Congratulations to Bauxite FBLA Chapter. They got 4th place for the Largest Chapter in the State and Gold Seal Recognition. Emilie Gann received recognition for Who's Who in FBLA, and Mrs. Anderson received Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser for 2020-2021.
Seniors -- New scholarships posted on the Mindful Miners website. Deadlines are QUICKLY approaching. http://minercounselingcenter.weebly.com/
Seniors -- Jostens will be in the auditorium on Wednesday, April 14th from 11:30-12:30 to hand out Cap and Gowns.
Seniors and Senior Parents - Make sure you keep checking the Mindful Miners website for new scholarships and upcoming dates.
ATTENTION All students - The UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion offers virtual summer programs to immerse underrepresented minority and disadvantaged K-12 and college students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences with a focus on health careers and professions. For more information and to enroll, visit https://ddei.uams.edu/ddei-outreach-programs/ Deadline to apply: April 9th
BHS will be giving the Accuplacer on Monday, April 5th. This test is for students who want to attend the Saline County CTE Center and do not have a college entrance exam yet or students requesting to take concurrent credit courses next year and still need a qualifying score. There are only 20 spots available. Students must sign up using the link in the email sent today from Mrs. Mathys.
UCA Admitted Students Day - Students can sign up for any Wednesday between March 29 and April 23. Spots are limited! Students can register using this link: uca.edu/admissions/events/
New, Bauxite-only scholarships posted on the Mindful Miners website, and some deadlines are approaching. Don't miss out on free money! http://minercounselingcenter.weebly.com/
Reminder - All juniors must be at school tomorrow morning beginning 1st period. Bring your charged chromebook to complete non-test information. All 10th grade must be at school tomorrow morning beginning 1st period for the Civics Exam. Students must bring charged chromebooks. If a student is exempt from this test, he/she would have gotten an email from Mrs. Mathys. Otherwise, 10th grade must be here. Students may check out with parent permission after testing.
Juniors--Are you interested in winning a new laptop and $5000? First Electric's Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., was canceled for 2021, but First Electric Cooperative and the state’s other electric cooperatives will provide a web-based opportunity for select high school juniors in June. Applicants must be high school juniors during the 2020-2021 school year, and their parents or guardians must be First Electric members. See the Mindful Miners website under class information for juniors for the application and more information. http://minercounselingcenter.weebly.com/juniors.html
New scholarship opportunities posted on the Mindful Miners website. http://minercounselingcenter.weebly.com/
BHS students are working hard to improve their ACT scores by attending a test prep workshop with Chad Cargill hosted by Henderson Talent Search.
Junior Students/Parents - There was some confusion about the non-test portion of the ACT. The non-test information will be completed on the day of the test, which is Tuesday, March 9th, and EVERY SINGLE junior needs to be on campus beginning at 7:45 am to take the test on that day. More information about testing day procedures and test prep options have been emailed to students. Please, make sure students are checking their email for information.
Reminder - Tuesday, March 9th, all juniors are taking the free ACT and sophomores are taking the Civics Exam. 9th and 12th grade will be virtual. Test prep for the ACT can be found on the Mindful Miners website. Test prep for the Civics Exam has been posted in Class of 2023 Google Classroom and emailed to students.
Juniors, seniors, and parents can register for an on campus college visit day and find out why it is a great time to be a Nighthawk at National Park College! Choose a date: March 30th at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 31st at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Presentations will include: Admissions process Financial aid and scholarships Academic programs Student life Residential life Athletics And more You’ll also take a tour of campus and get any questions answered. Registration is required! Sign up at np.edu/nighthawkdays Masks are required, and social distancing will be enforced. Each session has 80 seats available, and each registered participant can bring up to 2 guests.
Austin Pate wins 6th place at the 4A1A State Swim Championship in the 100m Freestyle. Congratulations! ❤️⚒🏊🏻♂️
Izzy Ragsdale - State Diving 4A-1A Runner-up! Way to go Izzy ❤️⚒🏊♀️
Seniors--The deadline to order Cap and Gowns for graduation is this coming Friday. Please, check email for a message from Jostens.
BHS Students - If you requested to go to the CTE Center next year but have not filled out the ASU Three Rivers Application, you need to do that immediately. Visit bit.ly/CTEApp to complete the application.
BHS Sophomores - All 10th graders are required to be at school on March 9th for the Civics Exam. This will no longer be a virtual day for 10th grade.