[BHS etree] BULLETIN: Student Daily Bulletin for 1/17/08
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STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN
January 17, 2008
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*1. Get help studying for finals at the Student
Learning Center and the Teacher Tutorials after
school. Ask your teacher for a schedule or come
by the front desk to pick one up.
*2. BHS whole-school Leadership would like to
congratulate this year's pizza party winners of
the canned food drive. Drum roll please.Mr.
Crowell, Mr. Wolkenfeld and Mr. French all had
several hundred cans. Overall thousands of cans
were donated making this years Holiday meal a
smashing success. So thank you, thank you, thank
you and congratulations to the 2nd period
students of Mr. Crowell, Mr. Wolkenfeld and Mr.
*3. Remember to come to Willard today for
Mathworks from 3:30 -4:30 pm and earn math
tutoring hours. Do you still need math tutoring
hours for this semester? Come to Mathworks, an
after school program at Willard Middle School
this Tuesday, January 22 from 3;30 -4:30 pm. You
can still earn up to 1.5 hours of tutoring
credit! Email Mark Lee at
Willardmathworks at gmail.com if you can make it.
4. Yearbooks- Buy your yearbook for $65 until
January 18. It will go up to $70 and more after
that. Yearbooks for students who qualify for
free and reduced lunch meals are $55. Senior
pages are going fast- you can buy them until next
Friday. To purchase- go to H102 or online at
5. The School of Social Justice and Ecology is
hosting an Electronics Recycling Drive @ Berkeley
High School Parking Lot from 8am to 4 pm on
Saturday, February 2, 2008. Universal waste
includes televisions, monitors, laptops, flat
screens, DVD Players, CPU's, printers, cell
phones and even stereos that are found today in
homes and business.
6. Verifications for 1st semester PE waivers are
due in the registrar's by 01/25/2008. The yellow
copy of the PE waiver or a note from your coach
verifying you completed the required hours will
be accepted. If you have any questions, please
contact Vice Principal Vernon Walton.
7. Attention everyone- Winter Ball tickets on
sale now! They are being sold at the box office
on Allston Way during lunch and after school for
$55. Winter Ball is coming up fast and the price
will increase by $5 next week so hurry and get
your tickets. Don't miss this fun event! Also,
if you are a fall/winter athlete you can also
receive a discount! But you must purchase the
ticket by Thursday, January 17th.
*1. The Close-Up trip to Washington DC is meeting
at lunchtime every Thursday in C310 (Mr. Angell's
room). You must attend if you expect to go on
2. California Scholarship Federation (CSF
members): community service time sheets and
fundraising money are due Friday, January 18,
2008 for the Fall 2007 semester in the College
Career Center. Please contact csfbhs at gmail.com
with any questions.
3. Youth Advisory Board - Are you interested in
health? Do you want to help Health Center
events, give classroom presentations, meet cool
people, and make some cash? The Youth Advisory
Board is a student group that meets after school
every Wednesday to organize Health Center events
and plan presentations. We are looking for new
members! Applications are available at the
health center front desk, and they are due this
Friday, January 18th! Please come by and check
1. Track and Field sign-ups: Tryouts begin February 4th at 4:30 pm.
2. Congratulations to Sophomore Miya Sommers for
winning the Albany Girls Wrestling Tournament
last Saturday at Albany High School. Miya scored
a takedown in overtime to take the championship.
Also placing at the Albany JV tournament were
Freshman Stuart Loebl taking 2nd, Freshman Carter
Tong and Matthew Miyazaki both 3rd, and Freshman
Ben Cerami placed 4th. Good job wrestlers!
3. Attention all boys who want to play BHS
volleyball: Bring complete athletic packets to
the first meeting on February 4 at 3:30 pm in
front of the athletic office. Tryouts start
Tuesday, February 5 at 6:00 pm in the Old Gym.
Wear workout attire. Contact Coach Chris Palk if
you have questions at cpaik at velocitipartners.com
4. Attention all BHS girls interested in playing softball:
Voluntary pre-season conditioning schedule:
January 15,17,18 Conditioning 3:30 - 5:00 pm
January 22,23,24 Conditioning 3:30 - 5:00 pm
January 29,30,31 Conditioning 3:30 - 5:00 pm
5. To all spring athletes: ***Tryouts begin
Monday February 4th *** You must have a valid
physical and complete athletic packet to tryout.
It's time to schedule a physical with your
doctor! Blank packets are available in the front
or athletic office.
6. Attention all swimmers: Anyone interested in
joining the Berkeley High Swimming and Diving
team should attend a short meeting on Wednesday,
January 16, 2008 at 11:40 am (lunchtime) at the
BHS pool. Come and meet your teammate and your
Senior / Junior Section
1. Applying for Financial Aid? Now is the time to
start your application for financial aid. All
colleges require the Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA). I strongly recommend that
you apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. This is
the only official site for filling out the FAFSA.
Beware of other sites that charge money to fill
out the FAFSA. In order to file electronically,
you will need two PIN numbers- one for one parent
and one for the student. These are electronic
signatures. You can apply for the PIN numbers at
www.pin.ed.gov. If you haven't done so already,
I recommend that you do so now. You can start
the FAFSA while you are waiting to receive your
2. Cal Grants- Cal grants are free money from the
state of California based on the student's GPA
and family income. The money may be used at any
accredited California college, public or private.
Applying for the Cal Grant is very easy -just
fill out and submit the FAFSA by March 2 listing
a California college to receive the information
and fill out the Cal Grant Information Release
Form, available in D173 and D221. This is a very
simple form which takes less than 5 minutes to
complete. Deadline to turn in the form is
3. SAT/ ACT TEST DATES- January 19 is the late
registration deadline for the February 10 ACT
test. Register at www.act.org. February 7 is
the regular registration deadline for March 1 SAT
test. Register at www.collegeboard.com
4. Free Latino Education Summit- Saturday,
February 2, Cal State East Bay Gymnasium, 25800
Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward. Conference: 8:30 am
to 2:30 pm; Resource Fair: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm.
Includes free lunch and parking. Learn more
about health, education, and scholarship
resources. Inspirational speakers and workshops.
Open to parents, students, teachers, and
counselors. On the spot college admission
available for seniors. Because space is limited,
you must register to attend. Forms available in
D221 or at www.csueastbay.edu.
1. Berkeley High Talent Show hosted by Faraji
Wright, Marin Ballarin and Zakiya Mowat (AKA-
Z-Rex). Talent show auditions are after school in
C224 on January 18th! Additional sign ups are in
D148. Remember in C224- after school - Jan.
18th! Winners receive cash prize!
2. Do you want to be Prince or Princess at Winter
Ball? Applications are available in D148. Please
have all forms completed and turned in to Mr.
Young by February 1st.
3. Dance Production- Friday and Saturday, January
18, and 19th. Each night at 8:00 pm in the
Little Theater. $5 students/ $10 adults.
4. The 7th Annual Historically Black Colleges and
University tour will be held April 1- April 8,
2008 (Tour A). If any student is interested in
the tour, please see Mrs. Parker in room D224.
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