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BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • Only three more days to sign up to compete or attend the Page One and BW Library Poetry Slam this Friday during all lunch hours. If you want to compete or attend, come to the library to sign up. Walk-ins will be welcome, but competition spots and seats will be limited, so signing up is recommended. This year, only three-minute original poems can compete; no songs and no covers until the end. There will be an audience-selected winner each 1/2 hour, and attendance prizes as well. Not sure what a Slam Poem is? Find more info and video examples in the student bulletin, or see a librarian for details. 

  • This is the last week to preorder your 2019-2020 yearbook. Remember; Pre - ordering your yearbook is the only way to guarantee that you receive one at the end of the year. We will have some available on distribution day in May, but we have sold out in the past. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B328. You can also order online by clicking on the yearbook banner on the Belleville West homepage.

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: It is against the rules to wear headphones (earbuds) in the hallways and it’s only allowed in the classroom with the teacher’s permission. Thanks for your cooperation.

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Monday, January 27 - Breakfast Pizza

Tuesday, January 28 - Pancakes & Syrup

Wednesday, January 29 - Sausage and Cheese Bagel

Thursday, January 30 - Scrambled Eggs & Toast

Friday, January 31 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Eggs

 

Lunch Menus

Monday, January 27 - French Toast Sticks & Sausage Patties or Chicken Nuggets w/ Bread

Tuesday, January 28 - Chicken Rotini & Cheesy Breadstick or Pizza Burger on Bun

Wednesday, January 29 - Orange Chicken w/ Rice and Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, January 30 - Chicken Strips w/ Waffles or Sweet & Sour Meatballs w/ Rice

Friday, January 31 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Every year, the Southern Illinois SPEECH & ACTING League names the top 25 performers of the season out of the hundreds of students who compete.  This year, ELEVEN Belleville West students were named to the top 25!  

Congratulations to senior Delaney Holliday for placing 1st in the league this season.  Other students in the top 25 are seniors Jaylon Muchison, Isa Karathanos, Jojo Holm, Armoni Willis, Danny Laney, Emma Koontz, Emily Bechtold, and Max Juhas, as well as sophomores Elise Moore and Diego Reed.  --Mr. Jenkins

 

 

 

Attention anyone still interested in the New York City trip: the final deadline to enroll in the trip is February 15. Anyone that enrolls after that date will have late fees applied. I hope you can join us as we experience the Big Apple! Any questions, please see Ms. Moore

 

 

 

JUNIORS: 3 HOURS OF SCHOOL, TRIPLE CREDITS, MAKE MONEY!!!

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION gives you all of this plus employment assistance! You

don’t have to have a job to enroll, and you don’t have to go to work every day.

Come and see one of us for an application: Mr. Caswell (B-235) or Mrs.Steely (B-242)

 

 

 

JUNIORS:  Have you ever thought about starting your own business someday?  Or being your own boss? If so, you should check out Belleville CEO.  This a senior only honors class that incorporates Belleville West, East, and Althoff into one class that meets out in the business community.  You will hear from owners/CEOs and tour 60-70 local businesses in order to see what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. By April 2021, you too could be running your own business!  If you are interested in this program, come to an informational meeting in the Library on Monday, January 27 during 2nd hour to meet and talk to current CEO students in the program. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity sponsored by 50 investors in the community.  Get a pass from your counselor today to attend!  

 

 

 

The deadline for pre-ordering a 2019-2020 yearbook is Thursday, January 30. This is the only way to guarantee you receive a yearbook in May. We will order extra to sell on yearbook distribution day, but we have sold out in years prior. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B329, or you can order online by clicking on the Yearbook Banner on the Belleville West homepage.   If you have any questions, see Mrs. Short in B314.


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

BW National English Honor Society candidates:   Do you want a 2019-2020 BW NEHS t-shirt, sweatshirt, or hoodie?  See your student email or Google Classroom for the link to order!  Orders are due no later than Thursday.

 

 

 

Lifesavers is doing a Be Kind project called Love, West. 

Love, West is a thank you letter system that both students and faculty can use to send nice letters of encouragement to others in the school. This is a great opportunity for the student body to spread joy and to be kind to others. Let's build each other up by Being Kind.  The locker is located right outside the library. Locker 1696 and is decorated with Love, West on it. Write an encouraging note to someone and put their name on the outside. Lifesavers will deliver the notes every week. - Mrs. Stinson

 


COUNSELING

 

Scholars in the Spotlight:

Congratulations to Taylor Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis at the Indiana Institute of Technology.  

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis atthe Indiana Institute of Technology.

 

 

 

Are you interested in volunteering at the St. Louis Zoo?

There are two ways to volunteer:  Zoo ALIVE (Active Leaders in Volunteer Education) is a year round teen volunteer educator program and Zoo Teens is a summer volunteer program for teens.  You must be at least 15 years old for both. For more information on these programs, visit stlzoo.org/zooalive or stlzoo.org/volunteer.  The deadlines are quickly approaching.

 

 

 

Are you a female student who will graduate in 2021?

The nation’s largest and oldest scholarship program has over $1 billion of college scholarships to give to outstanding, well-rounded, academically talented girls in the class of 2021. Distinguished Young Women of Illinois is looking for female students in the class of 2021 to sign up to be considered for this scholarship opportunity. Please visit http://distinguishedyw.org/ for more information and to apply. Deadline is February 1, 2020.

 

 

 

Hispanic Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has launched their applications for the 2020 High School Hispanic Leadership Institute for upcoming sophomores through seniors (by the fall of 2020). This program is designed to establish and enhance leadership skills among Hispanic students. This program is free for students to attend, complimentary transportation is provided and students receive a stipend upon completion of the program.

You can apply at https://www.hccstl.com/hshliand applications are due Monday, May 11th by 11:59 pm (CT). The program will be from Monday, June 15 – Saturday, June 20, 2020. Please see Mr. Solomon in C109 if you have any questions. 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP Opportunity for SENIORS

The Busey Bank Community Scholarship Program's goal is to assist graduating high school seniors in continuing their education beyond high school at a university, college, trade, or vocational school. The scholarship award amount is $2,000 per year for four years of full-time enrollment.

If interested in this opportunity, submit your application, cover letter, and references to Mr. Solomon by January 31, 2020.

 

 

Juniors and Seniors

Applications are now being accepted for Bank of America Student Leaders. Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect four St. Louis based community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C. The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill building and creating a more civically engaged society.

Please apply by January 31, 2020 at https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/student-leaders.html?cm_mmc=EBZ-EnterpriseBrand-_-vanity-_-EB01VN00BB_studentleaders-_-NA#fbid=o0yE6pYncBQ

 

 

 

Are you a junior who is ready to become a leader?

The Bezos Scholars Program is accepting applications for their year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. Each year, 12 students from across the U.S. and an accompanying educator from each school are selected to participate alongside 5 students and an educator from the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. Scholars gain leadership skills, collaborate and build their networks, and make a meaningful difference in their community. The program is an all-expenses paid trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 27-July 3, 2020. For more information and to apply, please visit https://bezosscholars.org/. The application deadline is January 31, 2020.

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

Career in Cosmetology:

WHAT:  Kaskaskia College Cosmetology High School Visit Days

WHEN:  March 19 th from 1pm – 4pm

WHERE:  Cosmetology Department at Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road, Centralia, IL 62801

WHO:  High School Juniors and Seniors considering a career in

Cosmetology

RSVP – Kelli Malone, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-545-3306

by March 16 th to reserve a spot.

 

 

Summer Programs:

The University of Missouri St. Louis Bridge Program has begun recruitment for their 2020 Summer Academy.  You must be currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and will have completed Algebra 1 by summer.  This program will immerse you in mathematics, science, written and oral communication, career research, personal and professional development as well as college planning.  If you meet this criteria and are interested in applying, please visit https://www.umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

 

 

Upcoming Events at SWIC

St. Louis Metro East Baccalaureate College Fair, Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM

Local families are invited to browse approximately 100 local, state, and national colleges and universities, as well as attend workshops on financial aid or transferring from community college to a four year university. Students can make the most of their time at the fair by signing up for a Strive Scan barcode in advance to collect college rep information in seconds. More information and a list of colleges is available at SWIC.edu.

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT and SAT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the courses is as follows:

ACT Review: This in-depth ACT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the ACT. It condenses lessons into six sessions which begin with a pre-test to assess the group’s strengths and weaknesses. The sessions are then individualized to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m., February 25-March 11

Where:  SIUE University Park, Technology Management Center

 

SAT Review: This in-depth SAT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the SAT. It condenses lessons into individualized sessions based on the group’s strengths and weaknesses to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., February 4-25

Where:  SIUE Main Campus

Registration is available at http://www.siue.edu/continuing-education/exam-preparation/index.shtml. The cost to attend the ACT session is $199 and the cost to attend the SAT session is $209. This will include books.

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

 

CHECK BACK

 

If you would like to meet with any of the college representatives, please see Mrs. Cook in the Counseling office for a pass.

 


SPORTS

 

BTHS Hockey Team - Varsity Last HOME GAME (last regular season game) – SENIOR NIGHT Recognition

1/30 (thurs) Belleville vs. Granite City  in O’Fallon @ 9:00pm

 

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

Attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 5 - Late Start: Students attend 9:30am - 3:25pm

 

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
Print

BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • Only two more days to sign up to compete or attend the Page One and BW Library Poetry Slam this Friday during all lunch hours. If you want to compete or attend, come to the library to sign up. Walk-ins will be welcome, but competition spots and seats will be limited, so signing up is recommended. This year, only three-minute original poems can compete; no songs and no covers until the end. There will be an audience-selected winner each 1/2 hour, and attendance prizes as well. Not sure what a Slam Poem is? Find more info and video examples in the student bulletin, or see a librarian for details. 

  • This is the last week to preorder your 2019-2020 yearbook. Remember; Pre - ordering your yearbook is the only way to guarantee that you receive one at the end of the year. We will have some available on distribution day in May, but we have sold out in the past. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B328. You can also order online by clicking on the yearbook banner on the Belleville West homepage.

  • Don't forget about our VAMF meeting today after school until 5:00.  Don't forget to be awesome!!!!!

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: It is against the rules to wear headphones (earbuds) in the hallways and it’s only allowed in the classroom with the teacher’s permission. Thanks for your cooperation.

 

 

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Tuesday, January 28 - Pancakes & Syrup

Wednesday, January 29 - Sausage and Cheese Bagel

Thursday, January 30 - Scrambled Eggs & Toast

Friday, January 31 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Eggs

 

Lunch Menus

Tuesday, January 28 - Chicken Rotini & Cheesy Breadstick or Pizza Burger on Bun

Wednesday, January 29 - Orange Chicken w/ Rice and Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, January 30 - Chicken Strips w/ Waffles or Sweet & Sour Meatballs w/ Rice

Friday, January 31 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Last day to order Paws for the Cause shirts is tomorrow!  Please turn in orders to Mrs. Quandt in B337.

 

 

 

Junior National Honor Society candidates, don't forget to stop by and tell Mrs. Quandt or Mr. Patterson if you are going to run for an office.

Attention anyone still interested in the New York City trip: the final deadline to enroll in the trip is February 15. Anyone that enrolls after that date will have late fees applied. I hope you can join us as we experience the Big Apple! Any questions, please see Ms. Moore

 

 

 

JUNIORS: 3 HOURS OF SCHOOL, TRIPLE CREDITS, MAKE MONEY!!!

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION gives you all of this plus employment assistance! You

don’t have to have a job to enroll, and you don’t have to go to work every day.

Come and see one of us for an application: Mr. Caswell (B-235) or Mrs.Steely (B-242)

 

 

 

The deadline for pre-ordering a 2019-2020 yearbook is Thursday, January 30. This is the only way to guarantee you receive a yearbook in May. We will order extra to sell on yearbook distribution day, but we have sold out in years prior. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B329, or you can order online by clicking on the Yearbook Banner on the Belleville West homepage.   If you have any questions, see Mrs. Short in B314.

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Lifesavers is doing a Be Kind project called Love, West. 

Love, West is a thank you letter system that both students and faculty can use to send nice letters of encouragement to others in the school. This is a great opportunity for the student body to spread joy and to be kind to others. Let's build each other up by Being Kind.  The locker is located right outside the library. Locker 1696 and is decorated with Love, West on it. Write an encouraging note to someone and put their name on the outside. Lifesavers will deliver the notes every week. - Mrs. Stinson

 


COUNSELING

 

Scholars in the Spotlight:

Congratulations to Taylor Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis at the Indiana Institute of Technology.  

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis atthe Indiana Institute of Technology.

 

 

 

Are you interested in volunteering at the St. Louis Zoo?

There are two ways to volunteer:  Zoo ALIVE (Active Leaders in Volunteer Education) is a year round teen volunteer educator program and Zoo Teens is a summer volunteer program for teens.  You must be at least 15 years old for both. For more information on these programs, visit stlzoo.org/zooalive or stlzoo.org/volunteer.  The deadlines are quickly approaching.

 

 

 

Are you a female student who will graduate in 2021?

The nation’s largest and oldest scholarship program has over $1 billion of college scholarships to give to outstanding, well-rounded, academically talented girls in the class of 2021. Distinguished Young Women of Illinois is looking for female students in the class of 2021 to sign up to be considered for this scholarship opportunity. Please visit http://distinguishedyw.org/ for more information and to apply. Deadline is February 1, 2020.

 

 

 

Hispanic Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has launched their applications for the 2020 High School Hispanic Leadership Institute for upcoming sophomores through seniors (by the fall of 2020). This program is designed to establish and enhance leadership skills among Hispanic students. This program is free for students to attend, complimentary transportation is provided and students receive a stipend upon completion of the program.

You can apply at https://www.hccstl.com/hshliand applications are due Monday, May 11th by 11:59 pm (CT). The program will be from Monday, June 15 – Saturday, June 20, 2020. Please see Mr. Solomon in C109 if you have any questions. 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP Opportunity for SENIORS

The Busey Bank Community Scholarship Program's goal is to assist graduating high school seniors in continuing their education beyond high school at a university, college, trade, or vocational school. The scholarship award amount is $2,000 per year for four years of full-time enrollment.

If interested in this opportunity, submit your application, cover letter, and references to Mr. Solomon by January 31, 2020.

 

 

Juniors and Seniors

Applications are now being accepted for Bank of America Student Leaders. Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect four St. Louis based community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C. The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill building and creating a more civically engaged society.

Please apply by January 31, 2020 at https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/student-leaders.html?cm_mmc=EBZ-EnterpriseBrand-_-vanity-_-EB01VN00BB_studentleaders-_-NA#fbid=o0yE6pYncBQ

 

 

 

Are you a junior who is ready to become a leader?

The Bezos Scholars Program is accepting applications for their year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. Each year, 12 students from across the U.S. and an accompanying educator from each school are selected to participate alongside 5 students and an educator from the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. Scholars gain leadership skills, collaborate and build their networks, and make a meaningful difference in their community. The program is an all-expenses paid trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 27-July 3, 2020. For more information and to apply, please visit https://bezosscholars.org/. The application deadline is January 31, 2020.

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Career in Cosmetology:

WHAT:  Kaskaskia College Cosmetology High School Visit Days

WHEN:  March 19 th from 1pm – 4pm

WHERE:  Cosmetology Department at Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road, Centralia, IL 62801

WHO:  High School Juniors and Seniors considering a career in

Cosmetology

RSVP – Kelli Malone, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-545-3306

by March 16 th to reserve a spot.

 

 

Summer Programs:

The University of Missouri St. Louis Bridge Program has begun recruitment for their 2020 Summer Academy.  You must be currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and will have completed Algebra 1 by summer.  This program will immerse you in mathematics, science, written and oral communication, career research, personal and professional development as well as college planning.  If you meet this criteria and are interested in applying, please visit https://www.umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

 

 

 

Upcoming Events at SWIC

St. Louis Metro East Baccalaureate College Fair, Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM

Local families are invited to browse approximately 100 local, state, and national colleges and universities, as well as attend workshops on financial aid or transferring from community college to a four year university. Students can make the most of their time at the fair by signing up for a Strive Scan barcode in advance to collect college rep information in seconds. More information and a list of colleges is available at SWIC.edu.

 

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT and SAT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the courses is as follows:

ACT Review: This in-depth ACT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the ACT. It condenses lessons into six sessions which begin with a pre-test to assess the group’s strengths and weaknesses. The sessions are then individualized to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m., February 25-March 11

Where:  SIUE University Park, Technology Management Center

SAT Review: This in-depth SAT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the SAT. It condenses lessons into individualized sessions based on the group’s strengths and weaknesses to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., February 4-25

Where:  SIUE Main Campus

Registration is available at http://www.siue.edu/continuing-education/exam-preparation/index.shtml. The cost to attend the ACT session is $199 and the cost to attend the SAT session is $209. This will include books.

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

 

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

 

CHECK BACK

 

If you would like to meet with any of the college representatives, please see Mrs. Cook in the Counseling office for a pass.

 

 


SPORTS

 

BTHS Hockey Team - Varsity Last HOME GAME (last regular season game) – SENIOR NIGHT Recognition

1/30 (thurs) Belleville vs. Granite City  in O’Fallon @ 9:00pm

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

Attached to emailed bulletin

 

 

 

 

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 5 - Late Start: Students attend 9:30am - 3:25pm

 

 

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
Print

BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • Missing something?  Come check the Lost and Found by the end of the week.  At the end of the day Friday, all items currently in Lost and Found will be donated.

  • Students who signed up to perform or watch the poetry slam in the library: If you asked for a pass, expect your pass to be delivered to you tomorrow morning during first and second hours. If you didn't sign up ahead of time, you can still come to the library to perform or watch, but only if there's room. After all performance slots are filled and all audience seats are taken, there will be no walk-ins to the library. Performers and audience members may bring their lunch to the library. See a librarian if you have questions. 

  • This is the last week to preorder your 2019-2020 yearbook. Remember; Pre - ordering your yearbook is the only way to guarantee that you receive one at the end of the year. We will have some available on distribution day in May, but we have sold out in the past. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B328. You can also order online by clicking on the yearbook banner on the Belleville West homepage.

  • Chick-Fil-A sandwiches will be available for 5.00 per sandwich this Friday during lunch hours.  Be prepared to "Eat More Chicken"

  • Attention all Saturday Scholar Students: The first Saturday Scholar event will be held this Saturday, Feb. 1st.  Please be in the lobby of Belleville West by 8:30 am.  The bus will be leaving promptly at 8:45 am.  If you have any questions please see Mr. Flake in Room B209 or B211.

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: It is against the rules to wear headphones (earbuds) in the hallways and it’s only allowed in the classroom with the teacher’s permission. Thanks for your cooperation.

 

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Thursday, January 30 - Scrambled Eggs & Toast

Friday, January 31 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Eggs

 

Lunch Menus

Thursday, January 30 - Chicken Strips w/ Waffles or Sweet & Sour Meatballs w/ Rice

Friday, January 31 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Chick-Fil-A sandwiches will be available for 5.00 per sandwich this Friday during lunch hours.  Be prepared to "Eat More Chicken"

 

 

Attention anyone still interested in the New York City trip: the final deadline to enroll in the trip is February 15. Anyone that enrolls after that date will have late fees applied. I hope you can join us as we experience the Big Apple! Any questions, please see Ms. Moore

 

 

The deadline for pre-ordering a 2019-2020 yearbook is Thursday, January 30. This is the only way to guarantee you receive a yearbook in May. We will order extra to sell on yearbook distribution day, but we have sold out in years prior. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B329, or you can order online by clicking on the Yearbook Banner on the Belleville West homepage.   If you have any questions, see Mrs. Short in B314.

 

 

 

Calling all writers and artists! Submit your art, poems, and prose for a chance to be published in Page One, Belleville West’s art and literary magazine. Deadline is Friday, February 14th! Here are the links to submit :

ART    POETRY    PROSE

 

 

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Attention all Saturday Scholar Students:

The first Saturday Scholar event will be held this Saturday, Feb. 1st. Please be in the lobby of Belleville West by 8:30 am.  The bus will be leaving promptly at 8:45 am.  If you have any questions please see Mr. Flake in Room B209 or B211.

 

 

 

BW National English Honor Society candidates:   Do you want a 2019-2020 BW NEHS t-shirt, sweatshirt, or hoodie?  See your student email or Google Classroom for the link to order!  Orders are due TODAY.  

 

 

 

Harambee Members:  There will be an important general meeting on Friday, January 31 in A111 (choir room) at 8:00a.m. Come hear about upcoming rehearsals and performances!

Harambee Sponsors

 

 

 

Lifesavers is doing a Be Kind project called Love, West. 

Love, West is a thank you letter system that both students and faculty can use to send nice letters of encouragement to others in the school. This is a great opportunity for the student body to spread joy and to be kind to others. Let's build each other up by Being Kind.  The locker is located right outside the library. Locker 1696 and is decorated with Love, West on it. Write an encouraging note to someone and put their name on the outside. Lifesavers will deliver the notes every week. - Mrs. Stinson

 

 

 

Students who signed up to perform or watch the poetry slam in the library: If you asked for a pass, expect your pass to be delivered to you tomorrow morning during first and second hours. If you didn't sign up ahead of time, you can still come to the library to perform or watch, but only if there's room. After all performance slots are filled and all audience seats are taken, there will be no walk-ins to the library. Performers and audience members may bring their lunch to the library. See a librarian if you have questions. 

 


COUNSELING

 

Scholarships in the Spotlight

 

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers St. Clair Chapter

 

Metro Area Professional Organization (MAPO)

  • MAPO is offering college scholarships to students interested in pursuing their college education

  • Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Reward amount not listed

  • Deadline is March 30, 2020

 

SWIFT #6600 Belleville School District #118 Scholarship

  • Applicants should be graduates of District #118 with a minimum of three years in attendance in District #118

  • Applicants from graduates of other school districts will be accepted only if the applicant is the child of a member of SWIFT #6600, Belleville School District #118

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is March 27, 2020

 

Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation Physical or Occupational Therapy Majors

 

Student Insights Student-View Scholarship Program

  • The Student-View Scholarship Program is sponsoring a scholarship contest for high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college, or career school

  • NO minimum SAT/ACT or GPA required and NO essay

  • Applicant must complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area and the scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications

  • Reward amount ranges from $500-$5,000

  • Deadline is April 22, 2020

  • To complete the application survey visit www.student-view.com

 

The Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship Award

  • The Independent Order of Odd Fellow and Rebekahs of Illinois is pleased to announce the continuance of their 2020-2021 scholarship program

  • Applicants do not need to be affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, but must be a resident of Illinois and a citizen of the United States

  • Reward amount is not listed

  • Deadline is March 1, 2020

  • Apply at https://ioof-il.org/forms/

 

Millstadt Optimist Club

  • The Millstadt Optimist Club is proud to announce a scholarship opportunity for high school seniors who plan to attend as a full-time student at an accredited college or vocational trade school

  • Applicants must be a graduate of a Millstadt grade school and/or reside within the Millstadt School District

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is April 5, 2020

 

 

 

Scholars in the Spotlight:

Congratulations to Taylor Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis at the Indiana Institute of Technology.  

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis atthe Indiana Institute of Technology.

 

 

 

Are you interested in volunteering at the St. Louis Zoo?

There are two ways to volunteer:  Zoo ALIVE (Active Leaders in Volunteer Education) is a year round teen volunteer educator program and Zoo Teens is a summer volunteer program for teens.  You must be at least 15 years old for both. For more information on these programs, visit stlzoo.org/zooalive or stlzoo.org/volunteer.  The deadlines are quickly approaching.

 

 

 

Are you a female student who will graduate in 2021?

The nation’s largest and oldest scholarship program has over $1 billion of college scholarships to give to outstanding, well-rounded, academically talented girls in the class of 2021. Distinguished Young Women of Illinois is looking for female students in the class of 2021 to sign up to be considered for this scholarship opportunity. Please visit http://distinguishedyw.org/ for more information and to apply. Deadline is February 1, 2020.

 

 

 

Hispanic Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has launched their applications for the 2020 High School Hispanic Leadership Institute for upcoming sophomores through seniors (by the fall of 2020). This program is designed to establish and enhance leadership skills among Hispanic students. This program is free for students to attend, complimentary transportation is provided and students receive a stipend upon completion of the program.

You can apply at https://www.hccstl.com/hshliand applications are due Monday, May 11th by 11:59 pm (CT). The program will be from Monday, June 15 – Saturday, June 20, 2020. Please see Mr. Solomon in C109 if you have any questions. 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP Opportunity for SENIORS

The Busey Bank Community Scholarship Program's goal is to assist graduating high school seniors in continuing their education beyond high school at a university, college, trade, or vocational school. The scholarship award amount is $2,000 per year for four years of full-time enrollment.

If interested in this opportunity, submit your application, cover letter, and references to Mr. Solomon by January 31, 2020.

 

 

 

Juniors and Seniors

Applications are now being accepted for Bank of America Student Leaders. Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect four St. Louis based community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C. The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill building and creating a more civically engaged society.

Please apply by January 31, 2020 at https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/student-leaders.html?cm_mmc=EBZ-EnterpriseBrand-_-vanity-_-EB01VN00BB_studentleaders-_-NA#fbid=o0yE6pYncBQ

 

 

 

Are you a junior who is ready to become a leader?

The Bezos Scholars Program is accepting applications for their year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. Each year, 12 students from across the U.S. and an accompanying educator from each school are selected to participate alongside 5 students and an educator from the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. Scholars gain leadership skills, collaborate and build their networks, and make a meaningful difference in their community. The program is an all-expenses paid trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 27-July 3, 2020. For more information and to apply, please visit https://bezosscholars.org/. The application deadline is January 31, 2020.

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Career in Cosmetology:

WHAT:  Kaskaskia College Cosmetology High School Visit Days

WHEN:  March 19 th from 1pm – 4pm

WHERE:  Cosmetology Department at Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road, Centralia, IL 62801

WHO:  High School Juniors and Seniors considering a career in

Cosmetology

RSVP – Kelli Malone, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-545-3306

by March 16 th to reserve a spot.

 

 

 

Summer Programs:

The University of Missouri St. Louis Bridge Program has begun recruitment for their 2020 Summer Academy.  You must be currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and will have completed Algebra 1 by summer.  This program will immerse you in mathematics, science, written and oral communication, career research, personal and professional development as well as college planning.  If you meet this criteria and are interested in applying, please visit https://www.umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

 

 

 

Upcoming Events at SWIC

St. Louis Metro East Baccalaureate College Fair, Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM

Local families are invited to browse approximately 100 local, state, and national colleges and universities, as well as attend workshops on financial aid or transferring from community college to a four year university. Students can make the most of their time at the fair by signing up for a Strive Scan barcode in advance to collect college rep information in seconds. More information and a list of colleges is available at SWIC.edu.

 

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT and SAT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the courses is as follows:

ACT Review: This in-depth ACT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the ACT. It condenses lessons into six sessions which begin with a pre-test to assess the group’s strengths and weaknesses. The sessions are then individualized to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m., February 25-March 11

Where:  SIUE University Park, Technology Management Center

 

SAT Review: This in-depth SAT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the SAT. It condenses lessons into individualized sessions based on the group’s strengths and weaknesses to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., February 4-25

Where:  SIUE Main Campus

Registration is available at http://www.siue.edu/continuing-education/exam-preparation/index.shtml. The cost to attend the ACT session is $199 and the cost to attend the SAT session is $209. This will include books.

 

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

 

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

 

CHECK BACK

 

If you would like to meet with any of the college representatives, please see Mrs. Cook in the Counseling office for a pass.

 


SPORTS

 

BTHS Hockey Team - Varsity Last HOME GAME (last regular season game) – SENIOR NIGHT Recognition

TONIGHT Belleville vs. Granite City  in O’Fallon @ 9:00pm

 

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

Attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 5 - Late Start: Students attend 9:30am - 3:25pm

 

 

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
Print

BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • It's the last day to sign up to compete or attend the Page One and BW Library Poetry Slam this Friday during all lunch hours. If you want to compete or attend, come to the library to sign up. Walk-ins will be welcome, but competition spots and seats will be limited, so signing up is recommended. This year, only three-minute original poems can compete; no songs and no covers until the end. There will be an audience-selected winner each 1/2 hour, and attendance prizes as well.. Not sure what a Slam Poem is? Find more info and video examples in the student bulletin, or see a librarian for details. 

  • Missing something?  Come check the Lost and Found by the end of the week.  At the end of the day Friday, all items currently in Lost and Found will be donated.

  • This is the last week to preorder your 2019-2020 yearbook. Remember; Pre - ordering your yearbook is the only way to guarantee that you receive one at the end of the year. We will have some available on distribution day in May, but we have sold out in the past. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B328. You can also order online by clicking on the yearbook banner on the Belleville West homepage.

  • Chick-Fil-A sandwiches will be available for 5.00 per sandwich this Friday during lunch hours.  Be prepared to "Eat More Chicken"

  • With the weather, please be lenient with tardies as some of our buses have arrived later than usual. 

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: It is against the rules to wear headphones (earbuds) in the hallways and it’s only allowed in the classroom with the teacher’s permission. Thanks for your cooperation.

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Wednesday, January 29 - Sausage and Cheese Bagel

Thursday, January 30 - Scrambled Eggs & Toast

Friday, January 31 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Eggs

 

Lunch Menus

Wednesday, January 29 - Orange Chicken w/ Rice and Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, January 30 - Chicken Strips w/ Waffles or Sweet & Sour Meatballs w/ Rice

Friday, January 31 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Chick-Fil-A sandwiches will be available for 5.00 per sandwich this Friday during lunch hours.  Be prepared to "Eat More Chicken"

 

 

 

Attention anyone still interested in the New York City trip: the final deadline to enroll in the trip is February 15. Anyone that enrolls after that date will have late fees applied. I hope you can join us as we experience the Big Apple! Any questions, please see Ms. Moore

 

 

 

JUNIORS: 3 HOURS OF SCHOOL, TRIPLE CREDITS, MAKE MONEY!!!

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION gives you all of this plus employment assistance! You

don’t have to have a job to enroll, and you don’t have to go to work every day.

Come and see one of us for an application: Mr. Caswell (B-235) or Mrs.Steely (B-242)

 

 

 

 

The deadline for pre-ordering a 2019-2020 yearbook is Thursday, January 30. This is the only way to guarantee you receive a yearbook in May. We will order extra to sell on yearbook distribution day, but we have sold out in years prior. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B329, or you can order online by clicking on the Yearbook Banner on the Belleville West homepage.   If you have any questions, see Mrs. Short in B314.

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Harambee Members:  There will be an important general meeting on Friday, January 31 in A111 (choir room) at 8:00a.m. Come hear about upcoming rehearsals and performances!

Harambee Sponsors

 

 

 

BW National English Honor Society candidates:   Do you want a 2019-2020 BW NEHS t-shirt, sweatshirt, or hoodie?  See your student email or Google Classroom for the link to order!  Orders are due TOMORROW.

 

 

 

Lifesavers is doing a Be Kind project called Love, West. 

Love, West is a thank you letter system that both students and faculty can use to send nice letters of encouragement to others in the school. This is a great opportunity for the student body to spread joy and to be kind to others. Let's build each other up by Being Kind.  The locker is located right outside the library. Locker 1696 and is decorated with Love, West on it. Write an encouraging note to someone and put their name on the outside. Lifesavers will deliver the notes every week. - Mrs. Stinson

 

What is a Slam Poem? CLICK HERE to view some examples

 


COUNSELING

 

Scholars in the Spotlight:

Congratulations to Taylor Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis at the Indiana Institute of Technology.  

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Fiedler on her signing and commitment to play tennis atthe Indiana Institute of Technology.

 

 

 

Are you interested in volunteering at the St. Louis Zoo?

There are two ways to volunteer:  Zoo ALIVE (Active Leaders in Volunteer Education) is a year round teen volunteer educator program and Zoo Teens is a summer volunteer program for teens.  You must be at least 15 years old for both. For more information on these programs, visit stlzoo.org/zooalive or stlzoo.org/volunteer.  The deadlines are quickly approaching.

 

 

 

Are you a female student who will graduate in 2021?

The nation’s largest and oldest scholarship program has over $1 billion of college scholarships to give to outstanding, well-rounded, academically talented girls in the class of 2021. Distinguished Young Women of Illinois is looking for female students in the class of 2021 to sign up to be considered for this scholarship opportunity. Please visit http://distinguishedyw.org/ for more information and to apply. Deadline is February 1, 2020.

 

 

 

 

Hispanic Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has launched their applications for the 2020 High School Hispanic Leadership Institute for upcoming sophomores through seniors (by the fall of 2020). This program is designed to establish and enhance leadership skills among Hispanic students. This program is free for students to attend, complimentary transportation is provided and students receive a stipend upon completion of the program.

You can apply at https://www.hccstl.com/hshliand applications are due Monday, May 11th by 11:59 pm (CT). The program will be from Monday, June 15 – Saturday, June 20, 2020. Please see Mr. Solomon in C109 if you have any questions. 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP Opportunity for SENIORS

The Busey Bank Community Scholarship Program's goal is to assist graduating high school seniors in continuing their education beyond high school at a university, college, trade, or vocational school. The scholarship award amount is $2,000 per year for four years of full-time enrollment.

If interested in this opportunity, submit your application, cover letter, and references to Mr. Solomon by January 31, 2020.

 

 

 

Juniors and Seniors

Applications are now being accepted for Bank of America Student Leaders. Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect four St. Louis based community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C. The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill building and creating a more civically engaged society.

Please apply by January 31, 2020 at https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/student-leaders.html?cm_mmc=EBZ-EnterpriseBrand-_-vanity-_-EB01VN00BB_studentleaders-_-NA#fbid=o0yE6pYncBQ

 

 

 

Are you a junior who is ready to become a leader?

The Bezos Scholars Program is accepting applications for their year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. Each year, 12 students from across the U.S. and an accompanying educator from each school are selected to participate alongside 5 students and an educator from the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. Scholars gain leadership skills, collaborate and build their networks, and make a meaningful difference in their community. The program is an all-expenses paid trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 27-July 3, 2020. For more information and to apply, please visit https://bezosscholars.org/. The application deadline is January 31, 2020.

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Career in Cosmetology:

WHAT:  Kaskaskia College Cosmetology High School Visit Days

WHEN:  March 19 th from 1pm – 4pm

WHERE:  Cosmetology Department at Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road, Centralia, IL 62801

WHO:  High School Juniors and Seniors considering a career in

Cosmetology

RSVP – Kelli Malone, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-545-3306

by March 16 th to reserve a spot.

 

 

 

Summer Programs:

The University of Missouri St. Louis Bridge Program has begun recruitment for their 2020 Summer Academy.  You must be currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and will have completed Algebra 1 by summer.  This program will immerse you in mathematics, science, written and oral communication, career research, personal and professional development as well as college planning.  If you meet this criteria and are interested in applying, please visit https://www.umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

 

 

 

Upcoming Events at SWIC

St. Louis Metro East Baccalaureate College Fair, Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM

Local families are invited to browse approximately 100 local, state, and national colleges and universities, as well as attend workshops on financial aid or transferring from community college to a four year university. Students can make the most of their time at the fair by signing up for a Strive Scan barcode in advance to collect college rep information in seconds. More information and a list of colleges is available at SWIC.edu.

 

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT and SAT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the courses is as follows:

ACT Review: This in-depth ACT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the ACT. It condenses lessons into six sessions which begin with a pre-test to assess the group’s strengths and weaknesses. The sessions are then individualized to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m., February 25-March 11

Where:  SIUE University Park, Technology Management Center

 

SAT Review: This in-depth SAT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the SAT. It condenses lessons into individualized sessions based on the group’s strengths and weaknesses to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., February 4-25

Where:  SIUE Main Campus

Registration is available at http://www.siue.edu/continuing-education/exam-preparation/index.shtml. The cost to attend the ACT session is $199 and the cost to attend the SAT session is $209. This will include books.

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

 

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

 

CHECK BACK

 

If you would like to meet with any of the college representatives, please see Mrs. Cook in the Counseling office for a pass.

 


SPORTS

 

BTHS Hockey Team - Varsity Last HOME GAME (last regular season game) – SENIOR NIGHT Recognition

1/30 (thurs) Belleville vs. Granite City  in O’Fallon @ 9:00pm

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

Attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 5 - Late Start: Students attend 9:30am - 3:25pm

 

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
Print

BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • Missing something?  Come check the Lost and Found by the end of the day.   At the end of the day, all items currently in Lost and Found will be donated.

  • Students who signed up to perform or watch the poetry slam in the library: If you asked for a pass, expect your pass to be delivered to you this morning during first and second hours. If you didn't sign up ahead of time, you can still come to the library to perform or watch, but only if there's room. After all performance slots are filled and all audience seats are taken, there will be no walk-ins to the library. Performers and audience members may bring their lunch to the library. See a librarian if you have questions. 

  • This is the last week to preorder your 2019-2020 yearbook. Remember; Pre - ordering your yearbook is the only way to guarantee that you receive one at the end of the year. We will have some available on distribution day in May, but we have sold out in the past. Yearbook order forms can be found outside the yearbook office, B328. You can also order online by clicking on the yearbook banner on the Belleville West homepage.

  • Junior NHS Candidates, don't forget to stop by B337 to vote for officers today.

  • Chick-Fil-A sandwiches will be available for 5.00 per sandwich today during lunch hours.  Be prepared to "Eat More Chicken"

  • Attention all Saturday Scholar Students: The first Saturday Scholar event will be held tomorrow, Feb. 1st.  Please be in the lobby of Belleville West by 8:30 am.  The bus will be leaving promptly at 8:45 am.  If you have any questions please see Mr. Flake in Room B209 or B211.

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: It is against the rules to wear headphones (earbuds) in the hallways and it’s only allowed in the classroom with the teacher’s permission. Thanks for your cooperation.

 

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Friday, January 31 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Eggs

 

Lunch Menus

Friday, January 31 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Chick-Fil-A sandwiches will be available for 5.00 per sandwich TODAY during lunch hours.  Be prepared to "Eat More Chicken"

 

 

Attention anyone still interested in the New York City trip: the final deadline to enroll in the trip is February 15. Anyone that enrolls after that date will have late fees applied. I hope you can join us as we experience the Big Apple! Any questions, please see Ms. Moore

 

 

Calling all writers and artists! Submit your art, poems, and prose for a chance to be published in Page One, Belleville West’s art and literary magazine. Deadline is Friday, February 14th! Here are the links to submit :

ART    POETRY    PROSE

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Attention all Saturday Scholar Students:

The first Saturday Scholar event will be held this Saturday, Feb. 1st. Please be in the lobby of Belleville West by 8:30 am.  The bus will be leaving promptly at 8:45 am.  If you have any questions please see Mr. Flake in Room B209 or B211.

 

 

 

Lifesavers is doing a Be Kind project called Love, West. 

Love, West is a thank you letter system that both students and faculty can use to send nice letters of encouragement to others in the school. This is a great opportunity for the student body to spread joy and to be kind to others. Let's build each other up by Being Kind.  The locker is located right outside the library. Locker 1696 and is decorated with Love, West on it. Write an encouraging note to someone and put their name on the outside. Lifesavers will deliver the notes every week. - Mrs. Stinson

 


COUNSELING

 

Are you interested in volunteering at the St. Louis Zoo?

There are two ways to volunteer:  Zoo ALIVE (Active Leaders in Volunteer Education) is a year round teen volunteer educator program and Zoo Teens is a summer volunteer program for teens.  You must be at least 15 years old for both. For more information on these programs, visit stlzoo.org/zooalive or stlzoo.org/volunteer.  The deadlines are quickly approaching.

 

 

 

Are you a female student who will graduate in 2021?

The nation’s largest and oldest scholarship program has over $1 billion of college scholarships to give to outstanding, well-rounded, academically talented girls in the class of 2021. Distinguished Young Women of Illinois is looking for female students in the class of 2021 to sign up to be considered for this scholarship opportunity. Please visit http://distinguishedyw.org/ for more information and to apply. Deadline is February 1, 2020.

 

 

 

Hispanic Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has launched their applications for the 2020 High School Hispanic Leadership Institute for upcoming sophomores through seniors (by the fall of 2020). This program is designed to establish and enhance leadership skills among Hispanic students. This program is free for students to attend, complimentary transportation is provided and students receive a stipend upon completion of the program.

You can apply at https://www.hccstl.com/hshliand applications are due Monday, May 11th by 11:59 pm (CT). The program will be from Monday, June 15 – Saturday, June 20, 2020. Please see Mr. Solomon in C109 if you have any questions. 

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Career in Cosmetology:

WHAT:  Kaskaskia College Cosmetology High School Visit Days

WHEN:  March 19 th from 1pm – 4pm

WHERE:  Cosmetology Department at Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road, Centralia, IL 62801

WHO:  High School Juniors and Seniors considering a career in

Cosmetology

RSVP – Kelli Malone, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-545-3306

by March 16 th to reserve a spot.

 

 

 

Summer Programs:

The University of Missouri St. Louis Bridge Program has begun recruitment for their 2020 Summer Academy.  You must be currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and will have completed Algebra 1 by summer.  This program will immerse you in mathematics, science, written and oral communication, career research, personal and professional development as well as college planning.  If you meet this criteria and are interested in applying, please visit https://www.umsl.edu/precollegiate/programs/summer.html

 

 

 

Upcoming Events at SWIC

St. Louis Metro East Baccalaureate College Fair, Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM

Local families are invited to browse approximately 100 local, state, and national colleges and universities, as well as attend workshops on financial aid or transferring from community college to a four year university. Students can make the most of their time at the fair by signing up for a Strive Scan barcode in advance to collect college rep information in seconds. More information and a list of colleges is available at SWIC.edu.

 

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT and SAT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the courses is as follows:

ACT Review: This in-depth ACT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the ACT. It condenses lessons into six sessions which begin with a pre-test to assess the group’s strengths and weaknesses. The sessions are then individualized to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m., February 25-March 11

Where:  SIUE University Park, Technology Management Center

 

SAT Review: This in-depth SAT preparatory course reviews and teaches concepts needed to prepare for the SAT. It condenses lessons into individualized sessions based on the group’s strengths and weaknesses to effectively prepare for the test. Please bring a calculator and a No. 2 pencil to each session.

When:  Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., February 4-25

Where:  SIUE Main Campus

Registration is available at http://www.siue.edu/continuing-education/exam-preparation/index.shtml. The cost to attend the ACT session is $199 and the cost to attend the SAT session is $209. This will include books.

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

 

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

 

CHECK BACK

 

If you would like to meet with any of the college representatives, please see Mrs. Cook in the Counseling office for a pass.

 


SPORTS

 

BTHS HOCKEY TEAM SCHEDULE:

JV Round Robin Playoff Game:

2/1 (Sat) Belleville vs. Edwardsville S. in O’Fallon @8:00pm

 

**MVCHA ALL-STAR GAMES**:

JV All Star Game:  Feb 3rd @ 7:30pm in East Alton

Varsity All Star Game: Feb 4th @ 7:30pm in O’Fallon

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

Attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 5 - Late Start: Students attend 9:30am - 3:25pm

 

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 

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