[BHS Etree] BULLETIN: Student Daily Bulletin, Sept. 21

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September 21, 2010

*New or updated information


1. BART tickets have arrived, you can pick them up during lunch time only.
If you didn't pre-order tickets, the next time you can pre-order will be
September 28th and 29th.

2. Spirit Week is the last week of October, and it will come faster than you
think!! So we need T-shirts designs now! And yes it's a contest. The winner
gets the t-shirt free and a spirit pack. Tickets to a dance of your choice
or a VISA gift card!!! Submit your t-shirt designs to the leadership office
by October 1st. Your design should be for the front and the back of the

3. Annual BHS Jazz T-Shirt Contest: Become a famous graphic artist and be
the envy of all your friends. Create the artwork and design for 2010-11 BHS
Jazz T-Shirt. Artwork entries are due in the Band Room (A-201) by Wednesday,
October 13. Voting by all BHS Jazz students will take place the following
day. Pick up an entry flyer from Mr. Dailey in the Band Room today. Good


1. Want to start a club?  Or do you need to re-register your club from last
year? Answer: yes you do. Get club registration forms in the leadership
office to start your club today.

2. Would you like to gain leadership skills, build a stronger college
resume, and give back to your community? Then join Berkeley's first ever
Interact Club, sponsored by Rotary International. Come to our kick-off
meeting, Friday, September 24th at 4:00pm in the Community Room of the
Berkeley Public Library. We will be giving an over-view of club activities,
info about college mentorships, and travel opportunities. There will be

3. The BHS Muslim Student Association will be meeting each Friday at 3:40 pm
in room G200. Everyone, including non-Muslim students, is welcome to attend
and talk about issues affecting American Muslims and being a Muslim student
at Berkeley High.

4. Earphone English - First meeting this Friday, September 17th at lunchtime
in C124. Come help us decide what to do this year! (Notice - it is a new day
of the week, and in Mr. Berkman's room.)

5. Got game?? The BHS Chess Club wants you!! We meet every Thursday in
Portable #7 from 3:30 to 4:45 pm. Players of all skill levels, including
beginners, are welcome!

6. Looking for adventure? Join the geocaching club! Geocaching is a high
tech treasure hunt played throughout the world by adventure seekers armed
with GPS devices. Come to room A205 at lunch on Tuesday, September 21st.

7. Want to dance but do your own style, or maybe there's no room in your
schedule, well now you can. Join the BHS dance team, there will be a meeting
and sign up on Monday, 9/20 at the community theater stage at 4:00 pm.


1. SAT Prep Class on Mondays and Wednesdays - Starting Monday, September 20
in Room D219 from 3:30-5:30 pm.

*2. Incentive Awards Program - Seniors, find out about this excellent
scholarship / mentorship / leadership development program for students
applying to UC Berkeley.  You are eligible to apply if you are UC eligible,
have a minimum unweighted 3.5 GPA from your UC approved classes taken in
10th and 11th grades, come from a low income family, and are a US citizen,
permanent resident or eligible non-citizen.  Informational meeting,
Wednesday, September 22, at lunch in the College/Career Center.

*3. This week will be the last chance you have to join Chicano/Latino
graduation.  Please don't procrastinate and sign up by Thursday, September
23.  The committee sign-up will be available in front of the Leadership
office.  Please stay posted on the information regarding the first official

*4. COLLEGE VISITS (Seniors only)
Seniors, sign up in advance in the College/Career Center and pick up a
permission slip. The complete September list is available at

Tuesday, September 21
10:40 Hofstra University
2:32 UC San Diego

Wednesday, September 22
8:27 Wellesley College (MA)
9:40 Vassar College (NY)
10:40 Macalester College (MA)
12:24 Washington University St. Louis (Mo)
1:28 Linfield College (OR)
2:32 Brandeis University (MA)

Thursday, September 23
8:27  Reed College (OR)
12:24 Case Western University (OH)

Friday, September 24
8:27  McGill University (CAN)
10:35 Middlebury College (VT)


1. Looking for athletes to join Women's Crew! See Coach Simon O'Neill in
G305 for information.

*2. Mandatory sign-ups for Boys basketball: Freshman, Junior Varsity, and
Varsity.  Come dressed to workout.  Field bleachers at 4:30 pm, Wednesday,
September 22nd.  Tryouts for all three levels will be November 8-10.

*3. All Students athletes interested in participating in the men's soccer
program, should meet at 4:00 pm on the Derby field, this Thursday, September


*1. The Police and Life Academy for Youth (PLAY) provides an introduction to
and in-depth look at local criminal justice and law enforcement practices.
Starting September 27, we will spend 11 weeks covering topics that range
from knowing your rights and practicing them to emergency preparedness and
career opportunities.  There are only 15 spaces available this semester, so
sign up today with Mr Skeels or contact Fele Uperesa with the Berkeley
Boosters at 845-7193 to secure your spot.


*1. Youth Speaks, under 21 open mic: Friday, September 24th at 826 Valencia,
San Francisco @19th St.  List opens at 6pm, show starts at 7pm.


Looking for a job? Berkeley Public Library is hiring five (5) students to
work at the Central library and branches. These jobs involve assisting Teen
Services librarians in a variety of tasks. Contact 510-981-6147 for more
information. Salary: $10/hour. Email [mailto:bplteens at ciberkeley.ca.us]

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