Baseball and softball both come home from Mt. Vernon tonight with wins. Good luck tomorrow at Carterville!
Cross Country Update (8/25): Today's cross country practice has been moved to 6:30 - 7:30 PM at the park.
Baseball grabs another conference win tonight, beating Harrisburg 6-1. Baseball and softball both head to Mt. Vernon tomorrow afternoon. Good luck!
Cross Country Update (8/24): Today's cross country practice has been moved to 6:30 - 7:30 PM at the BGS track.
BGS Parents: Tonight, the Board of Education voted to follow the Governor’s Executive Order mandating masks for all teachers, students, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. The mandate will begin tomorrow, August 24, 2021. No matter where you fall on this issue, I want to thank you in advance for your cooperation and support of BGS.
It was a great night to be at the ballpark! The baseball boys came away with a 16-1 win after 4 innings. The softball team won a 7th inning comeback thriller 5-4! We’ll see you back in the park tomorrow.
Our baseball and softball teams kick off a busy week at home against Herrin today (4:30). They host Harrisburg tomorrow before heading to Mt. Vernon on Wednesday and Carterville on Thursday.
Weekly Athletic Calendar: 8/23 - 8/28
The 5th and 6th grade band testing and rental night for new band members is coming up. Please see the attached flyer if you have a student that would be interested.
The baseball and softball teams open up conference play this afternoon against West Frankfort. Both games start at 4:30 PM at the Benton park. Good luck!
The weekly athletic calendar is attached.
Congratulations to the baseball team on opening up their season with a 5-0 win on the road at McLeansboro. Softball fell 8-3 in their opener. Both teams are back in action at home on Monday vs DuQuoin (4:00) and Tuesday vs West Frankfort (4:30) before heading to Marion on Thursday (4:30). We're looking forward to a couple of great seasons!
The homeroom/first hour class lists have been posted on the 5-8 arrival doors. All students will receive their schedules Tuesday morning.
The weekly athletic calendar is attached. A home softball game has been added for tomorrow with Ewing (4:00 PM). Cross country sign ups will be this week. You must have a current physical on file at the school to participate. The first practice will be Monday Aug. 16th 2:15-3:15 at the track.
Parents: The Board of Education met this afternoon regarding the potential amendment of our current opening plan to require masking. No action was taken. Therefore, the current plan of recommending masking will remain in place. Our current plan can be found at www.benton47.org. Thank you.
Updated Weekly Athletic Calendar (Baseball)
The weekly athletic calendar for 8/2 - 8/7 is attached.
Use the following link to access the school supply lists for BGS students K-8: https://www.benton47.org/browse/237560
The 2021 Baseball and Softball schedules are attached.
Attached is the updated weekly athletics calendar. Updated: Softball tryouts are tomorrow morning (7/27/21) from 9:00-11:00 AM at the Benton Park. Reminder: Baseball tryouts are Wednesday morning (7/28/21) from 8:00-10:00 AM at the Benton Park. Good luck to everyone trying out!