The FSA reading and writing make-ups at Beach High are scheduled for Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26. We recommend that all students that are participating in Monday and Tuesday's FSA make-up sessions have a good breakfast and arrive to school early. Testing to meet graduation requirements occur throughout the year. Students may use PERT, ACT, and SAT scores to demonstrate college readiness and satisfy State requirement if specific concordances are met.
There will be a mentor meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Monday, September 25 at 2:30 pm in the Auditorium. This is for all 9th graders and new Beach High students interested in being partnered with an upperclassman mentor, and for upperclassmen that are interested in mentoring new students. All students that attend the meeting will receive community service hours.
The Poetry, Art, and Nature Club (PAN) is reaching out to students who want to get involved in making the school a more vibrant and active environment. Our first meeting will be held tomorrow, Monday, September 25, after school at 2:30 pm in Room 506 for any students interested in participating in some exciting and creative events.
There will be a very important blood drive at Beach High on Tuesday, September 26 from 8 am until 2 pm. This blood drive is needed to help the hurricane and earthquake victims. All blood donors can earn 25 hours of community service. We are asking for the participation of all eligible students 17 years and older, parents and community members. Please free to share this information with your neighbors and family members. You can pick up consent forms from Mr. Rivera's Room 703. Must be 17 years old or older to donate. ID required. Please donate if you can!
There will be a Beach High literary magazine meeting for "Embryo" on September 26 at 2:30 pm in Room 557. Please come share your new ideas and help us publish our year's first edition. Refreshments will be served. See Mr. Boldon for details.
Do you love to sing and would like to know what it feels like to be up on stage in front of hundreds of people singing along with you? Do you play drums, bass, keyboard, or guitar? Do you have a passion for music of any style? Rock Ensemble auditions will be held from Tuesday, September 26 through Friday, September 29, 3-5 pm in Room 316. Sign-up sheets are in front of Room 316 with Mr. Garcia.
Our first chapter meeting for Best Buddies is on Wednesday, September 27, at 2:30 pm in the Media Center. We hope to see new faces as well as returning members.
We will have our Club Fair on Friday, September 29, during all lunches.
Attention juniors: ring orders must be placed by Saturday, September 30 in order to be ready for the Ring Ceremony in January. Orders must be placed through our approved vendor.
We are selling Homecoming Dance tickets for $50 each until October 1. The MBSH 2017 Homecoming Dance will be on October 7 from 7-11 pm. We are also selling senior breakfast tickets for $40 each until October 1st. The Senior Breakfast will be on October 11 from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Rusty Pelican on Virginia Beach. All attending seniors must have a 2.0 GPA, less than 10 absences, less than 20 tardies, and community service hours on file. The tickets will be available online through the Parent and Student Portals with a credit card payment, and in person during all lunches in front of the cafeteria with cash payments.
Senior Parent Night has been rescheduled to October 12 at 6 pm in our Auditorium. We invite all senior parents to learn about important information related to school activities and college planning.
Junior Parent Night will be held on October 17 in the Auditorium, from 6-8 pm.
ACT and SAT tutoring are taking place on Mondays and Wednesdays in Room 560 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm with Mr. Dreeson. These sessions are free and open to all students not currently enrolled in Communications Methodology. Any students struggling with the FSA or Algebra 1 EOC should take advantage of this opportunity.
Want to be part of the club that 'Crossing Borders for Change'? Come see how you can build a resume of impactful community service by joining SOIL@MBSH. SOIL is a nonprofit organization that transforms wastes into resources in Haiti, and SOIL@MBSH students promote this organization locally. Find out how you can be a part of it - see Mr. Reese in Room 246.