Daily Announcements

8th Grade Course Selection Night

has been postponed.   The program has been rescheduled for Monday, March 9, at 6:00 p.m. in the Middle School Auditorium.

High School Spring Musical

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Thursday, March 5th- 7pm

Friday, March 6th- 7pm

Saturday, March 7th- 2pm & 7pm

High School Auditorium

Tickets are $10, and may be purchased online or at the door!

Link to order tickets --> http://www.tinyurl.com/bshstp


Snow Make-up Days
School is in session on the days listed for all students and staff. 

February 16, 201
5 now in session due to school closing on January 12, 2015.

March 13, 2015 now in session due to school closing on January 26, 2015.

Spirit Week for Mini-THON

Monday, March 9 – Wear Blue for Four Diamonds

Tuesday, March 10 – Nerds vs. Jocks

Wednesday, March 11 – American Day (Red/White/Blue)

Thursday, March 12 – Hawaiian vs. Arctic

Friday, March 13 – Class Colors or Mini-THON Shirt

Mini-THON 2015 Student Packet

Mini-THON 2015 will be happening at the high school on March 13 & 14, from 7 pm to 7 am.  All Big Spring High School students are encouraged to attend this exciting event and to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund, an organization committed to battling pediatric cancer.  Any district adults over the age of 25 who are interested in chaperoning should complete this form. For more information about this event, please check out his video!

MiniTHON Participant Packet 2015.pdf

Cash Only Lunch Line

Beginning Monday, February 23, the cafe' in the High School Commons will have one register designated for Cash Only guests.  You are encouraged to put money on account and use the quicker, more efficient, register closest to the deli station. 

To put money on your account, you put cash or check in the labeled envelope and drop it in either of the metal drop boxes in the high school or apply money online through the Chartwells website at http://chartwells.compass-usa.com/BigSpring/Pages/PrepaidNews.aspx?Default=1 .

2015 Waterwheel

The 2015 Big Spring High School Yearbook, Waterwheel, is on sale now!

Cost is $68.90.  You have three options to order:

1.  Go to Balfour Smart Pay at


2.  Order by phone at 1-800-853-1337

3.  Order by mail using the form sent to senior home addresses

Hurry!! Deadline to order is April 10.

Post-Grad Fundraising Events

Longaberger Basket Sale - Orders due Jan. 23; Pick-Up Feb. 19

Beeman's Pies & Fudge - Orders due Jan. 29; Pick-Up Feb. 11

Rada Cutlery - Orders due Feb. 9; Pick-Up March 4

Thirty One - Orders due Feb. 13; Pick-Up March 4

Family Night Out at Arooga's in Shippensburg - Feb. 24

R & K Subs & Sandwich Sale - Orders due March 12; Pick-Up April 1

Bingo at Penn Twp. Fire Hall - March 29

For information, contact Kim Fealtman at 243-2027 or kim@sdf-consulting.com

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:  
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.  

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:


District Announcements

BSHS Mini-Thon!

Big Spring High School will be holding their Mini-Thon on March 13th and 14th, 2015 to support the Four Diamonds Fund.  The event will run from 7 pm on Friday night to 7 am on Saturday morning.  The student body is looking forward to not only all the fun that is sure to take place over those 12 hours, but also knowing that what they are doing will be helping so many children, because it’s all for For The Kids!  Follow our social media accounts for more info and updates as the day comes closer: 

Twitter- @bshsminithon15

Instagram- @bshsminithon15

Facebook- BSHS Mini-Thon 2015 

This charity raises money for children with cancer by helping their families with medical bills and other financial and emotional needs and sponsoring life-changing research. 

Mini Thon.pdf
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.

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.
Thu, Mar 5 - Fri, Mar 6
Spring Musical
7:00 PM
HS Auditorium
Saturday, March 7
Club CARE Dodgeball Tournament
Spring Musical

HS Auditorium

2 PM & 7 PM

Tuesday, March 10
Two Hour Staff Development Delay
Fri, Mar 13 - Sat, Mar 14
PMEA Region Orchestra Festival
Dallastown HS
7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Friday, March 13
Snow Make-Up for Students and Staff

Today, 3/5/2015
High: 26 Low: 4
Chance snow showers
85% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/6/2015
High: 26 Low: 12
Mostly sunny
2% chance of precipitation.