Seniors - Don't forget that Senior Celebration is TONIGHT. Students need to meet in the library at 5:30. Ceremony starts at 6:00 pm.
April Miners of the Month
Congratulations to Seth Green! Seth has been nominated for the Richard Gilder History Prize, an exclusive invitation into the National Academy of American History and Civics (NAAHC) program. Way to go, Seth!
Seniors - Coors Tek in Benton currently has 21 positions available and will soon have 50 more positions available due to planned expansion. Search for Jobs at myworkdayjobs.com.
Seniors - Pine Haven walk through and Senior Luncheon is tomorrow. Meet at the Miner Man in your cap and gown no later than 8:40 am. Fun will be had by ALL!
StuCo students Hannah Graham and Olivia McDade honor Mr. Shepherd as April Teacher of the Month. Mr. Shepherd teaches Honors World History, AP US History, & AP US Gov. Mr. Shepherd was nominated by the BHS faculty. A fellow teacher said, "He's helpful to co-workers and to student interns. And he's just a good teacher."
Seniors - Are you planning on going into the workforce immediately after graduation? Ben E. Keith is HIRING.
Seniors - Tomorrow is the Academic Signing Day for Bauxite High School Seniors. If you have not signed up, please do that NOW. You need to be meet at The Pit at 1:15. If there's rain, we will move to the gym. Wear your college t-shirt. We want you all to be here! Sign up at https://forms.gle/bvGe4rVvsbxeRpH6A.
Seniors - The Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship is ready for students to start accepting. You'll need to login at https://scholarships.adhe.edu/ and accept your scholarship. Remember, this is the scholarship we applied for in the auditorium together last semester. If you have not applied for the scholarship, you can still do that. Use the same link and apply.
AP exams will take place from Monday, May 3 - Thursday, May 20 as shown on the schedule. Testing will be at the high school in Mrs. Patrick's room (A2). Students should arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled testing time unless they are taking the digital test, they will need to arrive an hour beforehand. Students should bring a pencil and blue or black ink pen. Please remember that students will not receive weighted credit for AP courses unless that course's AP exam is taken. For more information please contact your AP teacher or Caty Douglas (GT/AP Coordinator) at email@example.com. This only pertains to students in AP classes. For a copy of the schedule, visit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DASbxbfeBKbmoy4snTcBAFsNbBmqVU6E0hE53u6aCnM/edit
Juniors and sophomores who scan the QR code and complete the online form will receive a prize in the mail from UCA, and select students will receive a mystery grand prize! The deadline to complete the form is May 15.
Seniors and Senior Parents - Tomorrow, immediately after Senior Week activities, seniors will meet in the auditorium with Mr. Driggers, Ms. Webb, and Mrs. Mathys to go over details for the rest of the year and graduation. Please, make sure you attend to make sure you are aware of all upcoming activities and due dates.
Free webinar on College Planning, Navigating Financial Aid Offers, and state of Arkansas scholarships and grants Sponsored by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education and Sallie Mae April 28th at 7:30 pm During this presentation, they'll share tools and resources to help students and families plan and pay for college. They'll provide insight into the attitudes towards college and how to pay for it. Topics include: · Selecting a school and determining cost · Calculating financial need with the FAFSA® · Deciphering a financial aid offer · Finding and applying for scholarships and grants · Understanding student and parent loans You can register for this webinar at the link below: https://salliemaebank.webex.com/salliemaebank/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec39b1ca2ea2022c18f2de10f5b9521e1
Jabin Page won first place in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s junior duck 🦆 stamp contest. His work will be featured in their federal calendar.
Congratulations to seniors Kate Duncan and Ethan Matthews for being recognized at the Governor's Scholastic Honors Day for Bauxite High School. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3qQzYZnyyU
Congratulations to Kenzie Cummings for winning 2nd place in the Spend a Day with a Judge contest.
Senior Week has begun! Teams blue and purple hard at work. And look - Tiger King and Carol are here!
Happy Administrative Professionals' Week to Cherry Watson and Stephanie Martin. These two keep things hopping in the high school counselor's office! We appreciate you both!
ACT Aspire Summative testing was this week at Bauxite High School. Students who were present each day of testing, arrived in time, and worked hard on their test using close to or all of their allotted time were placed in a drawing for a $50 gift card. Congratulations to our winners, Jayden Khamis and Hillary Perdomo! Thanks for working so hard, girls! Great time to be a Miner!!
The annual BHS Talent Show will be tomorrow at 1:00 PM in the auditorium. Cost has been lowered to $2 for students and $5 for adults.