Thursday, May 12, 2022

Thursday, May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022

Seniors- All library materials are due Friday, May 13. If you need to have something checked out after that date please see Mrs. Heeringa in the library.

Have you ever wanted to dunk a science teacher? Some of your science teachers have volunteered to be dunked for a good cause! Donate to Mr. Mesick, Mr. Grannen, Mr. Koepnick, Mrs. Hansen, Mrs. Tisue, or Mrs. Bohnert in the main office or in their classrooms. The winner will be dunked at the Dance Marathon event Friday 5/20 at 7PM. Dance Marathon will start at 6PM. Admission to the event is $5, all proceeds go to the Children's Miracle Network, which helps children receiving cancer treatment.

Seniors! It is time to head back home to your elementary schools! Each year, BHS seniors are invited to visit their elementary school to show younger Bettendorf students what their future holds. You must sign up at this link to attend your Graduation Walk! We will have caps and gowns for you to borrow for the event. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hoyt.

Graduation Speeches: Seniors interested in giving a speech at graduation, need to complete the following to be considered:

  • Pick one of two topics: past or future. You can only submit one speech.
  • Complete the Class Speaker Google form and if you are selecting a speech reflecting on the past or the future by Monday, May 16 at 11:59 PM.
  • Note: Any member of the senior class is eligible to submit their name.
  • Those that sign up will read their speeches as an audition with administrators the week of May 16th. The selection committee will select one speaker for each topic.

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Seniors- still not sure what your post-graduation plans are? SCC's new hybrid EMT Program may be the answer to your question. Employment is projected to grow 11 percent from 2020 to 2030 for EMTs, faster than the average for all occupations.The median annual wage for EMTs was $36,930 in May 2021. Follow the above link for more info!

The BHS Student Council is hosting the annual Variety Show this Friday at 7pm. Admission will be 5$, and the event will be held in the PAC. Come support some amazing performers!

French Club meets Friday after school in Ms. Piasecki's room, D268. All are welcome!

Seniors, don't forget tomorrow is your Decision Day Celebration! We invite you to wear a shirt for the college you plan to attend, military branch you plan to enlist in, or business you plan to work at and come take a picture in our Future Ready Photo booth tomorrow. Stop by E Locker Bay before school, or during passing or lunch to take your picture.

There will be a required informational meeting during PRIDE on Friday, May 20th for all students traveling to England and Germany this summer. All students are required to attend. This includes seniors. Please make sure to adjust your schedules and sign up. The meeting will be in Ms. Wooley's room, D101.

Our therapy dog, Leia, is turning two years old this weekend. If you'd like to help her celebrate, there will be a princess themed party in the courtyard during pride on Friday. Sign up to attend.

Are you signed up for a math dual credit course next year and need to take the ALEKS test for placement? Want some help preparing for the test? Sign up for Mrs. Farmer's PRIDE session on Tuesday May 17th to get more info on what the test will cover and brush up on the skills you'll need to be successful.

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