Butler County High School News

New Parent Portal

If you are interested in signing up for the parent portal on Infinite Campus to check your child’s grades, attendance and discipline, follow these simple instructions:

Butler County School Calendar 2016-2017
No school!

Remember students there will be no school the 18 and 26 this month.

Welcome back!

Welcome back students to the spring semester! I hope everyone had a great new years and lets work hard and make this the year of best grades yet!

December Edition of BC-TV News

Last Edition of BC-TV News this semester.

News\Action\Comedy

Title explains itself.

Latest Broadcast

Latest edition of BC TV News.

Calendar Girl/Centerfold Contest this Saturday!

25th Annual Calendar Girl/Centerfold Contest Saturday, November 14

 

BC TV News
Pledge to Drive Safe
BC TV News Broadcast 2

 Broadcast 2

BC TV News

Welcome to our first edition of BC TV News for the 2015-2016 school year!

Welcome to the New Website

Hello and welcome the Butler County Schools new website. We decided to update our look.

A few  links have been moved or the button has changed to access different items. Infinite Campus is now under  Quick Links.  Quick Links is located at the top of the web page.  We no longer have Staff and Student E-mail buttons, now  just click on the word "Email" at the top and this will launch Office 365 login page.

Please take a look around! 

September Newsletter

Check out the NEW newsletter section of our website!  Simply follow the links in the lefthand column.

Follow BCHS on Twitter!

Follow us on Twitter @BCHS_Bears

Club Rush 2015

Thanks to everyone who helped to make Club Rush a success!

Welcome back

Welcome back students to BCHS, I hope you've had a great summer! Activies are picking back up for the new year.  Club Rush is this Thrusday for Freshman during BEAR time.
 

Congratulations, "Class of 2015"

We want to congratulate each member of the, "Class of 2015" for successfully completing their high school career. We also want to wish them the best of luck as they go on to college, tech school or some other career. We look forward to watching as you set out to achieve and reach the goals you have for yourself.

BC-TV News - May 22 - 2015

The Final 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 highlights: 

Click on Read More to the right:

 

Upward Bound Students

Mr. Veasey will see only the UB students that will be attending our summer program on Monday, May 18 at Bear time in the library. This meeting is mandatory because we will be going over summer program expectation and roommate assignments.

Yearbook's and Yearbook Signing

Yearbooks are still on sale - we have less than 50 books left. They are currently $70 until we sell out. The books will be distributed during the signing party on Thursday, May 21st during 4th block. Seniors will be called first at the beginning of 4th block to receive their books and sign each other’s books then the rest of the students will be called out at 2. If we have remaining books the yearbook staff will set up at Honors/Senior night as well. Remember students must have purchased a book and received a wristband to leave class to pick up their book. If they only paid a deposit on their book the rest will be due when they pick up their book. We will deliver the wristbands during bear time on the morning of the party. Students at the ATC during bear time can pick up their wristbands during lunch.

On Demand Testing

On Demand testing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12th. Please encourage your children and students to be here.

BC-TV News - April 28 - 2015

This edition of BC-TV News includes the following stories:

  • Trevor Howlett and Ashton Garrison takes us into the middle of, “Parking Lot Wars”
  • There is a rite of passage that all teenagers go through to eventually get their license. Kaleb Hunt examines the importance of this new stage to becoming an adult.
  • In the “San Diego Vlog”, Naomi Cade and Emily Rich give you a glimpse into the Broadcast student’s recent trip to San Diego.
  • Heather Martin takes a look at the “Mission’s Youth Program” and how it is impacting lives.
  • Jeremy Womack and Kevin Kendall shine the spotlight on “WLBQ” and the changes taking place in this Butler County staple.
  • In, “ICE”, Emily Rich takes us through the day of one student’s uncharacteristic experience when she breaks a school rule.
  • Next, Remmington Harpe and Jacob Fugate are on deck with a story about, “BCHS Baseball” and how the season is progressing.
  • Finally, the school climate is always changing with new students and teachers each year. Emily Rich and Kelsey Jenkins take a look back at the career of Mrs. Paula Clark as she retires and begins a new chapter in her life.

We hope you enjoy the show.

Local Scholarships

There are several local scholarships available in the Guidance Office. Any senior interested in applying for scholarships, please come by the guidance office to pick up an application.

Baked Goods

Anyone interested in donating baked goods for project prom send it to Norma, Friday.

March Madness Yearbook Winner

Congratulations to Luke Mooneyhan for winning the March Madness Yearbook drawing for a free yearbook. Don't forget to be able to go to the signing party on May 21st, you must have purchased a yearbook prior to the party. Quantities are going quickly - we have 60 left and over 300 students without a yearbook. Also new this year is the free online version of the yearbook with each purchase.

WRECC Frankfort Youth Tour

Congratulations to Sabrina Camus, she was selected to represent Butler County at the WRECC Frankfort Youth Tour. Sabrina was then chosen for for the WRECC Washingon DC Youth Tour this summer!

Prom

BCHS SBDM Policy states that for a student to attend Prom/Project Prom, they must be present all day on Friday before Prom. The only excuse accepted will be an official doctor statement.

Blood Drive

The Spring Blood Drive will be held on Friday, May 1. Please see Mrs. Murphy in Room 9 to sign up for donation time.

Science Club Tumblers

Science Club is selling tumblers (similar to Tervis) as our fundraiser this year.  SEE ATTACHED. We are looking to take the students to the Huntsville Space Center in May. If you're interested please see a science club member or you can send the order to me. Payment is due before we order.  Sales end next Friday.  Thanks in advance!!

Governor Scholars

The following BCHS Juniors have been selected for the 2015 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program: Isaiah Arnold, Jarred Corona, Emma Robbins and Madison Wells. Congratulations to these students.

Congratulations to Nolan Johnson and Ian Embry for being selected to the Kentucky Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs.

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.

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”.
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
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!

STN National Contest Entries

Six BCHS students competed at the Student Television Network National Competitions in San Diego last week where there were over 2700 attendees from across the nation.
Here are the productions that our students produced and entered:

Yearbook Madness

Forget March Madness, It's time for YEARBOOK MADNESS! Anyone who has purchased a yearbook by April 17th will be entered into a drawing for a free yearbook. Just like basketball season, the yearbook won't be available forever! There are limited quantities. See a yearbook staffer or Mrs. Davis. They are at their final rate $70.

Josten's Delivery

JOSTEN’S WILL BE HERE ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29TH DURINGLUNCH TO DELIVER CAP/GOWN/INVITATION ORDERS

2015 KyAEA Caveland Region All-State Competition

Congratulations to the following students for their artwork being selected into the 2015 KyAEA Caveland Region All-State Competition.  

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.

 

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

 

Yearbook Madness

Forget March Madness, It's time for YEARBOOK MADNESS! Anyone who has purchased a yearbook by April 17th will be entered into a drawing for a free yearbook. Just like basketball season, the yearbook won't be available forever! There are limited quantities. See a yearbook staffer or Mrs. Davis. They are at their final rate $70.

Robert Myles Cunningham Memorial Scholarship

May 1, 2015 Robert Myles Cunningham Memorial Scholarship. Students can pick up an application in the guidance office for the scholarship.

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.
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.