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Daily Bulletin April 20, 2018

Thought for the Day:  A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.

Daily Bulletin April 19, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Forgiveness doesn’t excuse the actions.  Forgiveness stops the actions from destroying you.

Daily Bulletin April 18, 2018

Thought for the Day:  There is good in every situation, you just have to look for it.

Daily Bulletin April 17, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

Daily Bulletin April 13, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.

Daily Bulletin April 12, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Don’t put in one-half of the effort, unless you’re okay with one-half of the results.

Daily Bulletin April 11, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.

Daily Bulletin April 10, 2018

Thought for the Day:  No one is perfect that’s why pencils have erasers.

Daily Bulletin April 9, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Work hard in silence let your success be your noise.

Mayo Livingston, Senior Rotary Volunteer Service Scholarship & Alfred A. Rogers Rotary Volunteer Service Scholarship

The ROTARY CLUB OF BAINBRIDGE GEORGIA has established two scholarships for graduating seniors to encourage and reward students who demonstrate a steadfast and long-serving spirit of volunteerism:  The Mayo Livingston, Senior Volunteer Service Scholarship and the Alfred A. Rogers Volunteer Service Scholarship.

Student of Integrity Scholarship

Better Business Bureau (BBB) Education Foundation is now offering a scholarship to recognize high school students who personify and communicate ethics in the real world.  High school seniors are encouraged to apply by creating a 90- second video that chronicles the student navigating an ethical dilemma.

Dr. Eric Dueno Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Eric Dueno Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Dr. Eric Dueno, Professor of Chemistry at Bainbridge State College, by granting a scholarship to a graduating senior who is dedicated to the sport of cross country running. Dr. Dueno was an avid runner with a passion for mentoring students by sharing his love of learning in the classroom and his love of running outside the classroom.

Daily Bulletin March 30, 2018

Thought for the Day:  When you look for the good in others, you discover the best in yourself.

Daily Bulletin March 29, 2018

Thought for the Day:  A bad attitude is like a flat tire.  You can’t go anywhere until you change it.

Daily Bulletin March 28, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Putting your ego aside will probably be the smartest thing you do as a human being.

Daily Bulletin March 27, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life, it’s about what you inspire others to do.

Daily Bulletin March 26, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Kindergarten Registration

  

Daily Bulletin March 23, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Be so busy improving yourself, that you have no time to criticize others.

Daily Bulletin March 22, 2018

Thought for the Day:  If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we might just set the world in the right direction.

Senior Cap and Gown Information

Cap and Gown Information:  Seniors will be taking cap and gown pictures March 28th and March 29th during the senior meetings with Mr. Mathews.  On Wednesday, rows 3 through the end will take pictures and on Thursday, rows 1 and 2 will take pictures. 

Jr - Sr Prom Information

No tickets are required – entrance is based off a list of ticket holders.  Check in for juniors and seniors will be at the same table.  If you are bringing a non-BHS student as a date, you will have to check in at a separate table.  Your date’s ID will have to be checked (matched with the photo copy in folder).  They do not have to bring an ID in with them since we have a copy.

Senior Signature T-Shirts

tshirtAnchor Club is selling Senior Signature shirts. Small - XL are $12 and 2XL and up are $15.  All orders must be prepaid and the last day to order is Friday, March 30th

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School Choice

The Decatur County Board of Education requires that all students attend the school in the zone in which they reside unless they are in a specialized program that contains students across school zones.  Any exceptions to this policy must be made through the “School Choice Plan.”

If your child will be in grades K-4 during the 2018-2019 school year and you desire to apply for a school out of your zone using the “School Choice Plan,” you will need to complete an application during the week of April 23 - April 27, 2018.  Applications may be obtained (during Choice Week) at the Decatur County Board of Education, 100 West Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM or printed from the website www.dcboe.com.   Applications will be available and accepted ONLY during the week of April 23 - April 27, 2018.  If you have questions regarding the “School Choice Plan” or the applications procedures, please contact Mr. John H. Wooden at 248-2806.

The availability of slots will be contingent upon the final outcome of the District’s plans to potentially consolidate one of its elementary schools.

Daily Bulletin March 21, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Dreams don’t work unless you do.

Daily Bulletin March 20, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Don’t let anyone ever dull your sparkle.

Georgia Milestones Re-Test Information

Decatur County Schools is a Strategic Waiver System, which allows our system to waive specific state board rules. In our current strategic waiver, we chose to waive O.G.C.A 20-2-283 & 20-2-284. This waiver allows us as a system not to retest students for the 2017-2018 school year. The wavier also allows us to be able to use other vital information from your child’s entire school year and not only state assessment scores in the promotion and retention policy for the 2017-2018 school year.

Daily Bulletin March 19, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Believe in yourself and all that you are.  Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.  

Masonic Lodge #8 $1,000.00 Scholarship 

Masonic Lodge #8 $1,000.00 Scholarship Opportunity 

The Qualifications are:

1. Student must submit a official transcript.

2. Student must write a letter from the topic- I am the best candidate for the scholarship. 

Submit letter and transcript to Mrs. Green in guidance.

Deadline is March 30, 2018

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated is accepting applications for scholarships from the Class of 2018.  Scholarship amounts will vary and will be awarded to outstanding seniors who have been active in school and the community, while meeting all graduation requirements.

Albany State University Representative

asuMr. Hill from Albany State University will visit on March 20th to meet with students interested in attending ASU.  Please sign up in guidance.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Scholarship

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Gadsden County Florida Alumnae Chapter (GCFLA), is a public service sorority, will recognize students who are committed to academic excellence, positive leadership, and community service.  The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior residing in Gadsden and Decatur Counties.

Daily Bulletin March 16, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Every child is gifted.  They just unwrap their packages at different times.

Daily Bulletin March 15, 2018

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you.  If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.

Daily Bulletin March 14, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.

Daily Bulletin March 13, 2018

Thought for the Day:  If you put in the time and effort, you will see the results.

Daily Bulletin March 9, 2018

Thought for the Day:  No one is perfect that’s why pencils have erasers.

Daily Bulletin March 8, 2018

Thought for the Day:  In the middle of every difficulty lies an opportunity.

2018-2019 Registration

NOTICENext week your student will register for elective classes they wish to take next year. Students previewed these options through an elective fair at lunch on Wednesday and will receive offering sheets through Cats Connect on Thursday. Please talk with your student about their plans for next year and assist them in making decisions.

 Band/Fine Art Offerings         CTAE Course Offerings

Daily Bulletin March 7, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Mistakes have the power to turn you into something better than you were before.

Daily Bulletin March 6, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket.

Daily Bulletin March 5, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Opportunities are everywhere.  It’s up to you to find them and make things happen.

Conference Night--Monday March 5th--5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

wordcloudConference night is Monday, March 5th from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.  Conference night is the perfect opportunity to speak individually with your child’s teacher to discuss progress report results, review their progress, and to discuss plans to increase your child’s academic achievement.  All teachers will be available for conferences in their classrooms on Monday evening from 5:00 – 7:00.

Daily Bulletin March 2, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Somewhere, someone else is happy with less than you have.

Daily Bulletin March 1. 2018

Thought for the Day:  Only you can change your life, no one can do it for you.

Daily Bulletin February 28, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch.

Daily Bulletin February 27, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

Daily Bulletin, February 26, 2018

Thought for the Day:  There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes.

Daily Bulletin, February 23, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Your reaction to a situation literally has the power to change the situation itself.

Daily Bulletin, February 22, 2018

Thought for the Day:  You are the creator of your own destiny.

Daily Bulletin, February 21, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

Daily Bulletin February 20, 201/8

Thought for the Day:  Hard work is a two-way street; you get back exactly what you put in.

Daily Bulletin February 7, 2018

Thought for the Day:  A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.

Daily Bulletin February 6, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper.  You can smooth it over but it is never going to be the same again.

Daily Bulletin February 2, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Daily Bulletin February 1, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

Daily Bulletin January 31, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Start every day with an attitude of gratitude.

Daily Bulletin January 30, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Your present circumstances don’t determine where you will go; they merely determine where you will start.

"We the Students" Essay Competition

Each year, our "We the Students" essay competition gives high-school students from across the U.S. a chance to share their perspectives on a trending topic.
 

Daily Bulletin January 29, 2018

Thought for the Day:  You can never make the same mistake twice.  Because the second time it’s not a mistake, it’s a choice.   

Daily Bulletin January 26, 2018

Thought for the Day:  If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Daily Bulletin January 25, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.

Daily Bulletin January 24, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Life always offers you a second chance.  It’s called tomorrow.

Daily Bulletin January 23, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Train your mind to see the good in everything.

Daily Bulletin January 22, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The only person you need to be better than is the person you were yesterday.

Daily Bulletin January 19, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Owning a mistake is greater than faking perfection.

Decatur County Canceled, Wednesday January 17th

Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, all schools in Decatur County will be canceled tomorrow, Wednesday January 17th, for students and staff due to the possibility for icy and unsafe road conditions during the morning hours. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but the weather conditions tomorrow are too questionable at this time to jeopardize the safety of our students or our staff. 

We will be back to our normal schedule Thursday January 18th. 

Daily Bulletin January 10, 2018

Thought for the Day:  A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life.

Daily Bulletin January 9, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Kindness is a language the blind can see and the deaf can hear.

Daily Bulletin January 8, 2018

Thought for the Day:  One thing that can’t be recycled is wasted time.

Daily Bulletin January 5, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Empty pockets never held anyone back.  Only empty heads and empty hearts can to that.

Daily Bulletin December 20, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Gifts aren’t just what you buy, buy what you do.  Fill your holiday with kind words and acts.

Daily Bulletin December 19, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Peace on earth begins with each of us.  Be a little kinder to everyone today.

Procedures for Students Leaving After Exams Wednesday, December 20

 

  • Students who return signed permission forms can leave after their second block final on Wednesday, December 20.   Forms are to be returned to third and fourth block teachers no later than Tuesday, December 19.
Daily Bulletin December 18, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Always end the day with a positive thought; no matter how hard things were, tomorrow’s a fresh opportunity to make it better.

Daily Bullein December 15, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Everyday is an opportunity to be a better version of who you were yesterday.

Daily Bulletin December 14, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Thoughts have great power; they are like seeds you plant in your mind.

Daily Bulletin, December 13, 2017

Thought for the Day:  We could learn a lot from crayons.  Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors; but they all have to learn to live in the same box.

Daily Bulletin, December 12, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Time is free, but it’s priceless.  You can’t own it, but you can use it.  You can’t keep it, but you can spend it.  Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.

Daily Bulletin, December 11, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Building a better you is the first step to building a better world.

Daily Bulletin, December 8, 2017

Thought for the Day:  You already possess everything necessary to become great.

Daily Bulletin December 7, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The only time you should ever look back, is to see how far you’ve come.

Daily Bulletin December 6, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.

Daily Bulletin December 5, 2017

Thought for the Day:  It’s never too late to have a happy childhood, but the second one is up to you and no one else.

Daily Bulletin December 4, 2017

Thought for the Day:  What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.

Daily Bulletin December 1, 2017

Thought for the Day:  One year equals 365 opportunities.

Daily Bulletin November 30, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Difficulties in your life don’t come to destroy you, but to help you realize your hidden potential.

Daily Bulletin November 29, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are.  The second greatest is being happy with what you find.

Daily Bulletin November 28, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Don’t audit life.  Show up and make the most of it!

Daily Bulletin November 27, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

Daily Bulletin November 16, 2017

Thought for the Day:  There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting someone up.

Daily Bulletin November 15, 2017

A good life is when you smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are for what you have.

Schools Closed November 17th

School Closed

All schools will be closed on November 17th.

Thanksgiving Break is November 20 - 24.

Daily Bulletin November 14, 2017

Thought for the Day:  So much in life depends upon our attitude.  The way we choose to see things and respond to others makes all the differences.

Daily Bulletin November 13, 2017

Thought for the Day:  No matter how small the action, the consequences shape the universe.

Daily Bulletin November 9, 2017

Thought for the Day:  If plan “A” doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters.

Daily Bulletin November 8, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Positive thoughts bring positive results.

Football Playoff Ticket Sales

Bainbridge High School will begin selling playoff tickets beginning Thursday morning at 7:30 and will sell until 3:30. Same times for Friday. Tickets are $8 each and single game reserved seat tickets are $12 each. If you are a reserved seat ticket holder you must purchase the $8 ticket and have your reserved seat pass to enter that section. All tickets are CASH ONLY, please.

Daily Bulletin November 7, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.

Daily Bulletin November 6, 2017

Thought for the Day:  It’s okay to be a glow stick.  Sometimes we have to break before we shine.

Daily Bulletin November 3, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you.  Listen is such a way that others love to speak to you.

POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL GAME

FCA to Host 2017 Powder Puff Flag Football Game
November 30 2017
Time:  6:00 Location: Centennial Field
ADMISSION: $5.00
Practice dates and times will be as follows:
Sunday, November 12, 3-4:40 pm at stadium
Monday & Tuesday November 27-28, 4-5:30 pm at stadium

Daily Bulletin November 2, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Some succeed because they’ve destined; others succeed because they’re determined.

Daily Bulletin November 1, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Opportunities are like “Kodak Moments.”  They are only captured when one is prepared to take the shot.

Daily Bulletin October 31, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Your life is your message to the world, make sure it’s inspiring.

Daily Bulletin October 30, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Three simple rules in life:  If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never have it.  If you do not ask, the answer will always be no.  If you do not step forward, you’ll always be in the same place.

Daily Bulletin October 27, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.

Daily Bulletin October 26, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Trust takes years to build, seconds to break and forever to repair.

Daily Bulletin October 25, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Courage is like a muscle.  We strengthen it when we use it.

Daily Bulletin October 24, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Sometimes your circle of friends may decrease in size; but increase in value.

Daily Bulletin October 23, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The best apology is changed behavior.

Daily Bulletin October 20, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Focus on what you can do, not what you can’t.  Small steps turn into miles.

Daily Bulletin October 19, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Dreams don’t work unless you do.

Daily Bulletin October 18, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Wake up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is about to happen.

Daily Bulletin October 17, 2017

Thought for the Day:  If you have discipline, drive, and determination nothing is impossible.

Daily Bulletin October 16, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The desire to succeed means nothing without the will to prepare.

Daily Bulletin October 10, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift.

Daily Bulletin October 9, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.

Daily Bulletin October 6, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A smile can add a great deal to one’s face value.

Daily Bulletin October 5, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Scatter kindness!  The rewards can be great!

Daily Bulletin October 4, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A bad attitude is like a flat tire.  You can’t go anywhere until you change it.

Daily Bulletin October 3, 2017

Thought for the Day:  It is not the things we get, but the hearts we touch, that will measure our success in life.

Daily Bulletin October 2, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Your mind is a powerful thing.  When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.  

Daily Bulletin September 29, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Your toughest competition in life is anyone willing to work harder than you.

Daily Bulletin September 28, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A day without laughter is a day wasted.

Daily Bulletin September 27, 2017

Thought for the Day:  We do not have control over what happens to us in life, but we do have control over how we chose to respond.

Parent SACS Survey

 

Bainbridge High School will be completing the accreditation process this year.  A school’s commitment to accreditation assures parents and the community that the school is focused on raising student achievement, providing a safe and enriching learning environment, and maintaining an efficient and effective operation.  We need the help of our parents to gather data to help improve our school.  Please take a moment and complete the Parent Survey using the following link by Monday, October 2, 2017. 

Thank you for your commitment to Bainbridge High School.

SACS Survey Link

Daily Bulletin September 26, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Be careful with your words.  Once they are said, they can only be forgiven, not forgotten.

Daily Bulletin September 25, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Mistakes have the power to turn you into something better than you were before.

Daily Bulletin September 22, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Faith, it’s all about believing, you don’t know how it will happen.  But you know it will.

Band Plays @ lunch

BHS Band treated students, faculty, and staff to a "mini" pep rally during lunch!  See our videos.

 

Mitchell May Scholarship

We are pleased to offer the Mitchell May Scholarship that will be awarded at the annual 4-H banquet on September 28.  Those 4-H’ers that are eligible to apply are 2017 high school graduates, current 11th, or 12th grade shotgun team members.   We look forward to receiving some outstanding applications.  Information is attached. 

Deadline:  9/21/2017                       Application

Daily Bulletin September 21, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Talent may get you in the door; but work, effort and a willingness to learn is what ultimately keeps you there.

Daily Bulletin September 20, 2017

Thought for the Day:   A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

ASVAB Testing October 25th

All 11th graders will take the ASVAB on October 25th.  12th graders interested in taking the ASVAB must sign up in Guidance by Friday, October 13th.

Daily Bulletin September 19, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The past is where you learned the lesson.  The future is where you apply the lesson.

Decatur County Farm Bureau Scholarship

The DCFB is offering a local Scholarship, parents must be a member of Farm Bureau.  Scholarship information is available in guidance.

Application

Daily Bulletin September 18, 2017

Thought for the Day:  You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.

UGA Representative on Campus on 10/5/2017

Jay Menees, a representative from University of Georgia will visit BHS on Thursday, October 5th from 9:00am until 9:30am in the Guidance Career Center.  Interested students please sign up in guidance.

Daily Bulletin September 15, 2017

Thought for the Day:  One small crack does not mean that you are broken; it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart.

Daily Bulletin September 14, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The harder you work, the luckier you get.

Daily Bulletin September 13, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Life has no remote.  Get up and change it yourself.

Decatur County Schools Closed Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th

Parents and Community Members,

The uncertainty of the future track of Hurricane Irma and its potential impact on our area has led us to cancel school for all Decatur County Schools on Monday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 12th. We are hopeful that our area sees very little impact but the uncertainty remains too high to take any chances with the safety of our students and staff. Schools will reopen on Wednesday, September 13th unless developments change at which time we will update you all.  Thank you and be safe.

Sincerely,

 

Tim Cochran

Superintendent Decatur County Schools 

Daily Bulletin September 8, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Remember, when you forgive, you heal.  And when you let go you grow. 

Daily Bulletin September 7, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Many things aren’t equal but everyone gets the same 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

BHS vs Cairo Football Game Tickets

BHS vs Cairo football game tickets will be sold at Bainbridge High School only on Thursday, September 6th and Friday, September 7th from 8 am until 3:30 pm. All tickets are $8 each. Cash only please. See Renee Wooten to purchase your tickets.

School Picture Online Ordering -Picture Day Rescheduled October 9th

Below is a direct link that allows parents to order school pictures online safe and securely.

http://bpiphotographytifton.onlinephotocart.com/#/folders/281661

Attention MOWR Students

Returning MOWR Students:

Students must meet with Mrs. Laura Brown with Bainbridge State College by December 15th to enroll in Spring classes.  Also, bring a copy of your class schedule to your counselor.

MOWR PowerPoint

Financial Aid Workshop Monday, September 18, 2017

Join us as we host a Financial Aid Workshop in conjunction with our BHS Conference Night Monday, September 18, 2017 in the media center at Bainbridge High Scho

Daily Bulletin September 6, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Life is like a mirror, it’ll smile at you if you smile at it.

Daily Bulletin September 5, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Daily Bulletin September 1, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Being challenged is inevitable, being defeated is optional!  Never give up!

BHS School Council Accepting Nominations

The BHS School Council now is accepting nominations from the community for parent members to serve on the school council.  The school council consists of the principal, two teachers, two parents, and two parent/business members.  The school council is advisory and is designed to provide a regular forum for collaboration among stakeholders in order to support student learning, and to promote participation and input among parents, staff, and members of the school community.

Daily Bulletin August 31, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead, of your circumstances having power over you.

Daily Bulletin August 30, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Never underestimate your importance at the bottom of the totem pole, without the bottom, the top would fall over.

Homecoming Dance 2017

HC Logo

Daily Bulletin August 29, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Be yourself!  The original is always worth more than a copy.

Daily Bulletin August 28, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Don’t compare your life to others.  There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon.  They shine when it’s their time.     

Daily Bulletin August 25, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.

Daily Bulletin August 24, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Life is like a camera.  You focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negative and if things don’t work out take another shot.

Daily Bulletin August 23, 2017

Thought for the Day:  When you think you can’t make a difference remember that one raindrop raises the ocean.

Daily Bulletin August 22, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Daily Bulletin August 21, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A little progress each day adds up to big results.

Daily Bulletin August 18, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

Daily Bulletin August 17, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The distance between your dreams and reality is called action.

Daily Bulletin August 16, 2017

Thought for the Day: Be kinder to yourself, and then let your kindness flood the world.

Daily Bulletin August 15, 2017

Thought for the Day: A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.

 

Daily Bulletin August 14, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Every day is a new beginning.  Take a deep breath, smile and start again.

Daily Bulletin August 11, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Your future is created by what you do today not tomorrow.

Daily Bulletin August 10, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

Daily Bulletin August 9, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside.

2016-2017 Purango Yearbook-Friday August 11

The 2016-2017 Purango yearbook will be distributed Friday, Aug. 11 during all four lunches.  Current students will be able to pick up their yearbooks during their lunches in the Bearcat Cafe, and 2017 Seniors can pick theirs up in the high school lobby.  If a student can not pick up his/her yearbook at this time, they will be available from Dr. Chambers any day between 9:30 and 1:00 or between 2:45 and 3:30 in room 6204.  

Bearcat Softball Schedules
Daily Bulletin August 8, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The only limits in life are the ones you make.

Daily Bulletin, August 7, 2017

Thought for the Day:  No one ever injured their eyesight by looking on the bright side.

Daily Bulletin April 4, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

GKIDS Readiness Check
Bearcat Football Tickets

Tickets for Bainbridge High School Bearcat football games will be sold beginning Monday, July 31st, 2017 thru Friday, August 4th  2017 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. for returning ticket holders.

Daily Bulletin May 12, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Time is free, but it’s priceless.  You can’t own it, but you can use it.  You can’t keep it, but you can spend it.  Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.

Daily Bulletin

Thought for the Day:  A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles. 

Bearcat Football--Friday, May 12th @ 7:00 pm

Come out to Centennial Field on Friday night, May 12th @ 7 pm and support the Bearcats as they scrimmage against the Thomasville Bulldogs.  Tickets will only be sold at Centennial Field.  Student tickets are $5.00 and adult tickets are $8.00.  Concessions will be available.

Daily Bulletin May 10, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Faith is all about believing.  You don’t know how it will happen, but you know it will.

Daily Bulletin May 9, 2017

Thought for the Day:  To succeed in life, you need three things; a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.  

Daily Bulletin May 8, 2017

Thought for the Day:  People don’t care how much you know; until, they know how much you care.

Daily Bulletin May 5, 2017

Thought for the Day:  What you do today, can improve all your tomorrows.

Daily Bulletin May 4, 2017

Thought for the Day:  No matter how you feel get up, dress up and show up.

Daily Bulletin May 3, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today?  Today is a gift, that is why we call it the present.

Daily Bulletin May 2, 2017

Thought for the Day:  There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

Daily Bulletin May 1, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The only thing that stands between a person; and what they want in life is the will to try it, and the faith to believe it’s possible.

Daily Bulletin April 28, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Never underestimate your importance at the bottom of the totem pole.  Without the bottom, the top would fall over.

Daily Bulletin April 27, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Great opportunities to help others seldom come but, small ones surround us every day.

Daily Bulletin April 26, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Daily Bulletin April 25, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A bad attitude is like a flat tire.  You can’t go anywhere until you change it.  

Purango Yearbook Sales--Final Opportunity

The Bainbridge High School Purango yearbook is on sale for the final time this year.  Please purchase your yearbooks from Dr. Chambers in room 6204 before May 5.  Yearbooks are $60 or $65 with a nameplate.  

Daily Bulletin April 24, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Don’t shrink your dreams, super-size your courage and abilities.

CTAE Program Compliance

Public Notice

Decatur County Board of Education

The Decatur County School system offers the following career and technical education programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12.

Parent Involvement Meeting Friday, June 9th

Parents and guardians are invited to participate in the summer School Improvement session which will be held on Friday, June 9 from 8:30 am - 10:00 am.  During the session, we will review and revise the Schoolwide Improvement Plan, Parent Involvement Plan, Parent/Teacher/Student Compact, and determine how the school will budget the 1% set aside funds for Parental Involvement.

2017 Graduation Streaming--Youtube Feed
Bearcat Basics Registration

All BHS Freshmen and new students are invited and encouraged to attend Bearcat Basics. Bearcat Basics is an informative introduction to high school. During the sessions students will be provided information regarding but not limited to:

Daily Bulletin January 18, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Kindness is like snow, it beautifies everything it covers.

Daily Bulletin February 15, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Kindness it the oil that takes the friction out of life.

Black Note is looking to award a $2,000 scholarship

Black Note is looking to award a $2,000 scholarship to each student that shares innovative, ingenious or just plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world’s smoke-free movement. 

2017-2018 Back to School Information

Click here for all Registration Dates and Times

Bearcat Basics - all rising 9th graders are encouraged to sign up for a Bearcat Basic summer orientation. Visit the BHS website for available times and additional information.

Open House for All Schools
Thursday, August 3rd from 5:00-7:00 pm
We invite you to visit the school in which student is enrolled for the 17-18 school year to meet their teacher, visit the classroom, and to receive important school information.
Student schedule/homerooms will be posted at this time.

First Day of School - Friday, August 4, 2017

2017-2018 Back To School Supply Lists

Please visit individual school websites for additional information and parent resources.

The 2018 Asa Tuten Memorial – GFSA  


The Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association awards scholarships annually in the amount of $1500$1000, and $750 to high school seniors through an essay writing contest. 

Daily Bulletin, May 25, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Every morning you have two options; continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up and chase them.  The choice is yours!

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS CHILD FIND OPPORTUITY
Albany Ladies of NASAH $1,000.00 Scholarship Award-

The Scholarship is established by the Albany Ladies of NASAH, an organization that supports the Shriner's Hospital. 

Daily Bulletin May 17, 2017

Thought for the Day:  It’s okay to be a glow stick.  Sometimes we have to break before we shine.

Daily Bulletin May 24, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The desire to succeed means nothing without the will to prepare.

HONORS 9th Grade Lit/Comp Summer Reading Assignment

Congratulations on your enrollment in the HONORS 9th Grade Literature & Composition class for the upcoming school year!  This is an advanced class which includes required reading and responding.  Getting started in the summer provides you with initial preparation for the course you will take next year and allows you the flexibility to work on your own schedule at your own pace; however, do not wait until the last minute to complete these assignments!  If you need the books, they can be picked up from the BHS Guidance Dept. 

Summer Reading Assignments ~ HONORS 9th Grade Literature & Composition

Due Date:  Friday, August 4, 2017

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College - Bainbridge (BSC) Stallion Day

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College - Bainbridge (BSC) will be hosting the first annual Bainbridge “STALLION DAY" on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

High School Seniors interested in Bachelor's Degree in Biology?

High School Seniors interested in Bachelor's Degree in Biology?

Thomas University has a new grant program that could help you achieve your goal.

Daily Bulletin May 16, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Don’t look back; you’re not going that way.

Daily Bulletin May 22, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A day without laughter is a day wasted.

Daily Bulletin May 23, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

Florida A&M University College & Career Fair

Florida A&M University will host a College and Career Fair on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

BHS Local Scholarship Application

BHS Local Scholarships Application 

Deadline date is March 30th at 3:00 p.m.  Copies are available in BHS guidance.

Daily Bulletin May 15, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances; instead, of your circumstances having power over you.

Daily Bulletin May 19, 2017

Thought for the Day:  No one ever injured their eyesight by looking on the bright side.

A/B Rotation Changes

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, average, top, and honors-level Algebra, Geometry, World History, and US History courses at Bainbridge High School will return to a semester-long format. Support level Algebra and Geometry classes will continue to meet every day for an entire year.

Georgia Student Finance--FAFSA Assistance

Angie Wilson from Georgia Student Finance will be on Campus Wednesday, January 24, 2018, from 9:00 am to 4: 00 pm.  She will assist parent and students with the FAFSA.

Please sign-up in Guidance or see Mrs. Green.

Gaines-Jones 2018 Scholarship Application

The Gaines-Jones Scholarship is awarded to a college-bound, African-American high school senior currently residing in Southwest Georgia.   ​

Daily Bulletin, May 18, 2019

Thought for the Day:  Every day is a new beginning.  Take a deep breath, smile, and start again.

Pre-AP American Literature 2017-2018--Summer Reading Assignments

Pre-AP American Literature 2017-2018

Dr. Heidi Chambers- English Department Chair (hchambers@dcboe.com)

Summer Reading Assignments – due Tuesday, August 15, 2017

John M. Simmons Educational Scholarship

For graduating seniors of Bainbridge High School (Bainbridge, GA), Grace Christian Academy (Bainbridge, GA), Maclay School (Tallahassee, FL), 

Summer Reading
2018 Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship Application Now Open

Akerman LLP and National CASA are excited to announce the application process is now open for the second annual Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship Award.

Senior Portraits Class of 2018

BAINBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL JULY 24TH-26TH AT BAINBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL

Seniors can book an appointment to come to our Tifton Studio if they can not attend the picture day at the school or would like to our Prestige session (which is only offered in our studios).   Online Booking

If a student is taking pictures at the school they do not need to make an appointment we will send an appointment card to their home two weeks prior to picture day at the school.  

High School Senior Portrait FAQ's

Daily Bulletin January 16, 2018

Thought for the Day:  You’re never fully dressed without a smile.

Daily Bulletin, February 14, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Feed the mind a positive seed in the morning and harvest the reward all day.

Get Georgia Reading (2017 Summer Reading Opportunity)

Exciting news, everyone!

Underway now, Get Georgia Reading Campaign partner myON is delivering thousands of free books to computer and mobile devices that you can access 24 hours a day—every day—through Aug. 31.

Last summer, kids throughout the state read 248,901 books and spent 55,831 hours reading. This year, we are challenging Georgia to top last year’s numbers by reading more than 250,000 books and spending over 60,000 hours reading.

Please help spread the word — including simple instructions for logging on — by sharing this news story with your networks: http://getgeorgiareading.org/2017/05/03/summer-for-georgia-readers-begins-today/

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Summer Reading Tips for Parents

Daily Bulletin January 12, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

Daily Bulletin February 13, 2018

Thought for the Day:  A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.

Daily Bulletin January 11, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The best thing about life is, every morning you have a new opportunity to become a better version of yourself.

Daily Bulletin February 12, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Do not underestimate yourself by comparing yourself with other; it’s our differences that make us unique and beautiful.

Daily Bulletin February 9, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets.

Dual Enrollment Program
2018 Walter Harrison Scholarship

Grady EMC
2018 Walter Harrison Scholarship

  Click HereFillable Application

Accuplacer

The Accuplacer will be given at BHS on Wednesday, February 21st at 8:00 in the media center.  Interested students should sign up in Guidance.  This administration is for first time test takers only.

Dreams To Kings and Queens Scholarships

Tracy Stephens, the CEO & Founder of Dreams To Kings and Queens award two $500 scholarships and three laptops to graduating seniors. 

Bill Reynolds Memorial Scholarship

Bill Reynolds Memorial Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually. 

Basketball Schedule 2017-2018
Constitutional Officers' Association of Georgia, Inc. offers Scholarships

The Constitutional Officers Association of Georgia which includes Probate Judges, Tax Commissioners, Sheriffs,

DOCO Credit Union Scholarships

DOCO Credit Union will award TWENTY $1,000.00 scholarships

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Scholarship

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will offer four scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each, to selected high school seniors.

Prom 2018 March 24, 2018

Prom 2018 Theme: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”, March 24, 2018, Bainbridge High School Gym

Remind & BHS Facebook

Stay Informed on What is Happening at BHS via Remind and BHS Facebook

GA Milestones EOC Assessments-Retesting Opportunity

Students who failed one or more GA Milestones EOC Assessments during December 2017 have the opportunity to retest from January to March 2018. Students who score higher on their retest will have their course grade adjusted accordingly. Please contact Mr. Johnson (sjohnson@dcboe.com) if you are interested in this opportunity.

Senior Superlative Proofs

Please find below a direct link for Bainbridge H.S. Superlatives 2017. Please share this with your parents so that they may view and order pictures online.

Georgia Parent Survey

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone or tablet. For parents that do not have access to the Internet, school administrators should consider scheduling dates and times to allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school. All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below.

http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

Collaborative Impact for Decatur County
GFB Foundation for Agriculture Scholarships

The GFB Foundation for Agriculture strives to provide students with an opportunity to succeed as they study agriculture-related courses of study. There are several scholarship opportunities available to students, each with varying criteria and eligibility requirements. This year, we are providing over $60,000 worth of scholarships to students in the following areas: high school seniors, rising college juniors and seniors, technical college students and students at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.

MOWR Transportation Grant

Decatur County Schools is pleased to announce that a Move On When Ready Transportation Grant was awarded for the 2017-2018 school year.  The grant provides funding for the transportation of students between Bainbridge High School and Bainbridge State College during the school day.  Students may request transportation to Bainbridge State College by contacting their guidance counselor in the guidance office.

MOWR PowerPoint