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Daily Bulletin September 25, 2018

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

Financial Aid Night

Attention Senior Parents:  Financial Aid Night will be held on Tuesday, September 25th at 6:00 PM in the Media Center.  Angie Wilson from Georgia Student Finance will present information concerning Financial Aid. Seniors and their Parents are encouraged to attend.

Daily Bulletin September 24, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Don’t look down on anyone unless you are bending down to pick them up.

Daily Bulletin September 21, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Happiness isn’t getting all you want; it’s enjoying all you have.

Daily Bulletin September 20, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin September 19, 2018

Thought for the Day:  If you’re wrong, own up to what you didn’t do right.  That’s how you learn and earn respect.

Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial Scholarships

Attention:  Members of Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial 

Make an Impact Scholarships are available to member students.

The Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc. (GCEL) Scholarship

The Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc. (GCEL) Scholarship is designed for high school seniors who will attend an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2019.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Are you a middle level or high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, monetary awards and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.!

Class Of 2019 Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

Class Of 2019, Do You Have What It Takes to Earn a Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship?

Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community.

COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY DISCOVERY DAY

WHEN
Saturday, Oct. 20th, 8am
Saturday, Nov. 17th, 8am
WHERE
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA

Daily Bulletin September 18, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile and a grateful heart.

Daily Bulletin September 17, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.

Daily Bulletin September 14, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin September 13, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin September 12, 2018

Thought for the Day:  To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.

Accuplacer Testing Dates

The Accuplacer will be given at BHS on the following dates:  September 27th, October 17th, and November 13th.  

Daily Bulletin September 11, 2018

Thought for the Day:  When life is sweet say thank you and celebrate and when life is bitter say thank you and grow.

Daily Bulletin September 10, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Don’t change so people will like you.  Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.

Daily Bulletin September 7, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin September 6, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Negative people need drama like oxygen.  Stay positive.  It’ll take their breath away.

Daily Bulletin September 5 2018

Thought for the Day:  Don’t think others are doing better than you!  Beat your own records every day, because success is a fight between you and yourself not with others.

21st CCLC Fast Cats Parent Kick-Off

Parents are invited to attend the 21st CCLC Fast Cats parent kick off is September 6, 3:30 - 5:30.

Informational Dual Enrollment Meeting

There will be an informational Dual Enrollment meeting during Parent Conference night on Monday, September 10th at 6:00 in the lunchroom.  Representatives from ABAC at Bainbridge and Southern Regional Technical College will be in attendance.  This meeting is for students and parents interested in learning more about Dual Enrollment.

Daily Bulletin September 4, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin August 31, 2018

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 August 30, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.

FAFSA Assistance Dates

Angie Wilson from Georgia Student Finance will be at BHS on the following dates to provide assistance completing the FAFSA.  Sign up in Guidance.

Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night:  September 25th at 6:00 PM in the Media Center

Angie Wilson from Georgia Student Finance will present information concerning Financial Aid. Seniors and their Parents are encouraged to attend.

UGA Admissions Recruiter-September 19th

Jay C. Menees, Undergraduate Admissions recruiter from  the University of Georgia , will be at Bainbridge High School on Wednesday, September 19th at 9:00 AM to speak with Seniors about the University of Georgia.  Seniors that are interested in learning more about UGA should sign up in Guidance.  

Daily Bulletin August 29, 2018

Thought for the Day:  People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.

Daily Bulletin August 28, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.

FAST Cats Announcement

There will be no Fast Cats morning or afternoon on Thursday, August 30.

VSU Application Fee Waiver

Valdosta State University application fee waiver dates: August 27 –  September 4.   Any student can go online to gafutures.org and complete the online application and submit it for free until 11:59 PM the night of September 4.

To apply online, students can go to this website: http://www.valdosta.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply-now.php

UGA Vet School for A Day

For students that are interested in learning more about a career in Veterinary Medicine, the University of Georgia Vet School for A Day program will be held on Wednesday, September 19th.  To attend, students will need to submit an application form and recommendation form by Monday, September 3.

For more information please visit: https://vet.uga.edu/academic-affairs/vet-school-for-a-day.

The Gates Scholarship

The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.  https://www.thegatesscholarship.org  

The QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships

The QuestBridge National College Match connects academically outstanding high school seniors from low-income backgrounds with full four-year scholarships – worth over $200,000 each – to the  nation’s leading colleges. 

Daily Bulletin August 27, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Character is not made in crisis, it is only exhibited.

Daily Bulletin August 24, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Today is not a just another day.  It’s a new opportunity, a new chance, a new beginning.

Daily Bulletin August 23, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin, August 22, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.

Daily Bulletin August 21, 2018

Thought for the Day:  To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect.  You just have to care.

Letterman Jacket Orders

Letterman Jacket fitting and orders will be taken on October 9th.

Daily Bulletin August 20, 2018

Thought for the Day:  If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.

Daily Bulletin August 17, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The mouth should have three gatekeepers; is it true, is it kind, and is it necessary.

Daily Bulletin August 16, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Excuses will always be there for you, opportunity won’t.

Daily Bulletin August 15, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being excited about what could go right.

Daily Bulletin August 14, 2018

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

Yearbook Distribution

The 2018 yearbooks will be distributed on Friday during lunches.  2018 Seniors can pick their books up in the lobby during this time (11:00-1:00) as well.  If a student is not certain if he/she bought a yearbook, he/she should contact Dr. Chambers prior to Friday.  The best way to do this is via email. If a student wishes to buy a book, Dr. Chambers did order some extras. He/she can bring Dr. Chambers the money (cash or money order before the distribution). They are $60. 

Daily Bulletin August 13, 2018

A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead, of your circumstances having power over you.

Parent Family Engagement "On the Road"

If you would like for us to partner with your school, business or community event, please contact Cheryl Guy or Chip Davis at 229-248-2835. We would love to bring Parent Family Engagement to you!

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Daily Bulletin August 10, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

Daily Bulletin August 9, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin August 8, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin August 7, 2018

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

Homecoming 2018-2019 Dance - October 6, 2018

Homecoming 2018-2019 Dance  -  October 6, 2018
8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Bainbridge High School Gym

Tickets will be sold before school, during lunches, and after school until 3:30 on the following days:

Friday, Sept 21; Thursday, Sept. 27; Friday, Sept. 28th; Monday Oct.1

Before and after school in Mrs. McLendon’s office and the cafeteria during lunches

$ 20.00 per person

Daily Bulletin August 6, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin August 3, 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 August 2, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.

Daily Bulletin August 1, 2018

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 July 31, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Success is a vehicle which moves on a wheel called hard work; but the journey is impossible without fuel called self-confidence.

Daily Bulletin July 30, 2018

Thought for the Day:  The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.

Parent Involvement Meeting Friday, June 8

Parents and guardians are invited to participate in the summer School Improvement session which will be held on Friday, June 8 from 9:00 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.

Invitation to Participate

Decatur County Schools annually conducts a Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA), reviews and revises our CLIP (Consolidated LEA Implementation Plan) and our Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan.  The annual review process is discussed at our annual Title I Stakeholder Meetings. Opportunities to attend these meetings will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Decatur County Schools Support Center located at 507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge. There will be two repeated sessions:  11:00 am until 1:00 pm OR 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  All parents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend one of these informational meetings and offer feedback and suggestions.

For more information, please contact:

 Kathy Varner at 229-248-2836 or by email at kvarner@dcboe.com.

Daily Bulletin May 15, 2018

Thought for the Day:  You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing.

Daily Bulletin, May 14, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Children are great imitators.  So give them something great to imitate.

Daily Bulletin May 11, 2018

Thought for the Day:  People with purpose, goals, and visions have no time for drama.  They invest their energy in creativity and focus on living a positive life.

Daily Bulletin May 10, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Every child deserves a champion an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.

Daily Bulletin May 9, 2018

Thought for the Day:  A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

Daily Bulletin May 8, 2018

Thought for the Day:  “I must do something” will always solve more problems than “Something must be done”. 

Honor Graduate Stoles

Attention Honor Graduates: You will receive your honor stoles during graduation practice on May 16 & May 17. All stoles will be distributed before our Baccalaureate Service. Please email sclose@dcboe.com if you have any questions or concerns. 

Daily Bulletin May 7, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin May 4, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin May 3, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.

Daily Bulletin May 2, 2018

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

Honor Graduates Banquet Fees

Honor Graduates, your forms and Money for the banquet are past due (deadline was 4/25). We need everything in by Wednesday, May 2nd.

Daily Bulletin May 1, 2018

Thought for the Day:  A few nice words can help a person more than you think.

Daily Bulletin April 30, 2018

Thought for the Day:  We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.

Daily Bulletin April 27, 2018

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

Daily Bulletin April 26, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Daily Bulletin April 25, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light.

National Honor Society Induction

nhsThe BHS National Honor Society Induction Ceremony is tonight April 24th at  6 pm  in the cafeteria.

Daily Bulletin April 24, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Pick your battles.  You don’t have to show up to ever argument you’re invited to.

Daily Bulletin April 23, 2018

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.

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.

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

Flyer

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.

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.

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 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.

View Live Streaming of BHS Graduation Ceremony
Decatur County Schools School Supply List
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. 

Daily Bulletin May 23, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. 

2018-2019 Football Ticket Prices

Tickets for Bainbridge High School Bearcat home football games will be sold beginning Monday, August 6, 2018 thru Friday, August 10, 2018 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. for returning ticket holders.  

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.

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 22, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Our words have the power to build up or to tear down.

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 21, 2018

Thought for the Day:  There are two primary choices in life:  to accept conditions as they exists, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Honors American Lit Summer Reading Assignment

Pre-AP American Literature 2018-2019
Dr. Heidi Chambers- English Department Chair (hchambers@dcboe.com)

Summer Reading Assignments – due Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Pre-AP American Literature 2018-2019  Click Here

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 18, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities, seize common occasions and make them great.

College & Career Academy Concept

To learn more about Bainbridge High School's College & Career Academy Concept, click here! 

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 17, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Don’t be disappointed if people refuse to help you.  Remember the words of Einstein: “I am thankful to all those who said NO.  Because of them I did it myself.”

Bearcat Basics

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

  • Arrival at School (Buses, parent drop off, riding with other students)
  • Where to go before school
  • Advisements
  • Class Changes (recommended routes)
  • Lunches (line locations, appropriate places  during lunch)
  • Departure at the end of school day

Complete the form below.

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 16, 2018

Thought for the Day:  Minds are like parachutes they only function when they are open.

Summer iStation & iLearn! Stay Engaged this Summer
John M. Simmons Educational Scholarship

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

Remind & BHS Facebook

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

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

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

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