Mrs. Stuckemeyer's Fourth Grade Class used their Grow Tower Greens to have a salad party.
The Kindergarten Classes took a field trip today. They visited Harmony Playground and the Effingham Public Library.
Staff Spotlight: We would like to introduce you to Mr. Hammer who teaches history at the Jr/ Sr High school. He has been with the district for 26 years. Here is some information for you to get to know him. Family: “Single. Have a Dog named Eli.” Mr. Hammer’s favorite food is biscuits and gravy, his favorite color is green, his favorite music is hard rock, and his favorite sports team is the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his free time, he enjoys collecting baseball cards, lifting weights, and volunteering at the Humane Society. We’re glad to have you on our team!
Staff Spotlight: We would like to introduce you to Mrs. Wachtel who teaches Fifth Grade. She has been with the district for 30 years. Here is some information for you to get to know her. Family:“My husband Todd graduated from BCHS in 1989 and University of Illinois in 1993. He is a farmer. We just celebrated our 30th anniversary in August. My 25 year old son, Connor, works at BCHS where he graduated from in 2016. He also graduated from the U of I in 2021. We have a dog named Lucy who is an excited Saint Bernard.” Mrs. Wachtel’s favorite color is red, her favorite music is 80’s, and her favorite sports team is the Illini, Cubs, Bulls, and Bears. In her free time, she enjoys reading and boating. We’re glad to have you on our team!
The Grandparent's Day breakfast was a huge success. A special thanks to the National Honor Society members for their help.
Guest reader in the Kindergarten and group reading in the Third Grade
1st grade starting incubating 12 eggs today. 21 day count down starts today!
Over the weekend, the high school art students painted faces at the street fair. They did a great job.
Mr. Brown's leadership class went to the grade school. They played games and read with Ms. Fearday's first grade class.
Staff Spotlight: We would like to introduce you to Ms. Fearday who teaches First Grade. This is her first year in the district. Here is some information for you to get to know her. “I am the oldest of 4. I have 2 younger brothers: 21 and 14, and 1 younger sister, 19. I have 1 dog and 2 cats.” Ms. Fearday’s favorite food is pizza, her favorite color is pink, and her favorite sports team is the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Chiefs. In her free time, she enjoys reading and drawing. We’re glad to have you on our team!
Staff Spotlight: We would like to introduce you to Mrs. Doedtman who teaches science at the Jr/ Sr High school. She has been with the district for “lots of years”. Here is some information for you to get to know her. “My husband David and I have been married for 28 years. We have 4 girls between ages 17-26. We also have 3 grandkids.” Mrs. Doedtman’s favorite food is anything Panera, her favorite color is yellow, and her favorite sports team is Alabama. Roll Tide! In her free time, she enjoys playing guitar and growing flowers. We’re glad to have you on our team!
The science classes have been busy! Biology I made edible cells, and Biology II harvested greens from the hydroponic system.
Growing a salad, making fraction circles, and a Reader's Theater at the Grade School today
Niemerg's brought a check to school from the Round Up Event last week. $2121.45 was raised. Thank you to Niemerg's and all who participated.
Come join our team!
Great partner work with the Fifth Graders and the First Graders
Lots to see at the Grade School
Here is the 1978 Beecher City High School basketball team. Their record was 13-12. Don't forget to stop by Niemerg's and round up your bill. The money rounded up goes to Beecher City Schools.