Teacher Appreciation Week

Throughout the week of May 1-5, Black Hills students celebrated our teachers and staff for Teacher Appreciation Week. The leadership classes did a variety of things to celebrate our staff. On Tuesday the teachers received coffee and tea from a special donation from the Tumwater Starbucks. Later in the week, the introductory leadership class planned…

Black Hills Theatre Celebrates the Arts In All Forms

The Black Hills High School Theatre department presents the Spring Arts Festival, an evening that showcases the versatility of students in art’s many forms. The festival features theatre, dance, music, and visual art and will finish its run with two final performances on Thursday, May 11th and Friday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the…

The Spring P.A.C.K. Assembly

  On March 10th, Black Hills High School had their 2017 Spring P.A.C.K. Assemblies.  The assemblies highlighted students that display P.A.C.K. traits, students that exceed academically, and students that participate in theatre, band, and choir. In the beginning of the assembly, Megan River and Catherine Taylor promoted and elaborated on the importance of the “Self-Love”…

CMEA Jazz Band Festival

Last Valentine’s day, 15 bands from the region gathered together to participate in the Jazz Festival, also known as “jazz fest”, hosted by Black Hills High School as an annual event.   The middle school and high school jazz bands travel from as far as Hoquiam for the unique experience offered. These teenage musicians are given…

March on

Protests and marches are a major part of American history. The year of 2017 will be one for the history books with protests, marches and walkouts occurring all across the nation, the reason? Donald Trump. On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, protests broke out across the nation. Some in Washington D.C. expressed their distaste…

BHHS Shines at All-Northwest

Five Black Hills students attended and performed at the All-Northwest Conference in Bellevue over President’s Day weekend after being accepted to the program in November of last year. The conference, which enlists renowned composers and conductors from across the nation to work with students, brought in Dr. Gary P. Gilroy from California State University, Fresno to…

Solo and Ensemble 2017

Many Black Hills students are continuing on to compete at the state level after solo and ensemble. Solo and ensemble is an annual competition where both band and choir students perform in front of adjudicators and receive scores based on the quality of their performance. Out of the 19 different instrumental performances, 17 received the…