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Proud Home of the Bruins

Blackford High School is home to 550 students known as the mighty Bruins. Located in Blackford County, Indiana, our school exemplifies excellence in academics, competition, and character.

We invite our community to stay in tune with and learn about all things Bruin as you explore the pages of our website. We’re confident that once you know us, you will Believe in the Bruins as much as we do.

A Message from Our Principal

Hello All,

Welcome to our online home! We are excited about the school year and all that comes with it! I encourage you to communicate with our staff whenever you have questions about your child’s educational process, and make sure to contact us with all celebrations and any concerns. The sports teams are in full swing, and we have upgraded our building infrastructure to fully support our students and staff. Keep your eyes open for upcoming event information by visiting our Calendar and Athletics Calendar regularly. Don’t forget my door is always open, so please come by and say hello!

Mr. Scott Shimer

Mr. Scott Shimer


Free Tutoring

Could your student use a little assistance? Blackford High School National Honor Society (NHS) students are offering free tutoring service for younger students within Blackford County Schools this semester at the Hartford City Public Library (HCPL) and Montpelier Harrison Township Library (MHTL). Parents/guardians can contact by e-mail Dawn Johnsen, NHS Sponsor, or Denise Rogers, NHS Co-Sponsor. Parents/guardians also need to contact the library to reserve the meeting room. Other tutoring space within the library is on a first come basis.