Bearcat Daily Bulletin


Bearcat Daily Bulletin


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018 ~ Regular Day; Student Release 2:35pm




STUDENTS & PARENTS – Will you be leaving BHS after the winter break? If so, please see Mrs. Wences in the Registrar’s Office to get the necessary paperwork ready for your new school.


STUDENTS & PARENTS-  We are working as a school to donate unwrapped toys to City of Hope Hospital and money to the schools in Paradise California lost in the wildfires.  Our goal is to collect $1000 and 250 toys.  You can send donations to your son/daughters 2nd period class.  All donations are due Tuesday, December 18.  If we reach our goal, Mr. Ritchie will let the winning class throw whipped cream pies at him at break on Wednesday, December 19.  The winning class will all receive donuts.

Thank you for participating.  If you have questions, email


STUDENTS & PARENTS-  Final exams will take place on Thursday, December 20th for periods 1, 2 and 3, and Friday December 21st for periods 4, 6 and 7; both days student release is 12:00pm – please avoid removing students from school on these dates.   Any student absent on final exam days must take a make-up final exam on Wednesday, January 9th (for periods 1, 2 and 3) and/or Thursday, January 10th (for periods 4, 6 and 7).  These exams will take place in room P1 after school, or during period 7 for those with an open period,.  Final exams may not be taken before the December 20th date.

9th-11th GRADE STUDENTS & PARENTS- Did you take the PSAT Exam in October? We will be hosting a PSAT Score Interpretation Night on Tuesday January 8th at 6:30pm in the Student Union. Students and parents are encouraged to come to this meeting to find out how you scored on this exam, in addition to receiving help on how you can improve your score for the real SAT Exam. Attendance is strongly encouraged for all students who took the exam this year.



SENIOR PARENTS- Even though the final deadline for submitting your child’s yearbook dedication ad has passed, there is a VERY limited amount of ad space still available for late submissions. If you are still interested, don’t delay, submit your ad as soon as you can.  We don’t want you to miss out on this very special opportunity.  For more information, to get another copy of the order form or to submit your ad online, please visit www.TheYearbookCompany.comThe last day we will be able to accept late ads is December 17th or until the available space is filled. If you have already purchased a yearbook ad, thank you! Your student will be excited when she/he opens her/his yearbook.


JUNIOR PARENTS- Our plan is to again offer an on-campus Kaplan SAT Prep class, pending enrollment, starting in February on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  The class will end the week before the on-campus SAT exam for juniors on March 6th.  Because there is a reduced cost to this class ($360), we will need 25 students to register – first priority is given to juniors.  Registration closes on January 22nd or when we reach the required number of 25 students – see attached flyer.


PARENTS- We do not accept drop off/forgotten items in the front office. If you need to get an item to your Student, please coordinate with your child to meet in the Office during break or lunch. We will not be able to make exceptions. We appreciate your understanding.




PARENTS- The PTSA Association meeting will be held Jan 8th at 6:00 pm.  Agenda items include Nominating Committee elections, Financial Report, and upcoming activities.  Members please come out and participate if you can.  We need a quorum of at least 15 members to conduct business.


STUDENTS & PARENTS- Come support the PTSA this Thursday, December 13th at the La Verne Blaze Pizza. We are having a food-night fundraiser from 5pm-8pm. See you there. Flyer attached.


PARENTS- The PTSA is still selling personalized pavers. They make a great gift for grads. Thank you for your continued support of the PTSA. Flyer attached.




STUDENTS- After school tutoring is available Monday through Thursdays until 3:45 and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings 6pm-7. For more information please see Mrs. O’Grady in the Career Center.


STUDENTS- Please see Mrs. O’Grady in the Career Center to pick up work permits, tutor applications and sign up for college presentations during intervention and lunch.






BOYS & GIRLS SOCCER- will be having it’s annual alumni game on Saturday, Jan. 5.  Come out to watch the fun.  Girls varsity vs alumni will play at 11:30am and Boys varsity vs alumni will play at 1pm.  All games will be on the JV field (just east of the tennis courts).  There will be no charge to attend the event this year.  Taco Man will be selling food and refreshments, and we will be having soccer items for sale along with a 50/50 raffle.  If you know of an alumni who played in the program while at BHS and didn’t get an invite to the event, please email  The cost to play is $10, and includes a t-shirt.  RSVP by Dec. 19.


VARSITY/JV FOOTBALL- banquet will be Monday, January 7th, 6:30pm at Hillcrest.  Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased in the Finance Office.  Deadline to purchase tickets is December 20th.


FRESHMAN FOOTBALL- awards night will be Tuesday, December 18th in the Student Union at 6:30pm.


BONITA ONLINE STORE- Please visit  and order your custom gear!

Please refer to the Bonita High School athletic site for all Sports Schedules and Athletic updates:



Eileen Brauner


Bonita High School

(909) 971-8220 ext. 2012