Families will get new fees in My Payments Plus (MPP) this week for high school courses like art, culinary, anatomy, theatrical makeup, etc. All course fees were advertised in the course catalog. This is only the fee process for high school courses for first semester (not for college courses). NWACC will charge students for college courses in the NWACC billing system. This is our first year for NWACC to do their own billing with you. High School Course fees should be paid by October 2. Families with special needs or concerns should see their campus bookkeeper for questions - Tami McCool 479-696-3421 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The first meeting of Spanish Club will be on Thursday, September 30th during 6.3. The $10 dues MUST be paid on MyPaymentsPlus prior to this meeting. After paying dues, sign up using this form (prior to Tuesday 9/28) and you will be pulled into the meeting.
All juniors with a 3.5 or higher GPA will be receiving their invitation and the application for NHS in their school emails tomorrow Friday September 17th. Applications will be due on October 1st by 4:00 pm and will be submitted via Google Classroom. If you do not receive an invite and believe you should have please contact Mr. Payne in 218. Seniors, who are not currently members, will receive their applications on Monday the 20th.
This is a meeting for current members only. If you were accepted into NHS last year please plan on attending in the Lecture Hall. Please sign up for Flex 6.3. We will discuss our plans for the year.
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation CokeURL.com/Apply2021
Elks National Foundation Scholarship Programs Elks Most Valuable Student
Hispanic Heritage Scholarship - Two $1000 scholarships to a graduating senior of Hispanic/Latino origin. Applications available in North and South Counselor offices. Deadline Oct. 17
The AR Department of Education has partnered with SchoolHouse.World (created by the founder of Khan Academy), a free online tutoring platform for middle grades and high school in math and ACT prep. You can access free tutoring anytime, anywhere. CLICK HERE for the flyer for students. CLICK HERE for the ADE website.
The NWA Business Women's Conference, now in it's 23nd year, offers a Rising Leaders mini-conference for young women. The young women's event has reached over 1200 students in grades 8-12 in the NWA region during the last two years. Students interested in participating should complete this form. If you have any questions, please email Chloe Cox at email@example.com. Registration ends September 27.
As a matter of clarification, TeacherEase is a new gradebook program for grades K-6 only. It was rolled out this week.
eSchool, HAC - Home Access Center is still our 7-12 gradebook communication system for grades 7-12.
If you are interested in joining Tri-M please fill out the application. Students must be enrolled in a music ensemble and maintain a 95% average in music with at least an 85% average in overall academics the previous academic year.
Deadline Oct. 17.
Are you a current 10th grader interested in taking on the highest level college preparation program offered at BHS (or anywhere for that matter)? Join me for an introduction to the IB Diploma Programme (DP)!
If you were unable to make the 9/16 meeting, there will be another one Flex 6.4 on Thursday, 9/23, in the Lecture Hall. Find it in RTI Scheduler as 'IB Diploma Programme Informational Meeting'
Click HERE for more information, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a reminder that seniors who are needing official transcripts to be sent to colleges/universities or technical/vocational postsecondary schools must make those requests on Naviance.
Are you a low-income high school senior who has excelled academically, but feels that the nation's best colleges are financially out of reach? The QuestBridge National College Match can be your pathway to a top college. Through this college and scholarship application process, you can apply for free to some of the nation's best colleges and be considered for early admission and a full four-year scholarship from the college.
Learn more online HERE. See your counselor with questions. The deadline to apply is September 28.
Ignite Global Business is currently working on a client project with the City of Bentonville researching what teens 13-18 years old are interested in and why there is a decrease in teenage parks and rec activity. Your feedback is very helpful and much appreciated as we brainstorm ways to get teens more involved in recreational activities. Attached Survey
As a reminder, if you have a student that is placed in quarantine due to COVID-19 and they are currently taking courses through NWACC, (Early College Experience, Secondary Career Center, Brightwater) a notification must be sent by the student to email@example.com. Please indicate in the email that the student is a high school student and if known, what class the student is enrolled in and if high school-based or taken at an NWACC location.
For more information and updates on the college’s response to COVID-19, visit www.nwacc.edu/coronavirus
Celebrate A Teacher. KNWA Gold Apple Award - In 100 words or less, please describe how a local teacher, coach, administration officer or school employee has gone “Above and Beyond” their everyday amazing efforts and how they are still focused on how they are going to “Make Better Happen” for their students.
CLICK HERE to nominate a teacher.
Local teachers will be chosen as a Golden Apple winner and be featured on KNWA and FOX24 News. Winners will receive a Golden Apple Award, a $150 Walmart Gift card and a $50 restaurant card.
Are you interested in a career in healthcare?? HOSA is a student organization for anyone interested in learning more about careers in medicine. There are opportunities to compete at state and national levels, apply for scholarships, participate in community service and interact with local healthcare providers.
You can join HOSA now through 9/24 on MyPaymentsPlus. Any questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
On 9/23 during 6.3 Flex in N226, we will be having a new member informational meeting! Come learn about who Key Club is and what we do!!! Dues are $25 and are paid through MyPayments Plus! You can also join our remind @gc9b7 to start volunteering now!! Reach out to Mrs. Golleher at email@example.com or come by 226 if you have questions!
September 21st is the last day to sign up for the Oct 2nd SAT. If you plan to take the SAT in October, register before September 21st at mysat.collegeboard.org
Have you ever used NoveList Plus on the Student Portal found on the Bentonville Public Library Website? It really is such a cool database! There are articles and reviews on both Fiction and Nonfiction. You can browse so many different genres. There are also recommended read lists for every type of book you can think of!! Check it out at BPL Student Portal
Sept 17th is the deadline to register for the October 23rd ACT. October 2nd is the deadline for late registration. Don't forget to sign up to take the October test. Seats are limited
Chess Club will meet in Room 257 on Thursday September 23 Flex 6.4. Contact Mr. Brown-sponsor if you need added into this closed flex firstname.lastname@example.org We will discuss this years events and upcoming tournaments.
The Tiger Library is excited to announce a 2021-2022 Reading Challenge! Students will pick up a checklist(handout) in the library featuring over 50 books to be read by May 6, 2022. Some examples are: (1) a book where the main character works at your current dream job (2) A book set in multiple countries (3 )A book about a social justice issue and many, many more! Come by the library to pick up your checklist! There will be a treat for those who finish the challenge:)
Attention Graphic Design/Art Students: This is your opportunity to show your design skills! The BHS Theatre Department is looking for students to design the official poster promoting our fall production of Clue: On Stage! The winning poster design will be the official artwork for the show and used on all advertisements, posters, and programs! Contact Mr. Bridges (email@example.com) for more information!
Kaplan is offering free PSAT prep sessions to help prepare you for the PSAT. These two classes will give you a complete overview of what to expect on test day, including important strategies and lots of practice problems. To take advantage of these free lessons, sign up through the link below.
Session 1: PSAT Strategies Saturday, 10/2 1:00-3:00PM ET
Session 2: PSAT Practice Sunday, 10/3 1:00-3:00PM ET
Wednesday September, 29th: 9th - 11th grade Picture Day
Wednesday October, 13th: Last Senior Portrait Day
Yearbooks, Senior Ads, and Business Ads on sale now!
For more information visit the The Tiger Yearbook website.
Want to stay informed?
A great way to stay informed and connected to your child about what is going on at their school is to join the PTO! Join BHS PTO today!
BHS PTO Volunteer Opportunities
Find out how you can help PTO support BHS students, teachers and staff by clicking here. Some opportunities involve simply dropping off donations or coordinating events while others allow you to interact with students or staff during the day and/or in the evenings. There's something for everyone and we need your help!
The Bentonville Schools Extra Mile Recognition is awarded to a Bentonville Schools employee each month for his or her efforts to demonstrate excellence in our schools and community. This award is characterized by integrity, opportunity and excellence. These are the three tenets we all aspire to reveal every day by going the extra mile for our Bentonville Schools family. Use the link to make a submission.