[BHS Etree] BULLETIN: Student Daily Bulletin, May 14 (Mon.)

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Monday, May 14, 2012


*New or updated information




1. Summer school applications can be picked up in the counseling office.
You must be a current senior or junior.   You must check in with your
counselor before you submit your application-no exceptions.  Applications
turned in by June 1st will get a confirmation during the last week of


2. Please start returning any textbooks that you are no longer using to the
textbook room.  This will help the collection process at the end of the year
and relieve you of all of those books!  The textbook room is open 15 min.
before school, 15 min. after school and lunchtime Monday - Thursday.


3. Essay Contest:  Is African American Studies still relevant for today's
student?  Submit a essay/poem no less than 600 and no more than 1200 words.
All pages must be double-spaced.  Essays or poems must be submitted by
11:59pm on Friday, May 29, 2012. The prize is a Brand new IPAD!  Winner must
be present at Treyvon Martin panel discussion on May 31st 6:30-8:30pm.
Contest open to Berkeley High and B-Tech students.  Submit all submissions
to vernonwalton at berkeley.net or drop it off at the Berkeley High School's
front desk.


4. Attention Seniors  who are 18 years of age and Juniors who will be 18 by
the next Primary Election. The League of Women voters will be at BHS on
Wednesday, May 16th and May 17th to register students who are eligible to
vote in the Presidential Election in November of 2012.  Please come out to
sign up in the courtyard at lunch. Let your voices be heard!




1. Seniors please stay focused!!  Your final grades count..Finish the year
out strong..Colleges will see everything on your transcripts!!!




Hey did you miss Cheerleader Tryouts? Don't worry, you have a second chance
to tryout.  Tryout dates are May 21, 22, and 23 @ 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Please
pick up an application in the main office today! Deadline to turn in
application is Friday, May 18, 2012 by 5pm.  Don't miss your chance to be a
member of the best cheerleading teams in town! IMPORTANT: A completed
application must be turned in by the deadline AND YOU MUST attend all three
days of tryouts in order to be considered.




1. Thousand Oaks Elementary is holding our annual school carnival on
Saturday, June 2 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. We'd love to have student
volunteers to run our games and activities. The event will be held on the
playground at Thousand Oaks . If you haven't completed your community
service hours and would like to help us out, or if you'd like more
information, please call or text Laura-Kate Rurka at 415.203.3019 or email
at toptacommunity at gmail.com.    


2. Volunteers Needed for John Muir Elementary May Fair on Thursday, May 17
from 5 to 8 pm.:  Can you spare 1-2 hours to help us set up, run a booth,
serve food or clean-up? This year, we're using VolunteerSpot, a time-saving
online coordination tool. To sign up to volunteer at May Fair, go to:
http://bit.ly/muirfair and complete the simple online form. Or contact Susan
Weeks at 510-684-0463 or susan.weeks at comcast.net.





Bay Area Girls Rock Camp is an Oakland-based non-profit dedicated to
empowering girls through music education, creation, and performance. Our
summer camp is a week-long program for girls ages 8-18. Form a band on
Monday, and perform an original song that Saturday. No musical experience is
required. Camp will be held at Oakland School for the Arts at the Fox
Theatre in Downtown Oakland, CA. Showcases will take place at The New
Parish. Tuition: $0-$400 / We offer full and partial financial aid upon
request, and no one is turned away for lack of funds. Visit
www.bayareagirlsrockcamp.org <http://www.bayareagirlsrockcamp.org/>  to

2. Berkeley Jazzschool GIRLS' JAZZ & BLUES CAMP, August 6-10, 2012 -
Registration is now open for the fourth season of the wildly successful
Girls' Jazz & Blues Camp. Held at the Berkeley Jazzschool Mon-Fri, Aug.
6th-10th, 2012 from 9:30am to 3pm, with a final concert on Aug. 10 at 6pm,
the camp is open to instrumentalists and vocalists entering grades 6-12.
Providing a supportive atmosphere for musical development and making new
friends, the camp features an all-woman faculty from the Montclair Women's
Big Band.  Girls play in ability appropriate Jazz Bands, Blues/Funk bands,
Roots Music Choir, Songwriting, open jam sessions and electives such as
Latin ensemble, percussion and theory/improvisation. Max. 45 girls. Tuition
$450 ($475 after June 1). Some financial aid available.  More info:
www.jazzschool.org/girlscamp  or 510.758.2200 or email:
girlscamp at jazzschool.org



LOST: Class ring missing.$25 reward no questions.Women's size 7..Please
return to the admin office at the front desk.



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