Announcements for November 30, 2022
The BJHS Book Fair Has Arrived!
Get Ready! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming our way (YAY!). Choosing their own books
empowers kids and inspires them to become Bolder, Prouder, and Stronger Readers. AND—as always—every book they buy earns rewards for our school.
Here’s what you need to know about the Fair, which will take place from November 30-December 16 in the BJHS library:
This year, say goodbye to cash and hello to eWallet—your child’s digital payment account.
Before the Fair, set up eWallet for worry-free, cash-free purchases. Anyone can contribute!
Share each child’s eWallet so friends and family can add funds and give your kids more books to enjoy.
If you can’t make it to the Fair, then shop at our school’s Online Book Fair. All orders ship directly to your home, and shipping is free for book orders over $25. Your online orders will also benefit our school.
Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with eWallet and online shopping: https://bit.ly/bjhsbookfair
The countdown to more Bookjoy is on! Catch you at the Fair!
Attention 8th grade students / future Raiders!
Bloomington High School will host Future Raider Night on December 1, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. 8th grade students and their parents/guardians can come and learn what BHS has to offer. Some of the activities available are:
Talk to Lead teachers
Discover course offerings
Explore clubs, activities, and extra-curriculars
Meet representatives from student groups
Tour the high school
Attention BJHS students ready to hit the stage!
The time has come for us to start rehearsals for the BJHS musical- Pure Imagination, A Broadway Revue. The show will feature several songs from past and current hit Broadway musicals. If you are interested in auditioning- please join us on December 6th from 2:45-4:30 in the chorus room for an informational meeting, or stop by the chorus room for an audition packet. Auditions will take place on December 13th and 14th. For more information, email Mrs. Rosendahl at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Thomason at email@example.com
Fannie May Candy Pick-up
If you missed picking up Fannie May candy orders on November 16th, you can stop by the main office anytime from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and one of the office secretaries would be happy to assist you with your order. If you have questions, please call Adele Keller at 309-827-0086 x 1802.
Free “Try Lacrosse Clinic for 8th Grade Students”
Thursday, December 15th from 7:30 - 9:00pm
Shirk Center @ Illinois Wesleyan
Open to all 8th - 12th grade Boys and Girls for
NCHS, West, and Bloomington High Schools
Lacrosse is an awesome off-season sport for any athlete because it uses many of the same skills as other sports. Come learn how to play lacrosse from current IWU coaches and BN Lacrosse players. This intro clinic will put you in position to play this spring with the BN Lacrosse Co-op that has players from NCHS, NCWHS, and BHS. Come out and give it a try!
No experience required to attend. Equipment will be provided.
See your school’s athletic director or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!