Bearcat Daily Bulletin
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2018 ~ Regular Day; Student Release 2:35pm
ATTENTION JUNIORS: The list of students registered for the March 6th SAT is posted on the Attendance Office window. If you registered, please check to see your name on the list. Only students listed will be able to participate in the March 6th SAT. There will be a pre-administration session taking place in February – more info to follow.
STUDENTS – Due to finals and end of semester assignments due, the library will be available to students during break and lunch for QUIET studying only. There are a large number of students wanting to use this space for studies; therefore, students wanting to play or hang out and visit with each other may do so on campus, outside of the library. Thank you for your consideration of students engaging in serious study. Good luck on finals this week everyone!
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 before we break for the winter recess.
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/daughter’s 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.
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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.
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.
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 WRESTLING- The boy’s wrestling team is looking for both big and small! We are in need of a few more wrestlers that are around the weight classes of 106 and 113 lbs as well as those that are close to 170 and 182 lbs. We could also use some even bigger! If you have ever thought about joining the wrestling team, or even if you have never thought about it, please come talk to Coach Froh during practice from 4-6:00 pm any day during the week. We will be practicing during winter break also: (Dec. 26th: 4-6:15pm, Dec 27th & 28th: 8-10:30am, Jan 2nd– 4th: 4-6:15pm.
We are also looking for additional girls in all weight classes. The girl’s program is growing so come be a part of something special!
We have a great team, but it’s hard to win consistently when you have open weight classes. We really need you! .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/california/laverne/bonita-high-school and order your custom gear!
Please refer to the Bonita High School athletic site for all Sports Schedules and Athletic updates: www.gobearcats.org.
Bonita High School
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