Friday, September 23, 2016

Principal Wardle's Weekly Blog

Friday Focus  -  Entrepreneurship class meets community leaders
We are in our second year of this amazing class, with 3 students businesses from last year still running.  This past week, several local business men and women came and heard initial business proposals from our students in the ideation phase.  We are so grateful for these mentors as the make a real investment into our students.  IMG_4574.JPGIMG_4571.JPG

Upcoming Dates

September 29
Blue Late Start - 8:30am
District 214 Financial Aid Night 7:00pm (Rolling Meadows High School)
September 30
Homecoming Dance 8:00-11:00pm
October 3
NON-ATTENDANCE DAY - Building Closed
October 6
Orange Late Start - 9:30am
October 10
COLUMBUS DAY - Building Closed
October 12
NON-ATTENDANCE DAY - Building Closed

Celebrating Our Success!

Congratulations to Girls Golf 2016 MSL East Champions, and Class of 2017 golfers on senior night!  
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Congratulations to Girls Tennis on their win over Wheeling and the seniors celebrating Senior Night!  

Back Those Bison - Varsity Home Sports and Fine Arts for the Coming Week

September 21-24
Fall Play-  On Stars not Falling
September 24
Girls Swimming - BG Stampede Invite
Boys Soccer vs. Stevenson
September 27
Girls Tennis vs. Elk Grove
Girls Volleyball vs. Wheeling
September 27
Expressions Fall Show
September 29
Girls Tennis vs. Hersey
Cross Country vs. Prospect & Wheeling (Willow Stream Park)
Girls Volleyball vs. Rolling Meadows
September 30 Homecoming
Boys Soccer vs. Hersey
Varsity Football vs. Hersey

For underlevel and away sporting events and the most current information for BGHS activities, please go to: Buffalo Grove High School Comprehensive Calendar

BGHS in the News

Local playwright works with Buffalo Grove High School on fall play
The Daily Herald, September 19, 2016

A local playwright recently worked alongside Buffalo Grove High School students performing in his play this fall. Scott Shallenbarger stopped by Buffalo Grove High School to provide insight on the story and presentation of "On Stars Not Falling." Shallenbarger is a Northwestern University alumnus and an award-winning educator at Highland Park High School, where he is also the theater director and drama teacher.

Girls swimming: Buffalo Grove, Conant pick up MSL victories

The Daily Herald, September 22, 2016
Buffalo Grove stayed unbeaten in Mid-Suburban East girls swimming and diving on Thursday following a 104-81 victory over host Rolling Meadows.
The Bison won both freestyle relays and had double individual winners in Alexa Jedryka (200 free, 500 free) and Emily Schulstad (200 IM, 100 back).  Read Story

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Staff Spotlight
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  1. What is your name?  Julie Chybicki-Zimmer

2. What department have you/ do you work in?  I am in the Assessment Center.

3. How long have you been working at BG?  I started at BGHS this year, but it already feels like home!

4. Where did you go to high school?  I attended Rolling Meadows High School.

5. What part of working at BG do you find the most rewarding?  The most rewarding aspect of my job is when a student shares with me that they really rocked an assessment and they are excited about how it will influence their future college choices.  Seeing students coming in as humble freshmen and then seniors leaving as determined graduates ready to take on the world is truly priceless!

6. What is a fun fact about you? I am a huge Blackhawks fan.  I have been lucky enough to try on a championship ring and even won a contest to ride the Zamboni!!!

7. What activities or clubs do you coach/ sponsor? OR  What activities at BG do you follow? I am a big sports fan.  Getting caught up in the excitement of a good game is incredible.  My children play softball, baseball and basketball so I am really big on these sports!