BCHS Weekly Update

August 23, 2019

The BCHS Weekly Update

Stay current on what's happening at BCHS through our Weekly Update! If there is anything we can do for you or your student, do not hesitate to let us know!

Our Vision

We are Committed to Excellence and Success in All we do!

Our Focus for 2019-2020

Expect Excellence Everyday, It Is The Redskin Way!

Sports at BCHS

Sports are well under way! Our softball team is having a great season.

The football team will kick off the 2019 season on Friday, August 30 @ 7:30 PM at Redskin Stadium vs Claxton!

Come out and support our softball, football, and cross country teams, cheerleaders, band, and raiders this fall! Schedules can be found on the website.

Juniors Class of 2021 Ring Orders

Herff Jones will be at BCHS on Wednesday, August 28 from 11:30 - 1:30 to take class ring orders. You can also order online: @highschool.herffjones.com.

$80 deposit required to order.

Homecoming 2019!

BCHS Homecoming 2019 will be on October 4, 2019 vs Jeff Davis. Kick off will be at 7:30 PM.

We will be honoring the Classes of 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2010! There will be a reception for these alumni at 5:30 in the cafeteria and on the field introductions at 6:30. We hope to see you there.

Spread the word.

Yearbooks are on Sale Now!

Yearbooks are on sale now for $50 until September 1. The price will increase after 9/1. There is a link on the BCHS website or you can see Ms. Madden. Name stamping is available for $5.

Senior ads must be purchased by November 22.

Baby pictures for seniors are due September 11.

If you have any questions call or email Ms. Madden, jmadden@bryan.k12.ga.us

Bryan County High School Ambassadors

This year BCHS will begin an ambassador program. The BCHS Ambassadors will be the host for school events, visitors, and community events. Applications are now available in the office for any junior or senior interested in becoming an ambassador. Please see Ms. Hiatt if you have questions, khaitt@bryan.k12.ga.us.

Class Assessment Fee

This year we will be implementing a $25 class dues fee for each grade level. If you can pay the fee on or before October 1, the fee is $20.

The fee for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors can be paid to Mrs. Bennett in room 404 or you can use your debit or credit card on My Payments Plus. This fee will cover a class shirt and student recognition activities, and other student events.

Seniors, you may pay your fee to Mrs. Blocker or use My Payments Plus. This will cover the cost a seniors diploma, diploma cover and other senior events sponsored by the school. Senior fees must be paid by October 31, 2019.

Attendance & Dress Code

Attendance is important for students to be successful, please be sure your student is here each day, if they are absent, please send a note with them upon their return.

Students not in dress code will need to have appropriate clothing brought to them. If in doubt, read the code of conduct or bring extra clothes.

Parent Portal

If you have not signed up for the parent portal, please do so! You will be able to access your student’s grades, attendance, tardies, and other important information. Please contact our registrar, Mrs. Shadrick, for your log in information.

Important Student Documentation

Students were given several important documents for you to complete and sign. Please help us by getting these completed and back to the school as soon as possible.

This is required infomation.

Please make sure your contact information is correct. If it changes, please let the office know. Make sure the people listed to check our your student is correct. If they adult is not listed, they will not be allowed to check them out. We apologize for the inconvenience, but this is in the interest of student safety.

You can sign up for free and reduced lunch online. If you qualify, your student can receive waivers for ACT, SAT and Advanced Placement test.

Flu Season Is Just Around The Corner!

Bryan County schools will be partnering with our local health departments again this school year to offer free flu vaccinations to students. If you are interested in your student receiving the vaccination, please check the BCHS or the BCS website.

Be sure to read ALL documents. Please fill out and sign the consent form ASAP. The consent form must be returned by Sep 9th to the school nurse. If permission forms are not returned or are incomplete, then the student will not receive the flu vaccination.

Please note, the flu vaccine is only available in an injectable (shot) form in Bryan County Schools. If you have any questions, please call the Bryan County Health Dept. at 653-4331 (Pembroke) or 756-2611 (Richmond Hill).

Parent Tips of the Week - Seven Parenting Tips to Start Today

1. Be mindful of your own triggers

2. Mindful breathing for instant calm.

3. Model the behavior you want. If you cannot do it, your kids won't either.

4. Apologize when you mess up. It is ok, no one's perfect

5. Show that being human is a good thing

6. Recognize when you are reaching your limits. Priortize your wellness and self care.

7. Make every day a learning experience.