BAUXITE HIGH SCHOOL
MARCH 8, 2016
First Bell Rings at 7:40 AM
SPRING BREAK FROM MARCH 21 ~ MARCH 25
ALL SCHOOL EVENTS/MEETINGS ARE SUBJECT TO DATE ~ TIME CHANGE OR CANCELLATION BY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
Cell phones must be placed in the bin or your locker during class!
Consequences will be enforced
Students who are eating lunch must eat in the cafeteria or at the picnic tables. Students are not allowed to eat in the library, offices, or classrooms during any of the lunch times. This applies to ALL students.
Students going through the breakfast line all items must be visible until purchased
Breakfast: French Toast Strips or Gravy and Biscuits, Applesauce, Fruit Juice and Milk
Line 1: Ground Beef with Spanish Rice, Pinto Beans, Salsa, Tortilla Chips, Corn, Pears, Fresh Fruit, Fruit Juice and Milk
Line 2: Chicken Fajita Taco Salad or Mexican Chicken both served with Chips and Dip, Fruit Juice and Milk
You may purchase Slushes and Nachos for $1.50 each
Students that are entering second period after the bell without a breakfast in hand should be counted tardy. Teachers please send them to the office for a tardy slip.
2016 Free Physical forms for Bauxite Athletes in grades 7-11 may be picked up in the High School Office. Forms are due back March 9th.
Students who drive are not to be lingering after school in the parking lots. This includes afternoon vo-tech student. Upon returning from vo-tech you are to leave campus unless you are waiting for a sibling, then you are to report to the library until the 3:15 bell.
Wednesday, March 9th is the 3rd nine weeks AR Reading deadline
SENIORS – It’s time to start on the Senior Video. We need one baby picture, one middle age picture and one senior picture. We also need any group pictures of you and your senior classmates from pre-school until your senior year. You can turn your pictures in two ways. 1) Email them to Mrs. Baxley (baxleyt), or 2) If it’s a hard copy, please write your name on the back of each picture and put them in an envelope or a zip lock baggy and give to Mrs. Baxley. The deadline is Friday, April 1st. Please see Mrs. Baxley if you have any questions
March Madness has come to the library! 16 of the top YA titles from 2015 are going head-to-head in our bracket. Pick up a bracket in the library, make your predictions and return them to Mrs. Peters by March 7 for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!
Dance will be sponsoring a Dance Clinic on Saturday, March 12th at the Bauxite High School Fred Dawson Gymnasium from 8:30am ~ 11:00am. The clinic will be for students in grades 6th ~ 11th and will cost $20, this may be paid on Saturday. Checks are to be made out to Bauxite High School. Forms may be picked up in the High School Office or from Ms. Tarver between classes. Forms may be turned in to the High School Office or brought the day of the clinic.
Students with Dell Chromebooks can purchase a protective case and zipper pouch for $24.00 in the High School Office. This will stay on your Chromebook until you graduate and will help protect against damage.
Students according to your handbook on page 69 glass containers can break, leaving dangerous shards of glass. Glass containers should not be brought on the bus or to the campus. Only clear plastic or authorized metal containers are accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS. CONSEQUENCES WILL BE ENFORCED.
Students cannot go to their cars for lunches, books, etc. without permission during the school day.
Students you are NOT to tape/glue or use any other type of adhesive to adhere anything on the outside of the lockers as this pulls the paint off and you will be responsible for any damage.
Students this is a reminder about PDA (Public Display of Affection) ~ there should be NO hugging, kissing, arms around each other etc. Handholding is considered an acceptable display of affection. See student handbook. NO EXCEPTIONS! Consequences will be enforced. See page 69/70 of the student handbook
Students (boys/girls) this is a reminder that you are not to wear hats, caps or other head coverings in the school buildings. See page 65 of your student handbook.
Students wanting to get their driving permit paper please notify the office two days in advance to see if you qualify. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA (for semester) and must not owe any fees or fines.
Students must get notes from their teacher they want to see during 4th period prior to 4th period. Tardies will not be excused for failure to plan ahead.
Seniors: If you’re going to attend a 2 year vocational program – pick up the Class of 65 Scholarship, Information was emailed to you. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
Any senior planning to pursue a degree related to architecture or construction related engineering please see Ms. Smart about a scholarship application.
Any senior going to Fayetteville and interested in becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer please see Ms. Smart for information.
Bauxite Ladies Association Scholarship application has been emailed to all seniors. Copies are also available in the Counselor’s Office.
Seniors: The Benton Area Chamber of Commerce is offering a $1000 scholarship to a Bauxite senior. Pick up an application in the Counselor’s Office. Deadline is May 1st.
Seniors check your email for scholarships!!!
SENIORS: 2016 Junior Auxiliary of Saline County Scholarship Application is available in the Counselor’s Office. Also sent to your email for review.
SENIORS: Information is available on First Electric Trust scholarships in the Counselor’s Office. If your family is a member of First Electric Cooperative – check out on email or in the Counselor’s Office
JUNIORS: First Electric Cooperative is once again taking applications for their Youth Tour. Interested juniors please pick up information in the Counselor’s Office or check your email account. Information has been emailed
Any senior interested in attending UALR Benton Center for fall semester please stop by the Counselor’s Office. First time only students may receive a scholarship in the amount of $2000. Scholarship Applications are in the Counselor’s Office
SENIORS: If your family is a member of the Saline County Farm Bureau please come by the counselor’s office and pick up their scholarship application.
SENIORS: If you family uses Fidelity as a service provider please pick up information on a 500$ scholarship
SENIORS – Please check your email for information about the Trinity Scholarship! We now have applications for the W. R. Alsobrook Scholarship. Please pick up the application in the counselor’s office. Deadline to submit is March 14th. It is a paper application.
Juniors: Check your school email for information on AR Governor’s School.
Seniors, there are scholarship opportunities offered by THEA. Scholarships are offered in creative writing, poetry, film making, dance, theater, fashion designs, singing/performing, and visual arts, 2D and 3D designs. For more information, visit www.theafoundation.org or stop by the counselors’ office.
Seniors in order to have your college day visit excused you need to pick up a college day form from the counselor’s office. Return the completed form to the High School Office. You must also bring back paper from the college with your name and date of visit, turn this into the High School Office.
18 Year Old Males – If you are a male and 18 years of age, it is your legal obligation to register with Selective Service. Registration applies to virtually all men living in the U.S., including immigrants, no matter their status.
Registration is quick and easy. Even though you MUST register at 18 years old, you may submit your information as early as 7 years and 3 months. You can register with the Selective Service on-line at www.sss.gov or any post office.
Monday: Every Monday 4th period is reading day ~ students should have a book prior to class
March 8 ~ Miners @ Lake Hamilton ~ game time 4:30
March 8 ~ Lady Miners vs Stuttgart ~ game time 4:30
March 9 ~ CAP Groups will meet 4th period
March 9 ~ Minvers vs England in the FCA Invitational Tournament ~ game time 6:30pm
March 10 ~ Lady Miners vs CAC ~ game time 4:30
March 11 ~ Lady Miners vs Harding Academy ~ game time 4:30
March 11 ~ Senior Track Meet at Benton ~ 3:30
March 11 ~ Band pre-assessment in Benton
March 12 ~ Saturday School from 8-12 in the Middle School Cafeteria