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
The 5th grade enjoyed the Lincoln Museum field trip on March 21, 2016 thanks to the generosity of the 21st Century Club.
The March Student of the Month at Bunker Hill High School is Sydney Schwegel. She is the daughter of Steve and Gina Schwegel. Sydney has one older brother, Jacob, and two younger sisters, Mallory and Rachel. Throughout high school, Sydney has been a class officer all four years, a varsity volleyball and softball player, and vice-president of student council, along with being involved in band, peer tutoring, and cheerleading. Sydney is a member of National Honor Society, and will be awarded the 2016 Silver Medallion Award. She is on Principal’s List honor roll, and has been awarded First Team All Conference honors for varsity softball. After high school, Sydney plans on attending the University of Kentucky in Lexington to study Human Health Sciences, and will pursue a career in the healthcare field. Her favorite part of high school has been becoming close with her graduating class! – See more at: http://bhhsuponthehill.com/2832/news/student-of-the-month/#sthash.xrg4aL2U.dpuf