Student Announcements



BWHS Seniors 2021 College and Career Prep Google Classroom

Have a question about how to log in to Naviance? Request transcripts? Need an example of a resume? Check out the BWHS Seniors Google Classroom. Enter code 225oo64. 


LEDA Scholars Program Application Open Now!

LEDA is looking for juniors in high school who want to be challenged academically, have demonstrated a commitment to their studies, have the desire to be a leader in their families, schools, and communities, and embody LEDA's core values of excellence, integrity, compassion, and community. 

Applicants must be a junior attending a public high school in the U.S. graduating in 2022, a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have DACA Status, have an annual household income under $90,000, and a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5.

The deadline to apply is December 14, 2020


Arkansas Governor's School Applications Now Open

Current juniors may now apply to Arkansas Governor's School, which will take place July 5- July 31 at Arkansas Tech University. The deadline to apply is January 20. Click here for more information.


Need to see a counselor, advocate, college advisor, or registrar?

This year we are using Google forms to request to see a counselor, student advocate (Mrs. Keeley), college advisor (Mrs. Camarigg), or a registrar.  The forms are available on a QR code in classrooms, on our BWHS website under the counseling tab, and with all of your teachers.  We recommend you save these links on your phone or Chromebook for easy access.  They are available for both virtual and blended students all year. 

Please utilize these forms rather than sending an email or walking into the SLC to request.

To see a counselor (academic questions, mental/social/emotional support) use this form:

Student request form to see a counselor

To see a student advocate for personal/financial/family/attendance, etc. assistance, our college/Naviance advisor, or a registrar for registration/residency/enrollment/ NCAA assistance use this form:

Student request form to see advocate, college advisor, or registrar


Join HOSA

Are you interested in going into the medical field? If so, HOSA is the place for you! Health Occupation Students of America is a club that aims to encourage students to pursue their interests in being a part of the future healthcare workforce. With access to resources and volunteer opportunities, it is a great place to explore many different paths and find which one works best for you!

The first meeting will be on Tuesday,  November 3rd during flex. Make sure to also check Mypaymentsplus to pay the club dues and fill out the interest form found here!! Membership dues are due by November 6th. Contact Mrs. Mathis for any questions/more information: kmathis@bentonvillek12.org  


SNACK PACK PROGRAM

The Samaritan Community Center continues to partner with the schools to provide food for eligible students on a weekly basis through the Snack Pack Program for Kids.  The program provides 8-10 items to students weekly on Friday afternoons.  The food items usually provided are: Shelf Stable Milk, Fruit Cups, Pudding, Fruit Snacks, Easy Mac, Ramen Noodles, Shortbread Cookies, and Applesauce.  If you are interested please contact Mrs. Keeley, Student Advocate, in the Student Life Center or at rkeeley@bentonvillek12.org.


ROAR After School Program

This program is funded by a grant from the United Way, which allows us to offer this program at no cost to students or parents.

Who: ROAR is for any student who is looking for a fun place to hang out after school, to connect with fellow students and staff, and to gain academic support. 

What: After-school program with snack or meal, homework and tutoring time, and activities.  

When: Starting September 21st; Monday-Thursday from 3:55-6:00

Where: ROAR Room 2408

Why: To have a quiet place to work on homework after school, to have a good snack before you head home for the day, to participate in fun activities, and to build richer relationships with other BWHS teachers and staff. 

How: Complete the application and return it to Ms. Tucker, Mrs. Lewis (2451), the SLC, or the Front Office.

Note: Bus transportation will be provided for students

Questions? Contact Ms. Tucker (stucker@bentonvillek12.org) or Mrs. Lewis (dmendez@bentonvillek12.org) for more information.


Play NWA - AIM Foundation

You can participate by walking, running, biking, or swimming your way through a 100k event in NWA (100k is roughly 62 miles!) The event runs from October 1st – October 31st. You will keep up your miles, on the honor system, and submit them to AIM on Oct. 31st. The collected funds go to support the AIM Foundation. The School that raises the most for AIMs will receive an Education Grant of $500.00 for their Autism Classroom.  There is a Scavenger Hunt that goes along with this event.  Details are on the AIM website.

Go to the link https://www.flipcause.com/secure/team_fundraiser/ODg1MDU=/7693

There are 3 Ways to Support:

1. Join our Bentonville West Wolverine’s Team and sign up to participate in the 100 K.

2. Go to the team page and sponsor one of the team mates that has already signed up to take the challenge

3. Go to the team page and make a donation to the team.


Student Fees and Fines

Due to COVID restrictions all student fees must be paid using My Payments Plus.  My Payments Plus is a free online service used to pay fees, fines, club dues, test fees, et cetera. Please click here to create or access your account at: https://www.mypaymentsplus.com/welcome . Fees must be cleared before any participation in student events, activities or parking permit requests.  Please contact Mrs. Kirmer at jkirmer@bentonvillek12.org or call 479.286.9792 for any questions or concerns regarding your student's fees.

If the fee is for a textbook or library book, the fee can be waived if it is turned in to the library in good working condition.  Please contact Mrs. Evans at mevans@bentonvillek12.org or call 479.286.9675 for more information regarding your students textbook or library fees.

For athletic fees, please contact Mrs. Overstreet at koverstreet@bentonvillek12.org or call 479.286.9890."


Lacrosse Google Interest Form due Oct 31st

Any Bentonville West High School boy or girl wanting to register for our Lacrosse spring season starting in January or needing more information, please complete the following google form prior to October 31st.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqZH6_LU4YlHA97X0EYecubxOCmEO3AzHn3gqvc2mR4YziUg/viewform


Seniors- Cap/gown orders due Nov. 20

BWHS Seniors- Cap/gown orders are due November 20, 2020.  Pick up your cap/gown packets in the SLC and place your order online or via mail in form.  Cap/gown will be delivered in the Spring.  Ring orders may be placed at any time.  Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.


Juniors- Class ring order forms available in SLC

BWHS Juniors- Josten class ring packets are available in the SLC. Ring orders may be placed online or via mail at any time.  Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.


Free HotSpot Request Form

Families of students enrolled in Bentonville Schools and participating in the free and reduced lunch program may be eligible for a T-mobile hotspot to provide internet connectivity at home at no cost to the family.

For more information, visit our website: https://www.bentonvillek12.org/Domain/5635

Fill out this form if you qualify for a free HotSpot: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf7JlbNZKYyWL1y-PzW6KrecTfrK8oN4AcnGFDyPOxjXvdqow/viewform


Northwest Technical Institute Openings!

NWTI has openings in both their Criminal Justice and CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) programs for the spring semester!  

If you are a senior and interested in earning certifications and/or college credit hours (you will earn 9 hours for criminal justice) this spring, please email your counselor and ask for an application. Be sure to specify which program for which you want to apply!

http://nwti.edu/high-school-programs/ 


Craft Club Meeting--Fall Craft

Craft Club Members/Those Planning to Join:  Sign up for Flex 6.3 on Thursday, Oct. 29th in Mrs. Tyer's room to make a Fall Craft!


BWHS Key Club

Are you interested in being part of a club dedicated to service and leadership? Come check out Key Club! We provide leadership and service opportunities which look GREAT on your college applications.

Club Meeting: Thursday, 10/29

First Flex

Location - TBD

Questions? Contact Mrs. Brown (wbrown@bentonvillek12.org) or MaKenna Bagley (bagleym@bentonvillek12.org)


TEDx Bentonville West HS Application

Bentonville West Student Council is  excited to announce our TEDx Event! TEDx, Student Council and Coach Mackey’s team are thrilled to start this journey!

The TEDx event will take place virtually. All speeches will be uploaded to our TEDxBentonvilleWestHS YouTube account Saturday, March 6, 2021. Yet, speakers will have their speech filmed in person, while taking social distancing precautions. 

We invite and encourage all Bentonville West students and faculty to apply to be a TEDx speaker!

Click this link for more information: TEDxBentonvilleWestHS Application

Applications are DUE January 4th at 11:59 PM

If you are interested, but still have questions, please reach out to your StuCo president, Anna Dean (deana@bentonvillek12.org) or Mr. Stone (astone@bentonvillek12.org)


Virtual Town Hall with Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Public Service & Leadership

On Thursday, Oct. 29, Gov. Asa Hutchinson will hold a town hall meeting, sponsored by Arkansas Boys State, that is free for students, educators, and Arkansans to attend. You may register for this 4pm event here. here.


LAST WEEK for Senior Ad Early Bird Prices!

The deadline for ordering your yearbook senior ad at the discounted Early Bird rate is Friday, October 30! Order online at tinyurl.com/buytheclaw. Be sure to order your yearbook, too! Questions? Email Mrs. Bowers at tbowers@bentonvillek12.org


French Club Meeting

Please join us on Tuesday November 3, 2020 for our French club meeting during Flex 6.2, We hope to see you there!


Virtual School Picture Days for High School are 11/17 at 1:30 - 3:00 and 11/18 at 8-12

Virtual School students in grades 9-12 can visit the PD Center Entrance at the Child Enrichment Center for their picture days.  They can go at any time during those time slots.  Directions - Drive to AppleGlen Elementary, take a left on Community Drive (one way street) at the stop sign in front of the AGES flag and proceed 300 ft. to the parking and double doors on the left.  Additional parking is in a lot to the right (toward WJHS).


Flex Session Information for ASMSA

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts is a public, residential high school for talented and highly motivated students who have an interest and aptitude for mathematics and science as well as a passion for creativity and the arts. Sign up for Mrs. Wilber's 6.2 Flex on November 6th to find out more about your opportunities at ASMSA. 


CLOTHING DRIVE AND GIVE-AWAY

TIME TO CLEAN OUT THOSE CLOSETS! From October 26-November 9, bring your clean, gently used clothing (any size!) and drop off in the bins outside the front office! The Philanthropy-Minded Club is collecting your donations for 2 weeks, and on Saturday, November 14 we will be giving the clothing away! Stay tuned for more details about the clothing give-away!


Interested in Photography? Graphic Design? Computers? Web Design?

Please tell us what you are interested in!  By taking just five minutes to complete this easy survey, YOU can help decide what programs we offer on your campus: Student Survey