Thursday, September 2, 2021

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Sep 02, 2021

GrabNGo is now open in the Commons for Juniors and Seniors during lunch. You must be an upperclassman to eat in the Commons.

If you are a Junior or Senior planning on enlisting in the military, applying to a military academy, or interested in a test that will gage your technical skills ability you can sign up to take the ASVAB test. Sign up at this link. See Mrs. Hoyt with questions.

Seniors – please mark your calendars for TODAY, September 2nd. There will be a mandatory Senior Class Meeting during PRIDE that day in the PAC so please plan ahead so that you can attend. Our cap and gown vendor will be in attendance and the meeting will cover important information on post-high school planning, graduation, and other senior year topics. Thank you!

Homecoming forms for guests are now available in the activities office.

Do you have a convertible or jeep? Want to be involved in the homecoming parade? Reach out to Mrs. Burroughs if student council can borrow your convertible or jeep next Thursday, Sept. 9th!

Check out the flyers attached to the announcements today for information about our upcoming Military Nights! We will have information sessions with military branches, military academies, and ROTC programs. You do not want to miss these opportunities if you are considering serving your country in the future! See Mrs. Hoyt with questions!

Bettendorf High School has one of the best robotics teams in the state and is recruiting new team members. Four of the last five years we have placed in the top 10 teams in the state tournament. We are looking for students with a passion for competition and fun, particularly in the area of Engineering, Community Outreach, Social Media, Art, Web Design and CAD Design. We will be accepting applications through midnight Friday, Sept 3rd. Season starts September 18th. Please email with questions or to get an application.

If you still want to purchase a 2021 yearbook, you're in luck. Copies of the yearbook are available for purchase in the activities office. But, you'll need to hurry because these books are flying off the shelves!

Do you like to make people laugh? Or, maybe you can make fake crocodile tears on a moment’s notice. Well then, you might be a good fit for the Speech and Debate Team! The Speech and Debate Team will be having their first meeting of the year on TODAY, September 2nd in Room D105 immediately after school. If you want to learn more, please stop by! If you can't make it, please email Mr. Rankin for more information. Thanks!

Are you planning on a career in teaching? Would you like experience while in high school? Mrs. Hoyt has an opportunity for you! See her today for information! Don't delay!

French Club meets this Friday after school in Ms. Piasecki's room, D268.

German Students - Are you interested in going to Germany next summer? Frau Law will be holding a virtual meeting for you and your parents to attend on Monday, September 13th. Please contact Frau Law for the details and the link.

Did you miss the CNA course information session yesterday? If you did, sign up for the info session in Doc Roeder's room TODAY during pride! Mrs. Schmertmann, Mrs. Hoyt and Dr. Roeder will be giving you all of the details of the class, costs and the application process. We look forward to seeing you!

CNA Course Application Deadline is Friday, September 3 at 3:30 pm. If you have any questions please ask Mrs. Schmertmann, Mrs. Hoyt or Dr. Roeder!

Would you like to investigate the issue of food scarcity as the world population continues to increase and climate change threatens many ecosystems? You can apply for an opportunity to use AI to identify viable plots of land for sustainable farming, use decision analytics to evaluate their models, and discuss the intersection of AI, policy, and climate change. Find more information and apply at this link.

The Speech and Debate Team will be having their first meeting of the year today in Room D105 immediately after school. Come join one of the longest running programs at Bettendorf High School and compete against some of the best and brightest in the nation. If you want to learn more, please stop by! If you can't make it, please email Mr. Rankin for more information. Thanks!

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