[BHS Etree] BULLETIN - Student Daily Bulletin, Sept. 28 (Wed.)

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011


*New to the bulletin today




1. Sign-ups for the PSAT have begun for Juniors and will continue until
Friday, Sept. 30. The fee is $22 cash, check or money order (payable to
Berkeley High School). This is a practice for the SAT, but for juniors who
score well, it is the qualifying test for National Merit scholarships.
Fees will be collected at the Donohue Gym tickets windows during lunch and
after school to 4 p.m. Sophomores will sign up the following week -
October 3 through 7 - same times and place.


*2. Mathworks wants you!  Earn tutoring and Community Service credit while
tutoring Willard Middle School students in math.  We start Tuesday,
October 4th at Willard Middle School from 4-5 pm.  We continue tutoring on
all Tuesdays from 4-5 pm.  Great for honors/AP Math hours!!


3. Sign up to give blood!! Save a life, be hero! Look for a table outside
of the food court at lunch and put your name on that paper. The blood
drive will take place on Wednesday, September 28th.





1. From Leadership: Berkeley High!  Listen up!  This Wednesday and every
other Wednesday our leadership team is going to hold "Where's Waldo
Wednesday", where a miniature Waldo is hidden on campus and the first
person to find him and bring him to the leadership office will win a


*2. During the month of October, "Teens Turning Green" is challenging you
to be greener.  Sign up online at www.projectgreenchallenge.com
<http://www.projectgreenchallenge.com/>  to receive a daily green
challenge.  At the end of the month you'll have an opportunity to apply
for a 2-day Green Summit program in San Francisco.  There are tons of
great green prices to win so give it a try at ProjectGreenChallenge.com!





1. Hey seniors! Senior portraits take place the first and second week of
October. Don't forget to make an appointment at www.abcschoolportraits.com
<http://www.abcschoolportraits.com/> .  The deadline is coming up soon so
check it out tonight!


2. GRAD night payments are due on October 1st.  Don't forget $100




Wednesday, September 28:

    8:27 am      1st period                 St Lawrence University (NY)

    9:31 am      2nd period                Vassar College (NY)

  12:24 pm      4th period                 Tufts University

    1:28 pm      5th period                 Bard College (NY)

    2:32 pm      6th period                 Technion Israel Institute of


Thursday, September 29:

    8:27 am      1st period                 Brown University

    9:31 am      2nd period                U of Puget Sound (WA)

  10:40 am      3rd period                 U of British Columbia (Canada)

  12:24 pm      4th period                 U of Washington (Seattle)

    1:28 pm      5th period                 Whittier College (CA)

    2:32 pm      6th period                 Northeastern University (MA)


Friday, September 30:

  10:40 am      3rd period                 Case Western Reserve U (OH)\

    2:47 pm      6th period                 Williams College (MA)





1. CSF, the California Scholarship Foundation, is back. Sophomores,
Juniors, and Seniors: if you would like to join Berkeley High's Honor's
Society come pick up an application in the College/Career Center in D221.
Applications are due on Friday, September 30th.


*2. Do you have what it takes to Build On?  Empowering youth through
global education and community service.  Meetings every Wednesday at lunch
in Room G105.  We made a room change so remember G105!!


*3. Urgent and important BSU meeting today, September 28, 2011@ lunch in
H214.  All members please be in attendance and we welcome new members.


4. Are you interested in Asian Culture?  You don't have to be Asian to
join.  Come to the Asian Pacific Islander Committee on Thursdays at lunch
at C334.


5. You probably don't know it but there are as many as 27 million human
beings enslaved right now.  Join Reach!  Help us spread the word and end
slavery now.  Our meetings are Wednesdays at lunch in C125.


6. Join Interact Club! Be part of a huge international service
organization! A great opportunity to participate in community service
projects, meet new people and have fun! Our meetings are 1st and 3rd
Thursdays of the month at the YMCA-PG&E Teen Center from 4-5pm.*





1. Hey are you talented?  Would you like to perform on Rally Day?  Well,
come sign up for auditions in the Leadership office.  October 6th is the
audition day.


2. Seniors!! If you signed up for rally or you still want to be in it,
make sure you come to the practice today afterschool in the Old Gym.  Meet
at the side entrance on campus before practice starts.  This week is the
last week; for late starters to join.  See you there!


3. Spirit Week - T-shirt design submissions are due October 3. 





1. The City of Berkeley's YouthWorks Employment Program in the Department
of Housing & Community Services, will accept applications through November
4th for the Winter/After school program. Qualified Youth (14-25 years old
& Berkeley residents) are eligible to apply for jobs in a variety of
sectors, including childcare, recreation & clerical positions within city
departments and various community organizations. The pay is $8.00/hr, and
Youth may work up to 3 hours/day (15 hrs/week) for a period of 8-10 weeks.
The tentative employment start date is mid-December. To apply: Youth need
to come in person to the YouthWorks office at 2180 Milvia St. (City Hall)
to sign in and pick up an application packet. The completed application
must be turned in by applicant, with required documents including Photo
ID, Social Security Card, Proof of Residence, a typed or word-processed
resume, progress report showing a GPA of 2.0 or higher, and Parental
Authorization for youth under the age of 18. The deadline for returning
the application & required documents is November 4th, 2011. Please note
the following office closures during the application period: Monday,
October 10th, Friday, October 14th & Friday, October 28th. For further
information, contact YouthWorks at (510)981-4970 or email
youthworks at cityofberkeley.info 


2. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School's afterschool ELL Tutorial is
looking for Spanish bilingual tutors who can work from 3-4 pm on Mondays,
Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and from 2:15-3:15pm on Wednesdays. We'll also
consider hiring monolingual English-speaking tutors. We're looking for
patient high schoolers, 11th and 12th grades only, who are good in
pre-algebra, algebra, general math, science 6-8, history, 6-8 and, of
course, literature and writing 6-8. Pay is $9.00/hr. You must arrive on
time! Come by the Science Building, Room 7 and ask for Patricia Rathwell
or Akemi Hamai. You can also call Ms. Rathwell @ 644-4811 for more




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