Blackford Elementary School

School News

Updated Tue, May 26th

With the end of the school year approaching, each grade level has a designated day where teachers will hand out any remaining materials/personal items to students. Below is the designated locations and pick-up times for your child(ren)'s grade level and signs will be posted. Please make sure to wear a mask when you come.

TK/K: Spring Pictures only 5/28, 5/29, 6/4 & 6/5 11:00-12:00 in Cafeteria. If you have other items needed from the classroom, arrange that pick-up with your child's teacher.

1st Grade: 6/2 10:00-12:00 front of school, side gate near room 1 (kindergarten area). Signs. On 6/9 from 11:00-12:00 in Cafeteria.

2nd Grade: 6/3 10:00-12:00 front of school, main gate near front office. 6/9 11:00-12:00 in Cafeteria.

3rd Grade: 6/4 10:00-12:00 front of school, main gate near front office. 6/10 11:00-12:00 in Cafeteria.

4th Grade: 6/5 10:00-12:00 side gate on Leigh Ave., behind Cafeteria. 6/10 11:00-12:00 in Cafeteria.

5th Grade: 6/8 10:00-12:00 side gate on Leigh Ave., behind Cafeteria. 6/10 11:00-12:00 in Cafeteria.

Updated Thu, Apr 30th

We are already planning for the 2020-2021 school year. In order for us to appropriately plan for class sizes, we need to know whether you child(ren) are returning to Blackford. Please complete the survey for each child that CURRENTLY attends Blackford. You will need to do a separate survey for each child. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Intent to Return Survey

Updated Sun, Apr 26th

Hello Blackford Families, 

We hope you are all staying healthy. Please use this link ( to access our new Distance Learning Website where you will find all of the distance learning grade level plans and resources. Moving forwad all materals will be updated there. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask your teacher or contact the front office.  We miss you all and hope you are well. 

Updated Wed, Apr 15th

We wanted to provide you with some basic tools for how to log-on to your child's Chromebooks, as well as Clever. Clever takes your child to their Google Classroom and SeeSaw assignments, as well as other tools and resources their teacher has provided for them.

For how to add a user to a Chromebook, click on this link or watch this video.

For how to log-on to Clever, click on this link or watch this video.

If you need further assistance, please contact your child's teacher.

Updated Wed, Apr 15th

Dear Students and Families,

  We miss you all dearly and hope you are all staying safe and healthy. Please take a moment to watch this video and know we are all in this together! We can't wait to see you all soon.


Ms. Frese and Mrs. Jasper

Updated Mon, Apr 20th

We hope that you are doing well during this time. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to provide distance learning for your child(ren).  If you have a student at Blackford who is in TK - 5th grade, you may check out a Chromebook Thursday, 4/16 and 4/17 between 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Also, you can check out a device for all CUSD students in your home. This allows for all children to have a device and access content at home. We hope that everyone is staying healthy during this time.

Updated Tue, Mar 17th

Come out and support Blackford Students! 2nd-5th grade students will be performing Winnie The Pooh Kids. They have been rehearsing and preparing since December 2019. The play will take place on February 13th and February 14th at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria. Tickets can be purchased before the show or at the door. This is a great family experience and way to show support to fellow Bobcats! Tickets are $5.00 for children and $10.00 for Adults. To purchase tickets online, please visit Don't miss out!

Updated Thu, Jan 30th

Twin Day is our next spirit day on Friday, January 24, 2020. Students can dress alike with a friend or multiple friends. Come and show your spirit Bobcats!!

Updated Fri, Jan 17th

Please join us on Wednesday January 29th at 9:00 on our Blackford Campus to learn about and tour our school. We will have a brief presenation regarding who we are and the exciting journey you and your student are preparing to embark upon in the 2020 - 2021 school year. We hope to see you there. 

Updated Wed, Jan 22nd

Please come and join us for our APEX Fun Run. We would love volunteers to help us keep track of laps and enjoy the success of each of our students. Our Tk - 2nd graders will run at 9:00 a.m. and our 3rd - 5th graders will run at 11:00 a.m. We would love your support. Hope to see you there!