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 | 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 | 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 | October 20th, 2015|District News|0 Comments

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

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,” [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|Belleville West|0 Comments

Belleville District 201 school board agrees to teacher contracts, BND

  August 18, 2015 By Mary Cooley, BND Belleville District 201 capped off the first day of school Monday with a meeting, in which they officially made the teachers very happy. The board approved collective bargaining contracts with the teachers union and the teacher assistants council. The four-year contract secures four steps on the salary [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|District News|0 Comments

Commemorative Ceremony for K. Lane and Anna Miller Administrative Center

At its regular meeting on May 18, 2015, the Belleville Township High School District 201 Board of Education passed a resolution to name its Administrative Offices, the K. Lane and Anna Miller Administrative Center. Mr. K. Lane Miller was appointed Principal of Belleville Township High School effective July 1, 1963.  He was appointed Superintendent of [...]

By | May 29th, 2015|District News|0 Comments