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2/24 Announcements
2/24 Announcements
Shari Biggs
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Trivia Question for today: In what year did Black History Month become a month-long event?


Attention: 8th Grade Remote Learners: Please email your weight and height for your cap and gown, and the correct spelling of your name that you would like to show on your promotion certificate to Mrs. Tammy Neurenberger as soon as possible.


Mr. Butler has placed sign-up sheets for Volleyball in the front office any girls interested please sign-up. High School Girls Volley practice will start on Wednesday.


8th Graders and Seniors Cap and Gown cost is $30.00. Make checks out to Balfour.


April 22nd Juniors will be testing at SCC.

April 29th Sophomores will be testing at SCC.


SIUC will be here to visit with juniors and seniors on Thursday, February 25th.

 SENIORS Check your Email Daily- Mr. Hight


Seniors: The guidance has many scholarships:

 Illinois Sheriff Association

Rotary Foundation Scholarship

Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship

SIU Credit Union Scholarship

Mediacom Scholarship

NAACP Scholarship

and more…


Seniors- Shawnee Community College Scholarship opportunities are online. If you have questions contact guidance. The deadline is March 1st.


Seniors create your FSAID. This is a graduation requirement that must be met. After you have created it please print and turn it in to the Guidance Department.

Juniors will be taking the SAT on April 13th, 2021.

Juniors and seniors if you want to practice for taking the SAT go to for study guides.

April 14th freshman will take PSAT 8/9

April 15th sophomores will be taking the PSAT 10



21st Century Enrichment in various rooms in both buildings

MS Boys Basketball vs Cobden in Elem Gym at 6 p.m.

MS Volleyball vs Cobden bus leaves school at 4:15 p.m.

HS Girls Basketball in the HS Gym 2-4 p.m.

MS Girls Basketball in the Elem Gym 2-4 p.m.

HS Volleyball in Elem Gym 4-6 p.m.

HS Boys Basketball in the HS Gym 4-6 p.m.