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High School News
BBHHS Senior Grace Bird Awarded Federal Scholarship to Visit Bulgaria Next Year
Grace Bird, a senior at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School, was recently awarded the distinguished federal Youth Education Scholars (YES) Program Scholarship and will use this honor to travel to Bulgaria for the 2018-2019 School Year. 
BBHHS Students Take First Place in Environthon Competition, Advance to State Match
Congratulations goes out to the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School students who recently took first place in the regional Environthon competition, advancing as just one of two groups of students in the district, out of a total of 55 teams, to the State contest next month in June!   
Envirothon Regional Champs!
Congratulations to the Bees Environthon team who were first place in the region, qualifying them for State competition in June!  Team members are:  Charlie Carlone, Zeke Churchin, Cassidy Naypauer, Frank Zhu and Patrick Potoczak.  There are five regions in Ohio, and we finished first of 55 teams in our region.  The top 4 teams from each of the 5 regions move on to compete June 10th-12th at Cedarville University, with the top team earning a trip to compete nationally in Idaho.  We have received a $300 scholarship to pay for the costs associated with our trip, through one of the various donors.  The local competition is sponsored by the sewer conservation districts comprising the region in each state, with the national competition sponsored by Smithfield, Canon, The Sustainable Forestry Initiative, US Department of Agriculture, to name a few.  There are cash prizes for winning the national competition which totaled $30,000 last year.  Dan Reynolds is the advisor.   
Prom Details
Click here for important information about Prom 2018.   Here is the After Prom Waiver form that needs to be signed by every participant.     
Final Exam Schedule
Senior final exams will be on May 24th and 25th.  Here is the final exam schedule for May 30, 31 and June 1.  Parents, please sign and have students return their permission to leave form to Mrs. Sturgeon in the Attendance Office.   Final Exam Permission Form   
BBHHS Senior Nick Bosley Officially Signs to Compete in Track and Field at Miami University
Senior Nick Bosley has officially signed to continue his interscholastic career as a member of the Men’s Track and Field team at Miami University (OH) in the fall of 2018.   
Hybreeze 3rd Quarter Edition
Here is the Hybreeze, school newspaper publication, for the 3rd Quarter.  
Student Selected to Represent Ohio in Germany
Congratulations to Junior Abhi Deverakonda who was selected as a recipient of the American Association of Teachers of German Study Trip to Germany this summer!    The trip includes round-trip air transportation to Germany, a home-stay with a host family, and excursions to places of cultural and historical significance, including Berlin.    Abhi earned GOLD status on the National German exam which qualified her to apply for the trip.   After successfully completing an application, essay and interview in German, Abhi was selected to represent Ohio at the national level and was then awarded this study trip along with 43 other students of German from across the country.   
Upcoming Assessment Schedule
The months of April and May will be filled with state and national assessments for students.  Below is a schedule of the upcoming exams.  Here are some resources to help students prepare for upcoming End of Course Exams.  Students need to score 18 points on these exams in order to meet their graduation requirements.    April 18 & 19 (delayed start)  Grades 9, 10 End-of-Course English April 23, 24 Grades 10(9) End-of -Course Biology April 26 End-of-Course American History April 30/May 1 Grades 9-10(11) End-of-Course Algebra I & Geometry May 7 Grades 12(11) End-of Course Government May 7 - 18 Grades 9 -12 AP Testing in 21 subject areas  
Delayed Start Bell Schedule for April 18 and 19
9:20 AM 9:45 AM
2 9:50 AM 10:20 AM
3 10:25 AM 10:55 AM
4 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
5 11:35 AM 12:05 PM
6 12:10 PM 12:40 PM
7 12:45 PM 1:15 PM
8 1:20 PM 1:50 PM
9 1:55 PM 2:20 PM
Senior Commencement Bulletin
Find important end of the year activities and graduation ceremony information in the Senior Commencement Bulletin.    
National Gold Medalist Rianna Thomas

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation's longest-running, most prestigious, visual and literary arts competition for grades 7-12.  This year 350,000 works were first judged locally and then 18,000 of those moved on nationally.  Each work of art and writing is blindly adjudicated by panels of judges comprised of renowned artists, authors, educators and industry experts.

About 1,000 National Gold Medal winners were announced and Rianna Thomas, a senior,  was among them for her paper sculpture “Through the Wall”.  In addition, Thomas was one of 80 American Vision Award Medal winners.  There are 17 visual art categories and the American Vision award recognizes the best in show visual art piece across categories for each region participating in the competition.  

Senior Addi Cave's Painting Chosen for The Governor's Youth Art Exhibition

Senior Addison Cave's acryllic, abstract figure painting was selected in the Top 25 artworks at the Governor's Youth Art Exhibiltion.  Her painting will be on display in Columbus.  From the 11,500 regional entries from the 15 regions, approximately 2,500 are selected to enter the state judging. State jurors then select 300 for the actual exhibition, with 25 of the 300 chosen to receive the Governor's Award of Excellence. Scholarships are offered to seniors by over 30 universities and colleges of art.  

Students Excel at Scholastics

Congratulations to the following students who were recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Exhibition in the Cuyahoga County Region.  Their work was displayed at the Cleveland Institute of Art from January 16 to February 2, 2018. Their teachers were Anne Jones and Deanna DiFranco.

Gold Key

Rianna Thomas – Sculpture – “Through the Wall" 

Emily Tamulewicz - Photography - "Make America Gay Again"

Silver Key

Evelyn Hartland – Sculpture – “Eye of the Beholder”

Naomi Nagy – Art Portfolio – “ Portraits & Plants”

Rianna Thomas – Sculpture – “Dentures”

Honorable Mention

Sarah Cervenka – Drawing – “Gridlock”

Marina DiFranco – Drawing – “Smiley”

Owen Han – Photography - “Shock”

Owen Han – Photography – “Spring”

Emily Tamulewicz – Photography – “Jump”

Rianna Thomas – Mixed Media “ Carbon Footprint”

Abigail Woodruff – Drawing- “Bone Symphony”

Writing Silver Key

Abigail Woodruff – Poetry – “Movement”

Writing Honorable Mention

Marina DiFranco – Personal Essay/Memoir – “An Ode to Car Rides”  

Celebration of Champions Honors Swim/Dive Team
The Bees Swim/Dive Team was honored at the Celebration of Champions on March 12th with the following accomplishments:  The Boys team was 2nd in the State in OHSAA Division 1, the Girls team was 9th in the State in OHSAA Division 1.   David Madej became the most decorated swimmer in the history of BBHHS, becoming State Champion in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Butterfly.  David’s lead off time for his 100 freestyle on the 400 free relay would have made him State Champion in the 100 Freestyle as well but he was only allowed to swim in 2 individual events. He won 6 State titles during his 4 years at BBHHS, 4 individual and 2 relay.   Hannah Bach is the State Champion in Division 1 Breaststroke, setting new records at the District and State Levels.  Hannah’s time would be in the top 10 at the collegiate level in the Big 10 and she’s only a junior!  She has earned All American status and is currently ranked 4th in the nation.  All 3 boys Relay teams were in the top 8 of the state.  The Boys 400 Free Relay was 2nd in the State: David Madej, Eric Chimes, Colin Charbonneau and Pete Krusinki.  All made All-American honors.    The Boys 200 Free Relay was 4th in the State: Brandon Deuch, David Madej, Jack Krusinski and Pete Krusinski. All made All-American honors The Boys 200 Medley was 8th in the State: Eric Widenhofer, Jack Krusinski, Eric Chimes and Brandon Deuch. All made All-American honors The Girls 200 Free Relay of Hannah Bach, Riley McNichols, Maya Conte and Claire Kenney was in the top 8. The Girls 400 Free Relay of Riley McNichols, Karen Krosky, Maya Conte and Claire Kenney was in the top 8. The Girls Medley Relay of Dolores Martin, Hannah Bach, Riley McNichols and Claire Kenney was in the top 10. Participants in the State Swimming Tournament are the following students: Hannah Bach, Colin Charbonneau, Eric Chimes, Maya Conte, Brandon Deuch, Claire Kenney, Karen Krosky, Jack Krusinski, Pete Krusinski, David Madej, Dolores Martin, Riley McNichols, Hannah Ryan, Natalie Tarbuck and Eric Widenhofer.  
Celebration of Champions Honors Robotics Team
The Bees Robotics Team was honored at the Celebration of Champions on March 12th with the following accomplishments:  Out of 562 teams in Ohio, two of our teams, 2011C and 2011F won the VEX State Championship on Saturday, March 10 at East High School in Columbus.  This qualified them for the VEX World Championships in Louisville later this Spring.  In addition, team 2011E received the VEX Design Award which is about having a high quality robot and documenting their design process.  This prestigious award also qualifies them for the World Championships.  Mr. Craig Kowatch and Mr. Ryan Goubeaux are the coaches for the team.  Mr. Kowatch commented, "The teams were very strong all day...with our program only being in competitive robotics for four years now, we were told that it would take ten years before we were competetive enough to go to Worlds.  With these three teams going to Worlds, this makes 10 teams in 4 years. The hours of dedication that each team member gives is incredible.  You could come to our room almost daily and find teams working 4 or more hours after school everyday."     
Celebration of Champions Honors Gymnastics Team
The Bees Gymnastics Team was honored at the Celebration of Championson March 12th with the following accomplishments: OHSAA State Champion Gymnastics Team for the 18th time, 15th in a row! Northeast Ohio District and Sectional Champions as well as Suburban League Conference Champions Team members were:  Freshmen Siena Trifiro, Foluso Bolaji, Abby Williamson, Kylie Kosek, Jenny Bohurjak Sophomores: Isabella Robatin, Brooke Toman, Marina Hearns Juniors: Elise Wisner, Cayden Stopar Senior: Liz Paoletta   Team members and individual qualifiers: Junior Izabella Abookire who finished 5th in the State on Floor  Freshman Katie Dembie who finished 3rd on the floor, 2nd on Vault, Bars and was 3rd All Around Senior Emily Huffman who was the State Champion in All Around, finishing 4th on the Floor, 2nd on Beam, and was State Champion on Bars(2nd year in a row).  She is the 6th Consecutive All Around State Champion for the Bees!       
Celebration of Champions Honors Wrestling Team
The Bees Wrestling Team was honored at the Celebration of Champions on March 12th with the following accomplishments: School record of 3 State Champions: Congratulations Sophomore Julian Tagg, Junior Gabe Tagg, and Freshman Victor Voinovich This team scored the second most points ever scored by a Division 1 OHSAA runner-up team in the history of Ohio high school wrestling! This team has been ranked in the top 20 nationally this year and with the weekend win, may rank higher yet! School record of 10 state qualifiers and 8 state place winners: Congratulations to: Freshman Ben Vanadia who tied the school record for biggest freshman to qualify. Sophomore Ethan Hatcher now a two time state qualifier Senior state place winner Zach D'Anna who finished 8th in the state, now a two time state place winner Junior state place winner Jack Stanley who finished 4th in the state Sophomore state place winner Jimmy Carmany who finished 4th in the state Senior state place winner Andrew Perelka who finished 3rd in the state Junior state place winner Marco Regalbuto who finished 3rd in the state, now a three time state qualifier and two time state place winner    
Bees and Bears Work Together for Providence House
Members of the Student Council groups from both Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School and neighboring North Royalton High School have teamed with Fresher Media (Fresh Brewed Tees), in promoting a friendly fundraising competition between the two districts. 
BBHHS Student Selected to 11th Congressional District Youth Advisory Council
BBHHS junior Olivia Witt was recently selected to serve as a member of the 2018 Youth Advisory Council for Ohio’s 11th Congressional District.   
Congratulations Honor/Merit Roll Students
Congratulations to all students who achieved Honor or Merit Roll for the 2nd quarter!  Honor/Merit Roll Quarter 2   
Shannon Williams Wins Female High School Athlete of the Year Honors from Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Senior Shannon Williams was recently honored with the high recognition of being named the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission’s Female High School Athlete of the Year. 
Scheduling for 2018-19 School Year and Updated Course Options Book
Students will be receiving scheduling sheets on Friday, Jan. 26 and will attend an assembly regarding scheduling. We encourage families to sit down and review the Options Book 
HS Newspaper: The Hybreeze
Click on the link for the latest edition of The Hybreeze 
Brecksville-Broadview Heights Hosts Milestone Tournament, Finishes Strongly in the Process
The Brecksville-Broadview Heights Speech and Debate Team played host to 29 teams and more than 530 students recently, earning an overall team finish of Fifth Place in the process. 
National Honor Society Inducts 117 New Members
     Frank Zhu, President of BBHHS Chapter of National Honor Society, presided over the 73rd Induction of new members on Friday, Dec. 8th.  Congratulations to the 117 new members, including 10 seniors and 107 juniors.  Every student in NHS is expected to uphold the ideals of excellent character, scholarship, leadership and service.  Our school will continue to work hard to give students opportunities to develop these tenents which are important assets in their personal and professional development. Click here for the roster of all members. Click here for the program.   
Quill and Scroll Honor Society Induction

Congratulations to the students inducted into the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society, which recognizes excellence in journalism.  Students from both the Hybreeze and Yearbook were honored at the Induction Wednesday afternoon. Congratulations to Avery Diedrick, Marina DiFranco, Lauren Hall, Owen Han, Bryce Hasman, Esha Kallam, Nate Kehoe, Vicki Meng, Serina Murphy, Liz Paoletta, Raima Puri, Nate Robusto, Natalie Sternad, Amy Szmik, and Frank Zhu!  

HOBY Sophomore Selection
  The Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation (HOBY) exists to help motivate, train, and reward future leaders by preparing them for leadership positions in their schools and by developing the talents that will serve them in the future.  Congratulations to the following students who were named finalists pictured left to right: Ian Stewart, Trevelyan Smith, Zachary Ravagnani,  Mia Zivkovic, Kate Schwenn and Nicole FlorsNicole was selected as the HOBY Representative, while Ian Stewart was selected as alternate.  Kate Schwenn and Sara Louttit attended the Key Leader Conference.    
High School Wins Momentum Award
Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School was recently honored with The Momentum Award from the Ohio’s State Board of Education, a recognition given to school districts for their work on the State Report Card during the 2016-2017 School Year.  
Honor/Merit Roll Announced for Qtr. 1
Congratulations to all students who earned Honor or Merit Roll for the first quarter! 
Alumni Association Inducts Six Into the Gallery of Achievement

October 6th was a special day on our campus as the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Alumni Association inducted 6 new members to the Gallery of Achievement, which celebrates distinguished alumni and former faculty who have displayed outstanding community service, personal development, and accomplishment in their profession. Our freshmen and juniors were invited to the program. It was a great reminder of the wonderful legacy our school has with a rich tradition of excellence and high achievement. The inductees will be recognized at tonight’s game between the first and second quarters. Bronze placques were dedicated in the main lobby where they join the fifty other recipients. 
Congratulations to:  Herman Botzow, Class of 1954, Kenneth Ganley, Class of 1992, James Harbuck, Faculty (1971-1997), June Kronholz, Class of 1965, Robert Kubicek, Class of 1943 and Kathryn Reiss, Class of 1976) 
Here is the Gallery of Achievement Program

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Tue May 22 2018
Junior Meeting with Lifetouch
Wed May 23 2018
Senior Award Night
Wed May 23 2018
Senior Exams
Thu May 24 2018
to Fri May 25 2018
Seniors Last Day
Fri May 25 2018
Senior Final Bows
Fri May 25 2018
Memorial Day - No School
Mon May 28 2018
Memorial Day Parade
Mon May 28 2018
Honor's Assembly
Tue May 29 2018
Band Booster Pot Luck Mtg.
Tue May 29 2018
Eng of Year Exams
Wed May 30 2018
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Last Day of School
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