Coffee for a Cause Where: Library What: Iced Coffee ~ $2 / Cappuccino ~ $1
If you have a school Chromebook or personal device and you have NOT done one of the below TWO things, you MUST do it TODAY or your Chromebook will be deactivated !! Complete the Responsible Use Policy form online with a parent/ guardian. !! Complete your Digital Etiquette course in LearnBPS. Every student must do both of these tasks. If you have not or aren’t sure, please stop up in the library TODAY.
LifeTouch Pictures: For those trying to view your pictures online, they are not yet available. Once the picture packets are sent to BHS, you will receive them in your English class (or in the office for those that don’t have an English class) On those packets will be your unique picture ID. They should be coming to BHS within the next week or two.
Elevator Use: If you do not have a medical condition that requires you to use the elevator, you are not allowed on it.
Seniors: All seniors are required to schedule a short conference with their assigned counselor. The conference must be scheduled during your free time (before school, after school, lunch). Sign-up sheets are on the table in the Student Services. Sign up as soon as possible because it is required to graduate.
Josten's will speak to the senior class during their 3rd period classes on Thursday, September 20th. Seniors, please go to your 3rd period and at 10:25am your teacher will release you to go to the Knaak. The presentation should last about 15 min. Once it’s over, you are expected to return to that 3rd period class.
Josten's will be in the foyer from 9-2:30 Thursday, September 27th and Friday the 28th from 9-2 to take orders. All your order needs can be done directly through Josten.com
Juniors & Seniors: Listen up Juniors & Seniors because this is extremely important!!! Every Junior and Senior has to have a 2nd dose of MCV4 vaccine. This is a NEW requirement this year so if you’ve only had 1 dose of MCV4 or if you are thinking you did this when you were a Freshman or Sophomore, you did not. The 2nd dose is a new requirement this year. You need to have this done or scheduled to have it done by October 1st!!!! So if you aren’t sure if you’ve had the 2nd dose, ask your parent or see Michelle Schmidt in Student Services.
Drama Club will meet every Monday night at 7pm in Room 111.
HOSA will be taking orders for Demonating Cancer shirts until September 25th.
All shirts are $15
Orders can be placed with a HOSA student or stop by Room B7
All proceeds will be split to help defray ongoing medical costs for Randy Krogstad as well as to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation (HOSA’s national service project).
The plan is to wear these shirts (or pink) on Friday, October 12th football game vs. CHS
FCA – Fellowship of Christian Athletes will have their first meeting on Tuesday, Sept 18th at 7:45 AM in room 210. If you have questions, contact Mr. Lardy, Mr. Wilhelm, or Mr. Thomas.
Mu Alpha Theta is Bismarck High School’s Mathematics honor society. Once a month we meet and do fun math activities. This year we are working with trebuchets, rockets, and many other hands on math related projects. Mu Alpha Theta looks great on any application or resume and all grades are welcome to join. The 1st meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 19th at 3:30 pm in room 312. Talk to you math teachers for applications or stop by room 312 and talk to Mr. Silbernagel.
Bismarck Public Schools has 4 National Merit Scholarship contenders. Congratulations to Naomi Hegwood & Signe Penn for being in the National Merit Semifinalists
Congratulations to Will Madler & Isaiah Olsen! Who received the Sports Honor Roll certificate of achievement for Football from Schwan GM Auto Center and KFYR-TV
On Thursday, September 20th at 1:18 pm (CDT), there will be a test of the National Emergency Alert System (EAS) during school hours. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed. There is a good chance that this exercise may disrupt class time as the test message will be sent to cell phones. The test should only last a few seconds, Do not be alarmed it is only a test.
No School on Monday, September 24th
Free and Reduced Meals
Free or Reduced Meal Applications must be renewed each year.
Free or Reduced meal benefits DO NOT rollover from year to year you must re-apply. If no application is received your students will be charged for their lunches until the application is received, entered, and approved. These charges will not be reversed, and will become the parents obligation to pay.
Applications can be submitted in one of the following ways:
Drop it off at BHS
Drop it off at the Hughes Admistrations Building at 806 N Washington St.
Mail to: BPS Child Nutrition Dept., 806 N. Washington Street, Bismarck, ND 58501.
Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, the North Dakota Department of Health School Immunization Requirements have been updated to require a second dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) for students entering eleventh or twelfth grade. This means your current tenth or eleventh grade student will need proof of two doses of MCV4 before returning to school in the fall.
Please schedule an appointment with your child’s health care provider or your local public health department today.
Bismarck Public Schools is looking for Instructional Aides to help in the classroom. Most jobs are at the elementary level in both regular and special education. The hours vary, depending on the position, with benefits paid for 6 hours or more per day. If you are interested, bring a resume and be prepared for a brief interview on Wednesday, October 3rd, at 8:30 am at the Hughes Educational Center, 806 North Washington Street. For more information, click here.
Oct. 8 School Board Meeting
The Bismarck School Board will meet at 5:15 pm at the City-County Building at 221 N. 5th Street. The public is invited to attend the meeting or watch it LIVE on cable channel 2.