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 [...]

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 [...]

Education Matters: Belleville West’s Future Farmers are feeding people now, BND

By | August 19th, 2015|Belleville West|

August 18, 2015 By Mary Cooley, BND Future Farmers of America at Belleville West are already feeding America, with sweet corn going to two area food pantries. FFA sponsor Jared Hemmer said about five of the 15 club members participated over the summer. “They were there just about every day that I was out there,” [...]

West Baseball Players Visit Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, BND

By | April 16th, 2015|Belleville West|

March 27, 2015 The Belleville West Maroons Baseball program visited Abraham Lincoln Elementary School on Friday, March 27th as part of an All-Star Reading day. The Maroons sent 10 players to participate by reading to a variety of classes at the elementary school. While attending the player’s read to two classrooms and answered questions from [...]

‘Helping each other’: Belleville West students participate in day of service, BND

By | February 25th, 2015|Belleville West|

BND, By Joseph Bustos Inside of a backroom at the Shelter Shop, Belleville West High School students Maddie Grimmer, Michelle Woods, Morgan Mrsich and Tayo Truong sorted through donated prom dresses before they were priced for sale. Then, along with Key Club sponsor Jen Stauffer, they folded other donated clothes that will be put on [...]