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Daily Announcements

2nd Quarter High School Parent/Teacher Conferences

will be held Thursday, December 4, 2014, between 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Please email Laura Witter in the High School Office at lwitter@bigspring.k12.pa.us to request a conference.  Please be sure to include the following:

Your Name:

Student Name:

Your Contact Phone#:

Teacher(s) you are Requesting to Meet With:

                                  Earliest Time you are Available:

If you do not have access to email, you can call Mrs. Witter at the High School Office at 776-2436.


The Junior Class is selling subs, pizza, and cookie dough

from The Italian Taxi in Mt. Holly.  If you need order forms or would like to order please see a junior or contact Mrs. Bear @ mbear@bigspring.k12.pa.us.  Orders are due to Mrs. Bear on Wed. 12/3 and delivery will be available for pickup on Wed. 12/17 after school.  Thank you for your support!



Physical Education Attire, 2014-15

All high school students will be expected to wear Big Spring Physical Education attire, beginning in 2014-15.  Theattire is a maroon and gold shorts and shirt combination with a Bulldog logo.  The shorts/shirt combination is made of moisture management, “performance” clothing.  The cost of the shorts/shirt combination is $18.00.  The school will work with families in financial need regarding costs.  The Health and Physical Education Department is moving tostandard physical education attire for several reasons:

1.  Safety- The PE clothing is designed for freedom of movement and minimal liability for injury(no pockets, zippers, belt loops, etc.)
2.  Appropriate- No appropriate attire questions, students can not lose class points/credit with the school approved shirt/shirts.
3.  Affordability- For this competitive cost, students may be able to wear one or both parts of the uniform throughout much or all of their high school years.
4.  School Spirit- Big Spring Bulldog logo and colors for everyone!

Ordering Instructions:

1.  Please log onto:  
http://stores.bluemountainsportsonline.com
2.  Enter Access Code for "Big Spring Physical Education Clothes"
     Access Code = BIG (access code is case sensitive)
3.  Select t-shirt and shorts sizes.  Crew neck sweatshirts and sweatpants are available but are OPTIONAL.  Each student is expected to have, at minimum, a uniform t-shirt and uniform shorts or sweatpants       
4.  Add selected items to cart
5.  Proceed to Checkout
6.  Create account.
7.  Enter student name (first & last) and grade in COMMENTS section 
8.  Complete transaction


Post-Grad Committee Meetings

The Post-Grad Committee meets the 3rd Monday of each month  at 7 pm in  Room # 117 at the High School.  Meeting dates are:  11/17/14, 12/15/14,  01/19/15, 3/16/15, 4/20/15, 5/18/15.  Anyone interested in helping with the Committee or who would like more information is encouraged to attend the meetings.  The Post Grad Event is held following Commencement on Friday, June 5, 2015, at  9:00 pm.  


2014 Yearbooks

2014 Graduates who have ordered and paid for a 2014 yearbook can pick up their yearbooks in the High School Office, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 AM and 2:30 PM


Welcome to Big Spring High School

    Hours:  7:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
                                                    Phone:    (717) 776-2434

Please select the following after dialing main number:

1 - Receptionist/Assistant Principal 
      (Work Permits, Parking Permits, Detention, ISS, OSS)
2 - Attendance Secretary
3 - Principal Secretary
4 - Counseling Office
(Transcripts, Diploma Verifications, Schedules, etc.)
5 - Athletic Office (Sports Physicals, Sporting Events, Coaches)
6 - Nurses Office
7 - Cafeteria
(Student Lunch Account)
8 - Library


Beginning of the year forms and documents have been posted to the High School Web Site.  To view the opening school year information click the following link:

http://hs.bigspringsd.org/site_res_view_folder.aspx?id=2c1b884a-44e6-4f35-bb55-77ff33f3a163

District Announcements

14-15 Secondary Chromebook Initiative

The Big Spring School District is launching an exciting new learning opportunity for its secondary students this year.  Every student in grades 6 -12 will be issued a Chromebook for his/her exclusive use throughout high school.  The purpose of this initiative is to fully engage students and create a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity.

Information about the Chromebook initiative will be available on the following nights:

August 14 - Dawg Day Parent Presentation @ 6:30  for 9th grade families
August 20 - HS Open House @ 6:30PM  for 11th & 12th grade families
August 21 - 6th Grade Orientation @ 6:00 for 6th grade families
September 3 - 7th & 8th Grade Open House @ 7:00 PM for 7th and 8th grade families


Due to the incredible popularity of Chromebooks in the education market and a rush in sales, Chromebooks may not be available for distribution on these nights.  However, parents will still have the opportunity to learn about the program and complete any necessary paperwork.  Communications regarding the Chromebook program will be sent prior to each information night.

For more information about the program, protection plan, and the Chromebook agreement, please see the documentation and communications below...

Chromebook Documents
BSSD Chromebook Guidelines
BSSD Chromebook Agreement
Chromebook Brochure
Chromebook Parent Presentation

Parent Letters
Letter to 9th Grade Families (sent 8/4/14)
Letter to 11th & 12th Grade Families (sent 8/14/14)
Letter to 6th Grade Families (sent 8/14/14)
Letter to 7th & 8th Grade Families (sent home with child)




Security Camera Installation on District Buses

In the Big Spring School District, we continually strive to ensure the safety and security of our students.  For that reason, the District is in the process of installing security cameras on all district buses.  If your child rides a district bus (to/from school, activity buses, field trips, etc.), he/she may be subject to video recording.  For more information, please contact the District Transportation Coordinator at 717-776-2408.
Tuesday, November 25
Staff Development - No School
Wednesday, November 26
Staff Development - No Students
Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Recess
Friday, November 28
Thanksgiving Recess
Monday, December 1
Thanksgiving Recess

Today, 11/21/2014
High: 30 Low: 17
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/22/2014
High: 40 Low: 32
Partly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.