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Reminder: BHS now offers CLEP testing. Test fees are $80. See more info under the For Students tab.
Song: Here's To Us - Kevin Rudolf
Quote: "Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light." Albus Dumbledore
12th: 9-11; 11th: Noon - 2
10th: 9-11; 9th: Noon - 2 - starts at noon with a parent meeting (about 30 minutes)
All students are reminded that $10 class fees are due at orientation. Students who wish to purchase parking passes ($10) must show a valid driver's license. 12th and 11th graders will be issued parking passes first. Parking passes will not be sold prior to orientation dates and times.
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 - 3:00
Friday: 8:00 - noon
BHS Top Cats Little Girls Clinic
June 7th - 10th (1:00 - 4:00)
BHS Little Girls Cheer Clinic
June 14 - 17 (1:00 - 4:00)
Youth Panther Football Camp
June 20 - 23 (9:00 am - Noon)
Lady Panther Volleyball Camp
July 25 - 27 (1:00 - 4:00)
The Berwick Panthers went to the LHSAA State Meet at LSU Saturday, May 7th. Kenan Jones earned 3A State Runner-up honors in both the long jump and the triple jump and placed 4th in the high jump. Ian Valdez earned 3A State Runner-up honors in the 3200 run, and Orry Arcemont placed 4th in the javelin. Go, Panthers!
Last week, major TV news outlets carried stories that introduced a new word to many viewers. Sextortion is the process of tricking victims into sending compromising photos and then using blackmail methods to get more photos, sexual favors, or money from the victims. The U.S. Department of Justice's April 2016 report to Congress listed sextortion as "by far the most significantly growing threat to children."
That report also noted that the vast majority of the victims were females under the age of 18. The crimes were conducted using social networking sites, instant messaging, and email. The convicted perpetrators--so far, all male--have
Another Justice Department report noted that offenders were specifically seeking out those children they considered easy targets because of their demonstrated willingness to post personal content online and engage in live-streaming video activity, whether the content was sexually explicit or not.”
One news outlet included suggestions for protecting against this developing threat:
HAVE A SENSATIONAL SUMMER!!!
FOR STUDENTS: "Time decides who you meet in life, your heart decides who you want in your life, but your attitude decides who will stay in your life." --Unknown
FOR STAFF: "To the barefoot man, happiness is a pair of shoes. To the man with old shoes, it's a pair of new shoes. To the man with new shoes, it's more stylish shoes. And of course, the fellow with no feet -- he'd be happy to be barefoot. Measure your life by what you have, not by what you don't." --Michael Josephson