Monday, December 2, 2013
December 2, 2013 – B-CC ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Event: Chips Milkshake Fundraiser on 12/02/2013
Location: Potbelly's in Bethesda
Sponsor: Chips, Dawn_Charles@mcpsmd.org
Details: Who doesn't love a chocolate Oreo milkshake?
Ask for the Cha-Cha Oreo Milkshake at Potbelly's in
Bethesda between December 2 and December 8 and Chips will
get a portion of the proceeds.
Event: Ten Thousand Villages on 12/07/2013
Location: Ten Thousand Villages in Bethesda
Time: 05:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Sponsor: Chips, Dawn_Charles@mcpsmd.org
Details: Looking for gifts? Come to Ten Thousand
Villages in Bethesda December 7 from 5 - 9 to support two
worthy organizations. Chips will get a portion of the proceeds
and you will be supporting fair trade.
Event: Lazarus Leadership Fellows Program
Introduction on 12/4/2013
Location: Choral Room
Time: 11:00 am to 11:40 am
Sponsor: Bruce Adams,
Details: December 4th Orientation for Lazarus
Leadership Fellows Program
Sophomores and Juniors. If you are interested in building
your leadership skills and serving the community, the
Lazarus Leadership Fellows Program will be right for you.
Program founder Bruce Adams will be at in the choral
room on Wednesday, December 4th at 11 a.m. to talk about
Lazarus Leadership Fellows Program. All previous
groups of Lazarus Fellows say it was a life-changing
experience. For information regarding the program, click on
Activities section of the B-CC HS webpage and then click on
Lazarus. Copies of the application form will soon
be available on the web and will be given out at the
December orientation. Copies will also be available in the
counseling office by noon on December 4th. Applications are
due on Friday, January 3, 2013.
WINTER BREAK: Last day of classes (a full day) is Friday,
December 20th. Students
return to school on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
1st SEMESTER EXAM
Friday, January 10, 2014
Monday, January 13,
Periods 1 & 2
Tuesday, January 14,
Periods 3 & 4
Wednesday, January 15,
Periods 6 & 7
Thursday, January 16,
2014 Period 8 & Make-up Exams
Friday, January 17,
ROUNDHOUSE TICKET ANNOUNCEMENT:
Attention 9th – 12th
graders: Students attending high school
in Montgomery County can get one FREE ticket to Roundhouse Theatre this season!
To receive your free ticket, go over to the box office, or call the
theatre at 240-644-1100, or click on “play it forward” on the theatre website.
FROM THE TATTLER:
Please join the staff of The Tattler for: Press Forward: 2020,
a panel of distinguished journalists will discuss what the
near future of journalism will really look, sound, and feel like – December
3rd, 7:00 pm, Round House Theatre.
Note: RSVP and more information
available at tattlerextra.org.
***IB DATES TO NOTE***IB INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS – 2:
3rd, 7:00 pm, auditorium, informational meeting regarding IB diploma program
and IB courses for families of 10th graders.
COLLEGES THAT CHANGE LIVES: December 10th, 7:30 pm at Whitman
HS auditorium. The speaker is Maria
Furtado, Eckerd College, FL.
***JANUARY 2014 SSL
OPPORTUNITY***GOOD DEEDS DAY (DETAILS TO FOLLOW):
Good Deeds Day is the Jewish
Federation of Greater Washington’s 3rd annual community-wide service day that
is part of an International service day started in Israel. We are in process of planning for this year
and I wanted to share information about it for B-CC students, as we will have
numerous service projects available around the county that day, all of which
are preapproved for MCPS SSL hours. Our website,
which will go live for registration in January
at GoodDeedsDayGW.org. In the
meantime, here is a link to pictures from last year’s event:
Sam Rosenbaum PhD, CVA
Jconnect Volunteer Coordinator
Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
SSL OPPORTUNITES (2 NEW)
- FIRST BOOK - MONTGOMERY COUNTY is
gearing up to do our annual gift wrap fundraiser once again that I wanted to
pass along as an SSL opportunity for your students.
First Book – Montgomery
County is a
local nonprofit focused on providing brand new books to children in low-income
families. Each year, Child’s Play toy store in Congressional Plaza,
allows our volunteers to gift wrap toys for its customers and collect
donations. The activity is SSL-approved and has proven to be quite successful
in past years.
sign up, interested volunteers can select shifts at http://bit.ly/1isGcM6
are 2-3 hours each and run daily from Friday, 11/15 through Tuesday,
are accepting a max of 2 people per shift given the space constraints at
- Every $10 raised during a
shift sponsors the purchase of 4 brand new books for kids in Montgomery
do not hesitate to contact me if you have additional questions. I can be
reached at this email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone at 301-938-1985.
- THANKSGIVING AND THE TURKEY CHASE – student volunteers needed:
Dear Interact Club
Members and other B-CC students, Thanksgiving and the Turkey Chase is quickly
approaching. We need your help in two ways.
1.) Did you know
that there is a Principal’s Prize for the school which has the greatest number
of participants who register and identify their school on their registration
form. Any student, child, adult, friend, or neighbor who registers for the
race, can identify the school of their choice. Make it BCC!
support BCC, the President of our Rotary Club, George Nash, has put a personal
challenge out to you that he will donate an additional $500 to your school if
you can win the Principals Prize. We're rooting for you!
2.) For those of
you who are not running, we need volunteers to help at Water Station #5 and
Water Station #1 which is across from the Pooks Hill Marriott. Please
register online and let me how many Club Members will be there to help.
Thank you In
Yours in Rotary
– ROCK CREEK FOREST
Creek Forest E.S. at the Radnor Center is looking for 3-5 dedicated and
committed BCC students to help with a food bagging program every Thursday
afternoon. Students would be responsible
for assembling 70 bags of food to go home with students in need. BCC students can receive SSL hours every
single Thursday for an hour to an hour and a half each week of the school
year. Students interested should contact
Sarah Cohen at Sarah_A_Cohen@mcpsmd.org. Radnor Center is located at 7000 Radnor Road,
Bethesda. Coming from River Road, take a
left on Goldsboro and a left onto Radnor Road. Coming from Bradley Blvd, a LEFT on Goldsboro
and a right onto Radnor. It’s right off
Goldsboro between River and Bradley. Next
to the golf course!
***SSL OPPORTUNITY – LOTS OF HOURS AVAILABLE***: BROOKSIDE GARDENS Holiday Light Display: Volunteers are needed November 29th
– January 5th. Spend an
evening a week volunteering in a winter wonderland at Brookside Gardens! Volunteer shifts are available seven days a
week, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Thursday-Sunday and 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Friday and
Saturday. There are indoor and outdoor
Apply online, at www.parksvolunteers.org
or call 301-962-1429 for more information.
Note: Volunteers for Garden of
Lights MUST BE 16 AND OLDER.
Gardens Auditorium, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD.
The annual B-CC Jazz Combo Fundraiser Night will take place
this year on Saturday, November 30, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Panera Bread in
Join us for dinner, pick up food for Sunday's breakfast, and listen to the B-CC
HS Jazz Combo perform. Alumni combo
members will stop by and play a song or two with the current combo.
It's a fun evening and Panera Bread will donate a portion of the sales from 6:00
– 9:00 pm to the B-CC Music Department.
The address is:
Chevy Chase Panera Bread
4459 Willard Ave.
Next to Chase Towers
Jazz Combo Community Liaison
SATs and ACTs at B-CC:
Date of Test
(11/22 w/late fee)
(11/22 w/late fee)
(1/10 w/late fee)
(1/24 w/ late fee)
(2/21 w/late fee)
Mar. 7 (
3/21 w/late fee)
(4/18 w/ late fee)
(5/23 w/ late fee)
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