Week of December 12, 2022


December 23 - January 1 - NO SCHOOL (Winter Break)

January 2 - School Resumes

January 16 - NO SCHOOL (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

January 18-20 Semester Exams (See schedule below)

January 20 - End of 2nd Quarter

Bay Port Events Calendar

District Calendar

2022-23 At-A-Glance Calendar

Scroll to the bottom to see important newsletters, job opportunities,

and military and college visits as they are always updating!!


Please stop by the ROTUNDA this month to review your senior yearbook picture. Check your photo placement and name for accuracy or email by the end of day on December 22, 2022 for any errors or new submissions.

Yearbook Senior Portrait Policy. During the course of the year, many measures are taken by student yearbook editors to acquire portraits and prevent mistakes. Responsibility is placed upon senior students to adhere to this process and to verify the accuracy of their portrait submission. Bay Port Yearbook cannot be held accountable for missing portraits and will not refund or correct any inaccuracies.


Youth Apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity for all students to have hands-on experiences in careers and make connections between academics and the workplace. Students can do youth apprenticeships as juniors and seniors. Parents and students are invited to learn more about how Youth Apprenticeship fits into students' schedules, high school course selections, and career planning by attending informational sessions. Please plan to attend:

Tuesday, December 13 at 6:30 pm at Bay Port in the Union

If you have questions, please contact Becky Spengler at .

Complete it here: YA Application.


Travel and Adventure Club is selling Uncle Mike’s Kringle coupons to help offset the cost of their trip to New Zealand in 2024. Please send payment and your contact information to Mrs. Schommer at Bay Port if you would like one. The coupon will generally be available at the Bay Port Front Desk for pickup the next day. Details of the sale are below. Contact Mrs. Schommer at with any questions.

Kringle coupons make great stocking stuffers!!!

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Here we go Pirates! It’s time for our student council led holiday blood drive with The Community Blood Center next Wednesday, Dec. 14th. Giving blood is easy; to donate you must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental permission), weigh 110 pounds, and be in good health. All eligible students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate! Let’s show our school spirit and help save lives! A representative will be onsite to answer your questions Wednesday this week during lunches.

Schedule your appointment by clicking on the flyer below.

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Happy holidays from the Bay Port Anchor staff. Are you looking for a last minute gift for your child? Reserve your copy of the Bay Port 2023 Yearbook directly through Jostens or by calling 1-866-282-1515. Yearbooks must be ordered before before May 20th, 2022.

Essay Contest

The Howard-Suamico Optimist Club is encouraging Bay Port High School students to consider: "Who is an Everyday Hero that Brings Out the Optimism in You?” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for the 2022-23 school year.

First place student earns a $300 scholarship; Top three winners and their families will be invited to be recognized and presented with a medal at an Optimist luncheon in spring. The winning essay will be sent to the district level where additional college scholarships are available for top winners.

Optimist International is one of the world’s largest service club organizations with 80,000 adult and youth members in 2,500 clubs throughout the world. Carrying the motto “Friend of Youth,” Optimists conduct positive service projects that reach more than six million young people each year.

Find out more about the contest and print an application on the Optimist International website or contact Krista Greene. Submit paperclipped (do not staple) printed application and essay to the Bay Port front desk by 3pm on Friday, February 10, 2023.



Senior Tribute Grad Ads are due February 19, 2023.

These are paid messages and photos from parents to seniors placed into our yearbook.

Submit a message and 1-2 photos directly to Jostens at Jostens Ads


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Marian University will host a nurse camp open to high school students graduating in 2024 or 2025 interested in nursing, allied health, and other health sciences.

WHERE: Marian University Fond du Lac, WI Campus

DATES: June 12-15, 2023 Monday through Thursday


COST: $25.00

The camp will feature sessions taught by faculty and area professionals, and will include hands-on learning opportunities. All participants who attend the camp, then apply and are admitted to Marian University will receive an annual $500 scholarship. This camp is limited to the first 20 students who apply and are approved.


  • Good news! The shoe drive has been extended!!!

    Because of logistics issues with trucks and drivers, they cannot schedule a pickup for our shoes yet. So please - keep those shoes coming by going through your closets AND SPREADING THE WORD. Word of mouth to others has been a HUGE push in our collection lately. Please share the news through social media, email, or worth of mouth that our collection drive has been extended and new/gently used shoes are STILL being accepted in the Bay Port Rotunda.

    Thank you to all those who have helped up us bag up over 850 pairs of shoes already!!

*Ski boots and skates do not qualify as shoes - sorry!

The Bay Port Booster Club needs you

If your child is involved in athletics, then you are automatically a part of the Booster Club!

We are looking for new members and new ideas!


Please do not forget to volunteer at the concession stand this winter using the Sign-Up Genius Link. Varsity parents work the JV game and JV parents work the Varsity game. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. We look forward to another successful winter athletic season.

Our website is in the process of being updated.

We are also looking for adult representatives from each team. This individual or individuals will act as a liaison for the Booster Club and inform the coaches of any important information that may need to be relayed to each team. Commitment is one night a month.

Also attached is the list of job descriptions that are needed to be filled. If you are interested in any of these, please email the booster club at or attend next month's meeting.


We are excited to announce a new partnership between HSSD and Rawhide Youth Services. Rawhide will be providing School-Based Mental Health services at Bay Port High School starting November 2022. Bay Port will serve as a clinic site one day each week, hopefully eliminating barriers for families and students to access mental health care.

If you are interested, there are two ways to get started.

  1. Contact Bay Port School Social Worker, Rachel Miller, at or 1-920-662-7216 to receive paperwork and talk through the details.

  2. Contact Rawhide Youth Services directly at 1-877-300-9101 and begin the process.

Site Therapist Bio: See Attached

Shawna Bio.docx


Students are no longer allowed to have food delivered to the school: Sorry for any inconvenience and please plan accordingly.

Bay Port does not have an Open Campus, which means if you have a study hall before or after your lunch period you must report to both.

Student parking
is available in spots marked with white lines only. This includes the athletic lot and the parking lot behind the district office building. Thanks for your help with parking in the correct spots.

Study Hall Reminder: Students need to sign in to their study hall. All students are marked absent each morning for study hall until they sign in.


There are no longer academic accommodations for Covid absences. Students will no longer be given the option to ZOOM into classes. It will be the student’s responsibility to connect with their teachers to get any assignments they have missed while out sick, most class work is listed in Schology.

To have your absence medically excused, the Attendance Office must have the following:

1. Medical note from provider stating what dates are excused

2. For COVID absences to be medically excused we need: copy of positive PCR test or a medical note from provider documenting days that are excused.

School Nurse: Ann Spaeth, RN, BA 920-662-7245


Yearbooks are sold directly through Jostens.

Watch for Jostens direct mailings each month to your home address.

Purchase your copy of the 2022-23 school year by calling 1-866-282-1516 or visiting before May 20, 2023.


In addition to District Social Media, local TV/Radio stations and the District Website, HSSD will also send weather-related delays and cancellations via text message.

You may opt in to receive text messages by texting the word YES to this updated code: 67587. You will receive a confirmation reply within a few minutes of sending your request.


Connie Jordan from NWTC will be here every Tuesday in Student Services starting on September 20. The purpose of Mrs. Jordan's time here is to meet with you about any or all of the following topics or anything else you'd like to discuss:

Academic and career exploration

Apply to NWTC (waive the fee)

Admission requirements – assist with next steps

Financial Aid - FAFSA process

Scholarship resources and preparation

Compare higher education opportunities and options

Dual Credit Options - earn college while in high school

Please stop in Student Services to schedule your individual appointment!

Appointments are reserved in half hour time spots.


December - Did you know The Giving Tree tries to ensure all students have access to winter apparel? In November we provided warm weather clothing and/or a connection to resources for winter apparel to over 80 students.

This month we are collecting canned soup for our food pantry. Please feel free to send donations with your students to put in the collections bins/carts near the main office of school. Items can also be dropped off during school hours. The Giving Tree appreciates the community support in helping ensure food is not a barrier to a student’s education.

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Important Numbers

Main Office 662-7000 Student Services 662-7252

Athletic Office 662-7267 Attendance 662-7248

FAX 662-7291 Nurse 662-7245

"If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back." ~Regina Brett