Thursday, March 5, 2020

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Mar 05, 2020

Western Illinois University has waived its application fee for Seniors until March 8th. Don't wait, get your application in now if you are considering WIU.

French Club meets Friday after school in D268. We will be going to the Quad City Storm hockey game Friday evening. We have a suite reserved. Please let Ms. Conrad know if you are interested in attending.

The Class of 2021 is hosting the annual March Madness basketball tournament on March 28th for 12-5. It is $5 per person with a maximum of 4 people to a team. Sign ups are in the activities office and are due back March 13th. Please ask a member of student council if you have any questions!

If you are interested in taking the STAMP test to get the Iowa Seal of Biliteracy, please make sure your form and money is turned into the Activities Office by this Friday, March 6th.

BVM is hosting a discussion in Fine Arts 2 during Pride on Thursday. The theme of the discussion is how African American culture is expressed through music. Everyone is welcome. Please ask a member of BVM if you have any other questions.

We're about half-way through the Pennies for Patients drive, and BHS has raised $1146.34! Mrs. Law's 2nd block class is leading the way with $313.73, followed by Mrs. Tisue's class with $267.26 in the class competition. According to the LLS website, a person in the US is diagnosed with a blood cancer every three minutes. Keep donating to your second block class and buying blood drops to help fight this devastating disease!

Bettendorf Student Council will be showing Inside Out in the PAC on March 6th at 7 pm. The movie is to spread awareness about mental illness and all proceeds will go towards NAMI. Snacks and drinks will be sold during the night for 50 cents. Everyone is invited and we hope to see you there!

Considering a career in biomedical engineering or genetics? We have the opportunity for job shadows in these career fields, let Mrs. Hoyt know now so she can share more information with you.

This week, students and staff are asked to work on understanding that it’s not about the mistakes we make, but rather how we handle them so we can learn and keep going forward. Today's reminder is when we are showing Determination, we understand that everyone needs determination in order to learn from mistakes and move forward. Moving forward after making a mistake with determination to improve helps our thinking and school community.

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