STUDENT LIFE HEADLINES  

Bus Registration is now OPEN!

Online bus registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now open! 

Click here to register and more information >>> http://www.bishoplynch.org/transportation
For more information about bus services, please contact Steve Zihlman at 214/324.3607 ext. 4199.

Final Exam Schedule, Bus Times, Dress Code and Bistro Hours

Mock Trial Team announces new members for 2017-2018

After extensive tryouts, the BL Mock Trial Team is proud to announce its newest members for the 2017-2018 Mock Trial team. Please congratulate the following students:

Sophomores:
Ellen Daly
Ryan Gerron
Julianne Martin
Faith Njenga
Grace Turner

Freshmen:
MK Futrell
Gabriella Gonzales
Grace Rochester
Charlie Stock

French students earn National French Exam awards

Félicitations to the students who received awards for their score on this year’s National French Exam (Grand Concours)!

Bronze Medal:

Vicente Cordero (French 3)

Mention d’honneur:

French 1: 

·  Joselin Aguilar
·  Annalisa Aldrete-McIntosh
·  Amanda Green
·  Alejandro (Alex) Luna
·  Catherine (Marena) Oliver

French 3:

·  Norma Ceron
·  Ulises Ibarra
·  Sue (Suzette) Odom

French 4:

·  Nadine Reynolds

Class of 2021 Freshman Moms June Socials

Welcome to the Bishop Lynch family. We look forward to meeting you and helping you navigate the high school years. Please sign up to attend one of the summer socials hosted by current BL moms. 
 
>>>Link signup for the Summer Social: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4baaab23a3f85-class1
 

Christian Service 

The Christian Service web page has class by class service requirements and guidelines for summer service. >>> Christian Service

Friar Friend Summer Social - Sign Up Link for the Summer Socials

Friar Friend Mentors please join us in welcoming the Class of 2021 Freshman & Incoming 
Moms to Bishop Lynch! We need your assistance in greeting and answering questions about high school and discussing your experiences at BL.  Please sign up to bring beverages, appetizers & desserts.
Thank you to those who have offered to host a party!
 

 

Summer 2017 Reading

Class of 2018 Senior Retreat


Dear Class of 2018 (and Parents), 

The Tech Team for Senior Retreat is already hard at work to make the Class of 2018’s retreat the best!  In order to do that, we need your help. 

Please send group photos (3 or more people) from the Class of 2018’s high school years to blsenior2018retreat@gmail.com. Consider the following ideas for photos to submit – classroom pics, school dance group pics, team photos, mission trips, school travel and language trips, service projects, performing art pics, club meetings, etc.). Please submit your photos, no later than Monday, August 21st.  

Note: We will make every attempt to ensure that all classmates are included.  Submission of photos does not guarantee their inclusion in our retreat media.

Thank you in advance for your help and support!  

The Senior Retreat Tech Team

Rising Juniors and Seniors Volunteers Needed: Fair Park Olympic Day Games for Kids – June 21-23, 2017

Fair Park Olympic Day Games for Kids is an opportunity for local children to learn skills, meet Olympians & Paralympians, visit museums, play in Cotton Bowl, compete with teammates and have fun. These children generally cannot afford to attend a day camp and this may be their first experience in Fair Park and the Cotton Bowl.

Sixty Volunteer High School (rising juniors and seniors) Team Leaders are being sought by May 15th. Please click here for more information: Information Sheet, Registration Form

Textbooks 


The EZ Drop Buyback will take place after exams on June 1 and June 2 in front of the theater. 

Also, the BL Virtual Bookstore will open for Summer School and Summer Reading on May 1st. Click on image or: >>> BL Virtual Bookstore

A list of deleted/discontinued textbooks for 2017-2018 school year has been distributed to the students this week. You can find more information on the textbook page or click here to see the list: >>> 2017 Deleted Books

Please contact Terry Young at terry.young@bishoplynch.org or phone 214-324-3607 x 4128 if you have any questions.

Hosting an International Student

Would you and your family be interested in hosting an International Student for the 2017-18 school year? Host families do receive a stipend. Please contact Tricia Roos if you are interested in becoming a host family. Email her at:Tricia.Roos@bishoplynch.org

Academic Outfitter - Senior 2018 Shirt Sale!!

Purchase your senior shirts in-store or phone-in orders from Academic Outfitter May 1-31 for a discount!

Buy 4 blue and/or yellow oxford shirts, get 5th FREE
Save 10% on quantities of 1-3
All sizes in stock!

700 Alma Drive (next to JoAnn Fabric), Suite 112,
Plano, TX 75075  (NE corner of Plano Parkway and Alma Drive)

PHONE: 972-509-0010
Email: planostore@academicoutfitters.com
Website: aoutfitters.com

2017-2018 Calendar

The following 2017-2018 school year calendar has been approved by the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. 
>>> Download the 2017-2018 School Calendar

Summer Camps at Bishop Lynch

Whether it’s in academics, fine arts or athletics, one word is synonymous with all three at Bishop Lynch – EXCELLENCE. At Bishop Lynch High School, students are provided a first-rate, well-rounded education combined with an exciting and inspiring campus life.

This summer, Bishop Lynch is expanding its summer camps program to not only offer top-notch athletic camps but a number of fine arts and academic camp opportunities as well, to grades K-8.

Camps operate Monday-Thursday with a Morning Session (9:00-11:30 am) and Afternoon Session (12:30-3:00 pm). Camps will meet: June 5-8, June 12-15, June 19-22, June 26-29, July 10-13, July 17-20, July 24-27

For Bishop Lynch Summer Camp opportunities: http://www.summeratbl.org

Summer Academics

The Summer Program at Bishop Lynch offers a variety of classes, including required and elective courses. Each course offered is the equivalent of a one-semester course (one-half credit) during the regular school year.

For more information, please visit the Summer Academics page or contact Randy Becker at Randy.Becker@bishoplynch.org 

Chapel Schedule 

Mass of Remembrance-cross pic

Friday, May 19, 7:40 am
Mass & Reconciliation, Priest from St. Pius X Parish

Wednesday, May 24, 8:40 am
Mass & Reconciliation, Fr. Ignacio Olvera, St. Thomas Aquinas

Thursday, May 25, 7:50 am
Morning Prayer, Liturgy of the Hours

Friday, May 26, 7:40 am
Mass & Reconciliation, Priest from St. Pius X Parish

Driver's Ed Sign-up

Driver’s Ed forms are available in Athletic suite and at front receptionist desk or on the school website. Classes start the first week of June. See Coach Zihlman for details or questions.

More information can be found here: http://www.bishoplynch.org/driversed

TUITION & MY KIDS SPENDING NEWS

An Important Reminder from the Department of Tuition and Registration

Dates to Remember:
May 31st – Tuition Due in Full

Tuition and MyKidsSpending accounts must be current by May 11, 2017, for seniors and May 24th for continuing students to be cleared for final exams.

February 21st –Current student registration due-Registration after 2/21/17 will incur an $80.00 late fee

April 12th –New ACH forms due (this is only if you are not currently enrolled)

Please direct any questions or concerns to Betsy Arciniega x 4104 or betsy.arciniega@bishoplynch.org. Thank you! 

Tuition, Technology and Senior Fee is due by 5/31/17 

2017/2018 Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee            

$415 single/$530 multiple
$80 late registration fee

International Student Registration Fee $7,500

Technology Fee (all students)

$350

Senior Fee (Class of 2017)

$300

Tuition Deposit
(Freshmen & Transfers only)

$500

Tuition

$16,100

Late Tuition Fee

$500

Financial Aid Deadline was February 14, 2017
Decision Letters were emailed/mailed March 10, 2017, to all families that applied on time for financial aid for the 2017-2018 school year.

How to calculate your monthly tuition payment:

Tuition $16,100.00
+Tech Fee $350.00
+Senior Fee $300.00 (applies to seniors only)
-Tuition Deposit $500.00 (applies to freshman only)
-Financial aid if applicable
-Scholarship if applicable
=Balance for 2017/2018

Divide Balance by 11 and you will have your monthly tuition payment-June 15, 2017-April 16, 2018

2017/2018 school year funding options:

Method 1 - Monthly ACH Debit
ACH debit from checking or savings - Deadline 4/12/17. 11 monthly payments 6/15/17 thru 4/16/18. The annual enrollment fee of $100 will be debited (separately) with the first month’s tuition payment on 6/15/17.  The technology fee and/or the senior fee will be rolled together with the tuition if they are not paid by May 31, 2017. If you are currently enrolled in the ACH program, you will be automatically enrolled for the 2017/2018 year. If you choose not to fund via this option for the next school year, it is the financial responsible party’s obligation to contact the Department of Tuition to cancel this option. 

ACH debits are processed on the 15th of each month, with the first debit taking place on June 15, 2017. At any time, you may make additional payments payable to Bishop Lynch to reduce your monthly amount.  Below is the list of dates the accounts will be drafted. Please mark your calendars and plan accordingly.

June 15, 2017- ACH will include the $100.00 ACH Fee that is charged to monthly payers
July 17, 2017
August 15, 2017
September 15, 2017
October 16, 2017
November 15, 2017
December 15, 2017
January 16, 2018
February 15, 2018
March 19, 2018
April 16, 2018

If you pay monthly to the Business Office, please make sure you are current with your payments to avoid any disruptions.

Method 2 - Check, Cash** or Money Order 
Check/Cash**/Money Order - Deadline 5/31/17. Cash must be exact change.
**Bishop Lynch High School must submit Form 8300 to the IRS for receipt of any cash or money order for tuition payment of/or equaling $10,000 or more. Please be prepared to submit Social Security Number and a form of I.D. for reporting purposes. Further information can be found here.

Method 3 - Your Tuition Solution
Your Tuition Solution - Deadline 5/31/17. A 3rd party loan option with 24-84 month extended payment plans. Visit www.yourtuitionsolution.com, or download their brochure or info sheet for more information.

 

ATHLETIC INFORMATION AND HEADLINES

BL Atletic Training is looking for student trainers

Bishop Lynch Athletic Training is looking for student volunteers who have an interest in learning more about sports medicine. Students have an opportunity to travel with Friar's athletics and work closely with the Athletic Training staff and other teams medical personnel to keep our Friars athletes on the field healthy! Students have an opportunity to learn some new skills and become CPR/First Aid Certified. Do you want a front row spot to the defending State Champions? Contact Coach Hopper today!

Do you have extra medical equipment sitting around the house?

If you have any braces, crutches, walking boots, or other durable medical equipment sitting at home that you want to get rid of, please consider donating them to the Athletic Training department! Not sure if it’s usable? Bring it to us and we’ll decide! Before you throw it out, consider donating it! You can bring it to the Field House or to the Nurse’s Clinic.  

2017-2018 Physicals and Medical History

It’s that time again to start thinking about athletics paperwork for next school year. Remember, your TAPPs physical/medical history are good for 365 days. So it’s time to get that appointment scheduled at your doctor’s office! RankOne forms will be active online after May 15. ImPACT Testing will be announced in the near future. For more information, contact Coach Hopper or visit the website…http://blfriars.org/information/Sports_Medicine/Athletic_Physical

For more sports updates, please see below:

 
 
 

MESSAGE FROM OUR SCHOOL NURSE

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medication at School

Parents – has your child ever needed over-the-counter (OTC) medication at school?  It’s very likely they’ve been to the clinic for an OTC medication for a headache, etc. Bishop Lynch follows the policy of the TCCED regarding medications in school and we are not allowed to administer medications of any type without a Medication Permit Form on file in the school clinic. 

If your BL student has brought you a Medication Permit Form, be sure to complete and sign the form and have your child return it to Nurse Barton. If you have not received a form but would like for your child to have a specific OTC med(s) as needed, download the form here: OTC Form, complete the form and return it to Nurse Barton. Forms can be dropped off in the school clinic, mailed, faxed to 214-324-3600, or scanned and emailed to patty.barton@bishoplynch.org      Please contact Nurse Barton for questions.

 


GUIDANCE & LEARNING CENTER HEADLINES

Final Exam Schedule

Tuesday, May 30 – 1A & 1B
Wednesday, May 31 – 2A & 2B
Thursday, June 1 – 3A & 3B
Friday, June 2 – 4A & 4B
The first exam each day (A-day exam) is 9:00-10:30 am
The second exam (B-day exam) is 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Extended Time for Final Exams

Students on Accommodations Plans and their parents will receive a link by email from Mrs. Hublein this week to sign up to use extended time for semester final exams.  Deadline to sign up for extended time is end of day Sunday, May 21.  Students must also discuss extended time with their teachers.  During exam week, A-day exams will begin promptly at the Library at 8:30 a.m. (instead of 9:00 a.m.) and end at 10:30 a.m. (students may stay an extra 15 minutes as needed).  B-day exams will begin 

Class of 2017 Graduates

Final Transcripts -- will be available around June 20, 2017, and will be mailed directly to the college listed as “College Attending” in Naviance.

Orientations -- Transcripts will not be ready prior to June 20, so if you are attending an orientation prior to June 20 you will not have access to your final transcript.

Summer Classes -- Planning on taking a course at a community college this summer?  Great!  Let Mrs. Malouf know and she will mail your final transcript to them after June 20!  If you need a transcript to register for the course you can use your midyear transcript.  See your counselor or Mrs. Malouf.

NCAA -- Final transcripts will be submitted online through the NCAA portal.  Please see Mrs. Malouf.

Eastfield Transcripts –- MUST be ordered online through eConnect and will not be available until AFTER June 5, 2017.  Bishop Lynch does NOT have access to your Eastfield transcript.

After June 20 –- All transcript requests must be made online:  https://www.bishoplynch.org/transcripts.  Fill out the ”Request Transcript for a BL Graduate” form.  Transcripts are generally processed within 48 hours of the request being received during regular working hours. 

DO NOT contact your counselor for your transcript. DO NOT show up at the school to request the transcript.  You will be turned away and asked to fill out the online request form. 

Juniors:  College 101 Registration Information for Class of 2018

Be sure to register ASAP for your required College 101 session using the following link: https://pickatime.com/client?ven=11607504&event=306548 . Five different College 101 sessions are being offered on Tuesday, May 16, Monday, May 22, Tuesday, June 6, Tuesday, June 13, and Tuesday, June 20. Student attendance is required, and although parent attendance is optional, we welcome and encourage you to join us at one of these sessions.

Don’t forget that you need to bring a laptop computer with you, and you must be able to log in to your Naviance Family Connection student and parent account before you can attend the session. Please send Dr. Iden an email if you need a temporary password to access your student or parent Naviance Family Connection account.

Juniors

If you have not done so, please submit a copy of your birth certificate to Lauren Shirley in the Guidance Office immediate, as the deadline has passed.  It is imperative that we have a copy to verify your legal name as we begin to process transcripts to be sent to colleges beginning this summer.

Juniors who requested Advanced English 4 senior year but are not yet qualified for dual enrollment must see their counselors or Mrs. Hublein immediately.  The deadline to test for dual enrollment is June 2. 

Please update your resume so it is prepared when requesting letters of recommendation from teachers. Also, submit a copy of your resume to your counselor.

Be sure to take advantage of the ACT and SAT test prep offered through Method Test Prep in Naviance.  This is an excellent resource for accessing several hours of free tutorials.

One more opportunity remains to take the SAT on June 3 and the ACT on June 10.  Please note that testing will not be offered at Bishop Lynch for the June 10th ACT.      

TSI Testing for Dual Enrollment

Students needing to take the TSI Assessment to qualify for dual enrolled classes next year must see their counselors or Mrs. Shirley in the Guidance Office ASAP.  Deadline for testing is June 2, which must be done at Eastfield College. 

Learning Center Updates

Students planning on taking a CLEP test need to talk with Mrs. Hublein in the Learning Center as soon as possible!

Incoming Freshmen—Class of 2021 

Parents of incoming freshmen (Class of 2021) must sign up for one of the three meetings listed below in order to pick up their student’s schedule and get information about the 2017-18 school year:

Tuesday, May 23       6:00 pm         McGonigle Theatre
Tuesday, May 30       6:00 pm      McGonigle Theatre
Wednesday, May 31  6:00 pm         McGonigle Theatre

>>> Click here to sign-up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050848a8a82aa64-mandatory

  

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