Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Oct 12, 2017

The 2018 France Trip enrollment deadline is this Sunday, October 15th. Talk to Ms. Conrad if you are interested.

All students interested in coming out for wrestling this season there will be a short informational meeting on Thursday immediately after school or Friday morning at 8 am. Both meetings will be in the PE classroom F200. You need to only attend one of the meetings.

Over 200 pairs of shoes, jerseys/uniforms, and 31 cell phones have officially reached Mission Starfish Haiti as of a couple weeks ago. These items donated from BHS and Grant Wood students to Mission Starfish Haiti have officially not only made it to Haiti but have been handed out among the students. Thank you to all who donated to this cause. We have pictures of students from the Mission Starfish School itself wearing your old shoes. Instead of collecting dust in your garage, your old shoes are now making a huge difference is some little Haitian child's life. Thank you to all who donated.

Do you like Healthy Hub, Fresh Blends, movie nights, free prom tux rentals, guitars, or your own parking spot in North Lot?? If so then come to Bettendorf's Annual Silent Auction held this Friday during the varsity game. Featured this year is our student section of lower priced baskets aimed at your interests, such as two reserved parking spots in North Lot available to purchase for 2nd and 3rd quarter. See you there!

On Friday the 13th during PRIDE Bettendorf Grad, Matthew Speak, will be talking about his new suspenseful and spooky book series "Bettendorf Tales". Devil's Glen, the first in the series, is available for check out in the library.

Students traveling to Germany next summer with GAPP: Please read your school G-Mail and fill out your information form ASAP if you haven't already done so. Remember that your trip deposit is due by October 13th. Questions? See Frau Steiner in D270.

Students in grades 6 through 12 who are interested in this year's National History Day program should come to the Bettendorf Middle School Library after school today (10/12). At that time this year's NHD theme and club meeting dates will be explained. Contact Deb Temperly at BMS if you have any questions.

Come and join the UBett Robotics team on Thursday October 12th for a night of trivia in the BHS Commons. The cost is $10 per player and there are 8 people per table. Get your team of 8 together and stop by. Doors open at 6:30 pm and trivia starts at 7 pm. Bring your own snacks! All proceeds go to the UBett Robotics team.

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Waterman will visit Bettendorf High School this Friday, (10/13). He will be hosting a Q and A about the Iowa Supreme Court, your civil liberties and the law profession career opportunities in general. This PRIDE offering will be held in the Commons. Sign up for "Law Speaker"

There is an early morning pep rally scheduled for Friday morning (10/13) at 5:45 am on the football field; WQAD will be here doing a live broadcast. Please join us, and let's show the Quad Cities who has the most school spirit!

Looking for more service hours for your club or service letter? Join the S.A.V.E. club in collecting recyclables at the next home football. You get to watch a lot of the game, keep our stadium clear of clutter and help our environment. See Mrs. Sharp in C300 for details.

Spanish Club will me in Sr. Hopkins room after school today (10/12) (D265).

Do you need some service hours? BHS GAPP is hosting stadium cleanup on Saturday, October 14 at 8:00 am. Check in with Frau Steiner and get some service credit.

All RSVP members are required to attend training on Friday (10/13) during PRIDE. Sign up for Ms. Hemesath's PRIDE on flexisched and contact her in Room C371 if you have any questions!

Attention NHS- There is a full membership meeting this Friday (10/13) at 7:45 am in the old auditorium. Attendance is required. If you cannot be there please talk to Mrs. Farmer.

There is still time to join FBLA- Future Business Leaders of America. Check us out at our meeting THIS Friday (10/13) in B213 at 7:40 am. See you there!

If you have signed up for Friendship Group on Thursday (10/12), please bring a white t-shirt or pillowcase. We will be tie dying.

Sophomores, are you interested in student leadership? Iowa HOBY conducts a 3 day leadership conference every summer. If you’re interested in meeting new people this is the conference for you. Check your email from Ms. Kelly or Stop in Student Services for more information.

Interested in playing baseball? There will be a players meeting Thursday, (10/12) directly after school in the PE Classroom. This will be a great opportunity to meet your new coach!

Sign up for Ms. Kieffer's Pride session this Friday (10/13) to learn more about Interview Success tips! Dress for Success will be here to show you the way!

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