BRONCO BLAST

An Update from Barrington High School - October 11 , 2019

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SEMESTER 1 - SAVE THE DATE

10/14 - BHS PTO Meeting

10/16 PSAT/NMSQT Testing (only Juniors will be testing - see below)

10/17 - 18 - In-Service Days - NO SCHOOL

10/23 - Picture Retakes

10/23 - Junior Advisory

10/30 - Class of 2021 College Planning Program

11/06 - Junior Advisory

11/07 - BHS Parent Teacher Conference

11/08 - In-Service Day - NO SCHOOL

11/11 - BHS PTO Meeting

11/13 - Sophomore Advisory

11/14 - Freshmen Advisory

11/27 - 29 - THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO SCHOOL
12/05 - "Putting the Pieces Together" Program for Freshmen Parents

12/09 - BHS PTO Meeting

12/18 - 20 - Semester One Final Exams (tentative)

12/23 - WINTER BREAK BEGINS

PSAT/NMSQT - Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wednesday, October 16th is a regular attendance day for Freshmen, Sophomores and Seniors.

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, we will be administering the PSAT/NMSQT to all Juniors. The PSAT/NMSQT measures readiness for college, gives access to scholarships (such as National Merit), and provides practice for the SAT. This is the only day we will be administering the test. Juniors will be excused from classes periods 1 - 6. Students should refer to the email sent out today for their testing location. Study guides and practice tests were handed out in all Junior English classes to help students prepare.
Please encourage your student to get a good night's sleep the night before the test and have a healthy breakfast the day of the test.
If your student does not take the bus, leave plenty of time to get to school, students will not be admitted into testing rooms after the test begins.

MP1 (Marking Period) Grades are Now Posted!

MP1 grades are posted on the Infinite Campus parent and student portals. To access the grades, please log into your Infinite Campus portal account and click on the Grades tab on the left navigation. MP1 grades are a snap shot of the students grades as of October 7th. The coursework grade is their current in progress grade.

You can see the MP1 grades in a report card format by clicking on the Reports tab on the left navigation and selecting "Progress Report M1".

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BHS PTO MEETING


The next PTO meeting is set for this Monday, 10/14/2019 at 9:15am at the High School. Please arrive early at the visitor entrance, to the left of the main stairs facing Main Street, to allow time to sign in and be escorted by security to the room. Better yet, join the PTO email distribution list and you may R.S.V.P. in advance to expedite the process at security.

The Teachers Appreciation Lunch

The committee is looking for donations of cases of water and root beer for the Teacher Appreciation Lunch "Teacher's Tailgate" on Friday, October 25th. IF you are willing to donate, please contact Sara Werner.

Donations need to be dropped off by Wednesday, October 23rd.

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