[BHS etree] BULLETIN: Student Daily Bulletin for 1/31/08

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January 31, 2008

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*1. BSEP Meeting is February 5, 2008 from 5-6:30 PM.  Agenda: Introductions
Approval of meetings from last meeting; Approval of Agenda; Public
Comment; Chair report; Presentation and Discussion of Program Evaluation;
Update on Program evaluation; P & O Committee report; SGC report; End of

*2. Willard Mathworks needs you!  Receive tutoring, community service and
even leadership credit for tutoring middle school students. Tuesdays
3-4:30 PM.  Come to our meeting at BHS in room H115 on Tuesday, February
5th at 3:30 PM for more information.

*3. BHS Mock  Election Results:  Barack Obama was the overwhelming winner
of the presidential primary with 65.8% of the vote.  A distant second was
Hillary Clinton with 16.56% of the vote.

4. BSEP applications are available!  Online copies are
available. You can pick up copies from the administration office.

5. This week we are having Winter Ball Ticket Discount Days!  On the
specified days, tickets are only $50.  Thursday, January 31st all BIHS and AC
sophomores and freshman get the discount.  Winter Ball is in two weeks.
Tickets will not be available at the door!

6. 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.


*1. Do you want to learn about French Art?  If so, join the French Club
this Friday at lunch in room C102 to hear Mr. Conn’s presentation.  There
will be free food!  Once again, come to C102 this Friday at lunch to learn
about French Art and don’t forget that food will be provided.

2. The Berkeley high Student Court is now accepting applications from
those who are interested in becoming student lawyers.  A UC Berkeley
law student will teach you and you will earn 5 elective credits in
return for your work.  Step up your commitment to your future; learn
public speaking, meet new friends, and help make a difference at your
school.  Come to H104 and ask to speak to Mr. Luu for more


*1. Attention Basketball Lovers: Don't miss the most important girls
basketball league game of the season- the jackets face Hercules for who
takes first in the league. Tonight.  JV- 5:30 PM and Varsity- 7:00 PM.
Take advantage of the 2 for 1 student deal and bring a friend to watch
this exciting match up.  See you in the Donahue Gym.

2. Track and Field sign-ups: Tryouts begin February 4th at 4:30 pm.

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 31        Conditioning    3:30 - 5:00 pm

Senior / Junior Section

*1. Seniors: February 4, 2:20 PM in the College/Career Center- Want to take
some time off before you go to college?  Come to hear information on City
Year in San Jose.  City Year is a non-profit Americorps program.  Students
serve as mentors and tutors in San Jose elementary schools as well as run
after school programs on campus.  For more information go to [
http://www.cityyear.org ]www.cityyear.org.

day to file applications for admission to any other CSU campus still
accepting applications.  This change is due to budget cuts.  If you
are considering applying to any of the open campuses (Channel Islands,
Chico (except nursing and recording arts majors), Fresno, Fullerton
(open to engineering and computer science majors only), San Jose, San
Marcos (if space is available), Sonoma (except for interdisciplinary
studies, human development, liberal studies and nursing) and
Stanislaus) and need help with your application, please see Ms. Abrams
or Ms. Price as soon as possible

3. SAT/ACT Test dates- February 7 is late registration deadline for the
March 1 SAT tests.  March 7 is the regular registration deadline for the
April 12 ACT test.  Subject tests are not offered on this test date.  Fee
waivers for low income students are available in D221.

4. For Juniors- Nordstrom Scholarship Program: Open to juniors in the Bay
area with a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.7 who has made a substantial
contribution to community service, is involved in school activities and
demonstrates the financial need for a scholarship.  Five $10,000
scholarships will be awarded.  Applications available in D221.  Deadline:
May 31.

5. EXPERIENCE BERKELEY PROGRAM - This FREE summer program includes
panels with students, faculty and alumni, personal statement
workshops, academic planning, financial aid sessions and more.
Students stay in the UC Berkeley residence halls during the program.
There are two separate programs - one for high achieving African
American students (either July 10-12 or July 31-August 2) and one for
high achieving Latino students (June 19-21).  Pick up your
applications in D221.  Deadline for Latino student program is February
29, for the African American student program it is March 14.

6. SCHOLARSHIPS- The complete list of applications is available in the
College Career Center and at
- Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship- open to high school
seniors who are members of the Berkeley Chapter of the Japanese
American Citizens League and will be attending college in Fall 2008.
Deadline- March 1.  Scholarships: Up to $1,200.  Applications
available in D221.
- PDK Prospective Educator Scholarship program- open to any high
school senior intending to major in education.  A variety of
scholarships will be offered. Applications available in D221.
Deadline-February 1st.
- Community Network, Lewis Latimer- open to African American seniors
with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who plans to attend a  two or four year
accredited college or business school majoring in computer science or
the telecommunications industry.  Scholarships of at least $500 will
be awarded.  Applications available in D221.  Deadline- February 29.

7. 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 January 30.

8. 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. 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.

2. Screenagers: 10th annual Bay Area high School Film and Video
Festival, Saturday, Feb. 2, 1:00 pm, 3:30 pm (two screenings/same
show); Tickets are $5 for everyone.  Pacific Film Archive/UC Berkeley
- 2575 Bancroft Way @Bowditch, Berkeley.  Tickets are available from
the PFA box office one hour prior to the first showtime.  Advanced
tickets may be purchased by phone (credit card only) by calling

3. 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.


Lifeguard I - East Bay Regional Park District is hiring students age
16 years old (by April 26) for lifeguard positions.  Salary begins at
$13 per hour.  Applications available in D221 or at
http://www.ebparks.org .  Deadline:  March 7.

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