ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE:
(by date posted)
2/19/18 Juniors, if you are interested in Senior Release or Late Start for next school year, please stop by the counseling office and pick up a contract. Once signed by your parents return to Mrs. Estrada. Deadline approaching...
2/18/18 Feb. 21 is the deadline if you want to take the TSI college readiness test for dual credit classes next year. Sign up in the Career Center or the Counseling Office.
2/18/18 Seniors: get your picture poster made for your post secondary decision - College? Military? Trade school? Click the link so you can get your poster up! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf7NVgipp5FTJZoiXoqqWKdmiQ7XCS2iJ5UZ5j7zJgMLNSsTg/viewform?c=0&w=1
2/15/18 Leadership summer camp at Texas Tech for Juniors: http://www.ttu.edu/camplead/Apply.php
2/11/18 9th-11th: If you want to take Dual Credit classes through ACC next year, sign up in the Career Center or the Counseling Office ASAP. You will have directions to follow before the actual test. Testing must be completed by Spring Break.
2/11/18 Incoming Freshman parent meeting: Monday 2/12/18 6:30pm BMS cafeteria - This is an informational session regarding course registration for next school year. Class of 2022!
2/8/18 Seniors, we are hosting a Scholarship and Financial Aid work night on Monday, February 12, 2018 in room 304 from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm at Bastrop High School. Seniors will be able to print scholarships and get their unofficial transcripts printed for local scholarships. Also, any senior that has not completed FAFSA or has any questions about FAFSA, will be able to work on their FAFSA with Financial Aid Specialists.
2/5/18 Class of 2019 parents: Please plan to attend the junior parent meeting on Thursday, February 8th during the STEAM Fest at 6:30 pm in the library. The counselors will be sharing information that is important for your student's senior year!
2/5/18 If your student is interested in taking advanced placement classes and tests next school year, please plan to attend the PAP/AP meeting on Thursday, February 8th during the STEAM Fest at 7:00 pm in the BHS library.
1/29/18 Seniors who want to earn the community service cord can pick up a service hour log from Ms. Cotta in the AP office. Completed logs are due on April 2, 2018.
AP Students: It's time to register for your AP exams. See Ms. Cotta in the AP office to register.
1/25/18 Senior Scholarship: Keep Bastrop County Beautiful http://keepbastropcountybeautiful.org/grants-and-scholarships
1/24/18 Seniors, Herff Jones will be here Thursday and Friday during the lunches to take graduation orders. If you were unable to attend the meeting yesterday, please stop by the front office for a packet.
1/23/18 Senator Watson will be on campus today during A Lunch. This civic engagement/voter registration event will provide another opportunity to register to vote for those who have not done so already.
1/23/18 Seniors, Herff Jones will be here Thursday and Friday during the lunches to take graduation orders. If you were unable to attend the meeting yesterday, please stop by the front office for a packet.
1/22/18 The deadline to make up attendance hours for first semester has been extended to Wednesday, January 31, 2018. If you owe hours, make sure you complete them before that day or you will have to retake the course in credit recovery. This Saturday, January 27 will be a double-hour Saturday School, to give you one last opportunity to get your hours made up before next week.
1/19/18 Did you fail a course last semester? Want to get caught up on your credits so you can enjoy your senior year? Sign up for intercession credit recovery today! Visit your counselor to get registered. Intercession is held in the credit recovery lab every morning from 8:00 - 8:35, Monday through Thursday from 4:30 - 6:00 and Saturdays from 8:30 - 12:30. Don't procrastinate....sign up today!
1/17/18 Parents of current ninth & tenth grade students, please plan to join the counselors in the Bastrop High School Cafeteria on Wed, January 24th @ 6:30 PM for a quick meeting to learn about scheduling for next school year & for the ACC Kickoff/Info session pertaining to Dual Credit.
1/7/18 In need of community service hours or want to serve? Check this out... http://bplteens.weebly.com/volunteering.html
1/4/18 Bastrop County Soil & Water Conservation District has a scholarship opportunity for graduates that are interested in pursuing higher ed in agricultural studies. A 150 word essay is required. They'll award 3 scholarships throughout the county. Essays are due at 5:00pm on April 6!
12/19/17 Texas A&M new application deadline is January 2. Whoop!
12/5/17 Duke Summer Opportunities for high school students - Go to: http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students
12/4/17 We have two upcoming events for volunteer and/or community service opportunities: Ring the Bell (Salvation Army) Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Walmart & Hobby Lobby and the Coats for Kids Event at Cedar Creek Middle School Saturday, December 16, 2017. Sign-up online in the college and career center!
12/1/17 December 16 - CCMS 2-4pm meals, coats, toys - 1st come 1st serve FREE Santa will make an appearance Shuttles running from BIS, BHS and Lost Pines
11/28/17 We have two upcoming events for volunteer and/or community service opportunities: Ring the Bell (Salvation Army) Sat, Dec 9 at Walmart and Hobby Lobby: Sign-up here: https://goo.gl/forms/1FNr9RV1UcxvzYAZ2
Coats for Kids Event at CCMS Sat, Dec 16: Sign-up here: https://goo.gl/forms/L8xdANNiChTNy2Xb2
11/28/17 Bastrop Municipal Court is in need of a student worker. See Mrs. Mutschink at BHS for more information.
11/27/17 The last day to make up attendance hours will be January 24, 2018. If you owe hours, make sure you complete them before that day or you will have to retake the course in credit recovery. Double hour Saturday School will be held on December 16 and January 20.
11/17/17 Senior Scholarship Opportunity: Is your family a Farm Bureau Member?
Go here :https://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/
11/16/17 FREE holiday meals will be served next week in Bastrop, Smithville, Del Valle, and Giddings. Meals will begin on Saturday, 11/18 and end on Thanksgiving, Thursday 11/23. You may pick up a flyer with details regarding these meals on the shelf in the counseling office.
11/15/17 Summery Discovery & Internships at UT Austin this summer. Check it out here: https://www.summerdiscovery.com/u-texas-austin
11/15/17 Need community service? help needed with various Texas school playoff games at Memorial Stadium - See Mr. G for more details
11/7/17 Sonic - now hiring!! Apply online at : email@example.com/jobs Use store #1681
11/5/17 The last day to make up attendance hours will be January 24, 2018. If you owe hours, make sure you complete them before that day or you will have to retake the course in credit recovery. Double hour Saturday School will be held on November 11,December 16 and January 20.
11/5/17 Next week is Domestic Violence Awareness Week at BHS. Friday’s Pep Rally and Football Game is Go Purple for Domestic and Dating Violence Awareness. Even though teen relationships may be different from adult ones, teenagers might experience the same types of physical, sexual, verbal and emotional abuse that adults do. You should take violence in your relationship seriously. If you or someone you know has a question about a relationship, healthy or unhealthy, call the Family Crisis Center’s 24 hour Hotline at 512-303-7755
11/5/17 Senior Scholarship opportunity - Want a career in Health Care? St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship - click here: https://sdfscholarships.fluidreview.com/
10/31/17 Two talented graduating seniors will be selected to represent Texas at the 2018 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC). Student delegates attend the STEM and outdoor adventure program, at no charge. Travel is included. The students also spend several days in Washington, DC.
Applications open on November 1, 2017, and online applications close on February 28, 2018 at 6:00pm EST. The dates of NYSC are planned for June 27 - July 21, 2018. Only students who can attend the entire session should plan to apply. Additional information is available at http://apply.nysc.org.
10/31/17 Sophomores: Are you a leader? Do you want to work on your communication skills? Are you heading towards big things? The HOBY leadership seminar is for you! Represent the sophomore class by signing up for this esteemed honor! See Mrs. Zamora by Nov. 6.
10/30/17 Seniors, this is for you. If you are living apart from your parents or guardians, temporarily living with a friend or relative, moving around a lot, or camping or crashing in different places some nights then the McKinney-Vento FAFSA could be important to you. It's college application and financial aid season, but if you aren't with your parents, you may wonder how you'll pay for college and apply for financial aid on your own. We may have a solution for you. Being separated from your parents does not have to lock you out of college! If you or someone you know is separated from parents and needs help applying for financial aid for college, text the word @BISDPATHS to the number 81010, or go see the school social worker in the counselor's office for more information about your options.
10/26/17 If your club or organization is interested in serving the community or if you personally are in need of community services hours, please see Mrs. Rector in the counseling office for a neat opportunity for 6 hours per week, right here in Bastrop. Free food is included!
10/24/17 Come out this Saturday to the Bastrop Convention Center from 9am to 3pm for The Summit sponsored by the Family Crisis Center. The Summit is an event that empowers youth to end teen dating violence and intolerance. Summit is an excellent opportunity for teens and adults to learn about the issue of teen dating violence, how to address it, and the role they can play in establishing healthy relationships. There will be swag bags with freebies, coupons, and other items. There will be free breakfast and lunch for all who attend!!!
10/18/17 The next Credit by Exam test opportunity will be the week of November 6th - 10th. If you are interested, please get the registration form from Mrs. Estrada in the counseling office. The deadline is Thursday, October 19th and your deposit must be included.
10/2/7 Free Money Smart classes begin at BHS next Tuesday, October 10th from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in the BHS library. Register @ https://bisdtx.ce.eleyo.com/course/343/fall-2017/money-smart-for-grades-9-12
9/28/17 Register for THE SUMMIT - Youth Ending Teen Dating Violence #whatisURrole (You get breakfast, lunch, and a swag bag. It’s FREE!) https://sites.google.com/view/thesummit2017
9/26/17 Classic Bank in Bastrop, will hold a 22-week FREE financial class in BHS library on Tuesdays, beginning 10/10/17. https://bisdtx.ce.eleyo.com/course/343/fall-2017/money-smart-for-grades-9-12
9/25/17 The annual "See you at the Pole" event will be Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 8am on the lawn beside the 100 hall. This is an annual global event and all are welcome to come and pray for their country, schools, friends and families. See Mrs. Zamora or Coach Blunt if you have any questions.
9/18/17 Check U of Houston's Open House - at the COUGAR PREVIEW on Oct. 21 or Nov. 11. See more at: http://www.uh.edu/admissions/connect/schedule-visit/cougar-preview/
9/18/17 Senior parent meeting Thursday, September 21, at 6:30pm BHS cafeteria. Preparing for life after high school and what to do this year.
/15/17 Opportunity for Volunteer Hours. Smithville Alzheimer's Walk. Sept 30 http://p2p.charityengine.net/txalzfayettecowalk17 For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org.
9/10/17 ACC is hosting a College/Career Exploration Showcase Sept. 30. Go to: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eejuowasa2e95307&llr=c66spqqab
9/10/17 Beyond the Bell is now underway for students needing tutoring or credit recovery. Go to: Counseling Office or the Career Center to sign up.
9/10/17 Want to earn a Service cord for graduation? See Ms. Cotta in the AP office to get the form.
8/28/17 Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management 512-303-4300
Call this hotline to get assistance with immediate needs and home evaluations.
8/18/17 STUDENTS! Please pick up your 2017-2018 schedules from the BHS cafeteria Monday morning before 8:35am, August 21! See you then!!
7/24/17 FRESHMEN... It's almost time!!!! Can't wait to see you at Bear Camp August 8, 2017 @ 8:30 for registration in BHS cafetorium. It begins @ 9.
7/18/17 Volunteers are needed to help perform the Cardiac Heart Screening at CCHS 7-29. If interested, please sign up here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-on-july-29-2017-at-cedar-creek-hs-for-heart-screening-tickets-35364075903
6/18/17 STAAR Re-tests this week: June 19th – English I
June 20th – Biology, Algebra
June 21st – English 2
June 22nd – US History, Make-ups
6/17/17For Parents wanting to know more about college planning:https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/for-parents?ep_ch=PR&ep_mid=11385473&ep_rid=138900999
6/7/17 Job position for 18 or older: Deep in the Heart Foundry in Bastrop. 2 positions $10-12 per hour email@example.com
6-5-17 There are 3 foreign exchange students needed a host family. If you are interested or for more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seniors: Awesome Hispanic student scholarship opportunity - https://www.lnesc.org/exxonmobillnesc-scholarship
5/17/17 Repost: Very cool opportunity! Apply here to be a part of a Free College and Career Exploration Road Trip:
5/12/17 9th-11th grade Awards Ceremony
Monday, May 15, 1:30pm @PAC
Senior Awards Night
Wednesday, May 17, 6:30pm @PAC
5/9/17 Check out UT's Summer Institutes!! What a cool opportunity.
5/5/17 Discover what's out there on a free road trip through our region of TX! Apply here to participate in a documentary: http://roadtripnation.texas-roadtrip.sgizmo.com/s3/
5/4/17 Summer School Info and EOC Camp information should be available on the web TODAY!
5/4/17 Free Medical Care in Round Rock on July 29th from 9am - 4pm! See your counselor for details.
5/3/17 Taking the SAT Saturday? Here's your test day checklist: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/test-day-checklist
5/2/17 Interested in Becoming a Doctor? Check out the Pre-Med Summer Youth Academy opportunity:
4/19/17 Final Payment for the AP tests is due by Friday, April 28th to Ms. Cotta in the AP office. Payments made after April 28th will incur a $30 late fee.
4/19/17 We will be offering double hours for Saturday school on
4/13/17 Senior Release forms for next year will be available Tues, April 18. Please turn them in to the counseling office by Fri, April 28!
4/12/17 Summer Discovery Internship Opportunities at the University of Colorado Boulder http://secure.campaigner.com/csb/Public/show/fophq--bzypn-5p547z35
4/10/17 Health Rodeo @Elgin High School April 22 11-2pm FREE Health & Info Fair - Lots of fun activities and Health screenings For more info: (512)476-8636
4/5/17 Deadline for Applications for the Duke Summer Academy for H.S. Students is April 14th. What a unique experience!
4/3/17 Need to makeup hours for attendance? Contact your counselor for an opportunity to help AND earn up to 5 hours!
3/31/17 This looks like a neat opportunity for the summer FOR A GROUP of students! https://locker.txssc.txstate.edu/560e2728bfc306b2ca0e204f378d71e8/youth-preparedness-camp.html …
3/30/17 Here is a great opportunity for students to serve the community! Interested 9th,10th, & 11th graders could participate next school year with the Family Crisis Center Youth Advisory Board. Contact Christine Rector for the flyer.
3/30/17 Today Is Our Biggest Online College Fair. Log in to participate in ALL ACCESS DAY, the virtual college fair. http://www.collegeweeklive.com/
3/30/17 Duke University’s Summer Academy for High School Students. http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/duke-summer-academy
3/28/17 Scholarship for Junior Athletes: Wendy's High School Heisman http://us8.campaign-archive2.com/?u=e1576373df2cf1a8b2733dadb&id=52b2861dae&e=e8646dbbbe
3/27/17 Seniors who have not ordered a cap or gown for graduation need to order online or call the Herf Jones office ASAP.
3/24/17 Attention Seniors: Service Hour Logs for the Community Service Cord Program are due by 4:30 P.M. on Monday, April 3rd. See Ms. Cotta in the AP office with any questions.
3/24/17 Attention Students: All hours from first semester are due Monday, March 27. Please see Ms. Cotta in the AP office with any questions.
3/24/17 Today is the last day to opt out of AP testing. Students in AP courses will be automatically enrolled if they do not opt out. See Ms. Cotta in the AP Office.
3/20/17 Attention Students: All hours from first semester are due March 27, 2017. Please see Ms. Cotta in the AP office with any questions.
3/19/17 College Bound Seniors: New jobs with the Dept of Veterinary Sciences for 3 Student Externs in the Squirrel Monkey colony, Smithville campus. Go to: https://www.mdanderson.org/research/departments-labs-institutes/labs/shen-laboratory/contact-us.html
3/10/17 Students in AP courses can now pay for the AP exams they will take in May. You may make payments throughout the spring semester. Students enrolled in AP courses will be automatically registered for the exam, unless they opt out of testing. See Ms. Cotta in the assistant principal office to opt out of testing.
3/9/17 Last day to retest for a portion of the TSI for 9th - 11th graders is Sat, March 25th. GET SIGNED UP TODAY in the College & Career Center!
3/8/17 What to Expect on SAT Test Day… https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/what-to-expect
3/7/17 The Horizons Scholarship supports 5 outstanding high school students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. The program provides immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving high school students. Students need not have a computer science background! Our curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizely engineers alongside PhDs in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications. The program is 7 weeks during the summer. Go to: http://www.joinhorizons.com/scholarship
3/3/17 Girls - Need help getting ready for prom? Sign up for this free service to help with the dress and much more! Go to utprojectprincess.com
3/1/17 Check out University of Houston: http://uhouston.imodules.com/controls/email_marketing/admin/email_marketing_email_viewer.aspx?sid=1442&gid=18&eiid=6462&seiid=3839&usearchive=1&puid=fc2e6d51-021b-443c-90dd-0cac76ca612e
2/27/17 The last credit by exam test opportunity for this school year is scheduled for the second week of April. If you are interested in taking a credit by exam test, please see your counselor. The deadline for registration forms is Wednesday, March 8th.
2/24/17 Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) Community Parent night on Tues, March 7 @ The University of Texas - Austin, 6:30–8:30 pm (light refreshments) Email email@example.com for the flyer in English and Spanish
2/22/17 Are you a freshman with a 90 or above GPA? Do you want to work on your leadership and communications skills? See Mrs. Estrada or Mrs. Zamora in the Counseling Office if you are interested in going to a Debate workshop in San Antonio this summer. 4 freshmen will go FREE!
2/21/17 Seniors: Your Senior "Give Back" project is due this 6 weeks to your English teacher. Also if you want to earn the Community Service Cord, the form is due April 3, by 4:30pm, to Mrs. Cotta in the AP office.
2/20/17 MD Anderson-Keeling Center’s annual Community Open House on April 21, 2017 from 3:00- 7:00 pm. Lab demo, science area, animal projects.
2/17/17 Using the Common App for a college application? Check out the essay prompt changes: https://www.commonapp.org/whats-appening/application-updates/common-application-announces-2017-2018-essay-prompts
2/10/17 11th gr: ACC's deadline for TSI completion for NEW Dual Credit students for summer & fall is 3-31. Deadline for registration is 2-17!!
2/7/17 All current 9th, 10th and 11th graders - If you have not done your schedule of classes for next year, please sign up to see your Counselor by next week.
2/3/17 9th & 10th gr: ACC's deadline for TSI completion for NEW Dual Credit students for summer & fall is 3-31. Deadline for registration is 2-10!!
2/2/17 Clarification: In the presentation this evening, I misspoke. Texas A&M automatically accepts the top 10% (not top 8%). So sorry, Mrs. Rector
2/1/17 Texas Tech Camp L.E.A.D. - Interested Juniors - check out this leadership building opportunity http://www.ttu.edu/camplead/Apply.php
2/1/17 Questions about Financial Aid? Go go: studentaid.gov
1/27/17 Struggling with College Selection? This blog may help... https://suite.targetx.com/suite4sf/email/bin/redir.php?id=0006252139-0036100000yZf8DAAS
1/26/17 TX A&M High School Seniors - Leadership workshop:
1/26/17 Good list to check out: 7 Useful Ways to Prepare for College! https://medium.com/@raiseme/5-useful-ways-to-prepare-for-college-61f4c54aaba4#.cew3bjc5p
1/25/17 Attention Parents of Juniors: Please plan to attend Parent University Presents: "The Countdown Begins... Preparing for Senior Year" in the BHS Library Thursday, February 2nd at 6:30 PM. STEAM Fest will be going on in the cafeteria at the same time, so it's a great evening to attend both.
1/20/17 ACC's Health Science Open House on Saturday, 2/25/17 10-2:00pm at ACC Eastview Campus. http://sites.austincc.edu/events/health-sciences-open-house-february-25/
1/19/17 SAT at BHS Saturday? Bring your admission ticket, pencils, calculator and photo id.
1/6/17 Attention Bastrop High School Parents of Ninth and Tenth Graders!!
Parent University Presents our ACC Kickoff and Freshmen and Sophomore Parent Meeting! We will be discussing scheduling for next school year and sharing important information about dual credit courses offered by Austin Community College professors on our campus. Please plan to attend at 6:30 PM - Thursday, January 12th in the BHS Cafeteria.
1/6/17 The next Credit By Exam testing window is the week of February 13. See your counselor if you are interested.
12/13/16 Interested in taking the January 21st SAT Test? Just a reminder - The registration deadline is December 21st!
12/12/16 BHS students now have the opportunity to be a legislative page. A student may serve one three-hour shift on the Senate floor during the 85th Legislative Session January 11-May 12. Students will assist the Senate messengers and may observe committee hearings or work on the Senate floor. 18 years of age or younger. Opportunity sent by Kirk Watson.
Tell the students to contact Mrs. Zamora if they are interested.
12/9/16 There are still 6 helpful FAFSA Webinars coming up. Check them out if you need help getting student aid. http://fsaregistration.ed.gov/events/fsa-webinar-series/event-summary-521b46f4703846a9b6f9bff8169d73af.aspx
12/7/16 Another scholarship opportunity!! http://usascholarships.com/the-foot-locker-scholar-athletes-program/
11/30/16 Texas Virtual College Fair - December 6th! Join the conversation from 10 AM to 5 PM. Chat w/ admissions counselors!
11/30/16 SAT Testing this Saturday? Click the link provided here "What Students Need to Know for Test Day!" https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/test-day-checklist?ep_ch=PR&ep_mid=11320671&ep_rid=147610650
11/29/16 Scholarship opportunity for a student affected by a disability. More information at: https://www.summitdisabilitylawgroup.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarship/
11/28/16 Are you interested in taking a Personal Financial Literacy class next semester? Please see your counselor by December 7.
11/28/16 Bastrop ISD Coats for Kids: 12-10-16 from 4-6pm @ Mina Elementary. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. https://www.facebook.com/BastropISDCommunityServices/?hc_ref=SEARCH
11/11/16 Saturday school 11/12 is double hours! If you have any questions or need an attendance sheet, stop by the AP office and see Ms. Cotta.
11/7/16 Summer at Duke 2017! Go to this website if you are interested in Duke's Summer programs. http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students
11/4/16 Taking tomorrow's SAT? Reading this! "What students need to know for test day..." https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/test-day-checklist?ep_ch=PR&ep_mid=11312815&ep_rid=147610650
11/3/16 Summer Discovery and Internships at UT and other colleges! Click here:
10/28/16 Wednesday the 2nd of November is the last day to register for the next Credit By Exam.
10/27/16 Watch this video: https://vimeo.com/188042522 . Then if you want to join raise.me, follow this link: https://www.raise.me/join/3210497360 . MICROSCHOLARSHIPS!
10/21/16 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: Apply here by Jan. 5, 2017 https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/
10/17/16 SHSU Open House for Elliott T. Bowers Honors College 11/12/16 11am Olson Auditorium SAT:1270 or ACT:27 or Top 10% Email email@example.com for more information
10/13/16 Sophomores: Are you a leader? Do you want to work on your communication skills? Are you heading towards big things? The HOBY leadership seminar is for you! Represent the sophomore class by signing up for this esteemed honor! See Mrs. Zamora by Friday.
10/12/16 Interested in testing out of a course? See your counselor. The deadline for registration for the next credit by exam test is 11/2/16.
10/11/16 Attention students who are NOT currently enrolled in ACC classes: If you would like to take dual credit classes next semester, please come see your counselor this week!
9/30/16 SAT tomorrow? Be on time! Bring ticket, photo id, pencils, approved calculator. Good Luck!!
9/28/16 TONIGHT - B.E.S.T. College Night from 6:30 - 8:30 in the BHS Cafeteria! Don't forget the G.T.F.C.U. Scholarship is due this evening as well.
9/14/16 Senior parent meeting: Sept. 22, Thursday, 6:30pm BHS cafeteria
Come here about preparing for life after high school for your Senior student
9/4/16 GTFCU scholarship is available in the Career Center and online here: https://www.gtfcu.org/assets/files/OrYrFegj/2016/05/04/2016BEST_ScholarshipApp.pdf Due: 9/28/16 at B.E.S.T. Scholarship night
7/11/16 If you are interested in getting Credit by taking an Exam, call you counselor this week. The deadline to sign up for summer testing is 7/18.
7/7/16 Great ACT/SAT websites!
6/30/16 We have added a DUAL CREDIT course to the fall schedule! If you are interested in taking an ACC class called Effective Learning - Strategies for College Success, please contact Christine Rector at 512-772-27209 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5/17/16 Senior Awards May 24, 6:30pm at the PAC
5/17/16 ACT registration deadline for June 20 test is this Friday!
5/11/16 Students, hours are due this Friday, May 13, 2016. If you have questions, see Malina. If you don't recover hours, you don't receive credit.
5/11/16 Seniors: Final Transcript Request Forms are available in registrar's office & CCC. Fill out & turn in! If you take ACC classes, add that!
5/9/16 Attention Seniors - All Obligations need to be cleared including textbooks, library books, and any organization that you owe money to. You will not be allowed to participate in the senior trip or graduation ceremonies if you have outstanding obligations. So get your textbooks turned in and clear up any money owed as soon as possible.
5/9/16 Seniors…..Herff Jones will be here on May 18 during the lunches to deliver caps and gowns.
5/9/16 If you plan to go on the senior trip, the deadline to purchase your ticket was extended to Tuesday, May 10th (tomorrow). See Ms. Johnson.
5/3/16 SAT registration deadline is May 11 for the June 4 test. Juniors take advantage!
5/2/16 Scores from the March administration of the SAT will be available online through students’ College Board accounts on May 10th.
4/29/16 The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is looking for a project Intern. Paid Position. Contact Mrs. Womble @ 303-0558.
4/28/16 COLLEGE SIGNING DAY! Today at BHS noon to 1pm. Come see where our Seniors are going! military - college - university
4/25/16 NHS Induction Ceremony tonight at the PAC.
4/25/16 Seniors: Final Transcript Request Forms are now available in the registrar's office and the Career Center. If you know where you will be attending college this fall please fill out the Final Transcript Request form and turn it into the registrar's office. If you have taken any ACC classes, please make sure to add ACC to the form.
4/19/16 Our AP teachers are offering free AP exam review sessions on the following dates.
English 3: April 9 and 30, 8 am-12 pm
English 4: Saturday 4/16 from 12:30-4:30.
Human Geography AP - April 16th, 23rd and 30th from 9am - 12:00 pm.
AP World History - Saturday, 4/30 1:00- 5:00, Wednesdays in April 4:30-6:00.
AP U.S. Government - Saturday 4/30 8:00-12:00
AP Macroeconomics - May 4th-5th, and May 9th-10th from 4:15-6:15
AP Psychology- April 25th and 26th from 4:15-6:15
AP Spanish Language - Saturday, April 16 8:30-12:30 and Thursday April 21 4:30-6:30
AP Chemistry - Mondays in April from 4:30 - 6:30
Physics 1: Tues/Thursday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on 4/19, 4/21, 4/26, 4/28
Biology AP - Wednesday 4/20 and Thursdays 4/21 and 4/28 from 4:15-6:15
AP Statistics - Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 8:30am-12:00pm and Monday, April, 18, 2016 from 11:00am-2:30pm
AP Calculus - Two afternoons a week from 4:30-5:30 as scheduled by the students.
4/12/6 Attention sophomores & juniors: Interested in taking ACC classes this summer on the BHS campus? See your counselor ASAP to register. If you already received a form, please get that completed and returned right away. ACC Advising is the week of the 25th.
4/10/16 Great deals on Dell products: www.dell.com/Dell4Education Enter: Bastrop Independent School District, TX
4/7/16 Attention sophomores & juniors: Interested in taking ACC classes this summer on the BHS campus? See your counselor ASAP to register. If you already received a form, please get that completed and returned right away. ACC Advising is the week of the 25th.
4/4/16 Senior Scholarship: Texas Lost Pines Riding Club Deadline April 22. Application in the Career Center.
4/1/16 Two more sessions of SAT prep classes will be held this spring. Students may register in the College and Career Center. Cost is $35 and includes practice assessment, analysis of practice assessment, consumable prep book and specialized instruction designed to raise SAT scores.
3/31/16 Seniors: new scholarship St. Paul Scholarship Foundation - Go here: http://www.stpaulscholarship.org/Programs.html
3/28/16 Free 12 week College Readiness Program from ACC's Highland Campus. Click the link for more info. FIND YOUR PATH! http://www.austincc.edu/degrees-and-certificates/find-classes/college-skills-and-career-planning/college-prep-program
3/28/16 SAT May 7 - Registration deadline is April 8
3/22/16 UT MD Anderson Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research OPEN HOUSE; April 22, 3pm-7pm 650 Cool Water Drive
3/22/16 If you are interested in taking ACC-dual credit classes this summer or next fall, you must sign up to take the TSI test. Sign up in the Counseling Office or see your counselor if you have any questions.
Want to become a Dental Assistant? Call 512-350-0867 for details on the 13 week Saturday only dental assisting course or see your counselor.
3/21/16 SENIORS: If you have Late Start or Senior Release, you MUST BE off campus, unless working in the library or the College/Career Center.
3/21/16 Seniors: New scholarship - The Good South Clothing Co. - http://thegoodsouth.com/pages/our-cause Deadline: April 15
3/11/16 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship due March 30.
3/11/16 Tomorrow is double hours Saturday School. All students attending need to bring work to do. If you do not have classwork please bring a book to read.
3/7/16 Last day to register for AP exams is Friday, March 11. $15 deposit for each test.
Most local scholarships DUE TOMORROW 4:15!
2/29/16 There are newly opened job opportunities at the Bastrop campus within the Department of Veterinary Sciences for four (4) Student Externs in the Squirrel Monkey colony. IInterested candidates must be able to provide proof of current college enrollment for the summer or upcoming fall semester. The pay range will be based on current classification status (i.e. freshman, sophomore, etc.). These positions will end on or before August 31, 2016.
Please contact Jennifer Kurtz at 512-332-5210 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
2/29/16 EXPLORE UT is Saturday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explore UT, the big open house held every year at the University of Texas at Austin, invites K-12 students, teachers and families to come for a day of learning and fun. The event is free, and there is no registration required. You just go to the activities of your choice. Families may come on their own to take part in more than 330 activities, including visiting laboratories, museums and libraries.
2/28/16 AP Students, sign up with Mrs. Malina for the AP tests in May. You only need to pay $15 deposit per test to register. Deadline to register is March 11.
2/18/16 University of Houston OPEN HOUSE - The Couger Preview - April 2 - check it out http://www.uh.edu/admissions/connect/schedule-visit/cougar-preview/index.php
2/17/16 The next Credit By Exam test will be in April. The form is due March 4. Sign up to see your counselor if you are interested.
2/17/16 The College & Career Center will start highlighting all of our local scholarships everyday until March 8th or tweet helpful hints.
2/17/16 If you missed BHS FAFSA night, you can attend CCHS FAFSA/TAFSA night. Thursday 2/18/16 at CCHS.
2/16/16 Seniors: New Scholarship VFW 2527 Auxiliary: Ruby Hendrix & Geneva Klaus - must be a child or grandchild of a veteran: GO TO CAREER CENTER
2/16/16 Registration is now being accepted for the SAT prep class taught at BHS. Cost is $35. Sign up in the Career Center. Includes many extras.
2/15/16 Registration is now being accepted for the SAT prep class. Cost is $35 and includes practice assessment, analysis of practice assessment, consumable prep book and specialized instruction designed to raise SAT scores. For more information sign up in the College and Career Center.
2/15/16 AP Students, sign up with Mrs. Malina for the AP tests in May. You only need to pay $15 deposit per test to register. Deadline to register is March 14.
2/15/16 FAFSA tonight! 6-8pm in the BHS library.
2/12/16 You may have heard of CRCA, the Colorado River Collegiate Academy where students can earn an Associate's Degree from Austin Community College while at the same time completing their high school diploma. All current 9th grade students who are interested in transferring to the Colorado River Collegiate Academy next year, can apply now. There are 15 open seats for the Class of 2019.
2/12/16 FAFSA or TASFA on Monday, February 15th from 6:00 - 8:00 in the BHS Library. Financial Aid Advisors will be available to assist you. Pre-register on the College and Career Center website. For more information, you may contact the College and Career Center at 512-772-7217.
2/11/16 All Grades: Create a Greeting Card Scholarship Deadline: Feb. 25 Go here:http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm
2/11/16 Seniors: Mary Church Terrell District Scholarship: African American Male or Female: deadline April 1 - Go to the Career/College Center today
2/8/16 Discover Midwestern State University! Check out this website for Friday showcases of each program of study: www.mwsu.edu/admissions/discovermsu
2/8/16 Seniors: Mary A. Fisk Scholarship app is due 2/22 or email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
2/5/16 A+ Federal Credit Union extended their deadline to 2/15! Apply Online! https://aplusfcu.org/scholarships
2/5/16 Bun Run for the Cure - fun run for the cure and scholarship for Seniors 4/23/16 bunrunforthecure.com
2/5/16 2016-2017 Course Selection Guide now available at
2/5/16 Registration is now being accepted for the SAT prep class. Cost is $35 and includes practice assessment, analysis of practice assessment, consumable prep book and specialized instruction designed to raise SAT scores. For more information sign up in the College and Career Center.
2/5/16 AP Students, sign up with Mrs. Malina for the AP tests in May. You only need to pay $15 deposit per test to register. Deadline to register is March 14.
2/5/16 Parent University Presents: Freshman & Junior Guidance Meetings next Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30 pm. 9th grade parents meet in the BHS Cafe & 11th grade parents meet in the BHS Library.
2/5/16 LISTEN UP SENIORS! Herff Jones will be back next Thursday, February 11 during the lunches to take graduation, cap and gown orders. Don’t forget to bring your order form and money on Thursday, February 11.
2/2/16 Herff Jones will be back for Senior orders on Feb. 11.
2/1/16 SENIORS: Buick Achievers Scholarships: engineering, technology, design, with an interest in automotive industry www.buickachievers.com
2/1/16 AP Students, sign up with Mrs. Malina for the AP tests in May. You only need to pay $15 deposit per test to register. Deadline to register is March 14.
1/31/16 SENIORS: MEXAUSTIN Scholarship application is now available at www.MexAustin.com GPA 2.5 and 1st or 2nd generation, Deadline Apr. 30
1/31/16 Parent University Presents: Freshman & Junior Guidance Meetings ~ February 9th at 6:30 pm. 9th gr. parents meet in the BHS Cafe & 11th gr. parents meet in the BHS Library.
1/29/16 Legal clinic available for Bastrop ISD families
An evening legal clinic for individuals who wish to apply for free legal services through Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Volunteer Legal Services, and Bastrop County Bar Association will be held Feb. 2, March 1, April 5 and May 3 at Bastrop Intermediate School library, 509 Old Austin Hwy, Bastrop. At the clinic, applicants complete an application and may briefly meet with a volunteer attorney to discuss their legal problem. All applications are then later reviewed by Legal Aid to determine if the applicant is eligible for representation. No criminal or immigration matters. Applicants may sign in between 4:15 and 6 p.m. No one will be allowed to sign in after 6 p.m. Spanish language interpreters are available at each clinic. For more information about the clinics, call Texas RioGrande Legal Aid at 512-374-2700, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
1/27/16 If you would like to find out more information about what the military has to offer, sign up to attend a presentation which will be held this Friday, January 29th during Bear Time. Sign up in the College and Career Center to attend.
1/27/16 Herff Jones will be in the cafeteria taking senior orders for caps and gowns and graduation supplies on Thursday, January 28 and Friday, January 29 during the lunches.
1/27/16 EXPLORE UT (Free, Fun for your Family) is Saturday, March 5th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. https://exploreut.utexas.edu/
1/25/16 Parents of 10th Graders: The ACC Kickoff and Sophomore Parent Meeting is at 6:30 PM - Tuesday, January 26th in the BHS Cafe. PLEASE COME!
1/19/16 Want to live off campus in College Station, Denton or Austin? See Mr. Mouser in the Career Center for the Texas Student Housing Scholarship
1/14/16 Spaces Filling Quickly! Apply Now for your Summer at Duke University!
http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students or http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/duke-summer-academy
1/12/16 Law Related Education Parent Academy Jan. 16 @ Gateway DAEP School (Lunch provided) Contact Gateway for more information 512-772-7820
1/12/16 Registration link for Financial Aid Night February 15 at Bastrop High School.
1/12/16 Scholarship and Trip!!! 10th-12th graders - Bluebonnet Gov in Action
Application at: https://www.bluebonnetelectric.coop/Bluebonnet/media/pdf/scholarships/2016/2016_BEC_GYT_APPLICATION_fillable.pdf
Due Jan. 29
1/7/16 Tomorrow 1/8/16 is the last day to make schedule changes for this semester. Please sign up to see your counselor ASAP if you have concerns.
1/7/16 Mobile Resources To Support Behavioral Health: Download Free Apps From SAMHSA
1/7/16 TOMORROW January 8 is the registration deadline for the February 6 ACT test. Please visit the College & Career Center if you're interested.
1/5/16 The next Credit by Exam testing session is the week of Feb 15. If you are interested, please sign up to see your counselor. Form due Jan 15.
12/15/15 A local scholarship book has been given to each Senior. Please use your holiday time to get organized!
12/8/15 Bun Run for the Cure scholarship application is now available in the College/Career Center. The race will be April 23, 2016.
12/7/15 STAAR retests this week. Please don't be absent! Get a good night's sleep and eat a good breakfast.
12/1/15 All schedule changes for Spring semester must be done by Tuesday, December. 15. Sign up to see your Counselor if necessary.
11/30/15 Plan to attend college in 2016? ACC is hosting a “Destination ACC” event this Saturday Dec. 5th from 9-4. See your counselor for details.
11/17/15 Visit ACC for college info and enrollment help on Dec. 5, Saturday 9am-4pm. Enrollment assistance, financial aid help, information
11/16/15 Duke Summer Programs - check it out!
11/13/15 Congratulations to Francesca Ramirez, our 10th grade representative for HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Award).
11/9/15 2015 Coats for Kids Distribution Day is Dec. 12 at the Parmer Events Center in Austin.
11/4/15 Are you interested in attending DUKE next summer as a high school student? Go here for more info: http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students
11/4/15 If you are scheduled to take the SAT test this Saturday, remember you will need to have your admission ticket, a valid photo I.D. and a calculator. Calculators will not be provided. If you have questions, stop by the college and career center.
11/2/15 Is your student planning on taking the SAT on January 23rd? Would they like to improve their SAT scores? Registration is currently being accepted for the BHS SAT Prep class. The deadline to turn in registration forms to the campus Career Center is 4:30 pm on Nov 5th. Only 30 seats are available for this session so register today! Complete the attached form and return with $35 check payable to Bastrop High School.
10/29/15 Tomorrow Friday, October 30th is the deadline to register for fall Credit By Exam Testing. Please remember to turn in the CBE forms and deposit to your counselor by then.
10/27/2015 The ACT originally scheduled for Saturday, October 24th at Bastrop High School has been rescheduled for this upcoming Saturday, October 31st. Students can re-print their admission ticket for Saturday's test. Any questions can be directed to the college and career center.
10/26/15 Seniors: Texas State University will be in the College & Career Center tomorrow, Tuesday, October 27th. Sign up today if you're interested.
10/23/15 SAT Prep Class @ BHS for SENIORS begins Nov. 7. Forms given out in Eng 4/Brit Lit or go to the Counseling Office or Career Center.
10/20/15 B.E.S.T. COLLEGE NIGHT tomorrow, 6:30pm at BHS Cafe - Don't miss it!! Scholarship apps are also due.
10/19/2015 Attention Juniors and Seniors: If you are not currently in an ACC Dual Credit Course but would like to be next semester, please pick up a form for dual credit enrollment in the counseling office. Advising and Registration for spring is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17th. If you are already in an ACC Dual Credit class, Mrs. Rector will be coming to you this week during study hall to give you the form. Parent Signature is Required!
10/16/15 Major and Career Exploration Day - Friday, October 23 @ ACC Highland Campus. RSVP to Patricia Phea at email@example.com or by phone at 512-223-2025.
10/15/15 If you would like to receive credit by testing out of a subject, sign up to see your counselor to discuss Credit by Exam. Deadline 10/30/15
10/7/15 Seniors: Frontier Fiesta Assoc. offers 4 scholarships for Univ. of Houston freshmen for Fall of 16. Go to the Career Center future Cougars!
10/5/15 JUNIORS: UT Austin Auto. Admissions Policy has changed for 2017 summer/fall applicants to the top 7% of their high school graduating class.
9/30/15 Seniors: New scholarship - Voice of Democracy by the VFW-go by Career Center or the Counseling Office DUE OCT. 28
9/29/15 ACT test registration deadline for the Oct. 24 test is this Friday, Oct 2. Visit the Career Center or go to: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/
9/25/15 Seniors: new scholarship - Buford & Gonzalez law firm in Texas http://dwiresults.com/austin-criminal-lawyer/#scholarship-application
9/24/15 Seniors: new scholarship - Wendy's High School Heisman https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/
9/17/15 Free SAT Practice: https://www.khanacademy.org/sat?ep_mid=11152151&ep_rid=147610650
9/16/15 ACT registration deadline for Oct. 24 test is this Friday!
9/16/15 BHS Parent University Presents: Life After High School, Senior Parent Meeting Thursday, Sept. 17, 6:30pm in the BHS Cafeteria.
9/14/15 Seniors: Amazon scholarship now available - Go to: http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html?ref_=pe_2202720_147295840_pe_button&redirect=true&node=9944643011&pldnSite=1
9/14/15 Freshmen parents: Please come by the library tonight at OPEN HOUSE and sign your student's 4 year plan if you have not done so already.
9/14/15 OPEN HOUSE tonight BHS Cafeteria 6-8pm.
9/9/15 New Scholarship: Texas History Essay Texas - Go to the Career Center for more information or www.srttexas.org
9/8/15 September is childhood cancer awareness month. Hope Strong shirts will be sold during lunches to support St.Jude. BHS will wear on Sept. 18.
9/1/15 You can practice for the newly designed SAT launching March 2016 at kahnacademy.org.
8/31/15 October 3 SAT deadline is September 3. Go to the Career Center for registration and a fee waiver if you qualify.
8/31/15 Horatio Alger Scholarship information now available in the Career Center and posted on bulletin board. Deadline 10/25/15
8/28/15 Seniors, start signing up Monday for the Oct. 14 college visit trips in the Career Center.
8/21/15 First day of school is Monday!!! August 24, 2015!!! Welcome BEARS!!!
8/19/15 Students will get their schedules on the first day of school. There will be an alpha list so students can see what room to go to first.
8/12/15 Freshmen Orientation is tomorrow! Aug. 13 at 8:30-11:30am in the BHS Cafeteria.
8/7/15 REMINDER: Incoming Freshmen will not get a schedule at Bear Camp on August 13 without a signed 4 year plan by parent. Call the Counselors.
8/4/15 ACT deadline for Sept. 12 test is AUGUST 7. Come to the Career Center and sign up!!
8/3/15 Freshmen Parent Meetings Aug. 4 - last name A-L 6:30pm BHS Cafe
Aug. 6 - last name M-Z 6:30pm BHS Cafe
7/27/15 Come start your college applications in Apply Texas next week in the Career Center. Aug. 3-7. Let's get going!
7/22/15 The last summer administration of the TSI will be next Tue/Wed. Call Mrs. Johnson in the Career Center at 772-7217.
7/22/15 Attendance hours are due by August 1!! Come to the school or get paperwork from a non-profit organization.
6/24/15 TSI testing will be offered July 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29. Students will need to call to reserve a time slot 772-7217 with Mrs. Johnson in the Career Center.
6/24/15 Credit by Exam will be offered the week of August 17. Please see your counselor at BHS. The deadline is July 17.
6/24/15 Attendance hours are due by August 1. You may work at school or at a non-profit organization.
6/4/15 Graduation practice today at Memorial Stadium 9am!! Don't Be late!
5//29/15 We are offering after school attendance hour make up sessions in the AP office for the next 2 weeks. Sign in with Mrs. Malina in the AP office. Seniors, you must make up all hours owed before you are eligible to participate in graduation.
5/29/15 Applications for Summer Dr's Ed are in the front office.
5/21/15 Students will receive exemption forms during 3rd period on Friday. All exemption forms are due to Mrs. Wysocki by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, no exceptions. The senior exemption list will go out Wednesday evening with the other grades to follow on Thursday.
5/18/15 JRS interested in Tx A&M? Passport to Aggieland trip! July 16-meet students, tour campus-transportation & meals provided! Come to Coun.Off.
5/18/15 Writing center tutor applications are due to the counselor's office by Wednesday, May 20.
5/15/15 Seniors! Graduation meeting, May 26, 2015 in cafe during CAVE.
5/15/15 9th-11th grade Awards night is May 18 6:30pm @ the PAC Senior Awards night is May 20 6:30pm @ the PAC Invitations went out this week
5/8/15 Were you a part of Shattered Dreams this year at BHS? See Coach Watley, Juniors and Seniors, for a scholarship application. Due June 1.
5/7/15 Double hours this Saturday at BHS! 8:30-12:30
5/6/15 Spanish AP test tomorrow at 8am in B2. Get to school before 8am. Come to side door and show your pass.
5/5/15 Seniors - The Senior Trip to Fiesta Texas is on June 2. The cost for you to attend is $25.00. Please see Mrs. Adare in the front office for the paperwork and to pay for your ticket. You also have to be cleared of all obligations. Mrs. Adare has obligations as well. The last day you can purchase your ticket to Fiesta is May 15th and no later. We have to have the final count to Fiesta on May 15th.
5/5/15 Seniors, Herff Jones will be here during lunch on Thursday
to deliver caps and gowns.
5/5/15 Tomorrow 5/6/15 AP tests: English Lit & Comp: be here before 8am Physics 1: go to lunch at 11:20 and report to room at 11:50 ROOM 209
5/5/15 AP testing this week and next. EOC STAAR US History today, Algebra 1 tomorrow, and Biology Thursday.
5/1/15 Seniors: If you receive any outside scholarships, please report them to Mrs. Zamora.
5/1/15 If you are scheduled to take the SAT test tomorrow, don't forget to take a copy of your admission ticket and a photo ID. You must have both items to take the test. If you are testing here at BHS, we will be testing in the 300 hallway not the cafeteria.
4/29/15 Do you need to make up attendance hours or need to work on Credit Recovery? Join ACE. Come by the Counseling Office for an app.
4/29/15 Don't forget to check out the orange board in the Counseling Office for job opportunities.
4/27/15 All students who have signed up for AP exams will meet in the cafeteria on Wednesday April 29th to precode their answer documents and get information regarding the upcoming tests. This is a mandatory meeting for all students registered for AP tests. See Mrs. Wysocki for more information.
4/27/15 Congrats to Coach Watley and STUCO participants for a wonderful Shattered Dreams program.
4/22/15 If you were unable to pick-up your graduation invitations yesterday and have a zero balance, please see Mrs. Thomas in the front office to pick them up.
4/15/15 JUNIORS-Senior release forms will be available during lunches tomorrow and Friday. They are due Monday 4/20 to the Counseling Office.
4/15/15 If you have received any scholarship money from universities or from a private fund, please let Mrs. Zamora know in the Counseling Office.
4/15/15 Listen up seniors, Herff Jones will be here next week on Tuesday, April 21 during the lunches to deliver graduation invitations. They will also bring class rings to deliver for any junior or senior who placed an order
4/15/15 If you are interested in getting credit through Credit by Exam, please sign up to see your counselor this week.
4/15/15 Seniors, if you know you owe hours see Mrs. Estrada in the counseling office to get credit for your hours served. Saturday school this week is double hours.
4/13/15 Seniors: If you are going to Concordia University next year, please see Mrs. Zamora in the Counseling office asap.
4/12/15 Seniors-New Scholarship-Did you go to the Hideout when you were young or ever volunteer? See the Counseling Office for a scholarship app.
4/12/15 Seniors: New scholarship for students entering college for a nursing degree - http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/2015-aspiring-nurse-scholarship
4/10/15 Americo Cespedes - Athlete of the Week
4/10/15 Mrs. Terzian is holding an “Ace the AP” Review session to prepare for the Spanish AP test. The session is tomorrow from 8:30-12:30.
4/9/15 Seniors-graduation will start at 8:00 p.m. on Sat, June 6 at Memorial Stadium. You will be receiving information regarding practice soon.
4/7/15 April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. If you need help, get help! Call the Family Crisis Center’s 24-hour hotline 1-888-311-7755, free.
4/7/15 Star of Texas Dental Assisting School in Austin, Texas, is offering a $4,000 scholarship through an essay contest. Come to Counseling Office
4/6/15 If you are interested in getting credit through Credit by Exam, please sign up to see your counselor this week.
4/1/15 Here is the link for summer extern opportunity at MD Anderson monkey colony: http://www.mdanderson.org/careers/career-opportunities/index.html left side click openings, type Bastrop
3/31/15 Students who are planning to take ACC dual credit classes this summer or next year must come to the counseling office this week to pick up the Early College Start form. You cannot be advised or cleared to register for classes if this form is not completed.
3/30/15 SENIORS: Summer job opportunities at the Bastrop campus: Dept. of Vet Sciences in the Squirrel Monkey Colony. Come by Counseling Office.
3/30/15 SENIORS: Can you make a poster for a scholarship opportunity? Topic: underage drinking - Come by Counseling Office or see bulletin board.
3/30/15 Juniors: Lawrence Tech University in Michigan is offering $8000 toward degrees in Eng, Arch, Arts, Sci, and Mgmt. See bulletin board.
3/27/15 English 1 EOC test is Monday, 3/30/15. Please check posters in the hall for room assignments.
3/26/15 There's still time to apply for US Naval Academy Summer Programs but deadlines are fast approaching, March 31st for Naval Academy Summer Seminar and April 15th for Summer STEM Camp. If interested come by the counseling office for more information, or check the Scholarship board in the 200 hall.
3/26/15 Seniors: Texas Lost Pines Riding Club Scholarship Application now available in the Counseling office. Deadline is April 21st.
3/26/15 Seniors, please report any scholarships you have been offered to Mrs. Zamora in the Counseling Office. Report money offered from universities or colleges also, even if you are not planning on going to that school. We want to recognize all seniors and their offers.
3/26/15 Students who are planning to take ACC dual credit classes this summer or next year must come to the counseling office this week to pick up the Early College Start form. You cannot be advised or cleared to register for classes if this form is not completed.
3/23/15 Seniors: New Scholarship now in the Counseling Office. Ernest Bartsch VFW Post 2527-Only a local application is needed. Due April 10 to us.
3/23/15 STUCO, Yearbook, Newspaper, and PALS all have applications to be filled out for next year. Please come by Counseling Office.
3/23/15 Lyle School of Engineering at SMU summer camp programs for students in Engineering for students 7th-12th grades. https://smulyleschool.formstack.com/forms/1112_grade_summer_camp_
3/23/15 Seniors: Mahindra USA is offering $1000 scholarships if you are in Career & Tech classes and want to pursue field. http://www.ctat.org/awards-and-scholarships/student-scholarships-application/
3/11/15 Congratulations to BHS' AMERICO CESPEDES for being Time Warner/Austin Area Chevy Dealers ATHLETE OF THE WEEK!!
3/11/15 I want to invite you, honored former winners of the Martin Luther King Scholarship, to be our guests at the annual Fish Fry to be held at Maxines on Main Street Cafe on Tuesday, March 17 from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM. We will be raising funds for our 2015 graduates.
3/11/15 Seniors:Lee-Bastrop Co. Farm Bureau Insurance Scholarship - must be a child of a member See Mrs. Zamora in the Counseling Office
3/10/15 Seniors planning to go to ACC after graduation? Advising will be held on Thur. March 26th. Sign up in the Career Center by this Thursday.
3/10/15 Great job to Seniors who turned in scholarship applications!! Check the bulletin board and listen for announcements for more!!
3/10/15 Juniors - Are you looking for work? Think you might be interested in a job at A-Plus Credit Union? Come by the College and Career Center.
3/3/15 The TSI test is being offered here at BHS next week. Sophomores can take the TSI on Monday, March 9th and juniors and seniors can test on Tuesday, March 10th. If you need to test for the 1st time or re-test make sure and get signed up by Thursday, March 5th. If you are not sure if you are signed up you need to check with Ms. Johnson in the College and Career Center.
3/3/15 ACT registration deadline for April 18 test is March 13.
3/2/15 Seniors: Fashion? http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program Animation?http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program
3/2/15 Seniors: Another scholarship opportunity... Deadline-July 1, 2015 http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm.
3/2/15 Explore UT is March 7, 11am-5pm FREE "The Biggest Open House in Texas" go to: https://exploreut.utexas.edu/
3/2/15 For Juniors: Camp Lead at Texas Tech University July 28-31 high achievers, involved with community http://www.ttu.edu/camplead/
3/2/15 Going to Lamar University? Come by the Counseling Office for 2 scholarship opportunities or go to: http://beacardinal.lamar.edu/paying-for-college/scholarships.html
3/2/15 March 6 will be the last day to register for an AP Exam.
2/27/15 Seniors with an interest in arts, sciences, or humanities as it pertains to the Latin community: Free seminar & internship. Come by Coun Off
2/27/15 Seniors: Tarleton Texan Tour, Campus Preview Day - Saturday, Mar 21 9:30am go to: http://www.tarleton.edu/welcome/texantour.html
2/27/15 Juniors: If you are interested in hearing about a paid internship for summer and next year at A+ Federal Credit Union, see Mrs. Johnson by March 6.
2/27/15 There are two part-time openings at Comet Cleaners (by Walmart) available. Hours are after school to 7:00PM weekdays and Saturday 8:00AM - 4:00PM. About 20 hrs./week, pay is $7.50/hr.
2/27/15 Tx A&M University will host BioFORCE Summer Academy. Free. STEM based biotech and pharmaceutical - for 9th-11th graders. Come by Counseling Office.
2/27/15 Students, if you owe attendance hours for credits that were withheld from last year or prior years, you must make these up by March 13 or you will have to make up the credits in credit recovery or summer school.
2/25/15 SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE: Seniors: Most local scholarships from the green book are due March 6. Get busy! There are 28 scholarships that nobody has applied for!!! Scholarships closing this week are Bastrop Evening Lions, Smithville Oddfellows and Bastrop Association of the Arts all close on Friday, February 27th. Austin Board of Realtors and the Preston Lowe Scholarship are due Monday, March 2nd to our office.
2/24/15 Seniors-New Scholarship: Postmarked by March 1 - If your immediate family has been affected by breast cancer, come by the Counseling Office.
2/23/15 Duke is offering Summer Programs for high school students. Go to: http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students
2/23/15 SMU Women in Engineering Day Saturday, March 1 from 2-4pm Go to:ww.http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/Undergraduate/ProspectiveStudents/SpecialEvents/Women%20in%20Engineering
2/23/15 U of H Cougar Preview- Saturday, March 21 Go to: http://www.uh.edu/admissions/connect/schedule-visit/cougar-preview/index.php
2/23/15 UNT Live! February 26th at the Renaissance Austin. Reps from admissions, financial aid, and housing. Go to: http://untliveaustin.eventbrite.com
2/23/15 March 6 will be the last day to register and pay for an AP Exam.
2/19/15 2 week paid Internship in New York for Fashion Design and Technology-Deadline is Feb. 28 Come by Counseling Office http://www.fameandpartners.com/fashionitgirl2015
2/19/15 Summer Part Time Job: Vet Tech Assistant- Go by the Career Center and speak with Mrs. Johnson
2/19/15 New scholarship: Roy F. & Joann Cole Mitte Foundation Scholarship - deadline- March 20. Come by Counseling Office https://mittefoundation.scholarsapply.org/ApplicationProcess
2/18/15 Juniors and Seniors, Stephen F Austin State University has a summer Pre-Law Academy June 6-13 and they are taking application now. Drop by the Counseling office or the Opportunities Board in the A Hall for more information.
2/18/15 Students: Are you interested in taking PALS, STUCO, Yearbook or Newspaper next year? Come by the Counseling Office to get an application.
2/18/15 Seniors if you are planning on attending ACC this Fall, make sure to check out the College Connection Scholarship which is due April 1. Come by the Counseling office for more information and also to get information on other scholarship opportunities due May 1 for ACC.
2/18/15 Seniors, if you are thinking of attending Concordia University this coming fall they have an Instant Decision Day on Saturday, February 21st. It will be a fun day for students and families to visit campus and potentially receive an admission decision on the spot.. They will have have food trucks, live music, and $1000 scholarships. Check out the flyer on the board across from the Counseling Office in 200 hall or drop by the Counseling Office for more information.
2/17/15 Juniors and seniors may now register for the Spring SAT prep class. The first session is Saturday February 21st. Register in the College and Career Center byThursday, Feb 19.
2/17/15 It is time to register for AP tests. Turn in your registration form and money to Ms. Turner in the AP office.
2/13/15 New scholarship: 9-$500 scholarships to high school seniors in Texas
2/13/15 Senior athletes/managers/trainers: New scholarship - http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
2/12/15 If you have missed any parent meetings regarding scheduling for next year, go to http://schools.bisdtx.org/default.aspx?name=bhs.collegecareerplanning
2/12/15 Freshmen Parent Meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 6;30pm in the BHS Cafeteria - regarding scheduling for next year.
2/11/15 The Auto Collision & Management Technology program at TSTC in Waco is having a College Preview & Open House. 3/27-3/28 from 9-2pm each day. www.waco.tstc.edu
2/11/15 Seniors: Al's Formal Wear is offering scholarships! Go to alsformalwear.com/scholarships-apply.asp or come by Counseling Office.
2/11/15 Seniors: The Austin Board of Realtors Scholarship applications are now in the Counseling Office. Deadline is March 6.
2/11/15 It is time to register for AP tests. You should have received a registration letter last week if you are eligible to test. Turn in your registration form and money to Ms. Turner in the AP office.
2/11/15 Seniors: ACC Scholarships information is here!! Come by the counseling office, check out the bulletin board, or go to austincc.edu/scholarships
2/11/15 Seniors: The local scholarship deadlines are coming soon!! Print applications or come by the Counseling Office.
2/11/15 What do you know about the University of North Texas. If you want to find out more information about the North Texas Mean Green, you can sign up in the Career Center to attend the UNT presentation which will take place on Thursday, February 19th during Cave.
2/11/15 Juniors and seniors: The spring SAT Prep class will be starting soon. Registration forms can be returned to the College and Career Center by February 17th. Your payment is refundable if you attend all classes and take the SAT either March 14th or May 2nd.
2/10/15 Seniors-New scholarship: HENAAC Scholarship - 3.0 or higher, study Sci, Tech, Eng, or Math, of Hispanic origin http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines
2/9/15 Junior Parent Meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6:30pm in the BHS cafeteria.
2/5/15 Junior Parent meeting about planning for Senior Year will be Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 6:30pm in the BHS cafeteria.
1/30/15 Students, if you owe attendance hours for credits that were withheld from last year or prior years, you must make these up by March 13 or you will have to make up the credits in credit recovery or summer school.
1/30/15 The TSI test is being offered here at BHS on Thursday, February 5th. The cost is $10.00 per test section. Any student who needs to re-test or test for the first time can stop by the Career Center and get signed up by Monday, February 2nd.
1/27/15 New scholarship: Blood Center - Video Production or Essay submission - $2000 scholarships - Come by Counseling Office or see bulletin board
1/27/15 New scholarship: Member or related to a United Heritage member? Come by the Counseling Office for this application. 2 $5000 scholarships
1/25/17 Congratulations to Sebastian Bedford for being chosen Time Warner Austin Area Chevy Dealers Athlete of the week!!
1/22/15 Calling all Juniors with a 90 GPA or higher interested in the medical field, please see Mrs. Zamora TODAY regarding the 2015 Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington D.C. in June.
1/22/15 Scholarship for 10-12 grades: Bluebonnet Government in Action - due Feb. 6, 2015 Come by the Counseling Office or see the Bulletin Board
1/21/15 New scholarship: Greater Austin Contractors & Engineers Association. Deadline-4/1 - Come to the Counseling Office or see the bulletin board
1/21/15 A+ Federal Credit Union Scholarship must be postmarked by 2/2/15. It's coming up very soon!!
1/20/15 The TSI test is being offered here at BHS on February 5th. Cost is $10.00 per test section. Stop by the Career Center by February 2nd.
1/20/15 ACC Kickoff - 10th grade Parent Meeting is Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at 6:30pm in the BHS Cafeteria.
1/20/15 New scholarship: Buick Achievers Scholarship-Majors: engineering, design, tech, or business with interest in auto Come by Counseling Office
1/15/15 New Scholarship: 2015 AAU High School Sullivan Award. Seniors who have played AAU, come to the Counseling Office for application.
1/12/15 Students, if you owe attendance hours for credits that were withheld from last year or prior years, you must make these up by March 13 or you will have to make up the credits in credit recovery or summer school.
1/11/15 The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa has 2 scholarships available for African American seniors who plan to major in Education. You can apply for both scholarships. Deadlines are at the end of this month so please come by this week to pick up your applications.
1/9/15 New scholarships: St. David's Neal Kocurek Foundation Scholarship for those pursuing health care professions; Preston Lowe Memorial Scholarship for those majoring in: Mass Communications/Music Broadcasting, Drama or Photography/Digital Media; and Duke University is offering several summer programs for high school students. Come to the counseling office for more information.
1/9/15 It is scholarship season! Please get online or read your green book! You can get applications from the Counseling Office. More weekly!!
1/9/15 Students, are you interested in learning more about Texas A & M Corpus Christi University? A representative will be on campus to meet you during Cave on Thursday, January 15th. Sign up in the Career Center by Monday, January 12th to attend the presentation.
1/8/15 There will be another Credit By Exam testing date in February. Please see your counselor if you are interested. Deadline is Jan. 29.
1/8/15 You can take the TSI next Wednesday, Jan. 14 for only $10 per section. See Mrs. Johnson in the Career Center.
1/8/15 Congratulations to Ashley Ahlhorn for being the Time Warner Chevy Dealers Scholar Athlete of the Week. Scholarship included!!
1/6/15 January 9 is the deadline for the February 7 ACT. Go to Career Center for more information.
1/4/15 SENIORS: The United Daughters of the Confederacy L.A. Turner scholarship is due by 4:15pm on Jan. 7 to the Counseling Office.
12/15/14 The Baron de Bastrop Scholarship has extended their deadline to this Friday, 12/19/14. The scholarship is in the green scholarship book and it was announced for a month prior. There have been no Seniors from Bastrop High School to submit an application. Come on Seniors!! That's free money.
12/11/14 Seniors-please get your scholarship applications before we leave for Christmas. Print in the C. Center or turn the form in to Mrs. Estrada.
12/11/14 We will be offering double hours of Saturday school on December 13th! This will be the last Saturday school offered this semester, so don't miss out!!
12/5/14 Those taking the SAT tomorrow at BHS, please bring #2 pencils, calculator, photo id, and your admission ticket.
12/4/14 Going to UT? The Texas Exes Scholarship deadline has been extended to January 5. Go here: http://scholarships.texasexes.org/new-application-process-for-all-scholarships-administered-by-the-texas-exes/
12/4/14 ACC advising will be Monday, 12/8/14, in the Career Center at 1:30pm. Please come get a pass from the Counseling Center. If you are taking ACC classes next semester, you must be advised in order to register.
12/4/14 We will be offering double hours of Saturday school on December 13th! This will be the last Saturday school offered this semester, so don't miss out!!
12/3/14 Duke University offers several summer programs for high school students. Go here for more information: http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students
12/3/14 Coats for Kids will be hosting their 28th Annual Central Texas Student coat distribution at The Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704 on Saturday, Dec. 13, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
12/1/14 The Counseling Office is now located in 204. The AP's are now in the former Counseling Office.
11/18/14 Local Scholarship books are going out tomorrow, 11/19/14, during English 4 classes. Brit Lit will receive theirs on Thur. during study hall.
11/18/14 Brrrr! It's cold outside. NHS is sponsoring a coat drive for students in Bastrop. Please bring clean, new or gently used coats, jackets, and hoodies to room 221 by December 8. All sizes needed from Pre-K to adult. Let's help our bears stay warm this winter!
11/13/14 NCAA Information Night Nov. 17 at 6:30pm at the PAC.
NCAA eligibility, clearinghouse, financial aid, recruiting process
11/12/14 On Wednesday, November 19, we will have a suicide awareness and prevention lesson that will be presented during your student’s CCAVE time. We want to provide you with
an opportunity to preview the video and questions that will be covered on this day.
Today, November 12, we will have the video and questions available on our website.
11/12/14 Texas Student Housing Scholarship for students living off campus in Austin,College Station, or Denton. Go to www.texasstudenthousing.net/
11/11/14 Seniors - Remember that December 1 is the deadline for registration for Texas A&M College Station and University of Texas at Austin. All documentation must be submitted by the deadline to be considered for admission to those colleges.
11/10/14 Quick tip line for students who want to leave an anonymous tip for school or District Officials. This is NOT 911.
11/7/14 The following colleges will have a representative on campus for a classroom presentation. Texas A & M College Station, University of Texas @ San Antonio, Sam Houston State University, and Concordia University. If you are interested in attending any of these presentations please stop by the College and Career Center to sign up.
11/7/14 Going to major in Business at UT Dallas? See this webpage for scholarships. http://jindal.utdallas.edu/student-resources/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/
11/3/14 If you are planning on attending Sam Houston State University the scholarship application deadline for the High School Relations Scholarship is also December 1st.
10/31/14 Any students planning on taking ACC classes in the Spring need to have their signed and completed ECS form to the Counseling Office no later than Wednesday, Nov. 5. If you do not have a blank ECS form, come to the Counseling Office today!!
10/29/14 The ASVAB test will be given free at BHS on Friday, November 7th. The ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. The ASVAB also provides you with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career. If you would like to sign up to take the ASVAB you can do so in the College and Career Center. Deadline to sign up is Monday, November 3rd.
10/28/14 2 local scholarships due Dec. 5. Baron De Bastrop & Mary Ann Fisk Scholarships - Come to the Counseling Office for applications.
10/28/14 Going to UT? The Bastrop County Texas Exes Scholarship Application is online and due December 1st. http://scholarships.texasexes.org/scholarships/how-to-apply/
10/24/14 Today is the last day to sign up to meet with the Texas A & M Corpus Christi representative who will be on campus next Tuesday. Stop by the Career Center if you would like to sign up to attend the presentation.
10/22/14 The UTSA Terry Foundation Scholarship deadline is Jan. 1, 2015. Come by the Counseling Office for information if you are applying to UTSA.
10/20/14 A representative from Texas A & M Corpus Christi will be on campus on Tuesday, October 28th. If you would like to attend the presentation, please sign up in the College and Career Center.
10/16/14 Wear purple on Friday, Oct. 17 to show that you believe Our Community Can change! "Purple for Change" against domestic and dating violence.
10/16/14 There are a few openings for TSI on 10/21 for those who failed a section. $10 per section. See Mrs. Johnson in the Career Center by 10/17.
10/14/14 Sophomores and juniors, please check posters for room assignment for the PSAT test tomorrow (Wednesday, October 15th).
10/8/14 Seniors will receive info slips today about next Wed's field trip to colleges. Please go by Career Center if you didn't get one.
10/7/14 Senior students taking ACC classes this semester: We will offer Introduction to Psychology and Texas Government next semester through ACC. The Texas Government class is required at many Texas colleges. Check with your college then take it here next semester to avoid college tuition for that class.
10/6/14 The "Voice of Democracy Scholarship" is open to all High School Students 9-12th grades and November 1st is the deadline for applying.
10/3/14 SCHOLARSHIP: Baron de Bastrop Chapter DAR of Texas scholarship is now available! Please come to counseling office. The due date is 12/5.
10/3/14 The deadline has been extended to register for the SAT Prep classes! The deadline to turn in registration forms to the College and Career Center, room 205, is now 4:30 pm on October 8th. Only 45 seats are available for the fall session. Seniors will receive priority registration. See Ms. Johnson in the college and career center for more information.
10/3/14 If you are interested in taking an ACC class and still need to take the college readiness test (TSI) please sign up in the counselor's office. The next test date is October 21.
10/2/14 Credit by Exam testing will be Dec. 1-5. Sign up to see your counselor if you are interested.
10/2/14 Seniors if you have not signed up for the college visit on October 15 you need to stop by the Career Center today to do so.
10/1/14 SAT Prep Class form and money due Oct. 3 to Mrs. Johnson. Class starts Oct. 11.
10/1/14 Juniors and seniors who are interested in attending one of the military academies should visit the counselors' office to pick up important information about that process.
9/23/14 SAT Prep class now offered. It starts Oct. 11. Come to the counseling office or the Career Center for application. First come first serve. $35
9/17/14 B.E.S.T. College Night is Wed., Sept. 24, from 6:00pm at BHS Cafeteria.
9/17 14 Seniors, don't forget to fill out your application for 2014 B.E.S.T Scholarship that is due at B.E.S.T. College Night on Wednesday, Sept 24.
9/17/14 Class of 2015 October 15, you will be taking a tour of a college campus. Stop by the Career Center and select which campus you want to see.
9/16/14 University of Texas at Austin has some great scholarship awards starting at $20,000 over 4 years if you submit a complete application for admission by October 15, 2014 for priority consideration. So if you are thinking of UT Austin start working on your application now.
9/15/14 UTSA applicants! The Terry Foundation Freshman Scholarship is now available. Go to: http://www.terryscholars.utsa.edu/scholars/become/php …
9/15/14 High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) 2014-2015 needs Texas high school juniors. Please visit our web site at: http://has.aerospacescholars.org/ .
9/15/14 Senior Parent meeting about College Prep, Sept. 18, 6:30pm at the PAC Black Box room
9/15/14 The 2014-15 Voice of Democracy by VFW is now open. Come by the Counseling office for the rules on a taped essay for scholarship money.