Preschool screenings will be held on Thursday, August 4, from 8:30 am – 11:30 am in the library of Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High. Screenings are for all children between the ages of three (on or before September 1, 2016) and four years old. YOU MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE YOUR CHILD SCREENED. Appointments can be made for the screening by calling the Wolf Ride Office at 618-585-4831.
Parents are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity as your child’s strengths and weaknesses in the areas of fine and gross motor skills, concepts, and communications will be identified. He or she will also have their hearing and vision checked.
Registration for all grade levels will be held at Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High School on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from noon to 7 p.m. and on Wednesday, August 3, from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. New students to the District should bring a copy of their birth certificate. Students moving in from out of state will require a health physical. All students will require two documents proving their residency.
The May Student of the Month at Bunker Hill High School is Kathryn Smith. Kathryn is the daughter of Matthew and Diana Smith. She has two older brothers, Ryon and Dylan. Kathryn is a part of FCA, Zion Lutheran Church youth group, yearbook editor, and participated in student council. Academically, she has been honored as an honor roll student and has perfect attendance her senior year. Continue reading
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 is National School Nurse Day! We honor more than 73,000 school nurses in the United States who make a difference in the lives of children every day! The theme this year, “The School Nurse: Better Health. Better Learning.TM,” speaks of the significant healthcare roles of school nurses in school communities across the country. Continue reading
Martina Peuterbaugh, a student at Wolf Ridge Elementary, had undergone surgery for a brain tumor last year. Wolf Ridge celebrated by wearing red with her on her one year anniversary of being cancer free in April.
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2nd-6th! Be sure sure to tell or show your teacher thanks! Student Council at the high school and elementary have planned ways to show our teachers we care. Continue reading
The April Student of the Month at Bunker Hill High School is Heidi Ostendorf, daughter of Robert and Melissa, and older sister of Ava and Robbi. In academics, Heidi is on the Principal’s List, an Illinois State Scholar, a Silver Medallion Selectee, and a member of the National Honor Society. In athletics, Heidi has participated in basketball and track, becoming Prairie State Conference Champion in the Long Jump and 800 meters. Heidi has also participated in Student Olympiad, been class president, and a Junior Grand Marshall. She is currently Senior Vice President and FFA Treasurer. Outside of school, Heidi enjoys working at Brittany Trap Range, exercising, and volunteering at church. Prom and Senior Trip are her fondest high school memories. Future plans include obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
The annual Scholastic Book Fair is being held from April 4-15 at Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High. If you are unable to attend, you may view the book fair online and make purchases at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/wolfridge. All proceeds from the book fair benefit our students. Contact Moriah Meisenheimer, District Librarian, with any questions you may have. Happy reading!
In order to bring more awareness to pediatric brain cancer, Bunker Hill High School and Wolf Ridge students are asked to participate in a contest/fundraiser for Grace’s Gift Charity. The artwork will be displayed in the community business windows. Continue reading