Wolf Ridge Dreamflag Project

5th Grade Teacher Mrs. Cheryl Best and her 5th Grade Service Club participated in The Dream Flag Project, an annual poetry/art/community-connection project for students in K-12th grade. To participate in the project, students read the poetry of Langston Hughes, focusing on his dream poems. Students then create their own dream poems and transfer them on to pieces of cloth. They decorate their cloth and transfer them on to a line. These flags are currently displayed in Wolf Ridge halls. To date, more than 100,000 Dream flags have been created by students in 42 states and 27 other countries.

This year, Mrs. Best asked Mrs. Bristol’s high school multimedia class to come over and take a short video compilation of the flags and students reading their poems. It was a fun, learning task by all. 

 

May Student of the Month-Madelyn Allman

Madelyn Allman

The May Student of the Month at Bunker Hill High School is Madelyn Allman. She is the daughter of Mark Allman and Angelyn Marie. She has a brother, John Cole, and a step-sister, Mallory. She participates in volleyball, basketball, softball, student council, and is a senior class officer. She was presented with Defensive Player of the Year for basketball during her junior year. Continue reading

Teacher Appreciation Week

High School Student Council hosted Teacher Appreciation Week for our well-deserved teachers at BHHS. Our theme this year is a western theme with gifts each day for our staff of 21 and two BBQ lunches (one provided by the Principal, Mr. Smith).

Student Council Hosted 3rd Annual Team Building Day

High School Student Council sponsored, by Mrs. Bristol, hosted our Annual Team-Building event Friday, April 28th. This year we invited and hosted the Junior High (sponsored by Mrs. Meisenheimer) for the morning. We had 15 stations and students were grouped in teams of 4 with students they don’t normally spend time with and were asked to complete challenges and work collaboratively together while building social skills. The challenges included obstacle courses, cookie eating challenges, 4 legged races, to inflatables. Once groups finished all challenges they were given popcorn and soda. We ended the afternoon with a presentation by Dan Strohbeck about the consequences of drinking and driving.
We think it was a successful day for both Junior High and High School. The Junior High wrote Student Council  thank you notes of appreciation and asked to come back next year. We enjoyed having them over and hope to continue the tradition.

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Drug Take-Back Event

Senator Manar is hosting a Drug Take-Back event in each of your communities on 4/29. Partnering with him is Sheriff Shawn Kahl, States Attorney Jennifer Watson, Macoupin County Anti-Meth & Other Drugs Coalition, Macoupin County Public Health Department, Police Departments from Carlinville, Bunker Hill, Gillespie, & Staunton, Michelle’s Pharmacy, and Sullivan’s Pharmacy.

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