21st Century Enrichment activities in various rooms in both buildings

HS Girls Basketball vs Dongola tip-off @ 6 p.m.

MS Boys Basketball ---- NO PRACTICE

MS Cheerleaders in HS Gym 2-4 p.m.

HS Boys Basketball vs Dongola Tip-off approximately 7:15 p.m.


MS Girls Basketball in the Elem Gym 4-6 p.m.

Remote Learners: Monday, March 15th is the first day of 4th quarter if you plan to start in-person learning. Please call the school to let us know you are returning. Thank you.


Daylight Saving Time is near- This Saturday don’t forget to spring up an hour before going to bed.


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.


Students don’t forget to bring a water bottle from home to use and refill here at school. Also, you can only get water from Ms. Blake’s office between passing class or while on your breathing breaks.


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


Friday, March 12th is the end of 3rd quarter.


On Wednesday, March 17th we will have an early dismissal at 11 am due to School Improvement Day.


Spring Break is March 30th thru April 5th.  School will resume on April 6th.


April 22nd Juniors will be testing at SCC.

April 29th Sophomores will be testing at SCC.


The last day for Credit Recovery is April 29th.


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…


Senior Shirts are $5.00 it is due ASAP! T-Shirts are in and you need to pick them up in Guidance!


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


Students we are enforcing the school dress code. Please refer to page 33 and 34 of your Student Handbook. 


Juniors will be taking the SAT 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