Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Mar 03, 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.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Donations from Pennies for Patients help families of patients pay for medicines, doctors, or other expenses, and also help fund research focused on finding a cure. After two days Mrs. Law's and Mrs. Wiley's 2nd block classes are in the lead with $28.03 and $22.04 respectively. Donate and buy blood drop signs today!

This week we have multiple colleges coming to visit BHS students. Any grade level is welcome to sign up to meet with: Midwest Technical Institute, Scott Community College, St. Ambrose, Augustana College, University of Wisconsin- Platteville, University of Wisconsin, or Monmouth College. Please sign up on FlexiSchedule to meet with a representative from the school you're interested in.

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!

The March Mammal Madness bracket has dropped!! Stop by Mrs Hansen's room to pick up an official gold bracket to participate. March Mammal Madness is an alternate March Madness tournament focusing on simulated combat between mammals, instead of college basketball. The bracket is run by a team of evolutionary biologists, using science and probability to determine the outcomes of the fights. The first battle is Monday, March 9th so you need to submit your bracket back to Mrs. Hansen by this Friday! Sign up for her PRIDE on Thursday to get more info or check out the mammalssuck blogspot online or the #2020MMM for more info. Last year's top 3 BHS winners were Faith Weis, Richard Dinh, and Jess Mouw with the Bengal Tiger reigning supreme.

Congratulations to the UBett Robotics team on their very strong finish at their state meet last Saturday. They were ranked 3rd going into the semifinals after six rounds of competition. They finished just one connection issue away from going to the World Championships. It was a great finish to a great season of robotics action.

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.

Congratulations to Noah Raso for advancing to the state competition for his National History Day documentary. Also, congratulations to Ava Abbott and Noah Raso for receiving special awards in the categories of science and military history.

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 Respect we understand that mistakes happen often, if we respect those around us and respect everyone's situations and experiences, we can continue to move forward.



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