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Black Hawk Elementary School

2500 South College St
Springfield, IL 62704
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Black Hawk's Fall Festival

Make plans to attend this year's Fall Festival on October 5th from 11:00am - 2:00pm. There will be games, a petting zoo, pony rides, food, bounce house, cake walk, music and lots of fun! Invite your entire family and all of your friends.

Health Requirements

All students entering a pre-k program, kindergarten, 6th grade, 9th grade and those new to Springfield Public Schools must provide proof of a physical exam completed by a physician, nurse practitioner or physician's assistant by the first day of school.  An updated immunization record is also required.  Students failing to provide all mandatory health information will be excluded on the  10th day of school and will not be allowed to return until all required records are received in the school office.

If you need assistance locating a physician, SIU School of Medicine at (217)545-8000 or Central Counties Health Center at (217)788-2300 is available to help meet your child's health care needs.  

Children entering kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grade are required to have a dental exam.  Students entering kindergarten and those new to Illinois schools are also required to have a vision exam. 

Please contact the nurse at your child's school for questions.

Black Hawk Schedule

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Office Phone: 217-525-3195

Office Fax: 217-525-3168

Breakfast: 8:40 a.m.

Student Attendance Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Early Dismissal Every Wed. at 2:30 p.m.

Teacher Attendance Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.


Lunch Schedule

1st, 2nd and 4th: 12:15 - 1:00 pm

K, 3rd, 5th and Sanders: 12:45-1:30 pm


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Illinois State Museum

Photos Mar 19 Students take a field trip to the Illinois State Museum!

Words with Friends

Photos Mar 19 Students play “Words with Friends” during Enrichment

Zoo to You

Photos Mar 19 Students learn all about our feathered friends during Zoo to You

Fluffy Slime

Photos Mar 19 Students make fluffy slime for Wacky & Wild Science during Enrichment!

February’s Zoo to You

Photos Mar 19  Students learn about snakes and amphibians during February’s zoo to you.

Fall Field Trip!

Photos Nov 20 We loved our trip to the pumpkin patch! 

6th Annual Pumpkin Carving Party! 🎃

Photos Oct 20 Our 6th annual pumpkin carving party with parents was AMAZING! 🎃   

Black Hawk Family Newsletter - October 2018

Newsletter Oct 18 The October edition of our Family Newsletter includes: Information and tips about parent-teacher conferences BBBS buzz words PTC Spooktacular Fall Dance Shoutou

Black Hawk Family Newsletter - September 2018

Newsletter Sep 19 The September edition of our Family Newsletter includes: Upcoming events, beginning of the year assessments, community resources, and a spotlight on Mr. Jordan, Mrs. Hatchett, and Mrs. Shana.


Photos Feb 11 We learned about volcanoes! 

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