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December 8th

Burleson High School

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STAAR EOC Retakes Dec. 10th-13th

STAAR EOC testing starts next week on Tuesday, December 10th. Testing rosters with student's name and room numbers are located throughout the school.
  • Tuesday, December 10th is English I
  • Wednesday, December 11th is Algebra I, Biology, and U.S. History
  • Thursday, December 12th is English II
For any questions contact Alicia Zuniga in the Academic Office.

Burleson FFA Fundraiser

Want to send a Holiday Bundle to a friend or sweetheart? Purchase a Holiday Bundle during your lunch and the Burleson FFA members will deliver it to them during their Flex class.
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Holiday Choir Concert

The Burleson High School Choir Department would like to invite you to our Holiday Concert on Monday, December 16, 2019. The concert starts at 7:00 PM and is free. Please come enjoy a wide variety of holiday music.
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Burleson High School Balfour Site

Need to purchase your Senior Ad or yearbook? Click the button and you will be redirected to our BHS Balfour site.

Balfour will be here November 20th, December 18th, January 15th and February 19th during all three lunches in the cafeteria to take Class Ring Orders, Senior Announcement Orders and Senior Cap and Gown Orders. Extra Class Ring and Senior Graduation packets are in the front office. If you miss Balfour at school, you need to order at balfour.com ASAP to avoid a late fee.

College & Career Ready Elks

UPCOMING DATES

1/23/19 Parent and Student meeting for Juniors

1/30/19 TSI Testing at BHS Sign-up here


RESOURCES

College Scorecard that students and families can use to compare college costs and outcomes

College Readiness Website

Go Center Website

SAT/ACT Waiver Request

Apply Texas and Common Application



FAFSA




SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT



Scholarship For Freshmen: The Texas Match the Promise Foundation


The Texas Comptroller’s Office release information about matching funds for grade five through grade nine students who are beneficiaries of a Texas Tuition Promise Fund account. Find more information here.



TO-DOs

Seniors


  • Complete FAFSA
  • Send SAT/ACT to colleges
  • Apply to at least 3 colleges (most deadlines are before Thanksgiving)
  • Send transcripts to colleges (link here)
  • Begin applying for Scholarships (ideally, 4-5 per week)



Juniors


  • Sign up to take SAT/ACT in fall 2019 or spring 2020
  • Take SAT/ACT again over summer and/or Aug./Sept. of senior year
  • Identify at least 5 colleges where you’d want to apply and figure out admission requirements
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Dual Credit

REGISTER FOR SPRING COURSES

Students, make sure you register for the spring semester of your dual credit class!

National Honor Society

UPCOMING MANDATORY DATES

  • 12/4/19 December Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 2/5/20 February Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 3/4/20 March Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 4/1/20 April Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 4/14/20 NHS Induction
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Burleson High School Calendar

Want to stay up-to-date on all #Elk Family events? Click the button to be redirected to the Burleson High School Calendar.