Blackford High School gymJROTC students Scott, Jordan and McKenna receiving awardsJROTC students Austen, Audrey and Zach receiving awardsJROTC students Hailey and Dylan receiving awards. Group with flag marchingHOSA LC 2018Students holding awards for Academic All-Conference 2018Swim Lessonsstudents at swim lessonsBest Buddies President Kali HodsonStudents in the pool-Lifeguards

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.

2018 Graduation Announcement

The graduation ceremony for the Blackford High School Class of 2018 will take place on Friday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the BHS Gymnasium. Seniors must attend the morning rehearsal to participate in the ceremony. Rehearsal will start at 10:00 a.m. on graduation day with a senior picnic to follow afterwards. There will also be a baccalaureate program held before graduation at 5:00 p.m. in the BHS Theatre. 

Seniors will meet in the cafeteria at 6:15 p.m., before the ceremony. During the actual event, seniors will be approaching the stage from the left and exiting from the right when receiving their diplomas.

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.