April 5, 2017 – Schoolwide SAT for all Juniors

By | March 7th, 2017|Belleville East, Belleville West|

Schoolwide SAT for all Juniors - April 5th, 2017 STUDENTS MUST BRING *School ID * #2 pencils only (Mechanical pencils are not allowed) *Calculator *A drink or snack for the break Phones are NOT allowed in the testing room. The test will start promptly at 8:30am and last until approximately 1:30pm. Students arriving late will not be permitted to test. Students will [...]

Belleville East Mashiriki program is back to stay

By | February 1st, 2017|Belleville East|

2/1/17 After going dormant a few years ago, the Belleville East Mashiriki club is coming back in a big way. Sponsor Ian Hendricks said students approached him about helping them re-establish the group, which was originally founded in 2006, to celebrate cultural diversity through things performances such as drumming, hip hop, mime, poetry, praise dance [...]

Belleville East packs the gym in thrilling Chick Fil-A Classic

By | January 24th, 2017|Belleville East, Belleville West|

1-24-17 More than 4,700 were treated to some spectacular, record-breaking basketball at the 48th annual Chick Fil-A Classic held during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday week at Belleville East. For the first time in its nearly five decades of hoops, the tournament featured eight teams instead of six, according to Belleville East Athletic Director [...]

Belleville East and West Band Members Will Make Beautiful Music at IMEA Band Conference

By | January 19th, 2017|Belleville East, Belleville West|

1/19/17 Several members of both the Belleville East and Belleville West bands will be in the spotlight at the Illinois Music Education Association Conference Jan. 25-28 in Peoria. The event is basically an all-star show for band members from schools across Illinois. District 201 schools are in IMEA District 6, which covers the southernmost part [...]

Belleville East’s Danielle Lanxon to Participate in Special Olympics World Championships

By | December 16th, 2016|Belleville East|

  12/16/16 Danielle Lanxon, a 2016 graduate of Belleville East and current member of District 201’s Bridges-Connections Program, is one of 150 athletes from around the globe who will participate in the World Games of the Special Olympics. Dannielle, 18, participates in snowshoe racing, according to her mom, Alyce Lanxon. She’s been invited to perform [...]

Students at East and West Collect Money, Household Goods to Help Classmates During Holidays

By | December 15th, 2016|Belleville East, Belleville West|

  12/15/16 A bunch of District 201 students are going to have a much happier holiday thanks to their classmates and teachers. A number of initiatives organized by students and teachers at Belleville East and Belleville West have collected thousands of dollars which will be used to put presents under trees of needy families across [...]

Blessed to Give: Belleville East takes care of its own, BND

By | December 9th, 2015|Belleville East|

12/6/15 By Mary Cooley, BND High school teachers and counselors often don’t have to look far to find a need in the community. At Belleville East, they only need to look in their own hallways. “The best thing about this program is it’s Belleville East families helping Belleville East families,” said principal and former teacher [...]

Students learn civic responsibility at Metro East school

By | October 29th, 2015|Belleville East|

KMOV.com By: Brian Feldman BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) - A Belleville high school is busy teaching its students about civic responsibility. Students are showing they have what it takes to be leaders in the future through a grant that's given them a title as a democracy school. Brian Feldman explained in the latest addition of News [...]