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Joel Bickford


Position:  High School Principal

Email:  joel.bickford@k12.nd.us

Phone:  701.228.2266

Education: Bachelors from Jamestown College, 1988
Masters from UND, 2009

About:  I have taught in Lehr, ND and Wahpeton, ND. I was the principal in LaMoure for  five years.

My wife Vicki and I have four children.  Rachel is 25 and is a teacher at Lisbon Public Schools, our daughter Kaia is a junior at Moorehead State university, my daughter Mackenzie is a freshman at DCB, and Tanner our son is a junior at BHS.

I hunt and fish and ride bicycle. I usually spend my off time taking bicycle trips in the summer months. I really enjoy working with students and faculty to improve education. The thing I really love about BHS is that great students and great faculty make it a great school.

Final Glance at Schedule

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Joel Bickford | 0 comments

Welcome to my blog. If you havent visited in a while please take the time to look around or bookmark this site. It may be helpful in the future. Today i am working on scheduling. We will begin to offer students a final glance at the schedule and make changes to thier own schedule as some things have changed since we last met. We still will be holding a scheduling day for each class(freshmen,sophomore etc) We will fill all electronic requests first however and once courses fill we will cap them. I am including the following items. We will...

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Digital Learning

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Joel Bickford | 0 comments

The Principals Office Sept. Edition 2014   Greetings, It is my pleasure to tell you this month that school is fully underway. We have a ton of things going on as usual but at the time of this writing we have homecoming week. We will follow this up with our NWEA testing. This isn’t our state testing which will be in the spring.  This year we will use the new platform and the “common core “ will be the standards. I wrote about this previously. In a nutshell, don’t be afraid of the boogieman.   In my position I often take time...

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