Spring 2016 - Bowling Green City Schools
Spring 2016 - Bowling Green City Schools
A-F Mr. Doug Niekamp, ext. 1012 G-N Mrs. Kristen Benner, ext. 1013 April/May 2015 530 W Poe Rd. Bowling Green, OH 43402 Inside this issue: ACT Test 1 Penta / Honors Diploma 2 Credit Recovery / Academy Info 2 Scholarships 3 Office Manager, Mrs. Pam Eyer, ext. 1010 ACT Test Date YEARBOOKS Last Chance To Buy! Reminder The next national ACT test date is June 11, 2016. The regular registration deadline is May 6 and the late registration continues through May 20 (for an additional late fee). Online registration and test date information can be found at www.actstudent.org. 1 Awards Assembly O-Z Mr. Kyle Hackenburg, ext. 1011 REMEMBER TO SHARE THE INFO! Reminder to the recipients of these newsletters that your high school student needs to see these also. Please share this valuable information with them! Attention Parents! The last chance to order the 2016 yearbook is Thursday, April 29th. The price will be at $55 until this date. After this date there will be no additional orders placed. Please pre-order to guarantee your copy. Senior Ads are due April 29th to Corey Sexton, please email her if you have any questions . [email protected] Please keep the guidance office informed of any address changes, telephone and emails changes too! Students, remember to check your school email too! Special points of interest: BGHS Local Scholarship Awards Program - Apr. 26 On Monday, May 16h, from 8:15 9:30 A.M. we will be recognizing senior accomplishments during our departmental awards ceremony in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). Parents please feel free to attend this event. This is also an opportunity for seniors to have their college scholarship awards announced. If you have been awarded a scholarship at the college you are planning to attend, please fill out the form located in the Main Office. Please return this form to Mr. Nichols by May 13th. CALENDAR of EVENTS… Link to HS Calendar: https://sites.google.com/a/bgcs.k12.oh.us/calendars/bghs BGHS Academic Awards Program - May 16 April 21 May 30 - Memorial Day April 26 GRADUATION - May 22 @ BGSU - STROH CENTER Local Scholarship Awards-7:00PM in PAC April 30 Prom @ BGSU Grand Ball Room May 3 Community Interviews for Juniors May 16 BGHS Academic Awards - 8:15AM in PAC May 22 [email protected] 2:00 p.m. May 26- Last day of classes Awards Assembly TBA 4th qtr. Mid-terms Summer school Health April 22,23,24 High School Musical STROH May 26 Last Day of Classes CENTER- THIS IS THE LAST COUNSELOR’S CORNER NEWSLETTER OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. Page 2 Counselor’s Corner College Credit Plus Previously known as PSEOP, Ohio's new College Credit Plus can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to provide a wide variety of options to college-ready students. College online classes are available as well as a few BGSU classes taught by BGHS staff members who are mentored by a university faculty member. BGSU’s deadline for fall is May 1 and their deadline for next Spring semester will be in November. Please see Mr. Hackenburg if you have any questions. PENTA NEWS Upcoming Events at Penta: April 21: Senior Achievement Award Ceremony April 26: Dinner With Your Teacher (New Sophomore Exploratory students) April 28: Dinner With Your Teacher (All Other New Students) May 13: (Tentative) Seniors’ Last Day Penta GradPoint summer Recovery Class Options What should you do if you fail a required class? Final grades will be mailed home in June. If you find you have failed a required course, you may consider the following options to help get your academics back on track: *Repeat the course next year at BGHS– The counselors will review and revise your schedules to include the courses that need to be repeated. Double check your schedule before the beginning of next year. *GradPoint online classes– which adhere to the Ohio Content Standards, are available, at a cost, to our students during the summer. Sign up forms will be available in the office at the end of the year. See your counselor for questions. *WCESC Course Completion– Only for qualified students. See your counselor for qualification guidelines and enrollment forms. May 17, 18, 19 (Tentative) Senior Recognition Ceremonies Are You A Scholarship Winner? If you receive scholarships from colleges or outside organizations, let others hear your good news!! If you have received a scholarship of $500 or more, the Sentinel-Tribune has a policy that you may have your photograph published in a future edition of the newspaper. Your photo can be printed only once. If interested, pick up a form in the guidance office, list your scholarships, attach a photograph and return it to Marie Thomas, at the Sentinel-Tribune. Students who will be receiving a scholarship at the evening Senior Scholarship Program on April 26th will receive their forms during the ceremony or you may pick them up before. The deadline for submission to the Sentinel is Friday May 6th. It’s time for the BGHS Local Scholarship Program HONORS DIPLOMA The Ohio State Legislature has established the Honors Diploma and it’s criteria, which differs for vocational and college preparatory students. Penta students seeking an Honors Diploma should see Mrs. Rehard at Penta. College preparatory students at BGHS should check the list posted in the main and guidance offices in mid-May. If their name is NOT already on the posted list and you think you qualify, see Mr. Hackenburg to verify your eligibility. The Local Scholarship Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at the Bowling Green Middle School. This program will recognize students who have been selected as recipients for our many local scholarships. Students that have been chosen for scholarships will receive advance invitations by mail. All seniors, parents, family members and friends are welcome to attend this event. A separate awards assembly for academic awards by department will be held during the school day on May 16th. Due to the low enrollment for Summer Health Class we are not going to offer this as a class option for the summer. However, you may sign up for Summer Health Class through GradPoint. This course will cost $100.00. See Mrs. Eyer to sign up in the Guidance Office. Scholarships Scholarship information arrives in the guidance office throughout the school year. Students are encouraged to routinely review scholarship opportunities in the guidance office. Scholarship Due Date Amount Quest Bridge March 23, 2016 ??? Ohio Newspapers Foundation March 31, 2016 ??? Glass City Credit Union Scholarship March 31, 2016 $1,000 Ohio Farm Bureau April 1, 2016 $500 AAA Northwest Ohio April 1, 2016 ??? Annual Book April 1, 2016 ??? William D. Squires Education Foundation Inc. April 5, 2016 $3,000 NW Ohio Credit Union April 8, 2016 $1,500, $1,000 & $500 Bricklayers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee April 8, 2016 ??? Wood County Sheriff’s Office April 15, 2016 $500 Youngstown State University April 15, 2016 $8,000 Student Insights April 22, 2016 $$4000, $1,000, $500 Harry Hughes Horseman’s April 30, 2016 $500 Henry-Wood Sportsmans Alliance April 30, 2016 $500 Youth Nations at the University of Toledo May 1, 2016 Camp with different Scholarships for UT Minority Journalism Scholarship May 15, 2016 $1,500 Aspiring Aminations June 1, 2016 $1,000 Aspiring Fashion Professional June 1, 2016 $1,000 Biology Major BGSU Scholarship June 1, 2016 ??? Aspiring Animation Professional June 1, 2016 $1,000 Kappa Delta Rho Scholarship July 1, 2016 $500 .Bowling Green Area Schools Preschool Program The Bowling Green School District provides a preschool program for children with special needs. The preschool classes are taught by certified teachers and follow a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Each class is held for 2 ½ hours, Monday thru Thursday. The classrooms are housed at Crim Elementary School. If you know a child between the ages of 3 and 5 who may have special needs, please contact Christie Walendzak at (419) 352-3576 ext. 4033. An important part of the preschool program is the involvement of peer role models. Children participating as peers must be between the ages of 3 and 5 and must demonstrate typically developing skills. There is a fee for this portion of the program. If you know a child who would be appropriate as a peer please contact Ann Sommers at (419) 352-3576 ext. 4031. Bowling Green Area Schools School-Age Program The Bowling Green School District provides school-age programming for children 5 through 21 years of age. Through collaboration and utilization of a team approach, the educators of Bowling Green Schools create and implement programs specific to the needs of each child. If you know a child between the ages of 5 through 21 who may have special needs, please contact Bob Yenrick (419) 352-3576 ext. 4030.