Daily Bulletin - January 14, 2022

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.

Track and Field practice will start on Tuesday, January 18th at 3 p.m.  You must have a current physical and be eligible. 

Golden Graffiti is selling Valentine Messages for $1 during all five lunches.  Your message will appear in the Valentine's Day Edition of the Golden Graffiti newspaper on February 11th. 

FCA will have its first meeting of the semester on January 28th in the chorus room with Reece Conley leading the huddle meeting. All students/staff are encouraged to attend.

Attention 9th and 10th Graders:  9th and 10th graders are still able to try out and play soccer. Girls who are interested see Coach Hill. Boys see Coach Hermann.

Outstanding Senior applications are now available in guidance. Attendance, discipline and GPA will be checked.  They must be turned in to Dr. Chambers no later than 3:00 p.m. on January 28th.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Anyone interested in trying out for the 2022 Track and Field Teams need to sign up in the gym next to the locker room.  You must have a physical to try out and participate.  Please sign-up by Friday, January 14, 2022.

Anyone wanting to try out for Baseball needs to go by Coach Coxwell’s room 2109 and sign up.  You must have a physical and be academically eligible to play.

Students, if you have your charger with you today and you did not have it in advisement yesterday, please bring it by the Media Center so that the ladies can check you off. If you don't have it with you today, make sure to bring it in after Thanksgiving break. 

Chromebook Care:  Students, extreme cold can be just as bad for a chromebook as extreme heat. Do not leave your chromebooks in your cars overnight when it is freezing weather.

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.     

Attention Students:  The Media Center is open before school until 7:30 and during lunches.  There is no food or drinks allowed.   

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

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC, SCHOLARSHIP is now available.  Senior applicants must be active in both school and community with a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Applications can be picked up in Guidance.  Deadline is April 8, 2022.

MEDIACOM WORLD CLASS SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  Just like most American families, the Mediacom family believes in the importance of higher education.  As a corporation with strong community roots, Mediacom would like to support, in some way, the higher education of our customers.  For this reason, we formed World Class – The Mediacom Scholarship Program to help graduating high school students with their college expenses, such as tuition and books.  The scholarship amount is $1000 and the selection guidelines are as following: academic achievement, leadership abilities, school and/or community involvement and teacher reference.  Completed application materials should be postmarked on or before February 15, 2022 and sent to:  Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program - 3737 Westown Parkway, Suite 2A - West Des Moines, IA 50266.  http://www.mediacomworldclass.com/

CHANDLER GRACE SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  The Chandler Grace Smith Memorial Scholarship Application will be available for pickup this Thursday in Guidance.  The scholarship is presented to a deserving graduate who is a foster or adopted child.  It is presented through a partnership between the West Haven Ministry and Chad and Cecilia Smith of Bainbridge.  Their hope is to help students from foster and adoptive families as they enter college and adulthood and strive for successful independence.  If you meet the qualifications for this scholarship, please come by guidance to obtain a packet, beginning this Thursday.  The deadline will be posted on the packet.  Student, please remember to adhere to the deadlines of all scholarship applications that will be made available to you.  

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

Seniors, do not forget there are several ways to request transcripts.  You can see Mrs. Boyd in Guidance or you can request your transcripts in your GAFutures account on the BHS Guidance and Counseling Website, or by using Common App or Coalition App.  Please do not send Mrs. Tabb an email telling her where to send transcripts.  While some colleges request transcripts for you through an electronic transfer system, not all colleges do so, please be sure to follow up that your transcripts are requested and sent in the appropriate manner.  A reminder about how to send transcripts is posted on your google calendar.  

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 step 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.

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

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:  Chicken & Waffles w/Syrup or Special of the Day, French Fries, Vegetable of the Day, Fresh Fruit, Bananas

LINE 2&3:  Pizza of the Day, French Fries, Vegetable of the Day, Fresh Fruit

LINE 4 – Bearcat Express:  Closed - 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:  Pancake Pup, Cereal Bar & Cheese Stick, Cinnamon Roll, Cereal, Applesauce Cup, Fruit Juice, Milk  





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