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.
Anchor Club and JROTC Mentors: Wednesday is the final day of mentoring at Hutto Elementary. Please let your sponsor know if you are unable to attend.
Seniors, please remember to complete the FAFSA before your last day of school attendance, which is May 17th. You need this for the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarships.
Seniors, your chromebooks and chargers must be turned in to the Media Center by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17th. Your 4th block teacher will either send you to the Media Center after your exam is finished, or they will have you do some paperwork and turn the chromebook and charger into that teacher. You will not be able to participate in graduation if you have not returned your chromebook and charger.
Graduation will be held on May 28th at 8:30 a.m. in the BHS Gymnasium. All Seniors will be given six (6) tickets each. Tickets will be distributed to the Seniors on the LAST MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE DAY. Mandatory practices are on May 25th, 26th, and 27th, starting at 8:00 a.m. each day. You MUST attend all three practices to participate in the graduation ceremony and to receive your tickets.
Seniors: The Honor Banquet Dinner is May 12th at 6 p.m. in the BHS Gymnasium.
Seniors, the Bearcat Stroll will be held on May 20th. You are to report to the media center at your old elementary school by 1:15 p.m. Please remember that John Johnson Seniors, Elcan King Seniors, and Potter Street Seniors should report to Hutto Elementary School due to school closings and mergers.
Seniors, please make sure that you are in good standing in ALL of your classes. Seniors must be passing and earning all required credits to graduate by May 17th.
Seniors: Please remember to log into your student portal to pay any outstanding Senior Fees. You may also see Mrs. Misty Davis-Loyd in the front office. Overdue fees will keep you from participating in graduation events.
Seniors: Please remember that your Finals will be on May 16th and 17th. Please show up for the finals as this will be calculated into your final grade. Not showing up can cause you to fail the course and not graduate. Seniors, again, please ensure that you are in good standing at this point in time with all of your classes.
Seniors: Please begin to make preparation for your Graduation and Baccalaureate attire. Male students will need to wear a white dress shirt, black pants, black shoes, and a dark (preferably black) tie or bowtie. Female students will need to wear a collarless shirt/dress, preferably with a v-neck or other non-high neck shirt/dress. Dresses should be black with black shoes. Avoid sandals and strapped shoes.
Rising Juniors and Seniors, are you interested in Work Based Learning or Youth Apprenticeship for the 2022-2023 school year? Eligible students must exhibit good attendance, behavior, and grades. Students must be able to provide their own transportation. Completed Work Based Learning applications are due by Friday, May 13th. See Ms. Palmer (room 1220) or Mrs. Hubbard for an application or to ask any additional questions.
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. Davis-Loyd 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.
GOING MERRY SCHOLARSHIP ENGINE: Scholarships and grants are helpful ways to fund your college education. They provide you with free money that can go towards tuition or other educational expenses. To find and apply for scholarships through the Going Merry Search Engine, sign up for the Going Merry account -- it’s free! Going Merry has thousands of national, regional, and local scholarships. There are also opportunities for every grade level, from freshmen to seniors: https://app.goingmerry.com/sign-up#students Deadline: June 1, 2022.
TUCKER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for a graduate who is also a member of a church which is part of the Tucker Baptist Association. The applicant must be enrolled in a seminary, Bible college, or other educational institution where they are training for a Christian gospel ministry vocation. This may include but is not limited to, training as a pastoral minister, youth minister, music minister, educational minister, and foreign or home missionary. The training may be a degree program such as a Master of Divinity, etc., or the training may be a seminar or educational course related to ministry development. https://cfsga.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Tucker-Baptist-Association-Scholarship.pdf Application Deadlines are July 30, and November 30, 2022.
MARSHALL THURMAN COLLEGE FUND: TMCF offers three types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending a TMCF member-school or other accredited college or university (if applicable). The awards process is highly competitive and is given to outstanding and qualified students who plan to earn a baccalaureate, graduate or law degree. The average award is $3,100 per student per semester. Most scholarships are one year, non-renewable unless otherwise indicated. Awards are given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability or national origin. http://www.tmcf.org/students-alumni/scholarships/ Deadline: May 16, 2022.
HOPE & ZELL MILLER SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANT INFORMATION: The HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship has specific requirements. It is important to know the deadline for completing the FAFSA or the Georgia Student Finance Application (GSFAPP). Please read over the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship and Grant information on the Georgia Student Finance website. https://www.gafutures.org/hope-state-aid-programs/hope-zell-miller-scholarships/hope-scholarship/application-and-deadline/ Deadline is May 17, 2022. It is not recommended to wait until this date.
PB&J SCHOLARSHIP: The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but who still have the drive to succeed. With no GPA requirement, students are encouraged to apply as this scholarship is meant to be inclusive. You must be a high school senior who plans to attend a two- or four-year college in the Summer/Fall of 2022. Deadline is May 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. https://scholarapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship
SALLIE MAE FIRST GENERATION – THE COMPLETING THE DREAM SCHOLARSHIP: An additional Sallie Mae First-Generation Scholarship is the Completing the Dream Scholarship ($2,500). This is awarded on a rolling basis through August 31, 2022. Deadline is August 31, 2022. www.salliemae.com/landing/completing-the-dream
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.
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: Scholarship closes in May.
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 Deadline varies, play close attention to each cone.
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: Baked Spaghetti w/Cheese & Garlic Twist or Crispy Chicken Sandwich, French Fries, Seasoned Green Beans, Corn on the Cob, Fresh Garden Salad, Pineapple Tidbits, Fresh Apples, Milk
LINE 2&3: Fiestada Pizza, French Fries, Corn on the Cob, Fresh Garden Salad, Pineapple Tidbits, Fresh Apples, Milk
LINE 4 – Bearcat Express: CLOSED
NEXT DAY’S BREAKFAST: Sausage Biscuit, French Toast, Mixed Fruit Cup, Cereal, Cereal Bar & Cheese Stick, Fruit Juice, Milk