Bethalto Community Unit School District 8

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Bethalto Community Unit School District 8
Bethalto CUSD8 Logo.png
Focusing on the Vision “Achievement for All”
Type and location
Type Public
Established 1951
Country United States
Location Bethalto, Moro, Meadowbrook, Cottage Hills, Surrounding Areas
District information
Superintendent Charles T. Stegall
Budget $22 Million
Students and staff
Students 2555
Teachers 190
Other information
Teachers' unions Bethalto Education Association, Illinois Education Association, National Education Association
Website Bethalto.org

Bethalto Community Unit School District 8 is a unified school district based in the Madison County village of Bethalto, Illinois; the district is on the outskirts of the St. Louis Metro Area. The district is composed of six schools, of which all are located in the village of Bethalto except for one.[1] The district is composed of two primary schools, two intermediate schools, one middle school, and one high school.[1] Students attending the unified school district begin their educations at either Bethalto East Primary School or Parkside Primary School, which serve students within the prekindergarten-third grade range;[1] the principals of each school are, respectively, Karen Harris[2] and Kim Heinz.[3] Students between grades four and five attend Bethalto West Intermediate School, which is headed by principal Todd Hannaford,[4] or Meadowbrook Intermediate School, which outside Bethalto in nearby Fort Russell Township and is administrated by Jill Griffin.[5] Graduates of the intermediate schools register at Wilbur Trimpe Middle School, where under direction of Principal Kim Wilks,[6] the students progress from grade six through grade eight. The last leg of precollegiate education that students in Bethalto Community Unit School District 8 undertake is at Civic Memorial High School, where the school's principal is Debra Pitts.[7] The high school mascot is the eagle,[8] while the middle school mascot is the royal.[9]

Civic Memorial High School is home to four clubs (including a student council),[10] and their new Superintendent is Charles Stegall. Going to start July 1. There also are teams covering eleven separate sports.[11] Civic Memorial High School also produces a drama program, producing a fall play and spring musical every year.

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  1. ^ a b c "Schools in Bethalto Cusd 8". Illinois Schools. Greatschools.com. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Principal's Corner". Bethalto East Primary School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  3. ^ "From the Principal". Parkside Primary School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  4. ^ "Main Page". Bethalto West Intermediate School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  5. ^ "Main Page". Meadowbrook Intermediate School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  6. ^ "Main Page". Trimpe Middle School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  7. ^ "Principal's Corner". Civic Memorial High School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  8. ^ "Header". Civic Memorial High School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  9. ^ "Header". Trimpe Middle School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  10. ^ "Clubs and Groups". Civic Memorial High School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  11. ^ "Sports Center". Civic Memorial High School. Bethalto CUSD 8. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 

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