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BHHS Students Participate in Sen. Barickman's Youth Advisory Council

On November 10, 2016 four students from BHHS participated in Sen. Jason Barickman's Youth Adivsory Council. Kelsey Taylor, Marissa Oxendine, Lillian Gossett, and Nicholas DePuy were chosen by classmates in their U.S. History . . . read more

BHHS AV Videos

For the past 4 years, the BHHS AV class has worked on numerous videos. Some were good and some not so good.  We are grateful for the support of the administration, faculty and staff.  It's not easy putting yourself in front of a . . . read more

Sportsmanship Leaders

Sportsmanship leaders. These two deserving students were nominated to receive the prestigious John Dickson County Sportmanship Award. The school would like to thank them for setting great examples for behavior even, and especially, in . . . read more

Student Of The Month

Congratulations to Warren Nibbe on being named Student of the Month!! read more

Fall Sports Award Banquet

Fall Sports Awards Night  This Tuesday Nov. 15th in MPR at 6:30pm.  Football, Volleyball, Cross-country, Golf, Soccer, and Tennis will recieve their awards. Cheerleaders and Devilettes will be recognized.  We . . . read more

Honoring Veterans

We had the honor of having Tom and Audrey Morse, Rich and Jill Darby, and Miles Clark make our Veterans Day memorable. Tom and Audrey shared with students their passion and pride for the military. Rich Darby was able to share the reason for . . . read more

College Resources

Planning for college can seem pretty overwhelming, but it's a lot easier with the right tools just a click away. And it’s even better when those tools are free! Use the ISAC Student Portal to help you choose a college, learn about . . . read more

NHS Blue Devils Santa Apparel

The BHHS National Honor Society is selling holiday Blue Devil apparel. Orders and money are due by Wednesday, November 16th. Please turn forms and money into the school office. Checks can be made to: BHHS NHS. (Apparel is charcoal gray with . . . read more


VICTORY! Congratulations to the Blue Devils for a win over Sangamon Valley in the first round of playoffs. Round 2 will be Saturday at 1pm in Champaign for a rematch against St. Thomas More. read more

First Round for the Devils

The Blue Devils open the postseason with a first round home playoff game vs. Sangamon Valley on Saturday at 6pm. Gates open at 4:15pm and admission is $5 for everyone. read more

BHHS Key Club is Pancake Crazy!

The Bismarck-Henning Key Club was at it again on Thursday, 20 October 2016, helping the local Kiwanis clubs with their annual pancake day at the Palmer Arena in Danville, IL.  This is the tenth year that the Key Club has been able to . . . read more

Homecoming Week is Here!

Homecoming Week has begun! Today's spirit day is 50s/60s or Opposite Day. read more

2016 Homecoming Parade & Football Game

 2016 Homecoming Parade & Football Game  read more

BHHS Soccer Continues Winning Streak

The BHHS soccer team beat Blue Ridge 3-2 Saturday to continue their winning record of 4-0. The Blue Devils took charge the 2nd half, coming back from being down 2-0. Two goals from Blake Reifsteck tied the game. With just minutes left, Drew . . . read more

BHHS Golf Defeats Oakwood

The BHHS Golf Team coached by Terry French, defeated Oakwood 166-171 Wednesday night at Harrison Park. The Varsity Golf team includes Hunter Keith, Skyler Mitchell, Blake Douglass, Cade Herriott, Kade Smith and Jake Sermersheim. read more


Dates to Remember 2016-2017 read more

Congratulations Class of 2016

Congratulations Class of 2016!  read more

May Student of the Month

Congratulations to Jeanna Russell for being selected as May Student of the Month. Jeanna was nominated for being hard working and putting in a lot of time and organization into Prom. Her class sponsors said that Jeanna was instrumental . . . read more

All School Picnic

BHHS held the all school picnic on Tuesday May 10th. Students were dismissed from class at 11:40 to enjoy the picnic and all of the entertainment the rest of the afternoon. After eating lunch, the students had a variety of activities to . . . read more

Record Breaking Season

Well they did it again! We have a new 4x100 and 4x200 relay school record. Congrats to Izaack Kitchens, Nate Moreman, Travis Lappin, and Blake Reifsteck for the new times at the St. Joe Spartan Classic this past Friday. Their new time . . . read more

BHHS National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

The BHHS Chapter of National Honor Society held their Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April 29 th , at 7:30 PM in the MPR. Twenty new members were inducted. Those new members include Daria Hogren, Phoenix LaCombe, Ellie Astell, Blake . . . read more

BHHS Baseball

Congrats to the Blue Devils baseball team who defeated Schlarman 11-5. Wade Edwards pitched 5 scoreless innings in relief to earn the win. Hunter Keith had 3 hits, Thomas Savage had 2 hits, and Dylan Dodd hit a triple. Blue Devils are now . . . read more

BHHS Art Students Receive Awards at VVC Art Show

BHHS Art students had an opportunity to display their artwork at the Vermilion Valley Conference Art Show on April 9th. Eight BHHS students received awards for their art. They include: Abby Mikel - 1st Place in Acrylic/Oil . . . read more

Dylan Dodd Reaches 100 Career Hits

Dylan Dodd recently reached a 100 career hits milestone.  Dodd becomes the 5th member of the 100 hit club. Dodd needs 18 hits to become the all time hit leader at Bismarck-Henning.  Cory Phelps and Adam Jaynes currently hold the . . . read more

BHHS Track

The Blue Devil Track teams have started their season with a win over Oakwood at a home meet. They also did very well at the Hoopeston Triangular, Blake Reifsteck 1 st  in the long jump, 100, 200, and 400 R. Riley . . . read more

BHHS Softball

The Blue Devil softball team has gotten off to a great start despite the cold weather. Last weekend the team r ecovered from a 5-4 setback versus Pontiac and came back with a 11-1 win vs Centennial and a big 8-1 win against Georgetown at . . . read more


CONGRATULATIONS to Ella Nelson for winning the County Sportsmanship award in girls basketball and Colton Story on being recognized as our school’s nominee for the sportsmanship award in boys basketball.  All nominees were . . . read more

Student of the Month - Phoenix LaCombe

Congratulations to Phoenix LaCombe on being selected for Student of the Month. Phoenix was nominated for her involvement in various school activities this year. She has really shown what an outstanding student and leader she is. She is . . . read more

Scholastic Bowl

Congrats to the Scholastic Bowl team for a great season. Varsity ended the season with a record of 23-3 and a County Championship. Varsity team members are: Sage Clark, Riley Wagner, Jarrett Stevens, Jason Tilman, Christina Jackson and Jett . . . read more

BHHS Presents School House Rock

The BHHS Drama Club performed School House Rock Live! this past week-end in the Junior High Gym. There were 3 performances, Friday March 4th at 7:00 PM, Saturday March 5th at 3:00 PM, and Sunday March 6th at 2:00 PM. Great job . . . read more

Math Contest

Congratulations to the Math Team for taking 2 nd place at Parkland Saturday. Sage Clark, Dawson Getts and Kirsten Pickett were individually recognized. We had multiple teams recognized including the 2-person team of Eon Swinford and Michael . . . read more

BHHS Cheerleaders Win County Cheer Competition

The BHHS Cheerleaders won the Vermilion County Cheerleading Competition held at the Palmer Arena on January 23rd, 2016. Members of the squad include seniors Daria Hogren, Mady Finney and Laney Stephens. Other team members are Ellie Astell, . . . read more

Wrestlers at Sectionals

Whalen Rockwell and Cody Miller Advance to State

This weekend four Bismarck-Henning wrestlers competed at the Sectional tournament; Gage Foster, Whalen Rockwell, Kolin Dykes and Cody Miller.  All four did a great job and wrestled well.  Whalen Rockwell had a great tournament and . . . read more

Shoot For A Cure Raises $4250

"Shoot for a Cure", the annual Pink Night Event at BHHS raised $4250 to be donated to the Presence Cancer Center in Danville. Because we exceeded our goal of raising $3000, Mr. Beukelman agreed to shave his head into a pink . . . read more

Wrestlers Advance to Sectionals

Four wrestlers moved on to sectionals this weekend.  Bismarck-Henning High School hosted the regional wrestling tournament this year.  It ran very smoothly and the Blue Devils performed very well.  Three wrestlers achieved . . . read more

BHHS Band Heads to Disney World!

Members of the BHHS band will travel to Florida this month to perform at Disney World. The band will be performing on stage at in Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney). They were recently featured in the Commercial-News - see link to . . . read more

DAR, SAR Winners Named at BHHS

Bismarck-Henning High School has announced the recipients of the 2015-2016 DAR and SAR Good Citizens Award. Laney Stephens was chosen to receive the DAR award and Riley Wagner received the SAR. These awards are open to all seniors. . . . read more

Student of the Month

Congratulations to Jack Nixon for receiving the Student of the Month award. Congratulations to the following students for being nominated for student of the month: Emma Harvey, Jeanna Russell, Bailey Urbanski, Sage Clark, Daria Hogren . . . read more

4th Grade Students Visit Physics Class

By: Modern Media Class

Students from Mrs. Petersen's 4th grade class recently visited Mr. Stoen's and his high school Physics class. The 4th graders were able to see the projects the students in Physics had been working on. They viewed each roller coaster . . . read more

Keyboarding Class Types Letters to Veterans

Students in Mrs. Stephens' Keyboarding class were taught how to format a personal business letter. They used this format while typing letters to Veteran's to thank them for their service. The students could send their letter to a . . . read more

CPR Education in Health Class

BHHS health students recently were involved in a 2 day CPR-AED education experience!  They all learned CPR – rescue breathing – and AED use!  Each student had the unique opportunity to practice these skills on a . . . read more

Senior Night

BHHS Raises Money for Danville Cancer Center

On Friday October 23rd, senior athletes were recognized before the football game. Senior football players, cheerleaders, volleyball players, soccer players, Devilettes and members of the band and golf team took the field with their parents. . . . read more

BHHS Student Participates in the ThyssenKrupp Apprenticeship Program

Students at BHHS have the opportunity to participate in an apprenticeship program with ThyssenKrupp. The Commercial-News article provides more information on Junior Cameron Merrell's experience in the program. . . . read more

Homecoming King and Queen

Miss Ella Nelson and Mr. Sage Clark were crowned BHHS Homecoming Queen and King. Senior attendants included Daria Hogren, Lindsey Andrews, Phoenix LaCombe, Emily Duncan, Mitchell Harpher, Dylan Dodd, John Casey and Tony Ibishi. Freshmen . . . read more

Homecoming Pep Assembly and Bonfire

The cheerleaders and devilettes hosted the annual Homecoming pep assembly and bonfire Thursday night. Our fearless leaders, Batman and Robin, made an appearance at the event. The cheerleaders organized fun games and the devilettes scavenger . . . read more

Bismarck Climbs to the Top

BHHS students and staff climbed to new heights on Tuesday.  The Illinois National Guard brought their 40 foot rock wall for the P.E. and Strength classes to enjoy.  Sargent Baze and his fellow guard members spent the day watching . . . read more

Picture Day Is Here!

August 26th

Picture Day is Wednesday, August 26th. Picture packets were handed out at registration. If you do not have an order form, you can also click on the link below to print and return with your student. Interstate Studio Order Form . . . read more

Those Gardening Blue Devils!!!

On Saturday, 25 April 2015, multiple students helped out with building and placing the new garden boxes east of the Junior High parking lot.  There were students from Mrs. Head's 6th grade homeroom, Mr. Head's Senior Anatomy . . . read more

Prom 2015 "Great Gatsby"

Prom 2015 "Great Gatsby" was held at the Danville Country Club Saturday, April 25th. Queen Mady Finney and King Jordan Heidrick were crowned at the Grand March. Prom Court members were Ella Nelson, Dylan Allen, Daria Hogren, . . . read more

BHHS Student of the Month

Congratulations to Bryan Sullivan for receiving the March Student of the Month award. Congratulations to the following students for being nominated for the month of March: Kelsey Hatcher, Michael Holycross, Cassidy Bryant, Marrissa . . . read more

BHHS Students at the VVC Art Show

Congratulations to Abby Mikel for receiving the best of show award for the VVC Art Show. Jensy Verdijo won the best technical skill and we received 26 other ribbons. Good job art students!  Best in Show-Abby Mikel . . . read more


Congratulations to the cast and crew of Xanadu for putting on three tremendous shows this weekend! Bravo! The show received rave reviews this weekend with many compliments to all involved. Thanks to everyone that came out to support . . . read more

Deadline to Order Yearbook - March 31st

You're in the yearbook.... why haven't you ordered one yet? Place your order online at www.yearbookforever.com until March 31st. You can also pick up an order form in the office and return to Mrs. Stephens by Thursday, March 26th. . . . read more

BHHS Yearbook Recieves MORE Honors

Press release The IJEA (Illinois Journalism Education Association) has announced its 2014 Yearbook Contest winners. The statewide competition honors schools who compete against similarly sized high schools from throughout the state. In . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Rugby Illinois Visits BHHS

Rugby Illinois came to Bismarck-Henning Thursday to introduce rugby to our Physical Education and Strength and Conditioning students. Students learned the history of the sport as well as how to pass and score. We thank Rugby Illinois for the . . . read more

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  4252c621ae9df Try Using the Activities Calendar is the Answer   Check out the Activities Calendar on this site.  This easy-to-use tool: provides up-to-date school activities . . . read more

Lindsey Andrews - Student of the Month

Congratulations to Lindsey Andrews for being selected as student of the month for December. Lindsey is a polite and positive student. She takes her grades seriously. She also spends her homeroom time tutoring other students. She is an . . . read more

Driver's Education

By: Christine Brumett

Students in Mr. Ward's third quarter Driver's Education classes have decorated the walls in the commons with posters depicting 50 different Illinois road signs by shape and color. Making the signs poster project was an activity to . . . read more

BHHS Bluebook Receives Honors

The 2013-2014 Bluebook of Bismarck Henning High School has been inducted into Walsworth Yearbooks’ prestigious “Gallery of Excellence.” This award is given to a very small percentage of yearbooks in the nation who have . . . read more

November Students of the Month - Austin Reffett and Kayla Teegarden

Congratulations to Kayla Teegarden and Austin Reffett for receiving the November Student of the Month awards! Kayla was nominated for volunteering to sell 50-50 tickets at the 2 nd playoff game. The money raised . . . read more

Student of the Month - Brittany Taylor

Congratulations to Brittany Taylor for receiving the October Student of the Month Award. Brittany was nominated for her consistent hard work and effort that she puts into all of her classes as well as her extra-curricular activities such as . . . read more

Can't Hide Our Blue Devil Pride!

Congratulations BHHS Football on an Amazing Season!

BHHS Football ends it seasons with a 26 to 21 loss to Carrollton. The 2014 Bismarck-Henning Blue Devils became the first football team in school history to reach the state quarterfinals. Way to go Blue Devils!! read more

Recognizing Veteran's Day in Keyboarding

Students in Mrs. Stephens' Keyboarding class used their personal business letter knowledge to recognize Veteran's Day in school. Students wrote thank you letters to current and past military members. The students could write to family members . . . read more

Driver's Education Posters

by: Connor Watson

Mr. Ward's Driver's Education classes decorated the commons hallways with posters about driving. Many students should look at these posters and realize they have a responsibility once they step into a car. I hope the posters have the same . . . read more

The Key Clubbers Have Pancake Fever!

The Bismarck-Henning Key Club was at it again on Thursday, 16 October 2014, helping the local Kiwanis clubs with their annual pancake day at the Palmer Arena in Danville, IL.  This is the ninth year that the Key Club has been able to . . . read more

Favorite Disney Character Day

By: Yearbook Staff

Monday was favorite Disney character day. Minnie Mouse took over the school. She was definately the favorite character of the day. Other great outfits included the characters from "Up", "101 Dalmations" and several princesses. Rachel Varns . . . read more

Class Competitions - Pyramid Races

by: Yearbook Staff

The Homecoming class competitions started off Monday with the pyramid races. The junior girls went first and lost to the freshmen girls. Up next, the senior girls beat the sophomore girls then went on to beat the junior girls to . . . read more

The Happiest Homecoming on Earth!

by: Yearbook Staff

Homecoming week has begun! The cheerleaders and Devilettes spent hours decorating the school on Saturday. Spirit week started with favorite Disney character and pyramid races on Monday. Tuesday is career day and tug-of-war. Wednesday is . . . read more

Live Stream Sign Up

  Still haven't signed up for the new Live Stream Service?  Click the link below and get started.  When you sign up you will get alerts letting you know when the next event is going to start as well as . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Marvelous, Migrating Monarchs!

by: Ms. Campbell

During the fall each year, thousands of Monarch migrate from Northern America and Southern Canada to the mountains of central Mexico.  Many will spend the summer in Illinois, and many others will pass through along their . . . read more

History of Bismarck-Henning High School

Includes Pictures

The History of Bismarck-Henning High School   Bismarck-Henning High School (Community Unit School District #1) is located in the small, rural community of Bismarck, Illinois, located in east central Illinois. The school district . . . read more

National Honor Society Induction

Thirteen new members were recently inducted to the Bismarck-Henning Chapter of the National Honor Society. New inductees include Shelbi Haga, Kelsey Sheets, Sarah Steinbaugh, Ben Ford, Jarod Noel, Skylar Nuetzman, Kaylee Rademacher, Garrett . . . read more

Happy Birthday Mr. Ward!

Students and staff members wear ties to honor Mr. Ward on his birthday! read more

Live Stream Crew!

Recently the Live Stream Crew of August, Erin, and Elizabeth were able to use some equipment on loan from Hoopeston Area High School.  The Crew used 3 cameras to create multiple shots of the girls basketball game against Milford.  . . . read more Feedback Icon (1) Comment

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