[BHS Etree] BULLETIN - Student Daily Bulletin, Oct. 5 (Wed.)
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STUDENT DAILY BULLETIN
Wednesday, September 5, 2011
*New to the bulletin today
1. Remember to get your student ID if you don't already have one. Stop by
the counseling office and ask Robert Stiles to make you an ID during lunch
or after school. Berkeley High is using student IDs more this year. For
example, you'll need one to get into rally day, which is coming up in a few
2. And here's another inside scoop: next week will be our first tardy sweep
after lunch. If you get stopped in the tardy sweep your parents will get a
phone call. So all you lunch slowpokes -- start getting back to campus
quicker from now on!
3. Sign-ups for the PSAT have begun for Sophomores and will continue through
October 7. The fee is $22 cash, check or money order (payable to Berkeley
High School). This is a practice for the SAT. Fees will be collected at the
Donohue Gym tickets windows during lunch and after school to 4 p.m.
1. From Leadership: Berkeley High! Listen up! Every 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 prize!
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. The Philosophy Club will meet today at lunch in room C125! Be there or
*2. Come to Berkeley High's: South Asian Student Union or Desi Club;
Thursdays at lunch in G212. Get down with the brown!
3. They're cute, they're little, they're endangered, and hardly anyone knows
about them! Come to C135 at lunch on Tuesdays and learn how you can help
save the elusive axolotl! Meet axolotl fans, participate in creative
projects and get CAS laws!
4. 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.
5. If you signed up for Chicano/Latino there will be a mandatory meeting
Wednesday, October 5th during lunch in G201 and bring your own lunch.
6. Are you ready for CHESS? Are you a CHESS NUT or a WANNABE CHESS NUT? The
first meeting of the BHS Chess Club will be this THURSDAY in PORTABLE 7
from 3:30 to 4:45. We will meet every Thursday. All levels, from beginner to
expert, are welcome. Go Jacket Chess!
1. Senior College Advising Appointments: Seniors were able to sign up for
college advising appointments beginning Monday, Oct.3. The first available
appointments will be on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Please sign up in the College
Center D221. Students who are in the International High School and Academic
Choice (L-Z) will sign up to see Ms. Price. Students who are in CPA, AHA,
CAS, Green Academy, and Academic Choice (A-L) will sign up to see Ms.
Marquez. College Center Office Hours: 8-4
2. Senior portraits: First and second week of October. Make an appointment
at www.abcschoolportraits.com <http://www.abcschoolportraits.com/> .
These visits take an entire class period and are held in the College/Career
Center. Seniors may attend the visits by signing up in advance in the
College/Career Center and by having each teacher whose class they will miss
sign an authorization form (available in the College/Career Center) prior to
the visit. Students may attend a maximum of 10 sessions. The list of
college visits is updated weekly on the College Advisor's website at
Wednesday, October 5
10:40 am - 3rd Period West Point Academy (NY)
Thursday, October 6
10:40 am - 3rd Period Claremont McKenna College (CA)
12:24 pm - 4th Period UC Berkeley (CA)
1:28 pm - 5th Period Carleton College (MN)
Friday, October 7
9:31 am - 2nd Period Northwestern University (IL)
10:40 am - 3rd Period Agnes Scott College (GA)
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
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 2:15-3:15 pm 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 information.
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