[BHS Etree] BULLETIN: Student Daily Bulletin, Jan. 19 (Thurs.)

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January 19, 2012


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1. Finals Schedule


January 25, 2012

Period 1            8:30-10:30 am                     

Period 2           10:40-12:40 pm     

Lunch              12:40-1:20 pm

Finals Prep        1:26-2:47 pm


January 26, 2012

Period 3           8:30 -10:30 am

Period 4          10:40-12:40 pm

Lunch             12:40 – 1:20 pm

Finals Prep        1:26 -2:47 pm


January 27, 2012

Period 5           8:30 -10:30 am

Period 6          10:40 – 12:40 pm


2. BSEP Applications for 2012-2013 school year are now available.  You can pick up a printed copy or get one electronically.


3. Friday, January 20th is an Advisory Day Schedule.


4. Students with 2 or more  overdue books will not be able to purchase tickets to the Winter Ball.  Please check under your bed and get those books back to the textbook room!  Check with Ms. Reed (Mon. thru Thurs.) if you have any questions.


5. BART tickets for the month of January are here.  

You can have your child pick them up in D224, LUNCH TIME ONLY! (11:38-12:18) 

February BART ticket orders will be on January 18-19.


6. Signed completed Fall PE waivers are due to the Attendance office by Friday, January 20th @ 4:00 pm.  If you have questions please see Miss James in the Attendance Office.


7. Seeking Mathworks Coordinator. If you are a sophomore or junior  looking for a leadership position for next year, have a good  organizational sense, like working with middle school students and are
willing to work on Tuesdays from 3:50-5pm contact Karen Meryash at kmeryash at gmail.com or call 510-303-3048. 

8. Signed completed Fall PE waivers are due to the Attendance office by Friday, January 20th @ 4:00 pm.  If you have questions please see Miss James in the Attendance Office.




Scholarship Opportunity for seniors: The Berkeley Community Fund provides 4-year scholarships and mentoring support for academically talented and resilient Berkeley high school students. Seniors interested in finding out how to apply for this scholarship are invited to attend a meeting this Thursday, January 19, during lunch in the college and career center (D221).




1.Do you like to ski and/or snowboard?  Do you want to relieve your post-finals stress in a fun and healthy way?  Then you should come on the BHS ski and snowboard trip sponsored by Go Ahead, Shred!  The trip is January 30th, the Monday after finals.  For more information, check out our flyers posted all over school and come to the information meeting on Thursday, 1/20/2012.


2. Stressed out about finals?  Wouldn’t you love some candy?  Send a candy gram to your friends or to yourself!  APIC is selling Lunar New Year Candy grams this week everyday at lunch in the C-building gallery.  Candy grams will be delivered the Friday before finals.


*3. Come to the homeless support club’s bake sale this Thursday at lunch in the C-building gallery. There will be cookies, brownies, and lots and lots of cupcakes!  All proceeds will be donated to the homeless shelter.


*4. Come to Earphone English today at lunch in C124.  We’ll be reading “Catching Fire”.


*5. Interested in a health career?  Then come join HOSA.  It’s a great way to get a jump start towards your future.  It will look great on College Applications and resumes!  Meetings are every Thursday at 3:40 pm in room G203.  Hope to see you there!




1.Looking for a spring sport? Join Men’s and women’s crew!  Come to G305 for information.


2. Softball conditioning begins Jan.17-at 3:45 on the track. We will then condition Tue/Thur/Fri at 3:45. Tryouts begin Feb.6 at Grove Park for those girls who have complete athletic packets.


3. The following team sports compete during the spring season and begin on Monday, February 6, 2012:


Badminton, Baseball, Crew (boys and girls), Golf (boys), Lacrosse (boys and girls), Softball, Swimming (boys and girls), Tennis (boys), Track and Field (boys and girls), and Volleyball (boys).

Students must have an athletic packet including medical examination.  Athletic packets may be picked up in the athletic office Mon.-Fri. from 3:30-6:00.  Submit completed packets in the athletic office or bring paperwork to the Athletic Packet Clearing Night on Thursday, February 2 anytime between 5:30-7:00 PM in the BHS Library.

Tryout times and locations to be determined.  Refer to the website www.berkeleyhighathletics.org

4. The Berkeley High School Cheerleading Squad will hold their First Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser!  Saturday, February 4, 2012, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Willard Middle School, 2425 Stuart St., Berkeley, CA . Donation is $50 per person.  You can buy your ticket from any B.H.S. Cheerleader or B.H.S. Cheer Coach.  Come and enjoy Hot/Cold Fresh Cracked Crab, Pasta, Salad and Garlic Bread, Live entertainment, Raffles, Door Prizes and more.  Tickets go on sale TODAY!!  Please come and support or teams in this fundraising event to raise funds to attend the USA Spirit Nationals.  If you are interested in renting a vendor’s booth, at this great event, please contact Ms. Sandra McGill, for details by calling 510-919-6771.GO YELLOWJACKETS!!!!

*5. If you're planning to try out for the BHS Men's Golf Team please bring your lunch and meet with Coach Scales this Friday (1-20-12) at 12:05 PM, in the trainer’s room.  Coach Scales cell  <tel:510-520-5853> 510-520-5853


*6. New and returning swimmers and divers:  There will be a short meeting at lunchtime on Friday, January 20, at the swimming pool bleachers.  Come and sign up, get some information and an athletic packet.  Practices start in three weeks.

*7. Anyone interested in being on the BHS Badminton team should plan to attend a short meeting about the upcoming season on Friday, January 20th in the Jacket Gym at 3:30 pm (afterschool).


The Spring 2012 PLAY session is starting January 25th and enrollment is now open. 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, Wednesday, January 25 we will spend 11 sessions covering topics include:

Emergency Preparedess/Build-a-kit

Concepts of Criminal Justice Overview by Alameda District Attorney

Individual Accountability and Civil Rights

Basic Weaponless Defense and Color Code of Awareness 

As well as workshops on Crime Scene Investigation focusing on fingerprinting, dispatch responsibilities and much more! 

There are only 12 spaces left this semester so sign up today with Mr. Skeels (CSP), Ms. Rodney (CPA), or contact Fele Uperesa with the Berkeley Boosters at 845-7193 or email at  <mailto:fuperesa at berkeleyboosters.org> fuperesa at berkeleyboosters.org to secure your spot. 



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