The Blue & Gold

Volume 3, Issue 1 - August 2, 2015

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AUGUST

3 (M) First Day of School - Report to Assigned Homeroom

6 (TH) Golf, Middle & High School Tryouts, Richland Golf Center, 4:30-6PM

7(F) Junior Class Meeting, Cafeteria, 8:45AM

7 (F) BHS Cheer Camp, Ages 4 & Up, 5-9PM, $35, Registration Form

21 (F) Jamboree, Varsity Football vs. MCHS, Home, 7PM

24 (M) F/JV Football @ Grissom, Away, 5PM/6:30PM

27 (TH) JV/V Volleyball @ New Hope / DAR, 4:30PM/5:30PM

28 (F) Varsity Football vs. Austin, Senior Night, Home, 7PM

28-29 V Volleyball @Hoover, TBD

31 (M) F/JV Football @ Austin, Away, 5PM/6:30PM

First Day of School - Monday, August 3rd

Welcome Back Bucks!

Students entering the building before 8:15AM should report to the lunchroom. At 8:15AM a bell will ring and students may enter the main building at this time. At 8:25AM a bell will ring for students to report to their assigned homeroom. Student schedules will be distributed during homeroom on the first day day of school.

2015 Yearbook Distribution

Yearbooks were distributed during homeroom on Monday, August 3rd. Any student who was absent or did not receive his/her yearbook should see Mrs. Krentel in Room 119 by this Friday, August 7th to pick up his/her yearbook.


2015 graduates can pick up his/her yearbook from 8:30-11:30, Monday August 3rd through Friday, August 7th.


Please email Mrs. Krentel at ckrentel@madison.k12.al.us with any questions. Thanks!

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2015 Summer Reading Assignments

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Buckhorn Golf Website

Follow the Golf Team on Twitter @bhsbucksgolf

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Camp participants will receive a t-shirt and snacks, as well as learn cheers, chants, jumps, stunts - all age appropriate. Join our Varsity and JV cheerleaders for the camp, and then cheer with them at the Jamboree! Click HERE for registration form!

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Please join us in welcoming our new faculty members! Click the link below to meet them.

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ARCHERY - 3RD PLACE NASP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Congratulations Buckhorn Archery!! The 23-member strong archery team from Buckhorn High School made it close to the bullseye in major competition. The Buckhorn team netted 3,415 points to nab a third-place finish in the NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) World Tournament. Their finish was only 32 points away from that of the winning school. #BuckPride

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2015-16 BREAKFAST & LUNCH PRICES REMAIN THE SAME

BREAKFAST

K-12 $1.75
Reduced $0.30

MCBOE Employee $2.25
Visitor $2.75

LUNCH
K-8 $2.25
9-12 $2.50

Reduced $0.40
MCBOE Employee $3.00
Visitor $4.00
Student Visitor, K-8 $2.75
Student Visitor, 9-12 $3.00

2015-16 Breakfast Menus

Click this button to access the school breakfast menus.

2015-16 School Lunch Menus

Click this button to access the school lunch menus.

Pre-Pay for School Meals with PayPams

Click this button for more information about PayPams.

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Schedule Your Senior Portraits Online

You can also call the Lifetouch Studio to schedule your portraits: 256-382-2798

Senior Website

Visit the senior website frequently for important information and up-to-date announcements.

Scholarships

Please be sure to confirm official deadlines and specific scholarship requirements.

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Junior Class Meeting

Friday, August 7th at 8:45 a.m. in the cafeteria.
College Scholarships Open to Juniors

You don't have to wait until your senior year to apply for funding.

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Save $5.00 on "Enjoy the City" Coupon Books - now only $15.00 (while supplies last). Coupons are valid through 12/31/15.


Preview the entire coupon book HERE and see how you can save hundreds of dollars instantly! To purchase a coupon book, please email Ms. Suzanne Sullins: ssullins@madison.k12.al.us


Thank you for your support! Go Bucks!

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SEPTEMBER

1 (T) JV/V Volleyball @ BHS, Hazel Green/Randolph, 4:30PM/6:30PM

3 (TH) JV/V Volleyball @ James Clemens

4 (F) Staff Development (1/2 day for students)

4 (F) Football vs. HGHS, Cotton Classic, Home, 7PM

5 (S) JV Volleyball, Bob Jones Tournament, TBD

7 (M) Labor Day

8 (T) JV/V Volleyball @ Sparkman/Madison County, 4:30PM / 5:30PM

8 (T) F/JV Football @ HGHS, Away, 5PM/6:30PM

10 (TH) 6-Week Progress Report

10 (TH) JV/V Volleyball @ BHS, Catholic/Arab, 4:30PM/6:30PM

11 (F) Football @ Huntsville, Away, 7PM

11-12 V Volleyball @ Bayside Tournament, Daphne, AL, TBD

12 (S) ACT

14 (M) F/JV Football vs. Huntsville, Home, 5PM/6:30PM

15 (T) JV/V Volleyball @ Lee/Madison County, 5:30PM/6:30PM

17 (TH) JV/V Volleyball @ BHS, Gadsden City, 4:30PM/5:30PM

18 (F) Football @ James Clemens, Away, 7PM

18-19 V Volleyball @ Hartselle, Eddie Preuitt Ford Invit'l, TBD

21 (M) F/JV Football vs. James Clemens, Home, 5PM/6:30PM

22 (T) JV/V Volleyball @ BHS, Huntsville, 4:30PM/5:30PM

24 (TH) JV/V Volleyball @ Madison County, County Tournament, TBD

25 (F) Homecoming Game, Bucks vs. J.O. Johnson, 7PM

26 (S) JV/V Volleyball @ Austin Tournament, TBD

26 (S) Homecoming Dance, BHS Cafeteria, 7-11PM, $15/single or $25/couple

28 (M) JV Football @ Madison County, Away, 6PM

29 (T) JV/V Volleyball @ BHS, Grissom, 4:30PM/5:30PM


OCTOBER

1 (TH) JV/V Volleyball @ Gadsden

2 (F) End of Nine Weeks

2 (F) Football @ Bob Jones, Away, 7PM

3 (S) V Volleyball @ Chick-fil-a Invit'l, Guntersville, TBD

3 (S) JV Volleyball @ James Clemens Tournament, TBD

5-9 Fall Break (Students/Teachers)

6 (T) V Volleyball @ Grissom. 4PM

6 (T) F Football vs.Bob Jones, 6:30PM

8 (TH) V Volleyball @ Huntsville, 4PM

8 (TH) Football @ Sparkman, Away, 7PM

10 (S) V Volleyball @ James Clemens Tournament, TBD

12 (M) V Volleyball @ BHS, Westminster (Senior Night), 5PM

12 (M) F/JV Football vs Sparkman, Home, 5PM/6:30PM

13 (T) V Volleyball @ Madison County/James Clemens, 5:30PM/6:30PM

15 (TH) Report Cards

15 (TH) V Volleyball @ Guntersville/Arab/Plainview, 4:30PM/5:30PM/6:30PM

16 (F) Football vs. Grissom, Home, Youth Night, 7PM

17 (S) V Volleyball @ Cullman Tournament, TBD

19 (M) V Volleyball @ Area Tournament, TBD

19 (M) F Football @ NGA-Fayetteville, Away 5PM

19 (M) JV Football @ Lincoln County, Away, 6:30PM

22-24 V Volleyball @ Super Regional Tournament, Huntsville, TBD

23 (F) Football @ Gadsden City, Away, 7PM

24 (S) ACT

28-29 V Volleyball @ State Tournament, Birmingham, AL, TBD

29 (TH) 3-Week Progress Report

29 (TH) Football vs. Muscle Shoals, Home, 7PM


NOVEMBER

10 (T) Staff Development (1/2 day for students)

10 (T) Veterans Day Breakfast & Assembly

11 (W) Veterans Day

19 (TH) 6-Week Progress Reports

23-27 Thanksgiving Break


DECEMBER

12 (S) ACT

19 (F) End of Nine Weeks

21-Jan 5 Winter Break


JANUARY

4 - 5 Staff Development / Workdays

6 (W) Second Semester Begins

7 (TH) Report Cards

18 (M) Martin Luther King Jr. Day

28 (TH) 3-Week Progress Report


FEBRUARY

6 (S) ACT

12 (F) Staff Development (1/2 day for students)

15 (M) President's Day

18 (TH) 6-Week Progress Report


MARCH

11 (F) End of Nine Weeks

14-18 Spring Break

24 (TH) Report Cards


APRIL

7 (TH) 3-Week Progress Report

9 (S) ACT

15 (F) Staff Development (1/2 day for students)

19 (T) ACT Plus Writing, 11th Grade, BHS, 8:30AM

28 (TH) 6-Week Progress Report

30 (S) 4th Annual Super Saturday-Rummage, Market & Old-Fashioned Fair, 7AM-3PM

30 (S) Prom, Huntsville Depot Roundhouse, 8PM - Midnight


MAY

3 (T) ACT Plus Writing, Make-Up, 11th Grade, BHS, 8:30AM

16 (M) Weather Day

24 (T) Last Student Day, End of Nine Weeks

25 (W) Teacher Workday

25 Graduation, VBC, 3PM

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2015-16 Holidays

Student Half-Day (Teacher PD): September 4th

Labor Day: September 7th

Fall Break: October 5th - 9th

Student Half-Day (Teacher PD): November 10th

Veterans Day: November 11th

Thanksgiving Break: November 23rd - 27th (full week)

Winter Break: December 21st - January 5th

MLK Day: January 18th

Student Half-Day (Teacher PD): February 12th

Presidents Day: February 15th

Spring Break: March 14th - 18th

Student Half-Day (Teacher PD): April 15th

Weather Day: May 16th

Last Student Day: May 24, 2016


2015-16 MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS' CALENDAR

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DONATE SCHOOL SUPPLIES

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You can access the school wish list using this link: http://amzn.com/w/10J69RP7YUKEY


PLEASE NOTE : We will gladly accept in-kind donations of any of the requested items.


**There are approximately 800 items on the wish list ranging from ~$2 to ~$150, with a combined total of ~$7000 That is less than one item per family! Check it out and see how you can make a difference in the educational experiences of our students!!!**


If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Sullins at ssullin@madison.k12.al.us

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It is easy to raise funds for your non-profit or school group at The Chill Factory®. They will dedicate four hours to your group to raise funds with their help. Your organization invites the public to attend, they provide the treats. Your organization will receive 20% of all yogurt sales to put towards your goal. Non-profit status is required for community groups. School groups must have permission from the school principal to fundraise.


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The Chill Factory • 2246 Winchester Road • Ste 103 • Huntsville, AL 35811 • (256) 859-2277

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Disclaimer

The Madison County School District does not discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious preference, disability, age, gender, citizenship, non-English speaking ability, or homeless status. Students with disabilities will be provided with the same needed supports and services for extra-curricular programs and activities that are provided during the school day, unless doing so would fundamentally alter the nature of the program and activity.


Contact for Title IX and Section 504
Mrs. Anna S. Watts
Telephone: 256.852.2557 Fax: 256.851.2127
Email Address: awatts@madison.k12.al.us


Some links will let you leave the school online newsletter. Some of the linked sites are not under the control of the school/district, and the school/district is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The school/district is providing these external links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the school/district.


Madison County Board of Education

Superintendent Matt Massey

1275 Jordan Road, Huntsville, Alabama 35811
Mailing Address P.O. Box 226
Huntsville, Alabama 35804
(256) 852-2557


Buckhorn High School

Principal, Mr. Todd Markham

4123 Winchester Road, New Market, Alabama 35761

(256) 851-3300


If you find inaccurate or inappropriate information on any of the external links, please contact Ms. Suzanne Sullins immediately. Thank you.

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