[BHS Etree] BULLETIN: Student Daily Bulletin, Wed. 4/21

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Tue Apr 20 16:09:56 PDT 2010

April 21, 2010  

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SAT word of the day: absolve(v) To free from sin or its penalties.

*1. Star testing next week – April 26 - 30. Please be prepared.

Tuesday April 27 (6 minute-passing)    
CST English Language Arts (ELA)    
8:30-8:50    20 minutes    Prep/Attendance
8:50-10:15    85 minutes    ELA Part 1
10:15-10:20    5 minutes    BREAK (students stay in class)
10:20-12:00    100 minutes    ELA Part 2 
12:00-12:50    50 minutes    40 minute LUNCH + 10 minute Post-prep 
12:56-1:43    47 minutes    Period 3 + Bulletin
1:49-2:36    47 minutes    Period 2
2:42-3:30    48 minutes    Period 1
Wednesday April 28 (6 minute-passing)    
CST Math        
8:30-8:40    10 minutes    Prep/Attendance
8:40-10:10    90 minutes    Math Part 1
10:10-10:15    5 minutes    BREAK (students stay in class)
10:15-12:00    105 minutes    Math Part 2 
12:00-12:50    50 minutes    40 minute LUNCH + 10 minute Post-prep
12:56-1:43    47 minutes    Period 4 + Bulletin  
1:49-2:36    47 minutes    Period 5
2:42-3:30    48 minutes    Period 6
Thursday April 29 (6 minute-passing)    
CST Science        
8:30-8:50    20 minutes    Prep/Attendance
8:50-9:50    60 minutes    Science Part 1
9:50-10:05    15 minutes    BREAK (students stay in class)
10:05-11:05    60 minutes    Science Part 2
11:05-11:55    50  minutes    40 minute LUNCH + 10 minute Post-prep
12:01-1:07    66 minutes    Period 3 + Bulletin  (Make Up Tests)
1:13 -2:19    66 minutes    Period 2  
2:25-3:30    65 minutes     Period 1
Friday April 30 (6 minute-passing)    
CST History    10th/11th Graders (There are a few exceptions)
8:30-8:50    20 minutes    Prep/Attendance
8:50-9:45    55 minutes    History Part 1
9:45-10:00    15 minutes    BREAK (students stay in class)
10:00-11:05    55 minutes    History Part 2
11:05-11:55    50  minutes    40 minute LUNCH + 10 minute Post-prep
12:01-1:07    66 minutes    Period 4 + Bulletin (Make Up Tests)
1:13 -2:19    66 minutes    Period 5  
2:25-3:30    65 minutes     Period 6

*2. Save the date!! The seventh Annual BHS Health and Wellness Fair will be held this Friday, April 23rd. This year's fair will be on the football field from 1st period through lunch, and students must arrive with their classes. Come enjoy fun games and activities, sample some nutritious food, and get important information on healthy living! Teachers, if you want to bring your classes to our health Fair, leave a note addressed to Pamela in the health center box in the mailroom with which classes you want to bring and how many students are in each class.

3. Do you want a top job on the student leadership team? Do you want to have your voice heard on the BIG decisions and oversee the planning of exciting events? We need applicants for the ASB President, Vice-President, Chief of Service, Chief of Social Activities and the School Board Rep!! Boost your resume big time. Applications in Leadership Office. Applications due April 21st. 

4. Willard Mathworks tutoring Tuesday, April 27.

*5. Please join us as we celebrate and remember Kyle Harty Strang at a memorial service on Tuesday, April 27th from 5-7 pm in the Little Theater. All are welcome.


*1. Earphone English today at lunch in C116. Choose a movie to watch for a small field trip and lunch, the first week of May.

*2. Congratulations to the American Red Cross Club and a big thank you to all of those who donated blood last week. Over 60 pints of blood were collected. That's dozens of people whose lives will be saved or prolonged because of awesome people that give blood here at Berkeley High. Go Yellowjackets blood donors!


Seniors!! Senior Ball tickets are on sale now in the Athletics office, they are $70. 


*Calling all students -- do you need to learn how to drive? Well, Berkeley Athletic Fund's online auction is offering many "online" drivers ed classes at unbelievable starting bids. They even have a driving school course where you will practice driving in a new mini cooper! Register and bid on these great deals. You won't be sorry and more importantly you'll learn how to drive.  Be safe. Go to HYPERLINK "http://www.biddingforgood.com/bafonlineauction" www.biddingforgood.com/bafonlineauction__


1. BHS Juniors only, take an SAT/ACT practice test at BHS. $15 pre-registered (cash only). Please sign up in the College Career Center.

2. Financial Aid Workshops will be in the College Career Center at 3:30 pm, Tuesdays.


*1. Come audition for a Midsummer's Night dream! The Fall Play 2010. Auditions will be held in A205 on April 26, 27, and 30th. Sign up on the drama board in the A building.
2. Academy Award-nominated documentary "The Most Dangerous Man In America," co-directed by BHS and Willard parent Rick Goldsmith, will be shown on May 6, 2010 at the Elmwood Theater in a special benefit for Willard Middle School. The film tells the story of Pentagon strategist Daniel Ellsberg's decision to leak top secret documents about the Vietnam War to the New York Times in 1971 – a decision that made headlines around the world. The program is from 7:15-9:30, and includes a Q&A with Rick Goldsmith and Patricia Ellsberg, Daniel Ellsberg's wife. Tickets are $20 in advance (mail checks by 4/28 to Willard Middle School, attn. Kathy Burns, 2425 Stuart Street, Berkeley 94705, and tickets will be mailed to you) or $25 at the door. Don't miss out on this story, which changed the Vietnam War and the face of 20th Century journalism.

*3. Anything Goes. Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter. Open to students entering grades 7 to college in Fall 2010. A madcap farce set in the 1930s on an ocean liner bound for London from New York, Anything Goes boasts a brilliant script, delightfully witty songs, and huge dance numbers to bring the house down.

Tuition: $650; tuition assistance available. Information Meeting: Wednesday April 28, 5:30 pm at Willard MS, Metal Shop Theater. Auditions: Monday & Tuesday, May 10 & 11, by appointment only; please visit our website for more information about preparing for auditions, and how to make an appointment. Performances: October 15, 16, 22, 24, 29, 30, at the Julia Morgan Center for Performing Arts, Berkeley. Rehearsals will start the week of August 23. For more information and to download audition application, visit http://www.ymtcberkeley.org/auditions.html

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