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District Announcements
Special Education Parents Meeting

WHAT? áMeeting with Parents of Special Education Students
WHEN? áWednesday, May 27thá@ 6pm
WHERE? Location TBD


Dr. Kerber and Board Members, Missy Kaszer & Kathy Helsing, would like toátalk about paraprofessional staffing changes and reassure parents that their children will be cared for and IEP mandates complied with.á
CONGRATULATIONS Mr. Tripodi!

Congratulations to Mr. Tripodi, BHS social studies teacher and gifted program coordinator, for receiving theá2015 Roy A. Hunt Foundation Award for commitment to arts and humanities education! á


Check out these articles:á

Newsmaker: Jeff Tripodi

Blackhawk teacher receives award




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Lunch Balance Payment Deadline!
PLEASE PAY YOUR OUTSTANDING BALANCE ONLINE AT:
www.myschoolaccount.com


Please call SUE LUKACS @ 724-846-7772 if you have payment difficulties.
**NOTE: Parents with outstanding balances have been contacted prior to this posting.**


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WAY TO GO JOE!




CONGRATULATIONS
JOE CAMPAGNA!
AAA PLAYER OF THE YEAR!

3 SPORT LETTERMEN!
CONGRATULATIONS! TO OUR AMAZING BHS ATHLETES WHO LETTERED IN 3 SPORTS!

Mariah Evans Cheerleading Basketball Track
Devon Gabauer Golf Hockey Tennis
Owen Schaefer Golf Hockey Tennis
Courney Vannoy Golf Basketball Softball
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Congratulations BHS Concert Choir!
CONGRATULATIONS!
The BHS Concert Choir received a rating of SUPERIOR -- the highest rating possible! -- at the High Notes Festival in Hershey! á


Donkey Basketball!
A FUN night was had by all who attended DONKEY BASKETBALL! Thank you to our brave teachers, fire fighters and police for playing and giving us all a GREAT SHOW!

A special THANK YOU to AUTUMN GIOCONDI for organizing the event!
Here are a few pics...





AddamsFamily Nominated 11 times!!

Mancini Awards nominees announced, best of high school musicals

Check out the full article in the Beaver County Times


$10 Tickets are available online @ LPPACenteráor for more information go toáthe Mancini Awards Website
KEYSTONE EXAMS




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KEYSTONE EXAMS ARE UPON US!á
To all our BHS & HMS test takers:
Get a good night's sleep - eat a healthy breakfast - and answer away!
We know you will do a great job!

Key Club Raffle!!



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Enter the Steelers Terrible Towel Tote Bag Raffle!
Win 17 Steeler items valued at over $225.
Tickets are on sale NOW - May 27th at Building Offices or from KEY CLUB officers.
Tickets are: $1 or 6 for $5.
Winning ticket will be drawn on May 29th @ 7:45 AM at BHS
Click here for all the details and a list of items.
All proceeds benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Blackhawk Green House Spring SALE!
FLOWERS & VEGGIES GROWN BY OUR OWN STUDENTS!

Click here for PRICES.

SALE Dates / Times
TODAY - Thursday, May 7 10:30 - 3:00
After Mother's Day: Tuesday - Friday 10:30 - 2:30
Saturdays, May 9thá& May 23rd 8:30 - 1:00


Color Guard Clinics!
For All Futureá8thá- 12th Grade Students

Blackhawk Students at the YSU English Festival

A total of twelve Blackhawk High Schoolástudents andátwenty seven Highland Middle Schoolástudents áattended the Youngstown State University English Festival on April 22 orá23. áIn order to attend, each student had toáread seven books pre-selected by the YSUáEnglish Festival committee. áThis year's selections included several books from visiting author Gary Schmidt, who spoke to the students both days. áIn addition to attending the author lecture, the students competed in various competitions against nearly 1000áother studentsáfrom Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. áWe had eight winners over those two days!

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Michelle Noell (11th grade)áwonáfirst prize ináRenga Riot Poetry

Raina McKoen (10th grade) wonáhonorable mention in Impromptu Writing

Dougan Szewczyk (9th grade)áwonáhonorable mention in Writing Games

Kayleigh Zagorski (9th grade) wonáhonorable mention in Writing Games.

Brynn MacQueená(7th grade)áwonáhonorable mention in Writing Games

Abigail Ronk (7th grade) wonáhonorable mention in Writing Games.

Katherine Alford (7th grade) won 2nd place in Not So Trivial Pursuit.

Lynnell Fryá(7th grade) woná3rd place in Not So Trivial Pursuit.

For more information about the YSU English Festival, visit www.ysuenglishfestival.org.


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Honoring Joe!

Coach JOE HAMILTON will be inducted into the WPIAL Sports Hall of Fame
on June 12, 2015. áPlease join us in honoring this great accomplishment.
Click here for details on reserving your spot!

Love this photo!
Our Awesome BHS Band at the Happiest Place on Earth!

We are....Proud Cougars!

Athletics Updates
Read an excerpt from "Dominate the Day" - Brian Cain
What is mental toughness?

Earn Money - Be a Leader - Save Lives...BECOME A LIFEGUARD!á
Click for course registration and cost information!

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HELP the Blackhawk Foundation by shopping AMAZON!

You can donate to the BLACKHAWK FOUNDATION by shopping on AMAZON.com. áWhen you make a purchase on AmazonSmile.com, Amazon will donate .5% to the Blackhawk Foundation! á

Why would you donate to the BLACKHAWK FOUNDATION
The Blackhawk Foundation funds grants submitted by Blackhawk teachers. áSo by supporting the foundation, you are helping teachers get what they need for our students.

So, sign up today! How much easier can it be to help fund grants for our teachers??


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Student Trip to Costa Rica in 2016!

In July 2016, students will have an opportunity to travel to Costa Rica for a 10 day excursion throughout this beautiful country. Students will be presented with opportunities to see incredible wildlife and natural habitats along with opportunities to learn about a new culture, take a zip line excursion through the jungle, swim on some of the most exquisite beaches, and participate in an authentic folklore evening.
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CLICK HERE for all pricing information, reviews, itinerary, and even a video of the activities.

Please email Mr. Ricciardi with any questions or concerns at ricciardir@bsd.k12.pa.us

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BHS Lip Dub Video
BHS students show you how to have a "Good Time" and get everyone feeling that "Good Feeling"!
Free and Reduced Price Family Application
Please click here to download the 2014-2015 Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Special Milk Program Family Application. áIf you have any questions, please contact Sue Lucaks at ext 1016.
School Announcements
Honors Chorus
Congratulations to Noelle Marousis, Kacie Rumbaugh and Leah Pfister on their performance at PMEA Honors Chorus at Westminster College on Saturday, November 1.á
Beaver County Chorus
17 students from Blackhawk participated in Beaver County Chorus on October 20-21. They are among students from 13 county schools.á
eBooks
TheáBlackhawkáHigh School library now offers ebooks to students and faculty. áClick the following link or direct your browser toáhttp://bviu.lib.overdrive.com.ááChoose "Blackhawk High School" and type in your student ID number. áSee Mrs. Lindemann with any questions.​
High School Activity Calendar
Below is the Blackhawk High School Activity Calendar for 2014-2015:

Activity Calendaráas Word Doc

Activity Calendaráas PDF
After School Tutoring

Tutoring is available after school according to the following calendar:

After School Tutoringáas Word Doc

After School Tutoringáas PDF
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Graduation Projects

Attention Seniors:
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Your graduation project is due on Friday October 3rd.á The first graduation project mentoring session will be September 12th.á This will be the only meeting prior to the due date for the project, so please be sure to bring all materials that you need to review with your mentor on September 12th.
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Graduation Project Help Sessions will be held after school on the following dates in the library.á
September 8, September 15, September 22, & September 29.á All sessions will begin at 2:30 and end at 3:30.á
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