Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Mar 22, 2018

French Club meets tomorrow (3/23) after school in Ms. Conrad's room. Please bring food to share or crepe toppings!

Let me hear your Bulldog Spirit! Do you have school spirit? Have you ever participated in tumbling, gymnastics, dance or all-star cheer? We are looking for hard-working, dedicated athletes who would like to be a part of the BHS Cheer teams. Interested but need to know more? Information packets are available in the BHS Activities Office (or BMS Guidance Office). We will have a short informational meeting at the beginning of each of the 1st TWO clinics. Hope to see you there! March 28th 5:30-7:30 pm and/or April 2nd 3:45-5:45 pm.

Attention Seniors: If you ordered a senior group picture, they are in. Please pick yours up in the activities office.

Surround Sound and Audio Intensity (BHS Show Choirs) will be performing their competition shows this Friday during PRIDE. Surround Sound's show has centered around mental illness and as a part of the show on Friday (3/23), we will also present a donation to representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). If you would like to attend please sign up for any PRIDE that lists "Show Choir" as the offering. You will report to the teacher that you sign up with for attendance first, then will go as a group to the PAC.

We have scheduled the 4th Annual Downtown Bettendorf Clean-Up for Saturday, April 7th (4/7) from 8:00-11:00 am. This is a great opportunity for students to get Community Service Volunteer Hours.

AP testing sign up has been extended through today Monday March 19. Please turn in sign up form and check to Student Services. Thank you!

There is a France Trip Meeting on Tuesday, March 27th at 4:30 pm in Ms. Conrad's room.

Today’s miracle story is about a young girl named Lauren Ballard. Lauren is 11 years old and in 6th grade at Bettendorf Middle School. Some of you might remember her from last year’s Dance Marathon. At age 2, Lauren was diagnosed with Wilms Tumor at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. She underwent 6 months of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery to remove the tumor. Shortly after that, the cancer returned filling her left lung. After completing biopsies, radiation and 9 months of chemotherapy, Lauren was cancer-free. Six months later, the cancer returned to her left lung. Lauren completed 9 more months of chemotherapy followed by 5 days of high-dose chemo and a stem cell transplant. She recovered and was able to go home after 28 days in the hospital. Lauren is now 5 years off treatment and in remission! With the help of the Children’s Miracle Network Lauren was able to be a kid again and proudly say she is in remission. Today, Lauren has enjoyed her experience with Dance Marathon so much that she wants to start her own Dance Marathon at BMS.



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