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Black Hawk Elementary School

2500 South College St
Springfield, IL 62704
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Master Facilities Planning Information

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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

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

downloadDecember 11-15, 2017

Newsletter Dec 11 Field trip forms have been sent home this week.  It is very important that you get them back to me as soon as possible.  The trip is not until February, however, we need to get our final

downloadDecember 4-8, 2017

Newsletter Dec 4 This Thursday is Math Night.  Come on out for a night of fun and gingerbread house making.  Students will be given graham crackers and icing to build their house, but they will need to an

downloadNovember 27-December 1, 2017

Newsletter Nov 22 It is very important that your child continues to read for 30 minutes every night.  It would benefit them to be reading nonfiction text at this time, since that is our focus through this entir

downloadNovember 20-24, 2017

Newsletter Nov 17 Report cards will be coming home Wednesday, so please make sure to watch for those in Wednesday folders.  If you have any questions regarding your child’s grades, please contact me at 52

downloadNovember 13-17, 2017

Newsletter Nov 13 Thank you to all of the parents who were unable to attend conferences and have rescheduled with me. Report cards will be coming home soon, so please make sure to watch for those in Wednes

downloadNovember 6-10, 2017

Newsletter Nov 3 Please make sure that within these next couple of months you are checking your child’s hair for lice.  This is typically the time of year that they make their presence known.  There

downloadOctober 30-November 3, 2017

Newsletter Oct 27 Thank you to everyone who was able to make it to Parent/Teacher Conferences.  If you were unable to attend, please sign up on the sheet that is being sent home. Please make sure that

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