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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.

Daily Bulletin April 21, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin April 20, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining.

Daily Bulletin, April 19, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Be yourself.  Everyone else is already taken.

Daily Bulletin April 18, 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.

School Choice Week April 24th - 28th

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.”

Daily Bulletin April 17, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.

Daily Bulletin, April 14, 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 April 13, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin April 12, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin April 11, 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 Bulletin April 10, 2017

Thought for the Day:  One small positive thought in the morning can change the outcome of your entire day.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will award a scholarship to a graduating senior that resides in Decatur County that meets the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA - 3.0
  • Acceptance to a 2-year or 4-year accredited college/university

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of scholastic achievement, community service, a written essay, and one letter of recommendation.
The application deadline is April 30, 2017 - Packets can be printed online or picked up in the Guidance Office.

Daily Bulletin March 31, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Spring brings new growth, weed out the bad and make room for something beautiful.

Daily Bulletin March 30, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin March 29, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again.  This time, more intelligently.

Daily Bulletin March 28, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Sometimes, the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.  Tip top if you must, but take the step.

Daily Bulletin March 27, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away.

Daily Bulletin March 24, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Daily Bulletin March 22, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The most valuable gift you can give another is a good example.

Daily Bulletin March 21, 2017

Thought for the Day:  When you flee temptations don’t leave a forwarding address. 

Daily Bulletin March 9, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin March 8, 2017

Thought for the Day:  All people smile in the same language.

Daily Bulletin March 7 2017

Thought for the Day:   Throw kindness around like confetti.  Kindness is less messy.

Daily Bulletin March 6, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin March 3, 2017

Thought for the Day:  One kind word can change someone’s entire day.

Daily Bulletin March 2. 2017

Thought for the Day:  Success doesn’t just come and find you, you have to go out and get it.

2017-2018 Course Registration

BHS students will be registering for their 2017-2018 elective courses during the week of March 6-10. Students will be able to select from courses on the following documents.

CTAE Pathway Course Offerings

Other Elective Course Offerings

Daily Bulletin March 1, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin February 27, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Everyone makes mistakes; it’s what you do with your mistake that will determine your destiny.

Daily Bulletin February 24, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Daily Bulletin February 23, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin February 22, 2017

Thought for the Day:  One thing you can give and still keep is your word.

Daily Bulletin February 21, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The mind is like a parachute, it functions only when open.

Daily Bulletin February 17, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Knowledge is a vehicle designed to take you from one place to another.

Daily Bulletin February 16, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The only place you will find success before work is in the dictionary.

Financial Aid Night @ Bainbridge College

Bainbridge College is having a FAFSA night on Thursday February 16th at 6:00 p.m.  in the Student Wellness Center.  We want to invite high school seniors and their parents.  We will have Financial Aid counselors available to answer questions.

Flyer

Daily Bulletin, February 15, 2017

Thought for the Day:  It takes only a moment to be kind.  But the results can last forever.

Daily Bulletin February 14, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin February 10, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin February 9, 2017

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

Prom 2017

Prom 2017 is March 18, 2017 in Bainbridge High School Gym. The theme is “Arabian Nights”  Promendade begins at 7:30 pm.

Non-BHS Student Application

Daily Bulletin February 8, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin February 7, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin February 6, 2016

Thought for the Day:  In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Boys Basketball Playoff Game

The BHS Boys basketball team will host a play in game against Thomas County Central on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the BHS Gym. The game will begin at 6:00 pm. All tickets are $5.00 each. Regular season reserved seat passes can not be used for this game.

Daily Bulletin February 3, 2017

Thought for the Day:  We leave our handprints on everything we touch.  Long after the print fades; the impression they made last forever.

Daily Bulletin February 2, 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.

Daily Bulletin February 1, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Keep in mind as long as you are breathing it’s never too late to start over again.

Daily Bulletin January 31, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Enjoy every moment you have; because in life there are no rewinds, only flashbacks.  Make sure it’s all worth watching.

Daily Bulletin January 30, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin January 27, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Ask yourself, if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

Daily Bulletin January 18, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin January 17, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.

Daily Bulletin January 13, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does.

Daily Bulletin December 16, 2016

Thought for the Day:  The Holiday Season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and to seek out ways to make life better for those around us.

Daily Bulletin December 15, 2015

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

Daily Bulletin December 13, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Just remember there is someone out there that is more than happy with less than what you have.

Daily Bulletin December 12, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin, December 9, 2016

Thought for the Day:  People may forget what you say.  But they will never forget how you make them feel.

Daily Bulletin, December 8, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.

Daily Bulletin December 7, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Open your mind before your mouth.

Daily Bulletin December 6, 2016

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 December 5, 2016

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.

The Children from Bainbridge-Winecoff History

The Children from Bainbridge

By Addie Livingston

      When a visitor enters the lobby at Bainbridge High School their eyes are naturally drawn to the right, where the ubiquitous trophy case is found. It's like the glint off the trophies act as a siren's wail and the visitor is subconsciously transported to the trophy case in search of something like specks of gold shimmering from the bottom of a creek bed. But the more astute visitor quickly learns the really interesting stories are found not in the trophy case, which is in every high school in the country, but rather from a silent photograph on the opposite wall away from the trophy case. And when the visitor notices this photograph on the wall, it becomes apparent the 

Daily Bulletin December 2, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Well done is better than well said.

Daily Bulletin, December 1, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Our duty is not to see through one another; but to see one another through.

Daily Bulletin November 30, 2016

Thought for the Day:  The biggest step you can take is the one you take when you meet the other person halfway.

Daily Bulletin November 17, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Be thankful for what you have.  Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else’s fairy tale.

Daily Bulletin November 16, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Nothing is impossible; the word itself says I’m possible.

Conference Night & No School on Friday

Conference Night is Thursday, November 17 from 4 pm until 6 pm.   Parents are invited to email or phone individual teachers to make conference appointments from 4 pm until 5 pm.  

We will have a traditional Open House afterwards from 5 pm until 6 pm

Due to transportation issues and to allow for to travel to Rome in a safe and timely manner to support our Bearcats, school will be canceled this Friday November 18 for all students, faculty, and staff.

Daily Bulletin November 15, 2016

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 November 14, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin November 11, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Heroes don’t wear capes or tights; they wear dog tags and combat boots.  Thank you, Veterans!   

Daily Bulletin November 10, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin November 9, 2016

Thought for the Day:  It’s not who you are that holds your back, it’s who you think you’re not.

Ticket Sales: BHS Bearcats vs Whitewater Wildcats

The BHS Bearcats will host the Whitewater Wildcats Friday night at Centennial Field.  All tickets are $8.  Tickets will be sold at BHS Wednesday thru Friday from 8 until 3 as well at the ticket booth at Centennial Field beginning at 6 pm. on Friday.

Reserved seat ticket holders must present their reserved seat ticket and the $8 playoff ticket to be admitted to the reserve section.  There are no extra reserved seat tickets for purchase.

Daily Bulletin November 8, 2016

Thought for the Day:  When life puts you in tough situations don’t say “Why Me” say “Try Me”.

Daily Bulletin November 7, 2016

Thought for the Day:  At any given moment you have the power to say, this is not how the story is going to end.

Daily Bulletin November 4, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin November 3, 2016

Thought for the Day:  When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know.  But if you listen, you may learn something new.

Daily Bulletin November 2, 2016

Thought for the Day:  The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

Daily Bulletin November 1, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.

Daily Bulletin October 31, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Kind words make good echoes.

Daily Bulletin October 28, 2016

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 have lost it, you can never get it back.

Daily Bulletin October 27, 206

Thought for the Day:  Faith is like Wi-Fi, it’s invisible but it has the power to connect you to what you need.

Daily Bulletin October 26, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin October 24, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin October 21, 2016

Thought for the Day:  To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.

Daily Bulletin October 20, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Life is like a camera.  Just focus on what’s important.  Capture the good times.  Develop from the negatives and if things don’t turn out just take another shot.

Daily Bulletin October 19, 2016

Thought for the Day:  All kids are gifted; some just open their package earlier than others.

Daily Bulletin October 18, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

PSAT and ASVAB will be administered on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016.

All 10th graders will take the PSAT​ at no cost.  Any 9th and 11th graders interested in taking the PSAT, must sign up in Guidance before Friday, October 21st. Juniors will take the PSAT for National Merit Scholarship. ​The cost is $20.00 due at time of registration.

All 11th graders will take the ASVAB.  12th graders interested in taking the ASVAB must sign up in Guidance before Friday, October 21st.

Daily Bulletin October 12, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin October 11, 2016

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

Annual “Financial Aid Workshop” Monday, October 24, 2016

Bainbridge High School’s Annual “Financial Aid Workshop” will be held in the school Media Center, Monday, October 24, 2016. 

Daily Bulletin October 10, 2016

Thought for the Day:  One kind word can change someone’s entire day.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Daily Bulletin October 7, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Consider the postage stamp; its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.

Daily Bulletin October 6, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Faith is like Wi-Fi, its invisible but it has the power to connect you to what you need.

Daily Bulletin October 5, 2016

Thought for the Day:  No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.  Integrity is everything.

Homecoming 2016-17

Homecoming Dance
Date:  October 8, 2016
Time:  8:30-11:30 PM
Location:  BHS Gymnasium
Cost:  Tickets are $15 each. Last day to purchase is Thursday, October 6

Homecoming Parade
Show your Bearcat Spirit by attending the Homecoming Parade down Shotwell Street beginning at 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 6th.

Homecoming Game
Support the Bearcats as they take on Veterans Friday night in our first region game.  Game time is 7:30 PM.

 

Technology Fair 2016-17

The Decatur County Technology Fair will be held on December 8th for High School students at the Student Support Center. If any BHS student is interested, please follow the link below to complete the online registration form.  Each student participating will need to complete an online registration form. If participating in a group project, only ONE member of the group needs to complete the online registration form, listing each student’s name in the group (limit 2 students per group) on the form. Application deadline is Friday, November 4th. Categories include: webpage design, videography, robotics, programming/coding, photography, graphic design, animated graphics, multimedia presentation, and 3D modeling. We had a great turn out last year and we are anticipating another one this year.

https://goo.gl/forms/q7T6yLzp25wTi77P2

Daily Bulletin October 4, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Be a pineapple; stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside.

Daily Bulletin October 3, 2016

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 September 30, 2016

Thought for the Day:  It all begins and ends in your mind; what you give power to, has power over you, if you allow it. 

Daily Bulletin September 29, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin September 28, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin September 27, 2016

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

Senior Pictures

Seniors-  you have until October 7th to choose which senior picture you would like included in the 2017 yearbook.  Go to bpiphotography.net to make your selection.

Daily Bulletin September 26, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin September 23, 2016

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 September 22, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Character, like sweet herbs, should give off its finest fragrance when pressed.

Daily Bulletin September 21, 2016

Thought for the Day:  The first step in making a dream come true is to wake up.

Daily Bulletin September 20, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin September 19, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Dreams come a size too big, so that we can grow into them.

Daily Bulletin September 16, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Everyone is a star and deserves a chance to shine.

School Based Flu Clinic for BHS

The Decatur County Health Department's Annual School Based Flu clinic for BHS will be September 28th, forms were sent home Tuesday and need to be completed and returned to Nurse Howard by Monday, September 19th. BHS is striving for a healthy school year. 

Daily Bulletin September 15, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin September 14, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Life’s a buffet.  Learn to pick and choose wisely because everything will not fit on your plate.

Daily Bulletin September 13, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Happiness is an inside job.  Don’t assign anyone else that much power over your life.

Daily Bulletin September 12, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.

Daily Bulletin September 9, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Always do your best.  What you plant now, you will harvest later.

Daily Bulletin September 8, 2016

Thought for the Day:  There are seven days in the week and someday is not one of them.

Daily Bulletin September 7, 2016

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

EOC Retake Opportunity

Students who failed an EOC in May 2016 have the opportunity to retake this assessment with the chance of improving their final course average. See Mr. Johnson by September 14 if you are interested in retaking one or more assessments.

Daily Bulletin September 6, 2016

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 1, 2016

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

If you missed the Meeting.... Grade Level Information

If you missed the grade level meetings held on August 25th, see the following handouts provided by BHS Counselors: 

Lincoln vs Bainbridge Football Game New Time & Date

Due to inclimate weather the football game scheduled for Thursday, September 1 has been resheduled for Saturday, September 3 @ 12:00 pm.

Daily Bulletin August 31, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 30, 2016

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

2016 Homecoming Dance - October 8, 2016

Homecoming 2016 Dance  -  October 8, 2016
8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Bainbridge High School Gym

Daily Bulletin August 29, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 26, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 25, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 24, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 23, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 22, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 19, 2016

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

Daily Bulletin August 18, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away.

Daily Bulletin August 17, 2016

Thought for the Day:  It doesn’t really matter who you used to be.  All that matters is who you have become.

Georgia State Tour

UGA/GA TECH/Georgia State will bring their Peach State tour to BHSMonday, August 22, 2016 -

A regional counselor's workshop will be held in the morning - from 9-11 in the Media Lab.

That night, from 6PM - 8PM - We will host a parent/student workshop.

Daily Bulletin August 16, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Small changes eventually add up to huge results.

Daily Bulletin August 15, 2016

Thought for the Day:  The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.

Parent Meeting Flexible Learning Program (FLP)

Parent Meeting
Flexible Learning Program (FLP)
Tuesday. August 16, at 5:30 pm
Bainbridge High School
FLP Classroom - Room 1198

Join Remind

Keep up-to-date with the latest news, important dates, and events at BHS by joining our Remind 101. You can join by receiving emails or text messages.

Daily Bulletin August 12, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of somebody else.

Daily Bulletin August 11, 2016

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

2016-2017 Purango Yearbooks Arrive on the19th!

The 2016-2017 Purango yearbook will be distributed from 11:00-1:00 on Friday, Aug. 19.  2016.  Seniors will need to check in at the guard shack and then they will be able to pick up their yearbooks in the lobby.  All other students will pick their yearbooks up during their lunch.  If students can not pick up their yearbook on Friday, Aug. 19, they can pick them up from Dr. Chambers in room 2604 between 11:00-3:15 beginning Monday, Aug. 22.  

Daily Bulletin August 10, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Be thankful for what you have.  Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, it is someone else’s fairy tale.

Daily Bulletin August 9, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Every morning you have two choices:  continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them.

Daily Bulletin August 8, 2016

Thought for the Day:  Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints.  It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.

Daily Bulletin August 5, 2016

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

Summer Reading Assignments are due this Friday, Aug. 5th

Pre-AP 9th Grade Lit/Comp Summer Reading Assignments are due this Friday, Aug. 5th.  ALL Summer Reading Assignments for 9th Grade Pre-AP Students are to be submitted to Mrs. Miller in room 6104.  Assignments can also be turned in early at the BHS open house.

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
ACCUPLACER Sign Up

The ACCUPLACER Exam will be given Friday, December 2 in the Media Center Computer Lab for anyone wishing to enroll in Bainbridge College Winter or Summer semesters of 2017.

The test begins promptly at 8:00 am it usually takes about 1 ½ hours to complete.  You must sign up on the Google forms document below to take the exam.

Georgia Parent Survey 2016-2017

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, smartphones or tablet.  

Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 

Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 
The Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 is an anonymous, statewide survey instrument.  The GSHS 2.0 identifies safety and health issues that have negative impact on student achievement and school climate.

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 March 20, 2017

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

Title 1 Parent & Family Engagement Plan

Invitation to Participate

Decatur County Schools annually reviews and revises our Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan and our CLIP (Consolidated LEA Implementation Plan). The annual review process is discussed at our annual Title I Stakeholder Meeting. Opportunities to attend these meetings will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at noon and 5:30 pm. at the Decatur County Student Support Center (507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge). All parents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.

Stakeholders are also invited to visit the Decatur County Parent Resource Center on July 19th between the hours of noon and 5:30 pm to participate in the annual review process. The District CLIP, District Parent and Family Engagement Plan, and Individual Schoolwide and Parent and Family Engagement Plans will be available for review. Parents and stakeholders are encouraged to view these plans 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 January 26, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Difficult doesn’t mean impossible.  It simply means that you have to work harder.

Spring EOC Schedule FY 17

EOC Schedule

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.

Daily Bulletin January 25, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Teachers open the doors, but you must enter by yourself.

Daily Bulletin March 17, 2017

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

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
Daily Bulletin January 12, 2017

Thought for the Day:  When life gets blurry adjust your focus. 

Daily Bulletin January 24, 2017

Thought for the Day:  One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

Daily Bulletin March 16, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The greatest possession anyone can have is, the 24 hours directly in front of them.

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

Daily Bulletin, January 11, 2017

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

Daily Bulletin January 23, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The beautiful thing about learning is; no one can take it away from you.

Daily Bulletin March 15, 2017

Thought for the Day:  A negative mind will never get you a positive life.

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.

2017 - 2018 District Calendar 

2017-2018 Color Coded Calendar 

2017-2018 Calendar

Daily Bulletin January 10, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Never apologize for having high standards.  People who really want to be in your life will rise up to meet them.

EOC Retake Opportunity

Students who failed one or more EOC Milestone Assessments in December 2016 and wish to participate in a retake opportunity should contact Mr. Johnson by February 8.

Daily Bulletin March 14, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness.  Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change.

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.

Daily Bulletin January 9, 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 January 20, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The reason some people don’t recognize opportunity is; because, it often comes disguised as hard work.

BILL REYNOLDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

BILL REYNOLDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually. Applicants must be a graduating senior from either Bainbridge High School or Grace Christian Academy. Applicants must reside in the United States, and plan to attend a post secondary college or university in the United States.

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

Daily Bulletin January 6, 2017

Thought for the Day:  Small changes eventually add up to huge results.

Daily Bulletin January 19, 2017

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

Rotary Club of Bainbridge, GA Scholarships
Summer Reading
Daily Bulletin January 5, 2017

Thought for the Day:  The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.

Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship

Attention Seniors:

The 2017 Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship packets are available online - please check the requirements to see if you are eligible to apply. BHS has had several recipients of this prestigious scholarship.

The John Simmons  Educational Scholarship

" The John Simmons  Educational Scholarship" application is available for seniors at Bainbridge High School.  The application and supporting documentation must be completed and mailed to Burke, Worsham, and Harrell by June 30, 2017.

Application

Dorothy Odom Memorial - WoodmenLife Scholarship

The local WoodmenLife organization is sponsoring a $1000.00 scholarship this year as a tribute to one of their coworkers.  The Dorothy Odom Memorial - WoodmenLife Scholarship application is available in the Guidance Office. Deadline to return the application is March 31, 2017."

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

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

Grady EMC Scholarship

Seniors

Grady EMC offers a scholarship opportunity for seniors that either reside in a home served by Grady EMC or have a parent employed with Grady EMC.  Please check with Ms. Wells in Guidance for the scholarship packet if you are eligible.

Senior 2017 Dates of Importance

Senior

MOWR Presentation

MOWR PowerPoint

The Gaines-Jones Education Foundation Scholarship

 

The Gaines-Jones Education Foundation 
2017 Scholarship Application