Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018

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.

If anyone donated blood for the first time at the BHS blood drive last week and did not get a T-shirt, please see Ms. Hansen in room D313 during passing time, before or after school to pick up a free t-shirt! First come first served. Thanks for your donations - we collected 84 units of blood which will benefit 300 patients!

Congratulations to the UBett Robotics team! They came in 1st place in their Qualifying matches last Saturday, came in 3rd place for the Inspire Award, and are headed to the state competition. UBett Robotics will be competing in the Iowa State Championship in Coralville next week, so make sure to check out their twitter feed @ubettrobotics and cheer them on!

Fellowship of Christian Athletes will meet this WEDNESDAY (2/14) morning at 7:40 am in the PE classroom, F200. Bring a friend or teammate to share in the experience.

Science Club will meet today (2/13) to discuss Field Trip Ideas and Science Olympiad.

Scholastic Bowl meets today (2/13) after school in Ms. Conrad's room, D268.

French Club meets today (2/13) after school in Ms. Conrad's room for Mardi Gras.

There is a France Trip Meeting today (2/13) at 4:40 pm in Ms. Conrad's room.

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 this Thursday. (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...

"Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise." - Maya Angelou ~ American poet and civil rights activist



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