Bearcat Daily Bulletin
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 – Regular Day; Student Release 2:35 pm
SENIORS – There will be a make-up MT.SAC workshop for seniors today, (Wednesday 1/30/19) during 6th and 7th period in the library. You don’t need to attend this workshop if you attended the one on 1/23/19. Students who participate in the workshop can get priority registration which saves money and time towards earning a degree. See Mrs. O’Grady during lunch in the career center for more information.
STUDENTS – The ASVAB Career Exploration Exam will be offered to 10th – 12th graders this Friday, February 1st. Students can get more information from the career center or their counselor. If you want to explore careers that match your skills and/or are interested in the military the ASVAB is for you! (See attached information and permission form.)
SENIORS – Interested in attending Citrus College next year? Citrus College will be here on Friday February 8th for an Application Workshop from 12:30-2:30pm in the Library. Attendance is MANDATORY! Students will receive PRIORITY REGISTRATION and FREE Tuition if enrolling as a full-time student. No sign-ups needed!
STUDENTS – Students that need help with their 2018 tax returns may see Mrs. Sekhri in room 906.
STUDENTS & PARENTS- We are no longer selling parking permits; the student parking lot is full.
SPLASH at Harvey Mudd College
What is Splash, you ask?
Splash is a once-a-year (FREE!!!) event where high school students come to the Claremont Colleges and Claremont Colleges students teach classes on literally (yes literally) anything (math, poetry, long boarding, socks….)
Last year’s catalog: https://claremont.learningu.org/learn/Splash/2018_Spring/catalog
High School Students: Click on https://claremont.learningu.org/learn/index.html to get started! Student registration for Splash 2019 OPENS at 12:00 AM January 29th! Deadline to register for classes is February 19, 11:59 pm.
When: Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
Where: Harvey Mudd College, Claremont California
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.
FREE TAX HELP – If you had a job last year, get your taxes electronically filed FREE. Receive your refund within a few weeks. Mrs. Sekhri’s Accounting class is filing free tax returns for students and tax payers with income below $55,000. Get an intake sheet from Mrs. Sekhri and bring it in along with your W-2, Social Security card, and if possible, a copy of last year’s tax return along with any 1099’s you received.
UPDATE FOR PARENTS USING REMIND APP – We are happy to report that Verizon has repealed their decision to stop sending remind notifications. Here is the statement from Verizon: “We are keeping the service exactly the way it has been for Remind and other companies like it that deliver free communications to these important users … We understand how important this service is to our customers and we’re committed to ensuring that a free messaging option remains available now and going forward,” Richard J. Young, a director of corporate communications at Verizon, said in a statement Friday.
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 school office during break or lunch. We will not be able to make exceptions. We appreciate your understanding.
ATTENTION SENIORS – First District PTA Commemorative Scholarship applications are available. Scholarships being awarded are in the amount of $750. Student eligibility: Must be a 2019 graduating high school senior, resident of California, current member of Bonita PTSA in good standing, and plan to attend a college, university, trade or tech school in the fall (2019). Deadline to turn in application is 3/22/19.(See attachment for more information and application).
ALL SENIORS – There are many scholarship opportunities available to seniors. Please see the attached Scholarship Newsletter and College Bound Scholarship 2019 document for the many available options as well as links to other sites offering help finding scholarships.
STUDENTS – La Verne Rotary Club – Dan Stover Music Competition: Must be a La Verne resident of high school age, have a reasonable ability to play a musical instrument, and plan to use the scholarship for future educational expenses. Applications must be turned in by 2/22/19. Contest will be held 2/28/19 at Hillcrest Homes in La Verne. The winner of the competition will be awarded $150, the 2nd runner-up will be awarded $75, and the 3rd runner up will be awarded $50. The winner will go on to compete for a $5,000 regional award. (See both attachments for more information and application).
The PTSA is still selling personalized pavers. They make great graduation gifts too! 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.
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
(909) 971-8220 ext. 2012