Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Employment Opportunities: Applications can be found on our website at bismarck.k12.il.us. Contact Lisa Acton at lacton@bismarck.k12.il.us with any questions. K-4 Teacher Title I Reading Teacher Lunchroom Scanner/Monitor (2 hours daily)
3 days ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
The Dates to Remember for the 2019-20 school year is out. Click this link for a printable pdf: https://5il.co/7xgh
12 days ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Aubrey Carpenter
2019 Summer Reading Challenge is here! All BHES students are encouraged to participate. Rewards will be awarded based on how many challenges are completed. Print the file to work on throughout the summer, then bring it back in August. Enjoy your summer, and happy reading!
16 days ago, Aubrey Carpenter
Mrs. Petersen
Field day fun in the garden
17 days ago, Mrs. Petersen
Lisa Acton
Field Day fun!
18 days ago, Lisa Acton
Becky Sweeney
Third grade had fun with the bubbles too!
19 days ago, Becky Sweeney
Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Foster’s class went on a “Nature Walk” today and looked for things they could see, hear, smell, and feel!
19 days ago, Chelsea Foster
Becky Sweeney
The Wam Museum was a great success! Thank for coming and for your donations towards Bismarck Blessings!
19 days ago, Becky Sweeney
Mary McCool
1st grade had a great time at the park celebrating the end of the school year!
19 days ago, Mary McCool
Mary McCool
Bubble Fun!!
24 days ago, Mary McCool
Carrie Farrell
Bubble Fun! 2nd grade students had a blast at the Joyful Bubbles Behavior Reward Party.
24 days ago, Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Petersen
4th grade students visited The Bismarck Museum. They learned how to churn butter and more about the history of Bismarck.
25 days ago, Mrs. Petersen
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
BHES has the BEST Crossing Guard! Thank you Jane for helping to keep our kids safe day after day! Sun, rain, sleet or snow can't keep Jane away! Happy "Illinois School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day"!!!
26 days ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Chelsea Foster
Fuzzy Friday class award winners!
29 days ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
Along with our Warm Fuzzies, we awarded students with YEAR LONG perfect attendance! What an accomplishment! ☺️
29 days ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
We had some talented singers at Fuzzy Friday! Rowdy had the crowd going! Kindergarten sang You’ve Got a Friend in Me to their 4th grade buddies, and 4th grade sang A Million Dreams to the rest of the school! What a fun day celebrating a fun group!
29 days ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten avoided the rain and enjoyed a field trip at Kennekuk today! Ms. Susan taught us about animals that live in our county, we had a nature scavenger hunt, ate a picnic lunch, and played at the park! What a great day to be in K!
about 1 month ago, Chelsea Foster
Heather Meidel
First grade is so excited to be learning about the butterfly life cycle!
about 1 month ago, Heather Meidel
Becky Sweeney
Mrs. Sweeney's class had fun at the planetarium!!
about 1 month ago, Becky Sweeney
Becky Sweeney
Third grade had fun at the symphony and the park!
about 1 month ago, Becky Sweeney
Mary McCool
1st Graders read books to earn the parts of a pizza. They celebrated their accomplishments with a pizza party where they made and ate their own pizzas. They also participated in some pizza-making relay races.
about 1 month ago, Mary McCool
Lisa Acton
4th grade enjoyed their time in Springfield today!
about 1 month ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
Our kindergarten friends had the most special visitors! Grandmas and Grandpas came and spent the morning listening to our songs, eating snacks, and making a special craft! 💙
about 1 month ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
We have some talented kids at BHES! Thank you for sharing your talents with us today!
about 1 month ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
Congratulations to our Fuzzy Friday (on a Thrilling Thursday) classroom winners!
about 1 month ago, Chelsea Foster
Amy Ellis
Congratulations to our April Warm Fuzzy recipients!! We love to celebrate great character and acts of kindness! 🤗
about 1 month ago, Amy Ellis
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
May 10th, 2019 -- Lunch on the Lawn & Laura K. Girton Fun Run Information Kindergarten & 1st Lunch Shift: 11:00 - 11:30 am 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Grade Lunch Shift: 11:45 - 12:15 pm All visitors will check in behind the school at the East end of the building upon arrival. You are welcome to stay for the Laura K. Girton Fun Run. The dedication will begin at 12:45 with the race beginning at 1. Restrooms will be available for guests by entering through the East doors. The restrooms in this area are the only restrooms available to you during this event. Please do not enter any other area of the school.
about 1 month ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Congratulations to our BHES Golden Ruler Recipient, Kevin Jackson.
about 1 month ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
If you have a child that will be attending BHES next year for kindergarten, we need you to come register. Please stop by our office 9am-2pm Monday through Friday to register your kindergartener. Thank you! We look forward to meeting you.
about 1 month ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Congratulations to our students who made their marathons today! It was a beautiful day for our students to kick of mileage club.
about 1 month ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
19-20 School Year
about 1 month ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Laura K. Girton Fun Run shirts are on sale now. BHES students are bringing order forms home today or tomorrow. If anyone else would like a t-shirt, you can return the form and money BHES office. BHJH & BHRA will also accept your orders. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Chelsea Foster
We love the garden at BHES! 💙
about 1 month ago, Chelsea Foster
Carrie Farrell
More Treehouse and Playground Engineering and Design taking place during our time in Maker Space.
2 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Our class had fun in Maker Space with the kits for the Engineering and Design of a Playground or a Treehouse.
2 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
We need bus drivers! We need sub bus drivers immediately with regular route opportunities for next school year. If you are interested, please contact Jim Ribbe at 217-759-7291 or jribbe@bismarck.k12.il.us.
2 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Special Education Teacher needed for the 19-20 school year.
2 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Math magic with Max! He amazed our office team with his math facts!
2 months ago, Lisa Acton
Nicole Van Hyfte
"Love is an Open Door" in Mrs. Van Hyfte's music room - complete with choreography! I see some future actors and actresses in this group!
2 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Lisa Acton
Mrs. Acton had a great start to her day! Reading with the principal was the reward choice of this awesome 2nd grader!
2 months ago, Lisa Acton
Kate Thorlton
We are getting excited for Bismarck Elementary School's Family Science Night next Thursday! Pre-k students got to test out "Ooey Gooey" slime today! We can't wait to make it with all of our families next week!
2 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
We are getting excited for Bismarck Elementary School's Family Science Night next Thursday! Pre-k students got to test out "Ooey Gooey" slime today! We can't wait to make it with all of our families next week!
2 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Miss Dee, from the U of I Extension, visited pre-k yesterday to talk about healthy snacks. The boys and girls tried vanilla yogurt with raspberries on top. It was delicious!
2 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Applications can be found at http://www.bismarck.k12.il.us/employment-opportunities--141. If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Acton at 217-759-7251 or lacton@bismarck.k12.il.us.
2 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Nicole Van Hyfte
Mrs. Van Hyfte had some awesome visitors for lunch today! Any 3rd and 4th grader who completed their 8 weeks of "Beginning to Read Music" and received a 100% on their test got to participate in a pizza party during lunchtime in the music room! Great job!
2 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Chelsea Foster
In the Maker Space this week, kindergarten students were mixing technology sciences with reading, math, and social studies skills! Students coded our BeeBots to go to specific letters, numbers, and places on a map! You better BEElieve we had fun! 🐝
2 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Schaumburg
This week, Mrs. Schaumburg's class used an engineering and design kit to build tree houses and playgrounds in Maker Space!
3 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
This week, Mrs. Schaumburg's class used an engineering and design kit to build tree houses and playgrounds!
3 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Petersen
They did!
3 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Mrs. Petersen
Can they make the Pringles Ring?
3 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Heather Meidel
Mrs. Meidel’s class hatched 10 chicks! It was so fun learning about the life cycle of a chicken and seeing it played out in real life. The students were great caretakers of the fluffy chicks.
3 months ago, Heather Meidel
Becky Sweeney
Practicing for IAR by partner reading and playing games!
3 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Lisa Acton
Pizza adventure 2019: a great way to honor student achievement! 💙
3 months ago, Lisa Acton
Becky Sweeney
Surprise pizza delivery for academic achievement on STAR tests!!
3 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Nicole Van Hyfte
Live Music Monday with Mrs. Van Hyfte's music class was spent with Tuscola's Denny Ellis this week! All of the kids had a blast playing the bongos, Cajon, electric AND acoustic guitar, and got a chance to do some singing on a real microphone. We Will, We Will, Rock You!
3 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class wrapped up their math chapter on data analysis and their reading theme of "cooperation" by doing a group project. Each group created a survey, collected data, made a graph of their choice, and analyzed and presented the data. See them at conferences!
3 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class wrapped up their chapter on data analysis, and their reading theme of "cooperation" last week by working in groups to create their own surveys, graphs, and analyzing and presenting data over class favorites. Come see the graphs at conferences!
3 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Chelsea Foster
AR Inflatable Day was so much fun!
3 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
AR Inflatable Day was so much fun!
3 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Lisa Acton
More 3rd quarter behavior party fun - painting with BHRACHS art class and making slime.
3 months ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
These students earned a dance party by displaying positive behavior this quarter! 💙
3 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Mary McCool
First grade had so much fun learning about how maple syrup is made. We were able to experience first hand how much work it really is. We even got to taste real maple syrup!
3 months ago, Mary McCool
Carrie Farrell
What fun! Lego building was one of choices that students were able to enjoy for the Behavior Reward Party at BHES.
3 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
In Maker Space, 2nd Graders contructed traps to catch a leprechaun, just in time for St. Patrick's Day.
3 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Kate Thorlton
The morning pre-k class used fine motor skills to string green pasta and shamrocks onto necklaces. We are ready for St. Patrick's Day!
3 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
BHES, BHRA, & BHJH are teaming up to help collect coins for The Dwelling Place! We need your help to meet our goal of 69,900 cents! The Dwelling Place is a hygiene and household pantry that provides free products to those in need throughout Vermilion County. Please help us!
3 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Kindergarten registration will take place April 15 - April 30 from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm during weekdays at the BHES office.
3 months ago, Lisa Acton
Becky Sweeney
Fractions on a number line...fraction style!
3 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Mary McCool
We have been learning about dental health. Today we practiced brushing our “teeth” for 2 minutes.
3 months ago, Mary McCool
Mary McCool
First grade enjoyed learning about what animals do in the winter from the traveling naturalist.
3 months ago, Mary McCool
Becky Sweeney
The traveling naturalist came today! We got to see some live creatures, including a baby snapping turtle and a gecko. We even got to pet a milk snake!
3 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Amy Ellis
Kindergarten enjoyed our time with the Traveling Naturalist program! Mr. J taught us about Vermilion County animals and how they survive the winter. We even had the opportunity to touch a snake! 🐍🦎🐢
3 months ago, Amy Ellis
Carrie Farrell
2nd Grade enjoyed our visit from Mr. J, the Traveling Naturalist from Vermilion County Conservation District. He taught us about reptiles and amphibians in our area. He brought a skink, a small snake and a baby snapping turtle, plus we got to touch a milk snake.
3 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Petersen
Gavin is putting our new interactive number line to use by determing which two whole numbers the mixed number lies between.
3 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Nicole Van Hyfte
Kindergarten is learning about bucket drumming this week in Mrs. Van Hyfte's music class!
3 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Chelsea Foster
Who turned our kinders and firsties into feline creatures? Why, of course, it was the kindergarten teachers! #DrSeussDay
3 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten and 1st grade had so much fun, eating green eggs and ham made by the teachers of grade 1! #DrSeussDay
3 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Nicole Van Hyfte
It's Live Music Monday in Mrs. Van Hyfte's music room! Today, we welcomed Caleb and John from the local reggae band, Live Thru Wednesday!
3 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Lisa Acton
Students are encouraged to wear orange tomorrow to celebrate the March pillar of Character Counts - Fairness.
3 months ago, Lisa Acton
Becky Sweeney
Mrs. Sweeney's class are enjoying reading rotations!
4 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Nicole Van Hyfte
From Mrs. Van Hyfte's latest Live Music Monday - Dustin Danger from Oakwood's Rebelsfare Collective came and sang, inspired, and talked about his journey being a full time musician to every grade at BHES!
4 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Mrs. Bryant
New Bad Guy books coming to BHES library.
4 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Reminder: Friday, March 1st, 2019 is an Early Dismissal Day! No lunch will be served. BHES @ 11:30, BHJH & BHRA @ 11:40.
4 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Petersen
Students cracked codes, simplified fractions, and ordered fractions to save the love bugs. The digital escape room was tough, but the reward at the end was worth it.
4 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Amy Ellis
Kindergarten made erupting volcanoes for “V” week! 🌋💛
4 months ago, Amy Ellis
Becky Sweeney
Mrs. Sweeney's class had a fun time doing number talks!
4 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Chelsea Foster
Can you even say you learned about the letter V in kindergarten if you don’t make a volcano?! 🌋
4 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Tomorrow is Fuzzy Friday! That means you can wear a hat for a $1 donation to the BHES Parent's Club. Turn your dollar into your teacher tomorrow morning! Show us your hats!
4 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Even our District Curriculum Director took part in the learning! Way to go, Mrs. Carpenter!
4 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
It was a great day of learning at Bismarck! Our administrative team took part in a Google classroom session presented by our friends from Oakwood Grade School. The students led the presentation today and showed us how using this program can make learning engaging and meaningful for our students. A big thank you to the staff at OGS.
4 months ago, Lisa Acton
Nicole Van Hyfte
Second grade is learning different rhythms and songs with the Boomwackers in Mrs. Van Hyfte's music class!
4 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Nicole Van Hyfte
Second grade is learning different rhythms and songs with the Boomwackers in Mrs. Van Hyfte's music class!
4 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Heather Meidel
First graders practicing place value in a new way. :)
4 months ago, Heather Meidel
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Help Wanted: 2nd Shift Janitor Position - Hiring immediately. Applications can be found at: http://www.bismarck.k12.il.us/employment-opportunities--141. Any questions contact Jim Ribbe.
4 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Congratulations to our students who were honored at the 2019 Illinois Principal’s Association student recognition breakfast. 💙
4 months ago, Lisa Acton
Mary McCool
A few Danville Dashers hockey players came and read to 1st grade!!
4 months ago, Mary McCool
Lisa Acton
2019 Student Recognition Breakfast - Congratulations Madison & Caleb! We were able to meet with the guest speaker, Abby Foster. Abby was a former Miss Illinois and future educator. It was a wonderful morning and we are proud of our BHES students!
4 months ago, Lisa Acton
Carrie Farrell
What a fun Valentine's Day Party!
4 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Kristi Powell
Mrs. Powell's class celebrated Valentine's Day by creating drawing robots. Thank you parent helpers!
4 months ago, Kristi Powell
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class enjoyed making Chinese Lanterns in the Maker Space this week. This challenge went along perfectly with one of our reading stories called "Happy New Year."
4 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Carrie Farrell
Having a little Valentine Math fun with partners in 2nd Grade.
4 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class enjoyed making Chinese Lantern's in the Maker Space this week. This activity went along perfectly with one of our reading stories called, "Happy New Year."
4 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
This week, Mrs. Schaumburg's class had fun in Maker Space designing a Chinese Lantern. This activity went along perfectly with one of their reading stories called "Happy New Year."
4 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Sign-ups for March 21st & 22nd Parent-Teacher conferences are available now! Follow the link at: https://ptc1536850752.ptcwizard.com/parent/ to reserve your time.
4 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Petersen
Fourth Grade and Kindergarten buddies working on Math skills by sorting candy hearts.
4 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Lisa Acton
Calling on Kindergarten - 2nd grade parents! Please take a moment to complete the online survey about the behavior management program (color coded clip chart) that your child's teacher uses in the classroom. Thank you! https://goo.gl/forms/PzaEP0BKl6tPr7vY2
4 months ago, Lisa Acton
Nicole Van Hyfte
Mr. Mel Hoaks is having fun playing drums with Mrs. Van Hyfte's kindergarten music class!
4 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Nicole Van Hyfte
Mrs. Powell's 3rd grade class is learning that everyone has a part to play. Mr. Mel Hoaks is teaching Mrs. Van Hyfte's music class that everyone plays on different beats to make up a measure.
4 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Becky Sweeney
Mrs. Sweeney's class is having fun working together on multiplication centers.
4 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Nicole Van Hyfte
Mr. Mel Hoaks is having an awesome drum circle with 2nd grade. We love making noise in Mrs. Van Hyfte's music room!
4 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Nicole Van Hyfte
Mr. Mel Hoaks is visiting Mrs. Van Hyfte's music room today! The day is starting out with a lesson in rhythm for Mrs. Bilstad's 4th graders.
4 months ago, Nicole Van Hyfte
Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Foster’s math club did Valentine addition this week and found sums 2 different ways! Students used hearts to find their answers and a number line! We HEART math! 💗➕💗=💕
4 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kate Thorlton
Miss Dee, with the U of I Extension office, visited preschool on Wednesday. The boys and girls tasted dried blueberries, apples and golden raisins! They were delicious!
4 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k celebrated February birthdays today! Happy Birthday to Jaxon, Laura, Asher and Dillon!
4 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Heather Meidel
We had so much fun skating today! Thank you Illini Skateland!
4 months ago, Heather Meidel
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Fun Skating on Wednesday!
4 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Amy Ellis
We really miss going outside, but we were smiling big for indoor recess today!!
4 months ago, Amy Ellis
Mary McCool
How many licks does it take...100?? 1st graders licked a Tootsie Pop to see if we could get to the center in 100 licks.
4 months ago, Mary McCool
Heather Meidel
more 100 day pics
4 months ago, Heather Meidel
Heather Meidel
We finally got to celebrate the 100th day of school!
4 months ago, Heather Meidel
Mary McCool
Fun at Skateland!
4 months ago, Mary McCool
Becky Sweeney
Excited to get to Skateland!
4 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Becky Sweeney
Excited to get to Skateland!
4 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Mrs. Bryant
Some fun new picture books coming out tomorrow!
4 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Mrs. Petersen
Reading with our Kindergarten buddies.
4 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Mrs. Petersen
4th grade science classes working on Newton's Laws of Motion by creating a bumper coaster.
4 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Lisa Acton
Mrs. Miller's class working on music note recognition. It's a great day to learn about music at BHES.
4 months ago, Lisa Acton
Rebecca Ray
Kindergarten celebrating the 100th day of school!
4 months ago, Rebecca Ray
Amy Ellis
Happy 100th Day of Kindergarten! 💙
4 months ago, Amy Ellis
Kate Thorlton
The afternoon pre-k class had so much fun skating this week!
4 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Mary McCool
100 Day Fun!
4 months ago, Mary McCool
Mary McCool
100 Day Projects!
4 months ago, Mary McCool
Kate Thorlton
More afternoon Pre-k skating pics! Thank you to Mrs. Reifsteck's second grade class for being great helpers!
4 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
More pre-k skating pics! Thank you to Mrs. Reifsteck's second grade class for being great helpers!
4 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k had so much fun skating this week!
4 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Chelsea Foster
Kindergartners heard a story about twins who wanted to know who or what was messing up their room at night. The twins built a trap and then rebuilt it when it didn’t work. Eventually they caught their brother! We got together in groups, discussed our plan for our traps, then built our traps! 👷🏼‍♂️👷🏻‍♀️
4 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
No School Thursday, January 31st due to the extreme cold.
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Due to the extreme cold temperatures, there will be no school for Bismarck-Henning on Wednesday, January 30.
5 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Due to cold temperatures and weather conditions, Bismarck youth basketball practices are cancelled for the week. Games will still take place on Saturday. Thank you.
5 months ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
No School Tuesday, January 29th, due to poor county road conditions.
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Bryant
I Wanna, I Wanna! 3 new books coming to the shelves tomorrow. Book colors are red and yellow. Come check them out!
5 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Brrr! This week will be a cold one! Please be aware of the extreme cold temperatures in the forecast this week. If you or your student need a warm coat or other winter weather clothing, please let Mrs. Acton or your student's teacher know. Bundle up!
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Fuzzy Friday fun! The football team helped bring in Colby and we had some amazing joke tellers and singers!
5 months ago, Lisa Acton
Mary McCool
The students got to try their hands in a blubber glove and use “feathers” (cotton balls) to see just how penguins are able to stay warm in the frigid water.
5 months ago, Mary McCool
Becky Sweeney
We are loving our skating unit!
5 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Becky Sweeney
We are loving our skating unit!
5 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Mrs. Bryant
3 new easy reader chapter books coming to the shelves next week. Katie Woo!
5 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Sorry! Our phones are down right now. Feel free to send us an email or private message us.
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
In an effort to raise money for our Parent’s Club projects, students are invited to wear a hat on Friday, January 25 for the fee of $1 payable to the classroom teacher. It’s a great fundraiser to support our efforts for - behavior incentives, AR prizes, Chromebooks, STEM projects, and more! Thank you for your support.
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Bryant
New dog books going on the shelves Tuesday.
5 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Kate Thorlton
In preparation for the snow....Pre-k snow boys & girls! Wishing you a fun snow-filled weekend!
5 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Letter B week for Preschool! We had a blast racing toy boats, making paper boats in the art center, tracing letter B in shaving cream and sponge painting with letter B!
5 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten played a game called “Bump” to work on number recognition, subitizing, and simple addition!
5 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Update your phone contacts. The school messenger system will use the phone number (765) 371-9870 for all future voice alerts.
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Bryant
4 new Dr. Seuss books ready for checkout!
5 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Attn Parents: We need as many parents as possible to take the 5-Essential survey. It takes just a few minutes of your time to complete. Click the link below to take you to the survey. You have until January 18, 2019. http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Bryant
New books coming out tomorrow in the library. Come check them out!
5 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
The menu for tomorrow 1/7 is: Ravioli Cheese stuffed breadstick Sweet Corn Fruit Cocktail Milk
5 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Heather Meidel
Our Gingerbread men are on the loose in the school!! We found them at last!
6 months ago, Heather Meidel
Vicky Rademacher
This week we celebrated improvements in Reading Club with a Santa Hat Ring Toss Game. These smiles are brought to you by increased confidence in Reading. 😊 🎅🏼 📚 📖
6 months ago, Vicky Rademacher
Lisa Acton
Our students loved watching a few staff members dancing! Who has the best moves? https://elfyourself.com?mId=73143961
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
It’s a great day to be at work when you love what you do! Thank you, Mr. Abbed for helping make today memorable. You truly are a hero to many of our kiddos!
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Merry Christmas from our BHES teachers and staff.
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
A big thank you to these wonderful BHRACHS girls. They volunteered their time to help with crafts. Amazing girls! Thank you.
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Heather Meidel
First grade traveled around the world to see how Christmas is celebrated in other countries. We learned how the tradition of the Christmas tree originated in Germany. The students were able to decorate their own “sweet” tree.
6 months ago, Heather Meidel
Mary McCool
First grade searched all over the school as our gingerbread cookies were on the loose.
6 months ago, Mary McCool
Mary McCool
First grade traveled to Mexico to learn about the Christmas traditions there. Each student took a turn at breaking open our piñata, and we enjoyed the goodies inside. Feliz Navidad!
6 months ago, Mary McCool
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarteners made some sweet Gingerbread houses with their 4th grade buddies this week! 💙
6 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kate Thorlton
Pre-K visited Bowman Estates and the Hawthorne Inn to sing holiday songs to residents. The boys and girls handed out ornaments and brought lots of smiles to their faces!
6 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's Class is having fun with board game day! We are enjoying playing with our friends and learning new games.
6 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
Today Mrs. Schaumburg's Class is having fun with board game day! We played Candy Land, Head Banz, Uno, Monopoly Jr., Battleship, Guess Who, and more!
6 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
On Tuesday, Mrs. Schaumburg's class went to the Maker Space to help Santa make toys for Christmas. Our challenge was to make a 3 dimensional toy that would spin and had 4 different symbols.
6 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Kristi Powell
Mrs. Powell's class made 3D ornaments with a 3D printer! #WeLoveChristmas!!
6 months ago, Kristi Powell
Lisa Acton
Slime with Mrs. Miller
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Slime!!! Check out Mrs. Miller’s class investigating science by making their own slime.
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
In Mrs. Foster’s room, kindergartners celebrated “B Day” by playing with Beebots!
6 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Carrie Farrell
In the Maker space room, Mrs. Farrell's 2nd Graders used index cards and paper clips to build towers. This went along with our Mystery Science lesson on Properties and Phases of Matter.
6 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Amy Ellis
Kindergarten rotated classrooms to celebrate “B Day”. We had a “B Buffet” in Mrs. Ellis’s room! Mrs. Ellis read a “B” story while we ate our yummy bananas, bears, and bugles!
6 months ago, Amy Ellis
Lisa Acton
Some of our students enjoyed an exciting ride yesterday! Students who sold a certain number of fundraiser items were treated to a ride in a limo.
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Mary McCool
First graders learned how children in other countries celebrate Christmas. We decorated and ate Yule logs in France. They are sure to bring us good luck all year.
6 months ago, Mary McCool
Lisa Acton
You don’t want to miss tonight’s Christmas performance. Santa and his crew will be rocking their dance moves! 6:30 pm HS Gym
6 months ago, Lisa Acton
Mary McCool
First grade working together to build a bridge for the gingerbread man.
6 months ago, Mary McCool
Heather Meidel
First grade students were asked to work as a team to build a bridge for the gingerbread man to cross the river. We learned about folktales in reading this week and read the story of the gingerbread man.
6 months ago, Heather Meidel
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k had so much fun during our family ornament making days. Thank you for all of the help! I know the residents at Bowman Estates and Hawthorne Inn will love all of the handmade ornaments.
6 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's class had a visitor today. Monica Nyman from the St. Louis District Dairy Council came because we participate in the Adopt-a-calf program. She brought bracelets and stickers and helped us write a thank you letter to a dairy farmer for all of his hard work.
6 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's class had a visitor today. Monica Nyman from the St. Louis District Dairy Council came because we participate in the Adopt-a-calf program. She brought bracelets and stickers and helped us write a thank you letter to a dairy farmer for all of his hard work.
6 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
2nd Graders in Mrs. Farrell's room explored with magnets after reading the selection "Magnets Work" in our text book.
6 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Heather Meidel
First grade had a blast using scooters to race and try to spell a word first!
7 months ago, Heather Meidel
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's Second Graders used coding to move BeeBots through the pathways and mazes they created with Lincoln Logs.
7 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Lisa Acton
Fuzzy Friday Awards-Congratulations to all of our students! Students are encouraged to wear red on Monday for Character Counts.
7 months ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
It's not too late to order! Send your order and payment in with your student tomorrow! If you don't have a student, but want to order, contact Jenny at the information on the order form. Thanks for supporting BHES!
7 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Petersen
Fourth grade took their Kindergarten buddies on a sail on the Mayflower. They learned about the Pilgrim's voyage and sampled hard tack(crackers), salted beef (Slim Jims), and root beer.
7 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Chelsea Foster
Our kindergarten friends have been learning about the first Thanksgiving. We celebrated Thanksgiving by having a “feast” with foods similar to the first Thanksgiving meal! Turkey, popcorn, and cornbread with HOMEMADE butter!
7 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kristi Powell
Third graders were scientists today! We made corn dance and clarified Coca-cola.
7 months ago, Kristi Powell
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class enjoyed shopping at the 4th grade market.
7 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Lisa Acton
I had so much fun at market day with 4th grade.
7 months ago, Lisa Acton
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's Class enjoyed the Lego Mayflower Challenge in the Makerspace room!
7 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class enjoyed the Mayflower Lego challenge in Maker Space today!
7 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Shirt order forms are coming home today! Orders and money due 11/29. Thank you!
7 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Check out the amazing creations from the Makerspace room.
7 months ago, Lisa Acton
Kate Thorlton
We are Thankful for fun times with friends and families in Pre-k!
7 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Carrie Farrell
We enjoyed our field trip to the Festival of Trees.
7 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Heather Meidel
First grade had a great time at the Festival of trees!
7 months ago, Heather Meidel
Amy Ellis
We had “snow” much fun at the Festival of Trees! We got to read a story with Olaf and sing songs with Ana and Elsa. We also saw Mrs. Claus and Santa. We ate some cookies and explored all the beautifully decorated trees. Here is our class picture!
7 months ago, Amy Ellis
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
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7 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Carrie Farrell
For Mystery Science, we had fun learning about properties of different materials. Students had the task of designing and building a hat that would protect them on a desert island.
7 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Students enjoyed listening to celebrity readers, reading to themselves, reading to the teacher, reading to a friend, listening to Mrs. Farrell read, and eating delicious snacks with drinks during National Young Readers Day. Reading is fun!
7 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Celebrity Readers joined us to read to students for National Young Readers Day. Bailey Bryant- WCIA News Reporter, Dave Clapp- School Board President, "Officer"Jane Cress-Crossing Guard, Aubrey Carpenter-Curriculum Coordinator, and Jim Ribbe-Youth Coach & BH Maintenance and Grounds Supervisor were our guest readers.
7 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarteners were practicing making 6 and making 7. Students put 2 sides counters in a cup, dumped them out, and made number bonds by counting the counters!
7 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kate Thorlton
Our U of I extension "Color Me Healthy" lesson for the month focused on "eating a rainbow"! The afternoon Pre-k class tasted five different colored fruits!
7 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Our U of I extension "Color Me Healthy" lesson for the month focused on "eating a rainbow"! The afternoon Pre-k class tasted five different colored fruits!
7 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Our U of I Extension "Color Me Healthy" lesson for November focused on "eating a rainbow"! Morning Pre-k boys and girls sampled five different colored fruits.
7 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Becky Sweeney
BHES alum Bailey Bryant kicks off National Young Reader's Day!
7 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Becky Sweeney
Practicing for the Veteran's Day concert! We are excited!
7 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Mary McCool
We're ready for the Festival of Trees.
7 months ago, Mary McCool
Aubrey Carpenter
Don’t forget about our myON trial we have until December 31st! Students can login to www.myon.com, find Bismarck Henning Elementary School, type in the same login as their IXL login, and start reading! From this site, students can read books and articles and listen to audiobooks. They can also take an AR test after they read when at school! MyOn is also an app.
7 months ago, Aubrey Carpenter
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
We need bus drivers! Applications can be printed at www.bismarck.k12.il.us -- On the district page, click employment opportunities. Fill out the application for support staff. ?Questions? Contact Jim Ribbe at 217-759-7291.
7 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Carrie Farrell
Busy during Daily 5 doing reading and writing activities.
7 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Chelsea Foster
Check out these Master Builders! Students were given task cards and challenged to create the object!
7 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
Check out these Master Builders! Students were given task cards and challenged to create the object!
7 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Heather Meidel
We’re getting our tree ready for the Festival!!
7 months ago, Heather Meidel
Carrie Farrell
Working on Daily 5 activities to build literacy skills.
7 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Lisa Acton
BHES will be honoring local veterans during a presentation on 11/12 at 2:00 pm in the gym. Please RSVP to the Elementary office by calling 217-759-7251.
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Mrs. Petersen
More buddy pictures from our Witch Escape fun.
8 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Mrs. Petersen
Fourth grade and their Kindergarten buddies completing reading and math tasks to earn their Witch Escape Certificates.
8 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Heather Meidel
Fall Party Fun!
8 months ago, Heather Meidel
Chelsea Foster
We thought it would be a trick, but it was such a treat! Kindergarteners worked with our 4th grade buddies to get out of the escape room today! We had a super fun morning with our friends! Happy Halloween!
8 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Mary McCool
Fall Party Fun!
8 months ago, Mary McCool
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Wanted Immediately: 2nd Shift Janitor Full-Time Substitute Bus Drivers needed immediately Apply to Jim Ribbe at jribbe@bismarck.k12.il.us or 217-759-7291.
8 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Kate Thorlton
More Pre-K Pumpkin Fun!!!
8 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Chelsea Foster
We had our first Ag in the Classroom lesson of the year this week! Kindergarten learned about root vegetables! Some grow underground, like potatoes, and some grow above ground, like peas! We have our own garden in a glove to make predictions about! We can’t wait to watch our seeds sprout!
8 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k Pumpkin Fun!!!
8 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Lisa Acton
Items from our fundraiser can be picked up tomorrow following our dismissal until 5:30 pm. If you are picking up your child and fundraiser items, please follow normal car rider procedures and pick up your child, then you may circle around until our car line has ended and park at the East doors to pick up items. Thank you for your cooperation.
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Kona Ice Behavior Incentive
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
1st quarter behavior party! Kona Ice
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Talent show participants - They did a great job!
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
A big thank you to Coach Dodd, Coach Abbed, and the team for starting our day on a wonderful note! So proud of the BHRACHS team!
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
BHES had a group of very special visitors today! The HS football team greeted students as they arrived and read to them in the classroom. Our students loved spending time with these great young men! We wish them all the best in their game this weekend!!
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Kate Thorlton
Pre-K perfected their pumpkin cutting skills making silly pumpkin faces!
8 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Mrs. Bryant
Football players reading to 4th graders in the library.
8 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Are you curious whether you have what it takes to wrestle? Bismarck Youth Wrestling will hold an Introduction to Wrestling Camp from Monday, November 5 - Friday, November 9 in the BHES gym from 6:15pm-7:15pm. This camp will allow you to learn basic wrestling moves from our BHRA High School wrestlers & get a feel for how practices are ran. The camp cost is $20 for the week and if you decide to sign up for the season, that $20 will go towards your season sign up fee. The camp is open to all Kindergartners through 8th graders. The 2018-2019 season sign-ups will be held during the camp as well. Please see your 1st hour/homeroom teacher or the junior high office to get the flyer with details and the waiver required to attend camp. Hope to see you there!!!
8 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Chelsea Foster
Our Kindergartners took a field trip to Sunset this week. We played a pumpkin game, colored a Halloween picture, learned about the swans, and even received pumpkins to take home! 🧡
8 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Amy Ellis
Kindergarten had so much fun on our field trip to Sunset Memorial Park this week! ☺️ They helped us play games, color, and taught us some cool facts about the swans! We appreciate their invitation and the pumpkins they sent home with us!
8 months ago, Amy Ellis
Mrs. Petersen
We escaped by knowing our factors and multiples.
8 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Mrs. Petersen
Students had forty minutes to Escape the Classroom by knowing their factors and multiples.
8 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten friends explored the Maker Space today! 👩🏻‍🔬👨🏼‍🔬
8 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Petersen
Lego Milos being created.
8 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Mrs. Petersen
Mrs. Petersen's Science Classes are beginning to build their Lego Milos.
8 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's class went to Makerspace and worked in teams to complete tasks.
8 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's 2nd Graders used teamwork to complete tasks with Legos.
8 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's 2nd Graders used teamwork to complete tasks with Legos.
8 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Mary McCool
First grade read the story The Pigs, the Wolf, and the Mud. Today we worked together to build houses to see if they could stay standing when the wolf (hair dryer) came huffing and puffing trying to blow it down.
8 months ago, Mary McCool
Mrs. Bryant
The book fair is here! Come check out the Enchanted Forest! Book fair hours are Thursday night 4:00-8:00pm and Friday morning 8:00-11:00 am. Also there is an online shopping option http://www.scholastic.com/bf/bismarckhenningelemschool
8 months ago, Mrs. Bryant
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class is excited for the Scholastic Book Fair! Thank you to Mrs. Bryant and all her helpers for turning our hallway and library into an enchanted forest for the book fair.
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
LEGO math in Maker Space! Mrs. Schaumburg's class has been practicing skip counting, patterns, addition, subtraction, two step word problems, and place value. These LEGO challenges helped us model and enhance those skills!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
LEGO math in Maker Space! We have been practicing skip counting, patterns, addition, subtraction, two step word problems, and place value. These LEGO challenges helped us model and enhance those skills!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Lisa Acton
Please don't forget to sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences. If you are uncomfortable using the computer system, please give us a call at 2177595251 and we can assist you!
8 months ago, Lisa Acton
Becky Sweeney
The third graders are flossing to show their appreciation! Thank you Bismarck Area Fire Department!
8 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Mary McCool
Mrs. McCool's class enjoyed learning about fire safety.
8 months ago, Mary McCool
Heather Meidel
Thank you for teaching our kids about fire safety!
8 months ago, Heather Meidel
Chelsea Foster
Thank you Bismarck Area Fire Department for taking the time to teach our students about fire safety!
8 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class had fun during Fire Safety Day!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mary McCool
Pumpkin Patch!
8 months ago, Mary McCool
Chelsea Foster
This week’s #coloroftheweek was a perfect excuse to bust out some Halloween shirts! 🖤
8 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Schaumburg
We have been getting awesome fall artwork ready to show at Parent Teacher Conferences! Make sure to come to conferences to see the finished product!!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's class enjoyed Fire Safety Day!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
We have been getting awesome fall artwork ready to show at Parent Teacher Conferences! Make sure to come to conferences to see the finished product!!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Becky Sweeney
Third Graders had fun in the Makerspace saving Fred!
8 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Mrs. Schaumburg
We are studying properties of materials in science, including liquids, solids, and melting points. We did a candy melting activity to decide which candy to send our "friends" at Camp Way Too Hot. Chocolate melts fast, so send Starbursts instead!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
In science we are learning about properties of materials, including solids, liquids, and melting points. Today we had to decide on a candy to send to our "friends" at Camp Way-Too-Hot! We did a candy melting activity! Chocolate melts fast so send Starbursts instead!
8 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Chelsea Foster
We had a blast dressing up for homecoming this week! #gobluedevils
8 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kate Thorlton
Celebrating Homecoming week in Pre-k with Disney Day!
8 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Mary McCool
Applesauce Day!!
8 months ago, Mary McCool
Michele Reifsteck
We had lots of fun in the Makers Space room!
8 months ago, Michele Reifsteck
Heather Meidel
Garden fun!
9 months ago, Heather Meidel
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k is learning all about shapes! The afternoon class had a blast painting with small, medium and big squares!
9 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Carrie Farrell
2nd Grade Garden Fun
9 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's Class enjoyed the garden on this beautiful fall day.
9 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k is learning all about shapes! The morning class painted with big, medium and small squares on Thursday!
9 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k is learning all about shapes! The morning class painted with big, medium and small squares on Thursday!
9 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k is learning all about shapes! The morning class painted with big, medium and small squares on Thursday!
9 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Chelsea Foster
We proudly present this perfectly purple polished pal for this week’s #coloroftheweek
9 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Lisa Acton
Homecoming week starts tomorrow! BHES - Favorite team apparel! Happy Monday!
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Mary McCool
First Grade Fun in the Garden!
9 months ago, Mary McCool
Lisa Acton
BHES Veterans Day Presentation will take place on November 12 at 2:00 pm. Community members who are Veterans are invited! Please RSVP by calling BHES office at 217-759-7251 or emailing to lacton@bismarck.k12.il.us Please respect that this presentation is for Veterans only.
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten friends made some “soup” today! They used their tens frame to count out ten of each ingredient! #makemathfun
9 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kelly Cameron
Second graders had to design and build a hat that would protect them on a desert island. We had fun learning about properties of different materials!
9 months ago, Kelly Cameron
Kelly Cameron
Mrs. Cameron's class was so excited to receive our first free Scholastic book of the year! Thank you, sponsors!
9 months ago, Kelly Cameron
Aubrey Carpenter
BHES is using Tumblebooks again this year. Go to www.tumblebooks.com, username "bismarck", password "books". We also have a trial of Tumblemath until 11/30! Go to www.tumblemath.com, username "bismarckhenning", password "trial". Enjoy!
9 months ago, Aubrey Carpenter
Aubrey Carpenter
BHES has a trial of myOn, connected to AR, until the end of October. Go to www.myon.com. Find Bismarck Elementary. Student logins are the same as their IXL logins. From there, they can read or listen to books and have the possibility of taking an AR test if they'd like!
9 months ago, Aubrey Carpenter
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mileage Club is cancelled for today, Monday 9/24/2018. Will try again on Friday.
9 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Becky Sweeney
The students love the rings on the playground. Thanks Parents' Club!
9 months ago, Becky Sweeney
Lisa Acton
Congratulations to our 2nd Fundraiser Achievement Winner! Remember, our fundraiser ends on September 26.
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Kristi Powell
Third grade learning about seeds, flowers and fruit!!
9 months ago, Kristi Powell
Lisa Acton
Mileage Club has been cancelled for today, Friday, September 21. Thank you.
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Amy Ellis
Kindergarten can read LOG! We visited a log cabin yesterday to celebrate. Thank you to the Potters for allowing us to visit their log cabin!
9 months ago, Amy Ellis
Amy Ellis
Kindergarten can read LOG! We visited a log cabin yesterday to celebrate. Thank you to the Potters for allowing us to visit their log cabin!
9 months ago, Amy Ellis
Mrs. Petersen
Fourth Grade Science Class applying their knowledge of transverse waves by making a Google slideshow.
9 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Congratulations to our giant Rice Krispies Treat winner, Chance! His name was drawn from all the students that brought fundraiser Achiever tickets in on Tuesday. The next Achiever's Day is Friday.
9 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
BHES received a wonderful note from a student today thanking us for the new mulch and playground equipment. The real shout out goes to Parent’s Club! Thank you for all you do for our students.
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten students have been working hard on their Daily 5 stamina! This students are able to stay focused quietly on their books for 10 whole minutes! Way to go K! #kindergartenrocks
9 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Kristi Powell
Third grade science investigation: Is it a fruit or vegetable?
9 months ago, Kristi Powell
Heather Meidel
First grade had a fun day at Andi Mae's!
9 months ago, Heather Meidel
Mary McCool
First grade had a great time at Andi Mae's.
9 months ago, Mary McCool
Kate Thorlton
The afternoon pre-k class had a blast at our September Birthday Celebration! They enjoyed bumblebee snacks and found a treasure box full of bubbles at the end of our scavenger hunt!
9 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Kate Thorlton
Pre-k had their first Birthday Celebration today! We had bumblebee snacks and went on a birthday treasure hunt! The boys and girls were so excited to find the treasure box full of bubbles!
9 months ago, Kate Thorlton
Lisa Acton
Another student completed their marathon today! Congrats, Ashton!
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
ORANGE you going to like our #coloroftheweek picture?! #kindergartenrocks
9 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Schaumburg
After we gave Mrs. Acton our friendly letter, she wrote one back to our class!
9 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
Second grade is learning to write a friendly letter! We have learned that a letter has 5 parts, and today we wrote a friendly letter to Mrs. Acton and labeled the parts of the letter. We gave it to her AND she wrote us back! How exciting!
9 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
We are learning how to write friendly letters! After we gave Mrs. Acton our friendly letter, she wrote one back to us! We were so excited!
9 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Vicky Rademacher
Reading brings sweet rewards! Our BHES Summer Reading Challenge Superheroes celebrated with a trip to Andi Mae’s. They also received a Superhero bookmark to accompany them on their next adventure into a book. Super job, boys and girls!! 😊 📚📖🍨🍦
9 months ago, Vicky Rademacher
Vicky Rademacher
Reading brings sweet rewards! Our BHES Summer Reading Challenge Superheroes celebrated with a trip to Andi Mae’s. They also received a Superhero bookmark to accompany them on their next adventure into a book. Super job, boys and girls!! 😊 📚📖🍨🍦
9 months ago, Vicky Rademacher
Lisa Acton
Addy made her marathon today during mileage club! Congrats!!
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Carrie Farrell
Our Reading unit "Friends Help Friends" culminated with making Friendship Fruit salad.
9 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's 2nd Graders made Friendship Fruit Salad after our Reading unit entitled "Friends Help Friends". What fun!
9 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Farrell's 2nd Graders made Friendship Fruit Salad after our Reading unit entitled "Friends Help Friends". What fun!
9 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Our Reading unit "Friends Help Friends" culminated today with making Friendship Fruit Salad. What fun!
9 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Carrie Farrell
Our Reading unit "Friends Help Friends" culminated today with making Friendship Fruit Salad. What fun!
9 months ago, Carrie Farrell
Mrs. Schaumburg
What a rainy day today! Thankfully on Wednesday, we got to spend some outside in the garden after our Star Math Test! It looks great out there!
9 months ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Rebecca Ray
Writing names with SHAVING CREAM!!
9 months ago, Rebecca Ray
Amy Ellis
Kindergarten practiced writing our names in shaving cream today!
9 months ago, Amy Ellis
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten had so much fun today practicing names, letters, numbers, and shapes with shaving cream!
9 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten had so much fun today practicing names, letters, numbers, and shapes with shaving cream!
9 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Amy Ellis
The sky forgot it was blue day today, but Kindergarten didn’t! #coloroftheweek
9 months ago, Amy Ellis
Lisa Acton
Unfortunately, due to the rain, we will have to cancel mileage club for today. Thank you to all the volunteers offered to help today. We will try to start mileage club again on Monday.
9 months ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
Kindergarten friends were RED-ee for recess! #coloroftheweek
10 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
You are invited to Open House, tomorrow night, from 6-7pm. See your student's room and the work they've done the past 2 weeks! Grab a treat from the Kona Ice Truck parked out front! 25% comes back to Parent's Club! Stay for the Parent's Club Meeting at 7:15 in the cafeteria!
10 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Here is the link to our staff video on Youtube.https://youtu.be/cYT9SQhYCi4
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Chelsea Foster
Guess what color kindergarten is learning about this week?!💛
10 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Guess what?! Kona Ice of Champaign is coming to Open House! On August 30th from 6-7 come out and have some Kona Ice! 25% of proceeds from sales that night come back to the BHES Parent's Club! Stop by and see them! *SHARE*SHARE*SHARE*
10 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Have you seen our staff video? Be sure to view our BHES Facebook page to check out our staff celebrating Back to School!
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Picture day is first thing tomorrow morning! Follow the link below to purchase prints, or send your cash/check/order form tomorrow! https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/28509FA
10 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mrs. Petersen
Mrs. Petersen's class Escaping the Classroom digitally.
10 months ago, Mrs. Petersen
Chelsea Foster
Our kindergarteners played with magic play doh! The white play doh magically turned colorful as they played! ☺️
10 months ago, Chelsea Foster
Rachel Heidrick
First day in the Fourth Grade Good Vibe Tribe!✌️
10 months ago, Rachel Heidrick
Mary McCool
More first day fun!
10 months ago, Mary McCool
Mary McCool
First day fun!
10 months ago, Mary McCool
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
We are LIVE! BHCUSD & BHRA now have an app! Go to Google Play or the Apple Store and search Bismarck-Henning to download. You'll have access to events, menus, a live feed from your school's staff, and much more! Check it out!
10 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
BHES will dismiss early each day this week. We will continue to follow our dismissal plan. Car riders will be released through the main entrance. Parents, please remain in your car. If your child still rides in a car seat, it is helpful to position it behind the passenger side. Walkers are dismissed through the East doors. If you walk from your home to pick up your child to walk home with them, they are considered a walker. Our crossing guard will cross the student at the walk. Thank you for your continued support of our dismissal process.
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Day 2 of teacher orientation! Love BHES
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
BHES staff can’t wait to show you what we worked on today during our first in-service! #kidsdeserveit #bheskidsdeserveit
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Kindergarten Orientation Pictues
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
The staff is back! The staff of BHCUSD & BHRA reported today.
10 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
A big thank you to The Parent’s Club for help in purchasing the Class of 2031 shirts! This was such a fun way to welcome our new students! Thank you for supporting our kids!
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Welcome Class of 2031! Kindergarten Orientation.
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Scott Watson, Superintendent
Kindergarten Open!! Kindergartners first experience on a school bus!!
10 months ago, Scott Watson, Superintendent
Lisa Acton
Welcome new staff! Orientation today.
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Kindergarten Parents: If you're coming to kindergarten orientation tomorrow night, please bring your kiddos' school supplies! They'll have an opportunity to put them in their classrooms. It will make their first day go just a little bit smoother. :)
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Date to Remember! August 22 will be school pictures. Forms will go home the first day of school.
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Kindergarten Open House - Tuesday 6pm. We can’t wait to meet our new students!
10 months ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
We will have a 4th grade parent meeting on Thursday, August 16th. This is for parents only. Please see the attached flier for more information.
10 months ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Lisa Acton
Don't forget to register your K-4 student for the 2018-2019 school year! Registration is today until 12:00 and then tonight from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
11 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Willow is working on her Summer Reading Challenge! Be sure to send us pictures of where we can find you reading this summer!
11 months ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Summer Reading Challenge is on! Be sure to check your email for the challenge list. Complete two of the tasks and turn in your signed sheet by September 1 to collect your SWEET treat!
about 1 year ago, Lisa Acton
Mrs. Schaumburg
We enjoyed the bubbles and chalk station on Field Day!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg
First grade went on our annual picnic this week! We had a great time playing and enjoyed our picnic.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Chelsea Foster
Joyful Bubbles definitely lives up to its name!
about 1 year ago, Chelsea Foster
Jen Gaddis
My class enjoyed the Danville Symphony, and then we had a fun filled afternoon at the park.
about 1 year ago, Jen Gaddis
Jen Gaddis
These 3rd graders were able to attend STEM day in St. Joe. We picked out many fun things we would like for our STEM room at BHES. It was a fun afternoon!
about 1 year ago, Jen Gaddis
Jen Gaddis
4 of my students were the top readers in 3rd grade and were able to enjoy the AR Limo Day with Mrs. Acton!
about 1 year ago, Jen Gaddis
Jen Gaddis
4 of my students were the top readers in 3rd grade and were able to enjoy the AR Limo Day with Mrs. Acton!
about 1 year ago, Jen Gaddis
Chelsea Foster
First grade butterfly release!
about 1 year ago, Chelsea Foster
Mrs. Schaumburg
Mrs. Schaumburg's Class spent some time in the garden this week!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Heather Meidel
First Grade Releases Their Butterflies
about 1 year ago, Heather Meidel
Mrs. Schaumburg
Today 1st grade released our butterflies!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Schaumburg
Carrie Farrell
Our 2nd Grade field trip to Forest Glen was informative and fun!
about 1 year ago, Carrie Farrell
Michele Reifsteck
Second Grade had a wonderful field trip to Forest Glen!
about 1 year ago, Michele Reifsteck
Lisa Acton
Cheer Bear Winners for April: Mrs. Schaumburg's Class
about 1 year ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
A few of our students attended a STEM conference yesterday to check out the latest technology coming to STEM classrooms.
about 1 year ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Building Bridges in 1st Grade! Last week in Maker Space, we worked with a partner to build a bridge out of toothpicks and playdoh.
about 1 year ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Farming in First Grade - First grade classes spent time with the Ag in the Classroom program today learning how to plant vegetables.
about 1 year ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
Kindergarten students who will be attending BHES for the 2018-19 school year may pick up registration packets during our pre-registration dates: Monday, April 23 - Thursday, April 26 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Students entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old before September 1, 2018. When picking up your packet, please bring a certified copy of your child’s birth certificate, health immunization records, and proof of residency.
about 1 year ago, Lisa Acton
Lisa Acton
STEM Activity: Mrs. Whitt's 3rd grade class exploring circuits. Thank you to the BHES Parent's Club for supporting our Makerspace room.
about 1 year ago, Lisa Acton
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Mystery Science! Mrs. Willard taught 1st graders how vegetables found in their soup are grown!
over 1 year ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Creative Book Report by the 4th Grade students!
over 1 year ago, Bismarck-Henning Elementary School
Scott Watson
Miss Ray's Class writing their names in shaving cream!
over 1 year ago, Scott Watson