Blackford County Schools


Bruins are worth bragging about, and we have a lot to say! You’ll find all the good news and the important announcements you need to know right here.

JROTC Raider National Championships

The Blackford JROTC Raiders won the 2017 JROTC Raider national championships for mixed division top finishing small school. The United States Army JROTC Raider national championships took place in Molena, Georgie on November 4, 2017.

BHS Announcements

Stay up-to-date and mark your calendar with these upcoming BHS events:

  • December 5–7: ISTEP retesting
  • December 13: Jr. high band and choir concert (grades 6-8) at 7:00 p.m. at BHS gym
  • December 13: Best Buddies meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in BHS cafe
  • December 15: HOSA Teddy Bear Toss at halftime of varsity boys' basketball game (All stuffed animals must be new and in a plastic bag.)
  • December 15: NHS auction at 6:00 p.m. in BHS cafe
  • December 17: Lighthouse Church gathering from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in BHS cafe
  • December 18: HS band and choir concert (grades 9-12) at 7:00 p.m. at Hartford City Wesleyan Church 
  • December 19: Northside/Montpelier band and choir concert (grades 3-6) at 6:30 p.m. at BHS gym
Walking Hours

The new walking hours are Monday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Walkers are not permitted to enter the building until 4:00 p.m., due to the new busing pick-up location at the front doors. There will continue to be after-school sports activities involving runners in the hallway, so please use caution when rounding the corners. Thank you!

Jostens Graduation Packet For The Class Of 2018

Attention, seniors! It's time to start thinking about graduation. Jostens graduation packets are due by December 31, 2017, in order to avoid a $25 late fee. For more information, contact Mrs. Goodspeed at (765) 348-7560. Please see the information below for additional details.