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Battlefield High School - Home of the Bobcats!
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Battlefield SOL Schedule and Information
SOL MAKEUP & Expedited Retakes will be given on the following dates.  
Students making up their SOLs will receive a pass the morning of their SOL during their first class of they day and they should then report to their testing locations.
Day Date Time Type of Test Subjects
 Tue  May 26 8:18  Makeups  Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry
 Wed  May 27 8:18  Sr. Expedited Retakes  Reading
 Thurs  May 28 8:18  Sr. Expedited Retakes  Chemistry, Earth Science, WH I
 Fri  May 29 8:18  Sr. Expedited Retakes  Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry
 Mon  June 1 8:18  Expedited Retakes  Reading
 Tues  June 2 7:20  Expedited Retakes  All History, Algebra I (group TBA)
 Wed  June 3 7:20  Expedited Retakes  Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry
 Thurs  June 4 7:20  Expedited Retakes  Geometry, Algebra II
 Fri  June 5 7:20  Expedited Retakes  Algebra I (Group TBA)

 

Final Exam Schedules
Congratulations to Our Star Students!
Star Students are acknowledged by a teacher, counselor, or administrator as a young person who, through his or her accomplishments and growth over the course of the year, made success his or her choice.  Battlefield celebrated the success of this year’s Star Students with refreshments and a ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2015.  This year’s guest speaker, former AFJORTC program instructor, Lt Col Ron Cartee, shared his high school experience and the impact one teacher in particular had on his life to this year’s Star’s and their families. 
In addition to the staff members who gave their time on a Saturday to honor  Star Students, Battlefield would like to thank Chris Robbins, professional photographer and husband to Bethany Robbins, for photographing each Star Student; Mrs. Shelby Biancaniello, parent, for providing an delicious cake with the name of every Star Student beautifully displayed; Cadet Joseph Blethen for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance; Alyssa Miller for singing the National Anthem; JROTC Cadets TJ Williams, Jon Tenney-Malejko, Tyler Johnson, and Tyler Ramos for presenting our nation’s colors; and Autumn Norton and Madison McVeigh for providing Tech support.  
Attention Behind the Wheel Students
Students who wish to obtain their TDL-180 Day license with an eligibility date over the summer will need to complete all requirements and turn in required documentation to Mrs. Link by the end of the school year. The TDL-180 will be issued to the student’s parent(s) on June 18 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at the Driver's Education Tower with the expectation that the parent will hold the license until the eligibility date arrives. Students who do not complete the requirements prior to the end of the school year must wait until the following school year to receive the TDL-180 Day license. Please be advised that TDL-180 day licenses WILL NOT be issued during the summer.
 
Attention Driver’s Education students: DEC-1 cards verify the completion of the classroom portion of the Driver’s Education. Please make sure to receive your DEC-1 card from your HPE II teacher before the end of the school year. Please be advised that DEC-1 cards WILL NOT be distributed during the summer.
PTO After Graduation Celebration
We are wrapping up the 2014-2015 school year with a bang. Our last big event is the annual BHS PTO After Graduation Celebration. This is a wonderful drug and alcohol free event for graduates held at the George Mason Freedom Aquatic Center each year. We need volunteers to help. Please, check your schedules and visit the Sign up Genius link. Parents of students in all grades are needed to make this event successful. Slots are available June 10 from 7 p.m.-3 a.m. This is always great fun. Work is broken down into shifts.  Many hands make much lighter work and keeps this event fun and safe.
After Grad Volunteer Sign Up
This is a wonderful drug and alcohol free event for the 2015 BHS Graduates held at the Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center each year.  We need volunteers to help! Please check your schedules and visit the Sign Up Genius link to sign up for a time slot.  Parents of students in all grades are needed to make this event safe and fun.  Time slots available June 10th from 7pm to 3am.  Doors open at 8 p.m. The work is broken down into shifts so everyone can enjoy their time. This event is great fun so sign up for a shift or two today!
Summer Driver Education Instruction
Students are now able to register for Summer Driver's Education Range and Road instruction sessions online. Click here for details and additional information.
Specific dates for instruction for students will be provided after the payment is made to Mrs. Link.  The registration website for Summer Behind the Wheel can be accessed here.
 
Battlefield Summer Academic Camps - Registration is Open
Don't have time to fit everything into your busy schedule during the school year? Use the Battlefield Academic Camps to enrich your knowledge this summer. Battlefield's ILITE Robotics (indicated by *), along with the Battlefield staff, will host several camps:  3-D Renewable Art, Art with Printing, Cyber Defense*, Cyber Security (by Northrup Grumman) and Math SAT Prep.
For registration and information: ILITE Robotics Camps*, Complete listing of all camps
 
BHS National Honor Society Inductions for 2015
The purpose of the Battlefield High School Chapter of the National Honor Society shall be to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character in students of Battlefield.

Students are inducted in the spring of their sophomore or junior year, after demonstrating that they fulfill the requirements for membership: scholarship (GPA of 3.7 or higher), leadership, character, and service.
 
Congratulations to the new inductees into the Battlefield High School Chapter of the National Honor Society!
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Battlefield HS Spring Blood Drive : May 28
Battlefield High School's Spring Blood Drive with American Red Cross Blood Services, will be Thursday, May 28 from 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM.  The blood drive will be held in the Auxiliary Gymnasium.  
Students 16 years and older may sign up online using this link.  Click on Schedule a new appointment and then login, or register as a new user.  Every student who would like to donate blood must  return a signed parent permission form to the clinic prior to participating.  (Download here)  This form can also be picked up in person at the school clinic.  If you would like additional information, stop by the clinic before or after school or during your lunch shift.

The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.  Thank you in advance for supporting the American Red Cross blood program!

Board of Education's Seal for Excellence in Civics Education: May 29
Community service logs are being distributed on Monday, May 17th to all seniors who meet the initial academic eligibility requirements for the Board of Education's Excellence in Civics Education Seal. Completed community service logs must be submitted to the Counseling Center by Friday, May 29, 2015. Final determination regarding recipients of this diploma seal will be made in June after all final criteria have been reviewed. Seniors who do not receive a community service log in class but who have completed 50 hours of community service and feel they may meet the criteria for the Seal may download the community service log here or pick one up in the Counseling Center. Seniors who do not submit a completed community service log will not be considered for this diploma seal. Contact your counselor if you have any questions.
 
Yearbook Distribution is almost here!
The Senior Distribution Party will be held during 7th block on May 29th (seniors unable to attend may pick books up the following Monday).  Underclassmen will receive their yearbooks during lunches on the following schedule:  Juniors - June 1, Sophomores - June 2, Freshmen - June 3.  Yearbooks can still be purchased in person by dropping off a form and check for $80 in the front office, prices will be $90 June 1.
 
Springtime means proms and graduations
Staff and parents are reminded to promote safe driving habits with teen drivers. Go to safeteendriving.org, a great PWCS resource for tips and ideas.
 
School Store Clearance Sale.
The school store is having an end of a school year Month of May Clearance Sale.   All Spirit Gear items have been marked down 50%!!!!!  Hurry as supplies are running out.  It's currently open during 5h block all lunch shifts and located within the open cafeteria.  You can find The School Store on the Web at: [ Click Here  The School Store will close down on May 29th. 
 
Course Request Verification: June 8
Course request verifications were mailed home to rising 9th -12th students on Wednesday, May 20th. Students wishing to make adjustments to their course requests, including level changes, must indicate on the verification form the course(s) to be added and/or dropped and return the list with parent/guardian signature to the Battlefield Counseling Center by 3:00pm on Monday, June 8, 2015. Students may not request any new courses or level changes after June 8th. Students are expected to remain in their AP and Pre-AP classes for the entire year. Click here for the letter that accompanied the course request verifications.
2015 IT Program - Spring Newsletter
The spring newsletter for the Battlefield IT specialty program is now available. Read about the vast number of accomplishments of our students this year.
 
Student Magazine - May Edition
The May edition of  "Inside 15000" is now available online.
 
Inside Battlefield News Program Archive!
BHS students Ryan Keane, Alyssa Estrellado, Tommy DeAngelus, and Laura Keane now anchor a news show about what is happening at Battlefield High School.  The show airs on closed-circuit television at BHS, but you can download an archived version here.
 
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 taken an AP exam in the past, 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.
 
Redesigned PSAT/NMSQT ~ Coming October 2015
Did you know that the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT is being launched in October 2015?  Visit the CollegeBoard website to learn how the exam is changing, learn about the connection to the SAT, and view sample questions,
 
Redesigned SAT ~ Coming March 2016
Did you know that a redesigned SAT will be launched in March 2016?  Visit the CollegeBoard website and read about the eight key changes to the test, view sample questions, and learn about test specifications.
 
2015-2016 Fall College Fairs: Save the Dates!
Osbourn High School will host the Western Prince William County Regional College Fair on Monday, September 28th, 6:00-8:00pm. Osbourn High School is located at 9005 Tudor Lane, Manassas, 20110.  Hylton High School will host the Eastern Prince William County Regional College Fair on Thursday, October 15th, 6:00-8:00pm.  Hylton High School is located at 14051 Spriggs Rd, Woodbridge, 22193.

Approximately 100 colleges are expected to be represented at each college fair and the events are open to everyone free of charge. Juniors, seniors, and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend! Information regarding additional upcoming college fairs in northern Virginia will be posted on the "College and Military Visits" portion of the Counseling Center webpage as information becomes available.
 

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