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Graduation Live Stream

Graduation is May 20th  at 1:30. We will be live streaming the ceremony.  Click the link below to view the ceremony and the Senior Video.  https://www.twitch.tv/yensic76       read more

Chase received fifth at new-Gazette meet

Chase got fifth at News-Gazette meet setting a new personal best time of 15.83. Well done! read more

Wall art by Paige

Wall art by Paige! Nice job! read more

Vermilion Festival Chourus

BHRA students Morgan Klett and Ashley Martin performing with the Vermilion Festival Chorus at their recent "Viva Vivaldi " concert at St. James Methodist Church. Great job students and Chorus! read more

Athletic Director of the Year

BHRA Athletic Director Tom Johnson accepted his award tonight in Peoria. Much deserved award. read more

Lasagna Luncheon For Teacher Appreciation

Foods and Nutrition classes joined forces last week in thanking teachers as they prepared and served a lasagna luncheon early for teacher appreciation week! read more

BHRA Students Visit Lincoln Museum

BHRA students visit the Lincoln Museum in Springfield before attending the Illinois Association of Student Council State convention. read more

Congrats Kyle Reitmeier!

Congratulations to BHRA-AP wrestler and Armstrong student, Kyle Reitmeier on his signing his letter of intent to wrestle at Lakeland College in Wisconsin! read more

Cubs Trip

Students enjoyed the annual Cubs trip. Too bad the Cubs didn’t provide many highlights today. read more

Student Leaders Raise Money for Educational Fund

Student Leaders hold a picture of the late Aaron Elster. Mr. Elster spent time with these same students in December at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center while sharing his personal story of surviving the Holocaust. These . . . read more

BHRA Junior part of the Barbershop Chorus

BHRA junior Cole Anderson sang in the barbershop chorus tonight. He was also in a smaller group of singers called "Young Plus One" that sang “The Sound of Silence." That’s Cole in the top row second from the right. read more

They All Matter

Representatives from BHRA visited the OSF Cancer Center last week to present a check as a donation to the Danville facility. Over $3000 was raised this last basketball season at our annual Pink Night fundraiser. #TheyAllMatter read more

Learning the effects of drinking and driving

A big thanks to the Vermilion County Sheriff's Department! Our sophomores spent the afternoon learning about the effects of drinking and driving. read more

Sabrina signs with Indiana State

Sabrina makes it official.  Congratulations Sabrina Martinez on making her decision and signing her letter of intent to join the track team at Indiana State next year! read more

Shut Out

Two Pitchers Team Up as Bismarck-Henning Blue Devils Varisty Shuts out North Vermilion 13-0 read more

2018 Prom King and Queen

Congratulations to our new Prom King, Luke Dice, and Prom Queen, Emma Mojonnier!   read more

2018 Prom Court

Congratulations to the 2018 BHRA Prom Court Cole Anderson Luke Dice Dawson Getts Chase Rademacher Carsen White Griffin Winkler Rilynn Botkins Lexi Dice Jaylen Merrill Emma Mojonnier . . . read more

National Honor Society Inductees

Congratulations to the new inductees into the National Honor Society. 18 new members join 15 returnees into the BHRA chapter of NHS. read more

Physics=Roller Coasters

Physics class testing their roller coasters today read more

Food Class Delivers AWESOME CAKES

Foods class delivered birthday cakes yesterday. Delicious and awesomely decorated cakes  🎂 🎈 🎉 read more

Night of a Thousand Lights-Grand March

Night of a Thousand Lights Grand March Prom 2018 Saturday April 21, 2018  4:00 pm Wilcox Gym Anyone attending BHRACHS Prom is encouraged to attend. Parents, Grandparents, family and friends are all invited . . . read more

Noah Jordan Signs with Elmhurst

Noah Jordan made his commitment to Elmhurst College official yesterday. Congratulations Noah read more

Games Cancelled 4/16

The baseball game, softball game, and track meet for tonight have all been cancelled. read more

Mikayla Harper- April Student of the Month

Mikayla Harper is April’s student of the Month! Congratulations! read more

Post Prom Needs Your Help

  The post prom committee is asking for your help. If anyone is able to help with donating time, money, gift cards, food, or driving to collect donations it would be greatly appreciated! People can drop off donated items in the high . . . read more

Undefeated in Conference!

Another conference win over Hoopeston last night to remain undefeated in the conference. Come and support your Blue Devils for a big showdown with Salt Fork this afternoon in Bismarck. read more

AG/FFA Donation

Ag/FFA donation!  Board member, Vice-President of the Rossville Area Civic Club, and director of the Rossville tractor pull, Robert Danner presents a check for just over $10,000 to Board president David Clapp and principal Brent . . . read more

Youth Advisory Council

Senator Jason Barickman hosted the second meeting of his 2017-2018 Youth Advisory Council today in Springfield.  Students had a chance to see their government in action. They met with statewide constitutional officers including . . . read more

Front Page!

Front Page! Our student council at Sunday’s Senior Citizen Dinner. read more

Congratulations to Wyatt Edwards , competing in the Border War Basketball Game

Congratulations to  Wyatt Edwards  as he competed in the Border War Basketball games pitting all stars from local Indiana vs all stars from local Illinois. read more

Headed to Nationals

The hour motor problem delay didn't stop Ty and Clayton from catching 16.2 pounds to win the IHSI invitational as well as the TBF State Championship. Headed to Nationals in June! Congratulations guys. #highschoolfishing read more

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday to some of our 2018 Seniors! The countdown is on. Work has begun on the senior slide show. If you have pictures to be included, please e-mail them to rdcampbell@bismarck.k12.il.us. read more

Vermilion County Conference Art Show

This Saturday at Armstrong High School from 12-3, come out to the Vermilion Valley Conference Art Show. BHRA has some amazing artists with their artwork on display. read more

BHRA Student Council Annual Senior Citizen Dinner

BHRA Student Council Annual Senior Citizen Dinner Sunday April 8th, 2018 12pm High School Cafeteria   The BHRA Student Council would like to invite you to a complimentary lunch followed by bingo and . . . read more

Dynamic Duo!

  Congratulations to the Dynamic Duo! Wyatt Edwards and Drew Reifsteck were both selected to the News-Gazette All-Area Special Mention. It was a pleasure to watch the way those two worked together creating havoc for the opponent and . . . read more

Honors English projects on display

Honors English projects on display. read more

Mark Your Calenders!!

B-Dubs is Going BLUE for BLAKE Come help Support Blake Kinnett in his FIGHT WITH ALD April 18th, 2018 Buffalo Wild Wings in Danville, Il 5pm to 8pm Portion of sales from 5pm-8pm Go to Blake and ALD  . . . read more

Super Soph!

Super Soph!  Congratulations Emily for being named News-Gazette First-Team All-Area! Annie Nelson was named Special Mention while Hunter Edwards made the Honorable Mention list. read more

Vermilion County Music Festival

The Vermilion County Music concert was a great event as students from seven schools combined to form one large band and choral group. The talent in the Georgetown gym was obvious. Well done to all involved. read more

Izaack to Illinois Wesleyan University

Congratulations to All-State running back, Izaack Kitchens for signing his national letter of intent to play football at Illinois Wesleyan University! read more

Marissa Oxendine receives Scholarships

Marissa Oxendine pictured with Ruth Burgess from the Vermilion County Association of Educational Office Professionals. Marissa received a $400 scholarship from the local chapter which advanced her to the state level competition. She has also . . . read more

Travis Lappin Signs Intent to Aurora Univerity

Another signing! Congratulations Travis Lappin for signing his letter in intent to continue his football career at Aurora University! read more

Well Done Mrs. Story

Mrs. Story has been awarded a $500 Empowering Education Grant from Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative. Story plans to use the grant money to do virtual field trips to promote careers in science, technology engineering and math. Her . . . read more


    Bismarck-Henning Rossville-Alvin Cooperative High School Present The Snow White Musicapalooza Friday March 2 @7pm Saturday March 3 @ 4pm  Sunday March 4 @ 2pm Tickets $5 Each  read more

Gabbi off to McKendree

Congratulations Gabbi on signing your letter of intent to cheer at McKendree College! read more

Great Job Math Team

Congratulations to the Math Contest Team for placing 3rd out of 11 teams at the Parkland Math Contest. Dalton Hagley took 4th place in the Algebra 1 competition. Our Geometry team of Jillian Russell, Emily McCord, Maddy McQueen, . . . read more

Chinese New Year

Celebrating the Chinese New Year in World history class today. read more

Class Act

You did great Cody, Coach Head, and Coach Wright. So proud of your accomplishments Cody! Cody fights to try and grab a last-second victory. Even though he came up short of his dream by the smallest of margins (3-2), he shows . . . read more


THEY ALL MATTER! Join us tonight as Bismarck plays Milford at our annual Cancer Night! We have lots in store for you! Wear this year's cancer shirt and get in free (order forms available if you still want to order)! A gift card . . . read more

Nice Job Vince Hickman

Nice job Vince Hickman! He is one of just a few chosen for this program. Fellow classmate Luke Dice is also in the apprenticeship. read more

1,000 Points!!

A big CONGRATULATIONS to Emily Meidel! Last night she scored her 1,000th point in her high school career as a sophomore! Wait to go Emily! read more

Ashlun Clem Letter on Intent

Ashlyn Clem signed her letter of intent today to continue her Volleyball career at Lakeland College in Mattoon. Congratulations  🎉 🎈 🎊 read more

Chicken Wings in Anatomy

Last week students dissected chicken wings in Mr. Head's Anatomy class. read more

WYSE Receives 1st Place

Congratulations to the WYSE team for taking first place today at the Regional level. They advanced on to Sectional competition on March 8th at EIU! read more

Scholarships Available

Seniors – Come check out the Scholarship Board in the Counseling Lobby! Several new scholarships have been posted. They include the BHEA Scholarship for students pursuing a career in education, the Henning Civic Club Scholarship open . . . read more

Well On His Way

Logan Smith my only be in high school. but he's well on his way to becoming a professional chef. read more

Cancer Night

Cancer night is Friday, February 9th at our Boys Basketball game vs Milford. If you'd like to order a shirt, money and orders are due Friday, January 26th. Thanks for helping us raise money for the Presence Cancer Center! read more

John Dickson Award

Wyatt Edwards  was honored tonight during the County Tournament for his sportsmanship during the football season. The John Dickson Award is a prestigious honor given to one individual voted on by representatives from each school in . . . read more

John Dickson Sportsmanship Award

Congratulations to Grace Harris on her nomination for the John Dickson Sportsmanship Award. She and the other recipients were honored tonight at the Vermilion County basketball tournament. read more

Vermilion County Basketball Tournaments

Vermilion County Basketball Tournament read more

Academic All State

Caleb, Cody, Charlie, Thomas, and Wyatt were all named to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association “Academic All-State.” This is what it’s all about! BHRA is proud! — with  Cody Miller ,  . . . read more

Team Blake

Blake Kinnett is a Rossville-Alvin and BHRA student who was diagnosed in 2017 with ALD, a progressive neurological disorder. All proceeds from the TEAM BLAKE Apparel sales will be donated to Blake’s family to help with his ongoing . . . read more

Game Postponed

Tuesday nights boys basketball game at Milford has been postponed.   No make-up date has yet been established for the game. read more

Great Night for BHRA

  Great night for BHRA! Both the boys and the girls finished strong in their respective pools putting themselves in the Championship game! The boys beat a tough Watseka squad to finish the night 3-1. A tiebreaker puts them in the . . . read more

Tournaments Start Tomorrow

Tournaments starts tomorrow. Both boys and girls basketball games happening at Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin Cooperative High School  read more

214.2 AR Points WoW!!

Congratulations to Gabe Smith! He earned the most AR points this semester with 214.2 points. Way to go Gabe! read more

BHRACHS at Wreaths Across America

On Saturday, 16 December 2017, members of multiple communities came together to honor our fallen Veterans at the National Cemetery in Danville, IL, by placing wreaths as the graves of those that have given the ultimate sacrifice for our . . . read more

Another Big Win

Congratulations girls on another big VVC win against Armstrong last night 47-22! read more

Change of Schedule

Wreathes Across America participants: There was a last-minute change to the schedule for this Saturday. Please be at the National Cemetery in Danville at 10:30am. We should be finished by around 1pm. Hope to see lots of BHRA students helping . . . read more

Cody Miller's Letter of Intent

Cody Miller signing his letter of intent to Wrestle with Coe College in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Congratulations Cody! read more


Congratulations to Ella McConkey for signing her letter of intent to continue her volleyball career at Lakeland College in Mattoon. read more

Junior High/High School Christmas Program

All of our music students in grades 5-12 have been busy preparing, rehearsing (and in the case of the choral groups) memorizing their music for the annual Christmas Concert which will be held in Wilcox gym on Wednesday December 13 at . . . read more

Learning the Ropes of Pie Making

Students in Foods and Nutrition classes practice rolling out pie crusts and making fluted edges and lattice pie tops with Play-Doh in preparation for making pumpkin pies this week for their Thanksgiving feast. read more

Women's Leadership Conference

Marissa Oxendine, a senior at BHRA, applied and was accepted to attend a Women's Leadership Conference at Washington University. This summit was designed with future businesswomen in mind to foster interest and opportunities for young . . . read more

Electricity & Magnetism

Ms. Campbell’s Physical Science classes have been learning about electricity and magnetism. The students enjoyed hands-on activities testing magnetic fields and the force of magnets on different objects as well as determining what . . . read more

Letter of Intent

Congratulations to Grace!!! It’s official— Grace Harris signed her National Letter of Intent to play softball at the University of Illinois-Springfield today! read more

Tradition Rolls On

Proud to announce #52 Cody Miller was named to the IHSFCA 2A All-State football team. The tradition rolls on... Congratulations Cody!   Cody Miller being recognized for being selected All-State during the state . . . read more

The BHRA Key Club at the Festival of Trees

On Saturday, 11 November 2017, the BHRA Key Club was out in force on Saturday for Danville’s Festival of Trees.  Students who helped with the Princess Tea Party could be seen serving up food and drinks for the little . . . read more

Halloween 2017

The students and staff had a great time dressing up for Halloween yesterday! read more

BHRA Booster Sale

NHRA Booster Club Spirit Wear Fundraiser Checks Make Payable to : BHRA Boosters Please contact Tammy Duncan with and questions tduncan@bismarck.k12.il.us 217-304-1883   Orders Due back November 15th  read more

Fan Bus

Join the fun and be a fan at our playoff game against Hamilton this Saturday! A fan bus will be available for our high school students for $10/each. Mr. Rademacher will pay the way into the game for those students riding the bus. read more

Round 2

Game time for round 2 is set for 2:30 in Hamilton to battle West Hancock. read more

Carlinville Sectional on Saturday for CC

Good luck to our cross country team as they compete in the Carlinville Sectional on Saturday! Our girls advanced as a team and Gabe Martinez advanced on the boys side as an individual. Go Blue Devils! read more

Biology Cell Lab

Biology students during a cell lab.  🔬 read more

ISHA State Playoffs

Bismarck-Henning Rossville-Alvin (6-3) play Carmi (6-3) at BHRA Field on Saturday, October 28th, to kick-off Round 1 of the IHSA State Playoffs. Game time is at 2 pm.  read more

Leadership Workshop

Members of the BHRA Student Council attended a Leadership Workshop at St. Joseph-Ogden High School with 90 other students around the Kickapoo District. They had a great time learning about their personality types and leadership styles and . . . read more

Pancakes for the BHRA Key Club

The BHRA Key Club helped out with the 67th annual Danville Kiwanis Pancake and Sausage Day. This is our 12th year helping out. All students who participated did a wonderful job. We greatly appreciate the Danville Noon Kiwanis Club for their . . . read more

BHRA Playoff Shirts

Playoff shirts on sale now! Orders and money due by Wed 10/25. Forms can be picked up in the office. read more

October Student of the Month

Congratulations to Elise Setser, our October Student of the Month! read more

Congratulations Soccer on a Great Season!

Congratulations BHRA Soccer on a Great Season!  After beating St. Joe in the Regional Semi-Final, the team lost in the Championship to Uni High.  read more

They Did It AGAIN!!!

They did it again! Conference champions for the seventh straight year! Skyler Mitchell fired a 71 to win medalist honors. Five of the players finished in the top 10 to earn all-conference honors. Allison Tucker finished third in the ladies . . . read more

Art News

Art Newsletter September 2017       read more

Mrs. Campbel's Physical Science

Ms. Campbell’s Physical Science classes have been learning about elements, mixtures, compounds and chemical reactions. To finish off the unit, we conducted a few experiments to observe some chemical reactions first hand. read more

Shine your Smile Day

Shine your Smile Day October 4th        read more

Homecoming Shenanigans

Homecoming Spirit Week September 18th-22nd read more


Get your BHRA gear! Orders and money due to Coach Dodd or the high school office by September 29th! Please make checks payable to BHRA. Edited to add: You can order online! The link is: http://shop.fancloth.com/61814/310651 . When it . . . read more

BHRA's Cheerleaders' Movie Night

This Saturday night, September 16th, the BHRA cheerleaders are hosting a movie night on the football field! Admission is FREE. The cheerleaders will have a concession stand open for dinner and refreshments. Join us for a fun family event. read more

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Rossville-Alvin Youth Basketball 2nd Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Saturday October 21st.  read more

DNA Fun in Mrs. Heads Class

DNA projects from Mr. Head's Biology 2 class.   read more

Helping Houston

BHRA is collecting for Houston all this week. Please consider sending supplies with your students. If you would like to make a donation feel free to drop off at the Danville Public Library or call the school to schedule a drop off time. read more

Homecoming Parade 2017

Homecoming Parade  2017   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

5k Great Success

Thanks to all involved who support our school. Today's 5K was a great success because of a great community and lots of volunteer time. A special thanks to organizer Susan Kentner on a job well done. read more

Prepping For Big Day

Prepping for the Big Day! BHRA is planning to incorporate the Solar Eclipse into our first day of school activities. Our plan is to have groups of students go outside for part of the eclipse and have live stream of the historic event . . . read more

Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation is August 16th at 6pm in the cafeteria. This orientation is open to any new student to the high school as well as their parents.  read more

Student Council Shirts

Just in case you didnt get one of the 2017 T-shirts Student Council shirts being sold, here is your chance !! Taking orders until Friday August 18th @ Noon Questions emial -krussell@bismarck.k12.il.us Checks payable to: BHRA . . . read more

Tennis Regional

Kevin Clapp had a strong showing at the tennis regional yesterday. He battled through the elements and 12 tie-breakers to win his first match. After that two hour match he lost his next match to a strong player from Decatur who was playing . . . read more

Congratulations Class Of 2017

Congratulations Class of 2017 read more

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