The National Youth Science Camp is seeking two Iowa high school seniors to attend the National Youth Science Camp this summer in the mountains of West Virginia and visit Washington, D.C. to exchange ideas with scientists and other professionals from academic, governmental and corporate worlds. This camp includes lectures, overnight outdoor trips into the Monongahela National Forecast, and a trip to Washington, D.C. The students meet scientists and students from across the nation and experience hands-on research projects as part of this life-changing program. Learn more and apply at http://apply.nysc.org. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by 6:00 pm EST. Students should begin the online application process as soon as possible.
Science Club will meet again next Tuesday (2/13) to discuss Field Trip Ideas and Science Olympiad.
Scholastic Bowl also meets next Tuesday (2/13) after school in Ms. Conrad's room, D268.
French Club meets today after school as well as next Tuesday (2/13) after school in Ms. Conrad's room for Mardi Gras.
Environmental Club will meet after school on Monday (2/12) in room C300.
There is a France Trip Meeting next Tuesday (2/13) at 4:40 pm in Ms. Conrad's room.
Forms are available in activities for state wrestling shirts. Orders must be in by NOON on Monday (2/12). Short sleeved shirts are $10 and long sleeve $15. Checks payable to Bettendorf High School.
FCCLA will be selling Valentine Grams during lunch and after school today in the commons. Stop by to buy some sweets for your sweetie for just a $1 to be delivered on Valentine's day. Make someone's day extra special this Valentine's.
Student council election packets are now out! If you are interested in being part of a group that runs the hunger drive, homecoming, and various other school based activities, pick up an election packet at the activities office today. Packets are due on February 15th (2/15).
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. In honor of this year’s Black History month, every day during the month of February we will read a daily inspirational quote from some of the most influential black personalities of all time.
Today's quote is...
”I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” - Martin Luther King, Jr. ~ American Baptist minister and most visible spokesperson and leader of the civil rights movement in the 50’s and 60’s.