Students Learn Math with Extreme Couponing, Donate to Humane Society

3/15/17 The students at the Alternative Day School have been working hard on several projects this semester.  One project is an "Extreme Couponing" project for math class.  Students worked in groups to collect as many coupons as possible, researched local grocery store ads, and located the store where they could save as much money as possible and [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Alternative School, District News|0 Comments

April 5, 2017 – Schoolwide SAT for all Juniors

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 [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Belleville East, Belleville West|0 Comments

Belleville East Mashiriki program is back to stay

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 [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Belleville East|0 Comments

Belleville West Celebrates 20 Years of Harambee

2/1/17 Two decades ago, a small group of Belleville West students had a dream of creating a group that would celebrate and share African-American culture and history. What started with five students seeking permission to organize a club on a trial basis has turned into a phenomenon. The organization, which came to be called Harambee, [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Belleville West|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Belleville East, Belleville West|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Belleville East, Belleville West|0 Comments

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

  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 [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Belleville East|0 Comments

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

  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 [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Belleville East, Belleville West|0 Comments

District 201 Students Receive High Marks on State Tests

10/28/16 Report cards are in for Illinois schools -- and Belleville District 201 earned high marks across the board. Belleville Township High School District ranked among the top performing school systems in the state. Its students met or exceeded standards in English Language Arts (ELA) skills more than twice as often as students did state-wide. [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|District News|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Lead Testing on Campuses

9/23/16 Environmental Consultants completed lead content testing of all water dispensing outlets on the Belleville District 201 campuses in late August and early September.  In all, over 1,900 water samples were tested which included all outlets inside and outside of the buildings, concession areas, and food preparation areas.  The results of the testing were very [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|District News|0 Comments