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Black Hawk Elementary School

2500 South College St
Springfield, IL 62704
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Star Wars Comics

Click to read Star Wars Comics on your device.

Black Hawk Family Reunion

Our 2 annual Family Reunion celebration is just around the corner.  We have switched the date to May 20th.  Games, food, and fun are all free.  It should be a great day to spend time with your family and Black Hawk family.  Hope to see you there!

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Muffins with Mom

Muffins with Mom is April 26 starting at 7:45.  There will be muffins, coffe, and games that you can play with your student(s).  I hope to see everyone there!

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Hour of Code Badges

Your class can earn badges for the Hour of Code that you can put on your website. Please do not request badges before your class has completed the Hour of Code. You will need to list the total number of lines of code that your class has completed.

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Hour of Code Activities

Several activities that students can use for Hour of Code. Some activities will not work on iPads, so please test them out before you let students use them.

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Banners for Hour of Code

You can use one of these free banners on your website to promote the Hour of Code.

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Hour of Code Video

This video gives great insight as to why people of all ages should participate this week in the Hour of Code. Remember, this is not the only week that you can have your students participate in coding. This is an activity that can go on all year long.

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Hour of Code Tutorial

This website gives good information about how to set up an hour of code in your classroom.

Daily Schedule

Click on the icon in the left hand corner to view our class' daily schedule.

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Specials Schedule

Monday: PE and Music

Tuesday: PE and Music

Thursday: Art

Friday: Library

downloadMay 14-18

Newsletter May 14 We are in the final stretch of this school year.  Even though it is very tempting to “shut down” and feel that the school year is already over, please speak to your child about all

downloadMay 7-11

Newsletter May 7 We have a jam packed week full of assessments.  It is very easy for students to shut down and give up when faced with a lot of testing.  Try to be positive with your child when talking ab

Star Wars

Photos May 4 In honor of Star Wars Day, a few of my students wore their Star Wars shirts to School.  May the Fourth be with you!

downloadApril 30- May 4, 2018

Newsletter Apr 30 We are coming to that time of year where we will be slowing down regular classroom instruction in order to take several of the End of the Year Assessments.  Some of the assessments coming up a

downloadApril 23-27

Newsletter Apr 23 I very excited to announce that our class won the penny drive!  I’m even more excited that every student participated in bringing money.  Thank you to all of the families, your cont

downloadApril 16 - 20

Newsletter Apr 16 Black Hawk is having a Penny Drive in order to purchase an Abraham Lincoln document that will stay at the Presidential Museum. Many District 186 schools are participating, but Black Hawk would love

downloadApril 9-13

Newsletter Apr 9 We are coming to our last 7 weeks of school.  Many times after Spring Break, students have had a taste of relaxation and what summer break is going to be like.  Coming back to school and

downloadJanuary 15-19, 2018

Newsletter Jan 12 For the next 6 weeks I will be on maternity leave and Ms. Cantrell will be taking over the class.  She has taught in my room before and has even taught this group of kids when I was at a PD tr

downloadJanuary 8-12, 2016

Newsletter Jan 7 We unfortunately are not having Movie Night on the 15th like we previously had on the calendar.  Enjoy spending this evening with your family and watch a movie anyway!  I plan to.

downloadJanuary 1-5, 2018

Newsletter Jan 2 Welcome back!  I hope everyone was able to have a nice break and enjoy themselves with family and friends.  Let’s bring in the new year strong and work hard to finish this year with

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