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PWCS Staff: Migration from GroupWise to Outlook email now underway.  Access Outlook from the Staff dropdown on the left side of this page.  Use your computer Novell log-in and password, not the one for your GroupWise email.  
 
 
Battlefield High School - Home of the Bobcats!
New Menu Info
Several changes have been made to the meal selections at Battlefield HS this year.  Please click on the links to read about the changes. Create your tray your way and Domino's smart slice pizza.
School Meal Prices 2014-15
The prices of school meals will be as follows for the 2014-15 school year:

Breakfast       $0.30 student reduced price
                     $1.40 student full price

Lunch            $0.40 student reduced price
                    $2.65 high school student full price

A la carte       $0.65 milk
 
Battlefield welcomes new administrators
Battlefield HS is proud to announce the addition of three new administrators:  Mr. Jim Smith, Mrs. Julia Renberg and Mr. Chris Hintosh.
Administrator and Counselor Alpha Breakdown for Battlefield HS
Alpha Administrators School Counselors
Mr. Hintosh:     
A – Z (Special Education)
hintoscr@pwcs.edu
Mrs. Bridges:      A- Car         bridgeak@pwcs.edu
Mr. McMillan: A – Di mcmillcs@pwcs.edu Mrs. Fitzwater :  Cas – Fi       fitzwaca@pwcs.edu
Ms. Renberg: Dj - K
renbergj@pwcs.edu
Mrs. Pomfret:     Fj – H          pomfrem@pwcs.edu
Mr. Smith:    L - Reg   smithjx@pwcs.edu Mrs. Kaufman:   I –Mar         kaufmatl@pwcs.edu
Ms. Lester:      Reh - Z  lesterjm@pwcs.edu Mr. Sisson:         Mas – Ph     sissondm@pwcs.edu
  Mrs. Smith:         Pi – Sn        smithva@pwcs.edu
  Mrs. Nguyen:     So – Z          nguyenme@pwcs.edu
Girls and Boys State
Annually American Legion Post 1799 sponsors Battlefield High School students for Girls and Boys State.  Selection for high school juniors is based on:  academics, leadership, character, and service to the community.  Both programs run June 15-21, 2014 with Boys State at Radford University and Girls at Longwood University.  American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State are the premier programs for teaching how government works while developing leadership skills and an appreciation for your rights as a citizen.  In their own words, some of the participants share their experiences click here:

Battlefield students attending were:  Emma Boyd, Maggie Gough, Lauren Reheuser, Hyejune Limb, Sofia McDaniel, Elizabeth Maureen Finnan, Robert Drummond, Matt Tschida, and Drew Wagner.
Join the Debate Team- Great College Preparation!
Did you know that students who participate in debate are more likely to gain acceptance at elite colleges than similarly qualified students who have never debated?
The Battlefield HS Debate team will be holding an interest meeting on Tuesday Sept. 9 at 2:10 in the library.  Team captains will give a presentation explaining the difference between Policy debate and Lincoln-Douglas debate. Follow-up lessons on how to debate will begin the following week, so this meeting will allow you to determine which subsequent sessions to attend.  See the tentative debate schedule for more details.
Free and Reduced Cost Opportunties
Click here to view free and reduced cost opportunities, including meals, SATs, and graduation materials.
Senior ad and yearbook purchases
Yearbook staff will be at Battlefield High School during senior portraits Monday, July 21 through Friday July 26 from 9:00 until 3:30 to sell yearbooks and senior ads.  You can also purchase items online at www.yearbookordercenter.com school 13078.  Prices for ads and books will go up September 1, 2014.
Stop Summer Reading Loss-Participate in Summer Reading Programs!
Research studies show that students who read over the summer maintain or increase their literacy while those who do not read over the summer significantly regress and return to school in the Fall less prepared than when they left.  Fortunately, there are three summer reading programs available to BHS students:
The extra-credit PWCS voluntary summer reading program for all students, 

the Pre-AP and AP summer reading/assignments, and the

Prince William Public Library summer reading program.  Summer reading is a great way to do something enjoyable while ensuring academic success for the coming year!
Obtaining AP Scores: July
This July, AP scores will only be available online. Students will not receive scores in the mail. To obtain AP scores, students must sign up for a free College Board account at www.apscore.org. We encourage students to take this step now, then remember to keep the username and password in a safe place! If you've ever registered for the SAT or participated in other College Board programs, you may already have a College Board account. Try signing in at apscore.org to find out.
Purchase 2015 Yearbook at $20 discount
Now that you have received your 2014 yearbook, purchase your 2015 yearbook at a discounted price!  Books are priced at $65.00 (a $20 saving) until September 1, 2014 and can be purchased online at www.yearbookordercenter.com school 13078.
 
Parents of rising seniors, don't forget to purchase and create a senior ad for your child!  You can purchase ads at a discounted price before September 1, 2014. Parents can create an ad online at www.yearboookrdercenter.com school 13078 or make an appointment with yearbook staff. Email Mrs. Peyton with questions at peytonkc@pwcs.edu 
PWCS Sports Concussion Education Training
9th grade students, and students NEW to PWCS must attend Face-to-Face concussion training.  Sessions are available at all PWCS High Schools throughout the 2014-15 school year.  View the current schedule or visit the PWCS Health and Physical Education website for updated information and make plans to attend one of these sessions. 

Parents/guardians and students who have already attended a face-to-face training may take this year's mandatory concussion training online. Start the online training.

All athletes must have a current physical on file for each school year, dated after May 1st of the current year through June 30 of the succeeding year.

Challenge Index Ranks Battlefield in Top 5%

Battlefield High School ranks 61 in Virginia and 901 in the nation, according to The Washington Post's list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools (Challenge Index), putting it in the top 5%. Click here for information from PWCS and here for a complete listing of the school rankings along with a description of how the Challenge Index is determined.
2014-2015 Fall College Fairs - Dates to Save
PWCS, in conjunction with the Virginia Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (VACRAO), will host two college fairs for high school students and families during the 2014-15 school year: Monday, September 29th at Patriot High School, 7:00-8:30pm and Wednesday, October 22nd at Woodbridge High School, 6:00-8:00pm.  Seniors, juniors, and their parents are welcomed to attend!

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