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Principal's Update: Adding Instructional Time (April 9, 2021)


Good afternoon Bruin families,

In order to meet our students’ learning needs, we are adding instructional time to our current schedule. On designated Wednesdays, we will begin rotating our AM and PM sessions of students in for instruction. Bus transportation and meals will continue to be provided on these days and attendance will be taken. Please see the schedule below for the added days in which your student will attend.  

Afternoon (PM) Students will report for all classes from 12:20 am-4:05 pm on these additional days: 
Wednesday, April 21
Wednesday, May 5
Wednesday, May 19

Morning (AM) Students will report for all classes from 7:45 am-11:30 am on these additional days: 
Wednesday, April 28
Wednesday, May 12
Wednesday, May 26
Picture retake day through Lifetouch will take place on Tuesday, April 13, in the Azalea Middle School gymnasium from 9-10am and 1:30-2:30pm. My apologies for stating a different day on my previous phone message. 
Have a great weekend, Bruins!
Yours in service, 
DeAnne Varitek, BHHS Principal

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  • 108 graduates in Class of 2018 Our district has increased the graduation rate from the 60th percentile to more than 80th percentile in recent years, above the state average. We work to keep our students on track to graduate at all grades levels and have intervention programs to help students who fall behind.
  • 3 types of professional certificates offered BHHS students can earn an Allied Health Certificate in partnership with SWOCC, CompTIA Professional Information Technology certificates, and numerous Graphic and Digital Media Art professional software certificates. We've also re-added numerous CTE courses, such as welding and construction trades in recent years to provide more "hands-on" vocational training opportunities.
  • 1,717 dual credits earned in 2017-18 Last year, 184 of our students completed college credits through high school classes. Southern Oregon University (SOU), Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) and South Western Oregon Community College (SOCC) to provide these dual credit opportunities.
  • $4.5 Million in Seismic Safety Upgrades Our district earned three $1.5 million in grants from Business Oregon to retrofit the elementary, middle and high school for safety in the event of a major earthquake. Kalmiopsis Elementary and Azalea Middle School are complete. Brookings-Harbor High School is slated for construction as soon as summer 2019.