Attention Students: Please practice Social Distancing while on campus. Wearing a Mask is not mandatory, but is highly recommended. New quarantine policies do not require you to be sent home from contact tracing if you are vaccinated or were wearing a mask during the possible exposure. Please make sure you are doing your part to help us stay safe and in school.
Please keep all Can Tabs and turn them in to one of the following locations. For students: Mrs. Jones’ classroom (6109), Mrs. Cole’s Art classroom (1160), Mr. Sewell/Mr. Parker in the band room or Sgt. Morehouse in JROTC. For faculty and staff: Teacher break room on downstairs English hallway, Front Office across from teacher’s copier, or any of the above locations for students.
Students, your voice matters! The Bearcat Voice will showcase student talents in storytelling, poetry, creative nonfiction, comic strips, sculpting, photography, drawing, painting and other literary and visual arts, as well as in musical arts such as composition, songwriting, production, and more. If you are interested in contributing to the Bearcat Voice Literary and Arts magazine as a club leader or by submitting your work, please stop by Ms. Medley's class on the English wing to sign up anytime this week. A club meeting announcement will follow.
Attention Seniors: The Purango yearbook staff is accepting baby pictures. You can either bring a hard copy to Dr. Chambers in room 6204 or email it to her at email@example.com . Space is limited, so these pictures will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, and no pictures will be accepted after the page is full.
The Purango staff is also accepting summer pictures at this time. Please submit your appropriate summer pictures to Dr. Chambers in room 6204 or email them to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success. The ASVAB is a great career exploration tool, and is designed to help young people explore their career options. If you are unsure about what you want to do after high school, taking the ASVAB could help you decide! Juniors and Seniors who wish to sign up to take the ASVAB on October 26th may do so by clicking the following link: https://forms.gle/4stY1Yb4vReuAcTV8. This link is posted on the BHS Counseling website, which can be located by going to the BHS home page, clicking on "School Info," then "Guidance and Counseling" and scrolling down about halfway down the page. The last day to sign up is Wednesday, October 13th.
FCA will have its first meeting of the year on September 24th at 7:15 a.m. in the Chorus room.
FCA and the “National See You at The Pole" will have prayer around our flag pole on September 22nd at 7:20 a.m. Everyone is invited!
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) is seeking students who are interested in serving on the FCA Leadership team. Please see Coach Miller, Mrs. Miller, Eric Conner, Trish Taunton or Austin Torbett for an application.
Attention Students: The Media Center is open before school until 7:30 and during lunches. There is no food or drinks allowed.
Students, please remember that summer break is over and that dress code rules apply! Crop tops showing your stomach, shorts and skirts shorter than fingertip length, and hats or hoods are not allowed. We will be having class meetings on Wednesday to discuss dress code as well as other reminders for the year.
Junior and Seniors, are you looking for a job? There are several positions across multiple career pathways that are available as part of the work-based learning program. Contact Ms. Palmer as soon as possible for more information on how to apply for these positions.
The BHS Key Club will have our first meeting at 7:15 a.m. in Mr. Harper's room (2209) on September 22nd. Please make sure to attend.
The PSAT will be administered at BHS on the morning of Tuesday, October 26th.
Quiz Bowl season has begun! If you are interested in joining the Bearcat Academic team, see Mr. Kelley on the upstairs science hall in room 3208.
2021 Bearcat Football Ticket Sales: General admission student season tickets are $25. General admission single game student tickets GoFan.co Online $5, Gate $8.
Students, there is now a Charging Station for up to five chromebooks in the Media Center. If you forget to charge your chromebook at night like you should, you may plug up in the Media Center between 7:15 and 7:40 a.m. or at your lunch. You are responsible for your chromebook! Do NOT plug it up and leave it unattended. See your library staff if you have questions.
Any student who drives to school and parks on campus must purchase a 2021-2022 Parking Decal; at the cost of $15.00. Payments can now be made through the student portal or Mrs. Wooten in the front office. Students ticketed for not having a valid parking decal will be fined $15.00 for the first offense and $30.00 for the second offense.
Certificate of Attendance/Enrollment: Students requesting Certificate of Attendance/Enrollment MUST sign up online on the BHS website page; go to Quick Links, Certificate of Enrollment to sign up. Students must sign up by Monday midnight. Certificates will be available for pick up on Wednesday. There will be a $1.00 charge for certificates.
Morning Traffic Flow: All students coming from Bainbridge must enter the campus via the west gate (bus gate); only students entering campus from the east (Climax) should enter via the main gate. All student drop-offs are in the front of the school and parents dropping off students should enter through the main gate.
Honor parking is the first row nearest the English/Fine Arts wing. Senior Row is the second row from the English/Fine Arts wing. Only students with Honors Parking permits are allowed to park on Honors Row, and only seniors are to park on Senior Row.
BEARCAT LUNCH MENU
LINE 1: Tacos or Bacon Cheeseburger, French Fries, Golden Corn, Veggie Bar, Assorted Fruit, Milk
LINE 2&3: Fiestada Pizza, French Fries, Golden Corn, Veggie Bar, Assorted Fruit, Milk
Line 3: CLOSED
LINE 4 – Bearcat Express: Tacos w/Wrap or Chips, Assorted Fruit, Gold Fish Crackers, Sub Buns, Tortilla Wraps, Sliced Turkey, Trio Combo, Sliced Ham, Sliced Cheese, Grated Mozzarella Cheese, Jalapeno Peppers, Dill Pickles, Sliced Tomatoes, Slice Onions, Salsa (Ranchero), Large Salad, Assorted Condiments
NEXT DAY’S BREAKFAST: Double Sausage Roll, Honey Bun, Muffin of the Day, Cereal, Pop Tart, Fruit Juice, Milk
All meals will be prepackaged. Teachers are welcome to come to either lines and buy a complete meal. There will not be any a la carte items sold.