Buildings & Grounds

What's new in BSD facilities

Maintenance and Custodial Staff

Darrin Fleischman
Facilities Director 
Welcome to Blackhawk School District Building & Grounds!

The Building and Grounds Department works year round - during the summer, during the day, during the night, as well as weekends - providing the staff and students of Blackhawk School District with well maintained academic and athletic facilities. We oversee the entire district’s preventative and corrective maintenance, improvements, renovations, long-range planning, and day-to-day building operations including electrical, mechanical, and plumbing needs, snow and ice removal, mowing, setup for events and respond to after hour’s emergencies. In addition to the grounds keeping for all four school buildings, we also handle all district athletic fields. The Maintenance staff consists of a working supervisor, a grounds keeper, and four maintenance technicians. The Building and Grounds Department also employs a crew of approximately 21 custodians responsible for cleaning and maintaining each building as well.  
Application for Substitute Custodians

All applications should be submitted to:
Blackhawk School District
500 Blackhawk Road
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

We are in need of substitute custodians.  If you know anyone who might be interested, please contact
Darrin Fleischman, Facilities Director @ 724-506-1801


The Building and Grounds Department has been using our  new maintenance and facility scheduling program, FMX, for several months. The links on the upper right hand side of this page can be used to enter a maintenance request or a schedule request.  FMX is very user friendly and it seems everyone is able to use it with ease.  The key to our success is constant communication.  If you have entered a request of any kind, please let us know if you do not hear from us in a timely manner.

The district’s buildings and fields are available for use by the outside public under district-set policies and procedures. Persons wishing to schedule an event may use the Schedule Request link at the top of this page.

District Staff wishing to request a maintenance/work order may use the Maintenance Request link at the top of this page. 

Facilities Scheduling

Maintenance Direct

Contact Us

Contact Us:
Darrin Fleischman
Facilities Director 
Tammy Duespohl
Secretary to Buildings and Grounds

Nan Karpinski
Head Custodian
Blackhawk High School

Chris Cipolla
Head Custodian
Highland Middle School
Lisa Cramer
Head Custodian
Blackhawk Intermediate School

Michele Cox
Head Custodian
Patterson Primary School

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