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This Week @ BHS September 24, 2023

This Week @BHS

  • Tuesday - Senior Night for Boys Soccer
  • Wednesday - Senior Parent Night with Counselors in the Cafeteria
  • Friday - Senior Night for Football, Cheer, and Band before the home football game
New Monthly Item

Check out the Beechwood Independent Schools Monthly Newsletter

BHS Thanks our NEW Internship Partners!

Upcoming Items to note:

9/27 Senior Parent Night - Cafeteria 6:30 pm

10/2-10/6 - FALL BREAK

10/18 10th & 11th Grade PSAT

10/18 Homecoming Parade - Swim Club to Lower Field (6:30 pm)

10/19 Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner at FMCC

10/20 - Homecoming Game / Dance

10/21 Alumni New Construction Building Tours (11 - 1 pm)

Traffic Information / Parking

If you have to come up to school during school hours please make sure you park in the spots marked with a "V" for visitors. Please see the picture to the right. Thank you for your help.

Attendance Information 23-24 **

All FORMS you may need throughout the school year are located under the FORMS tab on the Beechwood Independent Schools website.

Student fees are posted. Please go in and pay them through Infinite Campus. Fees for students in 7th - 12th grades are based on the courses in which students are enrolled. If you have any questions contact natalie.whalen@beechwood.kyschools.us

Counseling / College Information

Senior Parent Night - September 27 @ 6:30 pm (Cafeteria) --Join our Counseling Team as we share tips about the College Application Process, Financial Aid, Scholarships, & more! We hope to see you!

GSP 2023

Governor’s Scholars Program application process: Interested Juniors and Junior parents may review a presentation here on helpful tips, tricks, and timelines related to the Governor’s Scholars Program application process! All student applicants must plan to attend the EDGE session on 11/17

Tutoring is held Tuesdays and Thursdays until 4 pm. Students please report to the office to find the tutoring location for that day.

PSAT 2023

On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, BHS will be offering the PSAT here at school. The PSAT test is optional for 10th and 11th grade students.

The PSAT is a College Board test. College Board also administers the SAT and AP tests. The PSAT is designed to give students who are planning on taking the SAT an idea of how the SAT is designed. For Juniors, the PSAT is the qualifying test for the highly selective National Merit Scholarship program as well as a test that can be used when applying for the Kentucky's Governor's Scholars Program.

Sophomore and Junior students who are interested in taking the PSAT should register at the link below by September 29th. The PSAT test costs $18 and this fee can be turned into the high school office by September 29th.

Students who sign up for the PSAT will take the test here at BHS Wednesday, October 18th at 8:00 AM.

For those who have further questions or wonder if the PSAT is a good fit for your student should contact your student's school counselor.

Senior Parents: College Planning Updates

Academic Update!

Wednesday Early Release Days

Next Early Release Day: Oct 18

This upcoming school year we will dismiss 7th - 12th grades at 1:08 pm (after lunch). This will allow teachers and staff to embed professional development, department collaboration, assessment literacy, curriculum development, and teacher learning. The following WEDNESDAYS will be early release:

Early Release Days: Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 6, Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 13, April 10, May 15

Athletics Update

Home Games This week:

Evergreen Club Needs Your Help
Thank you Campbell Eck for helping after the game

The perfect service opportunity: After each home Varsity Football game WE NEED YOUR HELP picking up trash in the stands, on the hillside, and around campus. This is a quick 30 minute service opportunity where students will be given gloves and trash bags and is open to anyone. Pick up will occur directly after the football game. Students can meet in the student section part of the bleachers. Please sign up beforehand using the link below so we know how many will be helping and to give credit for your service time. If you have any questions please contact campbell.eck@stu.beechwood.kyschools.us Let’s keep Beechwood beautiful!

Good Luck this week:
Golfers at the KHSAA State tournament

Good luck to Bella Conrad, Ellie Stamm, and Hugo King who will be playing in the first round of the state golf tournament at Kenton County Willows. The girls will be playing on Monday and Hugo on Tuesday. Go Tigers!

Boys Soccer Senior Night is Tuesday 9/26 Vs Boone County. JV plays at 6:30, Varsity plays at 7:30 PM. Senior night events will happen between matches. The first 25 students who show up in the students section will get a Beechwood Soccer shirt.

Boys Soccer is hosting a PINK out event on Thursday 9/28 Vs Grant Co to raise money for Breast Cancer awareness month. Come support your team and wear PINK!

Senior Night for Football, Cheer, and Band Friday before the Varsity Football v. Walton - Verona. The Senior Celebrations will begin around 6:30 pm. All parents are advised to meet by the Tiger Zone at 6:20 pm.

Proud Sponsor and Support of Beechwood Athletics

Construction Update:

October 21st - Alumni New Construction Building Tours (11 - 1 pm)
New Building Front facing Beechwood Road
Looking out to Beechwood Road
Student Commons area

The commons is now sealed off and will undergo its renovation for completion in Spring 2024!

New Auditorium

Arts Update

Photo by: Natalie Grinsteinner
Congratulations to the Beechwood Band, "Reserve Grand Champions" at the Ryle Tournament of Bands

Help the Beechwood Bands with their Mattress Fundraiser Saturday Sept 30th at Beechwood High School from 10 am - 4 pm. Come checkout the mattress specials!

SBDM Report

The next meeting: October 11, 2023 at 4:00 pm in the Fieldhouse Viewing Room.

September 6, 2023 Meeting

  • Good News -Open house was a success. Many positive comments were shared. The Joint Session with the Board was a successful first meeting, and it will happen again in January. It was appreciated that the goals for the district were shared and made clear to all.
  • Old Business - No old business this month
  • New Business -School Profile Report 22-23 was reviewed and signed by members. Club Approval for a school pickleball club.
  • Budget Report - SBDM Budget and Activities Budget were shared with the council.
  • Principal’s Report - Construction: Pictures from the Weekly Newsletter where shared showing the progress made from the inside out of the new building. CERT Map Data was reviewed + the BHS list of assessments was shared. CSIP work will be begin for this school year.

All meetings are open to the public. Agendas and minutes are posted outside of the HS office and on our WEBSITE.

Board of Education

Next regular meeting: Monday October 9th

6-7 pm in the High School Cafeteria

What is the "Blueprint for Excellence"?

Calling all HS parents! Want to get involved? Join PTSA to get plugged in! 

Athletic Boosters

Visit The Tiger Zone to get your New Beechwood gear!

Open 6:30- 9 pm Every Friday in September

Beechwoodathleticboosters.com

Follow on Twitter: @BHSAthleticBoosters

What A Great EDGE Day Experience

We Are Learners, We are Leaders