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Parent News October 18, 2018
Driver Education Segment 2
Senior Photos

Upcoming Dates

October 23 – NHS Blood Drive
October 23 – Jostens Senior Meeting
October 25 – Jostens Freshmen Meeting
October 27 – pick up apple pies between 11am-2pm
October 30 – PASS Meeting 7pm
November 2 – Half Day for Students; End of 1st Marking Period; School dismisses at 11:05am
November 8 – Spain Trip meeting 7pm in room 308
November 9 – BC Pride Donut Day
November 13 – ASVAB Career Exploration
November 14 – KCTC Program Visit for 10th grade students

BCHS Play – Alice in Wonderland
November 15 - 7pm
November 16 – 7pm
November 17 – 2pm and 7pm

BCFAB Craft Show

More than 240 vendors will be participating at the BCFAB Craft Show this year. Great for holiday shopping with a variety of crafts. All the proceeds support the arts in our schools.

Byron Center Fine Arts Boosters (BCFAB) 2018 Craft Show

When:              Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time:               9 am to 3 pm
Cost:                $3 admission
Where:             Byron Center High School
(extra parking and shuttle bus available at Nickels Intermediate School)

NHS Blood Drive

The National Honor Society is hosting a blood drive with Michigan Blood on Tuesday, October 23 from 7:30am – 2:00pm. The community is welcome to donate. Please enter through the west athletic end and sign in at the office.

Driver Education Segment 2

Registration forms for segment 2 are now available. Students can pick one up from the office or forms can be printed from the website. Students taking segment 2 need to provide a driving log the first day of class. Classes will be held at the high school in room 308 on Tuesday, November 27, Wednesday, November 28, and Thursday, November 29.

Apple Pies

Order a $10 Homemade Apple Pie by tomorrow for your holiday dinners! The Senior and Junior All Night Committee will be making them the morning of Oct. 27 and ready for pick-up @ BCHS that day from 11am - 2pm.  Order Form

Save Your Family Fare Reciepts

The Senior All Night Committee is doing this fundraiser to raise money for our senior event the night of graduation.  Please have your student bring the receipts to the high school office. We appreciate your help!

Colleges visiting BCHS

Throughout the school year college representatives visit the high school. This is a great opportunity for students to find out more about a college they may be interested in. Students can sign up to meet with college representatives during their FLEX time. Following are upcoming dates representatives will be at BCHS:
October 15 – Grand Valley State University
October 18 – Indiana Wesleyan
October 25 – Adrian College
October 30 – Northern Michigan, Spring Arbor, and WMU College of Fine Arts
November 1 – Eastern Michigan, & Trinity Christian
November 6 – Kuiper College
November 8 – Michigan Tech, & Oakland University
November 15 – Ferris State Pharmaceutical, and Paul Mitchell

BC pride

Thank you to the following business who is sponsoring our BC PRIDE Program for the month of October.

United States Army



Thank you to the following businesses who are committing to our BC PRIDE Program for the School Year.


PRIDE stands for Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Discovery, and Excellence. We want each student to have PRIDE and if they accomplish this, there are rewards that follow.  If you need more information or know of a business that may be interested in sponsoring BC PRIDE, please contact Donna Hogoboom at dhogoboom@bcpsk12.net.

Kent ISD Career Readiness Events for Students & Parents

Talk & Tour Career Series
Designed for students in grades 7-12, these career exploration events are like getting 5 job shadows in one!  Students & parents can hear directly from a panel of professionals, ask your career questions, and tour the employer’s workspace.  These events are free, but space is limited.  Upcoming events: Tuesday, October 23– Careers in Public HealthTuesday, November 6 – Careers in Finance & Accounting.  Over 20 different career fields & industries will be featured over the course of the school year.  Get more details or find registration links at www.bit.ly/Talk-Tour

Groundhog Shadow Day: Employer Hosts Needed
Do you know someone who might be interested in having a small group of students shadow them at work?  We hope to have a wide variety of career opportunities (including education!) available for students and need YOUR help.  We are looking for all types of roles and positions to be represented, so please forward this to people in your circles of influence and encourage them to participate in this exciting, one day event Friday, February 1, 2019 from 9 AM – 2 PM.  For more information, or to register, please visit www.kentisd.org/groundhog 

*Student sign up will open on December 7, 2018.  Please note this date change