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 everyone stay safe and in school.
Teachers and Students: Thomas University will be hosting an ACT/SAT Prep Workshop at BHS on October 21st and 22nd. Students who registered will be assigned to only one of those days. Teachers, you will receive a list of approved students from Mrs. Tabb today through email. Students, you will receive an entrance ticket for your assigned workshop sessions. If you have not received your ticket by the end of 3rd block, please see Mrs. Tabb in Guidance during 4th block. Seniors, you have been assigned to Friday, October 22nd. Juniors, sophomores and freshmen you have been assigned to Thursday, October 21st.
BHS is hosting the ACT this Saturday, October 23rd. Students should bring the following for testing: testing ticket, photo ID, mask (required), pencils, calculator, and snacks.
Seniors: You will be voting on Senior Superlatives in advisement tomorrow. The window for voting will be from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. You will only be able to cast your selections once for each area. The Senior Superlatives will be located in your Senior Google Classroom.
Key Club Membership Dues ($25) are due by October 29, 2021. Cash or check is accepted. Don't forget to see Mr. Harper about upcoming volunteer opportunities in the next two weeks and our next meeting is on October 27, 2021 at 7:15 a.m. in room 2209.
Boys and Girls Basketball tryouts will begin on Monday, October 25th. Students must have a current physical on file and be academically eligible to tryout. Please see Coach Page or Coach Cochran for more information.
Anyone interested in participating with Bearcat Voice Literary and Arts magazine as a leader or contributor, please see Ms. Medley for the Bearcat Voice Google Classroom code.
Any boys not in 2nd block Soccer Conditioning, interested in playing Soccer see Coach Hermann in room 2114 sometime this week.
Any girls not in 1st block Soccer Conditioning, interested in playing Soccer see Coach Hill in the Gym sometime this week.
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.
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.
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! The ASVAB will be given to Juniors and Seniors who have signed up on October 26th.
Attention Students: The Media Center is open before school until 7:30 and during lunches. There is no food or drinks allowed.
The PSAT will be administered at BHS on the morning of Tuesday, October 26th.
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.
Seniors who plan to attend ABAC in Spring 2022 for Dual Enrollment, registration and course requests will be turned in to ABAC on October 29th since October 30th is falling on Saturday. Please sign up to see Mrs. Tabb by the 28th to register for the Spring.
COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 33rd class in 2021, the Foundation has provided over 6,450 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. For more information go to https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/ Deadline is October 31, 2021 at 5 p.m. eastern standard time.
COLLEGEBOARD OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS: (1) Create a collegeboard.org account. (2) Write down your user name, password, and email associated with the account. (3) Begin searching, on your own, for scholarships opportunities by clicking on “Search Scholarships”. (4) You can also begin the 6 college planning steps for 6 separate chances at $500. When you finish all six, you will be entered into a drawing for a $40,000 scholarship. You can still earn money even if you do not complete them all, but your chances are higher if you do. Go to https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/, also https://pages.collegeboard.org/complete-journey-winners Deadline, two $40,000 scholarships will be awarded in February so complete all steps by mid-January.
UNCF SCHOLARSHIPS: UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, they award more than $100 million in scholarships to students attending more than 1,100 schools across the country. For more information, read the link below. Deadline varies.
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.
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/Roll 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 4 – Bearcat Express: Taco 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.