Nicole Henson
Great turnout for Webber’s Meet the Team Night and Alumni Games.
about 20 hours ago, Nicole Henson
Cindy Birkner
Congratulations Savanna Hulbert Hamilton County Scholar Bowl Invitational All Conference Team
about 22 hours ago, Cindy Birkner
Ashley Snow
3rd, 4th, and 5th grade’s went to Cedarhurst today to see a live performance called “Native Pride.”
1 day ago, Ashley Snow
Julie Lusby
In the News ...... Junior Achievement Day
2 days ago, Julie Lusby
Nicole Henson
I sure enjoyed my time in first grade today! This wonderful group included me in their lesson by providing me with my very own surgeon gear. What a fun way to learn about contractions!
3 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Webber High Booster is in need of volunteer workers and dessert donations for the “Meet the Team Blue & White Night”. It is scheduled for this Saturday, November 16 beginning at 5 pm. Come on out to support our athletes and booster club!
4 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
WHS is proud of these kids, who participated in the Jefferson County job shadow day hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
4 days ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Reminder: Picture retakes for grade school students will be tomorrow!
4 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
How about these fifth grade biomes? So much creativity!
4 days ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Biology is checking out their cheek cells
4 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Julie Lusby
In the News ..... GS 1st Quarter High Honors and Honors Students. Congratulations! Keep up the hard work.
4 days ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
In the News ..... More from the Veterans' Program
4 days ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
In the News .... Seth Hamerski at the State Cross Country Meet
4 days ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
In the News .... The Veterans' Program
4 days ago, Julie Lusby
Nicole Henson
The boys’ Junior High home basketball game this evening has been postponed. Makeup game TBA.
5 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
RLC students will not need to report to the school tomorrow because the Rend Lake College campus is closed Tuesday, Nov. 12, due to inclement weather.
6 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Due to hazardous rural road conditions, Bluford schools are canceled for Tuesday, November 12.
6 days ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
The Jr. High girls’ basketball game against Spring Garden, originally-scheduled for tonight, has been been cancelled.
6 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Congrats to Seth Hamerski who ran at the state cross country meet! As a sophomore, he placed 61 out of 209 with a 5:19 per mile pace. The state champ broke the state record, running 14:30, which is a 4:50 per mile pace.
8 days ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Cross Country State finals...go Seth
8 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade had three more biome projects turned in this week.
8 days ago, Ashley Snow
Garrett Wingo
Very proud of our students and staff!! A lot of hard work for a good cause! Happy Veterans Day to those who have given so much!
9 days ago, Garrett Wingo
Cindy Birkner
Working on Binary logic boards
9 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Julie Lusby
In the News .... Seth Hamerski. Good Luck at State!!!
9 days ago, Julie Lusby
Garrett Wingo
Coming Soon!
9 days ago, Garrett Wingo
Nicole Henson
More artwork
9 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
The Vetetan tributes were hung on the walls with care in hopes that our heroes soon would be there. Our Veterans Day Programs is at 1:30 this afternoon in the jr high gymnasium.
9 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
What a great day for our hs jrs. Jefferson County Manufacturing Day brought awareness to the variety of careers available in the area. Thank you to Magnum Steel, Truck Center, Continental, and Outland Airport for hosting.
10 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The third grade was battling with some tug of war. The girls took two of three!
10 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Join us Friday at 1:30 for the Veterans Day Assembly! The kids have been working hard and will recite various original writings as well as vocal and instrumental performances.
10 days ago, Shane Gordon
Ashley Snow
Two fifth graders have turned in their biome project. We are eager to see the others.
11 days ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
The science club was busy today putting the finishing touches on their trebuchets.
12 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the October students of the month sponsored by the BGS Booster Club.
12 days ago, Shane Gordon
Ashley Snow
Six Flags Read to Succeed is for students in grades K-6. Students who read at least 6 hours can earn a free ticket to Six Flags. Parents can log their child’s hours at sixflags.com/books from Nov. - Feb. Use school code: SJRU9 and select your child’s teacher from the list to register your child. Tickets for students who participate in the program will be available next May.
12 days ago, Ashley Snow
Nicole Henson
The BUSD grade school booster club is selling spirit wear. Students will be bringing home an order form today or tomorrow. Checks should be made to "Grade School Booster" and orders are due by November 15. Go Trojans!
12 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Here is the bracket for jr. high boys basketball at Rome.
13 days ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Cross Country Sectionals at Benton
15 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Cross Country Sectionals at Benton
15 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Nicole Henson
Best wishes to Bekah and Seth as they compete in the Sectional Cross Country Meet at Benton tomorrow!
16 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Third graders had a blast wrapping one another up as a mummy.
16 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
How about this scientific expedition going on in fourth grade!
17 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
First grade had some design and building concepts going on today. We had a castle, cattle pen, theater, and go cart!
18 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The high school gym got some new decorations this week.
18 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Preparations are well under way for the Veteran's Day Program! The kids really enjoy the display wall. Join us November 8, at 1:3] in the junior high gym.
18 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The high school cheer coach position has been posted since October 15. As of now, we have not received any interest in the position. The boys basketball season begins on November 11, so we are nearing the point at which we would not be able to offer the cheer program if we do not have a coach. If you have any interest, please contact the school at 732-6121.
18 days ago, Shane Gordon
Ambur Withrow
Second Grade Math Scoot
19 days ago, Ambur Withrow
Nicole Henson
A little rain and cool temperatures won’t keep these athletes from running. Great day for the Regional CC meet at West Frankfort.
22 days ago, Nicole Henson
Garrett Wingo
The link I sent out earlier for the video requires permission. I am working on a way to get the video out that does not require you to ask permission to view the Google video. In the meantime, I will give access to those as I receive them.
24 days ago, Garrett Wingo
Garrett Wingo
We have had some questions about getting alerts about sport schedule/time changes. Here is a quick tutorial on how to add alerts for the sports teams that you are interested in. Copy and paste the link into Chrome. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_iS0HW16LmH2xz-V0Q7ZTnQr99SMr7PM
24 days ago, Garrett Wingo
Ambur Withrow
Practicing phonics on dry erase packets.
24 days ago, Ambur Withrow
Ambur Withrow
A few of second grades science activities from this week.
24 days ago, Ambur Withrow
Nicole Henson
The Jr. High girls basketball game against Thompsonville tomorrow night 10/24, will be a varsity game only starting 6:00pm.
25 days ago, Nicole Henson
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade played a “Math Action” multiplication game to culminate their study of Unit 1 in math.
25 days ago, Ashley Snow
Cindy Birkner
Civics, History and Tech classes on a fields trip to New Harmony Indiana with Mr Gilley and Mrs. Birkner
25 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Scholar Bowl Season is now underway! 4 wins in 4 matches!
26 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Garrett Wingo
It has begun!! Come get some BBQ and dessert before the game. Don't forget to get your raffle ticket for a 50 inch TV!!!
26 days ago, Garrett Wingo
Ashley Snow
Ramona Girtman from 4H came to teach fifth grade a lesson on pointillism.
26 days ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
Reminder: We will have the drawing for the chair seats for boys and girls basketball during P/T conferences on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. To have first pick, please be present for the drawing. If you cannot attend, we will call after the drawing to ask your preference. If you want to be added to the list, please call 732-6121.
26 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
First grade is bringing a character to life from a book of their choice!
26 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Hey kiddos, let's make it a great one today! #bekindalways
26 days ago, Shane Gordon
Ashley Snow
Our ecosystems were a success!
27 days ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
Junior Achievement of Jefferson County got off to a great start today with our junior high! Thanks to Shawna and Hollie from SSM, John from Crossroads, and Deanne from District 80 for joining us!
27 days ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Using multibeam sonar for Bathymetric mapping
27 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Learning from the real thing rather than a diagram....Health
27 days ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
We have a short week with PT conferences on Thursday and MV conference on Friday, so let's make it a great one!
28 days ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
State cross country meet at Centralia this morning.
29 days ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The Bluford Ruritan Club is hosting a Halloween costume contest at the breakfast on October 26. Come for breakfast and a goodie bag. Costume judging will be at 8:30.
30 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Bluford kiddos in the news!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Health class learned from Nurse Mary today about how to take blood pressure, listen to their hearts, pulse, and oxygen daturation
about 1 month ago, Cindy Birkner
Garrett Wingo
Hey Everyone! In addition to our BBQ fundraiser, we are raffling off this 50in. TV!! $10/ticket. Tickets are now on sale in the HS and GS office and will be sold up until halftime of the boys junior high game on October 22nd. You do not have to be present to win. Good Luck!
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Shane Gordon
Parents: We have continued to follow up with our photo company in regards to the grade school pictures from August 23. The company has a technical glitch which they are trying to fix. We have been informed that the company is going to process refunds tomorrow and has remained committed to still printing the photos which have been ordered. Unfortunately, they do not have a timeline for when the photos will be printed. If you have issues receiving your refund, please let administration know and we will continue to pursue that. Hopefully soon, they will figure out how to print the photos and we will receive those as well.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Due to a shortage of available bus drivers, we will have to run a double route during the afternoon of Friday, October 18. Ray's (blue bus) town route will be dismissed at 2:25 to board the bus. All other students will be dismissed at the normal time. However, students on Marla's (yellow route) will be held in the cafeteria until she returns from running the blue route. Students should be boarding the yellow route around 3:20.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out this event going on this weekend at WHS!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Garrett Wingo
Last call for 1 pound BBQ pulled pork preorders! Call Julie at the GS office if you are interested!!
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Nicole Henson
All high school sports parents or others interested in helping with booster events are encouraged to attend a meeting on Monday, October 21 at 6:30 pm. The main topic of this meeting will be to plan “Blue & White Night” to meet the teams.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The HS Technical Inquiry class has been working on a Rube Goldberg challenge. Sometimes the best learning is through what went wrong so we can adjust. Shortly after this attempt, they were successful! https://youtu.be/ZP2EUhGCQIM
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Thank you to all of the staff who pulled off a surprise lunch for Boss's Day! The administration was a little spoiled today!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Garrett Wingo
Reminder! We are hosting a benefit BBQ dinner on Tuesday, October 22nd starting at 4:15pm. If you want to preorder a pound of BBQ pulled pork, call the school by noon on October 17th. Help us support this great cause!
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Shane Gordon
It is hard to believe that we are already at the point in the year in which we are celebrating senior night. Congrats girls!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We are still looking for a couple of people to join us at BUSD. Feel free to share with anyone who you think you be great!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Please join Bluford USD staff as we help to support Barb, one of our cooks, with medical expenses.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
5th grade league schedule.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The October Board of Education meeting will be held on Thursday, October 17, at 4:45 p.m. in the high school media center.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The volleyball regional schedule has been posted.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Parent-teacher conference time is quickly approaching! Our parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday, October 24 from 11 am - 7 pm. Please call the grade school/high school office or contact your child's teacher to set up a time. This is a great opportunity for you to learn about your child's progress.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Garrett Wingo
Big thanks to Webber TWP. Fire District for coming out on this rainy day and talking to our students about fire safety!
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Garrett Wingo
The BUSD Administration is coming around the classrooms this morning to show our appreciation. #trojanmorningexpressO
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Shane Gordon
The high school ag. department was learning how to calculate a slope with survey equipment.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Chess club was hard at it this morning!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Digital signage is up and rolling at WHS!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
High school art is working on various perspective projects!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
This group of second graders enjoyed having lunch with their teacher, Mrs. Sherwin, today.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Cindy Birkner
Biology day 1 testing for simple suars
about 1 month ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
Check out this event hosted by the BGS Booster Club on Thursday night!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We came across this community resource. If you are looking for contact information for community resources, check this out. http://www.roe21.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Resource-Guide-2019.pdf
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Biology class is figuring out what is in our food.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Cindy Birkner
Environmental science made magic today
about 1 month ago, Cindy Birkner
Nicole Henson
Pink Out 2019 at Webber ended with with a varsity victory in two. Way to go Lady Trojans!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Warming up for the Varsity match! JV beat Sandoval in two.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Pink Out game is underway for the JV team. We have an enthusiastic fan club showing their support.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Due to a scheduling conflict, Webber Homecoming has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 14, 2019, 7-10 p.m.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
First grade recess is pretty awesome!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
It is enrollment time for 4-H! Marlow Cardinals 4-H Club invites you to come see what 4-H is all about.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Marci Sherwin, a second grade teacher, was awarded an Excellence in Education Grant through the Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF). There to present the $375 check was Larry Pearson, a member of the IRTA. Congratulations, Marci!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Today was National School Custodian Day. We appreciate the work our custodians put in on a daily basis, but thought they deserved special recognition today. We are blessed with the best! Thank you Jeff, Sam, and Ethan for all you do!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Cord Hails is Webber’s September student of the month. Cord is active in FFA. He is the Chapter Vice President. Congratulations, Cord!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the September students of the month! Those selected were: Koy Kiel, Adalynn Rinsma, Kylie Phelps, Lyla Gordon, Owen Burke, Landon Cook, Clayton Drew, Chloe Adams, and Dylan French.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
In the News - 9/30/19
about 1 month ago, Julie Lusby
Garrett Wingo
The new BUSD Sports Calendar is up and running. In Google calendar, add a calendar by URL. Copy and paste the link below to add our sports calendar to your personal calendar. webcal://ical.schedulestar.com/iCal_NOW.cfm?i=A045B89F-9287-428F-9E439E86E92A5635
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Nicole Henson
Grade school pictures have not come in yet. As a result, picture retakes will not be on Friday, October 4 as previously announced. Retakes are not going to be rescheduled until we have received our first set of pictures. Thank you for your patience and understanding!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
We are proud to announce that BGS is one of 142 Early Childhood programs recognized at the Gold level from the Illinois State Board of Education.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We are currently looking for a Pee Wee (3rd and 4th grade) girls basketball coach. Last year, there was not a team because not enough girls signed up, but eight girls are interested in playing this year, so now we are looking for a parent volunteer. If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Henson at the school.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Garrett Wingo
Attention High School Students. We want to hear from you! Please take this short survey about our grab and go lunch and breakfast options. The first ten students to respond to the survey will receive a PBIS token! Copy and paste the link below. https://forms.gle/7GoYQEavcFNDJx5f7
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Shane Gordon
Wow! As it was put, the house is becoming a home. Thank you Terri Helm for organizing the trophy cases!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Mr. Jeff got a new piece of equipment today. This will be a little safer than that 28' extension ladder.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
A special thank you to Captain Weeks and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for demonstrating the capabilities of his K-9 today for our third grade!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Part time employment opportunities at BUSD!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Garrett Wingo
Attention JH Boys Basketball Players!
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Shane Gordon
Basketball tryouts for junior high girls will be held on Monday, September 30, after school until 5:00 p.m. for any girl (5th-8th grade) interested in playing. Please wear practice clothes and gym shoes. If you have any questions please call, 618-731-0967.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Tech class working on the “Shipping Challenge”.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
High school health demonstrating their knowledge of the 12 cranial nerves.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten was working on the letter N today. So, they came to Nurse Mary with a Nice surprise!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
A message from the WHS Booster Club: Check them out in Facebook. We need volunteers for concessions this Saturday for the HSBB Round Robin Tournament!!! Beth and I simply cannot do this alone!! Lmk if you can help at least part of the day. THANK YOU!!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Reminder: Friday, September 27, is a 2:10 dismissal.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congrats to junior high baseball on their first round regional win tonight! They play Thursday at Waltonville.
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
How about Mt. St. Helens being printed?!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Garrett Wingo
Lady Trojans at Zeigler-Royalton!
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Cindy Birkner
High School cross country at Nashville
about 1 month ago, Cindy Birkner
Nicole Henson
The jr. high boys' regional game at home today, against Spring Garden, has been postponed to tomorrow 9/24 at 5:00 pm
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Recognized our 8th grade softball and baseball athletes this afternoon. We appreciate the time and hard work they put into playing this season and seasons past. They both begin regional play next Tuesday.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Hannah DeJournett, a Senior, is Webber High School’s Student of the Month for August. Hannah is active in FFA, Beta Club, Senior Class Vice President, WYSE, and cross country manager. Congratulations, Hannah!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
In jr high cross country at Norris City, Jaxon was 1st and Brennan was 43rd out of 57 boys.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Garrett Wingo
Hey sports fans! Our new sports website is up and running. We are still working on a few items so please be patient. This website includes up to date schedules. Visit www.blufordsports.org
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Nicole Henson
Grade school cross country meet at Salem yesterday. Out of 100 boys, Jaxon was 8th and Brennan was 88th.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Garrett Wingo
Lady Cardinals take the first set 5-25. Second set coming.
about 1 month ago, Garrett Wingo
Nicole Henson
Webber baseball action at Cisne.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
The school district now has two separate phone numbers for the grade school and high school. The grade school can still be reached at 732-8242 and the high school number is 732-6121.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Pictures tomorrow will be for the following: high school retakes high school fall sports grade school fall sports We have not yet received the grade school pictures, so grade school retakes are going to be rescheduled for October 4.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Come support the local blood drive next week at Webber High School. Please enter at the new high school entrance. Parking is available at the front entrance.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Dan Lovin came in to speak about his experience at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attack.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Fourth grade spent some time in the STEM lab this afternoon! Dream/design/build.
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Fourth grade spent some time in the STEM lab this afternoon! Dream/design/build.
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We are super thankful for the contribution from the BGS Booster Club! A $2,100 donation equals six new iPads to supplement our kids learning. Thank you!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Jr High cross country at West Frankfort. Jaxon finished in first place.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
I am thrilled to announce that because of your participation in the Kroger Rewards program, the school received $249.87 this quarter! This money is used to provide extra incentives for our kids. (pizza parties, PBIS rewards ect.) We currently have 61 households signed up for the program. If you haven't signed up and would like to, simply visit this site. https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow/
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Sorry for the late notice, but the parking lot was lined today so students may begin using the lot tomorrow to park! Also, parents you may drop off your high school student at the front door.
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
The Marlow Cardinals 4-H Club recently constructed and donated a lending library to Bluford USD. Today, the 4-H club helped Jeff, our head of maintenance, install it. Please feel free to leave a book you have read and would like to share with others, then look through the selection to find a book that interests you. Thank you Marlow Cardinals 4-H Club for commitment to bettering our school and community!
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Spent some time today reading the book “All are Welcome” to most of the elementary grades and then the 8th grade science students surprised me with a name plate made from the 3 D printer. No better way to end a week than with the best students around! #blessedbeyondmeasure
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the August students of the month and thank you to the BGS Booster Club for sponsoring the program! Pictured are Hailey Popplewell, Embry Raney, Izabel Andrews, Parker Withrow, Lily Rains, Hailei Marlow, Waylon Jones, Baylee Adams, and Jersi Tate.
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Garrett Wingo
What an awesome surprise! Thank you to JH Science! Great work using the 3D Printer!
2 months ago, Garrett Wingo
Julie Lusby
In the News .... Bekah Marlow and Seth Hamerski
2 months ago, Julie Lusby
Nicole Henson
Jr High baseball and softball are in action at Wayne City this afternoon.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Garrett Wingo
Have you read the Student Handbook yet? Copy and paste the link below into your web browser and check it out. You can also visit our website. Need a paper copy? No problem. Call or stop by and see us! https://5il.co/8tr3
2 months ago, Garrett Wingo
Shane Gordon
Hallelujah! Paving is in progress.
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
This post is a little late, but thank you to Mt. Vernon Menards for coordinating a school supply drive for us. This is just a small portion of what still remains.
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
I am hopeful that the wait has finally come to an end. Those pavers are supposed to be fire up and rolling in the morning!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
It took three sets, but the JV comes away with a big win over Wayne City. Varsity action is about to get underway.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
How cool is this?!? King City Books in Mt. Vernon has a program for students to review books prior to publication. We have several students who have signed up to be "professional" book reviewers! And we get to keep all of the books for our library!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The Science/Robotics Club had their first meeting of the year this afternoon. Thanks to the Jefferson County 4-H chapter for partnering with us for robotics kits!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Junior High baseball and softball games are cancelled for today, Tuesday, Sept. 3. The opposing teams did not have enough players to field a team.
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Julie Lusby
In the News HS VB Game
3 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
The parent/player volleyball game is underway. Believe it or not, the girls are already up 8-0!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Thank you to the coaches, maintenance staff, and volunteers who recently helped us make improvements to our softball field.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We utilized the afternoon to train staff on CPR and use of the AED.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Varsity action against Mt. Vernon. Tough loss for the Lady Trojans tonight.
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
It's time for the varsity!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
JV defeats Mt. Vernon in three.
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
It is excellent to see such a good crowd here to cheer on the girls at the first game in the new Webber High School gym!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
First home game in the new gymnasium. Go Lady Trojans!
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Garrett Wingo
Your child won't be at school today? Running late and on your way? Whatever the case, give us a call by 9 am and let us know. Thank you!
3 months ago, Garrett Wingo
Shane Gordon
Tonight is our first home volleyball game. Season tickets for the chair seats will be available for $20. For volleyball, you will get to choose which seat you would like. As we get closer to basketball season, we will have a drawing for seats for anyone interested.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
More PBIS fun
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
PBIS kickoff fun!
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
In the news!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
How awesome is this second grade door decoration?!?!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Join us Friday, August 30, for a fun night with the volleyball team!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
What a fabulous morning for our district! Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning to celebrate the new building!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We are ready for you! Join us for breakfast at the Ruritan Club beginning at 7:00 and then come help us celebrate at ribbon cutting at 9:30. Please park in the north lot an then feel free to use either the grade school entrance or the new high school entrance!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
How about this fourth grade science assignment! Working "tendons" inside paper digits. Our new Mystery Science curriculum is pretty cool!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We accepted delivery of our new school bus this morning! This will be on Roy's route. We now have three newer buses and will continue to make progress to ensure we have the safest most reliable fleet.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Just a quick reminder that we have a 2:10 dismissal tomorrow (Friday, August 23) and we have an 11:30 dismissal next Friday (August 30). There is no school on Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
The Jr. High softball and baseball games scheduled for Thursday, August 22 against Spring Garden have been cancelled.
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
In the news!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Please join us Saturday, August 24, at 9:30 a.m. for our official dedication ceremony for the new Webber High School. We will begin the gymnasium with a formal ceremony to recognize individuals who played significant roles in the project. Following that, the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce will be on hand to conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony. We hope to see you there!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
The jr. high softball and baseball games scheduled for Tuesday, August 20 have been cancelled due to the weather.
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The junior high students got the first 3D printer put together today!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
After several attempts over the last year to create a district Facebook page, it appears as though the Facebook police have allowed us to do so. Please like and share so we can reach as many people as possible with all of the excellent things going on with BUSD #318.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We had a wonderful turn out today at our open house! I hope everyone enjoyed the new building.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We couldn't be more pleased with the new gym flag. Thank you to Superior Steel for helping make this possible.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
High school teachers learned how to navigate the new technology in their classrooms.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
It was an awesome day with staff! Teachers got to try out the STEM lab!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
For an update on the high school and information on procedures for the first day of school, check out this article. https://www.blufordschools.org/article/125866?org=bluford-unit-school-district-318
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We are set and ready to begin paving on Monday!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Webber High School will be hosting a Freshman Orientation for students and parents/guardians on Tuesday, August 13 at 6:30 pm. Please park in the existing parking lot and use the main entrance to the grade school. I look forward to meeting you and showcasing our new facilities!
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Reminder: This Thursday is the Back to School Splash at the Aquatic Zoo hosted by the BGS Booster Club from 6:15 - 8:00. Admission is $1 and all students need to be accompanied by an adult.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Farmyard Folly fun!
4 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Webber FFA participated in Farmyard Follies hosted by Cisne FFA at Johnsonville Days.
4 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
WHS!!! The school district took ownership of the interior of the building today, so we moved in! The asphalt company is scheduled to be here on Monday to continue and hopefully complete that work. We are so close with this project and it is going to be so nice for our students!
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The Booster Club is hosting a back to school splash at the Aquatic Zoo next Thursday, August 8, beginning at 6:15 p.m. All Bluford Grade School students are invited to attend. Admission is only $1!
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Parents: This is a reminder that online registration is still active and can be completed at any time. Also, a reminder that walk in registration is scheduled for tomorrow from 8:30 - 2:30. This will also be completed online with a school device.
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Bluford Grade School cross country will begin voluntary conditioning on Monday, August 5 at 6:15 a.m. Please be sure to bring a towel and something to drink.
4 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Check out this job opportunity with Bluford schools!
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Junior high baseball tryouts have been postponed to Friday, July 26, from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Webber High School baseball will have open field on Tues. July 23 and Thurs. July 25 at 7:00 pm.
4 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Bluford students and 4H members presented at the BOE meeting last night on their Lending Library project which will be placed at BGS for all to use. Take a book, leave a book!
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Webber High School cross country will begin voluntary conditioning on Monday, July 22 at 6:15 a.m. Please be sure to bring a towel and something to drink.
4 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Junior high softball tryouts will be on Thursday, July 25, and Friday, July 26 at 5:00 p.m.
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Parents: Here are the supply lists for the upcoming school year! They are also available at Walmart and Staples. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/406321/School_Supply_Lists.pdf
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Did you know that BGS will have a new STEM lab this year. Think of it as a mini interactive children's museum which allows kids to design, create, and build. This was accomplished mostly through grant money. Join us at Bluford!
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
This message is for any fifth through eighth grade student interested in playing junior high baseball this fall. Coach Hicks will have "open field" next week (July 15 - July 19) Monday - Friday from 5:00 - 6:30. Tryouts will be on Monday, July 22, and Tuesday, July 23, from 5:00 - 6:30. Please be reminded that each student must have a physical and proof of medical insurance on file with the school. Physicals are valid for 395 days. Also, as a reminder the Orthopaedic Center is providing sports physicals for our students on Friday, August 2, from 8:30 - 12:00. If you need paperwork, please contact the school. A similar announcement will soon be made for junior high softball.
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Did you know that Bluford schools, with the help of the BGS Boosters, invested over $20k into our playground to make it safer and more fun for our kids. Healthy and happy kids = better learners. Join us at Bluford schools!
4 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We need some coaches for the upcoming year. Please share so we can find the best people to work with our kids!
5 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Everyone is invited to come out for “Coffee and Conversation” at the Bluford Village Hall in two weeks.
5 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Did you know that Webber High School offers more dual credit opportunity than any other high school in the Rend Lake district? Students have access to at least 26 courses offered in house and through the college.
5 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
5 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Bluford Unit Schools welcomes Garrett Wingo as our new Dean of Students!
5 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Please consider taking time to come out and donate blood on July 3.
5 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Three of our students are featured in this article for receiving the Arrow of Light award. Congratulations Jimmy, Roman, and Walker!
5 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Parents: Here is a copy of the final approved 2019-2020 school calendar! The first day of school for students will be Friday, August 16!
5 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Some of our Webber High School girls are attending National Beta Club Convention in Oklahoma City this week. Congratulations to Kadi for placing 5th in Division 2 Jewelry Making at the national level!
5 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The videos from graduation have arrived. Feel free to stop by next week or call the office (732-8242) to arrange pick up or delivery.
5 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Ellie was at the Illinois State FFA Convention in Springfield today to receive her plaque for winning the Specialty Crop SAE and to receive her State Degree. Congratulations Ellie!
5 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Webber FFA at the 91st Illinois FFA Convention in Springfield, IL.
5 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Thanks to your generosity, the school district received another $268.68 this quarter from Kroger Rewards. We now have 56 households signed up for the program. If you haven't signed up yet, visit this site to get going. https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow/
5 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cole Berry
Congratulations to Noah Raudenbush being voted to the Midland Trail All Conference baseball team! Also, congratulations to Dakota Tate being named Honorable Mention! ⚾️
6 months ago, Cole Berry
Cole Berry
Congratulations to Emma Moser and Mia Simmons on being voted to the Midland Trail All Conference Team. 🥎
6 months ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to Dakota Tate on being accepted to the National CEO Trade Show!
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The Village of Bluford did a wonderful job with the Memorial Day program!
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
Time to register your child online for the 2019-2020 school year. Just log into Teacherease and click on the "Online Registration" link. It's simple, quick, no trip to the school, and available 24/7. Online registration is available until Friday, May 31st.
6 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the May students of the month! Those selected by the teachers were Izabel Andrew's, Rendley Robertson, Parker Withrow, Kylie Snow, Emma Withrow, Serenity Bryant, Kylee Halbin, Caleb Hardy, and Lily Taylor.
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
These arrived after school today. Check it out if you have any interest.
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Webber High School Athletic Awards
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Bluford Grade School Class of 2019 award recipients.
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Thank you to the businesses who helped create a wonderful learning opportunity for our students! Junior Achievement taught students about money, business, and job skills.
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
PSA from Health Class.....Don't Text and Drive https://youtu.be/AYgeUbJ3UFI
6 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Chemistry is heating up at the end of the year, have to wait until tomorrow to see what happens.
6 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Chemistry Class Created Methane Clathrates
6 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Making Fiber Optics....Materials Science
6 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Nicole Henson
Congratulations to these Bluford Jr. High athletes for placing at the Class S state track meet at Herrin Saturday. Elicia- 7th shot put Jeffrey- 8th 400M dash Aidan- 5th 800M run Elijah- 1st 200M dash 800M Relay 4th- Aidan, Hunter, Jeffrey, Elijah The boys team finished 9th overall. Proud of all you
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
A few pictures from the Class S state track meet on Saturday.
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Best of luck to all of the kids competing at the junior high state track meet today!
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
I hope everyone enjoyed the second grade mother's day program!
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
If you are looking for something to do tomorrow, head on down to the state track meet at Herrin. Bluford Grade School has six students participating and would appreciate your support. Best of luck to Elicia Marlow, Jaxon Dalby, Jeffrey Hargrove, Elijah Marlow, Aidan Reed, and Hunter Schoenrock. It has been a great season and I appreciate your hard work and talent!
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten was so impressed with the junior high paper roller coasters they saw in the hallway that they went to work when they got back to their room making their own!
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
More Senior Awards
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Well deserving Webber students, from the Class of 2019, received numerous scholarships provided by some very generous donors . Thank you to those supporters of Webber High School and congratulations to those students on their achievements!
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Jr. High/grade school awards will be Monday, May 13 at 2:00 pm in the gymnasium.
6 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The latest creation from junior high science! They engineered a structure for a marble drop.
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Today marks the beginning of staff appreciation week. If a staff member has gone above and beyond for your student this year, I would encourage you to reach out and let them know. Kind words are always nice to hear!
6 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cole Berry
Senior Day for Baseball and Softball. Great group of young men and women! 🥎⚾️
6 months ago, Cole Berry
Cole Berry
May 6th - May 11th Athletics Schedule Monday -HS Baseball Home vs Christ Our Rock 4:30 -HS Softball Home vs St. Elmo/Brownstown 4:30 -Pee Wee Track @ Mt Vernon 4:00 Tuesday -HS Softball @ Christ Our Rock 4:30 Wednesday -HS Track Sectional @ Fairfield 3:30 Thursday -Pee Wee Track @ Mt. Vernon 11:00 AM Friday -HS Baseball&Softball @ Wayne City 4:30 Saturday -HS Softball @ Galatia invite 11:00AM & 12:30PM -Junior High Track State Meet @ Herrin 9:00 Busy week for our Trojans and Lady Trojans. Good Luck to all! 🔷🔶
7 months ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to Dakota Tate for being selected as best of show and the Jefferson County CEO tradeshow!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Reminder: Bluford Schools dismiss at 11:30 tomorrow.
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
There was an awesome turn out and presentation by all Jefferson County CEO students! Webber's, Dakota Tate, showcased his tire culvert business!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the April students of the month! Pictured are, Craig Hester, Cruz Case, Aubree Buchanon, Emerie Withrow, Landon Cook, Kaden Richardson, Graham Bertrand, Dylan French, and Hunter Kluck.
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Here is a look at the science lab at the high school!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Second grade had a great field trip to the children's museum in Evansville today!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Chemistry building crystal models..
7 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
The mining continues, after core samples, we dig in deeper
7 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Environmental Science class unit on mining...today core samples
7 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Nicole Henson
A few more mystery dinner photos.
7 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
More mystery dinner photos
7 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Amazing performance of Big Top Destiny Mystery Dinner by the Webber Drama Club! It was an entertaining evening accompanied by a great meal. If you have never attended one of their performances, you should fit it into your schedule next school year. They have two performances each year. Thank you Mrs. Cramer, Ms. Baine, cast, and crew!
7 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Next Friday is the kindergarten roundup!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Fabulous job by the drama department! Creating their own characters, writing their own play, and performing to perfection! Oh, and since it was a dinner theater, the food was great.
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Fourth grade put on a living museum today based on a Civil War era book they have been reading!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The gym is nearing completion!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten was working together during center time today!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Back from spring break and ready to hit the playground for recess!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Parents: we have added two additional 11:30 dismissal days on Friday, May 3, and Friday, May 10! The staff will use this time for professional development.
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
BUSD would like to welcome Mrs. Henson into the principal position for next school year!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Such a cool event. Senior signing day with Rend Lake College! Best of luck to all of you as you move on to the next stage of your lives!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
2019 Prom King and Queen are Michael Parks and Brooke Cash
7 months ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
2019 Webber Love Never Dies Prom is getting underway.
7 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The second grade rock museum was awesome today!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
In the News .... HS Softball
7 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Area restaurants are donating part of their proceeds to the Jefferson County Child Abuse Committee to raise awareness. See the attached restaurants' flyers for more information.
7 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Here are some more shots from yesterday's track meet.
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Elijah Marlow had an impressive performance at yesterday's track meet. He won the mile by 200 meters with a time of 5:30 and then turned around the next race to anchor the 4x200 with another win!
7 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Bluford’s recipients of the Jefferson County Collegial Principal’s Network Student Recognition Banquet are Brooke Cash and Emma Thompson.
7 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Excellent job tonight from a very accomplished FFA chapter!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Here is some information on upcoming Pre-K screenings.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
Needing Sub Bus Drivers .... Interested? Call the school for more information.
8 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the March students of the month. Those selected K-8 were Samantha Barns, Caleb Loker, Alli Hicks, Owen Burke, Kadi Bain, Brianna Schoenrock, Gracen Sledge, Savannah Phillips, and Elicia Marlow!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Hannah DeJournett and Gavin Johnson represented Webber as members of the All-Tournament at the Jefferson County Scholar Bowl Meet.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The importance of reading to your children cannot be overstated.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Thank you to the Village of Bluford President, Mike Bullard, who joined second grade today to listen to some ideas the students have for the village.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The carnival is up and running!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Here is another example of what will be displayed at the science expo. Lichtenberg figures!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Make sure to check out the junior high science exposition along with the carnival tomorrow night. Here is one piece of work on home efficiency. Notice the solar panels and rain water collection system.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
In the News .... Ellie Marlow
8 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
In the News ..... High School Prom Court
8 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
In the News .... Mr. Gordon and Crystal Marlow
8 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
The playground is a huge hit with the kids. Thank you to the BGS Booster Club for helping make this possible.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Update on the new playground!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The new playground equipment is ready to go in!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Bluford boys won 3rd place at the Wayne City 5th grade tournament. Congratulations boys! I also want to send well wishes out to Waylon, who was injured early in the 1st qt.
8 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Thanks to all who came to the Trojan Talent Show tonight!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to board member, Mario Hodge, on being named a finalist for the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce small business person of the year! Mr. Hodge operates Parkway Shoes in Mt. Vernon.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Congratulations to 4th grade teacher, Terri Helm, on being awarded a Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce grant. Mrs. Helm will use the funds to implement more STEM activities in her classroom.
8 months ago, Nicole Henson
Cole Berry
Today’s Softball game @ Fairfield has been cancelled for today. The game will be rescheduled
8 months ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
Seventh grade had some impressive founding fathers projects!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Fourth graders are in the news with a neat little project!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Day 8 of online safety: To wrap this up, here are some tips to have a conversation with your student about internet safety.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Fifth grade is rocking the solar system!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Pre-K had fun bowling some frames this morning!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cole Berry
Today’s softball game @ Christ our Rock has been cancelled. The game is rescheduled for April 24th
8 months ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
Attendance matters. Take a look.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Day 7 of online safety: Today's topic is, Instagram.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Solar systems to scale in junior high this week.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Parents: We received our first quarterly rewards payment from Kroger. We received approval for the program on February 12. The earnings quarter ended on February 26. In that short two week period, we had 37 households sign up and received $22.70. We are looking forward to participating in the program! Thank you to everyone who has signed up. If you have not, find information at this link. https://www.blufordschools.org/article/89647?org=bluford-unit-school-district-318
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Day 6 of online safety: Today's topic is, Snapchat. This is one to watch out for.
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Day 5 of online safety: Today's topic is, Mincraft. Builders unite!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Day 5 of online safety: Today's topic is, Mincraft. Builders unite!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Day 4 of online safety: Today's topic is, YouTube. What channels does your child enjoy?
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Ellie received 1st place in Specialty Crop Production at District 5 proficiency interviews this evening. She will advance to state competition in Champaign on March 23. Congratulatuons!
8 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Day 3 of online safety: Today's topic is Fortnite. I can see you dancing now!
8 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Hannah and Ellie are gearing up for their District 5 SAE interviews at MVTHS. Congratulations on making it here and good luck tonight!
8 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Day 2: Today's topic is screen time. How do you regulate your child?
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Third grade had a great field trip today. The Cardinals organization was very accommodating and had a great educational program!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Eighth grade night for volleyball!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Parents: Over the next week, I am going to release an infographic each day from National Online Safety aimed at various topics of internet safety.
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the February students of the month. Pictured: Jerika Talley, Bridget Bertrand, Embry Raney, Gabe Morgan, Donovan Dobbs, and Emerie Marlow. Also selected but not available for a photo was, Ryan Knepler, Aidan Reed, and Ava Bravard.
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Maintenance Director, Jeff Dunaway, was nominated as a homegrown hero through the St. Louis District Dairy Council(the program with pre-school's adopt-a-cow). He was a runner up. They sent him a certificate of excellence.
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Third grade was hard at work today!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Career day for second grade!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out these student works of art!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Construction progress! https://youtu.be/VI5DNdiMmAQ
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
It was a great day to end FFA week!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Parents: I encourage you to be in the know with your teen's online interactions. Here are some popular apps. which could possibly be misused.
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
Graduation Dates: 8th Grade ~ Thursday, May 16th at 7:00 pm High School ~ Friday, May 17th at 7:00 pm
9 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten is getting ready for their big performance on Friday!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Have you ever wondered how a gym floor is installed? https://youtu.be/YI7mGRQaekA
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
Ruritan Club's 50/50 Breakfast
9 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten enjoyed some Valentine's day activities!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Fourth grade is partying up for Valentine's Day! There were lots of great treats!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The science club's latest project! https://youtu.be/ET0JgJaGKB8
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Jefferson County All-Star game is set for Saturday, March 2nd at Mt. Vernon Township High School. Bluford Grade School is privileged to have three students playing in those games. Way to go, Elicia, Aidan, and Elijah!
9 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Explore the new Webber High School at, https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=WgjkA3M4fhP&utm_source=4 . A special thank you to S.I. Drone for your help with this project!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the BGS January students of the month!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to Gavin Johnson, Hannah DeJarnett, Sunni Belmont, Madalyn Lusby, Adelina Caronongan, and Samantha Schrum. They competed in the WYSE design challenge and retained the traveling trophy for Webber with a first place finish!
9 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
Pennies for Patients sponsored by Beta Club will be February 11th-22nd. The first place class collecting the most money will receive a pizza party. The second highest collecting class will receive a donut party. It does NOT have to be pennies.
10 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
It's almost game time! Good luck to this crew!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
What an awesome pep assembly today! Good luck tomorrow, boys!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Senior night for a very accomplished bunch!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
With anticipated wind chills of -20 to -25, there will be no school for Bluford Unit School District #318 on Wednesday, January 30. Stay warm and stay safe!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
It's that time of the year again ..... Kindergarten Registration and Screenings
10 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to Brennan Tate and Waylon Jones for being selected to play in the 5th grade All Star game at Wayne City. Nathaniel Marlow also was selected but was not able to be there.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cole Berry
GAME CHANGED. Due to a scheduling conflict, Webber High School Girls Basketball team will travel to Elverado High School this evening. There will only be 1 Varsity game starting at 6:00.
10 months ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
Congratulations to the junior high boys basketball team as they advance to the state tournament!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Pepsi Mid America, represented by Andy Rains, presented a $10,000 check to Ms. Baine and Bluford Unit School District at tonight’s home basketball game. Board member/parent, Mario Hodge, presented Ms. Baine with a bouquet of flowers for her tireless effort in collecting “pigskin points “.
10 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
We have a new employment opportunity at the school district as a school nurse. If you have interest, applications will be considered as they arrive.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Some recent works from art classes.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten had quite a bit of fun with the 100th day of school!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The Trojans are taking on Wayne City tonight!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cole Berry
With temperatures now above freezing and expected to continue to rise, all evening basketball events are on as scheduled for January 22nd. High School Boys @ Home vs Wayne City 6:15 High School Girls @ Elverado Tourney vs Woodlawn 7:30 Good luck to both Trojans and Lady Trojans!
10 months ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
After driving district roads this morning, many are in okay condition, however, there are several which are covered in ice. As such, school is canceled for Tuesday, January 22. A decision on PM events will be made later in the day.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
As other schools in the area are closing for tomorrow, I wanted to put out a message that as of now, we are still in session tomorrow. I drove many of the district roads this afternoon and found them to be in good enough condition to travel. I will be out early in the morning as well to see if there is any icing over night.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cole Berry
Due to impending weather, today’s High School Boys Basketball game against Waltonville has been POSTPONED. The game will be rescheduled.
10 months ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
Trojans in the news!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Reminder: Bluford Schools dismiss at 11:30 tomorrow and there is no school on Monday.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
I am proud of the leadership within our community and also proud to call Bluford home. http://www.wmix94.com/2019/01/15/bluford-one-of-few-illinois-communities-that-can-call-themselves-debt-free/
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Eighth grade night for boys basketball!
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
Sentinel Article - Sunday, January 13th
10 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Due to impending weather conditions, all PM events are cancelled for Friday, January 11.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The high school boys basketball game scheduled for tonight against Sandoval has been postponed due to impending weather.
10 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Walker Heinrich talks about WHS basketball! http://wmixsports.com/players-chat-walker-heinrich-webber-basketball/
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The high school girls kick off the MTC tournament tonight at Sandoval!
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Happy Holidays!
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We had fun with classroom Christmas parties today!
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Student 3 point shooters
11 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
The Great 3 point Shoot out!
11 months ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
An opportunity for anyone looking for some meaningful work with kids. Now, an Associate degree qualifies for a short-term, temporary (5 years) sub license.
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
BUSD 318 students, staff, and community members collected 45 lbs of “Pigskin Caps” to win $10,000! Thank you, Ms. Baine, for organizing the collection at our school again this year!! Way to go everyone🤗
11 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Today was Gingerbread House day in kindergarten! Thanks to all the parents who joined us!
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
If you ordered a Christmas Program DVD, they have arrived earlier than expected. They will be sent home with your student today.
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Some recent projects!
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We had an excellent Christmas program this afternoon. A special thank you to Mrs. Cramer for organizing the event!
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Julie Lusby
Thank You to Mr. Bullard and Mrs. Spurlock for Judging the Decorated Christmas Doors. Winners will be announced on Wednesday.
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
And the Remaining Doors
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
Even More and More Decorated Doors
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
Even More Decorated Doors
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
More, More, and More Decorated Doors
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
More and More Decorated Doors
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
More Decorated Doors
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Julie Lusby
The Doors are Decorated
11 months ago, Julie Lusby
Shane Gordon
Thank you so much to the kind soul who dropped off this donation this morning with the instructions, help out some kids with clothes and shoes.
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The turkey came down today. As we transition from one holiday season to the next, the school would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays!
11 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
WMIX ran a quick feature story on the high school construction progress today. http://www.wmix94.com/2018/12/06/bluford-school-construction-continues/
12 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Door decorations have begun! Here is a sneak peak.
12 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Be sure to join us Friday at 6:30 for the Mystery Theater!
12 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Bluford schools has a new science club! For their first project this week, they built a hover craft! https://youtu.be/xSpXjRHppfc
12 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
12 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Thanks to Mrs. Rodgers and the high school art class for providing some color in the Superintendent's office.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Since road conditions have improved throughout the day, the board meeting tonight is on as scheduled. The meeting will begin tonight at the regular time of 6:45. 
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Due to hazardous road conditions in parts of the district, school for Bluford USD #318 is canceled for Thursday, November 15. A call will go out around 6:00 a.m. Also, a reminder, Friday, November 16, is already a non-attendance day. Students, we will see you on Monday.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
I am continuing to monitor the weather. I will be throughout the district early tomorrow morning to make a determination for school tomorrow.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Thank you to the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce for hosting a wonderful job shadow event for some of our seniors!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
I am so proud of our school, staff, and students.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
More concrete going in today.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
What an awesome event today! Students shared their talents as we recognized and thanked veterans! The program was even featured on the 6:00 news!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
BUSD#318 Honoring our Veterans
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
Join us this Saturday to kick off Trojan basketball.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Solar vision
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
We were excited to receive our new school buses today!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Calling all area veterans: The Bluford Unit School District will have a Veterans Day Program on Friday, November 9, at 1:30 in the gymnasium. All veterans are invited to a reception prior to the assembly beginning at 12:30 in the old gymnasium. Please help spread the word!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
GOOD LUCK SETH!
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Nicole Henson
Seth Hamerski had quite the send off from school today. He and his coaches arrived in Peoria earlier, where he walked the course and ran a couple miles. They are expecting a crowd of about 20,000 spectators for the event tomorrow. Good luck, Seth!!
about 1 year ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Here is the latest video walkthrough for the new high school! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l00yz6i7AE
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out this news story about the new Illinois Report Card. https://www.blufordschools.org/article/71369?org=bluford-unit-school-district-318
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Halloween is such a fun day for the kiddos!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
How cool is this? Eighth grade students wrote Halloween stories and shared them with lower elementary students to teach about theme!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
It's a good day to pour some concrete!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Just a reminder that staff will be attending the Mt. Vernon Conference tomorrow, so there is no school for students on Friday, October 26.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Parents: Every other year, school districts are required to complete a school climate survey. Staff, students, and parents all have the opportunity to provide feedback on a wide array of topics. Please visit the link below to complete the parent survey. http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
BUSD Board of Education member, Steve Tate, was part of a group who presented to businesses and governmental agencies on detecting internal fraud. Thank you to the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce for hosting the event!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The new basketball hoops are a hit!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Do you see eggs in an unknown fluid or do you see biochemistry?
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Chemistry, earth science...it is all connected.
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Chemistry class setting up for acid reaction rates
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
To stay up to date on the progress of the new high school, you can always check out the page on the website. https://www.blufordschools.org/o/webber-high-school/page/information--91
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The gym windows have arrived!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
This place is full of activity today! AC units being set, water line being run, gym ceiling paint, and drywall being hung!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Did you know that Jefferson County is a leading manufacturing county in all of Southern Illinois. WHS students recently participated in a manufacturing day hosted by various Jefferson County employers. Check out the attachment to see what they experienced.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The book fair is up and running! There are many wonderful, age appropriate books for all kids. Be sure to check it out!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out the progress on the high school! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOH5oi7Zvfo
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Reminder: Bluford Schools will dismiss at 11:30 tomorrow, October 5. Have a great weekend!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Kindergartners are learning more everyday. Here they are progressing through some supplementary reading instruction with Reading Eggs.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The first Book Fair of the year is coming up soon!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
There is so much going on behind the scenes. Miles of conduit and wire!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten had such a wonderful time at the apple orchard. They were able to pick their own apples while learning about the different kinds of apples! Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who joined us as well!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Eighth grade students are exploring career options for a presentation!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Eighth graders are working hard on this weeks broadcast!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
New photos have been added to the school construction page! Check them out with this link. https://www.blufordschools.org/o/webber-high-school/page/information--91
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Jv HS VB vs Cisne
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Biology in action....enzymes in action
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
Work is moving along with the construction project! This place was a flurry of activity today. Metal siding, roofing, and HVAC drops are all visible in this photo.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Cindy Birkner
Thirsty?
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Cindy Birkner
Health Class study Benefits of Water
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Cole Berry
Saturday morning baseball action at Webber High School. Webber Trojans vs. Pope County Pirates
about 1 year ago, Cole Berry
Shane Gordon
What an awesome message as we head into what is sure to be a wonderful weekend!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Grass seed is being spread at the demo site.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Cole Berry
Webber High School taking on Wayne City
about 1 year ago, Cole Berry
Cindy Birkner
Bouncing Bubbles.....Chemistry in Action
about 1 year ago, Cindy Birkner
Shane Gordon
Help us win $10,000!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
A special thank you to Delta Co. and Southern Il. Materials for donating several loads of asphalt grindings to help us improve district parking! The Pre-K students got to see the big semi!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Drywall is going up inside! The building is really starting to take shape!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Exterior siding is going on! The exterior will take on a new look over the next couple of weeks!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Jr High boys’ cross country team competed at Salem today.
about 1 year ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
Ms. Drenner has received another fully funded grant through DonorsChoose.org! Take a look at some of the items she received to enhance learning!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
We shall never forget.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out this week's student broadcast! Way to go, Eighth grade! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGLthYfSq3I
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
High school art students are sprucing up the place with some color!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Be sure to check out Friday's broadcast to learn more about our new first grade teacher, Ms. Seibert!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Second grade released their monarch butterfly today!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out the progress on the new high school! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFFU8aSxf6A
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out what these awesome eighth grade students put together! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=755&v=Gg2CwGvfX1E
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Check out these awesome aerial photos of the construction progress courtesy of, S.I. Drone Solutions!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Students in Mrs. Birkner's science classes were exposed to the solar system through virtual reality! #mergecube
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The GS baseball (4:00) and softball (4:30) teams take on Iuka today! The boys are at home. The girls are at Iuka.
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Join us tonight as the high school volleyball team takes on Wayne City at 6:15! #beattheladyindians
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Volleyball is taking on Mt. Vernon tonight!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Science class made nylon thread today!
about 1 year ago, Shane Gordon
Bluford Unit School District 318
Check out this useful thrillshare information! http://5il.co/4f4c
over 1 year ago, Bluford Unit School District 318
Apptegy Support
The link between nutrition, physical activity, and learning is well documented. Healthy eating and activity patterns are essential for students to achieve their full academic potential, full physical, and mental growth, and lifelong health and well being.
over 1 year ago, Apptegy Support
Apptegy Support
Planning for your summer vacation? Summer athletic calendar is currently online! It includes camps and the summer pride schedule for jr. high and high school.
over 1 year ago, Apptegy Support