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 | 2016-12-20T09:12:39+00:00 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 | 2016-12-14T11:01:50+00:00 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 | 2016-12-14T11:01:50+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|District News|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:51+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Belleville East|0 Comments

Students learn civic responsibility at Metro East school By: Brian Feldman BELLEVILLE, Ill. ( - 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 [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:51+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Belleville East|0 Comments

More classes to choose from at Belleville District 201, BND

BND, By Mary Cooley Belleville District 201 students can opt for new physical education classes next year that are a little less physical than usual: Introduction to Officiating and Personal Fitness. “It’s an alternative to team sports,” Melissa Taylor, director of special services, told the board. “I could see personal fitness being very popular.” She [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:51+00:00 October 20th, 2015|District News|0 Comments

BND – Student of the Week

Student of the Week: The only thing she doesn't do is nothing BND, By Mary Cooley, Photo by Derik Holtmann Ivy Truong may give an initial impression of being a soft-spoken junior at Belleville East High School. But wait until she gets in front of fellow debate club members to lecture on the ins and [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:52+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Belleville East|0 Comments