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Butler County High School  1852 South Main St   Morgantown, KY 42261  
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BC-TV News - March 27 - 2015
  • Naomi Cade gives an inside look into the softball team and how they are preparing for the season.
  • Remmington Harpe, Jacob Fugate, and Kaleb Hunt bring a reflection of this football season and hopes for next season.
  • Kevin Kendall shows a general overview of the library and its importance.
  • Jeremy Womack introduces a new business in the community.
  • Ashton Garrison and Trevor Howlett tell us about one of the most looked forward to times of the year, spring break.
  • Finally, Kelsey Jenkins and Emily Rich share the ins-and-outs of choosing the right college.

Parent Volunteers for Project Prom

We need parent volunteers for Project Prom. Please sign up to help. We need the list in place by March 31.

There will be a Project Prom parent meeting Thursday, March 26 in the media center at 5:00 p.m. We will be planning specific games for the night of project prom. Please make plans to attend!!! Feel free to share with other junior and senior parents.


Ford AAA Competition

Mr. Collins and two of his students have qualified for the state finals of the Ford AAA competition again this year. The contest will be held at the Ford truck plant in Louisville KY on May 12-13. This will be an overnight trip. Justin Barks and Caleb Renfrow are the qualifying students. If you see them tell them congratulations. They qualified among the top ten in the state, among all participating high school automotive programs, by taking an online test.


Prom Committee

Prom Committee will meet next Tuesday right after school.


New Scholarships for Seniors

We have some new scholarships. Stop by the office on Monday to pick up these new scholarships, you can also check out the scholarship page on the website. 


BC-TV News - March 13th

This edition includes the following stories:

  • Ashton Garrison and Trevor Howlett take a look at “Stereotypes in the Media” and the effect it has on student self-concepts.
  • Recently, a new mayor was elected in the city of Morgantown. Jeremy Womack examines the first few days of this time of transition for both the new mayor and the city.
  • Kaleb Hunt goes behind the scenes to examine the purpose of “Andrea’s Mission” and the effect it is having on lives in Butler County.
  • On a lighter note, Kelsey Jenkins and Emily Rich go back into time with another addition of, “The Singing Bee”.
  • Heather Martin gets down and dirty as she examines the creative juices behind, “The Sculpting Class”.
  • Remmington Harpe and Jacob Fugate take a look at the challenges and success that were part of this years “Boys Basketball Team”.
  • Finally, Emily Rich, Kelsey Jenkins and Naomi Cade Paint, Yell and Scream during “Spirit Week”.

Project Prom

Butler County High School Project Prom 2015 will be after Prom on Sat April 25, 2015 this year.  Beginning at 11:30PM we will need for volunteers to tear down prom decorations and get ready for an early morning of fun and games for BCHS Juniors and Seniors and their guests.  Only BCHS Juniors and Seniors will be awarded prizes, but all guests are welcome to enjoy the festivities.   Project Prom is a drug/alcohol free event for the students of Butler County High School.

 

 


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Midterms

Due to massive amounts of snow…again (boo), we’re pushing the end of the 3rd nine weeks back again to the 26th and the 27th.  Mid-terms for 1st and 3rd will be on Thursday, 3/26 and mid-terms for 2nd and 4th will be on Friday, 3/27.  Thanks and good luck on getting through an entire week of school!

 


Football Banquet

Football Banquet has been rescheduled for Monday March 9th. It starts at 6pm Juniors/Seniors bring sides, Freshmen/Sophomores bring desserts.


Jostens for Sophomores

Jostens will be here on March 4th to meet with Sophomores and will return on March 10 from 11:30 -5:30 to take ring orders.


FCCLA Region 4 STAR Event Winners 2015
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HAT DAY!

Today is a HAT Day. The Broadcasting students are raising money for their trip to STN Nationals. You may wear a hat tomorrow if you pay a $1 at the door.


Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day will be celebrated at BCHS on Friday, February 13th. Please be advised that the school is not responsible for misplaced or stolen flowers/gift items. We usually have well over 100 gifts on the tables out front and there is no way to insure the safe delivery of these items. If you have something of great value to be delivered we suggest that you take care of that personally. There are a couple of specifc rules for flower delivery to BCHS Students, No Glass Containers and No Balloons, as these are safety issues.


FCA Meeting

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, FCA will be meeting in Ms. Richmond's room during BEAR time. Former WKU swimmer, Andrew Hammond will be the guest speaker for the meeting.


Progress Reports

Progress grades will go out this morning. If your address is wrong on the bottom of the report, please contact the BCHS Guidance Office.


BCHS Bearfest 2015

Congratulations to BCHS Bearfest King Jake Martin and Queen Molly Sanders!


KYTESOL SCHOLARSHIP 2015

KYTESOL (Kentucky Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) offers a scholarship of $ 1,000 to an ESL/LEP student graduating from a KY high school. This scholarship may be dispersed in two installments (beginning of first semester as well as second semester) pending funding.

 


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Upward Bound

On Monday, February 9th Mr. Veasey from Upward Bound will be in the library to meet with current Upward Bound participants and any 9th or 10th grade student interested in being in Upward Bound. Interested students may stop by the guidance office for an application.


Sprit Week

Next week is Spirit Week. We have a few activities lined up for our students and staff to participate in.


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Bearfest T-Shirts

The Butleraire yearbook staff are selling Bearfest shirts again this year. Short sleeve shirts are $8 and long sleeve shirts are $12. If you would like to pre-order I will set yours aside and make plans to deliver them. We still have keychains ($7.50) and lanyards ($5) as well. The front of the shirts have the bear paw on the top left and Go Big Blue on the back with white and silver lettering. I have sizes Youth small, youth medium, and adult small-3X. We will be selling them at school from my classroom Room 22, possibly at lunch and a few games, definitely at the Bearfest game on February 6th. Thank you for your continued support of helping us create a quality yearbook for our students and the community.


FAFSA Workshop

Next Wednesday, February 4th, there will be another FAFSA workshop for any parent of a Senior who missed the January date. If you didn’t get help with the FAFSA in January and would like to sign up, please call the high school 270-526-2204 EXT: 126. We will take appointments from 8:30AM til 1:00 PM. There is a list of items needed for FAFSA in the guidance office if you would like to pick one up.


Beech Bend Employment

There will be a representative from Beech Bend on Friday to set up about summer employment opportunities during each lunch shift. If interested, please see him during your lunch.


Bearfest T-Shirts

The Butleraire yearbook staff are selling Bearfest shirts again this year. Short sleeve shirts are $8 and long sleeve shirts are $12. If you would like to pre-order I will set yours aside and make plans to deliver them. We still have keychains ($7.50) and lanyards ($5) as well. The front of the shirts have the bear paw on the top left and Go Big Blue on the back with white and silver lettering. I have sizes Youth small, youth medium, and adult small-3X. We will be selling them at school from my classroom Room 22, possibly at lunch and a few games, definitely at the Bearfest game on February 6th. Thank you for your continued support of helping us create a quality yearbook for our students and the community.


Daymar College

Friday, February 6th, a representative from Daymar College will be set up in the commons area for lunch. If you are a student interested in attending Daymar, Ms. Paige Smith will be here during that time.


Baseball Clinic

The BCHS baseball team will be hosting a baseball clinic on Saturday, February 21st. If your child is interested in attending, please see the attachment for cost, camp times, etc. Thanks

 

-Adam Shartzer

Phone: 270-526-2204

Email: adam.shartzer@butler.kyschools.us


UK Freshman Summer Program

Any senior who will be attending UK in the fall, and would like to sign up for the freshmen summer program, come to the guidance office.


Project Prom

Any parent who wants to help the night of Project prom (April 25) needs to contact Mrs. Kimberlea Embry as soon as possible. You can email her at Kimberlea.embry@butler.kyschools.us


8th Grade Registration

We will be having our 8th grade registration night Tuesday, February 10th from 5:30 to 7 here at the high school. We will need 6 teachers to work with students and parents finalizing registration for next year.


Baseball Chili Supper

The baseball team would like to invite everyone to their annual chili supper on Friday February 6th in the BCHS commons area at 5:00 PM. Tickets are $6. This event will take place before the boy/girl basketball doubleheader against Grayson County. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket, please contact Jason Jones at jjones@mtownbank.com. This is one of our bigger fundraisers for the year and we could not do it without the help from everyone in the district. Thank you for your support.


Commonwealth Honors Academy

Juniors interested in applying for the Commonwealth Honors Academy, stop by the Guidance Office for an application. CHA will be held at Murray State University from June 6-June 27, 2015. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2015


WKU Upward Bound

On January 26th, Representative from WKU Upward Bound will be visiting BCHS during Beartime. Any student interested in the program is invited to attend the meeting.


Project Prom Parent Meeting

Project Prom parent meeting tonight at 5 p.m. in the media center.


Overdue Books

Mrs. Clark will be sending out overdue book notices today 1st block.


Cinderella's Wardrobe

Kayla and the Morgantown Mission will be opening Cinderella's Wardrobe this spring.


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FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

When: January 21, 2015
Time: Bear time
Where: Room 10 (Ms. Richmond’s room)
Who: Everyone (not just athletes)
Special Guest: Donna Smith
Next Meeting Special Guest: Andrew Hammond (WKU)


Scholarship Deadlines

ATTENTION SENIORS: Thursday, January 15 is the deadline for Freshmen Scholarships for most major Kentucky Colleges and Universities. If you’ve been admitted to a KY college, please check with that college to see what scholarships are available. The site for Western Kentucky University is www.wku.edu/scholarship


Class Schedules

The window for changing class schedules has been closed. Site Base policy states that schedules may be changed the 1st three days of a semester.


DAR Representative for 2015

Congratulations to Matthew Embry for being selected for this school year and thanks to all of the teachers that participated in the nomination process.


Commonwealth Honors Academy

Juniors interested in applying for the Commonwealth Honors Academy, stop by the Guidance Office for an application. CHA will be held at Murray State University from June 6-June 27, 2015. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2015


Josten's Cap/Gown Orders

Josten's will be here on Monday, January 12th for cap/gown orders for students who haven't ordered them yet. 


Grade Cards

Grade Cards went out this morning in 1st block. If you did not receive your grade card, please check with your 1st block teacher. 


Student Council 2015

Senior Class Student Council

President: Allison Kurfiss

Vice President: Brittney Gruber

Treasurer: Ciara Bolden


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ACT Test Date for February

Test Date: February 7th

Registration Deadline: January 9th 

Late registration fees apply after January 9th


 


Bear Run/Walk for Project Prom

When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 8:00 AM-12:00 PM (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada) 

Where: Charles Black City Park

For more information, contact Mrs. Amy Deweese


Grades

Grades will go out Friday or Monday due to class changes and FAFSA worshop. Thank you for your patience.


FAFSA Workshop

Reminder to Senior parents who signed up for the FAFSA workshop.  The workshop is Thursday, January 8th from 8-5


Class Changes

Class changes will be made until 2:30 Wednesday, January 7th.   Students must be present to make class changes, due to options that could be offered.


LAN Party

The LAN Party scheduled for this Friday night has been postponed until a later date. Then new date has been re-scheduled tenatively for Friday, Janary 16th. 


Christmas Show & BC-TV Idol

Congratulations to Collin Coots for winning the 2014 BC-TV Idol competition playing Foggy Mountain Breakdown on his banjo.


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BC-TV News - Dec. 12 - 2014

Broadcast I & II Students
The 9th Edition of BC-TV News is available on our website for you and your students to watch during Bear Time or whenever it is convenient for you.

This edition includes the following stories:

  • Blake Graham and Caleb Renfrow take us behind the stage to look at what all goes into preparing for the “Calendar Girl” competition.
  • Mr. Brian Bivens is back in the sequel to, “The Substitute”.
  • Lute Locke and Sean Whittinghill will help you find that perfect gift at your local “Animal Shelter”.
  • With the holiday season upon us, Dakota Shutt and Drew Clark show you how you can help overcome the “Poverty in Butler County”
  • If you are going out Christmas shopping this weekend you can get your “Weather Forecast” with Remmington Harpe.
  • “Gamers Club” is growing in popularity as it offers a unique opportunity for its members. Kimberlea Ferrell and Trevor Howlett roll the dice to show us what it’s all about.
  • As usual, Emily Rich gives those sports fanatics their weekly dose of BCHS play.
  • As seniors are beginning to enter their final semester of their high school career, Ashton Garrison examines the memories they have in, “Seniors Looking Back”
  • Finally, seniors aren’t the only ones getting ready to enter the final semester at BCHS. Isaiah Arnold and Nolan Johnson talk with one amazing teacher in, “Mr. Fuller – Retiring”.

Don’t forget the Christmas Show will air next Thursday, December 18th.

We hope you enjoy the show.


BC-TV News - On the Road

During this holiday season what are you looking for? A little getaway from all the hustle and bustle, an exciting new dining experience that the chain restaurants just can’t offer, something new that will entertain everyone in the family, or that perfect unique one of a kind present for that special someone?

 

Recently, the BC-TV News team went “On the Road” to Owensboro and may have found just what you’re looking for. The students were taken to Owensboro and given 3 hours to meet new people and tell their stories. The trip resulted in our students having their eyes opened as the people they met shared their life experiences and journeys with them. I hope the stories they tell will also help you get to know our warm neighbors to the north.

To watch this Special Edition of BC-TVNews.com


BC-TV News

The 6th Edition of BC-TV News is available on our www.BC-TVNews.com.

  • Blake Graham and Caleb Renfrow give us a snapshot of who’s behind the camera in “Yearbook”.
  • Lute Locke and Sean Whittinghill direct our attention to a behind the scenes look at “SUPA”.
  • Of course, BC-TV News wouldn’t be the same without our fan favorite commercials. This week’s commercial, “The Other News Network” stars Lute Locke, Jacob Phelps and Remmington Harpe.
  • You can get your caffeine fix with the next story by Alfredo Gomez and Jacob Hixenbaugh in “The Coffee Bar”.
  • Our sports reporter, Emily Rich, celebrates “Senior Night” with our senior football players who have worked so hard over the years for a sport they love.
  • As we enter the holiday season many of us look for ways to help others, Kimberlea Ferrell, Trevor Howlett and Riley Slaughter help us get to know a group of people who have that holiday spirit all year long at “The Morgantown Mission.
  • In, “Harvest on the Square”, Hannah Perry and Maddie McKinney display the enormous talent that many people have in our community.
  • Finally, Brittany Qualls and Emily Rich set the table for us to get a glimpse of “Veganism” and both the myths and truths surrounding this dietary choice.

Congratulations to the 2015 Calendar Girl/Centerfold Winners:

Calendar Girl Cover:  Molly Sanders
Centerfold:  Nolan Johnson

January:  Payton Howard
February:  Kendra Dockery
March:  Aspen Arnold
April:  Rachel Phelps
May:  Gracie Deel
June:  Allie Easley
July:  Sarah Johnson
August:  Addison Hall
September:  Macy West
October:  Whitney Jenkins
November:  Harlie Deweese
December:  Hannah Renfrow


Calendar Girl

Calendar Girl contestants need to stop by room 18 by Thursday morning and tell Mrs. Embry the name of their free pass.

Calendar Girl and Centerfold Guy Pageant will be this Saturday night, November 15th beginning at 7PM in the Gymnasium.


LAN Party

The LAN Party is scheduled for tonight starting at 10 p.m. and lasting until 6 a.m. on Saturday morning.


Halloween

Reminder that the Kindergarten Classes from North Butler and Morgantown Elementary will be trick 0r treating with us on Friday. They will be here around 1:20. Please No Scary Masks, we want them to have a fun time and not be scared.


Blackout

This Friday, October 31st, is our Senior Night for Football. We play Edmonson County and it will be our BLACKOUT night. Shirts are for sale, contact Katie Flener Katie.flener@butler.kyschools.us or

270-526-2204 ext 232) to order yours.

Come out and support our Bears in BLACK as we finish our regular season at home.

$10. Sizes Youth S – Adult 3X.


Choir Concert

The BCHS Chamber Choir concert is Sunday, November 2nd at MCC. The concert begins at 2PM.


LAN Party Permission Slips Due Today!

There will be a TSA LAN Party on Friday, November 7th starting at 10 p.m. and ending on Saturday morning, November 8th at 6 a.m. Paid permission slips are due TODAY.


Calendar Girl and Centerfold

Calendar Girl and Centerfold Applications are available outside rooms 1 and 18. They are due on Friday, October 24.


Senior Ads

Yearbook Senior Ad deadline extended to Oct 22 to purchase an ad. Message and Pictures are due November 5th.


Congratulations

Congratulations to Emma Robbins for receiving Honorable Mention for her artwork in the Warren RECC cookbook competition!

 

Congratulations to Megan Cockrell for being selected as one of this year's winners in the VSA's International Art Competition. Her artwork will be on display at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. during the month of November 2014.


BC-TV News

The 5th Edition of BC-TV News is available.

  • Naomi Cade and Ian Embry slip into the back seat to take a look at “Teen Drivers”.
  • Of course, BC-TV News wouldn’t be the same without our fan favorite commercials. This week’s commercial, “The Substitute” stars Mr. Brian Bivens in his first major screen role.
  • Remmington Harpe and Dylan Inglis take note of all the hard work that goes into making our “BCHS Choir” so successful.
  • We have much and many to be thankful to for the freedoms we have. Samantha Castro examines one man’s journey as we celebrate our “Veterans”.
  •  Our sports reporter, Emily Rich, takes a look at the last two Bears victories on the gridiron.
  • Finally, many of our students and people from the community are even more appreciative of what we have as citizens of this great country and have a better understanding of the saying, “With Great Gifts Comes Great Responsibility”. Nolan Johnson and Isaiah Arnold have the story.

We hope you enjoy the show.


Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs

Any student that would like to hear the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs presentation, please sign up in the guidance office to be allowed to attend, on Oct. 21st at 10 a.m.


Science Club

ATTENTION SCIENCE CLUB: Don't forgot Wednesday is Bill Nye. You must have paid your $15 dues to attend. Jumpstart to prep for super Saturday after school Friday until 5. Super Saturday is this Saturday!


BC-TV News - Oct 3 - 2014

Broadcast I Students
The 4th Edition of BC-TV News is available on our website for you and your students to watch during Bear Time or whenever it is convenient for you.

The students have been really working hard to improve their performance each week.

This edition includes the following stories:

  • Blake Graham and Caleb Renfrow take an inside look at “Spirit Week” to see what all the strange outfits and cheering are about.
  • Emily Rich goes on the field to examine the football team’s progress in “Sports”.
  • The “Cell Phone Policy” has Lute Locke and Sean Whittinghill a bit distracted,
  •  Dakota Shutt and Drew Clark get tuned in to an event in downtown Morgantown, “Music at the Mural”.
  • The “Boys and Girls Club” provides Hannah Perry and Maddie McKinney with possible options if you love kids.
  • Of course, another Remmington Harpe Biggenz Commercial.
  • In “Foods”, Alfredo Gomez and Jacob Hixenbaugh get to taste everything available.
  • Finally, “The Soup Kitchen” serves as a wonderful resource to a lot of people in the Morgantown area. Kimberlea Ferrell, Riley Slaughter and Trevor Howlett help us understand the passion behind the service.

We hope you enjoy the show.


Centre College

Centre College is accepting interview appointments for the Owensboro date. Visit www.centre.edu/interviews for dates and times.


ETS Freshman Frenzy and Sr. Flashforward

ETS Freshmen Frenzy and Sr. Flashforward Permission slips are due tomorrow in the Guidance Office.


Donut Orders

Donut orders need to be turned in to Mrs. Poston in room 5 this week


Spring 2016 London and Dublin trip

There will be a parent meeting for any students interested in going to London and Dublin in the Spring of 2016. The meeting will take place on Thursday, Oct. 2nd at 5:30 in the BCHS Media Center. Any details on the trip will be presented at the meeting including: cost, times, transportation, itinerary, and other pertinent information. Also, if a student is interested, but cannot make the meeting please contact Hanna Southerland in the Guidance Office. Mrs. Southerland’s email is hanna.southerland@butler.kyschools.us .


Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership training

Sophomores interested in the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership training (HOBY), stop by Guidance and speak with Mrs. Southerland. You may also visit their website: www.HOBY.org


Rocket Team

The BCHS Rocket Team is open to new members. The Rocket Team will meet every Tuesday from now on. See Mr. Ayer in room 23 if you have any questions.


Boy's Basketball

Any young man interested in playing high school basketball this year should contact Coach Dockery at his email: calvin.dockery@butler.kyschools.us or forward their name and number to an administrator to contact me. They may also get work out times from current players.


HOSA "Color Run"

HOSA is sponsoring a “Color Run” Saturday, October 18 beginning at BC Middle School. Registration begins at 7:30 and the walk/run begins at 9:00AM. All proceeds go to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society. The back of the shirts will have “In Loving Memory of Robert and Raven”


Art Cub

It's not too late to join Art Club! We will meet after school Thursday 9/11/14 from 3-4:15 in the art room. Art Club will start meeting weekly on Fridays starting on 9/19/14.


Spanish club Dues

The absolute final due date for Spanish Club dues ($5) is 9/10 at 3:00 PM. If you have questions, please see Mr. Blanton in room 8.


Beta Dues

Friday, September 26th is the last day to pay Beta dues for upperclassmen.


WRECC Art Competition

Any student interested in an art competition for WRECC, please see Mrs. Burdette in the art room. The prize is $100 given to the winner and the deadline is September 30.


Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search students will be meeting during the morning periods on Monday, Sept. 8th. Please be sure to listen for dismissals.


BC-TV News Sept. 5, 2014

Just a Reminder Teachers,
The 1st
BC-TV News Show of the year will be available for you and your students to watch today during Bear Time or whenever you may have an opportunity.This edition includes the following stories;

  • Naomi Cade and Ian Embry put the spotlight on “Club Rush” and the opportunities available to all students.
  • Nolan Johnson and Isaiah Arnold take a revealing look into the facts about the “Dress Code”.
  • Remmington Harpe and Dylan Inglis share with us the late breaking news on the “New Tardy System”.
  • In sports, Emily Rich scores big as she talks with players about the lopsided victory at Logan County.
  • ?Finally, Samantha Castro shows us a snapshot of what life after high school may look like in, “Twins Plus Two”.

Open House

BCHS will have an Open House on Monday, September 8, from 5:30-7:00. Parents will have an opportunity to speak with teachers and discuss student’s progress and grades. Progress Reports will be given out that night. If you cannot attend, students may pick up their progress report from their 1st block teacher on Tuesday.


Sports Medicine

Any Freshman through Junior who would be interested in a Sports Medicine program, please stop by the gym during your lunch time, today (9/4) or tomorrow (9/5), to fill out a signup sheet with Coach Bivens. This program is for those students who are interested in careers related to Athletic Training, Health/Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Coaching, as well as Orthopedics.


Bus Notice

NOTE: THIS IS STILL IN EFFECT, 09/02/2014

 

Students who ride bus #53, needs to ride bus #52 on the first run to MES, they will board bus #53 at MES once the arrive there.


Senior Personalities

Seniors need to turn in their senior personality surveys to Mrs. Davis is Room 22 by Friday, September 5th.


Rocket Team

The BCHS Rocket Team is open to new members. The Rocket Team will meet today and every Tuesday from now on. See Mr. Ayer in room 23 if you have any questions.


Kentucky School Boards Association 1st Degree Scholarship

Kentucky School Boards Association 1st Degree College Scholarship Program applications are available in the guidance office. You must be the first member of your immediate family (parents/guardians, siblings) to complete degree requirements from an institution of higher education. For more information and an application, see Mrs. Tammy in the guidance office. This scholarship is open to Senior Class only.


Murray Signup

Juniors and Seniors interested in attending Murray State University, there is a signup sheet in the Guidance Office. A representative from Murray will be here on Monday, November 10th to share information with you about admissions and scholarships.


Bus Notice

NOTE:  THIS IS STILL IN EFFECT, 8/25/2014

Students who ride bus #53, needs to ride bus #52 on the first run to MES, they will board bus #53 at MES once the arrive there.


October ACT

Students:  September 19th is the deadline to register for the October 25 ACT.  The cost is $38 and all registration is done online.  You must have a credit or debit card to register.  If you have neither of those, you may purchase a prepaid Visa/MasterCard at most retail outlets.


College Fair

 

College Fair Sign up sheets are in the Guidance Office.  Students must have passing grades and not have more than 2 unexcused absences.  The deadline to sign up is September 17.


Faculty and Staff Workshop

 

Tomorrow, Wednesday August 27th, is the Bullying/Suicide Prevention workshop for faculty and staff.   Snacks and drinks provided by Mrs. Clark.


PSAT

**The last day to sign up for the PSAT is tomorrow. Students may sign up for the PSAT.  The cost is $14 and that must be paid before they sign up.  For more information, see Mrs. Tammy in the Guidance Office.  Juniors interested in GSP, are encouraged to take the PSAT.  Note:  There are only 20 slots available.


Bus Notice

Students who ride bus #53, needs to ride bus #52 on the first run to MES, they will board bus #53 at MES once the arrive there.


Picture Day

School Day Pictures are on September 4th.   Bring your best smile.


Yearbook

Yearbooks are on sale at their lowest price until September 8th.  You can purchase online at YearbookOrderCenter.com   Order number 17231 or you can send payment to room 22, Mrs. Davis payable to Butler County High School.  (You can make a deposit of half the total if needed and pay the remaining when the books come in May.)


Graduated License Class

Graduated Drivers License class Aug 21st from 3:30-7:30.


Class Rings

Jostens will be here August 19th @ 11 to deliver class rings.


Academy Days

There will be two “Academy Days” for Juniors and Seniors, interested in West Point and other US Service Academies,  in September. 
 

Academy Days is designed for young adults to learn more about the nomination and appointment applications process for the United States Service Acadmeies.  Academy Day #1 will be Tuesday, September 2 at 6:00PM in Bowling Green, co-hosted by State Representative Brett Guthrie and Senator Rand Paul.   Academy Day #2 is Monday, September 15 at 6:99PM est in Danville, hosted by Rep. Guthrie and his staff.   There is a sign up sheet in the Guidance Office for students interested in the United States Service Academies.    Representatives from the US Air Force Academy, US Military Academy, US Naval Acadmy and the Merchant Marine Academy will be on hand to answer questions.


Lockers

Due to club meetings and other activities Mrs. Gina will be in the Commons Area to hand out lockers during Morning Break Thursday morning.  This is the last time she will be set up to hand these out.

 


Senior Picture Day

Seniors:  August 22nd is Senior Picture Day.  We will take the group shot first then individuals.  All those at the ATC first block will stay at the high school that morning.


Summer Art Opportunity!!!!!

WKU Art Department and Butler County Schools present:  Local Artist, Tiffany Oliver will be hosting 2 workshops for students grade 6th-12th  (Tuesday June 10th from 10am-noon and Tuesday June 17th from 5pm-7pm at the Art Building behind Morgantown Elementary.  All materials included in the $25 fee due at the beginning of the workshop.  If two sign up together, the fee is $20 each.  Cash or check made payable to WKU Art Department.  For more information and to register: email your name, workshop choice  and how many will be attending to Vonda.jennings@butler.kyschools.us or call 270-999-1536 and leave the same info.  

STEPPING INTO SUMMER!


BC-TV News Awards

We just received word from the Kentucky High School Journalism Association about our entries into the State Broadcasting Competitions for this school year. Stories can be entered that are produced between March of 2013 and March of 2014.

The Butler County High School staff won the following awards:

BCHS Staff – 3rd Place – Newsmagazine
Butler County High School – 3rd Place – Excellence in Broadcasting

The following students also won individual awards for stories produced for the 2013-14 school year.

Antonio Gomez & Taylor Phelps – 1st Place – Vo or Vo/Sot
Summer Berry – 2nd Place – Vo or Vo/Sot
Antonio Gomez & Taylor Phelps – 2nd Place – News Package
Antonio Gomez – 2nd Place – Videography
Kelsey Jenkins & Emily Rich – 2nd Place – Best News Feature Package
Remmington Harpe – 3rd Place Music Video
Emily Hunt & Krystin Hardin – 3rd Place Documentary
Naomi Cade & Taylor King – 3rd Place Best News Feature Package
Nolan Johnson, Ian Embry & Isaiah Arnold – 3rd Place – Best Sports Feature Package


TSA Officer Applications

TSA Officer Applications must be turned in by this Wednesday, May 14th by the end of school.


Yearbook Signing Party

The Yearbook signing party is next Wednesday, May 14th.  You must have purchased a book by Tuesday, May 13th to attend the party - See Mrs. Rhoades they are currently $70.  Books will go on sale again at 3 Wednesday afternoon until they sell out.  If you paid a deposit and still owe money, you will be receiving an invoice with the amounts and can pay that at the signing party or before to Mrs. Rhoades.  Wednesday morning the yearbook staff will distribute wristbands to those that have purchased a book - you must have this to be allowed to leave class and attend the party.  Seniors will be called at 1:30 and the rest of the students at 2:00 to the commons area.


Butler County Tennis Team

The Butler County Tennis Team will be recognizing their seniors on Tuesday, April 29th at the team’s last home match of the season.  This year’s seniors are Chanda Hampton, Katona Dockery, and Dakota Merrick.  Please come out to the park at 4:15 to support these three student athletes.  Hang around for the match and cheer on the entire team.


Spring Blood Drive

The Spring Blood Drive will be Friday, May 2nd.  If you are 16 you can donate with completed parent permission form.  17 or older only need to sign up for a time.  Please see Mrs. Murphy in Room 9.


Senior T-Shirts

Morgantown Bank and Trust is purchasing Senior T-Shirts to be given out at Graduation Practice in May.  Seniors with English this semester will get the form from your teacher.   Please see Mrs. Tammy in Guidance if you haven’t received your yellow order form.   


Congratulations to Broadcast Students

Congratulations to the BCHS Broadcast students for winning the 2nd Best Broadcast at the WKU Mark of Excellence Awards. Nolan Johnson, Ian Embry and Isaiah Arnold also placed 2nd for Best Sports Story.

BCHS Broadcast Staff

Representing BCHS were: Antonio Gomez, Ian Embry, Nolan Johnson, Naomi Cade,
Isaiah Arnold and Remmington Harpe.


Governor's Scholar / Governor's School for the Arts Selections

We want to congratulate the following students for being selected to participate in the Governor's Scholar Program and the Governor’s School for the Arts this summer:

Governor's Scholar Selections: Haley Adkins, Matthew Embry, Brittney Gruber, Allison Kurfiss, and Emily Rich. 

Governor’s School for the Arts Selection: Sean Whittinghill

Left to Right: Brittney Gruber, Emily Rich, Matthew Embry, Sean Whittinghill,
Allison Kurfiss and Haley Adkins.

 


BC-TV Idol & The Christmas Show

Just a reminder, BC-TV Idol auditions begin next week on Monday, December 8th and will continue through Friday, December 12th. Student performances chosen will be shown to the student body during the Christmas Show on Thursday, December 18th. The winner recieve a $50 cash prize. So come by the Tech Lab and sign up for your audition time. 


BC-TV News - Nov. 14 - 2014

The 6th Edition of BC-TV News is available.

  • Naomi Cade and Ian Embry knit together the story about some local librarians creating a “Yarn Bomb”
  • “Senioritis” starts to infect many of our students about this time of year and Samantha Castro examines the symptoms.
  • Of course, BC-TV News wouldn’t be the same without our commercials. This week’s commercial, Don’t Mess with Ian”.
  • There are many changes taking place this year in “Girls Basketball”. Remmington Harpe and Dylan Inglis have their eyes on the ball looking at what everyone hopes will be a great season.
  •  Our sports reporter, Emily Rich, takes a final run down the gridiron recapping a very successful football season.
  • Finally, once again our community has run to help those in need in, “Color Run”. Isaiah Arnold and Nolan Johnson have the story.

We hope you enjoy the show.


Calendar Girl

Calendar Girl and Centerfold Guy Pageant will be this Saturday night, November 15th beginning at 7PM in the Gymnasium.


Butler County Foster Care

Butler County Foster Care Association will be having a Christmas Beauty Pageant “Santa’s Little Angels” on December 6th at the Butler County High School beginning at 10am. Christmas attire only no pageant dresses.  Pre-Registration is $15 per child before December 6th and $20 the day of registration.  There will also be a $2 adult admission to the pageant; no charge for children.  This is opened to all counties; in age’s groups of girls ages 0-12 years old and boys 0-2 years old.  Please come out and support the Butler County Foster Care Association. The money raised will be used to benefit the foster children in Butler County.  For more information or to make a donation to the Association contact Christina Brown at 270-999-2304.


Annual Club Christmas Social

The Annual Club Christmas Social will be held on Thursday, December 11 from 3:15-5 p.m. in the commons area. 

Details:

  • Each club member needs to bring a $1 gift, a canned food item or a new toy, and a snack or dessert type food.
  • Please have your club members rsvp by Tuesday afternoon so we will have a general number of attendees.
  • FCCLA will provide punch and paper products as well as a “photo spot” for people to take pictures.
  • If you are providing points for your club when items are brought in, please let your members know that process.
  • We plan on eating and watching Elf at 3:15 and then playing Dirty Santa around 4:45.  The event will commence around 5-5:15.

Toys For Tots Benefit Concert

There will be a Toys for Tots benefit concert Saturday night at the BCHS gym.  Please come out and support this great cause.  We already have over 350 children ages newborn to 18 (as long as they are in school) signed up for assistance.  The price of admission is only a Toy donation or at least a $5.00 donation.  It should be a great night of entertainment with the following performers:

John King and the Mud River Revival
Kyle Whitaker Band
Marty Brown

If you can’t make it out you can still make a donation by contacting anyone with the FRC or the YSC. Thanks in advance for your support!


Progress Reports

Parents and Students:  Progress reports will go out Tuesday morning 1st block.


BCHS Chamber Choir

The BCHS Chamber Choir Christmas Concert is Sunday, December 14th at 3:00 PM @ Belmont Church.


Project Prom Parent Meeting

There will be a Project Prom Parent meeting on Tuesday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the media center.


Christmas Ornaments for Sale

The Art club will be selling BCHS Christmas Ornaments during lunch through December 19th.  They are $6 each or 2 for $10.


KHEAA Financial Aid Workshop

There will be a KHEAA Financial Aid Workshop at Butler County High School in January.

Brian Brausch with WKU, along with a representative from KHEAA will be here on Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 8:00AM-5:00PM.  They will take a lunch break from Noon til 12:30.

There will be 2 time slots available for each 30 minute appointment.

There is a signup sheet in the BCHS Guidance Office.   Please call me for an appointment, as an email may cause confusion.  I would rather speak to each parent/guardian personally, to avoid any miscommunication.


Schedule Changes

Schedules cannot be changed until January 5,6, or 7th.   We will start taking names on Monday, January 5th, with a parent phone call to the school.   


WKU Dual Credit Courses

WKU Dual Credit will be offering 10 online courses to high school students.

  • ART 100 : Art Appreciation
  • CHEM 101C : Intro to Chemistry
  • COMM 145 : Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • ECON 150 : Intro to Economics
  • ENGL 100C : Intro to College Writing
  • HIST 102 : World History II
  • MATH 109C : General Math
  • PS 110 : American National Government
  • PSY 100 : Intro to Psychology
  • SOCL 100 : Intro to Sociology

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Yearbook Selfie Challenge

Butleraire yearbook is expanding and we want to include you too.  We are hosting a Selfie Challenge.  Tweet, email, or post your BEST selfies or groupies to possibly be featured in the 2015 yearbook. 

 

Twitter -   @Butleraire2015     #bchsdefineyourselfie

Email - bchsyearbook@butler.kyschools.us   with #bchsdefineyourselfie as the subject and include your name

Facebook - Butler County High School Yearbook


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