BGJHS Newsletter

April 16, 2021

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Amazon Future Engineer School

Bowling Green Junior High is pleased to announce its recent selection as an Amazon Future Engineer (AFE) school, a partnership between Amazon and Project STEM to improve access to computer science education in communities currently underrepresented in the technology field. The computer science sponsorship is offered in over 2,000 schools in all 50 states at no cost to the schools.

The Amazon Future Engineer program is a childhood-to-career program to inspire, educate, and train children and young adults interested in pursuing careers in computer science. The program offers qualified schools access to exploratory computer science classes through Project STEM, as well as implementation and ongoing support. Additional resources available include classroom curriculum, professional development for teachers, recruitment resources, classroom visits and real world connections, ongoing program opportunities, and more.

Principal Robert Lightning says Computer Science and Technology Teacher Matt Staggs has worked with school administrators to bring this program to Bowling Green Junior High. This summer, Mr. Staggs will have access to self-paced online professional development and onboarding sessions to begin the program next fall. Courses include topics such as Fundamentals in Scratch (CSE 1), Artificial Intelligence in our World (CSE 2), and Computer Science and Creative Media (CSE 3).

In the school’s acceptance letter, Amazon Future Engineer Senior Manager Mat Wisner says, “Whether a student aspires to be a software engineer or simply wants a foundational education to advance their aspirations, this is our chance to ensure all students have this access.”

Learn more about the Amazon Future Engineer program at www.amazonfutureengineer.com.
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There are limited numbers of yearbooks ordered so preorder to ensure you get one!

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BGJHS Strings Performed their Spring Concert Thursday, April 15. Thank you Mr. Case for all the work you do providing opportunities for our students!

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BGISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Thank you Mrs. Shores, Mrs. Sivaainkaran, Ms. Lee, Mr. Shanklin, and Mr. Case for all you do for our students!

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Congratulations to Mr. Case for be names a Distinguished Educator Finalist in the area of Visual and Performing Arts!

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Beta

Attention 6th Grade Betas! If you joined beta club this year (2020-2021), then your new membership pins and certificates can be picked up during 7th period in Mrs. Newport's room (in the 8th grade hallway) from now until the end of April.

BGJHS Library now has ebooks to checkout!

Mackin Ebooks Tutorial
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Congratulations BGJHS Baseball on their victories over Logan County and Simpson County!

Attention Current 6th and 7th Football Players:

Current 6th and 7th grade football players will begin workouts on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting next week, April 20th & 21st, and each following Tuesday and Wednesday after. Workouts will be on the BGJHS practice fields from 3:00 to 4:30. Players must have current physical before participating in activities. No equipment will be worn but it is suggested that players wear cleats. No practice in the event of inclement weather.

Cheerleading

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Reminder

COVID 19 Testing is available at ALL GGC locations!


-Now Available Rapid COVID Antigen Testing (Results available in 20 minutes)


-PCR Testing (Results available in 3 – 5 Days) -Antibody Testing (Results available in 24 hours)


Call with any questions: 270-781-5111.

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