BHS Announcements for January 20, 2020
Bulletin for 01-20-20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The impact that Martin Luther King, Jr. left on American society and politics is immeasurable. His efforts to bring equality to all races living in America led to lasting change and hold an important place in all American history curricula. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” - MLK, Jr.
Congratulations to the Girl Swimmers for posting 2 more dual wins on Thursday (BNFF over So. Sioux City 76-16 and BNFF over Skutt 66-28) and a tournament championship on Saturday at the Skutt Skyhawk Invite.
BNFF Boys: over So. Sioux City 74-4 and lost to Skutt 31-63. Personal Best Swims by Beatrice swimmers on Thursday: Ian Scheele – 200 free, 100 free, Jaidyn Vanschoiack -200 IM, 100 free, Averi Kolb- 50 free, 100 back and Erik Holloway – 100 fly. At the Skutt Skyhawk Invite on Saturday, BNFF girls took the championship in a great show of conference strength; 29 points over 2nd place Duchesne and 140 points over 3rd place Ralston/Gross. Our boys finished 6th in the 8 team field. Personal best performances by Beatrice High swimmers were: Hannah Essink - 200 Freestyle, Averi Kolb – 100 butterfly and 500 freestyle, Linnea Edeal - 500 freestyle, Erik Holloway - 500 freestyle and Ian Scheele - 100 backstroke.
Congratulations also to the Wrestlers for winning the Jay-Husker Invite in Marysville on Saturday after being snowed out of RCC Wrestling in So. Sioux City.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:
RCC GIRLS BASKETBALL: hosting Duchesne tonight, JV at 4:30 and V at 6:00. No early dismissal needed. Remember this is a conference tournament so your Beatrice activity passes will NOT be honored.
BOYS RESERVE GAME: hosting Lincoln Pius at a new game time – 6:00 in the Aux. Gym.
MEETINGS / DEADLINES:
Pre-Season track conditioning begins tonight, January 20. Meet in the commons after school, dressed out. (Schlueter)
Speech practice: after school today. Let Mr. Ankrom know if you want to compete Saturday at Lincoln Southwest.
Beatrice Fine Arts Boosters meeting tonight at 7:00 pm in the Media Center at BHS.
Fine Arts Boosters' Chili Feed February 3rd; 5:30-7:30. Followed by the Show Choirs concert at 8 pm.
Hope Squad members - Please meet Wednesday in Rm 221 by 7:40a.m. for training, breakfast will be provided! (Prososki)
SCHOLARSHIPS, CLASSES & DEADLINES: Additional INFO in Student Services Office.
JUNIORS: 2020 Attorney General’s Youth Conference is Tuesday, April 14 all day at the Nebraska State Capital. Applications include a self-nomination page, a short essay, a few questions to answer and a recommendation from someone at Beatrice High School who is aware of your interest in the processes of government and law. Student applications are due by February 14. Juniors will receive an email with more information in your school email account. Additional applications can be downloaded at https://ago.nebraska.gov/youth-link.
It's course registration time for next year already! On Wednesday, please report to your classroom for attendance to be taken, then you will be dismissed to the Hevelone for an all class meeting with the counselors.
1st period-9th graders 3rd period-10th graders 4th period-11th graders
BIRTHDAYS TODAY: Charlie Persinger and Mackenzie Riesen
Missed Friday: Grace Edeal, Brandon Moore and Mrs. Bender (Cafeteria)
NO Birthdays last Saturday to miss.
Sunday: Kendrick Belcher, Lucas Holcombe, Caleb Jones and Quin Zabokrtsky
We are always looking for ways to improve Beatrice High School. If you have a suggestion for ways to improve BHS, please scan the QR Code below with your smart phone app and provide us with some input.
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.
Beatrice High School Improvement Goals
During the 2019-2020 school year, 60% of BHS juniors will receive a score of seven (7) 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 2019-2020 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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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.