rehearsal at BJSHS
Side view of band practice
If you've ever considered working with children, we have just the job for you! Join us! #BetterAtBlackford
6 days ago, Beth Jones
BIS seeks an Instructional Assistant
Our last class of first grade students at Northside would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🎁🎄🎅 See everyone back for class on January 3, 2022!
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Northside 1st grade class
Our Northside first grade students are certainly ready for the holidays! We wish all of our students, staff, and parents a safe and happy break! 🎄🎅🎁
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Northside first grade - Mrs. Shroyer's class
Northside 1st grade - Mrs. Fisher's class
Northside 1st grade - Mrs. Brown's class
Northside 1st grade - Mrs. Wolfe's class
Montpelier Elementary decks the halls and the staff! Thanks for sharing your holiday spirit, Kodiaks! 🎅🎁🎄
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Teacher posing with eyes closed in wreath
Teacher with Rudolph sweater
Teacher decked out for Best Dressed
Snowy door  at Montpelier School
When it comes to an ugly sweater (outfit) contest, there's no school that does it better than Montpelier Elementary! Check out these lovely ladies and their awesome holiday attire! 🎅🎄🎁
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Meg Ellison dressed for Christmas
two girls dressed like Cindy Lou Who
Montpelier staffer dressed as a christmas tree
Staffer with Santa pants on her head
Students in Amanda Wolfe's first grade class at Northside School worked hard in their geometry lesson learning about shapes- just in time to decorate Christmas trees!🎄🎄🎄
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
3 students hold Christmas tree photos
Girl works on Christmas tree in class
two kids making christmas trees
two kids working on Christmas
Students have been studying 2D and 3D shapes the past two weeks in Mrs. Amanda Wolfe's 1st grade class at Northside Elementary. Students created geome "trees" using plane shapes to wrap up the study... just in time for the holidays! 🎄🎄🎄
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Student holding christmas tree
Boy and girl share their Christmas trees
Quinley holding a Christmas tree
Boy holds a Christmas tree he made
Wishing our families the best for the holidays! Check out the decked out doors at Montpelier School! 🎄🎅
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Polar Express door decorations
Singing Rudolph door decorations
Smart Cookies door decoration
Happy Christmas Door
Members of the BJSHS Band entertained students as they arrived to school before break. Thanks for sharing the holiday spirit, Bruins! We appreciate your kindness in sharing the gift of music with the student body! 🎄🎅
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
4 members of the band
Band members play for student body
Students arrive to school serenaded by band members
Band kids serenade students arriving to school
Happy Holidays, Bruins! 🎅
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Merry Christmas from the superintendent
Check the dates and times for the Blackford Youth Wrestling Club - open to any PK-6th grade student! Join the fun!
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Wrestling Club flyer
What does math have to do with snowmen? In Ms. Sheri Hangber's class at BIS, her 5th graders used their lessons in radius and diameter to build their creations. According to Ms. Hangbers, "students had "snow" much fun! Nice work, Bears!
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
5th grade snowmen at BIS
Looking for some holiday cheer? We have just the ticket! Tonight, the BJSHS Choir will host its winter concert at 6 p.m. at the Lighthouse Church . Following the choir concert, be sure to catch the BJSHS Art Show, as well as the winter concert featuring the BJSHS Band in the gym at 7:30 p.m. It's going to be a great evening of Fine Arts! Join us!
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
choir of angels decorations
The BIS Bears are certainly ringing in the holidays! Our sixth-grade students, under the direction of music teacher Mrs. Sandy York, perfect their rendition of "Jingle Bells" during class. Check out the video! #BetterAtBlackford 👇👇👇 https://youtu.be/C4yBnaWrj_Y
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Students ringing holiday bells in music class
BCS currently seeks a Latchkey Director for our afterschool program at Northside. This part-time position begins after school until 6 p.m. If you wish to start the new year with a new job- this might be just what you are looking for! Join us! #BetterAtBlackford
about 1 month ago, Beth Jones
Latchkey Director ad
Check out the latest job opportunities at Blackford County School. Perhaps there is something just for you! Join us! https://bit.ly/3dGs7k6
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
Help button
Due to dense, patchy fog, BCS will be operating under a two hour delay for today.
about 2 months ago, BCS
Today, BJSHS had the privilege of celebrating four juniors who have been recognized by the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) as Rising Stars of Indiana. Our rising stars include: Una Bowman Allison Jacobs Avalyn Williams Madysen Whitesell IASP shared the following information about this recognition: The IASP is proud to present the Rising Stars of Indiana Class of 2023. Each Indiana high school was invited to recognize up to four students currently in the 11th grade, based on their academic achievement. Please join us in congratulating these students on all they have already achieved, as well as offering support and encouragement as they continue their accomplishments and expand their knowledge, growth and leadership skills well into the future. We are Bruin Proud! Pictured (L-R) Avalyn Williams, Una Bowman, Allison Jacobs, Madysen Whitesell)
about 2 months ago, Beth Jones
Rising Star Juniors