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ISSUE 6 APRIL 2017 Bayside High School 1901 Degroodt Road, SW Palm Bay, FL 32908 (321) 956-5000 M-F 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

april Events

Bayside Bargains @ Bayside High School Cafeteria 1901 DeGroodt Rd SW, Palm Bay

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9th grade reading test

all day

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Baseball vs Palm Bay

Baseball field

6pm

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BETA Banquet

Cafeteria

6pm

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Softball vs Fort Pierce

Softball field

6pm

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9th grade reading test

all day

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Cheerleader Tryouts

Gym 2:17pm

4pm to 6pm

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Early Release

(Saturday) April 22, 2017

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Cheerleader Tryouts

Gym

4 to 6pm

8:00a.m. - 12:00 (noon)

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Academy Orientation

Theatre

6pm

Bayside Bargains is a large “garage” sale run by the students in the exceptional education program at Bayside HS. We sell new and quality used items at bargain prices. Items include furniture, baby clothes and baby items, toys, household goods, holiday items and much more.

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Cheerleader Tryouts

Gym

4pm to 6pm

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Chorus Concert

Theatre

7pm

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Baseball vs Eau Gallie

Baseball field

6pm

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Encore Presentations

Theatre

during the day

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Cheerleader Tryouts

Gym

4pm to 9pm

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4th Interim ends

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Bayside Bargains

Cafeteria

8am to 1pm

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Department Head meeting

Merrill’s

7:45am

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Department meetings

7:45am

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Early Release

2:17pm

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Encore Banquet

Cafeteria

6:30pm

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Baseball vs Titusville

Baseball field

6pm

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Orchrestra

Theatre

6pm

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Grad Bash

Universal

3:30pm

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Court Kings Basketball game Gym

Bayside’s WBBN is on YouTube If you ever miss a Wednesday news cast from our WBBN students, you can stream from YouTube: h t t p s : / / w w w. e d l i n e . n e t / p a g e s / B a y s i d e _ High_School/Parents___Students/Weekly_ Announcements

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2 May events

1 Chorus Awards 1 AP Chemistry 1 AP Psychology 2 BIO EOC 2 AP Physics 1 2 AP Art History 2 Academy Orientation 3 Early Release 3 AP English Lit 3 AP Pysics 2 4 History EOC 4 AP US Government 4 AP Seminar 5 AP US History 5 AP Computer Science Principles 5 Military Ball 6 SAT testing 6 Band Banquet 6 Car Show 8 AP Bio logy 8 AP Physics C 8 SAC Meeting 8 Senior Awards 9 Faculty Meeting 9 AP Calculus AB 9 AP Calculus BC 9 Baccalaureate 10 Early Release 10 AP English Language 10 AP Macroeconomics 10 Senior Yearbook distribution 10 Underclassman Yearbook distribution 10 Thespian Induction ceremony 11 AP World History 11 AP Statistics 11 Last day for Adult Ed

Theatre Rm 737 Rms 733,734,736

6pm to 9pm 8am test Noon test

Rm 736 Rm 733 Theatre 2:17pm Rm 736, 737 Rm 733 Rm 736 Rm 733 Rm 733,736,737 Rm 734

Noon test Noon test 6pm

Hilton-Mel Beach 700/300 building cafeteria TBA Rm 733, 737 Rm 736 media center Theatre media center Rm 737 Rm 736 1st Pentecostal Rm 736, 737 Rm 733 Gym Gym

6pm 8am to 3pm TBA TBA 8am test Noon test 4pm 6pm 7:45am 8am test 8am test 7pm 2:17pm 8am test Noon test Power Hour part A Power Hour part B

Theatre Rm 736 Rm 733

6pm 8am test Noon test

8am test Noon test TBA 8am test Noon test 8am test Noon test

11 12 12 12 15 16 16 17 18 19 19 20 20 22 23 23 24 25 26 29 30

Band Meeting Rm 319 Final Yearbooks sale Rm 317 -1st come AP Human Geo Rm 733,736,737 Senior Exams Periods 5,6,7 Senior Exams Periods 1 and 2 Faculty Meeting media center Senior Exams Periods 3 and 4 Early Release 2:17pm Graduation Practice Required for Seniors 7th period regular exams alt. bell Graduation Stadium Back up day for Graduation Stadium Pineapple Cove Graduation Theatre Exams early release Periods 1 and 6 Exams early release Periods 2 and 5 Lockmar Graduation Theatre Exams early release Periods 3 and 4 Post-planning NO AC for the rest of the summer Holiday for All Adult Ed Summer school starts SOAR starts at 8am Adult Ed starts at 7:30am

Can Any One Donate? Bayside is in need of 3 golf carts Used, 3 to 4 years old, in working condition Two passenger or more carts Contact Mr. Small at Bayside High 956-5000.

6pm Power Hour 8am

7:45am

8am Period 7 7pm 9am all day 2:17pm 2:17pm 2pm 2:17pm

TBA


3 “Prom�

This year our prom king and queen and 2 runners up were announced during Prom at 9:00pm. Our nominees were: Prom King Prom Queen Jordan McIlvain

Brittney Sanchez

Shyheim Miller

Maya Fischer

Todd Exume

Rianna Schuller

Kinley Louissaint

Bree Bart

Anfernee Gelabert

Ariel Bermitz

Brian Powell

Jamaica Hightower

Cameron Watts

Jocelyn Figueroa

Leon Landis Elis Stewart

Selina Homen

Winners! Prom King, Todd Exume 1st runner up, Eli Stewart

2nd runner up Cameron Watts Prom Queen, Rianna Schuller 1st runner up, Selina Homen 2nd runner up, Brittney Sanchez


4 Join VEX

Thinking about how to qualify for a college scholarship worth more than $60,000? Join the 2017-18 VEX Robotics Team! Attend the after school meeting in Room 719, at 3:40, for the unveiling of the new VEX Competition game. Meet new and old friends, use the tools to inspire the problem solvers of tomorrow, and become a STEM leader. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

CHEERLEADING TRY OUTS Tryouts will be held April 18-21, in the gym, from 3:45 6 pm. For more information, email potter.lora@ brevardschools.org.

The Bear Truth April 2017 Published Five Times Per Year Bayside High School 1901 Degroodt Road SW Palm Bay, FL 32908 Issue 6

AP Computer Science Available Now At Bayside

A new course is coming to Bayside. It is not a traditional computer class and everything about it is designed to appeal to and engage non-tech people. We will talk about things like what the Internet is and how it works, how Big Data can make the world a better place but carries the risk of abuse, and how images and audio files are compressed and what that means for quality. If you are interested in taking this course, contact guidance at extension 21514.

Webster University’s Melbourne Campus is part of a 100 year tradition of excellence. Call us today to enroll in a program that meets your needs and fits your schedule: melbourne@webster.edu | (321) 956-6700

MASTER’S PROGRAMS : MBA | Counseling | Cybersecurity | Procurement Human Resources | Management & Leadership


5 Bayside Is Expanding Its Library Collection! Bayside High School is excited to announce a new way to access digital media with OverDrive. An extension of our school library, OverDrive will give you 24/7 access to a large collection of popular fiction, non-fiction, test prep books, and even audiobooks! No more boring weekends or vacations; with OverDrive you can checkout exciting new books to read on your computer, phone, or whatever device you prefer. Never worry about getting your book back to the library on time either; with OverDrive your books are returned automatically at the end of the checkout period. Ready to get started? Follow these steps: 1. Bayside’s OverDrive collection can be accessed several ways. There is a BPS OverDrive icon on your Launchpad (if you don’t see it, simply add it with your plus symbol). Select Bayside High School from the dropdown, and then type in your student (or faculty/staff) ID in the box and click Sign In. OR 2. Go to brevardfl.libraryreserve.com, select Bayside High School from the dropdown, and again type in your student ID.

BPS-Overdrive

OR 3. Download the OverDrive app from your device’s app store, create an account, find Brevard Public School Libraries and save it as a favorite. Again, you will be prompted to put in your student ID before “checking out” any materials. 4. Once you’re in, you’ll see hundreds of available titles. You can borrow a title by downloading it or simply reading it in a browser. Stop by and see Mrs. Spivey for a demonstration or more info!


6 Please note:

testing

information

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2017 Testing Schedule

All students are required to present a photo ID upon entering a test site ◦◦ Students who had a school photo taken this year, even if photos were not purchased, received a photo ID from DSP ◦◦ Any student without a photo ID – please see Mrs. Webb in Room 317 for a testing identification letter Students should bring a pen or pencil for testing Students may use their own wired headphones/earbuds for FSA Reading

DATE 17-18 April 20-21 April 24-25 April 27-28 April 27-28 April 2 May 4 May 8-12 May

Grade/Courses testing Grade 9 or English 1 Grade 10 or English 2 Geometry Algebra 1 Algebra 2 Biology or Integrated Science 3 U.S. History

Test (8:35 start time, unless otherwise noted) FSA Reading FSA Reading FSA Geometry FSA Algebra 1 FSA Algebra 2 (1:00 start time) NGSSS Biology NGSSS U.S. History Make-up testing

Bayside High School CEEB Code 101592 ACT Test Schedule (register for testing at www.actstudent.org) Test Date June 10

Registration Deadline May 5

Late Registration *add. fees May 6 - 19

SAT Test Schedule (register for testing at www.sat.collegeboard.org) Test Date May 6 June 3

Registration Deadline Late Registration (Paper) *add. fees Online Score Release April 7 April 21 May 25 May 5 May 19 June 22

* Late registration requires additional fees. Please check the website for price information. ** Fee Waivers are available for students qualifying for free/reduced lunch. See your counselor before registering for the test. Fee waivers can’t be used for late registration testing.

FIRST Robotics Competition Results

Peer tutoring is here! If you need help with any subject or with organization, then this is the place for you! Join us in Room 317 Tuesdays & Thursdays Power Hour: 12:01-12:59 ** Remember to bring your textbook and/or notes ** If you have any questions or need additional information, please see Mrs. Webb in Room 317

Our team showed up at the Orlando Regional competition with an incomplete robot that needed work to get it past the inspection process, weighed in, and programmed to communicate with the competition field. We were short on adult mentors this year and our students struggled to get the robot working to meet all of the goals of the competition.  When we arrived Thursday, March 9th for weigh-ins and inspection, the students worked all day to get the robot through the approval process and by Friday morning, March 10th, we made our first match and won! We proceeded to go on and win 3 of our 5 matches on March 10th, competing against other teams whose robots were built by/repaired by adults.  To end up in 16th place by the end of the day was an accomplishment. On Saturday, March 11th, the students won the first match and lost our second, and in our final match of the day, our robot was climbing a 4’ strand of rope for bonus points. At the end of the match, when our climbing mechanism broke and our robot crashed to the ground, we were placed 35th out of 63 teams. Our pit crew did an outstanding job learning to work under pressure and trouble-shooting a multitude of hardware and software problems.  There is nothing closer to real-world experience than this competition (when the students are the ones allowed to do the work). Each of our seniors walked away with a $60,000 scholarship to Florida Tech. With over $480,000 in scholarships that weekend, we would say that was a win for Bayside! Congratulations to all competitors.


7 Graduation DVD Presales

Graduation DVD presales will begin Monday, May 1st. The price will be $20 and include the entire graduation ceremony, professionally filmed. It will also include DVD extras of highlight videos from the school year and the baccalaureate baby picture video. See Mrs. Potter in room 206 to place your order.

The 2017 Baccalaureate

Seniors, start going through your baby photos if you would like to participate in the Baccalaureate baby picture video presentation. Mrs. Potter will collect photos from April 17th to Tuesday, May 2nd. Scan your photo and email it to potter.lora@brevardschools. org. NO photos will be accepted after May 2nd.

Senior Information Grad Bash 2017 WHEN: Friday, April 28, 2017 FEATURING: Fifth Harmony in concert COST: $100.00 Ticket, See Mrs. Burgess to find out if there are any tickets remaining. Visit Room 620, during Power Hour.

Yearbook News!

Yearbooks are no longer on sale. Yearbook distribution will be May 10th during Power Hour. During power hour A, seniors who preordered books will pick theirs up in the gym lobby. During power hour B, 9th through 11th graders who preordered a book, can pickup theirs in the gym lobby. Yearbooks will not be sold on May 10th. The final yearbook sale will take place Friday, May 12th, during Power Hour, in room 317. Books will be sold first come first served. Supplies are VERY limited, so make sure to head there at the beginning of Power Hour. Once books are gone, they are gone. Books will be on sale for 85.00, cash or check. No “reservations� will be accepted.

1. Graduation practice is on May 18th and, yes, all seniors who are graduating must attend if they want their tickets. 2. YES, Seniors must have all their textbooks in, and fines and dues paid to receive tickets. 3. Graduation is on May 19th at 7pm. 4. Tickets: 2 tickets for the track and 6 for the stadium. Total of 8 tickets. a. If seniors want more tickets, they must talk to their peers. b. If a family has additional relatives who want to attend, the graduating senior must find extras from other seniors.


Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage Paid Orlando, FL Permit # 2346

Bayside High School 1901 Degroodt Road, SW Palm Bay, FL 32908

8 Band News The following band students performed at State Solo and Ensemble on March 23, 2017, receiving scores and feedback from college music professors and professional musicians. They did really well! Stephen Beesley: Superior with Distinction (earned a superior rating while performing his memorized solo) Mag Gibson, Angie Sutton, and Molly Whitright: Superior Solos Kyler Denk, Aly Paige, and Justin Vanatta: Superior Trio Coady McManus: Excellent Solo (He performed a professional-level solo on an instrument he began less than a year ago!)

Destiny Almonte

Lexine Sibert

National Art Competition

Bayside’s art classes submitted 15 of the 330,000 art works that were sent to the National competition. Two of our students won a regional award and although they will not compete at the national level (gold key status), we are very proud of their accomplishment. Destiny Almonte was a Silver Key award winner for her painting entitled “Genocide”. This same piece won Best in Show at Bayside’s Annual Student Art Show. Lexine Sibert won an Honorable Mention for her painting, “Beyond What’s Outside”.

Bayside High School Newsletter  

May 2017

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