BHS September Parent Newsletter
-From the Counseling Department
We just finished our senior meetings where we had the opportunity to meet with each individual student. Ask your student about the information they received! We will start junior meetings next week and finish up with sophomore and freshmen meetings later in the month.
A-D, Mrs. DeGeorge firstname.lastname@example.org
E-K, Ms. Bryan email@example.com
L-R, Mrs. Van Winkle firstname.lastname@example.org
S-Z, Mrs. Clawson email@example.com
Counseling Secretary, Mrs. Sadler firstname.lastname@example.org
9/7 No school - Labor Day
9/10 Progress reports
9/10 College Planning Night at 6 p.m. (Auditorium)
9/17 First open PTO Meeting at 6 p.m. (Media Center
College Planning Night
Thursday, Sep. 10th, 6pm
English = 4 credits
Math = 4 credits
Science = 3 credits
Social Studies = 2 credits
Government/Economics = 1 credit
Fine Art = 1 credit
Personal Finance = ½ credit
Wellness = 1 ½ credit
Foreign Language = 2 credits
Elective focus (pathway) = 3 credits
Elective = 1 credit
*A total of 23 credits are needed for graduation.
Parent Teacher Conferences
Senior Parent's Section
The state of Tennessee is offering a new program that will provide two years of tuition-free community or technical college. The deadline for students to apply is before November 2, 2015. Apply at tnpromise.gov.
Students must file their FAFSA by Feb. 15, attend mandatory meetings held at local high schools with the partnering organization, and complete 8 hours of community service for each semester they receive TN Promise funding.
If your student is planning to play sports at an NCAA Division I or II college, he/she must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse at www.ncaaclearinghouse.net. NCAA requires 16 core courses. Make sure your student has met those requirements by talking with their coach or counselor.