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Ball Charter School

2530 Ash Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Red Ribbon Week

October 21, 2019   63 photos
Monday- Give Bullies the Boot Tuesday- Be a Superhero- stand up for victims of bullies Wednesday- Tell Bullies to "Lei Off" Thursday- Black Out Drugs and Bullying-  we won't do drugs or be bullies at SBCS

Harlem Wizards visit Ball Charter

September 23, 2019   17 photos
The Harlem Wizards will be playing Saturday night at Lanphier Highschool.  For tickets or more information contact Lanphier High.

2019-2020 Student Council has been busy already!

September 11, 2019   7 photos
SBCS Student Council has been busy this year.  We have identified leadership characteristics, brainstorming belief about our school, decorated lockers, planned activities/events for Red Ribbon Week, had our first Principal around Table, inventoried prizes left over from last year and set...
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Representatives and Officers of the Springfield Ball Charter School Student Council

2019-2020 Ball Charter Student Council

May 22, 2019   3 photos
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Representatives and Officers of the Springfield Ball Charter School Student Council
On Thursday, SBCS students dressed up as their favorite cartoon characters!

Charter Week Cartoon Day

May 13, 2019   6 photos
On Thursday, SBCS students dressed up as their favorite cartoon characters!

SBCS Student Council at the Capitol

May 8, 2019   8 photos
We had a great time at the Capitol today.  We went into the House Gallery and Sue Scherer one of Springfields Representatives introduces the SBCS student Council. 

Charter Week Twin Day

May 8, 2019   14 photos
We were seeing double at SBCS today.

Charter Schools Week- Nerd Day

May 7, 2019   14 photos
It’s cool to be a nerd at SBCS!
Pajama Day

Friday, April 19th is bring $1 to wear pajamas.  The money we raise will go toward Student Council Activities for Springfield Ball Charter School.

How to video on setting up your fundraising page- click here

Click the title to hear see a YouTube video on how to set up your page.

Leukemia/Lymphoma Fundraiser

Student Council is working to help make the Leukemia/Lymphoma Fundraiser a success.  Council members are checking in with teachers daily to collect any cash donations.  Set up your student donation pages or donate at https://events.lls.org/pages/il/Springfield-Ball-Charter-School-2019


Thursday- Red Ribbon Week- Neon Day “Have a Bright Future, Be Drug Free”

October 25, 2018   19 photos
Students dressed in bright colors and the Middle Level had an awesome Glow Dance!

Red Ribbon Week-Wednesday Decade Day “Be Drug Free Through the Decades

October 24, 2018   5 photos
Middle Level also had an assembly from “Beautiful Tomorrow” that promoted making good choices, setting goals and making positive relationships.  

Red Ribbon Week- Tuesday- Pajama Day “Follow Your Dreams, Be Drug Free”

October 23, 2018   10 photos

Monday of Red Ribbon Week- Character Day “My Character Counts, I’m Drug Free”

October 22, 2018   12 photos
Greeting SBCS Students as they enter the building.

SBCS Student Council handing out FREE HIGH FIVES and SMILES before school starts.

Making Red Ribbon Week Posters

Hard at work making Red Ribbon Week Posters

First Student Council Morning Meeting 10/10/18

Today we had our first morning Student Council Meeting where we made Red Ribbon Week posters to display around the school.  

  • Monday, October 22nd– Lets show how ‘MY CHARACTER COUNTS, I’M DRUG FREE!”    Dress up as your favorite character.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd-  “FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS AND STAY DRUG FREE!”  Wear your favorite PJs to school. 

  • Wednesday, October 24th-“BE DRUG FREE THROUGH THE DECADES!”  Dress in clothes from your favorite decade.

  • Thursday, October 25th- “HAVE A BRIGHT FUTURE, BE DRUG FREE!” Dress in bright neon colors to show you have a bright future.

When our meeting was over, Student Council members decided to greet students on their way in the building. 

Student Council 2018-2019

The Student Council election was held October 4, 2018.  Great job to all the students who ran for office and/or representative. 

Congratulations to the following officers of the 2018-2019 Student Council:

Historian- Allysse L.

Secretary- Kaitlyn L.

Vice President- Piper C.

President: Jacquez P.

Representatives were chosen based on teacher recommendation and interview with the sponsor and Mrs. Williams.  There were so many applicants that it was decided to have two fourth grade and two fifth grade representatives on student council.  

Congratulations to: 

4th grade Representatives: Shiloh H. and Tre' J.

5th grade Representatives: Aubrey G. and Dylan G.

6th grade Representative: Helena L.

7th grade Representative: DeVon G.

8th grade Representative: Katy G.