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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.

New Faces,Same Places

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in Joel Bickford | 0 comments

Hello Everyone, As I write this it is in the full chill of our winter wonderland. Be sure that your child has a hat gloves and/or mittens to wear in the cold weather. I should not have to say this but please make sure they are wearing long pants, and not shorts. Students who get on the bus without proper clothing will need to be picked up after school. We will have our FACS teacher on board this next semester. She is Miss Amber Carlson. We are really excited to have her join and have heard many glowing remarks from her student teaching...

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Winter Games Begin!!

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Joel Bickford | 0 comments

Hello everyone; I am pleased to tell you that our honor roll is completed. Once again you will notice that the standards are higher than in  previous years. This would be the same as last year but a change from years prior to that. Volleyball and football have finished. Congrats to all of our athletes and coaches. Plenty of effort was given and I think sometimes we look at the end result more than the process which is actually why we have the extracurricular events. Great effort and my heartfelt thanks to the coaches. Coaching isn’t an...

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