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WEEKLY CALENDAR

11/30                    BTA & City of Berkeley hosts World Aids Day

12/6/16               Quarter 2 Progress Report Grades Due

12/19/-1/2         Winter Break ( No school for students)

 

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Receive your Diploma if you did not pass the CAHSEE

You are eligible to receive your high school diploma if you met all other BUSD graduation requirements. Read this letter awarding high school diplomas due to the CAHSEE being suspended as a requirement for high school graduation.

Click to view the BUSD 2016-17 calendar

Regular Bell Schedule

Minimum Day Schedule

Block 1 8:45 – 10:10 Block 1 8:45 – 9:40
Block 2 10:25 – 11:50 Block 2 9:45 – 10:40
Block 3 10:45 – 11:40
 Lunch 11:50 – 12:30

Lunch 11:40 – 12:20

Block 3 12:35 – 2:00 Block 4 12:25 – 1:20pm
Block 4 2:05 – 3:30 Release  1:20pm
Release 3:30pm    

Garden Project Day … click to view photos

Garden Project Day
Garden Project Day

Mad City Money … click to view photos

Mad City Money

 

Senior Upcoming Events

Senior Prom- The Senior Class Leadership team wants student insights on the theme for 2017 Prom. Prom will take place April 22, 2017at the Bentley Reserve. Details about tickets to follow in the springStudent should check their student email accounts for more information and to vote on the theme they want.

Here are the options: Midnight in Paris, Old Hollywood, Outer Space.

​​ BHS Prom Policy 2016-17.pdf

  1. Senior Polls: Nominations will be counted and the three people with the highest number for each category will be on the ballot for the final votes (we will send out a second survey). The last day to nominate will be December 7.Again, students should check their student email accounts for more information and to vote.

Read instructions below:

  • each person can only nominate people ONCE
  • be sure to include the first and last name of the person you are nominating
  • if you don’t know who to nominate, please just leave it blank rather than writing “idk” or something else
  • use your school email to vote
  • If you vote twice or do not use a student email your votes will be deleted

If you have any questions feel free to ask Chaltu Rashid at chalturachid@students.berkeley.net

  1. Yearbooks - Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 is the last week that the yearbook will be on sale for $65, it’ll cost $75 after that.If you want a book please come to C327 after school or order one online at www.yearbookordercenter.comJob #16356
  2. Senior Portraits- create an account on abcschoolportraits.com. There are ONLY 20 or so appointments left on December 12. Sign up today! Remember you must use ABC School Portraits for your yearbook photo and the deadline  has been January 1st in past years. FYI you can create an account and take a portrait for the BHS yearbook for free…

 

  1. Cap & Gown Orders- To place orders for cap & gown or class rings, visit the Achievers Inc. booth that will be on campus during LUNCH on December 9in the main courtyard. http://graduationorder.com/

Use the code: bhs510

 

  1. Senior Letter 2017 - For more information on any senior class event, please read the entire Senior Letter. http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/student-activities-3/senior-information-2/

 

U-N-I-T-Y, WE FLY HIGHER AS A TEAM!!! —————————————————— johnvillavicencio@berkeley.net

 

Parents Corner

BTA School Governance Council Meeting

Contact the Front Office for information on 2016-2017 Meetings.

PTSA and School Governance is usually held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

NO PTSA or SGC will be held in DECEMBER 2016

PTSA – Parent Teacher Student Association

Contact the Front Office for information on 2016-2017 Meetings

PTSA General Meeting 12/16 at 5pm Community Dinner Served

**We encourage parents and students to become a part of BTA’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA). Participation forms are available in the office. ($10.00 membership fee covers the entire year) 

Other Announcements

Imperfect Produce: about 50% discount from grocery store prices!
Imperfect Produce, reduced produce delivery to East Bay homes

Berkeley Rent Board

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Senior Information

Senior Portraits

  • Achievers will be on site for a presentation Monday, October 24, 2016 at 10:30am in the Multi-Purpose Room
  • Order your Graduation Announcement Package at www.graduationorder.com password is bhs950 , the telephone number for Achievers is 1-877-GRAD-HELP (1-877-472-3435)
  • ABC Harrell also offers Senior Portraits you can sign up online at www.abcschoolportraits.com.

Testing

SAT and Subject Tests

Register online  at www.collegeboard.org. Check website for complete listing of test dates.

View SAT Test Dates

ACT Tests:

Register online at www.acstudent.org. Check website for complete listing of test dates.

View ACT Test Dates

Graduation Errata

  • Recently, you may have received a letter/information regarding the Grad Nite event with USA Student Travel. This event is NOT SPONSORED by any member of the faculty or administration of Berkeley Technology Academy. All questions should be directed towards USA Student Travel at 1-800-234-4723.

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