Borah High Newsletter
January 20: NO SCHOOL (MLK Day)
January 21: School-wide Registration Kick OffJanuary 27: Sophomore Orientation, 6pm in the Borah High 'New Gym'
February 5: Last day to order cap & gown, other graduation items
February 12: HIGHER ED day for Juniors
February 13: Current Juniors will register for next year's class schedule (done in English class)
February 14: Current Sophomores will register for next year's class schedule
February 17: NO SCHOOL (Presidents' Day)
March 10-11: Student Council Elections
March 23-27: NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)
April 14: SAT day for Juniors
May 27th: Graduation, 7pm Extra Mile Arena
Counselors visited Junior US History classes to assist students with accessing their PSAT scores and setting up their Khan Academy account.
For any Sophomores and any Junior that was absent from the presentation, PSAT scores are available at https://www.collegeboard.org/. If they have an account they can log in. If they don’t have a college board account they would create an account.
All students have access to Khan Academy with their PSAT scores. Khan Academy offers free tutoring for students to practice in order to prepare for the SAT. Students can set up an account at https://www.khanacademy.org/signup?continue=%2F.
For assistance accessing scores or Khan Academy, please see your counselor or Mrs. Kimball in the College and Career Center.
2020-2021 Borah High School Registration Information
Borah's school wide registration process for the 2020-21 school year kicked off on January 13th, with our Career Counselor visiting English 10 and 11 classes. Counselors will be discussing graduation requirements, handing out course planning forms and registration newsletters beginning January 29th. During the first week in February, teachers will set aside individual class time to discuss course planning and give input on student's course selections for next year. Students will register on infinite campus on February 13th and 14th with counselors. Please visit the Borah website for more information regarding registration.
Pre-AP English 10 Announcement
Career Center News
Boise Schools Foundation Scholarships now OPEN
Students may now start applying for the Boise Schools Foundation Scholarships using this LINK. There are five different scholarships open to Borah students only. Deadlines vary but start March 1st.
Idaho College Scholarships due soon! (click for link)
BSU General Scholarship deadline = Feb. 15th
Idaho State University Scholarship deadline = Feb 15th
Lewis Clark State College Scholarship deadline = March 1st
College of Western Idaho (CWI) Scholarship deadline = March 31st
Junior Higher Ed Day is Feb 12th
Every year, Juniors in the Boise School District get to participate in an event called Higher Ed Day. This event is designed to help students learn about the community colleges, colleges, and universities in Idaho. Representative from 11 Idaho Colleges will come to Borah and spend the afternoon sharing information with our Junior students. If you want to learn more about Idaho colleges, please visit https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/schools/
Borah’s graduation will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at ExtraMile Arena. The date was approved by the Boise School District Board of Trustees in December and the Board has confirmed that the date will not be changed. Many alternative options were considered and rejected for a variety of reasons.
Second, we assure you that every effort will be made to respect the traditions and excellence expected at our Graduation ceremonies, including student musical performances.
Spring Sport Athletes
Spring sports practices/tryouts are fast approaching! Make sure you are ready. You need to have a current physical exam on file and have completed the online paperwork BEFORE the first day of practices begin! The following link will take you to information and directions for getting this done! (Athletic Forms Link)
For information regarding sport specific tryouts/practices, please contact your coach.
ENGINEERING & DESIGN
Do you have creative ideas or just like to design… anything? Pre-Engineering AND Design Course Sequence:
First: Introduction to Engineering and Design (IED) Course Code (TE1502) (10-12) (3 Concurrent College Credits available)
- Principles of Engineering (POE) Course Code: (TE1501) (TE1502 & 11, 12)
- Civil and Architectural Engineering (CEA) Course Code: (TE1520) (TE1502 & 11, 12)
- Engineering Design and Development (EDD) Course Code: (TE1525) (TE1502 & 11, 12)