Raider Record

September 12, 2019

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Club Fair is Coming to BHS on Friday, September 13th!!!

Club Fair is an opportunity for all students to ask questions, learn about and sign-up with the various clubs at our school. Clubs will be set up throughout the Commons during Raiderade. Club representatives will be on hand to share information, answer questions and encourage students to sign-up and participate.


Active club and advisor information can be found on the Club BHS website page.

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After-School Dinner Program Free for All Students 18 and Under

Bellingham Public Schools currently offers free hot dinner to all children 18 and under in the community. These meals are offered daily Mondays through Thursdays through June 4, 2020. Dinner is served from 5 to 6 p.m. at Shuksan Middle School, located at 2717 Alderwood Avenue (at the corner of Northwest and Alderwood).


Please note: Accompanying adults are charged $4.25 All meals must be eaten onsite in the Shuksan cafeteria and “to go” options are not available. Dinner will not be served on the following Thursdays that are middle school early dismissal days: Sept. 19, Oct. 31, Nov. 27, (Wed.), Dec. 12, Feb. 6, March 5, April 30.

The after-school dinner program is sponsored by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

For more information, contact Food Services for Bellingham Public Schools.

Photo by BHS student Atziri Montero

"Artists at Work?" - Photo by BHS student Atziri Montero

Weekly Bulletin

Check out what's happening this week at BHS.

SENIORS! Order your limited edition senior class t-shirt!

SENIORS! Order your limited edition senior class t-shirt! Order forms were mailed home (or you can pick one up in the Red Raider Café). Order deadline is September 25 and items will be delivered the week of Homecoming (October 14). Short Sleeve Tee - $12 | Long Sleeve Tee - $17 | Crew Neck - $20 |Hoodie - $25

Career and Community Events

College Admissions Recruiters are headed to BHS. Fall is College Tour time, and many admissions recruiters are scheduling visits to meet with students in the Career Center. These admission advisors will be the first ones to review your applications for entrance. They will provide important information about college application, requirement, admission profiles, financial aid, and scholarships. Sign up to attend these sessions in the Career Center:


  • Macalester University - Tuesday, September 17th, 10:00 am
  • Biola University - Thursday, September 26th, 1:30 pm
  • George Fox University - Thursday, September 26th, 2:15 pm
  • University of Portland - Friday, September 27th, 10:00 am
  • Gonzaga University - Monday, September 30, 9:00 am


Students interested in study and travel abroad should attend the Rotary Youth Exchange presentation in the Career Center on Tuesday, September 24th, 10:00am, Raideraide. Sign up to attend.


  • Students applying to WSU come to the Career Center to be considered for the WSU Regents Scholarship.

  • Check out the Career Center for Scholarship and FAFSA information.
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Save the Date for College Fair on Oct. 3

College Fair 2019 will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 and is hosted at Sehome High School this year, located at 2700 Bill McDonald Parkway.


Representatives from nearly 60 public, private, two-year and four-year institutions from around the Pacific Northwest and beyond will be at the event. A list of attendees will be posted online before the event.


New this year! Students are encouraged to register for this free event through StriveScan which will send them a barcode saving students time filling out the information cards for each college table they visit. Registering will automatically give them a reminder of the event and a list of the colleges with whom they share their barcode at College Fair.

Go to www.strivescan.com to register today or snap the SnapChat code found on posters and flyers around school.


Another college and career planning event Design your Future will be held in November this year. Stay tuned later this fall for the date, time and schedule.

For more information on college and career planning, please contact your school counselor or career specialist.

BHS Cross Country ready for "Dress Up Dinner" at their annual Team Camp:

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Community Service Opportunities

Community Service Opportunities: Volunteering within your community is one of the best ways to learn something new, meet people and support a cause that is important to you. Let’s not forget how great it looks on those college applications too. Whatever your motivation, check out these events and opportunities to become more involved within your community


Date

Event / Opportunity

Contact/Register


Saturday September 14th-Saturday October 26th

10AM-12PM

Special Olympics Bowling Season

Bowlers of all abilities welcome to coach athletes in this loud and FUN sport. Location: Park Bowl-4175 Meridian.

coachlavonne@gmail.com or call

360-441-2624


Saturday, September 28th

9AM-3PM

Lake Whatcom Park Volunteer Trail Work Party

Those trails don’t maintain themselves! Volunteer to clear brush, debris and logs, moving rocks and install wood structures as needed. Location: Lake Whatcom Park Trailhead near Northshore.

Register here.


Sunday, October 6th

10AM-4PM

Whatcom County Buddy Walk

This annual walk for people who have Down’s Syndrome needs volunteers to set-up, for registration, photo booth, clean up and walkers.

buddywalk@arcwhatcom.org or call

360-715-0170 ext. 200


Ongoing

Help a Senior with Yard Care or Cleaning

The Chore program supports seniors and adults living with disabilities to live independently. Volunteers needed to lend a helping hand with yard and housework.

chore@whatcomvolunteer.org or call

360-734-5121 ext. Ext. 172