Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Principal Wardle's Weekly Blog

Friday Focus - BG Badminton Team is State Runner-Up!FullSizeRender (6).jpg
This past weekend the Buffalo Grove High School Badminton team took second place in the state tournament down on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. The doubles team of Julie Jambrone and Katelyn Sommers won the doubles state championship and ended their season with a record of 53-o. Also competing at state were seniors Kristen McClellan, Jessie Schwartz, and Stephanie Mayer and Junior Tori Appelt. This historic team went 165-0 in conference play, a feat never before achieved. All in all, the team was an astounding 466-28 on the year. Congratulations girls for your hard work and dedication!

BGPA Communication
Post Prom Spectacular 2015!! Join your friends at Pinstripes in Northbrook. Relax and enjoy the rest of the evening with your friends playing bocce ball, bowling, listening to music, or just hanging out by the fire pits. Photo booth fun along with delicious snacks will complete your evening! This event is sponsored and subsidized by the BGPA. Don’t forget about our safe and fun Post-Prom event!!

May 25 Memorial Day - No School
May 31 Commencement Exercises
June 5 Last Day of Classes

Upcoming Dates/ Big Events Semester 2
Senior Finals - Friday, May 22, and Tuesday, May 26
May 27 Spring Sports Awards, 7:00 pm, Gym
May 28 Senior Activity Day
May 29 Graduation Rehearsal, 7:30 am, Gym
May 29 Early Dismissal, 1:50 pm
May 29 Junior Senior Prom, The Westin, Itasca, 6:30 -11:00 pm
May 31 Graduation Class of 2015, 1:00 pm
June 3,4,5 Final Exams
June 12 & 13 BGHS hosting Relay for Life - Opening Ceremony June 12, 7:00 pm, Stadium

Back Those Bison - Varsity Home Sports and Fine Arts for the coming week
May 22 & 23 Boys Tennis at Sectionals, Stevenson H.S.
May 22 & 23 Girls Track & Field at State
May 25 BG Band at Arlington Heights Memorial Day Parade, 9:30 am
May 25 & 26 Boys Baseball at Regionals, TBA
May 25 & 26 Girls Softball at Regionals, TBA
May 27 Spring Sports Awards, 7:00 pm, Gym
May 28 Spring Honors Band Concert, 7:00 pm, Theater

For underlevel and away sporting events and the most current information for B.G. activities, please go to:

Daily Announcements Link
Buffalo Grove High School provides daily announcements to the students to keep them informed of current and upcoming events. To provide you with more information, the Student Announcements are now online. The announcements will be online for 10 days.    

BG in the news
Buck The dog
BG Principal comes home to BGHS
Professional Chef comes to Buffalo Grove High School
Matt Scislowski Wins Tribune Athlete of the Month

Staff Spotlight

1.What is your name? Rick Schoffstall

2. What department do you teach in/ what courses do you teach? Foreign Language Social Studies

3. How long have you been teaching at BG? 21 years

4. Where did you go to high school? Fremd High School

5. What part of teaching to you find the most rewarding? Interaction with students and the moment they understand a difficult concept, or idea.

6. What is something unique about you? I enjoy running, and I usually run everyday. I also enjoy landscaping and making our home have curb appeal. Lastly, I like reading and have some favorite authors that I appreciate their stories.

7. What activities or clubs do you coach/ sponsor? I coach Girls JV1 Soccer and I really enjoy teaching the different aspects of the game.