Good luck to the cross country team as they travel to Herrin this afternoon to run the First Baptist Church course. The first race will begin at 3:00 PM. Go Rangers!
Congratulations to the baseball team on their first round regional win last night. The regional championship will be played with Mt. Vernon on Thursday, October 1st at the Benton Park. Game time is 4:30 PM. Good luck Rangers!
Good luck to the baseball (@ home) and softball (@ Ham Co) teams as they open up regional play today at 4:30. The cross country team will also be in action at the park today at 4:00.
The two Chromebook sites located at the school for remote learning will be closing at 11:00 AM today to allow for additional cleaning. Normal hours will resume next Friday, October 2nd.
We just received 50 additional copies of last years (2019-2020) 5-8 yearbook. Yearbooks can be purchased for $27 each by contacting the office on a first come, first served basis.
Congratulations to the Baseball and Softball teams on their wins yesterday. Baseball is back in action today at home against Du Quoin at 4:00, while softball travels to Du Quoin for a 4:00 start. Regional brackets can now be viewed on SIJHSAA.com. Baseball hosts West Frankfort on 9/29 (4:30), and softball travels to Hamilton County on 9/29 (4:30). A win on 9/29 for either team will advance them to the Regional Championship on 10/1 (4:30), with that location to be determined.
K-4 Picture Day is today, Tuesday, September 22. Extra forms are available at the office. Remote Learners with last names A-L will be taken from 2:30 to 3:00. Students with last names M-Z are from 3:00 to 3:30. SMILE:)
Upcoming Athletic Activities: Cross Country (9/21 Meet @ Benton Park - 4:00). Baseball (9/22 vs Mt. Vernon - 4:30, 9/23 vs Du Quoin - 4:00). Softball (9/22 vs Christopher - 4:30, 9/23 @ Du Quoin - 4:00). Good luck Rangers!
K-4 picture day is Tuesday, September 22. Remote learners will be split into groups... LAST NAME A-L 2:30-3PM (Grade doesn't matter) LAST NAME M-Z 3:00-3:30PM (Grade doesn't matter)
Picture day for 5-8 students at BGS will be tomorrow, Wednesday, September 16th. Picture packets have been sent home, extra packets will be available at the office. Remote learning students will have pictures taken from 2:30-3:00 (5th and 6th grades) and 3:00-3:30 (7th and 8th grades). Please come through the 5/8 front doors, wear a mask and self certify before entering the building.
Parents: This morning, Sept. 14, we were notified an individual at BGS tested positive for COVID 19. We immediately took action. Bi-county Health was notified. They immediately conducted contact tracing. Students who need to be quarantined moving forward are being notified by the school and the health department. If you have not been notified by the school or Bi-County, your student was not in close contact with the positive case. Please remember to complete self certification before sending your child to school. Thank you.
Upcoming Events, 9/14-9/18 Mon. 9/14 - CC Meet @ Mt. Vernon, 2:50 Bus, 4:00 Start Mon. 9/14 - Baseball/Softball vs. Harrisburg, 4:00 Start Tues. 9/15 - Baseball/Softball @ Carterville, 2:50 Bus, 4:30 Start Thurs. 9/17 - CC Meet @ Benton Park, 4:00 Start
Upcoming Athletic Events Tuesday 9/8: Baseball/Softball @ Marion (2:50 bus/4:00 start) Thursday 9/10: Baseball/Softball vs. Herrin (4:00 start) Thursday 9/10: Cross Country @ Marion (2:15 bus/3:00 start)
Good luck to the baseball and softball teams as they get ready to take on Carterville. It’s a 4:30 start in the park.
The cross country team is back in action today at the Benton Park. The triangular meet with Marion and Herrin kicks off with the JV Girls at 4:00. JV Boys, Varsity Girls, and Varsity Boys races will follow. Please remember to social distance or wear a mask so that we can keep our sports programs competing.
Baseball/Softball vs. Carterville - Games Rescheduled New Date: Friday, September 4th, 4:30 PM Benton Park
Baseball and Softball have been canceled for today. The cross country meet is still on as scheduled
We have Baseball/Softball (at the park) and Cross Country (at Salem) scheduled for today. We will continue to watch the weather for the next couple of hours and provide updates if any changes occur.
The baseball and softball teams take on West Frankfort at 4:00 PM at the Benton Park this afternoon. Good luck!
Picture day for 5-8 students at BGS will be on Wednesday, September 16th. Remote learning students will have pictures taken from 2:30-3:00 (5th and 6th grades) and 3:00-3:30 (7th and 8th grades). Picture packets will be sent home, available in the office or online shortly.