BHS Announcements for September 19, 2019
Bulletin for 09-19-19
An idiom is a combination of words that has a figurative meaning, due to its common usage. idiom for today:
Indian Summer is the string of warm days following a spell of cold weather or a good hard frost, generally expected to happen between November 1 and November 20.
ALL STUDENTS: Check your email for instructions regarding how to vote for BHS Staff Homecoming King and Queen. Top three will be announced next week, while the King and Queen will be announced at the Pep Rally, Friday, October 4th! (Leadership)
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:
VOLLEYBALL: hosting Duchesne Academy. Reserves at 5:00, JV at 6:00 and V at 7:00.
SOFTBALL: at Skutt Catholic. JV’s at 5:00, V at 6:30. Please dismiss at 1:30.
9th & 10th Grade FOOTBALL: at Skutt Catholic for a 6:30 kick-off. Please dismiss at 3:00.
MEETINGS / DEADLINES:
DRAMA CLUB will be meeting after school today in Rm 230. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. (Brummond)
FCA- FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES: tomorrow (FRIDAY) morning at 7:10 before school in the media Center. Breakfast will be available and we will talk about the 10 Mental Mistakes Athletes Make. (Garland)
SENIOR GIRLS: PowderPuff Flag Football time again this year. Cheerleaders vs Seniors Girls wishing to play. Sign up in the main office, no cost to play, need to be available to practice and must be academically eligible. Sign up ends next Tuesday, (Sept. 24). Game is Thursday Oct. 3 at 8:30 after the JV boys football game, $3.00 admission unless you purchase a Vans Pulled Pork meal ($7.00) from a cheerleader, then you get in free. Van’s will serve between 5:30 and 8:30.
HOMESTEADER: Senior Pictures and Baby Pictures are due earlier this school year. Please get them in by Friday, November 1. Please send electronically to Ms. Glenn or bring to the classroom.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Please contact Mrs. Gronewold w/questions: Follow on Twitter @BHSCareerEd
BLAST is looking for applicants that like kids and want to help them succeed in the after-school program. Applications are available online at http://beatricefoundation.com/ There are BLAST locations at Lincoln, Paddock Lane, and Stoddard Elementary Schools. You must be 18 to apply. The pay is $11.50 an hour. Please call Doris Martin at 402-223-1539 for more information.
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 (tomorrow) to avoid a late fee.
Juniors and Seniors interested in a 2 year community college, SCC will be here on September 24 (next Tuesday) to give the Accuplacer exam. Just sign up in student services, no cost for this test!
The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) sponsors the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards meant to recognize students who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Deadline is November 5, 2019. Applications on-line at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit.
The American Legion sponsors the Oratorical Contest. More information at www.legion.org/oratorical. Local deadline approximately November 1.
BIRTHDAYS TODAY: Elizabeth Bartels, Noah Holcombe and Josiah Wallman
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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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