2023 Scholastic Art and Writing National Award Winner!
BHSN Senior, Azul Tirado received a National Medal in the 2023 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! She earned a National Silver Medal for her piece titled 'Abuelita'. She will be recognized on June 8th, 2023 at Carnegie Hall...in NEW YORK! More than 100,000 students participated this year and over 300,000 pieces were judged. That means that Azul's work was in the top 1% of all students in the United States!!!!!!!
2022-2023 Scheduling Information
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BHSN 50th Anniversary Updates
Foundation of Monroe County Schools - BHSN Endowment
50th Anniversary Athletics Nights
As we get ready to start a new school year, I want to remind you that we are celebrating all year long with 50 years of excellence at Bloomington High School North.
Our school has a strong history of great students, great staff, and amazing supportive families.
Here is a schedule for part of our celebration this year through athletics. Please spread the word that former athletes are invited to attend and be honored at these events.
****Boys and Girls Swimming 50th Anniversary Alumni Night is Thursday January 5th at 6PM****
The dentist is coming to BHSN on 4/26! The School Smiles on-site dental program provides on-site dental care at school for ALL students that sign up to participate. The dental team will set up inside the school and they accept Medicaid, private insurance, offer self-pay rates and grants through their foundation. You can register now by printing and completing the attached form (available in both English and Spanish) or online at: www.schoolsmiles.com/student-signup with over 100 languages to choose from. If you are unable to print these forms or access the website, your child can pick up a paper copy from the health office. The due date to register is 4/14.
안녕! - annyeong!
Mrs. Dehner is hosting a second Korean Club tutorial on Friday March 31st. If you are interested in Korean language, culture and travel then join us on Friday for games, snacks and fun. To sign up go to Science Tutorials: All Things Korean - Room 51 with Mrs. Dehner.
BHSN Club Information
Academic WorldQuest Team:
Amigos Latinx Culture Club: Will meet - Amigos Club- Sweeney's tutorial, room 609.
Anime & Manga:
Art Club: People interested in art and art happenings at North are welcome to attend. We will discuss the 'Varsity Art Letter' program, participate in fun 'Art' activities, and share different opportunities in our school/community.
DATES DURING TUTORIALApril 13May 11
Girls in Engineering Math and Science Club GEMS Club:
BHSN Boys To Men:
Rise Up: Girls Empowerment Group:
First Generation Investors: Are you interested in learning how the stock market works? Would you like to earn $100 for your own investment portfolio? Apply to be part of First Generation Investors and learn from IU business student tutors during tutorial on Fridays in Mrs. Muehlhaus's room #309. Complete the interest form today! . Interest form: https://forms.gle/tRADyaxxB3gTb9dKA
Cougar Care Meals:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA):Will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month during Tutorials in Mrs. Provines's room, 212. All students welcome, you do not have to be in athletes to participate.You do not need to be an athlete to participate. We will have a snack, a game and a devotional. If you are interested in leading the devotion, please come talk to Mrs. Provines ASAP.
German National Honor Society:The Movement Black Excellence Club: Will meet during tutorial in Mrs. Sweeney's room 609. Join us for snacks, drinks and games. We hope to see you there.
Science Olympiad:Science Olympiad Practices: Afterschool 2:45 pm to 4:30 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in Room 30
Drone Club: Meets Fridays during tutorial in room 30
The Bring Change to Mind (BC2M): Join us for the Bring Change to Mind tutorial and afterschool meetings. Sign up for Tutorial on Thursday 3/23 for our student led presentations series. Pierre James will share an informative presentation about DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder). Afterwards, we will make slime! Come to the after-school meeting on Thursday 3/30 in room 403 to hear Ava Tilford share ways we can manage stress and anxiety when school gets overwhelming. Afterwards, we will design positive posters to hang up around school. See you there!
Student Equity Team:
FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America): Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students in Family and Consumer Sciences. The involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life—planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication—necessary in the home and workplace.
Habitat for Humanity: There will be a full club Habitat for Humanity meeting during tutorial on Thursday March 23 during tutorial. Sign up under Mrs. Miller on the tutorial scheduler.
BuildOn:Do you want to make a positive impact on the world and help people rise out of poverty? buildOn raises money to help construct schools in developing countries. We will share information about what the club is about, plan fundraising activities, and share some information about the two schools are club helped build in Nicaragua and Guatemala. Sign up under Dr. Shelton in the Science Department. If you are interested but cannot attend on Wednesday, contact Dr. Shelton (email@example.com).
"Did you know that North has a share cart in the cafeteria? Join the Environmental Club in eliminating food waste! If you have extra food, you can put it on the brown cart located near the lunch line. If anyone wants more food or a snack, they can come pick it up for free! Watch out for some new signs done by BHSN artists!"
Sistahs Who Care: A social club for all BHSN women of color. We meet every other Friday in Mrs. Cannon's room 607.
Here are the dates for the Sistahs Who Care club this semester. 3/10, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28, 5/12.
Latin Club: Meets on during tutorial in room 408. All are welcome!
Young Democrats and Young Republicans: The callout for the Young Democrats and Young Republicans is during tutorial on in Mr. Sturgeon, Room 401. Any questions please see Mr. Sturgeon.
Civil Rights History Club: Are you passionate about civil rights and social justice issues both past and present? Join the Civil Rights History Club for a call out meeting during Tutorial on in Room 610. Sign up in the Tutorial Scheduler under “English.” Please see Mrs. DeWitt with any question.
I Can Persist:
Project Middle Way:
National Honor Society:
National Art Honor Society: Mrs. Selke and Mr. Allanson will be hosting an NAHS meeting in room 900, at 7:15 am, on.
Latin Honor Society:
Theatre Tech Club:
For those interested in the backstage and design elements of theatre, there will be a theatre tech club Mondays and Wednesdays every week from 2:45 - 5:00pm. The club meeting will be , in the Auditorium. The club will be led by Steve Krahnke, master carpenter for Constellation Stage and Screen. Contact Mr. Daily in the Blackbox Theatre for more information.
Music Honor Society: Tri-M, the music honor society, will have a call-out meeting on . We will discuss the current state of the chapter and membership for anyone interested in joining.
International Cougars: Please join International Cougars first meeting this during tutorial in LGI. Sign up through Tutorial Scheduler. We will be having fun, snacks, and working towards putting together a great international day! Everybody is welcome!
Cougars for Change: Will meet in Mrs. Fletcher's room 208.
Student Council:Badminton Club: Will have a meeting in Mr. Blackburn's room 509.CougarCommunity Kitchen: Will meet in Mrs. McIntyre's room 56Prepare meals to share with local non-profit agencies.Spanish Honor Society:This past weekend the SHH had a bake sale so that they could meet their goal to provide gifts to Latino/Hispanic children through the City of Bloomington Community and Family Resources Department – Latino Outreach Holiday Assistance Program.INTERACT Club:Interact club brings together young people to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. The Interact Club organizes at least two projects every year, one that helps the school or community and one that promotes international understanding. If you would like to be a part of BHSN Interact Club, please come to the meeting this during tutorial in Mrs. Adams room 26. Interact has been on a break for a few years so we need to find all new student leadership to run the club!The BHSN Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica:The BHSN Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is back at work after a 2-year hiatus!!! Felicitaciones a los nuevos miembros de la sociedad: Rougui, Janel, Broc, Sammy, Rena, Gavin, Melissa y Betsy. Estamos súper orgullosos.BHSN Black Student Union: Will meet February 2-Black Student Union presents Black History Month Trivia in Sweeney's tutorial, room 609.Comic Book Club: Will be during tutorial in room 401 (Mr. Sturgeon) on . We talk about everything related to comics and there are always plenty of free comics!BHSN Chess Club:After Spring Break there will be a BHSN chess club meeting during tutorial on Tuesday March 21, sign up under Mrs. Miller on the tutorial scheduler.
Bring Change to Mind
7 of our students were picked to attend the national BC2M. The IU President, Vice President and Provost attended, as well as the CEO and stakeholders for the national BC2M. Our club was the only high school chosen to attend and answer questions at the event!
2023 BHSN Science Olympiad
- Thank you to our wonderful seniors some who have represented BHSN Science Olympiad for 4 years. Vincent Kreft, Advaith Iyengar, Liam Bultman, Ace Lee, Kira Unger-Levinson, Aika Noguchi, Jason Thiagarajan, Anen Ricketts, Rawden Harris, Brooke Bailley and Tony Choi
- The BHSN Science Olympiad Teams will be attending the State Competition at Purdue Northwest Hammond on Saturday March 11th. Good luck!
BHSN Jazz Band
All 4 of Bloomington North's Jazz Bands turned in exceptional performances this past weekend. On Friday, Jazz Bands 3 & 4 participated in the ISSMA Jazz Festival. Both bands received Gold ratings With Distinction (especially high scores). Outstanding soloist awards were presented to Eli Jackson (guitar), Zay Bird (tenor sax), Tristan Krieger (trombone), Ace Lee (bass), Kate Thies (tenor sax), and Jaxson Harris (2 awards - baritone sax).
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And on Saturday, Jazz Bands 1 & 2 plus 3 BHSN Combos performed at the 50th Annual Ball State Jazz Festival. Every group played up to its potential with Advanced Jazz being named Honor Band in Sursa Hall and Leo Messier's trio named Runner-Up in the combo hall. Attached is a nice video of Adv. Jazz opening the finale concert (start at the 6:30 mark). Students receiving soloist awards in Sursa Hall were: Elvin DeBruicker (best saxophonist), Leo Messier (best guitarist/pianist), Molly Johnson (best drummer), Declan Dougan (Frank Mantooth Award for outstanding musicianship), and Cedric Brown received a $425 scholarship to the Butler University Summer Jazz Camp. Congratulations to ALL of our student jazz musicians!
2023 BHSN Academic Super Bowl
Bloomington North's Academic Super Bowl team won the Brown County Invitational on Thursday night. The team collectively defeated 12 other schools including Bloomington South. They will compete in the Area Competition on April 18th here at Bloomington North with a chance to advance to state.
If you are needing to get some additional help go to Cougar Hour (our after-school tutoring program) Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 3pm - 4pm in the library.
Immunization clinic for 11th and 12th graders
"Parents of 11th and 12th graders, the Monroe County Public Health department will be coming to BHSN on March 30th for the spring immunization clinic. The following immunizations will be available: MCV4, HPV, Hep A and Men B. Be on the lookout for paperwork to sign your junior and/or senior up if you would like them to participate!"
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BHSN Dance MarathonBloomington North Dance Marathon is a student led club where students unite to change kids’ health and change the future by raising the critical funds needed by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The members of this club are passionate about making a difference for kids and families in our local communities.Kids can’t wait so neither should you. Please consider clicking the link below to donate to Bloomington North Dance Marathon!Click HERE to donate
BHSN Japanese OlympiadBHSN Japanese Olympiad team won the 1st place and the 2nd place in the JOI (Japanese Olympiad of Indiana), an academic quiz competition about Japanese language and culture, held at IU Bloomington.Level 2: Jordan Hiller (10th) and Emily Andrews (12th) - they won the 2nd place out of 14 teamsLevel 4: Miles Petro (12th) and Logan Havron (11th) - they won the 1st place out of 4 teams.
Bloomington High School North students have chance to start college early at Ivy Tech
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Scholastics Art and Writing Winners
BHSN WrestlingCougar Wrestling Club6th- 12th GradeTuesday and Thursday6 to 7:30pmBloomington North Wrestling RoomPractice is Free! Will have to pay state fees for competitions.Questions contactCoach Bruce812firstname.lastname@example.org
North Anatomy and Physiology
North Anatomy and Physiology students created stop motion videos to show how muscles contract at the cellular level. Check out this great video by Junior Isaac Lian and Senior Katie Quearry!
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Student Honors for Band2022 All-District Concert Band(Held on November 19-20 at Bedford N Lawrence, Randy Greenwell - Conductor)Gabriella Tamborinno-FluteAnen Ricketts-OboeCassidy Dong-OboeAndrew Lee-BassoonHelena Lehr-ClarinetKate Thies-ClarinetElvin DeBruicker-ClarinetJae Sweeny-Bass ClarinetMadi Fisher-HornJack Sweeny-HornChris Record-TrumpetJack Knudsen-TrumpetJosh Greisemer-TrumpetJessica Parrish-TromboneDeclan Dougan-EuphoniumIves Huddleston-Euphonium2022 All-District Jazz Band(Held on November 12-13 at Whiteland HS, John Raymond - Conductor)Elvin DeBruicker-Tenor SaxAce Lee-Tenor SaxJake Boling-Baritone SaxIves Huddleston-TromboneDenson Pollard-TrumpetChris Record-TrumpetLeo Messier-Bass2023 All-State Jazz Ensemble(January 12-13 at Ft.Wayne Grand Convention Center, Alan Baylock - Conductor)Elvin DeBruicker-Tenor SaxCedric Brown-Lead TrumpetLeo Messier-Guitar2023 Junior All-State Jazz Ensemble(January 12-13 at Ft. Wayne Grand Convention Center, Janis Stockhouse - Conductor)Nick Tamborrino - Trumpet (TNMS)Connor Lafferty - Trumpet (BMS)Austin Randall - Bass (JCMS)Tristan Stogdill - Drums (BMS)Thomas Decker - Drums (BMS)2023 All-State OrchestraDenson Pollard - Trumpet (1st Alternate)2023 All-State Concert Band results will be announced at the end of January.Congratulations to ALL of these student musicians!
The North Star is (re)born
After a few year absence, our journalism students are bringing back the student news website. Formerly known as Fused, we are rebranding to The North Star after BHSN's original school newspaper. The site can be found at: https://bhsnnorthstarnews.com/
The Journalism class, as well as other interested students, will be providing student produced content for a student audience. Not only will there be articles and photos, the students are currently working on some video productions, a podcast, and other multimedia content. Junior Raegan Deckard is serving as the Editor-in-Chief of The North Star news site.
Students interested in producing content that are not in any of the Student Media classes should talk with Mr. Cockrum in Room 709 to get involved.
2022 Boys Cross Country Regional Champions
Congratulations to the 2022 IHSAA BHSN Boys Cross Country Regional Champions!
2022-2023 College & Career Pathways Guide
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1:1 Student Learning Device Info
Families and students should review the guidelines regarding student learning devices. These guidelines have been set by MCCSC and approved by the School Board on 07/29/15. Also, please read the Student Device Care instructions found on the MCCSC High School 1:1 Page. High school student learning devices will be distributed to all students during the first week of school, beginning with seniors and ending with freshmen.
Student WiFi Access and Home Connectivity
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Parents and guardians should call the attendance line voicemail to report an absence, late arrival or early dismissal. If requesting an early dismissal for your student, please allow at least 45 minutes for passes to be delivered. Students will be unexcused unless a parent or guardian calls in to excuse their absence. The attendance line voicemail is 812.349.4704 and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Thank you.