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 | 2016-12-14T11:01:52+00:00 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 | 2016-12-14T11:01:53+00:00 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 | 2016-12-14T11:01:53+00:00 May 29th, 2015|District News|0 Comments

West Baseball Players Visit Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, BND

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 [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:54+00:00 April 16th, 2015|Belleville West|0 Comments

High schools using paid advertising to cover cost of new playing fields

KPLR11, By: Patrick Clark BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – ‘March Madness’ may have begun, but in Belleville, Illinois they’re looking forward to football. “We have 20 ads on the field right now and we’ve got six more sometime this spring, there will be more ads on the side of the field,” says Dr. Jeff Dozier, Belleville [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:54+00:00 March 20th, 2015|District News|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:54+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Belleville West|0 Comments

High School Students Mentor Elementary Schoolers in Belleville

News 4 Schools, BELLEVILLE, Ill. ( -- High school students in Belleville are acting as mentors to elementary students and while the program is just getting off the ground it is already considered a success.

By | 2017-03-15T12:59:49+00:00 January 27th, 2015|Alternative School, District News|0 Comments

Belleville Alternative High Students Become Role Models at Franklin School, BND

BND, By Jamie Forsythe BELLEVILLE — Ja’Ron Robinson was all smiles as he sat at a table with four sixth-graders at Franklin Elementary School. He was helping the students complete a three-page science worksheet in the hallway outside their classroom. “You can just tell us the answers,” sixth-grader Kenyahn May joked. “No, you have to [...]

By | 2016-12-14T11:01:55+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Alternative School, District News|0 Comments