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Black Hawk Elementary School

2500 South College St
Springfield, IL 62704
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Games with Grands

Grandparents event is this Thursday evening from 6-7:30.  Come out and join us for a wonderful time with your grandchild/children and an evening full of conversation and fun!  The Book Fair will be open and this is a great opportunity to find out the type of books your child is interested in.  This is also a great way to show your grandchild that you value their education as much as we do.  Hope to see you there!

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Star Wars Comics

Click to read Star Wars Comics on your device.

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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

downloadSeptember 17-21

Newsletter Sep 13 We just received a box of books from Scholastic.  Due to some very generous friends and family members, every child in the class will be receiving a new book.  This month, the book is Cho

downloadSeptember 10-14

Newsletter Sep 10 Grandparents event is this Thursday evening.  Come out and join us for a wonderful time with your grandchild/children and an evening full of conversation and fun!  The Book Fair will be o

downloadSeptember 3-7

Newsletter Sep 4 I want to remind parents and students that reading 30 minutes every night is an expectation.  Reading logs go home every night and need to be turned back in the following day completed. 

downloadAugust 27-31

Newsletter Aug 27 We had a great first week of school. Students are settling in to rules and expectations.  We have completed our EOY and Basic Math Facts tests.  Reading Life Folders and Math Homework fol

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

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