Daily Bulletin - September 23, 2021

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.  

Attention Seniors:  Make sure that you are logging into your Senior Google Classroom and checking daily updates.  Mrs. Tabb has posted a running calendar at the top of your “classworks” page that will be very helpful as you near graduation.

Any student interested in being part of the BHS Book Club needs to fill out the Interest Form on the Media Center webpage. The BHS Book Club meets once a month, discusses great books, enjoys refreshments and has one requirement: members must read one of the Georgia Peach books! Book Club is also in charge of Bearcat Brew: bringing hot chocolate and coffee to BHS on Monday and Fridays during the cold months! See Mrs. Montague if you have any questions.

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 hchambers@dcboe.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 hchambers@dcboe.com.

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/4stY1Yb4vReuAcTV8This 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 (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 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.

SCHOLARSHIPS/COLLEGE INFORMATION

Seniors, please make sure that you and/or a parent or guardian attend the FAFSA 101 Overview on September 30th at 5:30 p.m. in the BHS cafeteria.  Mrs. Tabb will have transcripts available for students who sign up ahead of time using the link found in her Google Classroom on the running calendar.

Seniors who are applying to colleges or technical schools should pay close attention to the tasks highlighted in purple on the running calendar.  Begin with task 1 and work your way through the tasks as they are posted. Again, these are highlighted in purple.

Scholarship links and opportunities are being announced in your Senior Google Classroom and will also be announced in the daily bulletin, which can be found on the BHS Homepage.

If you are a Senior who plans to attend ABAC in the Summer or Fall of 2022, please send Mrs. Tabb a REMIND message to let her know so a recommendation may be made for you.  She will also contact you to give you information on applying for the scholarship. 

Thomas University will be hosting an SAT/ACT Prep Session for first time test takers and experienced test takers.  It is being held on the morning of October 21st in the BHS cafeteria.  If you are interested in attending an hour-long session on test preparation, please sign up using the link provided by your counselors in Google Classroom.

ABAC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:  ABAC Scholarships are available to students who will be attending ABAC upon graduation. It is not necessary to apply for individual ABAC scholarships separately.  One application applies to all available scholarships offered to ABAC students. For more information and to apply, go to the following link: https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/45KtBWN9xz59Ge0f5R18  Deadline no later than April 30, 2022.

GMC SCHOLARSHIPS:  Read the link attached for scholarship information related to cadet scholarships.  Students in JROTC may be highly interested in these.  https://www.gmc.edu/prospective-students/cadetscholar.cms  Deadline varies, pay close attention to each one.

HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP:  The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help high achieving students graduate college debt-free. Please read information in the link below to see if you meet eligibility requirements: https://haganscholarships.org/application/  Deadline is December 1, 2021.

HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP:  If you have maintained at least a B average, participated in at least one eligible sport, and are a leader in your community and role model at your school, you may be eligible for the Heisman High School Scholarship.  Read the following link for more details and learn how to apply: https://heismanscholarship.com/application/are-you-eligible/  Deadline is October 19, 2021.

U.S. AIR FORCE ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS:  Read over the link(s) below for more information about the high school scholarships offered by the U.S. Air Force ROTC:  https://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/high-school/application/  Deadline is January 13, 2022.

15 GEORGIA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS:  Read over the link below for more information about fifteen different scholarships available to Georgia students: https://www.bestcollegereviews.org/scholarships/state/georgia/  Deadline varies, pay close attention to each one.

PLEASE NOTE: Most colleges, universities, and vocational schools offer foundational scholarships that are available to students enrolled in their institutions.  To locate those scholarships, go to the school’s website and/or google the name of the institution along with the words “foundational scholarships” or “scholarships.”

BEARCAT LUNCH MENU

LINE 1:  Chili Cheese Tots w/Rolls or Steak Fritter Sandwich, Tater Tots, Seasoned Green Beans, Golden Corn, Assorted Fruit, Milk 

LINE 2&3:  Fiestada Pizza, Tater Tots, Seasoned Green Beans, Golden Corn, 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:  Breakfast 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.





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