Superintendent Search
Dear Blackhawk Community and Staff,

Your local school board is about to launch a school superintendent search, and I have been selected to lead the effort.

My name is Dr. Edward Albert, former educator and school superintendent now serving as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools.  I am eager to get acquainted with as many of you as I can during this process because your input will have a crucial impact on the school board’s ultimate hiring decision.

I have created three activities for school and community involvement. My first priority is visiting schools (a date will be given shortly) to talk with staff. Next, I have planned a community night on to hear more about your interests and requirements for the next superintendent.

If you are unable to attend, you still have the opportunity to contribute. I have created an online survey to collect your thoughts and opinions. The survey will be accessible on the district website until October 31. I hope many of you will take the time to weigh in. We need to hear from you.

I look forward to conducting this search and working toward the ultimate goal of identifying the best candidate for your district.

Blackhawk High School

iPad Payment Portal

iPad forms must be completed prior to accessing your child's schedule. If you choose to purchase the iPad insurance, you can click on the below link to pay. Make sure you choose "iPad Insurance". 

If you are choosing to purchase iPad insurance, it must be paid for by September 15.



School pictures for grades 9-11 are scheduled for Wednesday, September 13 and Thursday, September 14.  Picture forms were distributed this week.

The online prepay allows you to purchase your packages online with a credit card.  The prices are the same as our order form and the prepay remains online until 1 day after the pictures are taken. If you prepay, you still must either print out the confirmation from prepaying, and hand that to our photographers when we take the student’s picture or completely fill out an order form and write the prepay code on your form.  We do receive the information when you prepay online.

The direct link to your job is:             The prepay password is: PREPAY

Type your email address in and hit the access button.

 There are instructions on the top left that help if you have any questions. Please feel free to call or email us if you have any additional questions!  Our email address is: j[email protected] or call us at 724-728-1345

We also email links after the pictures are taken, if you would like the link, please provide your email address on the form, even if you do not wish to prepay, you may still view the proofs once they are posted if you provide an email address on your order form.


2022-2023 Yearbooks have arrived. 
Pick-up for Graduates: 
BHS Office 8AM - 2PM. Wed Sept. 6. 4-6 PM.

Contact Jarrod McCowin with any questions: [email protected]



1.    Attention Seniors:   Your senior exit interview project is due to the Senior Exit Interview Schoology page by Friday October 20, 2023.  The Senior Exit Interviews will be held on the Act 80 Day on November 21, 2023.  Please refrain from scheduling work, appointments, or college visits on that date as this is the only date scheduled for the Senior Exit Interviews.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Gantz in the guidance office, your senior English teacher, or Mrs. Mensch in Room 224.

2.    Homecoming tickets are on sale now! Tickets are $15 each. BHS students must purchase their tickets online at Outside Guest tickets must be purchased in person in room 201 during homeroom with completed paperwork. Ticket sales end on October 6. Buy Your Tickets Now!

3.    Attention senior members of the band, color guard, cheerleaders, football team and senior class officers… for the senior night football program will be taken TOMORROW
during homeroom.  Report to the room located next to the news studio following the pledge.

4.    Sign up now to audition for the musical! Auditions will be held on Saturday, October 21st. The sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board by the music wing, near room 106. Sign up by October 20th!

5.    Tickets for Friday's home football game versus Central Valley will be on sale in the green cafeteria during all lunches on Thursday and Friday this week.  Student tickets $5.00 and Adult tickets $8.00.  No student tickets will be sold at the gate.


Andrew Woods
(sponsored by Beaver Falls Rotary Club)

2023 Graduation Photos

The photographs from the 2023 Graduation Ceremony are available.  Please click the link below.  Any questions should be directed to Photography by James at 724-728-1345.

Prom photos are ready!
Click the link below

Lip Dub

Blackhawk Lip Dub
The BHS 2023 Lip Dub can be found here:



2023-24 Academic Calendar Approved

The academic calendar for school year 2023-24 was approved by the School Board of Directors.  
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Emergency Assistance for Low-Income Families
For anyone struggling with thoughts of self harm, thoughts of suicide, or struggling with mental health, especially during this period of social distancing, there is a number that anyone can text 24 hours a day to speak with someone. The number is 741 741.
If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, please click:
Teacher/staff Contact Information

Teacher/staff Contact Information

If you would like to contact a staff member at Blackhawk High School, please follow these directions.    More +
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