Burwell High School Bulletin for Wednesday, December 06, 2023
Fun dress up days Students on the following days please feel to dress up for the Christmas Spirit. December 5th Wear Red December 13th Ugly Sweater Day
Activities for Thursday, December 7th
Junior High Girls Basketball Home Vs O'Neill 6:30pm
Activities for Friday, December 8th
Varsity Wrestling Twin Loup Invite at Sargent 11:00am, depart at 8:00am
Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball Home Vs Ravenna
No Junior Varsity Games
Girls Varsity at 6:00
Boys Varsity at 7:30
Activities for Saturday, December 9th
Reserve & Varsity Basketball @ West Holt, depart at 2:00pm
Junior Varsity Girls 3 Quarters at 4:00
Varsity Girls at 5:30
Varsity Boys at 7:00
Teen Cuisine “Teen Cuisine” is designed to teach youth from grades 6 to 12 important life skills to promote optimal health — both in the present and in the future. Learning and cooking will be part of this curriculum. This curriculum is taught by Kayla Hinrichs an extension educator for UNL. Please plan to attend all six classes if you are signed up. If you have any food allergies, please let Mr. Stolzer know when you sign up. It will be a fun class and I hope you decide to participate! There are six lessons in the Teen Cuisine curriculum: Lesson 1: Eat Smart Lesson 2: You Are What You Eat Lesson 3: Power Up with Breakfast Lesson 4: Find the Fat Lesson 5: Kick the Sugar Habit Lesson 6: Snack Attack First Round of Classes during Horn Time: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21 Second Round of Classes during Horn Time: March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10
Quiz Bowl Junior High and High School Quiz Bowl meeting/practice on December 7th during horn time in Mrs. Flessner's room. If you can't be there please let Mrs. Flessner know before Thursday.
Candy Canes! Candy Canes $1.00 Purchase a Candy Cane for yourself or a friend today from Mrs. Brewster or the Office! Candy Canes will be delivered December 15th and the last week of school! Please bring exact change when you make your purchase!
Sophomores There will be a class meeting during horntime Wednesday 12/6 in Mrs. Flessner's room.
Art Club Art Club meeting after everyone reads during horn time to finish up the backdrop and get a picture with it.
Chess Club Meetings
Free Play Friday, December 1 - 2:45 - 4 p.m.
Over the Board Wednesday, December 6 - 2:50 - 4 p.m.
Feel free to attend when you are able. New members are welcome.
Quarter 2 Quarter 2 ends on December 21st.
NHS NHS recycling team for Wednesday, December 6th is Wyatt (team leader), Jayme, Calah and Jessica. If you can't help please find a replacement.
Speech Team Speech students please sign up to work with Ms. Cain or Ms. Heerten this week. Thank you!
World's Finest Chocolate Miss T has World's Finest Chocolate bars for sale for a $1 before school, Horn Time, and after school. :)
Sophomores You have the unique opportunity to demonstrate your leadership potential in your school and community by attending the Nebraska Hugh O’Brian (HOBY) Youth Leadership Seminar in Norfolk at Northeast Community College. The HOBY Leadership Seminar is a three day event held in the summer of 2024, Friday, June 7th – Sunday, June 9, 2024 and costs $280 to attend (the school pays full tuition to attend). You are responsible for transportation to and from the seminar. Each school is asked to select a sophomore to represent their school. If you are interested please type a paragraph, 150 words or less, describing the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school and community. The BHS faculty, based on your typed paragraph, will select a candidate and an alternate (in case the candidate cannot go) to attend HOBY. Please return your typed paragraph to Miss Tetschner by Friday, December 15, 2023. Miss T. emailed you more information.
2nd Semester Schedules Students please stop by and confirm your 2nd semester schedule with Miss T. Any changes to your schedule must be done by Monday, Jan 8th by 4pm.
BHS Student Council is sponsoring a Secret Santa Event December 11th – 15th. Students who wish to participate will sign up with Miss T. over the lunch period on Wednesday, December 6th & Thursday, December 7th. Those who signed up will draw for their secret Santa over the lunch period on Friday, December 8th. Participation Guidelines: Each day, December 11th – 15th students must give their secret Santa some kind of encouraging note with a clue as to who they are with a small gift of a pop, candy bar, gum, etc…. You can put your note and gift in their locker or have someone deliver it to your secret Santa. On the final day, December 15th students must reveal who they are in person, face-to-face, with a final note and small gift ($10 limit).
9th Career Day is Friday, December 15th at Northeast Community College. We will depart at 7:45am and return around 4:30pm. Please dress for the weather as you will be going to different buildings: Burwell shirt, jeans, and walking shoes. Lunch will be provided. Activity slips are due to Miss T. Thursday by 4pm.
NRHO Dec Meeting...... is Wednesday, Dec 13th at 12:00 PM CT. Our guest speaker this month is Stacey Shutts, an assistant professor in sonography with Bryan College of Health. This is a working lunch so please dismiss interested students at 11:50 to get their lunch and attend in Mrs. Gumbs room. Students interested in attending must have an activity slip turned in to Mrs. Gumb or Miss T.
Help Veterans Central Nebraska Veterans Home is seeking donations. Donations may be dropped off at the American Legion Post #298 Open House on Saturday, December 9th from 9am-4pm. Little Debbie or Hostess Snacks Soft Cookies Popcorn Puffs Mini cans of soda (regular & diet) Bags of snack/fun sized candy bars (soft varieties Milky Way, 3 Musketeers, etc…) Ice Cream Toppings for Sundaes Individually wrapped cookies or other snacks (no nuts, please) Keurig type cups of hot chocolate or flavored coffees Clothing: Mens & Womens sweat pants, dark colors, L, XL, XXL thru 7X Gift Cards (Walmart, Amazon, etc…) Variety of Greeting Cards Fun Patterned Napkins HDMI Cords (6 feet or longer)
Senior Class Meeting - Rescheduled December 6th start of 3rd period in Mrs. Konicek's room. Agenda - yearbook photo due Friday, Dec 1st to Mrs. Critel, finalize stole & writing, and tassel, motto, and flower.
Feb 10th ACT Test Students planning to take the Feb 10th ACT Test must register by Friday, January 5th www.act.org. Students who qualify for free/reduced lunch may also qualify for a fee waiver - see Miss T. If you need help or have questions, please see Miss T.