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Yellow Jacket Sports (March 8 – March 14)

3/9 BLJV v Magnet @ LH | 7:00 pm
3/11 SJV/V v Parkway | 4:00 pm
3/13 SV @ Pineville Tourney |9:00 am


Attention All Seniors!! CLICK HERE for senior party questionnaire. 

The honor graduate list is posted outside the Counseling Office and on the Class of 2021 Canvas Page. Honor graduates are all students with a 4.0 gpa, plus the top 5% of the remaining graduating class. This year it includes all students with a 3.91 or higher cumulative grade point average. Honor graduates are eligible to purchase and wear a purple and gold honor cord, which will be distributed at the Senior Awards Assembly (TBA). You can purchase immediately at locallevelevents.com, or in the counseling office beginning April 1st. If purchasing at school, you must have exact change/cash only. Cost is $10. Cords must be purchased by April 23rd to receive them at the assembly.  Purchase cords online at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/14444 Your access code is your student ID number without the preceding 0.

Math/Science Magnet students may wear the magnet stole at graduation. This is the white satin stole with letters BHS printed on the end. You can purchase immediately at locallevelevents.com, or in the Counseling Office beginning April 1st.  If purchasing at school, you must have exact change/cash only. Cost is $16. Purchase stoles online at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/14446  Your access code is your student ID number without the preceding 0.

Seniors – If you are interested in participating in the Senior Ring Ceremony, please go by Room S105 or the main office to pick up an information sheet regarding requirements and cost.

StuCo Elections – Student Council Intent-to-Run for Office forms for the 2021-2022 school year are available in room 202. Intent-to-Run forms are due by TODAY. Campaign Week is March 22nd through March 26th, and elections will be the week of March 29th.  Only students who want to hold officer positions need to pick up a packet. Members-at-large will fill out applications in April.

College Visit – The Navy representative will be outside the café TODAY at lunch.

Renaissance will be held during both lunch shifts on TOMORROW.  Please look for the list in your classroom.

College Visits Army National Guard FRIDAY.

Seniors – We are having a Senior Ring Ceremony on FRIDAY at 6:30 pm in the auditorium.  Check your Canvas soon for details!

Key Club – Information is now posted on Canvas for freshmen boys that are interested in joining Key Club. We look forward to having you!

Boys and Girls State – Please see Mrs. Prothro if you are interested in attending Louisiana Boys or Girls State this summer. CLICK HERE for the video. CLICK HERE for the brochure. CLICK HERE for Covid guidelines.

College Visits – Southern Arkansas University, March 24

Upcoming Deadlines:

Students – C.E. Byrd’s literary magazine, Perspectives, is now accepting entries. Students are encouraged to submit their original short stories, poems, or one-act plays for consideration for publication; visual art is also welcome. The topic and format are left to your imagination! All accepted entries will be published in a hard-copy magazine in May of 2021. Use this link to submit your written entry https://forms.gle/dCLausAtjGxhrtek8. If you are interested in submitting visual art for consideration, email the art as an attachment to perspectivesentry@gmail.com. See Mrs. Maier or your English teacher for more information. The due date for submission: FRIDAY.

Fighting Hate for Good Art and Poetry Contest – Entries due to Ms. Prothro by March 19. CLICK HERE for the entry form and information.


CLICK HERE for a full list of community service opportunities.
CLICK HERE for a full list of contests.
CLICK HERE for all scholarship opportunities.