Friday, October 2, 2015

Principal Wardle's weekly blog

Friday Focus - Grand Opening of One Grove Gallery
Next Friday, we celebrate the grand opening of One Grove Gallery, our district's first dedicated Art Gallery in a high school building, located at Buffalo Grove!  One Grove Gallery is located in our theater lobby.  This Friday's grand opening will feature work from our own BG Alumni artists, as we celebrate homecoming.  Please take this opportunity next Friday after school to come by the Gallery, view the artwork, meet the artists, and enjoy music provided by the BGHS Orchestra!  

Upcoming Dates
October 8
Orange Late Start – 9:30am
Hispanic Parent Night, “Paying for College:  Explore all Options and Resources”- BGHS Community Room - 6:45pm
October 5-9

Homecoming Week
Monday - Sports Day
Tuesday - Music Day
Wednesday - Movie/TV Show Day
Thursday - Circus Day
Friday - Blue & Orange Day
October 6
District 214 Career Night @ Elk Grove High School, Arts & Communication and Human Services, registration begins at 6:00pm
October 10
Homecoming Dance
October 12
Columbus Day – NO SCHOOL
October 28
District 214 Career Night @ Prospect High School, Health & Natural Resources, registration begins at 6:00pm
October 30
End of First Quarter
November 2
Institute Day - NO SCHOOL
November 11
District 214 Career Night @ Wheeling High School, Engineering & Industrial Technology and Business & Computers, registration begins at 6:00pm
November 25
Non-Attendance Day - NO SCHOOL
November 26
Thanksgiving - NO SCHOOL
November 27
Non-Attendance Day - NO SCHOOL

Celebrating Our Success!

  • Congratulations to Blaire Weinberg who received a 36 on the June 2015 ACT Test!

  • Girls Varsity Golf won the 2015 MSL East Division Title!  It is the first East Division Title since 1999.


Back Those Bison - Varsity Home Sports and Fine Arts for the Coming Week

October 3
Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Lake Forest
October 5
Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving vs. Libertyville
October 6
Boys Varsity Golf Regionals @ BG Golf Course
Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Conant
October 8
Boys and Girls Varsity Cross Country vs. Hersey @ Willow Stream Park

Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Wheeling & Prospect
October 9
Boys Varsity Soccer Homecoming Game vs. Wheeling
Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Prospect
Boys Varsity Football Homecoming Game vs. Wheeling

For underlevel and away sporting events and the most current information for BGHS activities, please go to: Buffalo Grove High School Comprehensive Calendar

BGHS in the News

The Daily Herald, September 26, 2015
A sublime early goal from Alex Alfaro and an own-goal condemned Fremd's boys soccer team to defeat Saturday afternoon at Grant Blaney Stadium, where host Buffalo Grove came away with an important 2-1 victory.  Read Story

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Staff Spotlight

1.  What is your name?  Joanna Marshall

2.  What department do you teach in/ what courses do you teach?   Math/Science Department, Chemistry

3.  How long have you been teaching at BGHS?  This is my 18th year.

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

5.  What part of teaching do you find the most rewarding?   Developing relationships with students.

6.  What is something unique about you?   I have an instagram account for my cat, dj_hyperthyroid_boo.  At one point in my teaching career I had a snake and a rat as classroom pets.  I was a model for a comic book super hero.  I was on the Green Mill slam team and competed in the National Poetry Slam.