Student Announcements



Wild West Dance and Cheer Invitational-Volunteers Needed!

Do you need volunteer or community service hours? Do you enjoy helping out at athletic events? Sign up today to volunteer at the Wild West Dance and Cheer Invitational Competition here at West on November 6th! There are morning and afternoon volunteer slots available. Use the attached Google Form to Sign Up! 

Wild West Invitational Volunteer Sign Up


NEW!!! Hand Lettering Club

Are you interested in calligraphy? Want a way to use your skills to connect with others and volunteer in our community? Join us for our first meeting of the year on November 4 during 6.3 flex where we will provide more info and do a fun activity! 

Sign up on 10/26 or email kamoore@bentonvillek12.org

Join our google classroom code: w5bnfp2


Students--TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26th

Tuesday is PSAT Test Day for all 10th, all 11th, and some 9th graders (those who signed up). ALL students attend school on Tuesday. There will be NO ZERO HOUR on Tuesday. Arrive at school anytime after 8:00, and go to your test room by 8:50. All students will be able to see their room assignment (testing or not testing) in RTI Scheduler by Monday. Non-testing 9th graders will have assignments and counselor visits. Non-testing 12th graders will be introduced to WorkKeys--more info to come. IGNITE students come to West all day Tuesday. Finally- if you are testing and have a good calculator at home, please bring it with you to the test. This will help us ensure everyone gets a calculator on test day. Thank you!


PTO Fundraiser

What a delicious way to help our PTO!!

https://community.pandaexpress.com/fundraiser/events/promotions/6bcc5277-22f2-48e8-a8ad-377ae4ba9eab/en/landing


Intramural Dodgeball Team Sign-ups!

Intramural Dodgeball team sign-ups will be Monday Oct. 18th-Friday Oct. 22nd! If you want to Captain a team email Coach Hudson at dhudson@bentonvillek12.org

Look for Coach Hudson in the lunch area during all 3 lunch periods on Tuesday Oct.19th & Thursday Oct. 21st. 

All games will be played at the BHS Auxiliary gyms on Wednesdays after school from 5:00-6:30 beginning Nov.3rd. There is room for only 16 teams so don't hesitate!


PSAT Math Prep

For any student that would like some additional practice or support in Math for the upcoming PSAT on Tuesday, October 26th, sign up for Mr. Jeffrey's "PSAT Math Prep" Flex sessions on Friday, October 22nd.  There will be 2 separate Flex sessions offered, Flex 6.5 and Flex 6.6, in which problems from PSAT Practice Tests will be reviewed. This will be a great opportunity to ensure you are ready for success on the PSAT.


NWAESC FAVORITE BOOK VIDEO CONTEST

Do you have a favorite book? Would you like to win a prize for telling others about it? The Northwest Arkansas Educational Servicing Center Co-Op is sponsoring a contest for students to share a short, 1 minute video about a book that has had an impact on the reader for its theme(s), entertainment, and/or personal connection to some aspect of the book. Students are encouraged to give a short synopsis of the book and share why it's a favorite. 

Prizes include $25 Barnes and Noble gift cards for the regional winners in every grade 6-12, as well as a $50 Amazon gift card each for the overall regional high school winner and for the overall middle school winner. 

Submission Guidelines:

-Students must fill out the "My Fave Book" Video Response form in its entirety.

-Student videos must be no longer than 1 minute in length.

-Student's voice should be clear and loud enough to be heard in playback.

-Students should include the title and author of the book, a short synopsis, and a brief statement as to why the book is considered a favorite.

Video formats may include MP4, MOV, and WMV only.

Students may submit multiple entries. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Evans or Mrs. Thompson in the library. All submissions are due by December 1. Get filming, and good luck!


October Poetry Contest

Yawp Literary Magazine is now accepting submissions for our October contest!  This month, submit your POETRY for a chance to win prizes like Yawp stickers, coffee mugs, and free copies of our magazine.  The theme is "Illusions," and we can't wait to see how you interpret this prompt!  Submit your work at the link below before the end of the month to be considered!

**Please note that ALL submissions are accepted ALL of the time.  Even if your writing or art does not fit into the current contest, we'd still love to review your submission!**

Yawp Lit Mag Submission Form


Buy your tickets today!

Purchase tickets to see "The Perfect Idiot" and/or "All Together Now!"

Please see the website for details! 

https://westtheatre.booktix.com/


Exciting News for Our Students _ NWACC to Establish Truck Driving Licensure Program

Seniors and Juniors - please follow link below to read more about an exciting career opportunity soon to be offered by NWACC.  

https://talkbusiness.net/2021/09/nwacc-to-use-288000-grant-to-establish-truck-driving-program/


ASVAB Test for West Seniors Oct. 26

Seniors are invited to sign up to take the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) on Tuesday, October 26 at 9am in the lecture hall. Click the link above to register. 


Buy your 2022 yearbook TODAY!

The 2021-2022 BWHS Yearbook is on sale NOW! Get your copy today for the lowest price of the year! Books are only $55 now through October 31! Go to tinyurl.com/buytheclaw to order yours today!