April - May Attendance to school - very important!
- Order Cap/Gown: www.highschool.herffjones.com (deadline April 30)
- Order Yearbook: https://ybstore.friesens.com/767157 (deadline May 12)
- Financial Aid—Complete forms and check status at www.fafsa.gov
- Scholarships: https://www.marionschools.net/domain/3048
April 3 CF Application Day; 1:30 PM; Media Ctr.; Sign Up Online via Remind
April 5 Senior Mtg. @ Lunches; Eat A? Go to loft during B, B goes C & C goes A
April 7 Deadline to sign up for May 6 SAT @ collegeboard.org
April 3-Apr 23 Prom ticket sales online (subject to close once tickets are sold out!)
April 14 Prom non-BHS guest forms due
April 23 Last day to purchase prom tickets (if still available)
April 25 PROM permission forms due
Apr 25 & April 27 AICE English General Paper Exam, 8:30 AM in the gym
April 29 Prom @ Protea - 8-11 PM
Apr-Jun AICE Exams
May TBA Cap & Gown distribution, during lunches
May 11 Senior Awards, Village View Church 6PM; by invite
May 11-17 Senior Exams 11th: periods 1 & 5, 12th: periods 2 & 6, 16th: period 3, 17th: period 4
May 12 Plato/FLVS complete for graduation
May 12 Community Service completed forms due to counselor
May 16 Baccalaureate @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6 PM; RSVP by aPRIL 30 using the QR Code:
May 18 Last day for Seniors
May 19 Graduation practice MANDATORY, @ BHS, 1 PM
May 20 Graduation, 8 AM @ BHS; Graduates must be here @ 6:45 AM
May 25 Plato (Edmentum) is no longer available in Marion County.
NOTE: There is no time between the last day and graduation for credit recovery. Therefore, students MUST have credits completed and a 2.0 GPA on May 18 to walk in the ceremony.
Debts: All debts must be cleared to receive your diploma. This is all textbooks, uniforms, parking tickets, library books, club payments, etc. Check the debt lists posted as we get closer. Pay online.
Public Education Foundation of Marion County Scholarship Page
Class of 2023 Senior Scholarships are NOW OPEN!
The Scholarship Portal will be open from March 6th-April 10th, 2023.
Senior Scholarships managed by the Public Education Foundation of Marion County are now available! All Scholarships are accessed via the new scholarship portal. All submissions should be done through the portal. Please review the individual scholarship requirements below. All scholarships require a Grade Report form. A Portal Tip Sheet is also available to help you navigate the portal.
Both are linked below:
PORTAL TIP SHEET
GRADE REPORT FORM
ACCESS THE SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP PORTAL HERE
The Public Education Foundation of Marion County administers a variety of scholarships. Please check listings below for individual scholarships and criteria. You can apply for more than one scholarship, but please make note of all requirements and apply for scholarships whose criteria is applicable to you.
Scholarship Donors include corporations, associations, organizations, foundations and individuals who want to create a brighter future by encouraging education. Different scholarship donors have different scholarship qualifications. It is important to thoroughly review each scholarship description and application before applying.
12th Grade Information
Have you taken or signed up to take a college entrance test? Check out the links below to help you sign up for the SAT or ACT which is required by all 4-year colleges and universities. If you are planning to attend a community college in Florida, you can take the SAT or ACT but a third alternative test is also available - the PERT. The PERT is a computer generated test and must be taken at the College of Central Florida. There is no charge for taking PERT the first time if you get a voucher from your counselor.
College Entrance Tests
If you are a JUNIOR or SENIOR student who currently receives free or reduced school lunch, you are eligible for two (2)ACT and (2)SAT fee waivers during your high school career (not each school year).
Ever feel like you don't have a clue about what you want to do in college or even if you want to go to college? Try taking a career survey on the "Florida Choices" website to see what careers you would be best suited for.
Click here to take a career survey on the Florida Choices website
Click here to find a college in Florida that offers the degree program you are interested in
Financial Aid 22-23
Click here to view the official FAFSA (Federal Student Aid for College) website
Navigating Your Financial Future (PDF)
Senior News You Can Use
Bright Futures Students be sure to go online to here to apply or check the status of your Bright Futures award. Any questions, please meet with your guidance counselor.
Bright Futures ID/Password Recovery
If you did not receive an E-mail with your ID and Pin from our original meeting or you have lost it you can follow the below procedure to capture this information. Please be aware that your assessment will not be posted until the end of January!
- Log on to www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ssfad/bf/
- Under Applicant Quick Links (on the left side of the page). Click on the one that says “View Student Financial Aid History”.
- Under Forgot your User ID?, click "Get My User ID and Pin" next to Students.
- Fill in the required information – Social Security Number; First Name; Middle Initial; Last Name; Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy).
- Click “View My User ID and Pin Information”.
- Your information should appear on the screen.
Mrs. Bowman's PowerPoint (College 101)