Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

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!

All items in the cubbies outside of the fitness center need to be removed by Thursday, March 12th, or they will be donated to GoodWill.

The March Mammal Madness wild card battle happened last night! The mongoose clamped down to eat a hissing cockroach, who startled the spotted skunk into spraying. The skunk defeats the mongoose!! It's not too late to turn in your brackets to Mrs. Hansen. Round 1 battles go down Wednesday night so all brackets need to be turned in by Wednesday to D313.

Attention all SENIORS- Baby Ads are due to Ms. King after spring break! Turn them in as soon as possible!

This week, students and staff are asked to work on understanding that Perseverance and Resilience go hand in hand, and to keep on trying even when it’s tough. Today's reminder is when we are showing Respect we understand that you must respect the experiences, emotions and expectations of others in order to be resilient and persevere.

There are only a few more days to donate to the Pennies for Patients campaign to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We've raised around $1800 so far, but with a big push at the end can reach our goal of $3000. Ms. Tisue's class leads the competition with $441.46, with Ms. Law, Mr. Mesick, Ms. Burroughs, and Mr. Wilming rounding out the top 5. Together we can help fight blood cancer!

ZAPS- ACT Test Prep Seminar- Saturday, March 28th at Bettendorf High School frp, 9 am to 3 pm. Register at www.doorwaytocollege.com

Considering engineering for a career? A WIU professor would like to sit down with BHS students that are interested in this career and help them decide what engineering field is best for them. Let Mrs. Hoyt know if you're interested.

THIS Thursday, March 12th Student Council will be hosting karaoke in the COMMONS!! Sign up for Mrs. Burroughs PRIDE. Monetary donations are accepted!

Author Tiffany D. Jackson will be visiting BHS on Thursday, April 23. Ms. Jackson is a critically acclaimed author and winner of the Walter Dean Meyers honor book, the Coretta Scott King new talent award and was nominated for an NAACP image award. There is a book club that will be reading her award winning book, Allegedly, before her visit. Stop in the library to see Mrs. Heeringa to pick up a copy.

German Club will meet today, March 10th in Frau Law's room

Spanish club is cancelled today

"Are you looking for an organization next year that focuses on leadership, community, and service? Student Council is currently taking applications for next year! StuCo plans Homecoming, Hunger Drive, Dance Marathon, Prom, and so much more. Election packets are available in the Activities Office starting Tuesday, February 25, and due back to the Activities Office by Thursday, March 12. See Mrs. Burroughs or Ms. Mahoney for any questions."

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