The annual BV Foundation Drawdown will be Saturday, March 21st at Rediger's Shed in Wyanet. Tickets are $40 for a chance to win $750. It also includes 2 meals. There will also be live, silent, and pie auctions. All of the money goes towards classroom grants for BV Pre-K through 12 grades. Come and support the education of all of our children in the BV district! Contact Margaret DeVenney at 815-866-1146 for tickets.
Tonight's BVHS Boys Basketball game (2/20/20) is in Prophetstown. Sophomores begin at 5:30pm followed by the Varsity.
The BVHS Renaissance Program wants to honor BVHS alumni who have served our country by featuring their names on banners to be displayed in the Commons. The BVHS NHS is also looking to update their photo display of those who have served our country. If you are a BVHS graduate or you know a BVHS graduate who is serving or has served in the military, please send the graduate's name, branch of the military in which they served and a photograph. Contact Heather Foster at email@example.com or Bureau Valley High School, PO Box 329, Manlius, IL 61338. Call 815-445-4004 with questions.
The BVHS Drama Department will present "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" at 6:00 pm on March 13th and 14th at the high school auditorium in Manlius. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors and can be purchased at the door. We hope you choose to come to the show!
BVHS Student Council is collecting items for Care Packages to be sent to our soldiers! https://docs.google.com/document/d/13Ql3BL-YPsOt7sZJpZ1YjVE-f5g_RLwXKxAg3GfPTHI/edit?usp=sharing https://docs.google.com/document/d/1A-rZoFZP5MdMzE_zzvjPxZ6EwZQYL3d8j9gEMMWddio/edit?usp=sharing
ARTSPOWER BRINGS THE MUSICAL JUDY MOODY & STINK TO BUREAU VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL! ArtsPower National Touring Theatre returns to the Bureau Valley High School auditorium, February 5th at 9 AM, with a performance of Judy Moody & Stink. BVHS graduate Frank Monier stars as Stink Moody. The Bureau Valley auditorium has seating for community members to attend. To reserve your seat please call the Walnut Building: 815-379-2900. Bureau Valley High School is located at 9154 2125 North Ave., Manilus, IL 61338.
Bureau Valley CUSD #340 has set the week of February 10 - February 14, 2020 for Kindergarten Registration at Bureau Valley Elementary buildings in Walnut and Wyanet. Parents may register their child in the attendance center their child will attend between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on those dates. Children who will be five years old on or before September 1st will be eligible to attend kindergarten in the fall. Children are not required to attend the registration process. Parents will be required to present proof of age (certified copy of birth certificate) at the time of registration. School phone numbers are: BV- Walnut Elementary (815) 379-2900 and BV-Wyanet Elementary (815) 699-2251.
We would like to inform you that the Bureau Valley Manlius Campus went on a medical lockdown for a short time this morning while the Bureau County Sheriff’s K9 unit was in the building. All students remained in their classrooms and teachers continued their instruction. This process is part of an ongoing effort to ensure a safe, drug-free environment, which also includes academic curriculum that discusses healthy habits. We appreciate your support of the process and willingness to reinforce these messages at home.
Due to forecasted inclement weather, the following activities and events have been changed: -All junior high and high school evening/afterschool activities, including Brainstorm, have been canceled. -Friday’s home boys basketball vs. E-P has been postponed until Saturday, February 8th. -Friday’s girls basketball game at Kewanee has been canceled. -Saturday’s Storm Sweeties practice has been postponed until Monday, January 20th at 9:00-11:00 a.m. -Saturday’s freshmen boys basketball tournament at Newman has been canceled. -Saturday’s 8th grade volleyball tournament at Annawan has been postponed until Saturday, February 15th. At this time, the sophomore and varsity girls basketball bus will leave at 1:00 on Saturday to compete in the MLK tournament in Kewanee.
The BVHS National Honor Society is partnering with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center to hold a blood drive on Thurs, Jan 30 from 8:30a-1:30p in the gym. Click here for information! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DFG8Uh70i_6dcqZ83se-aYmIhmcu0Wt_/view?usp=sharing
Reminder: 11:00am dismissal on Wednesday, January 15th. No lunch will be served.
Kindergarten Registration is Feb. 10 - Feb 14. Please click here for more information! https://docs.google.com/document/d/10oFvMasCOdOoxWJff_hTO9_G9mPhReHI3H2WgrtBxO4/edit?usp=sharing
Bureau Valley Booster Club will hold "A Night At The Races" on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Wyanet VFW. Tickets are $20/person which includes dinner. Doors open at 5:00pm. Purchase tickets from a Booster Member! Come support the BV Booster Club!
BV JH Girls 7th and 8th Volleyball Tournament scheduled for tomorrow, January 11th has been cancelled. No practice on Saturday. The tournament will not be rescheduled this year.
The SRC JH Boys Basketball Tournament for Saturday, January 11th has been postponed until Monday, January 13th. There will be no practices on Saturday.
Bureau Valley High School is cancelling all Saturday practices, games and activities on January 11th due to weather. The Fresh/Soph Girls basketball tournament at Peoria Heights is cancelled.
Mark your calendars for the Bureau Valley Foundation drawdown: Saturday, March 21 at 6:00pm at Rediger's Shed in Wyanet! Tickets are $40 and includes dinner for 2 and chance to win $750. Foundation Board Members have tickets for sale. Please support the BV Foundation!
Father Daughter Dance at BVHS on January 25th! Age 5 and up! Click here for more information! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NrT05uAT1R0NN9LsyNC7OBV0zdFJK9aS/view?usp=sharing
BV Baseball Hitting League for 5th - 8th grade! Click here for more information: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_7bFp0eq3O7X2k3YVBwYk9jRGZPZWZ0c1R2bHgzV3NjZkZB/view?usp=sharing
BVHS Boys Basketball vs. IVC tonight at BVHS! Sophomores play at 5:00pm followed by Varsity! Go Storm!
Storm Sweetie Information! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OGQt58Kwdb-wsb4w2Nu5s6h_2ngwBv2m/view?usp=sharing
BV Baseball Skills Clinic - Jan. 2 & 3. Sign up today! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1hF7vcJJremC4vmMxijorDRnkauLJhkDu
Reminder: 2:00pm dismissal on Friday, December 20th. Christmas Break begins and students return on Monday, January 6th! Have a safe and happy break!
Reminder: 11:00am dismissal on Wednesday, December 11th. No lunch will be served.
Bureau Valley to hold Christmas Concerts: BVHS - December 5th at 7:00pm; BV Wyanet - December 9th at 6:00pm; BV Elementary - 3rd-5th - December 10th at 6:00pm; BV Junior High - December 10th at 7:00pm; BV North - K-2nd - December 17th at 6:00pm; and BV North - 3rd-5th - December 19th at 6:00pm. All concerts will be held at the BVHS Auditorium in Manlius. The community is invited!
Reminder: There will be an 11:00am dismissal on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. No lunch will be served.
BV Boosters Online Clothing Sale is open! https://bureauvalleyboosterswinterstore.itemorder.com/sale?fbclid=IwAR31lKh4ehKh8LVTyJrK5FFEqmoPMCJtMb22k54NOilun_3P3HYiBFFfTkM Sale ends Nov. 30th!
We would like to remind all parents to make sure the school has your correct phone number and email address! The Bureau Valley District uses an automated calling system and an automated text messaging system to alert families of any school closings. The call will come from 815-445-3101 and the text message will come from 989-01. If you do not answer the call, it will leave a voicemail. The District will also update the website (www.bv340.org), Twitter (BV340) and Facebook (Bureau Valley CUSD 340). Each building will update their Facebook pages, as well. Another way to receive notifications of closings or cancellations is to download the BV340 App. Click here for directions: https://drive.google.com/open?id=118HVZbJoel26XL4fC8nY8PkowufY3tdj As always, the District will update TV Stations WQAD, KWQC and WHBF with closing information. Radio Stations WZOE and WKEI are updated, as well. If you have a question, please contact your student’s building office.
Reminder: No School on Friday, November 8th!
Reminder: One more chance to sign up for Parent Teacher conferences for your K-8 students! Thursday, November 7th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Call your student's building office to make an appointment!
After monitoring the Princeton man hunt situation, Administration feels it is safe for Bureau Valley Schools to follow normal dismissal procedures today, Tuesday, November 5th. All after school and evening activities will proceed as scheduled.
Bureau Valley will be keeping students inside the remainder of the day while we monitor the search for a wanted man in the Princeton area. BVHS WACC students were escorted to their bus by the School Resource Officer and District Administration. TRAC Music Festival students were also escorted safely to their bus.
BV Boosters are selling signs and decals for winter sports: https://sightsink.tuosystems.com/stores/bureau-valley-high-school-winter-signs-decals?fbclid=IwAR3gXtFPrkczWB9wpqrBKPhT6RckBSLLwCrIL-zpJTU3ZlX_1rsOxAzdzrw Sale ends November 10th!
The Bureau Valley School District is looking for Substitute Custodians. Please contact the district office at 815-445-3101 for more information.
Reminder: 11:00am dismissal on Wednesday, October 23rd. No lunch is served.
The Homecoming Parade is cancelled due to bad weather. The Pep Rally will begin at 6:30pm in the HS Gym.
Due to the sale of the Buda Property, the District has to relocate the current Buda Bus Stop. The School Board voted to approve an agreement with the Village of Buda to use the Younggren Center for our new bus stop. Starting on Monday, September 23, the Buda Bus Stop will be located at 102 W. Main Street (The Younggren Center). All Pick-Up and Drop-Off times will remain the same and our Bus Monitor will be on duty during these times. Buses will be parked along Depot Street. Depot Street will be closed between Main and North Street every day between 7:00am-8:00am and again between 3:00pm-4:00pm. Please do not park between the Younggren Center and the Library as students will be waiting for buses on the sidewalk between these points. If there is inclement weather, students will be allowed to enter the Younggren Center with the Monitor. If you have any questions, please contact Glenda Klingenberg, Transportation Director at 815-445-2161 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your patience while we make this transition that maintains our same bus routes and ensures the safety of our students.
Reminder: 11:00am dismissal on Wednesday, September 11th. No lunch will be served. There is no Pre-k.
This morning, August 27, 2019, the school district was made aware of an alleged threat to the school from a student who was not on school grounds. The Bureau County Sheriff's Department was notified immediately. The administration and staff then performed safety protocol steps to ensure the safety of all students and staff in the building. The Sheriff’s department swiftly contained the situation by placing the student into custody. The situation will continue to be monitored by the Sheriff’s department and school administration. The District takes all threats seriously and will continue to investigate any and all allegations to ensure that we provide the safest environment possible for everyone in our district.
Reminder: There will be an 11:00am dismissal on Wednesday, August 28th. No lunch will be served. Pre-K students will not attend.
It's time for the Bureau Valley Boosters Fall Clothing Sale! Click here to purchase BV Storm Clothing: https://bureauvalleybooster19.itemorder.com/sale Sale ends Saturday, September 14th! A booth will also be available at Meet The Storm on Friday, Aug. 23rd.
Reminder: The first day of school is August 19th! There will be a 2:00pm dismissal on August 19th and 20th.
August 1st is the last day to register your student for the 19-20 school year! In person registration at BVHS in Manlius is from 10am to 6pm. Online registration closes in the evening on August 1st!
Don't forget to register your student! Online Registration is open! Registration will be held at BVHS in Manlius on August 1st from 10am to 6pm!
Online Registration begins Monday, July 22, 2019!
Playground Build in Manlius: Monday, July 15th; 15 Volunteers needed at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 16th: 30 Volunteers needed at 7:00 a.m. If you can volunteer please contact District office at 815-445-3101 so we can plan accordingly.
Bureau Valley Elementary and Junior High has a new address and phone number: 9080 2125 N Ave, PO Box 326, Manlius IL 61338 and 815-445-2121!
Please note: There is a new OFFICIAL Bureau Valley High School Facebook page! The new official page has the BV Storm Logo as the profile picture. Make sure to "Like" the page to receive important information!
Regarding the previous notification, the main DRIVEWAY will be closed. The front door to the high school will be open.
Beginning June 19, 2019, the main entrance to Bureau Valley High School will be closed for approximately three weeks. Please use the East Entrance during this time. Thank you for your patience as the District finishes the construction process.
Announcement regarding plan for old BVS/BVN Junior High Trophies: As the district prepares to merge our junior highs, we will not be relocating trophies. Any junior high trophy earned by an individual will be given to that individual. Team trophies will been offered to the coaches that coached the team. All trophies left are being given to the athletic boosters and they will develop a plan to share with the public at upcoming fundraisers.
Reminder: No School Monday, May 27th! Enjoy the long weekend! Last day of school is Friday, May 31st with a 2:00pm dismissal!
Bureau Valley Legacy Bricks are available! Order by June 15, 2019! https://drive.google.com/file/d/14ZTvn-Fw_S9KUZp62cr5fsvdCyXLeh8z/view?usp=sharing
Summer Learning Opportunities for BV Students! Forms are due back to your child's office by May 10th! https://drive.google.com/file/d/13DQ_dbcIhKaEMPGanj_3Fn5xAcVX6ByB/view?usp=sharing
BV's Annual Sports Physical Clinic has been scheduled: May 21st at BVHS in Manlius. Cost is $10. Packets are available at school offices.
Reminder: Friday, March 22nd will be a 2:00pm dismissal. Spring Break begins March 25th, with students returning on Monday, April 1st. Have a safe and happy Spring Break!
Reminder: 11:00am dismissal tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20th! No lunch will be served.
View a video of the progress on our new gym! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=im6ID6LKqec&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0AdM15zX2iJcN4z3bCXY4mTDNka1TkLnoQdJqIklVyGEOVvvvYT6u8bbc
Check out this link to view a video of the new classroom addition! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ3GVxyU2r0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR30yp_o6yI5MpeqbkK5KHZa4RGF6ql5G1sJq8lTOlpdf2c93pzPVpE9vE0
All BVHS Baseball and Softball games scheduled for 3/13, 3/14 and 3/15 have been cancelled.
BVHS Drama department James and the Giant Peach! March 8th and 9th at 6:00pm in the BVHS auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the door. $10 for adults; $7 for students; Pre-K children are free! Doors open at 5:15 and we hope to see you there!
BVHS plays Chicago (Corliss) in the Super Sectional at NIU in Dekalb tonight at 7:30pm! Tickets are available at NIU upon arrival. The game will be on WZOE 98.1. Go Storm!
Super Sectional at NIU Mar. 5th 7pm. Gates open at 5pm. Ticket info: $11. BVHS has 500 tickets or buy at door. Monday ticket sales at BVHS: Students begin at 7:45, General Public at 10am. Fan charter bus available for $9.
BV beats Newman 56-49 for the Sectional Championship!
BVHS presents James and the Giant Peach! Shows are March 8th and 9th at 6:00pm at the BVHS Auditorium! Tickets prices: Adults $10, Students $7, Pre-k are free! Snack bar will be available with donations going to Altzheimer's Foundation!
Here is the link to watch the Sectional Championship game tomorrow night! BV vs. Newman! https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/newman-central-catholic-high-school-sterling-il (You must have an NFHS Network account or register for one in order to watch the game.)
Bureau Valley's website will have a new look March 1st! Check it out!