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Ball Charter School

2530 Ash Street
Springfield, IL 62703


3 days ago There are two ways to register: Online Registration - Available July 15th            http://186.springfield.k12.il.us/IS3/Registration/Main.php In Person Registration - Monday, August 5, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM 1. Every student must be registered every year. 2. If you have misplaced your access code or did not receive one before the end of last school year, please attend registration on August 5th. 3. READ MORE

Softball, Baseball, Cross Country and Girls Basketball Summer Info

Jul 2, 2019 Please continue to check the website for updates during the summer as all dates are subject to change.  All athletes must have an updated physical on file prior to tryouts.  Physicals can be sent via email PDF to Mr. Hampsey (champsey@sps186.org) or brought to the SBCS or LMS main office. Softball Tryouts will be held July 29 & 30 @ Southeast High Softball Field (Start time TBD)  There will be a softball meeting on Thursday, July 11 @ LMS 6:30 p.m. READ MORE


May 16, 2019 This year Ball Charter sent 70 entries from 7th and 8th grade to the Letters About Literature contest. We won 22 awards! Nearly one of every three Ball Charter entries was recognized by state judges. That is a fantastic result! It is a testament to our tradition of reading at Ball Charter as well as our practice in writing. READ MORE

Cheetah Chatter Newsletter: May

May 8, 2019 This is the final newsletter for the 2018-2019 school year.  Let's make the last four weeks of school great!

SBCS Track Cancellation

Apr 30, 2019 Due to the weather forecast, today's track meet has been canceled.  No practice!


Apr 29, 2019 Congratulations to Ball Charter 6th Grade students for raising $115.00 for the Animal Protective League!  Money was raised through a STEM project in Mrs. Hamrick's math and science classes.  Students sold products that they designed and manufactured.

INCS Lobby Day at the Capitol 5/8/19

Apr 25, 2019 Join other parents from around the state of Illinois on Charter Lobby Day on May 8th. Lobby Day will begin around 11:00 am and end around 3:00 pm. Our student council will be in attendance as well. This is an opportunity to speak with legislators and lobby for continued support of charter schools throughout the state. Use the link below to sign up and receive additional information. There is also a video of a previous years Lobby Day for viewing. https://www.signupgenius. READ MORE

SBCS All-City Music Festival Participants

Apr 25, 2019 About 450 students from Springfield middle and high schools performed in the District 186 All City Music Festival on Wednesday, April 17, at the University of Illinois Springfield’s Sangamon Auditorium. This tradition of more than 30 years and features music students from all District 186 middle and high schools, with a total of 10 band and choir selections. The middle school choir was guest-directed by Ms. Jennifer Toney. READ MORE

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