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The BCHS Bi-weekly Newsletter - April 7, 2019

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Yearbooks - Deadline to order is April 30!

You can order a yearbook online. Go to and enter "Burleson Collegiate High School" in the search bar. Yearbooks are $55. Paper order forms are NOW AVAILABLE in the office if you would prefer to order with cash or check. If you have questions, please contact Stacy Williams.

March Students & Teacher of the Month

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Community Service Deadline

In order for students to be recognized for a Community Service Award this year, all Community Service must be turned in to the office by Friday, May 3, 2019. Thank you!

Student IDs

Students are expected to carry their BCHS Student IDs with them at all times when on campus. Students who have misplace their IDs have been given a laminated Lunch ID Card. Students are expected to show either their ID OR Lunch ID card to any staff member who asks.
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Distrist UIL Academic Meet Results

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Go to the Nurse!

Parents: if your child is not feeling well, please tell them to go see the nurse! The nurse is trained to assess when students really need to go home due to illness. A nurse excused absence is better than a parent excused one! Thank you!

Letter Jackets and Senior Rings!

Can you believe it? Its time for Juniors to order Letter Jackets and Class Rings!

Balfour will be back on campus during all lunches soon for students to place orders. Information packets are available in the office

Ordering, more information and pricing can be found at

Community Service Hours

All BCHS students are encourage to earn 25 Community Service Hours per school year. Hours already earned may be viewed through Skyward Family Access. Community Service forms are available here, on the BCHS website or in the front office.

Remember, Community Service cannot be things you do for immediate family members and cannot be signed by a parent. Forms signed by a parent will not be accepted. Forms must be turned in within 30 days of completing the community service. If you have questions, see Mrs.Wieland or Mrs. Kroeker.

Strive to Drive 2018-19

Burleson ISD & Burleson Nissan/Honda are giving away another car this school year! Here's how you can win a Nissan Sentra:

*Students must be enrolled in the Burleson ISD for the entire 6-weeks grading period.

*Students may earn 1 ticket per six weeks for perfect attendance.

*Students may earn 4 BONUS tickets per semester for perfect attendance (Fall & Spring).

*Students may earn 10 BONUS tickets for the year for perfect attendance.

*Students may earn a maximum of 24 tickets per school year.

The Nissan Sentra will be given away in May, 2019.

***The district will utilize state guidelines for reporting average daily attendance to determine perfect attendance contest eligibility.***

Upcoming ACT and SAT Deadlines and Dates

Click here to view upcoming ACT and SAT testing dates, as well as, the deadlines for registration.

BCHS Parent Brigade

Are you interested in getting more involved at your child's school? Please join the BCHS Parent Brigade (our version of a PTO). Email and/or join the BCHS Parent Brigade Facebook page for more information.

Attendance is vital to success!

Attendance is important! Students at BCHS cannot afford to miss time at school, especially in their college classes. Students should be present at school, unless they are ill. If students are ill, parents should notify the front office and send a written note or doctor's note with their child when he/she returns.

Parents - check your email! Parent of students who owe time because they are not meeting the 90% attendance rule will be notified by email.

College Fever is in the Air!

It is exciting times at BCHS for our juniors as you begin to plan for after high school. Remember that you have the opportunity to have two days excused to allow you to visit colleges with your parents. In order to be excused and not count towards attendance, the date of the absence must be pre-approved. Here is the link to the form for approval. You can also find it under Parents/Students on the BCHS website. It is called College Absence Form!

Verification of Enrollment

Are you planning to get your driver's permit or license? See Mrs. Clore in the front office to get your attendance Verification of Enrollment (VOE). Please allow 1 business day for form completion.

Do you need a student parking pass?

Click here for the Student Parking Pass application. Student should bring their application and payment to the front office. Parking guidelines are being enforced. Students and visitors should park in the lot closest to the BCHS entrance where the parking spaces are marked in yellow. All students who wish to park on campus must have a BCHS parking sticker displayed in their windshield.

Parking Fines

Parking fines for no parking sticker or an out of date sticker have begun! Fines are $20. Make sure you have a 2018-19 Student Parking Pass displayed on your windshield!

Crime Stoppers and Friends for Life

Please take a moment to review the BISD Safety and Security website to learn about our safety programs, including Crime Stoppers and Friends For Life.

BISD knows that students see and hear things. A vital step in prevention is early identification of potential threats and intelligence gathering. In partnership with Tarrant County Crime Stoppers and Friends for Life, BISD provides students with a platform to submit anonymous tips. Students are encouraged to report information that is criminal, threatening, inappropriate, or potentially harmful on topics that may include:

Dating violence
Family violence/abuse
Gang activity
Sexual harassment
Suicidal thoughts

Students are able to anonymously submit tips through a phone app, at or by calling Crime Stoppers 817-469-8477.

Our students learned about these programs when Mrs. Alley visited their classes earlier this year, and they may come home with questions.

If you have questions, feel free to email or call our office.

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Upcoming Events

April 9: English 1 EOC

April 11: English 2 EOC

April 11: Junior Field Trip to Baylor

April 16: Parents' University 6:00 pm BCHS

April 19: Good Friday Holiday

April 22: Bad Weather Makeup Day

April 24: 1/2 of Freshman Class Field Trip to UTA

April 26: 6th six weeks progress reports

April 29: Other 1/2 of Freshman Class Field Trip to UTA

April 29: NHS Fundraiser at Chick fil A

April 30: Sophomore Parent Meeting 6:00 pm, Junior Parent Meeting 7:00 pm

May 6 - 10: Hill College Final Exams

May 6: Algebra 1 EOC

May 7: Biology EOC

May 8: US History EOC

May 22 - 24: High School Final Exams

May 24: Early Release at 12:55 pm/Last day of 2nd Semester/School