For Parents

6th Grade Parent Night

Thursday, September 14, 6-7:30 PM

7th Grade Parent Night

Monday, September 18, 6 PM

8th Grade Parent Night

Tuesday, September 19, 6 PM

Black Hawk Middle School Mission and Beliefs


To help students develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills to enable them to be successful and productive members of a diverse, global society.


  • Maintaining a safe, inclusive, and respectful student-centered environment.
  • Fostering partnerships among school, families, and the community.
  • Setting high academic standards where all are accountable for their learning.
  • Implementing an inquiry-based curriculum that is challenging and creative.
  • Incorporating innovative technology to enhance learning.

Beginning the 2017-18 school year, District 196 will be changing to a new parent portal, ParentVUE. For more information, please go to the district’s website at Additional information and instructions will be provided prior to the start of school in the fall.