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.
Parents: This morning we were notified a student 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.
Parents: Letters were sent home today with students regarding changes to our learning schedule. The letter is also posted on our website under the news section along with an updated 2020-21 school calendar.
Parents: This past weekend we had three staff members and several students who were in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing was completed Sunday and all individuals who were in close contact have been quarantined according to IDPH guidelines. These individuals have not been at school since their contact. We want you to have accurate up-to-date information just in case you hear otherwise. Thank you.
Reminder: Parents please continue to certify your child’s health every single day before sending them to school. We are off to a great start and want to keep it going! Thank you!
The softball and baseball teams are back in action today in the park against Marion. If you plan on coming out, please follow IDPH guidelines and remember to spread out around the field to help with social distancing. Good luck!
K-4 classroom t-shirt order forms are due on Friday, Aug. 21. Forms can be found under the Documents/PTO tab on the website. Get your form to your child's teacher!