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Joel Bickford

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Position:  High School Principal


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.

Schedule time!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Joel Bickford | 0 comments

Summer is almost over. I have the latest schedule posted online. A few things about the schedule. 1. Yes it is set. 2. 7th and 8th graders all have study skills, Think through Math, and Ag and Computers. 7th graders all have Art as well and 8th graders have FACS. They may be listed differently. These courses will ruj 9 weeks. I have had the opportunity to speak to several groups. NDATL, the NDCEL. and the NDCTE. These were are real treat. I hope to do more speaking, and am available to do so. Just call me at the school. Well, this post will be...

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Summer is here!!!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Joel Bickford | 0 comments

It is official we have summer. I hope everyone has a safe break. We are busy as ever in the school. I am posting next years class schedule to the school website. It could change depending on some staffing issues. It will however give students a good idea of classes to take. We will allow 2 days for changes next year. The plan is to call in students to finalize their schedule prior to the start. Once we have this completed we will still allow 2 days. Keep in mind if you need a required course choose these before deciding on electives. One of...

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