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BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

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This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • In honor of Black History Month: I will read a fact concerning Black History: Today’s fact is: R Dorothy Height (1912 - 2010)

Hailed the “godmother of the women’s movement,” Height used her background in education and social work to advance women’s rights. She was a leader in the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) and the president of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) for more than 40 years. She was also among the few women present at the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

  • Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office and B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

  • Anyone interested in trying out for Softball, there will be an informational meeting tomorrow, February 26th before school at 8am in B241. 

  • For any girls interested in playing Lacrosse this Spring, there will be a parent and player meeting this Thursday at 6pm in room D103

  • Attention Sophomores & Juniors -- This is a friendly REMINDER about the upcoming Career Fair.  In case you haven't heard, this event will take place during school hours on Thursday, March 12th; it will include transportation and a FREE lunch from Chick-Fil-A!  Plus of course a chance for some serious career exploration!  You MUST turn in your permission slip to reserve your spot!  Permission slips are due by FRIDAY of this week. Don't miss out!   

  • We would like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: Shorts and skirts are to be to the knee.  Thanks for the cooperation in this matter. 

 

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Tuesday, February 25 - Pancakes & Syrup

Wednesday, February 26 - Sausage & Cheese Bagel

Thursday, February 27 - Scrambled Eggs & Toast

Friday, February 28 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Cheese

 

Lunch Menus

Tuesday, February 25 - Chicken Rotini & Cheesy Breadstick or Pizza Burger on Bun

Wednesday, February 26 - Orange Chicken w/ Rice and Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, February 27 - Chicken Strips w/ Waffles or Sweet & Sour Meatballs w/ Rice

Friday, February 28 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

STUDENTS!! If you are going to be 17 years old by March 17 and will turn 18 by November 3, 2020--YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTEYou will be able to vote in BOTH the primary election on March 17 and the general election on November 3.

If you want to become a registered voter and take part in our country's great history and tradition of democracy--come and see Ms Oberle-Dahm in the Social Studies office. B226.

Voter registration is online now and it is super simple.  

You MUST register by February 29 in order to be eligible.

 

 

Have you read at least four books from the Abe Lincoln Book Award List? If so, CLICK HERE to vote for your favorite book. Voting ends March 9, so don't delay! 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

REMINDER: There is a H.O.P.E. CLub MeetingTOMORROW at 8:15 in B119.  Thank You, Mrs. Tieman

 

 

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

 

 

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.

 


COUNSELING

 

Attention Sophomores & Juniors -- This is a friendly REMINDER about the upcoming Career Fair.   In case you haven't heard, this event will take place during school hours on Thursday, March 12th; it will include transportation and a FREE lunch from Chick-Fil-A!  Plus of course a chance for some serious career exploration! You MUST turn in your permission slip to reserve your spot! Permission slips are due by FRIDAY of this week. Don't miss out!   

 

 

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

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Sylvan Prep is offering a FREE ACT or SAT Practice Test at Sylvan Learning of O'Fallon. See how you might score on the test and afterwards, Sylvan Prep will provide you with a personalized evaluation of your performance along with suggestions on how you can improve your score. Please see flyer for test dates, registration form, and contact information

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the course 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

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

 

 

 

English Studies Camp at Eastern Illinois University

The English Department at Eastern Illinois University is excited to again offer its English Studies Summer Camp for High School Students this July and would love if your students would be among its participants!  This one-week camp will allow students to select two courses from a range of offerings in creative writing, literature, media studies, and more. With extremely affordable rates for both commuters and residential participants – and multiple full and partial scholarships to award – this would be a terrific opportunity for any student looking for a unique summer learning experience and academic get-away.

If you are interested in this experience, please visit our website for additional information on our camp, as well as an electronic copy of our brochure:  http://www.eiu.edu/english/camp.php

 

 

 

Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) at Murray State University 

Application Requirements:  All students applying for the Commonwealth Honors Academy should possess the following characteristics:

* have earned approximately a 3.5 GPA (on a 4-point scale).

* have earned approximately  25 Composite ACT (or the equivalent PSAT, SAT, ACT-Aspire, or standardized test score).

* be at least 16 years old, prior to the beginning of the Academy.  

The program is June 6-June 27, 2020.  The theme is "Growing into Ourselves."

Student application:  Applications are due March 1.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefngtSxDN_JMldxLM05a3knCRdmAKhjQ3h4rbzIighLd-CAw/viewform

Teacher form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs-6vkRtH2gSQt_JgQiQi2D9mjKwu_PZl5SMCSto47oSaJVA/viewform

Counselor form:  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhFG0Ckhp0kr88Gm6EU3qM09JkQWZlg1t82bn1nAS-QuPMzQ/viewform

CHA Website:  https://www.murraystate.edu/cha/

 

 

 

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.

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

 

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

This Week:

Monday, February 24th - University of Illinois, Chicago, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

                                        University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO - 11:00am - 11:25am

                                        Rockford University, Rockford, IL - 12:30pm - 12:55pm

Wednesday, February 26th - Texas A&M, College Station, TX - 10:30am - 11:00am

                                               Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

                                               University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - 1:30pm - 1:55pm

Thursday, February 27th - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL - 9:00am - 9:25am

Friday, February 28th - Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL - 10:30am - 10:55am

 

Next Week:

Monday, March 2nd - U. S. Marines - 10:30am - 11:20a

Tuesday, March 3rd - Quincy University, Quincy, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

Wednesday, March 4th - Illinois Wesleyan, Bloomington, IL - 10:00am - 10:30am

 

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

 


SPORTS

 

For any girls interested in playing Lacrosse this Spring, there will be a parent and player meeting this Thursday at 6pm in room D103.  - Coach Jacobs

 

Anyone interested in trying out for Softball, there will be an informational meeting Wednesday, February 26th before school at 8am in B241.

 

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

attached to emailed bulletin

 


 

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: Barack Obama

As the 44th President of the United States, Obama was the first African-American to hold the office. From 2009 to 2017, the former Illinois senator and Harvard graduate signed landmark legislation, including the Affordable Care Act; Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010; and stimulus packages after the 2008 recession. He supported same-sex marriage, which was legalized nationwide by the Supreme Court in 2015, and brokered the Iran nuclear deal. For his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," he was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

  • Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office and B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

  • The School Counselors are hosting a Scholarships 101 Class for seniors TODAY, February 26th, in the Library Computer lab during all lunch hours.

  • For any girls interested in playing lacrosse this spring, there will be a parent and player meeting tomorrow evening at 6pm in room D103

  • Attention Sophomores & Juniors -- This is a friendly REMINDER about the upcoming Career Fair.  In case you haven't heard, this event will take place during school hours on Thursday, March 12th; it will include transportation and a FREE lunch from Chick-Fil-A!  Plus of course a chance for some serious career exploration!  You MUST turn in your permission slip to reserve your spot!  Permission slips are due by FRIDAY of this week. Don't miss out!   

  • We would like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: Shorts and skirts are to be to the knee.  Thanks for the cooperation in this matter. 

 

 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Wednesday, February 26 - Sausage & Cheese Bagel

Thursday, February 27 - Scrambled Eggs & Toast

Friday, February 28 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Cheese

 

Lunch Menus

Wednesday, February 26 - Orange Chicken w/ Rice and Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, February 27 - Chicken Strips w/ Waffles or Sweet & Sour Meatballs w/ Rice

Friday, February 28 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office it B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

 

 

 

STUDENTS!! If you are going to be 17 years old by March 17 and will turn 18 by November 3, 2020--YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTEYou will be able to vote in BOTH the primary election on March 17 and the general election on November 3.

If you want to become a registered voter and take part in our country's great history and tradition of democracy--come and see Ms Oberle-Dahm in the Social Studies office. B226.

Voter registration is online now and it is super simple.  

You MUST register by February 29 in order to be eligible.

 

 

 

Have you read at least four books from the Abe Lincoln Book Award List? If so, CLICK HERE to vote for your favorite book. Voting ends March 9, so don't delay!

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

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

 

 

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.


COUNSELING

 

The School Counselors are hosting a Scholarships 101 Class for seniors TODAY, February 26th, in the Library Computer lab during all lunch hours.

 

Graduating seniors:

Belleville AmeriCorps is currently interviewing and hiring new members to be summer camp counselors this summer at four summer camps run by Dist 118 and 175; and we want to present this opportunity to your graduating seniors.  Counselors earn over $3,200 in cash & college money for this summer position.

We are encouraging people to apply early to ensure full consideration.  We will hire at least 60 counselors for the four camps; so we need lots of great applicants!  The application deadline is April 20, 2020. However, we encourage our applicants to apply now to receive full consideration.

 

 

 

Attention Sophomores & Juniors -- This is a friendly REMINDER about the upcoming Career Fair.   In case you haven't heard, this event will take place during school hours on Thursday, March 12th; it will include transportation and a FREE lunch from Chick-Fil-A!  Plus of course a chance for some serious career exploration! You MUST turn in your permission slip to reserve your spot! Permission slips are due by FRIDAY of this week. Don't miss out!   

 

 

 

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

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Sylvan Prep is offering a FREE ACT or SAT Practice Test at Sylvan Learning of O'Fallon. See how you might score on the test and afterwards, Sylvan Prep will provide you with a personalized evaluation of your performance along with suggestions on how you can improve your score. Please see flyer for test dates, registration form, and contact information

 

 

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

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the course 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

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

 

 

 

English Studies Camp at Eastern Illinois University

The English Department at Eastern Illinois University is excited to again offer its English Studies Summer Camp for High School Students this July and would love if your students would be among its participants!  This one-week camp will allow students to select two courses from a range of offerings in creative writing, literature, media studies, and more. With extremely affordable rates for both commuters and residential participants – and multiple full and partial scholarships to award – this would be a terrific opportunity for any student looking for a unique summer learning experience and academic get-away.

If you are interested in this experience, please visit our website for additional information on our camp, as well as an electronic copy of our brochure:  http://www.eiu.edu/english/camp.php

 

 

 

Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) at Murray State University 

Application Requirements:  All students applying for the Commonwealth Honors Academy should possess the following characteristics:

* have earned approximately a 3.5 GPA (on a 4-point scale).

* have earned approximately  25 Composite ACT (or the equivalent PSAT, SAT, ACT-Aspire, or standardized test score).

* be at least 16 years old, prior to the beginning of the Academy.  

The program is June 6-June 27, 2020.  The theme is "Growing into Ourselves."

Student application:  Applications are due March 1.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefngtSxDN_JMldxLM05a3knCRdmAKhjQ3h4rbzIighLd-CAw/viewform

Teacher form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs-6vkRtH2gSQt_JgQiQi2D9mjKwu_PZl5SMCSto47oSaJVA/viewform

Counselor form:  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhFG0Ckhp0kr88Gm6EU3qM09JkQWZlg1t82bn1nAS-QuPMzQ/viewform

CHA Website:  https://www.murraystate.edu/cha/

 

 

 

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.

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

 

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

This Week:

Monday, February 24th - University of Illinois, Chicago, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

                                        University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO - 11:00am - 11:25am

                                        Rockford University, Rockford, IL - 12:30pm - 12:55pm

Wednesday, February 26th - Texas A&M, College Station, TX - 10:30am - 11:00am

                                               Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

                                               University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - 1:30pm - 1:55pm

Thursday, February 27th - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL - 9:00am - 9:25am

Friday, February 28th - Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL - 10:30am - 10:55am

 

Next Week:

Monday, March 2nd - U. S. Marines - 10:30am - 11:20a

Tuesday, March 3rd - Quincy University, Quincy, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

Wednesday, March 4th - Illinois Wesleyan, Bloomington, IL - 10:00am - 10:30am

 

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

 

 


SPORTS

 

For any girls interested in playing Lacrosse this Spring, there will be a parent and player meeting this Thursday at 6pm in room D103.  - Coach Jacobs

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

attached to emailed bulletin

 


 

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: 

There are nine historically Black Greek letter organizations that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council. These organizations are referred to as the Divine 9.  These nine organizations have been a central resource for support and service in the educational advancement and strengthening of social bonds among black students, professionals, and entrepreneurs, especially when the organizations expanded to the majority of white institutions of higher learning. These organizations have pioneered many chapters world wide and have consisted of great leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. W.E.B Dubois, Michelle Obama, Nikki Giovanni, and many more. 

The fraternities and sororities are: 

Edgar Ellis is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. 

Carnetta Chalmers is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. 

Lawanda Young is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. 

Dushane Lockett is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated.

Richard Bass is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated. 

Sherand Boyd is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated. 

Eric Liddell is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated. 

  • Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office and B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

  • The library will be closed to walk-ins during 3rd and 5th hours. Students must have a blue pass from a current academic teacher in order to visit the library. 

  • Boys Volleyball season starts in a little over a week. Any boys interested in trying out for Boys Volleyball this Spring should stop by Coach Betz's room, B106, as soon as possible to pick up tryout information. Again, any boys interested in trying out for volleyball should stop by B106 to pick up tryout information. Tryouts will begin Monday, March 9.

  • We would like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: Shorts and skirts are to be to the knee.  Thanks for the cooperation in this matter.

  •  

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Friday, February 28 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Cheese

 

Lunch Menus

Friday, February 28 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Senior Jaylon Muchison is this year's winner in the Belleville Optimist Club's oratory contest.  Senior Maxwell Juhas is this year's winner in the Belleville Optimist Club's essay contest. They will now advance to district competition in their events.  Congratulations!

 

 

Contest play cast and crew:  All shirt orders are due TODAY!  Follow this link to place your order:  https://forms.gle/RDR2RV1cp46drB6K6.  All advertising contracts are due next Thursday.  Don't forget to take care of both of these things!  

 

 

Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office it B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

 

 

Get the hottest ticket in town and help support Belleville West Football at the same time!  Come see the St. Louis Battlehawks play the Los Angeles Wildcats on Saturday March 21st at 4 pm at the dome!  Tickets are only $21 plus convenience fee! Tickets will sell out fast! Click on the link below. Any questions please feel free to contact any of the football coaches!

https://www.fevo.com/edp/Belleville-West-Football-Fundraiser-oyaNuLT  

 

 

 

STUDENTS!! If you are going to be 17 years old by March 17 and will turn 18 by November 3, 2020--YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTEYou will be able to vote in BOTH the primary election on March 17 and the general election on November 3.

If you want to become a registered voter and take part in our country's great history and tradition of democracy--come and see Ms Oberle-Dahm in the Social Studies office. B226.

Voter registration is online now and it is super simple.  

You MUST register by February 29 in order to be eligible.

 

 

 

Have you read at least four books from the Abe Lincoln Book Award List? If so, CLICK HERE to vote for your favorite book. Voting ends March 9, so don't delay!

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

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

 

 

 

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.

 


COUNSELING

 

SENIORS,  you can access the Belleville West Scholarships here! https://sites.google.com/bths201.org/bellevillewestscholarships/home

 

 

Graduating Seniors:

Belleville AmeriCorps is currently interviewing and hiring new members to be summer camp counselors this summer at four summer camps run by Dist 118 and 175; and we want to present this opportunity to your graduating seniors.  Counselors earn over $3,200 in cash & college money for this summer position.

We are encouraging people to apply early to ensure full consideration.  We will hire at least 60 counselors for the four camps; so we need lots of great applicants!  The application deadline is April 20, 2020. However, we encourage our applicants to apply now to receive full consideration.

 

 

 

Summer Employment

The City of Belleville, Public Works Department and Parks/Recreations Departments are accepting applications for part-time seasonal Public Works maintenance workers for this summer.

 

 

 

2020 STEM CAMPS

The Society of American Military Engineers STEP Engineering & Construction Camp is looking for 15 year olds who have completed their freshman year before they leave for camp.  The cost is $600 for the camp, but you may get help with this amount from SAME. The deadline to apply is March 16, 2020.

US Army Engineering & Construction Camp,  Vickburg, MS June 14-20

US Air Force Academy Engineering and Construction Camp, Colorado Springs, CO, June 24-30

US Air Force Engineering & Construction Camp, Scott Air Force Base, IL, July 20-25

US Marine Corps Engineering & Construction Camp, Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, NC, June 21-27

US Navy STEM Engineering & Construction Camp, Port Hueneme, CA, June 21-27

For further information please visit:  https//www.same.org/stemcamps

 

UMSL Bridge Program:  Provides comprehensive college preparation services to students and families in the St. Louis area.  You must be in high school, enrolled/completed Algebra I, enrolled in grades 9 or 10 and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  They will be offering the Summer Academy, June 15-July 10 with class time of 7:45am-12pm.  Application deadline:  May 15, 2020. For further information and to apply, visit umsl.edu/precollegiate. 

 

Eastern Illinois University is offering an English Studies Camp for high school students July 19-25, 2020.  Students will enroll in morning and afternoon courses. This camp will incorporate fun activities as well as working on their writing abilities.  The class sizes are small and scholarships are available. To apply, visit eiu.edu/english/camp.  All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online by May 15, 2020.

 

University of Illinois is offering two pre-college experiences this summer.  

Research Apprentice Program (RAP), July 5-25.  This program you will tackle real world problems and demonstrate their understanding involving food, health, business, biotechnology, engineering and the environment.

USDA AG Discovery Program, July 5-25.  Learn hoe the USDA protect our food security through field trips, demonstrations and hands-on science-based activities.   

To apply, academics.aces.illinois.edu/diversity/stem-programs.  The deadline to apply is March 20, 2020.

 

St. Louis University is offering Summer Reading & Writing Skills Programs.  Classes are offered on campus in St. Louis as well as in Belleville.  They have programs available for 4 year olds through adults. These programs will meet once each week.  Tuition and times vary by program grade.  For more information or to register, Call 1-800-903-0162.

 

 

 

Attention Sophomores & Juniors -- This is a friendly REMINDER about the upcoming Career Fair.   In case you haven't heard, this event will take place during school hours on Thursday, March 12th; it will include transportation and a FREE lunch from Chick-Fil-A!  Plus of course a chance for some serious career exploration! You MUST turn in your permission slip to reserve your spot! Permission slips are due by FRIDAY of this week. Don't miss out!   

 

 

 

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

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Sylvan Prep is offering a FREE ACT or SAT Practice Test at Sylvan Learning of O'Fallon. See how you might score on the test and afterwards, Sylvan Prep will provide you with a personalized evaluation of your performance along with suggestions on how you can improve your score. Please see flyer for test dates, registration form, and contact information

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the course 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

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

 

 

 

Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) at Murray State University 

Application Requirements:  All students applying for the Commonwealth Honors Academy should possess the following characteristics:

* have earned approximately a 3.5 GPA (on a 4-point scale).

* have earned approximately  25 Composite ACT (or the equivalent PSAT, SAT, ACT-Aspire, or standardized test score).

* be at least 16 years old, prior to the beginning of the Academy.  

The program is June 6-June 27, 2020.  The theme is "Growing into Ourselves."

Student application:  Applications are due March 1.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefngtSxDN_JMldxLM05a3knCRdmAKhjQ3h4rbzIighLd-CAw/viewform

Teacher form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs-6vkRtH2gSQt_JgQiQi2D9mjKwu_PZl5SMCSto47oSaJVA/viewform

Counselor form:  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhFG0Ckhp0kr88Gm6EU3qM09JkQWZlg1t82bn1nAS-QuPMzQ/viewform

CHA Website:  https://www.murraystate.edu/cha/

 

 

 

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.

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

This Week:

Friday, February 28th - Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL - 10:30am - 10:55am

Next Week:

Monday, March 2nd - U. S. Marines - 10:30am - 11:20a

Tuesday, March 3rd - Quincy University, Quincy, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

Wednesday, March 4th - Illinois Wesleyan, Bloomington, IL - 10:00am - 10:30am

 

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

 


SPORTS

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Thursday, March 5 - Students attend 8:30am - 2:25pm - Parent/Teacher Conf. 5:00 - 8:30pm

Schedule for P/T Conferences:

Period 1 - 8:30 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. 

Period 2 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. 

Period 3 - 10:00 a.m. to 10:55 

   3A - 10:00 - 10:25 

   3B - 10:30 - 10:55 

Period 4 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. 

   4A - 11:00 - 11:25 

   4B - 11:30 - 11:55 

Period 5 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 p.m. 

   5A - 12:00 - 12:25 

   5B - 12:30 - 12:55 

Period 6 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. 

Period 7 - 1:45 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. 

Friday, March 6 - NO Student Attendance - Parent/Teacher Conf. 8:30am - 12:00pm

                            

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 

 
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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:Maya Angelou

Author of seven autobiographies and several essays that focus on racism, identity, family and travel, Angelou (1928-2014) made literary history by writing the first African-American nonfiction bestseller with her 1969 memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” Her poetry collection “Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Die” was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1971. Throughout her career, she received several honors, including NAACP Image Awards

  • Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office and B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

  • At the Southern Illinois School Press Association (SISPA) winter conference the Hy News staff won the Digital Blue Banner, the award for overall newspaper excellence.  (The Hy News was the only newspaper in its category to win the award.)

  • There is a mandatory football meeting in D103 tomorrow at 8:10am

  • For any girls interested in playing lacrosse this spring, there will be a parent and player meeting tonight at 6pm in room D103

  • The library will be closed to walk-ins during 3rd and 5th hours today. Only students with blue passes from academic teachers will be admitted to the library. 

  • Attention Sophomores & Juniors -- This is a friendly REMINDER about the upcoming Career Fair.  In case you haven't heard, this event will take place during school hours on Thursday, March 12th; it will include transportation and a FREE lunch from Chick-Fil-A!  Plus of course a chance for some serious career exploration!  You MUST turn in your permission slip to reserve your spot!  Permission slips are due by FRIDAY of this week. Don't miss out!   

  • We would like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: Shorts and skirts are to be to the knee.  Thanks for your cooperation in this matter. 

  

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Thursday, February 27 - Scrambled Eggs & Toast

Friday, February 28 - Biscuit w/ Egg & Cheese

 

Lunch Menus

Thursday, February 27 - Chicken Strips w/ Waffles or Sweet & Sour Meatballs w/ Rice

Friday, February 28 - Mozzarella Sticks w/ Dipping Sauce or Chicken Parmesan on Bun

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 

At the Southern Illinois School Press Association (SISPA) winter conference on Wednesday, January 26, the Hy News staff won the Digital Blue Banner, the award for overall newspaper excellence.  (The Hy News was the only newspaper in its category to win the award.)

Staff members of the Hy News, the BW student newspaper, and the Bellevinois, the BW yearbook, also brought home the following individual awards for writing and design.

Jed Coats – first place in Digital Sports Writing

Caroline Geib – second place in Sports Column.

Ny’La Hill – second place in Computer Graphics

Paige Goodrich – third place in Sports Writing

Alyssa Houseman – third place in Yearbook Sports Spread

Will Weck – third place in News Writing

 

Staff members earned the following awards in the on-site competition.

Anna Baldus – first place in Caption Writing

Ny’La Hill – first place in Infographics

Isa Karathanos – first place in Editorial Writing

Rachael Rosenstengel – first place in Yearbook Feature

Luke Schauster – second place in Editorial Writing

Joanna Bauza – third place in Yearbook Feature

Delaney Holliday – third place in Editorial Cartoon

Congratulations to our student journalists!

 

 

 

Contest play cast and crew:  All shirt orders are due TOMORROW!  Follow this link to place your order:  https://forms.gle/RDR2RV1cp46drB6K6.  All advertising contracts are due next Thursday.  Don't forget to take care of both of these things!

 

 

 

Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office it B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

 

 

 

STUDENTS!! If you are going to be 17 years old by March 17 and will turn 18 by November 3, 2020--YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTEYou will be able to vote in BOTH the primary election on March 17 and the general election on November 3.

If you want to become a registered voter and take part in our country's great history and tradition of democracy--come and see Ms Oberle-Dahm in the Social Studies office. B226.

Voter registration is online now and it is super simple.  

You MUST register by February 29 in order to be eligible.

 

 

 

Have you read at least four books from the Abe Lincoln Book Award List? If so, CLICK HERE to vote for your favorite book. Voting ends March 9, so don't delay!


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

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

 

 

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.

 


COUNSELING

 

Scholarships in the Spotlight

William M. Reiss Foundation Scholarship (Bank of America)

  • The purpose of the fund is to help support the continued education for students who graduated from a publicly supported high school within the city limits of the City of Belleville, Illinois

  • Each student selected for the scholarship may be eligible for support for each successive year of college education

  • Reward amount will be determined by the scholarship committee

  • Deadline is May 15, 2020

 

The Quail Club Scholarship

The Quail Club Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Belleville West Senior who has earned a “C” average or better, has good attendance, and has expressed interest in continuing their education

Preference may be given to students enrolling in an occupational/vocational degree or certificate

Reward amount is $1,000

Deadline is March 31, 2020

Applications should be turned in to Mr. Solomon

 

The IFT Robert G. Porter Scholarship

  • The Illinois Federation of Teachers shall provide annually two $10,000 scholarship awards ($2,500 each year for four years) to current high school seniors with no less than a cumulative “B” grade average. 

  • Successful applicants must plan to attend full-time at an Illinois public university and maintain at least a “C” cumulative grade average after graduating from high school

  • An applicant must be the son or daughter of a currently employed, active member in good standing of the IFT, the son or daughter of a member of an IFT retirees chapter or the son or daughter of a deceased member who was in good standing with the IFT at the time of death

  • Reward amount is $2,500 each year for four years

  • Deadline is March 6, 2020

  • For more information contact Lucas Spriggs at Belleville West

 

Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

  • The AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program offers four 4-year, $8,000 post-secondary scholarships to students who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 10 one-time $1,000 grants to AFT members to assist with their continuing education and also for implementing programs or introducing tools in the classroom, workplace and/or community

  • Reward amount varies

  • Deadline is April 14, 2020

  • For more information contact Lucas Spriggs at Belleville West

The Carl J. Megal Special Education Scholarship

  • The IFT will award one $2,500 Megal Scholarship to a deserving high school senior who is enrolled in a special education school, class, or program for students with disabilities

  • IFT members who work directly with or previously worked with an eligible student must provide a letter of sponsorship for the applicant

  • Reward amount is $2,500

  • Deadline is March 6, 2020

  • For more information contact Lucas Spriggs at Belleville West

 

Turkey Hill Grange Charitable Foundation Scholarship

  • Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, a letter of recommendation, and a letter of acceptance to a college, university, or trade school

  • Applicants must provide a copy of ACT or SAT scores

  • Applicants must submit a 200-250 essay

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is March 20,2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Midwest Members Credit Union Scholarship

  • High school seniors who will graduate in 2020 are invited to apply

  • Proof of continued education is required

  • Applicants must be a member of Midwest Members Credit Union for at least 3 months prior to applying

  • Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or better, a letter of recommendation, and a 500-1,000 word essay

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is April 1, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Optimist Club of Belleville Foundation Scholarship

  • Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, must provide proof of SAT or ACT scores, a 200-250 word essay, and provide a list of all extra-curricular activities 

  • Applicants must enroll as full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is April 15, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Cory Wilson Pride and Hustle Scholarship

  • Applicants must be a graduating senior from Illinois Counties that include Jersey, Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, and Clinton

  • Applicants must be a four-year, student-athlete in the same sport

  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

  • Reward amount is up to $3,000

  • Deadline is March 28, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Don Wilson Memorial Scholarship

  • Applicants must be a graduating senior from an Illinois or Missouri high school

  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale

  • Reward amount is up to $3,000

  • Deadline is March 28, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Millstadt Commercial Club Scholarship Essay

  • Applicants must be high school seniors, graduates or GED recipients who finished their eighth grade year at Millstadt Consolidated School or at St. James Catholic School in Millstadt, IL

  • The Scholarship Committee will annually select the recipient(s) of a $1,000.00 award which shall be payable toward tuition, rent, food, books, and other living expenses

  • Applicants must complete a 500 to 1000 word essay on the following topic:

    • How did your time in the Millstadt community influence your path and your goals for the future?

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Ruby Allen Ellis Economic Empowerment Scholarship

  • Applicants must be African-American female seniors within the following communities: Belleville, Cahokia, East St. Louis, or O’Fallon, Illinois,

  • Applicants must attend a 4-year college/university in the fall or immediately upon graduation

  • Applicants must demonstrate a financial need for educational assistance

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is March 31, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Janet Green-Pegues Educational Scholarship

  • Applicants must be an active participant in the Delta GEMS program for a minimum of 2 consecutive years

  • This award will be given to the highest-ranking graduating senior in the Delta Gems

  • Reward amount is $500

  • Deadline is March 31, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority ESLAC Past Presidents Educational Book Scholarship

  • Applicants must be a graduating African-American high school senior (female) within the following communities: Belleville, Cahokia, East St. Louis, or O’Fallon, Illinois

  • Have a minimum of 2.8/4.0 Grade Point Average

  • Reward amount is $500

  • Deadline is March 31, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Bessie B. Gavin Educational Scholarship

  • Applicants must be a graduating African-American high school senior (female) within the following communities: Belleville, Cahokia, East St. Louis, or O’Fallon, Illinois

  • Have a minimum of 2.5/4.0 Grade Point Average

  • Reward amount is $1,000

  • Deadline is March 29, 2020

  • Mail application to the address indicated on the application

 

 

Graduating Seniors:

Belleville AmeriCorps is currently interviewing and hiring new members to be summer camp counselors this summer at four summer camps run by Dist 118 and 175; and we want to present this opportunity to your graduating seniors.  Counselors earn over $3,200 in cash & college money for this summer position.

We are encouraging people to apply early to ensure full consideration.  We will hire at least 60 counselors for the four camps; so we need lots of great applicants!  The application deadline is April 20, 2020. However, we encourage our applicants to apply now to receive full consideration.

 

 

 

Attention Sophomores & Juniors -- This is a friendly REMINDER about the upcoming Career Fair.   In case you haven't heard, this event will take place during school hours on Thursday, March 12th; it will include transportation and a FREE lunch from Chick-Fil-A!  Plus of course a chance for some serious career exploration! You MUST turn in your permission slip to reserve your spot! Permission slips are due by FRIDAY of this week. Don't miss out!   

 

 

 

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

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

 

Sylvan Prep is offering a FREE ACT or SAT Practice Test at Sylvan Learning of O'Fallon. See how you might score on the test and afterwards, Sylvan Prep will provide you with a personalized evaluation of your performance along with suggestions on how you can improve your score. Please see flyer for test dates, registration form, and contact information

 

 

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

 

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the course 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

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

 

 

 

English Studies Camp at Eastern Illinois University

The English Department at Eastern Illinois University is excited to again offer its English Studies Summer Camp for High School Students this July and would love if your students would be among its participants!  This one-week camp will allow students to select two courses from a range of offerings in creative writing, literature, media studies, and more. With extremely affordable rates for both commuters and residential participants – and multiple full and partial scholarships to award – this would be a terrific opportunity for any student looking for a unique summer learning experience and academic get-away.

If you are interested in this experience, please visit our website for additional information on our camp, as well as an electronic copy of our brochure:  http://www.eiu.edu/english/camp.php

 

 

 

Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) at Murray State University 

Application Requirements:  All students applying for the Commonwealth Honors Academy should possess the following characteristics:

* have earned approximately a 3.5 GPA (on a 4-point scale).

* have earned approximately  25 Composite ACT (or the equivalent PSAT, SAT, ACT-Aspire, or standardized test score).

* be at least 16 years old, prior to the beginning of the Academy.  

The program is June 6-June 27, 2020.  The theme is "Growing into Ourselves."

Student application:  Applications are due March 1.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefngtSxDN_JMldxLM05a3knCRdmAKhjQ3h4rbzIighLd-CAw/viewform

Teacher form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs-6vkRtH2gSQt_JgQiQi2D9mjKwu_PZl5SMCSto47oSaJVA/viewform

Counselor form:  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhFG0Ckhp0kr88Gm6EU3qM09JkQWZlg1t82bn1nAS-QuPMzQ/viewform

CHA Website:  https://www.murraystate.edu/cha/

 

 

 

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.

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

This Week:

Monday, February 24th - University of Illinois, Chicago, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

                                        University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO - 11:00am - 11:25am

                                        Rockford University, Rockford, IL - 12:30pm - 12:55pm

Wednesday, February 26th - Texas A&M, College Station, TX - 10:30am - 11:00am

                                               Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

                                               University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - 1:30pm - 1:55pm

Thursday, February 27th - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL - 9:00am - 9:25am

Friday, February 28th - Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL - 10:30am - 10:55am

 

Next Week:

Monday, March 2nd - U. S. Marines - 10:30am - 11:20a

Tuesday, March 3rd - Quincy University, Quincy, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

Wednesday, March 4th - Illinois Wesleyan, Bloomington, IL - 10:00am - 10:30am

 

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

 


SPORTS

 

For any girls interested in playing Lacrosse this Spring, there will be a parent and player meeting this Thursday at 6pm in room D103.  - Coach Jacobs

 

 

There is a mandatory Football meeting tomorrow at 8:10am in Room D103 - Coach Edgar

 

 

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

attached to emailed bulletin

 


Next Week at Belleville West:

Thursday, March 5 - Students attend 8:30am - 2:25pm - Parent/Teacher Conf. 5:00 - 8:30pm

Schedule for P/T Conferences:

Period 1 - 8:30 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. 

Period 2 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. 

Period 3 - 10:00 a.m. to 10:55 

   3A - 10:00 - 10:25 

   3B - 10:30 - 10:55 

Period 4 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. 

   4A - 11:00 - 11:25 

   4B - 11:30 - 11:55 

Period 5 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 p.m. 

   5A - 12:00 - 12:25 

   5B - 12:30 - 12:55 

Period 6 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. 

Period 7 - 1:45 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. 

Friday, March 6 - NO Student Attendance - Parent/Teacher Conf. 8:30am - 12:00pm

                            

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 

 
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BELLEVILLE WEST HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

 

This  Week at Belleville West:

Wednesday, March 4 - 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)

Thursday, March 5 - Students attend 8:30am - 2:25pm - Parent/Teacher Conf. 5:00 - 8:30pm

Schedule for P/T Conferences:

Period 1 - 8:30 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. 

Period 2 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. 

Period 3 - 10:00 a.m. to 10:55 

   3A - 10:00 - 10:25 

   3B - 10:30 - 10:55 

Period 4 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. 

   4A - 11:00 - 11:25 

   4B - 11:30 - 11:55 

Period 5 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 p.m. 

   5A - 12:00 - 12:25 

   5B - 12:30 - 12:55 

Period 6 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. 

Period 7 - 1:45 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. 

Friday, March 6 - NO Student Attendance - Parent/Teacher Conf. 8:30am - 12:00pm


This Morning’s PA Announcements:

 

  • Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office and B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

  • Boys Volleyball season starts next week. Any boys interested in trying out for Boys Volleyball this Spring should stop by Coach Betz's room, B106, as soon as possible to pick up tryout information. Again, any boys interested in trying out for volleyball should stop by B106 to pick up tryout information. Tryouts will begin Monday, March 9.

  •  The library will be closed to walk-ins during 4A and 5A. Students must have a blue pass from a current academic teacher in order to visit the library during these times.

  • Renaissance Card Distribution is today and tomorrow.  Make sure you pick up your card during the lunch hours.  No cards will be given out after tomorrow!

  • There will be an informational meeting on Friday, March 13th at 8:00 am or 3:40 pm in D103 for all individuals interested in trying out for cheerleading next year.  See Mrs. Quandt in B337 or Mrs. Stephens in the Girl's PE locker room if you have questions.

  • We would like to remind you that this week’s Point of Emphasis is: It is against the rules to wear headphones in the hallways and it’s only allowed in the classroom with the teacher’s permission. 

~ Meal Menus~

Breakfast Menus

Monday, March 2 - Mini Cinnis

Tuesday, March 3 - Waffles w/ Syrup

Wednesday, March 4 - Biscuit & Gravy

Thursday, March 5 - Breakfast Pizza

Friday, March 6 - NO SCHOOL

 

Lunch Menus

Monday, March 2 - Chili w/ Crackers or Burrito w/ Chili

Tuesday, March 3 - Sausage, Egg & Cheese Croissant or Salisbury Steak w/ Breads

Wednesday, March 4 - Teriyaki Chicken w/ Rice & Goldfish Crackers

Thursday, March 5 - Roast Turkey & Breads or Toasted Ravioli w/ Meat Sauce & String Cheese

Friday, March 5 - NO SCHOOL

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Belleville West, are you ready for MARCH MADNESS?  We're not just talking about basketball. We're talking about BOOKS!  Vote for your favorite books in our March Madness brackets. Each week in March, vote through the link on the English Department web page or the BW Library web page. Every student who participates will be entered in a drawing for prizes. The deadline for the first week of voting is this Thursday, March 5.  --BW English Department

 

 

Date request forms for Prom can now be picked up in the Assistant Principals Office it B337. Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 6th.

 

 

 

Get the hottest ticket in town and help support Belleville West Football at the same time!  Come see the St. Louis Battlehawks play the Los Angeles Wildcats on Saturday March 21st at 4 pm at the dome!  Tickets are only $21 plus convenience fee! Tickets will sell out fast! Click on the link below. Any questions please feel free to contact any of the football coaches!

https://www.fevo.com/edp/Belleville-West-Football-Fundraiser-oyaNuLT  

 

 

 

Have you read at least four books from the Abe Lincoln Book Award List? If so, CLICK HERE to vote for your favorite book. Voting ends March 9, so don't delay!

 


CLUBS, COMMITTEES & ACTIVITIES

 

Little Theatre members:  Join us for our monthly meeting after school TOMORROW in the Performing Arts Center.  We'll have information about upcoming events and about the election of officers for 2020-2021.

 

 

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.

 


COUNSELING

 

Graduating Seniors:

Belleville AmeriCorps is currently interviewing and hiring new members to be summer camp counselors this summer at four summer camps run by Dist 118 and 175; and we want to present this opportunity to your graduating seniors.  Counselors earn over $3,200 in cash & college money for this summer position.

We are encouraging people to apply early to ensure full consideration.  We will hire at least 60 counselors for the four camps; so we need lots of great applicants!  The application deadline is April 20, 2020. However, we encourage our applicants to apply now to receive full consideration.

 

 

Summer Employment

The City of Belleville, Public Works Department and Parks/Recreations Departments are accepting applications for part-time seasonal Public Works maintenance workers for this summer.

 

 

2020 STEM CAMPS

The Society of American Military Engineers STEP Engineering & Construction Camp is looking for 15 year olds who have completed their freshman year before they leave for camp.  The cost is $600 for the camp, but you may get help with this amount from SAME. The deadline to apply is March 16, 2020.

US Army Engineering & Construction Camp,  Vickburg, MS June 14-20

US Air Force Academy Engineering and Construction Camp, Colorado Springs, CO, June 24-30

US Air Force Engineering & Construction Camp, Scott Air Force Base, IL, July 20-25

US Marine Corps Engineering & Construction Camp, Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, NC, June 21-27

US Navy STEM Engineering & Construction Camp, Port Hueneme, CA, June 21-27

 

For further information please visit:  https//www.same.org/stemcamps

 

UMSL Bridge Program:  Provides comprehensive college preparation services to students and families in the St. Louis area.  You must be in high school, enrolled/completed Algebra I, enrolled in grades 9 or 10 and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  They will be offering the Summer Academy, June 15-July 10 with class time of 7:45am-12pm.  Application deadline:  May 15, 2020. For further information and to apply, visit umsl.edu/precollegiate. 

 

Eastern Illinois University is offering an English Studies Camp for high school students July 19-25, 2020.  Students will enroll in morning and afternoon courses. This camp will incorporate fun activities as well as working on their writing abilities.  The class sizes are small and scholarships are available. To apply, visit eiu.edu/english/camp.  All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online by May 15, 2020.

 

University of Illinois is offering two pre-college experiences this summer.  

Research Apprentice Program (RAP), July 5-25.  This program will tackle real world problems and demonstrate their understanding involving food, health, business, biotechnology, engineering and the environment.

USDA AG Discovery Program, July 5-25.  Learn how the USDA protects our food security through field trips, demonstrations and hands-on science-based activities.   

To apply, academics.aces.illinois.edu/diversity/stem-programs.  The deadline to apply is March 20, 2020.

 

St. Louis University is offering Summer Reading & Writing Skills Programs.  Classes are offered on campus in St. Louis as well as in Belleville.  They have programs available for 4 year olds through adults. These programs will meet once each week.  Tuition and times vary by program grade.  For more information or to register, Call 1-800-903-0162.

 

 

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

 

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION:

Sylvan Prep is offering a FREE ACT or SAT Practice Test at Sylvan Learning of O'Fallon. See how you might score on the test and afterwards, Sylvan Prep will provide you with a personalized evaluation of your performance along with suggestions on how you can improve your score. Please see flyer for test dates, registration form, and contact information

 

 

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

 

 

The SIUE Office of Educational Outreach will be offering ACT prep courses during the Spring semester 2020.  The information for the course 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

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

 

 

 

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.

 

 

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

 

The following COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES will be on campus:

This Week:

Monday, March 2nd - U. S. Marines - 10:30am - 11:20a

Tuesday, March 3rd - Quincy University, Quincy, IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

Wednesday, March 4th - Illinois Wesleyan, Bloomington, IL - 10:00am - 10:30am

Next Week:

Monday, March 9th - St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO - 10:30am - 10:55am

Tuesday, March 10th - Monmouth College, Monmouth IL - 10:00am - 10:25am

Wednesday, March 11th - McKendree University, Lebanon, IL - 9:30am - 9:55am

Friday, March 12th - Missouri State University, Springfield, MO - 10:30am - 10:55am

 

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

 


SPORTS

 

There will be an informational meeting on Friday, March 13th at 8:00 am or 3:40 pm in D103 for all individuals interested in trying out for cheerleading next year.  See Mrs. Quandt in B337 or Mrs. Stephens in the Girl's PE locker room if you have questions.

 

WEEKLY SPORTS SCHEDULE: 

attached to emailed bulletin

 


 

THE MAROON WAY:  Be Respectful, Responsible and Kind!

 

 

 

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