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  • Donate to support StuCo & The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    The BCHS Student Council is participating in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients Campaign. Last year we helped raise $1,310.43 in three weeks. This year we hope to raise $1,600.00 by February 28th

    During this program, students will collect money to support LLS’s mission: to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Students will learn about service, leadership, philanthropy, and how to make a difference by changing peoples’ lives. 

    BCHS has an online giving page that students, parents, and faculty can share with friends and family. 

    For more information on the Pennies for Patients Program, please visit

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  • February 15 

    Reminder: Monday is a staff development day.  This is a school holiday for students.  

    Hey Blackcats!

    We have finished Week 2 of Pennies for Patients and here are the top leaders!

    1st Place: Mrs. Townsend's 5th period class
    2nd Place: Mrs. Crain's 4th period class
    3rd Place: Mrs. Townsend's 3rd period class

    The competition continues until Wednesday, February 28th. The class that wins will win a pizza party!

    Thank you to all teachers and students who are participating -- together we can help save lives!
    The deadline to turn in your application and dues for NTHS is Wednesday, February 21. If you were unable to attend the meeting, please see Mr. Cobb or Mrs. Watson for more information.
    Hey Blackcats! Next week is Energy Awareness Week at BCHS! This includes dress up days - so dress up and have some fun!

    Monday - NO SCHOOL
    Tuesday - wear BLUE for hydropower
    Wed – wear WHITE for wind energy
    Thurs – wear GREEN for renewable energy
    Friday – wear GREY or BLACK for solar energy

    Energy Awareness week is brought to you by the BCHS Student Council.
    Hey Blackcats! Next week is Energy Awareness Week! On Thursday, February 22nd it will be our Annual Carpool to School Day! You know what that means....grab a friend and ride to school together! This helps save gas and energy! If you already carpool to school - keep up the good work! If not, start planning today and carpool to school on Thursday, Feb. 22nd!
    Attention all Juniors -

    Do you have good grades, good attendance, and good behavior? Do you like working with kids? Then you should apply to be in the PALS program for next school year. PALS is Peer Assistance & Leadership and we mentor students at Linnie Roberts, Cherry, and Tenie Holmes Elementary. If you are interested, you must pick up an application from Mrs. Townsend in Room B223 or Mrs. Jernigan in Student Services. Applications are due no later than Friday, March 23rd. Any questions, see Mrs. Townsend.
    Attention senior Bay City Scholars:
    Do you want a FREE rodeo ticket? The Matagorda County Fair & Livestock Association has donated to each senior Bay City Scholar, a voucher for a FREE rodeo ticket.
    Senior Bay City Scholars -- pick up your FREE voucher from Mrs. Jernigan in Student Services.
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  • February 12

    Congratulations to our 50 BCHS Business Information Management (BIM) students who recently passed the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word 2016 certification exam! See the Certiport website for more information on this certification and others at

    Popcorn!!! Leo Club is selling popcorn in the library. Students you may purchase popcorn for $2 after school. Faculty and Staff, you may purchase during the day! Flavors: vanilla, caramel and white cheddar.
    The new club on campus is meeting this Wednesday, February 7, in Mrs. Grebe's room, B114, right after school for about 15 minutes. We are helping our campus be a bully-free environment. We are forming committee and naming our club. Come grow with us!
    Key Club is selling Valentines carnations that will be delivered on Valentines Day. They are $2.00 each. Please see a Key Club member or Mrs. Morrison to place your order.
    Last weekend, the swim team competed in the Region VII-5A championships in Rosenberg.

    Stephen Estraca won the diving event, qualifying for the state meet. He was also named Diver of the Year for Region VII-5A.

    Other top-16 finishers were:

    Zane Havel - 4th in diving
    Hannah Sliva - 12th in 100 breaststroke 7 16th in 500 freestyle
    Faith Vargas - 13th in 200 freestyle
    Sarah Attaway - 16th in 200 individual medley

    The boys' 200 medley relay of Clay Allison, Zane Havel, Stephen Estraca, & Jordan Wright were 16th. The same quartet placed 13th in the 400 free relay.

    Faith Vargas, Sarah Attaway, Glory Attaway, & Hannah Sliva placed 8th in the 200 free relay and 9th in the 400 free relay.

    The girls finished 14th in team scoring and the boys were 11th.
    Hey Blackcats! The BCHS Student Council's Pennies for Patients Campaign has kicked off to a great start! Here are the first week rankings:

    1st Place: Mrs. Townsend's 5th period class
    2nd Place: Mrs. Townsend's 3rd period class
    3rd Place: Mrs. Crain's 4th period class

    Keep up the good work Blackcats! The competition is not over until February 28th! Thank you to all teachers and stuents who are participating - we appreciate your help and support!
    The Matagorda County United Way is in the process of recruiting for the 2018-2019 Youth Board. MCUW has four major events per year that will need student participation. This board also teaches students the art of volunteering in their own communities. The board is open to current 9th, 10th, and 11th grader students. If you are interested in serving on this board, there is an application that you can fill out and turn into your counselor by February 20. The application can be found on the BCHS website or you can pick it up in Student Services with Mrs. Jernigan.

    They have done it again! 2017 Ladycat Softbal Team has earned National Honors.
    They have been named #2 for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association TOP 10 Academic Team.
    This is the 4th consecutive year that the Ladycats have been on a roll academically. Their grades are as hot as Torres' and Garay's pitches.
    Individuals earning All-America Scholar-Athlete are:
    NFCA All-American Scholar-Athletes (acquired 3.5 GPA for the year – individual honors):
    Jasmine Baeza
    Carizma Barron
    Madison Edwards
    Hannah Eidlebach
    Abigail Gonzales
    Amayah Payton
    Monika Rivera
    Celeste Rodriguez
    Rachel Schwartz
    Abigail Torres

    Meeting Reminder:
    All students who received an invitation to join National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
    There will be an informational meeting in the Lecture Hall - Room A118 Tuesday, February 13 at 3:10
    Please bring your application and dues.
    See Mr. Cobb or Mrs. Watson for more information.
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  • 9th-11th grade students wanted for Matagorda County United Way Board
    Deadline: Feb. 20

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  • Parents of the Class of 2020:  Please sign up for remind notifications regarding events/notices for the Class of 2020Class of 2020

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  • Senior Remind Senior Parents and Seniors:  sign up to get remind messages so you know what is happening this year!  Text the number listed, with the message as above.  

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  • Purchase a Paw Print in BCHS hallways

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