BHS Announcements for September 16, 2019
Bulletin for 09-16-19
An idiom is a combination of words that has a figurative meaning, due to its common usage. idiom for today:
BURY THE HATCHET –refers to making peace with someone after an argument or fight. Native Americans buried their weapons to show their enemies that all fighting had ended, and they were now at peace.
Students interested in partaking in Homecoming Post-Game activities, please take time to vote for what type of Movie Genre you would like (this was sent to your email this morning by Mrs. Doyle-Workman for Leadership Class to plan).
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:
GIRLS GOLF: at Fairbury Invite all day, started at 9:00.
MUDECAS VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Area teams using our O-Zone tonight and Tuesday evening.
MEETINGS / DEADLINES:
QUIZ BOWL: Are you competitive? This may be the moment you've all been waiting for! Any students interested in Quiz Bowl are invited for an introductory/informational meeting Wednesday, September 18 during mentor in Mr. Kenton's, Rm 210. Students of all grade levels are welcome to attend. If you are interested but not able to attend, speak with Mr. Kenton at another time.
SENIORS AGAINST SUICIDE: has a money donation jar in the main office if you would like to help. September is SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH. (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)
KEY CLUB: stop by Mrs. Robeson’s Rm 214 for a membership sign-up form.
MENTOR MEETINGS: Wednesday after announcements -
ART CLUB meeting in Rm 24
Power Drive (EV Racing) & Skills USA meetings in Rm 500.
STU. CO. meeting in Rm. 133.
SCHOLARSHIPS, CLASSES & DEADLINES: Additional INFO in Student Services Office.
Students wanting to take an ACT test, see your counselor for help registering. ACT will be here at BHS, Saturday, October 26, but you must sign up by September 20 (this Friday), to avoid a late fee.
The PSAT test will be Wednesday, October 16 during periods 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and qualifying sophomores will be excused from those periods. The fee for taking the PSAT test is $16, we can provide fee waivers for students who qualify. See your school counselor with questions and to sign up (with your money). We are limited to 30 students taking to test so bring your money in asap. (Post/Prosowski)
BIRTHDAYS TODAY: Matt Laflin, Mia Morris and Roel Navarrete
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Beatrice High School Mission
The mission of Beatrice High School is to guarantee all students will meet or exceed their individual academic goals and exhibit responsible citizenship.
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Beatrice High School Improvement Goals
During the 2019-20 school year, 60% of BHS juniors will receive a score of six (6) or higher on the ACT writing assessment.
By utilizing individual goal setting and tracking progress, BHS will work to improve student MAP assessment scores; with 70% of BHS students at grade level or higher at the end of the 2019-20 school year.
Beatrice High School Instructional Model
Establishing and maintaining effective relationships
Using engagement strategies
Identifying critical content
Providing feedback and celebrating success
Helping students process new content
Communicating high expectations for each student
Using formative assessment to track progress
Helping students practice skills, strategies and processes
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