BHS Tiger News

Week of October 10, 2021

Greetings BHS Families,


Firstly, THANK YOU to everyone who participated in or supported Spirit Week, the Homecoming Game and Homecoming Dances last week! A great time was had by all - all due to your hard work and dedication to our students. GO TIGERS!


This is Week #7 of Semester 1. This week we will be holding Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences. This is an opportunity for families to connect with teachers to ensure your student’s success. Please determine to connect with at least 3 of your student’s teachers to support and to be supported.


Parents with students in Belleville New Tech. If you need assistance with your Echo account, please contact Director Scott Wilsey at swilsey@vanburenschools.net. Student grades and assignments can be monitored for BNT classes on a daily basis through Echo.


Important Dates and Events for This Week:

  • October 13th & 14th (Wed & Thurs) - Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences from 4-7pm (Wed, 10/13) and from 12pm-3pm and 4pm-7pm (Thurs 10/14). Please see emails and updates from our Director of Instruction, Jeff Moore.

  • October 14th, October 15th - HALF DAYS - 10:31am Dismissal

  • October 20th - BHS Virtual Tiger Parent Meeting, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Link to follow)

  • October 22nd - Picture Make-up Day, Use this form to sign up: Retake Day Sign-up

Have a great week everyone, and Go Tigers!


~ Principal Crockett, AP Mrs. Green, AP Mr. Roberson, AP Mr. Wright, BNT Director Mr. Wilsey, and AD Mr. Brodie

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Upcoming HOME Events:

10/11 - Boys V Soccer vs KLAA Crossover, 5:30pm

10/12 - F Volleyball (5:00), JV Volleyball (5:00), V Volleyball (6:30) vs Churchill

10/12 - Boys & Girls CC vs John Glenn/Wayne @ Van Buren Park, 4:00pm

10/12 - Girls V Swim vs Grosse Ile/NB Huron, 6:30pm

10/13 - Boys V Soccer vs Taylor, 5:30pm MHSAA Districts

10/14 - F Football vs Franklin, 4:30pm

10/14 - JV Football vs Franklin, 6:30pm


NOTE: CONCERNING Middle School Students at High School Games.

**For the remainder of the 2021 Varsity football season, High School students will be required to show their Student Identification in order to purchase a ticket for admission into the game. In addition, any student not of High School age will be required to have an accompanying paying adult with them in order to purchase a ticket and attend the game.


GO TIGERS!!

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Last week, a representative from Eastern Michigan University’s Financial Aid Department shared valuable information with our BHS families. Please click HERE to view a recording of FAFSA Night.


Need money for school? Check out our local scholarships! Also, don’t forget to sign-up for Going Merry. Going Merry connects students with national scholarship opportunities.


Local Scholarships 2021/22


Scholarships with October deadline dates:

1.Talent Show ScholarshipProvider: Going Merry

Amount: $150

# of winners: 1

2. Heisman High School ScholarshipProvider: Acceptance Insurance

Amount: $10,000

# of winners: 100

3. Horatio Alger National ScholarshipProvider: The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.

Amount: $25,000

# of winners: 106

4. Horatio Alger State ScholarshipsProvider: The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.

Amount: $10,000

# of winners: Varies

5. Horatio Alger Career & Technical ScholarshipsProvider: The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.

Amount: $2,500

# of winners: 1020

6. The Cooke College Scholarship ProgramProvider: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Amount: $40,000

# of winners: 150

7. NuView Treatment Center ScholarshipProvider: NuView Treatment Center

Amount: $1,000

# of winners: 1

8. Dream Corps TECH Scholarship FundProvider: PwC Charitable Foundation

Amount: $1,500

# of winners: Varies

9. YoungArts' National Arts CompetitionProvider: National YoungArts Foundation

Amount: $10,000

# of winners: Varies

10. Montem Health and Wellness ScholarshipProvider: Montem Outdoor Gear

Amount: $1,500


Virtual College Visits for the week of 10/10:

10/11- Eastern Michigan University

10/12- Oakland University


Upcoming Events:

FAFSA Filing Night- October 20th @ 6:30pm VIRTUAL

BHS Virtual College Fair-November 17th @ 6:30pm VIRTUAL


Upcoming Opportunity: Career Exploration Series

Our first Career Exploration Series will be held on Tuesday, October 12th during the 6th hour. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) related careers. Additionally, students will learn about SMASH, NACME and SWE- Detroit (Please click on links below for more information.)

https://www.smash.org/

https://www.nacme.org/

SWE-Detroit


Click HERE to register for this event! Registration deadline for this event is Monday, October 11th.


Career Exploration Resources:

MI Talent

Going Pro

Roadmap 2 Opportunity

Career One Stop

My Next Move


Michigan Top 50 Careers

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