December 10, 2019

Tuesday Tip from your Activity Director:  Do you have a special ability that no one knows about and want to be showcased?  Contact Mrs. Gajos about an upcoming idea you can be a part of.

Sign up for the December Art Club workshop “Acrylic Pours”.  Escape the hustle and bustle of final time and create a relaxing acrylic pour while sipping on hot cocoa.  Look for a poster in the hallway to fill out the Google form by today to ensure we have a canvas for you. The cost is $4.

Join us tomorrow for the AP Art Show from 5:00-7:00 in the BFAC.  Come view this semester’s worth of work from our AP Art Studio artists.

Attention all students:  Please check out the lost and found items in the Main Street Reception area for any lost items.  All items will be tossed or donated on Friday, December 20th.

December 9, 2019

Attention all freshmen:   This Wednesday come to the LRC before or after school to learn some tips and tricks on studying for finals.   Link Crew Leaders will be there to give you everything you need to know to rock your first high school finals.  Hot cocoa will be served. Come before school from 6:45-7:30 or after school from 2:30-3:15. See you there!

Sign up for the December Art Club workshop “Acrylic Pours”.  Escape the hustle and bustle of final time and create a relaxing acrylic pour while sipping on hot cocoa.  Look for a poster in the hallway to fill out the Google form by tomorrow to ensure we have a canvas for you.  The cost is $4.

Join us this Wednesday for the AP Art Show from 5:00-7:00 in the BFAC.  Come view this semester’s worth of work from our AP Art Studio artists.

Please donate to the Batavia Access Toy Drive to help Batavia families enjoy the holidays.  Please deliver donations by tomorrow in room C112.

Congratulations to JV and Varsity Dance Teams for placing 2nd at our home meet.  Way to go!

December 6, 2019

Starting today, look for free art around the building as AP Artist are bringing Free Art Friday back to BHS.  If you see a piece with a tag saying “Take Me, I’m Free” pick up the piece and it’s yours. If it’s not your style leave it for another to discover.  Free art will be out today, December 13th and December 20th.

Sign up for the December Art Club workshop “Acrylic Pours”.  Escape the hustle and bustle of final time and create a relaxing acrylic pour while sipping on hot cocoa.  Look for a poster in the hallway to fill out the Google form by December 10th to ensure we have a canvas for you.  The cost is $4.

Please donate to the Batavia Access Toy Drive to help Batavia families enjoy the holidays.  Please deliver donations by December 10th in room C112.

Tomorrow our Dance Team is hosting their home competition.  Come support them as they “Dance through the Snow”. It is a Pride Point so download the 5 Star Student App and check in at the event with the code 2019.  Go Dance Team!

December 5, 2019

Join Ms. Zalkus after school today in room D115 if you are interested in taking AP Art next year.  Learn about the course and hear from current AP Art students.

Starting tomorrow look for free art around the building as AP Artist are bringing Free Art Friday back to BHS.  If you see a piece with a tag saying “Take Me, I’m Free” pick up the piece and it’s yours. If it’s not your style leave it for another to discover.  Free art will be out tomorrow, December 13th and December 20th.

Please donate to the Batavia Access Toy Drive to help Batavia families enjoy the holidays.  Please deliver donations by December 10th in room C112.

Attention baseball players not involved in a winter sport.  There will be a short meeting today after school in room B110 to go over the winter schedule.  Anyone who will trying out should attend.

December 4, 2019

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Anime Club members will meet after school today.

Join Ms. Zalkus after school tomorrow in room D115 if you are interested in taking AP Art next year.  Learn about the course and hear from current AP Art students.

Starting this Friday look for free art around the building as AP Artist are bringing Free Art Friday back to BHS.  If you see a piece with a tag saying “Take Me, I’m Free” pick up the piece and it’s yours. If it’s not your style leave it for another to discover.  Free art will be out on December 6th, 13th and 20th.

Attention all girls playing soccer this spring.  There will be an informational meeting today to hand out the preseason schedule.   If you cannot attend you can pick up the packet in the Athletic Office after the meeting.

Attention baseball players not involved in a winter sport.  There will be a short meeting tomorrow after school in room B110 to go over the winter schedule.  Anyone who will trying out should attend.

International club will meet today after school in room C101.  We will be planning our holiday party.

BHS Eco Club will be holding a holiday plant sale during all lunches tomorrow and Friday.  Varieties of plants will be offered at low low prices. How can anyone resist such a “green” deal.

December 3, 2019

Attention all students:  Please check out the lost and found in the Main Street Reception area for any lost items.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

Join Ms. Zalkus after school this Thursday in room D115 if you are interested in taking AP Art next year.  Learn about the course and hear from current AP Art students.

Attention all girls playing soccer this spring.  There will be an informational meeting tomorrow to hand out the preseason schedule.   If you cannot attend you can pick up the packet in the Athletic Office after the meeting.

Attention baseball players not involved in a winter sport.  There will be a short meeting this Thursday after school in room B110 to go over the winter schedule.  Anyone who will trying out should attend.

International club will meet tomorrow after school in room C101.  We will be planning our holiday party.

BHS Eco Club will be holding a holiday plant sale during all lunches on Thursday, December 5th and Friday, December 6th.  Varieties of plants will be offered at low low prices. How can anyone resist such a “green” deal.

December 2, 2019

Attention all students:  Please check out the lost and found in the Main Street Reception area for any lost items.

Just a reminder that all music students performing at the Kaleidoscope concerts are requested to attend the rehearsal today in the BFAC during first and second block.  If you have gone to your first block class, please come to the BFAC now.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

Attention all girls playing soccer this spring.  There will be an informational meeting this Wednesday to hand out the preseason schedule.   If you cannot attend you can pick up the packet in the Athletic Office after the meeting.

Eco Club will meet after school today in room D208.

Future Medical Club will meet tomorrow after school in room D208.

November 26, 2019

Attention all students:  Please check out the lost and found in the Main Street Reception area for any lost items.

A reminder for all music students performing at the Kaleidoscope concerts on December 3rd:  There will be a rehearsal in the BFAC during 1st and 2nd block on Monday, December 2nd. Please inform your 1st and 2nd block teachers that you will be missing class on Monday, December 2nd.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

November 25, 2019

Attention all students:  Please check out the lost and found in the Main Street Reception area for any lost items.

A reminder for all music students performing at the Kaleidoscope concerts on December 3rd:  There will be a rehearsal in the BFAC during 1st and 2nd block on Monday, December 2nd. Please inform your 1st and 2nd block teachers that you will be missing class on Monday, December 2nd.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

November 22, 2019

A reminder for all music students performing at the Kaleidoscope concerts on December 3rd:  There will be a rehearsal in the BFAC during 1st and 2nd block on Monday, December 2nd. Please inform your 1st and 2nd block teachers that you will be missing class on Monday, December 2nd.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

Today is the last day of the food drive.  At this time, all classes need to bring their food down to the atrium to be counted.   Thank you for participating.

November 21, 2019

Eco Club members will meet at 7:15 a.m. tomorrow in room C217 to help water classroom plants.  Bring an empty water bottle if you won’t be returning to second floor C wing.

Do you have overdue book fines?  During the month of November, the LRC will be hosting Food for Fines.  Bring in a non perishable food item to donate to a local pantry and we will eliminate your overdue book fines.

No Shave November is taking donations at the collection tables in the atrium during all lunches.  All proceeds will go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation, and Fight Colo-Rectal Cancer.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

November 20, 2019

Stop by the back room of the LRC today during 3rd block for the Zine launch party.  New zines will be featured from Graphics II students, a make your own zine station and have a snack.  

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Attention all Anime Club members:  There will be a meeting after school today in room C109.

No Shave November is amping it up this week!  Look for collection tables in the atrium at lunch where you can view the standings and donate to your favorite bearded teacher.  Mr. Bayer is still in first place with a total of $343.77 with Mr. Ray hot on his heels coming in at $336.30. All proceeds will go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation, and Fight Colo-rectal Cancer.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

November 19, 2019

Tuesday Tip from your Activity Director, Mrs. Gajos:  Many of our clubs and activities welcome new members throughout the school year.  Check out our entire club list on the website. If you were waiting for your fall sports season to end, then now is the time to get involved.

Stop by the back room of the LRC tomorrow during 3rd block for the Zine launch party.  New zines will be featured from Graphics II students, a make your own zine station and have a snack.  

No Shave November is amping it up this week!  Look for collection tables in the atrium at lunch where you can view the standings and donate to your favorite bearded teacher.  Mr. Bayer is still in first place with a total of $343.77 with Mr. Ray hot on his heels coming in at $336.30. All proceeds will go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation, and Fight Colo-rectal Cancer.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

Join art club this month in creating mixed-media pieces today.  There is no fee for this month’s workshop so it is a great time to check it out.  Look for the google classroom code on our flier to sign up or see Ms. Zalkus for more information.

November 18, 2019

No Shave November is amping it up this week!  Look for collection tables in the atrium at lunch where you can view the standings and donate to your favorite bearded teacher.  Mr. Bayer is still in first place with a total of $343.77 with Mr. Ray hot on his heels coming in at $336.30. All proceeds will go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation, and Fight Colo-rectal Cancer.

Help Batavia families enjoy the holidays by donating to the Batavia Access Toy Drive. Please deliver all donations to room C112 by December 10th.

Join art club this month in creating mixed-media pieces tomorrow.  There is no fee for this month’s workshop so it is a great time to check it out.  Look for the google classroom code on our flier to sign up or see Ms. Zalkus for more information.

Congratulations to the swim team on a great sectionals meet on Saturday where they placed 4th.  Moving on to state finals are our individual qualifiers Kelly and Ashley Sego and our medley relay.  Great job and good luck this weekend girls!

November 15, 2019

Just a reminder that No Shave November is still going on and the race to collect donations continues.  All proceeds go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation and Fight Colo-rectal cancer.

The Athletic Office will be pre-selling tickets today to the quarter final football game tomorrow at Nazareth Academy.  The game is is 1:00 p.m. and gates open at noon. All tickets are $7 – cash only.  

There will a Science National Honors Society meeting this Monday, November 18th after school or Tuesday, November 19th before school in room D206.

November 14, 2019

Just a reminder that No Shave November is still going on and the race to collect donations continues.  All proceeds go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation and Fight Colo-rectal cancer.

The Athletic Office will be pre-selling tickets all week to the quarter final football game this Saturday at Nazareth Academy.  The game is is 1:00 p.m. and gates open at noon. All tickets are $7 – cash only. Tickets will also be available for purchase tonight from 4:30-6:30 pm in the cafeteria.

There will a Science National Honors Society meeting this Monday, November 18th after school or Tuesday, November 19th before school in room D206.

Please join the Batavia Girls Basketball team as we recognize Erin Golden for her NLI signing tomorrow morning before school in room A101.

This past Saturday, the girls cross country team placed 4th at the State Championship meet in Peoria.  It’s the 2nd highest finish in team history. Katrina Schlenker finished 3rd overall and Mia Gianfrancesco finished 25th earning them both All-State honors.  That makes Katrina a 2 time All-Stater and Mia our school’s first 3 time All-Stater. The remaining racers were Jenna Schifferer, Lili Bednarek, Katie Cole, Ava Thomas, and Audrey Pellico. Nice job ladies!

November 13, 2019

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Just a reminder that No Shave November is still going on and the race to collect donations continues.  Mr. Brayer is in first place with an astounding $208.92. All proceeds go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation and Fight Colo-rectal cancer.

Join Art Club this month in creating mixed-media pieces on Tuesday, November 19th.  There is no fee for this month’s workshop so it is a great time to check it out. Look for the Google Classroom code on our flier to sign up or see Ms. Zalkus for more information.

Attention all female athletes.  If you are interested in coming out for wrestling this season and you were unable to attend the last weeks meetings, there will be a girls only meeting today after school in room C119.

The Athletic Office will be pre-selling tickets all week to the quarter final football game this Saturday at Nazareth Academy.  The game is is 1:00 p.m. and gates open at noon. All tickets are $7 – cash only. Tickets will also be available for purchase tomorrow night from 4:30-6:30 pm in the cafeteria.

November 12, 2019

Attention all students:  Starting today, all students must have their school I.D. on them at all times.  If you do not have a school I.D. on you, there maybe consequences. New I.D.s can be purchased in Student Services.

Just a reminder that No Shave November is still going on and the race to collect donations continues.  Mr. Brayer is in first place with an astounding $208.92. All proceeds go to St. Judes, Prevent Cancer Foundation and Fight Colo-rectal cancer.

Auditions for the winter play, I Remember Mama, will be held after school today in the Black Box. Please check the bulletin board in the music wing for contracts and signups.

Join Art Club this month in creating mixed-media pieces on Tuesday, November 19th.  There is no fee for this month’s workshop so it is a great time to check it out. Look for the Google Classroom code on our flier to sign up or see Ms. Zalkus for more information.

Attention all female athletes.  If you are interested in coming out for wrestling this season and you were unable to attend the last weeks meetings, there will be a girls only meeting tomorrow after school in room C119.

The Athletic Office will be pre-selling tickets all week to the quarter final football game this Saturday at Nazareth Academy.  The game is is 1:00 p.m. and gates open at noon. All tickets are $7 – cash only. Tickets will also be available for purchase on Thursday night from 4:30-6:30 pm in the cafeteria.

Elliott Schmidt is our Link Crew selfie winner!  Congratulations Elliott! See Mrs. McEwen or Mrs. Gajos for your winning Potbelly gift card.

November 11, 2019

Today is Link Crew leaders selfie day!  These selfies are taken with anyone.. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.  If you are not in Link Crew and want to participate, snap away and send those pictures to Mrs. Gajos and Mrs. McEwen.  This is a competition, and prizes will be awarded.

Auditions for the winter play, I Remember Mama, will be held after school tomorrow in the Black Box. Please check the bulletin board in the music wing for contracts and signups.

Join Art Club this month in creating mixed-media pieces on Tuesday, November 19th.  There is no fee for this month’s workshop so it is a great time to check it out. Look for the Google Classroom code on our flier to sign up or see Ms. Zalkus for more information.

Do you have overdue book fines?  During the month of November, the LRC will be hosting Food for Fines.  Bring in a nonperishable food item to donate to a local food pantry, and we will eliminate your overdue book fines.

The week of November 18-22, Key Club is holding a Thanksgiving food drive.  This will take place during 1st block.   Please bring in items from the list provided to you by your teacher.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

November 8, 2019

On Monday, Link Crew leaders will be taking selfies with all of their favorite sophomores, juniors and seniors between blocks and at lunch.  This is a competition, and prizes will be awarded.

November 7, 2019

Link Crew had another selfie competition this week and would like to congratulate Sara Gray for winning.  Come and pick up a Noodles gift card from Mrs. McEwen and Mrs. Gajos.

BHS is hosting our first Women in Business Conference for girls considering business careers.  The event is Thursday, November 14 from 7:30-9:00 a.m. in the BFAC. Sign up at bit.ly/girlboss2019 and see Mrs. Buttels with any questions.

November 6, 2019

It’s day 3 of Key Club week!  Fun fact for the day: Key Club has some famous past members, including Bill Clinton, Elvis Presley, and Brad Pitt.  Come join these famous people and become a member today. Meetings are Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. and Thursdays at 2:45 p.m. in room A101.

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Anime Club will meet after school today.

International Club will meet today after school in room C101.  We will be planning our November event.

Tickets, including one free ticket per student for Mamma Mia will be available during all lunches today.

BHS is hosting our first Women in Business Conference for girls considering business careers.  The event is Thursday, November 14 from 7:30-9:00 a.m. in the BFAC. Sign up at bit.ly/girlboss2019 and see Mrs. Buttels with any questions.

November 5, 2019

Day 2 of Key Club week!  Fact for the day: There are 5,380 total clubs with a total of 266,086 members in 38 different countries around the world.  Like more information about Key Club see Ms. Heim.

Tickets, including one free ticket per student for Mamma Mia will be available during all lunches today and tomorrow.

Future Medical Professionals Club will meet after school today.  Everyone is welcome and treats will be provided.

International Club will meet tomorrow after school in room C101.  We will be planning our November event.

November 4, 2019

Today, Link Crew leaders will be taking selfies with all of their favorite teachers.  There will be prizes for this selfie competition so get those smiles ready.

Today kicks off Key Club week!  Key Club is the oldest and largest service organization for teens.  It was founded in 1925. Make sure you attend this weeks meeting this Tuesday at 7:15 or Thursday at 2:45.

Tickets, including one free ticket per student for Mamma Mia will be available during all lunches today through Wednesday.

Do you have overdue book fines?  During this month, the LRC will be hosting Food for Fines.  Bring in a nonperishable food item to donate to a local pantry and we will eliminate your overdue book fines.  Not sure if you have fines? You can check online or stop by the LRC.

Congratulations to the girls Cross Country team after finishing in 2nd place at the St. Charles East Sectional.  This qualifies them for the IHSA State Championship for the 6th year in a row.  The State finals are in Peoria this Saturday and the girls will go into the meet as one of the top ranked teams in Illinois.  The race team from Sectionals was Katrina Schlenker, Jenna Schifferer, Mia Gianfrancesco, Katie Cole, Ava Thomas, Lili Bednarek, Audrey Pellico.

November 1, 2019

The schedule for today:  Block 1: 7:35-8:17, Block 2: 8:24-9:03, Block 3: 9:10-9:49, Block 4: 9:56-10:35

It’s time to vote for Mr. BHS!  Ballots have been emailed to your school email account.  Cast your vote for who you want to see on stage in Mr. BHS this year.  Votes are due by November 6th.

On Monday, Link Crew leaders will be taking selfies with all of their favorite teachers.  There will be prizes for this selfie competition so get those smiles ready.

Tickets, including one free ticket per student for Mamma Mia will be available during all lunches on November 4th, 5th, and 6th.

Eco Club will meet this Monday, November 4th.  Everyone is welcome and treats will be provided.  Please join us as we go into the second phase of our Biophilia Classroom Plant Project.

Future Medical Professionals Club will meet on Tuesday, November 5th.  Everyone is welcome and treats will be provided. Please join us to plan for the returning 2019 seniors later this month.

Do you have overdue book fines?  During the month of November, the LRC will be hosting Food for Fines.  Bring in a nonperishable food item to donate to a local pantry and we will eliminate your overdue book fines.  Not sure if you have fines?  You can check online or stop by the LRC.

October 31, 2019

It’s time to vote for Mr. BHS!  Ballots have been emailed to your school email account.  Cast your vote for who you want to see on stage in Mr. BHS this year.  Votes are due by November 6th.

Anyone interested in playing boys basketball this season should attend the mandatory informational meeting today after school in the cafeteria.

October 30, 2019

Thank you to all the Link Crew leaders that participated in our first selfie contest.  The Leader that took the most selfies wins a Chipotle gift card! The winner is… Diamond Bluford.  See Mrs. Gajos or Mrs. McEwen to claim your prize.

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Anyone interested in wrestling on the boys or girls wrestling teams during the winter season should plan to attend a mandatory preseason wrestling meeting today after school in room A101.

Tryouts and practices begin next Monday, November 4th for all girls interested in playing basketball this season.  All players must have their checklist from Coach Jensen completed by November 4th. Please see Coach Jensen with any questions.

Anyone interested in playing boys basketball this season should attend the mandatory informational  meeting tomorrow after school in the cafeteria.

October 29, 2019

Tuesday Tip from your Activity Director:  Last Friday we had 282 students attend the football game.  When you get your ID scanned at an event, you are earning Pride Points and Pride Points equal prizes.   Today, we are giving away our first Pride Points prize. The winner attended 2 of 4 football games and wins a Potbelly gift card.  Congratulations to Alan Poreba and see Mrs. Gajos to claim your prize.

It’s almost November and you know what that means!  No-Shave November kicks off on November 1st and last through the end of the month.  Look for students carrying collections buckets for teachers who are participating, and be sure to bring spare change and cash to donate.  Proceeds will go to Prevent Cancer Foundation, Fight Colo-rectal Cancer, and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Anyone interested in wrestling on the boys or girls wrestling teams during the winter season should plan to attend a mandatory preseason wrestling meeting tomorrow after school in room A101.

The boys swim team will hold its initial meeting today at 5:45 in the pool hallway at West Chicago High School.  We will go over meet and practice schedules, team expectations, and goal setting, among other things. If you cannot attend, please let Coach Troy Murray know.

October 28, 2019

Today you will see Link Crew leaders in the halls taking selfies with each other.  This is their first of many competitions. Stay tuned for how you can get involved in a future competition.  Link Crew leaders are here to help our freshman class and having fun.

It’s almost November and you know what that means!  No-Shave November kicks off on November 1st and last through the end of the month.  Look for students carrying collections buckets for teachers who are participating, and be sure to bring spare change and cash to donate.  Proceeds will go to Prevent Cancer Foundation, Fight Colo rectal Cancer, and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Anyone interested in wrestling on the boys or girls wrestling teams during the winter season should plan to attend a mandatory preseason wrestling meeting this Wednesday after school in room A101.

Anyone interested in playing boys basketball this season must attend the mandatory informational meeting this Thursday after school in the cafeteria.

All girls interested in playing basketball this season:  Tryouts and practices begin Monday, November 4th. All players must have their checklist from Coach Jensen completed by November 4th to attend tryouts.  Please see Coach Jensen with any questions.

The boys swim team will hold its initial meeting tomorrow at 5:45 in the pool hallway at West Chicago High School.  We will go over meet and practice schedules, team expectations, and goal setting, among other things. If you cannot attend, please let Coach Troy Murray know.

Congratulations to the Batavia High School Marching Band for an excellent final performance at the U of I Marching Band Competition.

October 25, 2019

It’s almost November and you know what that means!  No-Shave November kicks off on November 1st and last through the end of the month.  Look for students carrying collections buckets for teachers who are participating, and be sure to bring spare change and cash to donate.  Proceeds will go to Prevent Cancer Foundation, Fight Colorectal Cancer, and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Anyone interested in wrestling on the boys or girls wrestling teams during the winter season should plan to attend a mandatory preseason wrestling meeting on Wednesday, October 30th after school in room A101.

Attention all students who like to dance:  IHSA Competitive Dance tryouts will be held Monday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 29th from 2:45-5:30 in the dance room.  Applications are due today in the Athletic Office. If you need additional information please contact Coach Fuqua or Coach Peckhart.

Anyone interested in playing boys basketball this season must attend the mandatory informational meeting on Thursday, October 31st after school in the cafeteria.

All girls interested in playing basketball this season:  Tryouts and practices begin Monday, November 4th. All players must have their checklist from Coach Jensen completed by November 4th to attend tryouts.  Please see Coach Jensen with any questions.

October 24, 2019

It’s almost November and you know what that means!  No-Shave November kicks off on November 1st and last through the end of the month.  Look for students carrying collections buckets for teachers who are participating, and be sure to bring spare change and cash to donate.  Proceeds will go to Prevent Cancer Foundation, Fight Colorectal Cancer, and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Attention all volleyball fans:  Tonight is your last chance to see a home match this year.  Support our teams for their senior night vs Glenbard East at our house tonight with the senior ceremony immediately following the 4:30 JV match.

Attention all students who like to dance:  IHSA Competitive Dance tryouts will be held Monday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 29th from 2:45-5:30 in the dance room.  Applications are due to the Athletic Office by tomorrow. If you need additional information please contact Coach Fuqua or Coach Peckhart.

All girls interested in playing basketball this season:  Tryouts and practices begin Monday, November 4th. All players must have their checklist from Coach Jensen completed by November 4th to attend tryouts.  Please see Coach Jensen with any questions.

The boys swim team will hold its initial meeting this Tuesday, October 29th at 5:45 in the pool hallway at West Chicago High School.  We will go over meet and practice schedules, team expectations, and goal setting, among other things. If you cannot attend, please let Coach Troy Murray know.

October 23, 2019

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Are you interested in designing for BHS Rock the Runway?  Join us for this year’s designer launch. We will go over show information today after school in room D115.  See Ms. Zalkus for more information.

Attention all anime club members:  There will be a meeting today after school in room C109 and Flashpoint program associated with Columbia University of Chicago will be attending to discuss careers in graphic design, animation, and film.  All students are welcome.

Attention all softball players:  If you are not going out for a winter sport, there will be an offseason information meeting today after school in room A101.  Please see Coach Pryor with any questions.

Attention all students who like to dance:  IHSA Competitive Dance tryouts will be held Monday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 29th from 2:45-5:30 in the dance room.  Applications are due to the Athletic Office by this Friday. If you need additional information please contact Coach Fuqua or Coach Peckhart.

Anyone interested in playing boys basketball this season there is a mandatory informational meeting on Thursday, October 31st after school in the cafeteria.

The boys swim team will hold its initial team meeting on Tuesday, October 29th in the pool hallway at West Chicago High School.  We will go over meet and practice schedules, team expectations, and goal setting, among other things. See Coach Troy Murray with any questions.

Congratulations to our sophomore girls volleyball team for winning the conference championship last night.  They went 6-1 in conference. Congratulations to both JV and varsity for their wins over Wheaton North last night.

October 22, 2019

Tuesday Tip from your Activity Director:  Look for Link Crew in the hall this week to help you find your new class and teachers.  These junior and senior student leaders are here to help.

Attention BHS staff and students:  The BHS store will open today during all lunches that is located in the old snack shack between A101 and the coffee bar.  Stop by and check out all of the new items for fall. Cash, check to BHS or credit/debit cards are accepted.

Are you interested in designing for BHS Rock the Runway?  Join us for this year’s designer launch. We will go over show information tomorrow after school in room D115.  See Ms. Zalkus for more information.

Attention all anime club members:  There will be a meeting tomorrow after school in room C109 and Flashpoint program associated with Columbia University of Chicago will be attending to discuss careers in graphic design, animation, and film.  All students are welcome.

Attention all softball players:  If you are not going out for a winter sport, there will be an offseason information meeting tomorrow after school in room A101.  Please see Coach Pryor with any questions.

Attention all students who like to dance:  IHSA Competitive Dance tryouts will be held Monday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 29th from 2:45-5:30 in the dance room.  If you need additional information please contact Coach Fuqua or Coach Peckhart.

Anyone interested in playing boys basketball this season there is a mandatory informational meeting on Thursday, October 31st after school in the cafeteria.

It’s Wheaton North week!  Help our five volleyball teams start the week well by cheering them on tonight here at our house.  Varsity starts after the 4:30 JV match.

October 21, 2019

Are you interested in designing for BHS Rock the Runway?  Join us for this year’s designer launch. We will go over show information this Wednesday after school in room D115.  See Ms. Zalkus for more information.

Attention all softball players:  If you are not going out for a winter sport, there will be an offseason information meeting this Wednesday after school in room A101.  Please see Coach Pryor with any questions.

Congratulations to the Batavia High School Marching Band for their fantastic 4th place performance at the ISU State competition. 

October 18, 2019

Science National Honor Society will meet this Monday in room D209 after school and Tuesday before school.  Please bring check for $25 for dues.

Attention all softball players:  If you are not going out for a winter sport, there will be an offseason information meeting this Wednesday, October 23rd after school in room A101.  Please see Coach Pryor with any questions.

October 17, 2019

Batavia High School’s improv troupe “But Seriously Folks” are having their first performance tonight in the black box.  Tickets are on sale now and you can purchase them online or at the door. Join us for a performance full of comedy and drama.

Science National Honor Society will meet next Monday, October 21st in room D209 after school and Tuesday, October 22nd before school.  Please bring check for $25 for dues.

There will be an informational LaCrosse meeting today at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Tonight is Pink Out!   Support our volleyball teams tonight as they host Wheaton Academy at our house and fund raise for breast cancer research.  There will be raffles with great prizes at the door for our Dig Pink event. Varsity will play immediately following the 4:40 JV match.  Remember to wear pink.

October 16, 2019

Open Circle will meet after school today on room B106.

Picture retakes are tomorrow from 7:00-2:00 in the atrium for students and staff.

Batavia High School’s improv troupe “But Seriously Folks” are having their first performance tomorrow in the black box.  Tickets are on sale now and you can purchase them online or at the door. Join us for a performance full of comedy and drama.

Attention all students:  If you are not feeling well, you must see the nurse first before leaving BHS.   Please do not make arrangements for your parent to pick you up until you have checked in with the nurse.

Science National Honor Society will meet next Monday, October 21st in room D209 after school and Tuesday, October 22nd before school.  Please bring check for $25 for dues.

There will be an informational LaCrosse meeting tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Attention students who love to dance:   IHSA Competitive Dance Tryouts for our Batavia Dance Team are open to anyone and will be held October 28th and 29th from 2:45-5:30 p.m. in the dance room.  Please pick up tryout applications in the Athletic Office.  Applications are due to the Athletic Office by October 21st.  If you need additional information please contact Coach Fuqua or Coach Peckhart.

Attention all students:  Do you want a fast and easy way to get updates on thing like SAT prep, college deadlines, study tips, counseling presentations, and more?  Follow the BHSCounselingDepartment on Instagram.  The Counseling Department will be posting daily tips with important information for all students.  The Counseling Department will not follow you back.  Simply follow us at BHScounselingdepartment.

 

October 15, 2019

Tonight is the night!  There’s a mandatory parent meeting for cheer team applicants and their parents at 7:00 p.m. tonight.  More details are available at bataviacheer.com.

Picture retakes will this Thursday, October 17th from 7:00-2:00 in the atrium.

Batavia High School’s improv troupe “But Seriously Folks” are having their first performance this Thursday, October 17th in the black box.  Tickets are on sale now and you can purchase them online or at the door. Join us for a performance full of comedy and drama.

There is no video club meeting today.

Congratulations to the Batavia Marching Ban on their 2nd place finish in Class AA at Lincoln-Way.   The band earned Best Music, Best Visual, Best Guard, and Best Percussion.

October 10, 2019

The schedule for today: Block 1: 7:35-8:17, Block 2: 8:24-9:03, Block 3: 9:10-9:49, Block 4: 9:56-10:35

Psychology Club thanks you for showing support during Mental Health Awareness week.  

Picture retakes will be next week on Thursday, October 17th from 7:00-2:00 in the atrium.

Boys’ soccer annual Tri-Cities Night will be held at Geneva High School tonight  to honor Kyle Nicely. All proceeds from the game will go directly to the Nicely family.

Cheer has two seasons, one in the fall and one in the winter.  That means you can do a fall sport like football and still do competitive cheer in the winter.  For more information go to bataviacheer.com and come to our open gym next week.

October 9, 2019

Tomorrow there is no late start and it’s half a day: Block 1: 7:35-8:17, Block 2: 8:24-9:03, Block 3: 9:10-9:49, Block 4: 9:56-10:35

Attention all students:  All students must have their school ID to get into this Friday’s football game.

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Attention Anime Club members:  There will be a meeting after school today in room C109.

Did you know you can get college scholarships to places like U of I or Grand Valley State for being a male cheerleader?  Come learn what it’s like at our open gym on Wednesday, October 19th from 3:00-5:00 in the field house. Email Coach Jackson-Schultz with any questions.

Join us for acrylic painting at our October Art Club meeting on October 29th.  Look for the flier on the hallway bulletin boards and register today. The cost is $3.00.  See Ms. Zalkus for more details.

More than 31% of high school students have experienced a persistent feeling of sadness or hopelessness, that is why it is important to show your support of Mental Health Awareness Week.   Buy a pin during lunch or sign your name to take a pledge to cure the stigma.

Boys’ soccer annual Tri-Cities Night will be held at Geneva High School tomorrow  to honor Kyle Nicely. All proceeds from the game will go directly to the Nicely family.

Girls’ interested in going out for the Batavia High School girls basketball team should plan to attend the informational meeting today after school in room A101.

October 8, 2019

This Thursday there is no late start and it’s half a day:  Block 1: 7:35-8:17, Block 2: 8:24-9:03, Block 3: 9:10-9:49, Block 4: 9:56-10:35

Attention all students:  All students must have their school ID to get into this Friday’s football game.

Tuesday Tip from your Activity Director:  80% of our students are involved in something and have earned “Pride Points”.  What’s Pride Points? Attend an advertised event, earn Pride Points, and be entered into a raffle to win prizes.  Listen for our next Pride Point event to be announced. Attend and bring your ID.

There will be no Pride Alliance meeting today.  See you next week.

Calling all boys!  Batavia Cheer is looking to get more boys on our team for competition season.  If you would like to learn what it takes to be a Batavia cheerleader, come to open gym Wednesday, October 16th from 3:00-5:00 in the field house.  Go to www.bataviacheer.com for more information.

Join us for acrylic painting at our October Art Club meeting on October 29th.  Look for the flier on the hallway bulletin boards and register today. The cost is $3.00.  See Ms. Zalkus for more details.

Many people with mental illnesses are afraid to reach out due to the stigma behind getting help.  Don’t forget to buy your pins in support of Mental Health Awareness Week during lunches today and tomorrow.

Tonight is the night for us to Pack the Place!  Help cheer on our volleyball teams tonight at our house as we pack the gym for our match vs. St. Charles East.  Varsity starts after the 4:30 JV match.

Boys’ soccer annual Tri-Cities Night will be held at Geneva High School this Thursday to honor Kyle Nicely.  All proceeds from the game will go directly to the Nicely family.

Girls’ interested in going out for the Batavia High School girls basketball team should plan to attend the informational meeting tomorrow after school in room A101.

Congratulations to golfers Ari Fragen, Jake Kleist, Gavin Newkirk, and Kade Will on advancing to the IHSA Sectional.  Ari Fragen finished 5th overall at Regionals.

October 7, 2019

This Thursday there is no late start and it’s a half day:

Block 1: 7:35-8:17, Block 2: 8:24-9:03, Block 3: 9:10-9:49, Block 4: 9:56-10:35

Attention all students:  All students must have their school ID to get into this Friday’s football game.

IHSA Competitive Dance tryouts will be held October 28th and 29th from 2:45-5:30 in the dance room.  Tryout applications are available in the Athletic Office and are due to the Athletic Office by October 21st.  Please see Coach Fuqua or Coach Peckhart with any questions.

The Cheer Team is seeking girls and boys who want to promote school spirit, tumble, stunt, and cheer.  We have an open gym next week and go to www.bataviacheer.com for more information.

Do you want a fast and easy way to get updates on things like SAT prep, college deadlines, study tips, counseling presentations and more?  Follow the BHSCounselingDepartment on Instagram. The Counseling Department will be posting daily tips with important information for all students.  The Counseling Department will not follow you back.

Do you want Portillos for dinner tonight?  Grab Portillos tonight between 5:00-8:00 to support all clubs and activities.

Join us for acrylic painting at our October Art Club meeting on October 29th.  Look for the flier on the hallway bulletin boards and register today. The cost is $3.00.  See Ms. Zalkus for more details.

Did you know that 1 in 5 US adults experience mental illness each year.  This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Help Psych club support curing the stigma by buying pins for .50 cents during all lunches today through Wednesday.

October 4, 2019

Still need to pick up your yearbook?  This is the last week to pick up your yearbook at Main Street reception desk.

Any girls interested in going out for the Batavia High School girls basketball team should plan to attend the informational meeting on Wednesday, October 9th after school in room A101.

Rivalry t-shirts will be available to purchase in the ticket booth during passing periods, lunch and after school today.

October 3, 2019

Still need to pick up your yearbook?  This is the last week to pick up your yearbook at Main Street reception desk.

Attention Drama Program Students:  There will be a meeting after school today in the Black Box.  Please return all cash books and cash book money at this meeting.

Yearbook Club will meet today after school in room D110 for our last training session.  See Ms. Gaba will any questions.

Any girls interested in going out for the Batavia High School girls basketball team should plan to attend the informational meeting on Wednesday, October 9th after school in room A101.

October 2, 2019

Still need to pick up your yearbook?  This is the last week to pick up your yearbook at Main Street reception desk.

Attention Drama Program Students:  There will be a meeting after school tomorrow in the Black Box.  Please return all cash books and cash book money at this meeting.

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

International Club will meet after school today in room C101.  We will be planning our October trip and electing board members.  You must be present to run for a board position.

Yearbook Club will meet tomorrow after school in room D110 for our last training session.  See Ms. Gaba will any questions.

Any girls interested in going out for the Batavia High School girls basketball team should plan to attend the informational meeting on Wednesday, October 9th after school in room A101.

October 1, 2019

Still need to pick up your yearbook?  This is the last week to pick up your yearbook at Main Street reception desk.

It’s Geneva week!  Support our volleyball teams tonight at Geneva as we start the week off right.  Varsity follows the 4:30 JV match.

International Club will meet after school tomorrow in room C101.  We will be planning our October trip and electing board members. You must be present to run for a board position.

Any girls interested in going out for the Batavia High School girls basketball team should plan to attend the informational meeting on Wednesday, October 9th after school in room A101.

It’s almost time for the winter season tryouts for the Batavia Cheer Team.  Please go to www.bataviacheer.com for more information or contact Coach Jackson-Schultz.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Any girls interested in going out for the Batavia High School girls basketball team should plan to attend the informational meeting on Wednesday, October 9th after school in room A101.

Congratulations to the Batavia High School Marching Band for their 1st Place ranking in Class 2A and receiving the caption for Highest Effect at the NIU Red and Black Classic.   The band achieved the highest score of classes 1A/2A.

Friday, September 27, 2019

The fall blood drive is next Tuesday, October 1st.  An email has been sent to all junior and senior students with a link to sign up to donate.   The permission slip for 16 year olds is attached to the email. See Mrs. Heim in room D101 with any questions.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The fall blood drive is Tuesday, October 1st.  An email has been sent to all junior and senior students with a link to sign up to donate.  The permission slip for 16 year old is attached to the email. See Mrs. Heim in room D101 with any questions.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Attention Anime Club Members:  There will be a meeting today after school in room C109.

Do you like free ice cream?  Open Circle will be hosting an ice cream social after school today in room A101.  Everyone is welcome.

The fall blood drive is Tuesday, October 1st.  An email has been sent to all junior and senior students with a link to sign up to donate.  The permission slip for 16 year olds is attached to the email. See Mrs. Heim in room D101 with any questions.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Attention all first block teachers:  You will be administering the All School Survey via Naviance tomorrow.  You have received an email with instructions. Please contact Gia Peckhart with any questions.

Attention Anime Club Members:  There will be a meeting tomorrow after school in room C109.

Do you like free ice cream?  Open Circle will be hosting an ice cream social after school tomorrow in room A101.  Everyone is welcome.

Attention all Students:  Do you want a fast and easy way to get updates on things like SAT prep, college deadlines, study tips, counseling presentations, and more.  Follow the BHSCounselingDepartment on Instagram. The Counseling Department will be posting daily tips with important information for all students.  The Counseling Department will not follow you back. Simply follow us at BHScounselingdepartment.

Congratulations to the varsity girls golf team on beating Metea Valley last night.  Low rounds were had by Lauren Grychowski, Ainslee Parker, Kylie Sloan and Sophie Golson.

Congratulations to the JV girls golf team on beating Metea Valley last night.  The team was inspired by the outstanding leadership of Audrey Pack. Low rounds were had by Alaina Ferguson, Mackenzie Matysik, Brook Miara, and Katie Kabbe.  Bianca Gross also contributed to the team’s success.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Are you interested in operating a camera?  Do you want to learn how to create and edit videos? Then come join Video Club.  There will be an informational meeting tomorrow after school in room A131. Everyone is welcome.

The fall blood drive is Tuesday, October 1st.  An email has been sent to all junior and senior students with a link to sign up to donate.  The permission slip for 16 year olds is attached to the email. See Mrs. Heim in room D101 with any questions.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Adjusted bell schedule for today:

Block 1: 7:35-8:43, Block 2: 8:50-9:58, Block 4: 10:05-10:44, Block 3: 10:51-12:53, Block 4: 1:00-1:30, Assembly from 1:40-2:30.

Attention all students:  This is a reminder that you must bring your school ID to the football game tomorrow night and to the homecoming dance.

Congratulations to the varsity girls golf team on beating Lake Park last night.  Low rounds were had by Lauren Grychowski, Sophie Golson, Ainslee Parker, and Kylie Sloan.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tomorrow BHS has an adjusted bell schedule:

Block 1: 7:35-8:43, Block 2: 8:50-9:58, Block 4: 10:05-10:44, Block 3: 10:51-12:53, Block 4: 1:00-1:30, Assembly from 1:40-2:30.

Attention all students:  This is a reminder that you must bring your school ID to the football game tomorrow night and to the homecoming dance.

The fall blood drive is Tuesday, October 1st.  An email has been sent to all junior and senior students with a link to sign up to donate.   The permission slips for 16 years old is attached to the email. See Mrs. Heim in room D101 with any questions.

Are you interested in operating a camera?  Do you want to learn how to create and edit videos?  Then come join Video Club! There will be an informational meeting next Tuesday, September 24th after school in room A131.  Everyone is welcome.

Tonight is the girls’ volleyball homecoming match!  Let’s get a huge crowd to cheer on our 5 volleyball teams as they battle Waubonsee Valley.  Our Varsity starts at approximately 5:45, immediately following the 4:30 match.

Congratulations to the boys golf team on defeating Lake Park Tuesday night with a season low 148.  Team was led by Ari Fragen with a 35, followed by Gavin Newkirk with a 37, Jake Kliest with a 37, and Jeff Zofkie with a 39.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

It’s Homecoming Week: Tomorrow- Class Shirts, Friday- Bulldog Spirit Day

This Friday’s adjusted bell schedule:

Block 1: 7:35-8:43, Block 2: 8:50-9:58, Block 4: 10:05-10:44, Block 3: 10:51-12:53, Block 4: 1:00-1:30, Assembly from 1:40-2:30.

The fall blood drive is Tuesday, October 1st.  An email has been sent to all junior and senior students with a link to sign up to donate.   The permission slips for 16 years old is attached to the email. See Mrs. Heim in room D101 with any questions.

Are you interested in operating a camera?  Do you want to learn how to create and edit videos?  Then come join Video Club! There will be an informational meeting next Tuesday, September 24th after school in room A131.  Everyone is welcome.

Are you interested in international relations and the United Nations?  If so, join Model UN.  We will be having an informational meeting tomorrow after school in room C106.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

It’s Homecoming Week: Tomorrow-USA Day, Thursday- Class Shirts, Friday- Bulldog Spirit Day

Bringing a guest to Homecoming?  Today is the last day to turn in your guest pass.  Once your guest pass is approved, you will receive an email letting you know you can purchase your guest’s homecoming ticket.

Tuesday Tip from from your Activity Director, Mrs. Gajos:  Did you know we have 50 clubs and activities? Visit the BHS website and under students, click Clubs and Activities to view meeting dates, times, and club descriptions.  If you need assistance, see Mrs. Gajos.

The Ultimate Frisbee Club is holding a fundraiser at Chipotle on Randall Road in Geneva today from 5-9:00 p.m.   Please tell the cashier that you are supporting Batavia High School Ultimate Frisbee team. 33% of the sales will be donated to the club.

The fall blood drive is Tuesday, October 1st.  An email has been sent to all junior and senior students with a link to sign up to donate.   The permission slips for 16 years old is attached to the email. See Mrs. Heim in room D101 with any questions.

BHS Yogis will informational meeting tomorrow at 7:15 am in room C220.  If you can not make it, but want to be in Yoga Club, please email Lauren Heidecke.

It’s Glenbard North week!  Help our volleyball teams start the week off strong as we host the Panthers tonight at our place.  Varsity will immediately follow the 4:30 JV match.

Monday, September 16, 2019

It’s Homecoming Week:

Tomorrow:  Dress like your theme:

Freshmen:  Pop

Sophomores:  Disco

Juniors:  Country

Seniors: Rock n Roll

Wednesday: USA Day, Thursday:  Class Shirts, Friday: Bulldog Spirit Day

Science National Honor Society will have our first meeting today after school or before school, Tuesday, September 17th in room D209.  We will be voting for executive board.

The Ultimate Frisbee Club is holding a fundraiser at Chipotle on Randall Road in Geneva tomorrow from 5-9:00 p.m.   Please tell the cashier that you are supporting Batavia High School Ultimate Frisbee team. 33% of the sales will be donated to the club.

Calling all trivia junkies!  Join Batavia’s Scholastic Bowl Team!  We will have an Open Buzzer session for people who are interested today after school in room D103.   See Mrs. Jackson-Schultz, Ms. Pearlman, or Ms. Ryterske with any questions.

Educators Rising will meet today in room C221 after school.  If you are interested in pursuing a career in education, then this is the club for you.

Congratulations to the Batavia High School Marching Band on their 3rd place finish at the Victor J Andrew High School.  They had a great performance where the guard took Best Guard award in 2A.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Next week BHS kicks off Homecoming week:  Monday is class color day:

Freshmen:  Orange

Sophomores:  Purple

Juniors:  Green

Seniors:  Blue

September is National Library Card Sign Up month.  Did you know that with a public library card you can stream movies, get free museum passes, learn a language, prepare for exams like ACT and SAT all for free.  Show your public library card in the LRC, and we will give you a prize.

Science National Honor Society will have our first meeting this Monday, September 16th after school or before school, Tuesday, September 17th in room D209.  We will be voting for executive board.

Calling all trivia junkies!  Join Batavia’s Scholastic Bowl Team!  We will have an Open Buzzer session for people who are interested on Monday, September 16th after school in room D103.   See Mrs. Jackson-Schultz, Ms. Pearlman, or Ms. Ryterske with any questions.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Come to our first Yearbook Club training session today after school in room D110.  We will be learning about headlines and captions. See Ms. Gaba with any questions.

Science National Honor Society will have our first meeting this Monday, September 16th after school or before school, Tuesday, September 17th in room D209.  We will be voting for executive board.

Calling all trivia junkies!  Join Batavia’s Scholastic Bowl Team!  We will have an Open Buzzer session for people who are interested in on Monday, September 16th after school in room D103.   See Mrs. Jackson-Schultz, Ms. Pearlman, or Ms. Ryterske with any questions.

Science National Honor Society will have our first meeting next Monday, September 16th after school or before school on Tuesday, September 17th in room D209.  We will be voting for executive board. 

Tonight our volleyball teams battle Naperville north in our house.  Support our teams by cheering them on tonight, with the varsity match after the 4:30 JV match.

Congratulations to Kyle Wolford and Kelly Sego, both of whom were named to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American team.  Only 1,600 high schoolers nationwide made the list.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Come to our first Yearbook Club training session tomorrow after school in room D110.  We will be learning about headlines and captions. See Ms. Gaba with any questions.

International Club will have an informational meeting today after school in room C101.  See Mrs. Buffington with any questions.

Science National Honor Society will have our first meeting next Monday, September 16th after school or before school on Tuesday, September 17th in room D209.  We will be voting for executive board. 

Congratulations to our varsity volleyball team for beating Lake Park last night.  Our Sophomores and JV teams also won.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Journalism club will meet after school today in room C120. If you are interested in writing for the school newspaper, please plan on attending or contacting Mr. Murray. Everyone is welcome.

Calling all returning and NEW Yoga Club members!  We will have an informational meeting tomorrow in room C220 at 7:15am. Mrs. Heidecke will give out waivers and explain how Yoga Club will work this year!  See you there!

International Club will have an informational meeting tomorrow after school in room C101.  See Mrs. Buffington with any questions.

Interested in a career in the medical field? Consider joining Future medical professionals, which is a club with volunteering opportunities and quest speakers for those interested in the medical field. All students are welcome. First informational meeting is today after school in room D208. Any questions contact Mrs. Detrick.

Attention Students – Do you like watching or drawing anime and playing games? 

If you do, then Anime Club is the place for you! An informational meeting will be held tomorrow after school in room C109. We hope to see you there!

The first 2019-20 Math Team meeting will be held this Thursday after school in room C221.

Do you want to help create this year’s yearbook?  Find out more about joining Yearbook Club at our informational meeting this Thursday after school in room D202.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Journalism Club will meet after school on Tuesdays in room C120.  If you are interested in writing for the school newspaper, please plan on attending or contacting Mr. Murray.  Everyone is welcome.

Calling all returning and new yoga club members.  There will be an informational meeting in room C220 at 7:15am on Wednesday, September 18th.  Mrs. Heidecke will give out waivers and explain how Yoga Club will work this year.

Are you interested in indoor rock climbing?  Do you want to learn how to belay a climber?  Join us on tomorrow after school for a short meeting to learn more about the A.M. Climbing Club.

Eco Club, the conservation club of BHS, will meet today after school in room D208.  We will be doing prep for the Living Classroom field trip at the Wilson Street pond.  Anyone who enjoys the outdoors, sees the value in recycling and has an appreciation of plants and animals should join Eco Club.  New members are welcome.

Interested in a career in the medical field?  Consider joining Future Medical Professionals.  A club with volunteering and quest speakers for those interested in the medical field.  Everyone is welcome.  First informational meeting is tomorrow after school in room D208.  See Mrs. Detrick with any questions.

Attention Juniors and Seniors:  College visits are starting this week.  Check the list in Naviance and sign up for a maximum of three visits for the semester.  If you have any questions please come to Counseling and Advising Office.

September is National Public Library Card sign up month.  Stop by the LRC and show us your public library card, and will eliminate your fines or give you a 3D printed bulldog.

Attention students:  do you like watching or drawing anime and playing games?  If you do, then Anime Club is the place for you.  An informational meeting will be held after school in room C109 this Wednesday.  Everyone is welcome.

Last spring, National Art Honor Society students won a grant to start an art club at BHS.  Listen for announcements and be on the lookout for our art club fliers the first week of each month to register for our monthly art club workshop.  At our first workshop on September 24th, we will work with colored pencils.  Check out one of the bulletin boards around the school or drop by D115 to find the QR code to register.  In order to complete registration fill out the Google form attached to the QR code and bring $3 to Ms. Zalkus.

Educators Rising with be having their first meeting today after school in room C221.  If you are interested in being a teacher, this is the club for you.  Come check out the great events we have scheduled for this year.   If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Smith.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Attention Seniors:  Herff Jones will be here to take orders for cap and gowns, graduation announcements and other senior products tomorrow during lunch periods in the Atrium.  Extra senior packets are available in the Counseling an Advising Office.  Sophmores and Juniors can also order class rings and letter jackets.  For more information visit www.herffjonesil.com or call Herff Jones at 815-756-4743.

Calling all trivia junkies!  Batavia Scholastic Bowl is looking for experts in math, literature, social studies, science, fine arts, sports, and even pop culture.  Just join Batavia Scholastic Bowl Team.  The first meeting is Monday, September 9th after school in room D103.  Interested but can’t stop by see Mrs. Jackson-Schultz, Ms. Pearlman, or ms. Rytereske.

Journalism Club will meet after school on Tuesdays in room C120.  If you are interested in writing for the school newspaper, please plan on attending or contacting Mr. Murray.  Everyone is welcome.

Calling all returning and new yoga club members.  There will be an informational meeting in room C220 at 7:15am on Wednesday, September 18th.  Mrs. Heidecke will give out waivers and explain how Yoga Club will work this year.

Are you interested in indoor rock climbing?  Do you want to learn how to belay a climber?  Join us on Tuesday, September 10th after school for a short meeting to learn more about the A.M. Climbing Club.

Last spring, National Art Honor Society students won a grant to start an art club at BHS.  Listen for announcements and be on the lookout for our art club fliers the first week of each month to register for our monthly art club workshop.  At our first workshop on September 24th, we will work with colored pencils.  Check out one of the bulletin boards around the school or drop by D115 to find the QR code to register.  In order to complete registration fill out the Google form attached to the QR code and bring $3 to Ms. Zalkus.

Eco Club, the conservation club of BHS, will meet on Monday, September 9th after school in room D208.  We will be doing prep for the Living Classroom field trip at the Wilson Street pond.  Anyone who enjoys the outdoors, sees the value in recycling and has an appreciation of plants and animals should join Eco Club.  New members are welcome.

Interested in a career in the medical field?  Consider joining Future Medical Professionals.  A club with volunteering and quest speakers for those interested in the medical field.  Everyone is welcome.  First informational meeting is Tuesday, September 10th after school in room D208.  See Mrs. Detrick with any questions.

Attention Juniors and Seniors:  College visits are starting next week.  Check the list in Naviance and sign up for a maximum of three visits for the semester.  If you have any questions please come to Counseling and Advising Office.

Congratulations to our girls swim team for defeating Bartlett last night and keeping their undefeated season alive.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

The 2019-20 Math Team will have its first meeting today after school in room C221.  See Mr. Bartos, Ms. Corkery, Mr. Ozarka, or Ms.Smith with any questions.

Do you want to help create this year’s yearbook?  Yearbook Club will have an informational meeting today after school in room D202.  See Ms. Gaba with any questions.

Girls basketball players:  Please meet in room D110 today after school for a brief pre-season meeting.  The meeting will begin at 2:35 p.m.

Attention Seniors:  Herff Jones will be here to take orders for cap and gowns, graduation announcements and other senior products tomorrow during lunch periods in the Atrium.  Extra senior packets are available in the Counseling an Advising Office.   For more information visit www.herffjonesil.com or call Herff Jones at 815-756-4743.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:   Order your class ring and letter jacket during Family Order Night tonight in the Atrium, from 5:00-7:00, or during lunch periods tomorrow in the Atrium.  For pricing, design options and jacket order forms visit Herffjonesil.com or call Herff Jones at 815-756-4743.

Freshmen and Sophomores:  You can pick up your Dog Pound t-shirts today during lunches in the snack shack next to the cafeteria.

There will be a Drama/Program/ITS meeting today after school in the Black Box.  Come hear important information, elections, fun games, and food.

Calling all trivia junkies!  Batavia Scholastic Bowl is looking for experts in math, literature, social studies, science, fine arts, sports, and even pop culture.  Just join Batavia Scholastic Bowl Team.  The first meeting is Monday, September 9th after school in room D103.  Interested but can’t stop by see Mrs. Jackson-Schultz, Ms. Pearlman, or ms. Rytereske.

Journalism Club will meet after school on Tuesdays in room C120.  If you are interested in writing for the school newspaper, please plan on attending or contacting Mr. Murray.  Everyone is welcome.

Calling all returning and new yoga club members.  There will be an informational meeting in room C220 at 7:15am on Wednesday, September 18th.  Mrs. Heidecke will give out waivers and explain how Yoga Club will work this year.

Last spring, National Art Honor Society students won a grant to start an art club at BHS.  Listen for announcements and be on the lookout for our art club fliers the first week of each month to register for our monthly art club workshop.  At our first workshop on September 24th, we will work with colored pencils.  Check out one of the bulletin boards around the school or drop by D115 to find the QR code to register.  In order to complete registration fill out the Google form attached to the QR code and bring $3 to Ms. Zalkus.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Open Circle will meet after school in room B106.

Like books?  The first meeting of Books and Bagels will take place tomorrow in the LRC during late start.  A light breakfast will be served, and we will talk about our year. Everyone is welcome.

Do you want to help create this year’s yearbook?  Yearbook Club will have an informational tomorrow after school in room D202.  See Ms. Gaba with any questions.

The 2019-2020 Math Team will have its first meeting tomorrow after school in room C221.  See Mr. Bartos, Ms. Corkery, Mr. Ozarka, or Ms. Smith with any questions.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Attention all students:   If you are planning on attending the football game tomorrow night please remember to bring your school ID.

Like books?  The first meeting of Books and Bagels will take place next Thursday, September 5th in the LRC during late start.  A light breakfast will be served, and we will talk about our year. Everyone is welcome.

Do you want to help create this year’s yearbook?  Yearbook Club will have an informational next Thursday after school in room D202.  See Ms. Gaba with any questions.

The 2019-2020 Math Team will have its first meeting next Thursday, September 5th after school in room C221.  See Mr. Bartos, Ms. Corkery, Mr. Ozarka, or Ms. Smith with any questions.

Tuesday night is the night you have been waiting for!  Our volleyball teams will host their first 5 level match of the year tonight vs. Nequal Valley.  The varsity will start immediately following the 4:30 JV match.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Attention seniors:  If you are interested in the National English Honor Society, an email has been sent with all the information you need to apply.  Please check your email.

Science National Honor Society invites have been sent to qualifying seniors.  Please see Mrs. Fabian in room C206 with any questions.

Do you want to help create this year’s yearbook?  Yearbook Club will have an informational meeting next Thursday, September 5th after school in room D202.  See Ms. Gaba with any questions.

Attention seniors:  If you are interested in Social Studies and service, please consider joining Rho Kappa, National Social Studies Honor Society.  Come to one of the informational meetings in room C123 on either Thursday, September 5th, after school or Friday, September 6th at 7:15 a.m.  See Mrs. Karim or Mr. Ray with any questions.

Congratulations to the varsity girls golf team on beating Montini last night.  Low rounds were scored by Lauren Grychowski, Sophie Golson, Violet McCann, and Ainslee Parker.

Congratulations to the JV girls golf team on beating Montini last night.  The team was lead by Kylie Sloan, Alaina Ferguson, Audrey Pack, and MacKenzie Matysik.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Come and hear what Psychology Club is all about!  There will be a 10 minute informational meeting after school today in room C117.  Everyone is welcome.

Best Buddies ice cream social is today after school in the Windmill room (A101).

Have you wanted to pass a bill or be a senator?  If so, Youth and Government Club is for you. There will be an informational meeting today in room D108.  Please contact Mr. Bernard with any questions.

Political Debate Club will hold a short informational meeting tomorrow after school in room C110.  Returning and interested new members are encouraged to attend.

Attention seniors:  If you are interested in the National English Honor Society, an email has been sent with all the information you need to apply.  Please check your email.

Science National Honor Society invites have been sent to qualifying seniors.  Please see Mrs. Fabian in room C206 with any questions.

Do you want to help create this year’s yearbook?  Yearbook Club will have an informational meeting next Thursday, September 5th after school in room D202.  See Ms. Gaba with any questions.

Attention seniors:  If you are interested in Social Studies and service, please consider joining Rho Kappa, National Social Studies Honor Society.  Come to one of the informational meetings in room C123 on either Thursday, September 5th after school or Friday, September 6th at 7:15 a.m.  See Mrs. Karim or Mr. Ray with any questions.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Come and hear what Psychology Club is all about!  There will be a 10 minute informational meeting after school tomorrow in room C117.  Everyone is welcome.

Best Buddies ice cream social is tomorrow after school in the Windmill room (A101).

Have you wanted to pass a bill or be a senator?  If so, Youth and Government Club is for you. There will be an informational meeting tomorrow in room D108.  Please contact Mr. Bernard with any questions.

Do you want to affect change locally and globally?  Are you passionate about fighting for social justice?  Amnesty International will have an informational meeting today after school in room C123.  Contact Mr. Ray with any questions.

Are you interested in volunteering at the school, throughout the community, and internationally?  If so, Interact Club is for you. There will be an informational meeting tomorrow after school in room B125.  Pizza will be served.

The boys’ swim team will hold the introductory team meeting tomorrow after school in room C120.  Please contact Mr. Murray if you are interested but can not attend the meeting.

Political Debate Club will hold a short informational meeting this Thursday after school in room C110.  Returning and interested new members are encouraged to attend.

Attention seniors:  If you are interested in the National English Honor Society, an email has been sent with all the information you need to apply.  Please check your email.

Pride Alliance provides a space for LGBTQ+ students and straight allies to gather, organize, learn and impact the BHS community for positive change. There will be a Pride kickoff celebration after school today in room A123.  See Ms. Tieri Ton for more information and follow us on twitter @BHSprideallies.

Attention seniors:  If you are interested in Social Studies and service, please consider joining Rho Kappa, National Social Studies Honor Society.  Come to one of the informational meetings in room C123 on either Thursday, September 5th after school or Friday, September 6th at 7:15 a.m.  See Mrs. Karim or Mr. Ray with any questions.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Please stand for a brief moment of silence followed by the “Pledge of Allegiance.”  (Please wait 10 seconds before beginning the pledge).

Attention all students:  If you are not feeling well, you must see the nurse first before leaving BHS.  Please do not make arrangements for your parent to pick you up until you have checked in with the nurse.

Come and hear what Psychology Club is all about!  There will be a 10 minute informational meeting after school this Wednesday in room C117.  Everyone is welcome.

This Thursday is movie night on the turf at 8:00 p.m. and free to all students.

Have you wanted to pass a bill or be a senator?  If so, Youth and Government Club is for you. There will be an informational meeting this Wednesday in room D108.  Please contact Mr. Bernard with any questions.

Do you want to affect change locally and globally?  Are you passionate about fighting for social justice?  Amnesty International will have an informational meeting tomorrow after school in room C123.  Contact Mr. Ray with any questions.

Are you interested in volunteering at the school, throughout the community, and internationally?  If so, Interact Club is for you.  We will be having an informational meeting this Wednesday after school in room B125.  Pizza will be served.

The boys swim team will hold an introductory team meeting this Wednesday after school in room C120.  Please contact Mr. Murray if you are interested but cannot make the meeting.

Pride Alliance provides a space for LGBTQ+ students and straight allies to gather, organize, learn and impact the BHS community for positive change.  Come find out more and support all things Pride at our kickoff celebration tomorrow in room A123.  See Ms. Tieri Ton for more information and follow us on twitter @BHSprideallies.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Please stand for a brief moment of silence followed by the “Pledge of Allegiance.”  (Please wait 10 seconds before beginning the pledge).

Graphics Studio Club is open to any current or former graphic arts students.  Club meets after school on Fridays in room A123. See Ms. Tieri Ton with any questions.

There will be an informational meeting before school this Monday, August 26th in room C207 about Science Olympiad team that is trying to form.  See Mrs. Platt or Mr. Tanka for more information.

Attention all students:  Dog Pound memberships are available online this year and deadline to sign up is this Sunday.  Check your email for more information.

This Thursday, August 29th is movie night on the turf at 8:00 p.m. and free to all students.

Have you wanted to pass a bill or be a senator?  If so, Youth and Government Club is for you. There will be an informational meeting this Wednesday, August 28th in room D108.  Please contact Mr. Bernard with any questions.

Do you want to affect change locally and globally?  Are you passionate about fighting for social justice?  Amnesty International will have an informational meeting this Tuesday, August 27th after school in room C123.  Contact Mr. Ray with any questions.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Please stand for a brief moment of silence followed by the “Pledge of Allegiance.”  (Please wait 10 seconds before beginning the pledge).

Anyone interested in joining the National Art Honor Society should attend the informational meeting today after school in room D115.  See Mrs. Zalkus with any questions.

Graphics Studio Club is open to any current or former graphic arts students.  Club meets after school on Fridays in room A123. See Ms. Tieri Ton with any questions.

There will be an informational meeting before school this Monday, August 26th before school in room C207 about Science Olympiad team that is trying to form.  See Mrs. Platt or Mr. Tanka for more information.

Dog Pound memberships are online only this year and due this Sunday night.  Check your email from Ms. Firnbach.

Next Thursday, August 29th is movie night on turf at 8:00 p.m. and free to all students.

Have you ever wanted to pass a bill or be a senator?  If so, Youth and Government Club is fo ryou.  The club will have its first meeting this Wednesday, August 28th in room D108.  Please contact Mr. Bernard for details.

Do you want to affect change locally and globally?  Are you passionate about fighting for social justice?  Come to room C123 after school on Tuesday, August 27th for the first meeting of Amnesty International and use your voice to tackle human rights issues.  Contact Mr. Ray with any questions.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Attention all seniors:  There will be a mandatory senior all class meeting tomorrow during late start in BFAC.  Please arrive by 7:20 a.m.. Attendance will be taken.

Open Circle will meet after school today in room B106.

Still need your ID picture taken?  Picture make-up is tomorrow in the atrium from 7:00-2:00 p.m. for students including seniors to have their ID taken.

Anyone interested in joining the National Art Honor Society should attend the informational meeting tomorrow after school in room D115.  See Mrs. Zalkus with any questions.

There will be an informational meeting before school this Monday, August 26th before school in room C207 about Science Olympiad team that is trying to form.  See Mrs. Platt or Mr. Tanka for more information.

Are you interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  Do you want to hang out and socialize while your friends play games?  Then you may want to check out Games Club at BHS. There will be an informational meeting today after school in room C200.  See Mr. Tanka with any questions.

Do you like to play chess?  Would you like to learn how to play chess?    There will be an informational meeting today after school in room C200.  See Mr.Tanka with any questions.

Ultimate Frisbee Club will be holding an informational meeting after school today in room C207.  See Mr. Marzullo with any questions.

Best Buddies mentor only call out meeting today after school in the LRC.  Donuts will be served.

Dog Pound memberships are online only this year and due this Sunday night.  Check your email from Ms. Firnbach.

Next Thursday, August 29th is movie night on turf at 8:00 p.m. and free to all students.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Anyone interested in joining the National Art Honor Society should attend the informational meeting this Thursday after school in room D115.  See Mrs. Zalkus with any questions.

Do you want to make a difference and develop life long friendships?  Best buddies is for you. Best Buddies is an international organization and BHS now has a chapter. You will develop one to one friendships with those who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Best Buddies with a mentor will meet tomorrow in the Windmill Room after school. Donuts will be served.

Anyone interested in trying out for the fishing team must email Mr. Drendel at brian.drendel@bps101.net or stop by room D204.  An informational meeting to learn more about the Fishing Team will be held this Thursday, August 22nd after school in room D204.

Are you interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  Do you want to hang out and socialize while your friends play games?  Then you may want to check out Games Club at BHS. There will be an informational meeting tomorrow after school in room C200.  See Mr. Tanka with any questions.

Do you like to play chess?  Would you like to learn how to play chess?    There will be an informational meeting tomorrow after school in room C200.  See Mr.Tanka with any questions.

Ultimate Frisbee Club will be holding an informational meeting after school tomorrow in room C207.  See Mr. Marzullo with any questions.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Still need your ID picture taken?  Picture make-up is this Thursday, August 22nd from 7:00-2:00pm in the atrium for students including seniors to have their ID taken.

Do you want to make a difference and develop life long friendships?  Best buddies is for you. Best Buddies is an international organization and BHS now has a chapter. You will develop one to one friendships with those who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Best Buddies with a mentor will meet this Wednesday, August 21st in the Windmill Room after school. Donuts will be served.

Anyone interested in trying out for the fishing team must email Mr. Drendel at brian.drendel@bps101.net or stop by room D204.  An informational meeting to learn more about the Fishing Team will be held on Thursday, August 22nd after school in room D204.

Are you interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  Do you want to hang out and socialize while your friends play games?  Then you may want to check out Games Club at BHS. There will be an informational meeting this Wednesday after school in room C200.  See Mr. Tanka with any questions.

Do you like to play chess?  Would you like to learn how to play chess?    There will be an informational meeting this Wednesday after school in room C200.  See Mr.Tanka with any questions.

Ultimate Frisbee Club will be holding an informational meeting after school this Wednesday in room C207.  See Mr. Marzullo with any questions.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Still need your ID picture taken?  Picture make-up is next Thursday, August 22nd from 7:00-2:00pm in the atrium for students including seniors to have their ID taken.

Key Club meetings happen twice a week on Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. and Thursdays at 2:45 p.m.  Both meetings will take place in the Windmill Conference Room. Key Club will have their first meetings on August 20th and 22nd.

If you are planning on wrestling or interested in wrestling and not in a fall sport, stop by the wrestling room tomorrow after school to talk to Coach Farwell and Coach Miller about the preseason schedule and other training opportunities.

Do you want to make a difference and develop life long friendships?  Best buddies is for you. Best Buddies is an international organization and BHS now has a chapter. You will develop one to one friendships with those who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Best Buddies with a mentor will meet next Wednesday, August 21st in the Windmill Room after school. Donuts will be served.

Anyone interested in trying out for the fishing team must email Mr. Drendel at brian.drendel@bps101.net or stop by room D204.  An informational meeting to learn more about the Fishing Team will be held on Thursday, August 22nd after school in room D204.

Eco Club, the conservation club of BHS, will meet this Monday, August 19th after school in room D208.  We will be doing prep work for the fall planting of the Living Classroom at the Wilson Street pond. Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

If you still need to turn in your physical and medical forms to the nurse, please check in with your first block teacher and turn your forms to the nurse’s office.  Nurse’s office is located in the main hallway across from the gym.

Still need your ID picture taken?  Picture make-up is next Thursday, August 22nd from 7:00-2:00pm in the atrium for students including seniors to have their ID taken.

Are you interested in joining the Dog Pound?  Memberships are on sale on- line. Be sure to follow @BDogPound on twitter for themes and updates.

Still need to pick up your yearbook?  Yearbooks can be picked up at the Main Street Reception desk.

Co-Op is collecting cans and bottles during all lunches.  Please help a good cause.

Key Club meetings happen twice a week on Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. and Thursdays at 2:45 p.m.  Both meetings will take place in the Windmill Conference Room. Key Club will have their first meetings on August 20th and 22nd.

The fall musical Mamma Mia is officially starting off with auditions today and tomorrow.  Visit the drama board in the music hallway to sign up for auditions.

Attention all students:  If you are not feeling well, you must see the nurse first before leaving BHS.  Please do not make arrangements for your parents to pick you up until you have checked in with the nurse.

If you are planning on wrestling or interested in wrestling and not in a fall sport, stop by the wrestling room tomorrow after school to talk to Coach Farwell and Coach Miller about the preseason schedule and other training opportunities.

Do you want to make a difference and develop life long friendships?  Best buddies is for you. Best Buddies is an international organization and BHS now has a chapter. You will develop one to one friendships with those who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Best Buddies with a mentor will meet next Wednesday, August 21st in the Windmill Room after school. Donuts will be served.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Reminder to all students:  Late start will begin tomorrow.

If you still need to turn in your physical and medical forms to the nurse, please check in with your first block teacher and turn your forms to the nurse’s office.  Nurse’s office is located in the main hallway across from the gym.

Still need your ID picture taken?  Picture make-up is next Thursday, August 22nd from 7:00-2:00pm in the atrium for students including seniors to have their ID taken.

Are you interested in joining the Dog Pound?  Memberships are on sale on- line. Be sure to follow @BDogPound on twitter for themes and updates.

Still need to pick up your yearbook?  Yearbooks can be picked up at the Main Street Reception desk.

Co-Op is collecting cans and bottles during all lunches.  Please help a good cause.

Key Club meetings happen twice a week on Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. and Thursdays at 2:45 p.m.  Both meetings will take place in the Windmill Conference Room. Key Club will have their first meetings on August 20th and 22nd.

Learn about the school’s year of drama program after school today in the black box at the BFAC.  We will be discussing the fall musical auditions and other drama opportunities.

The fall musical Mamma Mia is officially starting off with auditions tomorrow and Friday.  Visit the drama board in the music hallway to sign up for auditions.

Attention all students:  If you are not feeling well, you must see the nurse first before leaving BHS.  Please do not make arrangements for your parents to pick you up until you have checked in with the nurse.