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Black Hawk Elementary School

2500 South College St
Springfield, IL 62704
Student Arrival in the Mornings

Starting today (8/30/21) at 8:40am, all students will enter the building using the gym doors on Lenox, the doors closest to the corner. Students arriving late, after 9am will have to use the parking lot entrance to sign in your child.

2021/2022 School Supply List

Great news! This year, District 186 is supplying ALL elementary students with a School Supply Kit. See the attached school supply list for the additional supplies specific grade levels request students to have for the first day of school.

ALL elementary students will be provided the following materials:

24 Pencils

2 Large Erasers

4 Glue Sticks

24 Count Crayola Crayons

Washable Markers

4 Dry erase markers (black)

Colored pencils


Pencil sharpener

Two pocket folders - black, navy, purple, red, yellow 

Wooden Ruler

Glue bottle

1 Pkg Notebook Paper (wide-ruled)


White Board - double-sided (plain / ruled)

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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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.

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Black Hawk: Make it Take it Night

Photos May 10 Students and Families enjoyed a fun filled Make It Take It Night at BlackHawk! Familes were able to build and paint bird houses, create paintings, build airplanes, and make other crafts as well. Th

Black Hawk/Southeast: Read Across America

Photos Mar 8 A huge shout out to the Southeast TEACH students for coming to Black Hawk and reading to our students for Read Across America!

Black Hawk: Reading Night

Photos Feb 25 Reading Night was held virtually this month! Students read Salt in His Shoes a story about Michael Jordan. Students were also sent home with a bag of supplies to use to create a catapult and basket

Black Hawk: TWOS-DAY 2/22/22 Celebration

Photos Feb 25 Many of our students celebrated TWOS-DAY with ties, tutus, tube socks, twinning and more! 

Black Hawk: 3rd-5th Grade Roundhouse Aquarium Virtual Field Trip

Photos Feb 23 Our students went on a live virtual tour of the Roundhouse Aquarium on Manhattan Pier in California and learn about marine animals, their behavior, human connections to the ocean, and how we can co

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