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District Announcements
CONGRATULATIONS SWIMMERS!


CONGRATULATIONS TO BHS SWIMMERS - Erin Bain, Skye Fogel, Caitlyn Peace, Marcella Puglia and Abby Ubelacker for their achievements!

The girls qualified for the PIAA State Swim Championships for the Medley and Free Style Relays! They will be competing at Bucknell University on March 11-14!
It's Musical Time!
TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE! 

Bring the WHOLE family to see BHS students perform!
March 6 - 7pm
​March 7 - 7pm
March 8 - 2pm

BUY TICKETS online or by phone @ 
1-888-718-4253

Will call is not available.
Tickets must be printed at home or shown via a mobile device.

 
CONGRATULATIONS LADY COUGARS!

For the 2ND YEAR IN A ROW the Blackhawk Lady Cougars have won the WPIAL Girls' Basketball Championship!  They have qualified for the first round of the PIAA State Championships!  


BLACKHAWK vs. SOUTH PARK
@ Ambridge High School
1:00 PM, Saturday, March 7th


Tickets will be on sale on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm in the Athletic Office and in the BROWN Cafeteria from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm on Friday.  
Adult Tickets - $6
Student Tickets - $3
NO STUDENT TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE GATE.
Student LOGO Design Contest
Gearing Up for Kindergarten!


 
    Blackhawk School District 
    Welcomes
Pre-School Students
 

What:     A Special Event:
               Gearing Up For Kindergarten &
               Sneak-a-Peek Visits into Kindergarten Classrooms!
Where:   Northwestern Primary School
When:    Wednesday, March 25th   from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.
Doors Open for student check-in at 5:30 p.m.
 
*Attend parent information sessions while students visit classrooms.
*Meet Blackhawk teachers, principals, and current kindergarten parents!
*Attending students:  Receive a snack (Lay’s Potato Chips) and a free book! 
 
We hope you can come get Geared Up for Kindergarten!!!!
RSVP to Mrs. Heather Stewart @ 724-827-2116


 
Blackhawk Student Goes to Washington DC!
 
Congratulations to Mariah Aquino-Truss, third grade student @ BIS!
Mariah received a Great Lakes Region Travel Award to attend the 2015 Arthritis Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, in March.  Mariah and her family will be visiting Capitol Hill to represent the more than 50 million Americans living with arthritis. 

Bravo Musicians!
CONGRATULATIONS!
Noah Schiemer, Haley Brightwell, Noelle Hughes,
Jack Whalen, Michelle Myers and Aleena Milinski

These BHS student musicians qualified and performed in the
District 2,3,5 Orchestra Festival
on February 6th at Hickory High School in Hermitage, PA.  

Bravo!


















 
Writing Contest Winners!
CONGRATULATIONS!
Brynn MacQueen & Ally Zernick
7th Graders at Highland Middle School

Kids from around the county entered Moon Township Library's Fanfiction & Character Drop Writing Contest for Teens.  Two Highland Middle School students WON the contest! 

Brynn WON 1ST PLACE in the Fanfiction category with a piece titled "THE MEETING".

Ally WON 1ST PLACE in the Character Drop category with a piece titled "PERCY JACKSON IN CATCHING FIRE".
What talented writers we have at Highland Middle School
Way to go ladies!
 
Northwestern School Song
Check out the latest video from Northwestern!


HELP the Blackhawk Foundation by shopping AMAZON!

You can donate to the BLACKHAWK FOUNDATION by shopping on AMAZON.com.  When you make a purchase on AmazonSmile.com, Amazon will donate .5% to the Blackhawk Foundation!  

Why would you donate to the BLACKHAWK FOUNDATION
The Blackhawk Foundation funds grants submitted by Blackhawk teachers.  So by supporting the foundation, you are helping teachers get what they need for our students.

So, sign up today! How much easier can it be to help fund grants for our teachers??


 
Dr. Kerber to Speak in Washington DC!
 
Dr. Kerber has been invited to join the Carnegie Science Center as a speaker at a Congressional Briefing entitled
Rethinking STEM Education: A Bold New Pathway for America's Future.

As stated by Alana Kulesa, Director of Strategic Education Initiatives for the Carnegie Science Center, "We feel that it is vitally important to have the voice of regional educators heard on a national stage and due to your tremendous contributions to the Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway and extensive experiences with the challenges schools face regarding STEM education, we felt you would be an ideal representative as part of the panel of speakers".
 
Blackhawk is proud to be represented on this national level!
 


 
Student Trip to Costa Rica in 2016!

In July 2016, students will have an opportunity to travel to Costa Rica for a 10 day excursion throughout this beautiful country. Students will be presented with opportunities to see incredible wildlife and natural habitats along with opportunities to learn about a new culture, take a zip line excursion through the jungle, swim on some of the most exquisite beaches, and participate in an authentic folklore evening.
 
CLICK HERE for all pricing information, reviews, itinerary, and even a video of the activities.

Please email Mr. Ricciardi with any questions or concerns at ricciardir@bsd.k12.pa.us

 
Blackhawk Thrives in Regional TSA Competition!
Blackhawk Students make District Jazz Band!
Our biggest CONGRATULATIONS go out to BHS Seniors Adam Kantz and Victoria Wegman for being selected to play in the District Jazz Band!  Adam will play drums for BAND I and Victoria will play tenor sax for BAND III.
Adam and Victoria will play in a festival at the end of January and concert at SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY on January 31st.
Kindergarten Registration!
                                Click here for all the details!
BHS Lip Dub Video
BHS students show you how to have a "Good Time" and get everyone feeling that "Good Feeling"!
Blackhawk High School Lip Sync Battles


Teachers and students battled in a series of lip sync battles for the ages!
STUDENT OF THE MONTH

 
The following high school student has been selected as "The Student of the Month" for JANUARY: 

Joseph Campagna - Rotary Club
District Survey
Please click HERE to take the District Survey.
STEM
Blackhawk School District is proud to be a partner with Carnegie Science Center and the STEM Excellence Pathways. 
Board Meetings
NOTICE OF BLACKHAWK SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS  MEETING:
The 2015 Meeting Schedule is now available.  Click here.
Student Accident Insurance
Please click here for Student Insurance brochure
Free and Reduced Price Family Application
Please click here to download the 2014-2015 Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Special Milk Program Family Application.  If you have any questions, please contact Sue Lucaks at ext 1016.
Bus Schedule 2014-2015

For any bus BSD route / schedule questions, please call McCarter Transportation @ 1-800-300-0707. 
Right-to-Know Law Information, Procedures & Forms
The Blackhawk Board of School Directors recognizes the importance of public records as the record of the district's actions and the repository of information about this district.  Public records of BSD are available for access and duplication in accordance with law and BSD board policy.

Procedures for Submitting a Request

 
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