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Bell Schedules - First Two Weeks of School

First Day of School:

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Class periods are 42 minutes in length.

 

Class Period

Start Time

End Time

Period 1

9:00

9:42

Period 2

9:47

10:29

Break

10:29

10:39

Period 3

10:44

11:26

Period 4/BTV

11:31

12:18

Lunch

12:18

12:48

Period 5

12:56

1:38

Period 6

1:43

2:25

Period 7

2:30

3:12

 

Thursday, August 18 –

Friday, August 26, 2016

Class periods are 51 minutes in length.

 

Class Period

Start Time

End Time

Period 1

8:00

8:51

Period 2

8:56

9:47

Break

9:47

9:57

Period 3

10:02

10:53

Period 4/BTV

10:58

11:54

Lunch

11:54

12:24

Period 5

12:29

1:20

Period 6

1:25

2:16

Period 7

2:21

3:12

 

Late Start Schedule:

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Class periods are 42 minutes in length.

 

Class Period

Start Time

End Time

Period 1

9:00

9:42

Period 2

9:47

10:29

Break

10:29

10:39

Period 3

10:44

11:26

Period 4/BTV

11:31

12:18

Lunch

12:18

12:48

Period 5

12:56

1:38

Period 6

1:43

2:25

Period 7

2:30

3:12

 

 

Note:  Block period schedules to begin the week of August 29, 2016

Parent Ed Panel- "An Insider's Guide to BHS"

On Wednesday, August 31st from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the Alumni Room, we will have our first Parent Ed event of the year. The objective of the night is to welcome new parents to BHS, both Freshmen and transfers, and give them the opportunity to ask questions of seasoned BHS parents. These parents have students who have participated in all aspects of life at BHS, including sports, theater, and music. They also know a thing or two about how their students have learned to manage stress, balance social and academic interests, and much more! Principal Paul Belzer and Counseling Department Chair Luis Mashek will be there to answer questions as well.

Join us for a fun and informative night. Please click HERE to RSVP

Summer AP assignments

CLICK on the corresponding subject or links for more information

 

AP STUDIO ART

AP CHEMISTRY

AP ITALIAN

AP BIOLOGY

Dear 2016-2017 AP Biology students,

Please pick up an AP Biology textbook from the library. Over the summer you will need to read the 1st four chapters. There will be an open notes exam on this material during the first week of the 2016-2017 school year.

Additionally, please spend some time over the summer exploring Mr. Dunn’s AP Biology website https://sites.google.com/a/burlingamehighschool.org/mr-dunn-s-ap-bio-site/ to familiarize yourself with the numerous resources available to help support your success in the course. Particularly important is the Getting Ready for AP Biology subpage, which describes required and suggested materials for the course.

I look forward to seeing you in August. Have a great summer.

 

 

BHS Summer Reading 2016

ATHLETICS PACKETS 2016-2017

SportsNet is now available for the 2016-2017 school year!

All Athletic Packets from the 2015-2016 school year have expired. However, starting 5.2.16, parents/guardians must now complete Athletic Packets online by going to  https://sportsnethost.com/burlingame (link can also be found by clicking on "Student Health" on BHS's homepage). First time users will need to set-up an account. Returning users should enter their previously selected username & password to log-in. After the packet is completed & submitted, a confirmation email should be received.

Physicals that have not yet expired (were completed within the last year) and are on file in the BHS Health Office, can be used until they expire and do not need to be resubmitted. Physicals must be completed ​by an MD, DO, PA or NP &​ must be fully completed in order for their clearance to be renewed. You may log back in at any time during the year to upload a new physical or to complete the Adult/Student Driver portion.

Any questions about medical clearance please see Ms. Herold in the Health Office. Any other questions about sports, please see Coach Phil in the Boys PE locker room.

BHS leads the district in state and national rankings

San Mateo Union Schools Again Rank High in State, U.S.

The schools of the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) regarded as some of the best high schools in the state and country by US News and World Report and the Washington Post.

 

San Mateo, Calif. – Schools of the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) have again been ranked among the most outstanding public high schools in the U.S. in 2016. Two media rating systems that regularly analyze the top public secondary schools in the nation using their own specialized calculations – one is produced by U.S. News and World Report and the other by the Washington Post – provided the results.

 

In the former listing by U.S. News and World Report, Burlingame High School secured a California ranking of No.80 and a national rating of No.490; Mills High School was ranked No.152 in the state and No.946 nationally.

 

In the latter analysis by the Washington Post, dubbed “America’s Most Challenging Schools,” five of the District’s schools received notice of laudable academic achievement. In order of national ranking, they were: Burlingame High School, No.622; Aragon High School, No.686; San Mateo High School, No.712; Mills High School, No. 904; Hillsdale High School, No.1,438. Burlingame, Aragon and San Mateo were the highest-rated public high schools in San Mateo County, according to the Washington Post.

 

"Ranking schools is, at best, an inexact science,” explains Superintendent Skelly.  “That said, I believe our schools are outstanding by virtually every measure.  I am proud to be part of a school system that puts a high priority on student success and distinctive opportunities for students to thrive and grow."

 

According to US News and World Report online, the publication’s rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Rankings were based on schools’ performance on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they prepare students for college.

 

The Washington Post issued rankings on just over 2,300 of the best U.S. public and private high schools. According to its website, the Post determined rankings by a host of factors including: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school, percentage of students eligible for government meal subsidies — a common benchmark for poverty — and each school’s average scores on the SAT, a common college entrance exam. The rankings prioritize college test participation over test scores, which the Post notes largely reflect parental income.

 

To learn more, call Sheri Costa-Batis, Communications Manager, at 650-558-2202.

Suspension of CAHSEE graduation requirement

On October 7, 2015, Governor Brown signed SB 172 suspending the administration of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).

CLICK HERE for further details...

News

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8/20/16

Come pick up a club application at D107! Club apps are due no later than August 31st! ALL CLUBS NEW OR OLD STILL NEED TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION)

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8/19/16

Hi,

If you are interested in learning about the BHS Robotics team and maybe becoming a member stop by at lunch on Thursday 8/25 in C106.  

 

See you Thursday!

Ms. Wade

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8/15/16

ATHLETICS PACKETS 2016-2017

SportsNet is now available for the 2016-2017 school year!

All Athletic Packets from the 2015-2016 school year have expired. However, starting 5.2.16, parents/guardians must now complete Athletic Packets online by going to https://sportsnethost.com/burlingame (link can also be found by clicking on "Student Health" on BHS's homepage). First time users will need to set-up an account. Returning users should enter their previously selected username & password to log-in. After the packet is completed & submitted, a confirmation email should be received. 

Physicals that have not yet expired (were completed within the last year) and are on file in the BHS Health Office, can be used until they expire and do not need to be resubmitted. Physicals must be completed ​by an MD, DO, PA or NP &​ must be fully completed in order for their clearance to be renewed. You may log back in at anytime during the year to upload a new physical or to complete the Adult/Student Driver portion.

Any questions about medical clearance, please see Ms. Herold in the Health Office. Any other questions about sports, please see Coach Phil in the Boys PE locker room.

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