2/5 Announcements

Trivia Question for today: Who was the first black model on Vogue Magazine’s cover?

 Attention High School Girls:

There is a new high school girls group called "Leading Ladies" that will be meeting during advisory starting next week. For more information, see the flyer in the office. If you are interested, please sign-up in the office by Friday!


TRiO will be here Thursday, February 11th during Advisory for Middle School.


3rd Quarter Mid-Term grades are available for virtual viewing today for parents and students.


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.


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


Seniors: February 9th Sgt. Locke will be here presenting for the Illinois

National Guard.


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:

For example: 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- 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.

There is ROTC information posted on the Guidance window if interested.

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

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

April 14th freshman will take PSAT 8/9

April 15th sophomores will be taking the PSAT 10



MS Volleyball practice in Elem Gym 2-4

MS Boys Basketball vs Dongola Elem Gym 6 p.m.

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

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