PTO Volunteers Needed to host The Dance

  • Saturday, February 1, from 7-11 PM
  • Sign-up here and make it a great night! The Dance

Save the date : PTO Meeting

  •  Monday, February 10, at 9:30 AM

What a great turnout for the PTO Meeting on Monday, January 13, and opportunity to share all of our news and updates, including details about upcoming exams. We heard about the new Curriculum Pathways and International Baccalaureate options available for students to select for next year.  Class sign-ups are due February 18. 

Superintendent Patrick Watson was on-hand to greet parents/guardians and answer questions. We appreciate that he was able to join us! 

Staff Appreciation

A huge appreciation to some of the incredible staff who make our school run smoothly throughout the year!

BHHS PTO Staff Appreciation1

PTO Grant Program

The PTO has awarded $4,355 in grants for student enrichment programs which were distributed this month.  Thank you to all PTO families for their donations.  We hope to have additional donations to award spring grants. The following teachers received mini grants:
  • Jodi Allan - English 9th Grade Classroom Library
  • Mary Bogrette - Theatre Production
  • Amy Brown - Synergy Program/Bowers Academy
  • Kathleen Conklin - Mentoring Club
  • Katie Fellin - Geometry
  • Alison Gallagher - Spanish 400/500/IB Reading Library
  • Sarah Giles - Spanish 200/100 Reading Library
  • Bobbi Greer - World Language Display Case
  • Kari Griesbeck - Student Collaboration with Bennett Elementary
  • Liza Lauter - Poetry Collection
  • Angela Lee-Jan - Chinese New Year Supplies
  • Jessica Lupone - Real Talk Club
  • Joan Shorter - English 9th Grade Classroom Library

Kroger Rewards

  •  Have a happy Thanksgiving!  Remember to do your shopping at Kroger and link your rewards to:


Welcome Fellow Black Hawk Families!

The 2019-20 school year is off to a great start – with the PTO already very active in achieving our goals: to support our school staff, assist with school events and provide families with opportunities to meet with school administrators and receive up to date information on school activities.

PTO membership dues are $30. You can pay online through the links below or if you prefer, you may pay by check (payable to BHSD with BHHS PTO in the memo line) and drop your check off in the main office.  

Feel free to contact us with any questions or comments:

Thank you for your support!

2019-2020 BHHS PTO Co-Presidents

Catherine Daneshvar-Ashtari               Anna Barlow

2019-2020 PTO Meeting Dates

  • September 23 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • October 21 @ 7 p.m.
  • November 11 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • January 13 @ 7 p.m. (Superintendent Dialogue)
  • February 10 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • March 9 @ 7 p.m.
  • April 20 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • May 18 @ 9:30 a.m.

2019-2020 PTO Executive Board


  • Catherine Daneshvar-Ashtari
  • Anna Barlow

Past Presidents

  • Barb Kaufman
  • Laura Silberman


  • Megan Johnston


  • Zarine Torrey

Social Media Coordinator

  • Paula Lynn

Hospitality Coordinator

  • Robyn Jenkins

Student Leadership Liaison

  • Laura Silberman

PTO Meeting Minutes

PTO Forms

Principal Presentations