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Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Pre-Registration 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. . . . read more

Newsletter April 6, 2018

Bismarck-Henning Elementary Newsletter April 6, 2018 Kindergarten Pre-Registration Kindergarten students who will be attending BHES for the 2018-19 school year may pick up registration packets during our pre-registration dates: . . . read more

NED is in the Building

NED was in the building! Kids loved this presentation on effectively dealing with test anxiety! The yo-yos were a hit! Parent's Club will be helping to sell these Monday - Wednesday next week. read more

Spaghetti Dinner Benefiting Laura Girton

Spaghetti Dinner Benefiting Laura Girton Thrusday April 19th 4:30-7:30pm Bismarck Henning Elementary School read more

BHES Kids on the Radio!!

Our BHES kids are soon to be famous! Our classrooms participated in the he WIXY pledge of the day today. Mr. Holstein really enjoyed coming to our school and meeting our students, staff, and teachers. Here is the list of dates when our . . . read more

Growing Vegetables

Mrs. Willard taught 1st graders how vegetables found in their soup are grown! read more

Mystery Science

Mrs. Willard taught 1st graders how vegetables found in their soup are grown! read more

Culvers Night

Culver's Night  Monday, January 29, 2018 5:00-8:00 pm.  BHES STAFF will be serving food! All students, families, and community members are invited Proceeds will be used for BHES Activity Fund read more

Love for Laura

We are going to be selling shirts for  Laura Gizoli Girton . We know that Laura is loved by many people. The communities of Oakwood and Bismarck-Henning hold a special place in her heart, so we have incorporated Bismarck blue and Oakwood . . . read more

December Newsletter

Bismarck-Henning Elementary   December 1, 2017 Wed.    . . . read more

Grade School Christmas Program

Grade School Christmas Program Tuesday December 12th @ 6:30 in the High School Wilcox Gym  read more

Stem Challenge

Mrs. Schaumburg’s class doing the soldier STEM challenges. Groups had to either build a boat for a toy soldier, or build a way to launch the soldier a certain distance. We had a good time working together as engineers! read more

Weekly Newsletter November 3

Weekly Newsletter November 3rd  read more

Creative Book Reports

Creative Book Report by the 4th Grade students!!!!!! read more

Parents Club offering BH Shirts

BHES Parents Club is offering BH t-shirts and other items for sale. Items will be in before Christmas. An order form recently went home with your students. More information can also be found on the BHES Parents Club Facebook page. read more

10/27 Newsletter

Bismarck Henning Elementary Newsletter read more

Wild West BHES Book Fair

WIld West BHES Book Fair begins Thursday during school and throughout Parent Teacher Conferences. Students may bring money to purchase items on Thursday during school. Stop to shop Thursday night and Friday morning during conferences. There . . . read more

Weekly Newsletter

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Shine your Smile Day

Shine Your Smile Day October 4th read more

Shaving Cream Fun

Miss Ray's Class writing their names in shaving cream! read more

Supplies for Texas

First and Fourth grade classes adopted a classroom in Texas and collected needed school supplies to ship to them. Today they made cards, packaged the supplies, and took six large boxes to the post office to be mailed. Thank you to our Parents . . . read more

Free Trial Of TumbleBooks

The district has received a free trial of Tumble Book for elementary thru high school. During the 30 day trial period (8/21-9/21) we would like the parents and students to take a look around and let us know what you think. Elementary . . . read more


   Registration for all three buildings will be held on Wednesday, August 2nd from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm, and Thursday, August 3rd from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm.    . . . read more

BHES Summer Reading Challenge!

BHES Summer Reading Challenge DIRECTIONS:   Level 1 Challenge :  Choose 5 out of each category.  Circle the challenges you have completed, and have a parent sign to verify.  Bring a picture in of you . . . read more

Garden Walk

BHES Master Gardener's Garden Walk pictures. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped get the garden ready, and to those of you who took the tour. Great job Sue Dill-Colby! read more

Lunch on Lawn Cancelled

NO LUNCH ON THE LAWN today due to the rain. We will see you for Lunch on the Lawn again in September!!!     read more

BHES Fun Run

BHES FUN RUN- Friday, May 12th at 1:00 sponsored by the Parents Club. Please turn in your sponsorship money ASAP. Money raised will go toward the Mileage Club program, PE equipment, and playground upgrades! Thank you for your support! read more

Lunch of the Lawn

Lunch on the Lawn this Friday, May 12th. Kindergarten & 1st Grade 11:00 – 11:30;  2nd Grade 11:40 – 12:10;  3rd & 4th Grades 12:20 – 12:50 read more


4th grade landform mini museum. read more

PARCC Celebration

Third & Fourth Grades celebrated being finished with PARCC testing yesterday during a "Peep Party." Students earned peeps for using their strategies during testing. Each color represents one of the strategies including: working . . . read more

3rd Quarter Stars

Congratulations to all of the students who met their 3rd Quarter Accelerated Reader goal and earned a T-Shirt! read more

Family Game NIght at BHES 4/13/2017

BHES FAMILY GAME NIGHT IS TONIGHT!! WHAT: Family Game Night WHERE: Bismarck-Henning Elementary School WHEN: APRIL 13TH , 2017 TIME: 5:30-7:30 P.M. GAMES: FREE!! Play LIFE SIZED games with your FAMILY such as: Angry Birds, . . . read more

One Judge, One Book Program

Judge Wall visited Third Grade today to read Lincoln's Hat to the students for the One Judge, One Book Program. read more

SIT IN, In Mrs. Girtons' Office

Mrs. Petersen's Class staged a SIT IN in Mrs. Girton's office today! After reading their Scholastic News regarding a famous Sit In, the 4th graders had a Sit In to protest the cafeteria- asking for longer lunch periods and more . . . read more

100th Day of School

Third Grade 100 Day activities making structures from 100 cups or 100 marshmallow and toothpicks! read more

Solar Eclipse

Bismarck-Henning Elementary is planning on incorporating the Solar Eclipse into our first day of school activities.   After having some issues with recalled viewing glasses, we have procured approved eclipse viewing . . . read more

Preschool Screening Dates

Parents:  In order to be eligible for the Bismarck-Henning Elementary Preschool For All Program, your child needs to participate in one of the screenings listed below:   2017-18 Birth to Three . . . read more

Weekly Newsletter- May 19

Bismarck-Henning Elementary May 19, 2017 Tues.      . . . read more

Weekly Newsletter- April 28

Bismarck-Henning Elementary April 28, 2017 Mon.      . . . read more

Weekly Newsletter- April 21

Bismarck-Henning Elementary April 21, 2017 Fri.         . . . read more

The Traveling Naturalist

The Traveling Naturalists are here today from Forest Glen Preserve presenting to all grade levels. The third-graders are seeing "Wildlife Investigations!" read more

Donuts For Everyone

The students in Mrs. Petersen's class came up with ideas for original donuts as part of a lesson. They then each wrote persuasive essays to Royal Donut asking them to choose their idea to feature as the Flavor of the Month. Royal Donut . . . read more

Marine Comes To Visit Kindergarteners

Jacob Howard, former BHES student and BHHS graduate surprised many at school Thursday when he came to talk to the Kindergarten classes. We thank you for your service too! read more

Lunch on the Lawn

Lunch on the Lawn Kindergarten & 1st Grade 11:00-11:30 , 2nd Grade 11:40-12:10; 3rd & 4th Grades 12:20-12:50 Our first Lunch on the Lawn will be Friday, September 9th and will be held each Friday during the month of . . . read more


The entire Faculty and Staff of Bismarck-Henning is excited to welcome students back on Monday, August 22nd! read more

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