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BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

This Week at Belleville West:

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

Late Start Schedule

1st hr.9:30 - 10:10 (40)

2nd hr10:15 - 10:55 (40)

3rd hr11:00 - 11:55 (55)

3A - 11:00 - 11:25 (25)

3B - 11:30 - 11:55 (25)

4th hr.12:00 - 12:55 (55)

4A - 12:00 - 12:25 (25)

4B - 12:30 - 12:55 (25)

5th hr. 1:00 - 1:55 (55)

5A - 1:00 - 1:25 (25)

5B - 1:30 - 1:55 (25)

6th hr.2:00 - 2:40 (40)

7th hr.2:45 - 3:25 (40)

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • In honor of Black History Month: I will read a fact concerning Black History: Today’s fact is:

Thurgood Marshall was the first African American ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court. He was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson, and served on the Supreme Court from 1967 to 1991.

  • There is no VAMF general membership meeting this week.  This week is a leaders' meeting only.  Don't forget to be awesome!!!! 

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: If a non-spirit wear shirt of any style includes a logo , it must be smaller than your ID to meet the requirements of the dress code.

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Monday, February 3 - Mini Cinnis

Tuesday, February 4 - Waffles w/ Syrup

Wednesday, February 5 - Biscuit & Gravy

Thursday, February 6 - Breakfast Pizza

Friday, February 7 - Sausage Biscuit

 

Lunch Menus

Monday, February 3 - Chili w/ Crackers or Burrito w/ Chili

Tuesday, February 4 - Sausage, Egg & Cheese Croissant or Salisbury Steak w/ Breads

Wednesday, February 5 - Teriyaki chicken w/ Rice & Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, February 6 - Roast Turkey & Breads or Toasted Ravioli w/ Meat Sauce & String Cheese

Friday, February 7 - Grilled Cheese & Soup or Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

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

 


COUNSELING

 

*ATTENTION CLASS OF 2020*

The list of potential graduates is located outside the Counseling Office. This list is NOT a guarantee of graduation in May 2020.  Graduation depends upon the completion of requirements.

***

IF YOUR NAME IS MISSPELLED, SEE MRS. COOK IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE BEFORE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th

 

 

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.

 

 

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:

 

This Week:

Tuesday, February 4th - U.S. Navy - 10:30am - 1:30pm

 

Next Week:

Tuesday, February 11th - U.S. Air Force - 10:30am - 1:30pm

 

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:

2/8 (Sat) Belleville vs. Triad in Granite City @6:30pm

**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 12 - Early Dismissal - Students released at 2:55pm

Friday, February 14 - Valentine’s Day - End of 4th Grading Period

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
Print

BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

 

This Week at Belleville West:

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

Late Start Schedule

1st hr.9:30 - 10:10 (40)

2nd hr10:15 - 10:55 (40)

3rd hr11:00 - 11:55 (55)

3A - 11:00 - 11:25 (25)

3B - 11:30 - 11:55 (25)

4th hr.12:00 - 12:55 (55)

4A - 12:00 - 12:25 (25)

4B - 12:30 - 12:55 (25)

5th hr. 1:00 - 1:55 (55)

5A - 1:00 - 1:25 (25)

5B - 1:30 - 1:55 (25)

6th hr.2:00 - 2:40 (40)

7th hr.2:45 - 3:25 (40)

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

  • In honor of Black History Month: I will read a fact concerning Black History: Today’s fact is:

Carter G. Woodson, also known as the "Father of Black History" was an African American writer and historian. Woodson wanted schools and organizations to participate in a special celebration of African American history, which originally began in February 1926 and was originally named Negro History Week which he later renamed Black History Month. The month of February was chosen to honor the birth months of abolitionists Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln. Carter G. Woodson was also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, the first black fraternity founded on a historically black college campus.

  • There is no VAMF general membership meeting this week.  This week is a leaders' meeting only.  Don't forget to be awesome!!!! 

  • Any boys interested in playing tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions.

  • Students taking the Accuplacer test at Belleville East today will ride Bus SP2 at 3:25.  The bus will be parked in the front lot at dismissal.    Please see guidance counselor, Mrs. Julia Daniels if you have any questions.

  • SEUSSICAL cast, crew, and Wrep - Please come by Mr. Johnson's room ASAP to sign the show poster.

  • Congratulations to Jenna Heidbreder, the winner of the BW Library's monthly raffle for January. Jenna, please come to the library to collect your prize. Any student can enter to win by reading from the Abe Lincoln or Read for a Lifetime lists. Each time you finish a book from one of those lists, ask for a raffle slip from a librarian. You can win candy, cafe money, and even a chance to win a Chromebook at the end of the year. The more you read, the better your chances. See a librarian for more info. 

  • Tickets are currently on sale in the bookstore for the O'Fallon Shootout this Friday for students only.  Students are allowed to purchase one ticket for $3.00. Tickets will be available for $7.00 at the door Friday night.

  • Seniors:  Please check the Class of 2020 Graduation list posted outside the Counseling Office no later than February 14th.  If your name is misspelled, see Mrs. Cook.  Please note: This list is not a guarantee of graduation in May, graduation depends upon the completion of all requirements.

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: If a non-spirit wear shirt of any style includes a logo , it must be smaller than your ID to meet the requirements of the dress code.

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Tuesday, February 4 - Waffles w/ Syrup

Wednesday, February 5 - Biscuit & Gravy

Thursday, February 6 - Breakfast Pizza

Friday, February 7 - Sausage Biscuit

 

Lunch Menus

Tuesday, February 4 - Sausage, Egg & Cheese Croissant or Salisbury Steak w/ Breads

Wednesday, February 5 - Teriyaki Chicken w/ Rice & Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, February 6 - Roast Turkey & Breads or Toasted Ravioli w/ Meat Sauce & String Cheese

Friday, February 7 - Grilled Cheese & Soup or Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Congratulations to Jenna Heidbreder, the winner of the BW Library's monthly raffle for January. Jenna, please come to the library to collect your prize. Any student can enter to win by reading from the Abe Lincoln or Read for a Lifetime lists. Each time you finish a book from one of those lists, ask for a raffle slip from a librarian. You can win candy, cafe money, and even a chance to win a Chromebook at the end of the year. The more you read, the better your chances. See a librarian for more info. 

 

 

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

 

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Calling all creatives! The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is sponsoring a NEW student Writing and Art contest.  Students may create poems, short stories, drawings, paintings, and photographs on the topic "Justice Means..." The submission deadline is Monday, March 16.  More info is on the attached flier. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hunter in B334.

 

 

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

 


COUNSELING

 

This week is National School Counseling Week.  We cannot thank our wonderful counselors enough for all they do for Belleville West.  Stop by the Counseling Office this week and thank your counselor!

 

 

~Students taking the Accuplacer test at Belleville East today will ride Bus SP2 at 3:25.  The bus will be parked in the front lot at dismissal. Please see guidance counselor, Mrs. Julia Daniels if you have any questions.~

 

 

*ATTENTION CLASS OF 2020*

The list of potential graduates is located outside the Counseling Office. This list is NOT a guarantee of graduation in May 2020.  Graduation depends upon the completion of requirements.

IF YOUR NAME IS MISSPELLED, SEE MRS. COOK IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE BEFORE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th

 

 

Criminal Justice Jamboree

When: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 9: 00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Location: Caseyville Community Center 

    909 S Main St,

    Caseyville, IL 62232

This free Jamboree will include local, state, and federal level law enforcement agencies and first responders.  These agencies and responders will present and provide information to students about the many fields available within the broad umbrella of criminal justice. RSVP online:https://forms.gle/2SHDQWFuBSKJMHyFA

 

 

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.

 

 

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:

 

This Week:

Tuesday, February 4th - U.S. Navy - 10:30am - 1:30pm

 

Next Week:

Tuesday, February 11th - U.S. Air Force - 10:30am - 1:30pm

 

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

 


SPORTS

 

VARSITY BASKETBALL

Tickets are currently on sale in the bookstore for the O'Fallon Shootout this Friday for students only.  Students are allowed to purchase one ticket for $3.00. Tickets will be available for $7.00 at the door Friday night.

Any boys interested in playing Tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions. 

 

 

BTHS HOCKEY TEAM SCHEDULE:

JV Round Robin Playoff Game:

2/8 (Sat) Belleville vs. Triad in Granite City @6:30pm

**MVCHA ALL-STAR GAMES**

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 12 - Early Dismissal - Students released at 2:55pm

Friday, February 14 - Valentine’s Day - End of 4th Grading Period

 

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
Print

BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • In honor of Black History Month: I will read a fact concerning Black History: Today’s fact is:

Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives. She was elected in 1968 and represented the state of New York.  She broke ground again four years later in 1972when she became the first major party African –American candidate and the first female candidate for president of the United States.

  • Any boys interested in playing tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions.

  • Tickets are currently on sale in the bookstore for the O'Fallon Shootout this Friday for students only.  Students are allowed to purchase one ticket for $3.00. Tickets will be available for $7.00 at the door Friday night.

  • Any boys that are interested in participating in the IHSA Sectional Swim Meet needs to get times to Coach Novaria no later than Monday, February 10th. 

  • Congratulations to the girls basketball team on their big wins over Belleville East and East St. Louis this week. Tonight the girls play at O’Fallon. The JV game starts at 6:00 pm.

  • Auditions for the all-school musical ON THE TOWN are next Wednesday, Feb 12 after school in A111. We need actors, singers, and dancers, and would love to see a lot of new faces! Come learn the short audition dance Monday after school in A111. Pick up an audition packet in A111, B327, or B330!

  • Juniors: If you left school early yesterday and missed your SAT prep session, you can make it up during your lunch hour today.  Just check in to your usual room with your pink pass.

  • Seniors:  Please check the Class of 2020 Graduation list posted outside the Counseling Office no later than February 14th.  If your name is misspelled, see Mrs. Cook.  Please note: This list is not a guarantee of graduation in May, graduation depends upon the completion of all requirements.

  • Happy School Counseling Week! Belleville West has the best! Thanks to Ms. McMurray, Mr. Solomon, Mrs. Daniels, Mrs. Guinn, Mrs. Cryder and Mrs. Koeneman. Always there to serve our students! Thanks again for all that you do!

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: If a non-spirit wear shirt of any style includes a logo , it must be smaller than your ID to meet the requirements of the dress code.

 

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Thursday, February 6 - Breakfast Pizza

Friday, February 7 - Sausage Biscuit

 

Lunch Menus

Thursday, February 6 - Roast Turkey & Breads or Toasted Ravioli w/ Meat Sauce & String Cheese

Friday, February 7 - Grilled Cheese & Soup or Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

 

 

 

Roosevelt Elementary 90th Birthday Party! 

Calling all Roosevelt Alumni.  

Thursday February 20th from 6-8pm.  

Come see what is the same or different about the Elementary school we all love! 

Once a Panther Always a Panther!

Roosevelt Facebook

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Auditions for the all-school musical ON THE TOWN are next Wednesday, Feb 12 after school in A111. We need actors, singers, and dancers, and would love to see a lot of new faces! Come learn the short audition dance Monday after school in A111. Pick up an audition packet in A111, B327, or B330!

 

 

 

National English Honor Society students who signed up to work at Saturday's Puzzle Night:  Please arrive in the BW Library no later than 5:45 on Saturday evening.  Dress nicely but comfortably.

 

 

 

Little Theatre members:  Working on the tech crew for the contest play is an experience unlike any other!  You have to build a set that's mobile, learn to set it and strike it within 20 minutes, and load it onto a truck for competition.  We'll hold our first work day for this year's contest play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, this Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center.  We need a big crew to put this show on the road, so bring a group of friends to help!

 

 

 

#ProjectLITMaroons: Our 2019-2020 shirts are here! Use the Google form to order yours by clicking here. Money and orders are due by Friday, February 14th. After ordering, bring your payment to Ms. Ursani in B323.

 

 

 

Calling all creatives! The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is sponsoring a NEW student Writing and Art contest.  Students may create poems, short stories, drawings, paintings, and photographs on the topic "Justice Means..." The submission deadline is Monday, March 16.  More info is on the attached flier. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hunter in B334.

 

 

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


COUNSELING

 

Scholarships in the Spotlight

Walk Into Your Journey Scholarship

  • Walk Into Your Journey is proud to give back in 2020, and years to come. Scholarships can be used at any accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical/vocational school

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is March 31, 2020

  • For more information and to apply visit https://www.walkintoyourjourney.com/scholarship

 

American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC)

  • Illinois Land of Lincoln (LOL) Chapter of American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) is

pleased to offer graduating high school seniors an opportunity to compete for scholarship awards. The amount of the award will depend on the number of applications we receive

 

Dr. Willard C. Scrivner Public Health Foundation Scholarship

  • The Dr. Willard C. Scrivner Public Health Foundation hopes to provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors who have chosen to pursue a health-related field of study

  • Scholarships are available to any high school senior that is a resident of St. Clair County and will be attending an Illinois or Missouri institution or an institution that offers an Illinois, in-state tuition waiver

  • Reward amount is $500

  • Deadline is April 7, 2020

 

Commerce Bank Community Scholarship Program

  • The goal of the Community Scholarship Program is to assist graduating high school seniors in continuing their education beyond high school at a university, college or trade/vocational school

  • Reward amount is $2,000 per year for up to four years of full-time enrollment 

  • Deadline is March 2, 2020

 

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

 

 

This week is National School Counseling Week.  We cannot thank our wonderful counselors enough for all they do for Belleville West.  Stop by the Counseling Office this week and thank your counselor!

 

 

*ATTENTION CLASS OF 2020*

The list of potential graduates is located outside the Counseling Office. This list is NOT a guarantee of graduation in May 2020.  Graduation depends upon the completion of requirements.

IF YOUR NAME IS MISSPELLED, SEE MRS. COOK IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE BEFORE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th

 

 

Criminal Justice Jamboree

When: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 9: 00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Location: Caseyville Community Center 

    909 S Main St,

    Caseyville, IL 62232

 

 

This free Jamboree will include local, state, and federal level law enforcement agencies and first responders.  These agencies and responders will present and provide information to students about the many fields available within the broad umbrella of criminal justice. RSVP online:https://forms.gle/2SHDQWFuBSKJMHyFA

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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:

 

Next Week:

Tuesday, February 11th - U.S. Air Force - 10:30am - 1:30pm

 

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

 


SPORTS

 

Any boys that are interested in participating in the IHSA Sectional Swim Meet need to get  times to Coach Novaria no later than Monday, February 10th. 

 

 

VARSITY BASKETBALL

Tickets are currently on sale in the bookstore for the O'Fallon Shootout this Friday for students only.  Students are allowed to purchase one ticket for $3.00. Tickets will be available for $7.00 at the door Friday night.

 

 

Any boys interested in playing Tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions. 

 

 

BTHS HOCKEY TEAM SCHEDULE:

JV Round Robin Playoff Game:

2/8 (Sat) Belleville vs. Triad in Granite City @6:30pm

Varsity Playoff Schedule 

Round 1 of Playoffs  

2/6 Thursday – Belleville vs. Columbia @ 9:00pm in O’Fallon

2/11 Tuesday  - Belleville vs. Columbia @ 7:30pm in O’Fallon

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

Attached to emailed bulletin

 

 

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 12 - Early Dismissal - Students released at 2:55pm

Friday, February 14 - Valentine’s Day - End of 4th Grading Period

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
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STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

This Week at Belleville West:

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


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

  • In honor of Black History Month: I will read a fact concerning Black History: Today’s fact is:

  • On Feb. 10, 1964, after 10 days of debate and voting on 125 amendments, the US House of Representatives passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by a vote of 290-130. The bill prohibited any state or local government or public facility from denying access to anyone because of race or ethnic origin.  It further gave the US Attorney General the power to bring school desegregation lawsuits. 

  • Any boys interested in playing tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions.

  • Tickets are currently on sale in the bookstore for the O'Fallon Shootout this Friday for students only.  Students are allowed to purchase one ticket for $3.00. Tickets will be available for $7.00 at the door Friday night.

  • Any boys that are interested in participating in the IHSA Sectional Swim Meet needs to get times to Coach Novaria no later than Monday, February 10th. 

  • Seniors:  Please check the Class of 2020 Graduation list posted outside the Counseling Office no later than February 14th.  If your name is misspelled, see Mrs. Cook.  Please note: This list is not a guarantee of graduation in May, graduation depends upon the completion of all requirements.

  • Happy School Counseling Week! Belleville West has the best! Thanks to Ms. McMurray, Mr. Solomon, Mrs. Daniels, Mrs. Guinn, Mrs. Cryder and Mrs. Koeneman. Always there to serve our students! Thanks again for all that you do!

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: If a non-spirit wear shirt of any style includes a logo , it must be smaller than your ID to meet the requirements of the dress code.

  • The Girl’s Bowling Match for today has been postponed, there will be no bowling match today.

 

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Wednesday, February 5 - Biscuit & Gravy

Thursday, February 6 - Breakfast Pizza

Friday, February 7 - Sausage Biscuit

 

Lunch Menus

Wednesday, February 5 - Teriyaki Chicken w/ Rice & Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, February 6 - Roast Turkey & Breads or Toasted Ravioli w/ Meat Sauce & String Cheese

Friday, February 7 - Grilled Cheese & Soup or Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Late Start Schedule Today:

1st hr.9:30 - 10:10 (40)

2nd hr10:15 - 10:55 (40)

3rd hr11:00 - 11:55 (55)

3A - 11:00 - 11:25 (25)

3B - 11:30 - 11:55 (25)

4th hr.12:00 - 12:55 (55)

4A - 12:00 - 12:25 (25)

4B - 12:30 - 12:55 (25)

5th hr. 1:00 - 1:55 (55)

5A - 1:00 - 1:25 (25)

5B - 1:30 - 1:55 (25)

6th hr.2:00 - 2:40 (40)

7th hr.2:45 - 3:25 (40)

 

 

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

 

 

 

Roosevelt Elementary 90th Birthday Party! 

Calling all Roosevelt Alumni.  

Thursday February 20th from 6-8pm.  

Come see what is the same or different about the Elementary school we all love! 

Once a Panther Always a Panther!

Roosevelt Facebook

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Little Theatre members:  It's time to start working on the set for this year's traveling contest play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile.  Our first work day will be this Saturday, February 8, starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center. We need a big crew to put this show on the road, so bring a group of friends to help!

 

 

 

#ProjectLITMaroons: Our 2019-2020 shirts are here! Use the Google form to order yours by clicking here. Money and orders are due by Friday, February 14th. After ordering, bring your payment to Ms. Ursani in B323.

 

 

 

Calling all creatives! The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is sponsoring a NEW student Writing and Art contest.  Students may create poems, short stories, drawings, paintings, and photographs on the topic "Justice Means..." The submission deadline is Monday, March 16.  More info is on the attached flier. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hunter in B334.

 

 

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

 


COUNSELING

 

This week is National School Counseling Week.  We cannot thank our wonderful counselors enough for all they do for Belleville West.  Stop by the Counseling Office this week and thank your counselor!

 

 

 

*ATTENTION CLASS OF 2020*

The list of potential graduates is located outside the Counseling Office. This list is NOT a guarantee of graduation in May 2020.  Graduation depends upon the completion of requirements.

IF YOUR NAME IS MISSPELLED, SEE MRS. COOK IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE BEFORE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th

 

 

Criminal Justice Jamboree

When: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 9: 00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Location: Caseyville Community Center 

    909 S Main St,

    Caseyville, IL 62232

This free Jamboree will include local, state, and federal level law enforcement agencies and first responders.  These agencies and responders will present and provide information to students about the many fields available within the broad umbrella of criminal justice. RSVP online:https://forms.gle/2SHDQWFuBSKJMHyFA

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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:

 

Next Week:

 

Tuesday, February 11th - U.S. Air Force - 10:30am - 1:30pm

 

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

 


SPORTS

 

The Girl’s Bowling Match for today has been postponed, there will be no match today.

 

 

Any boys that are interested in participating in the IHSA Sectional Swim Meet need to get  times to Coach Novaria no later than Monday, February 10th. 

 

 

VARSITY BASKETBALL

Tickets are currently on sale in the bookstore for the O'Fallon Shootout this Friday for students only.  Students are allowed to purchase one ticket for $3.00. Tickets will be available for $7.00 at the door Friday night.

 

 

Any boys interested in playing Tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions. 

 

 

BTHS HOCKEY TEAM SCHEDULE:

JV Round Robin Playoff Game:

2/8 (Sat) Belleville vs. Triad in Granite City @6:30pm

 

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

Attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 12 - Early Dismissal - Students released at 2:55pm

Friday, February 14 - Valentine’s Day - End of 4th Grading Period

 

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 
Print

BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

  • In honor of Black History Month: I will read a fact concerning Black History: Today’s fact is:

In 1992, Dr. Mae Jamison became the first African – American woman to go into space aboard the space shuttle Endeavor.  During her 8-day mission she worked with US and Japanese researchers, and was a co-investigator on a bone cell experiment. 

  • Any boys interested in playing tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions.

  • Today is the last day to purchase discounted tickets for tonight's Boys Basketball game at the O'Fallon Shootout.  Game time is 7:00.  Tickets are $3.00 in the bookstore.

  • Any boys that are interested in participating in the IHSA Sectional Swim Meet needs to get times to Coach Novaria no later than Monday, February 10th. 

  • Auditions for the all-school musical ON THE TOWN are next Wednesday, Feb 12 after school in A111. We need actors, singers, and dancers, and would love to see a lot of new faces! Come learn the short audition dance Monday after school in A111. Pick up an audition packet in A111, B327, or B330!

  • Attention all Saturday Scholar Students:A reminder that the second Saturday Scholar event will be held tomorrow.  Please be in the lobby 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.  

  • Seniors:  Please check the Class of 2020 Graduation list posted outside the Counseling Office no later than February 14th.  If your name is misspelled, see Mrs. Cook.  Please note: This list is not a guarantee of graduation in May, graduation depends upon the completion of all requirements.

  • Happy School Counseling Week! Belleville West has the best! Thanks to Ms. McMurray, Mr. Solomon, Mrs. Daniels, Mrs. Guinn, Mrs. Cryder and Mrs. Koeneman. Always there to serve our students! Thanks again for all that you do!

  • We’d like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: If a non-spirit wear shirt of any style includes a logo , it must be smaller than your ID to meet the requirements of the dress code.

  

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Friday, February 7 - Sausage Biscuit

 

Lunch Menus

Friday, February 7 - Grilled Cheese & Soup or Cheesy Hamburger Casserole


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

 

 

 

Roosevelt Elementary 90th Birthday Party! 

Calling all Roosevelt Alumni.  

Thursday February 20th from 6-8pm.

Come see what is the same or different about the Elementary school we all love! 

Once a Panther Always a Panther!

Roosevelt Facebook


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Attention all Saturday Scholar Students:   A reminder that the second Saturday Scholar event will be held tomorrow.  Please be in the lobby 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.   

 

 

 

Attention students interested in Sign Language Club:  Our next meeting is this coming Monday, after school in B130.  New members are welcome! - Mrs. York

 

 

 

Belleville CEO students would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual Belleville's Got Talent on Saturday, February 29 at the Scottish Rite.  The event will include dinner, talent show, silent auction and 50/50 raffle.  Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students. They can be purchased from a CEO student or through EventBrite.  See link below.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bellevilles-got-talent-tickets-79143908561?aff=ebdssbeac

 

 

Auditions for the all-school musical ON THE TOWN are next Wednesday, Feb 12 after school in A111. We need actors, singers, and dancers, and would love to see a lot of new faces! Come learn the short audition dance Monday after school in A111. Pick up an audition packet in A111, B327, or B330!

 

 

 

Little Theatre members:  See you tomorrow at 9:00 for the first work day for Picasso at the Lapin Agile.  We need a large, talented crew for the contest play, so bring your friends!

 

 

 

National English Honor Society students who are working at tomorrow's Puzzle Night:  Please arrive in the BW Library no later than 5:45 tomorrow evening.  Dress nicely but comfortably.

 

 

 

#ProjectLITMaroons: Our 2019-2020 shirts are here! Use the Google form to order yours by clicking here. Money and orders are due by Friday, February 14th. After ordering, bring your payment to Ms. Ursani in B323.

 

 

 

Calling all creatives! The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is sponsoring a NEW student Writing and Art contest.  Students may create poems, short stories, drawings, paintings, and photographs on the topic "Justice Means..." The submission deadline is Monday, March 16.  More info is on the attached flier. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hunter in B334.

 

 

 

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


COUNSELING

 

*ATTENTION CLASS OF 2020*

The list of potential graduates is located outside the Counseling Office. This list is NOT a guarantee of graduation in May 2020.  Graduation depends upon the completion of requirements.

IF YOUR NAME IS MISSPELLED, SEE MRS. COOK IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE BEFORE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th

 

 

Criminal Justice Jamboree

When: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 9: 00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Location: Caseyville Community Center 

    909 S Main St,

    Caseyville, IL 62232

This free Jamboree will include local, state, and federal level law enforcement agencies and first responders.  These agencies and responders will present and provide information to students about the many fields available within the broad umbrella of criminal justice. RSVP online:https://forms.gle/2SHDQWFuBSKJMHyFA

 

 

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.

 

 

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:

 

The Belleville Public Library will be hosting a free practice SAT for high school students on March 14th.  Registration is required. See the emailed flyer for more 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:

 

Next Week:

Tuesday, February 11th - U.S. Air Force - 10:30am - 1:30pm

 

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


SPORTS

 

Any boys that are interested in participating in the IHSA Sectional Swim Meet need to get  times to Coach Novaria no later than Monday, February 10th. 

 

 

VARSITY BASKETBALL - TODAY IS THE LAST DAY

Tickets are currently on sale in the bookstore for the O'Fallon Shootout this Friday for students only.  Students are allowed to purchase one ticket for $3.00. Tickets will be available for $7.00 at the door Friday night.

 

 

Any boys interested in playing Tennis in the Spring should attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00am or 3:30pm in room B225b. Come for tryout information, or if you are interested in possibly joining the team. See Coach Comley with any questions. 

 

 

BTHS HOCKEY TEAM SCHEDULE:

JV Round Robin Playoff Game:

2/8 (Sat) Belleville vs. Triad in Granite City @6:30pm

Varsity Playoff Schedule 

Round 1 of Playoffs  

2/11 Tuesday  - Belleville vs. Columbia @ 7:30pm in O’Fallon

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, February 12 - Early Dismissal - Students released at 2:55pm

Friday, February 14 - Valentine’s Day - End of 4th Grading Period

 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 

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