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Big Foot High School

401 Devils Lane ● PO Box 99 ● Walworth, WI ● 53184-0099

Phone (262) 275–2116 ● Fax (262) 275–5117

 

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"It is the mission of Big Foot High School to maximize each child's learning
and develop responsible, productive citizens."

 

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Faculty Prepare

All Teachers Attend In-service Before Holiday

BFHS teachers will prepare for the school year from Monday, August 25 through Thursday, August 28. School begins the following week on Tuesday, September 2. Professional photographers will return on Thursday, September 4 for retake photos.

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BFHS Staff In-service Agenda, Monday–Thursday, August 25–28, 2014

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BFASA Faculty In-service Agenda, Wednesday, August 27, 2014

 

Monday, September 1

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No School—Labor Day

Tuesday, September 2

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First Day of School

Thursday, September 4

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Photo Retake Day

Monday, Sept. 22–Saturday, Sept. 27

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Homecoming Week

 

Important Dates

Date Events Notes
Mon., Aug. 25–Thur., Aug. 28 Faculty In-service Includes all BFASA teachers on Thursday
Friday, Aug. 29 No-School Visit the Walworth County Fair!
Monday, Sept. 1 Labor Day  
Tuesday, Sept. 2 First Day of School Special Schedule TBD
Thursday, Sept. 4 Photo Retake Day Students will receive IDs
Monday, Sept. 22–Saturday, Sept. 27  Homecoming Week BFHS has no home football games scheduled in October!

 

 

School Begins
Tuesday, Sept. 2

 

First Day of School

Tuesday, September 2

The first day of school for all students is Tuesday, September 2. Freshmen and transfer students new to BFHS arrive at 7:25 a.m. They will meet their FMPS or advisors, and receive an orientation. Returning students will arrive at 11:00 a.m. for an assembly in the auditorium. After lunch, all students will attend classes using a shortened schedule.

Freshmen & Transfer Students

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Ride buses at regular pickup times

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Meet FMPs and advisors

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Attend morning orientation activities

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Eat lunch at 11:15 a.m.

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Attend classes after lunch

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Follow modified class schedule

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Finish classes at 2:42 p.m.

Returning Students

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Ride morning buses 2 ½ hours later

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Attend "Welcome Back" assembly at 11:00 a.m. in auditorium

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Attend class meetings

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Follow modified class schedule

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Finish classes at 2:42 p.m.

Quick Glance

Group Arrive Depart Notes
Freshmen 7:25 a.m. 2:42 p.m. Eat lunch at 11:15 a.m.
Transfer Students 7:25 a.m. 2:42 p.m. Eat lunch at 11:15 a.m.
Returning Students 11:00 a.m. 2:42 a.m. Attend assembly at 11:00 a.m.

 

More Information

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2014-2015 First Day of School Information

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Parent & Student Handbook

 

Freshmen & Transfer Students
7:25 a.m.

Returning Students
11:00 a.m.

 

 

New Staff Arrive

13 Employees Get Ready

Thirteen new staff members began preparing for the first day of school. Returning teachers will join them next Monday, August 25 for four days of in-service. Our new staff include teachers, guidance counselors, coaches, and support staff members. In addition, some familiar faces, such as Dan Dowden, will return the halls of Big Foot.

Alicia Acosta and Dan Dowden will teach math. BFHS will share Megan Arney with other area schools as a speech pathologist. Chris Cary will join the support staff as the assistant athletic director and insurance clerk. Jeanne Case will teach science & agriscience.  Greg Enz, Justin Nickel, and Stacie Sheppard teach social studies. Ms. Sheppard will also help keep freshmen on track as an interventionist. Jessie Grober and Betty Norris will work with students with exceptional needs. Lourdes Lasanta will teach Spanish in the World Language department. Couselor Heidi McGraw will join the guidance staff. Brittany Steadman will teach English.

New Staff include (L-R): Brittany Steadman, Justin Nickel, Lourdes Lasanta, Chris Carey, Heidi McGraw, Alicia Acosta, Jessie Grober, Dan Dowden, Megan Arney, Stacie Sheppard, Greg Enz, and Jeanne Case.
[Betty Norris is not pictured.]

BFHS has also hired several new off-staff coaches and advisors. Keep posted for more information regarding their roles at BFHS.

New Staff

Name

Department/Role

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Alicia Acosta

Math

 

Megan Arney

Speech Pathologist

Part-time, shared with BFASA

Chris Carey

Assistant AD/Insurance Clerk

 

Jeanne Case

Science & Agriscience

 

Dan Dowden

Math

Returns to BFHS

Greg Enz

Social Studies

Also head football coach

Jessie Grober

Special Education

 

Lourdes Lasanta

World Languages [Spanish]

 

Heidi McGraw

Guidance Counselor [A-L]

 

Justin Nickel

Social Studies

 

Betty Norris

Special Education

 

Stacie Sheppard

Social Studies/Student Services

Freshmen Interventionist

Brittany Steadman

English & Reading

 

 

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Staff Directory [HTML]

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Staff by Department [PDF]

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Printable Staff Directory [PDF]

 

 

13 New Staff Members
2014-2015

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Program Benefits Scholarships

If you use Amazon, your purchase may help send a graduate to college. The Big Foot Educational Foundation now participates in the AmazonSmile program. Through it, Amazon donates one half of one percent of the purchase of selected items to charity. You shop. Amazon gives. Please consider selecting the Big Foot Educational Foundation as your charitable organization next time you shop online.

 

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Summer

Office Closed Fridays

The Big Foot Union High School District has begun its summer office hours. The main office will open from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The school will close its office every Friday. This will affect those looking to register students, as well as those seeking work permits. Please plan accordingly. Big Foot will resume regular office hours in mid August.

 

Day Hours
Monday–Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday Closed
 
 

Summer Hours
Office Closed Fridays

2014–2015 Academic Calendar Set

Available Online

Big Foot High School has approved the 2014-2015 Academic School year calendar.  Registration is set for Tuesday, July 29 or Monday, August 4 from 12:00 p.m. (noon) until 7:00 p.m. each day. Faculty will begin in-service on Monday, August 25. Students will begin classes on Tuesday, September 2the day after Labor Day. For more details, visit one of the links below.

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2014-2015 Academic Calendar (color PDF)

bullet 2014-2015 Academic Calendar [off site--Google]

 

 

 

2014-2015
Academic Calendar
Available Online

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