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December 19th, 2019

PRINCIPAL’S CORNER
“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you know.” — Benjamin Spock
“It is never too late to be what you might’ve been.” — George Eliot

JANUARY LUNCH ORDERS
Parents, please make sure that any lunch orders on ORGS are in no later than January 2nd so your child can have lunch the week of January 6th.

PROGRESS REPORTS
Progress Reports go home today.  Please review your student’s grades with them, sign the reports, and send them back with your student as soon as possible. 

11TH GRADE ACT TESTING
The 11th grade students will be completing the ACT on February 25.  Students taking the ACT may leave school once all testing is finished.  As we get closer to the date, more information will follow. We will also need proctors to assist with testing. Please consider volunteering. 

2020-2021 ENROLLMENT
Enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year begins on January 2, 2020. 

TIS THE SEASON…COLD AND FLU SEASON THAT IS!
As I am sure many of you are aware there are a lot of cold and flu symptoms going around right now. Symptoms may include: fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, and fatigue.

MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW!
Yearbooks are now officially on sale for middle school students. If your child is in grades 6-8, please go online to yearbookordercenter.com using the following order #: 20830. Cost is $26 until December 31st. After this date, the price will increase to $31. Personalization can be added for an additional fee of $2.50.  If you wish to order via check or cash, please fill out a form and give the form and the money to Ms. Widerman. Ads for the yearbook are also on sale. A quarter page is $5, and a half page is $10. Ad space is limited and they are on a first come first serve basis. Please turn in a picture with the message and money included. 

HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW!
With 80 full-color pages to feature all the exciting changes happening this year, our 2019-2020 yearbook promises to be the best yet!  High school yearbooks can be ordered at yearbookordercenter.com using the code 17986. Yearbooks are $40 before January 1st, and will increase to $45 after the 1st. Personal and business ads can also be ordered through the same website, and range from $25 – $200. Proceeds from ad sales help support our yearbook program. Have photos that you would like to share with the yearbook staff? Upload photos at www.hjeshare.com using the code 17986 or download the HJeSHARE app on your phone.

INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTIFICATIONS
BCS typically follows the Rockingham County Schools’ inclement weather schedule. Families will receive a robocall with information regarding delays or cancellations. Additionally, we post this information to WFMY News 2, Fox 8 News, WXII News 12, and the Bethany Community School PTSO Facebook page.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER POSITIONS
We are expanding our pool of available substitute teachers. If you are interested, or know anyone who may be interested, please visit the Substitute Employment page on the school website (www.bcschoolnc.org/substitute) or contact the main office. Candidates complete an application and security steps prior to being considered for hiring.  

DECEMBER CALENDAR
Dec. 19 – Progress reports go home
Dec. 20 – Early Release 12:45 PM (No after-school care)
Dec. 21 – Jan. 3 – Winter Break — School closed to students
Jan. 13 – 16 – NC Check-In #2 Assessments 8:00 AM

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONTIME
Dec. 19Community BaptistBCS

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONTIME
Dec. 19Bishop McGuinnessBethany Community School6:15 (JV Boys)
8:00 (V Boys)
Dec. 20 (Early Release Day)New Garden Friends SchoolNew Garden Friends School6:00 (Girls)
7:30 (V Boys)
Dec. 26McMichaelEden Morehead Christmas TournamentTBA
Dec. 27Eden MoreheadEden Morehead Christmas TournamentTBA
Jan. 6Forsyth Home Ed*Forsyth Home Ed*6:00 (Girls)
7:30 (V Boys)
Jan. 7Triad Math And ScienceTriad Math And Science6:00 (Girls)
7:30 (V Boys)
Jan. 7Northwest GuilfordNorthwest Guilford6:00 (JV Boys)