[BHS Etree] BULLETIN: Student Daily Bulletin, May 10 (Fri)

BHS Etree bhs at lists.lmi.net
Fri May 10 14:40:05 PDT 2019

PLEASE do not reply to this email, announcements are reviewed in the BHS Main Office by Vice Principal Tammy Rose bhsmorningannouncements at berkeley.net<mailto:bhsmorningannouncements at berkeley.net>

9:00 am Analytical Writing Essay: This Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time Correction: 9:00 am Analytical Writing Essay Test
Saturday's Analytical Writing Essay Test is going to be at 9:00 am. here at Berkeley High.

Hot Pitches, a cappella concert:
Berkeley High's student-run a cappella group, the Hot Pitches, are performing concerts on Saturday, May 11, Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18. Come watch the show-we'll be performing our arrangements of popular songs, as well as fun dance choreography. The concert is an hour and fifteen minutes long, and tickets for the first night are pay what you can! The Hot Pitches won the BHS 2018 Battle of the Bands with our performances of "Havana," "Shape of You," and "Toxic." See some of these songs and many more, along with a beatbox showcase, at the full Hot Pitches concert!
The shows start at 7pm in the Little Theater. Tickets will be sold at the door, beginning at 6:30pm:
May 11 - pay what you can, $5 suggested
May 17, 18 - $5-15 sliding scale

The City of Berkeley is hosting a Health and Wellness Celebration on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event will take place at San Pablo Park, 2800 Park Street, Berkeley, CA 94702.

Come and CELEBRATE and Enjoy FREE:
·  Refreshments
·  Entertainment
·  Mother's Day Arts and Crafts
·  Dental Screenings
·  Bread and Fresh Food Giveaway
·  Acupuncture, Chiropractic, and Mammogram Screenings, and
·  Health Insurance Enrollment

Flyers are available at the Front Office and teachers have been given a limited supply for distribution to interested students.
For more information please contact Sabrina Valadez-Rios, PH: 510.549.5431, svaladezrios at lifelongmedical.org<mailto:svaladezrios at lifelongmedical.org>.

2019 Chicano Latino Graduation: If you would like to be part of the 2019 Chicano Latino Graduation please go to D224 during lunch or after school to sign up. The last day to sign up is Wednesday May 15th 2019. The ceremony will be on June 1st 2019 at 12 pm at St Ambrose Church.

Black Graduation Meeting and Rehearsal: We will join together before our Saturday, June 1 (2:00pm) graduation ceremony.
Students are expected to attend the rehearsal to recite their short speech and work with a coach.
Rehearsal Date: Thursday, May 30th
Location: Berkeley Community Theater
Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm

Afro-Haitian Dance Production: We hope to see you for this amazing production!
Date: Thursday, May 16th
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Berkeley Community Theater
$12 Reserved
$8 General
$5 Students, Seniors (65), Child
Family Group Rates Available

PA Announcements and positive shout outs will resume after testing:
During AP/IB testing (Monday, May 6-Friday, May 31), we will not make morning announcements and positive shout outs over the PA system in order to have quiet, uninterrupted testing environments around campus. We will send student announcements via email only from 5/6-5/31.

YEARBOOK: Hello Berkeley High! Don't leave school this year feeling empty, buy a yearbook! This year's yearbook is waiting for you. It captures the experience of life at Berkeley High School and it will give you something to look back on for years to come. These memories will last a lifetime. You can buy your yearbook at yearbookordercenter.com<http://yearbookordercenter.com/> or in C327 after school.

STUDY GROUPS: Come to the AP/ IB study groups to corse specific group studying, test prep materials, some snacks, and optional (but recommended) mindfulness!

·         Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6:30 at 85 Degrees Bakery Cafe (21 Shattuck Ave Berkeley)

·         Saturdays from 10AM-5PM at the Berkeley Public Library - South Branch (1901 Russell St, Berkeley)

Spring 2019 Waivers:

Your signed and competed yellow portions of the Spring PE Waiver is due Friday, May 24, 2019. No exceptions will be made for missed deadlines.

Summer 2019 * PE WAIVERS
***Waivers are not electronic, you must pick up a hard copy in the BHS counseling office***

Waiver Process
1. Fill out Parts 1 & 2 of the waiver.
2. Have your coach fill out part 3 only, do not have them fill out part 4 yet. Have your coach write the letter.
a.    Letter Requirements:
 i.     MUST be on letterhead
 ii.     Your name and the date
iii.     Your coach's contact information
iv.     Assurance that you are meeting state physical standards and competencies through the activity
 v.     The specific number of hours you will be doing the activity - a minimum of 60
 vi.     The coach/director who writes and signs the letter MUST also sign the waiver at the beginning of the semester & at the end. Remember all coach signatures must be by the same coach.

3. Must provide proof of registration and/or billing statement from the organization where you plan to complete your PE credit requirement. The registration must be current to summer 2019 and must have the student's name showing he/she is registered.

4. Bring your proof and waiver to the Counseling Office no later than Thursday, June 13, 2019.  We will give you back your yellow copy. Do not lose it, you will not be provided with another copy.

5. Once you have completed your hours, have the same coach sign the yellow copy of the waiver (part 4). Bring the waiver to the counseling office by Friday, September 13, 2019.

6. Remember, your activity must:
·      Be a structured athletic program or a competitive (state-sponsored) team sport.
·      Include at least five hours of structured activities per week -- at least 60 hours for the semester.

* At present, the Berkeley YMCA is the only gym with a BHS PE waiver.  If your student is participating in a BHS Athletic Team (ie: LAX, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Baseball, etc.) they will receive credit for their participation on the team. If you are wondering about credits for a BHS Athletic Team, please contact the office of the Athletic Director at athleticdirector at berkeley.net<mailto:athleticdirector at berkeley.net>

7. Questions?  Stop by the counseling office or email: pewaivers at berkeley.net<mailto:pewaivers at berkeley.net>

Summer 2019

Distributing Waiver


First portion of the Waiver Due


Completed(yellow) Waiver Due



Seniors! Come celebrate yourselves with pizza, a raffle, music, and some fun activities on Friday, May 17th! It's Decision Day!! Whether you're going into the workforce, college, or the military, it's time to celebrate your accomplishments! Again, that's Friday, May 17th at lunch in the College and Career Center! Register by heading up to the CCC or looking at one of the flyers posted around school!

Seniors! As the end of your high school career draws near, we invite you to celebrate your accomplishments, honors, and scholarships at our Senior Awards Night which will take place May 30th (Thursday) in the Little Theater at 6 PM. Sign ups and RSVPs are in your e-mails from Mr. An. Or visit the CCC for more information.

Another reminder for UC Admitted Students: Entry Level Writing Requirement: Test this Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Berkeley High School C Building @ 9:00 AM
Register and pay $110 for the test unless you are exempt. If a student received a UC application fee waiver, there will also be a writing test fee waiver.

See criteria for exemption below:

ALL STUDENTS who will enter the University of California as freshmen must demonstrate their command of the English language by fulfilling the Entry Level Writing Requirement (formerly known as Subject A requirement).

Students can meet this requirement by scoring:
o30 or better on the ACT, English Language Arts; or
o30 or better on the ACT, Combined English/Writing (last administered June 2015); or
o680 or better on the SAT, Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing*; or
o680 or better on the SAT Reasoning Test, Writing (last administered January 2016); or
o3 or above on either Advanced Placement Examination in English; or
o5 or above on an International Baccalaureate Higher Level English A: Literature exam (formerly known as Higher Level English A1 exam); or
o6 or above on an International Baccalaureate Standard Level English A: Literature exam (formerly known as Standard Level English A1 exam); or
o5 or above on an International Baccalaureate Higher Level English A: Language and Literature exam; or
o6 or above on an International Baccalaureate Standard Level English A: Language and Literature exam

For more details about who should test, sample tests and more, see the following links:

E-mail: awpe at ucop.edu<mailto:awpe at ucop.edu>

Enjoy a great weekend, everyone!

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