Careers in Business & Tech
Careers in Business & Tech: A panel for High School Students. Sunday Oct 6, 2pm. Register HERE, it's FREE!
Planning to own your own business? Are you already toying with an idea for a startup company? You don't have to wait until you are #adulting to get started.
Join us for a panel of young entrepreneurs, including startup founders (who are currently college students) and young professionals who are software developers, project managers, and designers. Learn from their career paths and how they got started before many of their peers. This is a casual event. Be ready to ask questions and meet with other business minded students and professionals. This is a great opportunity for high school students to get a feel for life as a young entrepreneur in the business world. REGISTER HERE. Its FREE!
-Friday, September 27th
-After the football game until 11pm
The PSAT will be administered to all sophomores and juniors on Wednesday, October 16th. (the first day of school after returning from Fall Break) Students do not need to sign up for this test, they simply need to be here and ready to test by 8AM on Wednesday morning.
AP Course/Exam Changes
There have been some substantial changes to the AP program that affect ALL students in AP courses. These changes are being communicated to students in class by their AP teachers, but we also want families to be aware. The most signifigant changes are with deadlines and fees. Detailed information about AP courses and exams can be found on the BHSS AP webpage: BHSS AP
Online Registration - Calls and Email Update
Parents if you haven't already, please login to Family Access to complete your students Online Registration. Attached are some instructions for completing the MCCSC Online Registration. These online forms will allow you to update your Emergency Medical Authorization forms, second family information, etc. All students MUST have a current 2019-2020 EMA completed in order to be seen in the Health Office and go on field trips.
Please complete ASAP.
In a situation that you need immediate help, call (812) 330-7714 extension 0 and the office can answer questions.
**We have sent multiple emails and calls regarding Online Registration. If you haven't received them and are unsure if you completed these forms please login in Family Access and complete ASAP.
BHSS Great School's College Success
High School South in Bloomington, IN - US News Best High Schools. Congrats to our teachers and students for earning the 9th highest ranking in the state!
MCCSC Parents and Guardians,
It is a pleasure to serve your student in the Monroe County Community School Corporation. We understand that in order for students to be successful in school, they must receive the proper daily nutrition. We strive to meet the nutritional needs of our students each and every day.
Please note that the 2018-2019 free/reduced lunch application grace window will be expiring Sept 18th. If your child obtained free/reduced lunch assistance last school year they will need to reapply for the 2019-2020 school year.
WHO CAN GET FREE OR REDUCED PRICE MEALS?
All children in households receiving benefits from SNAP (Food Stamps) or TANF, are eligible for free meals.
Foster children that are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court are eligible for free meals.
Children participating in their school’s Head Start program are eligible for free meals.
Children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant are eligible for free meals.
Children may receive free or reduced price meals if your household’s income is within the limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines. Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals if your household income falls at or below the limits on this chart.
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MCCSC Food Services Department
Due to a severe allergy, NO latex materials (including balloons) are allowed inside Bloomington High School South.
Athletic Sports Passes
Don’t forget to stop by the Athletic Office to purchase your All Sport Pass. Adult passes are $70.00, student passes are $50.00 with a cap of $250.00 for a family.
Download the BHSS Athletic Department App on Your Mobile Device
The App contains schedules, driving directions, school contacts and much more...Stay connected by downloading the App today. Search for “Bloomington South Athletics” or click the links below.
Thank you to everyone who made Miracles Happen at Dance Marathon. This type of fundraiser leads to life saving advances in research and practices that is saving lives. As we heard Saturday, without these types of efforts, several of the families we met wouldn’t be here. For everyone that contributed time, effort or a donation—congratulations on helping raise $165,516.01 For the Kids. FTK!
Congratulations Scholastic Writing Winners!
This year's Scholastic Writing Contest was a huge success with 15 winning entries and 3 entries heading to the National competition. Congratulations to the following winners:
Elizabeth Allen--Silver Key and Honorable Mention for Science Fiction
Molly Bui--Honorable Mention for Poetry
Raya Haghvardi--Silver Key for Poetry
Hannah Hillers--Honorable Mention for Short Story
Odessa Lyon--Honorable Mention for Poetry
Hannah Odom--Honorable Mention for Poetry
Mathilde Robinson-- Gold Key for Flash Fiction; Gold Key for Science Fiction; Silver Key for Science Fiction; American Voices Scholarship Winner
Josephine Sparks--Gold Key for Poetry; two Silver Keys for Poetry; Silver Key for Flash Fiction
Joy Seo--Silver Key for Flash Fiction
Something on your mind?
Be Smart: A conversation about kids, guns, and safety
Bloomington South is joining the MCCSC in the Be Smart Campaign. We will be sharing information and videos from Be Smart to help all of us share in the responsibility of keeping our kids safe! Learn more by clicking on the image below.
Project Green Challenge
Congratulations to Lara Breithaupt for winning the Project Green Challenge for 2018. Since launching in 2011, PGC has built a movement of young leaders, engaging over 40,000 students directly and tens of millions indirectly on 4,000 campuses, 50 states and 56 countries. Her video is available here: https://buff.ly/2TQKlnH. Lara will be attending a 4-day, educational summit, to interact with and learn from esteemed leaders, present experiences from the 30-day Challenge, and work to create platforms for social action.
Follow the Gothic Staff
The Gothic staff is ramping up its social media presence. Please follow us on Insta @bhssgothic, on Twitter @gothicyearbook, and on FB @ BHSS Gothic Yearbook.
In a world beset with "alternative facts" it can be hard to find the truth. That's where The Optimist comes in. Check out our print edition where all stories are focused on the theme of fact or fiction. And don't forget to visit our website at bloomingtonsouthoptimist.org
After school tutoring
After school tutoring in the library on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3-4. Everyone is welcome!
If your student needs to leave during the school day for an appointment, please call one hour ahead.
Dial 330-7714 & push 2 to reach the attendance office voicemail box. Leave us a message with your name, student's name, what time they need to leave, and a good phone number where we can reach you.
Day of Hope
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Day of Hope. With your help, we were able to raise $22,915.94 for the kids at Riley!!! FTK!!!
Bloomington South on Facebook
Bloomington South is now officially running our Facebook page. Check in at https://www.facebook.com/bloomingtonhighschoolsouth/
South Students Featured at All American HS Film Festival
Congrats to Robbie Gonyea and Lucas Coniaris, & their award winning video "Andy's Ghost". NY here we come!