Mrs. Sherwin
2nd graders' stockings are hung with care on our lockers!
about 9 hours ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade making cinnamon apple ornaments.
3 days ago, Ashley Snow
Teri Helm
The Kindergarten and 4th Grade made a $1750 donation to Honor Flight of Southern Illinois which is enough to send THREE veterans on the Honor Flight to Washington, DC in May of 2019.
5 days ago, Teri Helm
Shane Gordon
Door decorations have begun! Here is a sneak peak.
6 days ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten had some collaborative learning time this morning!
6 days ago, Shane Gordon
Ashley Snow
Today 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades visited Cedarhurst to see “Smarty Pants and the Mousetrap Machine Show.”
6 days ago, Ashley Snow
Nicole Henson
Varsity boys get the win over Sandoval 58-41.
7 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Cheerleaders showing their Trojan spirit.
7 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
JV boys battled Sandoval for a 48-39 win in OT.
7 days ago, Nicole Henson
Amanda Strohschein
Angela and Karen from Mt Vernon Rotary West presented 3rd graders dictionaries.
7 days ago, Amanda Strohschein
Nicole Henson
Trojans get the win over Cisne in tournament play at WC. They will play again Saturday at 5:00 pm.
11 days ago, Nicole Henson
Karen Putt
Seventh grade made a chain to symbolize items that "weigh" them down, just like the spirit of Jacob Marley in "A Christmas Carol."
11 days ago, Karen Putt
Nicole Henson
Trojans first night playing in the Wayne City Jr High Holiday Tournament. Hard fought battle, but take a loss to Fairfield in the first round of play. The boys will play again Thursday night at 6:00 pm.
13 days ago, Nicole Henson
Karen Putt
More Research
13 days ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
More Research
13 days ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
Before reading A Christmas Carol, the seventh grade researched the Victorian Era.
13 days ago, Karen Putt
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade started working on our Christmas crafts today.
14 days ago, Ashley Snow
Amanda Strohschein
Third grade read Balloons Over Broadway and learned about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. We made our own parade balloons and had a parade around the school.
20 days ago, Amanda Strohschein
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade partnered with Webber’s AG students and 4H to make marshmallow catapults.
20 days ago, Ashley Snow
Ashley Snow
Webber High School AG students and 4H joined forces to help 5th grade students design marshmallow catapults.
20 days ago, Ashley Snow
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade enjoying their pumpkin pie in a bag.
21 days ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
It was an awesome Thanksgiving feast for kindergarten. Thank you to the teachers and parents who helped make this a great experience for our kids!
21 days ago, Shane Gordon
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade making pumpkin pie in a bag.
21 days ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
I am so proud of our school, staff, and students.
26 days ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
Varsity boys defeat Summersville 48-25.
27 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
BGS cheerleaders cheering the boys on to a victory!
27 days ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
Boys’ JV action against Summersville. We got the win 40-32. Great job!
27 days ago, Nicole Henson
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade used base ten blocks to show partial quotients.
28 days ago, Ashley Snow
Amanda Strohschein
Third grade made stone soup today and enjoyed it for a snack this afternoon.
28 days ago, Amanda Strohschein
Ashley Snow
Cale Sneed bought one of our 5th grade baskets at the Alumni Game Saturday night. He kind heartedly decided to share it with both 5th grade classes. Thank you, Cale!
28 days ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
What an awesome event today. Students showcased their talents as we recognized and thanked veterans. The program was even featured on the 6:00 news!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Nicole Henson
6th grade is working on modeling percentages.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Mrs. Sherwin
K-2 attended The Sleeping Beauty today at Cedarhurst.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
Mystery Reader Bethany Taylor shared the book Ten Thank-You Letters. She also gave each child a stamped envelope to write a letter of their own. Thanks, Mrs. Taylor!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Nicole Henson
Girls basketball action tonight against the Field Panthers.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Nicole Henson
5th grade basketball action this morning at BUSD. The Trojans won by 5 in double OT over the Spring Garden Hawks.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Mrs. Sherwin
Tube Builders
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
Candy Observations
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Keyla Stover-Lewis
Check out the “Faces of Freedom” wall which honors our veterans. If your child has a veteran family member or family friend, please send in a copied photo with a description so that we can add it to this fantastic collection. Thanks to Pepsi for the donated sign!
about 1 month ago, Keyla Stover-Lewis
Shane Gordon
Kindergarten and first grade had such a fun time at their Halloween parties today!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Here is the latest video walkthrough for the new high school! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l00yz6i7AE
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Ms. Drenner
Seniors reading to elementary school.
about 1 month ago, Ms. Drenner
Karen Putt
Halloween Fun
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Mrs. Sherwin
Mystery Reader: Mr. Gordon
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
Pumpkin science
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Nicole Henson
Kindergarten parade through the middle school wing. They had some great costumes!
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
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 month ago, Shane Gordon
Mrs. Sherwin
High school readers
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
High school readers this morning!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
My favorite football player came to visit today!!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Shane Gordon
Some of the elementary students had a PJ picnic as part of Red Ribbon Week last week!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Ms. Drenner
Ms Drenner’s class practicing math facts with their new Eggspert buzzer game.
about 1 month ago, Ms. Drenner
Karen Putt
More stories
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
More stories
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
And still more
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
More Stories
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
Eighth graders wrote Halloween stories to teach young ones about theme!
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Ashley Snow
5th grade examines persimmon seeds.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Snow
Karen Putt
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Mrs. Sherwin
Love these kiddos!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
We had a blast at our Fall Party today thanks to some great parents who helped out and sent lots of goodies!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Shane Gordon
Trojans basketball time!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Karen Putt
We are getting ready for our Veterans Day Program!
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Shane Gordon
One of the new pieces of playground equipment has arrived. I'd say it was an instant hit!
about 1 month 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 month ago, Shane Gordon
Ashley Snow
More 5th grade biome projects...
about 1 month ago, Ashley Snow
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade biome projects...
about 1 month ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
Here's a little positivity for your Monday morning!
about 1 month ago, Shane Gordon
Mrs. Sherwin
It's almost showtime!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Ashley Snow
1st, 5th, and Sophomores enjoyed pizza for earning the most pigskin points for the 1st half.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Snow
Mrs. Sherwin
Mystery reader day!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Nicole Henson
Exploring rational numbers and looking for patterns.
about 1 month ago, Nicole Henson
Karen Putt
Trojan Times Issue 6 https://youtu.be/L0942bForHU
about 1 month ago, Karen Putt
Mrs. Sherwin
Second graders are working on thank you cards for our local fire department.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Amanda Strohschein
3rd graders are working on animal classification
about 1 month ago, Amanda Strohschein
Ashley Snow
After only three days, our flowers are starting to grow in our Ecosystems!
about 1 month ago, Ashley Snow
Mrs. Sherwin
Flashlight Friday continues
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
Flashlight Friday Highlights
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
Flashlight Friday Highlights
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Ms. Drenner
Ms Drenner’s small group playing math puzzle go fish.
2 months ago, Ms. Drenner
Nicole Henson
6th grade task card activity reviewing ratios.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Shane Gordon
The Book Fair is up and running! There are many wonderful, age appropriate items for every kid. Be sure to check it out!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Karen Putt
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade making Ecosystems.
2 months ago, Ashley Snow
Teri Helm
Welcome to Mrs. Helm’s Books & More. 4th Graders got treated to a “book tasting”. They got to sample lots of great books.
2 months ago, Teri Helm
Teri Helm
This 4th Grade crew made an awesome paper tower! What great thinking!
2 months ago, Teri Helm
Karen Putt
Check out the fifth grade poetry presentations! Dezaray's https://youtu.be/rM1vK0pWHvA Kylee's https://youtu.be/JMw6C3N7bzs Shelbi's https://youtu.be/6itQUlxWa3Y River's https://youtu.be/d3fmhFKr9Kw
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
Middle School Book Reports!
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
More skits
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
Today was our Character Ed day. Our focus was on bullying. The 8th graders performed skits to show how to react to different situations.
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Mrs. Sherwin
It melts my heart when these kiddos have fun working together! ❤
2 months ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Teri Helm
4th Grade STEM Activity- making a paper tower.
2 months ago, Teri Helm
Shane Gordon
Reminder: Bluford Schools will dismiss at 11:30 tomorrow, October 5. Have a great weekend!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Kindergartners are learning more everyday. Here they are progressing through some supplementary reading instruction with Reading Eggs!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
The first Book Fair of the year is coming up!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Mrs. Sherwin
Mystery Reader Jenny Hicks
2 months ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
ABC order strategies: use a letter line.
2 months ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Mrs. Sherwin
Sometimes we just need some sunshine!
2 months ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Karen Putt
More poets and their guests!
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
Our poetry share was a success!
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Nicole Henson
7th grade working on posters to determine a constant of proportionality and reviewing the work of other groups.
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Karen Putt
Sixth grade getting ready for their poetry share!
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Keyla Stover-Lewis
Mrs. Marlow and our reading group welcomed October with a new chapter book, “Bunnicula”. 🐰
2 months ago, Keyla Stover-Lewis
Ashley Snow
5th grade making food chain mobiles.
2 months ago, Ashley Snow
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!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Karen Putt
A masterpiece by a couple of 8th graders!
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Shane Gordon
Math here, math there, math everywhere!
2 months ago, Shane Gordon
Manda Sellers
1st grade learns about birds, insects, fish, reptiles, and amphibians.
2 months ago, Manda Sellers
Manda Sellers
1st grade learns about birds, insects, fish, reptiles, and amphibians.
2 months ago, Manda Sellers
Nicole Henson
6th graders exercising and playing Crack About during PE
2 months ago, Nicole Henson
Keyla Stover-Lewis
Charlie received more cuddles from some 5th grade students this morning.
2 months ago, Keyla Stover-Lewis
Karen Putt
My 7th graders trying out a new vocabulary website!
2 months ago, Karen Putt
Keyla Stover-Lewis
Ms. Stover-Lewis’s class received a grant from Pet Supply Plus. We welcomed Charlie Brown, a male guinea pig, to our classroom today.
2 months ago, Keyla Stover-Lewis
Ms. Drenner
Ms Drenner’s class talked about compliments and No Bullying.
3 months ago, Ms. Drenner
Mrs. Sherwin
Second Grade Crazy Sock Day!
3 months ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Ashley Snow
Fifth recorded the final measurements of their plants today.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Mrs. Sherwin
2nd grade learned about keeping our hands clean today!
3 months ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Karen Putt
8th graders working on career presentations!
3 months ago, Karen Putt
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade working with fraction pieces.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
Fifth grade PE is so much fun! Kickball brings out the competitor in all of them!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Karen Putt
Sixth grade students are making poetry quilts!
3 months ago, Karen Putt
Karen Putt
3 months ago, Karen Putt
Ms. Drenner
Ms Drenner’s class playing sight word Uno.
3 months ago, Ms. Drenner
Shane Gordon
What an awesome message as we head into what is sure to be a wonderful weekend!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Ms. Drenner
Ms. Drenner's class working with their STEM Kit of creating animals. We talked about where they live while creating.
3 months ago, Ms. Drenner
Ashley Snow
Look how much our seeds have grown!
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Shane Gordon
It was a little warm at recess today so, we needed to seek some shade!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Manda Sellers
Mrs. Sellers' 1st Grade Mammal Presentations
3 months ago, Manda Sellers
Manda Sellers
Mammal Presentations
3 months ago, Manda Sellers
Manda Sellers
Mrs. Seller's 1st Grade finished their mammal unit with their mammal presentations!
3 months ago, Manda Sellers
Mrs. Sherwin
2nd graders taught about how to add 2 digit numbers.
3 months ago, Mrs. Sherwin
Tracie Steward
Teddy Sleepover
3 months ago, Tracie Steward
Tracie Steward
Stew Crew's Kg. Teddy Sleepover
3 months ago, Tracie Steward
Tracie Steward
Stew Crew's Teddy Bear Sleepover
3 months ago, Tracie Steward
Tracie Steward
Kg. Stew Crew's Teddy Bear Sleepover
3 months ago, Tracie Steward
Teri Helm
4th and 5th graders listen as a former BGS student, Elisabeth Hughes, tells about her travels to Iraq. The students were very interested and had lots of questions.
3 months ago, Teri Helm
Ms. Drenner
Ms Drenner’s class playing instruments to site word songs.
3 months ago, Ms. Drenner
Karen Putt
7th grade learned all about adjectives. Check out their work!
3 months ago, Karen Putt
Ms. Drenner
Ms. Drenner's class received 4 huges boxes from Kaplan, via Donors Choose. Thank you to all who donated for items in our room. We now can do more interactive math, science, and experiments.
3 months ago, Ms. Drenner
Ashley Snow
5th grade working on their seed projects.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Teri Helm
Bluford DC Kids visit the Pentagon Memorial last April.
3 months ago, Teri Helm
Shane Gordon
These kiddos make the most of indoor recess. #rainraingoaway
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Ashley Snow
Fifth grade students using a hand lens to examine various types of leaves.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Teri Helm
Buy a soda for $1 and help the kindergarten and 4th Grade send a Veteran to Washington, DC. Sale starts September 11 and ends November 11.
3 months ago, Teri Helm
Shane Gordon
Check out this week's student broadcast! Way to go, Eighth grade! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGLthYfSq3I
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Ms. Drenner
Ms Drenner’s classroom pets
3 months ago, Ms. Drenner
Shane Gordon
First grade practiced writing sentences describing how they get to school!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Amanda Strohschein
Third graders using a movement/brain break to practice spelling words
3 months ago, Amanda Strohschein
Shane Gordon
Check out the newest project from the art department!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Teri Helm
4th Graders work in cooperative groups to learn reading vocabulary words!
3 months ago, Teri Helm
Ashley Snow
5th grade practiced the Scientific Method using Skittles.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Ashley Snow
5th grade students participated in Fortnite debates after reading about Fortnite in Storyworks magazine.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Rhonda Seibert
Ms. Seibert's first grade math centers!
3 months ago, Rhonda Seibert
Karen Putt
Eighth grade made videos they uploaded to youtube. These videos were to enhance their knowledge of figurative language! If you check out the captions, you will find the youtube url!
3 months ago, Karen Putt
Rhonda Seibert
Ms. Seibert's 1st grade math centers!
3 months ago, Rhonda Seibert
Ashley Snow
5th grades “Orange You Glad You Did This” geography lesson.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Ashley Snow
5th grade making Jello Cells.
3 months ago, Ashley Snow
Stacey Chobanian
Kindergarten received a visit from the Hulk a.k.a. Mr. Gordon on Superhero Day!
3 months ago, Stacey Chobanian
Karen Putt
Sixth grade have been researching various poets! Check out their Instagram reports!
3 months ago, Karen Putt
Marci Sherwin
We are so creative!
3 months ago, Marci Sherwin
Tracey Steward
Super hero
3 months ago, Tracey Steward
Nicole Henson
BUSD teachers at “Tech Tuesday” with Mr. Gordon learning the ins and outs of the brand new website.
3 months ago, Nicole Henson
Tracey Steward
Super Kinders!
3 months ago, Tracey Steward
Tracey Steward
Super hero Day!
3 months ago, Tracey Steward
Manda Sellers
Mrs. Sellers' class learns about living and nonliving things.
3 months ago, Manda Sellers
Amanda Strohschein
Third graders making slime
3 months ago, Amanda Strohschein
Tracey Steward
Super Kinders!
3 months ago, Tracey Steward
Marci Sherwin
Partners worked on Greater Than Less Than in math today.
3 months ago, Marci Sherwin
Shane Gordon
It's always a good day when lunch includes an ice cream bar!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Fourth grade conducted partner interviews!
3 months ago, Shane Gordon
Shane Gordon
Thank you Mr. Potato Head for being the test subject for first grade!
3 months 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.
3 months ago, Shane Gordon