A local Macoupin County farmer has won the opportunity to direct a $2,500 donation from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, to Bunker Hill High School. Bunker Hill High School is planning on using these funds to purchase laptops for our English department and provide supplies for a STEM-type classroom.
This year the IESA Solo / Ensemble Contest was held on Saturday, March 18th in Jacksonville IL.
All of the students received a “1” for their performances which is the highest rating given.
Congratulations to these fine young performers for their hard work, dedication, and representing Bunker Hill in this event.
The participants included:
Kylee Crutchley – 6
Ruth Gibson – 6
Emma Vanbrunt – 7
Reese Wilkinson – 6
Grant Burch – 6
Will Marsh – 7
Lydia Yates – 7
The March Student of the Month is Robert Klopmeier. He is the Son of William and Linda Klopmeier. He has 3 brothers, Justin, Nathan, and Michael. Robert was a captain of the Football team, and is currently playing baseball. He is a member of the National Honor Society, FFA, and Student Council. He also made the Honor Roll for the first semester. He is a stocker at the local grocery store, Meehan’s IGA. Robert enjoys going to Popeye’s with Storm and Jakob, riding four-wheelers, fishing, and spending time with his friends. He plans on attending Lewis and Clark Community College to study Criminal Justice and also plans to apply at Truck Centers, Inc. in Troy, IL. Robert’s fondest high school memory was in football when he caught the attempted field goal at Blue Ridge and ran it 70 yards, making it to the 10-yard line. His junior year Robert was selected as an All-Conference Defensive Back for football.
Last Thursday, March 2nd, Wolf Ridge hosted a Literacy Luau in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Over 200 students, parents, & others enjoyed a book walk, art project, guest readers, prizes, and fun food.
The teachers all worked hard to make the event wonderful.