6th Grade Olympiad Team

6th grade Olympiad team placed first in a 3 way tie last week in Carlinville! Mr. Seth Shultz is an Olympiad sponsor along with Ms. Cheryl Best and Ms. Katie Sutton.

We are so very proud of our students.

6th grade team: Grant Burch, Ruth Gibson, Olivia Gresham, and Juliana Scroggins

February Student of the Month

Jalie Merritt image

The February Student of the Month at Bunker Hill High School is Jalie Merritt. She is the daughter of Julie and James Merritt, and her siblings are Jestine and James Merritt. Jalie participates in Drama Club and FFA, and is a Student Council officer, the Community Service Leader of FCA, and the Senior Class President.  First in her class, Jalie has been on the Principal’s List all four years of high school. After high school, she plans on attending a state university and double-majoring in Astronomy/Astrophysics and foreign languages. Her favorite high school memories took place in her participation in Drama Club.

BHHS Students Attend Leading Seminars at Illinois College

image of students attending Illinois College

Bunker Hill High School Students attend  “Building High School Leaders” seminar at Illinois College.  This seminar included “Unleash the Leader Within You” lead by two-time Olympian and championship coach Sherry Winn.  Students also attended a “Building a Winning High School Resume” session on how to best promote their high school leadership experiences for college and job opportunities.

History of Bunker Hill

The Bunker Hill School District is partnering with the City of Bunker Hill and the Bunker Hill Historical Society to raise awareness of the history of our town and show our pride for the community. The attached flier shows the new project we have for students. We are hoping to have at least 15 sponsors to support our students and town.

Please contact Stephanie Cann, Principal of Wolf Ridge Elementary, Mayor of Bunker Hill, if you are interested in being a part of this great opportunity for both our students and the community.

Thank you!

Ms. Cann-618-585-4831

Bunker Hill City Hall-618-585-3311


January Student of the Month

Chase Williams

The January Student of the Month at Bunker Hill High School is Chase WIlliams. He is the son of Selone and Angela Williams. He has two sisters, Slone Williams and Brittany Smith and one brother, Michael Williams. Chase was co-captain of the football team, captain of the basketball team, which recently earned second place in the Carlinville Holiday Tournament where he was selected for the All-Tournament Team. Continue reading

Secret Santa Project

boxes of gifts

For many years now, the Bunker Hill High School Secret Santa Project has been bringing joy to families on Christmas day through our Student Council annual fundraising, generous community and business donations in the area. Our Secret Santa Project is not just about the gifts that the children receive under the tree, it’s about the gift of hope and wishes fulfilled.
Many of our children suffer the effects of poverty every day, continuously going without, knowing that luxuries like new toys or clothes are simply not available to them. This is why our program is so special to us. The program does take a lot of preparation and dedication on the part of our sponsors, student council members and volunteers, as well as our wonderful donors. Continue reading