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Mr. Hasty, Math

     Mr. Hasty is a math teacher at Bismarck – Henning High School. He has been working at Bismarck for seven years now.  When asked about how he liked his job, he said, “I love it, I can’t believe I get paid to . . . read more

Mr. Head, Biology

     Mr. Andrew Head went to a high school called Triad High School in Illinois, and he grew up on a farm near Edwardsville, Illinois.  During his time at Triad, he took multiple biology classes, where he met his . . . read more

Mr. Max, Health and Physical Education

     On Thursday, September 22, we had the honor of interviewing Cory Max, BHHS  P.E/ Health teacher. When asked if he could teach any other subject, his response was to be a Liberian. He chose to be a Liberian . . . read more

Mr. Schroeder, Band and Chorus

     Mr. Schroeder has been teaching since 1984.  He has taught all grades from kindergarten to seniors in high school. He was a music teacher at North East, Canon, and Danville High School before coming to . . . read more

Mr. Shofner, Spanish

     Mr. Shofner has been teaching here at Bismarck Henning High School for Two years. Before he taught at Bismarck He taught in Spain to first graders. He is the Spanish teacher for freshman through seniors. He went to . . . read more

Mrs. Russell, Math

     Kami Russell was born in Illinois; Mrs. Russell is actually from Bismarck herself. Our Algebra teacher was born on November 2nd. As a younger woman, Kami wanted to be not only a teacher but to also be a policewoman or . . . read more

Mrs. Stephens, Business and Keyboarding

     Originally from Oakwood, Mendy Stephens was a cheerleader in high school and worked at A&W Root Beer where she was able to get free root beer. She initially wanted to be a beautician, but was inspired to go to . . . read more

Mrs. Weidenburner, Special Education

     Mrs. Weidenburner is a new teacher to Bismarck-Henning High School. She teaches in the Special Education department. She likes Bismarck because it is close to home. She lives in, and is originally from, the Rossville . . . read more

Ms. Heidrick, Health and Physical Education

     Ms. Heidrick has been teaching at Bismarck-Henning High School for thirty-two years, and this is the only school where she has ever taught.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Cicero, Illinois, . . . read more

Mr. Benjamin, Dean of Students/Science

     Mr. Benjamin has been a teacher at Bismarck-Henning for fifteen years. His first job out of college was at Westville High School in Westville, IL. He then applied for a job at Bismarck-Henning when Mr. Johnson . . . read more

Mr. Ward, Driver's Education

     “I think I have the best job in the world, nothing can compare to it.” Mr. Ward spoke these words to us as he was explaining why he liked teaching so much. But when growing up around a parent who taught, you would . . . read more

Mrs. Burkowski, Art

     Mrs Burkowski is originally from Rossville. She spent two years at DACC and two years at Olivet Nazarene University. She has a Bachelor’s degree in art education. During college, she played basketball and tennis; . . . read more

Mrs. Campbell, Special Education

     Mrs. Gayle Campbell grew up in northern Illinois. As a High-School student, she was in the band, sang in the chorus, and performed in school musicals. She was a good student and got good grades. She was on the swim . . . read more

Mrs. Elrod, English

     As a young girl, Mrs. Elrod dreamed of being a barrel man for the rodeo. As time passed by, Mrs. Elrod decided to follow in her family’s footsteps. Her father, sister, and cousin were all teachers. She attended . . . read more

Mrs. Montgomery, Special Education

     Mrs. Montgomery is currently one of Bismarck-Henning High School’s special education teachers. She has taught at BHHS for three years. She obtained her bachelor degree at Illinois State University and her masters at . . . read more

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