The Blue & Gold

Volume 5, Issue 6, October 20, 2017

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Come out and support the Bucks tonight at the 'Horn! It's Youth Night, so get your tickets online to beat the lines: https://gofan.co/app/events/8210

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20 (F) Football, Home vs. James Clemens, Youth Night, 7PM

21 (S) NMVFD Car Show, Sharon Johnston Park Arena, Gate 5, 9AM-2PM

21 (S) Cross Country, Last Chance Invitational, Palmer Park

21 (S) Swimming, Bob Jones Invitational @ Dublin, Madison, AL

21 (S) V Volleyball, Away @ Guntersville Tournament

23 (M) Red Ribbon Week - Wear Red Day

24 (T) Red Ribbon Week - College, Trade School and Military Day

24 (T) Learning Community, Special Olympics, Milton Frank, 9:30AM-1:30PM

24 (T) ACT Study Prep, BHS Data Room, All Day

24 (T) Volleyball, Area Tournament @ Bob Jones vs. JCHS, 3:30PM

24 (T) Swimming, Double Dual Meet vs. SJPII/Boaz, Alabama A&M, 7PM

25 (W) Red Ribbon Week - Pajama Day

25 (W) Bowling, Away vs. HGHS, Pin Palace, 4:15PM

26 (TH) Red Ribbon Week - Tie Dye Day

26 (TH) Junior/Senior Meeting, Cafeteria, Seniors-8:35AM, Juniors-8:55AM

26 (TH) Auburn Admissions Counselor, MPR, Break

26 (TH) Pumpkin Carving Contest, Pumpkins due to Ms. Mask or Ms. Allen

26 (TH) Bowling, Away vs. Sparkman, Madison, 4:30PM

27 (F) Red Ribbon Week - Be a Hero Day

27 (F) Football, Home vs. Bob Jones, 7PM

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NEW MARKET VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL CAR SHOW

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RED RIBBON WEEK

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FBLA's PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST

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PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST


Your group/organization will turn in your carved pumpkin to Ms. Mask (room 405)

or Ms. Allen (room 406) no later than Thursday, October 26th.


Carved Pumpkins will be displayed at the football game on Friday, October 27th for people to vote for the best pumpkin with monetary donations.


Each penny will be counted as one vote.

The pumpkin with the most votes will win a $25 Walmart Gift Card!!


ALL MONEY DONATED WILL GO TO HELP PAY FOR THE VETERANS DAY BREAKFAST.


Start carving those pumpkins!!! Thanks, FBLA

Photo Credit: Maurizio Cigognetti/Getty Images

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Congratulations to the Buckhorn High School Administration and Staff for being recognized by the Washington Post, for the fifth year in a row, as one of America's Most Challenging High Schools (#9 in Alabama). ‪#‎BuckPride‬

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NATIONAL PRINCIPALS MONTH

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Great schools have great principals! October is #NationalPrincipalsMonth. Thank you to Mr. Markham for all he does each and every day! Remember to #ThankAPrincipal this month! Picture via Facebook @mcssk12

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CONGRATULATIONS MRS. PENNY WOOD

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Congratulations to BHS History teacher and A+ College Ready Saturday Study Session presenter, Mrs. Penny Wood, for being named the ALCSS History Teacher of the Year!!!
Picture via Twitter @AplusCR

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NATIONAL SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK

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It's National School Bus Safety Week!! Thank you to all our bus drivers who go the extra mile to keep our kids safe on the road! #stoponred #BeBoldMCSS

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CONGRATULATIONS CROSS COUNTRY

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Congratulations Buckhorn XC! The Lady Bucks are the girls Madison County team champions and Daniel Wilcox is the boys individual Madison County Champ!

#BuckPride Picture via Twitter @BryanCampbell24

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HYDROLOGY & WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

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Thank you to Dawn Lemke from Alabama A&M University (Department of Biology and Environmental Science) for coming to speak to our Science students about Hydrology and Watershed Management. #BuckPride

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CAREER & EDUCATION PLANNING

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BHS Counselor, Mrs. Dee Gordon & MCSS Career Coach, Mrs. Katie Jewart discussed career and education planning with our Career Prep students this week! #BuckPride

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BHS STUDENTS HELP WITH MTCES BOOK FAIR

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Pictures via Facebook @Mt.CarmelLibrary

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SEARCH & RESCUE GEOMETRY, MS. CARTER

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Picture Credit: Mrs. Whitney Boggus

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GENES & ConSEQUENCES, MRS. DURBORAW

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Biotech students use databases to identify genes, ID mutations and disorders.

Picture via Twitter @TDurboraw

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AP MULTIPLE CHOICE HOUSES, MRS. McLAWHORN

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AP Multiple Choice Houses are underway! May the best house win - the winner gets to exempt the final essay of the year! Picture credits: Mrs. Meg McLawhorn

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LEARNING COMMUNITY VISITS LYON FARMS

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Picture via Twitter @msims_bhs

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LADY BUCKS SOFTBALL - ANNUAL FRUIT SALE

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Lady Bucks Softball - Annual Fruit Sale

Order NOW - OCTOBER 30TH

See a softball player or contact Coach Rauls at 256-604-0015

Orders will be in the week before Thanksgiving!

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BUCKHORN DANCE TEAM - TRUNK OR TREAT

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Come join us at the Buckhorn Community Trunk or Treat October 30th from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the BHS Gold Gym Parking Lot, sponsored by the BHS Dance Team. We will have carnival games, prizes, free popcorn and hot dogs, themed trunks, Live DJ! This is a community event to raise money for Lunches of Love. Please bring a monetary donation to help us raise our donation goal of $250.00. Lunches of Love is a ministry that provides healthy foods and snacks to underprivileged children in our local schools. The children receive a bag of food each Friday to take home for the weekend. Many of these children receive a free breakfast and lunch at school but may not have adequate amounts of food for the weekend. You may email Ms. Kaitlyn Gokee @ kgokee@mcssk12.org for more information.

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VETERANS DAY BREAKFAST & ASSEMBLY

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​Students: We will be honoring our Veterans at our annual Veterans Day Breakfast and Assembly this year on November 9th. We will be sending out invitations in October for this wonderful event! If you know a Veteran who you would like for us to honor, please see Ms. Mask room 405 or Ms. Allen room 406 as soon as possible! ~Thanks, FBLA

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Athletic Calendar

Click here to access the Buckhorn High School Athletic calendar

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ARCHERY

Coach: Melanie Coultas

Facebook: Buckhorn Archery

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BASEBALL

Head Coach: Roger Wright

Assistant Coach: Jeff Wood

Assistant Coach: Patrick Cornell

Website: Buckhorn Baseball

Twitter: @Bucks_Baseball

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BASKETBALL (BOYS)

Coach: Mark Blevins

Assistant Coach: Trae Watkins

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Printable schedule: https://goo.gl/XoyceR

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BASKETBALL (GIRLS)

Coach: Steve Clemons

Wesbite: Lady Bucks Basketball

Twitter: @ladybucksbball

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Printable schedule: https://goo.gl/XoyceR

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BOWLING

Coach: Brittney Carnell

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CROSS COUNTRY

Coach: Bryan Campbell

Website: Bucks Track & Field

Twitter: @BuckhornXC

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GOLF

Coach: Matt Bohon

Facebook: BHSBucksGolf

Twitter: @BHS_Bucks_Golf

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SOCCER (BOYS)

Website: Buckhorn Soccer

Facebook: Buckhorn Soccer

Twitter: @Buckhorn_Soccer

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SOCCER (GIRLS)

Coach: Jerry Bowman

Email: ladybuckssoccer@gmail.com

Website: Lady Bucks Soccer

Facebook: Buckhorn Soccer

Twitter: @Buckhorn_Soccer

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SOFTBALL

Coach: Al Rauls

Website: BHS Lady Bucks Softball

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Picture Credit: Robert Owen

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SWIMMING

Coach: Glenn Carr

Website: Buckhorn Swimming

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TENNIS

Coaches: Natalia Franco / Brian Robinson

Facebook: Buckhorn Tennis

2018 Boys Tennis Team

Marc Williams

Samuel Hammons

Jacob Jones

Johnnie Richardson

Jase Schwanke

Joshua Adcock

Michael Jennings

Brandon Jacks

Keegan Morse

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TRACK & FIELD

Coach: Bryan Campbell

Website: Bucks Track & Field

Twitter: @BuckhornTrack

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WRESTLING

Coach: Keith Henderson

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Deadline: December 7, 2017

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C.A.F.Y. - Young Citizen of the Month

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Members of Civic Organizations, Clergy or School Systems (non-family members), you are eligible to nominate these deserving students! It's just that EASY! [Open to all Teen Students who reside/attend school in the Madison County Alabama area...Home, Private, & Public School teen students]


You may go to http://mystar99.com/?cat=4


Who's your TEEN HERO? We'd love to hear about him/her! Please Nominate!

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WZDX - Valley's Top Teacher

Nominate your favorite teacher (K-12, public or private school) and they might be the next Valley's Top Teacher. Honored teachers will be featured on the WZDX News at 9:00, and have their story posted online.


Nominations can be made by students, parents, fellow teachers, staff, administrators, or members of the community. Winners will be selected and notified weekly.


Click HERE to nominate your favorite teacher!


#BuckPride

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WHNT - Tools for Teachers

Send WHNT your nomination for a teacher, aide or coach!! Every week, a different recipient will receive $319 to be used in the classroom. The teacher will also be featured in a news story that airs on WHNT NEWS 19 on Wednesdays at 5 p.m.


Click HERE to nominate a deserving teacher!


#BuckPride

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Sign Up to Round Up!

The Round Up Program was started by The Schools Foundation and Huntsville Utilities to support local public school systems. The Schools Foundation is a funding partner of Madison County Schools. The more residential and commercial locations that round up, the more funding we can receive. Estimates show that if just half of the residential Huntsville Utilities users rounded up, it would generate approximately $500,000 to support our schools! By rounding up your utility bill to the nearest dollar each month, you help invest in the future of our students!


You can easily sign up to round up online:

http://www.hsvutil.org/myhsvu…/checkbill/roundup/signup.html


It might be a penny, it might be 25 cents, it might be 99 cents, but it will be no more than $11.88 a year. It takes less than 1 minute to fill out.


Thank you for supporting one of our community partners! Go Bucks!

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If you need to email the BHS Attendance Office,

please make sure you have the correct contact information!

Mrs. Vicki Mudler: vmudler@mcssk12.org or Mrs. Debbie Turner: dturner@mcssk12.org

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Breakfast & Lunch Menus

Click this button to access the district breakfast & lunch menus.

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Scholarships

Click the button for PDF list. Applicants should confirm official deadlines and scholarship requirements.

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Elks National Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: 11/27/17

Application

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P.E.O.’s Alabama Chapter Z Scholarship

P.E.O.’s Alabama Chapter Z Scholarship is open to young women from Madison, Limestone, and Morgan counties, entering college in Fall 2018. Minimum amount of the award is $500. This is a one-time non-renewable scholarship.

Deadline: 12/1/17

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Horatio Alger Association Students

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Smith Scholarship Foundation

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Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship Program

Deadline: 2/16/18

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Click HERE for the school calendar of events.

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Make sure you get all of Buckhorn High School's Facebook updates! Go to our page, move your cursor to hover over the "Like" button until you see a drop down menu. Select "Get Notifications". You should also click on the "Follow" button beside the "Like" button.


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FOLLOW US ON OUR OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA SITES:


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INOW PARENT PORTAL

Check your child's grades and attendance through the INOW Parent Portal.

A parent/guardian must come to BHS and show a photo id to receive a new pin number. Please Note: Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) users should use compatibility view.

Login procedures for the iNow Parent Portal. Here is what a parent/guardian will need to do to access the site.


1. Go to this link ---> https://inow-madisonco.asc.edu/InformationNow/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2finformationnow

2. Use these credentials when first prompted:

a. User Name: mcsparent

b. Password: ilovemyschool

3. Once you have successfully logged in to this site, use your current INOW user ID and password.


If you do not already have a username and password for the iNow Parent Portal, you must come to the school and present a government issued photo ID to receive one.


The INOW parent portal gives you a convenient way to access to your child's grades, classwork, homework, attendance, and more!

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DONATE SCHOOL SUPPLIES

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You can access the school wish list using this link: http://amzn.com/w/10J69RP7YUKEY


PLEASE NOTE : We will gladly accept in-kind donations of any of the requested items.


**There are approximately 800 items on the wish list ranging from ~$2 to ~$150, with a combined total of ~$7000 That is less than one item per family! Check it out and see how you can make a difference in the educational experiences of our students!!!**


If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Sullins at ssullins@mcssk12.org

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Thank you Marcus Williams and Wal-Mart store #7324!!

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Dr. Sullins and his optical technicians work hard to bring their patients the latest in fashion and specialty frame lines. Leading designers from around the world have taken eye glass frames to a whole new level. No longer do frames get in the way of being fashionable - instead they are the height of fashion. Let Sullins Eye Care help you make your next fashion statement with frame lines and/or sunglasses by: Anne Klein, Aspex, Autoflex, bebe, Brooks Brothers, Chesterfield, Coach, Costa Del Mar, Dana Buchman, Disney, Dolce & Gabbana, EasyClip, Flexon, Fossil, J.LO, JOE Joseph Abboud, Kate Spade, Koali, Lilly Pulitzer, Marchon, Maui Jim, Nike, Nine West, Oakley, Original Penguin, Otis & Piper, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Ray-Ban, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sight for Students, Silhouette, Ted Baker, Tommy Bahama, Tres Jolie ,Tura, Vera Wang, Vogue Eyewear, and more!!


Dr. Sullins has two offices, conveniently located in Madison and Huntsville. If you are in need of an excellent optometrist, for all your eye care needs, you can call either of his offices to set up an appointment. (Madison: 256.464.6670 | Huntsville: 256.880.1966)


For more information about Sullins Eye Care, please visit their website and social media sites:

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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It is easy to raise funds for your non-profit or school group at The Chill Factory®. They will dedicate four hours to your group to raise funds with their help. Your organization invites the public to attend, they provide the treats. Your organization will receive 20% of all yogurt sales to put towards your goal. Non-profit status is required for community groups. School groups must have permission from the school principal to fundraise.


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The Chill Factory • 2246 Winchester Road • Ste 103 • Huntsville, AL 35811 • (256) 859-2277

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Disclaimer

The Madison County School District does not discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious preference, disability, age, gender, citizenship, non-English speaking ability, or homeless status. Students with disabilities will be provided with the same needed supports and services for extra-curricular programs and activities that are provided during the school day, unless doing so would fundamentally alter the nature of the program and activity.


Some links will let you leave the school online newsletter. Some of the linked sites are not under the control of the school/district, and the school/district is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The school/district is providing these external links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the school/district.


Madison County Board of Education

Superintendent Matt Massey

1275 Jordan Road, Huntsville, Alabama 35811
Mailing Address P.O. Box 226
Huntsville, Alabama 35804
(256) 852-2557


Buckhorn High School

Principal, Mr. Todd Markham

4123 Winchester Road, New Market, Alabama 35761

(256) 851-3300


If you find inaccurate or inappropriate information on any of the external links, please contact Ms. Suzanne Sullins immediately. Thank you.

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