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SOL Review and AP Practice Exams
The dates and times for SOL review and AP practice exams have been finalized.  Please click on the appropriate link for more information.
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ILITE Robotics Wins Chairman's Award at DC Regional
Congratulations to ILITE Robotics team 1885 for winning the Chairman’s Award at the FIRST Greater DC Regional.  According to FIRST, the Chairman’s Award is the highest honor given at the FRC regional, recognizing the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the purpose and goals of FIRST.  Winning the Chairman’s Award automatically qualifies team 1885 for the World Championship, to be held in St. Louis.
 
Also, congratulations to Amr Metwally for being named a FIRST Dean’s List Award finalist.  The Dean’s List Award celebrates outstanding student leaders whose passion for, and effectiveness at attaining FIRST ideals is exemplary.
March 2015 - KuleYo's Student and Staff Member of the Month

Battlefield High School is proud to announce the March 2015 KuleYo's Student and Staff Member of the Month!

 

Julian Washington is the March 2015 KuleYo's Student of the Month.  Julian is a 9th grade student at Battlefield High School and a member of the Freshman Basketball Team. Ms. Starkey, Julian's English teacher who nominated him, said: "Julian has made tremendous strides in his academic progress in English 9.  He turns in all assignments on time and works diligently in class and for homework"

 

Ms. Bruckschen is the March 2015 KuleYo's Staff Member of the Month.  Ms. Bruckschen has been a member of the World Languages department since Battlefield’s opening in 2004.  Ms. Bruckschen teaches Pre-AP Spanish 3, Spanish 3 and Spanish for Native Speakers Levels 1 and 2.  In addition, Ms. Bruckschen is a teacher on administrative assignment.  Ms. Bruckschen was nominated by a fellow member of the World Languages Department.  In nominating Ms. Bruckschen, the teacher said:   "Ms. Bruckschen spends countless hours after school helping her students with remediation, collaborating with members of her department and writing her lesson plans. She teaches two native speakers classes in one block and is tirelessly enthusiastic about growing this beneficial program.  Ms. Bruckschen goes above and beyond.  For example, she gave a Latin Dance workshop to students after school and in other classes during her planning period."

 

Battlefield High School would like to thank KuleYo's Frozen Yogurt, located at Merchant's View Square, for sponsoring the Student and Staff Member of the Month.

Catworts School of Science and Magic - May 9th
Battlefield High School's Science Honor Society is hosting its 8th annual Catworts School of Science and Magic this year. Catworts is a day of science learning modeled after Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from the Harry Potter books.  Our young wizards will learn about biology, chemistry, earth science and physics through hands-on learning experiences.  
Help needed with Haymaket ES Tech Club
The Haymarket ES is looking for students who are interested in volunteering to assist with their Tech Club.  The club meets on Wednesdays, from 4:00-5:30.  For more information, please contact Ms.Edwards of Haymarket Elemenatry.
Yearbook Information
Parents, this is the last opportunity to purchase a senior ad for the yearbook. We have one page worth of ad space remaining, which can be separated into eighth pages, quarter page, half page and full page ads.  All ads must be placed by March 23. Please email Mrs. Peyton at peytonkc@pwcs.edu for more information.
 
Yearbooks are running out. We only have 100 remaining. If you would like to purchase a yearbook, prices will be $80 until June. Money can be dropped off in the front office, or books can be ordered online at http://www.yearbookordercenter.com school 13078.
 
Junior Parent Night
Junior Parent Night was held on Thursday, March 19th. If you missed the event, you can access the presentation here.
Teen Job Fair & Workshop for Military Connected Youth: April 1
Military connected youth are invited to attend a teen job fair and workshop at Fort Belvoir from 10:00am to 12:00pm on April 1, 2015.
10th Congressional District Military Academy Day: April 11
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock invites students and parents to the 10th Congressional District Military Academy Day on Saturday, April 11, from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Loudoun County Public School Administration Building located at 21000 Education Ct, Ashburn, VA 20148.  This event is free. Representatives from all of the service academies will be in attendance and representatives from the Marine Corps ROTC program, Virginia Army National Guard, Virginia Military Institute, the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, and the Citadel have also been invited. Each of the academies will make a presentation from 10:30am to 12:00pm with student networking lasting until 1:00pm. If you have questions, please contact Mary Ann Cannon on Congresswoman Comstock's staff at (703) 404-6903 or by e-mail at maryann.cannon@mail.house.gov.
Open Mic Night - April 17th
Join us on April 17 for our second BHS Open Mic Night held @4410 Club.  This space is a professional music club with a stage, lighting and professional sound system.  Come and hear yourself sound like a star!  Read more about the space below.
Please sign up to perform any creative act: possibilities include musical acts, poetry, drama, juggling, magic tricks, or anything else creative you can imagine.  However, please remember that all acts must be school appropriate. Any performer who does not follow the code of conduct will be removed from the performance.
***Please sign up for no more than two songs***
 
Military Service Academy Night: April 20
Congressman Gerry Connolly and Prince William County Schools will host an information session for students interested in attending one of the military service academies.  The event will be held on Monday, April 20th, 7:00-9:00pm at Freedom High School. Freedom High School is located at 15201 Neabsco Mills Rd, Woodbridge, 22191
Register for NOVA placement tests at BHS - April 22
Click here to register or for information for the NOVA placement test.  If you meet one of the following criteria, you should register:
  • You are a current sophomore or junior who plans to take a dual enrollment course next year, but you do not have a NOVA ID number or a placement test score
  • You are a senior who may attend NOVA next year
  • You have IT Programming as a course selection for next year, and you have not taken the NOVA math placement test
  • Note: Freshmen currently in IT Fundamentals or Advanced Computer Math will test in class

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Huddle huddlejc@pwcs.edu 571.261.4771.

International Night - April 24th
The Battlefield High School World Languages Department's International Night will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015, from 6 to 9 pm.  Hosted by International Club, the event will include a fashion show, talented students will perform songs and dances, and the evening of culture will end with a sampling of international food. 
 
Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children.  A portion of the proceeds will go towards UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund.  UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to save and improve children's lives by providing health care and immunizationsclean water and sanitationnutritioneducation, emergency relief and more.  Please help Battlefield celebrate diversity by supporting this worthy cause!
 
Inside Battlefield News Program Archive!
BHS students Ryan Keane, Alyssa Estrellado, Tommy DeAngelus, and Laura Keane now anchor a news show about what is happening at Battlefield High School.  The show airs on closed-circuit television at BHS, but you can download an archived version here.
PWCS Sports Concussion Education Training
9th grade students, and students NEW to PWCS must attend Face-to-Face concussion training.  Sessions are available at all PWCS High Schools throughout the 2014-15 school year.  View the current schedule or visit the PWCS Health and Physical Education website for updated information and make plans to attend one of these sessions. 

Parents/guardians and students who have already attended a face-to-face training may take this year's mandatory concussion training online. Start the online training.

All athletes must have a current physical on file for each school year, dated after May 1st of the current year through June 30 of the succeeding year.

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