Daily Announcements

Pink Out

Support our PINK OUT event for breast cancer awareness by wearing PINK at this Friday’s Homecoming Football Game.  All funds raised from this event go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.  This event is sponsored by Dawg Pound.

Spirit Week

Monday, October 5 - America Day

Tuesday, October 6 - Pink Day

Wednesday, October 7 - Favorite Sports Team Day

Thursday, October 8 - Decades Day

Friday, October 9 - Maroon & Gold Day

The High School Guidance office is sponsoring a College Fair which will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 12-1:30pm in the High School gymnasium.  We expect a wide variety of technical schools, colleges and universities and military branches.

Homecoming - The Roarin' 20's

     Homecoming Dance will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. in the High School Commons (Cafeteria).

     You must have your ID at the door.

Tickets are $6.00 for an individual, $10.00 for a couple.

     Tickets can be purchased at A & B lunches starting Monday, October 5, and ending on Friday, October 9, or at the door the night of the dance.

     If you would like to bring a guest for the Homecoming Dance who does not attend Big Spring High School, you must submit a Guest Permission Form (attached).

     Wear appropriate dress attire (no work boots, jeans, or sneakers).  



Please congratulate the following individuals who have been selected by their peers to serve on Big Spring High School's 2015 Homecoming Court!


Freshmen Representatives:

Taylor Hutchinson and Braden Petty


Sophomore Representatives:

Morgan Mentzer and Andrew Kulp


Junior Representatives:

Deja Hooper and Tanner Eshenour


Senior Court Members:

Carly Auchey

Makayla Glass

Jesse Keim

Alexis Kump

Juvy Orillaza

Madison Wickard

Dillon Bennett

Aaron Bloser

Triston Cooper

Eli Fickes

Tristan Robb

Derek Sweger


Please mark your calendars for the Homecoming Football Game on Friday, October 9 and the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 10.


Congratulations to this year's representatives!


BSHS Student Council

Guest Form - Dance.pdf

Senior Panoramic Picture

The Senior class picture is being taken during period 5 on Wednesday, October 14.  Order forms and money can be submitted to Ms. Daugherty in room 350 any time on or before October 14, but we must have orders that day.  Forms were distributed in homeroom, but extra order forms are available in room 350 and at the High School Office as well.

Picture Retake Day

will be Friday, October 23.  Order forms are available in the High School Office.  Even if you choose not to purchase the pictures, all students should have their photo taken in order to receive a High School ID card.

Winter sports physicals will take place on November 9, 2015.  HS Physicals will start at 1:30pm in the High School Nurse's Office. 


Please Note the following change this year:

If a student is wishing to receive a free physical on November 9th they MUST complete section 1 – 5 of the attached physical form and turn it in to the High School Athletic Office by November 2nd.  This is a change from how this has been done in the past.


No student will receive a physical on November 9th if they have not turned in the required paperwork to the athletic office by November 2nd!


Fall Sport Athletes only need to complete section 7 providing they did not get injured during the fall season and are still in need of a doctors clearance. Section 7’s can also be turned in to the High School Athletic Office.

PIAA Physical Form Sect 1-6.pdf 

PIAA Recertification Form Section 7.pdf 

Emergency sheet for athletes.pdf

2015 Yearbooks

will be received and distributed in mid-October.

10th and 11th Graders:  PSAT Information

Test Date:  Wednesday, October 14, 2015 during school

Cost:  $15

Registration:  9/8/15 – 9/23/15 in the counseling office

Please see attached parent letter for detailed information.

PSAT Information.pdf
Beginning of the year forms and documents have been posted to the High School Web Site.  Please go to the Parent Documents tab and select the folder Opening School Year Information.

Physical Education Attire, 2015-16
All high school students will be expected to wear Big Spring Physical Education attire, beginning in 2014-15.  The attire 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 to standard 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

Physical Education Attire Instructions.pdf

          Welcome to Big Spring High School


                  Hours:  7:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

                  Phone:    (717) 776-2434

                  FAX:  (717) 776-2433

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

District Announcements

15 - 16 Chromebook Updates

The school year is quickly approaching and BSSD is excited to continue our secondary Chromebook initiative this year.

6th Grade Families will be able to learn about the program and complete related paperwork at 6th Grade Orientation on August 20th.  Chromebooks will be distributed on the first day of School.

9th Grade students will receive their Chromebooks during Dawg Day Freshman Orientation.

All other secondary students will keep their current Chromebook.  Please remember to bring them with you on the first day of school!

Protection plans that were purchased during the 14-15 school year will continue to be in effect for the 15-16 school year.

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

Chromebook Documents
BSSD Chromebook Guidelines
BSSD Chromebook Agreement
Chromebook Brochure

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 installed security cameras on all district buses over the summer.  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.
Wednesday, October 7
HS College Fair
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saturday, October 10
HS Homecoming Dance
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday, October 12
No School for Students - Staff Development
Wednesday, October 14
Senior Panoramic Picture

Today, 10/7/2015
High: 74 Low: 50
Mostly cloudy
7% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/8/2015
High: 71 Low: 54
Partly sunny
5% chance of precipitation.