Announcements

Thursday Breakfast and Lunch Menu

Breakfast:
Breakfast Pizza, Cereal with Toast, Yogurt Parfait, Egg and Cheese Biscuit, Cinnamon Roll, Banana Bread, Assorted Fruit, 100% Fruit Juice, Milk

Lunch:
Chicken Pot Pie, Roll, Fish and Chips, Fruit & Vegetable Bar, Milk


Halloween

Trick or Treat Where Something Neat for Costume Day October 31.   $3.00.  Dress up in your favorite Costume.  Sign up Friday October 26-Wednesday October 31 in the Cafeteria or come by Mrs. Susie’s room to sign up. Rules for Costume Day:  Follow Blue Ridge High Dress Code.  No face mask or paint etc. that covers your face completely.  Teachers and Administrators must be able to recognize each student.


Candy Gram

No Tricks ALL Treat!!   Send a Candy Gram to your Friends with a Special Message on October 31.  $1.00.


BRHS Book Club

BRHS Book Club will meet on October 18th and 25th during iTime due to our missed meeting last week.  Be sure to have your passes with you.


Buyouts
Tickets for the Buff Puff buyout (Thursday 4th block) and the morning hangout (Friday 1st block) will be sold Tuesday through Thursday at lunch ONLY.  Not buyout tickets will be sold after that.


Congratulations Girls Golf!

BR Finished 3rd in the Upper State yesterday. Top 8 teams advance. The Upper State was played at the Preserve @ Verdae. The Girls will be making there 2nd straight State Finals Trip.
Medalist: Athena Dotsikas
Way to go BR!!


Congrats Girls Tennis!

The Girls' Tennis Team beat  Travelers Rest yesterday 5 to 2.  Winning singles matches were:  Amanda Harris, Natalie Cannon, and Lauren Wilbanks. Winning doubles matches were Amanda Harris and Kaycee Gibson and Fiona Baulo and Addy Jodon. The Tennis Team will play their last match of the season on Tuesday against Greer.


Wednesday Breakfast and Lunch Menu

Breakfast:
French Toast Sticks with Syrup, Cereal with Toast, Yogurt Parfait, Chicken Biscuit, Cinnamon Roll, Banana Bread, Assorted Fruit, 100% Fruit Juice, Milk

Lunch:
Macaroni and Cheese Bar, Corn Chowder Soup, Steamed Green Beans, Fresh Fruit, Milk


2018 College Fair RECHEDULED

Attention Juniors and Seniors:  The 2018 Greenville County College Fair at TD Convention Center is this Thursday, October 18th.  This was rescheduled from September 17th.  All juniors will be attending along with seniors who signed up previously. We will be leaving Blue Ridge High at approximately 9:30 am and returning around lunch time.  You should have received flyers in homeroom previously about what colleges will be in attendance.  Orange sheets are in the cafeteria and outside of the Guidance office with bus assignments. 
AM Bonds Students- should stay in the cafeteria instead of going to Bonds that morning.  All Junior AM Bonds will be excused for the morning.
Additionally, on Thursday, October 18th, the college fair will be open to the public from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  This will include beneficial seminars for students and parents from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.  There is no registration required and no cost to attend the event on Thursday evening.  Students and parents may visit the College Fair website at www.greenvillecountycollegefair.org for additional information.  


Congratulations Cheerleaders!
The Blue Ridge Varsity Cheerleaders brought home a first place win from their competition this past Saturday!
Come out this Saturday, October 20th to support them at the Dorman Cavilier Cheer Classic at 3:00! 


Boys Soccer

The Boys Soccer meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 18th at 3:45 in Mrs. Donald's room. 


FINE ARTS CENTER VISITATION REVISED DATE

Students interested in the Fine Arts Center for the 2019-2020 School year, there will be a  Fine Arts Center Information Session at Blue Ridge HS on Thursday, November 8th at 2:45 pm in the Media Center Conference room. This will be an opportunity for prospective students to find out about the application/audition process for the Fine Arts Center.  Details about the1:30-3:20 high school visitation day on November 15th will also be discussed. Sign up in Guidance!!!


Herff Jones junior Rings -make ups

If you haven’t already ordered your BRHS class room, it’s not too late!  Representatives of the Herff Jones company will be here on Tuesday, October 23rd, from 8:00 – 8:40 am, in the cafeteria to take Class Ring Orders.  Down payments start at $60.  Down payments may be made by money order, cashier’s check, cash, credit card or check.  Any junior or senior who has not ordered their class ring may do so at this time also. Extra ring packets are available in the office. Thank you!


Congratulations Mason Hand!

Mason Hand is participating in the USSYP $10,000 scholarship competition and scored within the top 30 scores on the exam portion.  Every high school in the state participates, and he is moving on to the second portion of the competition – the essay and digital presentation.  Pretty exciting! 


Mentoring program
Parents and community members, looking for a way to make a positive impact?  If you are interested in mentoring a student at Blue Ridge High School, then please use the link below to sign up for training.  There will be a training session facilitated by Mentor Upstate at 12:00 on Wednesday, October 24th in the Blue Ridge High School Media Center Conference room.  Please contact Jessica Fevrin, at 864-355-1813 for more information.  To apply for this session, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mentor-greenville-training-blue-ridge-high-school-on-oct-24-at-noon-tickets-51200213216


Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following students who auditioned and made Region Orchestra this past weekend:
Tim Dunlap
McKenzie Camp
Emmanuel Wright
And Congratulations as well to Johnny Waitman for making 1st Alternate!!
This is a huge accomplishment and you should all be proud!


Free SAT Test Taking Strategies Workshop

On October 27th, there will be a free SAT test taking strategies workshop from 8:30AM-1:30PM in the auditorium located in McAlister Square, 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville.  Register before October 12th at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FOxuF09J-MjNkndTfgXnLWBz_4Ii0hJO91p13mCUD9I/edit?ts=5bb260f8


Prom Committee

Any JUNIOR interested in being on the Prom Committee, please see Ms. Irwin in D-106.


Earrings
A pair of earrings was found left behind at the Homecoming dance.  Please see Ms. Lynch-Miner to describe them to her if you think they are yours.


Alive@25

Take Alive@25 for free on November 5th!  This opportunity is for the first 100 Blue Ridge High students who sign up for the course.
Register for FREE at scnsc.org (https://scnsc.org/training/training-courses?class=37&month=&location). Blue Ridge students use code J8FQQK. The Blitz will take place at Travelers Rest High School on November 5 from 8:15am – 1:30pm. Lunch is provided. The Alive@25 Blitz is sponsored by @Steve Borklund – State Farm Agent.